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 System and  forming a sealed chamber patent thumbnailSystem and forming a sealed chamber
Chamber elements defining an internal chamber to be utilized during a substrate related stage selected from the group consisting of substrate manufacturing stage and substrate inspection stage, the chamber elements comprising: a first element having a first surface; a second element having a second surface about the periphery of the internal chamber; a third element connected to the second element; and a clamping mechanism that is connected to the second and third elements and is arranged to press the second element towards the first element; wherein a first area of the first surface and a second area of the second surface come into proximity with each other at a first interface; wherein the first surface is positioned above the second surface; wherein a gas groove and a vacuum groove are formed in the second area; wherein the second element comprises a gas conduit that is arranged to provide gas to the gas groove and a vacuum conduit that is arranged to provide vacuum to the vacuum groove; wherein a provision of the gas and the vacuum assists in a formation of a gas cushion between the first and second areas; wherein the chamber elements are operable to partially surround a first portion of a movement system and a substrate during the substrate related stage, the movement system is arranged to introduce a movement of the first element in relation to the second element and the third element, wherein the gas cushion maintains predefined conditions in the internal chamber during the movement.. .
Applied Materials Israel Ltd.


 Mounting apparatus patent thumbnailMounting apparatus
A method and apparatus for securing a banner without tying down the bottom of the banner. The apparatus comprises a clamping mechanism, a shaft, and a head.

 Lubricating structure for hybrid vehicle patent thumbnailLubricating structure for hybrid vehicle
A lubricating structure is for a hybrid vehicle that includes an engine, a first motor, and a second motor as driving force sources. The lubricating structure includes a planetary gear mechanism, a brake mechanism, an oil pump, and a first oil supply mechanism.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


 Multi-stage transmission patent thumbnailMulti-stage transmission
In an automatic transmission, an engagement oil chamber and a centrifugal oil pressure cancel chamber of a clutch corresponding to a third ring gear of a ravigneaux type planetary gear mechanism are defined by a drum member, a piston, and a cancel plate that rotate integrally with the third ring gear. An engagement oil chamber and a centrifugal oil pressure cancel chamber of a clutch corresponding to a third sun gear of the ravigneaux type planetary gear mechanism are defined by a shaft portion, a piston, and an oil-chamber defining member that rotate integrally with the third sun gear..
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.


 Apparatus for hanging or storing tools and equipment on an extension ladder patent thumbnailApparatus for hanging or storing tools and equipment on an extension ladder
An apparatus with: a handle, a bolt, a feature for attachment or storage of tools, two or more wedges, and an elastic belt that allow for hanging or storing tools and equipment on an extension ladder such that there is a maximal amount of surface contact and compression between an expanding clamp mechanism and the interior of a ladder rung. The apparatus can be configured in an almost infinite number of ways as desired by the user for length and features for attachment and it uses many off the shelf and easily obtainable components making repair and modification convenient for the user..

 Electric vehicle patent thumbnailElectric vehicle
An electric self-balancing vehicle including a top cover, a bottom cover, an inner cover, a rotating mechanism, two wheels, two hub motors, a plurality of sensors, a power supply, and a controller is described herein. The top cover includes a first top cover and a second top cover disposed symmetrically and rotatable relative to each other.
Hangzhou Chic Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd


 Continuous operable gas purification device in an ion mobility spectrometer patent thumbnailContinuous operable gas purification device in an ion mobility spectrometer
The present disclosure discloses a continuous operable gas purification device in an ion mobility spectrometer including a housing provided with a cylinder cavity; a dry gas supply unit; a rotating barrier arranged in a radial direction of the cylinder cavity to divide it into a baking cavity and a working cavity; and a rotating mechanism. The housing is provided with a dry gas inlet and a dry gas outlet, which are communicated with the baking cavity, and a sample gas inlet and a sample gas outlet, which are communicated with the working cavity.
Nuctech Company Limited


 Injection device with cammed ram assembly patent thumbnailInjection device with cammed ram assembly
An exemplary embodiment of injector includes a trigger mechanism, an energy source, and a user-operable firing-initiation member. The trigger member can include a trigger member having a retainer portion, and a ram assembly having a ram configured to pressurize a medicament container for expelling a medicament therefrom and a trigger engagement member configured to engage the retainer portion of the trigger member in a pre-firing condition.
Antares Pharma, Inc.


 Portable drug mixing and delivery device and associated methods patent thumbnailPortable drug mixing and delivery device and associated methods
A portable auto-injector configured to store a dry medication separately from a liquid component, wherein removal of a cap operates a first actuation mechanism which opens a valve and thus allows for the initiation of a mixing step prior to injection. An extendable needle guard is provided over the delivery assembly which prevents premature injection as well as inadvertent sticks or other cross contamination of a needle.
Windgap Medical, Llc


 Device for synchronized injection and aspiration patent thumbnailDevice for synchronized injection and aspiration
There is provided a device for automatic synchronized injection and aspiration of fluids comprising: a first linear actuator; a second linear actuator; a first coupling mechanism attached at a distal end portion of the first linear actuator, the first coupling mechanism arranged for detachable coupling to a first plunger of a first syringe; a second coupling mechanism attached at a distal end portion of the second linear actuator, the second coupling mechanism arranged for detachable coupling to a second plunger of a second syringe; and a synchronization mechanism mechanically coupled to the first and second linear actuators, the mechanism arranged so that insertion of the first plunger further into a first barrel of the first syringe is synchronized with extraction of the second plunger from a second barrel of the second syringe, thereby injection from the first syringe is synchronized with aspiration into the second syringe.. .
V.v.t. Med Ltd.


Sterilization indicator for a sterile container


A sterilization indicator for a sterile container includes a shape-memory element in the form of a compression spring, which, when a predetermined temperature is reached or exceeded, subjects an indicating unit to a defined axial compressive force. The indicating unit is biased by a restoring spring in the counter-direction of the shape-memory element by way of a restoring force which is smaller than the defined axial compressive force.
Aesculap Ag


Orthopaedic fixation devices, systems and methods


An implantable fixation device for rejoining opposed portions of a separated bone. The device including two corresponding plates that are configured to be aligned and coupled to a bone, such as a sternum, pre-resection of the bone or prior to cutting/separating the bone.
Jace Medical, Llc


Transverse link having spherical ball joint


A transverse link with a pair of opposing engagement members having a spherical ball. Bearing configured to fix a respective screw extender with respect to each other is provided.
Alphatec Spine, Inc.


Reciprocating mechanism for a fishing reel and a fishing reel


A level winding mechanism for a dual-hearing reel is equipped with a worm shaft including intersecting spiral grooves and an engagement pin, and a torque limiting mechanism. The engagement pin engages the spiral grooves.
Shimano Components (malaysia) Sdn/bhd


Fasteners for nuclear reactor systems


Various embodiments are directed towards a nuclear latch assembly. The assembly includes a latch housing and a latch mechanism.
Nuscale Power, Llc


Soft good dispensing device with rotary cutting blade, lift element, and clamping mechanism


A soft good dispensing device includes a loading zone, one or more rollers, and a cutting mechanism. The loading zone is configured to receive a soft good supply.
June Tailor, Inc.


Charging handle assembly


The charging handle assembly uses a magnetic latching mechanism to replace the spring loaded latch mechanism common on conventional m16/ar-15 style weapons. The magnetic latching mechanism consists of magnetically attracting plugs mounted to or within the upper receiver and the charging handle.

Controller for vehicle power transmission system


When there is a failure in a speed ratio control linear solenoid valve, or the like, a controller for a vehicle power transmission system establishes a state where torque is transmitted via a gear mechanism, and, in this state, determines whether the speed ratio control linear solenoid valve, or the like, has returned to a normal state by comparing a target speed ratio and actual speed ratio of a continuously variable transmission with each other. It is determined whether the speed ratio control linear solenoid valve, or the like, has returned to the normal state by changing the target speed ratio of the belt-type continuously variable transmission and then comparing the target speed ratio with the actual speed ratio.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Continuously variable transmission


The invention relates to a continuously variable transmission. The continuously variable transmission comprises an outer rotary part, an inner rotary part which is arranged in the outer rotary part such that the inner and/or the outer rotary part are rotatable relative to one another, several coupling mechanisms for coupling the inner and outer rotary part with one another, an adjustment device for eccentric adjustment of the inner and outer rotary part relative to one another, a pump for delivering a lubricant into the transmission along a shell surface of the inner rotary part, and sealing elements which are arranged on the inner rotary part in the coupling mechanisms, or nozzles for delivering a predetermined amount of lubricant to the particular coupling mechanism..
Ums Maschinenbau Gmbh


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Sensor device and disc brake comprising a sensor device


A sensor device for a disc brake has a sensor gearing which can be coupled to at least one encoder, wherein the sensor gearing is arranged in a housing as a planetary gear mechanism and has an input for a first variable, which can be detected by the sensor device and which is associated with wear of the disc brake, and has an input for a second variable, which can be detected by the sensor device and which is associated with an operating movement of the disc brake. The sensor device can be changed over from a first state for detecting the first variable, which is associated with wear of the disc brake, and the second variable, which is associated with an operating movement of the disc brake, to a second state for detecting only the first variable, which is associated with wear of the disc brake..
Knorr-bremse Systeme Fuer Nutzfahrzeuge Gmbh


Attic door rope apparatus


An attic door rope apparatus for retractably storing an attic door rope may comprise a reel rotatably coupled with a rotation mechanism, a stored-energy mechanism having a first end coupled with the reel and a second end coupled with the rotation mechanism, wherein the stored-energy mechanism is configured to impart a torque on the reel about a rotation axis of the reel. Another attic door rope apparatus for retractably storing an attic door rope may comprise a winding mechanism configured to rotate in an unwinding direction and a winding direction, a motor coupled with the winding mechanism configured to turn the winding mechanism in at least the unwinding direction, a sensor configured to detect a user command and send a command signal to the motor, and a power source in electrical communication with the motor and the sensor..
Dayco Holdings, Lp


Self-installing anchor


The self-installing anchor is configured for falling vertically through the water, embedding vertically into the soil, rotating and translating diagonally deeper through the soil in response to the anchor line load being transmitted to it, and achieving its maximum holding capacity with the anchor line acting normal to the fluke. In various implementations, a coupling mechanism at one end of the shank is engaged with a bearing surface at an entry end of the fluke to hold the shank close to the fluke while falling through the water and embedding vertically into the soil.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


Active docking mechanism for modular and reconfigurable robots


A robot has a track assembly having tracks configured to move the robot in a first direction and a wheel assembly having wheels configured to move the robot in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction. A toggling assembly switches between the track assembly and the wheel assembly.

Safety device for a mechanical motion device


A safety device for a mechanical motion device and a method for protecting a person or object in the vicinity of a mechanical motion device are described herein. The safety device may include: a shroud; a coupling mechanism; and a detection device.
The Procter & Gamble Company


Ratchet tools


Illustrative embodiments of ratchet tools are disclosed. In one embodiment, a ratchet tool may comprise a handle extending along a handle axis and housing a motor, a head coupled to the handle at a first end of the handle, the head supporting an ouput shaft configured to be driven by the motor to rotate about an output axis, the output axis being substantially perpendicular to the handle axis, a ratchet mechanism coupled between the handle and the output shaft, the ratchet mechanism configured to restrict rotation of the output shaft in a first direction and to allow rotation of the output shaft in a second direction opposite the first direction, and a direction control configured to switch the first direction associated with the ratchet mechanism between a clockwise and a counterclockwise direction, the direction control being coupled to the handle and spaced apart from the head along the handle axis..
Ingersoll-rand Company


Coupling mechanism, substrate polishing apparatus, determining position of rotational center of coupling mechanism, program of determining position of rotational center of coupling mechanism, determining maximum pressing load of rotating body, and program of determining maximum pressing load of rotating body


A coupling mechanism which enables a rotating body to follow an undulation of a polishing surface without generating flutter or vibration of the rotating body, and can finely control a load on the rotating body on a polishing surface in a load range which is smaller than the gravity of rotating body is disclosed. The coupling mechanism includes an upper spherical bearing and a lower spherical bearing disposed between a drive shaft and the rotating body.
Ebara Corporation


Needle assisted jet injection device having reduced trigger force


An exemplary embodiment of an injector includes a trigger mechanism, an energy source, and a user-operable firing-initiation member. The trigger mechanism can include a floating trigger member having a retaining portion, a ram assembly having a ram configured to pressurize a medicament container for expelling a medicament therefrom, the ram assembly further having a floating trigger engagement member configured to engage the retaining portion of the floating trigger member when the floating trigger member is in a pre-firing condition.
Antares Pharma, Inc.


Wheelchair push-bar accessory


A push-bar includes a cross-bar which has two ends and a longitudinal cross-bar axis from end to end, and a mounting member mounted on each end of the cross-bar and extending along a mounting member axis. Each mounting member defines an aperture for receiving therein and encircling a wheelchair handle and includes a clamp mechanism for engaging a wheelchair handle disposed in the aperture..
Greenmont Healthcare Products, Llc


Agricultural machine equipped with cam mechanism for gathering crop material


An agricultural machine with a mechanism involving rotating fingers for gathering crops towards an entry port, such as a rotating auger tube, has fingers mounted to be rotatable about a shaft that is itself movable inside the rotating tube, as the ends of the shaft are supported by a pair of cams. The ends of the shaft are movable along cam tracks which impose movement of the shaft along a pre-defined trajectory.
Cnh Industrial America Llc


Control rod/control rod drive mechanism couplings


A nuclear reactor includes a pressure vessel, and a control rod assembly including at least one movable control rod comprising a neutron absorbing material, a control rod drive mechanism (crdm) for controlling movement of the at least one control rod, and a coupling operatively connecting the at least one control rod and the crdm. The coupling includes a first portion comprising a first material having a first density at room temperature, and a second portion comprising a second material having a second density at room temperature that is greater than the first density.
Bwxt Nuclear Operations Group, Inc.


Swivel camera mount


A swivel camera mount is configured to attach a camera to a mount base which, in turn, may be secured to sport equipment, musical instruments, vehicles, and the like. The swivel camera mount includes an inner rotating component that couples to a camera or camera housing and allows a user to rotate a camera within a horizontal plane.
Gopro, Inc.


An integrated selfie device


A photo shooting support device or selfie device, includes a telescopic stick and a clamping device for holding and clamping a camera device. The clamping device includes a carrier and a stretchable clamping mechanism arranged above the carrier.
Winners' Sun Plastic & Electronic (shenzhen) Co. Ltd


Optical transceiver module having an early-disengage delatching mechanism


An optical transceiver module is provided with a delatching mechanism that allows module mounting density to be increased while also providing an ergonomic solution that allows the modules to be easily delatched and extracted from their cages. The delatching mechanism is configured to perform early disengagement of the module housing from the cage by delatching the module housing from the cage after the bail has been rotated to an angle that is less than 90°.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


Hinge mechanisms and foldable furniture


Embodiments generally relate to hinge mechanisms. Many of the hinge mechanism embodiments may be used in foldable furniture.
Flatzen, Inc.


Controlling incoming air for a multi-directional rotational motor in a single rotational direction


Mechanisms for reducing power output of a power tool by restricting airflow into the motor of the tool. The power regulator can be implemented in only one of the rotational directions, for example, the forward (or clockwise) direction, and can be independent of the forward/reverse mechanism to avoid a user becoming confused as to the source of tactile feedback.
Snap-on Incorporated


Axially separating drill bucket


There is provided an axially separating drill bucket for drilling large holes in the earth by which a drilling operator can perform the drilling operation with the axially separating drill bucket, incorporating a spring loaded latching mechanism and a hydraulic cylinder within a drill head casing, and remove the excavated material in one operation. The unit can be raised to the surface where the bucket portion is moved up or down from the drill head to empty the excavated material.

Movable closure system


Improvements to movable closure systems which aid installability and reliability of said systems can include wheels running along the top and bottom of individual slidable elements, the wheels oriented horizontally and disposed within a track configured for receiving the horizontal wheels. The horizontal wheels reduce the vertical profile of the track-engaging portions of the slidable elements, enabling more of the slidable element to be used for glass or other aesthetically-preferable transparent materials.
Expanse Llc


Appliance latch striker


A latch system provides a latch striker including a flexible arm that can navigate a hook on the latch striker through an aperture in a corresponding latch mechanism. The aperture provides a tortuous passageway through which a hook on the latch striker must pass to activate an internal switch allowing operation of the appliance..
Illinois Tool Works Inc.


Paint container handling system


A paint container handling system comprised of an ergonomic gripping handle formed with an upper slot for retaining the wire handle of a paint can and formed with a lower slot designed to couple the handle to the rim of a paint container. An optional strap provides an additional coupling mechanism..

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Machining apparatus


A machining apparatus is of an in-feed type configured to machine an outer peripheral surface of a rotating tapered roller, and includes a rotating mechanism having a lateral pair of rollers on which the tapered roller is mounted, the rotating mechanism rotating the pair of rollers, and a grinding stone that is brought into contact with the outer peripheral surface of the tapered roller mounted on the pair of rollers. Each roller of the pair of rollers is shaped like a truncated cone.
Jtekt Corporation


Brassiere system with removable shoulder straps


The invention involves a brassiere system with removable shoulder straps including a fastening mechanism at the apex of each cup. In exemplary embodiments of the present invention, the brassiere includes a coupling mechanism that facilitates removal of the straps at each apex as well as at the posterior of the brassiere's chest band.

Patch cord plug organizer


The present invention is directed to a cable organizer. The cable organizer has a base with a plurality of ports.
Panduit Corp.


Support structure for a control rod assembly of a nuclear reactor


A control rod guide frame comprises a self supporting stack of two or more columnar elements defining a central passage. The columnar elements may include mating features that mate at abutments between adjacent columnar elements of the stack.
Bwxt Nuclear Energy, Inc.


Multi-speed transmission


When a fourth sun gear is held stationary so as to be unrotatable, a ravigneaux type planetary gear mechanism transfers power, which has been transferred from an input shaft to a third carrier, to a third sun gear and a third ring gear with the speed of the power increased such that the rotational speed of the third sun gear is higher than the rotational speed of the third ring gear. A clutch, which corresponds to the third sun gear which rotates at a higher speed than that of the third ring gear, is disposed between the ravigneaux type planetary gear mechanism and a second planetary gear disposed in proximity to the ravigneaux type planetary gear mechanism with respect to a first planetary gear..
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.


System for pitch control


A system for electric pitch control primarily for wind turbine blades, has at least one first electric motor which is electrically coupled to a first electronic control device, which electronic control device controls the operation of the motor which drives a gear mechanism via a clutch that has a tooth wheel that drives a tooth ring which is mechanical fixed to the root of a wind turbine blade for performing pitch regulation. To improve the reliability of an electric pitch control system the system has at least one second motor which is electrically coupled to a second electronic control device which is coupled to the power grid and controls the operation of the second motor.
Mita-teknik A/s


Roller shade with a brake


The roller shade is wrapped around a shaft tube which has a supporting member through which the roller shade can be fastened to the wall or the like. The roller shade also includes a spring mechanism, with which the roller shade can be lowered upon tensioning of an un-wrap spring fitted around the shaft that rotates in a first direction at the lowering and be raised upon releasing of the un-wrap spring when the shaft rotates in the opposite direction.
Domicet Oy


Hidden hinge door use in residential and commercial buildings


A system and method that uses hidden hinges and mounts an article of furniture (such as a bookcase) or a door into a doorframe surrounding an opening in a wall or a building. The system and method comprise a vertical frame structure having a plurality of vertical segments that can be attached and detached to adjust the height of the vertical frame.
Margaret B. Reed


Telescopic boom extension device


A telescopic boom extension device includes a driving mechanism. The driving mechanism that drives b pins and a c pin includes a hydraulic supply part and a drive source generation part.
Tadano Ltd.


Double sided closure fastener


A double sided closure fastener has at least one closure on each of its end. The double sided closure fastener is configured to secure an object to a mounting surface, and to bundle multiple items.

Steering system


A steering system includes an outer jacket including a pair of clamped portions disposed on both sides of a slit, an inner jacket coated with an insulating coating layer all along an outer periphery of the inner jacket except for a predetermined area, an upper bracket that supports the clamped portions and that is fixed to a vehicle body, and a clamping mechanism including a clamping shaft that is supported in clamping shaft insertion holes in the clamped portions so as to be energized. The steering system further includes a conductive elastic member including a first portion engaged with one of a slit inside portion of the clamping shaft positioned in the slit and the predetermined area so as to be energized and a second portion that slide-contacts the other of the slit inside portion and the predetermined area..
Jtekt Corporation


Clamping device with removable handles


A clamping device has a clamp and a removable handle. A pair of clamping arms is on the clamp.
Delaware Capital Formation, Inc.


Bar clamp with workpiece stabilization


Provided is a clamp that includes a rail with a track region, a first clamping jaw that is to be maintained at a first clamping location along the rail while a plurality of edge-aligned objects are clamped together. A second clamping jaw is adjustable along the track region of the rail and is to be maintained at a second clamping location along the rail on an opposite side of the plurality of edge-aligned objects from the first clamping jaw.

Rotary table


A rotary table includes a clamping mechanism including a piston driven by operating fluid in a direction of either of clamping and unclamping a brake disc, and a biasing means fixed by a case and the piston to always bias the piston in a direction of either of clamping and unclamping the brake disc by a recovery force of elastic deformation.. .
Fanuc Corporation


Air cleaner housing


An air cleaner housing is provided with a first case including an opening, a second case capable of opening and closing the opening of the first case, a clamp mechanism including a clamp that holds the second case in a state closing the opening of the first case, a filter element arranged between the first case and the second case, and a first closing stopper and a second closing stopper configured to interfere with each other when the second case is displaced from a predetermined position relative to the first case thereby stopping the second case from closing the opening of the first case. The first closing stopper and the second closing stopper are included in the clamp mechanism..
Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha


Bone fusion device, apparatus and method


A bone fusion method, apparatus and device for insertion between bones that are to be fused together and/or in place of one or more of the bones, such as, for example, the vertebrae of a spinal column. The bone fusion device comprises one or more extendable plates having a central rib.
Neuropro Spinal Jaxx, Inc.


Extended articular surface resurfacing head


A modular humeral head resurfacing implant including a head, an anchoring stem, and a modular extended articulation flange. The head includes an exterior hemispherical articulating surface defining a terminating rim, an interior concave surface opposite to the exterior articulating surface, and a first coupling mechanism proximate to the terminating rim.
Biomet Manufacturing, Llc


Lock arrangement and detecting the presence and location of a device sending a radio signal


Lock arrangement and method for detecting the presence and location of a device sending a radio signal, which lock arrangement includes a lock case that can be fixed into a door, which lock case includes a locking latch and a latch mechanism. The lock arrangement further includes at least two antennas fitted into connection with the lock arrangement and a device for receiving radio signals connected to the antennas.
Rollock Oy


Apparatus to monitor chronologically the term of a pregnancy and to reconfigure itself to celebrate the date baby is due


A chronometer to monitor the passage of time prior to a projected date of birth of a baby and to recognize and celebrate the birth of the baby. The chronometer includes a generally hollow egg-shaped housing including a bottom, a top, a hinge mechanism, and a latching mechanism.

Gear motor including reduction mechanism


The present invention provides a reduction mechanism in which high torque output can be achieved, thinness and size and weight reduction can be achieved, and the number of teeth of a gear and reduction ratio can be freely set. In a gear motor that includes a reduction mechanism in which a planetary two-stage gear is arrayed between a sun gear of a planetary gear mechanism and an internal gear of a planetary gear mechanism, the reduction mechanism has at least a single planetary two-stage gear arrayed such as to be positioned between the sun gear and the internal gear and including a small gear or a large gear that meshes together with a large gear or a small gear of the planetary two-stage gear, and both end portions of the at least a single planetary two-stage gear are supported by ball bearings..
Nidec Copal Electronics Corporation


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Tailgate retrieval tool and storage compartment


An apparatus comprises a mounting bracket configured to mount to a surface of a body panel of a vehicle, adjacent to an opening in the body panel. A latch mechanism is coupled to the mounting bracket.

Ring binder mechanism


A ring binder mechanism that includes a housing, first and second hinge boards positioned in the housing that cooperate to define a slot having a closing edge and an opening edge. The hinge boards are pivotable between open and closed positions.
Chung Tin International, Inc.


Environment recognition device and robot


An environment recognition device (20) is provided with a first opening (20c1) through which a harness (20g) passes on a side surface of a frame (20c) below an environment recognition unit (20a). An upper base (10) below the frame (20c) is provided with a second opening (10b) through which the harness (20g) passes.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


Needle-less injector and fluid delivery


A needle-less injector device for delivering a dose of fluid intradermally, subcutaneously or intramuscularly to an animal or human. The device includes an inner housing having opposed ends.
Pharmajet, Inc.


Casket system including rollers and height adjustment mechanism


A casket system includes a casket container and a height adjustment mechanism. The casket container has a bottom, a head end panel, a foot end panel, and rollers supported by the bottom.
Vandor Corporation


Control interface assembly


An interface or throttle control assembly includes a housing and first and second wheel rotatably supported by the housing adjacent to each other. The assembly also includes a pair of tabs, each projecting from a corresponding one of the wheels.
Deere & Company


Device for fixing rock samples


A rock sample fixing device with a three-jaw chuck for cyclic tension and compression testing including: a lower clamp and an upper clamp; the lower clamp including a lower connector connected to a loading base at a bottom of a testing machine, a lower end cap for fixing samples, a lower chain connecting the lower connector and the lower end cap, a first central position-limit mechanism, a second central position-limit mechanism, and a first hydraulic mechanism; the upper clamp including an upper connector connected to a loading base at a top of the testing machine, an upper end cap for fixing samples, an upper chain connecting the upper connector and the upper end cap, a third central position-limit mechanism, a fourth central position-limit mechanism, and a second hydraulic mechanism.. .
Sichuan University


Device for fixing rock sample


A rock sample fixing device with position-limit spring components for cyclic tension and compression tests including: a lower clamp and an upper clamp; the lower clamp including a lower connector connected to a loading base at a bottom of a testing machine, a lower end cap for fixing samples, a lower chain connecting the lower connector and the lower end cap, a first central position-limit mechanism, a second central position-limit mechanism, and a first hydraulic mechanism; the upper clamp including an upper connector connected to a loading base at a top of the testing machine, an upper end cap for fixing samples, an upper chain connecting the upper connector and the upper end cap, a third central position-limit mechanism, a fourth central position-limit mechanism, and a second hydraulic mechanism.. .
Sichuan University


Device for fixing rock sample


A device for fixing a rock sample, the device including: a lower clamp and an upper clamp. The lower clamp includes: a lower connector connected to a bottom loading base, a lower end cap for fixing samples, a lower chain connecting the lower connector and the lower end cap, a first spiral spring, a first central position-limit mechanism, a second central position-limit mechanism, and a first hydraulic mechanism.
Sichuan University


Device for fixing rock samples


A device for fixing a rock sample, including: a lower clamp and an upper clamp; the lower clamp including a lower connector connected to a loading base at a bottom of a testing machine, a lower end cap for fixing samples, a lower chain connecting the lower connector and the lower end cap, a first spiral spring, a first central position-limit mechanism, a second central position-limit mechanism, and a first hydraulic mechanism; the upper clamp including an upper connector connected to a loading base at a top of the testing machine, an upper end cap for fixing samples, an upper chain connecting the upper connector and the upper end cap, a second spiral spring, a third central position-limit mechanism, a fourth central position-limit mechanism, and a second hydraulic mechanism.. .
Sichuan University


Clamp mechanism for clamping an optical shape sensing fiber


A clamp mechanism for fixation of an optical fiber (osf) with optical shape sensing properties arranged for optical shape sensing. A fixing element preferably with a circular cross section serves to engage with the optical fiber (osf), and together with an additional fixing arrangement with a straight longitudinal portion arranged for engaging with the associated optical fiber (osf), a fixation of a section of the optical fiber (osf) is provided with the optical fiber (osf) in a straight position.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


Power transmitting hybrid vehicle


In a power transmitting apparatus for a hybrid vehicle, including a power split mechanism that splits or combines dynamic power and transmits the power between an engine and a drive shaft, and a transmission gear mechanism that changes a rotational speed of the engine through engagement and release of a clutch and a brake using hydraulic actuators, the transmission gear mechanism is formed as a transmission gear unit covered with a front cover and a rotary machine cover, and the transmission gear unit is mounted to a housing in which the power split mechanism and a motor-generator are disposed, while oil passages for shift control used for supplying hydraulic pressure to the hydraulic actuators are formed in the front cover or the rotary machine cover.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Planetary gear mechanishm and power transmission member thereof


A power transmission member is disclosed. The power transmission member allows a planetary gear mechanism to be reduced in volume while sufficient strength is guaranteed.

An electrical vehicle latch


An electrical latch assembly for a vehicle door is provided. The assembly includes an electrical housing having a fluid-tight open interior and an opening.
Magna Closures S.p.a.


System to accelerate and decelerate aircraft for take-off and landing


A system for controlling movement of an aircraft includes a platform for supporting an aircraft. A clamp mechanism coupled to the platform to releasably couple the aircraft to the platform.
The Boeing Company


Dual-function seat actuator


Systems and methods are disclosed herein for an aircraft seat with a dual-function linear actuator. The linear actuator may activate a first adjustable feature by moving in a first direction, and the linear actuator may activate a second adjustable feature by moving in a second direction.
Ami Industries, Inc.


Variable opening overhead stowage bins and related methods


An improved overhead storage system for use in an aircraft may include a variable opening overhead storage bin that is configured to automatically open to an initial open position when a latch mechanism is released and to open further to a second open position when a force is applied to the bin. Such improved overhead storage systems and variable opening overhead storage bins may improve article retention of articles or loads stored within the storage bins during flight.
The Boeing Company


Vehicle body manufacturing apparatus


A vehicle body manufacturing apparatus includes upper jig frames having frame members that are paired with each other and are insertable into the inside of the vehicle body through respective left and right openings of the vehicle body, a coupling mechanism that freely couples and decouples the ends of the paired frame members, and a clamp mechanism that is supported on the upper jig frame and positions the vehicle body from the inside of the vehicle body.. .
Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


Interchangeable fabrication head assembly


The present disclosure provides an interchangeable head for a fabrication system. The interchangeable head includes a fabrication module, a sheath for receiving and encasing the fabrication module a control system for controlling the fabrication module during fabrication of an object, and a coupling mechanism for securely attaching and detaching the interchangeable head to a carriage mounted to the fabrication system..
Voltera Inc.


Storage electric sealer


A storage electric sealer comprises a casing, a sealing module, a spring switch, a support cover, a press bar, and a sliding plate. The casing and the sealing module are arranged on the casing.
Welcome Co., Ltd.


Mower reel grinding system using predetermined bracket positions


A mower reel grinding apparatus including at least one bracket moveable in a horizontal plane along a positioning axis to any one of a number of predetermined positions and configured to releasably secure to a pivot mechanism of a plurality of types of mower units, the pivot mechanism having a pivot axis, each type of mower unit including a cutting reel positioned at a known location relative to the pivot axis, and each of the predetermined positions corresponding to at least one type of mower unit of the plurality of types of mower units, wherein the at least one bracket is moved to the predetermined position corresponding to the type of mower unit secured thereto such that the cutting reel is positioned at a desired grinding position along the positioning axis when the pivot axis is secured to the bracket.. .
Foley-belsaw


Machine tool


A machine tool includes: a lower tool rest on which a plurality of tools are mounted; a motor provided at the lower tool rest, for rotating a rotating tool when the rotating tool is mounted on the lower tool rest; and a tool holder attached to the lower tool rest, for detachably holding the tool. The tool holder has a clamping mechanism portion operating between a clamping state of clamping the tool and an unclamping state of unclamping the tool, as a result of transmission of motive power generated at the motor.
Alpstool Co., Ltd.


Punch assembly with replaceable punch tip


A punch system or assembly includes a punch body and a punch tip or insert with a working end and a stem configured for selective engagement and disengagement within a cavity in the punch body. A latch mechanism which can be operated without tools is configured to engage the punch tip stem within the axial cavity in a closed position, and to disengage the punch tip from the punch body in an open position..
Mate Precision Tooling, Inc.


Stirred cell and using same


Fluid containment pressure vessel that eliminates the outer support housing present in certain conventional vessels, and provides an improved cap-to-body interface. In certain embodiments, the cap is threaded and configured to threadingly engage with the body of the pressure vessel, and has sufficient structural integrity to withstand the pressures in the device without the need for a support housing.
Emd Millipore Corporation


Neurally triggered support ventilation during hfo ventilation


A ventilation system for providing patient-triggered support ventilation to a spontaneously breathing patient during ongoing hfv ventilation has a pneumatic unit for delivery of breathing gas to the patient in response to an effort to breathe by the patient, a control computer for controlling the delivery of breathing gas by said pneumatic unit, and an oscillator for superimposing high frequency oscillation onto the breathing gas. The system further includes a bioelectric sensor that measures a bioelectric signal indicative of the patient's efforts to breathe, and the control computer is configured to control the delivery of breathing gas in response to the patient's effort to breathe, based on this bioelectric signal.
Maquet Critical Care Ab


Wheelchair push-bar accessory


A push-bar includes a cross-bar which has two ends and a longitudinal cross-bar axis from end to end, and a mounting member mounted on each end of the cross-bar and extending along a mounting member axis. Each mounting member defines an aperture for receiving therein and encircling a wheelchair handle and includes a clamp mechanism for engaging a wheelchair handle disposed in the aperture..
Greenmont Healthcare Products, Llc


Apparatus and treating spinous processes


An interspinous process device includes a first plate, a second plate, and a transverse member between the first plate and the second plate, wherein the second plate is adjustably coupled to the transverse member. A post is coupled to the transverse member and a spring mechanism is disposed between the post and the first plate.
Spinal Elements, Inc.


Trigger mechanism


An automatic location identifier (ali) trigger mechanism can include a data tap configured to detect an ali location request for an emergency services call. The data tap can also be configured to output a trigger signal in response to detecting the ali location request.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.


Switching device having an switching on suddenly


A switching device and apparatus for switching on suddenly has an actuating mechanism element operatively connected to a latching mechanism by a transmission mechanism, the latching mechanism operates a switching lever through a further transmission mechanism. A contact assembly has a fixed switching piece facing a moveable switching piece that is guided in a contact slide.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Hinge mechanism and portable electronic device


A hinge mechanism includes first torsion shafts, a first torsion sleeve, second torsion shafts, a second torsion sleeve, a first fixing assembly, a second fixing assembly and a third fixing assembly. The first torsion sleeve is sleeved on the first torsion shafts to link the first torsion shafts.
Acer Incorporated


Projection-type image display device


A optical system including a projection lens system 102 for emitting light image to be enlarging-projected is accommodated inside a frame 1 configured with a lower case 2 and an upper case 3, a reflecting mirror 32 which enlarging-projects the image light emitted from the optical system toward a screen s or a top surface of a table t as a display plane is openably attached to a portion of the upper case of the frame, the device can be installed by a bottom surface of the lower case or one side surface thereof, a stand leg 5 is accommodated integrally with the case and extractably in the one side surface of the lower case, and the stand leg has a form (an inclination angle, a ratchet mechanism, a locking mechanism, and the like) satisfying an installation condition for vertically erected arrangement in the extracted state.. .
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.


Failure detection mechanism for electric actuator, and electric actuator having the same


A failure detection mechanism for an electric actuator and/or an electric actuator includes: a first gear mechanism connected to a first motor; a second gear mechanism connected to a second motor; an output section capable of rotating at a speed produced by adding together a rotation speed based on the first gear mechanism and a rotation speed based on the second gear mechanism; a first sensor configured to sense a value of electric current driving the first motor or a value associated with the value of the electric current; a second sensor configured to sense a value of electric current driving the second motor or a value associated with the value of the electric current; and a comparison unit configured to determine a failure based on a result of comparison between a first sensing value from the first sensor and a second sensing value from the second sensor.. .
Nabtesco Corporation


Electric actuator and gear mechanism


In an electric actuator, a reduced output from a first motor is transmitted to an output section through a rotational member supported by a bearing and through an internal gear, and an output from a second motor is transmitted to the output section through a planetary gear mechanism that includes a sun gear, a planetary gear, and the internal gear.. .
Nabtesco Corporation


Actuator for electric park brake system and self-locking mechanism thereof


An actuator for an electric parking brake system includes a motor, an output member, and a speed reduction device. The speed reduction device includes a transmission mechanism and a self-locking mechanism.
Johnson Electric S.a.


Frame with a sliding mechanism


A window frame comprising a plurality of elongate frame members defining a frame opening for receiving a window for closing the frame opening. At least one of the elongate frame members having a longitudinally extending recess; and a slide mechanism received within the recess, wherein the slide mechanism comprises a first track fixed within the recess and a second track movable within and along the recess and coupled to the first track via a rotary coupling member such that movement of second track along the recess causes the rotary coupling member to rotate, wherein the second track is arranged to be coupled to the window when the window is received within the frame opening to enable the window to slide relative to the frame..

Telescopic boom extension device


A telescopic boom extension device includes a cylinder-boom coupling mechanism, an inter-boom fixing mechanism, and a driving mechanism that drives the foregoing two. The driving mechanism has a hydraulic supply part and a drive source generation part.
Tadano Ltd.


Waste containment receptacle


A waste receptacle for collecting waste with a carrier that allows for easy transport. The receptacle uses a closing system to manage odor, and an actuator system to open and close the closing system.
1908 Brands, Inc.


Tendon sleeve for high-altitude balloon and system for making the same


A system for forming a tendon sleeve on an atmospheric balloon is described herein, the system comprising a coupling assembly including a seam coupling mechanism that forms a seam joint between a first gore panel and a second gore panel, the seam joint is spaced from respective first and second lateral edges of the first and second gore panels to form first and second edge flanges, and an edge coupling mechanism that forms an edge joint between the first and second edge flanges and closes a tendon sleeve, the edge joint spaced from the seam joint, the tendon sleeve includes a tendon sleeve passage between the seam joint and the edge joint and between the first and second edge flanges. The system also includes a tendon positioning mechanism that positions a tendon within the tendon sleeve passage.

Cantilevered rear stay and suspension for a shaft driven bicycle


A bicycle having a drive-shaft connecting a crank to an internal hub gearbox on a rear wheel. The bicycle having a suspension system and a cantilevered rear stay that connects the rear wheel to the frame and maintains the hub in a relative radial distance from the crank to maintain contact of the drive-shaft with the crank and gearbox.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Passenger seat having a backrest for a straddle-seat vehicle


A vehicle straddle seat has a base extending generally in a first direction from a first edge. A backrest, formed integrally with the base, is spaced from the first edge and extends away from the base in a second direction generally perpendicular to the first direction.
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.


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Steering column clamp mechanism


A clamping mechanism for a steering column assembly includes an outboard cam configured to rotate about an axis between a first position and a second position, an inboard cam having a travel limiter portion configured to limit rotation of the outboard cam about the axis between the first position and the second position, and an intermediate stop disposed along a portion of the travel limiter portion. At least a portion of the outboard cam is shifted to a position adjacent the intermediate stop during an impact event of the steering column assembly, the intermediate stop preventing movement of the outboard cam from the first position to the second position..
Steering Solutions Ip Holding Corporation


Multi-position rear-facing child seat


A multi-position child safety seat having a base and a separable seat shell supported by the base wherein the base comprises a movable block that alters the angle of the seat shell dependent upon the position of the block and provides for at least two usable positions of the seat shell. The seat shell includes a latching mechanism for securing the seat shell to the base which is operable in any of the at least two positions.
Artsana Usa, Inc.


Powered cutting tool


A cutting tool includes a housing and a pair of cutting blades at least partially extending from the housing. At least a first of the cutting blades is movable.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation






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