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Magnetic resonance device for scanning an extremity of a patient

Automatic transmission

Automatic transmission

Date/App# patent app List of recent Mechanism-related patents
09/25/14
20140288739
 Electric vehicle axle mechanism patent thumbnailElectric vehicle axle mechanism
An electric vehicle axle mechanism comprising: at least one vehicle axle; a gear mechanism connected to the vehicle axle; an electric motor that comprises a rotor and that is connected to the gear mechanism for transmitting a torque to the at least one vehicle axle; a position sensing device for ascertaining a rotor position of the rotor; an electronic power unit that is connected to the electric motor for supplying electrical energy to the electric motor, wherein the electronic power unit furthermore comprises an evaluating device for evaluating the signals of the position sensing device and is connected to an evaluating device that is embodied as a separate device, wherein the position sensing device is integrated at least in part in the electronic power unit or the evaluating unit.. .
09/25/14
20140288409
 Magnetic resonance device for scanning an extremity of a patient patent thumbnailMagnetic resonance device for scanning an extremity of a patient
A magnetic resonance device for scanning an extremity of a patient, in particular a leg, comprising a housing and an extremity radiography unit containing an imaging region, into which the extremity can be introduced when patients situated outside the extremity radiography unit, in which case the extremity radiography unit is arranged along a horizontal transverse axis perpendicular to its longitudinal axis toward one side of the housing, in which case a magnet unit forming the extremity radiography unit is configured to be capable of pivoting around a horizontal pivot axis perpendicular to the longitudinal axis by means of a pivot mechanism at a certain angular interval located about a horizontal situation of the longitudinal axis is provided.. .
09/25/14
20140287867
 Automatic transmission patent thumbnailAutomatic transmission
An automatic transmission includes a thrust bearing a disposed between a third sun gear of a third planetary gear mechanism and a second sun gear of a second planetary gear mechanism. Accordingly, transmitting a thrust load acting on the second sun gear of the second planetary gear mechanism from the thrust bearing to an input shaft via the third sun gear of the third planetary gear mechanism can avoid, as much as possible, a case where the thrust load is transmitted from the third planetary gear mechanism to the input shaft via a fourth planetary gear mechanism, and reduce friction loss of multiple thrust bearings interposed among elements or the like of the third planetary gear mechanism and the fourth planetary gear mechanism..
09/25/14
20140287866
 Automatic transmission patent thumbnailAutomatic transmission
In an automatic transmission, a connection member which connects a carrier of a planetary gear mechanism pgsa to a clutch hub of a clutch is made to abut on the carrier of the planetary gear mechanism pgsa in an abutting portion, a thrust bearing t2 is disposed between the connection member and a clutch drum of the clutch, a thrust bearing t1 is disposed between a transmission case and the clutch drum of the clutch, and a clearance between the thrust bearing t1 and the clutch drum of the clutch is adjusted by using a shim. Accordingly, a thrust load inputted from a sun gear sb of a planetary gear mechanism pgsb can be transmitted to the transmission case without passing through a sun gear sa, which rotates at a high speed, of the planetary gear mechanism pgsa, and friction loss is reduced..
09/25/14
20140287864
 Pinion lubrication structure of planetary gear mechanism patent thumbnailPinion lubrication structure of planetary gear mechanism
A pinion lubrication structure of a planetary gear mechanism includes a hollow portion, an annular oil catcher, an oil gallery, and an aperture. The annular oil catcher is supported by a carrier to collect oil to flow into the hollow portion.
09/25/14
20140287863
 Drive apparatus for an electric automobile patent thumbnailDrive apparatus for an electric automobile
Construction capable of improving the convenience of an electric automobile is achieved by making the drive apparatus for an electric automobile in which a planetary-gear transmission 11 is assembled more compact and simple, and increasing the distance traveled per charge. The planetary-gear transmission 11 comprises a single-pinion first planetary-gear mechanism 12 and a double-pinion second planetary-gear mechanism 13, and reduces power from an electric motor 1a by a desired reduction ratio before transmitting that power to a driven-side rotating shaft 5a.
09/25/14
20140286663
 Image heating apparatus patent thumbnailImage heating apparatus
An image heating apparatus includes a rotatable heating member of magnetism-adjusted alloy configured to heat a toner image on a sheet; an excitation coil configured to generate a magnetic flux for electromagnetic induction heating of the rotatable heating member; a voltage source configured to supply an ac current to the excitation coil; a rotating mechanism configured to rotate the rotatable heating member at a first peripheral speed in an operation in a first image heating mode and configured to rotate the rotatable heating member at a second peripheral speed lower than the first peripheral speed in an operation in a second image heating mode; and a controller configured to control the voltage source in which a maximum current supplied to the excitation coil in the second image heating mode is smaller than a maximum current supplied to the excitation coil in the first image heating mode.. .
09/25/14
20140286618
 Low profile copper and fiber optic cassettes patent thumbnailLow profile copper and fiber optic cassettes
A multi-port or multi-outlet cassette that may be configured as a low profile, high-density cassette. Selected embodiments include a bezel member having a projection positioned between each adjacent pair of outlets to help reduce crosstalk.
09/25/14
20140286036
 Emitting light using multiple phosphors patent thumbnailEmitting light using multiple phosphors
A light emitting apparatus includes a light emitting device, fixedly situated at a first position, to emit light at a wavelength, a first phosphor, fixedly situated at a second position, to radiate light with a first spectral characteristic out of the light emitting apparatus in response to irradiation by the light at the wavelength, and a second phosphor, fixedly situated at a third position, to radiate light with a second spectral characteristic out of the light emitting apparatus in response to irradiation by the light at the wavelength. An optical coupling mechanism is included to optically couple the light emitting device to the first phosphor and to optically decouple the light emitting device from the second phosphor in a first operating mode, and optically couple the light emitting device to the second phosphor in a second operating mode..
09/25/14
20140285954
 Electronic device with latching bumper, latching bumper thereof, and stackable electronic device system patent thumbnailElectronic device with latching bumper, latching bumper thereof, and stackable electronic device system
A stackable electronic device with latching bumper includes a housing, an electrical connector, a latching mechanism having a linking module, a latching module and a button. The housing has a bottom board, a side board formed with a button hole, and a bumper disposed on the bottom board formed with a latching hole.
09/25/14
20140285294
Retractable dielectric waveguide
A rotatable coupler for dielectric wave guides is described. A first dielectric wave guide (dwg) has an interface surface at a one end of the dwg.
09/25/14
20140285293
Dielectric waveguide with rj45 connector
A communication cable includes a dielectric wave guide (dwg) that has a dielectric core member that has a first dielectric constant value and a cladding surrounding the dielectric core member that has a second dielectric constant value that is lower than the first dielectric constant. An rj45 compatible connector is attached to a mating end of the dwg.
09/25/14
20140284996
Idler assembly for a track roller frame
The present disclosure describes an idler assembly for a track roller frame. The idler assembly may provide travel with reduced vibrations in a track type machine.
09/25/14
20140284983
Vehicle seat operating device
A vehicle seat operating device includes: an input side member that performs an operation input; an output side member that is moved based on an operation of the input side member to operate a seat adjustment mechanism; and a speed change mechanism that changes a rate of change of a movement amount of the output side member with respect to an operation amount of the input side member according to an operation position of the input side member.. .
09/25/14
20140284979
Seat adjustment apparatus for vehicle
A seat adjustment apparatus for a vehicle includes a pair of seat adjustment mechanisms, a drive source positioned close to one of the pair of seat adjustment mechanisms and far from the other one of the pair of seat adjustment mechanisms, and a connecting member transmitting a drive power to the pair of seat adjustment mechanisms, wherein the connecting member includes a first portion transmitting the drive power to the one of the pair of seat adjustment mechanisms and having a first torsional rigidity, the connecting member includes a second portion transmitting the drive power to the other one of the pair of seat adjustment mechanisms and having a second torsional rigidity, and the first torsional rigidity differs from the second torsional rigidity.. .
09/25/14
20140284936
Universal power tool battery pack coupled to a portable internal combustion engine
A portable internal combustion engine and a charging device that generates ac power are supported on a manually movable frame. A coupling mechanism which can include a starter circuit and starting device, or a charging circuit and charging device, or both device couples a battery receptacle terminal block to the internal combustion engine.
09/25/14
20140284873
Paper-sheet stacking apparatus
According to one embodiment, a paper-sheet stacking apparatus includes a holding unit, a pushing mechanism, a backup, and a variable-force spring mechanism. The holding unit has a stacking base for holding a plurality of paper sheets in standing position and is configured to stack the paper sheets, one laid on another in a direction of a plane.
09/25/14
20140284247
Sleeve pack assembly with latching mechanism
A sleeve pack assembly with a latching mechanism that can be engaged by an operator's foot when in an upright position. The latching mechanism includes a front facing engagement panel.
09/25/14
20140284243
Semi-rigid protective case and methods of making the same
A protective case comprising a rigid or substantially rigid exterior which is preferably divided into a lid section and a base section pivotally joined together with one or more hinge mechanisms is disclosed. A divided first layer of material is preferably joined in continuous contact with the interior of the lid section and the interior of the base section so that no empty space or dead space exists between portions of the first layer of material contacting the lid section and portions of the first layer contacting the base section.
09/25/14
20140283932
Pneumatic tool driving assembly
A pneumatic tool driving assembly comprises: a valve housing defining first and second chambers and a valve opening; a valve mechanism including a valve actuator that extends into the valve housing, and a valve member that is disposed for closing the valve opening and that is actuated by the valve actuator to uncover the valve opening; and a trigger mechanism pivoted to an exterior of the valve housing so as to be pressible relative to the valve housing. The trigger mechanism includes a detachable wrench that is spaced apart from the valve housing, and a pivot joint that is pivoted to the valve housing and that brings the wrench to pivot relative to the valve housing..
09/25/14
20140283806
Narrow crossbow with large power stroke
One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for a crossbow may include a main beam; a compound bow assembly mounted to the main beam; and, a trigger mechanism mounted to the main beam for use in holding a bowstring in a cocked position. The crossbow may include wheels at opposite ends of the bow that operatively receive the bowstring.
09/25/14
20140283390
Device for maintaining dreadlocks
A device for maintaining a lock of hair such as a dreadlock is provided. The device comprises a housing encasing a motor activated by a controller.
09/18/14
20140282062
Techniques for efficient and granular composition of a user profile
Techniques are provided for customizing user settings for applications. Each user profile includes one or more packages that each includes user settings for one or more applications.
09/18/14
20140277509
Expandable vertebral body replacement and methods
An expandable vertebral body replacement is presented. The device has an inner and outer wall longitudinally moveable on one-another which locks in place using a ratchet mechanism.
09/18/14
20140277470
Expandable corpectomy device
The instant invention is a longitudinally adjustable corpectomy device which fits within the intervertebral distracted channel. A ratchet mechanism allows for an extendable member to adjust to a longer length to accommodate a distracted channel.
09/18/14
20140277405
Mitral valve spacer and system and method for implanting the same
A trans-femoral implant includes an anchor assembly and a balloon assembly configured to be separately delivered to an implant site within a heart. Once delivered, the anchor assembly and balloon assembly may be coupled to form an implant within the heart.
09/18/14
20140277214
Osteotomy opening jack
Adjustable opening jacks with designs that incorporate a novel locking hinge mechanism and adjustable separation arms to achieve broader scopes of application, bone plate specificity, and variable bone size capability during various osteotomy procedures. The locking hinge mechanism constrains the upper body from moving in either the vertical plane or anterior-posterior (ap) slope trajectory depending on the mode of application.
09/18/14
20140277210
Surgical device with ratchet mechanism for performing a surgical procedure and method
A device includes a first member extending along an axis and including an inner surface defining a cavity. The inner surface defines a locking element extending into the cavity.
09/18/14
20140277128
Ratcheting inserter device and suture anchor arrangement
A ratcheting inserter device for tensioning a knotless suture anchor includes an outer inserter shaft and an inner inserter shaft having a common longitudinal axis. A ratcheting mechanism provided between the inner inserter shaft and the outer inserter permits rotation of the inner inserter shaft in one direction relative to the outer inserter shaft.
09/18/14
20140277116
Delivery system for tissue opening closures
Among other things, methods and apparatus for inserting devices for closing tissue openings are disclosed. Examples may include a handle, sheath and/or sleeve for insertion into a patient and through or adjacent a tissue defect, fistula, or other tissue opening to be closed.
09/18/14
20140277044
Medical device with quick-release mechanism
A medical device including an elongate member having a proximal end, a distal end, and at least one lumen extending therebetween. The medical device may also include at least one proximal control member extending within the elongate member from the proximal end to the distal end of the elongate member, a coupling mechanism disposed adjacent a distal portion of the elongate member, and an end-effector removably coupled to the distal end of the elongate member, wherein the end-effector includes at least one distal control member extending proximally therefrom, and wherein the coupling mechanism is configured to removably couple the at least one distal control member to the at least one proximal control member..
09/18/14
20140276896
Instruments for use during spine surgery
Surgical instruments and devices including drivers, inserters, and reducers. The driver includes a ratcheting mechanism configured to provide uni-directional motion when engaged.
09/18/14
20140276738
Surgical instrument with multiple clamping mechanisms
A nested trigger assembly for a surgical instrument may generally comprise a first trigger and a second trigger, wherein the first trigger and the second trigger are movable together on a first stroke of the nested trigger assembly, wherein the second trigger is configured to be biased away from the first trigger after the first stroke and before a second stroke, and wherein the second trigger is configured to be moved toward to the first trigger during the second stroke. A surgical instrument may generally comprise a shaft comprising a proximal end and a distal end, a handle extending from the proximal end, wherein the handle comprises a gripping portion, and a nested trigger assembly extending from the handle.
09/18/14
20140276542
Medical device securement system
A catheter securement device holds a medical article such as a catheter in position upon the body of a patient and at least inhibits longitudinal movement of the medical article. The securement device includes a retainer and a clamp.
09/18/14
20140276302
Biased support for hinge joint
A support for an area of a body that includes a hinge joint includes a flexible, elastically stretchable framework comprising an integrally molded network of interconnected, elastomeric segments defining a plurality of permanent openings; a structural hinge mechanism affixed to a first side of the framework, and a secondary hinge mechanism affixed to a second side of the framework. The structural hinge mechanism is larger than the secondary hinge mechanism so as to bias the application of pressure towards one side of the hinge joint when the support is secured to the area of the body.
09/18/14
20140276083
Internal ultrasound assembly with port for fluid injection
There are disclosed embodiments of devices and methods for imaging the inside of a body part, particularly a blood vessel. In particular embodiments, a catheter has a tip chamber, within which is an ultrasound transducer mounted on a pivot mechanism, a motor for turning the transducer, and an implement for pivoting the transducer.
09/18/14
20140276076
Internal ultrasound assembly fluid seal
There are disclosed embodiments of devices and methods for imaging the inside of a body part, particularly a blood vessel. In particular embodiments, a catheter has a tip chamber, within which is an ultrasound transducer mounted on a pivot mechanism, a motor for turning the transducer, and an implement for pivoting the transducer.
09/18/14
20140275955
Surgical tool systems and method
Embodiments of the invention provide a guided surgical tool assembly with a guide tube including a sensor, a surgical instrument including a detectable feature moveable within the guide tube, and the sensor capable of detecting the detectable feature when the surgical instrument is inserted in the guide tube. Some embodiments include a sensor pad, a guide stop coupled to the surgical instrument, a plunger mechanism including a compressible spring mechanism coupled to the guide tube, and a wiper capable of being sensed by the sensor pad.
09/18/14
20140275803
Adjustable bite blocks
Embodiments of the present invention relate to an adjustable bite block for positioning within a person's mouth and maintaining the mouth in an open position. The adjustable bite block comprising at least one band of curved material comprising a first portion and a second portion.
09/18/14
20140274814
Removable fluidics structures for microarray, microplates, sensor arrays, and other removable media
A removable microfluidics structure comprising at least one actuated fluid delivery element, wherein the actuated fluid delivery element is a pump element of a valve element configured to control fluid delivery to or from a removable media detachably coupled with the removable microfluidics structure based on an actuation force. The actuation force is an external actuation force or an internal actuation force.
09/18/14
20140274579
Treadmills with adjustable decks and related methods
A treadmill may comprise a base and a deck comprising a treadbelt. A front of the deck may be rotatably coupled to the base, and the deck may be rotatable between an operating position and a storage position.
09/18/14
20140273728
Motorized and non-motorized interactive character
An illustrative interactive character is provided having a two section body with a first section and a second section rotatably attached at a pivot mechanism. The character may have the capability to move between a variety of positions.
09/18/14
20140273584
Connector with anti-decoupling mechanism
The connector assembly may include a ratcheting feature which prevents the coupling nut from turning due to vibration or shock. The coupling nut may include an engagement surface.
09/18/14
20140271412
Container latching systems for one-handed operation
The present application is directed to devices for a latching system. The latching system may comprise first and second interlocking latching mechanisms.
09/18/14
20140270901
Zip fasteners and binders
An apparatus and method for binding sheets of material, comprising two mating binding strips are placed on opposite sides of a stack of sheets of perforated material, such that retaining surfaces can hold the sheets of material together in a bound volume. The binding strips mate via retaining straps that lock using a zip or ratcheting mechanism in the fastening head.
09/18/14
20140270036
Crdm with separate scram latch engagment and locking
A control rod drive mechanism (crdm) configured to latch onto the lifting rod of a control rod assembly and including separate latch engagement and latch holding mechanisms. A crdm configured to latch onto the lifting rod of a control rod assembly and including a four-bar linkage closing the latch, wherein the four-bar linkage biases the latch closed under force of gravity..


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