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 Thermal trigger with an integrated out-of-line lockout device for a thermally-initiated ventilation system or other system patent thumbnailnew patent Thermal trigger with an integrated out-of-line lockout device for a thermally-initiated ventilation system or other system
A device includes a thermal trigger having a firing pin, where the thermal trigger is configured to move the firing pin in response to an elevated temperature. The device also includes an out-of-line lockout device configured to disarm the thermal trigger in response to acceleration of the lockout device.
Raytheon Company


 Air cycle machine lockout tool patent thumbnailnew patent Air cycle machine lockout tool
A lockout tool for an air cycle machine includes a lockout tool body threaded section, a lockout tool body end section, and a lockout tool body conical tip. The lockout tool body threaded section is operable to engage a threaded port of the air cycle machine that is proximate to a shaft of the air cycle machine.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


 Power-on reset circuit and under-voltage lockout circuit comprising the same patent thumbnailPower-on reset circuit and under-voltage lockout circuit comprising the same
An uvlo circuit according to an aspect of the present invention includes: a power-on reset (por) circuit generating an output based on a first current that flows according to an increase of a power supply voltage and not operating in a normal state of the power supply voltage; and a logic operation unit generating a reset signal according to an output of the por circuit and an output based on a result of comparison between a sense voltage that corresponds to the power supply voltage and a predetermined reference voltage.. .
Fairchild Korea Semiconductor, Ltd


 Dose counter with lockout mechanism patent thumbnailDose counter with lockout mechanism
A medicament dispenser, in particular a metered dose inhaler, which is able to count the number of time the dispenser is activated and then disable the device, which then prevents any additional medicament from being dispensed. Additional embodiments include a medicament dispenser which are adapted to display either the number of activations that have occurred or the number of activations remaining..
Map Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


 Surgical instrument with firing lockout patent thumbnailSurgical instrument with firing lockout
A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has an end effector and a trigger in communication with the end effector.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc


 Firing system lockout arrangements for surgical instruments patent thumbnailFiring system lockout arrangements for surgical instruments
Surgical end effectors and fastener cartridges having firing lockout arrangements for preventing or limit a firing stroke when a cartridge has not been operably installed in the end effector or a spent cartridge has not been replaced.. .
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc


 Actuation lockout for a surgical instrument patent thumbnailActuation lockout for a surgical instrument
Surgical instruments and their methods of use are described. In one embodiment, a surgical instrument includes a power transmission including a trigger and a fastener driver operatively coupled to the trigger.
C.r. Bard, Inc.


 Vehicle computing  delivery of a mobile device lockout icon patent thumbnailVehicle computing delivery of a mobile device lockout icon
A vehicle computing system includes at least one processor configured to provide a lockout icon to a mobile device using a uniform resource identifier. The at least one processor is further configured to, in response to established communication with the mobile device having a user-interface display, retrieve the uniform resource identifier based on an application being executed at the mobile device.
Myine Electronics, Inc.


 Authenticator for user state management patent thumbnailAuthenticator for user state management
Different types of soft-lockout policies can be associated with different organizations (or groups) in an identity management system. Each soft-lockout policy can indicate different parameters such as a number of login attempts allowed and an amount of time that a user account will be locked-out if the maximum allowed attempts are exceeded unsuccessfully.
Oracle International Corporation


 Visible disconnect switch interlock assembly patent thumbnailVisible 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


Method of applying an annular array of staples to tissue

A surgical instrument includes a body, a shaft assembly, a stapling head assembly, an anvil, an anvil adjustment assembly, a trigger, and a lockout assembly. The stapling head assembly is operable to drive an annular array of staples.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

Surgical stapler with anvil seating detection

A surgical circular stapler has a handle assembly, a shaft, a stapling assembly, and a firing assembly. The shaft extends distally from the handle assembly.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

Surgical stapler with electromechanical lockout

A surgical instrument includes a body, a shaft assembly, a stapling head assembly, an anvil, an anvil adjustment assembly, a trigger, and a lockout assembly. The stapling head assembly is operable to drive an annular array of staples.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

Surgical stapling instruments with lockout arrangements for preventing firing system actuation when a cartridge is spent or missing

A surgical stapling instrument comprising an elongate shaft assembly that defines a shaft axis and includes a surgical end effector that is operably coupled thereto by an articulation joint. The surgical end effector includes a cartridge support member that is configured to operably support a surgical staple cartridge therein.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

Dual fuel lockout switch for generator engine

A mechanical fuel lockout switch for a dual fuel engine includes a mechanical fuel valve actuateable between a first position and a second position to selectively control fuel flow to the dual fuel engine from a first fuel source through a first fuel line and a second fuel source through a second fuel line. The mechanical fuel lockout switch also includes a fuel lockout apparatus coupled to the mechanical fuel valve.
Champion Engine Technology, Llc

Modular forward and rearward seat position adjustment system, with integral vibration isolation system

A seat position adjuster with a manipulable control shaft carrying a position locking latch and a spring that biases the latch toward a latched position that locks seat position with the spring being part of a vibration isolator selectively deactivated by an isolator lockout. The shaft is rotatively and axially movable relative to a mounting bracket carrying the shaft that also is attached to one rail of a slide mechanism with the latch being urged by spring into operative engagement with the other rail.
Milsco Manufacturing Company, A Unit Of Jason Incorporated

Holster having a rotatable lockout element

A holster for a handgun, having at least some of an at least partial cavity; a lever having a finger button portion and an engagement portion, wherein the lever includes a locking projection extending from at least a portion of the engagement portion, and wherein the lever is pivotally attached or coupled to at least a portion of the holster, approximately between the finger button portion and the engagement portion; and a lockout element rotatably attached or coupled to at least a portion of the holster such that the lockout element is rotatable between a locked position and an unlocked position, and wherein at least a portion of a locking portion of the lockout element is positioned above at least a portion of the engagement portion of the lever when the lockout element is in the locked position.. .
Vista Outdoor Operations Llc

Closure safety interlock with lockout plate for pressure vessel

A closure safety interlock system is provided for a pressure vessel having a closure assembly with a primary locking system. The closure safety interlock defines a secondary locking system for assuring that the primary locking system may be opened only by following a proper sequence, thereby minimizing misuse of the primary locking system.

Lockout feature for a control device

An article of footwear can include provisions for improving the operation and use of various systems associated with the article. A control device included in the article can be configured to allow manual control of a system by a user.
Nike, Inc.

Surgical fastener applying apparatus

The present disclosure relates to surgical fastener applying apparatus for sequentially applying a plurality of surgical fasteners to body tissue. The surgical fastener applying apparatus includes a replaceable cartridge assembly receivable in a distal end portion of a cartridge receiving half-section, the cartridge assembly including a safety lockout pivotably disposed along the upper surface of the cartridge assembly and movable from an unlocked orientation permitting assembly of an anvil half-section to the cartridge receiving half-section, to a locked orientation preventing assembly of the anvil half-section to the cartridge receiving-half section..
Covidien Lp

Actuation lockout for a surgical instrument

Embodiments of a surgical instrument including an actuation lockout system as well as its method of use are disclosed. In one embodiment, a surgical instrument includes a trigger and a driveshaft coupled to the trigger such that actuation of the trigger causes the driveshaft to move from a first position to a second position, thereby resulting in deployment of a surgical fastener.
C.r. Bard, Inc.

Adapter for cordless power tools

An electrical combination including a power tool, charger and an adapter separate from and connectable between the battery and the tool housing or battery charger to support the battery on the tool housing or the battery charger, the adapter having adapter leads for electrically coupling the battery to the power tool or the battery charger, the adapter having a mechanical lockout for allowing an electrical coupling between the adapter and the power tool while preventing an electrical coupling between the adapter and the battery charger.. .
Black & Decker Inc.

Holster having a removable lockout element

A holster for a handgun, having at least some of an at least partial cavity; a lever having a finger button portion and an engagement portion, wherein the lever includes a locking projection extending from at least a portion of the engagement portion, wherein the lever is pivotally attached or coupled to at least a portion of the holster, approximately between the finger button portion and the engagement portion; and a lockout element, wherein at least a portion of the lockout element is positionable within at least a portion of the holster such that if at least a portion of the lockout element is positioned within at least a portion of the holster, at least a portion of the lockout element is positioned below at least a portion of the finger button portion to keep the lever from being pivoted to a disengaged position.. .
Vista Outdoor Operations Llc

Lockout mechanism for use with robotic electrosurgical device

A surgical tool including a lockout mechanism is provided. The surgical tool may include an instrument mounting portion including a shaft assembly coupled to and extending distally from the instrument mounting portion and an end effector including a reciprocatable element coupled to a distal end of the shaft assembly.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

Boom lockout device for hydraulic front shovel

A boom lockout device for use with a hydraulic front shovel comprising a first half and a second half, each of which comprises a flat ceiling and two flat side walls. The ceiling is situated between the two side walls and is joined to the two side walls along a longitudinal edge of the ceiling.
Certified Tool Technologies, Inc.

Selectable dose injection device with latch mechanism

A substance delivery device for delivering a substance from a container includes a body, and a plunger movable with respect to the body so as to expel at least a portion of a substance from the container, a trigger mechanism, a latch member latched in a stationary position at least along the longitudinal axis of the device before use, and a lockout shroud movable along the longitudinal axis relative to the latch mechanism. User manipulation of the trigger mechanism causes the latch mechanism to become unlatched and move along the longitudinal axis and to cause movement of a plunger relative to the body, and in a first position of the lockout shroud along the longitudinal axis relative to the latch member, the lockout shroud prevents the trigger mechanism from unlatching the latch member, whereas in a second position the lockout shroud allows the trigger mechanism to unlatch the latch member..
Owen Mumford Limited

Machine procedure simulation

For machine procedure simulation, a method synchronizes a plurality of equipment procedures to a mobile device. The method receives a first equipment reference code for a first equipment instance at the mobile device.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Lockout closure mechanism for agricultural vehicle

A lockout closure includes an interlock device and a closure panel. The interlock device may be operatively coupled to a moving device and have a movable switch mechanism for interrupting operation of the device.
Deere & Company

Tool with over pressure indicator and lockout

A tool is used in securing or clamping two or more workpieces together provides a visual indication to a user of the tool of an acceptable range of compression pressure exerted by the tool on a work surface of the workpieces and a visual indication of when a maximum compression pressure exerted by the tool on the work surface has been exceeded.. .
The Boeing Company

Endoscopic surgical clip applier

An apparatus for application of surgical clips includes a lockout system selectively engagable with a pusher bar to prevent the pusher bar from returning to a home position and to prevent a trigger from completing a full stroke when a plurality of clips are substantially exhausted. The apparatus may include a trip mechanism including a trip lever biased into contact with the pusher bar, wherein distal movement of the drive bar moves the trip mechanism until the trip lever engages a lip of the pusher bar and in turn distally moves the pusher bar.
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

Travel lockout monitoring system

A vehicle system including a housing, an extendable/retractable member coupled to the housing, an electrically controlled actuator and a lockout system. The electrically controlled actuator is connected to the extendable/retractable member, and is configured to extend and retract the extendable/retractable member relative to the housing.
Asa Electronics, Llc

Systems and methods for virtually tagging and securing industrial equipment

In one embodiment, a non-transitory computer readable medium may include computer-executable instructions that, when executed by a processor, may receive a first set of data associated with a user, receive a second set of data associated with one or more lockout procedures performed by the user, receive a request to actuate a locking mechanism of an electronic lock configured to prevent a machine in an industrial automation application from being operational, and send a signal to the electronic lock to actuate the locking mechanism when the second set of data indicates that the lockout procedures have been performed by the user and the data corresponds to an authorized user.. .
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Selectable dose injection device

A substance delivery device for delivering a substance from a container includes a body, and a plunger movable with respect to the body so as to expel at least a portion of a substance from the container, a trigger mechanism, a latch member latched in a stationary position at least along the longitudinal axis of the device before use, and a lockout shroud movable along the longitudinal axis relative to the latch mechanism. User manipulation of the trigger mechanism causes the latch mechanism to become unlatched and move along the longitudinal axis and to cause movement of a plunger relative to the body, and in a first position of the lockout shroud along the longitudinal axis relative to the latch member, the lockout shroud prevents the trigger mechanism from unlatching the latch member, whereas in a second position the lockout shroud allows the trigger mechanism to unlatch the latch member..
Owen Mumford Limited

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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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