|| List of recent Anchor-related patents
|Systems and methods for graphically depicting people and interests|
A system of graphically depicting people and interests can comprise an anchor structure having a dimensional area, an identity icon adapted to be positioned on or adjacent to the anchor structure, and a plurality of interest icons adapted to be positioned on or adjacent to the anchor structure and having a graphical relationship to the identity icon. The identity icon can be prepared so that it has an area no larger than 25% of the dimensional area of the anchor structure.
|Support segment for ocular structures|
Devices and methods for providing capsular support to areas of zonular weakness and for iris dilation in complex cataract surgery and other ophthalmological procedures. In one embodiment, a device for implantation into an eye includes at least one engagement feature and at least one attachment mechanism.
|Heart valve and endovascular graft components and method for delivery|
A medical device including a valve member with an elongate tubular portion with at least one aperture disposed in a sidewall at a location between the proximal and distal ends, and a plurality of leaflets; a first endovascular graft coupled to the valve member; and a second endovascular graft coupled to the first endovascular graft; and an expandable anchor member coupled to the second endovascular graft.. .
|Releasable contact connection arrangement for electrodes on an electromedical device|
A releasable contact connection arrangement for electrodes on an electromedical device, in particular for electrodes of active implants, such as neurostimulator devices, includes a contact end, which is provided on the electrode and comprises at least one electrical contact, a device-side connector head on the electromedical device, a connector opening on the connector head for anchoring the contact end of the electrode so as to produce an electrical contact connection and releasable mechanical fixing, and an anti-kink device at the exit of the contact end from the connector opening, wherein the anti-kink device includes a flexible anti-kink sleeve sitting on the contact end of the electrode before the at least one electrical contact, said anti-kink sleeve being slid via its fixing end facing the connector head into a receiving recess that is enlarged compared to the connector opening and being fastened therein.. .
|Rod-shaped implant element with flexible section|
A rod-shaped implant element for the connection of bone anchoring elements includes at least one rigid section that is configured to be placed in a receiver member of a bone anchoring element and a flexible section that is adjacent to the rigid section. The flexible section and the rigid section are formed as a continuous one-piece element..
|Intervertebral disc annulus repair system and bone anchor delivery tool|
An intervertebral disc repair system comprises an implant and a delivery tool configured to deploy the implant at least partially in a vertebral body of a patient. The implant includes an anchor member and an adjustable suture assembly coupled thereto.
|Knotless suture anchor for securing soft tissue to bone|
A suture anchor for anchoring a suture to bone, the suture anchor comprising: an elongated body having a distal end surface, a proximal end surface, an exterior sidewall extending between the distal end surface and the proximal end surface, and an interior passageway extending between the distal end surface and the proximal end surface; and an actuator comprising a distal end, a proximal end and a shaft extending between the distal end and the proximal end, the distal end of the actuator comprising a suture retainer mechanism movably disposed relative to the elongated body.. .
|Method and apparatus for attaching tissue to bone|
Said anchor body and said working suture being configured such that, when at least one of said anchor body and said working suture receives a repair suture which is connected to the first object, and said anchor body is thereafter disposed in a hole in the second object, applying tension to said working suture secures said anchor body to the second object and secures said repair suture to said anchor body without requiring that a knot be tied after said anchor body is disposed in the hole in the second object.. .
|Tissure closure device and method|
A device having a plurality of anchors configured to be driven into a tissue, and a closure element extending between the anchors and configured to urge the anchors toward each other, closing a wound and complying with motion of the tissue.. .
Surgical fasteners, including tacks are disclosed for fastening a surgical mesh to underlying tissue during surgical procedures to repair body tissue, such as in hernia repair. Such tacks can include a head, a elongated body portion having a distal end and a proximal end, and an anchoring element on an outer surface of the body portion for inhibiting the removal of the tack from the mesh and body tissue..
|Apparatus for the treatment of tissue|
A system for treatment of tissue includes a fixation apparatus and a delivery tool releasably carrying the fixation apparatus. The fixation apparatus includes first and second anchors and an adjustable band connecting the anchors.
|Electric cable plug connecting device and method|
A plug adaptor device and method for using the same, the device including anchor and clip components for attachment with electric cable plugs and/or wall (or floor) sockets or socket faceplates. Corresponding anchor and clip components are separately attachable to electric cable plugs or sockets and used to secure plug to plug or plug to socket connections.
|Alpha toxin detection of gpi anchored proteins|
The present invention relates to a method for the purification, concentration and identification of glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchored proteins (gpi-aps) from a biological sample (cells, tissues and/or blood/serum) in a patient or subject, including a human patient or subject. A new method to separate gpi-anchored glycoproteins, a class of glycoproteins found in all animal cells and fluids including serum, from other glycoproteins and proteins for the purpose of identifying potential biomarkers for various diseases, including cancer, especially breast cancer, vaginal cancer, endometrial cancer, uterine cancer, cervical cancer, pancreatic cancer and prostate cancer.
|Methods and compositions for improving sperm functionality|
Methods for improving the functionality and/or fertility of sperm, for example, by enhancing motility and extending the lifespan of sperm in the frt, by adding functional molecules of interest attached to a membrane anchoring agent-peg conjugate to the surface of the sperm are provided. Such methods may be used in ai to reduce the number of sperm needed for insemination and to improve conception rates..
|Three dimensional visual display device kit|
A three dimensional visual display device kit made of paper or plastic materials, comprising a multitude of interchangeable stemmed panels of varying shaft lengths and shapes for user to insert into a decorative collapsible base structure that houses a foam-like material for anchoring stemmed image panels. Said stemmed panels having printed graphics and visual enhancements.
|Accelerated product aging|
Accelerated aging of a product is provided by submerging in a body of water a container having a product to be aged therein. The container is coupled to anchoring device(s) via a coupling apparatus.
|Reverse wedgelock device|
A reverse wedgelock device with multiple draw blocks disposed about a lead screw passing through the draw blocks, wherein the draw blocks may be compressed together and caused to displace about respective wedge surfaces upon tightening of the screw. Compression and displacement of the draw blocks can function to draw anchors associated with the draw blocks inward, which, when engaged with opposing objects, functions to draw the objects together..
|Cargo securing device for securing cargo|
A cargo securing device for securing cargo is provided. The device includes an attachment means having a first and a second end portion; a peripherally rotatable storage spool onto which the first end portion of the attachment means is fastened and is spoolable upon; a lockable and releasable tightening device connected to the attachment means for the tightening thereof; and a common support structure for supporting said storage spool and tightening device.
|Grouting method for anchoring with polymer|
A grouting method for anchoring with polymer is provided, wherein the method includes steps of: a) rod body processing; b) tying up a geotextile bag and grouting tubes on the anchoring rod body; c) hole drilling; d) polymer grouting: i. Hole sealing grouting; ii.
|Mechanically stabilized earth retaining wall system and method of use|
A retaining wall system is provided for mechanically stabilizing an earthen wall. The system comprises anchor receiving channels, anchoring tie back strips, and a plurality of connecting anchors.
|Pile driver system for and method of installing foundation elements in a subsea ground formation|
A pile driver system for installing or removing foundation elements, such as piles, anchors, and conductors, in a subsea ground formation, includes a closed housing defining a cavity, an impact weight accommodated inside the housing, a hydraulic circuit for reciprocating the impact weight, which circuit comprises one or more valves, a cylinder, and a piston accommodated in the cylinder and connected to the impact weight, a pump for withdrawing water from the surroundings of the pile driver and providing pressurized water to the hydraulic circuit, and at least one outlet for returning water to the surroundings. The exhaust of the hydraulic circuit communicates with the cavity and the outlet is located in the wall of the housing..
|Polymer grouting method for constructing vertical supporting system|
A polymer grouting method for constructing a vertical supporting system, includes following steps of: (1) structuring an integrated polymer water-blocking panel; (2) constructing a polymer coping of a polymer vertical supporting system; (3) constructing polymer anchors on the integrated polymer water-blocking panel; (4) processing constructing connection of the polymer anchors; and (5) excavating vertically by layer in turn, wherein step (3) and step (4) is repeated until a construction of the polymer vertical supporting system reaches a projected depth, and then the construction of the polymer vertical supporting system is completed. The polymer vertical supporting system constructed according to the present invention has advantages, such as convenience, lightness, high tenacity, economy, and lasting long.
|Method for installing a self-supporting tower for extracting hydrocarbons|
A method for installing a self-supporting tower at a sea bed. An anchoring mechanism (32) is installed on the bed.
|Traction sheave clamping device|
A traction sheave clamping device for detachably fixing ropes to the traction sheave of a koepe hoist, having at least one clamp crossbeam, at least two anchoring elements for engaging in wedge-shaped or hook-shaped grooves in the face sides of the traction sheave/cable chuck rim sheets, and stud bolts for connecting the anchoring elements to the clamp crossbeam, wherein the anchoring elements and the traction sheaves have corresponding torque support surfaces extending substantially in the pull direction of the stud bolts, wherein the extension of the torque support surfaces in the pull direction of the stud bolts is a multiple of the distance between the stud bolt centre axis and the anchoring point.. .
|Method and system for interconnecting structural panels|
Building or structural panels may be joined, such as to form walls or floors. The panels may be connected in various orientations via one or more connectors.
|Strain relief device for a fiber optic cable|
A strain relief device (24) for anchoring a fiber optic cable (22) to telecommunications equipment (10) includes a base (34) defining a top side (52) and a bottom side (54), the base (34) defining a base channel (60) having an open top and a closed bottom and that receives the fiber optic cable (22) from the open top, the base channel (60) defining a longitudinal axis (62) generally parallel to a longitudinal axis (82) of the fiber optic cable (22) when the fiber optic cable (22) is placed within the base channel (60), the base (34) further defining a first sliding coupling structure (66) extending at a generally acute angle relative to the longitudinal axis (62) of the base channel (60) along a top to bottom direction. The strain relief device (24) further including a cover (44) defining a top side and a bottom side, the cover (44) defining a cover channel (80) having an open bottom and a closed top and that receives the fiber optic cable (22) from the open bottom, the cover channel (80) defining a longitudinal axis (78) generally parallel to the longitudinal axis (82) of the fiber optic cable (22) when the fiber optic cable (22) is placed within the cover channel (80), the cover (44) further defining a second sliding coupling structure (68) extending at a generally acute angle relative to the longitudinal axis (78) of the cover channel (80) along a top to bottom direction, the second sliding coupling structure (68) slidably mating with the first sliding coupling structure (66) for clamping the fiber optic cable (22) in between the base (34) and the cover (44)..
|Micromechanical detection structure for a mems acoustic transducer and corresponding manufacturing process|
A micromechanical structure for a mems capacitive acoustic transducer, has: a substrate made of semiconductor material, having a front surface lying in a horizontal plane; a membrane, coupled to the substrate and designed to undergo deformation in the presence of incident acoustic-pressure waves; a fixed electrode, which is rigid with respect to the acoustic-pressure waves and is coupled to the substrate by means of an anchorage structure, in a suspended position facing the membrane to form a detection capacitor. The anchorage structure has at least one pillar element, which is at least in part distinct from the fixed electrode and supports the fixed electrode in a position parallel to the horizontal plane..
|Flexible decorative lighted strip, cabinet including same, and installation method|
A flexible lighting strip in the form of a t-molding covers a board edge of a video or arcade game cabinet, allowing decorative lighting to be applied to the cabinet. The t-molding includes a flexible casing having a head portion with an upper surface formed of a transparent or translucent plastic material, and a hollow channel formed in the head portion that extends along the casing.
|Method to realize electronic field-effect transistor sensors|
A transistor includes at least one conductive layer, at least one gate dielectric layer and at least one semiconducting film deposited on top of a receptor molecule layer previously deposited or covalently linked to the surface of the gate dielectric. The layer of biological material includes single or double layers of phospholipids, layers made of proteins such as receptors, antibodies, ionic channels and enzymes, single or double layers of phospholipids with inclusion or anchoring of proteins such as: receptors, antibodies, ionic channels and enzymes, layers made of oligonucleotide (dna, rna, pna) probes, layers made of cells or viruses, layers made of synthetic receptors for example molecules or macromolecules similar to biological receptors for properties, reactivity or steric aspects..
|Mems device with stress isolation and method of fabrication|
A mems device (20) includes a proof mass structure (26) and beams (28, 30) residing in a central opening (32) of the proof mass structure (26), where the structure and the beams are suspended over a substrate (22). The beams (28, 30) are oriented such that lengthwise edges (34, 36) of the beams are beside one another.
|Cable tie for mounting cables against a panel|
A cable tie with means to form a loop in order to mount cables against a panel or a marking badge. The cable tie has an integrated panel anchor having an elongated body in an area where the cable tie has an elongated cross-section and changes direction at least one time.
|Anchoring device in a helicopter deck|
An anchoring device in a helicopter deck, where a housing that is provided with an open top and lowered into the helicopter deck, contains a fastener which is vertically displaceable between a withdrawn, inactive position and an active position where an upper fastener portion extends at least partly up from the helicopter deck. The upper fastener portion is arranged to be detachably connected to an anchoring means.
|Train rail track structure systems|
A train rail track structure system includes a c-face down steel channel cross tie defining a plurality of holes in a top wider web surface thereof and a protrusion with perpendicular faces extending from an underside of the top surface, the holes configured to pass a fixative and solidifying mixture into a ballast bed there beneath. The protrusion anchors the steel channel cross tie in the fixative and solidifying mixture and the ballast bed.
|Cable chain with molded flights for tubular drag conveyor|
A chain link for a tubular conveyor, including an elongate endless loop having first and second opposed, spaced-apart link segments that each include a respective opposing, inwardly extending anchoring recess on an outer surface adapted to receive and retain a conveyor chain flight on the chain link.. .
|Ladder stabilization device|
An integrated ladder stabilizing support that utilizes the flexibility and usefulness of a vehicle to provide for a safe support stabilizer for the base of a ladder. A flush user platform with an upstanding ladder abutment rail has a flat extending tire receiving portion for a vehicle tire to be parked securely anchoring the ladder stabilizing support of the ground.
The present invention relates to modified surfaces. The surfaces comprise an inorganic material on which a phosphinic acid derivative is adsorbed.
A vessel includes a floating body (1), an excavating device (3) having a base member (4), an extendable arm member (5) which at one end thereof is coupled with the base member and an excavating element (6) mounted at the other end of the extendable arm member. The excavating device (3) is rotatably coupled with the floating body (1) for rotation of the excavating device in an excavator rotating area.
Anchor towers useful in the alteration of a position of an item connected to an anchor are described. An anchor tower includes an inner sleeve and an outer sleeve disposed over and operably connected to the inner sleeve such that movement of the outer sleeve results in movement of the inner sleeve.
|Contexture for attaching wiring and grinding discs|
The invention relates to a warp knitted contexture including a base structure and pile loops anchored in the base structure for rattle free attachment of wiring harnesses or for attachment of replaceable grinding discs at grinding machines. It is an object of the invention to provide a new warp knitted contexture for both applications recited supra and other applications, wherein the warp knitted contexture can be produced in a more economical manner and has constant quality or a constant surface.
|Assembly process of a telescopic tower|
Assembly process of a telescopic tower (100) including at least one prefabricated concrete section, comprising the following steps: providing sections (2,4,6,8,10) in an initial position wherein superimposed sections are disposed coaxially within a base section (10); providing assembly means (14,16,18); providing operator support means (20) on the external surface of said base section (10) essentially vertically in correspondence with the upper edge of said base section (10); lifting the innermost superimposed section (2,4,6,8) radially from those that are in the initial position forming a joint between the lower end portion of said superimposed section (2,4,6,8) which is being lifted and the upper end portion of the radially external and immediately adjacent section (4,6,8,10); providing in said joint anchoring devices for immobilizing at least provisionally the corresponding sections (2,4,6,8,10) between one another.. .
|Ceiling panel wire anchor|
A sheet metal fastener and method of use with a low density porous ceiling panel, the fastener comprising a plurality of blades adapted to be manually driven into a backside of a low density fibrous ceiling panel core, each blade being arranged to be pivoted about a horizontal axis in a direction opposite another one of the blades while embedded in the core to fix the fastener to the panel and an upstanding structure attached to said blades adapted to project upwardly from a rear side of the panel and having an aperture for receiving a suspension wire.. .
|Masonry wall wire reinforcement apparatus and methods thereof|
A masonry wire reinforcement apparatus and system is disclosed for anchoring a veneer wall to a backup wall of concrete masonry units using a masonry wire reinforcement product embedded into an inner support wall, along with clips and pintle ties, such that the clip is attached to the masonry wire reinforcement product and is configured to receive the pintle tie, which then is attached to the veneer wall. Also disclosed is a thermal attachment that can be attached to the clip and accept the pintle tie thereby reducing the transfer of energy from the outer veneer wall to the inner support wall.
|Device and method for wind loss prevention|
A loss prevention device, method and system for a structure subject to aerodynamic lift upon exposure to a wind event is disclosed having at least one tensioner coupled to the structure, at least one anchor attached to a fixed surface, and at least one barrier semipermeable to airflow connected between the at least one anchor and the at least one tensioner and exposed to said wind event. A fraction of a wind energy of said wind event is divided between the structure and the barrier, such that a lift force induced in the structure by the wind energy is at least partially counteracted by a strain induced in the barrier by the wind energy..
|Mems hinges with enhanced rotatability|
A mechanical device includes a long, narrow element made of a rigid, elastic material. A rigid frame is configured to anchor at least one end of the element, which is attached to the frame, and to define a gap running longitudinally along the element between the beam and the frame, so that the element is free to move within the gap.
|Medical implants and methods for delivering biologically active agents|
Medical implants, such as orthopedic implants of the type used in partial or total joint replacement procedures, for example. The implants include a porous substrate, and a bearing portion of a polymeric material, for example, which is at least partially molded within the porous substrate.
|Implantable prosthesis for reconstruction of an anatomical feature|
An implantable prosthesis is provided for reconstructing an anatomical feature, such as a breast nipple. The prosthesis may be formed from a biologic and/or synthetic material.
|Blood flow controlling apparatus|
A method for reducing regurgitation in a mitral valve using a blood flow controlling apparatus. The blood flow controlling apparatus comprises a leaflet coaptation member, a connecting member, and an anchor suitable for anchoring the apparatus to the interventricular septum.
A vascular implant for replacing a native heart valve comprises a self expanding stent supporting a valve body having leaflets. The stent preferably comprises an anchoring structure configured to prevent the implant from passing through the valve annulus.
|Heart valve repair device|
A heart valve annulus repair device having a tissue engaging member and a plurality of anchors. The tissue engaging member includes a loop of wire.
|Devices and methods for treating valvular regurgitation|
A system for treating mitral valve regurgitation includes a tensioning device having a plurality of helical anchors and a tensioning filament. One embodiment of the invention includes a method for attaching a tensioning device to the annulus of a mitral valve in a trans-leaflet configuration, and applying a tension force to the tension filament in order to exert force vectors on the annulus, thereby reshaping the mitral valve annulus so that the coaption of the anterior and posterior leaflets of the mitral is improved during ventricular contraction..
|Automatic lengthening bone fixation device|
A bone fixation device adapted to be coupled to bone anchors that allows movement of rods to permit a screw-rod construct to lengthen in response to bone growth without necessitating post surgical installation adjustment of the device. The bone fixation device includes a locking mechanism that is operably associated with a housing to allow relative movement of a rod and a housing in a first direction and inhibiting relative movement of the rod and the housing in a second direction..
|Medical devices containing shape memory polymer compositions|
The present invention relates at least in part to surgical devices which comprise a shape memory polymer material composition. Particularly, although not exclusively, the present invention relates to a fixation device e.g.
|Knotless filament anchor for soft tissue repair|
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for securing tissue to bone, including drilling a bone hole into the bone; passing a filament through the tissue, the filament including a first end, a second end and a length therebetween, the second end having a loop; passing the first end of the filament through the loop of the filament; pulling on the first end of the filament such that the loop travels along the length of the filament and to the tissue; passing an anchor along the length of the filament, from the first end towards the loop and tissue; engaging the loop with a distal end of the anchor; positioning the distal end of the anchor, with the loop of the filament, into the bone hole; and securing the anchor in the bone.. .
The present disclosure provides a wound closure device including: (a) a first opposing member and a second opposing member disposed on opposing sides of a central axis, each resiliently moveable between a closed position and open position relative to each other, each of the opposing members having a distal edge; (b) skin penetrating means for anchoring the device; (c) a pressure bar along each distal edge; (d) releasable locking means for biasing or maintaining the device in the closed position; and optionally (e) an accessory component.. .
An osteosynthesis clip having an overall u-shape, comprising two anchor bars and a connecting bar. The connecting bar including a longitudinal opening adapted to assume a closed configuration and an open configuration.
|Implantable multi-electrode device|
The invention provides an implantable multi-electrode device (300) and related methods and apparatuses. In one embodiment, the invention includes an implantable device (300) comprising: an assembly block (320); and a plurality of leads (340 .
|Mobile, portable, and interactive exercise apparatus|
A mobile/portable multifunction and interactive exercise apparatus which may be usable as a mobile/portable striking apparatus and/or a mobile/portable speed bad apparatus, or both. The disclosed embodiments comprise conversion features and components, and utilize an attachment-free leverage application to create a temporary anchoring for the apparatus.
|Removable stair slide|
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for sliding apparatus comprising a slide portion having a first surface, a second surface, a proximal end and a distal end. In certain embodiments, at least one of the first surface or the second surface is configured to be placed over one or more stairs of a staircase, such that at least a portion of the first surface or the second surface is in direct contact with at least a portion of the one or more stairs of the staircase.
|Methods and compositions for liposomal formulation of antigens and uses thereof|
The present invention relates to liposomal vaccine compositions, methods for the manufacture thereof, and methods for the use thereof to stimulate an immune response in an animal. These compositions comprise dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine (“dmpc”); either dimyristoylphosphatidylglycerol (“dmpg”) or dimyristoyltrimethylammonium propane (“dmtap”) or both dmpc and dmtap; and at least one sterol derivative providing a covalent anchor for one or more immunogenic polypeptide(s) or carbohydrate(s)..
|Tensionable elongated bolt disposed with a sleeve and method of use thereof|
An anchorable mine support for anchoring in a borehole with resin or grout. The anchorable mine support comprises a tensionable elongate metal member and a sleeve disposed on at least a portion of the tensionable elongate metal member.
|System for securing equipment|
The system for securing equipment includes a locking device attached to equipment to be secured, a plurality of fasteners, and an anchoring device. The locking device can be a u-bolt with threaded ends to attach to a backflow valve of a sprinkler system or locking bolts attached to a park bench or barbecue grill.
|Methods and arrangements for frequency shift communications by undersampling|
Embodiments may provide a way of communicating via an electromagnetic radiator, or light source, that can be amplitude modulated such as light emitting diode (led) lighting and receivers or detectors that can determine data from light received from the amplitude modulated electromagnetic radiator. Some embodiments may provide a method of transmitting/encoding data via modulated led lighting and other embodiments may provide receiving/decoding data from the modulated led lighting by means of a device with a low sampling frequency such as a relatively inexpensive camera (as might be found in a smart phone).
|Method and apparatus for utilizing multiple carriers in high speed packet access communications technical field|
A method and an apparatus for utilizing multiple carriers are disclosed. A wireless transmit/receive unit (wtru) capable of receiving on a single downlink carrier at a time may tune the receiver to one downlink carrier and switch the downlink carrier in accordance with a configured pattern.
|Per-host locator to enable mobility gateway relocation in distributed mobility management|
A method and system of relocating user equipment, such as a mobile device in a network from a first mobility anchor to a second mobility anchor, includes providing an identifier address to the user equipment when the latter is anchored to the first mobility anchor or gateway. When the user equipment is relocated to be anchored at the second mobility anchor or gateway, a per-host locator address is associated with the user equipment, the per-host locator address directing network packets to be routed to the second mobility anchor.
In a through anchor, a side face on a piece side of a groove portion is configured by a piece side inclined face, with the piece side inclined face being inclined in a direction such that an angle formed between the piece side inclined face and a slide face of the piece is an obtuse angle. During molding of a molded portion, an apex portion of a rib of a mold is disposed on or abuts the piece side inclined face of the piece.
|Composite molded body of metal member and molded resin member, and surface processing method of metal member|
Crater-like intricate indents formed by melting and scattering of a metal surface are provided by irradiating with high density energy such as a laser beam or an electron beam the surface of the metal member. By using the irradiation condition that the crater-like indents have partially overlapped regions, gangue-like prominent portions formed by melting and scattering of the metal surface, a spherical metal splash formed at the top end of the prominent portions, and a roughed surface shape where particulate sputtering formed upon fabrication is secured.
|Integrated micro-electromechanical switches and a related method thereof|
A system includes a plurality of micro-electromechanical switches including a plurality of gates, coupled to each other. Each micro-electromechanical switch includes a beam electrode disposed on a substrate.
|Capillary injection delivery system having tubing anchor|
A capillary injection system delivers chemical with a capillary string to a targeted area in a wellbore such as adjacent a rod pump of a reciprocating pump system. The capillary string is disposed along the production string and delivers the chemical downhole.
|Device for anchoring in a casing in a borehole in the ground|
A device for anchoring in a casing in a borehole in the ground. The device comprises a shaft oriented in an axial direction, the shaft having a torque transfer section.
|Anti-wear device for composite packers and plugs|
A downhole packer tool having components made essentially of non-metallic engineering grade plastic materials. The tool having an apparatus for anchoring the tool in an annular structure.
A heat exchanger, designed in particular for vehicles with an internal combustion engine, consisting of an insulated container connected to a cooling circuit of the vehicle, where inside of the container a heat storage unit (hsu) filled with phase-change material (pcm) is arranged. The heat storage unit (hsu) consists of a system of adjacently arranged aluminium extruded profiles, whose ends, provided with end caps to allow their filling with a phase transition material, are anchored in the face walls of the container, wherein the aluminium extruded profile, provided with at least one inner fin, has the shape of a square, rectangle, circular arc, or other known shape..
|Tire, the carcass reinforcement of which is reinforced with a layer of reinforcing elements in the bead region|
Tire having a radial carcass reinforcement anchored in each bead by an upturn around a bead wire, reinforced by at least one layer of reinforcing elements turned up around the bead wire, one end of said at least one layer of reinforcing elements being axially on the outside of the carcass reinforcement upturn and radially on the inside of the end of said upturn, the other end turned up around the bead wire being axially on the inside of the carcass reinforcement. The reinforcing elements are non-wrapped metal cords with saturated layers, having, in a permeability test, a flow rate of less than 5 cm3/min and the distance between the end, axially on the outside of the carcass reinforcement upturn, of said at least one layer of reinforcing elements turned up around the bead wire and the end of the carcass reinforcement upturn is less than 5 mm..
A feeder system comprising a directional automatic feeder; a feed container positioned above the directional automatic feeder; a cavity below the feed container; a structure surrounding the directional automatic feeder, the feed container, and the cavity in which the structure anchored securely to the ground is taught. The use of such feeders is also taught..
|Tether and clamp assembly|
An anchoring device is provided that is adapted to tether a structure to a fixed support, such as a dock or floating kelp. The anchoring device comprises a reel assembly that enables a user to secure their boat without the use of an anchor.
|Compensated lashing of tender assist drilling unit to a floating production facility|
A system of lashing a tender assist drilling unit (tadu) to a floating production platform includes a plurality of lashing lines reeved over a hydraulic-pneumatic tensioning system sheave assembly and a plurality of fixed anchor points to the above water line section of the production platform hull structure. The hydraulic-pneumatic tensioning device will, when in tensioning mode, compensate and control the relative movement between the two floating bodies.
|Disconnection unit for instantaneous disconnection of a load|
A disconnection unit (10) is described for instantaneous disconnection of a load connected to a vessel (12) with the help of a wire, cable, chain or the like (16) that runs on a topside of an assigned part of an open deck (14) of a vessel, where the unit (10) comprises a housing (30) that contains an explosive part (32), said explosive part comprises, at least, one explosive unit (34) formed as a directed charge with a blast-off side, where the unit (10) is arranged to extend above the deck (14) of the vessel, and the unit (10) comprises a rod mechanism (50) arranged to hold the housing with the explosive part (32) adjoining said wire, cable, chain or the like (16) that shall be cut. Also described is an anchor handling vessel comprising, at least, one disconnection unit.
|Tree guard and anchoring system|
Various embodiments related to a tree guard and tree guard anchoring systems are disclosed. One embodiment provides a modular tree guard assembly including an anchoring subsystem.