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|Laser-activatable variable-length ossicular prosthesis|
An ossicular prosthesis includes a first fastening element formed as a perforated tympanic membrane top plate and a second fastening element for coupling to a stapes of an inner ear of a patient under treatment. The ossicular prosthesis includes a connecting element having an adjusting device for adjusting the axial length.
Heinz Kurz Gmbh Medizintechnik
|Semiconductor device comprising a transistor cell including a source contact in a trench, manufacturing the semiconductor device and integrated circuit|
A semiconductor device is provided including a transistor cell in a semiconductor substrate having a first main surface. The transistor cell includes a gate electrode in a gate trench in the first main surface adjacent to a body region.
Infineon Technologies Dresden Gmbh
|Device with fingerprint sensor|
Devices with a fingerprint sensor paired with a handle or a hand support. The fingerprint sensor is arranged in the vicinity of the handle or the hand support surface at a distance from the handle or hand support surface such that when an index, and/or middle, and/or ring, and/or little finger of a hand grips the handle or an index, and/or middle, and/or ring, and/or little finger of a hand is placed on the support surface, the thumb the hand can be placed on the fingerprint sensor such that a longitudinal axis of the thumb substantially coincides with a main axis of the fingerprint sensor.
|Indicating communications components via illumination|
A connector plug arrangement (330, 600, 700) includes a connector body (334, 610, 720); and an indication component (335, 650, 750). The indication component (335, 650, 750) includes a first portion (337, 653, 751) that is disposed at a rear end of the connector body and a second portion (339, 654, 753) that extends outwardly from the first portion (337, 653, 751).
Commscope Connectivity Uk Limited
|Light extracting element having serpentine shape, light redirecting element having serpentine shape, and lighting assembly including the same|
A light guide includes opposed major surfaces, a light input edge extending therebetween, and light extracting elements at at least one of the major surfaces. At least a portion of the light extracting elements includes: a longitudinal axis extending between a first end and a second end of the light extracting element; a first side surface and a second side surface each extending from the major surface; and a ridge or end surface connecting the first side surface and the second side surface, the ridge or end surface extending along the longitudinal axis in a non-linear, winding path as viewed from a direction orthogonal to the major surface.
Rambus Delaware Llc
|Face-lit waveguide illumination systems|
A face-lit waveguide illumination system employing a waveguiding substrate and one or more light sources, such as light emitting diode (led) devices. The waveguide illumination system further includes one or more elongated light coupling elements attached to a broad-area surface of the substrate with a good optical contact and disposed in registration with the respective light sources.
A device for sustaining a plasma in a torch is provided. In certain examples, the device comprises a first electrode configured to couple to a power source and constructed and arranged to provide a loop current along a radial plane of the torch.
Perkinelmer Health Sciences, Inc.
|Blast resistant barrier and container|
A blast resistant container includes a rigid outer cylinder, a rigid inner cylinder and at least one pumice brick. The rigid inner cylinder has a longitudinal axis.
American Innovations, Inc.
|Magnus effect cylindrical projectile and launcher|
A toy projectile and launcher system. The projectile is tubular in shape and lightweight.
|Empty ammunition magazine bolt hold open device|
For use on a firearm having a removable ammunition magazine, a longitudinally reciprocating bolt, and a pivoting bolt catch member, the present invention provides an empty ammunition magazine bolt hold open mechanism having a longitudinally extending axel pivotally mounted to the firearm for rotation about a longitudinal axis. The axel has a forward lever arm that extends transversely from the axis and is positioned to be engaged by a magazine follower when the magazine is empty of ammunition.
A heat accumulator for storing thermal energy may include a container with a horizontally-extending longitudinal axis, and a heat storage material in the form of a plurality of stone-like elements contained in the container. The container may include a first opening formed at a first portion of the container, and a second opening formed at a second portion of the container, the second opening being vertically offset with respect to the first opening.
A heat accumulator for storing thermal energy may include a container having a horizontally extending longitudinal axis, and a thermal storage material. The container may have a first opening for inflow and/or outflow of a fluid, a second opening offset vertically opposite the first opening, and at least one fluid-impermeable plate which is inclined against an inflow and/or an outflow direction of the fluid..
Managing condensation with angled fluid control features
An article comprises a structure having an outer surface extending along a longitudinal axis. At least a portion of a cross section of the outer surface is convex.
3m Innovative Properties Company
Fluid control films with hydrophilic surfaces, methods of making same, and processes for cleaning structured surfaces
A fluid control film is provided that includes fluid control channels extending along a channel longitudinal axis. Each of the fluid control channels has a surface and is configured to allow capillary movement of liquid in the channels.
3m Innovative Properties Company
Swivel joint with hydraulic position signal
A swivel joint including a pivot provided with a longitudinal axis; and a seating concentric to the pivot and in which the pivot is sealedly rotatable. The pivot includes an inlet conduit, a signal conduit, and a discharge conduit.
Cnh Industrial America Llc
A hydraulic valve including a valve bushing; a valve piston that is axially moveable in the valve bushing along a longitudinal axis of the valve bushing; a supply connection configured to feed a hydraulic fluid; at least one operating connection, and at least one tank drain configured to drain the hydraulic fluid, wherein the valve piston is movable by an electromagnetic actuator of the hydraulic valve and the valve bushing forms a hydraulic portion and the actuator forms a magnetic portion of the hydraulic valve, characterized in that a seal element is arranged in the valve bushing which seal element provides a spatial separation of the magnet portion and the hydraulic portion, and wherein the seal element is penetrated by an end of the valve piston configured as a piston plunger.. .
Hilite Germany Gmbh
Free piston engine
An internal combustion engine for providing a linear reciprocating movement of an output shaft along a longitudinal axis. The engine has a double sided cylinder that is bounded by an engine head at each side of the cylinder.
Mounting bracket for strain sensor
The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a system for mounting a strain sensor on a tubular pipe, which includes a mechanical clamp. The clamp has a bottom flexing section having an arcuate portion terminating at a first terminal and at a second end, and a first and second upper flexing sections having an arcuate portions terminating at first terminal ends and at second terminal ends in a pivot pin assembly having a bore parallel to a central longitudinal axis of the clamp, the bore there through for receiving a removable connector.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
Modular earth-boring tools, modules for such tools and related methods
A self-contained module for actuating an element of an earth-boring tool comprises a drive unit configured to be coupled to at least one actuatable element of the earth-boring tool. The drive unit is configured to be disposed at least partially within a compartment of a body of the earth-boring.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Sectional door with pivotable guide rollers
Door with a door leaf which, starting from a closed position, can be wound up to form a multi-layer winding in the course of an opening movement and has a plurality of slats which customarily extend horizontally with their longitudinal axes approximately perpendicular to the direction of the opening movement, and with a guide arrangement for guiding the opening movement comprising preferably helically shaped guide rails in the region of the lateral edges of the slats in planes extending approximately perpendicularly to the longitudinal axes of said slats, and guide elements mounted on lateral edges of the slat which leads during the opening movement can be introduced into the radially outermost windings of said guide rails, wherein the guide elements (42) are fastened to the lateral edges of the leading slat (40) via pivot levers (50) on the leading slat and are mounted on the slat so as to be pivotable with respect to pivot axes extending parallel to the longitudinal axis of the slat.. .
Balance ring assembly
A balance ring assembly for balancing a liquid holding tub that is rotatable about an axis of rotation in a laundry treating appliance, includes an enclosed annular housing having a hollow annular raceway and a longitudinal axis, a magnetic mass disposed in the hollow annular raceway and movable therein, and a magnet mounted to the annular housing. The balance ring assembly is mounted to a liquid holding tub that is rotatable about an axis of rotation in a laundry treating appliance with the longitudinal axis coincident with the axis of rotation..
Inclined rotary gasifier waste to energy system
A gasifier system includes a reactor for receiving a wet feedstock which has a base and a container rotatably connected to the base such that a rotation of the container causes a mixing of the feedstock in an interior of the reactor. The interior is bounded by the base and the container.
The Research Foundation Of State University Of New York
Fixture to support reel-to-reel inspection of semiconductor devices or other components
A system includes a component inspection system having a radiation source configured to generate radiation and a radiation detector configured to detect the radiation after the radiation passes through components to be inspected. The system also includes a fixture configured to receive multiple reels that are each configured to receive a tape in or on which the components are located.
Bottle with insulative body
A bottle extends along a longitudinal axis and includes an insulative body extending axially between a base and a neck of the bottle. The body includes radially outwardly facing first surfaces spaced axially apart from one another, and a radially outwardly facing second surface radially smaller than, and located axially between, the first surfaces.
Owens-brockway Glass Container Inc.
Long shaft propeller controller and bearing seal protector
A marine propulsion system for shallow waters, swamps, savannahs and the like includes a rotating propeller shaft supporting a propeller. An anti-cavitation body defines a partial cylinder having a longitudinal axis adjacent to the propeller.
Pitch angle calculation device and optical axis adjusting device for vehicles
A pitch angle calculation device includes a first acceleration acquisition unit that acquires an acceleration gx in a longitudinal axis (x) direction of a vehicle; a second acceleration acquisition unit that acquires an acceleration gy in a vertical axis (y) direction of a vehicle; a third acceleration acquisition unit that acquires an acceleration α in an advancement direction of a vehicle; and a pitch angle calculation unit that calculates a pitch angle β formed between the longitudinal axis direction and the vertical axis direction by using the acceleration gx, the acceleration gy and the acceleration α.. .
Machine for cutting cardboard tubes
Machine for cutting cardboard tubes, comprising a cutting unit (cu) with a carriage (7) on which is mounted a blade (6) and a support element (4, 5, 8) for supporting a cardboard tube (1) intended to be transversely cut by the blade (6), wherein the said support element (4, 5, 8) allows the tube (1) to slide along a predetermined direction (a) parallel to its axis longitudinal (x) and to rotate about the same axis, and wherein said carriage (7) is adapted to move bidirectionally the blade (6) parallel to the longitudinal axis (x) of the tube (1). The support element (4, 5, 8) has, where said cutting unit (cu) is arranged, a part (5) movable from and towards the blade (6) to maintain the tube (1) spaced from the latter and, respectively, for approaching the tube to the same blade (6) during a cutting phase..
Rotational abrasive micro/nano-finishing
Disclosed herein is a method for inner surface finishing of a workpiece, in which the inner surface of the workpiece defines an opening with axial symmetry around the longitudinal axis of the workpiece. The method may include the following steps.
Systems and methods for facilitating dissociation of methane utilizing a reactor designed to generate shockwaves in a supersonic gaseous vortex
Methane may be dissociated at low temperatures and/or pressures utilizing a reactor designed to generate shockwaves in a supersonic gaseous vortex. Within a preprocessing chamber, the methane may be pressurized to a pressure of 700 kpa or more, and heated to a temperature below a dissociation temperature of methane.
Llt International (ireland) Ltd.
Automatically adaptive ski
A ski for use on ice or snow is disclosed. The ski includes a ski body having a tip portion, a tail portion, and a longitudinal running length extending between the tip portion and the tail portion and a substantially flat bottom surface for sliding on snow or ice.
The present invention is related to a sport post associated with a goal, a score or finish line, and a method of using the sport post. The sport post includes at least one post defining at least one slot along a longitudinal axis of the post.
Twistable gripable exercise device
A wrist-grip exercise device is disclosed comprising two partial spheroids interconnected by an elastic central bridge, which partial spheroids may be rotatable axially 90 degrees in opposite directions around a longitudinal axis under the force, with each partial spheroid acting as a graspable handle. In some embodiments the partial spheroids are in the shape of hemispheres.
Device for adjusting needle insertion depth
The present invention relates to a device for a medicament delivery device, which extends along a longitudinal axis and comprises a medicament delivery member cover (18) arranged at a proximal end thereof; wherein the device comprises a delivery member protruding adjuster (28) operably connected to said medicament delivery member cover (18). The invention is characterised in that the device further comprises a signal generating mechanism (34) operably connected to said delivery member protruding adjuster (28) and arranged to provide an audible and/or tactile and/or visual signal indicating that a certain penetration depth has been set..
Carebay Europe Ltd
Echogenic pattern and medical articles including same
A medical article, such as a needle, includes an echogenic portion. The echogenic portion includes one or more patterns.
Cadence Science, Inc.
Novel devices and methods for implanting medical stents are provided. A novel apparatus, which may be in a first compressed position, may be inserted into the artery, such as by being positioned over a catheter.
Device for attaching a positioning device to a bone of a patient, device for treating a bone of a patient, and hip implant system
A device for attaching a positioning device to a bone of a patient at a predetermined position relative to a hip implant comprising a trial hip implant and a template. The trial hip implant has a support surface for resting on the bone of the patient the template can be secured to the trial hip implant and has at least one cylindrical opening with a longitudinal axis.
Implantable device for use in the human and/or animal body to replace an organ valve
The invention relates to an implantable device for use in the human and/or animal body to replace an organ valve, comprising a main body having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end and the second each have an opening to provide a fluid connection through the main body between the first end and the second end; a first membrane element arranged inside or at one end of the main body, wherein the membrane element is formed in such a manner that it allows the fluid connection through the main body in a first flow direction and blocks the same in a second flow direction opposite the first flow direction; wherein the main body has a large ratio of length to transverse expansion along the longitudinal axis of the main body in a first operating state (primary form) and a smaller ratio of length to transverse expansion along the longitudinal axis of the main body in a second operating state (secondary form); and wherein the main body can be reversibly transferred from the secondary form to the primary form counter to elastic material forces by the application of a force; and wherein the main body is formed from a single wire-like element or from a plurality of wire-like elements connected to each other by means interlocking winding and/or twisting and/or weaving in the manner of a woven and/or layered fabric and/or net.. .
Pfm Medical Ag
Surgical instrument with contained dual helix actuator assembly
An apparatus comprises an end effector, an elongate shaft, and a handle assembly. The shaft includes an articulation section that is operable to deflect the end effector away from the longitudinal axis of the shaft.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
Systems and methods for making and using medical ablation systems having mapping catheters with improved anchoring ability
A mapping catheter includes an elongated body for inserting into patient vasculature. A distal end of the elongated body includes a distal portion that includes a plurality of electrodes, a proximal portion disposed proximal to the distal portion, and a reduced-dimension portion disposed between the proximal and distal portions.
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.
Telescoping interspinous fixation device and methods of use
The present invention provides spinous process implants and associated methods. In one aspect of the invention, the implant includes a first extension and a second extension.
Zimmer Biomet Spine, Inc.
A surgical clip for a surgical clip applicator includes at least one pair of clip arms. Each clip arm has a distal end and a proximal end.
Pivoting anvil for surgical circular stapler
A circular stapler apparatus for stapling tissue has a circular stapling head operable to drive staples toward an anvil to form the staples in a circular array. The anvil includes an anvil head, a proximal shaft extending proximally from the anvil head and having a proximal end disposed in a first plane, and a first pivot connecting the anvil head to the proximal shaft.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
A suturing device for suturing a portion of biological tissue includes a needle attached to a suture, a needle holder that releasably holds the needle, and a needle driver adapted to be advanced and retracted substantially parallel to a longitudinal axis of the suturing device. A distal needle holder adapted to releasably hold the needle is positioned in a distal position relative to the portion of biological tissue and a distal end of the needle driver is positioned in a proximal position relative to the portion of biological tissue.
Mucous membrane lifting instrument for endoscope and endoscope treatment system
A mucous membrane lifting instrument for an endoscope includes a first support portion which has an outer circumference surface and a longitudinal axis; a second support portion which is provided at a position spaced from the outer circumference surface of the first support portion, and has an outer circumference surface and a longitudinal axis; a pressing portion which has a proximal end and a distal end connected to the proximal end thereof and positioned more distally than the distal end portion of the endoscope; a lifting portion which is connected to the distal end of the pressing portion, extended from the distal end of the pressing portion, and passes through the space between the first support portion and the second support portion; and an attachment member configured to attach both of the first pressing portion and the second pressing portion to the endoscope.. .
Combined stimulator and bipolar electrode assembly for mouse electroretinography (erg)
Apparatus for evoking and sensing ophthalmic physiological signals in an eye, the apparatus comprising: an elongated tubular light pipe having a longitudinal axis, a distal end and a proximal end, the distal end terminating in a spheroid recess; an active electrode having a distal end and a proximal end, the active electrode being mounted to the elongated tubular light pipe and extending proximally along the elongated tubular light pipe so that the distal end of the active electrode terminates at the spheroid recess at the distal end of the elongated tubular light pipe; and a reference electrode having a distal end and a proximal end, the reference electrode being mounted to the elongated tubular light pipe and extending proximally along the elongated tubular light pipe so that the distal end of the reference electrode terminates at the spheroid recess at the distal end of the elongated tubular light pipe; wherein the distal end of the active electrode is located closer to the longitudinal axis of the elongated tubular light pipe than the distal end of the reference electrode.. .
Macerator assembly for appliances
A macerator assembly for an appliance circulation pump that improves pump and appliance performance. The macerator assembly includes an inner and outer cylinder concentrically disposed along a longitudinal axis.
General Electric Company
A sleeve for a beverage cup comprises a main wall and bottom hingedly attached to a bottom edge of the main wall. The main wall has an open top end and a bottom end.
Hair styling appliance
The invention relates to a hair styling appliance (1) comprising a shaft (12) having a comb-like styling tool (3), which extends only over part of the circumference of the shaft (12) and has teeth (5), which are each spaced apart from each other by a hair receptacle (10), are arranged in a tow in the longitudinal direction of the shaft (12), project from the shaft (12) and each form or have a styling part (7, 7.1), which is produced from a material that conducts heat well. In the part or the circumference of the shaft, which circumference is not occupied by the styling tool (3), the shaft (12) heats at least one hair collecting device (13), which follows the longitudinal direction of the row of teeth and is arranged opposite the latter such that, after hair has been caught by the hair collection device (13) and the shaft (12) has been rotated about the longitudinal axis thereof, the hair can be introduced into hair styling gaps situated between the pairs of styling parts (7, 7.1)..
Wik Far East Ltd.
A scraper blade for a frozen dessert machine includes a blade body extending from a first end to a second end. The blade body includes a cutting edge on a first side of the blade body facing a scraping direction.
A lure imitating the swimming action of a fish, includes: a rigid head consisting of a flat rear section and elements for fixing a fishing line, a hook including a shaft fixed to the rear section of the head and extending along the longitudinal axis of the lure, a flexible body extending between a front and rear end, the front end being flat and resting against the rear section of the head, the front end having a section substantially equal to the rear section, the body including a first cylindrical part extending substantially along the longitudinal axis of the lure and including a recess, and a second curved part, a baffle extending in a transverse plane relative to the body, the baffle being fixed to the rear end of the body and increasing the curvature of the second part relative to a central line of curvature of the second part.. .
Milking box with robotic attacher
A robotic attacher comprises a gripping portion, a vision system positioned on a first surface of the gripping portion, and at least one nozzle positioned on a second surface of the gripping portion. The gripping portion is rotates about a longitudinal axis such that during a first time, the vision system is positioned generally on the top of the gripping portion, and during a second time, the nozzle is positioned generally on the top of the gripping portion..
Technologies Holdings Corp.
Doffer for a cotton cleaner
A cotton doffer structure for doffing cotton snagged on a surface having debris. The cotton doffer structure comprises an extrusion.
Deere & Company
Thermal sleeve with reflective positioning member, assembly therewith and construction thereof
A thermal sleeve for protecting an electronic member connected to a wiring harness against exposure to heat, combination thereof, and method of construction thereof is provided. The thermal sleeve has a tubular member including a circumferentially continuous wall with an insulative inner layer bounding an inner cavity extending along a central longitudinal axis between open opposite ends and a reflective outer layer.
Federal-mogul Powertrain, Llc
Electrode for a contact start plasma arc torch and contact start plasma arc torch employing such electrodes
A swirl ring component of a contact start plasma arc torch is provided. The swirl ring component includes a hollow body formed of a front portion and a rear portion along a longitudinal axis and defining an exterior surface and an interior surface.
Cartridge for a liquid-cooled plasma arc torch
A consumable cartridge frame for a liquid-cooled plasma arc torch is provided. The consumable cartridge frame includes an insulator body configured to be disposed between a torch head and a cartridge tip.
Cartridge for a liquid-cooled plasma arc torch
A consumable cartridge for a liquid-cooled plasma arc torch is provided. The consumable cartridge comprises a cartridge frame including a proximal end having an end surface, a distal end and a body having a central longitudinal axis extending therethrough.