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8980161 Method for making a reservoir  
A process for making a reservoir including steps of positioning a hollow extrudate at an elevated temperature in a mold cavity, inserting a fitting into an end of the extrudate, sealing an outer...
8961862 Method of improving fracture toughness of implantable medical devices through annealing  
Methods of fabricating a polymeric implantable device with improved fracture toughness through annealing are disclosed herein. A polymeric construct is annealed with no or substantially no crystal...
8858857 Process for the rapid fabrication of composite gas cylinders and related shapes  
A method of fabricating a composite vessel encompassing rapid manufacturing that is applicable to composite hydrogen and other gas storage tanks, both for high-pressure cylinders, as well as...
8852263 Stent with nucleating agent  
The use of nucleating agents to manufacture polymeric stents is disclosed. The resulting stents may have increased crystallinity, decreased crystal size, increased mechanical properties, and...
8778256 Deformation of a polymer tube in the fabrication of a medical article  
Methods of manufacturing a medical article that include radial deformation of a polymer tube are disclosed. A medical article, such as an implantable medical device or an inflatable member, may be...
8763250 Method and device for producing a pipe  
The present invention relates to a method for producing a pipe (1) which is provided in its wall (2) and between its ends with at least one channel (4) which passes through the wall (2), in which...
8765040 Medical device fabrication process including strain induced crystallization with enhanced crystallization  
Methods of fabricating a polymeric implantable device, such as a stent, with improved fracture toughness through annealing a polymer construct below the glass transition temperature of the polymer...
8758006 Processes and systems for manufacturing spars and other hollow structures  
Processes for manufacturing hollow structures such as spars for helicopter rotor blades, fixed wings for aircraft, and other aerostructures can include the provision of a path for gases to exit...
8721959 Multiple function, self-repairing composites with special adhesives  
A system for self-repairing matrices such as concrete or cementitous matrices, polymeric matrices, and/or fibrous matrices, including laminates thereof The system includes repair agents retained...
8709333 Method of manufacturing pipe with branch  
The present invention includes injecting a molten resin into a main cavity, which has on its one end a pressure port provided with a floating core and on its other end a first outlet, and a branch...
8709331 Apparatus and method for manufacturing microneedles  
The apparatus comprises a mold assembly including at least one bore therethrough having a cavity therein defining the shape of the finished microneedle shape to be formed therein. The bore has an...
8679397 Method of manufacturing hollow body  
A hollow body formed of a thermoplastic resin and having uniform inner diameter and thickness and an excellent inner surface smoothness, and, in particular, a pipe-shaped hollow body having a bent...
8679398 Balloon folding technology  
An apparatus for folding a pre-pleated catheter balloon comprises a stationary base member; a rotatable drive hub which is moveable in relation to the stationary base member; and a folding head...
8658071 Method for lining a pipe or elbow  
A method for enabling a lining (14) to be applied to a pipe elbow or bend C comprises the steps of connecting a tie member (12) to an end of a flexible elongate mandrel (1), drawing the tie member...
8641134 Air ducts formed in automotive structural members  
An air duct for an automotive vehicle is blow molded with an elongated, hollow structural member to be used as a portion of a body of the vehicle. The structural member has an inner wall defining...
8540926 Profiling of tubes  
A method of, and apparatus for, profiling a tube to form at least one profiled product having a first open end and a second open end. The tube (30) is supported on a support (19) which supports...
8535593 Fabricating an implantable medical device from an amorphous or very low crystallinity polymer construct  
Methods of fabricating a polymeric implantable device with improved fracture toughness through annealing, nucleating agents, or both are disclosed herein. A polymeric construct that is completely...
8535542 Filter press with integrated radio frequency heating  
A method of separating a mixture of liquid and insoluble solids in a filter press may comprise: pumping the mixture into a chamber between two filter plates in the filter press to form a filter...
8524132 Method of fabricating an intraluminal scaffold with an enlarged portion  
Devices and methods for treating veins and venous conditions, such as chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency, are provided. In one aspect, the disclosed subject matter provides an intraluminal...
8501079 Controlling crystalline morphology of a bioabsorbable stent  
Methods to expand polymer tubing with desirable or optimum morphology and mechanical properties for stent manufacture and fabrication of a stent therefrom are disclosed.
8501078 Method and device for blow molding containers  
A method for blow molding containers having cross-sections of a non-circular shape from preforms, in which a temperature profile varying at least in the circumferential direction of the preform is...
8431067 Method for making a reservoir  
The invention described herein relates to a method by which a reservoir having desired end connection profiles may be made using shape memory characteristics of crosslinking to compressively seal...
8419881 Method for manufacturing hollow composite structure  
The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a hollow composite structure by forming a prepreg product using a plurality of prepregs, forming a soft coating layer on an inner surface...
8394317 Method of improving fracture toughness of implantable medical devices through annealing  
Methods of fabricating a polymeric implantable device with improved fracture toughness through annealing are disclosed herein. A polymeric construct is annealed with no or substantially no crystal...
8372332 Fabricating an implantable medical device from an amorphous or very low crystallinity polymer construct  
Methods of fabricating a polymeric implantable device with improved fracture toughness through annealing, nucleating agents, or both are disclosed herein. A polymeric construct that is completely...
8252215 Method for fabricating a stent with nucleating agent  
The use of nucleating agents to manufacture polymeric stents is disclosed. The resulting stents may have increased crystallinity, decreased crystal size, increased mechanical properties, and...
8241554 Method of forming a stent pattern on a tube  
Methods of fabricating an implantable medical device from a tube or a sheet in an expanded or stretched state, respectively, are disclosed herein. The implantable medical device may be an...
8221673 Load bearing panel member and method for forming a load bearing panel member  
The present invention provides a method for producing an injection molded panel member having a first portion, a second portion, and an appearance surface portion. The method includes placing the...
8215945 Method and apparatus for forming a hollow FRP article by internal pressure molding  
An apparatus for forming a hollow FRP article by internal pressure molding includes a vacuum chamber, a forming die positioned in the vacuum chamber, a vacuum-chamber opening/closing mechanism, a...
8206636 Stent fabrication via tubular casting processes  
Tubular casting processes, such as dip-coating, may be used to form substrates from polymeric solutions which may be used to fabricate implantable devices such as stents. The polymeric substrates...
8206635 Stent fabrication via tubular casting processes  
Tubular casting processes, such as dip-coating, may be used to form substrates from polymeric solutions which may be used to fabricate implantable devices such as stents. The polymeric substrates...
8197744 Method and apparatus for blow molding  
A method and apparatus for blow molding an article wherein a parison is positioned between substantially opposed mold closures. The opposed mold closures and at least one other mold closure are...
8173062 Controlled deformation of a polymer tube in fabricating a medical article  
Methods of manufacturing a medical article that include radial deformation of a polymer tube are disclosed. A medical article, such as an implantable medical device or an inflatable member, may be...
8128860 Balloon folding technology  
An apparatus for folding a catheter balloon comprises a stationary base member; a rotatable drive hub which is moveable in relation to the stationary base member; and a pleating head aligned with...
8052869 Chamber filter plate and method of producing the same  
A chamber filter plate for a filter press includes a plate plane having a longitudinal direction and a crosswise direction. A plate body has a surface with a thickness. A plate edge frames the...
8043554 Manufacturing process using bladderless mold line conformal hat stringer  
Techniques for manufacturing structures that include composite hat stringers are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of forming a composite structure includes placing a generally cured...
8043553 Controlled deformation of a polymer tube with a restraining surface in fabricating a medical article  
Methods of manufacturing a medical article that include radial deformation of a polymer tube are disclosed. A medical article, such as an implantable medical device or an inflatable member, may be...
8016970 Method for applying a pre-cured composite strip to a composite component to minimize inconsistencies appearing on a surface of the composite component  
A method and apparatus for applying a pre-cured composite strip to a composite component. A pre-cured composite strip having a thermoset resin may be placed on a surface of a portion of the...
7879270 Process for producing a hyper-elastic, high strength dilatation balloon made from multi-block copolymers  
A process for producing a dilatation balloon by extruding a multiblock copolymer composition to form an extrudate comprising phase-separated glassy, rubber, and semicrystalline microdomains that...
7875233 Method of fabricating a biaxially oriented implantable medical device  
Methods of manufacturing a radially expandable stent, including radial expansion and axial elongation of a polymer tube, are disclosed.
7850898 Method for making a reservoir  
The invention relates to a process for manufacturing a water reservoir with an inlet and an outlet which are compressively sealingly engaged with the water reservoir tank by utilizing the latent...
7846373 System and method for treatment of wooden materials  
A method for treating a wooden material includes applying steam and vacuum to the wooden material.
7837704 Medical device  
A collapsible filter element (40) for a transcatheter embolic protection device (1). The filter element (40) comprises a collapsible filter body (41) which is movable between a collapsed stored...
7819893 Medical device  
A collapsible filter element (40) for a transcatheter embolic protection device (1). The filter element (40) comprises a collapsible filter body (41) which is movable between a collapsed stored...
7799266 Method for manufacturing a stent delivery system  
A method for manufacturing a stent delivery system having a holder and at least one stent configured to expand from a first diameter to a second diameter is provided. The manufacturing method...
7763144 Device and method for the detachment of a tube blank from a support core  
The invention relates to a method and a device for the removal of a tube blank (3) located on a support core (2). The tube blank (3) is detached from the support core (2) by means of the...
7740793 Expandable fluoropolymer device for delivery of therapeutic agents and method of making  
A method of making a radially expandable fluid delivery device includes providing a tube of biocompatible fluoropolymer material with a predetermined porosity based on an extrusion and expansion...
7682553 Balloon structure with PTFE component  
A medical balloon having a high burst strength and the ability to return to its preinflation diameter following repeated inflation may be prepared from a first inner layer of material, a second...
7674418 Method and apparatus for forming a hollow FRP article by internal pressure molding  
A method for forming a hollow FRP article by internal pressure molding includes positioning a FRP prepreg on a periphery of an airtight internal-pressure holding tube, inserting a composite body...
7666342 Method of manufacturing a stent from a polymer tube  
A blow molding apparatus for expanding a polymer tube and a method for fabricating a stent using the apparatus is disclosed. The polymer tube is disposed within a tubular mold, over which a heated...

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