Patents 6254274 - 6254526

 

 

Patent 6254274: Roller bearing device
(BEARINGS : LINEAR BEARING : Recirculating : Roller : For piston rod)

Patent 6254275: Sealed bearing drill bit with dual-seal configuration and fluid-cleaning capability
(BEARINGS : ROTARY BEARING : Roller drill bit : Assembling means)

Patent 6254276: Rolling bearing unit with rotational speed sensor
(BEARINGS : ROTARY BEARING : Antifriction bearing : Sensor or inspection features; liquid metal or shipping protection features; bearing member integral with seal : Single direction)

Patent 6254277: Roller bearing
(BEARINGS : ROTARY BEARING : Antifriction bearing : Skew prevention; formular relationship : Single direction)

Patent 6254278: Optical fiber tunable connector adapter
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : With alignment device)

Patent 6254279: Optical fiber connector
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Structure surrounding optical fiber-to-fiber connection : Multi-part (e.g., two pieces screwed together or bayonet latched) : With additional structure at or immediately surrounding each optical fiber end face : Fiber end held in ferrule :)

Patent 6254280: Substrate based array connector
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Structure surrounding optical fiber-to-fiber connection : Multi-part (e.g., two pieces screwed together or bayonet latched) : With additional structure at or immediately surrounding each optical fiber end face : Fiber end held in ferrule : Groove-type holding structure :)

Patent 6254281: Optical connector housing and method for connecting optical lines
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Structure surrounding optical fiber-to-fiber connection : With additional optical element between facing fiber ends : Fiber end held in ferrule)

Patent 6254282: Optical transmit-receive module, optical transmit-receive coupler and optical transmit-receive system using same
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Structure surrounding optical fiber-to-fiber connection : With additional optical element between facing fiber ends : Fiber end held in ferrule)

Patent 6254283: Terminus body retention
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber/optical fiber cable termination structure : At or immediately surrounding an optical fiber end face : Fiber end held in ferrule : Fiber end held in ferrule)

Patent 6254284: Optical pickup having optical waveguide device fixed on stem with wedge-shaped device fixing member interposed and method of manufacturing
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber to a nonfiber optical device connector : Structure rearward of optical fiber end face to secure additional fiber or cable layers)

Patent 6254285: Electrooptical module
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber to a nonfiber optical device connector : Structure rearward of optical fiber end face to secure additional fiber or cable layers)

Patent 6254286: Method for producing an electrooptical module
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber to a nonfiber optical device connector : Structure rearward of optical fiber end face to secure additional fiber or cable layers)

Patent 6254287: Laser component with a laser array and method for manufacturing the component
(OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES : WITH DISENGAGABLE MECHANICAL CONNECTOR : Optical fiber to a nonfiber optical device connector : Plural fiber/device connections : Having at least one layer compressively fixed (e.g., crimp, tightening screws, etc.))

Patent 6254288: Integrated circuit controlled transaction management system
(DATA PROCESSING: SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, INSTALLATION, AND MANAGEMENT : SOFTWARE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT TOOL (E.G., INTEGRATED CASE TOOL OR STAND-ALONE DEVELOPMENT TOOL) : Translation of code : Interpreter : Using program flow graph)

Patent 6254289: Lens cover apparatus for camera
(PHOTOGRAPHY : CAMERA DETAIL : Lens cover : Shutter charging lever on lens housing)

Patent 6254290: Printing system, printing control system, and printer
(TYPEWRITING MACHINES : INCLUDING CONTROL OF FORMAT BY PROGRAMMED-CONTROL-SYSTEM : Including type-bar selection using mechanical program)

Patent 6254291: Dot-impact printing head control apparatus
(TYPEWRITING MACHINES : TYPING BY OTHER THAN TYPE-FACE OR TYPE-DIE : Character formation by impact (e.g., wire matrix) : Pre- or post-image recording treatment)

Patent 6254292: Pin-supported and -aligned linear encoder strip for a scanning incremental printer
(TYPEWRITING MACHINES : MEANS AUXILIARY TO TYPEWRITING FUNCTION : Indicator means : For indicating position of carriage along print-line : Including means for moving brush)

Patent 6254293: Writing instrument and hand tool grip
(COATING IMPLEMENTS WITH MATERIAL SUPPLY : WITH MEANS TO ATTACH OR CONFORM TO BODY OF USER : At discharge portion of implement)

Patent 6254294: Pharmaceutical kit
(COATING IMPLEMENTS WITH MATERIAL SUPPLY : DIVERSE COATING TOOLS : Including blade-like, pad-like, or apertured tool : Apertured tool :)

Patent 6254295: Dual-purpose pen
(COATING IMPLEMENTS WITH MATERIAL SUPPLY : PLURAL TOOLS INCLUDING PROJECTABLE AND RETRACTABLE TOOL : Single actuator for simultaneous projection of one tool and retraction of another : Including means for dispensing material directly to work surface)

Patent 6254296: Automatic pencil structure
(COATING IMPLEMENTS WITH MATERIAL SUPPLY : SOLID MATERIAL FOR RUBBING CONTACT OR SUPPORT THEREFOR : Including holder : Including chuck : Including means to selectively or sequentially replenish guide)

Patent 6254297: Marker pen devices
(COATING IMPLEMENTS WITH MATERIAL SUPPLY : INCLUDING RUPTURABLE MEANS OR SEALED-CARTRIDGE RECEIVER : Sealed-cartridge receiver with flow-establishing means : Blade-like or pad-like applicator)

Patent 6254298: Ballpoint pen stand decorated with movable funny ornament
(COATING IMPLEMENTS WITH MATERIAL SUPPLY : COMBINED : Including pressurized reservoir (e.g., Aersol))

Patent 6254299: Paint applicator system
(COATING IMPLEMENTS WITH MATERIAL SUPPLY : INCLUDING STYLUS : Axially movable by pressure on work surface : Pivotally related tool elements)

Patent 6254300: Hinge pin and retention sleeve
(JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS : ARTICULATED MEMBERS : Pivoted : T-pivot, e.g., wrist pin, etc. : Including distinct pin retainer : Unitary clip or plug : Retainer extends through aligned recesses)

Patent 6254301: Thermoset resin-fiber composites, woodworking dowels and other articles of manufacture made therefrom, and methods
(JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS : MEMBER ENDS JOINED BY INSERTED SECTION : Fluted or splined section : Metallic fusion material)

Patent 6254302: Connector with intermateable holding element and plate member including elastic holding element mounting region
(JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS : BIASED CATCH OR LATCH : Spring biased manipulator)

Patent 6254303: Quick-release connector and methods therefore
(JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS : INTERFITTED MEMBERS : Lugged member, rotary engagement : One rod is encompassed by the other)

Patent 6254304: Fastening body for sheet member
(JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS : INTERFITTED MEMBERS : Interfitted angle or channel bars : Specific angle or shape of rib, key, groove, or shoulder)

Patent 6254305: Locking mechanism for telescopically adjustable extension pole
(JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS : INTERFITTED MEMBERS : Including discrete retainer : For telescoping members : Transverse pin : Lever actuator)

Patent 6254306: Skewable connector for metal trusses
(JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS : RIGID ANGLE : Connector bridges inner or outer periphery)

Patent 6254307: Bi-partite sluiceway apparatus with silt removal tray components
(ROAD STRUCTURE, PROCESS, OR APPARATUS : DRAIN OR GUTTER : Street or curb inlet for surface drainage :)

Patent 6254308: Equipment and a method for partially drying a zone of ground containing a liquid
(HYDRAULIC AND EARTH ENGINEERING : DRAINAGE OR IRRIGATION : Porous or apertured pipe, flume, or tileway : At outlet or intake)

Patent 6254309: Submersible storage vessel system
(HYDRAULIC AND EARTH ENGINEERING : FLUID CONTROL, TREATMENT, OR CONTAINMENT : Fluid storage in earthen cavity : Corrugated)

Patent 6254310: In-well air stripping and adsorption
(HYDRAULIC AND EARTH ENGINEERING : SOIL REMEDIATION : In situ contaminant removal or stabilization : Intake)

Patent 6254311: Removal of ground contaminents
(HYDRAULIC AND EARTH ENGINEERING : SOIL REMEDIATION : In situ contaminant removal or stabilization : Vacuuming contaminant : With fluid application : Joint)

Patent 6254312: Stabilization of arsenic-contaminated materials
(HAZARDOUS OR TOXIC WASTE DESTRUCTION OR CONTAINMENT : PROCESSES FOR MAKING HARMFUL CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES HARMLESS, OR LESS HARMFUL, BY EFFECTING A CHEMICAL CHANGE IN THE SUBSTANCES (EPO/ JPO) : By reacting with chemical agents (EPO/JPO) : By oxidation; by combustion (EPO/JPO) : Microwave radiations (about 0.3cm-30cm) (EPO/JPO))

Patent 6254313: Turnable tractor vehicle having fixed axle
(HYDRAULIC AND EARTH ENGINEERING : SUBTERRANEAN OR SUBMARINE PIPE OR CABLE LAYING, RETRIEVING, MANIPULATING, OR TREATING : By means advancing along terrain and guiding pipe or cable into subterranean position : Including trench forming plow with pipe or cable guide : By joining successive sections of line)

Patent 6254314: Covering plate assembly for steel pipe piles
(HYDRAULIC AND EARTH ENGINEERING : FOUNDATION : Columnar structure (e.g., pier, pile) : With end cap : Longitudinally ribbed)

Patent 6254315: Eductor wand for bulk particulate materials
(CONVEYORS: FLUID CURRENT : INTAKE TO FLUID CURRENT CONVEYOR : Conveyor having plural intakes : Reciprocating or swinging)

Patent 6254316: Cutting tool and cutting insert
(CUTTERS, FOR SHAPING : INCLUDING TOOL HAVING PLURAL ALTERNATIVELY USABLE CUTTING EDGES : With separate means to fasten tool to holder)

Patent 6254317: Triple gantry drilling system
(CUTTING BY USE OF ROTATING AXIALLY MOVING TOOL : PROCESSES :)

Patent 6254318: Apparatus for making numerous holes in a tube
(CUTTING BY USE OF ROTATING AXIALLY MOVING TOOL : MACHINE INCLUDING PLURAL TOOLS : Coaxial tools : Coaxial, opposed tools : Plural pairs of coaxial, opposed tools :)

Patent 6254319: Friction and vertical cutting tool
(CUTTING BY USE OF ROTATING AXIALLY MOVING TOOL : WITH MEANS TO APPLY TRANSIENT, FLUENT MEDIUM TO WORK OR PRODUCT : Including tool with duct : With tool-opposing, work-engaging surface)

Patent 6254320: Fixture for drilling pocket holes
(CUTTING BY USE OF ROTATING AXIALLY MOVING TOOL : WITH WORK-ENGAGING STRUCTURE OTHER THAN TOOL OR TOOL-SUPPORT : Work-gripping clamp : Tool having screw-thread engaging frame to cause infeed)

Patent 6254321: Arrangement relating to high-speed tools
(GEAR CUTTING, MILLING, OR PLANING : MILLING : With means to control temperature or lubricate : Cutter or work : Adapted to trigger fluid energy)

Patent 6254322: Bolt with a bolt member, a washer and a sleeve for applying forces to the bolt member and the sleeve
(EXPANDED, THREADED, DRIVEN, HEADED, TOOL-DEFORMED, OR LOCKED-THREADED FASTENER : TENSIONED ALONG THE LONGITUDINAL AXIS BY A COAXIAL FORCE APPLYING DEVICE (E.G., MECHANICAL TENSIONER) : Including gauge means)

Patent 6254323: Bolt for connecting two parts with one another, and fastening device provided with the bolt
(EXPANDED, THREADED, DRIVEN, HEADED, TOOL-DEFORMED, OR LOCKED-THREADED FASTENER : TENSIONED ALONG THE LONGITUDINAL AXIS BY A COAXIAL FORCE APPLYING DEVICE (E.G., MECHANICAL TENSIONER) : Including gauge means)

Patent 6254324: Blind rivet
(EXPANDED, THREADED, DRIVEN, HEADED, TOOL-DEFORMED, OR LOCKED-THREADED FASTENER : HAVING SEPARATE EXPANDER MEANS : Bulged by axially contracting ends : Identical segments)

Patent 6254325: Anchor assembly for a wall, floor or like supporting structure
(EXPANDED, THREADED, DRIVEN, HEADED, TOOL-DEFORMED, OR LOCKED-THREADED FASTENER : HAVING SEPARATE EXPANDER MEANS : Bulged by axially contracting ends : Bulged portion including bend line or reduced section : Serrated end)

Patent 6254326: Screw having a tapered thread
(EXPANDED, THREADED, DRIVEN, HEADED, TOOL-DEFORMED, OR LOCKED-THREADED FASTENER : EXTERNALLY THREADED FASTENER ELEMENT, E.G., BOLT, SCREW, ETC. : Thread or shank structure : Plural diverse driving structures)

Patent 6254327: Screw with spiral triangular threads
(EXPANDED, THREADED, DRIVEN, HEADED, TOOL-DEFORMED, OR LOCKED-THREADED FASTENER : EXTERNALLY THREADED FASTENER ELEMENT, E.G., BOLT, SCREW, ETC. : Thread or shank structure : Plural diverse driving structures)

Patent 6254328: High vacuum dual stage load lock and method for loading and unloading wafers using a high vacuum dual stage load lock
(MATERIAL OR ARTICLE HANDLING : APPARATUS FOR MOVING MATERIAL BETWEEN ZONES HAVING DIFFERENT PRESSURES AND INHIBITING CHANGE IN PRESSURE GRADIENT THEREBETWEEN : Discharging of chamber by gravity, and means beyond exit thereof to guide, move, or stop material)

Patent 6254329: Sweep auger
(MATERIAL OR ARTICLE HANDLING : STATIC RECEPTACLE AND MEANS FOR CHARGING OR DISCHARGING, OR FACILITATING THE CHARGING OR DISCHARGING OF, THE RECEPTACLE : Nongravity discharging means : Including at least one discharge assistant of the compound motion type : Having compound motion assistant located proximate to bottom of receptacle and displaceable generally parallel thereto : Comprising screw conveyor : Endless carrier having sites attached thereto (e.g., suspended therefrom, etc.))

Patent 6254330: Drum charging system
(MATERIAL OR ARTICLE HANDLING : DEVICE FOR EMPTYING PORTABLE RECEPTACLE : Rotary cradle : Oscillated : Receptacle lowered onto support to eject article therefrom)

Patent 6254331: Coupler for connecting an attachment to the free end of a boom
(MATERIAL OR ARTICLE HANDLING : VERTICALLY SWINGING LOAD SUPPORT : Shovel or fork type : Shovel, rake, handle, or boom structure : With means to facilitate attachment of shovel or rake to handle or boom : By linkage pivoting on base support)

Patent 6254332: Nut feeder for feeding nuts for resistance welding
(MATERIAL OR ARTICLE HANDLING : APPARATUS FOR MOVING INTERSUPPORTING ARTICLES INTO, WITHIN, OR FROM FREESTANDING, ORDERLY LAYERED, OR MUTUALLY STABILIZING ORDERLY GROUP : Unstacking apparatus : Removes lowest article first from stack : Includes rotary article separator)

Patent 6254333: Method for forming a cooling passage and for cooling a turbine section of a rotary machine
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WITH PASSAGE IN BLADE, VANE, SHAFT OR ROTARY DISTRIBUTOR COMMUNICATING WITH WORKING FLUID : For shaft sealing, packing, lubricating or bearing means)

Patent 6254334: Method and apparatus for cooling a wall within a gas turbine engine
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WITH PASSAGE IN BLADE, VANE, SHAFT OR ROTARY DISTRIBUTOR COMMUNICATING WITH WORKING FLUID : For shaft sealing, packing, lubricating or bearing means)

Patent 6254335: Device for admixing a first fluid into a second fluid
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WITH DIVERSELY ORIENTED INLET OR ADDITIONAL INLET FOR DIVERSE FLUID (E.G., HEATING, COOLING OR MIXED WORKING FLUID, ETC.) : For shaft sealing, packing, lubricating or bearing means)

Patent 6254336: Sirocco fan having an inclined cutoff
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WITH SOUND OR VIBRATORY WAVE ABSORBING OR PREVENTING MEANS OR ARRANGEMENT : Diverse fluids to motor)

Patent 6254337: Low noise air blower unit for inflating thermal blankets
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WITH SOUND OR VIBRATORY WAVE ABSORBING OR PREVENTING MEANS OR ARRANGEMENT : Diverse fluids to motor)

Patent 6254338: Water turbine or water pump
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : SELECTIVELY ADJUSTABLE VANE OR WORKING FLUID CONTROL MEANS : Upstream of runner : Plural and arcuately or circularly arranged around runner axis : Individually pivoted vanes : Axial flow blade set)

Patent 6254339: Hydro-turbine runner
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : BEARING, SEAL, OR LINER BETWEEN RUNNER PORTION AND STATIC PART : Between blade edge and static part : Axial flow blade set and area for collecting moisture or liquid thrown radially outward)

Patent 6254340: Molten metal impeller
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WORKING FLUID PASSAGE OR DISTRIBUTING MEANS ASSOCIATED WITH RUNNER (E.G., CASING, ETC.) : Specific casing or vane material : Including an axial-flow blade set)

Patent 6254341: Engine having resistance to particle deposits
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WORKING FLUID PASSAGE OR DISTRIBUTING MEANS ASSOCIATED WITH RUNNER (E.G., CASING, ETC.) : Specific casing or vane material : Including an axial-flow blade set)

Patent 6254342: Air supplying device
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WORKING FLUID PASSAGE OR DISTRIBUTING MEANS ASSOCIATED WITH RUNNER (E.G., CASING, ETC.) : Vane or deflector : Plural and arcuately or circularly arranged in radial plane around runner axis : Plane intersects with runner blade : Nonradial flow runner : Diverse size or spacing in different spaced vane sets)

Patent 6254343: Low-noise cooling fan for electronic components and method of making the same
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : WORKING FLUID PASSAGE OR DISTRIBUTING MEANS ASSOCIATED WITH RUNNER (E.G., CASING, ETC.) : Casing with axial flow runner : Pump with casing narrowing to runner : Fixed between radially separate surfaces)

Patent 6254344: Seal
(ROTARY KINETIC FLUID MOTORS OR PUMPS : BEARING, SEAL, OR LINER BETWEEN SHAFT OR SHAFT SLEEVE AND STATIC PART : Seal : Resiliently biased : Fixed between radially separate surfaces)

Patent 6254345: Internally cooled blade tip shroud
(FLUID REACTION SURFACES (I.E., IMPELLERS) : WITH HEATING, COOLING OR THERMAL INSULATION MEANS : Changing state mass within or fluid flow through working member or carrier : Intermeshing or interdigitated working members)

Patent 6254346: Gas turbine cooling moving blade
(FLUID REACTION SURFACES (I.E., IMPELLERS) : WITH HEATING, COOLING OR THERMAL INSULATION MEANS : Changing state mass within or fluid flow through working member or carrier : Flow exhausted to working fluid : Arcuate planar folding of working surface)

Patent 6254347: Striated cooling hole
(FLUID REACTION SURFACES (I.E., IMPELLERS) : WITH HEATING, COOLING OR THERMAL INSULATION MEANS : Changing state mass within or fluid flow through working member or carrier : Flow exhausted to working fluid : Arcuate planar folding of working surface)

Patent 6254348: Structure of a radiating fan
(FLUID REACTION SURFACES (I.E., IMPELLERS) : HAVING LUBRICATING, SEALING, PACKING OR SPECIFIC BEARING MEANS BETWEEN IMPELLER OR SHAFT AND STATIC PART : Hand mixers)

Patent 6254349: Device and method for detachably connecting an impeller to a pinion shaft in a high speed fluid compressor
(FLUID REACTION SURFACES (I.E., IMPELLERS) : SPECIFIC WORKING MEMBER MOUNT : Turbo machine : Non-turbo machine)

Patent 6254350: Automatic sub-floor pumping system
(PUMPS : CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL OF PUMP DRIVE MOTOR : Responsive to accumulation of pumped liquid in receiver : Fluid and motor controls separately responsive to diverse conditions)

Patent 6254351: Snap-acting float assembly with hysteresis
(PUMPS : CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL OF PUMP DRIVE MOTOR : Responsive to accumulation of pumped liquid in receiver : By float : Liquid accumulation controlled discharge valve downstream of motor controller sensing means)

Patent 6254352: Compressor control system for air conditioner
(PUMPS : CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL OF PUMP DRIVE MOTOR : By control of electric or magnetic drive motor : Responsive to change in electrical operating characteristic : Inlet pressure)

Patent 6254353: Method and apparatus for controlling operation of a submersible pump
(PUMPS : CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL OF PUMP DRIVE MOTOR : By control of electric or magnetic drive motor : Responsive to change in electrical operating characteristic : Inlet pressure)

Patent 6254354: Enhanced suction gas management in a refrigeration compressor
(PUMPS : PROCESSES : Getter heating, vaporizing, or regeneration)

Patent 6254355: Hydro elastic pump which pumps using non-rotary bladeless and valveless operations
(PUMPS : PROCESSES : Getter heating, vaporizing, or regeneration)

Patent 6254356: Fitting structure for controlling valve in variable capacity compressor
(PUMPS : CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL OF DRIVE TRANSMISSION OR PUMP DISPLACEMENT : Adjustable cam or linkage : Axial cam : With sump pressure actuation : By movable conduit or conduit wall (e.g., combining tube))

Patent 6254357: Fluid pumping apparatus
(PUMPS : THREE OR MORE CYLINDERS ARRANGED IN PARALLEL, RADIAL, OR CONICAL RELATIONSHIP WITH ROTARY TRANSMISSION AXIS : Reciprocating rigid stages)

Patent 6254358: Positive-displacement pump
(PUMPS : WITH CONDITION RESPONSIVE PUMPED FLUID CONTROL : Pressure responsive relief or bypass valve : Rotary expansible chamber pump : Fluid motor driven)

Patent 6254359: Method for providing a jewel bearing for supporting a pump rotor shaft
(PUMPS : MOTOR DRIVEN : Pump within rotary working member : Pump within armature : Stator within armature)

Patent 6254360: Waterproof structure of washer pump
(PUMPS : MOTOR DRIVEN : Including means utilizing pump fluid for augmenting cooling, lubricating, sealing, or cleaning of motor : Pump within armature)

Patent 6254361: Shaftless canned rotor inline pipe pump
(PUMPS : MOTOR DRIVEN : Electric or magnetic motor : Rotary motor and rotary nonexpansible chamber pump : With specific housing details : With lubricator)

Patent 6254362: Vacuum pump with dust collecting function
(PUMPS : MOTOR DRIVEN : Electric or magnetic motor : Rotary motor and rotary nonexpansible chamber pump : Having means to prevent debris from entering pump : Unitary pump and motor working member)

Patent 6254363: Liquid colorant tube assembly
(PUMPS : INCLUDING SEPARATE PORT ON NONCYCLIC VALVE FOR VENTING OR FILLING PUMP PORTION : Liquid pool seal for gas pump valve)

Patent 6254364: High-pressure fuel supply assembly
(PUMPS : EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER TYPE : Having pulsation dampening fluid receiving space : Parallel laterally spaced relatively movable pumping members)

Patent 6254365: Compressor
(PUMPS : MISCELLANEOUS : Having pumping chamber pressure responsive distributor)

Patent 6254366: Replaceable seal having a friction fit
(ROTARY EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER DEVICES : WITH MECHANICAL SEALING : Seal on working member periphery separates inlet and outlet ports : Seal on working member peripheral projection engages cylinder working chamber surface (e.g., apex seals) : Adjustable or expandable peripheral projection :)

Patent 6254367: High viscosity product pumping method and apparatus
(ROTARY EXPANSIBLE CHAMBER DEVICES : INTERENGAGING ROTATING MEMBERS : Like rotary members : Having each radial protuberance of like dimension : With movable partition member)

Patent 6254368: Plastic molding machine
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : SHAPING ORIFICE AND DOWNSTREAM WORK CONTACTING GASEOUS TREATING MEANS : Means directing product through tubular conduit within bath or shower means)

Patent 6254369: Extrusion die for forming a skin on reusable construction material for concrete forms
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : DISTINCT MEANS TO FEED, SUPPORT OR MANIPULATE PREFORM STOCK AND MEANS FOR SHAPING FLUENT OR BULK STOCK TO FORM UNITED PRODUCT : Extrusion shaping means : Male shaping member and female mold)

Patent 6254370: Form for manufacturing resin mold and clamping jig for resin mold
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : MEANS FORMING A MOLD; OR FLASK, PER SE : Electro-static or inductive field)

Patent 6254371: Press system for urethane parts
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : WITH MEANS TO RETARD OR STOP MOVING ELEMENT (E.G., BRAKE, ETC.) : Agitator or kneader comprises means rotating about a horizontal axis)

Patent 6254372: Apparatus for forming a spherical dough body
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : THREE OR MORE ENDLESS SURFACES COOPERATING TO DEFINE A SHAPING APERTURE : Roll means and diverse press means)

Patent 6254373: Gum processing and packaging system
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : SETS OF SHAPING COUPLES COMPRISING AN ENDLESS SURFACE FOR PRESS FORMING, RESHAPING (PLURAL STAGE OR PASS) OR VULCANIZING : Including intermediate chute, conveyor or guide means : Reshaping or vulcanizing means is a press)

Patent 6254374: System for producing polymeric film
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : STOCK PRESSURIZING MEANS OPERABLY ASSOCIATED WITH DOWNSTREAM SHAPING ORIFICE : Roll and coacting stationary shaping surface)

Patent 6254375: Matrix and process for the production of a package trough having an undercut
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : PREFORM RESHAPING OR RESIZING MEANS: OR VULCANIZING MEANS INCLUDING A CONFORMING PREFORM SUPPORT : Shaping surfaces per se (e.g., mandrel, etc.) : Relatively reciprocating plunger and female mold)

Patent 6254376: Apparatus for making a plurality of interconnected vials
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : FEMALE MOLD AND CHARGER TO SUPPLY FLUENT STOCK UNDER PRESSURE THERETO IN FLUID-TIGHT RELATIONSHIP (E.G., INJECTION MOLD, ETC.) : With means to heat or cool : Means for transfer molding)

Patent 6254377: Manifold system having flow control using extended valve pin
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : FEMALE MOLD AND CHARGER TO SUPPLY FLUENT STOCK UNDER PRESSURE THERETO IN FLUID-TIGHT RELATIONSHIP (E.G., INJECTION MOLD, ETC.) : With means between charger and mold to cut off flow of fluent stock (e.g., needle valve, baffle, etc.) : Accumulator with plunger of charger acting as valve)

Patent 6254378: Injection molding apparatus
(PLASTIC ARTICLE OR EARTHENWARE SHAPING OR TREATING: APPARATUS : FEMALE MOLD AND CHARGER TO SUPPLY FLUENT STOCK UNDER PRESSURE THERETO IN FLUID-TIGHT RELATIONSHIP (E.G., INJECTION MOLD, ETC.) : With means to close mold : Varying pressure and/or speed closing : Air or vacuum utilized to feed stock)

Patent 6254379: Reagent delivery system
(COMBUSTION : PROCESS OF COMBUSTION OR BURNER OPERATION : Feeding flame modifying additive :)

Patent 6254380: Device for preventing flareup in barometric-type liquid fuel burners by preventing excessive temperature levels at removable fuel tank
(COMBUSTION : TIMER, PROGRAMMER, RETARDER OR CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL : By combustion destructible element, e.g., fusible plug, etc. : Shutdown or aborted start attempt indicated)

Patent 6254381: Sealed gas burner electrode assembly
(COMBUSTION : BURNER HAVING ELECTRICAL HEATER OR IGNITER : Spark electrode in front of or adjacent fuel discharger : Spark circuit includes feed terminus : Resistance type heater or igniter)

Patent 6254382: Method and apparatus for thermal treatment of mealy raw materials
(HEATING : PROCESSES OF HEATING OR HEATER OPERATION : Including passing, treating or conveying gas into or through particulate work : Modulating, varying or augmenting heat supply during heat-up period)

Patent 6254383: System for handling dental elastics
(DENTISTRY : ORTHODONTICS : Means to transmit or apply force to tooth : Having arch wire enclosing guide (e.g., buccal tube))

Patent 6254384: Cushioned molar gear for the correction of class II and class III dental malocclusions employing improved compression coupling means
(DENTISTRY : ORTHODONTICS : Means to transmit or apply force to tooth : Acting between upper and lower teeth : Separable securing means)

Patent 6254385: Apparatus and method for measuring optical characteristics of teeth
(DENTISTRY : APPARATUS : Tooth selection guide : Metallic spring)

Patent 6254386: Dental mirror with disposable transparent cover
(DENTISTRY : APPARATUS : Having means to emit radiation or facilitate viewing of the work : Mirror : Separable securing means)

Patent 6254387: Dental implant component
(DENTISTRY : APPARATUS : Work support : Intra-oral)

Patent 6254388: Method for whitening teeth
(DENTISTRY : METHOD OR MATERIAL FOR TESTING, TREATING, RESTORING, OR REMOVING NATURAL TEETH : Impression taking or bite determination)

Patent 6254389: Hand-held microwave intra-oral dental system
(DENTISTRY : METHOD OR MATERIAL FOR TESTING, TREATING, RESTORING, OR REMOVING NATURAL TEETH : Impression taking or bite determination)

Patent 6254390: Oral burnisher
(DENTISTRY : METHOD OR MATERIAL FOR TESTING, TREATING, RESTORING, OR REMOVING NATURAL TEETH : Cleaning : Nonmetallic composite)

Patent 6254391: Device for heating the teeth and uses therefor
(DENTISTRY : METHOD OR MATERIAL FOR TESTING, TREATING, RESTORING, OR REMOVING NATURAL TEETH : Cleaning : Nonmetallic composite)

Patent 6254392: Means for filling root canals and preparation method
(DENTISTRY : METHOD OR MATERIAL FOR TESTING, TREATING, RESTORING, OR REMOVING NATURAL TEETH : Endodontic : Method of fabricating)

Patent 6254393: System for removing a defect in a tooth and insert or tool for such a system
(DENTISTRY : METHOD OR MATERIAL FOR TESTING, TREATING, RESTORING, OR REMOVING NATURAL TEETH : By filling, bonding or cementing : Method of fabricating)

Patent 6254394: Area weapons effect simulation system and method
(EDUCATION AND DEMONSTRATION : ORGANIZED ARMED OR UNARMED CONFLICT OR SHOOTING : Sonar)

Patent 6254395: System and method for automated testing of writing skill
(EDUCATION AND DEMONSTRATION : LANGUAGE : Map or terrain model)

Patent 6254396: Teaching device for science experiments
(EDUCATION AND DEMONSTRATION : SCIENCE : Anatomical representation)

Patent 6254397: Attachment device for a glass pane at a mounting fixed to a structure
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : INTERRELATED CONNECTORS RELATIVELY MOVABLE DURING USE : Universal movement :)

Patent 6254398: Method for initiating a helium alarm particle detector in a dry etching system prior to initiation of the etching process
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : INTERRELATED CONNECTORS RELATIVELY MOVABLE DURING USE : Universal movement : One part having flexible contact fingers :)

Patent 6254399: Coaxial connector for printed circuit board
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : PREFORMED PANEL CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT, E.G., PCB, ICM, DIP, CHIP, WAFER, ETC. : For receiving coaxial connector : Panel mounted connector which receives edge of panel circuit)

Patent 6254400: Connector structure
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : PREFORMED PANEL CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT, E.G., PCB, ICM, DIP, CHIP, WAFER, ETC. : Distinct contact secured to panel circuit : Automotive junction box)

Patent 6254401: Bridge type connecting structure for terminals of computer expansion cartridge
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : PREFORMED PANEL CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT, E.G., PCB, ICM, DIP, CHIP, WAFER, ETC. : Distinct contact secured to panel circuit : Panel circuit adapted to move along panel plane relative to coupling part for insertion of male contact : Connected by transversely inserted pin)

Patent 6254402: Push pin ground
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH CIRCUIT CONDUCTORS AND SAFETY GROUNDING PROVISION : Grounding to connector container or housing : Between parallel conductors)

Patent 6254403: Assembly for and method of selectively grounding contacts of a connector to a rear portion of the connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH CIRCUIT CONDUCTORS AND SAFETY GROUNDING PROVISION : Grounding to connector container or housing : Between parallel conductors)

Patent 6254404: Ground apparatus for shielded cable and method of using same
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH CIRCUIT CONDUCTORS AND SAFETY GROUNDING PROVISION : Grounding to conductive sheath of cable : By means of connector mounting screw)

Patent 6254405: Electrical connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH CIRCUIT CONDUCTORS AND SAFETY GROUNDING PROVISION : Direct grounding of coupling part member passing into aperture : Portion of connector beneath conductive sheath)

Patent 6254406: Flexible board electrical connector with rotatable cover
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH CONTACT PREVENTER OR RETRACTABLE COVER PART : Movably mounted : Movable about axis : Connector moved rectilinearly for engagement, preventer or cover moved rectilinearly and parallel thereto)

Patent 6254407: Mechanical assist cam slide device
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING SEPARATOR : Including retainer or joiner : Integral retainer and cam separator : Coaxial contacts, center one comprising separator, e.g., photo flash)

Patent 6254408: Plug-in connection structure
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING SEPARATOR : Including retainer or joiner : Integral retainer and cam separator : Coaxial contacts, center one comprising separator, e.g., photo flash)

Patent 6254409: Lever fitting-type connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING SEPARATOR : Including retainer or joiner : Integral retainer and cam separator : Coaxial contacts, center one comprising separator, e.g., photo flash)

Patent 6254410: Connector with a pull-out mechanism employing air pressure
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING SEPARATOR : Means to utilize direct fluid action : Integral retainer and cam separator)

Patent 6254411: Configurable electrical shunt for a computer cable
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH OR COMPRISING REMOVABLE CIRCUIT MODIFYING ARRANGEMENT : Contact encasing chamber)

Patent 6254412: Connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : SELF ALIGNING CONTACT : With provision for axial receipt of lamp contact)

Patent 6254413: Electrical connector for flat circuits
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : COUPLING PART WITH ACTUATING MEANS URGING CONTACT TO MOVE LATERALLY WITH RESPECT TO REST OF COUPLING PART AND TOWARD MATING PART : Having open slot for receiving preformed panel circuit arrangement or tape cable : Biased toward mating thread)

Patent 6254414: Coupling structure of structures
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING MOVEMENT-ACTUATING MEANS OR RETAINING MEANS IN ADDITION TO CONTACT OF COUPLING PART : Retaining means with distinct movement-actuating means to move coupling part axially : Threaded coupling part)

Patent 6254415: Zero insertion force electrical connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING MOVEMENT-ACTUATING MEANS OR RETAINING MEANS IN ADDITION TO CONTACT OF COUPLING PART : Including compound movement of coupling part : Pivotal movement)

Patent 6254416: Vibrator motor holder
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING MOVEMENT-ACTUATING MEANS OR RETAINING MEANS IN ADDITION TO CONTACT OF COUPLING PART : Retaining means : Laterally moving slide : With socket contact transversely engaging male threaded part)

Patent 6254417: I/O connector for a portable communications device
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING MOVEMENT-ACTUATING MEANS OR RETAINING MEANS IN ADDITION TO CONTACT OF COUPLING PART : Retaining means : Finger or stretchable sleeve resiliently urged laterally of connection : With socket contact transversely engaging male threaded part)

Patent 6254418: Latch release
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING MOVEMENT-ACTUATING MEANS OR RETAINING MEANS IN ADDITION TO CONTACT OF COUPLING PART : Retaining means : Finger or stretchable sleeve resiliently urged laterally of connection : With additional means to cause or prevent unlatching : Retractable sheath)

Patent 6254419: Electrical connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH COUPLING MOVEMENT-ACTUATING MEANS OR RETAINING MEANS IN ADDITION TO CONTACT OF COUPLING PART : Retaining means : Rotatable retaining means, pivotable retaining means, or actuated gripping retaining means : Parallel to connection)

Patent 6254420: Device for effecting insulation-displacing connection of one or more wires and for cutting the scrap at their free end
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : CONTACT COMPRISING CUTTER (SEVERING, PIERCING, ABRADING, SCRAPING, BREAKING OR TEARING) : Insulation cutter : Conductor sheath piercing : With means to cut off excess end of conductor : Adapter)

Patent 6254421: Connector assembly having pivoting wire carrier with position detents
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : CONTACT COMPRISING CUTTER (SEVERING, PIERCING, ABRADING, SCRAPING, BREAKING OR TEARING) : Insulation cutter : Conductor sheath piercing : Pivoting cutter, pivoting means to operate cutter, or pivoting means to move conductor against cutter : More than one conductor in same slot)

Patent 6254422: Electronic terminal for use on circuit boards
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : CONTACT COMPRISING CUTTER (SEVERING, PIERCING, ABRADING, SCRAPING, BREAKING OR TEARING) : Resiliently biased : Finger : Resilient finger : Adapted to grip upon withdrawal of mating part : Lamp or electron tube socket or base)

Patent 6254423: Power diode terminal holder mounting arrangement
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH PROVISION TO DISSIPATE, REMOVE, OR BLOCK THE FLOW OF HEAT : Distinct heat sink : Including bale or loop)

Patent 6254424: Half-fitting detection connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH INDICATING OR IDENTIFYING PROVISION : Connection indicating provision : Including bale or loop)

Patent 6254425: Electrical connector for cardiac devices
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH FLACCID CONDUCTOR AND WITH ADDITIONAL CONNECTOR SPACED THEREALONG : Including connector housing surrounding cable)

Patent 6254426: Jumper cables
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH FLACCID CONDUCTOR AND WITH ADDITIONAL CONNECTOR SPACED THEREALONG : Adapted to connect to a battery : Bared cable wrapped into U-shape about insertion projection)

Patent 6254427: Power and communications grommet
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH SUPPORTING MEANS FOR COUPLING PART : Outlet box : And including electrical contact for load bearing)

Patent 6254428: Waterproof structure for connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH SUPPORTING MEANS FOR COUPLING PART : Coupling part or mating part extending into panel opening : Including resilient securing : With sealing to panel : Resilient gripping of panel)

Patent 6254429: Surface-mount connector with high-degree flatness
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH SUPPORTING MEANS FOR COUPLING PART : Flange on coupling part : Plural detachable flanges : For permanent attachment to panel, e.g., by welding)

Patent 6254430: Coaxial connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : INCLUDING OR FOR USE WITH COAXIAL CABLE : To be engaged by suspension means)

Patent 6254431: Waterproof connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : COUPLING PART INCLUDING FLEXING INSULATION : Sealing : With radially compressible cable grip)

Patent 6254432: Sealing structure in a sensor having lead wires
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH EXTERNAL CONDUCTOR OR CABLE EMBEDDED IN INSULATIVE SEALING MATERIAL : Retaining contact within distinct coupling part housing)

Patent 6254433: Multiple pole connector with shield plate
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : HAVING OR PROVIDING INDUCTIVE OR CAPACITIVE SHIELD : Molded connector body)

Patent 6254434: Fuse bypass module for use with a fuse panel
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH CIRCUIT COMPONENT OR COMPRISING CONNECTOR WHICH FULLY ENCLOSES CIRCUIT COMPONENT : With or for fuse : Having three or more circularly arranged contacts (e.g., base of vacuum tube))

Patent 6254435: Edge card connector for a printed circuit board
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH INSULATION OTHER THAN CONDUCTOR SHEATH : Plural-contact coupling part : For coupling to edge of printed circuit board or to coupling part secured to such edge : Having elongated slot for receiving edge of printed circuit board : Contacts within slot engage opposite sides of printed circuit board : Separate mutually insulated contacts on opposite longitudinal sides of slot : Three or more such contacts)

Patent 6254436: Electrical connector for automotive lamp
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH INSULATION OTHER THAN CONDUCTOR SHEATH : Plural-contact coupling part : Plural-contact coupling part comprises receptacle or plug : Receptacle for receiving plug having spaced, longitudinally engaging, prong-like contacts : Having multipart insulating body or casing : Planar insulating cover overlying insulating body or casing : Polarized)

Patent 6254437: Utility metering transocket
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : WITH INSULATION OTHER THAN CONDUCTOR SHEATH : Insulating body having plural mutually insulated terminals or contacts (e.g., terminal block) : Separable insulating cap and shell casing)

Patent 6254438: Battery side-terminal adapter and Kelvin connector
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : METALLIC CLAMP-TYPE CONNECTOR FOR STORAGE BATTERY TERMINAL : For threaded-receptacle type terminal flush with battery wall (e.g., for side terminal type battery) : With guiding means for inserted contact)

Patent 6254439: Female type terminal, assembling method of female type terminal, and connector for female type terminal
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : METALLIC CONNECTOR OR CONTACT HAVING MOVABLE OR RESILIENT SECURING PART : Spring actuated or resilient securing part : Socket adapted to receive push-pull-engaging elongated contact by insertion along longitudinal axis of contact : Having separate gripping spring means located within or extending into rigid socket body : With additional spring means to operate slidable cam or wedge)

Patent 6254440: Terminal having contact portion with reduced thickness
(ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS : METALLIC CONNECTOR OR CONTACT HAVING MOVABLE OR RESILIENT SECURING PART : Spring actuated or resilient securing part : Socket adapted to receive push-pull-engaging elongated contact by insertion along longitudinal axis of contact : Having opposed cantilevered clamping fingers resiliently urged toward one another : Allochiral cantilevered clamping fingers : With means for mounting to flat panel)

Patent 6254441: Trolling motor propulsion unit support shaft
(MARINE PROPULSION : ELECTRIC DRIVE FOR PROPELLING MEANS :)

Patent 6254442: Watercraft propulsion system
(MARINE PROPULSION : JET DRIVE : Ground wheel or poler)

Patent 6254443: Replaceable tower support for a bearing race and drive shaft in a marine engine
(MARINE PROPULSION : SCREW PROPELLER : Shafting : Supporting strut)

Patent 6254444: Contoured paddle for water sports
(MARINE PROPULSION : OAR OR PADDLE : Wheellike)

Patent 6254445: Inflatable chemical foam injected buoy
(BUOYS, RAFTS, AND AQUATIC DEVICES : BUOY :)

Patent 6254446: Wakeboard fin
(BUOYS, RAFTS, AND AQUATIC DEVICES : WATER SKIMMING OR WALKING DEVICE : Having stabilizing surface : Spheroid or wheel-like device encircling walker)

Patent 6254447: Self-acting flotation device for flotation life preservers
(BUOYS, RAFTS, AND AQUATIC DEVICES : WATER RESCUE OR LIFE PROTECTING APPARATUS : Personal flotation device : With mechanical inflation means : By gas generation from chemical reaction : With soluble or deformable element : With cutting, punching, or striking means :)

Patent 6254448: Apparatus and method for detecting a starting signal in an automatic facility
(ELECTRIC LAMP OR SPACE DISCHARGE COMPONENT OR DEVICE MANUFACTURING : PROCESS : With testing or adjusting :)

Patent 6254449: Manufacturing method of image forming apparatus, manufacturing apparatus of image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus, manufacturing method of
(ELECTRIC LAMP OR SPACE DISCHARGE COMPONENT OR DEVICE MANUFACTURING : PROCESS : With assembly or disassembly : Display or gas panel making : With sealing :)

Patent 6254450: Doll with integrated book feature in doll cavity
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: TOYS : CONVERTIBLE FROM, OR SERVING AS DIVERSE ARTICLE : Including figure toy : Having ballast feature)

Patent 6254451: Game call with volume control
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: TOYS : OPERATED BY RELATIVELY MOVING FLUID OR PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL : Including mouthpiece for blowing or sucking : Vibratory reed sounder : Including distinct means for enabling selection of pitch)

Patent 6254452: Yo-yo having radially anchored cushions, and a string gap with a narrower innermost gap
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: TOYS : ROTATING OR HAVING VISIBLE ROTATING PORTION (E.G., SPINNING OR WHIRLING, NOT ROLLING) : Having attached cord for imparting rotation : Wound about rotatable member : Bandalore : Including piston slidable along central apertured member)

Patent 6254453: Optimization of chemical mechanical process by detection of oxide/nitride interface using CLD system
(ABRADING : PRECISION DEVICE OR PROCESS - OR WITH CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL : With indicating : Cyclic control)

Patent 6254454: Reference thickness endpoint techniques for polishing operations
(ABRADING : PRECISION DEVICE OR PROCESS - OR WITH CONDITION RESPONSIVE CONTROL : With indicating : Cyclic control)

Patent 6254455: Jig for use in sharpening cutting implement for use in wood turning
(ABRADING : ABRADING PROCESS : With feeding of tool or work holder)

Patent 6254456: Modifying contact areas of a polishing pad to promote uniform removal rates
(ABRADING : ABRADING PROCESS : Glass or stone abrading : By blasting)

Patent 6254457: Process for polishing wafers of integrated circuits
(ABRADING : ABRADING PROCESS : Glass or stone abrading : By blasting)

Patent 6254458: Post processing for nitinol coated articles
(ABRADING : ABRADING PROCESS : Glass or stone abrading : By blasting)

Patent 6254459: Wafer polishing device with movable window
(ABRADING : ABRADING PROCESS : Glass or stone abrading : By blasting)

Patent 6254460: Fixed abrasive polishing pad
(ABRADING : ABRADING PROCESS : Glass or stone abrading : By blasting)

Patent 6254461: Process of dressing glass disk polishing pads using diamond-coated dressing disks
(ABRADING : ABRADING PROCESS : With tool treating or forming : Deforming)

Patent 6254462: Apparatus and method for cleaning and restoring floor surfaces
(ABRADING : MACHINE : Sandblast : Having particle recovery means : And centrifugal particle propulsion means)

Patent 6254463: Chemical planar head dampening system
(ABRADING : MACHINE : Rotary reciprocating tool : Cylindrical tool : Oscillating : Centrifugal batter with abradant supply)

Patent 6254464: Hand scaler polishing unit and hand scaler polishing apparatus
(ABRADING : MACHINE : Reciprocating tool : Rectilinear : Rectilinear)

Patent 6254465: Method of machining wafer for making filmed head sliders and device for machining the same
(ABRADING : MACHINE : Rotary tool : Rotary disk : Work rotating : Rotary work holder : Planar surface abrading : Gear generating)

Patent 6254466: Abrading and polishing tumbler apparatus
(ABRADING : MACHINE : Tumbling device : Drum : Rotary work holder)

Patent 6254467: Device for deburring workpieces, in particular moulded parts and castings made of plastics, rubber or the like
(ABRADING : CARRIER FOR RELATIVELY MOVABLE SIMULTANEOUSLY USABLE TOOLS : For radially movable tools : Centrifugal force urged tools : Nut-and-screw-type drive)

Patent 6254468: Method for the manufacture of dental tools for the treatment of surfaces
(ABRADING : FLEXIBLE-MEMBER TOOL, PER SE : Manually manipulated)

Patent 6254469: Wafer for cleaning semiconductor device probe
(ABRADING : FLEXIBLE-MEMBER TOOL, PER SE : Interrupted or composite work face (e.g., cracked, nonplanar, etc.) : By handle)

Patent 6254470: Method and apparatus for cleaning animal intestines
(BUTCHERING : VISCERA PROCESSING : Viscera cleaner : By tubular rotary cutter)

Patent 6254471: Apparatus for gripping the legs of poultry
(BUTCHERING : CONVEYER : Visceral cavity closure)

Patent 6254472: Apparatus for suspending poultry with the legs from a hanging conveyor
(BUTCHERING : SUPPORT : Carcass or portion suspended (i.e., hanger) : Fowl : Neck puller)

Patent 6254473: Portable fish cleaning apparatus
(BUTCHERING : SUPPORT : Underlying support : Bacon hanger)

Patent 6254474: Operating device for a ventilation system in a vehicle
(VENTILATION : VEHICLE (E.G., AUTOMOBILE, ETC.) : Having canopy exhaust hood)

Patent 6254475: Multi-vane register, especially for a motor vehicle air conditioning system
(VENTILATION : VEHICLE (E.G., AUTOMOBILE, ETC.) : Having inlet airway : With air treatment means : Having adjustable deflector)

Patent 6254476: Air circulating fan
(VENTILATION : HAVING INLET AIRWAY : Including specific air distributor (e.g., register, etc.) : With air pump : Valve opens by pivoting in upstream direction)

Patent 6254477: Portable electronic device, entertainment system and method of operating the same
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.) :)

Patent 6254478: Competition involving slotless race track and remote controlled motorized vehicles
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.) : In a race game : Simulated projector with diverse interactive target)

Patent 6254479: Game machine
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.) : In a game requiring an element of a participant`s physical skill or ability (e.g., hand-eye coordination, reflex, etc.) : Simulated projector with diverse interactive target)

Patent 6254480: Wagering system with improved communication between host computers and remote terminals
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.) : In a chance application : Lot match or lot combination (e.g., roulette, lottery, etc.) : Card- or tile-type (e.g., bridge, dominoes, etc.))

Patent 6254481: Gaming machine with unified image on multiple video displays
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.) : In a chance application : Lot match or lot combination (e.g., roulette, lottery, etc.) : Plural lots (e.g., keno, etc.) : Lot-to-lot combination (e.g., slot machine, etc.) :)

Patent 6254482: System and method for generating and executing insurance policies for gambling losses
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.) : Credit/debit monitoring or manipulation (e.g., game entry, betting, prize level, etc.) : Lot generator (e.g., card distribution, simulated dice, random number generator, etc.))

Patent 6254483: Method and apparatus for controlling the cost of playing an electronic gaming device
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.) : Credit/debit monitoring or manipulation (e.g., game entry, betting, prize level, etc.) : Pool amount (e.g., jackpot, etc.) : Plural lots (e.g., keno, etc.))

Patent 6254484: Secure multi-site progressive jackpot system for live card games
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : INCLUDING MEANS FOR PROCESSING ELECTRONIC DATA (E.G., COMPUTER/VIDEO GAME, ETC.) : Credit/debit monitoring or manipulation (e.g., game entry, betting, prize level, etc.) : Pool amount (e.g., jackpot, etc.) : Pool carryover (e.g., progressive jackpot, etc.) : Lot-to-lot combination (e.g., slot machine, etc.))

Patent 6254485: Game device using a moving light and reflective paddle
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : SIMULATED-PROJECTILE GAME, TARGET THEREFOR, OR ACCESSORY : Electromagnetic ray simulates projectile or its path, or utilized for coincidence detection (e.g., light-ray gun, infrared aim detector, etc.) : Cartridge adaptor)

Patent 6254486: Gaming system employing successively transmitted infra-red signals
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES: GAMES : SIMULATED-PROJECTILE GAME, TARGET THEREFOR, OR ACCESSORY : Electromagnetic ray simulates projectile or its path, or utilized for coincidence detection (e.g., light-ray gun, infrared aim detector, etc.) : Having active target (e.g., moving target, "hit" responsive, etc.) : Pivotally-translatable handle (e.g., joystick, etc.))

Patent 6254487: CV-jointed shaft with two fixed joints and seperate sliding means
(ROTARY SHAFTS, GUDGEONS, HOUSINGS, AND FLEXIBLE COUPLINGS FOR ROTARY SHAFTS : COUPLING FACILITATES RELATIVE AXIAL MOTION BETWEEN COUPLED MEMBERS : Coupler includes antifriction rolling body engageable with axially moveable member : Coupler includes antifriction rolling body engageable with drill string)

Patent 6254488: Hydroformed drive shaft and method of making the same
(ROTARY SHAFTS, GUDGEONS, HOUSINGS, AND FLEXIBLE COUPLINGS FOR ROTARY SHAFTS : SHAFTING : Particular vibration dampening or balancing structure : Corrugated structure)

Patent 6254489: Amusement attraction with man-made tornado
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES : ILLUSION OR STAGE DEVICE : Illusion caused by visual imitation of event occurring in nature (e.g., rain, snow, fire, etc.) : By use of video or projected picture)

Patent 6254490: Automated swinging device
(AMUSEMENT DEVICES : SWING : Motor operated : Coiled type)

Patent 6254491: Golf practicing device
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Anchored (e.g., tethered, etc.) projectile : With electrical sensor or electrical indicator : Electrical)

Patent 6254492: Sports training system and sports video game
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Practice swingable implement or indicator associated with swingable implement : Attachable to foot)

Patent 6254493: Golf swing training device and method
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Practice swingable implement or indicator associated with swingable implement : With lighting (e.g., laser, etc.) means attachable to or integral with implement : Waist encircling belt anchored to static structure)

Patent 6254494: Golf club head
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Club or club support : Head : Particular material composition or mass distribution : Including metal)

Patent 6254495: Solid golf ball
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Ball : Particular unitary or layered construction : Diverse layer between shperical core and cover)

Patent 6254496: Dimpled golf ball and dimple distributing method
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Ball : Particular cover (e.g., size, material, dimple pattern, etc.) : Diverse cover and interior)

Patent 6254497: Method and apparatus for setting a golf ball and tee and for managing a golf ball on the green
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : GOLF : Tee setting device : Particular cover (e.g., size, material, dimple pattern, etc.))

Patent 6254498: Instructional device with adjustable ball-striking sleeve
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : PLAYING FIELD OR COURT GAME; GAME ELEMENT OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR OTHER THAN PROJECTOR OR PROJECTILE, PER SE : Practice or training device : Weight externally mounted by user to manually held and swung projector for warmup or exercise : Using moving arm or rotating wheel)

Patent 6254499: Double stringed tennis racquet with grommet insert
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : PLAYER HELD AND POWERED, NONMECHANICAL PROJECTOR, PER SE, FOR PROJECTING AERIAL PROJECTILE BY STRIKING; PART THEREOF OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Racket or paddle; accessory therefor (e.g., a tennis racket, tennis racket press, etc.) : Double strung (i.e., having striking faces formed from two spaced-apart, planar sets of strings) : Blade having means to enhance friction upon impacted projectile (e.g., to enhance English upon projectile, etc.))

Patent 6254500: Racket with meshed titanium reinforcement
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : PLAYER HELD AND POWERED, NONMECHANICAL PROJECTOR, PER SE, FOR PROJECTING AERIAL PROJECTILE BY STRIKING; PART THEREOF OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Racket or paddle; accessory therefor (e.g., a tennis racket, tennis racket press, etc.) : Nonmetallic frame having metallic reinforcement or frame composed of metal-plastic composite : Having nonplanar string-hole pattern or arrangement in frame)

Patent 6254501: Metal racket
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : PLAYER HELD AND POWERED, NONMECHANICAL PROJECTOR, PER SE, FOR PROJECTING AERIAL PROJECTILE BY STRIKING; PART THEREOF OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Racket or paddle; accessory therefor (e.g., a tennis racket, tennis racket press, etc.) : Metallic frame : Having nonplanar string-hole pattern or arrangement in frame)

Patent 6254502: Weighting system for sports balls and hitting implements
(GAMES USING TANGIBLE PROJECTILE : PROJECTILE, PER SE; PART THEREOF OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Having loose internal element, containing or adapted to contain liquid, or comprising spherically configured ball having variable or eccentric center of gravity : Ring-shaped (e.g., deck-tennis quoit, etc.))

Patent 6254503: V-belt driven pulley and continuously variable transmission using the same
(ENDLESS BELT POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : PULLEY WITH BELT-RECEIVING GROOVE FORMED BY DRIVE FACES ON RELATIVELY AXIALLY MOVABLE COAXIAL CONFRONTING MEMBERS (E.G., EXPANSIBLE CONE PULLEY, ETC.) : Including coaxial pulleys rotated in opposite directions by single endless belt simultaneously engaging both pulleys)

Patent 6254504: Power transmission apparatus for helicopter
(PLANETARY GEAR TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : NONPLANETARY VARIABLE SPEED OR DIRECTION TRANSMISSION COMBINED WITH PLANETARY TRANSMISSION : Nonplanetary transmission is friction gearing : Plural power paths to planetary gearing : Friction gear engages facing concave surfaces : Torque responsive means to increase contact pressure)

Patent 6254505: Differential cross pin retention
(PLANETARY GEAR TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : DIFFERENTIAL PLANETARY GEARING : Bevel gear differential : And roller bearing supporting worm from casing)

Patent 6254506: Transmission for four-wheel drive vehicle
(PLANETARY GEAR TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OR COMPONENTS : DIFFERENTIAL PLANETARY GEARING : Spur gear differential : With means to limit overspeed of one output : Ball bearing)

Patent 6254507: Reverse one-way torque converter clutch
(INTERRELATED POWER DELIVERY CONTROLS, INCLUDING ENGINE CONTROL : PLURAL ENGINES : Electric engine : With brake control :)

Patent 6254508: Engine torque control during multiple speed changes of an automatic transmission
(INTERRELATED POWER DELIVERY CONTROLS, INCLUDING ENGINE CONTROL : TRANSMISSION CONTROL : Engine controlled by transmission : Diminution during transmission change : Initiation inhibited by sensed condition)

Patent 6254509: Engine throttle control for improved shifting
(INTERRELATED POWER DELIVERY CONTROLS, INCLUDING ENGINE CONTROL : TRANSMISSION CONTROL : Engine controlled by transmission : Diminution during transmission change : Initiation inhibited by sensed condition)

Patent 6254510: Coasting downshift control strategy for a multiple-ratio automatic transmission
(INTERRELATED POWER DELIVERY CONTROLS, INCLUDING ENGINE CONTROL : TRANSMISSION CONTROL : Transmission controlled by engine : By input manifold pressure or engine fuel control : Shift valve control : Plural shift valves : Electric control : Downshift control :)

Patent 6254511: Method and apparatus for adaptively controlling clutches based on engine load
(INTERRELATED POWER DELIVERY CONTROLS, INCLUDING ENGINE CONTROL : TRANSMISSION CONTROL : Transmission controlled by engine : By input manifold pressure or engine fuel control : Servo motor timing : Selector valve overrule)

Patent 6254512: Control apparatus and method for an automatic transmission of a vehicle
(INTERRELATED POWER DELIVERY CONTROLS, INCLUDING ENGINE CONTROL : TRANSMISSION CONTROL : Transmission controlled by engine : By input manifold pressure or engine fuel control : Transmission pressure controlled : Electric valve control)

Patent 6254513: Pedometer
(EXERCISE DEVICES : HAVING SPECIFIC ELECTRICAL FEATURE : Pace setting indicator :)

Patent 6254514: Exercise methods and apparatus
(EXERCISE DEVICES : INVOLVING USER TRANSLATION OR PHYSICAL SIMULATION THEREOF : Stair climbing : Having weight feature (e.g., dumbbell, etc.))

Patent 6254515: Apparatus for stabilizing a treadmill
(EXERCISE DEVICES : INVOLVING USER TRANSLATION OR PHYSICAL SIMULATION THEREOF : Treadmill for foot travel : Utilizing fluid resistance)

Patent 6254516: Shoulder press apparatus for exercising regions of the upper body
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Utilizing weight resistance : Including stationary support for weight : Having guide around or through weight : And flexible force transmitting linkage element : Pivoted user interface element :)

Patent 6254517: Multiple exercise device
(EXERCISE DEVICES : USER MANIPULATED FORCE RESISTING APPARATUS, COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ACCESSORY THEREFOR : Utilizing resilient force resistance : Including rope element wrapped about another element)

Patent 6254518: Exercise wheel
(EXERCISE DEVICES : SIT UP DEVICE : User interface element)

Patent 6254519: Tape-sealed bag and method for producing the same
(MANUFACTURING CONTAINER OR TUBE FROM PAPER; OR OTHER MANUFACTURING FROM A SHEET OR WEB : CONTAINER MAKING : Pliable container (e.g., bag, envelope, etc.) : Assembling of distinct members : Closure securing element : Reclosable means (e.g., valve))

Patent 6254520: Manufacture of bags
(MANUFACTURING CONTAINER OR TUBE FROM PAPER; OR OTHER MANUFACTURING FROM A SHEET OR WEB : CONTAINER MAKING : Pliable container (e.g., bag, envelope, etc.) : Including folding : By reciprocatory tool)

Patent 6254521: Apparatus for manufacture of a plastic bag with standup bottom wall
(MANUFACTURING CONTAINER OR TUBE FROM PAPER; OR OTHER MANUFACTURING FROM A SHEET OR WEB : WITH CUTTING, BREAKING, TEARING, OR ABRADING : Including application of heat : By work contacting applicator)

Patent 6254522: Separator finger apparatus
(MANUFACTURING CONTAINER OR TUBE FROM PAPER; OR OTHER MANUFACTURING FROM A SHEET OR WEB : BENDING : Folding : Refolding or unfolding : Of indeterminate length work : With elevating work support : Roller)

Patent 6254523: Method of imparting directional permanency of folding to sheet, and apparatus therefor
(MANUFACTURING CONTAINER OR TUBE FROM PAPER; OR OTHER MANUFACTURING FROM A SHEET OR WEB : BENDING : Folding : By plural relatively movable folding edges approaching work from same side (e.g., zigzag folding, etc.) : Folding by passive reaction member)

Patent 6254524: Method for in situ remediation of waste through multi-point injection
(HAZARDOUS OR TOXIC WASTE DESTRUCTION OR CONTAINMENT : CONTAINMENT : Harmful chemical substances made harmless, or less harmful, by effecting chemical change (EPO/JPO))

Patent 6254525: Cardiac assist system and method thereof
(SURGERY : CARDIAC AUGMENTATION (PULSATORS, ETC.) : With condition responsive means : Pulsating field)

Patent 6254526: Hearing aid having hard mounting plate and soft body bonded thereto
(SURGERY : SURGICALLY IMPLANTED VIBRATORY HEARING AID : Oral cavity devices)

 

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