Patents and Patent Applications from University of Northern Iowa


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9564304 Ion trap mass analyzer apparatus, methods, and systems utilizing one or more multiple potential ion guide (MPIG) electrodes  
In one aspect of the invention, an ion trap mass analyzer includes a variable- or multi-potential type ion guide (MPIG) assembly which has been pre-configured to produce a parabolic-type potential...
US20160311013 BIO-BASED BINDER SYSTEM  
A bio-based binder system for use in preparing foundry molds. In a preferred embodiment, the system includes the use of a) a polyermizable hydroxyl-containing component comprising a saccharide, b)...
US20160303644 FOUNDRY SAND  
A foundry sand comprises a blend that includes a silica sand and a zircon aggregate. The zircon aggregate exhibiting a sharp rise in linear thermal expansion coefficient in a temperature band...
US20160035555 ION TRAP MASS ANALYZER APPARATUS, METHODS, AND SYSTEMS UTILIZING ONE OR MORE MULTIPLE POTENTIAL ION GUIDE (MPIG) ELECTRODES  
In one aspect of the invention, an ion trap mass analyzer includes a variable- or multi-potential type ion guide (MPIG) assembly which has been pre-configured to produce a parabolic-type potential...
9190254 Ion trap mass analyzer apparatus, methods, and systems utilizing one or more multiple potential ion guide (MPIG) electrodes  
In one aspect of the invention, an ion trap mass analyzer includes a variable- or multi-potential type ion guide (MPIG) assembly which has been pre-configured to produce a parabolic-type potential...
8962542 Process and apparatus for manufacturing grease  
A process and corresponding apparatus and system for use in preparing soaps from fatty acid containing oil compositions, and in turn, for preparing greases by the use of such soaps in combination...
8933397 Ion trap mass analyzer apparatus, methods, and systems utilizing one or more multiple potential ion guide (MPIG) electrodes  
In one aspect of the invention, an ion trap mass analyzer includes a variable- or multi-potential type ion guide (MPIG) assembly which has been pre-configured to produce a parabolic-type potential...
8815976 Humic substances-based polymer system  
A system for use in forming polymer compositions, including as a replacement for phenolic based resin systems, for instance, in preparing foundry molds. In a preferred embodiment, the system...
8474306 Method and apparatus for measurement of fluid properties  
A method and apparatus for determining the contact angle and/or surface tension of a liquid on a solid surface is described. The method involves placing a fluid drop on a solid surface, and...
US20130029887 PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING GREASE  
A process and corresponding apparatus and system for use in preparing soaps from fatty acid containing oil compositions, and in turn, for preparing greases by the use of such soaps in combination...
US20120201739 STORAGE MATERIAL  
A method of providing and using a material storage system that includes a material stored within an intercalated dichalcogenide material. Also provided are novel materials for use in preparing...
US20110190444 HUMIC SUBSTANCES-BASED POLYMER SYSTEM  
A system for use in forming polymer compositions, including as a replacement for phenolic based resin systems, for instance, in preparing foundry molds. In a preferred embodiment, the system...
US20100319874 BIO-BASED BINDER SYSTEM  
A bio-based binder system for use in preparing foundry molds. In a preferred embodiment, the system includes the use of a) a polyermizable hydroxyl-containing component comprising a saccharide, b)...
7839417 Virtual coatings application system  
A virtual coatings application system has several features to enhance the realism of simulated spray painting. The system generally includes a display screen on which is defined a virtual surface...
7839416 Virtual coatings application system  
A virtual coatings application system has several features to enhance the realism of simulated spray painting. The system generally includes a display screen on which is defined a virtual surface...
7817162 Virtual blasting system for removal of coating and/or rust from a virtual surface  
A computer simulation and virtual reality system simulates the use of a blasting nozzle to remove one or more coatings and/or rust from a virtual surface. The user operates an electronic...
US20100096477 Ergonomic Spray Can Adapter and Positioning Apparatus  
An ergonomic adapter for an aerosol spray can. The ergonomic adapter has an elastomeric collar that fits around a body of an aerosol spray paint can such that a front portion of the collar is...
US20100096472 ERGONOMIC SPRAY CAN ADAPTER AND POSITIONING APPARATUS  
An ergonomic adapter for an aerosol spray can helps to reduce finger pain and hand fatigue. The ergonomic adapter has a collar that fits around a body of an aerosol spray paint can such that a...
US20100077959 AIRLESS SPRAY GUN VIRTUAL COATINGS APPLICATION SYSTEM  
A virtual coatings application system realistically simulates airless spray painting. The system generally includes a display screen on which is defined a virtual surface that is intended to be...
US20090269798 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SELECTING CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS  
Described herein is a method and corresponding system, including reagents and assays, for determining the in vivo efficacy of drugs in the course of chemotherapy. The method can include...
US20090202975 VIRTUAL BLASTING SYSTEM FOR REMOVAL OF COATING AND/OR RUST FROM A VIRTUAL SURFACE  
A computer simulation and virtual reality system simulates the use of a blasting nozzle to remove one or more coatings and/or rust from a virtual surface. The user operates an electronic...
US20080220508 BACTERIOPHAGES THAT INFECT BACILLUS BACTERIA (ANTHRAX)  
The invention provides bacteriophages that infect Bacillus bacteria, including Bacillus anthracis, and compositions containing the bacteriophages. The invention also provides methods for using the...
US20080193418 Bacteriophages that Infect Bacillus Bacteria (Anthrax)  
The invention provides bacteriophages that infect Bacillus bacteria, including Bacillus anthracis, and compositions containing the bacteriophages. The invention also provides methods for using the...
US20080124698 VIRTUAL COATINGS APPLICATION SYSTEM WITH STRUCTURED TRAINING AND REMOTE INSTRUCTOR CAPABILITIES  
A computer simulation and virtual reality system for teaching proper spray painting techniques has features to foster structured training via planned lesson curriculum, and network capabilities...
7374874 Bacteriophages that infect Bacillus bacteria (Anthrax)  
The invention provides bacteriophages that infect Bacillus bacteria, including Bacillus anthracis, and compositions containing the bacteriophages. The invention also provides methods for using the...
7270593 Light beam targeting and positioning system for a paint or coating removal blasting system  
A blasting system for the removal of coatings or paint from an underlying surface uses an optical device to position the blasting nozzle an appropriate stand-off distance from the surface. The...
US20070209586 VIRTUAL COATINGS APPLICATION SYSTEM  
A virtual coatings application system has several features to enhance the realism of simulated spray painting. The system generally includes a display screen on which is defined a virtual surface...
US20070209585 Virtual coatings application system  
A virtual coatings application system has several features to enhance the realism of simulated spray painting. The system generally includes a display screen on which is defined a virtual surface...
US20070167113 LIGHT BEAM TARGETING AND POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR A PAINT OR COATING REMOVAL BLASTING SYSTEM  
A blasting system for the removal of coatings or paint from an underlying surface uses an optical device to position the blasting nozzle an appropriate stand-off distance from the surface. The...
US20040063189 Bacteriophages that infect bacillus bacteria (anthrax)  
The invention provides bacteriophages that infect Bacillus bacteria, including Bacillus anthracis, and compositions containing the bacteriophages. The invention also provides methods for using the...
6657190 Variable potential ion guide for mass spectrometry  
A variable potential ion guide for placement within the reflectron of a time-of-flight mass spectrometer includes an elongate resistive electrode placed axially within the reflectron. The...
6563588 Apparatus and method for measurement of fluid viscosity  
A non-contact apparatus and method for mapping the wave profile of capillary waves on a fluid surface to determine viscosity of the fluid. Two conducting blades coupled to a sine wave generator...
6557815 Universal mounting bracket for laser targeting and feedback system  
A support bracket for mounting a device such as a laser targeting and feedback system to a spray gun. The bracket includes a bolt having a threaded end, a first collar disposed on the bolt...
US20020195557 Variable potential ion guide for mass spectrometry  
A variable potential ion guide for placement within the reflectron of a time-of-flight mass spectrometer includes an elongate resistive electrode placed axially within the reflectron. The...
US20020080362 Apparatus and method for measurement of fluid viscosity  
A non-contact apparatus and method for mapping the wave profile of capillary waves on a fluid surface to determine viscosity of the fluid. Two conducting blades coupled to a sine wave generator...
6013913 Multi-pass reflectron time-of-flight mass spectrometer  
A novel design for a time-of-flight mass spectrometer capable of tandem mass spectrometry measurements with high resolution and high sensitivity using two variable reflectrons in a co-linear...
5977421 Pyrolysis method for increasing limonene production and novel oven to facilitate such method  
The amount of limonene produced during pyrolysis of scrap tire carcass or polyisoprene rubber can be increased by decreasing residence time of the isoprene gas produced during the thermal...
5972855 Soybean based hydraulic fluid  
A soybean oil based hydraulic fluid of which the soybean oil is less than 85% by weight and the fatty acid profile of the hydraulic fluid includes about 0.12% C24:0. The base oil is hydrogenated...
5951296 Optical spray painting practice and training system  
An optical spray painting practice gun emits a shaped optical beam onto a practice surface to simulate an actual paint spray on the surface. The gun preferably uses a class 2 diode laser to...
5868840 Paint gun incorporating a laser device  
A spray gun for applying a liquid spray coating, such as paint, to a surface incorporates a light source and detection system for analyzing the position of the spray gun relative to a worksurface...
5857625 Paint gun incorporating a laser device  
A spray gun for applying a liquid spray coating, such as paint, to a surface incorporates a light source system for gauging the position of the spray gun relative to a worksurface in order to...
5757498 Optical spray coating monitoring system and method  
An optical spray coating monitoring system uses a laser displacement sensor and a data acquisition system to monitor a spray gun operator's technique, and display information relating to coating...
5598972 Optical spray paint optimization system and method  
An optical spray paint optimization system can be removably mounted to a spray paint gun, thus enhancing the ability of the user to guide the direction of the spray and also locate the nozzle at...
5194461 Structural materials from recycled high density polyethylene and herbaceous fibers, and method for production  
A composite useful for structural components comprised of recycled high density polyethylene and herbaceous fibrous materials and a method to produce composites based on recycled high density...
4569932 Low toxicity radiation sensitizer  
This invention relates to cisplatin type fluorescently labeled compounds. In particular, the compounds are bis (5-aminofluorescein)-dichloroplatinum (II) or certain substituted analogues thereof....
4490543 Low toxicity radiation sensitizer  
Bis(5-aminofluorescein)dichloroplatinum(II), and substituted fluoresceinamine derivatives of this compound are disclosed as highly effective radiation sensitizers which enhance the effect of...
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