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 Light guide, illuminating device, and image reading device patent thumbnailLight guide, illuminating device, and image reading device
A light guide includes an incident surface provided at least at an end portion of the light guide in a longitudinal direction, and receiving light from a light source, an output surface constituting a part of an outer peripheral surface, and outputting the light introduced through the incident surface, a reflecting surface extending along the optical axis so as to oppose the output surface, and including a plurality of reflection patterns that reflect the introduced light toward the output surface, and a reflecting plate opposed to a region in the outer peripheral surface other than the incident surface, the output surface, and the reflecting surface, and reflecting the light from the light source. The outer peripheral surface includes a sloped portion formed so as to come closer to the reflecting plate in a direction away from the incident surface in the longitudinal direction..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


 Semiconductor memory device and  manufacturing the same patent thumbnailSemiconductor memory device and manufacturing the same
According to an embodiment, a semiconductor memory device comprises: a memory string comprising memory cells; and a contact electrically connected to one end of the memory string. The memory string comprises: control gate electrodes stacked above a first semiconductor layer; a second semiconductor layer having one end connected to the first semiconductor layer and having as its longitudinal direction a direction perpendicular to the first semiconductor layer, the second semiconductor layer facing the control gate electrodes; and a charge accumulation layer positioned between the control gate electrode and the second semiconductor layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


 Magnetic trap for cylindrical diamagnetic materials patent thumbnailMagnetic trap for cylindrical diamagnetic materials
A magnetic trap is configured to arrange at least one diamagnetic rod. The magnetic trap includes first and second magnets on a substrate that forms the magnetic trap defining a template configured to self-assemble diamagnetic material.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Input apparatus and fingertip position detection method patent thumbnailInput apparatus and fingertip position detection method
An input apparatus includes a processor which is configured to: detect a finger region containing a finger and a fingertip position in a first image captured by a first camera; set a template containing the finger region and generate a plurality of sub-templates by dividing the template along a longitudinal direction of the finger region; obtain a region that best matches the template on a second image generated by a second camera placed a prescribed distance away from the first camera and divide the region into search regions equal in number to the sub-templates along the longitudinal direction of the finger region; perform template matching between a sub-template containing the fingertip position and a corresponding search region to find a matching point corresponding to the fingertip position; and compute the fingertip position in real space based on the fingertip position and the matching point.. .
Fujitsu Limited


 Image forming apparatus patent thumbnailImage forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a mounting portion on which a toner container provided with an accommodating portion configured to accommodate toner is mountable; and an opening connectable with an opening provided in the toner container to be in fluid communication with the toner accommodating portion when the toner container is mounted to the mounting portion. The mounting portion is provided with a rib extending in a mounting direction in which the toner container is mounted to the mounting portion and configured to guide a bottom surface of the toner container in the mounting direction, the rib including a plurality of sets of alternating peak and valley arranged along a longitudinal direction of the rib..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


 Fixing device and image forming apparatus patent thumbnailFixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a heating unit, an endless belt body that follows rotation of the heating unit, and a pressing unit that faces the heating unit with the endless belt body interposed therebetween. The pressing unit includes a retaining body that rotatably retains the endless belt body, a pressing-area-forming portion that is a part of the retaining body, and a pressing member provided on an upstream side of the retaining body with respect to the pressing-area-forming portion in a direction of rotation of the endless belt body, the pressing member being a metal plate that is bent along a line extending in a longitudinal direction thereof.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


 Illumination device for color sorter patent thumbnailIllumination device for color sorter
An illumination device for a color sorter includes an led substrate placed on a longitudinal chassis for heat radiation and a light source in which many led elements are linearly aligned in the longitudinal direction on the led substrate, and the light source is an integration of at least two light sources provided together, one of the light sources illuminating a side on which items-to-be-sorted flow down and the other one of the light sources illuminating a side of a background arranged to face a camera.. .
Satake Corporation


 Drive shaft for motor vehicles and  manufacturing a drive shaft of this type patent thumbnailDrive shaft for motor vehicles and manufacturing a drive shaft of this type
A drive shaft for motor vehicles comprises shaft portions arranged one after the other in s longitudinal direction of the drive shaft. One shaft portion is a tubular shaft portion having a large cross section and another shaft portion having a cross section that is smaller than the tubular shaft portion having a large cross section.
Ifa - Technologies Gmbh


 Hydraulic axial piston pump having a floating rotatory drum patent thumbnailHydraulic axial piston pump having a floating rotatory drum
The invention relates to a pump comprising: a housing (1); a drum (2) having cylinders in which pistons (3) are mounted, which pistons are supported by supporting shoes (32) on a fixed inclined plate (4); and first and second fluid-distributing plates (5a, 5b) having openings (51, 52) for establishing in an alternating manner the connection between first mouths (23) of the cylinders (22) and a first inlet (11) and first outlet (12) of primary liquid, and between second mouths (24) and a second inlet (13) and second outlet (14) of the secondary liquid. The pump comprises first and second strips (6a, 6b) arranged between the drum (2) and the distributing plates (5a, 5b), said strips being movable in a longitudinal direction and allowing the drum to tilt to a certain extent, forming a sealed closure between the ends of the drum (2) and the distributing plates (5a, 5b)..
Eco-sistems Watermakers, S.l.


 Canister installation structure patent thumbnailCanister installation structure
A canister is disposed in an underfloor regions α which is surrounded by a muffler arranged under a floor panel at a rear end of a vehicle body, a rear differential gear unit arranged under the floor panel at a location adjacent to the muffler in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle body, and a rear suspension member arranged so as to cover the space between the muffler and the rear differential gear unit from the underside of the vehicle body.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Well ranging apparatus, systems, and methods


Embodiments include well ranging apparatus, systems, and methods which operate to measure a total magnetic field strength at each of three sensors attached to a down hole tool housing, wherein each sensor is to provide normal, tangential, and longitudinal field strength component amplitude values, and wherein at least one of the sensors is attached to the housing spaced approximately equidistant from the other two sensors in an azimuthal plane of the housing, and wherein each of the sensors is spaced apart from the other sensors in a longitudinal direction of the housing. Further activity includes determining at least three gradient field values from the total magnetic field strength measured by the three sensors, and determining an approximate range from a first well in which the sensors are disposed, to a casing of a second well, using the at least three gradient field values.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


Sliding door


In a sliding door comprising a first frame element oriented in the longitudinal direction of the sliding door and a second frame element extending normal to the first frame element and being connected thereto, wherein, in an opening formed at least in the first frame element, a door fitting is disposed which includes a support roller and a lifting member which is height-adjustable between a lower rest position and an operating position, the door fitting includes a stop spaced from the support roller. In the rest position, the lifting member is closest to the support roller.

Self-righting flexible delineator with protective collar and method thereof


A delineator system includes an anchor having an end portion and a post extending along a longitudinal direction and having an end portion overlapping with the end portion of the anchor. The overlapping end portions are coupled together with an engagement member.
Energy Absorption Systems, Inc.


Overlapping apparatus


The invention relates to an apparatus for the lateral overlapping of portions which are transported in a longitudinal direction and which each comprise at least one slice cut off from a food product, having at least one overlapping unit which comprises a belt conveyor having at least two tracks, wherein an upper track and a lower track are deflected at the incoming side about a common input axle and at the outgoing side about two output axles disposed at different height levels.. .
Textor Maschinenbau Gmbh


Container, produced from a spiral-shaped, bent sheet strip


The invention relates to a container (10) produced from a spiral-shaped, bent sheet strip (20), wherein the sheet strip (20) has a first edge section (22) extending in a spiral shape, which is bent, forming a bending edge (24) extending in a spiral shape, toward the inside or the outside of the container (10), and wherein the sheet strip (20) has a second edge section (32) which is opposite the first edge section (22) in relation to the longitudinal direction of the sheet strip (20) and likewise extends in a spiral shape, characterized in that the second edge section (32) of the sheet strip (20) overlaps a third section (28) of the sheet strip (20), which is opposite the first edge section (22) in relation to the bending edge (24) and is adjacent to the bending edge (24), in that the second edge section (32) and the third section (28) of the sheet strip (20) are welded to each other in the region of the overlap (30), and in that the welding seam (40) extends at least partially into the region between the second edge section (32) and the third section (28) of the sheet strip (20).. .

Lightweight dairy container


A blow-molded dairy container includes a spout that is arranged on a spout axis; a bottom portion; a handle; an upwardly converging top portion; short sidewalls that includes a first longitudinal sidewall that is located adjacent to the handle, a second longitudinal sidewall that is located opposite the first longitudinal sidewall, a first transverse sidewall, and a second transverse sidewall that is located opposite the first transverse sidewall and is offset from the first transverse sidewall in a longitudinal direction; and long sidewalls that are each positioned between a respective pair of the short sidewalls. A first pair of the long sidewalls are spaced by a first width dimension, a second pair of the long sidewalls are spaced by a second width dimension, the first width dimension is a maximum of six inches, and the second width dimension is between 90.0 and 96.14 percent of the first width dimension..
Mid-america Machining, Inc.


Front vehicle body reinforcing structure and assembling method thereof


A front vehicle body reinforcing structure may include a dash panel configured to partition an engine room and a passenger room, front side members deployed at both left and right sides in a width direction of a vehicle, formed to extend in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle, and having rear portions coupled to an outer surface of the dash panel, and a dash upper reinforcing member overlapped with an inner surface of the dash panel to be coupled together with the front side member.. .
Kia Motors Corporation


Vehicle body structure


Junction regions are formed by mutually joined side portions of a pillar inner and a pillar outer, and an opening-defining region is formed by mutually spaced side portions of the pillar inner and the pillar outer. The junction regions include a first junction region adjacent to the opening-defining region on one side in a longitudinal direction and a second junction region adjacent to the opening-defining region on the other side in the longitudinal direction.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


Front end of a motor vehicle


A motor vehicle front end crash-load carrying structure has at least one side rail on each side of the vehicle extending in the vehicle longitudinal direction, an a-pillar extending upward from the side rail, and a reinforcement extending between the a-pillar and the side rail. The reinforcement is made up of a longitudinally-extending rear element fixed to the a-pillar and extending forward therefrom outboard of the side rail, and a transversely-extending forward element fixed to and extending inboard from a forward end of the rear element, an inboard end of the forward element abutting an outboard surface of the side rail.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Underfloor shielded harness


An underfloor shielded harness (100) has a long conductive plate which is wound so as to have at least two internal spaces (104, 105) in a cross section taken perpendicularly to the longitudinal direction. High-voltage cables (102) is inserted in the internal space (104) of the conductive plate (103) and the low-voltage cable (101) is inserted in the internal space (105) that is different from the internal space (104) in which the high-voltage cables (102) is inserted.
Yazaki Corporation


Device having two rigid conductor rails and a section insulator


The section insulator for rigid conductor rails has conductive runners, a ramp and an insulating runner, each connected to one conductor rail. The conductor runners (7, 7′) and the ramps (11, 11′) are connected to one another at one end and at their other ends to the conductor rail, wherein the latter mentioned ends are offset relative to each other in the longitudinal direction (3).
Furrer + Frey Ag


Image forming apparatus, retransfer printer and image forming method


An ink ribbon conveyance mechanism conveys an ink ribbon including color ink layers. A transfer film conveyance mechanism conveys a transfer film on which transfer frames are formed at a predetermined pitch in a longitudinal direction and demarcated by frame marks having light transmissivity lower than that of the rest of the transfer film.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation


Liquid consumption apparatus


A liquid consumption apparatus that detects a liquid surface level of a liquid inside a liquid container (ink tank), including: a circuit substrate; a substrate holder that holds the circuit substrate; and a control unit that detects the liquid surface level. A pair of electrically-conductive members consisting of a first electrically-conductive member and a second electrically-conductive member are provided for the liquid container.
Seiko Epson Corporation


Severing severing a string of pasty foodstuff material


Severing apparatus (1) for severing a string of pasty foodstuff material, in particular of meat or doughs, into individual portions, comprising a movable and drivable severing knife (2, 2′) having a knife edge (12), and at least one preferably stationary shear bar (8, 8′) associated with the severing knife (2, 2′). The knife edge (12) of the severing knife (2, 2′) has a cutting edge (20, 20′) which is at least portion-wise concavely curved in the longitudinal direction of the severing knife..
Vemag Maschinenbau Gmbh


Tensioning device for extending a threaded bolt


A tensioning device for a thread end portion of a bolt has a cylindrical housing and a piston, moveable in longitudinal direction therein and connectable to a hydraulic supply. An interchangeable sleeve extends centrally through the piston.

Drilling machine and manufacturing drilled product


According to one implementation, a drilling machine includes a drilling structure and a travelling machine. The drilling structure drills an object to be drilled composed of at least one structural object on a platy part.
Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Apparatus for friction stir welding


An apparatus for friction stir welding with a drive shaft, a probe, which has a first friction surface, and a shoulder element having a second friction surface. An annular cavity is formed between an inner surface of the shoulder element and the drive shaft and/or the probe.
Helmholtz-zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum Fuer Material - Und Kuestenforschung Gmbh


Fiber-reinforced composite tubular shafts and manufacture thereof


A sports article comprising an elongate tubular shaft comprised of a fiber-reinforced resin matrix composite material, wherein the elongate tubular shaft has a longitudinal direction and the shaft is multilaminar and includes at least two fibrous layers, each of which is helically wrapped about a wrapping direction extending along the longitudinal direction to form the elongate tubular shaft, wherein each fibrous layer comprises a plurality of oriented structural fibers which are substantially aligned along the longitudinal direction so as to be oriented within +/−10° of the longitudinal direction, the oriented structural fibers having a length, along the longitudinal direction, of less than the length of the elongate tubular shaft to form discontinuous structural fibers serially oriented along the elongate tubular shaft. Also disclosed is a method to produce such a multilaminar elongate tubular shaft..
North Thin Ply Technology Sarl


Protective device for a syringe needle


A protection device for a syringe needle, having an elastomeric cap. The cap defining a housing receiving the distal portion of the body of a needle syringe.
Aptar Stelmi Sas


Thermally shrinkable wrapper, in particular for use in sterilization process


A thermally shrinkable wrapper, in particular for use in sterilization processes, includes a first layer of a thermally shrinkable film in the form of a continuous band having a pre-determined width and at least approximately parallel longitudinal edges that define a longitudinal direction of the wrapper. A second layer of a thermally shrinkable film in the form of a continuous band having a pre-determined width and at least approximately parallel longitudinal edges, is placed over said first layer, so that the longitudinal edges of the first and said second layer are at least approximately aligned with respect to each other.

Mitral valve loading tool


A loading tool for loading a collapsible prosthetic heart valve into a delivery device may include a body extending in a longitudinal direction between a proximal end and a distal end, an extension on the distal end of the body, and a slot extending through the extension from a free end of the extension toward the distal end of the body. The body may include a lumen extending between the proximal end and the distal end, the body lumen having a first diameter.
St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.


Dental wire supporter for orthodontic treatment and orthodontic device having the same


Disclosed are a dental wire supporter, which supports an orthodontic wire and limits the movement of the orthodontic wire in a predetermined direction, and an orthodontic device (orthodontic system) having the same. The dental wire supporter includes a limiter having a wire hole into which an orthodontic wire is inserted, and a support base provided at the limiter in order to fix the limiter to a tooth.

Surgical stapling apparatus including an anvil and cartridge each having cooperating mating surfaces


Surgical stapling apparatus are disclosed including an anvil having a working surface with a shaped topography; and a staple cartridge, in juxtaposition with the anvil. The staple cartridge includes a working surface with shaped topography which is complementary to the shaped topography of the working surface of the shaped anvil.
Covidien Lp


Systems and methods for artifact removal for computed tomography imaging


An imaging system includes a computed tomography (ct) acquisition unit and at least one processor. The ct acquisition unit includes an x-ray source and a ct detector configured to collect ct imaging data of an object to be imaged.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


Image reading apparatus


An image reading apparatus including: an illumination device configured to illuminate an original; and a solid-state image sensor configured to receive and convert a reflected light from the original into an image signal, wherein the illumination device includes: a plurality of light emitting elements; and a light guide configured to guide light emitted from the light emitting elements toward the original, wherein the light guide includes: a deflection surface configured to deflect the light emitted from the light emitting elements to direct the light toward the original; and an emission surface configured to emit the light deflected by the deflection surface toward the original, wherein the deflection surface has a plurality of first curved optical surfaces provided side by side in a longitudinal direction of the light guide, and wherein the emission surface has a plurality of second curved optical surfaces provided side by side in the longitudinal direction.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Power generation device for mobile body


A power generation device for a mobile body includes power generating units and a holding member. Each power generating unit includes an elastically deformable base member and a piezoelectric film, which are laminated alternately.
National University Corporation Hiroshima Universi Ty


Spark plug


In a spark plug, at a cross section of a ground electrode which is orthogonal to a longitudinal direction of an electrode base material and passes an axis of an electrode tip, a surface of the base material is exposed, and the following conditions are satisfied: 1.2e≦f≦1.9e; 0.05 mm≦da≦0.30 mm; 0.05 mm≦db≦0.30 mm; and 0.20 mm≦j≦0.70 mm2.. .
Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.


Usb connector usable with a battery charger and otherwise


A connector may comprise: an elongated connector body defining a longitudinal direction with an electrical connector frame at one end thereof; the connector body having a longitudinal alignment feature on the connector body configured for aligning the connector body, a guide feature defining a unique orientation thereof, and a retaining feature configured for retaining the connector body in the connector guide.. .
Streamlight, Inc.


Busbar module and battery pack


Provided is a busbar module including a plurality of split busbar modules that are configured such that a busbar group including a plurality of busbars and split flat cable including a plurality of linear conductors are integrated at one end side in a longitudinal direction of the split flat cables. The plurality of split busbar modules include split flat cables having a length different from each other and are configured such that the split flat cables are overlapped with each other and the busbar groups are respectively arranged in the same direction..
Yazaki Corporation


Method for manufacturing battery wiring module


Provided is a method for manufacturing battery wiring module including: a coating step of coating one long side portion of an elongated flat plate conductor and outer peripheral portions of linear conductors disposed in parallel along the long side portion with a predetermined gap therebetween having a predetermined gap with respect to the long side portion by a first insulating resin portion; and a pressing step of separating the flat plate conductor at a predetermined gap in the longitudinal direction of the flat plate conductor and forming a plurality of busbar electrically connecting electrode terminals provided in at least two battery cells connected to each other in the same direction among the plurality of battery cells overlapping each other in the same direction, the electrode terminals being arranged in parallel in the same direction.. .
Yazaki Corporation


Non-aqeous secondary cell separator and non-aqueous secondary cell


A separator composed of a composite film including a porous base material containing a thermoplastic resin and a heat-resistant porous layer provided on one surface of the porous base material and containing an organic binder and an inorganic filler, wherein the organic binder is a particulate polyvinylidene fluoride type resin, the heat-resistant porous layer has a porous structure in which the particulate polyvinylidene fluoride type resin and the inorganic filler are connected to each other, the ratio of the thickness ta of the heat-resistant porous layer to the thickness tb of the composite film (ta/tb) is 0.10 to 0.40, the content of the inorganic filler in the heat-resistant porous layer is 85 to 99 mass % relative to the total mass of the organic binder and the inorganic filler, and the curl amounts of the composite film in the longitudinal direction and the width direction are both 0.5 mm or less.. .
Teijin Limited


Ultraviolet led light source and curing and packaging device and oled device


The present invention provides an ultraviolet led light source and an device curing and packaging device and method. The ultraviolet led light source (3) includes a pcb (31) and a plurality of ultraviolet led lights (33) mounted on the pcb (31).
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


Semiconductor memory device and manufacturing the same


A semiconductor memory device includes a first layer, a plurality of memory areas, a plurality of contact wires, a first shunt wire, and a second shunt wire. The memory areas are provided on the first layer in a first direction.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Integrated circuit device and manufacturing the same


According to one embodiment, an integrated circuit device includes a pillar extending in a first direction and a plug that is connected to an end part of the pillar on a longitudinal direction side. A contact face between the pillar and the plug including a portion inclined relative to a plane perpendicular to the first direction..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Semiconductor memory device


A semiconductor memory device includes a plurality of memory blocks provided in a first direction. Each memory block includes a substrate, a plurality of conductive layers stacked on the substrate at a certain distance, and a plurality of semiconductor layers opposed to the conductive layers via an insulating layer and a charge accumulation layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Semiconductor storage device


A semiconductor storage device according to an embodiment comprises stacks comprising insulating films and first wires that are alternately stacked. Semiconductor parts are provided in the stacks.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Integrate circuit with nanowires


A method includes providing a substrate having a first gate region for a first device and a second gate region for a second device, the first and second gate regions having different channel lengths. The method further includes forming first and second fins in at least the first and second gate regions respectively, and forming first and second stacks of semiconductor layers over the first and second fins respectively.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


Multilayer ceramic capacitor and manufacturing the same


A multilayer ceramic capacitor contains ni in internal electrodes, and includes a sintered metal layer containing cu in external electrodes. At a joined portion between each internal electrode and each external electrode, mutual diffusion layers of cu and ni extend across the internal and external electrodes.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


Data line as well as methods for producing the data line


A data line that is designed as a coaxial cable and has a line core that extends in a line longitudinal direction. The line core has at least one conductor surrounded at least by insulation and is surrounded by a multi-layer shielding foil, which has a non-conductive layer and a conductive layer.
Leoni Kabel Holding Gmbh


Counting bar-shaped products based upon acquired images


A conveyor element (2) of a conveyor device conveys bar-shaped products (1) orthogonal to a longitudinal direction (x) of the bar-shaped products (1) oriented in a conveying direction (y). A trigger device (3) provides a trigger signal (s) each time the conveyor element (2) has traveled a predetermined interval.
Primetals Technologies Germany Gmbh


Fixing device


A fixing device includes an endless belt, a heater disposed inside the endless belt and being elongated in a longitudinal direction, the heater having a first end portion in the longitudinal direction and a second end portion opposite to the first end portion in the longitudinal direction, a resin frame having a recess portion opening toward an inner side of the endless belt, a metal frame inserted into the recess portion of the resin frame. The metal frame has a first wall having a through-hole, and a second wall extending in a direction from the first end portion of the heater toward a second end portion of the heater, the second wall being disposed between the resin frame and the heater..
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Heater, fixing unit, and image forming apparatus


A heater includes a heating element that includes an electrode disposed at an end of the heating element in a longitudinal direction of the heating element and that generates heat as a result of power being supplied to the heating element via the electrode, a support member that supports the heating element, a connecting member that is disposed between the heating element and the support member and that couples the heating element and the support member to each other at the end, the connecting member being fixed to the heating element in directions including the longitudinal direction and being fixed to the support member in such a manner as to be freely movable in the longitudinal direction, and a wiring line that is connected to the electrode of the heating element and fixed to the connecting member.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Light-emitting unit and display


Provided is a light-emitting unit that includes: a light-guide section having a light entering surface; and a plurality of light sources opposed to the light entering surface of the light-guide section and arrayed in a first direction, and each having an anisotropy in emission intensity. A pattern shape of light applied from any of the light sources to the light entering surface has a shape anisotropy, and the light sources are each disposed to allow a longitudinal direction of the pattern shape to be inclined relative to the first direction..
Sony Corporation


Testing machine and operation method thereof


A test machine includes a base, a testing platform, a probe platform, a control lever, a temporary positioning mechanism and a damper. The testing platform connects with the base and carries a device under test.
Mpi Corporation


Structure for coupling a case to an air heater


The present invention relates to a structure for coupling a case to an air heater, and the structure includes: an air heater body for generating flames with the fuel supplied from a fuel tank and forcedly blowing the heat of the flames to the outside; the case detachably coupled surroundingly to the air heater body; fastening screws for unitarily coupling the air heater body and the case to each other; coupling flanges formed on both sides of the case in a longitudinal direction of the case and having first screw coupling holes screw-coupled to the fastening screws; and coupling brackets located on one side and the other side of the air heater body in the longitudinal direction of the air heater body in such a manner as to come into surface contact with the coupling flanges and having second screw coupling holes formed thereon correspondingly to the first screw coupling holes.. .
Paseco Co., Ltd.


Metal sleeve and producing it


A method for producing a metal sleeve includes providing a first metal sleeve semi-finished product having a metal body. The metal body surrounds an inner channel.
Metaldyne Zell Gmbh & Co. Kg


Continuous fiber brake rotor preform and apparatuses and methods for manufacturing same


A continuous fiber brake rotor preform and apparatuses and methods for manufacturing the preform are disclosed herein. The preform comprises a plurality of continuous fiber streams or filaments forming a substantially helical structure having layers or flights compressed together in the preform's longitudinal direction.
Advanced Carbon Technologies, Llc


Turbine blade


A turbine blade for a gas turbine has a securing region and a platform region that adjoins the securing region and has a platform on which a blade airfoil with a profiled cross-section and with a pressure-side wall and a suction-side wall is arranged, wherein each outer face of the pressure-side wall and/or the suction-side wall transitions into the platform surface via an outer rounded section. The turbine blade also has at least one cavity which is arranged in the blade airfoil and extends into the platform region and in which at least one rib is provided that connects the pressure-side wall to the suction-side wall, the rib extending along a longitudinal direction of the blade airfoil so as to divide the cavity.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Working vehicle


A wheel loader includes: an exhaust gas aftertreatment device disposed above an engine and housed in an engine compartment along with the engine; an upper exterior cover covering an upper side of the engine compartment; an air inlet through which a cooling air is introduced into the engine compartment; and a fan configured to supply the cooling air to the engine compartment through the air inlet. The exhaust gas aftertreatment device includes a treatment unit configured to treat exhaust gas and is oriented with a longitudinal direction of the treatment unit being parallel with a vehicle front-rear direction.
Komatsu Ltd.


Bulldozer


A bulldozer includes a blade, an engine, first and second exhaust treatment devices that treat exhaust from the engine, and an engine cover. The first exhaust treatment device is disposed in front of the engine and lower than a first upper surface of the engine.
Komatsu Ltd.


Apparatus and applying asphalt binder compositions including void reducing asphalt membrane compositions for paving applications


An apparatus for applying an asphalt binder composition to a roadway during construction or repair of an asphalt pavement which apparatus include: a mobile vehicle having a chassis extending in a longitudinal direction which longitudinal direction is aligned with a forward/rearward direction of travel of said mobile vehicle; at least one storage tank supported on the chassis containing an asphalt binder composition; and at least one spray nozzle configured to dispense the asphalt binder composition from the at least one storage tank in a longitudinal strip or band having a width that is no greater that a width of the asphalt binder composition dispensed by one of the at least one spray nozzle. The at least one spray nozzle can include a plurality of spray nozzles that are coupled to a common spray bar.
Heritage Research Group


Fall prevention device for a track-laying machine


A track maintenance machine for carrying out track maintenance operations includes a plurality of mounts disposed at a distance from one another in the longitudinal direction of the machine in an upper end region of the machine relative to a vertical. A lower end of each mount relative to the vertical is mounted on the track maintenance machine, while an upper end of each mount located at a distance from the lower end is connected to a safety line extending in the longitudinal direction of the machine.
Plasser & Theurer Export Von Bahnbaumaschinen Gesellschaft M.b.h.


Method and equipment for the disassembly of matresses


An apparatus to disassemble a mattress, the mattress including a mattress core between a top ticking and a bottom ticking and the mattress having perimeter surfaces comprising a pair of opposing side surfaces extending in a longitudinal direction and a pair of opposing end surfaces extending between the opposing side surfaces, the apparatus including: a cutting arrangement for applying at least one cut along a length of at least one of the perimeter surfaces; and at least one peeling roller having a peeling surface with retractable pins for engaging with the top and/or bottom ticking, the retractable pins being movable between a retracted position and an extended position, wherein the at least one peeling roller is rotatable in a peeling direction for peeling the top and/or bottom ticking from the mattress with the pins in the extended position and wherein the at least one peeling roller is rotatable in a removal direction, opposite to the peeling direction, for removing the peeled ticking from the peeling surface with the pins in the retracted position.. .
Rtm Recycling Systems B.v.


Cylinder-and-piston assembly for a bottle attachment apparatus


A cylinder-and-piston assembly for a bottle attachment apparatus for handling liquids in which the stroke length of the piston of the cylinder-and-piston assembly is delimited by a stroke length stop when suctioning from the cylinder and is delimited by a readjustment stop when exhausting into the cylinder. The readjustment stop is disposed on the piston or on the cylinder housing and interacts with a fixed stop.
Brand Gmbh + Co Kg


Moving walk


The invention relates to a moving walk having an endless conveyor member comprising pallets and at least one longitudinal drive member to which the pallets are connected, which drive member is engaged by a drive unit, whereby the endless conveyor member runs in a middle section of the moving walk along an upper conveying track and along a lower return track; at both ends of the middle section a respective end section is located, whereby each end section comprises an entrance/exit area of the moving walk and a transfer means for transferring the endless conveyer member from the conveyor track to the return track and vice versa. The middle section comprises a self-supporting support structure, wherein the support structure is formed by roller rails, by cross beams and by support brackets, whereby the roller rails have an upper rail surface for rollers of the pallets, the cross beams connect the roller rails and/or the support brackets on both sides of the moving walk and the support brackets comprise the footing of the support structure and are spaced apart in the longitudinal direction of the roller rails and wherein the roller rails and/or the cross beams are mounted to the support brackets.
Kone Corporation


Device for loading or unloading of a transport container


Apparatus for loading or unloading a transport container provided with a load opening, comprising a telescopic conveyor, which has a main conveying unit and at least one telescopic conveying unit extendable relative thereto in a longitudinal direction, having a loading or unloading apparatus, which can be moved on a driving level and is coupled with the telescopic conveyor by means of a compensating device, said compensating device permitting a relative motion between the loading or unloading apparatus and the telescopic conveyor in respect to at least one degree of freedom, where a compensating conveyor which, at a rear end, is connected via a first joint to the telescopic conveyor and, at a front end, via a second joint to the loading or unloading apparatus, is arranged between the loading or unloading apparatus and a head end of the telescopic conveyor, one of the joints permitting rotatability about two rotational axes vertical to each other and to the longitudinal direction and one of the joints permitting rotatability about a rotational axis parallel to the longitudinal direction and about two rotational axes vertical to each other and to the longitudinal direction, and one of the joints additionally permitting a limited compensating movement in the longitudinal direction.. .
Beumer Gmbh & Co. Kg


Tail rotor device of a helicopter


A tail rotor device, which can be attached to a tail boom of a rotary wing aircraft, in particular of a helicopter, encompassing a sheathing, which forms an air flow channel with a channel depth running in the direction of a channel axis perpendicular to the vertical axis and longitudinal axis and an inner channel diameter, so that a tail rotor with rotor blades can be rotatably mounted in the air flow channel, wherein the sheathing is designed in such a way that its channel depth in a negative longitudinal direction tapers toward the back, wherein the objective is to improve the forward flight characteristics during operation and reduce the power consumption of the main rotor. This is achieved by virtue of the selected variable channel depth is always less than one fourth of the inner channel diameter, and the ratio between the variable channel depth of the sheathing in the direction of the longitudinal axis and the inner channel diameter of the sheathing lies between 20.5% and 14%..
Marenco Swisshelicopter Ag


Vehicle front portion structure


A vehicle front portion structure including: a front side member that extends in a vehicle longitudinal direction at a vehicle transverse direction outer side portion of a vehicle front portion and includes a projecting portion that projects-out toward a vehicle transverse direction outer side at an outer side wall at a front end portion; a spacer that is provided at a vehicle transverse direction outer side of the front side member and is fastened to the outer side wall at a vehicle front side of the projecting portion, and that has an adjacent portion that is adjacent to a vehicle transverse direction outer side of the projecting portion; and an engaging portion that is formed at the spacer and is disposed at a vehicle front side with respect to the projecting portion, and that engages with a front end of the projecting portion in the vehicle longitudinal direction.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Wiper blade


A washer apparatus 50 is provided to a coupling portion cn between a blade rubber 20 and a holder member 30, and has a length in a longitudinal direction of the blade rubber 20, which is set to be shorter than that of the blade rubber 20 in the longitudinal direction, and inner-peripheral-side-oriented injection nozzles 53a and 55a and an outer-peripheral-side-oriented injection nozzle 54a have openings oriented to respective ends of the blade rubber 20 in the longitudinal direction.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


Suspension arm


A suspension arm includes an arm body having a longitudinal shape, a wheel-side attachment portion disposed at one end of the arm body, and a vehicle body-side attachment portion disposed at the other end of the arm body, and is mounted near a drive shaft to extend in a lateral direction of a vehicle, the arm body including an overlap portion that overlaps the drive shaft as viewed from a front in a longitudinal direction of a vehicle, a weak portion having lower strength than the overlap portion being provided between the overlap portion and the wheel-side attachment portion, the arm body having a hollow longitudinal shape, and portions on both sides of the weak portion being quenched by high frequency heating so as to have high strength, such that the weak portion is partially provided at an intermediate position between the overlap portion and the wheel-side attachment portion.. .
Toyoda Iron Works Co., Ltd.


Bead breaking unit


A control lever, associated with the bead breaking arm in proximity of the second extremity for controlling the operating actuator, wherein the control lever is hinged around an oscillation axis substantially horizontal and parallel to the longitudinal direction and is associated with return elements for maintaining the control lever in a substantially vertical balance position, the actuator being controlled in a first direction for bead breaking the tyre when the control lever is rotated towards the wheel starting from the balance position.. .

Automated constructing assemblies of building components


A system for constructing wall panels comprising a plurality of structural members includes: a source of structural members of predetermined size; a horizontal table configured to support planks as they are being formed into a wall panel, the table including a stationary section and a movable carriage that is configured to move in a longitudinal direction toward and away from the stationary section; an articulated arm unit having a gripper, the articulating arm unit positioned to retrieve boards from the source with the gripper and place them on the table; at least one first clamping unit mounted to the stationary section for clamping structural members thereto; at least one second clamping unit mounted to the movable carriage for clamping structural members thereto; and a controller that controls the movement of the articulating arm unit and the movable carriage.. .
Williams Robotics, Llc


Method of welding upper rail and adapter bracket in a seat track for vehicle seat


The present invention relates to a method of welding an upper rail of a seat track for vehicle seat and adapter bracket for supporting a seat frame, the method comprising: contacting surface-to-surface a lower surface of a planar coupling surface part which constitutes a lower end part of the adapter bracket and extends in a longitudinal direction to a predetermined length onto an upper surface of a planar horizontal surface part which constitutes an upper end part of the upper rail and extends in the longitudinal direction; and joining the coupling surface part and the horizontal surface part by welding a lower surface of the horizontal surface part where the horizontal surface part is overlapped with the coupling surface part. Therefore, welding strength between the upper rail of the seat track and the adapter bracket can be reinforced and working hours required to the welding job can be remarkably decreased compared to a conventional art where the welding was performed along an edge of the coupling surface part..
Austem Co., Ltd.


Syringe labelling


A flexible self-adhesive label (10), for a syringe (200) comprising a barrel (210) with a front end and a rear end and having a tip (220) at the front end of the barrel. The label comprises a main body (20), for labelling the barrel of the syringe, the main body having a front end and a rear end.
Tom H Williamson Ltd.


Absorbent article with high absorbent material content


An absorbent article comprising a pair of leg cuffs with an raised section and an absorbent core comprising at least one channel at least partially oriented in the longitudinal direction of the article. The article has crotch width before use as measured between the proximal edges of the leg cuffs at the level of the crotch point of from to 70 mm to 200 mm, and a relative crotch width reduction (rcwr) of at least 30 mm/kg..
The Procter & Gamble Company


Disposable absorbent article having a wrap and tuck configuration


Aspects of the present disclosure involve a disposable absorbent article configured to be placed on the body of a wearer to mimic swaddling characteristics. The disposable absorbent article may include a chassis having a tuck flap and two ears or side panels.
The Procter & Gamble Company


Medical device for embolic protection


Medical device for embolic protection in an aortic arch, comprising a catheter having a shaft and a distal end portion of the shaft, an expandable embolic protection device having a filter membrane and a frame. The frame comprises a frame loop and an elongated frame shaft having a distal end portion connected to the frame loop in a connection point, in its expanded state the frame loop spans said filter membrane and bending means to bend the distal end portion of the catheter and/or the distal end portion of the frame shaft.
Protembis Gmbh


Lab analog for insertion into a cavity of a printed model


A lab analog for insertion into a cavity of a printed model and for accommodating an abutment comprises an essentially cylindrical base body that extends along a longitudinal axis, a first centering section for centering the lab analog in the cavity of the printed model, the first centering section adjoining the base body in the coronal direction, a second centering section for centering the lab analog in the cavity of the printed model, the second centering section adjoining the base body in the apical direction, restraining elements for restraining the lab analog in the longitudinal direction, and at least one fixing element to fix the lab analog against rotation.. .
Medentika Gmbh


Endoscope


An endoscope includes: a bending portion, a wire, and a coil sheath, including a single element wire, an outer peripheral face of which is formed to be a curved face on one side of the outer peripheral face and to be a flat surface on another side of the outer peripheral face, the coil sheath being passed inside by the wire and configured by being helically wound by the element wire along a longitudinal direction such that the outer peripheral face formed to be the curved face and the outer peripheral face formed to be the flat surface are in contact with each other.. .
Olympus Corporation


Axillary support device for shower stalls


The object of the present invention is an axillary support device (1) for a handicapped user of a common shower stall provided with at least one flat wall, substantially constituted by a pair of transverse arms (2, 3) fixed to the flat wall of the shower stall by means of a pair of vertical supports (4, 5) firmly anchored to said wall. Said transverse arms (2, 3) are arranged in a manner so as to be substantially perpendicular, in the longitudinal direction thereof, to the wall to which they are fixed; such arms (2, 3) are shaped in a manner so as to have one end (6, 7) bent upward, one end constrained (8, 9) to the vertical supports (4, 5) and they are provided with a covering made of soft and impermeable material.
Paultech S.r.l.


Hair styling device


Provided is a hair styling device which includes a handle, and an axis which is coupled to the handle and has a heat generating means installed therein. The hair is wound around the axis in an axial direction and is spirally wound while moving spirally, and is sequentially and alternately bent in a longitudinal direction of hair which is wound around a bending means formed at both sides of the axis..
Unil Electronics Corp.


Method of manufacturing a plant receptacle as well as a plant receptacle


Method of manufacturing a plant receptacle wherein the following steps are performed: a) providing a mixture of fibres, said mixture at least comprising pla fibres and a bio-degradable fibre; b) using said mixture of fibres in a woven or non-woven process, making a permeable sheet material; c) continuously forming said sheet material into a continuous receptacle, by bringing the side edges of said sheet material into contact and welding said side edges together; d) cutting said continuous receptacle in predetermined lengths thereby creating separate plant receptacles or wherein said continuous receptacle is perforated substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the continuous receptacle at predetermined intervals, thereby allowing separate plant receptacles to be detached from the continuous receptacle.. .
Ellegaard Holding


High-frequency induction melting furnace


Provided is a high-frequency induction melting furnace which decreases a loss along a total length of a coil, so that a heating efficiency can further be improved. An energization coil 3 is wound around an outer periphery of a melting chamber 2 so that tube body spaces a, b of both end portion regions h, l having predetermined numbers of turns from feeding terminals 33, 34, respectively, are larger than a tube body space c of an central portion region s positioned between the both end portion regions h and l.
Kitashiba Electric Co., Ltd.


Rotary electric machine and manufacturing method therefor


In a rotary electric machine according to the present invention, an armature winding includes a plurality of distributed winding bodies that are each produced by winding a single conductor wire that is insulated, that is jointless and continuous, and that has a constant cross-sectional area perpendicular to a longitudinal direction, the conductor wires include first through third coil end portions that link first through fourth rectilinear portions and first through fourth rectilinear portions, and are formed such that radial widths w′ of the first through fourth rectilinear portions are wider than radial widths w of the first through third coil end portions.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


Antenna device of base station


Various embodiments of the present invention comprise: an antenna module; and at least one rrh which is arranged to face the outer surface of the antenna module, is coupled by being directly connected to the antenna module and arranged along the longitudinal direction of the antenna module, wherein a plurality of cooling air gaps are provided between the outer surface of the antenna module and the rrh.. .
Kmw Inc.


Fixing device and image forming apparatus


A fixing device includes a pressure applying unit that is provided facing a heating unit. The pressure applying unit includes an endless belt-shaped member that rotates by being driven by rotation of the heating unit, and a retainer that retains the endless belt-shaped member in a movable manner.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.


Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus


A developing device includes a developer bearer, an end seal, and an inlet seal. The end seal is disposed in contact with a circumferential surface of each end of the developer bearer in a longitudinal direction of the developer bearer.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


Charging device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus


A charging member includes a force receiving portion that receives a force in a direction in which the charging member is moved in a longitudinal direction of the charging member while rotating. The charging member is in contact with a brush member at a place different from the place of the force receiving portion.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Display panel


A translucent liquid crystal display panel (2) includes pixel pairs as display units each formed by a left-eye pixel (4l) and a right-eye pixel (4r) and arranged in a matrix shape. A through hole (4ld) arranged in a color layer (4lc) of a color filter has a slit shape whose longitudinal direction is identical to the orientation direction of a cylindrical lens (3a) constituting a lenticular lens (3).
Nlt Technologies, Ltd.


High-g shock testing machine


A shock testing machine including: a test platform upon which one or more objects to be tested are mounted; one or more rails upon which the test platform is movable in a longitudinal direction; and a braking station for retarding a relative motion between the test platform and the braking station, wherein the test platform and the braking station include at least one portion interfering with the relative motion of the test platform and the braking station such that relative movement of the test platform and the braking station past the at least one portion produces a shock lateral to the longitudinal direction.. .
Omnitek Partners Llc


Wind turbine rotor blade and a mounting a wind turbine rotor blade


A wind turbine rotor blade, including a first blade section, a second blade section and at least one pre-stressed tensioning element for connecting the first blade section and the second blade section with each other, wherein the rotor blade is split at an interface thereof in a longitudinal direction into the first blade section and the second blade section, wherein the first blade section is arranged closer to a root of the rotor blade than the second blade section, wherein a length of the at least one pre-stressed tensioning element is larger than half of a chord length of the rotor blade at the interface and wherein the at least one pre-stressed tensioning element extends deeper into the first blade section than into the second blade section, is provided.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Column end joint structure


In a column end joint structure for joining an end of a column made of flat wooden material having a rectangular cross-section to a joining member, splitting generation at the end of the column is controlled. An expansion of crack is controlled when splitting generated.
Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.


Slat roof


A slat roof (1) with several parallel slats (2) which are rotatable between an open position and a closed position, in which at least one slat (2) comprises a panel-shaped element (3) and comprises a profiled section (4, 5) which extends in the longitudinal direction of the panel-shaped element (3) and is attached thereto, which at least partly delimits a slat gutter along virtually the length of the slat (2) and which only extends above and optionally laterally from the panel-shaped element (3).. .
Renson Sunprotection-screens Nv


Blind especially for a storage compartment in a motor vehicle


A blind for closing a storage compartment in a central console of a motor vehicle is provided. The blind has rod-shaped guide elements which are slidably guided in lateral grooves.
Fischer Automotive Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg


Recording apparatus


A recording apparatus includes an apparatus main body portion that contains a recorder that performs recording on a recording medium, and a panel having a display unit that displays various information and being capable of opening and closing an upper portion of the apparatus main body portion by pivoting about a first pivot shaft. The panel has an outer perimeter that includes two short sides and two long sides.
Seiko Epson Corporation


Lightweight dome-shaped casket lid and manufacture


A novel technique for the fabrication of a casket dome lid from, for example, smooth-one-side (“s1s”) hardboard is disclosed. The invention is also directed to the fabrication of a casket lid which has a domed configuration both in the lateral and longitudinal directions of the lid.
Matthews Resources, Inc.


Balloon release mechanism for tavi implant


A delivery system for an implantable medical device having at least one retention member at an end thereof includes a shaft extending in a longitudinal direction. An elongated sheath surrounds the shaft.
St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.


Pocket tissue


A pocket tissue includes a stack of paper tissues each of which is folded at a plurality of fold portions and a film package that contains the stack, the pocket tissue allowing the paper tissues to be taken out from a dispense opening formed in an upper surface of the package. Each of the paper tissues includes a first fold portion located at a position that substantially bisects the paper tissue, a second fold portion extending in a longitudinal direction of the paper tissue folded at the first fold portion, and a third fold portion extending in a transverse direction of the paper tissue folded at the second fold portion.
Daio Paper Corporation


Shoe sole


An outsole includes: a plate-like base; a plurality of first cleats protruding in the downward direction from the base to form the tread surface, wherein the plurality of first cleats are arranged in the longitudinal direction and in the transverse direction; and a concave surface recessed in the downward direction on the upper surface of each of the first cleats, wherein: the lower surface of the midsole includes a convex surface formed by a surface of a convex portion protruding in the downward direction from a base of the midsole; the concave surface and the convex surface are in contact with, and attached to, each other; and a distance from the tread surface in each of the first cleats to a top of the convex surface is greater than a thickness of the base.. .
Asics Corporation


Footwear sole, more particularly sports footwear sole, and footwear provided with such a sole


A footwear sole, more particularly a sports footwear sole, is provided. The extension of the sole can be adjusted in a transverse direction.
Tecnica Group S.p.a.


Piezoelectric ceramic plate, plate-shaped substrate and electronic component


A piezoelectric ceramic plate which is slightly deformed by firing, includes a plate-shaped substrate, and an electronic component. The piezoelectric ceramic plate has a pair of main surfaces, a pair of opposing first side surfaces, and a pair of opposing second side surfaces.
Kyocera Corporation




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