|| List of recent G Tube-related patents
|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..
|Lipstick case lipstick body lift seat anti-slipped structure|
A lipstick case lipstick body lift seat anti-slipped structure includes a lipstick case, an outer tube, a lift seat with an opening facing upward, and a lipstick body. A plurality of anti-slipped blocking grooves is formed on an upwardly inclined side of each of the two inclined guiding grooves.
|Mixing and metering device for mixing and metering chemicals|
A mixing and metering device for mixing and metering liquid chemicals comprises a circulation pump having a suction port and a pressure port, a pipe coil, the contents volume of which is dimensioned such that the chemicals metered into the device have a residence time sufficient for the chemical reaction, a choke tube which guides the circulation stream exiting from the pipe coil, with formation of a choke point, from the outlet of the pipe coil to a metering conduit which is arranged between the choke tube and the suction port of the circulation pump and at least two metering valves, and also a falling tube which is connected to the choke tube and has a vacuum flange of the mixing and metering device to a vacuum device.. .
An ultrasonic transducer as an important part of an ultrasonic flow meter is described, with a transducer housing and with a transducer element, the transducer housing having an ultrasound window and a housing tube, the transducer element being made for sending or receiving ultrasonic waves and being either near the ultrasound window of the transducer housing or away from the ultrasound window of the transducer housing, there being a relatively soft mechanical coupling system and the mechanical coupling system having preferably at least one weakly coupled mechanical resonator. The ultrasonic transducer is improved with respect to the prevention of the transmission of housing waves by there being a second soft mechanical coupling system..
|Electric kick scooter|
An electric kick scooter including a scooter body, a drive device and a strain gauge is provided. The scooter body has a foot plate, a steering tube and a rear wheel respectively provided at front and rear ends of the foot plate, and a handle bar and a front wheel respectively provided at top and bottom ends of the steering tube.
|Combustion chamber pressure gauge|
A combustion chamber pressure gauge for an internal combustion engine, comprising a housing tube, a plunger, which is movable in an axial direction in the housing tube under the effect of combustion chamber pressure against a restoring force, and comprising a seal, which is disposed between the plunger and the housing tube, and comprising a sensor for detecting an axial displacement of the plunger. The sensor is decoupled from thermally induced expansions or contractions of the housing tube, in that the sensor is attached to a carrier, which is suspended in the housing tube, and the plunger is movable relative to the carrier under the effect of combustion chamber pressure..
|Tissue sampling apparatus|
The current invention presents a tissue sampling apparatus and methods to reliably obtain solid and liquid bone marrow samples in sequence in a single insertion of the apparatus to a target area. The apparatus comprises a proximal handle assembly, a distal cutting assembly and a shaft assembly connecting both assemblies.
A filling machine for sausages, having a filling tube and a unit for removing a filling material plait exiting the filling tube end during a filling process interruption, where the removing unit includes a separator element by means of which the filling material plait can be removed when a relative movement is executed between the filling tube end and the separator element, the separator element including at least one filling material adhesion surface to which filling material is transferable and adherable, and the adhesion surface has associated therewith a cleaning device.. .
|Temperature sensor and heat treating apparatus|
A temperature detecting element is fixed reliably at an accurate position to enable improvement in a rising characteristic of a temperature and high-accuracy temperature control. Provided is a temperature sensor including a temperature detecting element detecting a temperature in a branch tube branched from a main tube and a positioning supporting mechanism positioning and supporting the temperature detecting element.
|Composite degassing tube|
Disclosed is a degassing tube formed, at least partially, of a composite material and configured to degas molten metal. The degassing tube may include a supply tube configured to deliver gas received from a supply source to an outlet of the degassing tube, and a diffuser body coupled to the supply tube and formed, at least partially, of a composite material.
A sidewall coring apparatus for obtaining a plurality of formation cores from a sidewall of a wellbore includes a core catching tube configured to be sealed downhole and to store at least one of the formation cores therein. The core catching tubes includes a first end that may be sealed by a first sealing mechanism, and an opposite end that may be sealed by a second sealing mechanism.
|Power connector for an electrical motor|
A power connector includes a first lug having a securing mechanism to secure a first conductor to the first lug, a second lug having a securing mechanism to secure a second conductor to the second lug, wherein the first lug and the second lug include interlocking features that enable the first and second lugs to be mechanically and electrically coupled and decoupled, and a cold-shrink insulating tube secured over the interlocked first lug and the second lug and sealed against a portion the first conductor and a portion of the second conductor. For applications at higher voltage levels, unique cold-shrink voltage stress control features may be included..
|Solar light reflecting plate and light collecting/heat collecting device|
A solar light reflecting plate used for a light condensing and heat collecting device which includes a solar light reflecting plate that reflects and condenses solar light and a heat collecting tube that receives the solar light condensed by the solar light reflecting plate and is heated by the condensed solar light, wherein the solar light reflecting plate includes at least a rolled substrate, a surface roughness of a solar light reflecting surface that is an outermost surface and that reflects solar light is 0.02 μm to 1.0 μm in terms of arithmetic mean roughness ra, and the solar light reflecting plate is disposed so that an angle between a rolling direction of the substrate and a longitudinal direction of the heat collecting tube is 80° to 100°.. .
|Fuel air mixer for combustion engines|
A fuel air mixer includes a fuel air mixing tube having an inlet, an outlet, and an inlet inner diameter. A collar is attached at the mixing tube inlet and includes a first cylindrical portion upstream of the mixing tube inlet, and a body portion encircling the mixing tube at the mixing tube inlet and forming a fuel reservoir around the mixing tube inlet.
An air cleaner positioned above a cylinder head is connected to an intake port of the cylinder head through a connecting tube, a throttle device, and an insulator. An insulator attachment surface is formed in a rear-side wall of a cylinder head such that the insulator attachment surface is inclined to extend in a forward direction while extending upwardly.
|Timed deer feeder with restricted access|
An animal feed dispenser includes a feeding tube for receiving a predetermined amount of animal feed from a spinner disk located at the bottom of an outlet in a housing. The feeding tube includes at least one opening through which animals may access the interior of the feeding tube.
|Metering tubes for improved fluid flow measurement|
A meter tube assembly for use with an ultrasonic flow meter is provided. The meter tube assembly includes a pipe spool having an extremely rough first section including an interior surface with a relative roughness (ε/d) of 1% or greater.
An ultrasonic transducer has a transducer housing having an ultrasound window, a housing tube and a housing flange, a transducer holder for holding the transducer housing, a transducer element with an ultrasonic flow rate measuring transducer that is positioned at an end of the housing tube of the transducer, and an opposing flange clamping the housing flange of the transducer housing to a holder flange of the transducer holder together with retraining screws and lock nuts. A side of the housing flange of the transducer housing facing the opposing flange has an outer contour which enables bracing of the opposing flange against the housing flange without tilting or bending of the housing flange..
|Catalytic converter and muffler|
A catalytic converter and muffler including a housing having an inlet disposed between a first end and a second end of the housing to introduce exhaust gases into an inlet chamber. A plurality of first exhaust treatment banks disposed between the inlet and the first end of the housing to allow the exhaust gases flow towards the first end from the inlet chamber into an end chamber.
|Upper air inflow-type apparatus for dissipating cold air|
Provided is an upper air inflow-type apparatus for dissipating cold air, the apparatus including: an air inflow fan; an air guiding tube arranged at a lower portion of the air inflow fan; and a descending current divergence zone arranged at a lower portion of the air guiding tube.. .
|Temporary retention device|
A retention device for anchoring indwelling catheters, sheath introducers, feeding tubes, ostomy bags or other medical devices beneath the skin of a patient includes an deployable section coupled to a medical device; following introduction into a patient, the deployable section is subcutaneously deployed, securely anchoring the device and coupled medical device for the duration of treatment.. .
|Negative pressure wound therapy system with alarm function for flow rate of exudate|
A negative pressure wound therapy system with an alarm function for the flow rate of exudate includes a liquid collecting bottle for collecting wound exudate, a negative pressure wound therapy device consisting of a negative pressure source and a controller, and a wound kit for filling and enclosing the wound, which communicates with the liquid collecting bottle via a connecting tube. The system further includes a flow rate alarm processing module and an alarm warning device.
|Neonatal fluid tubing heater|
A heating system for heating neonate nutritional liquid, including a heater and a control module. The heater includes a heating portion having serpentine shaped grooves for receiving a tube.