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| Tool-less storage device adaptor tray with spring mechanism|
A storage device tray has a form factor designed to support a larger storage device, and is configured to secure a small storage device, thereby acting as an adapter between storage device sizes. The storage device tray includes a clip configured with pegs that may couple to screw hole sin the storage device.
Super Micro Computer, Inc.
| Tool-less storage device adaptor tray with slider mechanism|
A storage device tray has a form factor designed to support a larger storage device, and is configured to secure a small storage device, thereby acting as an adapter between storage device sizes. The storage device tray includes a sliding mechanism configured with pegs that may couple to screw holes in the storage device.
Super Micro Computer, Inc.
| Firearm having a dual cam, cock on close bolt action|
A bolt action firearm that cocks the firing pin upon closing the bolt and includes a cam pin with dual heads for a high velocity rimfire cartridge. In one embodiment, actuating the main spring while closing the bolt, instead of while opening the bolt, more uniformly distributes the physical energy required by the user over the bolt actuation cycle.
Savage Arms, Inc.
| Speed change device|
A speed change device includes a power transfer shaft, a tubular shaft member, and a planetary gear mechanism that has a carrier. An in-shaft oil passage is formed in the power transfer shaft.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
| Reversible handleset spindle actuator and related method and kit|
A reversible handleset spindle actuator and related method and kit. The spindle actuator is configured to be installed in a handleset.
Ferco Architectural Hardware Inc.
| Marking paint applicator for use with portable utility 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 trigger mechanism, along with a bracket assembly, 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..
| Automatic bagging machine|
An automatic bagging machine contains: a delivery mechanism, a film transporting mechanism, an ultrasonic cutting mechanism, an electric eye mechanism, a limiting assembly, a clamping mechanism, an air tube assembly, and a pushing mechanism. The delivery mechanism includes a conveying belt and plural fixing mounts on which plural spinning bobbins are fitted.
Eminence Machinery Co., Ltd.
| Impact-absorbing support for a wheel|
An impact absorbing mechanism for a wheel is provided. The mechanism has discs that are engaged so that rotation of a first disc causes translational movement of a second disc.
| Method for controlling a hybrid driveline in order to achieve gear change without interruption of torque|
A method is provided to control a hybrid powertrain to achieve gear shifts without torque interruption, comprising a gearbox with input shaft and output shafts; a first planetary gear connected to the input shaft and a first main shaft; a second planetary gear connected to the first planetary gear and a second main shaft; first and second electrical machines respectively connected to the first and second planetary gears; a first gear pair and a third gear pair between the first main shaft and a countershaft; and a second gear pair between the second main shaft and the countershaft, which is connected with the output shaft via a fifth gear pair. The method comprises disconnecting the first gear pair; connecting the first planetary gear with the output shaft via a coupling mechanism connecting the first main shaft and output shaft; disconnecting the fifth gear pair; transferring torque generated from the combustion engine from the second planetary gear to the countershaft via the second gear pair; and transferring a torque from the countershaft to the output shaft via the third gear pair..
Scania Cv Ab
| Cargo barrier for a vehicle|
A barrier for separating a cargo area from a passenger area of a vehicle includes a support structure that is fixedly attached to a frame of a rear seat, adjacent a seatback of the seat. A gate is attached to and supported by the support structure, and is rotatably moveable relative to the support structure between a stowed position and a deployed position.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
Motor drive control device
A motor drive control device is capable of reducing gear rattling noise generated in a speed reducer without increasing size of the speed reducer and the number of components. A motor ecu controls a motor to generate a reverse set torque (tn) when a target torque (t*) is reversed (at a time t1).
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
System for adjusting frame height of an agricultural vehicle
A suspension system includes a strut coupled to an agricultural vehicle suspension system, a frame coupled to the suspension system, and a height adjustment mechanism coupled to the strut. The height adjustment mechanism is configured to transition the strut between a raised position, in which a frame height is at a first position, and a lowered position, in which the frame height is at a second position.
Cnh Industrial America Llc
Workpiece securing device for friction stir welding device
A workpiece securing device or a friction stir welding device is constituted of a starting-end-side workpiece stopper that positions a welding starting-end-side end of a workpiece to be placed on a workpiece surface plate; a finishing-end-side workpiece stopper that positions a welding finishing-end-side end of the workpiece; a starting-end-side workpiece clamping mechanism that presses and secures a portion along a welding line close to the welding starting-end-side end of the workpiece against the workpiece surface plate from above; and a finishing-end-side workpiece clamping mechanism that presses and secures a portion along the welding line close to the welding finishing-end-side end of the workpiece against the workpiece surface plate from above. In a state where the welding starting-end-side end and the welding finishing-end-side end of the workpiece placed on the workpiece surface plate are positioned, only the portions along the welding line close to the welding starting-end-side end and close to the welding finishing-end-side end of the workpiece are secured..
Convertible sit and stand workstation
A workstation for alternatively configuring a conventional desk for use while sitting and use while standing. The workstation includes an extendable column formed of multiple nested sections.
Perfect Posture Llc
Micro motor, micro-geared motor with micro motor, and manufacturing micro motor
Provided is a micro motor with micro diameter that can be manufactured with high accuracy and efficiency. The micro motor (10) includes a tubular motor housing (11), a motor shaft (12) that is supported in the motor housing (11) and rotationally driven, and a connecting member (16) that covers one opening of the motor housing (11) and allows the motor shaft (12) to be inserted to project outward, and the micro motor (10) can transmit rotation of the motor shaft (12) to a planetary gear mechanism (driven unit) (20) as another unit.
Namiki Seimitsu Houseki Kabushiki Kaisha
Optical fiber fixtures and methods for laser cleaving
A holding system for laser cleaving an optical fiber. The holding system includes a support structure located at least partially within a laser cleaving device.
Domaille Engineering, Llc
Lighting device for hand tool
A lighting device for a hand tool contains: a base, an illumination unit, and a clamping mechanism. The illumination unit is disposed in the base which includes a lighting orifice and four projections, each two of which are arranged on each of two sides of a bottom end of the base, and between each two projections is defined a v-shaped groove.
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.
Locking system with multiple latches
A locking system provides multiple lockable latching mechanisms that are collectively operable and lockable from a central actuation mechanism. Each latching mechanism can be positioned and actuated independent of the positioning of others of the latching mechanisms.
Capitol Development Llc
Locking bicycle stand
A stand for securely parking a wheeled vehicle, particularly a bicycle, motorcycle, motor scooter or the like, is itself provided with a locking mechanism for locking the vehicle relative to the stand. This conveniently obviates the need for a vehicle owner to carry his own locking devices and related equipment, such as chains and cables, all of which can be cumbersome and heavy.
Capitol Development, Llc
Seat assembly having a pivot mechanism
A seat assembly having a pivot mechanism that pivotally couples first and second portions of a seat back. The pivot mechanism may have a linkage tube and a linkage pin.
Actuator for a motor vehicle, in particular for a motor vehicle seat
An actuator (10, 210) for a motor vehicle, in particular a motor vehicle seat, includes an electric motor (20) that is equipped with an output shaft (24) and a gear mechanism (100, 200) that is connected to the output shaft (24). The gear mechanism (100, 200) is provided with a gear mechanism housing (120, 220).
Johnson Controls Metals And Mechanisms Gmbh & Co. Kg
Motive force transmission device and production method therefor
A power transfer unit for transferring power from a front wheel side to a rear wheel side comprises: a hollow transfer input shaft which is coupled to an engine and through which a right-side front-wheel axle is penetrated; a transfer output shaft disposed to extend in a direction orthogonal to the transfer input shaft; a transfer drive gear provided on an outer periphery of the transfer input shaft; and a transfer driven gear provided on an outer periphery of the transfer output shaft and meshed with the transfer drive gear. It further comprises a damper mechanism configured to absorb a fluctuation in torque input from an engine side into the transfer input shaft.
Mazda Motor Corporation
Oral hygiene instrument and method
An oral hygiene instrument that includes a flossing member and a brushing member at opposite ends of an elongated handle member. An oral hygiene substance, such as xylitol, may be applied to a flossing filament of the flossing member and bristles of the brushing member.
Hybrid steerable avionic antenna
A telecommunications antenna system for use with an aircraft is described that includes an aperture that is mounted at an angle relative to the horizon plane that does not change during system operation. Additional angle of elevation for adjustment of azimuth is provided by electronic means, such as a rotman lens, while rotation within the horizon plane is provided by a rotating mechanism.
Systems And Software Enterprises, Llc
Low-travel key mechanisms with butterfly hinges
A key mechanism can include one or more butterfly hinges. Each butterfly hinge includes a double wing design operative to move between a depressed position and non-depressed position.
Balunless test fixture
A test fixture and method of its use are disclosed. The test fixture includes a test fixture frame including a first test fixture mount having a first test head mounted thereon, the first test head slidable along a first axis, and a second test fixture mount having a second test head mounted thereon that is slidable along a second axis perpendicular to the first axis.
Tyco Electronics Uk Ltd.
Non-synchronous gear meshing events for limited slip differentials
A differential gear mechanism includes a differential case, a first side gear, a second side gear, a first pinion and a second pinion. The first side gear is rotatably mounted within the differential case and has a first outer diameter.
A continuously variable transmission
In at least one embodiment, a continuously variable transmission includes a push arm with a power roller and a drive roller, a support frame at an input side for supporting a supporting point of the push arm, a cam arm with a cam mount at upper side and lower side thereof, an outer circumferential support frame for supporting the cam arm, a drive arm with a pawl, a ring gear having a ratchet mechanism of meshing with the pawl, wherein the cam arm is capable of being stored or being pushed out, and a continuously variable speed drive is carried out by from the output on one-on-one level of the input made by support frame at an input side to the continuously output.. .
Handheld spooling device
A handheld wire spooling device is provided for spooling wire, and for tensioning fence wire while mending the same. The tool comprises a wire spool, a rotatable handle that can rotate the spool, a side grip, and a ratchet mechanism.
Washing machine decelerating clutch and washing machine
A washing machine decelerating clutch and a washing machine are disclosed. The decelerating clutch includes: an input shaft, an input shaft sleeve, an output shaft, an output shaft sleeve, a gear case, and a gear mechanism; the input shaft sleeve sleeves the input shaft; the input shaft, input shaft sleeve, and output shaft are connected to the gear mechanism; the output shaft sleeve is connected to the gear case; and the gear case is connected to the gear mechanism.
Qingdao Haier Washing Machine Co., Ltd.
Rotary ball lock latching mechanism
A latching mechanism is provided for engaging an aircraft surface panel to a support member. The aircraft panel is provided with a post extending from the lower surface, which extends through a panel support member into a post engagement mechanism.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
Rigid panel sections can include a rigid panel, a first frame member, a second frame member and a coupling mechanism. The rigid panel can have a first face, a second face opposite the first face, and an edge therebetween.
Shredder with paper separation and advancement mechanism
The present disclosure is generally related to an apparatus having cutter elements for destroying articles such as paper sheets and a mechanism for separating at least a sheet from a stack in a tray. The separation mechanism can be activated by rotation of the cutter elements.
Adjustable angle weight lifting bench
An adjustable weight lifting bench includes a frame, a seat pad, and a back pad. The back pad is pivotably coupled to the frame about a first pivot axis and angularly adjustable between a plurality of user-selectable incline and decline positions.
Airway assist device and method
Airway assist device (aad) is provided. The device includes an upper aad component and a lower aad component.
Hinged ankle brace
A hinged ankle brace having a semi-rigid ankle cuff and a semi-rigid foot bed rotatably connected by a medial hinge and a lateral hinge provides enhanced stability and support to a wearer's ankle. The medial hinge of the ankle brace may be higher than the lateral hinge to accurately replicate the bending motion of an ankle.
Reamer handle coupling
A coupling mechanism designed to removably attach a reamer to the distal end of a spindle or shaft is disclosed. The coupling comprises a collar having an annular sidewall that defines a collar throughbore, the collar annular sidewall comprising a plurality of spaced part first slots that at least partially extend through the sidewall and a shank disposed within the collar throughbore.
An animal trap according to one embodiment includes a first portion having an upper and a lower end; a second portion in sliding relationship with the first portion, wherein the first and second portions are relatively positionable between a cocked position and a deployed position; a biasing mechanism for biasing the first and second portions towards the deployed position; at least three unique members extending from the lower end of the first portion; a bottom portion coupled to a distal end of each of the unique members; and a trigger mechanism for selectively locking the first and second portions in the cocked position, the trigger mechanism having a trigger extending between the at least three unique members, wherein actuation of the trigger causes a release of the first and second portions from the cocked position. Additional embodiments are also disclosed..
Exhaust air deflecting system
An air deflecting system includes an air deflector that is physically mounted against a hot air exhaust vent of a network equipment element using a rack coupling mechanism that is adjustable to accommodate a variable lateral distance of the hot air exhaust vent from the computing rack. The air deflector receives an airflow from the hot air exhaust vent at a first direction and deflects the airflow in a second direction..
Level 3 Communications, Llc
Circuit breaker with current limiting and high speed fault capability
A circuit breaker arraignment including at least two trip mechanisms the first trip mechanism acting to immediately trip to open contacts of the circuit breaker upon reaching a first threshold current level, and the second trip mechanism acting to trip to open the contacts once both a second current threshold is reached and a time delay has elapsed, the contacts moved by a linkage assembly that is held under mechanical advantage such that when acted on by one of the two trip mechanisms, the mechanical advantage is released to rapidly open the contacts.. .
System for identifying and duplicating master keys
A system for duplicating a master key includes a clamping mechanism for receiving and positioning a master key. The master key defines a major key axis and an intermediate key axis along which a key blade variably extends.
Minute Key Inc.
A differential device including a planetary gear mechanism having a sub-gear, an annular gear and a planetary gear is more compact than a differential gear using a bevel gear mechanism. Since revolution torque of the planetary gear is transmitted to a free gear, and torque from the main gear is reduced to be transmitted, the differential device can use a small-sized drive unit in comparison with a conventional one.
Cutland Japan Co., Ltd.
Device for closing a hinged member
A closing device includes an actuator mechanism and a hydraulic damper mechanism. The actuator mechanism includes a pushrod urged by a resilient member towards its extended position.
System for latching and unlatching a swing gate
A gate latch system has a latch line operating sub-assembly, a gravity latch mechanism, and a latch bar. The latch line operating sub-assembly has a tube of a first length having male threading along the entire length, allowing the tube to be trimmed to length for gateposts of different widths.
Transverse concealed latch system
A latch mechanism having a latch apparatus that is pivotally displaced about a latch axis and a cam device is that pivotally displaced along a transverse cam axis. The cam device is configured to operably engage the latch apparatus so as to at least assist in securing the latch apparatus in a locked position.
Schlage Lock Company Llc
Hook with latch and trigger mechanism assembly
A hook with a latch and trigger mechanism assembly. The assembly includes a hook having a body and an open saddle.
The Crosby Group Llc
The tie down includes: a) a hub including, a trace configured to engage with a tensioning element, at least one rim including an edge set of teeth, and at least one rim including a side set of teeth; b) a high speed winding mechanism engaging with the edge set of teeth; and c) a slide lock engaging with the side set of teeth.. .
Vehicle seat latching mechanism
A seat assembly is provided with a seat bottom adapted to mount to a vehicle. The seat assembly further includes a first seat back pivotally attached to the seat bottom defining a recline angle relative to the seat bottom, and a second seat back pivotally attached to the seat bottom proximate to the first seat back defining a recline angle relative to the seat bottom.
Seat lifter and gear mechanism
A seat lifter includes: a connecting member that connects a base member and a seat frame that form a seat and swings in response to external rotating force to raise or lower the seat frame; a first gear provided in the connecting member; a second gear that is provided such that an axial direction thereof is parallel to an axial direction of the first gear and meshes with the first gear; and an operating lever that applies rotating force to the second gear. The teeth of at least one of the first and second gears have such a shape that a tooth thickness of the teeth gradually decreases from one end toward the other end in the axial direction, and the first and second gears mesh with each other by approaching each other in the axial direction..
Delta Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Engine cradle assembly
A cradle assembly includes a body having a front end, a rear end, a first side, a second side, and a length defined between its front end and rear end. The body has a first elongated member disposed along the first side of the body between its front and rear ends and a second elongated member disposed along the second side of the body between its front and rear ends.
Deere & Company
Device and shaping a semi-finished fiber product
A device for shaping a semi-finished fiber product for manufacturing a c-shaped or i-shaped former, and including clamping mechanisms and a forming tool. Each clamping mechanism has a first and a second clamping element and together they hold a semi-finished fiber product along two longitudinal and opposite edges.
Airbus Operations Gmbh
Split power tool
An extendable hedge trimmer includes a housing having a handle end and a tool end. The handle end includes a battery and an electrical connector.
Mtd Products Inc