|| List of recent Fluidically-related patents
|System and process for biopolymer chromatography|
A chromatography system for separation of a biopolymer is described, comprising at least one feed tank, at least one hold tank, at least one elution buffer tank, at least one eluate tank, at least two packed bed chromatography columns and at least one pump and at least one outlet detector both fluidically connected to said each packed bed chromatography column, wherein the feed tank, the hold tank(s), the elution buffer tank and the eluate tank are each fluidically connected to the packed bed chromatography columns via a system of valves.. .
|Micro-lattice cross-flow heat exchangers for aircraft|
An aircraft micro-lattice cross-flow heat exchanger and methods are presented. A first aircraft fluid source inlet provides a first fluid from a first aircraft system, and a second aircraft fluid source inlet provides a second fluid from a second aircraft system.
|Packet-wise proportioning followed by immediate longitudinal mixing|
A fluid supply system (150) adapted for metering two or more fluids in controlled proportions and for supplying a resultant mixture, the fluid supply system (150) comprising a plurality of solvent supply lines (104 to 107), each fluidically connected with a fluid source (100 to 103) providing a respective fluid, a pumping unit (110) comprising a reciprocating element (115) adapted for intaking fluid supplied at an inlet of the pumping unit (110) and for supplying the pressurized fluid at an outlet of the pumping unit (110), wherein the pumping unit (110) is adapted for taking in fluids from selected solvent supply lines (104 to 107) and for supplying a pressurized mixture of the fluids at its outlet, a proportioning valve (108) interposed between the solvent supply lines (104 to 107) and the inlet of the pumping unit (110), the proportioning valve (108) adapted for modulating solvent composition by sequentially coupling selected ones of the solvent supply lines (104 to 107) with the inlet of the pumping unit (110), and a longitudinal mixing unit (152) adapted for mixing longitudinally subsequent sections of the fluids so as to modify their succession in flow direction.. .
|Method and configuration for heating buildings with an infrared heater|
A building is heated using an infrared heater with a radiant tube. A heated gas is fed to the radiant tube at a first end and the tube is further fluidically connected at its second end to a heat exchanger.
|Evacuable inlet for gas chromatograph injector|
A gas chromatography (gc) system comprises: a sample injector adapted to receive a liquid sample into an interior cavity thereof and to volatilize the liquid sample; a gc column configured to receive the volatilized sample from the sample injector; a carrier gas inlet line fluidically coupled to a gas inlet port of the sample injector; a septum purge vent line fluidically coupled to a first gas outlet port of the sample injector; a split-flow vent line fluidically coupled to a second gas outlet port of the sample injector; and a vacuum system configured to apply vacuum to the septum purge vent line, the split-flow vent line and the interior cavity of the sample injector. Alternatively, the vacuum system may be coupled to a vacuum port of the sample injector.
|Nanopore-based determination of protein charge, shape, volume, rotational diffusion coefficient, and dipole moment|
Physical parameters of macromolecules are determined by measuring electrical current i over time for translocation events as the macromolecules in solution move between two liquid compartments that are separated by and fluidically coupled through a synthetic nanopore. Values of charge, volume, shape, rotational diffusion coefficient, ad dipole moment are derived from the measurements..
|Microchannel heat exchanger and methods of manufacture|
An apparatus includes a first flow panel and a second flow panel. The first flow panel includes a first flow portion and a second flow portion.
|Integrated vacuum port module|
An integrated vacuum port module includes a base 12 and a mounting feature secured to the base and operable to form an airtight connection with a housing 14. A first tubular conduit 28 is secured to the base 12 forming a flow passage extending through the base 12 from an exterior to interior side.
|Method for separating blood, separation container for a blood centrifuge, system for filling a freezer container|
The invention relates to a method for separating blood, to a separation container and to a system, wherein different blood fractions—erythrocytes (64), buffy coat (65) and blood plasma (66)—are obtained, wherein blood is introduced into a separation container (1) and is then centrifuged into different superimposed, fluidically connected sections of the separation container, specifically a top section (4) for receiving the blood plasma (66), a middle section (3) for receiving the buffy coat, and a bottom section (2) for receiving the erythrocytes (64). The aim of the invention is to optimize the extraction of buffy coat.
|Exposure apparatus, method for producing device, and method for controlling exposure apparatus|
A liquid immersion exposure apparatus includes a projection system, a liquid supply inlet, a liquid collection outlet, a separator fluidically connected to the liquid collection outlet, the separator separating one of liquid and gas, which have been collected via the liquid collection outlet from the other, and a flow-meter configured to measure an amount of the liquid collected via the liquid collection outlet.. .
|Power tool with fluid boost|
A power tool includes a fluidically-driven prime mover controlled by a multi-stage, throttle-actuated dual-ported mechanism disposed in the power tool. When the first stage is actuated, pressurized fluid is admitted into the prime mover via a first delivery path in fluid communication with one of the ports.
|Hydraulic accumulator in form of a bellows accumulator|
The invention relates to a hydraulic accumulator, comprising an accumulator housing (1), in which a bellows (21) having a selectable number of pleats (23) forms a mobile separation element between the gas side (25) and the fluid side (13), characterized in that a distancing device (33) is provided arranged inside the accumulator housing (1), and is fluidically connected to the inside of the bellows (21) or abuts to the bellows (21), thus forming an additional medium chamber.. .
|Fuel nozzle for a gas turbomachine|
A fuel nozzle for a gas turbomachine includes an outer nozzle body including an inner surface defining a mixing zone, and an inner nozzle body arranged within the outer nozzle body. The inner nozzle body includes a fluid passage.
|Aircraft liquid dispensing system|
An aircraft liquid dispensing system is provided, comprising a flexible and collapsible reservoir positioned within a pressurized aircraft interior, wherein the reservoir is secured to the aircraft by a restraint assembly; a fill port located on the reservoir; a liquid control valve fluidically coupled to one end of the reservoir; a discharge tube fluidically connected between the liquid control valve and an exterior surface of the aircraft; and wherein the reservoir is adapted to collapse and release liquids contained therein responsive to a pressure differential between the aircraft interior and outside the aircraft.. .
|Anti-cavitation throttle valve and method of operating the same|
A throttle housing having an inlet end and an outlet end includes a shuttle housing disposed within the throttle housing. The shuttle housing has a first end cap at a first end and an orifice array therethrough.
|Servicing device for vehicle air-conditioning systems and method for operating said device|
The invention relates to a servicing device for vehicle air-conditioning systems comprising an evacuation assembly for withdrawing the coolant/compressor oil mixture from the coolant circuit of a vehicle air-conditioning system and comprising a coolant gas analyzer. In said device, a gas analysis connection is provided on or in at least one of the connection lines between the servicing device and the vehicle air-conditioning system.
|Integrated vascular delivery system|
An integrated vascular delivery system having a frame configured to receive a catheter insertable in a patient to deliver fluid at an insertion site. The frame includes a first hub, a second hub, and a pair of flexible lateral members extending between the hubs and including a tubular lateral member.
|Bore cavity thermal conditioning system|
A gas turbine engine includes a rotor having at least one rotor bore cavity and a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is fluidically connected to a conditioning air source and to the rotor bore cavity for flowing air from the conditioning air source to the rotor bore cavity.
|Method and apparatus for reducing acoustic noise in a synthetic jet|
A synthetic jet includes a first backer structure, one and only one actuator, a wall member coupled to and positioned between the first backer structure and the one and only one actuator to form a cavity, and wherein the wall member has an orifice formed therethrough, and wherein the orifice fluidically couples the cavity to an environment external to the cavity.. .
|Sleeve-fit respirator cartridge|
A respirator apparatus includes a respirator body, a filter cartridge receiver integral with and extending from the respirator body, and a filter cartridge. The filter cartridge includes a nozzle element being integral with the filter cartridge.
Various systems for reducing noise, vibration, and harshness in an intake manifold are provided. In one example, an intake manifold includes one or more runners, a plenum fluidically coupled to the one or more runners, an inlet having a wall thickness, and a first and a second indentation, where the first indentation protrudes radially inward at a first inflection point in a first direction, the second indentation protrudes radially inward at a second inflection point in a second direction substantially anti-parallel to the first direction, and the wall thickness is maintained at the first and second inflection points.
|Modular platform for multi-tissue integrated cell culture|
The systems and methods disclosed herein are generally related to a cell culture system. More particularly, the systems and methods enable the culturing and interconnecting of a plurality of tissue types in a biomimetic environment.
|Manifold for fuel cells|
A manifold for use with fuel cell and fuel cell stacks is provided. In certain examples, the manifold may be constructed and arranged to provide air to all cathodes in a first fuel cell stack fluidically coupled to the manifold and configured to provide fuel to all anodes in the first fuel cell stack.
|Viscous fan drive systems having fill and scavenge control|
An engagement system (10) for a fluid-coupling device (9) may include a first engagement member (31) and a second engagement member (15) that is in operation with the first engagement member (31). A working chamber (33) is disposed between and at least partially defined by the first engagement member (31) and the second engagement member (15).
Gas burner of the type having a cup of the burner accommodating at least one injector for fuel gas, a head of the burner coupled to the cup and including at least one distribution chamber for a first circumferential flame spreader, a mixing chamber for mixing primary air and fuel gas to set up a fuel mixture, the mixing chamber being fluidically connected to the cup and an injector; a duct for transferring the fuel mixture from the mixing chamber into the distribution chamber, and inflow duct of the primary air from the outer environment inside the cup of the burner, as well as a separating element of the transferring duct of the fuel mixture from the inflow duct of the primary air, wherein the separating element could be tightly constrained to the head, or cup of the burner.. .
|Analysis of dried blood spot samples in a microfluidic system with dilution of extracted samples|
An apparatus for use in a chromatography system includes a microfluidic substrate having a fluidic channel configured as an analytical chromatographic column and a fluidic port on one side of the microfluidic substrate. The fluidic port opens at a head end of the analytical chromatographic column.
Embodiments described herein provide micro-fluidic systems and devices for use in performing various diagnostic and analytical tests. According to one embodiment, the micro-fluidic device includes a sample chamber for receiving a sample, and a reaction chamber for performing a chemical reaction.
|Apparatus for sanitising medical devices|
A machine for the cold sanification of medical devices comprises at least one sanification chamber (2) adapted to housing at least one medical device to be treated, means (3) for supplying one or more sanification fluids comprising a plurality of hydraulic circuits (4, 4′, 4″) each having a drawing conduit (5, 5′, 5″) for the sanification fluids connectable to a respective reservoir (s, s\ s″) and a plurality of delivering conduits (6, 6′, 6″, . .
|Dual pump/dual bypass fuel pumping system|
An example dual pump/dual bypass fuel pumping assembly may include a dual bypass valve including a first inlet port, a second inlet port, and a movable spool arranged to modulate fuel flow from the first inlet port to a first bypass port and a first discharge port and arranged to modulate fuel flow from the second inlet port to a second bypass port and a second discharge port based on a position of the movable spool; a first pump arranged to supply fuel to the first inlet port; a second pump arranged to supply fuel to the second inlet port; a supply header arranged to supply fuel to the first pump and the second pump; a bypass header fluidically coupled to the first bypass port, the second bypass port, and the supply header; and/or a discharge header fluidically coupled to the first discharge port and the second discharge port.. .
|Nanochip based sensing devices and techniques|
Systems, devices and techniques are disclosed for optically detecting single molecules using nanoscale chip configurations. In one aspect, a sensing device includes a composite membrane having an array of nanochannels that form openings at opposing sides of the membrane, a first and second substrate each including channels to carry a fluid containing particles, a fluidic module that is fluidically coupled to the channels to supply the fluid, a plurality of electrodes located along the channels, and an electrical module to generate an electric field via the electrodes to effectuate an electrokinetic force within the channels to steer the particles toward the openings of the nanochannels to immobilize the particles, in which the nanochannels operate as resonant structures to amplify localized fields produced in an optical interrogation of the immobilized particles..
|Enhanced techniques for performing and monitoring machine fluid processes|
Enhanced tools and techniques are provided for performing fluid processes in connection with the fluid system of a machine. In one embodiment, a fluid process may include fluidically connecting to a fluid system of a machine through a common location; purging at least a portion of the fluid system by applying fluid pressure to a filter through the common location; evacuating at least one fluid reservoir of the fluid system by applying negative pressure at the common location; and, refilling at least one fluid reservoir of the fluid system through the filter portion by applying positive pressure at the common location..
|Drag and/or dip finishing machine for the surface machining of workpieces by means of grinding and/or polishing granules in the presence of a liquid machining agent|
A drag and/or dip finishing machine has at least one workpiece holder for the releasable fastening of the workpieces to be machined and a container, disposed beneath the workpiece holder, for accommodating the grinding and/or polishing granules, wherein the workpiece holder and the container are movable relative to each other in that at least the container is rotationally driven. The container has a chamber, which extends around the whole of the periphery thereof and is fluidically connected to the inside, accommodating the grinding and/or polishing granules, of the container, at least on a lower portion thereof, the chamber being equipped with a liquid discharge unit in order to be able to discharge the machining agent from the chamber in the event of an excess of machining agent in the container..
|Low pressure compressor bleed exit for an aircraft pressurization system|
An aircraft pressurization system, includes an auxiliary compressor for further compressing compressed air received from a low pressure compressor section of a gas turbine engine while the compressed air is below a predetermined pressure level; a bleed passage for fluidically connecting the auxiliary compressor to the low pressure compressor section; and an environmental control system coupled to an output of the auxiliary compressor for conditioning the compressed air to a predetermined level.. .
|Packaging machine and method for producing sealed packages of a food product from a web of a packaging material|
There is described a packaging machine for producing sealed packages of pourable food products from a web of packaging material, comprising: an aseptic chamber through which web is fed and within which a sterilizing agent is applied onto web; a station which is arranged downstream from said aseptic chamber and in which a tube formed by web is, in use, fed; and a sealing device which separate chamber and station; packaging machine also comprise a conveyor fluidically connected with station and adapted to convey away residues of sterilizing agent from station.. .
|Inflatable article repair and inflation kit with a pressure reducing device|
An inflatable article repair and inflation kit comprises a canister of sealing fluid; an inlet connectable to a pressure source and connected to the canister; a selector valve interposed fluidically between the inlet and the canister; a conduit connected to the selector valve, in parallel with the canister; and a flow resistance of die selector valve and the canister to reduce the pressure in the canister with respect to the pressure in the conduit. The inflatable article repair and inflation kit ensures the best pressure into the sealing fluid canister..
|Systems and methods for compressing and/or expanding a gas utilizing a bi-directional piston and hydraulic actuator|
Systems, methods and devices for optimizing bi-directional piston movement within a device or system used to compress and/or expand a gas, such as air, are described herein. In some embodiments, a compressed air device and/or system can include a first pneumatic cylinder, a second pneumatic cylinder, a hydraulic actuator, and a hydraulic controller.
The invention relates to a valve module for influencing a fluid supply of a fluid-operated load, comprising a valve housing (4) which defines a valve chamber (17) with a fluidically communicating connection to an inlet port (18) and an outlet port (19), and further comprising a valve member (5) which is movably accommodated in the valve chamber (17) and which is adjustable along a movement axis (21) between a blocking position and a release position in order to influence a free flow cross-section between the inlet port (18) and the outlet port (19), and further comprising a spring mechanism (20) designed to apply a presettable preloading force to the valve member (5) in order to determine a preferred position of the valve member (5) in the valve chamber (17), characterised in that the spring mechanism (20) is supported, with an end region thereof which is remote from the valve member (5), on a supporting means (45) which can be located, within an adjustment range, in a freely selectable adjustment position relative to the valve housing (4).. .
|Separation membrane cleaning system and separation membrane cleaning method using the same|
A separation membrane cleaning system and a separation membrane cleaning method. A separation membrane cleaning system includes: a membrane filtration bath; a treated water storage bath configured to store treated water produced by the membrane filtration bath and discharge the treated water during reverse cleaning or chemical cleaning; a chemical storage bath configured to supply a chemical; a first pipe fluidically communicated between the membrane filtration bath and the treated water storage bath to transport the treated water produced by the membrane filtration bath to the treated water storage bath, and a fourth pipe fluidically communicated with the first pipe to transport the chemical to the membrane filtration bath; a second pipe to transport the treated water from the treated water storage bath; and a third pipe fluidically communicated with the fourth pipe to transport the chemical from the chemical storage bath..
A valve device for influencing a fluid supply of fluid-operated loads, includes a valve module with a valve housing in which valve shafts are formed to accommodate valve cartridges, and further includes valve cartridges located in the valve shafts, wherein each of the valve shafts together with the valve cartridges accommodated therein bounds a pressure chamber connected to an assigned inlet port in a fluidically communicating manner, and wherein each of the valve cartridges includes two electrically selectable valve means which are designed to influence a free flow cross-section between the pressure chamber and an outlet port assigned to the respective valve means.. .
|Active cooling system and apparatus for controlling temperature of a fluid used during treatment of biological tissue|
A system for controlling temperature of a fluid used during treatment of biological tissue includes a fluid temperature control apparatus. The apparatus includes at least one heat transfer device and a solution bag and/or a heat transfer membrane.
|Implantable flow connector|
An implantable flow connector for fluidically coupling a source tissue-enclosed body space with a destination element, comprising: a conduit having a lumen terminating at an orifice at a first end of the conduit implantable in the source body space through an opening formed in a tissue wall of the source body space, and a second end of the conduit implantable in the destination element through an opening in a surface of the destination element; and a circumferential flange, radially extending from the conduit proximate the conduit first end, configured to be implanted in the source body space adjacent an opening in the tissue wall of the source body space such that the conduit extends through the opening, the flange comprising one or more circumferentially adjacent sections at least one of which has a rigidity that decreases in a radially-increasing direction.. .
|Methods and apparatus for analysis of phase-i and phase-ii metabolites and parent compounds without hydrolysis|
An apparatus comprises: a first chromatographic column fluidically coupled to a source of sample and a source of a first chromatographic mobile phase solvent; a second chromatographic column fluidically coupled to the first column; a source of a second mobile phase solvent fluidically coupled between the first and second columns; and a detector, the first chromatographic column being configurable to receive, in a trapping step, the first solvent and sample and to retain a first portion of a plurality of analytes therein and to pass a second portion of the plurality of analytes therethrough, the second chromatographic column being configurable, in the trapping step, to receive the second portion of the plurality of analytes and the first and second solvents and to retain the second portion of the plurality of analytes therein, the detector being arranged to receive the second and first portions in respective first and second elution steps.. .
|Systems and methods for processing vapor|
A system for processing vapor. The system includes a vapor source for producing a vapor and an outlet conduit coupled to the vapor source for carrying the vapor from the vapor source.
|Exhaust gas aftertreatment device for a combustion engine|
An exhaust gas aftertreatment device for a combustion engine includes an exhaust gas guide element that includes a dosage device for introducing a reduction agent into the guide element at a feed point and at least one interference element arranged upstream of the feed point, that introduces turbulences into the exhaust gas flow that is intermixed with the reduction agent. The guide element also includes a first guide portion, through which exhaust gas flows in a first flow direction, and a second guide portion, through which exhaust gas flows in a second flow direction that is opposite to the first flow direction.
|Tank system for a motor vehicle|
A tank system for a motor vehicle, the tank system having a tank, a reservoir arranged in the tank, at least one supply line which fluidically connects the reservoir to the tank, and an extraction unit which is adapted to extract fuel from the reservoir via an engine feed line and deliver the fluid to a drive unit of the motor vehicle.. .
|Side channel blower having a plurality of feed channels distributed over the circumference|
A side channel blower for an internal combustion engine includes a housing comprising an inlet, an outlet, a first housing part, and a second housing part. The inlet and the outlet are fluidically connected via an inlet region, via at least one feed channel which extends at least partially in an annular shape in at least one of the first housing part and the second housing part, and via an outlet region.
|Biofilm carriers and biological filtration systems including the same|
A biological filtration system includes a reservoir configured to receive an aqueous liquid, a multiplicity of polymeric container closures in the reservoir, a fluid inlet fluidically coupled with the reservoir, and a fluid outlet fluidically coupled with the reservoir. The fluid inlet is configured such that an aqueous liquid provided to the reservoir via the fluid inlet contacts the multiplicity of polymeric container closures.
|Thermoelectric arrangement for use in a cooling system of a motor vehicle and cooling system having such a thermoelectric arrangement|
A thermoelectric arrangement for use in a cooling system (4, 6) of a motor vehicle has a thermocouple (8) with a first, heat-outputting thermal element (10), a second, heat-absorbing thermal element (12) and a conductor element (14) through which current flows. At least two cooling circuits (16, 18, 20) are provided.
A heat exchanger (28) has a first inlet (29) and a first outlet (30), which are fluidically connected with one another via a first path (31) carrying for a first medium to be cooled. A second inlet (32) and a second outlet (33) are fluidically connected with one another via a second path (34) carrying a second medium.
|Damping device for movable furniture parts|
The invention relates to a damping device for movable furniture part, comprising:—a damper housing,—a fluid chamber which is arranged in the damper housing and in which a piston is movably mounted,—a tappet which is connected to the piston, at least one seal being arranged between the damper housing and the tappet in order to seal the fluid chamber, wherein the tappet passes through the seal,—a compensating chamber which is fluidically connected to the fluid chamber, which runs laterally parallel to the fluid chamber, and in which at least one deformable compensating body is arranged in order to compensate for a volume change due to the tappet being immersed into the fluid chamber, said deformable compensating body and the at least one seal being designed together as a single piece.. .
|Syringe-based fluid diversion mechanism for bodily fluid sampling|
A syringe-based device includes a housing, a pre-sample reservoir, and an actuator. The housing defines an inner volume between a substantially open proximal end portion and a distal end portion that includes a port couplable to a lumen-defining device.
|Vacuum pump for use in the automotive sector|
A vacuum pump for use in the automotive sector includes a rotor element fixed on a rotor shaft and arranged in a rotor housing, an electric drive arranged in a motor housing, a housing wall comprising at least one passage opening, and a bearing device. The rotor housing comprises at least one inlet and at least one outlet.
|Hydraulic pumping cylinder and method of pumping hydraulic fluid|
A hydraulic jack includes a frame and a pump connected to the frame. The pump is connected to the frame.
|Prefilled liquid cartridge for the supply of a sample separation device with an operating liquid|
Prefilled liquid cartridge for fluidically connecting to a sample separation device for separating of components of a fluidic sample by using liquid of the liquid cartridge, wherein the liquid cartridge comprises a liquid container which is prefilled with liquid and a liquid removal access provided at the liquid container, adapted to be fluidically coupled with at least one liquid conduit of the sample separation device by only inserting the liquid cartridge in a corresponding liquid cartridge accommodation of the sample separation device.. .
|Microfluidic methods of assaying molecule switching and devices for practicing the same|
Microfluidic methods of assaying molecule switching are provided. Aspects of the methods include microfluidically separating a sample containing the molecule of interest and then employing the resultant separation pattern to determine a switching characteristic of the molecule.
|Steplessly adjustable hydraulic insert valve|
A steplessly adjustable hydraulic insert valve has a housing defining a radial direction and an end side in an installation direction. An inflow connector on the end side is connectable to a pressure medium source.
|Sterile bodily-fluid collection device and methods|
An apparatus includes a pre-sample reservoir, a diversion mechanism, and a flow metering mechanism. The diversion mechanism has an inlet port couplable to a lumen-defining device to receive bodily-fluids from a patient, a first outlet port fluidically couplable to the pre-sample reservoir, and a second outlet port fluidically couplable to a sample reservoir.
|Fluid diversion mechanism for bodily-fluid sampling|
An apparatus includes a housing, a fluid reservoir, a flow control mechanism, and an actuator. The housing defines an inner volume and has an inlet port that can be fluidically coupled to a patient and an outlet port.
|Connector apparatus for subsea blowout preventer|
According to one aspect, an apparatus is adapted to be operably coupled to a subsea blowout preventer and includes a first tubular member defining an internal passage, and a second tubular member extending within the internal passage. A sealing assembly is disposed radially between the first and second tubular members, and includes a sealing element.
|Drive system for a motor vehicle|
A drive system for a motor vehicle, having an internal combustion engine, an air and exhaust gas system, which includes at least one throttle, an exhaust gas recirculation system, which is in fluidic connection with the air and exhaust gas system at two connecting points, and a measuring device, which is designed to detect an atmospheric pressure, to detect a gas pressure at a measuring point within the air and exhaust gas system, and to ascertain a differential pressure as a function of the gas pressure and the atmospheric pressure, the measuring point being fluidically situated between the throttle and the internal combustion engine and in a region of one of the connecting points.. .
|Fluid system with gravity controlled valve|
A fluid system for use with a gas turbine engine includes a reservoir having a reservoir inlet and a reservoir outlet and includes a supply assembly positioned in the reservoir. The supply assembly includes a first passage, a second passage, and a valve disc.
|Apparatus, system, and method for testing a turbocharger|
A testing apparatus for a turbocharger is provided. In one example, the testing apparatus comprises a regulatable air input source configured to fluidically couple to one of an oil inlet or an oil outlet of an oil structure cavity of the turbocharger, an air flow measurement device including a flow restrictor which is configured to be coupled to the regulatable air input source, and media embodying instructions for correlating an amount of measured air flow measured by the air flow measurement device to a degree, rate, and/or amount of leakage past a turbocharger bearing component configured to restrict flow to or from the oil structure cavity..
|Recording measurements by sensors for a carrier head|
A pressure control assembly for a carrier head of a polishing apparatus includes a pressure supply line configured to fluidically connect to a chamber of a carrier head, a sensor to responsive to pressure in the chamber and configured to generate a signal representative of the pressure, and a pneumatic control unit configured to receive the signal, to control a pressure applied to the pressure supply line, and to record the signal in a non-transitory storage media of a storage device removably attached to the pneumatic control unit.. .
|Device for receiving and dispensing a fluid|
The invention relates to a device (1) for receiving or dispensing a fluid (39), preferably containing a pharmaceutical, comprising a container that can be collapsed at least in some regions and a closure piece (2). The closure piece (2) comprises a dispensing channel (18) that fluidically connects a dispensing opening (2.1) to a removal opening (21), wherein a dispensing section (18.1) of the dispensing channel (18) communicates with the dispensing opening (2.1) and a removal section (18.2) of the dispensing channel (18) communicates with the removal opening (21).
|Gas turbomachine including a fuel pre-heat system|
A gas turbomachine includes a compressor portion, a turbine portion operatively connected to the compressor portion, a combustor assembly including at least one combustor fluidically connected to the turbine portion, and an accessory mechanically linked with and driven by the turbine portion. The gas turbomachine also includes a fuel pre-heat system including a fuel pre-heat element having a fuel circuit fluidically connected to the at least one combustor arranged in a heat exchange relationship with a heating medium circuit fluidically connected to at least one of the compressor portion, the turbine portion, and the accessory..
|Valve device for an internal combustion engine|
A valve device for an internal combustion engine includes a housing with an inlet and an outlet, a passage opening which fluidically connects the inlet with the outlet, a first valve-closing member which controls the passage opening, an actuator, a valve rod on which the first valve-closing member is arranged, a stop element, a spring surrounding the valve rod, and an element. A first end of the spring is supported against the first valve-closing member, and a second end of the spring is supported against the stop element.
|Dissolvable tool and method of dissolving same|
A dissolvable tool includes a body having at least a portion configured to dissolve in a fluid, and a barrier connected to the body. The barrier is configured to slidably fluidically seal to a structure that the body and the barrier are movable within to maintain a volume of the fluid between the barrier and the body while the barrier and the body are moved through the structure..
|Piston for a die-casting machine|
A piston for a die-casting machine, in particular with a cold chamber, comprises a stem which extends from a proximal end to a distal end along a piston axis and a piston head which extends from the distal end of the stem and which has a side wall with at least one sealing area suitable to form a seal on the wall of said container of the press. A lubrication circuit suitable for favouring the sliding of the piston comprises first lubrication ducts made in the stem and ending at the distal end of said stem, and second ducts made in the piston head, fluidically communicating with said first ducts and coming out in the lateral wall at least in correspondence with said sealed area..
|Gas turbomachine system including an inlet chiller condensate recovery system|
A gas turbomachine system includes a compressor portion including an inlet portion, a turbine portion fluidically connected to, and mechanically linked with, the compressor portion, and a combustor assembly including at least one combustor fluidically connected to the turbine portion. An inlet system is fluidically connected to the inlet portion of the compressor portion.
|Devices and methods for manipulating components in a fluid sample|
Devices for sorting components (e.g., cells) contained in a liquid sample are provided. In certain aspects, the devices include a magnetic separation device and an acoustic concentrator device fluidically coupled to magnetic separation device.
|Drainage device for discharging liquid out of the water box of a motor vehicle|
A drainage device is provided for a motor vehicle, which serves for discharging liquid out of the water box of a motor vehicle. The drainage device includes, but is not limited to a line portion, which is at least partially incorporated in an insulating structure for the front wall of the motor vehicle.