|| List of recent Funnel-related patents
|Stray field shielding for perpendicular magnetic recording write head|
The present invention relates to stray magnetic shielding in pmr systems. The stray magnetic fields can funnel through the magnetic write head into the recording medium and lead to degradation in performance, even erasure.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.
|Bore selection apparatus|
A bore selection device for use with a dual bore subsea system is disclosed. The bore selector (18) can be remotely actuated to provide selection between a production bore (12) and an annulus bore (16) without a rotating mechanism or flapper valve.
Enovate Systems Limited
|Split loading funnel for charging a molten glass gob into a blank mold|
A split loading funnel includes two or more individual funnel segments, each of which includes an interior guide surface. The two or more individual funnel segments are arranged relative to one another so that interior guide surfaces of the individual funnel segments cooperate to define a guide passage having a longitudinal axis.
Owens-brockway Glass Container Inc.
|System and delivery of salt|
A salt delivery system operates to remotely deliver water softening salt to a salt bin located inside a structure. The salt delivery system is positioned on a vehicle and includes a hopper apparatus for holding salt, a computerized scale system for weighing salt actually delivered to the bin, a salt delivery hose connected between the structure and hopper apparatus, a funnel cone positioned above the remotely located salt bin, and a pipe connected between the salt bin and the structure..
Step Saver, Inc.
|Vertical shaft impact crusher feed tube|
A vertical shaft impact crusher feed tube arranged for protecting a rotor feeding opening of a feeding funnel of a vertical shaft impact crusher. The feed tube includes a tube portion via which material may flow from the feeding funnel and vertically downwards into a rotor.
Sandvik Intellectual Property Ab
|Ono structure with separated electron trapping|
A method of forming a charge-trapping structure in a memory device is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of forming a gate oxide and gate electrode on a semiconductor substrate, performing undercut etching on the gate oxide layer, annealing in a nitrogen containing environment, further creating funnel-like openings on both sides of the gate oxide layer, and conformally forming the charge-trapping structure on the substrate surface..
Macronix International Co., Ltd.
|Light character producer and its extended application in photovoltaics|
An apparatus including a first funnel having an inner surface, a transparent solid sphere, a first tube having first and second ends, and a first light emitting diode device having an inner surface with a first light emitting diode. The first end of the first tube may be closer to the transparent solid sphere than the second end of the first tube.
|Method and appartus for repairing a tendon or ligament|
An apparatus for reattaching a longitudinal anatomical feature to an other anatomical feature comprising: a first repair device (1710) having at least first (1711) and second (1712) filaments, each having a first longitudinal end and a second longitudinal end, a first needle (1715) attached to the first ends of the first and second filaments and a second needle (1716) attached to the second ends of the first and second filaments; a catheter (101) comprising a tube having a lumen; a funnel member (103) having a smaller longitudinal end for placement adjacent an entry to an anatomical passageway and a larger longitudinal end.. .
|Coffee machine which can compatible with all types of coffee cups|
A coffee machine is described that is compatible with all types of coffee cups and includes a coffee machine body that is equipped a funnel, where the bottom of the funnel includes a leak stoppage valve. The exterior of the coffee machine body includes a control button, an electromagnetic valve opening device and a rotating bracket opening device.
Jiangxi Misheng Technology Co., Ltd.
|Systems for efficient photon upconversion|
Described herein are materials and systems for efficient upconversion of photons. The materials may be disposed in a system comprising two semiconductor materials with an interface therebetween, the interface comprising a valence and/or conduction band offset between the semiconducting materials of about −0.5 ev to about 0.5 ev, including 0, wherein one of the semiconductor materials is a material with discrete energy states and the other is a material with a graded composition and/or controlled band gap.
University Of Delaware
Collapsible and reusable funnel apparatus
A funnel apparatus for storage inside of a container lid. The funnel apparatus includes a circular planar sheet having a centered circular shaped pop-out member with perforated lines therearound to facilitate the removal thereof.
Funnel device for rooftop drain covers
A funnel device for engaging a protective cover of a rooftop drain includes a main body that forms an open top funnel, which tapers down in cross-sectional area from a wide upper edge to a narrow bottom section and a generally pointed end. An elongated stand protrudes from the bottom surface of the main body, a pair of lower tabs extend horizontally from the bottom section of the main body, and a pair of upper tabs extend diagonally from the upper edge of the main body..
Sample receiving device
The present invention generally relates to a sample receiving device for releasably storing a substance. The sample receiving device includes a lid having a reservoir for retaining the substance, and a pierceable barrier sealing the substance within the reservoir; and b) a funnel for receiving a sample and configured for closure by the lid.
Dna Genotek Inc.
Thoracic stent graft
A tubular side arm assembly configured for mounting onto a stent graft to provide an accessible side arm. The side arm includes a lightweight space frame comprising a resilient wire, and the space frame comprises a cylindrical portion and a funnel portion.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc
Connector for collection and dispensing of breast milk or colostrum
An adapter for use in a system for collecting colostrum and/or breast milk may include: a body having a predominantly cylindrical shape; a first open end of the body for connecting to a funnel device; a second open end of the body for connecting to a source of suction; a blocking member inside the body, between the first open end and the second open end; an aperture in the blocking member to allow suction force applied at the second open end to generate suction at the first open end; a reservoir extending off of a side of the body, between the first open end and the blocking member; and a port disposed on the distal end of the reservoir for connecting the adapter to a fluid collection device.. .
Maternal Life, Llc
Apparatus, system, and collecting a target material
This disclosure is directed to an apparatus, system and method for retrieving a target material from a suspension. A system includes a plurality of processing vessels and a collector.
Pipe connection guide arrangement
A pipe connection guide arrangement is adapted to align a first pipe section having a first flange with a second pipe section having a second flange. The arrangement includes a guide bar to be attached to the first pipe section in a manner in which the guide bar projects longitudinally beyond the first flange.
Vessel for culturing human es cells
Provided are a culture vessel with which an embryonic body can be formed efficiently from human embryonic stem cells, and a method for culturing human embryonic stem cells using the vessel. There is provided a vessel for culturing human embryonic stem cells, the culture vessel having two or more wells (1), wherein each of the wells (1) has a tubular body (2) and a funnel-shaped bottom (3) provided at one end of the body (2), the bottom (3) being a concave curved surface at the center (4) of the bottom (3) and the bottom (3) having an opening angle (θ) in range of 60 to 100°.
Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.
Refractory casting tube for a mould for continuously casting molten metal
A refractory casting tube for a mould for continuously casting molten metal is provided with a top part (33) and a bottom part (35) which dips into the molten metal in the inner mould space (6) during the casting. A refractory deflection element (35) is integrated in the funnel-shaped or similarly shaped inlet (34) of the top part (33) and is shaped in such a manner that a fluid-dynamic dissipation is generated on the molten metal (21) during casting in said inlet (4, 34).
Sms Concast Ag
An improved drinking can enables a user to have fluid return into the can after drinking the improved drinking can comprises a can body comprising a contoured bottom edge immediately adjacent to a bottom recess. The can body further comprising a can top mechanically coupled to a spout.
Shower flower water collection device
A shower water collection device configured to capture pre-shower water which once full may easily be sealed to prevent contamination of the collected water until the water can be used for another purpose. A shower water collection device further including an inverted umbrella type funnel for increased surface area and enhanced water collection..
Funnel for transferring fluids
A funnel with the ability to receive and secure one or more inverted source containers for transferring fluids to a receiving container, without requiring the assistance of a user.. .
System for adding and processing reducing agent in a motor vehicle
A system for adding and processing reducing agent includes an injector connected to a reducing agent metering unit and which can spray a jet of reducing agent into the exhaust gas. A mixing pipe is disposed in an exhaust pipe of the internal combustion engine and a funnel element is disposed on or in the mixing pipe in the region of the first mixing pipe end.
Adjustment device for a pivotable carrier plate, particularly for receiving a motor vehicle mirror
An adjustment device for a carrier plate which can be pivoted about two mutually orthogonal axes and is configured to receive a motor vehicle mirror, includes one motor per axis for moving a non-rotatably and non-tiltably guided linear drive, which is in engagement via a socket with a joint ball on the carrier plate, and a funnel-shaped hub provided with a hollow shaft. A hollow spherical segment of the funnel-shaped hub engages, by spring tabs, in a depression in the form of a hollow spherical segment in the carrier plate, and a spherical segment of the carrier plate is axially elastically clamped in a hollow spherical segment of a housing for drive trains of the two linear drives, thereby locking the hollow shaft on the housing..
Handheld confectionary dispenser
A handheld confectionary dispenser includes a flexible pouch that presents an interior chamber and is configured to contain confectionary within the chamber. The pouch defines a reservoir portion, a dispensing portion, and a funnel portion located between the reservoir and dispensing portions.
The present invention relates to a funnel comprising: a funnel body, where said funnel body includes an inner layer and an outer layer, and where said funnel body is made of a flexible material; a wide first opening and a wide second opening, where the first opening is larger than the second opening, and where the first opening has a curved portion and a planar portion; and an outwardly extending curved lip disposed on the rim of the first opening.. .
Control valve for a camshaft adjuster
A control valve (4) for controlling pressure medium flows of a camshaft adjuster which includes a substantially hollow cylindrical valve housing (6), a control piston (12), which is guided axially displaceably inside the valve housing (6), and a non-return valve (22) which can be hydraulically released. In a region of a pressure medium inlet, the valve housing (6) includes a housing shaft (28) with an axial inflow bore (30) which widens in funnel-like manner towards the inlet side..
Attachment device for a tracheostoma valve
An attachment device for a tracheostoma valve has a flexible layer structure having a stoma opening therein, and a circumferential flange attached to the flexible layer structure. The flexible layer structure has at least a layer portion that substantially has a funnel shape discharging into the stoma opening.
Mechanisms for semiconductor device structure
Embodiments of mechanisms of a semiconductor device structure are provided. The semiconductor device structure includes a substrate and a metal gate structure formed over the substrate.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Trash drying assembly
A rotating tapering cone or tube is used for separating liquid from trash. The cone or tube is constructed of either a wire mesh or parallel slats.
Exhaust-gas aftertreatment device and associated production method
A method for producing an exhaust-gas aftertreatment device (2) inserts a monolith (8) in a housing (4), assembled from a circumferentially enclosed jacket (5) and two end funnels. The monolith (8) is axially inserted into the jacket (5) with a circumferentially enclosing support mat (9).
EberspÄcher Exhaust Technology Gmbh & Co. Kg
Extendable sleeve for poured concrete deck
A tubular passage for poured concrete decks has an intumescent tube held in a two-part, clamshell base. First and second, spaced apart, funnel shaped, diaphragm seals are connected to a first tubular passage or an adjustable length tubular extension.
Extendable sleeve for poured concrete deck
A tubular passage for poured concrete decks has an intumescent tube held in a two-part, clamshell base by a bottom clip. A first tube engages the base's top to clamp a funnel shaped, diaphragm seal to the base.
Bone delivery systems including holding and filling devices and methods
A delivery system comprising a biodegradable single or multi compartment covering is provided. The covering can be a mesh bag including a pre-attached detachable holding member surrounding the opening of at least one compartment and a pre-attached removable filling member configured to fit within the opening of the at least one compartment.
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
Soft landing system and achieving same
A subsea wireline system for soft landing equipment during installation. The subsea soft landing wireline system includes coarse alignment members that can be part of a tree and interact with a funnel located on the equipment to be installed by the soft landing system.
Velco Gray Inc.
Guzmania hybrid 'alegra'
A new and distinct guzmania hybrid named ‘alegra’ characterized by solid growth habit; funnel-form rosette plant, measuring about 60 cm in height (above the pot when flowering); numerous, green color foliage (measuring about 30 to 50 cm length and about 4.5 cm in width) superior floral bract production; bracts are orange-red in color (closest to rhs 33a), compound inflorescence, measuring about 25 cm in height and about 20 cm in diameter; and long-lasting habit.. .
Corn Bak B.v.
Methods of treatment using a bariatric sleeve
Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond the ligament of treitz.
Gi Dynamics, Inc.
Thermally directed die casting suitable for making hermetically sealed disc drives
A hermetically sealed disc drive comprising at least one aluminum alloy housing component manufactured with a thermally directed die casting press subassembly is disclosed. In one embodiment, the thermally directed die casting press subassembly comprises a thermally directed funnel gate that is skewed to sample molten material from an off-center portion of the shot sleeve.
T.h.t. Presses, Inc.
Shaping improvements for inferior vena cava filter and retrieval systems
funnel-trap type devices are described that are made of shape-set (e.g., heatset) braid for delivery and/or retrieval of inferior vena cava (ivc) filters or other medical devices. Delivery and/or retrieval devices, kits in which they are included, methods of use and methods of manufacture are all contemplated.
Avantec Vascular Corporation
Urine collection assembly and method
The urine collection assembly and method includes a catheter having a proximal insertion end and a distal end. The distal end of the catheter has only a cylindrical barrel portion of a tapered funnel integral therewith.
An apparatus for treating water in a reservoir includes a funnel. A support assembly supports the funnel in a lengthwise upright orientation when the funnel is submerged.
Etching tray and lid for acid etching pcd cutting inserts
An etching tray for etching pcd cutting inserts is provided. The etching system includes a tray having a bottom and side walls extending upwardly from the tray bottom and a lid attachable to the top of the tray.
Stingray Group, Llc
Systems and methods for creating gravel bars
A system and method for creating sand bars or gravel bars in fresh water includes the use of a hopper to mix pressurized water and gavel to create slurry. The slurry is discharged by a worker in the water so as to make a gravel bar or other structure to help restore wild life.
Oil pourer with movable funnel section
An oil pourer includes a spout shell that is configured to be connected with a bottle of culinary oil and a collapsible funnel section connected with the spout shell and moveable with respect to the spout shell between an open position and a closed position. When the funnel section is in the open position, the funnel section and the spout shell define an oil-filling opening.
Helen Of Troy Limited
Method and assembly for displacing animals in vegetation subject to mowing or cutting
An assembly and method for displacing bees from vegetation subject to cutting by mowing machines. The assembly is provided as blower means and an affixed funnel attachment.
Funnel analysis of the adoption of an application
A funnel approach is used to analyze the behavior of users in adopting a software application offered through an electronic store. The electronic store may include an electronic store client module that provides a virtual electronic store front to users interested in licensing software applications offered by the electronic store.
Methods and destabilizing tornadoes
Methods and apparatus for destabilizing and reducing the strength and even destroying tornadoes are disclosed. Rather than over-powering a tornado, tornado vulnerabilities in stability maintenance are identified and turned against the tornado.
Superneat toilet seat
A toilet seat attachment assembly that when fully deployed onto a conventional toilet, to form a self-cleaning adjustable height urinal. The seat assembly is comprised of separate upper and lower seat sections.
System for detection of animals and pests
An pest detector includes an atrium at least one tunnel that funnels the pest into the atrium. The pest detector further includes at least one sensor pointed at the atrium or the tunnel.
Dispenser and measuring cap device and method
Spill and contaminant resistant dispensers and measuring cap devices and methods for measuring and dispensing a desired amount of a bulk particulate, powdery, granular or viscous liquid substance from a storage container through a cap or a dispenser are provided. A dispenser and measuring cap is attached to a storage container or comprises an integral storage container.
Type free search assist
Techniques are described herein for assisting a user of a portable computing device with a touch screen display in formulating a search engine search query. The techniques may assist the user in a more efficient funnel querying approach when compared to conventional funnel querying approaches.
Hot runner nozzle, metal mold equipped with hot runner nozzle, and molding method and molded product provided by metal mold
When a plurality of striped molded products are molded at a time, the molded products having a striped pattern and an outstanding design property are obtained by preventing part of molten resins from being unevenly distributed in an inappropriate manner when being fed into a cavity of a metal mold. A hot runner nozzle is provided with a first resin flow path and a plurality of second resin flow paths.
Nissei Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd.
Method and removing oil from a body of water
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for capturing and removing oil from a body of water with equipment using rod and film technology, which includes a streamlined oil tank that moves in the water and collects surface oil from an attached skimmer, arrays of inverted funnels lowered into the water to concentrate oil for removal, and containment tents to capture leaking fuel or cargo oil from a sunken ship or any underwater oil leak and channel it into a partially submerged rod and film storage tank at the surface.. .
High speed counter
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for counting a plurality of objects and parsing the objects into groups of varying quantities. In various embodiments, the system includes a singulating and counting module operable to singulate and count a plurality of objects from a large volume of the objects.
Monsanto Technology Llc
Emissions cleaning module
An emissions cleaning module is provided including a flow conduit having an upstream end fluidly connected to a source of exhaust fluid and a downstream end fluidly connected to a mixer module. The flow conduit includes a bend upstream of the mixer module.
Perkins Engines Company Limited
Manual actuation system for deployment of implant
A system for mechanically deploying intraluminal implants is disclosed. The system is used with an implant that is delivered and/or deployed via a pull wire and includes a handle having a funnel and receiving channel for receiving the pull wire, a slider having a thumb grip and a wedge, and a shuttle having a grabber for grasping the pull wire.
Utensil with scoop and funnel for transferring ingredients
Some embodiments of the invention provide a novel utensil for transferring ingredients into a container with a small opening and for minimizing ingredient spillage during the transfer. In some embodiments, the utensil comprises a hollowed-out scoop, a cover that folds over the scoop to cover ingredients in the scoop, a funnel through the bottom of the fold-over cover, a handle for orienting the scoop, a hinged element that is connected at opposite sides to the scoop and the cover at a scooping end of the hinged element and is connected to the handle at the other end of the hinged element..
Fuel additive funnel
A unitary funnel which is injection-molded is used for dispensing a flowable product, such as a fuel additive, into a receptacle provided with a normally-closed capless fitment. The funnel includes an inlet portion for receiving the flowable product, an inserting end portion for insertion into the capless fitment and a body portion having a tapered hollow interior and extending between the inlet portion and the inserting end portion.
Insect trap system
An insect trapping system comprising: a container, where the container includes a threaded top; a threaded top, where the threaded top includes a funnel shape with an opening; and bait within the container to attract insects. In one particular embodiment, the bait includes fruit and the top is threaded around a perimeter..
Systems and methods for aiding the insertion of detachable firearm magazines
The present invention relates to systems and methods for aiding the insertion of detachable magazines in ak rifle variants. The magazine well attachment includes a well attachment body having a slit configured to slide over a trigger guard of a firearm during the assembly process.
Enhancing marketing funnel conversion through intelligent social tagging and attribution
An embodiment of the invention provides a method and system for enhancing marketing funnel conversion through intelligent social tagging and attribution. A processor identifies search terms entered into a search engine and websites visited in response to web searches for the search terms.
International Business Machines Corporation
Connector for collection and dispensing of breast milk or colostrum
An adapter for use in a system for collecting colostrum and/or milk from a breast may include: a body having a predominantly cylindrical shape; a first open end of the body for connecting to a funnel device; a second open end of the body for connecting to a source of suction; a side port between the first and second ends for connecting to a fluid collection device; a catchment area at or near the side port; and a blocking member between the side port and the second end, for preventing colostrum from passing beyond the side port and through the second end. The blocking member may include at least one aperture for allowing suction force to be transmitted from the second end to the first end..
Maternal Life, Llc
Washable ostomy pouch iii
A washable ostomy pouch which enables accumulating discharged waste and also facilitates easy and efficient draining and washing it without detaching the pouch from the user. The washable pouch is attached to an abdominal inlet coupling and has a draining outlet and a washing inlet with seals which can block flows when closed.
Connecting structure for coin machine
A connecting structure for a coin machine contains: a receiving funnel including a first main body, a male retaining member, and at least two positioning tabs. The first main body has the male retaining member retaining with a female retaining member and has the at least two positioning tabs.
Wireline guide tool
A wireline guide tool having a top section with an inner concave portion and a bottom section designed to attach to a stinger or on/off tool provides advantages for passing a wireline into the stinger. The stinger is attached to a packer within a casing of a well bore, without any tubing present.
Flow channeling air intake mixing device for internal combustion engine
A system for targeting an air-fuel mixture flow pattern within the intake port of an internal combustion engine is provided. The system includes a flow pattern control plate movably provided within the intake port.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Puck wear detection
A transport puck vertically aligns a caulking cartridge, nozzle-down. The puck includes (i) a substantially solid lower plug portion, having a lead face and a bottom face and an center passageway that is at least partially inverted frustum-shaped that forms a side contact face that tapers from a wider lead face opening to a narrower bottom face opening; and or to a tubular sleeve from the side contact face to the bottom face opening; (ii) an upper sleeve, shaped to receive the caulking cartridge in a desired vertical alignment to the lower plug portion; and (iii) at least one funnel-shaped bore into the bottom face with an inserted connector comprising a head and stem, the head spaced within the bore to define a spacing that has been determined to identify bottom face wear;.
Momentive Performance Materials, Inc.
Safe uni-sex-organ insertion membrane sponge assembly
The uni-sex-organ insertion membrane sponge assembly is basically embodied in a soft resilient flexible latex figured material which integrally forms an elongated penis-vagina organ impressionable channel encompassment, being continuous into each: a sponge ball impressionable bulged closed end portion; a funnel mouth entry-exit orifice area; a sponge pad impressionable bulged hem rim portion; and, a seam bonded open-end portion. The sex-organ insertion membrane sponge assembly may also include an alternative improvement assembly means whereby an incorporated soft resilient flexible latex figured material integrally forms a triangular coccyx shaped convergence joint, being continuous into three seperately diverging strap extensions, which affixably overlap three equi-distantly spaced sections of said bulged hem rim portion and terminate at said seam bonded open-end portion, so that one said strap may connectably extend along between human buttocks, and so that two said straps may connectably extend along around human hip-thigh joints..
Sample collection device
A sample collection device having a sample tube, funnel, and cap having a capsule and a piercing insert, the capsule having a stabilization solution. After depositing the sample into the tube via the funnel, the cap is screwed onto the tube, piercing the capsule and releasing the stabilization fluid into the tube.
Ancestry.com Dna, Llc