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 Ignition coil for passing alternating current to a spark plug patent thumbnailIgnition coil for passing alternating current to a spark plug
An ignition coil has a core with a longitudinal axis, a secondary winding extending around the core, a sleeve extending around the core, a primary winding wrapped around the sleeve, and a controller connected to the primary winding so as to oscillate alternating current to said primary winding. The secondary winding has a high-voltage end and a low-voltage end.
Marshall Electric Corp.


 X-ray tube patent thumbnailX-ray tube
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for providing a directional output of x-rays are provided. In one embodiment, a sealed x-ray tube for use in portable x-ray devices is provided, and may comprise: a tube body; an anode comprising a notched focal spot portion, and a cathode cap comprising a cathode; wherein the cathode may be operable to direct a flow of electrons toward the notched focal spot portion of the anode such that electrons colliding with the notched focal spot portion may generate x-rays that may be output from the x-ray tube in a direction substantially orthogonal to a longitudinal axis of the anode and the x-ray tube..

 Surgical instruments with non-contact switch assemblies patent thumbnailSurgical instruments with non-contact switch assemblies
A non-contact button assembly for a powered surgical instrument includes a light emitter, a rocker switch, and a button shaft. The rocker switch defines a through passage about a longitudinal axis of the button assembly.
Covidien Lp


 Polarization-maintaining optical fibre and preform and  producing the same patent thumbnailPolarization-maintaining optical fibre and preform and producing the same
The invention relates to a method for producing a polarization-maintaining optical fibre, consisting of a core region and stress-generating elements embedded in the fibre body, having the following method steps: producing a core preform for the core region using internal deposition on a substrate tube, the internally coated substrate tube subsequently being collapsed, generating recesses on the core preform by virtue of the material on the outer surface of the core preform being removed parallel to the longitudinal axis of the core preform at diametrically opposed positions, filling the recesses with stress-generating rods, with the tightest possible rod packing, in a freely selectable first filling geometry, possibly filling the recesses in addition with non-stress-generating rods in a second filling geometry, sheathing the filled core preform with a jacketing tube, preparing the sheathed core preform for a fibre-drawing process, and drawing the sheathed arrangement to form in the optical fibre. A preform for producing a polarization-maintaining optical fibre contains a core preform, having a core region and a lateral region, and also contains a jacketing tube, which encloses the core preform, as well as stress-generating elements contained in the lateral region, wherein the stress-generating elements are provided in the form of recesses in the lateral region, wherein the recesses are filled with doped rods and/or undoped rods, and wherein the rod filling forms a first and/or a second arrangement geometry..
J-fiber Gmbh


 Device for inspecting and measuring sewer/utility structures patent thumbnailDevice for inspecting and measuring sewer/utility structures
An inspection apparatus configured to selectively couple to a receiver mount of a survey inspection assembly is disclosed. The inspection apparatus comprises an elongated body extending along a longitudinal axis from a proximal inspection portion to a distal inspection portion.

 Clear ice maker patent thumbnailClear ice maker
An ice maker includes an ice making tray having an array of individual ice cube compartments. The ice making tray having a transverse axis and at least one pivot axle aligned with the transverse axis.
Whirlpool Corporation


 Method of manufacturing a set of heat exchange cells and set of heat exchange cells thus obtained patent thumbnailMethod of manufacturing a set of heat exchange cells and set of heat exchange cells thus obtained
A method is described of manufacturing a set of heat exchange cells (1a-1d) having a thermal power falling within a predetermined range of minimum and maximum values, each heat exchange cell (1a-1d) comprising at least one heat exchanger (2) mounted in a respective containment casing (5), wherein the method comprises the steps of: a) providing a single containment casing (5) of a plurality of heat exchange cells (1a-1d) of the set, the casing (5) having a constant axial extension as the thermal power of the cell (1a-1d) varies within the range of thermal power values and equal to the axial extension of the cell having the minimum thermal power within the range of thermal power values; b) providing a plurality of helically-shaped heat exchangers (2) each having a thermal power falling within said range of minimum and maximum values and each comprising at least one tubular duct (3) for the flow of a first heat transfer fluid coiled about a longitudinal axis (x-x) of the helix according to a plurality of coils; c) mounting within said single containment casing (5) at least one helically-shaped heat exchanger (2) of the plurality of heat exchangers (2) of the set; wherein the plurality of heat exchangers (2) of the set has an internal diameter that is substantially constant as the thermal power of the heat exchanger (2) varies within the range of thermal power values; and wherein the tubular duct (3) of the heat exchanger (2) has a radial extension of the coils proportional to the thermal power of the heat exchanger (2) and such to maintain substantially constant the axial extension of the heat exchanger (2) as its thermal power varies and equal to the axial extension of the heat exchanger (2) having the minimum thermal power within the range of thermal power values of the set.. .
Condevo S.p.a.


 Cylindre detendeur a double effet a support adaptatif patent thumbnailCylindre detendeur a double effet a support adaptatif
The double-acting pressure reducing cylinder (1) includes a cylinder shaft (71) which cooperates with a double-acting pressure reducing piston (2) connected to transmission elements (3) housed in a transmission casing (8), while a hollow pillar (13) whose ends are articulated is traversed by a rod tunnel and bears against the casing (8) to support the shaft (71), a tie rod (17) likewise articulated traversing the tunnel to clamp the cylinder shaft (71) to the hollow pillar (13), while lower centering elements of the cylinder (20) and upper centering elements of the cylinder (21) integrated with the transmission casing (8) in particular via a centering frame (22) allow the cylinder shaft (71) to move freely in parallel with its longitudinal axis but not in the plane perpendicular to the axis.. .

 Counter-rotating compressor patent thumbnailCounter-rotating compressor
A compressor is described which includes a non-axial first rotor, and a second rotor disposed immediately downstream from the first rotor and being co-axial therewith about a longitudinal axis of rotation. The second rotor rotates in a direction opposite the non-axial first rotor to discharge fluid flow into an uninterrupted passage between an outlet of the second rotor and one of a downstream combustor or a further compression stage.

 Exhaust sampling system including a mixer that mixes exhaust gas and dilution gas patent thumbnailExhaust sampling system including a mixer that mixes exhaust gas and dilution gas
A mixing system for an exhaust sampling system is disclosed. In one example, the mixing system includes a mixing passage, an exhaust pipe, and a mixer.
Avl Test Systems, Inc.


Apparatus, rockl drilling rig and rock drilling

An apparatus, rock drilling rig and method for rock drilling includes a turning device for moving a drilling tool around longitudinal axis of the tool. The turning movement is controlled by an alternating turning system so that direction of turning movement is continuously reversed to first and second turning directions.
Sandvik Mining And Construction Oy

Centralizer

A centralizer includes a centralizer body to be situated at the outer surface of a pipe string in the form of casing, liner, or the like used while drilling, the centralizer body being formed with a plurality of outer centralizer blades arranged in an inclined manner to the longitudinal axis thereof, wherein the centralizer body has an separate split inner tube secured to the pipe string by means of a press fit, and low friction inner surface of the centralizer body and separate center tube facing each other are made from low friction material.. .
Statoil Petroleum As

Mandrel

A mandrel suitable for supporting and unwinding a convolutely wound web material is disclosed. The mandrel has a mandrel shaft with a longitudinal axis, a plurality of mandrel arms extending from the mandrel shaft, and at least one expansion element disposed upon one of the mandrel arms.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Autonomous controls for a robotic carton unloader

Robotic carton unloader has right and left lower arms of robotic arm assembly that are pivotally attached at lower end respectively to mobile body on opposing lateral sides of conveyor system passing there between. Upper arm assembly has rear end pivotally attached at upper end respectively of right and left lower arms to pivotally rotate about upper arm axis perpendicular to longitudinal axis of conveyor system and parallel to lower arm axis.
Intelligrated Headquarters, Llc

Pouring spout and package including the same

A spout fitment (130) for dispensing a scented household liquid (200) is disclosed that includes a pouring spout having a topographical feature (175d) that may increase the exposed surface area of a liquid and/or alter the fluid dynamics of the scented household liquid (200) during a product dispensing event. The pouring spout may comprise a floor surface (144), a first side surface (145), and a second side surface (142) that collectively define a flow channel for dispensing the liquid, the flow channel extending along a longitudinal axis from a spout inlet to a spout outlet (150); and at least one of the floor surface, the first side surface, and the second side surface comprising a topographical feature (175d) selected from at least one of a plurality of depressions and a plurality of protuberances (175d)..
Colgate-palmolive Company

Aircraft engine mounting system

An aircraft includes an engine mounted to a wing by a first support, such as a strut, configured to secure the engine to the wing in a position above the wing. A second support, secured to a fuselage portion of the aircraft, is defined by a bridge structure configured to separately and independently secure the engine to the fuselage.
The Boeing Company

Bearing for a ball screw drive

A bearing for a ball screw drive may include a ball nut that is rotatable about a longitudinal axis and intended to receive a threaded spindle concentrically. The ball nut may be arranged in an inner ring and at least partially in an intermediate ring and an outer ring of the bearing.
Thyssenkrupp Ag

Overhead side air curtain protective barrier

An air curtain assembly includes a side air curtain having a top edge and being inflatable from an uninflated position to an inflated position. In the uninflated position, the side air curtain extends along a longitudinal axis.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Powder delivery for additive manufacturing

An apparatus includes a platen and a dispensing system overlying the platen. The dispensing system includes a powder source.

Manipulating system and manipulating surgical instruments

A minimally invasive manipulating system and a manipulating apparatus for instruments are disclosed. The apparatus comprises a frame and at least one instrument carrier including a holding section for an instrument arm.
Karl Storz Gmbh & Co. Kg

Machining head and machining device

A processing head (1) for surface processing by means of a laser beam is disclosed. The processing head (1) comprises a through passage (2) for a laser having a longitudinal axis (a), at least one powder supply passage (3) and a cooling passage (4) for cooling the processing head (1).
Oerlikon Metco Ag, Wohlen

Moving system for containers between stations for a fluid production plant

A moving system moves containers between stations of a production plant to produce fluids, such as paints. The system includes at least one input/output station, in which the container is introduced into/removed from the moving system.

Table tennis robot with improved serving head movement

A robot server assembly for serving table tennis balls comprising a body defining an internal ball path, means for introducing balls into the internal ball path at the lower end of the body; a ball guide at the upper end of the back panel, a serving head assembly at the upper end of the body having a ball discharge tube in communication with the ball guide; a pair of opposed discharge wheel operatively associated with the discharge tube; a plurality of gears associated with the serving head; at least one servo motor associated with at least one of the gears to actuate rotation of the gear; whereby actuation of a least one of said gears affects 180° rotation of the serving head about a longitudinal axis of the serving head, up and down movement of the serving head and side to side movement of the serving head.. .
Newgy Industries, Inc.

System and using impedance to determine proximity and orientation of segmented electrodes

A method for implanting a neurostimulation lead within a patient includes measuring impedances of electrodes on the lead in order to correctly position the lead relative to a target tissue region. The electrodes are circumferentially segmented electrodes that are spaced from each other about the longitudinal axis of the lead.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Implantable medical lead with collapsible fixation member

An implantable stimulation lead has electrode contacts that are configured to deliver an electrical stimulation therapy for a patient. A sheath extends along a longitudinal axis.
Nuvectra Corporation

Microfluidic delivery system and cartridge having an outer cover

The present disclosure includes a cartridge for a microfluidic delivery system. The cartridge has a longitudinal axis.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Microfluidic delivery system and cartridge having an outer cover

A cartridge for a microfluidic delivery system is defined by a longitudinal axis. The cartridge includes a reservoir for containing a fluid composition.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Patient positioning support structure with trunk translator

A patient support structure includes a pair of independently height-adjustable supports, each connected to a patient support. The supports may be independently raised, lowered, rolled or tilted about a longitudinal axis, laterally shifted and angled upwardly or downwardly.

Spinal implant system and method

A spinal implant includes a first member defining a longitudinal axis and including a wall that defines an axial cavity. The first member further defines at least one lateral cavity configured for disposal of an instrument and is oriented transverse relative to the longitudinal axis.
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.

Dual node multiray electrode catheter

This disclosure is directed to a catheter having a dual node multiray electrode assembly at the distal end of the catheter body. The dual node multiray electrode assembly includes a proximal multiray array with a plurality of spines connected at one end, each spine having at least one ablation electrode, and a distal node.
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.

Dual node multiray electrode catheter

This disclosure is directed to a catheter having a dual node multiray electrode assembly at the distal end of the catheter body. The dual node multiray electrode assembly includes a proximal multiray array with a plurality of spines connected at one end, each spine having at least one ablation electrode, and a distal node.
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.

Dual node multiray electrode catheter

This disclosure is directed to a catheter having a dual node multiray electrode assembly at the distal end of the catheter body. The dual node multiray electrode assembly includes a proximal multiray array with a plurality of spines connected at one end, each spine having at least one ablation electrode, and a distal node.
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.

Articulating surgical apparatus

An endoscopic instrument includes a housing having shaft extending therefrom that defines a longitudinal axis therethrough. The shaft includes an articulating section disposed thereon.
Covidien Lp

Ablation system for large-area surface coagulation of biological tissue

The ablation system (10) according to the invention works with an ablation probe (12, 12a) that comprises two alternatingly working spark plasma electrodes (31, 32). They generate a plasma beam (47, 48) having a non-circular cross-section, which beam is to be guided—transversely with respect to the large longitudinal axis of its preferably oval cross-section—over the tissue to be ablated, in particular the mucosa (14).
Erbe Elektromedizin Gmbh

Surgical instrument and methods of use

A surgical instrument includes a member defining a longitudinal axis and including an engagement portion. The engagement portion includes at least one element engageable with an implant fastener.
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.

Separable instrument driver handle

An orthopaedic driver handle including a drivetrain having a driving end and a driven end opposite the driving end and defining a longitudinal axis, and a separable housing covering at least a portion of the drivetrain. The separable housing includes a first portion and a second portion separably connected to the first portion such that sliding the first portion relative to the second portion in a direction of the longitudinal axis unlocks the first portion from the second portion..
Symmetry Medical Manufacturing, Inc.

Device for compressing the uterus

A device for applying a compressive force to the uterus, the device comprising a contact portion for contacting the uterus and providing a compressive force thereto, and at least two elongate handles each extending from the contact portion along a respective longitudinal axis. The at least two elongate handles are configured to facilitate insertion of the device into the body and handling of the device from outside the body when inserted.
The University Of Liverpool

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.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Tissue-removing catheter with asymmetric window

A tissue-removing catheter for removing tissue from a body lumen includes an elongate catheter body configured for insertion into the body lumen and a tissue-removing element. A side opening in the distal portion of the catheter body is defined by opposite first and second side edges, a proximal edge extending between the first and second side edges, and a distal edge opposite the proximal edge and extending between the first and second side edges.
Covidien Lp

Medical treatment implement

A medical treatment implement including: a shaft extending along a longitudinal axis; a housing having distal and proximal portions, a proximal end of the shaft being attached to the distal portion of the housing to extend from the distal to the proximal portion, the elongated shaft being rotatable about the longitudinal axis relative to the housing; an effector attached to a distal end of the shaft, the effector articulating relative to the longitudinal axis; a drive mechanism having an output connected to the effector to articulate the effector relative to the shaft; and an input unit attached to the housing at a position closer to the proximal portion than the distal portion, wherein the input unit receives an operation input and directly inputs the drive mechanism in response to the input, wherein the input unit rotates about the longitudinal axis together with the shaft relative to the housing.. .
Olympus Corporation

Apparatus and minimally invasive suturing

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing is disclosed. A suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes proximal section having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween; a suture head assembly extending from the distal end of the proximal section; a suturing needle having a pointed end and a blunt end, the suturing needle capable of rotating about an axis approximately perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the proximal section, wherein the pointed end of the suturing needle is positioned within the suture head assembly prior to and after rotation of the suturing needle; and an actuator extending from the proximal end of the proximal section to actuate a drive mechanism having a needle driver for engaging and rotating the suturing needle..
Endoevolution, Llc

Forceps with locking mechanism

A forceps is provided that includes a housing defining an internal passageway and a longitudinal axis, first and second jaws slidably and pivotably connected to the housing, a first connection member having a first end pivotably attached to the first jaw, a second connection member having a first end pivotably attached to the second jaw; and a driver pivotably connected to the other ends of the first connection member and the second connection member, wherein the jaws have an open configuration and a closed configuration, wherein longitudinal movement of the driver in a first direction rotates the first and second jaws relative to the housing from the open configuration towards the closed configuration, wherein longitudinal movement of the driver in the first direction also moves the first and second jaws longitudinally along the longitudinal axis of the housing from the open configuration towards the closed configuration.. .
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

Convertible basket catheter

This disclosure is directed to a catheter having an ellipsoidal basket-shaped electrode assembly at the distal end of the catheter body formed from a plurality of spines with electrodes. The ellipsoidal basket-shaped electrode assembly has a first deployed expanded configuration having a first area of electrode coverage and a first electrode density, a second deployed expanded configuration having a second area of electrode coverage less than the first area and a second electrode density higher than the first density, and a collapsed configuration wherein the spines are arranged generally along a longitudinal axis of the catheter body..
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.

Dual multiray electrode catheter

This disclosure is directed to a catheter having a dual multiray electrode assembly at the distal end of the catheter body formed from a plurality of spines with electrodes and a dual multiray electrode assembly at the distal end of the catheter body. The dual multiray electrode assembly may have a proximal multiray array and a distal multiray array, each array comprising a plurality of spines connected at one end.
Biosense Webster (israel) Ltd.

Guiding device and surgical system

A guiding device includes an elongate flexible section having a first part at the distal end thereof and a second part at the proximal end thereof, a flexible channel tube disposed in the longitudinal direction within the flexible section, a manipulation unit that is provided at the proximal end of the flexible section and that is to be manually operated for bending a bending part at the distal end of the flexible section, and a rotating section that connects the first part to the second part in a rotatable manner about a longitudinal axis of the flexible section.. .
Olympus Corporation

Assist tool, insertion apparatus to which the assist tool is attached, and introduction apparatus including them

An assist tool attachable to an insertion section of an insertion apparatus includes a tube including a longitudinal axis. The tube is provided with a lumen through which the insertion section is insertable.
Olympus Corporation

Foot support assembly for lateral and medial stability of foot

A foot support assembly provides medial and lateral support to the foot with multiple bands that traverse a dorsal region of the foot, passing through multiple channels in between the midsole and outer sole of a shoe. A fastening mechanism enables length adjustment of the bands, such that shear forces and strain on the foot are reduced.

Rotating swivel assemblies for outriggers

An outrigger assembly includes an outrigger tube with a longitudinal axis. A swivel ring is disposed on the outrigger tube.

Hedge trimmer

A hedge trimmer includes a first housing with a first handle, a second housing with a second handle, a transmission mechanism combined to the first housing, a trimming blade for being driven by the transmission mechanism to carry out a shearing motion, an electric motor combined to the first housing and for driving the transmission mechanism, and a battery pack combined to the second housing and for supplying power to the electric motor. The first and second housings respectively include first and second rotation connection parts for making them be connected and rotatable around a rotation axis.
Chervon (hk) Limited

Flash thermography borescope

A flash thermography device for generating an infrared image of each of a plurality of rotating turbine components located inside a turbine. The device includes an infrared sensor for detecting thermal energy radiated by each component.
Siemens Energy, Inc.

Cable enclosure systems, plugs and methods for using the same

An enclosure system for receiving a cable includes an enclosure having an inner chamber and an open position exposing the inner chamber and a closed position covering the inner chamber. A cable receiving port in a wall of the enclosure extends along a longitudinal axis from outside of the enclosure into the inner chamber.
Commscope Technologies Llc



Longitudinal Axis topics:
  • Longitudinal Axis
  • Transverse
  • Internal Combustion Engine
  • Compliance
  • Percussion
  • Surface Treatment
  • Combustion
  • Cord Fabric
  • Chloroprene
  • Current Transformer
  • Friction Material
  • Centralizer
  • Ion Channel
  • Surgical Instrument


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