|| List of recent Cross Section-related patents
|Polymeric heart valve|
A polymeric valve which may include a heart valve, and also may include a trileaflet heart valve includes a stent having a base and a plurality of outwardly extending posts from the base and equidistant from each other. A plurality of leaflets each connected to a corresponding one of the posts at one end, and each of the leaflets connected to the base.
A dilation system for accessing a surgical target site to perform surgical procedures. In one version, the dilation system includes a plurality of open sided dilators having non-circular cross sections and configured to slidably and non-rotationally engage with one another in a sequential manner.
A trocar assembly wherein a trocar with an elongated polygonal tube can receive either an obturator or a medical instrument of a dissimilar cross-sectional shape with the medical instrument of the different cross sectional shape maintable in a central condition therein to inhibit pressure losses to lateral flow to thereby permit use of a cannula having a smaller cross sectional area than a cylindrical cannula as well as inhibit trauma to an entry site around the cannula.. .
|Energy-absorbing deformable tube|
An energy-absorbing deformable tube having a first end, a second end, and a reduced portion there between, a proximate tube portion between the reduced portion and the first end and a distal tube portion between the reduced portion and the second end, where a first cross section dimension in the reduced portion is smaller than a corresponding second cross section dimension in the proximal tube portion, distal tube portion, or both, and a cover spanning the reduced portion connected to the proximal tube portion and the distal tube portion, the cover provided over at least a portion of the reduced portion, the distal tube portion or the proximal tube portion or both moves relative to the cover after the deformable tube receives an axial force exceeding a predetermined threshold value.. .
|Filtering particles from blood or other media|
A filter element (200) and a method are disclosed for retaining particles of a medium, for example (rare) cells of blood. The filter element (200) comprises at least one opening (220) that (i) has an elongate cross section and/or (ii) has a cross section that decreases in flow direction (x) and/or (iii) is bordered by a transparent wall.
|Bonding wire for high-speed signal line|
An object is to provide a bonding wire for a high-speed signal line, formed by an ag—pd—pt three-element alloy or an ag—pd—pt ternary alloy, that is able to transmit a stable super-high frequency signal in a several ghz band, and that does not have a strong silver sulfide (ag2s) film even when an unstable silver sulfide layer is formed on the surface of the bonding wire. Provided is the bonding wire for the high-speed signal line formed by a three-element alloy containing 0.8 to 2.5 mass % of palladium (pd), 0.1 to 0.7 mass % of platinum (pt), and a balance being silver (ag) with purity of 99.99 mass % or more, or a ternary alloy obtained by adding a trace element to the three-element alloy, in which cross section of the bonding wire is formed by a skin film and a core, and in which a surface segregation layer containing highly-concentrated silver (ag) is present in the skin film of the silver alloy..
|Tool and method for cutting thread production|
A tap for cutting thread production can include a working region that is rotatable about a tool axis, and has a plurality of cutting teeth arranged on the tool circumference, wherein each cutting tooth has a cutting tooth head at a region that is radially farthest from the tool axis. The radial distance of the cutting tooth heads from the tool axis is substantially the same or decreases counter to an intended feed direction of the tool in a guide region of the working region, but increases counter to the intended feed direction of the tool in a starting region of the working region.
An ophthalmologic apparatus of an embodiment includes an acquiring part, a first optical system, a forming part and a controller. The acquiring part acquires a first front image of an eye fundus.
|Transformer and associated production method|
A transformer for switched-mode power supplies includes a magnetizable core having a winding axis, at least one primary winding, which is formed by a primary winding conductor which at least partly surrounds the winding axis of the core, and at least one secondary winding, which is formed by a secondary winding conductor. The secondary winding conductor surrounds the primary winding conductor.
|Method of making continuous filament reinforced structural plastic profiles using pultrusion/coextrusion|
A system and method are disclosed for producing a continuous filament reinforced thermoplastic profile having consistent cross section. A continuous reinforcing filament is pre-wetted with a first thermoplastic resin and introduced into a die, where it is contacted with a second thermoplastic resin extruded from an extruder at melt state.
|Semiconductor light emitting device|
A semiconductor light emitting device including a substrate, an electrode and a light emitting region is provided. The substrate may have protruding portions formed in a repeating pattern on substantially an entire surface of the substrate while the rest of the surface may be substantially flat.
|Corona discharging device and ion migration spectrometer having same|
The present invention provides a corona discharge device, comprising a first electrode including: a first substantially cylindrical inner chamber portion and a second substantially conical inner chamber portion in communication with the first inner chamber portion, wherein the second inner chamber portion has a cross sectional area that gradually enlarges in a direction away from the first inner chamber portion. The present invention also provides an ion mobility spectrometer comprising: an ionization region; and the corona discharge device disposed in the ionization region.
|Installation assembly for bridging a cable harness or the like between two aircraft structure elements|
An installation assembly for bridging a cable harness between two aircraft structure elements of an aircraft is provided. The installation assembly includes an elongated connecting rod having two end sections for attaching the connecting rod onto two adjacent aircraft structure elements, at least one cable guidance element having at least one receiving section for receiving a cable harness and an attachment section for circumferentially surrounding the connecting rod.
|Method and fluidic apparatus for generating pulsed and oscillating air flow for surface cleaning and sweeping|
An oscillating or pulsing fluid stream, or flow, is produced from a flow of pressurized air by fluidic apparatus in a device configured for use in surface cleaning, sweeping, lawn care applications, and the like. A converging nozzle assembly defining a tapered internal lumen having a smooth narrowing profile is configured to generate at a power nozzle a high velocity stream with minimal pressure drop.
|Pneumatic radial tire for passenger vehicle|
The present invention provides a pneumatic radial tire for a passenger vehicle, having: a cross sectional width sw and an outer diameter od controlled under an appropriate sw-od relationship; and an optimized configuration of a crown portion thereof.. .
|Large-scale circulating fluidized bed boiler|
A large-size circulating fluidized bed boiler, comprising: a furnace having a vertical furnace center line; and at least two groups of cyclones, each cyclone of each group of cyclones having an inlet gas pass communicated with the furnace. A furnace cross section formed by outer sidewalls and located at the inlet gas pass of the cyclone is a polygon having 2×n sides, and n is a positive integer greater than 1.
|Vortex separator and separation method|
A vortex separator includes a vortex chamber having a circular cross section, an inlet for delivering a fluid to the vortex chamber, a gas outlet through which gas present in the fluid exits the vortex chamber, a membrane positioned to substantially prevent liquid from passing through the gas outlet, and a liquid outlet through which liquid present in the fluid exits the vortex chamber.. .
|Two-part stationary ring for devices having pistons|
In some two-stroke engines, a stationary ring is disposed in a groove in the cylinder liner. However, it is a challenge to install such a stationary ring while maintaining a narrow gap to minimize gas flow through the gap.
An electromagnetic flowmeter includes a yoke of a solenoid unit, which is accommodated in the interior of a body. The yoke is u-shaped in cross section, with a pipe unit including a measurement conduit being arranged in the interior of the yoke.
|Wall flow type exhaust gas purification filter|
A wall flow type exhaust gas purification filter includes a honeycomb structure body and plugging portions. Four inlet opening cells having a substantially hexagonal shape in cross section surround one outlet opening cell having a substantially square shape in cross section, where one side of an inlet opening cell and one side of the outlet opening cell have a substantially same length and are substantially parallel and adjacent to each other.
|Structure of behicle door frame and method fof manufacturing vehicle door frame|
A door frame, a frame body including a glass opposing portion, a design portion on one side of the glass opposing portion and a tubular portion positioned on the other side thereof, is structured as a single member continuous from an upper sash portion to a side sash portion by forming the tubular portion to have a uniform cross section and by a bending process performed on a corner portion. The design portion is covered with an exterior member including an inwardly projecting portion projecting toward the inner periphery of the door frame and folding back, and a glass guide portion having a concave cross section is configured from the inwardly projecting portion of the exterior member and the design portion, the tubular portion and the glass opposing portion.
|Workflow for ambiguity guided interactive segmentation of lung lobes|
An apparatus and a method for post processing 2d image slices (110a-c) defining a 3d image volume. The apparatus comprises a graphical user interface controller (160), a 2d segmenter (170) and a 3d segmenter (180).
|Honeycomb structure and manufacturing method thereof|
To provide a honeycomb structure capable of using as a catalyst carrier, which functions as a heater, and where a bonding layer is hard to break and an electrical resistance value is hard to rise; including a honeycomb segment bonded body where honeycomb segments are bonded by bonding layer, and a pair of electrode members disposed on a side surface of the bonded body, the electrode members is formed into a band shape, and in a cross section perpendicular to the cell extending direction, one electrode member is disposed on an opposite side across the center of the bonded body to another electrode member, and in at least a part of the bonding layer, inorganic fibers made of β-sic and a metal silicide are included in a porous body where silicon carbide are bound with silicon in a state where pores are held among the particles.. .
To provide a honeycomb structure capable of using as a catalyst carrier, which suitably functions as a heater by applying a voltage, and where a bonding layer is hard to break; and including a honeycomb segment bonded body where honeycomb segments are bonded by bonding layer, and a pair of electrode members disposed on side surface of the bonded body, wherein the electrode members is formed into a band shape, in a cross section perpendicular to the cell extending direction, the one electrode member is disposed on an opposite side across the center of the bonded body with respect to another electrode member, and in at least a part of the bonding layer, inorganic fibers made of an oxide are included in a porous body where particles of silicon carbide are bound with silicon in a state where pores are held among the particles.. .
|Ventilation system for a passenger transit vehicle|
A ventilation system for a passenger transit vehicle that comprises a passenger compartment. The ventilation system comprises a variable speed fan for providing outside air to the passenger compartment, wherein within a given ambient temperature range, the speed of the variable speed fan is controlled such that the air speed produced by the variable speed fan increases with increasing ambient temperature.
|Connector for producing an electrically conductive connection between at least three terminals of battery cells|
What is described is a connector for producing an electrically conductive connection between at least three terminals of battery cells. The connector comprises at least three fastening regions, in which in each case one terminal of a battery cell can be or is fastened, and at least two electrically conductive connecting regions, wherein each of the connecting regions is arranged between a pair of the fastening regions, connects said pair conductively and surrounds a sub-region, which has a cross section perpendicular to a connecting line connecting the pair of fastening regions, the cross-sectional area of said cross section being reduced such that, in the event of an increased current flow in the sub-region, fusing of the sub-region takes place..
|Hot-rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet with excellent cold cracking resistance and manufacturing process therefor|
This hot-rolled ferritic stainless steel sheet contains, in terms of % by mass: 0.0150% or less of c, 0.01% to 2.00% of si, 0.01% to 2.00% of mn, less than 0.040% of p, 0.010% or less of s, 10.0% to 30.0% of cr, 0.001% to 0.100% of al, and 0.0200% or less of n, with a balance being fe and unavoidable impurities, wherein in a cross section in a range of ¼ to ¾ of a sheet thickness, a length l of all crystal grain boundaries having orientation differences of 1° or more to less than 180° and a length la of subgrain boundaries having orientation differences of 1° or more to less than 15° satisfy a relation of la/l≧0.20.. .
A drill including: a chip discharge flute; and a cutting edge, the cutting edge being made up of a concavely-curved cutting edge portion formed on an inner circumferential side and a convexly-curved cutting edge portion formed on an outer circumferential side, the drill further including a cross section orthogonal to an axial center having a first convex curve corresponding to the convexly-curved cutting edge portion and a first concave curve corresponding to the concavely-curved cutting edge portion intersecting with each other, a flank following the cutting edge on the tip surface having an orthogonal clearance angle β formed within an angular range of 9 to 20 degrees, and a ridgeline of the cutting edge having a chamfer formed with a width cw within a range of 0.002d to 0.02d (where d is a drill diameter).. .
|Low friction bearing assembly and link apparatus|
A link apparatus includes a tubular member that retains 90% of ultimate tensile strength at a temperature of up to 625°. Two conical adapters are mechanically joined to respective ends of the tubular member.
|Toner collector and image forming apparatus including same|
A toner collector includes a housing, an inlet port, a fan, a discharge port, a first upstream side filter, and a downstream side filter. The inlet port is opened in the housing.
|Gap/height difference measurement module for vehicle and control method thereof|
A gap and height difference measurement module may include a mounting frame with a flange mounted on a first end thereof and a connecting frame mounted on a second end of the mounting frame, first and second housings mounted on both sides of the connecting frame respectively, a first light source mounted on a lower end of the first housing and emitting light onto the panels, a second light source mounted on a lower end of the second housing and emitting light onto the panels, first and second sensors respectively mounted on front ends of the first and second housings, and first and second filters that are respectively mounted to the first and second sensors so as to allow the first and second sensors to each extract straight-line elements from cross sections formed as the lights emitted from the first and second light are irradiated onto the panels.. .
|Optical element and optical head apparatus including the same|
An optical element having compatibility among two or more wavelengths and having an excellent converging performance for light with each wavelength, and an optical head apparatus using the optical element are provided. An optical element according to the present disclosure has a first region including an optical axis and a second region formed around the outer circumference of the first region.
|Lighting device and display device|
A lighting device includes a translucent member having the same cross sectional tubular shape throughout a longitudinal direction and including a lens that includes a light incident surface for receiving incident light and a pair of light exit surface for diffusing and emitting the light incident on the light incident surface to the outside, and a light-emitting portion mounted on a substrate and emitting the light toward a region including the light incident surface of the translucent member, where in the translucent member includes a pair of light guide portions for guiding the light incident on the light incident surface to a pair of the light exit surfaces so that the light incident on the light incident surface is diffused and emitted from the pair of light exit surfaces in a width direction that is orthogonal to the longitudinal direction.. .
|Edge profile for bordering a superstructure of a rescue vehicle, in particular a fire fighting vehicle|
Edge profile (100) for bordering the superstructure of a rescue vehicle, in particular a fire fighting vehicle, comprising an extruded hollow profile body (10) with a cross section that comprises a central hollow channel portion (12), a first groove (14) opening towards the upper side of the profile body (10) in which a first band-shaped lighting device (28) is arranged, a second groove (18) opening laterally towards the bottom side of the profile body (10) in which a second band-shaped lighting device (30) is arranged, a first cross section portion (44) for engaging with a fixing means for fixing the edge profile to a vehicle body, said first cross section portion (44) being arranged at a back portion of the profile body (10) that faces the vehicle body, a flat upper support portion (54) on top of the first cross section portion (44) for supporting a top plate (32) of the superstructure, and a plate-shaped flange portion (36) extending vertically at the bottom of the profile body (10).. .
|Stereoscopic eyewear with stray light management|
Disclosed embodiments relate to eyewear configured to reduce stray light. An exemplary embodiment of the eyewear accounts for various design factors, including the cross sectional profile of the rim, the micro topography of the rim surface, the reflectivity, the theatre or room geometry, proximity of the eye to the lens, lens size, and the screen gain.
A recording apparatus including recording modules each having a recording medium conveyance path, the modules being identical in external shape and disposed such that conveyor surfaces thereof are parallel to each other and such that same-shaped portions thereof align with each other in a first direction intersecting the conveyor surface, wherein, in a certain cross section orthogonal to the conveyor surface and parallel to the first direction, where a dimension of each module in a second direction orthogonal to a conveyor surface is l1 and a dimension thereof in a third direction orthogonal to the second direction is l2, a dimension l3, in the second direction, of adjacent two of the modules in the first direction is smaller than twice the dimension l1 and a dimension l4, in the third direction, of the adjacent two modules is smaller than twice the dimension l2 and is larger than the dimension l2.. .
|Rim for a bicycle wheel and bicycle wheel comprising such a rim|
A rim (1) for a bicycle wheel, having a body (5) with a substantially annular extension and a radially outer portion (6a) shaped for coupling with a tire is disclosed. The radially outer portion (6a) includes an annular bottom wall (12) provided with a hole for an inflation valve, and the annular bottom wall (12) defines a central annular recess (20) and two side annular portions (24) arranged on axially opposite sides with respect to the central annular recess (20).
|Step profile for a rescue vehicle, in particular for a fire fighting vehicle|
Step profile (100) for a rescue vehicle, in particular for a fire fighting vehicle, comprising an extruded profile body (10) with a mainly rectangular cross section and a mainly flat upper step surface (12), characterized in that the cross section of the profile body (10) comprises a first groove (20) opening towards the upper side of the profile body (10) in which a first band-shaped lighting device (32) is arranged, a second groove (42) opening towards the bottom side of the profile body (10) in which a second band-shaped lighting device (46) is arranged, and a cross section portion (50) for engaging with a fixing means for fixing the step profile (100) to a vehicle body.. .
|Ceramic/copper circuit board and semiconductor device|
A ceramic/copper circuit board of an embodiment includes a ceramic substrate and first and second copper plates bonded to surfaces of the ceramic substrate via bonding layers containing active metal elements. In cross sections of end portions of the first and second copper plates, a ratio (c/d) of an area c in relation to an area d is from 0.2 to 0.6.
|Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof|
The stability of steps of processing a wiring formed using copper or the like is increased. The concentration of impurities in a semiconductor film is reduced.
A flat-clinch-stapler comprises: a base portion (20) having upstanding bearing pieces (21) at its rear end for supporting a first transverse pivot axis (22), and a floating clincher table (11); a magazine (5) having a u-shaped cross section pivotably mounted at its rear end about said first pivot axis; a driver arm (1) carrying a driver blade (9) and being pivotably mounted at its rear end to said first pivot axis; and a handle member (300) pivotably mounted about a second transverse axis (310) in the bearing pieces offset relative to said first pivot axis in a direction to the front end of the base portion and acting on the driver arm at a position even further to the front end of the stapler. The magazine bottom wall guides the free ends of the legs of staples within the magazine.
|Pressure shock absorbing apparatus|
A pressure shock absorbing apparatus includes: a first cylinder; a second cylinder that is placed outside the first cylinder to form a liquid storage unit; a partitioning member that is disposed in such a manner as to be movable in an axial direction inside the first cylinder to partition a space inside the first cylinder; a throttle mechanism that is disposed in a side portion of the second cylinder, and includes a throttle unit that throttles a flow path cross section of a liquid to discharge the liquid taken in from the first cylinder toward the liquid storage unit while passing the liquid through the throttle unit; and a suppression unit that is held by the throttle mechanism at a liquid discharge point between the throttle mechanism and the liquid storage unit to suppress air bubbles in the liquid in the liquid storage unit.. .
|Process for the production of a pipe lined with an inliner|
A process for the production of a pipe comprising: an interior surface having a shape; and a thermoplastic inliner is provided. The process comprises: introducing the thermoplastic inliner into the interior of the pipe; heating the pipe from the outside to a temperature higher than a crystallite melting point (tm) of a moulding composition of an exterior surface of the inliner; expanding the inliner radially in the pipe so that an exterior surface of the inliner assumes the shape of the interior surface of the pipe; and cooling the inliner; wherein a cross section of the inliner is optionally reduced through exposure to an exterior force prior to being introduced into the pipe.
|Semi-finished product in the form of a conductive strip that can be embedded in a composite material, and method for manufacturing such a strip|
A strip of a semi-finished product (101, 102), suitable for being deposited by lay-up, for the constitution of a laminated composite material, includes, according to a cross-section and over all its length: a first conductive layer (105, 106), made of an electric conductive material; two electric insulating layers (121, 122), made of a dielectric material completely surrounding the conductive layer (105, 106), the cross sectional width of which is greater than the width of the conductive layer; and two bonding layers (111, 112), extending in thickness on either side of the insulating layers (121, 122), on the exterior of the strip (101, 102). A method for the continuous production of such a strip is also described..
|Torsional restraints for downhole transmissions|
A noninvasive method for the affixing of a transmission in a downhole housing wherein the housing is deformed, creating an oval cross section, and inserting the transmission into the housing with the greatest cross section of the transmission being positioned along the major axis of the oval created and, thereafter, releasing pressure to cause said housing to return to its normal circular cross section.. .
|Pneumatic radial tire for passenger vehicle and method for using the same|
An object of the present invention is to adequately control relationship between a cross sectional width sw and an outer diameter od of a pneumatic radial tire for a passenger vehicle. Specifically, a ground contact surface 1 of the tread of the pneumatic radial tire for a passenger car of the present invention is provided with either, as a groove, only at least one main groove 2a extending in the tread circumferential direction or, as grooves, only the main groove 2a and at least one auxiliary groove 2b other than the main groove, wherein the auxiliary groove has a groove width≦2 mm in a tread widthwise region and a negative ratio of the main groove 2a is in the range of 12% to 20% (inclusive of 12% and 20%)..
|Pneumatic radial tire for passenger vehicle|
An object of the present invention is to adequately control relationship between a cross sectional width sw and an outer diameter od of a pneumatic radial tire for a passenger vehicle. The tire is further characterized in that, provided that each half portion in the tire width direction of a ground contact surface of the tire is divided in the tire width direction into three equal portions including a tire-width-direction center portion, a tire-width-direction intermediate portion and a tire-width-direction outer portion from the tire-width-direction center side, rigidity in the tire circumferential direction of the belt reinforcing layer in a region in the tire width direction thereof corresponding to the tire-width-direction outer side portion is lower than rigidity in the tire circumferential direction of the belt reinforcing layer in a region in the tire width direction thereof corresponding to the tire-width-direction center portion..
|Tread including at least one wavy groove, and method for producing same|
Tire for a heavy goods vehicle comprising a tread of total thickness e and total volume v, having a tread surface intended to come into contact with a roadway, at least one cavity or groove that is continuous in a main direction, and delimited by side walls connected by a bottom, a cross section, the points furthest towards the inside of the bottom of each cavity defining a bottom line, wherein each cavity or groove comprises a plurality of open sections open onto the tread surface in the new state and a plurality of closed sections, connected to the open sections being arranged in alternation, each closed section being spaced away from the tread surface by a bridge of rubber, wherein the points on the bottom line of said cavity or groove lie at distances between a minimum distance dm and a maximum distance dm with respect to the tread surface, the bottom lineof each cavity or groove following a wavy geometry of positive amplitude equal to the difference (dm−dm).. .
|Aluminum alloy forged material for automobile and method for manufacturing the same|
The aluminum alloy forged material for an automobile according to the present invention is composed of an aluminum alloy including si: 0.7-1.5 mass %, fe: 0.5 mass % or less, cu: 0.1-0.6 mass %, mg: 0.6-1.2 mass %, ti: 0.01-0.1 mass % and mn: 0.25-1.0 mass %, further including at least one element selected from cr: 0.1-0.4 mass % and zr: 0.01-0.2 mass %, restricting zn: 0.05 mass % or less, and a hydrogen amount: 0.25 ml/100 g-al or less, with the remainder being al and inevitable impurities, wherein the aluminum alloy forged material has an area ratio the <111> texture of 60% or more in a cross section parallel to the extrusion direction.. .
The backflow prevention device consists of a funnel-shaped membrane and a clamping device for mounting in a pipe. The clamping device consists of a spread member expanding the membrane to the pipe cross section and pressing it against the pipe wall, and a support member supporting the spread member against the pipe wall..
|Secondary liquid container for a motor vehicle|
The invention relates to a secondary liquid container (1) for a motor vehicle, in particular a washing liquid container, with a filler pipe (3) and a filling bleed line (4). The filler pipe (3) and the filling bleed line (4) are connected via one common connection cross section to the secondary liquid container (1) at a single filling and bleeding connection (8) of the latter and are preferably produced in one piece..
|Latch pin assembly; rocker arm arrangement using latch pin assembly; and assembling methods|
A rocker arm for engaging a cam in a valve actuation arrangement includes a latch pin assembly having includes a latch pin, retainer, and biasing mechanism. The latch pin has a pin body with a head and a tail at the second end; the body defining an open volume; the tail having an open mouth in communication with the open volume of the body; and the open volume having a non-circular cross-section.
|Valve timing control device for internal combustion engine|
A valve timing control device includes: a vane rotor having a plurality of vanes; a housing having the vane rotor inside so that an advance chamber is formed on one side of each vane and a retard chamber is formed on the other side; a lock pin inserted in a cylinder provided in the vane and moves to a lock position and to an unlock position; and a feeding passage for feeding oil into the cylinder from the retard chamber adjacent to the vane provided with the cylinder to make the lock pin move to the unlock position, and controls an oil supplying unit to supply oil to each retard chamber, wherein a flow passage cross sectional area of the branch passage connected with the retard chamber linking with the cylinder is larger than a flow passage cross sectional area of the branch passage connected with the other retard chamber.. .
|Connecting rod and double reclining mechanism|
A method of manufacturing a connecting rod is provided. The method includes the steps of (1) forming, on a long rod material, a rotation transmitting portion having a non-circular cross section; (2) cutting the rod material to provide the rotation transmitting portion at each of both ends; and (3) forming, by cutting work, a small diameter column portion and a tapered portion at a first end of the cut rod material from a tip-end side.
|Device for attaching chain links|
The invention relates to a device (1) for attaching an end link (2) of a chain strand (3) made of chain links (4) of a predetermined geometry. The device comprises a retaining device (5) comprising an insertion segment (7) at one end (6) that can be inserted in an opening (8) of the end link, and a retaining segment (5).
|Bracket, kit and assembly for decorative mounted panels|
An assembly for securing a panel to a wall surface, including an elongated rail adapted to being secured in extending fashion along the wall surface and a clip adapted to being secured to a rear surface of the panel. The rail and clip each exhibit a similar cross sectional profile, with each including at least one mating and inclined support surface for redirecting a weight of the panel inwards toward the wall surface..
|Robotic vacuum cleaning system|
An autonomous coverage robot includes a cleaning assembly having forward roller and rearward rollers counter-rotating with respect to each other. The rollers are arranged to substantially maintain a cross sectional area between the two rollers yet permitting collapsing therebetween as large debris is passed.
|Computer product, analysis model generating method, and analysis model generating apparatus|
An analysis model generating apparatus includes a processor that is configured to generate based on three-dimensional design information of an object under analysis, first information that represents a rectangular parallelepiped surrounding the object; generate for each direction of three orthogonal sides of the rectangular parallelepiped indicated by the first information, second information that indicates cross sections of the rectangular parallelepiped orthogonal to the direction; calculate based on the design information and for each of the cross sections indicated by the second information, an index value corresponding to a proportion of the object in a cross section; detect among the cross sections, adjacent cross sections having a difference in the calculated index value greater than a predetermined value; and generate for each of the detected adjacent cross sections, a plate model representative of a plate that is disposed orthogonal to the direction at a position corresponding to the adjacent cross section.. .
|Implants for spinal fixation or fusion|
The present invention generally relates to bone implants. More specifically, the present invention relates to bone implants used for the fixation or fusion of the sacroiliac joint and/or the spine.
|Device and method for photocoagulation of the retina|
A method for adjusting sub-threshold photocoagulation of a retina includes directing a beam from a radiation source at the retina. The beam has a spatially distributed intensity profile including at least one maxima, which comprises a total of less than 20% of a cross sectional area of the beam at a plane of the retina, and an entire remaining area of the beam has an intensity that is less than 80% of the intensity of the at least one maxima.
An outboard motor includes an exhaust pipe that includes an outer wall section, an inner wall section, a coolant passage, and a constricted section. The inner wall section is arranged inward of the outer wall section.
|Honeycomb structural body|
A honeycomb structural body has cells surrounded by cell walls arranged in a lattice-like shape. A cross section is divided into a central section and an outer peripheral section.
|Fluid processing apparatus and method|
A brewing vessel (250) is provided for processing a brewing composition made up of a number of ingredients. The vessel (250) has a base (252) and contains at least one fluid processor (10) which, in use, lies below the surface level of the composition within the vessel (250).
|Processes for welding composite materials and articles therefrom|
The invention is directed at a method for welding a composite material and to welded structures thus prepared. The method includes a step of contacting a substrate material with a composite material, wherein the composite material includes a pair of spaced apart steel sheets and a core layer between the sheets; the volume of the core layer is about 25 volume % or more, based on the total volume of the composite material; the core layer includes a plurality of steel fibers arranged in one or more masses of fibers that extend the thickness of the core layer so that the core layer is in electrical communication with the steel sheets; and the steel fibers have a cross sectional area perpendicular to the length of the fibers from about 1×10−5 mm2 to about 2.5×10−2 mm2..
|Plasmon generator having flare shaped section|
The present invention relates to a plasmon generator, in which a surface plasmon is excited by application of light. The plasmon generator extends along one direction.
|Lens and an asymmetrical light distribution illuminating device having such lens|
A lens for a linear light source may include a top and a bottom, the bottom including an incident surface, and a first supporting surface and a second supporting surface respectively at each side of the incident surface, and the top including an emergent surface, wherein the top further comprises a total internally reflective surface, and wherein in a cross section, the emergent surface is joined with the first supporting surface, the total internally reflective surface is joined with the second supporting surface, one part of light from the linear light source incidents into the incident surface and emerges after refracted by the emergent surface, and the other part of light incidents into the incident surface and reflected by the total internally reflective surface and then emerges after refracted by the emergent surface.. .