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Method and apparatus for determining orientation of parts resting on a
An improved lighting system which illuminates the parts with both generally collimated and diffused light simultaneously useful with machine vision systems. This...
Maleated high acid number high molecular weight polypropylene of low
A novel, continuous process for the manufacture of novel higher molecular weight and higher acid numbered maleated polypropylenes with lower color at higher...
Dispersant for ink jet ink
An ink jet ink composition comprising from about 0.5% to about 30% by weight of a pigment, a carrier and a sulfonated polyester dispersant in a ratio of...
Color negative films adapted for digital scanning
A color negative film is disclosed capable of producing dye images suitable for digital scanning. With a green recording layer unit coated over a red recording...
A film leader comprising a main leader portion having a pair of parallel straight edges between which the main leader portion has a constant width, an extreme...
Photographic member with peelable and repositioning adhesive layer
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising at least one silver halide imaging layer, at least one biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet, and at...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon, in the order recited, a base layer comprising a hydrophilic material and an ink-receptive top...
Copy restrictive documents
A media for restricting the copying of a document utilizing one or more microdots that are embedded in said document for providing a non-visual, but machine...
Pigmented ink jet prints on gelatin overcoated with hardeners
A method of improving the durability of an ink jet ink image comprising the steps of: a) providing an ink jet ink receiving layer containing gelatin; b)...
Cassette for light-sensitive material
A cassette (168) is disclosed for use with light-sensitive web material (238), the cassette including a hollow cassette housing (226) having an exit slit (244);...
Imaging and printing methods to form imaging member by fluid application
to fluid-receiving element
An imaging member can be prepared by imagewise application of a fluid onto a water-soluble fluid-receiving layer coated on a hydrophilic support. Application is...
Method for embedding digital information in an image
A method of embedding digital data in a source image includes the steps of: a) generating a multi-level data image representing the digital data; b) convolving...
Document image thresholding using foreground and background clustering
Document image thresholding using foreground and background is disclosed. A document (16) is scanned and a region (30) and a sub-region (32) of the document is...
Method for generating an improved carrier for use in an image data
A message is embedded into a digital image by forming a digitized version of the message and convolving the digitized message with a random phase carrier to form...
Method and apparatus for inverting a bias field for magneto-optic
recording and erasing
A bias-field apparatus for a magneto-optical system having a magneto-optical recording element which includes a conductive substrate and which moves through a...
Liquid crystal dispersion display using opaque conductive layers
including developed silver
A liquid crystal dispersion display including an opaque first conductive layer including developed silver crystals and having a plurality of first openings for...
Vacuum drum with countersunk holes
The present invention is for a vacuum drum (300) with countersunk holes (334). In one embodiment, vacuum holes (306), countersunk vacuum holes (334), and blind...
Battery charging system with battery type and polarity discrimination
A battery charging system detects if multiple battery cells to be recharged include rechargeable, secondary batteries or non-rechargeable, primary batteries. If...
Photographic elements containing development inhibitor releasing
A photographic element comprising a support having situated thereon at least one silver halide emulsion layer, the element containing an image modifying compound...
Clear polycarbonate and polyester blends
A blend of polycarbonates of dihydroxydiphenyl cycloalkanes and optionally 4,4'-isopropylidenediphenol with polyesters from terephthalic acid, isophthalic acid,...
Thermoplastic polyurethane additives for improved polymer matrix
composites and methods of making and using...
The present invention relates to a composite made by the process of melt mixing (a) a polymer having at least one isocyanate reactive group, wherein the polymer...
Thermal recording element
A thermal recording element consisting of a support having thereon a recording layer comprising hollow spherical beads dispersed in a hydrophilic binder, the...
Method for the reduction of biological growth in solution
The present invention is a process for reducing biological growth in aqueous solutions. An aqueous solution is provided. An amylase solution is added to the...
Packaged photographic product containing time and temperature
integrating indicator device, and process for...
A packaged photographic product is disclosed comprising a) a silver halide based photographic material contained within a packaging enclosure, and b) a time and...
Robust method for the preparation of high bromide tabular grain emulsions
A method is disclosed of manufacturing a radiation-sensitive tabular grain emulsion comprised of (a) providing in a stirred reaction vessel a host tabular grain...
Photographic process and silver halide material using a developing agent
incorporated in particles
The invention relates to a silver halide photographic process carried out using a developing agent incorporated in particles. The developing agent is present in...
Photographic element containing a malonanilide DIR coupler
This invention comprises a photographic element, comprising a support bearing at least one silver halide emulsion and at least one malonanilide yellow...
Coating compositions and imaging elements containing a layer comprising
An imaging element is described comprising a support material having thereon at least one image-forming layer and at least one layer coated from a composition...
Imaging elements comprising an electrically-conductive layer and a
protective overcoat composition containing a...
An imaging element comprises a support material having thereon at least one image-forming layer, an electrically-conductive layer and protective overcoat layer...
Color photographic element containing elemental silver and heterocyclic
thiol in a non-light sensitive layer
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a non-light sensitive layer containing elemental silver and a heterocyclic thiol compound having a Clog P of at...
Color negative photographic elements with modified scavenging compound
A color negative photographic element is disclosed containing higher levels of oxidized developer agent scavenging compound in the lowest and intermediate...
Composite photographic material with laminated biaxially oriented
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a paper base, at least one photosensitive silver halide layer, and a layer of microvoided biaxially...
Dual mask pattern transfer techniques for fabrication of lenslet arrays
A method for forming lenslets of a solid-state imager, includes providing a first etch-stop layer on a spacer layer formed on a substrate or layer(s) on a...
Portal localization radiographic element and method of imaging
Portal localization radiographic elements and a process of confirming the targeting of a beam of X-radiation of from 4 to 25 MVp using the portal radiographic...
Process for improving the flavor retaining property of
polyester/polyamide blend containers for ozonated water
The present invention relates to a process for minimizing the formation of undesirable byproducts in ozonated liquids comprising the steps of: providing a container...
Continuous method of removing impurities from crude silver nitrate
Herein is disclosed a continuous process for manufacturing purified silver nitrate solutions comprising the steps of: a) transferring a crude silver nitrate solution,...
Method for decontaminating a photographic effluent
The invention concerns a method for treating a photographic effluent with an oxidation catalyst. This catalyst is prepared by forming in situ, in a porous...
Microfluidic printing with optical density control
A microfluidic printing apparatus including at least one ink reservoir; a structure defining a plurality of chambers arranged so that the chambers form an array...
Image producing apparatus for microfluidic printing
An image producing method and apparatus is described which, in response to a stored image file, prints a plurality of microfluidic printing pixels on a display...
Core for winding a web of deformable material
A core winding a web of deformable material which is thicker along its margins, particularly knurl-edged webs. The core includes a rigid cylindrical member and a...
Enclosure for a bottom draining container
A valve assembly and a bottom-draining container having the valve assembly. The valve assembly comprising a first body member, a guide member supported by the...
Electrostatic charge-suppressing fuser roller
A toner fuser roller with suppressed electrostatic charge build-up for fixing a toner image to a receiver includes a core; and an overcoat layer formed over the...
Multi-position flash with shutter actuator operable in each position on
A camera including a housing, a dual position flash pivotable between a folded position against the housing and an unfolded position extending from the housing,...
Diffuse optical transmission density measurement system
An apparatus for measuring diffuse optical transmission density of a photographic films sample uses two integrating spheres and a diffuse light source. Light...
Phase-noise type broad spectral bandwidth optical low-pass anti-aliasing
A device is described for a very low cost anti-aliasing filter to be used to suppress aliasing artifacts present in discretely sampled solid-state electronic...
Insertable thermal printer cartridges for digital camera
An insertable thermal printer cartridge for insertion into a digital camera or the like includes a housing for receiving a plurality of receivers each of which...
Collection of process effluent
Described herein is an alarm system for use with a `bag-in-box` arrangement (10) which is used to collect effluent from a processing apparatus (20). The alarm...
A camera-speed color photothermographic imaging method is disclosed. A photothermographic film is employed that contains a photographically responsive, thermally...
Photothermographic and thermographic films containing low levels of
unsaturated fatty acid to prevent fog
A method of obtaining a photothermographic or thermographic film with reduced fog, such as pepper fog, comprises preparing a dispersion of: an ...
Photographic emulsion having an improved speed, photographic element
containing said emulsion, and method
A photographic emulsion comprising dispersed in a binder sensitized silver halide grains wherein the emulsion is sensitized from an organometallic compound of...