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MOTION DAMPER FOR LARGE STRUCTURES
WO08.12.1994
PCT/NZ1994/000053INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH LIMITEDROBINSON, William, Henry
F16F 7/12
F MECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
16
ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OR UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
F
SPRINGS; SHOCK-ABSORBERS; MEANS FOR DAMPING VIBRATION
7
Vibration-dampers; Shock-absorbers
12
using plastic deformation of members
An extrusion damper for interposing between two members to absorb energy of motion which may be induced between the two comprises a rigid jacket (1) surrounding a body of a plastically deformable energy absorbing material (3) such as lead and a shaft (2) which moves through the core to deform the core during induced motion. The shaft is of an irregular shape such as a sinusoidal, helix or screw shape or similar. The body of energy absorbing material may optionally be subjected to approximately hydrostatic pressure preferably exceeding the shear yield stress of the energy absorbing material.

AN AUTOMATIC PLANT WATERING DEVICE
WO21.09.1995
PCT/NZ1995/000027WILBY, Philip, MorganWILBY, Philip, Morgan
A01G 27/02
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
01
AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING
G
HORTICULTURE; CULTIVATION OF VEGETABLES, FLOWERS, RICE, FRUIT, VINES, HOPS, OR SEAWEED; FORESTRY; WATERING
27
Self-acting watering devices, e.g. for flower-pots
02
having a water reservoir, the main part thereof being located wholly around or directly beside the growth substrate
Plant watering device (2) comprises two components (A & B). Component (A) comprises an inverted ring shaped bowl (4) with a hole (8) in its upper surface which serves as a filling port. A bung (10) is adapted to fit into and seal the filling port (8). A small delivery port (12) is provided in the bottom of pot chamber (6). Component (B) is a sealing disc (14). The outer rim of the sealing disc (14) is adapted to form a watertight seal with the base of bowl (4) whilst allowing rotation of the two components (A & B) relative to each other. An inner circular upstand (16) is provided in the centre of sealing disc (14) and has a delivery port (18) which corresponds in size and shape to the delivery port (12). In use, the delivery ports (12, 18) are aligned, which allows water to flow out from the water reservoir (20). As the reservoir (20) is a sealed chamber, water can no longer leave it. Hence, the water level in the plant chamber (6) is maintained within close limits about the height of the delivery ports (12, 18).

IMPROVEMENTS IN OR RELATING TO A METHOD OF TRANSPORTING OR STORING PERISHABLE PRODUCE
WO24.08.1995
PCT/NZ1995/000017TRANSPHERE SYSTEMS LIMITEDBOSHER, Paul, Raymond
A23L 3/3418
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
L
FOODS, FOODSTUFFS, OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES A21D91; THEIR PREPARATION OR TREATMENT, e.g. COOKING, MODIFICATION OF NUTRITIVE QUALITIES, PHYSICAL TREATMENT; PRESERVATION OF FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS, IN GENERAL
3
Preservation of foods or foodstuffs, in general, e.g. pasteurising, sterilising, specially adapted for foods or foodstuffs
34
by treatment with chemicals
3409
in the form of gases, e.g. fumigation; Compositions or apparatus therefor
3418
in a controlled atmosphere, e.g. partial vacuum, comprising only CO2, N2, O2 or H2O
The invention allows cool rooms or sea containers designed for frozen goods to handle produce requiring more precisely controlled temperatures and conditions, e.g. vegetables and fruits requiring temperatures in the chilling range and often also needing control or modification of the atmosphere. Each load of produce (100) (e.g. of pallet size) is held in the sea container or cool room but is sealed from the air of the refrigerated environment by, for example, a plastics bag (56). The atmosphere within the bag is then circulated by a fan (12) (or by convection currents from a heating element) so as to pass through the load and around it via ducts (30) provided adjacent the bag (56). Heat exchange (50) between the circulating gas and the refrigerated environment, via the plastics film, serves to cool the load. However if cooling is excessive a heating element can be used to raise the temperature of the circulating atmosphere. Gas composition of the atmosphere can be controlled by scrubbing, flushing, etc. via pipes from a central unit or at each load individually or by choosing semi-permeable plastic for the sealing bags.

PREVENTION OF DIABETES
WO14.09.1995
PCT/NZ1995/000025AUCKLAND UNISERVICES LIMITEDELLIOTT, Robert, Bartlett
A61K 38/28
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
K
PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
38
Medicinal preparations containing peptides
16
Peptides having more than 20 amino acids; Gastrins; Somatostatins; Melanotropins; Derivatives thereof
17
from animals; from humans
22
Hormones
28
Insulins
The incidence of the autoimmune disease, diabetes mellitus, is well controlled in the nude-obese-diabetic (NOD) mouse model using injections of the A chain fragment (or parts thereof) of the insulin molecule as an antigen in combination with killed cells (or parts thereof) of Haemophilus pertussis, acting as an adjuvant. This leads to the convenient prevention of diabetes in humans using the common 'Triple vaccine' (DPT) diphtheria/whooping cough/tetanus vaccine (or versions thereof) in combination with the A chain fragment of insulin. This mixture can be given to an at-risk population in which diabetes is expected to occur at an abnormally high rate, or it can be given to the entire population.

MASTITIS TEST
WO27.07.1995
PCT/NZ1994/000003SIMMONS, Maxine, HelenSIMMONS, Maxine, Helen
G01N 33/68
G PHYSICS
01
MEASURING; TESTING
N
INVESTIGATING OR ANALYSING MATERIALS BY DETERMINING THEIR CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
33
Investigating or analysing materials by specific methods not covered by groups G01N1/-G01N31/131
48
Biological material, e.g. blood, urine; Haemocytometers
50
Chemical analysis of biological material, e.g. blood, urine; Testing involving biospecific ligand binding methods; Immunological testing
68
involving proteins, peptides or amino acids
A method of testing for the existence of mastitis in milk from cows either from an individual cow or from a herd of cows, by (a) obtaining a sample of milk to be tested, (b) determining whether immunoglobulin G2 (IgG2) is present in said sample at a level above or below a predetermined level which is typically about 0.05 mg IgG2 per millilitre of milk, by an ELISA comparison with immunoglobulin standards, and (c) classifying the individual cow or herd of cows as mastitis affected if said immunoglubulin is present in said sample at or above said predetermined level.

THE MANUFACTURE OF AND USES FOR LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT AGARS AND AGAROIDS
WO08.09.1995
PCT/NZ1994/000057SPORTS EZE LIMITEDMILLER, Ian, James
A23G 3/34
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
G
COCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
3
Sweetmeats; Confectionery; Marzipan; Coated or filled products
34
Sweetmeats, confectionery or marzipan; Processes for the preparation thereof
The invention consists of methods by which agar or an agaroid is hydrolysed under controlled conditions to give materials which form very low strength gels when 1 % solutions in water are cooled, and which, at near zero gel strengths, give dispersions which act like creams. These can be used as bases for skin treatment products, cosmetics, food and have the advantage for skin preparations of being handled like a cream but then behaving like a lotion, the cream leaving no oily residue. Twelve examples are given, including uses for cosmetics, massage gels, etc., and twenty claims are made.

IN-LINE VALVE CONTROLLED BY PILOT OPERATED PRESSURE CHAMBER BEHIND THE VALVE MEMBER
WO31.08.1995
PCT/NZ1995/000020KOENIG, Reinhard, OttoKOENIG, Reinhard, Otto
F16K 31/40
F MECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
16
ENGINEERING ELEMENTS OR UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
K
VALVES; TAPS; COCKS; ACTUATING-FLOATS; DEVICES FOR VENTING OR AERATING
31
Operating means; Releasing devices
12
actuated by fluid
36
in which fluid from the conduit is constantly supplied to the fluid motor
40
with electrically-actuated member in the discharge of the motor
Preferred forms provide control over inlets (41) and/or outlets (42) from the pressure chamber (43) to use the fluid pressure on the high and low sides of the valve mechanism to create the variations in pressure in the pressure chamber (43). Further examples include embodiments in which the control is provided on both the inlet and the outlet to allow the valve to open to stable positions intermediate of the fully opened and fully closed positions. Further, an embodiment (Figure 13) including a pressure reduction valve (64) and a further embodiment (Figure 11) in which the fully opened position is adjustable by including a screw adjustable orifice on inlet (41). The preferred embodiment includes an axial relationship between the control surface and the inlets and outlets.

ROTARY TYPE INTERNAL COMBUSTION MOTOR
WO24.08.1995
PCT/NZ1995/000015CONTINUOUS CYCLE ENGINE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITEDSMITH, Roger, John
F01B 13/06
F MECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
01
MACHINES OR ENGINES IN GENERAL; ENGINE PLANTS IN GENERAL; STEAM ENGINES
B
MACHINES OR ENGINES, IN GENERAL OR OF POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT TYPE, e.g. STEAM ENGINES
13
Reciprocating-piston machines or engines with rotating cylinders in order to obtain the reciprocating-piston motion
04
with more than one cylinder
06
in star arrangement
An internal combustion motor comprising at least two reciprocable pistons (2, 4) in their respective cylinders arranged radially in a rotatable crankcase (25) having an axis of rotation (26), a stepdriver element (10) connected to the pistons (2, 4) via their respective connecting rods (6, 8), an axis of rotation (12) of the stepdriver element (10) being offset from the axis of rotation (26) of the crankcase (25), the crankcase (25) and the cylinders in use rotating around the stepdriver element (10) while the pistons (2, 4) reciprocate in the respective cylinders, link assembly means (14, 16) connecting the stepdriver element (10) to the crankcase (25) and means to take power from the rotatable crankcase (25).

OPTIMAL ARTICLE GRADING SYSTEM
WO15.09.1994
PCT/NZ1994/000014HORTICULTURAL AUTOMATION LIMITEDMCCRAE, Ian, Richard
B07C 5/36
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
07
SEPARATING SOLIDS FROM SOLIDS; SORTING
C
POSTAL SORTING; SORTING INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES, OR BULK MATERIAL FIT TO BE SORTED PIECE-MEAL, e.g. BY PICKING
5
Sorting according to a characteristic or feature of the articles or material being sorted, e.g. by control effected by devices which detect or measure such characteristic or feature; Sorting by manually actuated devices, e.g. switches
36
Sorting apparatus characterised by the means used for distribution
An article grading system for sorting objects, for example apples, into boxes containing apples of substantially the same size. The system optimises the packing process so that the value of the boxes packed from a given lot of apples is maximised. The system is provided with information relating to the price distribution of apples of various sizes and, using this as well as other information, decides at which box each individual apple should be off-loaded. The system works on-line wherein fruit are delivered to the system via a conveyor (7) on which are mounted a plurality of 'cups', each of which may hold one apple. A local area network (15) of personal computers controls the operation of the system including accepting for input the weights or sizes of each individual piece of fruit via weighing or optical recognition stations and controlling the ejection of each individual piece of fruit at positions along the conveyor (7) corresponding to respective boxes being packed depending on the solution determined by the optimising algorithm which is also implemented on a personal computer linked to the local area network.

PROTECTIVE CANOPY
WO28.09.1995
PCT/NZ1995/000028ROBINSON, Michael, DavidROBINSON, Michael, David
A01G 13/02
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
01
AGRICULTURE; FORESTRY; ANIMAL HUSBANDRY; HUNTING; TRAPPING; FISHING
G
HORTICULTURE; CULTIVATION OF VEGETABLES, FLOWERS, RICE, FRUIT, VINES, HOPS, OR SEAWEED; FORESTRY; WATERING
13
Protecting plants
02
Protective coverings for plants; Devices for laying-out coverings
An easily deployed barrier (400), shade or shield intended for agricultural or horticultural protection against hail, birds, sunlight, and the like is comprised of open-weave or knitted fabric (401) or shade cloth held over the items (402) to be protected so that it tends to assume an open parallelogram (or practically rectangular) outline when in the fully spread out position and tends to become a closed parallelogram outline when in the fully closed or contracted position. The shape of the barrier is altered by pulling either cord (411) or cord (410) along one edge along the direction of the length of the cloth. Accessories including supports (403), deposited-load release mechanisms (422), cross-cables (412) for stability, and deployment means (415, 419) are also described. The barriers may be deployed automatically to cover large areas such as an entire orchard.

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