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 Top load liquid filter assembly, system, and methods patent thumbnailnew patent Top load liquid filter assembly, system, and methods
A top load liquid filter assembly includes a filter lockout mechanism to ensure that the filter base and cover are not connectable unless there is a proper filter cartridge installed therein. The filter system can also include an automatic drain mechanism and a cartridge retention mechanism.
Donaldson Company, Inc.


 Trigger activated tools having activation lockouts patent thumbnailTrigger activated tools having activation lockouts
Trigger activated tools are provided that have one or more activation lockouts. The activation lockouts include electrical resets, variable position lockouts, mechanical lockouts, shield lockouts, and any combinations thereof..
Hubbell Incorporated


 Device and  extending restriction of access to objects and substances patent thumbnailDevice and extending restriction of access to objects and substances
A time-locking container to limit the compulsive overuse of objects and substances, such as but not limited to money, food, alcohol, and tobacco. The container locks until a future date and time of day set by the user.

 Single step starting system patent thumbnailSingle step starting system
A hand-held power tool may include a housing, a power unit disposed within the housing and configured to operate at least in part in response to actuation of a trigger, a working assembly powered responsive to operation of the power unit, and an activation lever having an integrated lockout member. The activation lever may selectively engage a first fuel enrichment mode associated with startup of the power unit in a first range of ambient temperatures and a second fuel enrichment mode associated with startup of the power unit in a second range of ambient temperatures based on a position of the activation lever.
Husqvarna Ab


 Power tool with pyrotechnic lockout patent thumbnailPower tool with pyrotechnic lockout
A power tool assembly includes a workpiece support surface, a latch movable between a first latch position whereat a drop arm assembly cannot be moved from a first position whereat a shaping device does not extend above the workpiece support surface to a second position whereat the shaping device extends above the workpiece support surface, to a second latch position whereat the drop arm assembly can be moved from the first position to the second position, an actuator housing configured to receive an actuator device, and a reaction plug configured to be selectively seated with the actuator housing, the reaction plug configured such that when an actuator device is installed in the actuator housing and the reaction plug is moved from an unseated position to a fully seated position, the reaction plug forces the actuator device to move the latch from the first latch position to the second latch position.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh


 Shifting sleeves with mechanical lockout features patent thumbnailShifting sleeves with mechanical lockout features
Certain aspects are directed to devices designed to lock shifting sleeves. In a particular aspect, there is provided a shifting sleeve with a mechanical lockout feature, comprising: a shifting sleeve comprising a shifting profile and a locking feature; a housing comprising a corresponding locking feature, wherein application of pressure or torque or both to the shifting profile of the shifting sleeve causes movement of the shifting sleeve and a mechanical lock with the housing..
Haliburton Energy Services, Inc.


 Surgical instrument comprising a lockable battery housing patent thumbnailSurgical instrument comprising a lockable battery housing
A surgical instrument can comprise a handle including a battery cavity and electrical contacts and, in addition, a battery removably positionable in the battery cavity. The battery is configured to engage and supply power to the electrical contacts when the battery is operably seated in the battery cavity.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc


 Vehicle control system patent thumbnailVehicle control system
A control system for a vehicle having a drive system, the drive system having a forward drive mode, a reverse drive mode, and a neutral mode. The control system may include an operator control operable by the vehicle user to control whether the vehicle is in a drive mode or a neutral mode.
Hurricane, Inc.


 Linear stapler patent thumbnailLinear stapler
The present invention relates to a surgical stapler comprising: a support base; a trigger; a handle; a retaining pin operatively connected to and extending distally from a support base, the support base being operable in the surgical stapler to cause the stapler to position staples near tissue; and a unit lockout rotatable about a pivot fixed to the handle. The unit lockout comprises an upper end near and under at least one blocking plate in the stapler; and another end facing the trigger to prevent it from firing when the upper end is blocked from upward movement by the at least one blocking plate.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


 Lockout tag patent thumbnailLockout tag
A lockout tag having an elongate flag; a fastener proximate one end of the elongate flag; a seam proximate an end opposite the fastener; a warning indicia between the fastener end and the seam end of the elongate flag; and the elongate flag formed of a reflective and fluorescent material. The flag further comprising a pouch for additional information regarding the owner and purpose of the flag..
Redfab Inc.


Double lockout in non-volatile memory


A double lockout programming technique is provided having a hidden delay between programming and verification. A temporary lockout stage and a permanent lockout stage are provided for double lockout programming.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.


Free arm umbrella


A free arm umbrella includes a fixing plate (1), an upper nest (2), a lower nest (3), umbrella ribs (5) and support ribs (6). The umbrella ribs (5) are hinged with the upper nest (2) and the two ends of the support rib (6) are hinged with the lower nest (3) and the umbrella rib (5) respectively.

Lockout/tagout device for control switches


A pivoting lockout member that is mounted to a pair of hinge member installed onto a control switch. Each of the hinge members includes a planar flange having a hole formed therethrough that is dimensioned to accept the face plate screw of a control switch.

Tee lock - lockout device


The present invention provides a lockout device and system that can be attached directly to open piping undergoing maintenance or repair and that can be directly under the supervision of the individual that is performing the maintenance.. .
Production & Process Technologies Florida, Inc


Call to action lockout system and method


A call-to-action lockout on a mobile device coupled to a data network is disclosed as a method and apparatus comprising providing a media application configured to respond to a control point associated with media content, providing media content which has at least one associated control point, triggering at least one control point while experiencing the media content; and performing an appropriate call to action script (ctas) in response to the triggered control point.. .

Lighted nock


A nock body may include a first end and an opposing second end. A nock housing may include a proximal end that engages the first end of the nock body and a distal end opposite the proximal end.

Empty clip cartridge lockout


A surgical device for clipping tissue can include a replaceable cartridge comprising a stack of clips contained therein and a firing drive configured to reciprocatingly eject, or deploy, the clips from the cartridge. After the clips have been deployed from the cartridge, a blocking member can be positioned to impede or block the firing drive.

Brewing cartridge lockout bypass


Inserts provide machine readable visual indicia, allowing use of brewing cartridges which do not include the required machine readable indicia, in brewing machines requiring the required machine readable visual indicia for operation. The insert may include features for attachment to the brewing machine, or to the brewing cartridge.

Cam phaser lockout kit and method


A method for reducing noise in an engine is disclosed whereby a camshaft phaser is modified by a lockout to limit the movement of the phaser during operation. The lockout is inserted into the phaser's gear without removing the front engine cover using a novel method..
Livernois Motorsports & Engineering, Llc


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Condition warning system, control pot and pan washing machine


A condition warning system for an apparatus such as a pot and pan washing machine, a control system and control methods for a pot and pan washing machine are provided. The condition warning system includes a control system that monitors operational, safety or compliance parameters of an apparatus, and a light that illuminates a location below (or above) an operator's direct line of sight, and which is outside of the operator's direct line of sight.
Unified Brands, Inc.


Visible disconnect switch interlock assembly


A visible disconnect switch (vds) interlock assembly is provided. The vds interlock assembly is movable between a cba, first lockout position, wherein a cba second contact assembly cannot move when a vds second contact assembly is in a first position, and a vds, second lockout position, wherein a vds second contact assembly cannot move when the cba second contact assembly is in a second position.
Eaton Corporation


Electrosurgical devices


In one embodiment, a surgical instrument comprises a handle assembly. The handle assembly comprises a first translatable member defining a notch, a lockout lever comprising a cam surface and a detent, a closure trigger, a jaw position sensor in a first state, and a translatable cam operatively coupled to the closure trigger.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc


Electromagnetic switch interlock system and method


One embodiment describes an interlock for an electromechanical switching system, which includes a housing; a first camming lockout member disposed in the housing and that contacts an auxiliary operator of a first electromechanical switching device; a second camming lockout member disposed in the housing and that contacts an auxiliary operator of a second electromechanical switching device, which the first camming lockout members contacts the second camming lockout member when the first camming lockout member is moved to an actuated position by the first electromechanical switching device to prevent movement of the second camming lockout member to an actuated position.. .
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.


Unauthorized account access lockout reduction


A method and system for determining unauthorized account access is provided. The method includes receiving a username of a user and a passcode for access to a secure account or device belonging to a user.
International Business Machines Corporation


Surgical instrument with rapid post event detection


A surgical instrument is disclosed, the instrument including: a handle assembly; a jaw assembly including a staple cartridge containing a plurality of staples and an anvil to form the plurality of staples upon firing; a lockout mechanism configured to prevent reuse of the jaw assembly; a drive assembly at least partially located within the handle and connected to the jaw assembly; a motor operatively coupled to the drive assembly; and a controller operatively coupled to the motor, the controller configured to control supply of electrical current to the motor and to monitor a current draw of the motor, wherein the controller is further configured to terminate the supply of electrical current to the motor in response to a drop in the current draw.. .
Covidien Lp


Automatic account lockout


Systems and methods of automatic lockout of an online account are discussed. One example method can comprise identifying out of pattern login behavior on the account.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.a.


Access isolation for multi-operating system devices


The present application is directed to access isolation for multi-operating system devices. In general, a device may be configured using firmware to accommodate more than one operating system (os) operating concurrently on the device or to transition from one os to another.
Intel Corporation


Seatbelt buckling device and system


A seatbelt buckling device and system includes a buckle and a latch plate. The latch plate includes a pair of fingers that extend from a base portion.
Autoliv Asp, Inc.


Surgical stapling head assembly with firing lockout for a surgical stapler


In various embodiments, a surgical stapling head is provided that may comprise a staple cartridge for supporting one or more staples, a core movable relative to the staple cartridge, at least one staple driver extending from the core, and a casing configured to at least partially hold the staple cartridge and movably receive the core and the staple driver(s). The casing may further comprise at least one retention member that is configured to move from a first position to a second position when sufficient external force is applied to the retention member, such as that provided by a shaft of a surgical stapler during insertion of the stapling head assembly into the shaft.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc


Adapter with fire rod j-hook lockout


A receiving assembly for releasably coupling a loading unit to an adapter while preventing inadvertent actuation of the loading unit includes a load link, a tip housing, and a locking member. The load link includes a distal portion and the tip housing defines a longitudinal slot and a lock opening.
Covidien Lp


Surgical instrument with lockout mechanism


A surgical instrument comprising a handle assembly, an elongated portion, a head portion, an approximation mechanism, and a lockout mechanism is disclosed. The handle assembly comprises a movable handle and a stationary handle.

Hydraulic actuator lockout


The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, an apparatus that includes a valve with a valve housing having an axial bore, a first inlet port, a first outlet port, and a piston located within the axial bore and having a first fluid passage and configured to allow reciprocal axial movement of the piston within the axial bore between a first position in which the first fluid passage aligns axially with the first inlet port and the first outlet port to form a first fluidic circuit, and a second position in which the piston blocks at least one of the first inlet port and the first outlet port. The apparatus also includes a lockout assembly configurable to fix the piston into a selected position in a first configuration, and not interfere with reciprocal axial movement of the piston in a second configuration..

Multi-fire stapler with electronic counter, lockout, and visual indicator


A surgical system includes a handle having a controller and a motor, an adapter releasably coupled to the handle, and a loading unit releasably coupled to the adapter. The motor is coupled to a drive shaft of the handle.

Oven preheat boost using cooktop lockout


An oven range appliance is provided with features for locking out one or more cooktop elements of the oven range to boost preheat performance and thereby decrease the time required to preheat the cooking chamber of the oven range. A method for operating an oven range appliance also is provided.
General Electric Company


Double oven preheat boost using cooking chamber lockout


An oven appliance is provided with features for locking out a cooking chamber to boost the preheat performance of and thereby decrease the time required to preheat another cooking chamber of the oven appliance. A method for operating an oven appliance also is provided.
General Electric Company


Safety electrical outlet arrangement


A lockout frame arrangement for an electrical outlet box arrangement, comprising an electrical outlet box arranged for receipt of electrical outlets, a cover plate attachable to an open side of the electrical outlet box, for securement of electrical sockets therewithin, with a rectilinear outer cover capturing frame securely sandwiched between the cover plate and the open side of the electrical outlet box. An outer protective cover plate is matingly attached to and securable within a perimeter of the outer cover capturing frame..

Method and selective mobile application lockout


A system includes a processor configured to determine that an application is running in a foreground. The processor is also configured to receive a mobile device speed.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Engine with a thrust reverser lockout mechanism


A turbofan engine having a thrust reverser having at least one movable control surface, movable to and from a reversing position where at least a portion of the bypass air flow is at least partially reversed, a thrust reverser actuation system having multiple actuators and a lockout mechanism movable between an inhibit condition, wherein movement of the multiple actuators is prevented, and a permit condition, wherein movement of the multiple actuators is permitted.. .
Ge Aviation Systems Llc


Systems and methods for medical monitoring device gesture control lockout


A medical monitoring device may include a gesture control sensor for detecting gesture commands from users. The medical monitoring device may enable gesture control when it receives an identifier from a tag and the identifier is authenticated.
Mindray Ds Usa, Inc.


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Clip applying apparatus


A clip applying apparatus is provided for connecting plastic clips to reinforcing bars. The clip applying apparatus will generally include a barrel, a hammer received in the barrel, and a main drive configured to reciprocate the hammer within the barrel.

Process for forming an artificial reef


A process for forming an artificial reef includes the steps of forming a form having a geometric shape, applying at least one blockout onto a surface of the form such that the blockout extends outwardly of the surface of the form, applying a sprayable concrete over the form and the blockout, curing the sprayable concrete on the form for a period of time, removing the blockout from the surface of the form and from the cured sprayable concrete, and removing the form from the cured sprayable concrete. A base is formed having an upper surface.

Blade lockout mechanism for surgical forceps


A forceps includes first and second shaft members and a trigger assembly. The first and second shaft members each have a jaw member disposed at a distal end thereof.
Covidien Lp


Brownout avoidance


Examples of the disclosure are directed to methods of managing power of various modules of an electronic device to prevent the voltage of the battery from falling to an undervoltage lockout (uvlo) threshold. In some examples, software operating on the electronic device or an associated electronic device (e.g., a paired electronic device) may assign power budgets to one or more modules, thereby preventing each module from drawing its maximum current capacity and causing the battery's voltage level to fall to the uvlo threshold.
Apple Inc.


Low-cost ambulatory medical pump


A low-cost medical pump for ambulatory use provides reduced life components combined with a pump lockout enforcing a safe operating limit and preventing reuse after that limit is exceeded. An improved iv line clamp portion minimizes unsupported clamp structure length and provides a dual lock system preventing inadvertent clamp release..
Zyno Medical, Llc.


Methods and devices for locking a surgical device based on loading of a fastener cartridge in the surgical device


Devices and methods are provided for locking a surgical device based on loading of a fastener cartridge in the surgical device. In general, a surgical device can be configured to prevent at least one of closure of an end effector of the surgical device and firing of fasteners from the end effector when a cartridge is not fully seated in the end effector.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


Anti-data theft structures and electronic devices with the same


An anti-data theft structure in an electronic device includes a second cover, a printed circuit board (pcb), a connector, a plurality of terminals, and an elastic element. The pcb includes a first press piece.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


Memory controller for heterogeneous computer


A memory controller for heterogeneous computer processors dynamically adjusts access priorities by the different processors to maximize performance in the execution of a single parallel application program on both processor architectures. In one embodiment, the memory controller predicts sequential memory accesses by the processor having higher memory latency or fewer access requests to lockout the other processor during those sequences for improved implementation of the intended prioritization..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


Lockout disabling mechanism


A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument has a handle assembly.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


Tissue stapler anvil feature to prevent premature jaw opening


A surgical instrument includes a handle assembly having a trigger operable to fire a staple driver to staple tissue. The instrument includes a pointed rod to which an anvil may be coupled.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


Pressure-operated dimple lockout tool


The disclosure describes a lockout tool including a cam housing configured to fit within a flow tube of a safety valve that is coupled to production tubing and has a longitudinal up-down axis. The lockout tool further includes a piston disposed within the cam housing and configured to move within the cam housing parallel to the longitudinal up-down axis and form a plurality of dimples in the flow tube upon provision within the production tubing of a pressurized fluid..
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


Cantilevered wing wall


The present invention relates generally to precast cantilevered retaining walls and methods of using and forming precast cantilevered retaining walls. More specifically, the present invention relates to a cantilevered concrete retaining wall having a base shear key and blockouts for receiving a material that substantially impedes the wing wall from sliding or other inadvertent movement, to a method of retaining a soil embankment with a cantilevered concrete retaining wall, and to a method of manufacturing a precast concrete cantilevered retaining wall..
Oldcastle Precast, Inc.


Patient control arm with phone dock and head of bed lockout


A patient control unit for controlling functions of a hospital bed includes a housing having a first side that includes a plurality of user inputs to control the functions of the hospital bed. The housing has a second side that includes a dock to secure a handheld phone in place on the housing.
Hill-rom Services, Inc.


Implantable penile prosthetic lockout valve assembly


A lockout valve assembly of an implantable penile prosthetic includes a body and a lockout valve. The body is attachable between a reservoir and a pump of the implantable penile prosthetic.
Coloplast A/s


End effector coupling arrangements for a surgical cutting and stapling instrument


In various embodiments, a surgical stapling instrument can include a handle, a shaft extending from the handle, wherein the shaft defines an axis, and a disposable loading unit which is assembled to the shaft in a direction which is transverse to the shaft axis. Such a connection between the disposable loading unit and the shaft can prevent, or at least inhibit, the disposable loading unit from being unintentionally displaced proximally and/or distally relative to the shaft of the surgical instrument.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


End effector coupling arrangements for a surgical cutting and stapling instrument


In various embodiments, a surgical stapling instrument can include a handle, a shaft extending from the handle, wherein the shaft defines an axis, and a disposable loading unit which is assembled to the shaft in a direction which is transverse to the shaft axis. Such a connection between the disposable loading unit and the shaft can prevent, or at least inhibit, the disposable loading unit from being unintentionally displaced proximally and/or distally relative to the shaft of the surgical instrument.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


Bus plug lockout devices and related apparatus and methods


An apparatus for locking out an elevated bus plug includes an elongated member, a lockout device at a distal end portion of the elongated member and an actuator at a proximal end portion of the elongated member. The lockout device includes a housing, a channel in the housing that is sized and configured to receive a handle of the bus plug and a handle engagement mechanism connected to the housing.
Eaton Corporation


Electro-mechanical fuze for a projectile


The present invention describes an electronic fuze operable to complement a mechanical point impact fuze. The electronic fuze includes a voltage generator circuit, micro-controller, a piezo-electric sensor, a firing circuit and a safety lockout circuit.
Advanced Material Engineering Pte Ltd


Method of using lockout features for surgical stapler cartridge


A surgical instrument comprises a body, shaft, and end effector. The shaft couples the end effector and body together.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


Surgical stapling apparatus with interlockable firing system


A surgical stapling apparatus. Various embodiments include a handle assembly that has a movable handle that is movable through actuation strokes relative to a stationary handle housing.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


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Lockout engagement features for surgical stapler


A surgical instrument comprises a body, shaft, and end effector. The shaft couples the end effector and body together.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


System and supporting security in a multitenant application server environment


In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for providing security in a multitenant application server environment. In accordance with an embodiment, per-partition security configuration includes: per-partition security realm (including configuration for authentication, authorization, credential mapping, auditing, password validation, certificate validation, and user lockout); ssl configuration, including keys, certificates, and other configuration attributes; and access control for partition and global resources.
Oracle International Corporation


Lockout mechanism


A power tool including a power base and a tool head. The power base includes a trigger and a motor such that the trigger actuatable to drive the motor.
Techtronic Power Tools Technology Limited


Penile prosthetic pump having an inlet valve with a lockout flange


A pump includes a pump bulb connected to a pump body. An exhaust valve assembly is disposed in the pump body within an exit flow path communicating between the pump bulb and the cylinder.
Coloplast A/s


Closure lockout systems for surgical instruments


A surgical instrument is disclosed. The surgical instrument can include a first jaw, a second jaw, and a jaw closure lockout system.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


Application for applying a microneedle device to skin


An applicator and method for applying a microneedle device to skin. The applicator can include a housing and a reciprocating support structure slidably engaged with the housing.
3m Innovative Properties Company


Endoscopic vessel sealer and divider for large tissue structures


An endoscopic bipolar forceps includes a housing having a shaft affixed thereto, the shaft including jaw members at a distal end thereof. The forceps also includes a drive assembly which moves the jaw member relative to one another for manipulating tissue and a knife assembly for cutting tissue disposed between jaw members.
Covidien Lp


In-ground light fixture system with improved installation closure mechanism and drainage


A lighting system includes a linear light fixture and a linear blockout structure. The linear blockout structure includes a chamber in which the linear light fixture is mountable and side walls on opposite sides of the chamber engageable by flange portions of the linear light fixture when the linear light fixture and linear blockout structure are assembled together.
Lumenpulse Lighting Inc.


Seeder with lockout clutch


A seed planting machine for dispensing seed. The seed planting machine includes a transmission with a lockout clutch having an actuator for shifting the lockout clutch between a first configuration and a second configuration.
Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.


Trigger lockout and kickback mechanism for surgical instruments


A forceps includes an end effector assembly including first and second jaw members, a blade, a lever member operably coupled to the end effector, a trigger member operably coupled to the blade and defining an actuation path therealong. A trigger safety member is pivotably coupled to the lever member such that, when the lever member is disposed in an initial position, the trigger safety member is disposed in a position blocking the trigger member.
Covidien Lp


Energy lockout in response to a planar catastrophic fault


A computer planar includes an enable signal line for providing an enable signal to an external power supply, wherein the external power supply will not turn on unless the enable signal is active high. During normal operation, an auxiliary power source maintains an active high enable signal on the enable signal line, which includes a fuse.
International Business Machines Corporation


Surgical fastener applying apparatus


A surgical fastener applying apparatus for applying fasteners to body tissue. The apparatus includes a cartridge receiving half-section defining an elongated channel member configured to releasably receive a stationary housing of a firing assembly.
Covidien Lp


Efficient reprogramming tightening a threshold voltage distribution in a memory device


Techniques are provided for programming memory cells while reducing the effects of detrapping which cause a downshift in the threshold voltage distribution. Detrapping is particularly problematic for charge-trapping memory cells such as in a 3d stacked non-volatile memory device.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.


Lockout tool for a combine header and method thereof


A cutterbar lockout tool, a header including such tool and a method for locking and unlocking a cutterbar assembly using such tool are provided. The lockout tool includes an engaging portion for engaging a down-stop linkage assembly of the cutterbar assembly and an elongated body extending from the engaging portion.
Cnh Industrial America Llc


Remotely operable lockout system


A lockout system that includes a lock portion and a key portion that removably cooperate with one another to allow selective interference with a throw lever associated with operation of an electrical panel. The lock portion and key portion each include a guide arrangement and an electrical interface that cooperate with one another.

Lockout box


A lockout box for locking in objects, in particular keys, comprises a container having an upwardly open reception space for the objects and comprises a cover attached, in particular pivotably, to the container for closing the reception space, wherein the cover is adjustable from a closed position in which the reception space is closed into at least one open position in which the reception space is open, with a plurality of securing openings being provided in the cover and in the container for attaching a plurality of locking elements, in particular padlocks, and with at least one fastening device being provided at the container and being designed to attach the container to a wall.. .
Abus August Bremicker Sohne Kg


Dispense interface with lockout element


The invention relates to a dispense interface for use with a drug delivery device with an inner body and with a lockout element, wherein the lockout element is coupled to the inner body, wherein the lockout element is movable from a receptive condition to a locked condition, wherein in the receptive condition the dispense interface is attachable to the drug delivery device, wherein in the locked condition the dispense interface is not-attachable to the drug delivery device and wherein the lockout element is configured to move from the receptive condition to the locked condition when said dispense interface is attached to and detached from said drug delivery device. The invention solves the technical problem of reducing the risk of reuse of a dispense interface, after it has already been used with a drug delivery device.
Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh


Lockout tagout for semiconductor vacuum valve


A device for limiting travel of a valve including a body removably connected to a transfer module, a vacuum valve, or a reaction chamber, a travel limiting rod passing through the body to engage and limit travel of the valve, and wherein the body includes at least one mounting flange opposite the travel limiting rod.. .
Asm Ip Holding B.v.


Load cell overload protection by a relieving mechanism for fluid dispensing systems


A method for locking out load cells includes dispensing a fluid into a collapsible bag that is supported within a support housing, the support housing resting on a plurality of load cells that sense the weight of the fluid; manipulating a plurality of lockouts located adjacent to corresponding load cells from a first position to a second position so that the lockouts remove at least a portion of the weight of the fluid from the plurality of load cells; moving the support housing containing the collapsible bag with the fluid therein to a new location; and further manipulating the plurality of lockouts from the second position back to the first position so that the plurality of load cells again sense the full weight of the fluid within the collapsible bag.. .
Life Technologies Corporation


Access control list lockout prevention system


An access control list lockout prevention system includes a network. A first administrator information handling system (ihs) is coupled to the network.

Lockout prevention system


A lockout prevention system includes a management information handling system (ihs) that is coupled through a network to network interface on a networking device. The networking device receives a configuration instruction through the network interface from the management ihs.

Surgical stapling device with lockout system for preventing actuation in the absence of an installed staple cartridge


Surgical stapling instruments surgical stapling cartridges are disclosed. At least one embodiment includes an end effector that has an elongate channel that is configured to operably support a surgical staple cartridge therein and an anvil that is movably supported on the elongate channel between an open position and closed positions in response to an application of opening and closing motions applied thereto.

Surgical stapling instrument with lockout features to prevent advancement of a firing assembly unless an unfired surgical staple cartridge is operably mounted in an end effector portion of the instrument


A surgical severing and stapling instrument, suitable for laparoscopic and endoscopic clinical procedures, clamps tissue within an end effector of an elongate channel pivotally opposed by an anvil. Various embodiments are configured to be operably attached to a robotic system to receive actuation/control motions therefrom..

Surgical stapling apparatus with firing lockout mechanism


A surgical stapling apparatus is provided which includes a first jaw supporting an anvil assembly and a second jaw supporting a cartridge assembly. The cartridge assembly supports a firing lockout assembly which includes a latch member having a blocking member.
Covidien Lp


Unauthorized account access lockout reduction


A method and system for determining unauthorized account access is provided. The method includes receiving a username of a user and a passcode for access to a secure account or device belonging to a user.
International Business Machines Corporation


Method and circuit for detecting short circuit in an asynchronous dc-dc boost converter


A simple, cost-effective and efficient short circuit protection with simple routing of the ground on the pcb is achieved in an asynchronous dc-dc boost converter wherein a voltage sensing controller selectively isolates an input power supply to a load in the event of a short circuit. The controller alleviates need for additional components by utilizing the circuit for under voltage lockout protection and the circuit for overvoltage protection to generate signals for detecting short circuit.

Fastening system comprising a firing member lockout


A fastener cartridge assembly for use with a surgical instrument is disclosed. The fastener cartridge assembly can include a cartridge body, a plurality of fasteners removably stored within the cartridge body, and an implantable layer.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


System and facet joint replacement


A facet joint replacement system includes an inferior implant with an inferior articular surface, a superior implant with a superior articular surface and may include a crosslink extending across a vertebral sagittal plane. The inferior implant may comprise an inferior strut, and a polyaxially adjustable, lockable mechanism which may couple the inferior articular surface with a first end of the inferior strut, and couple the inferior articular surface with the crosslink.
Gmedelaware 2 Llc


Lockout mechanisms for surgical devices


Various surgical devices are provided having mechanisms for preventing premature actuation of a cutting mechanism. These devices generally include a handle having one or more actuators and an effector disposed at a distal end of the device and configured to grasp tissue.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.


Apparatuses, memories, and methods for facilitating splitting of internal commands using a shared signal path


Apparatuses, memories, and methods for facilitating splitting of internal commands using a shared signal path are described. In an example shared signal path, a command circuit is configured to receive a command and an indicator signal.
Micron Technology, Inc.


Disconnect operating handles suitable for circuit breakers and related bucket assemblies and handle interlocks


Disconnect operating handles for circuit breakers are configured with a rotary handle attached to an inwardly oriented shaft that connects to a gear assembly that translates rotational input to linear input. The disconnect operating handles include pivoting lockout levers that can automatically “pop” out to expose the lockout space for a padlock when a user touches the lever in an appropriate location..
Eaton Corporation


Disconnect operating handles suitable for circuit breakers and related bucket assemblies


Disconnect operating handles for circuit breakers are configured with a rotary handle attached to an inwardly oriented shaft that connects to a gear assembly that translates rotational input to linear input. The disconnect operating handles include pivoting lockout levers that automatically “pop” out to expose the lockout space for a padlock when a user touches the lever in an appropriate location..
Eaton Corporation


State-dependent lockout in non-volatile memory


A sense amplifier provides a state-dependent lockout to limit sensing to those bit lines that target a currently selected state for sensing. A sense amplifier scans program data prior to sensing at the verify levels corresponding to a plurality of states.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.


Valve lockout device


A lockout device that can be used to lock a valve in a closed position, for use particularly with valves that include a stationary member, such as a body, and a rotating member, such as a handle or wheel, for activating and deactivating the valve is disclosed. The lockout device can also be used to provide a connection point for connecting various types of connectors to a hose clamp or other elongate connecting member mounted on and locked onto a body such as a pipe or valve..
Brady Worldwide, Inc.


Lockout device and a its use


A lockout device for preventing an electrical switch from being turned either on or off while the lockout device is attached to the switch. The present lockout device can be capable of quick and easy attachment to the switch and can be secured to the switch with a padlock or similar locking device.

End effector coupling arrangements for a surgical cutting and stapling instrument


In various embodiments, a surgical stapling instrument can include a handle, a shaft extending from the handle, wherein the shaft defines an axis, and a disposable loading unit which is assembled to the shaft in a direction which is transverse to the shaft axis. Such a connection between the disposable loading unit and the shaft can prevent, or at least inhibit, the disposable loading unit from being unintentionally displaced proximally and/or distally relative to the shaft of the surgical instrument.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.




Lockout topics:
  • Pulverizer
  • Transverse
  • Electrical Signal
  • Actuatable
  • Instruments
  • Dispensing Unit
  • Integrated Circuit
  • State Machine
  • User Interface
  • Pivot Joint
  • Needle Hub
  • Handshaking
  • Optical Transport
  • Downstream
  • Press Fitting


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