|| List of recent G Tube-related patents
| Surgical apparatus|
A surgical apparatus includes a treatment portion, a high-frequency output portion or the like that supplies energy such as a high-frequency current, a liquid feeding tube, a suction tube, a liquid feeding unit, a suction unit, two driving portions, and a cpu as a control portion. Based on stopping of the supply of energy from the high-frequency output portion or the like, the cpu controls at least one of the two driving portions after the supply of energy stops so that an output level of the liquid feeding unit/suction unit becomes higher than an output level of the liquid feeding unit/suction unit during supply of the energy..
| Extensible internal bolster for a medical device|
An internal bolster for use securing a medical device, such as a feeding tube, within a body of a patient is disclosed. In one embodiment, a feeding tube includes an internal bolster, comprising one or more bolster arms that each include a first end hingedly connected to a distal end of the medical device and a free second end.
| Needle protecting module of an injecting device and an injection device with a needle protecting module|
A needle protecting module of an injection device in connecting with a syringe has a needle base, a needle body a tube module, a mounting tube, an elastic unit, and a stopping unit. The syringe has a tube body and an axis.
| Sensor adaptor, apparatus, and method for monitoring end-tidal carbon dioxide|
A sensor adaptor (20) couples a face mask (22) to a gas sampling tube (24) connected to a device detecting end-tidal carbon dioxide. The sensor adaptor (20) includes a shaft (30) and connector (54).
| Specimen analyzing apparatus|
To provide a specimen analyzing apparatus capable of preventing a reduction in analysis accuracy caused by contamination of a measurement sample by a substance attached to a cleaning unit, the present invention provides a blood analyzer 100 which includes a cleaning unit 7 for cleaning an aspirating tube 1 positioned within a through-hole 72, a vertical moving unit 5 for moving the aspirating tube 1 along a through-hole relative to the cleaning unit 7, and a blade 8 for removing a substance attached to the outer side of the cleaning unit 7, wherein an aspirating tube 1 is provided for aspirating a sample, a through-hole 72 is formed to allow the aspirating tube 1 to pass therethrough, and a supply path 73 is formed for supplying a cleaning liquid to the through-hole 72.. .
| Radiant heat tube chemical reactor|
A radiant heat-driven chemical reactor comprising a generally cylindrical pressure refractory lined vessel, a plurality of radiant heating tubes, and a metal tube sheet to form a seal for the pressure refractory lined vessel near a top end of the pressure refractory lined vessel. The metal tube sheet has a plurality of injection ports extending vertically through the metal tube sheet and into the refractory lined vessel such that biomass is injected at an upper end of the vessel between the radiant heating tubes, and the radiant heat is supplied to an interior of the plurality of radiant heating tubes.
A nuclear fuel cladding tube for a liquid-metal or molten-salt cooled reactor includes a tubular body of metal material and a protective coating applied on an outer surface of the tubular body, to contact the coolant. The coating includes at least one layer of coating material selected from the group consisting of ceramic materials, refractory metals, and fecraly alloys, and includes a matrix composed of the coating material in amorphous phase, inside which nanodomains composed of the coating material in crystalline phase are dispersed..
| Retaining panel for radiant thermal transfer and method|
A panel, for retaining a heating or cooling tube relative to a substrate, has a standoff extending from a primary flap, wherein the standoff includes a tube contacting surface. A lateral fold extends from the standoff and includes a jaw having a tube retaining surface, wherein the tube contacting surface and the tube retaining surface are located to define a tube retaining channel in a closed position of the jaw.
| Ceramic water control valve|
A ceramic water control valve with cold, hot and warm water positioning function includes a valve casing with an annular frame of reduced diameter, a rotary driving seat with a projecting tube part, a valve stem, a ceramic valve plate set, and a base. A rotatable ring is installed outside the annular frame of reduced diameter.
| Breathing tube holder|
A faceplate assembly that includes a faceplate frame (14) that mounts on a patient's face and a bite block (30) that holds an endotracheal tube (22) that extends into a patient's trachea to assist breathing. The tube is easily mounted on the bite block, and the tube can be shifted sidewardly to reduce discomfort to the lips of the patient.
| Portable ice making apparatus having a bypass tube|
This invention relates to a portable onsite ice making apparatus having a bypass tube, which includes a compressor equipped with a condenser having heat removal capacity of about 2,400˜2,600 btu/hr; an expansion valve; an evaporator being in heat exchange relationship with an ice making tray; a bypass tube for the refrigerant to bypass the condenser and the expansion valve; and a switching means selectively changing the flow of the refrigerant from the compressor to the condenser or from the compressor to the bypass tube. The portable ice making apparatus has heat removal capacity to cool the ice making tray to −27° c.˜−26° c.
| Stirling engine|
A double acting, miller cycle, reciprocating piston with dual rotary displacer, stirling engine is provided. Configurable as a heat pump, a heat engine, or as a combination with one side driving the other, the engine is completely enclosed, sealed and pressurized with the piston ring as the only internal seal.
|Locking tube clip|
A component useable with one or more tube comprises a body engageable with one or more external surface recesses of the one or more tubes. The component has a pair of jaws extending from the body for gripping an item.
|Clipping machine with pivotable filling tube and pivotably guided casing brake|
A filling tube assembly for being mounted to a clipping machine for producing sausage-shaped products. The filling tube assembly comprises a mounting unit for mounting the filling tube assembly to the clipping machine and a filling tube for feeding flowable filling material into the packaging casing.
|Polygonal shaped filling tube with corresponding casing brake|
The present invention relates to a casing brake and filling tube combination for an apparatus for filling and closing said tubular or bag-shaped packaging casing for applying a frictional force to a tubular or bag-shaped packaging casing being arranged on said filling tube, for limiting the movement of said tubular or bag-shaped packaging casing at least while being filled. The filling tube includes a brake section with which the casing brake assembly comes reversibly into engagement for applying a frictional force to the tubular or bag-shaped packaging casing.
The present invention provides a scroll compressor which includes a housing, a stationary scroll including a stationary wrap, an orbiting scroll having an orbiting wrap, a receiving portion formed in the housing, a self-rotation preventing eccentric shaft installed in the receiving portion with a bearing interposed therebetween, a self-rotation preventing mechanism including a stopper formed in the housing to support the front of the bearing, and a bearing tube fixed to the housing to support a drive shaft, the scroll compressor including: an annular groove formed in the stationary groove or in the orbiting scroll; a dust seal fitted in the annular groove and having first and second ends at both ends; and a stationary block including a first support member and first and second elastic members which extend from the first support member and face the first and second ends, the stationary block being fitted in the annular groove.. .
|Dispenser for delivering liquid to pasty substances|
The invention relates to a dispenser for dispensing liquid to pasty substances, with a pumping chamber and a dispensing tube (5), wherein, in order to close the dispensing tube (5), a closure part is moveable in the dispensing tube (5) between a closed position and a release position, and the dispenser has a dispenser part which is moveable in relation to a fixed dispenser part (2) during a pumping actuation. In order to design a dispensing tube which is moveable with respect to a fixed dispenser part during actuation of the dispenser in such a manner that continued advantageous actuation is possible along with advantageous production, it is proposed that the dispensing tube (5) is connected to the fixed dispenser part (2) via a predetermined breaking point (15).
|Closure system and method for resealing a caulking tube nozzle|
There is provided a closure system for resealing a caulking tube nozzle of a caulking tube, the caulking tube nozzle having a straight cylindrical portion located near the caulking tube and a frusto-conical end portion located away from the caulking tube, the closure system comprising a hollow adaptor adapted to be removably secured to the caulking tube nozzle, the hollow adaptor comprising a first open end for sealingly receiving the caulking tube nozzle, a second open end and a passageway extending therebetween; and a plug for sealingly engaging the second open end to prevent caulking from exiting the passageway through the second open end. There is also provided a method for resealing a caulking tube nozzle..
|Magneto inductive flow measuring device|
A magneto inductive flow measuring device comprising a measuring tube and coil systems arranged thereon, wherein each coil system includes a coil and a coil core so led through the coil that the coil core protrudes from the coil, wherein two coil systems are so arranged on the measuring tube on a line parallel to a longitudinal axis of the measuring tube that a pole shoe is arranged between the measuring tube and the coil cores protruding from the coil systems.. .
|Overflow vent scoop for flush valve|
A vent cover is described herein which may be used with various flush valve assemblies, particularly those acceptable for high efficiency and high performance toilets, which vent cover has a wall that includes an upper portion, a lower portion configured to define a vent cover inlet opening for receiving air and/or liquid passing upwardly from within a valve body and/or from within a toilet through a toilet inlet when the vent cover is installed on a valve body, an exterior surface, and an interior surface defining a vent cover passage for air passing upwardly from the vent cover inlet opening. At least the upper portion of the vent cover wall is configured for contacting an interior surface of a valve body at a location above an inlet of an overflow or venting tube on a valve body when the vent cover is installed on a valve body and wherein the valve cover wall is configured to at least partially divert flow of fluid from entering an inlet of an overflow tube or a venting tube on a valve body when the vent cover is installed on a valve body..
|Surgical needle system with anchor retention features|
Various surgical tissue anchor retention mechanisms, systems and methods are provided. The mechanisms, systems and methods can include a delivery tool or needle having a flex joint, a snap-fit, a cam and follower, a rotating tip, an expandable lock, a coil, an inverted collet, a tab, a buckling tube, an inflation element or like anchor retention or securement features..
|Catheter with variable attachment means|
The invention relates to a design for securing tubes, catheters, drains, or other tubular medical devices within the body of a mammal, for example a human, and methods of securing same. The invention includes a first tubular body and at least one second tubular body.
|Surgical guide kit apparatus and method|
Disclosed are: a kit and a method for the instant in-office fabrication of a surgical guide. The kit comprises of: a dental model laser aligner, self-adhesive partitioning dental stickers, telescopic composed drilling tubes and radiopaque rods.
|Gas system for reactive deposition process|
A gas lance unit configured for a reactive deposition process with a plurality of spaced apart crucibles, wherein spaces are provided between the crucibles, is described. The gas lance unit includes a gas guiding tube having one or more outlets for providing a gas for the reactive deposition process, and a condensate guiding element for guiding a condensate, particularly an aluminum condensate, to one or more positions above the spaces..
|Hvac system with noise reducing tube|
A heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning (hvac) system has a fan component defining a radially interior space and a radially exterior space and a tube disposed in the radially exterior space, the tube being in fluid communication with the radially interior space at a first angular location and a second angular location different from the first angular location.. .
|Power transmission system and method using a conducting tube|
A system and method for improving power transmission is disclosed. Specifically, a system for improving power transmission can comprise a transmission pipe, a first transceiver, and a second transceiver.
|Compact, collapsible bicycle|
The invention relates to a compact, foldable bike with small wheels and a bicycle drive for driving the rear wheel, comprising a traction mechanism or a spur-gear transmission, driven by a crank, the distance of the bottom-bracket axle to the rear-wheel axle being larger than half the outer diameter of the rear wheel. The bicycle exhibits a front frame part and a rear frame part that are rotatably connected to each other by a folding hinge that is aligned at right angles to the ground plane, whereby the front frame part, the rear frame part, and a front-wheel fork, in the folded state, seen laterally, form the sides of a triangle having the following characteristic combination of features: the bicycle is ridden while standing up, the driving wheel and the output wheel of the bicycle drive are arranged on the same side of the bicycle frame and the steering tube exhibits a lower and an upper steering tube, that in the folded state of the bicycle are folded-in laterally beside the front wheel.
|Inflatable box and method of use thereof|
An inflatable box or tube container and method of use are disclosed. The inflatable container may be designed in any shape or size and be made up of any rigid material.
|Heat exchanger arrangement in a housing|
A heat exchanger arrangement in a housing, such as an intake pipe of an internal combustion engine, has at least one stack including tubes and fins and an end plate having media connections, and wherein the stack is inserted into the housing and is fastened therein. A connecting block which contains the media connections and/or at least one profiled rail is arranged on the end plate.
|Gas blowing vaporizing and drying device|
Provided is a gas-blowing vaporizing and drying device for blowing gas at a solution containing a target component, and thus nebulizing the solution to promote vaporization of the solvent while dropping the solution into the collection container, in which contamination does not occur even if different solutes are successively powderized. In the gas-blowing vaporizing and drying device according to the present invention, a cap 20 to be fitted to the upper opening of a collection container body 19 includes: a solution-introducing tube 20a for introducing a solution supplied from a passage 14, into a collection container 21; a gas-introducing tube 20b for introducing a gas supplied from a passage 22, into the collection container 21; and an exhaust port 20c.
|Steam diffusing apparatus and related methods|
A steam diffusing apparatus may include a steam inlet tube having steam-dispersion openings adjacent a lower end thereof and a mass of filaments surrounding the plurality of steam dispersion openings. The steam diffusing apparatus may also include a retaining tube surrounding the mass of filaments, a housing surrounding the retaining tube and having outlet openings therein, and an upper end cap coupled to an upper end of the housing and having an opening therein receiving the steam inlet tube.
|Inflatable weatherstrip system|
A sealing system for doors and windows includes a reservoir device, a sealing tube configured to expand and to contract, and a transfer valve configured to couple the reservoir device to a first end of the sealing tube. Responsive to either of a door or window closing, a medium may be transferred from the reservoir device via the transfer valve to the sealing tube.
A marker-making kit for assembling a marking device having a user-determined mixture of marking solution is provided. The kit includes a base unit coupled to a marker positioning mechanism and a press mechanism.
|Universal stop tube|
A strut assembly is provided including a holding and releasing mechanism adapted to be attached to a cylinder-type closer. The mechanism comprises the strut assembly including a strut cylinder, a strut rod, a pivot block, and a locking tube.
|Superconducting cable, superconducting cable line, method of installing superconducting cable, and method of operating superconducting cable line|
A superconducting cable includes a superconducting conductor layer; and a flow path of a coolant cooling the superconducting conductor layer to a superconducting state. This cable includes a core including the superconducting conductor layer and an insulating layer; a coolant tube forming a coolant flow path and arranged in parallel to the core so as to cool the superconducting conductor layer; and a housing tube of the core and the coolant tube..