|| List of recent Fastening Device-related patents
| Holder for casting into a concrete element|
A holder in particular for fastening a lining, for at least partially casting into a concrete element which is cast using a formwork, wherein the holder is aligned by an outer surface with the surface of the concrete element pointing towards the formwork, in particular for use in tunnel-building and engineering construction. The holder for casting into a concrete element is made available which can be handled simply for preparation purposes and during the concreting operation and using which a lining can be fastened simply to the concrete element.
| Method and system for securing a pipeline to the bed of a body of water|
A method of securing a pipeline to the bed of a body of water includes moving an underwater vehicle selectively, on the bed of the body of water, along the pipeline; transporting a plurality of fastening devices on the underwater vehicle; and driving each fastening device partly into the bed of the body of water, close to the pipeline, by a handling device mounted on the underwater vehicle, to confine the pipeline between the bed of the body of water and the fastening device.. .
| Mounting plate|
A mounting plate is disclosed for supporting a circuit breaker accessory part. In an embodiment, the mounting plate includes a holding device, configured to hold the mounting plate on a wall of a housing of a circuit breaker and a fastening device, configured to fasten the circuit breaker accessory part to the mounting plate..
| Flexible fastener for removable attachment to fabric|
A fastening device configured for an easy removable attachment to fabric that is employable with one hand to form a compressive engagement with a mounting point on fabric that is easy to use and non-damaging to fabric. The device can be easily operated by users with limited hand or finger dexterity or only having a single useable hand.
| Selectable-length zip tie and tape|
New fastening devices and techniques are provided. In some aspects of the invention, a new self-ratcheting cord is provided, with unlimited possible divisions and insertion points for self-threading and -ratcheting along its length.
|Arthrodesis device and method of use|
A fastening device for compressing first and second bones together includes a first member configured to extend entirely through the first bone and having a shaft that includes a distal threaded portion and an unthreaded portion. The threaded portion has an outer diameter that is not larger than the diameter of the unthreaded portion.
|Implantable medical devices comprising biodegradable alloys|
The invention provides medical devices comprising high-strength alloys which degrade over time in the body of a human or animal, at controlled degradation rates, without generating emboli. In one embodiment the alloy is formed into a bone fixation device such as an anchor, screw, plate, support or rod.
|Implantable medical devices comprising bio-degradable alloys with enhanced degradation rates|
The invention provides medical devices comprising high-strength alloys which degrade over time in the body of a human or animal, at controlled degradation rates, without generating emboli and which have enhanced degradation due to the presence of a halogen component. In one embodiment the alloy is formed into a bone fixation device such as an anchor, screw, plate, support or rod.
|Scroll compressor with a bypass|
An upper back pressure type scroll compressor having a bypass is provided. The scroll compressor may include a casing, a discharge cover, a main frame, a first scroll supported by the main frame, and a second scroll that forms a suction chamber, an intermediate pressure chamber, and a discharge chamber together with the first scroll.
An illuminating device includes a hood having a bottom wall and an outer peripheral wall which includes a curved reflective surface, a light device includes a light element attached to a circuit board and electrically connected to an electric cable, and a fastening device is disposed or engaged between the bottom wall of the hood and the circuit board of the light device for selectively securing the circuit board of the light device to the bottom wall of the hood. The fastening device includes one or more magnetic attractive members attached to the bottom wall of the hood, and one or more fastening members attached to the magnetic attractive members and engaged with the circuit board of the light device..
|Fastening device, in particular for lighting devices|
By use of the fastening device, an element, and in particular a lighting device 12, may be alternatively fixed to another element by the flexible strap 16 or may engage a flat object within the clip 14.. .
|Direct current fastening device and related control methods|
A direct current fastening device and related control methods. The fastening device is powered by a direct current power source and includes a variety of safety and control features that allow the fastening device to be safety operated without, for example, a mechanical safety linkage or assembly between a trigger and a fastener firing portion (e.g., a nose switch) that prohibits the operation of the fastening device.
|Cracked cap bulkhead insert|
Various bulkhead inserts having a cracked cap are provided. In one example, a cylinder block includes a plurality of cylinder bores, a crankcase disposed below the cylinder block in a vertical direction, and a plurality of inserts, where each adjacent pair of inserts of the plurality of inserts partitions each cylinder bore of the plurality of cylinder bores.
|Structural connection mechanisms for providing discontinuous elastic behavior in structural framing systems|
A structural frame for a building includes first structural members and second structural members, with a discontinuous elastic zone at locations where the first and second structural members are coupled and through which a load passes therebetween. Discontinuous elastic zone connections couple the first and second structural members and are configured to provide elasticity in the structural frame and dampen the effects of transient loads on the structural frame.
|Fence panel construction system and method|
A fence panel construction device includes a structural member and a pair of post members coupled to the structural member. Each post member includes a pair of attachment devices configured to removably attach a pair of fence stringers to the pair of post members.
|Fastening device for fastening a panel to a wall with a high resistance to pulling off and assembly comprising such a device|
This is to fasten a panel to a wall. The device comprises a male member to engage on the panel and a female member to engage on the wall.
|Tissue thickness compensator for a surgical stapler comprising an adjustable anvil|
A fastener cartridge can comprise a support portion, a tissue thickness compensator positioned relative to the support portion, and a plurality of fasteners positioned within the support portion and/or the tissue thickness compensator which can be utilized to fasten tissue. In use, the fastener cartridge can be positioned in a first jaw of a surgical fastening device, wherein a second jaw, or anvil, can be positioned opposite the first jaw.
|Guide and fastening device for plant support wires|
Guide and fastening device for plant support wires, in particular for rows of grapevines, the device having at least one pair of vertical upright elements, fastened to a head pole and provided with longitudinal guides within which are made to slide fastening elements for the lateral containment wires for the growing vegetation. To each pair of upright elements for the lateral containment wires is associated a further vertical upright provided with a guide within which is made to slide a fastening element for at least one carrying wire..
|External wall with plaster and plaster carrier|
A method for applying plaster to an external wall (1), wherein a plaster carrier in the form of plates (2) is attached to a lathwork or corresponding spacer elements (8, 14) on the external side of the wall (1), whereupon the plaster is applied in a substantially continuous surface extending over joints (9, 13) between the plates (2). For the plaster carrier, a composite plate (2) is used comprising a central supporting layer (4) of insulating material and an inner and outer reinforced, fire retardant plaster layer (5, 6) on either side of the supporting layer (4).
|Surgical fastening device and method|
A fastening device, comprising an inner tube comprising a proximal end and a distal end and at least one fastener positioned within the inner tube and adapted to advance linearly towards the distal end of the inner tube, and an advancing element which converts rotational motion to linear pushing force on the fastener. In some embodiments of the invention, at least one fastener is adapted to not rotate at all or to rotate at a rate not necessarily the same as any other fasteners or any other elements during linear advancement..
|Load distribution crown|
An apparatus for distributing the load caused by the insertion of a fastening device into bony tissue is disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a crown having a plurality of protrusions.
|Medical fastening device|
A medical fastening device is provided. The fastening device may include a first arcuate needle adapted to rotate about a first axis in a first direction, entering through a first section of one of a tissue and a prosthetic material, and exiting through a second section of one of the tissue and the prosthetic material; a second arcuate needle adapted to rotate about a second axis in a second direction, entering through the second section of one of the tissue and the prosthetic material, and exiting through the first section of one of the tissue and the prosthetic material; and a drive mechanism operatively coupled to each of the first and second arcuate needles and configured to engage each of the first and second arcuate needles between a retracted position and an extended position..
|Multi-component detachable jaw tools and methods of using and making same|
Provided is a jaw tool formed from two separable units and which includes a fastening device that attaches the two units together when the jaw tool is in use and which may automatically separate the units after the device performs its function such as clamping and/or cutting. Also provided is a jaw tool having a cutting blade wherein the contours of the device are shaped so that force is concentrated on the cutting bade when the device is closed.
|Device for holding and centering elongated objects during rotational surface treatment|
The present invention relates to a device (1), such as a chuck intended for connection to a drive unit, intended to hold elongated objects (11) such as fishing rod parts in conjunction with surface treatment. The device (1) is comprised of at least one first inner part (9) and at least one outer second part (10) which are pivotally arranged relative to one another between at least one first position where the object (11) can be inserted into the device (1) and at least one second position where the object (11) can be fixed temporarily to the device (1) with at least three elastic bands (14).
|Motor compressor unit with removable cartridge|
A motor compressor unit including a common housing sealed with respect to a gas to be compressed, a motor mounted to the common housing, and a compressor mounted to the common housing. The motor is mounted in an inner casing fastened in the common housing by at least one removable fastening device such that the motor and the inner casing form a removable cartridge..
|Fastening device for combining a pressure gauge on an air pump|
A fastening device for combining a pressure gauge on an air pump has a connector, a three-way pipe, a screw and multiple fixers. The connector has a first fool-proof plane and a locating hole.
|Motor vehicle brake disc|
A brake disk for a disk brake includes a brake disk chamber and a friction ring fastened thereto. By way of particularly six to twelve centering and/or fastening extensions directed inward from an inner diameter of the friction ring, the friction ring is placed in the axial direction on the face side on centering attachments of the brake disk chamber, and is fixed on the brake disk chamber by way of fastening devices, particularly screws and/or rivets that extend in the axial direction.
|Fastening device for a child seat in a motor vehicle|
The invention relates to a fastening device for a child seat in a motor vehicle, comprising a one-piece bracket part (4) in the form of a top-tether bracket to be affixed to a support (13) on the backrest (3) of a rear seat. According to the invention, the one-piece bracket part (4) consists of a u-shaped bracket element (6) and of a fitting element (9) connected to the u-legs (7, 8).
|Steering wheel assembly for a steering wheel of a motor vehicle|
The invention relates to a steering wheel assembly for a steering wheel of a motor vehicle, with a gas bag accommodated by a housing, which for the protection of a driver is inflatable by means of a gas generator, with a shiftably mounted carrier for accommodating the housing, which can be positioned in a rest position and at least one deflected position, and with at least one fastening device by means of which the carrier can shiftably be fixed at a steering wheel skeleton of the steering wheel. A spring biasing the carrier into the rest position is associated to the fastening device and the fastening device includes a guiding portion on which the carrier is shiftable against the force of the spring into the deflected position along a main shifting direction, along which the distance between the carrier and the steering wheel skeleton is reduced, wherein between the carrier and the guiding portion a clearance exists in a direction transverse to the main shifting direction.
|Fastening device and control method of the same|
A fastening device may include a fastening tool body having a fastener on one end; a drive unit installed on the fastening tool body and providing fastening power to the fastener; a gyroscopic sensor that is installed on the fastening tool body and detects the displacement of the fastening tool body and outputs a detection signal thereof; an angle sensor that detects the angle of the fastening tool body and outputs a detection signal thereof to a controller; and the controller that receives the signals output from the gyroscopic sensor and the angle sensor and output a set actuating signal to the drive unit.. .
|Portable fire extinguisher|
A portable fire extinguisher includes a housing (3) and a cartridge (4) arranged within the housing (3). The cartridge (4) is fixedly connected at a bottom thereof to the housing (3) via a fastening device (40).
|Easy-install toilet seat|
A toilet seat hinge assembly and method of installing the assembly are described, wherein the assembly includes a hinge body having a seat and a central opening extending longitudinally through the body; a fastening hinge post having a head, a longitudinally extending body and at least one locking pin; a bushing having an upper flange portion and a longitudinally extending body defining a longitudinally extending channel therethrough, which body further has at least one transversely extending groove in or on the bushing body; and at least one fastening device for securing the hinge assembly to a toilet. The at least one locking pin locks the assembly by rotation of the fastening hinge post body within the channel in the bushing body..
|Fastening device and aligning method for mounting parts of vehicles|
A device for aligning mounting parts on a vehicle body having a mounting structure extending in the transverse direction of the vehicle, having a holding unit fastened to the mounting structure, to which holding unit at least one mounting part can be attached via fastening means and can be aligned via aligning means relative to a further mounting part in an adjustment direction, wherein as alignment means a linear control element is provided which is connected to the mounting structure in an axially-secure manner and is adjustable in the adjustment direction relative to a holding body of the holding unit engaged with the linear control element, and that the fastening means is arranged at a location remote from the alignment means.. .
|Buckle - lace : lace fastening device|
The invention is a device called buckle-lace for fastening and keeping fastened laces, ropes, strings and alike. The device includes a multiplicity of channels.
|Fastening device for releasably fastening a mechanism in the region of a floor of an aircraft or space craft and arrangement for a cargo loading system|
A fastening device is disclosed for releasably fastening a mechanism in the region of a floor of an aircraft or spacecraft and includes a base component and a latch component. The latch component includes at least one holding portion including a latch-component-side holding face and is movably coupled to the base component between an unlocked and a locked position.
|Generating device of vehicle|
A generating device of vehicle installed on a car body's bottom and comprising: at least a fastening device; at least a girder joining the fastening device and oscillating vertically; at least a strut fixed at the girder far away from the fastening device; at least an alternator under the girder; at least a roller joining the strut far away from the girder, contacting ground surfaces and oscillating vertically; at least a battery electrically connected to the alternator. As such, the rollers and the girders driven by a running vehicle oscillate vertically and the girders oscillating downward transmit kinetic energy to the alternators in which kinetic energy is constantly transformed to electric energy stored in the batteries..
|Bicycle on-board device and related support and mounting method|
A bicycle on-board device is disclosed having an oblong shape and comprising a cavity, the device being sized for insertion in a bicycle oblong element, wherein it has two seats for fastening devices, said two seats being spaced apart along a longitudinal direction of the on-board device, and/or a groove extending along its main longitudinal direction and sized to receive at least one protrusion projecting inwards inside said bicycle oblong element.. .
|Adjustable safety gate|
An adjustable safety to has a first panel, a second panel and a fastening device. The first panel has a screw hole formed therein.
|Bicycle on-board device and related support and mounting method|
A support (200) for removably fastening a bicycle on-board device having an oblong shape along a bicycle oblong element is disclosed, characterised in that the support (200) has at least one first opening (210) configured to receive a shank of a first device (214) for fastening to the oblong element, and a second opening (212) configured to receive a shank of a second device (216) for fastening to the oblong element, the first opening (210) and the second opening (212) being spaced along a longitudinal direction (y) of the oblong element, the first opening (210) being configured to receive the shank of the first fastening device (214) alternatively in at least two first positions spaced apart in said first opening (210), the two first positions being spaced along a direction (z) transversal to the oblong element.. .
|Photovoltaic panel system, photovoltaic panel fastening device, and method of installing photovoltaic panel system|
A photovoltaic panel fastening device includes a loading pedestal, a first supporting plate and a second supporting plate. The loading pedestal includes a plurality of side plates and a bottom plate.
A first adapter arrangement includes a housing having a sealing end supporting the housing in a vertical wall opening of a casing containing an electronics device, and a connecting end extending externally of the casing for connection with the housing of a companion adapter arrangement. A pair of resilient generally-annular longitudinally-spaced seal members are mounted concentrically about the adapter housing sealing portion for sealing the space between the adapter housing outer surface and the adjacent surface of the casing wall opening.
A display device is provided. The display device may include a display panel including a front substrate and a back substrate, a frame positioned behind the display panel, an optical layer positioned between the display panel and the frame, and a supporting film attached to the display panel and connected to the frame.
|Portable hand-held power tool|
A portable hand held power tool (1), such as a chain saw or a power drill, having a receiving device (100) arranged on a body portion (2) of the power tool (1). The receiving device (100) is arranged for connecting/disconnecting to the portable hand held power tool (1) either a flexible elongated member, such as a rope, or a fastening device secured to the elongated member or to an operator of the portable hand held power tool (1).