|| List of recent Mechanism-related patents
| Trans-aortic delivery system with containment capsule centering device|
Heart valve delivery systems and methods of delivering and implanting heart valves using delivery catheters are disclosed. The delivery systems can include a handle assembly which can include a first control mechanism, a second control mechanism, and a decoupling mechanism.
| Blood bag systems for separation of whole blood and methods of use thereof|
The present disclosure relates generally to systems for processing a unit of whole blood into its components while the unit is still in the centrifuge. The system comprises a container holding whole blood and one or more satellite bags or containers that are installed into a holder, which is then inserted into a bucket of the centrifuge.
| Toy vehicle with rollover stunt movements|
An illustrative toy vehicle is provided having a two-section chassis and a pivot mechanism rotatably attaching the two sections. The vehicle has the ability to move in multiple orientations and execute movements including a side rollover movement where the pivot mechanism assists in directing the vehicle to roll over from a first orientation to a second orientation about a central axis.
| Device for transferring vehicle wheels|
In a device for transferring vehicle wheels, an individual vehicle wheel can be gripped by a gripping module having at least one gripping unit which is supported by a frame structure and includes multiple pressing elements that can be pressed against one or more mating surfaces of an individual vehicle wheel. A first gripping module and a second gripping module are mounted on a common rigid support structure which can be rotated about a main axis of rotation by a rotating mechanism.
| Holder assembly for a cutting tool insert and a cutting tool|
A holder assembly for a cutting tool insert for machining operations. The holder assembly has first and second spaced apart clamping members, each having respective inner seating surfaces facing one another and defining an intermediate gap to receive the cutting tool.
| Electronic device|
An electronic device 100 includes: a hinge mechanism 120 configured to rotate, on a portion in which a first casing 101 is connected to a second casing 102, the second casing 102 to allow the electronic device 100 to switch from a closed position through an opened position to an inverted position; and exterior components 123 and 124 each configured to rotate with the second casing 102 when switching between the opened position and the inverted position is performed, and to switch between a state where the exterior component projects from the back surface of the first casing 101 to be a leg for the electronic device 100 in the opened position, and a state where the exterior component projects from the top surface of the first casing 101 to be a leg for the electronic device 100 in the inverted position.. .
| Electronic device|
An electronic device 100 includes: a hinge mechanism 120 configured to rotate, on a connection portion in which a first casing 101 is connected to a second casing 102, the second casing 102 to switch the electronic device 100 from a closed position through an opened position to an inverted position, and configured to rotate according to the second casing 102 being rotated when switching between the opened position and the inverted position is performed; and a leg component 140 configured to switch, by rotating with the hinge mechanism 120 when switching between the opened position and the inverted position is performed, between a state where the leg component 140 projects from the back surface of the first casing 101 in the opened position, and a state where the leg component 140 projects from the top surface of the first casing 101 in the inverted position.. .
| Rotating mechanism and electronic device with same|
An exemplary rotating mechanism for rotating a second body relative to a first body is provided. The first body includes a pair of sidewalls, and the second body includes a pair of connecting arms.
| Dual pawl latch mechanism for a dual door assembly|
A latch mechanism used in conjunction with a dual door access system, wherein the dual door access system is actuated between a latched position and an open position by the latch mechanism using a dual pawl design which is configured such that each door in the dual door access system has its own dedicated latch pawl within the latch mechanism for retaining the doors in the latched position.. .
| Wireless fluid shut-off valve|
A low-cost safety valve for gas lines and similar supply lines that can be remotely activated via a secure wireless link employing a low leakage sealing mechanism that is compatible with low energy actuators to for extended battery life. A miniaturized controller and wireless electronics assembly provides the control mechanism for actuating the valve, as well as reporting data regarding the valve status to wireless interrogators or external networks via an ad hoc wireless network.
| Iv organizer and locking device|
A device according to various embodiments can include a durable iv organizer and cover locking device for identifying, aligning and securing multiple iv lines, catheters or fluid-like lines therein to prevent damage, deformation and entanglement thereto. Some embodiments can include a cover provided with a plurality of recessed channels on an under surface.
| Safety for a trigger mechanism of an air gun|
An air gun includes a gun body; a stock extending rearward from the gun body; a trigger extending downward from the gun body; a gas cartridge containing pressurized gas disposed in the stock; a magazine releasably secured to the gun body; an actuator including a spring biased sliding bar including an external handle, a protrusion projecting downward from the sliding bar, a spring biased sliding rod disposed under the sliding bar, and a sliding block engaging the sliding rod and including a protuberance facing the gas cartridge; and a safety mechanism disposed adjacent to a trigger and including a safety lever, a cam disposed at one end of the safety lever and being co-rotatable with the safety lever, the cam having an annular shoulder, a spring biased rod aligned with the safety lever and spaced from the cam in an inoperative position.. .
| Substrate processing apparatus|
A substrate processing apparatus includes a chamber, a substrate holding part, a substrate rotating mechanism, a liquid receiving part, and an upper nozzle. The chamber includes a chamber body and a chamber cover, and the chamber cover is moved up and down.
| Rifle charging handle|
An ambidextrously operated charging handle for use with the m16 family of firearms is provided. The charging handle provides a latch mechanism consisting of two extended handles which are in operational communication with each other.
| Roller clutch reversing mechanism|
This application relates generally to a reversible force or torque transfer device. This device may be used in many different applications.
| Animal traps and trigger mechanisms|
An animal trap may include a source of compressed gas; a trigger mechanism configured to be actuated by an animal, and a kill mechanism powered by compressed gas. The trap may include two or more trigger valves connected in series.
| Spring assembly for latch mechanism|
A spring assembly for a latch mechanism includes a spring, a first support, and a second support. The spring includes a first end, a second end, and a plurality of coils extending therebetween.
|Fluid handling device having a spring mechanism|
A fluid handling device includes a receiving container with a piston arranged therein in a displaceable manner, such that the volume of a fluid receiving reservoir may be changed by a displacement of the piston. In addition, the fluid handling device includes an actuation mechanism configured to displace a carrier bearing upon actuation of the former.
|Retention mechanism having improved fatigue strength|
A retention latch mechanism having a retention spring of a first connector engageable with a retention feature of a second connector. The retention spring may include a spring arm having a distal, curved retaining portion that is resiliently received within the retention feature and a reinforced portion that is proximal of the distal retaining portion.
|Fiber optic connector|
A fiber optic connector arranged to be releaseably connected to a fiber optic adaptor. The fiber optic connector includes a body configured to receive and terminate two optical fibers, and a latch mechanism provided on the body.
An electronic device 100 includes: a first casing 101; a second casing 102; a hinge mechanism 120 having an opening and closing axial-component 126 and an inverting axial-component 128; and a support assisting section 150. The support assisting section 150 includes: an axial-component 141 on an extended line of the opening and closing axial-component 126 in a normally opened position; and an axial-component receiving section 151 that supports the axial-component 141 on a wall surface of a recess 156 in the normally opened position.
|Control network for led-based lighting system in a transit vehicle|
A transit vehicle lighting system has a plurality of led-based lighting fixtures for providing interior illumination. A control network comprises a plurality of slave nodes for controlling the led-based lighting fixtures, and a master node for controlling the slave nodes.
|Tonneau cover latching mechanism|
A tonneau cover latching mechanism is described. The tonneau cover latching mechanism provides for the tonneau cover to be slammed or closed shut in a single motion and engage at two points on the pick-up truck to secure the tonneau cover in a closed position.
A clamping mechanism includes a mounting member, three sealing assemblies, three clamping assemblies, and six adjusting valves. The mounting member defines a receiving hole axially and three mounting holes radially, the three mounting holes communicate with the receiving hole.
|Card information protection device and finance service equipment having the same|
A card information protection device and a finance service equipment having the same are provided. The card information protection device is arranged between a transverse card inlet and a longitudinal magnetic card information reader, and comprises a magnetic card transverse admission port.
A liquid dispenser (100) having a chamber (102) configured to contain a liquid, the chamber (102) having a dispensing aperture (106), a liquid dispensing member (104) comprising a dispensing shaft (104a, 104b) disposed through the dispensing aperture (106), and a releasable latching mechanism, wherein the liquid dispensing member (104) is configured to move between a retracted position and an extended position in each of which the dispensing member (104) and the dispensing aperture (106) form a liquid-tight seal, the dispensing shaft (104a, 104b) is disposed through the dispensing aperture (106) in both the retracted position and the extended position, the liquid dispensing member (104) is configured to dispense a portion of liquid onto a liquid transfer portion (104b) of the dispensing shaft when the dispensing member (104) is extended towards the extended position and the liquid transfer portion is moved from inside the chamber (102) to outside the chamber (102), and the latching mechanism is configured to bias the dispensing member (104) into the retracted position when the dispensing member (104) is extended by less than a first threshold extension, and is further configured to retain the dispensing member (104) in an extended position when the dispensing member (104) is extended by more than a second threshold extension. .
|Switchgear and operation mechanism for the same|
The circuit opening operation section of an embodiment of switchgear operation mechanism comprises: a circuit opening electromagnetic solenoid having a fitting structure that is provided with a step; and a solenoid spacer for adjusting the distance between a circuit opening trigger mechanism and the circuit opening electromagnetic solenoid. The circuit opening solenoid has: a solenoid housing fixed in position by way of the solenoid spacer; a plunger; and a stopper fitted to the solenoid housing so as to limit the sliding motion of the plunger in the plunger returning direction when the coil is not supplied with electric power.
|Wheel disconnect system|
An integrated wheel disconnect system is provided, including, a mechanically actuated engagement interlock selector assembly. The engagement interlock selector assembly including a housing, an interlock mechanism disposed in the housing, a spring disposed in the housing, and an actuator assembly, arranged to displace the interlock mechanism towards or away from the spring.
|All in one towing solution|
An all in one towing solution provides its own drive train. The drive train of the trailer is matched to an ecu and engine of a lead vehicle which communicate to ensure that the drive axle of both the lead vehicle and the trailer rotate at the same speed.
|Handle actuated length-adjustable cane|
A length adjustable cane for assisting a user with mobility on surfaces having different heights includes a cylindrical outer tube and a cylindrical core member configured to be received in the outer tube and telescopically movable between retracted and extended configurations relative thereto. A handle is connected to an upper end of the core member.
|Variable gear ratio ratchet|
This invention relates to a fastener driving device including a variable ratio gear mechanism that enables the ratio of the rotation of the handle to the rotation of a driving bit extending from the handle to be varied to allow the bit to rotate at different speeds from the handle. The device includes a gear mechanism disposed within a housing for the device that includes a locking member.
|Blood sampling devices|
A blood sampling device includes a housing and a lancet supporting a lancet needle or tip, the lancet and needle being urged or urgeable in a pricking direction. A trigger mechanism is moveable to a fire position for releasing the lancet to travel in the pricking direction.
|Locking element for locking of a panel cover on a module rail|
A locking element for locking of a panel cover on a module rail includes a bearing block with a flat mounting surface and threaded holes for mounting on the inside of the panel cover and a slide lock, which is mounted to move on the bearing block and has a locking tab. A sliding mechanism moves the slide lock from a locked position, in which the locking tab engages beneath the module rail, to a release position and vice versa.
A clamping mechanism includes a mounting plate, a driving assembly, and a clamping assembly. The mounting plate defines four through grooves.
|Marking paint applicator for portable locator|
A marking paint applicator for a portable electronic locator that locates buried cables and pipes via electromagnetic emissions is disclosed. The marking paint application may include an elongated support structure and a manually moveable trigger mechanism mounted adjacent an upper end of the support structure, along with a bracket assembly, a trigger mechanism, a receptacle for holding paint, and an actuating mechanism for selectively controlling release of the paint in response to operator actuation of the trigger mechanism..
|Gear mechanism for motor vehicles|
A gear mechanism for motor vehicles includes a double clutch gear mechanism with two part gear mechanisms and a double clutch which transmits torque from the engine optionally to one of the two part gear mechanisms, with a central disk connected to a drive disk, two outer pressure application plates which are also connected to the drive disk and are moveable in the axial direction relative to the central disk, and friction disks arranged between the central disk and the pressure application plates, wherein the friction disks consist of two support carrier disks arranged parallel to each other and moveably in relation to each other, between which leaf-like spring segments are provided. To eliminate vibration problems which can occur on start-up from standstill, on load-change processes and during the gear change, the leaf-like spring segments have different spring characteristic curves with which a multistage spring characteristic is achieved..
|Apparatus for supporting a wheel of a vehicle|
A first apparatus for supporting a wheel of a vehicle includes a support structure and a support movably mounted on the support structure. At least one locating member and clamping mechanism are mounted to the support structure and the support.
|Drive control apparatus for hybrid vehicle|
A drive control apparatus for a hybrid vehicle includes first and second motor-generator, a differential gear mechanism, an accelerator position detecting unit, a vehicular speed detecting unit, a battery state-of-charge detecting unit, a target drive power setting unit, a target charging/discharging power setting unit, a target engine power calculation unit, a target engine operating point setting unit, a motor torque command value operation unit. The drive control apparatus performs a feedback correction on calculated torque command values for a plurality of motor-generators.
|Transmission ratio variable device|
A second shaft is configured by a shaft portion extending outside a housing in which a nutation gear mechanism is housed, a housing portion, and a cylindrical portion. A communicating hole, through which an outside and an inside of the housing portion communicate with each other, is formed in the shaft portion.
|Battery systems for person support apparatus|
A system for removably mounting at least one battery on a person support apparatus is disclosed. Various latching mechanisms and locations for mounting are disclosed.
|Biasing assembly for a latching mechanism|
An example embodiment includes a communication module. The communication module includes a shell, a printed circuit board assembly (“pcba”) at least partially positioned within the shell, an optical transmitter electrically coupled to the pcba, an optical receiver electrically coupled to the pcba, and a biasing assembly.
A clamping device includes a driving mechanism and a pair of clamping mechanisms. Each clamping mechanism includes a clipping member, an installing plate, a positioning member, a resisting plate, and an elastic member.
A culinary device that includes a planar first member that forms a throughhole and a planar second member. A multi-position coupling mechanism couples the planar first member with respect to the planar second member, and allows the planar second member to be moved from a first position with respect to the planar first member to a second position with respect to the planar first member..
|Display system with a flexible display|
A display system includes a continuous flexible display, and two main display supports, hingeable with respect to each other and each structurally configured to support a respective portion of the flexible display. The two main display supports are rotatable in opposite directions connected to each other by a respective hinge of a hinge mechanism.
|Removable payload containment systems for platforms, installation methods thereof, and payload integration kits for existing platforms|
Embodiments of the invention are directed to removable payload containment systems for platforms, installation methods thereof and payload integration kits for platforms. The removable payload containment system may include: a housing having internal space for components, the housing including at least one connector configured to couple with at least one corresponding connector of the platform when the system is installed in or on the platform; and a latch mechanism that couples to a member of the platform and is configured to maintain the system into substantially non-moving engagement with the platform when engaged therewith, and permit removal of the system from the platform when released.
|Recording apparatus and one-way compound gear mechanism|
A recording apparatus includes a feeding roller and a power transmission mechanism for transmitting a driving force to the feeding roller. The power transmission mechanism includes a one-way compound gear mechanism that integrally includes a first one-way gear mechanism which is engaged with a first gear rotating forwardly or reversely by receiving the driving force from the driving source, rotates together with the first gear in a forward direction by receiving the driving force from the first gear at the time of the forward rotation and rotates idly with respect to the first gear at the time of the reverse rotation, and a second one-way gear mechanism which rotates idly with respect to the first gear at the time of the forward rotation and rotates with the first gear in a reverse direction by receiving the driving force from the first gear during the reverse rotation..
|Electric parking brake driving device and electric parking brake device|
A parking brake actuator generates and applies a braking force to a vehicle wheel by converting a rotation movement of a screw member which is rotated by an electric parking brake driving device into a translatory movement and transmitting the converted translatory movement to a piston to push a brake pad to a disc by the piston. The electric parking brake driving device includes an electric motor and a reduction gear mechanism which transmits the driving force of the electric motor to the electric parking brake driving device.
|Substrate cleaning apparatus and substrate cleaning unit|
A substrate cleaning apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes a cleaning body head unit, a first load detection unit, and a buoyancy imparting unit. In the cleaning body head unit, a cleaning body, a shaft configured to support the cleaning body, a rotating mechanism configured to rotate the shaft, and a base member are integrally retained by a base member.
|Substrate processing apparatus and substrate processing method|
A substrate processing apparatus includes a substrate holding part, a substrate rotating mechanism, and a chamber. The substrate rotating mechanism incudes an annular rotor part disposed in an internal space of the chamber and a stator part disposed around the rotor part outside the chamber.
|Multilink-type internal combustion engine|
A multilink-type internal combustion engine includes a power transmission structure capable of transmitting rotation of a crankshaft to a pivot shaft. The power transmission structure comprises: a planet gear mechanism having a sun gear mounted on the crankshaft; a drive gear provided on a ring gear section of the planet gear mechanism; a driven gear mounted on the pivot shaft and meshing with the drive gear; and an adjustment mechanism for switching a rotation direction of a carrier of the planet gear mechanism to thereby adjust a meshing phase of the driven gear relative to the drive gear..
|Screen attachment handle with latch|
A screen assembly is configured to be removably secured to an architectural opening. The screen assembly includes a screen frame having a screen member coupled thereto.
|Needle assembly for a medical device|
Described is a needle assembly comprising of a needle hub having a coupling mechanism adapted to engage corresponding coupling mechanism of a retainer, and a notch formed in a proximal end of the needle hub, wherein the notch is adapted to engage a projection on the retainer.. .
|Self-ligating orthodontic appliance and related methods|
The appliances and methods provide a tab on a “u”-shaped clip having a labial (i.e. Toward the patient's lips or cheek) section and a lingual (i.e.
A joint is provided for a double bladed paddle which allows for the angle between the blades to be adjusted relative to one another. The joint is formed from joining a female body recessed into a first shaft with a male body extending from a second shaft.
|Attachment for a skid steer loader and method of use thereof|
Disclosed herein is an attachment and vehicle that includes a left loader arm, a right loader arm, and a boom arm operatively attached to the left loader arm and the right loader arm. The boom arm extends in substantially the same direction that both the left loader arm and the right loader arm extends, is positioned between the left loader arm and the right loader arm, and includes a rotating mechanism at a first end for attaching and rotating a vertical column for installation in the ground.
|Low 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.
|Positionable stand for computing device|
A stand assembly for a computing device is provided. The stand assembly includes a stand and a coupling mechanism to couple the stand to a rear face of the computing device.
|Tractor unit, conveyance device, and printer|
A tractor unit has first and second tractors with tractor pins that engage sprocket holes on opposites sides of continuous paper. A tractor support shaft supports the tractors movably in the device width direction.
|Hinged input device|
An input device for use with an electronic system includes a deflectable component having an input surface configured to be touched by input objects and a capacitive sensor layer configured to sense positional information of the input objects. A hinge pivotably mounts a first edge of the deflectable component to the electronic system and facilitates deflection of the deflectable component in response to force applied by an input object to the input surface.
|Base for child safety carrier|
A base suitable for use with a child safety carrier includes a shell body, a platform movably assembled with the shell body, a latch mechanism and a plurality of cushion structures. The latch mechanism includes a holding frame and a latch, the holding frame being affixed with one of the shell body and the platform, and the latch being assembled with the other one of the shell body and the platform.
|Replacement door handle for vehicle|
A flush mounted, vehicle door handle includes a housing having an outer wall defining an interior recess and a handle pivotally coupled to the housing. A first portion of the handle is configured for pressing on a first side of a fulcrum and a second portion of the handle is configured for puffing on a second side of the fulcrum.
|Pressure relief latch mechanism|
A latch mechanism having a mounting bracket, a body portion, and a flange portion. The latch mechanism is used for connecting a first and second members.
|Machine tool having rotary table|
A machine tool includes a rotary table on which a workpiece is mounted, a clamping mechanism for clamping the rotary table against rotation, and a sensor for detecting completion of a clamping operation of the clamping mechanism. A numerical controller for controlling the machine tool calculates the time required for actual operations of the clamping mechanism, taking into account beforehand the processing time for processing a feedback signal from a sensor and the time until the next operation of the machine tool.
|Touchsurface assembly with deflectable spring mechanism|
A touchsurface assembly comprises a base, a pressable touchsurface, and a deflectable spring. The pressable touchsurface is configured to move between an unpressed position and a pressed position relative to the base.
|Electrically supported power steering having an immobilizer|
The invention relates to a steering system with an uninterruptible mechanical positive coupling between a steering wheel and a pinion in the form of a steering shaft and with an electrical auxiliary power assistance, in which an electric motor introduces its assistance power into the steering system via a reduction gear mechanism. A switchable magnetic brake is provided, which in a closed switching state blocks the motor shaft of the electric motor frictionally in relation to a motor housing fixed to the vehicle body, and which in an open switching state releases the motor shaft so that this can rotate in a fixed transmission ratio with the steering shaft..
|Respiratory assembly including latching mechanism|
Respiratory assemblies are disclosed that include first and second respiratory components and a latching mechanism. The latching mechanism is capable of engaging at least one retaining feature of a respiratory component, thereby impeding disengagement of the first respiratory component from the second respiratory component.