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US2004055896A1
Biocidal solution
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055896A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/251,343 Filing Date: 2002-09-20 Inventor: Anderson, David   Pfleger, Fred   Eachus, Paul   Porcelli, Michelle   Assignee: STERILOX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.   IPC: C02F001/461 Abstract: A biocidal solution is provided having a pH of from 5 to 7 and an available free chlorine content of from 500 to 1,000 ppm. A method is also provided for producing the biocidal solution in an electrolytic cell or cells having anode and cathode chambers which produce respective anolyte and catholyte solutions, wherein the biocidal activity of the biocidal solution is conferred on the solution primarily in the anode chamber. The method includes the steps of supplying the cell or cells with a solution having a salt concentration of 2.0 to 5.0 g/L, such that the solution passes through the anode chamber at a flow rate per anode surface area of 1.25×103 to 2.75×103 L hr−1m−2, and applying current to the cell or cells sufficient to produce a biocidal solution having the above free chlorine content and pH.
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US2004055903A1
Slide open container
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055903A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/211,067 Filing Date: 2002-08-02 Inventor: Nishimura, Kenichi   Assignee: Nishimura, Kenichi   IPC: A45C013/10 Abstract: A cover portion (6) is slidable between a closed position in which it covers a holding space defined by a drawer portion (4). Upwardly opening slots (22) in the side walls (14) of the drawer portion (4) extend between front shoulders (26) and rear shoulders (24). Each slot (22) receives a stop member (54) projecting downwardly from the cover portion (6). Engagement of the stop members (54) with the shoulders (24, 26) limits sliding movement of the cover portion (6). A lock projection (30) extends laterally outwardly from each side wall (14) of the drawer portion (4) and is received into a corresponding recess (56) on the cover portion (6) to releasably lock the cover portion (6) in its closed position. The lock projections is are positioned in grooves (28), and the recesses (56) are formed in longitudinally extending tongues (58). The cover portion (6) is resilient, and an air-tight seal is formed between each tongue (58) and the bottom of the groove (28) into which it is received. The front end wall (16) of the drawer portion (4) has a ramp surface (34) to assist the removal of articles from the holding space.
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US2004055905A1
Container package with carrier and surrounding sleeve
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055905A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/251,312 Filing Date: 2002-09-20 Inventor: Marco, Leslie S.   Olsen, Robert C.   Weaver, William N.   Assignee: Marco, Leslie S.   Olsen, Robert C.   Weaver, William N.   IPC: B65D075/00 Abstract: A package for containers such as beverage bottles and cans includes a carrier with an array of loops, one loop provided for surrounding each container. A wide sleeve surrounds the group of containers held by the carrier. In a preferred arrangement, the carrier includes four rows of loops, with a handle extending upwardly between the middle two rows. The loops are disposed within the sleeve.
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US2004055911A1
Box for displaying casing receiving compact disk or for storing compact disk
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055911A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/252,161 Filing Date: 2002-09-23 Inventor: Chang, Kun-fa   Assignee: Chang, Kun-fa   IPC: B65D085/57 Abstract: A display box includes a base and a cover mountable to the base. A frame together with an extension board is movably connected to the base which has an opening through which a casing for storing a compact disk is inserted and supported on the frame. The frame may also be positioned to seal the opening so that a compact disk can be received in the box safely.
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US2004055914A1
Air-conditioned equipment cabinet, in particular for telephony
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055914A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/664,865 Filing Date: 2003-09-22 Inventor: Le, Gall Charles   Assignee: ALCATEL   IPC: B65D085/00 Abstract: A container (1) comprises walls (2-6) defining an inside zone (7) suitable for housing equipment (8), at least one of the walls being constituted by at least three sub-walls (9-11) spaced apart from one another in such a manner as to define at least a first air circulation space (12) communicating with the outside of the container via at least two outside openings (14-16), and a second air circulation space (13) communicating with the inside zone (7) via at least two inside openings (17-19). The first sub-wall (9) faces the outside of the container, the second sub-wall (10) faces said inside zone (7), and the third sub-wall (11) is interposed between the first and second sub-walls (9 and 10). According to the invention, the first sub-wall (9) is made of a thermally insulating material.
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US2004055915A1
Case, particularly a machine tool case
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055915A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/250,729 Filing Date: 2003-07-09 Inventor: Dreher, Ernst   Stoeger, Juergen   Assignee: Dreher, Ernst   Stoeger, Juergen   IPC: A45C011/26 Abstract: The invention is based on a case, in particular a power tool case, having a housing (10, 12) that has at least one housing part (46, 48) with a storage space (14) for carrying and/or storage of a power tool (18), in particular a manual power tool. It is proposed that the housing (10, 12) forms at least of a part of a base (20) to stand on for a stationary operating mode of the power tool (10).
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US2004055922A1
Multiple seal storage and transport container
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055922A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/247,407 Filing Date: 2002-09-19 Inventor: Ordonez, Jose L.   Assignee: Bill Thomas Associates, Inc.   IPC: B65D085/84 Abstract: A container suitable for storing and transporting hazardous materials such as alkali wet cell batteries in an aviation environment includes a container body and a hinged lid made of cross linked polyethylene, latches, and a triple tongue-in-groove seal around the rim of the container opening. The triple tongue-in-groove seal includes two smaller tongue-in-groove seals with a larger tongue-in-groove seal disposed therebetween. The larger tongue-in-groove structure provides structural strength to help prevent the lid from skewing when the container suffers stress such as an impact at a corner, and also helps to guide the lid and base into proper alignment when the lid is being closed. The smaller tongue-in-groove seals provide double redundant sealing to help contain hazardous materials inside the container without making the rim of the container excessively wide.
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US2004055923A1
Product distribution assembly
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055923A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/247,228 Filing Date: 2002-09-19 Inventor: Myers, Brian   Assignee: Myers, Brian   IPC: B65D085/00 Abstract: An earplug distribution assembly is provided including an outer portion including four outer side panels, a top panel, and a bottom panel connected to form a box, an inner portion received at an interior of the box, the inner portion delimiting a plurality of chambers in the box, and earplugs stored in the chambers, one of the outer side panels including openings corresponding to each of the plurality of chambers thus allowing a user to access the earplugs in the chambers, each chamber including a distinct type of the earplugs.
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US2004055929A1
Protective packaging device having multiple deflection elements
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055929A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/247,701 Filing Date: 2002-09-20 Inventor: Smith, Forrest   Assignee: Smith, Forrest   IPC: B65D081/02 Abstract: A protective packaging device for a shock sensitive product being shipped or stored in a rectilinear outer packaging container comprises a product receiving cavity having product contacting walls and a product supporting platform. A base portion located below the product receiving cavity has two pairs of deflection elements extending diagonally away from the corners of the cavity towards external outer packaging container contacting corners, and bottom outer packaging container contacting lips at the bottom of the base portion. The distances between adjacent pairs of outer packaging container contacting corners are substantially equal to the internal distances between adjacent pairs of corners of the outer packaging container. The deflection elements are adapted to flex away one from another, and the bottom outer packaging container contacting lips are adapted to spread away from one another, under shock loading conditions. Thus, shock protection is provided in three mutually perpendicular directions.
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US2004055934A1
Method for hydrotreatment of a heavy hydrocarbon fraction with switchable reactors and reactors capable of being shorted out
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055934A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/450,127 Filing Date: 2003-10-14 Inventor: Tromeur, Pascal   Kressmann, Stephane   Assignee: Tromeur, Pascal   Kressmann, Stephane   IPC: C10G025/00 Abstract: The invention consists in a process for hydrotreating a heavy hydrocarbon fraction in a first hydrodemetallisation section, then in a second hydrodesulphurisation section into which the effluent from the first section is passed. The hydrodemetallisation section is preceded by at least one guard zone. Said hydrotreatment process comprises the following steps: a) a step in which the guard zone is used; b) a step during which the guard zone is short-circuited and the catalyst it contains is regenerated and/or replaced; c) a step during which the guard zone in which the catalyst has been regenerated and/or replaced is reconnected; d) a step in which at least one of the reactors from the hydrodemetallisation section and/or the hydrodesulphurisation section can be short-circuited and the catalyst it contains regenerated and/or replaced.
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US2004055935A1
Process for ultra low sulfur gasoline
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055935A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/295,706 Filing Date: 2002-11-15 Inventor: Bakshi, Amarjit S.   Assignee: CATALYTIC DISTILLATION TECHNOLOGIES   IPC: C10G025/00 Abstract: A process for removing organic sulfur compounds from heavy boiling range naphtha in a dual purpose reactor wherein the heavy boiling range naphtha is fed downflow over a fixed bed of hydrodesulfurization zone and then treated with hydrogen in a hydrodesulfurization catalytic distillation zone. Vapor containing hydrogen sulfide is removed between the zones. Preferably the heavy boiling range naphtha is produced by treating a full boiling range naphtha to concurrently react diolefins and mercaptans and split the light and heavy boiling range naphtha in a distillation column reactor.
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US2004055950A1
Apparatus for trapping floating and non-floating particulate matter
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055950A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/247,875 Filing Date: 2002-09-20 Inventor: Bryant, Graham John   Assignee: Bryant, Graham John   IPC: B01D021/00 Abstract: The present invention may include a separation tank with an outer chamber and an inner chamber positioned within the outer chamber. An inlet and an outlet may be in communication with the outer chamber. A first opening may provide access between the inner chamber and the outer chamber. An inlet channel may extend between the inlet to a second opening in the inner chamber. A plurality of lower baffles positioned between the outer chamber and the inner chamber and adjacent to the first opening may be included. A plurality of upper baffles positioned between the outer chamber and the inner chamber and adjacent to the outlet may be included. Floating and non-floating particulate matter may be trapped in the separation tank as storm water flows through the apparatus.
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US2004055954A1
Method for the purification of marigold oleoresin
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055954A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/665,147 Filing Date: 2003-09-22 Inventor: Sadano, Shin   Fujiwara, Kazuhiro   Harada, Koichi   Assignee: Sadano, Shin   Fujiwara, Kazuhiro   Harada, Koichi   IPC: B01D011/00 Abstract: Marigold oleoresin having a low viscosity and a high lutein content which can be filled in soft capsules can be obtained according to the method of the present invention, which is characterized by combining a step of subjecting oleoresin to supercritical fluid extraction and a step of dissolving oleoresin in a ketone solvent, cooling the solution and removing the ingredient which precipitated in solution.
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US2004055958A1
System and method for removing heavy metal from wastewater
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055958A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/428,927 Filing Date: 2003-05-05 Inventor: Roque-malherbe, Rolando   Valle-gonzales, William Del   Mendoza-benitez, Eduardo   Assignee: Roque-malherbe, Rolando   Valle-gonzales, William Del   Mendoza-benitez, Eduardo   IPC: C02F001/42 Abstract: The invention is directed to a method and system for removing heavy metals from wastewater using a natural zeolite ionic exchange bed that has a mass transfer zone sized based on the hydraulic loading of the wastewater. Preferably, the mass transfer zone has a distance that is about 125 to about 130 times the hydraulic loading. The method and system can include (a) analyzing the wastewater to be treated to determine and quantify the contained heavy metals; (b) determining the wastewater flow rate; (c) selecting a natural zeolite such as the sodium form of Clinoptilolite, Chabazite, Phillipsite, Modenite and Gismondine; (d) calculating the dimensions of the modular canister(s) to be used; and (e) estimating the time at which the system will be exhausted.
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US2004055959A1
Method and system for removing solutes from a fluid using magnetically conditioned coagulation
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055959A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/643,613 Filing Date: 2003-08-19 Inventor: Wechsler, Ionel   Marston, Peter G.   Assignee: Wechsler, Ionel   Marston, Peter G.   IPC: B03C001/30 Abstract: A method for removing a solute from a fluid using magnetically conditioned coagulation includes magnetically conditioning the fluid by applying a conditioning magnetic field to enhance the precipitation of solute particles for coagulation; adding a coagulant to the fluid before, during, or after application of the conditioning magnetic field to coagulate the increased available solute particles to form colloids; and collecting the colloids for removal from the fluid.
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US2004055965A1
Recreational water treatment employing singlet oxygen
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055965A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/389,168 Filing Date: 2003-03-12 Inventor: Hubig, Stephan M.   Finley, Matthew J.   Hei, Robert D.p.   Assignee: Hubig, Stephan M.   Finley, Matthew J.   Hei, Robert D.p.   IPC: C02F001/48 Abstract: Recreational or process water can be treated by uniformly dissolving in the water a singlet oxygen-generating photosensitizer selected from the group consisting of condensed aromatic compounds, acridine dyes, coumarin dyes, crystal violet, fluorene derivatives, porphyrin derivatives, chlorins, thiazine dyes, thioketones, xanthene dyes, or by uniformly dissolving in the water a singlet oxygen-generating photosensitizer having an absorption maximum less than 659 nm and sufficiently strong coloration so that the presence of the photosensitizer can be visually detected in the water. Exposure of the photosensitizer and ambient or added oxygen to sufficient light or other activating energy causes the generation of singlet oxygen and the destruction or control of microorganisms.
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US2004055977A1
Tooth brush holder
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055977A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/245,990 Filing Date: 2002-09-17 Inventor: Ryan, Wendy M.   Assignee: Ryan, Wendy M.   IPC: A47B081/02 Abstract: A toothbrush holder that includes, among other features and capabilities, a holder base plate mountable on a planar surface such as a wall or a mirror and that is formed with a plurality of toothbrush retaining troughs. The troughs project generally outwardly from the holder base plate and are each preferably formed with a distal retaining bulwark that is spaced apart from the holder base plate defining a receiver that is sized large enough to retain an over sized handle of a toothbrush. More specifically, the receiver can be sized to receive and releasably capture the over sized handle, which can have an average dimension in the range of at least about 20 to 50 millimeters or larger. In a variation of the instant invention, a table top version of the toothbrush holder incorporates a holder base that is formed with a plurality of spaced apart bristle receivers and a handle retainer that is superiorly supported from the holder base. The handle retainer is formed with a plurality of spaced apart apertures that are registered with a respective one of the plurality of spaced apart bristle receivers. The handle retainer and the bristle receivers cooperate to define a receiver sized to retain the toothbrush having the over sized handle. In yet another modification, the over sized handle of the toothbrush is releasably captured with a modified handle retainer that incorporates adjustable, eccentric cams fixed in the handle retainer proximate the apertures to adjust their size.
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US2004055989A1
Sipping cup with disposable liner for toddlers and others
Publication/Patent Number: US2004055989A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/252,649 Filing Date: 2002-09-23 Inventor: Harper, Nora L.   Jones, Halestine   Assignee: Harper, Nora L.   Jones, Halestine   IPC: A61J011/00 Abstract: A sipping cup for toddlers and others includes a reusable cup portion and securing ring and a disposable top portion and liquid holding bag. The liquid holding bag is inserted into the reusable cup portion, a desired liquid placed in the bag, a disposable top portion is placed over the liquid filled bag, and a reusable top portion is then placed on top and screwed down onto the reusable cup portion. After use, the disposable top portion and liquid holding bag may be discarded while retaining the reusable cup portion and securing ring for future reuse.
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US2004056010A1
Co-alignment of time-multiplexed pulsed laser beams to a single reference point
Publication/Patent Number: US2004056010A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/244,966 Filing Date: 2002-09-17 Inventor: Ho, James G.   Poylio, James H.   Assignee: Ho, James G.   Poylio, James H.   IPC: B23K026/02 Abstract: An alignment system for co-aligning multiple laser beams to a single spatial reference point in real time. The alignment system includes a beam sampler for sampling the multiple pulsed laser beams. The sampled laser beams are directed onto a quadrant photo detector or quad cell. The output signals from the quad cell are directed to a detector signal integration circuit which develops error signals for driving tip-tilt mirrors in the beam path of the multiple lasers. The system includes a gate, reset and pulse ID generator for generating pulse trigger signals for each of the multiple lasers and signals for correlating the detector signals with the laser that produced the signal. Accordingly, a system is provided for a time multiplexed, multiple laser system which automatically co-aligns the output beams from each of the lasers to a single spatial reference point in real time.
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US2004056016A1
Microelectromechanical heating apparatus and fluid preconcentrator device utilizing same
Publication/Patent Number: US2004056016A1 Publication Date: 2004-03-25 Application Number: 10/396,929 Filing Date: 2003-03-25 Inventor: Tian, Wei-cheng   Pang, Stella W.   Zellers, Edward T.   Assignee: The Regents of the University of Michigan   IPC: F27D011/00 Abstract: A microelectromechanical heating apparatus and fluid preconcentrator device utilizing same wherein heating elements of the apparatus are sized and spaced to substantially uniformly heat a heating chamber within a heater of the apparatus. Tall, thermally-isolated heating elements are fabricated in Si using high aspect ratio etching technology. These tall heating elements have large surface area to provide large adsorbent capacity needed for high efficiency preconcentrators in a micro gas chromatography system (&mgr;GC). The tall heating elements are surrounded by air gaps to provide good thermal isolation, which is important for a low power preconcentrator in the &mgr;GC system.
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