|| List of recent Longitudinal Axis-related patents
|System for nerve sensing and stimulation employing multi-electrode array|
A nerve stimulation system includes a pulse generator and implantable lead. The pulse generator includes a sensing module and a pace circuit.
|Parallel rod connector|
A connector assembly for attaching multiple spinal rods to each other, the connector assembly including a connector body having a top surface, first and second ends, a first opening extending along a longitudinal axis from the first end to the second end, a second opening offset from the first opening and extending along a longitudinal axis from the first end to the second end, and a threaded opening extending along a longitudinal axis from the top surface and into the connector body; and a set screw assembly having a threaded portion that is engageable with the threaded opening of the connector body.. .
|Angled washer polyaxial connection for dynamic spine prosthesis|
A dynamic spine prosthesis (such as a facet joint prosthesis having an articulation surface configured to articulate with a corresponding facet joint element) that has a fixation element with an elongated bone entry portion defining a longitudinal axis and a dynamic spine prosthesis component connected to the fixation element at a connection location by an adjustable connection. The adjustable connection has first and second washers each rotatably supported by the fixation element and each having an angled contact surface in a plane not perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the fixation element, with the connection location being between the bone entry portion and the first and second washers..
|Apparatus for endoscopic procedures|
A surgical device includes a jaw assembly, an articulating assembly and a drive shaft. The jaw assembly includes first and second jaws.
|Active tremor control in surgical instruments|
Described embodiments include a handheld or hand operated surgical instrument. The instrument includes an elongated member having a longitudinal axis and a handle portion.
|Intraocular lens injector cartridge providing lens control|
An intraocular lens (iol) cartridge, comprising a lumen wall having a distal end and a proximal end, and defining a rigid lumen portion having a longitudinal axis extending therethrough, the lumen wall having a first ridge segment disposed on an inner surface thereof and extending in the direction of the longitudinal axis, a first wing coupled to the lumen wall at the proximal end and having a first ridge portion extending therefrom, and a second wing coupled to the lumen wall at the proximal end and having a second ridge portion extending therefrom, the first wing is coupled to the second wing by a hinge. When the first wing and the second wing are moved to a closed position to form a second lumen portion, the first ridge portion and the second ridge portion form a second ridge segment, the first ridge segment and the second ridge segment align in the direction of the longitudinal axis..
|Multi-axis adjustable splint|
A multi-axis adjustable splint for treating the fracture of bones includes a rail body that has a longitudinal axis. The splint further includes a fixed clamp assembly coupled to the rail body for securing at least one first bone screw in a first desired orientation.
|Control handle with rotational cam mechanism for contraction/deflection of medical device|
A medical device has a distal member with a configuration that can be changed by means of a control handle with a control assembly employing a rotational cam, a shaft, and a pulley, where the rotational cam is rotationally mounted on a portion of the control handle for rotation by a user. The rotational cam operates on the shaft to move it proximally or distally depending on the direction of rotation which in turn rotates the pulley to draw or release a puller wire to change the configuration of the distal member of the medical device.
|Video endoscope and video endoscope system|
A video endoscope including: a endoscope shaft; a hermetically enclosed video-optical unit arranged in the endoscope shaft, wherein the video-optical unit comprises an enclosure including a substantially cylindrical, hermetically sealed housing having a distally arranged entry window, an objective lens, an image sensor unit, and one or more signal lines, the housing being connected to an outer jacket tube in a rotationally fixed manner, wherein the image sensor unit is mounted in the housing rotatably about a longitudinal axis of the endoscope shaft and comprises at least one image sensor, wherein, in order to rotate the image sensor unit, a magnetic coupling with an outer magnet and an inner magnet operationally connected to the outer magnet in a magnetic manner, is arranged in the area of the distal tip of the endoscope shaft.. .
|Solid state variable direction of view endoscope|
An endoscope with a wide angle lens that comprises an optical axis that is angularly offset from a longitudinal axis of the endoscope such that the optical axis resides at an angle greater than zero degrees to the longitudinal axis. The wide angle lens system simultaneously gathers an endoscopic image field, the endoscopic image field at least spanning the longitudinal axis and an angle greater than ninety degrees to the longitudinal axis.
|Air cleaner for removing air pollutants from an air stream|
The present invention relates to an air cleaner for removing air pollutants from an air stream, for instance such as the cleaning exhaust/intake gas of an amusement machine, said air cleaner comprising a filter device including at least one filter layer (4a, 4b) held by a filter holder (5) in said airflow substantially perpendicular to a main flow direction thereof and including a plurality of preferably stick-shaped filter elements (6) neighbouring each other. In accordance with the present invention, the filter device has no closed surrounding along the circumference of the filter layers, but provides for an open side along at least a portion of the periphery of the filter layer.
|Electrical connector system connectable in a straight or right angle configuration|
An electrical connector system having a male and female connector. The male connector includes a u-shaped shroud axially surrounding a male terminal having an opening generally perpendicular to the male terminal's longitudinal axis.
|Dispenser cap with clutch mechanism|
Disclosed herein is a cap assembly having a clutch mechanism which permits independent rotation of a stemmed applicator when the cap is in a closed position and prevents rotation when the cap is removed. The cap assembly in combination with a housing, particularly for cosmetics applications, is also disclosed.
|Fiber distribution hubs and storage retaining modules|
A fiber distribution hub (fdh) can include an enclosure defining an interior region and a frame body having a longitudinal axis. The frame body is rotatably mounted within the interior region of the enclosure such that the frame body can rotate about the longitudinal axis relative to the enclosure.
|Optical waveguide, mode scrambler and mode conditioner for controlling mode power distribution|
The present disclosure relates to a multimode optical waveguide comprising a cladding and a core. The core of the multimode optical waveguide has a polygonal cross-section.
|Multi-axis tilting light stand with removable light|
A portable light includes a light stand having a longitudinal axis and a light assembly section attached to the light stand. The light assembly section is adapted to be connected to a power source and includes a support having a support axis being rotatable and linearly displaceable relative to the longitudinal axis of the light stand; a light panel holder tiltably attached to the support such that the light panel holder is tiltable relative to the support axis; and a light panel removably connected to the light panel holder and tiltable relative to the support axis.
|Backrest member including an adjustable platform for use with a chair|
A backrest member (e.g., a portable insert) for use with a seat member of a chair. The backrest member may include an adjustable platform attached to a substrate (e.g., frame) of the backrest member, and an adjustment mechanism configured to adjust the adjustable platform along one or more locations of the platform to provide a desired contour for supporting the back of a user seated in the chair.
|Quick connect/disconnect adaptor system|
A quick connect/disconnect (qcd) system includes a first component and a second component. The first component includes a first body defining a first fluid channel extending between a first end portion and a second end portion and defining a longitudinal axis, a first qcd coupling portion located at the first end portion, a first adaptor coupling portion located at the second end portion, and a first mating portion of a mating assembly operably connected to the first body.
|Double joint pivot unit with running gear for road vehicles|
The subject of the invention is double pivot joint unit with running gear for road vehicles, which beneficially influences the turning ability and safety of the vehicle in a way that the turning lane is about half of the usual one, the swinging mass in the turn is significantly less, thereby the stability of the vehicle is significantly better. The joint unit (3) according to the invention is located between the front member (1) of the road vehicle and the rear member (2) of the vehicle, and the joint unit (3) has a structure consisting of rocker and linkages for preventing jack-knifing and for ensuring proportional turn, which is connected to the front member (1) of the vehicle and to the rear member (2) of the vehicle with rotating rings (4,5).
|Chassis actuator device for a vehicle|
Roll stabilizers as an example for chassis actuators are used for compensating or suppressing rolling movements of a vehicle about its longitudinal axis. Such rolling movements are caused, in particular, when driving around curves due to centrifugal forces.
|Idle end for a roller blind|
An idle end for a roller blind. The idle end comprises a housing, that includes a roller tube engagement portion for securing the housing to an end of a roller tube, and a pin member secured to the housing.
|Dual solenoid dual angle entry multi-physics fuel atomizer|
A metering system includes a housing, a gas metering member, and a fuel metering member. The housing includes a first cavity arranged at a first non-parallel angle relative to a longitudinal axis of the housing, and a second cavity arranged at a second non-parallel angle relative to the longitudinal axis.
|Apparatus for endoscopic procedures|
A surgical device is disclosed. The surgical device includes: a jaw assembly including a first jaw and a second jaw moveable relative to the first jaw; and an articulating assembly removably coupled to the proximal end of the jaw assembly, the articulating including a distal joint member, a proximal joint member, and a pivot pin fixedly coupled to the distal joint member and rotatably coupled to the proximal joint member, wherein the jaw assembly and the distal joint member define a first longitudinal axis extending between a proximal end of the jaw assembly and a distal end of the distal joint member, and the proximal joint member defines a second longitudinal axis.
Described herein are systems relating to packaging boxes. In some implementations, the packaging boxes include one or more trays used to support product cups, such as k-cups.
|Composite container and method for manufacturing same ("multi-layer preform")|
A composite container, comprising a form-retaining outer container and a flexible inner container is presented. The inner container comprises a dispensing opening and can be mounted in a neck of the outer container, and the inner container is further connected to the outer container by an adhesive or weld connection over a portion of its periphery.
|Analyte test strip containers and inserts|
In some aspects of the present disclosure, analyte test strip containers, and methods of manufacturing the same, are provided. The analyte test strip containers may include an interior side of a base that varies in height.
|Actuator device for actuating a coupling mechanism|
An actuator device for actuating a coupling mechanism or a transmission in a drive wheel in a belt drive or chain drive, includes a shaft, releasably connectable to the drive wheel and at least partially hollow, a push rod connected to the coupling mechanism or transmission and displaceable coaxially to the longitudinal axis of the shaft, a housing having an internal bore for at least partially receiving the shaft, and at least one first bearing disposed in the internal bore of the housing for rotatably supporting the shaft. The actuator device constitutes a fluidic actuator having at least one first pressure chamber capable of being pressurized with a fluid..
|Vectorized jet fan|
A vectorized jet fan device for ventilation which is capable of directing high speed air stream discharged from the fan by a small angle at a higher flow speed for the primary purposes of efficiently meeting and utilizing space clearance and improving aerodynamic performance. The inventive device includes a splitter, through which an end silencer and a silencer is securely connected to the end of a fan.
|Drill bit for rock drilling tool, and rock drilling tool|
A drill bit for rock drilling tools includes a drill bit head having a front surface including a face surface defining a forward-most end of the drill bit head. The face surface has an outer edge, a gauge surrounding the face surface, the gauge having an inner edge, and a transition region that extends in a direction of a longitudinal axis of the drill bit between the outer edge of the face surface and the inner edge of the gauge.
|Drive shaft assembly for a downhole motor|
A driveshaft assembly for a downhole motor including a driveshaft having a longitudinal axis, first and second ends, and a convex spherical bearing surface disposed at the first end configured to transfer axial loads. The assembly also includes a connection lug disposed at the driveshaft first end, extending circumferentially between first and second ends, and including a recess in the first end of the lug, the recess comprising a concave cylindrical surface concentrically disposed about a pivot axis oriented orthogonal to the longitudinal axis.
|Wiper with ice removal apparatus|
A windshield wiper can include a wiper assembly and a scrubber assembly. The scrubber assembly can include a scrubber support structure and an elongated scrubber element movably attached to the scrubber support structure.
|Load detecting device|
A load detecting device for attachment to a structure under load comprises a carrier unit and a plurality of strain gages. The carrier unit comprises a first and a second mounting section arranged along a longitudinal axis and connected by a sensing section, wherein the plurality of strain gages are arranged at the sensing section of the carrier unit.
|Torque converter bearing centering plate|
A torque converter having a housing with an impeller wall section, and pump vanes brazed to the impeller wall section. The housing is connected to an output of an engine for rotation about a longitudinal axis.
An animal trap for restraining animals, such as raccoons. The trap includes a hollow body having an entrance opening, an external and an internal grip member spaced apart along a longitudinal axis of the body, and a biased restraint member adapted to move towards the grip members when released to engage an extremity of an animal inserted through the entrance opening.
|Tool for removing piston ring|
A tool for removing a piston ring from a piston is provided. The tool includes a handle portion, an elongate portion, and a working portion.
|Bone anchoring device|
A bone anchoring device includes an anchoring element with a shank to be anchored in a bone or a vertebra and a head. The anchoring device also includes a receiving portion with a first end and a second end opposite to the first end, a longitudinal axis passing through the two ends, a bore coaxial with the longitudinal axis, and a first region adjacent to the second end for receiving a section of said head.
|Cutting wire assembly with coating for use with a catheter|
A device for treating a lesion in a body lumen to enlarge a passageway in the body lumen having at least one cutting member and a tracking member. The at least one cutting member has a cutting surface and a separate material associated therewith.
|Surgical system entry guide|
An entry guide tube and cannula assembly, a surgical system including the assembly, and a method of surgical instrument insertion are provided. In one embodiment, the assembly includes a cannula having a proximal portion that operably couples to an accessory clamp of a manipulator arm, and a distal tubular member coupled to the proximal portion, the tubular member having an opening for passage of at least one instrument shaft.
|Anatomic vaginal occluder|
An anatomic vaginal occluder is constructed of soft, relatively compliant materials for atraumatic insertion through the vaginal opening. This device integrates at its distal end a horizontally oriented, elliptically shaped, occlusive prominence coupled with a larger vertically oriented, elliptical occlusive prominence, located more proximally on the device's longitudinal axis.
|Dual bracketed energy delivery probe and method of use|
An energy delivery probe and method of using the energy delivery probe to treat a patient is provided herein. The energy delivery probe has at least one probe body having a longitudinal axis and at least a first trocar and a second trocar.
|Insertion body, insertion apparatus, rotation unit and rotative force transmission unit|
An insertion body includes: a base arranged in the central axis; a rotating body provided on an outer periphery of the base and rotatable around the central axis; and a channel which includes a guide provided at the base such that the rotative force transmitting section is able to be guided between a first position in which the rotative force transmitting section in the longitudinal axis can be inclined from the central axis when the rotative force transmission unit is inserted from the outside to the inside and a second position in which the rotative force transmitting section in the longitudinal axis is parallel to the central axis and a rotative force can be transmitted to the rotating body from the rotative force transmitting section, and through which the rotative force transmission unit is inserted through the opening end and the guide.. .
|Method and device for endoscopic abrasion|
The present invention provides an endoscopic abrasion device and methods of use thereof. The device includes a catheter having an inflation balloon including one or more elements disposed on the balloon for abrasion of tissue when the balloon is rotated about the longitudinal axis of the catheter.
|Endoscope, and treatment instrument for endoscope|
A medical instrument system includes an elongated member having an inner space in a direction of a longitudinal axis, an insertion section installed at the inner space and having a bending section capable of being bent, a manipulation section configured to manipulate the bending section, a first manipulation member transmitting a driving force of the bending section in accordance with the manipulation by the manipulation section, a second manipulation member arranged in the direction of a longitudinal axis, a connecting section having a first connecting section and a second connecting section and capable of connecting the first manipulation member and the second manipulation member, and a switching mechanism having a first acting section and a second acting section and switching between a connection state and a release state in accordance with a relative movement between the elongated member and the insertion section.. .
|Medical treatment endoscope with a positioning mechanism|
A medical treatment endoscope includes: an insertion portion which has a lumen formed along a longitudinal axis of the insertion portion and is configured to be inserted into a body cavity, a lateral opening portion which extends in a lateral surface of the insertion portion, from a distal end surface of the insertion portion to a proximal end side of the insertion portion, an elastic member which is provided in an inner wall of the lumen at a position separated from an edge of a proximal end of the insertion portion in a direction toward a distal end side of the insertion portion, and a tubular arm which includes a bendable bending part provided at a distal end side of the tubular arm.. .
An adjustable connector is provided including a first part and a second part, each part including a main body having a longitudinal axis. One part includes at least one first locator, and the other part includes at least two second locators.
|Dart tip restoration tool|
A dart restoration tool includes a stator having a conical milling surface and a rotor mounted for rotation about a longitudinal axis of the stator. The rotor includes a guide adapted to accept a tip end portion of a game dart such that the tip end portion engages the conical milling surface.
|Polyethylene rope with high strength-strength ratio|
A rope including polyethylene elongate elements oriented in the length direction of the rope, where for at least part of the elongate elements the distance of the element to a central longitudinal rope axis varies over the length of the rope. The polyethylene elongate elements including tapes of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, the tapes having a width to thickness ratio of at least 10 and a polymer solvent content below 0.05 wt.
|Preforms for blow moulding|
A preform for blow moulding to form a container, the preform being formed of a thermoplastic material, the preform comprising a neck finish at an open end of the preform, an elongate body section and a closed end, wherein the body section has elongate, longitudinally extending inner and outer surfaces each centered about a longitudinal axis of the preform, the inner and outer surfaces defining therebetween a wall of the body section, wherein the wall of the body section has at least one locally thickened portion along the body section, the locally thickened portion being thicker than adjacent first and second thinner portions at respective opposite longitudinal ends of the thickened portion, the thickened portion having an inner surface portion which is nearer to the longitudinal axis than respective first and second inner surface portions of the first and second thinner portions.. .
|Edible animal chews|
The present invention provides a longer-lasting edible animal chew (1) having a longitudinal axis comprising: i) an outer wall (2) extending in the direction of said longitudinal axis; and ii) an internal support structure (4) that contacts the inner surface of said outer wall (2) at three or more points.. .
|Device for inserting foundation piles|
A screwing device on a cantilever arm of a construction vehicle for screwing foundation installations into the ground has a suspension, a screw head, and an actuator. The actuator can be pivoted about two axes extending parallel to one another and transversely with respect to the longitudinal axis of the screw head.
|Optical component assembly for use with an optical device|
The inventive optical component assembly advantageously enables a multi-waveguide optical component (such as the inventive optical fiber coupler array, a multi-core optical fiber, etc.), to be coupled to at least one waveguide of an optical device at a predefined coupling angle. The optical component assembly of the present invention comprises a multi-waveguide optical component with an output end, a prism having an input surface, an output surface, and an internal reflective surface with a predefined reflection angle, and a grin lens, positioned between the component output end and the prism input surface, along a longitudinal axis of the multi-waveguide optical component.
|Bottom-gusseted package and method|
A bottom-gusseted package comprises a package body, and a bottom gusset positioned transversely of a longitudinal axis of the package body. Formation of the bottom-gusseted package is effected by positioning individual sleeves transversely of the longitudinal axis of a flexible web which forms the package body.
|Electronic device enclosures and heatsink structures with thermal management features|
An electronic device may have a housing in which electronic components are mounted. The electronic components may be mounted to a substrate such as a printed circuit board.
|Stereoscopic eyewear with stray light management|
Disclosed embodiments relate to eyewear configured to reduce stray light. An exemplary embodiment of the eyewear accounts for various design factors, including the cross sectional profile of the rim, the micro topography of the rim surface, the reflectivity, the theatre or room geometry, proximity of the eye to the lens, lens size, and the screen gain.
|Vehicle vision system with asymmetric anamorphic lens|
A vision system for a vehicle includes a rear camera disposed at a rear portion of the vehicle and having an exterior field of view rearward of the vehicle. The rear camera includes an imaging array and a lens system for imaging external sources of light at the imaging array.
|Antenna, tool, and methods for directional electromagnetic well logging|
The present disclosure describes various antenna assemblies, each antenna coil being disposed about a tool body section in an antenna pathway. The antenna pathway passes through alternating grooves and lands.
|Permanent magnet rotor having a combined laminated stack and method of assembly|
A rotor for an electromagnetic apparatus including: ferromagnetic laminates stacked along a longitudinal axis of the rotor; non-magnetic laminates stacked along the longitudinal axis, wherein the non-magnetic laminates are between the ferromagnetic annular laminates; cavities in the rotor formed by aligned slots in the ferromagnetic and non-magnetic laminates, wherein the cavities are parallel to the axis of the rotor, and a permanent magnet(s) in each of the aligned cavities. The laminates may each be an annular disc or may be segments arranged in an annular array around a shaft of the rotor..
|Electromechanical retractable head restraint|
A seat assembly comprises a seat cushion and a seat back having a bottom portion coupled to the seat cushion and an opposite top portion. A head restraint is coupled to the seat back for movement between a stowed position adjacent the top portion of the seat back and a deployed position spaced above the top portion of the seat back.
|Fuel tank cap lock with a reduced number of components|
The invention relates to a lock for a fuel tank cap or tailboard in a vehicle, comprising a locking bolt (1) which can be adjusted between an open and a closed position by opening and closing the cap or tailboard. Said fuel tank cap lock, in the housing (2) of the lock, is positively driven counter to the force of a compression spring (4) in the direction of its longitudinal axis (6) and about its longitudinal axis (6)..
|Snap connection for two tubes|
A medical tube assembly is disclosed, and includes a first tube portion defining a longitudinal axis, a second tube portion, and a coupling member. The coupling member is configured to couple the first tube portion and the second tube portion.
A snowboard binding includes a base plate and a heel support attached directly or indirectly to this base plate so that it can pivot. Intermediate elements mount the heel support and can be adjusted in the longitudinal direction of the snowboard binding.
A vehicle is configured for conversion between an expanded arrangement in which forward and rearward portions of a main frame member are coincident and a folded arrangement in which the forward and rearward portions are non-coincident. A hinge coupling enables relative pivoting of forward and rearward portions about a main frame pivot axis extending at acute angles relative to both a rear vertical transverse plane and a horizontal plane.
|Spatial segregation of plasma components|
A closed plasma channel (“cpc”) superconductor which, in a first embodiment, is comprised of an elongated, close-ended vacuum conduit comprising a cylindrical wall having a longitudinal axis and defining a transmission space for containing an ionized gas of vapor plasma (hereinafter “plasma components”), the plasma components being substantially separated into regionalized channels parallel to the longitudinal axis in response to a static magnetic field produced within the transmission space. Each channel is established along the entire length of the transmission space.
|Apparatus for processing plastic material|
The invention is characterized in that the imaginary continuation of the longitudinal axis of the conveyor in a direction opposite to the direction of conveying passes the axis of rotation, there being, on the outflow side, an offset distance between the longitudinal axis and the radius that is parallel to the longitudinal axis, that the l/d ratio of the screw is ≧7, and that the compressing format of the screw begins only from a distance (a) of more than 1.5 times the diameter (d) of the screw.. .
|System for vertically stacking trays|
A system for vertically stacking trays of at least two standard types is disclosed. The system comprises a plurality of adapting elongate members which are vertically mountable between the trays.
A sputtering apparatus capable of effectively reducing damage of a target in a sputtering process includes a first magnet assembly extending in a first direction and having a first side surface and a second side surface extending in the first direction, which correspond to each other, and has a first bottom surface extending in the first direction, which connects the first and second side surfaces; a first shield on the first side surface of the first magnet assembly; and a first supporter for supporting a first end and a second end of a first cylindrical tubular target, the first cylindrical tubular target having a first longitudinal axis parallel to the first direction, the first cylindrical tubular target accommodating the first magnet assembly and the first shield.. .
|Silicon eutectic alloy composition and method of making by rotational casting|
To carry out a rotational casting method of preparing a silicon eutectic alloy composition, silicon and one or more metallic elements m are melted together to form a eutectic alloy melt comprising the silicon and the one or more metallic elements m. A mold containing the eutectic alloy melt is rotated about a longitudinal axis thereof at a speed sufficient to form a rotating volume of the eutectic alloy melt in contact with an inner surface of the mold.
An injection cooler for cooling hot steam in a pipeline has an injecting device that has multiple injection nozzles. The cooler includes a regulating body connected to a coolant supply.
The present invention relates to dispensers, in particular to dispensers for dispensing a dose of a gaseous, gas borne or droplet substance from a substance source and dispensers comprising dosage counters. The present invention therefore provides: a dispenser for dispensing a dose of a gaseous, gas borne or droplet substance from a substance source (c), the dispenser comprising: a body for receiving a substance source, the body having a mouthpiece; a junction member slideably arranged in the body for movement in a longitudinal axis of the body to release a dose of a substance from a substance source, the junction member comprising a socket for receiving a spout of a substance source; a dispenser driver (a) for moving the junction member in the longitudinal axis of the body to release a dose of a substance from a substance source, the dispenser driver comprising a pivot shaft and a cam arranged on the shaft, the dispenser driver being arranged within the body such that rotation of the pivot shaft causes the cam to rotate and apply a force to the junction member so as to move the junction member in the longitudinal axis; and a cam follower slideably arranged within the body, the cam follower comprising a base and a substantially rigid protrusion extending from the base, the protrusion being arranged between the dispenser driver and the junction member such that a force applied by the cam of the dispenser driver to the protrusion causes the cam follower to slideably move in the longitudinal axis of the body and apply a force to the junction member so as to release a dose of a substance from a substance source..
|Manoeuvring system for watercraft|
The invention relates to two maneuvering systems (5), each of which is located in a housing (11) and which are placed as far apart from each other as possible on the stern (10) in order to this enable a watercraft to be moved precisely on the longitudinal axis (la), laterally, forward/backward and on the vertical axis (ha). By means of a modified throttle and gear lever of the main engines (2), referred to as a manipulator (8), which is coupled with the functions of the maneuvering systems (5) and, with the integration of the steering wheel (7), all of the maneuvering functions and driving modes can be carried out and automated or act in a supportive capacity by means of the controller (9), or the manual incorporation of the main engines (2) can be permitted at any time by means of an actuator (25b)..
|Fiber optic directional acoustic sensor|
A fiber optic acoustic sensor and a method of using same. The sensor includes a light emitting diode and a fiber optic probe having a transmitting multimode optical fiber and at least one receiving multimode optical fiber.
|Device for measuring liquid level|
Device (1) for measuring a liquid level, comprising: -a body (2) extending along a longitudinal axis (x) and having at least one open portion (5) in which at least one aperture (a) is formed in the wall of the body (2), -a loop (10) of electric wire positioned at least in the open portion (5) so that it can be in contact with the liquid and run substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis (x) of the body (2), -an electric power supply circuit (15, 16) for powering the loop of wire arranged in the body, the circuit comprising two end fittings (16) positioned in the open portion (5), each end fitting (16) being connected to one of the open ends (11) of the loop (10), the end fittings (16) being arranged in an offset manner along the longitudinal axis (x) of the body (2).. .
|Well data acquisition tool probe guard|
A probe assembly for use with a well data acquisition tool includes a probe and a probe guard. The probe includes a body and a tip extending from the body along a longitudinal axis of the tip to a terminal end.
A fishing bobber may include an elongate shaft having a first end, an opposing second end, and a longitudinal axis extending therebetween, a line retainer disposed at the first end, a counterweight float disposed proximate the second end, and an axially movable primary float disposed on the elongate shaft between the first end and the second end.. .
|Ring seal installation tool|
A tool for installing a ring seal within a groove is provided. The groove is disposed within an inner diameter of a flange.