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Mammography-apparatus, paddle and method of measuring a contact area between a breast and the mammography-apparatus

Mammography-apparatus, paddle and method of measuring a contact area between a breast and the mammography-apparatus

Marine geophysical equipment cleaner

Marine geophysical equipment cleaner

Date/App# patent app List of recent Flatten-related patents
11/20/14
20140343654
 Implantable medical electrical lead conductors and construction methods patent thumbnailnew patent Implantable medical electrical lead conductors and construction methods
A coiled continuous conductor wire of an implantable medical electrical lead includes a first, electrode length and a second, insulated length, wherein the insulated length of the wire has a radial cross-section defined by a round profile, while the electrode length of the wire has a radial cross-section defined by a flattened profile, a long axis edge of which defines an outer diameter surface of the electrode length. The radial cross-section profile, along the electrode length of wire, is preferably flattened after an entire length of the wire has been coiled..
11/20/14
20140343548
 Electrosurgical instrument & system patent thumbnailnew patent Electrosurgical instrument & system
An electrosurgical instrument includes an instrument shaft, and a suction tube extending along the shaft, the suction tube being formed of an electrically-conductive material and including a way or portion by which it can be connected to a source of electrosurgical energy. A blade-like tissue treatment electrode extends from the shaft, the blade-like tissue treatment electrode being integrally formed by the distal end of the suction tube.
11/20/14
20140342154
 Paper particulate pellet patent thumbnailnew patent Paper particulate pellet
A pellet made from paper particulate extruded and cut into pellets, the pellet comprising an elongated form having opposite flattened surfaces separated by a pellet thickness. Also a process for producing paper particulate pellets comprising: extruding processed paper particulate into pellets having an elongated form; and flattening the extruded paper particulate such that the pellets have opposite flattened surfaces..
11/20/14
20140341338
 Mammography-apparatus, paddle and method of measuring a contact area between a breast and the mammography-apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Mammography-apparatus, paddle and method of measuring a contact area between a breast and the mammography-apparatus
Mammography-apparatus for detecting malignant cells in a breast, comprising an x-ray source and an x-ray detector that cooperates with the x-ray source for providing an x-ray image of said breast, and further comprising a paddle for flattening the breast by pressing it against said x-ray detector, and comprising a contact area measuring device for measuring a contact area between the breast and the paddle, wherein the contact area measuring device is embodied with at least a first laminate of an electrically insulating material and an electrically low resistance material, which first laminate is provided on a side of the paddle facing the breast, and wherein the electrically low resistance material is sandwiched between the paddle and the insulating material.. .
11/20/14
20140338699
 Marine geophysical equipment cleaner patent thumbnailnew patent Marine geophysical equipment cleaner
Techniques are disclosed relating to an apparatus with scraping members for cleaning a geophysical equipment (e.g., a streamer) being towed behind a survey vessel. The apparatus may, in one embodiment, include a housing and a plurality of scraping members that are disposed at least partially outside of the housing.
11/13/14
20140336010
 Single belt omni directional treadmill patent thumbnailSingle belt omni directional treadmill
A treadmill having a belt assembly allows a user to walk or run in any direction. A single helically wound belt over a flattened torus is powered by two independent drive systems.
11/13/14
20140335692
 Method for forming a resist under layer film and patterning process patent thumbnailMethod for forming a resist under layer film and patterning process
The present invention provides a method for forming a resist under layer film used in a lithography process, comprising: a process for applying a composition for forming a resist under layer film containing an organic compound having an aromatic unit on a substrate; and a process for heat-treating the resist under layer film applied in an atmosphere whose oxygen concentration is 10% or more at 150° c. To 600° c.
11/13/14
20140335243
 Method of making flat edible using a compact apparatus patent thumbnailMethod of making flat edible using a compact apparatus
A method of using compact apparatus for automatically making a plurality of flat edibles includes a storage and dispensing limit that makes it unnecessary for a user to pre-measure ingredients. The apparatus also includes a mixing and kneading unit for making dough of optimal consistency.
11/13/14
20140331732
 Device and method for machining anode plate for electrolysis patent thumbnailDevice and method for machining anode plate for electrolysis
An apparatus and method for processing anode plate for electrolysis, the apparatus includes a transverse transmission device (3) for transmitting the anode plate in a transverse direction; a plate-flattening and thickness-measuring device (4) for flattening the anode plate and measuring a thickness of the anode plate; a hanger bottom milling device (5) configured to mill a bottom surface of a hanger of the anode plate, disposed at a first side of the transverse transmission device (3) and positioned downstream of the plate-flattening and thickness- measuring device (4) in the transverse direction; and a hanger side milling device (6) configured to mill a side surface of the hanger of the anode plate, disposed at a second side of the transverse transmission device (3) and positioned downstream of the plate-flattening and thickness-measuring device (4) in the transverse direction.. .
11/06/14
20140329043
 Repair method and repair structure for honeycomb sandwich structural body patent thumbnailRepair method and repair structure for honeycomb sandwich structural body
A repair method includes the steps of: (a) forming a repair cavity 14 by removing a honeycomb core 11 including a damaged portion with a front-side skin 12; (b) inserting, into the repair cavity 14, a repair honeycomb core 21 whose end surface 30 on a side to which a repair patch 22 is bonded is subjected to flattening treatment; (c) disposing the repair patch on the flattened end surface 30 of the repair honeycomb core 21 via a film-like adhesive 24; and (d) bonding the repair honeycomb core 21 to an existing portion of the honeycomb sandwich structural body 10 and to the repair patch 22, and curing the repair patch 22 under a reduced-pressure atmosphere associated with heating.. .
11/06/14
20140328454
System and method for determining an orientation of reservoir geobodies from unoriented conventional cores
A system and method for determining an orientation of a reservoir feature from an unoriented core. The method includes selecting an arbitrary inclined plane in a longitudinal or transverse cross sectional ct scan image of the unoriented core; flattening the inclined plane by realigning all voxels within a volume of the unoriented core so as to obtain a horizontal plane in a realigned core; selecting a transverse cross sectional ct scan image of the realigned core where a desired feature is present; determining a correcting angle to be added to an angle of a flat-bed contact plane of the realigned core relative to a reference mark in the realigned core to obtain a correct inclination angle relative to compass map coordinates; determining a first angle between a direction perpendicular to the feature relative to the reference mark; and determining a second angle by adding the correcting angle to the first angle..
11/06/14
20140327971
Night vision devices and methods
Image-intensifying devices (for example, glasses, goggles, etc.) suitable for certain commercial and entertainment applications by virtue of their light weight, small size, and economical production are disclosed. In one embodiment, input light passes through an amici reflector, which is used to adjust the orientation of the intensified image to register it with the real world.
11/06/14
20140327225
Device of human conveyance
A device for human conveyance includes a frame and a resilient member that has two ends. Upon exerting a flattening force on the resilient member, increase in distance between the two ends and the increase in distance is converted into movement of the platform by, for example a ratchet system interfaced to a wheel..
11/06/14
20140326479
Electric-wire protecting pipe and wire harness
It is an object of the exemplary embodiments to obtain a long electric-wire protection pipe having a flat outer shape, using a simple press working process, while preventing warping problems. An electric-wire protection pipe is a metal pipe that surrounds an electric wire, and has a reinforced section and a flat pipe section.
11/06/14
20140325919
Raised roof edge to seal and protect membrane and eliminate the need for gutters
A lightweight, raised roof edge segmented to accommodate narrow openings for scupper-fed downspouts. The edge's segments include at least one pair of elongated, inflatable or otherwise fillable, membrane-covered barriers, each of which spans about 20 feet, making it compatible with typical spacings between industrial building downspouts.
10/30/14
20140325334
Active overlay system and method for accessing and manipulating imaging displays
The present invention is directed in general to imaging technologies and more particularly to medical imaging and picture archiving and communication systems (pacs) having an image display wherein system features and functions are provided to a user via active overlays located over displayed images. A system and method are provided to imbed an ability to interact with an image by activating traditional annotations that are displayed in conjunction with an image in a pacs.
10/30/14
20140319533
Flexible semiconductor devices based on flexible freestanding epitaxial elements
Flexible semiconductor devices based on flexible freestanding epitaxial elements are disclosed. The flexible freestanding epitaxial elements provide a virgin as grown epitaxy ready surface for additional growth layers.
10/30/14
20140318587
Multipurpose adjustable net frame system
A multipurpose, portable, lightweight net frame system for protecting a person and/or articles from mosquitoes and other insects is disclosed. The net frame system includes an adjustable frame adapted to support a protective net.
10/23/14
20140315372
Wafer processing method
A wafer processing method including a wafer supporting step of attaching a front side of a dicing tape formed of synthetic resin to a back side of a wafer and supporting a peripheral portion of the dicing tape to an annular frame, a dicing tape heating step of heating a back side of the dicing tape attached to the wafer to soften the dicing tape, thereby flattening the back side of the dicing tape, and a modified layer forming step of applying a laser beam having a transmission wavelength to the wafer through the dicing tape from the back side thereof along the division lines in the condition where the focal point of the laser beam is set inside the wafer, thereby forming a modified layer inside the wafer along each division line.. .
10/23/14
20140313266
Liquid supply device and liquid jetting system
A liquid supply device 10 is equipped with a liquid containing chamber 16, a transport tube 15 for sending the liquid inside the chamber 16 to a liquid jetting device 20, first and second members 171 and 172 sandwiching the tube 15, and a cam 173 that determines the position of the first member 171 relative to the second member 172. The tube 15 is equipped with an elastic portion 151 that elastically deforms and is flattened.
10/23/14
20140313255
Image recording apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium
Unevenness correcting information is generated based on property information indicating a recording property of each of a plurality of recording elements which are included in a recording head, the recording elements being subjected to output correction in a first output correction unit based on unevenness correcting information obtained after a flattening processing and output correction in a second output correction unit, and the unevenness correcting information close to an appropriate value with which an image in an appropriately-corrected state can be obtained can be generated.. .
10/23/14
20140312493
Semiconductor device and a method of manufacturing the same
A technique which improves the reliability in coupling between a bump electrode of a semiconductor chip and wiring of a mounting substrate, more particularly a technique which guarantees the flatness of a bump electrode even when wiring lies in a top wiring layer under the bump electrode, thereby improving the reliability in coupling between the bump electrode and the wiring formed on a glass substrate. Wiring, comprised of a power line or signal line, and a dummy pattern are formed in a top wiring layer beneath a non-overlap region of a bump electrode.
10/23/14
20140311720
Multiple bank flattened tube and folded fin heat exchanger
A multiple bank, flattened tube heat exchange unit includes a first tube bank including a plurality of flattened tube segments extending longitudinally in spaced parallel relationship and a second tube bank including a plurality of flattened tube segments extending longitudinally in spaced parallel relationship, the second tube bank disposed behind the first tube bank at a desired spacing gap. A first plurality of folded fins is disposed between respective adjacent pairs of the heat exchange tube segments of the first tube bank and a second plurality of folded fins disposed between respective adjacent pairs of the heat exchange tube segments of the second tube bank..
10/23/14
20140310892
Method of printing onto an article
A method of printing onto an article includes placing an article on a holding assembly, flattening a portion of the article and printing onto the flattened portion of the article. Flattening can be accomplished using a flattening plate and by controlling the shape of a surface of the holding assembly using a vacuum..
10/23/14
20140310891
Holding assembly for articles
A holding assembly for articles can be used with a flexible manufacturing system to hold an article in place. The holding assembly can be used with a printing system to print onto the article.
10/16/14
20140309631
Flattened mesh ablation device
A flattened mesh ablation device for ablating tissue in a body lumen is disclosed. The flattened mesh ablation device includes a flattened mesh with at least one conductor on an edge of the flattened mesh.
10/16/14
20140308096
Post-proceesing apparatus and image forming system
The image forming system contains an image forming apparatus and a post-processing apparatus. The post-processing apparatus includes a flattening unit that flattens a back portion of a booklet, an elevating mechanism that moves the flattening unit operating together with a conveyance of the booklet and a post-processing control portion that controls the flattening unit to perform flattening processing which flattens the back portion of the booklet during the conveyance of the booklet by the elevating mechanism.
10/16/14
20140306496
Adjustable bicycle seat
A multi-adjustable bicycle seat configured to conform to a cyclist having a flexible material suspended over the front and rear portions of a frame, wherein at least one adjusting mechanism causes the flexible material to adjust the tension throughout the seat, flatten or otherwise deform the seat to the desired comfort of a rider. The seat material may be completely removable from the frame portion..
10/16/14
20140305952
Folding container
A folding container comprising a body portion defining a receptacle chamber within the container into which product can be filled and at least one rib extending along at least a portion of the body portion. The at least one rib being collapsible to permit the body portion to collapse to a generally flattened position in the absence of the product contained therein..
10/09/14
20140303430
Self-anchoring sling and introducer system
A system for supporting the urethra using an introducer needle, the ends of which are flattened and which have openings therethrough, a handle having a latch mechanism which engages the opening in the flattened portion of the first end of the introducer needle, an implant, and a connector joining the end of the implant to the flattened portion of one of the ends of the introducer needle. These components are used to draw the implant into position, either through vaginal or abdominal incisions, to form a u-shaped loop beneath the urethra.
10/09/14
20140303429
Self-anchoring sling and introducer system
A system for supporting the urethra using an introducer needle, the ends of which are flattened and which have openings therethrough, a handle having a latch mechanism which engages the opening in the flattened portion of the first end of the introducer needle, an implant, and a connector joining the end of the implant to the flattened portion of one of the ends of the introducer needle. These components are used to draw the implant into position, either through vaginal or abdominal incisions, to form a u-shaped loop beneath the urethra.
10/02/14
20140295645
Sapphire substrate flattening method
A sapphire substrate flattening method including an ingot slicing step of slicing a sapphire single-crystal ingot to obtain a sapphire substrate, an annealing step of annealing the sapphire substrate, a wafer mounting step of mounting the sapphire substrate processed by the annealing step on a stage having a holding surface in the condition where a first surface of the sapphire substrate is in contact with the holding surface of the stage through a liquid resin, a resin curing step of curing the liquid resin, a first grinding step of grinding a second surface of the sapphire substrate opposite to the first surface, a resin removing step of removing the liquid resin cured on the first surface of the sapphire substrate, and a second grinding step of grinding the first surface of the sapphire substrate.. .
10/02/14
20140295577
Chemical sensor, chemical sensor module, biomolecule detection apparatus, and biomolecule detection method
[solving means] a chemical sensor includes a substrate, an on-chip lens, and a flattening layer. On the substrate, a plurality of photodiodes are formed to be arranged in a planar form.
10/02/14
20140292447
Radio wave half mirror for millimeter wave band and method of flattening transmittance thereof
To provide a radio wave half mirror for a millimeter wave band which can flatten transmittance characteristics and a method of flattening the transmittance of the radio wave half mirror for a millimeter wave band. A radio wave half mirror 20 includes a metal plate 21 that has an outward shape closing a transmission line 11 and a slit 22 for transmitting electromagnetic waves that is provided in the metal plate 21 along a long side of an opening of the transmission line 11.
10/02/14
20140292205
Lamp with passive infrared sensor
A sheet processing device includes a supporting plate, a stapler, a casing, a protrusion structure, and a swinging arm. The casing is disposed over the supporting plate.
10/02/14
20140291559
Slide valve having a valve slide
A slide valve having a valve slide which can be acted on by an actuator in a first direction, and by an impingement device in a second direction which is opposite the first direction, and which may hydraulically connect a first working connection to an inlet connection or to an outlet connection, and a second working connection to the inlet connection or to the outlet connection, with the aid of control sections. A control section associated with the first working connection has a diameter stage and/or an axially extending groove and/or an axially extending flattened portion, so that when the actuator does not act on the valve slide, the first working connection is hydraulically connected to the outlet connection with the aid of the diameter stage and/or the groove and/or the flattened portion..
10/02/14
20140290937
Shale fracture flow simulation apparatus
An apparatus having conduits, flattened tubing or pipes of varying widths, heights and/or lengths may simulate a network of fractures that may be used to experimentally evaluate the flow of treatment fluids (e.g. Fracturing fluids) within narrow, shale-type fractures.
09/25/14
20140283821
Introducer for surgical airway catheters
In one embodiment, an introducer has a round handle; a first curved, flattened (i.e., oval) section connected to the handle; a first straight, unflattened (i.e., circular) section connected to the first curved section; a second curved, flattened section connected to the first straight section; and a last straight, unflattened section connected to the second curved section. The curved, flattened sections allow the introducer to unbend in the anterior-posterior direction to enable a user to introduce a tube or other airway catheter into a surgical airway.
09/18/14
20140277334
Active drives for robotic catheter manipulators
An instrument driver comprises opposing rotatable gripping pads. Each of the gripping pads including an outer circular rim and a center hub.
09/18/14
20140273068
Autofocus systems and methods for particle analysis in blood samples
Particles such as blood cells can be categorized and counted by a digital image processor. A digital microscope camera can be directed into a flowcell defining a symmetrically narrowing flowpath in which the sample stream flows in a ribbon flattened by flow and viscosity parameters between layers of sheath fluid.
09/18/14
20140270593
Tri-fold side seamed plastic produce bag and method for making same
A trifold side seamed film produce bag includes a front wall and a back wall, first and second side edges sealed together and a seamless bag bottom. The bag is joined at the side edges to additional bags by a perforation.
09/18/14
20140270055
X-ray ct apparatus
X-ray ct apparatus is provided in which the photon energy distribution of x-rays to be radiated is flattened. X-ray ct apparatus includes an x-ray tube, a detector, a data acquisition system, a tube voltage generator, and a grid controller.
09/18/14
20140267154
Electronic device and method for determining coordinates
The electronic device has a display section with a display surface; and a touch panel that is provided while being superimposed on the display section and that can detect an area occupied by an indicator in which the occupied area is on a predetermined plane which is approximately parallel to and spaced apart by a predetermined distance from the display surface of the display section. When flattening of the area occupied by the indicator is smaller than a threshold value in which the occupied area is on the predetermined plane spaced apart from the display surface of the display section by a predetermined distance, coordinates of the center of the area are made valid.
09/18/14
20140265368
Enhanced tamper evident seal
A tamper evident seal includes a wire hasp, an insert and a body for receiving the insert and the wire hasp. The one leg of the wire hasp must be located in the channel in the insert prior to the insert being located in the body.
09/18/14
20140264965
Aeration element for the gasification of liquids
An aeration element for gasification or aeration of liquids includes an essentially flattened, rigid support element having a substantially oval cross-section and corrugated outer surfaces, the corrugated outer surfaces including ridges defining grooves therebetween; a threaded opening for receiving a cooperating fitting for connection to an air supply; and a flexible membrane of elastomeric material disposed around the support element, the membrane has a plurality of slits, and wherein compressed gas is introduced between the support element and the membrane, the gas can escape via these slits into the surrounding liquid. A retaining clamp holds the membrane around at least one end of the support element.
09/18/14
20140263346
Lined storage bin
Methods and apparatus for maintaining a sanitary disposal and storage bin for consumed medical products using a storage bin with a liner bag and an attached shielding grommet in the shape of a circle flattened on one end which, when soiled, may itself be placed in the liner bag within the container.. .
09/18/14
20140263307
Retail and recycle ready container
A shipping container particularly adapted for both displaying goods therein and flattening to a single panel after use is provided herein.. .
09/18/14
20140262865
Decorative elements provided with a curled or crimped configuration at point of sale or point of use
Decorative grass and methods of providing same are disclosed wherein the decorative grass is either maintained in a flattened configuration until restraint is removed and/or the decorative grass is curled and/or crimped at a point of use and/or sale.. .
09/18/14
20140262449
Apparatus and method for a back plate for heat sink mounting
Apparatus and method embodiments are provided for a heat sink mounted on a printed circuit board using a back plate with preload. An apparatus comprises a circuit component, a heat sink on a first side of the circuit component a, a back plate having an initial curvature and positioned at a second side of the circuit component opposite to the heat sink, and one or more screws through the back plate and the circuit component and partially through the heat sink.
09/18/14
20140262181
Flattened tube finned heat exchanger and fabrication method
A multiple tube bank heat exchanger includes a first tube bank including at least a first and a second flattened tube segments extending longitudinally in spaced parallel relationship and a second tube bank including at least a first and a second flattened tube segments extending longitudinally in spaced parallel relationship. The second tube bank is disposed behind the first tube bank with a leading edge of the second tube bank spaced from a trailing edge of the first tube bank.
09/18/14
20140262172
Tube bundle for shell-and-tube heat exchanger and a method of use
A tube bundle is provided for a shell-and-tube heat exchanger. The tube bundle includes a plurality of elongated tubes, each of which has an intermediate portion that has a cross section in the form of a flattened circle with at least one axis of symmetry.
09/18/14
20140262171
Tube bundle for shell-and-tube heat exchanger and method of constructing same
A tube bundle is provided for a shell-and-tube heat exchanger. The tube bundle includes a plurality of elongated tubes, each of which has an intermediate portion that has a cross section in the form of a flattened circle with at least one axis of symmetry.
09/18/14
20140261619
Interconnector and solar cell module having the same
An interconnector is discussed, which includes a conductive metal of a band shape including a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface; and a solder coated on the first surface, wherein the first surface of the conductive metal includes at least a flattened peak extending in a length direction of the conductive metal, the flattened peak including an inclined portion and a flat portion extending in a width direction of the conductive metal, and wherein a length of the inclined portion is less than a length of the flat portion in the width direction of the conductive metal.. .
09/11/14
20140257074
Method and device for monitoring biomechanical properties of the eye
A contact lens shaped measuring device (1) comprises sensor (3) having a protrusion (14) towards the cornea (22). The measuring device (1) is flexible to a degree that it is flattened by a closing eye lid and the protrusion creates an indentation of the cornea.
09/11/14
20140253679
Depth measurement quality enhancement
Described herein is a method for correcting defective depth values in depth map images. Defective values correspond to “noisy pixels” located on continuous flat surfaces and interpolated “flying pixels” located along an edge between a foreground object and a background object.
09/11/14
20140253551
Technique for filling holes in a three-dimensional model
A mesh repair engine is configured to repair a hole in a three-dimensional (3d) model by (i) filling the hole with a rough mesh, (ii) refining the rough mesh, (iii) collapsing the refined mesh, (iv) refining the collapsed mesh, (v) flattening the refined, collapsed mesh, and then (vi) deforming the flattened mesh into a 3d surface that smoothly fills the hole in the 3d model. One advantage of the disclosed repair engine and associated hole repair technique is that the mesh repair engine is capable of generating polygons that fill regions of a 3d model that are not defined.
09/11/14
20140252609
Package-on-package structure and methods for forming the same
A method includes coining solder balls of a bottom package, wherein top surfaces of the solder balls are flattened after the step of coining. The solder balls are molded in a molding material.
09/11/14
20140252290
Fully welded fence panel and method of making same
A fully welded fence panel is disclosed that comprises a plurality of vertical pickets and a pair of horizontal metal rails. The top and bottom portions of the pickets are pressed in a mechanical or hydraulic press to create flattened surfaces and welded to the rails.
09/11/14
20140251657
Printed circuit board and method of manufacturing the same
Embodiments of the invention provide a printed circuit board, including a base member, an insulating layer formed on each of both surfaces of the base member so that the surfaces of the base member are flattened, a circuit layer formed on the insulating layer, and a via for connecting the circuit layer formed on one surface of the base member with the circuit layer formed on the other surface of the base member. A method of manufacturing the printed circuit board is also provided..
09/11/14
20140251491
Woven wire with flat warp threads
A woven wire for use in a paper, cardboard, or tissue manufacturing machine, has a first fabric layer providing a web-contact side and a second fabric layer providing a machine-contact side. The layers have machine-direction threads, cross-direction threads, and binder threads.
09/04/14
20140248096
Apparatus and method for characterizing glass sheets
Disclosed is an apparatus and method for characterizing attributes of a moving glass sheet comprising complementary mechanical material handling technologies that progressively stabilize, position, capture, flatten, and release the lower portion of glass sheets traveling past the apparatus while posing minimal constraint on the top section of the sheet. The apparatus includes a pressure-vacuum (pv)-type device comprising distinct regions such that the glass sheets experience a non-contact but gradual increase in constraining force until the point where measurements can be performed, then a gradual decrease in constraining force until the glass sheets are released from the inspection station.
09/04/14
20140247412
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device includes tfts designed in accordance with characteristics of circuits. In a first structure of the invention, the tft is formed by using a crystalline silicon film made of a unique crystal structure body.
09/04/14
20140247404
Portable electronic device
Portable electronic devices are provided. A device may include cover glass with a light mask.
09/04/14
20140246407
Guide wire with core having welded wire segments
An intravascular guide wire having two core materials joined together without the use of a connector tube or sleeve, the core materials being stainless steel and psuedoelastic metal alloy, nitinol. The core materials are joined to each other through an intermediate transition piece made essentially of nickel, which is welded on either side to the two core materials.
09/04/14
20140246125
Grain-oriented electrical steel sheet and manufacturing method thereof
A silicon steel sheet (1) containing si is cold-rolled. Next, a decarburization annealing (3) of the silicon steel sheet (1) is performed so as to cause a primary recrystallization.
08/28/14
20140242252
Process for extraction from lesquerella seeds
A method for extraction from lesquerella seeds having an acid value of less than 6 mg koh/g, said method including the following steps: a seed-processing step i) that includes a single operation of flattening the seeds and at least one operation of drying the seeds; and a step ii) of placing the processed seeds into contact with a mixture of light anhydrous alcohol and co-solvent under temperature and time conditions that are sufficient for extracting a raw oil including phospholipids and gums, as well as obtaining a de-oiled cake.. .
08/28/14
20140239592
Alphanumeric game system and pieces
A system of educational word games and number games that combines, for the first time: (i) mental/alphanumeric skills, with (ii) physical/eye-hand coordination skills that are used in target-and-missile games, with (iii) substantially flattened game tiles that are shaped as squares or as the letters and numbers themselves. The tiles can be used as missiles and/or as targets in various, easy-to-grasp games, and these games can be enjoyed by players of a wide range of ages and physical ability.
08/28/14
20140238725
Method of flattening surface of conductive structure and conductive structure with flattened surface
A method of flattening surface of conductive structure including a substrate, a dielectric layer on the substrate, and a conductive line formed in the dielectric layer is provided. A surface of the conductive line has a recess.
08/21/14
20140236245
Screw thread with flattened peaks
A bone fastener for use in orthopedic surgery for fixing an implant to bone has a threaded or unthreaded shaft configured to engage bone and a head having a thread on an outer surface to engage the implant. The thread on the head of the fastener has a profile in cross section that includes arcuate peaks with a flat on the outer surface of the peak..
08/21/14
20140236237
Reduced shock breakaway set screw for use with a surgical construct
A reduced shock breakaway set screw for use with medical implants and constructs for the spine having improved geometry of the groove area between the upper head portion and lower threaded portion of the set screw. The groove area of the set screw has circular and noncircular portions which in at least one embodiment comprise upper and lower radii separated by a flattened groove bottom.


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