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Aircraft

Mitsubishi Aircraft

Aircraft

Unidirectional, sprinkler-type, antipersonnel-fragmentation-free fire-extinguishing bomb

Beijing Mechanical Equipment Institute

Unidirectional, sprinkler-type, antipersonnel-fragmentation-free fire-extinguishing bomb

Unidirectional, sprinkler-type, antipersonnel-fragmentation-free fire-extinguishing bomb

R. J. Reynolds Tobacco

Igniter apparatus for a smoking article, and associated method


Date/App# patent app List of recent Niter-related patents
08/20/15
20150233690 
 Detonator ignition protection and detection circuit patent thumbnailDetonator ignition protection and detection circuit
An ignition circuit (200) includes: an igniter (210) having first (211) and second (212) terminals; a first diode (225) electrically connected in series with the igniter at the first terminal; a second diode (230) electrically connected in series with the igniter at the second terminal. The first and second diodes each have an anode terminal (226, 231) and a cathode terminal (227, 232), wherein like terminals of the first and second diodes are electrically connected to the igniter, thereby defining proximal terminals and distal terminals.
Dyno Nobel Inc.


08/20/15
20150232188 
 Aircraft patent thumbnailAircraft
An aircraft with a turbofan engine including an engine body and a fan, wherein the turbofan engine is supported on an airframe via a pylon, an igniter cable is interposed between an ignition plug of the engine and an ignition control unit that controls power supply to the ignition plug, and at least a part of the igniter cable is passed through an inside of the pylon.. .
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation


08/20/15
20150231429 
 Unidirectional, sprinkler-type, antipersonnel-fragmentation-free fire-extinguishing bomb patent thumbnailUnidirectional, sprinkler-type, antipersonnel-fragmentation-free fire-extinguishing bomb
The invention discloses a unidirectional spray type fire extinguishing bomb without high explosive fragmentation, includes a housing, a fuse, an igniter, an fire extinguishing agent and a main charge, and further includes a tail braking device, combustor, a plate closure, a piston and a diffuser. The housing, the tail braking device and the piston are made of light metal materials; the housing is cylindrical; the tail braking device is arranged at the bottom of the housing and is fixed with the housing through a screw nail; and the fuse is arranged on the diffuser and is fixed through a screw nail.
Beijing Mechanical Equipment Institute


08/13/15
20150226432 
 Igniter  a smoking article, and associated method patent thumbnailIgniter a smoking article, and associated method
An igniter apparatus is provided, comprising a heat precursor source having a heat precursor; a heating arrangement configured to, on demand, receive the heat precursor from the heat precursor source and to emit heat associated with the heat precursor and capable of igniting an ignitable article; and a sensory precursor source having a sensory precursor substance, wherein the sensory precursor substance is configured to provide a perceptible sensory effect, and wherein the sensory precursor source is in communication with the heating arrangement and is configured to release the sensory precursor substance in association with the heat emitted by the heating arrangement. An associated method is also provided..
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company


08/13/15
20150226431 
 Igniter lance and  operating a burner having said igniter lance patent thumbnailIgniter lance and operating a burner having said igniter lance
The igniter lance include a lance fuel duct for pulverised fuel and an electric igniter for ignition of the pulverized fuel passing through the lance fuel duct.. .
Alstom Technology Ltd


08/13/15
20150226430 
 Air fire lighter patent thumbnailAir fire lighter
An air fire lighter having fuel and a ducted axial fan for igniting a solid fuel fire. The fuel travels through the fire lighter to a distal end of the fire lighter and is ignited by an igniter.
Infora, Llc


08/06/15
20150222097 
 Semiconductor igniter plug for an aircraft turbomachine, comprising scoops for discharging possible fuel residues patent thumbnailSemiconductor igniter plug for an aircraft turbomachine, comprising scoops for discharging possible fuel residues
The invention relates to an igniter plug (30) for an aircraft turbomachine, comprising an external electrode (34), an internal electrode (36), as well as a semiconducting body (38) arranged between the external electrode and the internal electrode and set back from these electrodes so as to define an electrical arc forming cavity (40), the bottom of which is formed by an axial end surface (42) of the semiconducting body. According to the invention, the end of the external electrode (34) is equipped with at least one scoop (44) for discharging possible fuel residues present in the cavity (40)..
Snecma


07/30/15
20150211420 
 Combustor igniter assembly patent thumbnailCombustor igniter assembly
A gas turbine engine comprising a combustor having a combustor liner assembly and a mounting bracket provided on the combustor liner assembly, a floating collar being slidingly received on the mounting bracket for relative sliding movement in a plane normal to an axis of an igniter opening in the liner assembly. The floating collar includes an annular surface defining a collar opening, and an igniter having an axis concentric with the axis of the collar opening is sealingly engages the annular surface.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.


07/16/15
20150198026 
 Steam environmentally generated drainage system and method patent thumbnailSteam environmentally generated drainage system and method
A steam environmentally generated drainage system and method for producing hydrocarbons from a formation using in situ steam generation and gravity drainage. The system and method includes a first well as a circulation and production well, a second well as a circulation, injection and combustion well, and a third well as an injection well.

07/09/15
20150192291 
 Multi-cone fuel burner  multi-tube heat exchanger patent thumbnailMulti-cone fuel burner multi-tube heat exchanger
Installed in a fuel-fired heating appliance is a specially designed burner assembly operative to receive and combust a pre-mixed flow of fuel and air to create therefrom a spaced apart plurality of flames which are aligned with and flow directly into the inlets of a corresponding spaced plurality of heat exchanger tubes. The flames create within the tubes hot combustion gases that transfer combustion heat to a supply fluid flowed externally across the tubes.
Rheem Manufacturing Company


07/02/15
20150188292 

High energy ignition spark igniter


The disclosure pertains to ignition systems and more particularly to spark igniters for burners and burner pilots. The spark igniter provided, is configured such that an electric field concentration between two electrodes increases while keeping output voltage unchanged..
John Zink Company, Llc


06/25/15
20150179313 

Ring-shaped or plate-like element and producing same


A ring-shaped or plate-like element, in particular for a metal-sealing material-feedthrough, for example for devices which are subjected to high pressures, such as igniters for airbags or belt tensioning devices, includes a feedthrough opening, whereby the feedthrough opening is located substantially in the center of the ring-shaped or plate-like element and whereby the ring-shaped or plate-like element has a thickness. The ring-shaped or plate-like element has a relief region in the area of the feedthrough opening.
Schott Ag


06/25/15
20150176952 

Ring-shaped or plate-like element and producing same


A ring-shaped or plate-like element, in particular for a metal-sealing material-feedthrough, for example for devices which are subjected to high pressures, such as igniters for airbags or belt tensioning devices, includes a feedthrough opening, whereby the feedthrough opening is located substantially in the center of the ring-shaped or plate-like element and whereby the ring-shaped or plate-like element has a thickness. The ring-shaped or plate-like element has a relief region in the area of the feedthrough opening.
Schott Ag


06/25/15
20150176374 

Firing mechanism with time delay and metering system


An apparatus for selectively isolating a firing head associated with a perforating gun may include an igniter coupled to a firing head, a time delay module coupled to the igniter and generating a pressure pulse after being activated by the igniter, a metering module, and a second firing head. The metering module may be coupled to the time delay module and including a housing having a bore and at least one opening exposed to a wellbore annulus.
Owen Oil Tools Lp


06/18/15
20150171602 

Non-invasive resonant frequency detection in corona ignition systems


A corona ignition system including a corona igniter, an energy supply, and a frequency detector is provided. The energy supply provides energy to the corona igniter during corona events which are spaced from one another by idle periods, during which no energy is provided to the corona igniter.
Federal-mogul Ignition Company


06/18/15
20150171601 

Relay-mod method to drive corona ignition system


A corona ignition system for maintaining a drive frequency approximately equal to the resonant frequency of a corona igniter is provided. The system includes a current sensor, at least two cascaded timers which are electrically independent of a controller, and at least two switches.
Federal-mogul Ignition Company


06/18/15
20150171600 

Flexible control system for corona ignition power supply


A corona ignition system including a corona igniter, switches, and a programmable controller capable of rapidly adjusting to changes in resonant frequency is provided. Energy at a drive frequency and an output current is provided to the corona igniter.
Federal-mogul Ignition Company


06/18/15
20150171541 

Pole member for a pyrotechnical igniter of an inflator, igniter, inflator and airbag module comprising said pole member


The invention relates to a pole member (11) as prefabricated subassembly for a pyrotechnical igniter (10), especially for an inflator comprising two electrically conductive contact pins (14) embedded in an injection-molded part (13), wherein a fixing member (20) for anchoring the pole member (11) in the inflator is embedded in the injection-molded part (13), wherein the contact pins (14) extend through a through-hole (21) of the fixing member (20) and wherein one or more sealing components (32) are formed or arranged in or on the fixing member (20). Furthermore, the invention relates to an igniter, an inflator and an airbag module comprising such pole member..
Trw Airbag Systems Gmbh


06/18/15
20150168258 

Concurrent resonant frequency detection in corona ignition systems


A system and method for detecting resonant frequency of a corona igniter concurrent with operation of the corona igniter is provided. The method includes providing a plurality of pulses of energy to the corona igniter, each having a pulse duration and spaced from one another by a deadtime duration during which no energy is provided to the corona igniter.
Federal-mogul Ignition Company


06/18/15
20150167599 

Injector-igniter with fuel characterization


A vehicular fuel system with onboard fuel characterization including an onboard combustion modifier source capable of supplying a combustion modifier agent, such as hydrogen, and a fuel tank capable of storing a fuel. An injector-igniter is operative to direct inject the fuel and a proportionate amount of the modifier agent into a cylinder of an internal combustion engine.
Mcalister Technologies, Llc


06/18/15
20150164277 

Charcoal igniter


The invention is a charcoal igniter 100 for cooperative use with a charcoal chimney 400. The igniter 100 having an upper portion 102 and a lower portion 116.

06/11/15
20150159868 

Igniter and flame sensor assembly with opening


A burner assembly includes a burner housing having a fuel inlet; a burner for emitting ignited fuel to a heat exchanger; and an igniter and flame sensor assembly mounted to the burner housing, the igniter and flame sensor assembly including an opening therein providing an air path from an exterior of the burner housing to an interior of the burner housing, the opening sized to provide a predetermined drop of carbon dioxide at an outlet of the heat exchanger.. .
Carrier Corporation


06/04/15
20150153040 

Gaseous fuel burner with high energy and combustion efficiency, low pollutant emission and increased heat transfer


The invention relates to a gaseous fuel (including all mixtures thereof) burner structure, characterised in that it comprises: a housing defining a distal flame outlet end and a proximal gaseous fuel and air supply end, both ends having covers; a pressurised-air inlet arranged in the housing close to the proximal end, defining an inner pressurised-air-supply chamber; a pressurised-gaseous-fuel-supply duct arranged in the centre, housed in a first mixing chamber and provided with a plurality of openings for the outflow of the gaseous fuel to said first mixing chamber, said first mixing chamber also comprising a plurality of openings for supplying pressurised air axially and radially; an igniter arranged inside said first mixing chamber for a first combustion; a second, over-mixing chamber arranged colinearly with said first chamber, the end of the fuel duct comprising a cover provided with openings via which gaseous fuel is axially supplied to said second, over-mixing chamber, and the wall of said second chamber comprising openings via which pressurised air is radially supplied, where a second stage of the combustion process is carried out; and a third, conical flame-formation chamber colinearly connected to the end of said second, over-mixing chamber.. .

06/04/15
20150152825 

Injector-igniter with thermochemical regeneration


A fuel injection system comprising an injector-igniter and a fuel tank in fluid communication with the injector-igniter. The injector igniter includes an injector housing and a valve assembly.
Mcalister Technologies, Llc


05/28/15
20150144841 

Gaseous fuel cpox reformers and methods of cpox reforming


A gaseous fuel catalytic partial oxidation (cpox) reformer can include a plurality or an array of spaced-apart cpox reactor units, each reactor unit including an elongate tube having a wall with internal and external surfaces, the wall enclosing an open gaseous flow passageway with at least a portion of the wall having cpox catalyst disposed therein and/or comprising its structure. The catalyst-containing wall structure and open gaseous flow passageway enclosed thereby define a gaseous phase cpox reaction zone, the catalyst-containing wall section being gas-permeable to allow gaseous cpox reaction mixture to diffuse therein and hydrogen-rich product reformate to diffuse therefrom.
Watt Fuel Cell Corp.


05/28/15
20150144094 

Shaping a fuel charge in a combustion chamber with multiple drivers and/or ionization control


The present disclosure is directed to injectors with integrated igniters providing efficient injection, ignition, and complete combustion of various types of fuels. These integrated injectors/igniters can include, for example, multiple drivers used to shape charges, controllers used to modify operations based on ionization parameters, and so on..
Mcalister Technologies, Llc


05/21/15
20150137044 

Liquid fuel cpox reformers and methods of cpox reforming


A liquid fuel catalytic partial oxidation (cpox) reformer can include a plurality or an array of spaced-apart cpox reactor units, each reactor unit including an elongate tube having a gas-permeable wall with internal and external surfaces, the wall enclosing an open gaseous flow passageway with at least a portion of the wall having cpox catalyst disposed therein and/or comprising its structure. The catalyst-containing wall structure and open gaseous flow passageway enclosed thereby define a gaseous phase cpox reaction zone, the catalyst-containing wall section being gas-permeable to allow gaseous cpox reaction mixture to diffuse therein and hydrogen rich product reformate to diffuse therefrom.
Watt Fuel Cell Corp.


05/21/15
20150135719 

Gas turbine combustor with tile having access hole for spark plug


The present invention relates to a gas-turbine combustion chamber with a combustion chamber wall, on which tiles are arranged, and with a recess for passing through an igniter plug, said recess extending through the combustion chamber wall and a tile, with the tile being provided with a tubular projection surrounding the recess and extending from that side of the tile facing away from a combustion chamber interior.. .
Rolls-royce Deutschland Ltd & Co. Kg


05/07/15
20150125771 

Integrated gaseous fuel cpox reformer and fuel cell systems, and methods of producing electricity


Integrated gaseous fuel catalytic partial oxidation (cpox) reformer and fuel cell systems can include a plurality or an array of spaced-apart cpox reactor units, each reactor unit including an elongate tube having a gas-permeable wall with internal and external surfaces, the wall enclosing an open gaseous flow passageway with at least a portion of the wall having cpox catalyst disposed therein and/or comprising its structure. The catalyst-containing wall structure and open gaseous flow passageway enclosed thereby define a gaseous phase cpox reaction zone, the catalyst-containing wall section being gas-permeable to allow gaseous cpox reaction mixture to diffuse therein and hydrogen rich product reformate to diffuse therefrom.
Watt Fuel Cell Corp.


05/07/15
20150125601 

Method and producing nanosilicon particles


A method and apparatus for the production of nano-sized silicon particles via a low-temperature chemical solid-liquid reaction between a silicon-containing compound and a reducing agent. Embodiments of the present invention provide a production method that is cost-effective, while producing elemental silicon having purity, particle sizes, and stability suitable for energetics applications including solid propulsion additives, igniters, flares, decoys, and liquid fuel catalysts..
Systems And Materials Research Corporation


04/23/15
20150107549 

Adaptive control system for fuel injectors and igniters


The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for adjusting the operation of a gasoline-fueled engine based on monitored conditions within a combustion chamber of the engine. In some cases, the system monitors regions within the combustion chamber, identifies or determines a satisfactory condition, and applies an ionization voltage to a fuel injector to initiate a combustion event during the satisfactory condition.
Mcalister Technologies, Llc


04/23/15
20150107477 

Igniting unit, especially for an inflator, inflator, airbag module, vehicle safety system and manufacturing an igniting unit


The invention relates to an igniting unit (10), especially for an inflator, comprising an electric igniter (11) including a first inner cap (12) which forms a space (14) for being filled with a booster propellant charge with a second outer cap (13). In accordance with the invention, the second cap (13) is an electrically non-conductive insulating cap..
Trw Airbag Systems Gmbh


04/09/15
20150099231 

Integrated vent gas separator and flare stack


According to one aspect, an apparatus includes a separator vessel adapted to separate solid and liquid materials from gas materials; a flame arrestor in fluid communication with the separator vessel and through which the gas materials are adapted to flow; and a flare stack adapted to burn off the gas materials. The flare stack includes a vent pipe and an igniter.
Mathena, Inc.


03/26/15
20150084533 

Igniter, igniter control method, and internal combustion engine ignition apparatus


An igniter is not provided with a depression igbt and is configured such that a distance between a main igbt and a sense igbt is equal to or greater than 100 μm and equal to or less than 700 μm and preferably equal to or greater than 100 μm and equal to or less than 200 μm. The igniter is controlled such that, before the overcurrent of the main igbt reaches a predetermined upper limit, a sense current of the sense igbt is saturated.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.


03/19/15
20150075486 

Method and providing adaptive swirl injection and ignition


A fuel injector-igniter incorporating adaptive swirl injection and ignition. The fuel injector-igniter comprises a housing, an actuator, and a valve.
Mcalister Technologies, Llc


03/12/15
20150068489 

Turbulent jet ignition pre-chamber combustion system for spark ignition engines


An ignition system for an internal combustion engine having at least one combustion chamber where the ignition system includes a housing, an ignition device, an injector, and a pre-chamber having a nozzle disposed spaced from the proximal portion of the pre-chamber. The igniter portion of the ignition device and the nozzle of the injector are operatively supported in the proximal portion of the pre-chamber and disposed flush therewith.
Mahle Powertrain, Llc


03/12/15
20150068025 

Igniter assembly including arcing reduction features


A corona igniter (20) includes a metal shell (32) with a corona reducing lip (38) spaced from an insulator (26) and being free of sharp edges (40) to prevent arcing (42) in a rollover region and concentrate the electrical field at an electrode firing end (48). The corona reducing lip (38) includes lip outer surfaces (88) being round, convex, concave, or curving continuously with smooth transitions (90) therebetween.
Federal-mogul Ignition Company


03/05/15
20150061292 

Short term, autonomous, electrical power supply system


A short term, autonomous, electrical power supply system, particularly an emergency short term, autonomous, electrical power supply system. Said system comprises an actuator with an electrical motor (14), an electrical generator (15) for driving said electrical motor (14) of said actuator, a turbine (13) in driving engagement with said electrical generator (15), an generator (7) of combustible, fluidic energy, a fluid line (10) from said generator (7) to said turbine (13), a control unit (5), and an igniter (9) arranged inside said generator (7) and controlled by said control unit (5)..
Airbus Helicopters Deutschland Gmbh


02/19/15
20150047361 

Nozzle with multi-tube fuel passageway for gas turbine engines


A pilot fuel nozzle for a combustor includes an igniter forming a central body extending along a longitudinal center of the nozzle. A nozzle tip includes a plurality of circumferentially spaced fuel passages and a plurality of circumferentially spaced air passages extending to an outer side of the nozzle tip.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


02/12/15
20150044115 

Waste disposal


The waste disposal system disclosed herein includes a chamber operated at high ampere and low voltage, the chamber configured to inject smoke on a stream of free radicals. In one implementation, the stream of free radicals is generated from a plasma igniter and the smoke is generated from waste products, such as hospital waste products..
Strategic Environmental & Energy Resources, Inc.


02/12/15
20150040938 

Methods for varnish removal and prevention in an internal combustion engine


Methods for removing and preventing the buildup of unwanted deposits and varnishes on combustion chamber surfaces, particularly injector-igniter components that are exposed to combustion events. A method of removing deposits from an injector-igniter comprises monitoring the current across a pair of electrodes in the injector-igniter, comparing the current with a predetermined threshold level, and performing a cleaning cycle if the current exceeds the threshold level.
Mcalister Technologies, Llc


02/12/15
20150040845 

Multi-chamber igniter


Air/fuel mixture is received from a combustion chamber of the internal combustion engine into an enclosure about a flame kernel initiation gap between a first ignition body and a second ignition body. Air/fuel mixture received into the enclosure is directed into a flame kernel initiation gap.
Woodward, Inc.


02/12/15
20150040575 

Fuel igniter assembly having heat-dissipating element and methods of using same


A combustor for a gas turbine engine includes a combustion chamber and a fuel igniter assembly. The combustion chamber is defined by an annular inner combustor liner and an annular outer combustor liner.
Unison Industries, Llc


02/12/15
20150040568 

Combustor floating collar assembly


A gas turbine combustor floating collar for mounting an igniter or fuel nozzle to a combustor is provided with an outer periphery in a non-circular shape, for example having at least one section thereof formed with a flat surface, such as a square or triangular shape. The outer periphery of the floating collar is complementary to and completely surrounded by an inner periphery surface of a recess of a boss affixed on the combustor, thereby preventing substantial rotation of the floating collar with respect to the boss..
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.


02/05/15
20150036781 

Health monitoring of igniters


Methods and associated devices useful for the health monitoring of igniters of gas turbine engines are disclosed. Exemplary embodiments disclosed include the use of an accumulated spark count to an igniter to obtain an indication of wear on the igniter and/or the remaining life of the igniter.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.


01/29/15
20150027418 

Internal combustion engines


An internal combustion engine comprising at least one cylinder and a pair of opposed, reciprocating pistons within the cylinder forming a combustion chamber therebetween. The engine has at least one combustion igniter associated with the cylinder, a portion of the combustion igniter being exposed within the combustion chamber formed between the opposed pistons..
Cox Powertrain Limited


01/29/15
20150027337 

Pyrotechnic tensioner


A pyrotechnic pretensioner (10) for a safety system in a vehicle has an inflator (22) including a propelling charge (26) and an igniter (32) and including a housing (12) in which a pressure chamber (14) is provided into which gas can flow and in which a piston can be displaced by the gas, an end piece (16) which closes the pressure chamber (14) and in which a chamber (24) is formed into which the propelling charge (26) is filled and whose wall constitutes the wall of the propellant is provided on the housing (12).. .
Trw Automotive Gmbh


01/22/15
20150020764 

Ignition system for low grade synthesis gas at high compression


An igniter system for a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine having one or more cylinders including at least one igniter per cylinder is disclosed. The igniter system can comprise: a combustion chamber connected to a main cylinder of the engine by a restricted diameter bore, wherein a lean burn fuel mixture is introduced into the combustion chamber by the normal compression stroke of the engine; a hydrogen valve that injects a hydrogen rich gas into the combustion chamber forming a mixture of hydrogen and air having a hydrogen concentration above the stoichiometric ratio for hydrogen and air in the combustion chamber; and a spark ignition source that injects hot unburned hydrogen into the main cylinder, thereby initiating ignition..
V-grid Energy Systems


01/15/15
20150015141 

Igniter-less power supply for xenon lamps in an accelerated weathering test apparatus


A power supply for use in an accelerated weathering test apparatus can ignite the lamp without using a separate igniter and control both the xenon lamp radiated spectrum and its intensity in order to fully simulate the sun's daily cycle, improve the ultraviolet output, reduce the infrared radiation, and compensate for the xenon lamp aging.. .

01/08/15
20150010872 

Hot surface igniter with fuel assist


A large-scale combustion system has a fuel line having a burner end, a burner at the burner end of the fuel line, a source of fuel flowing through the fuel line to the burner, a hot surface igniter adjacent to the fuel line, a flame holder disposed adjacent to the hot surface igniter, and a source of igniter combustion air. The hot surface igniter is activated to ignite the source of fuel, the ignited fuel leaving the burner, and the hot surface igniter is protected from a heat caused by the ignited fuel.

01/08/15
20150007548 

Rotary pulse detonation engine


A rotary pulse detonation engine produces mechanical output by detonating a fuel/air mixture in detonation chambers between adjacent impeller blades. The impeller is housed within an outer casing and rotated around an inner sleeve.

12/25/14
20140377711 

Home cooking appliance with an electrode chamber


A home cooking appliance having an electrode chamber for a burner assembly is provided. The home cooking appliance includes a burner rail, maintop surface, burner assembly including a burner electrode, igniter box below the burner rail and maintop surface, and an electrode chamber on the burner rail.
Bsh Home Appliances Corporation


12/25/14
20140377710 

Air fire lighter


An air fire lighter having fuel, an igniter and a ducted fan for igniting a solid fuel fire. The fuel travels through the fire lighter to a collar at a distal end of the fire lighter, transforming into a vapor that is ignited by an igniter.
Infora, Llc


12/18/14
20140370448 

Combustor for discrete low and high pressure vapour combustion


A stack is provided for combustion of low pressure hydrocarbon vapors from various equipment, the combustion being discrete from periodic flaring of high pressure vapors from a top of the stack. A primary burner is positioned adjacent a base of the stack and a flare is positioned in the stack's bore adjacent a top thereof.

12/18/14
20140366551 

Continuous ignition


An ignition system includes a housing defining an interior and an exhaust outlet. The housing is configured and adapted to be mounted to a combustor to issue flame from the exhaust outlet into the combustor for ignition and flame stabilization within the combustor.
Delavan Inc.


12/18/14
20140366505 

Continuous ignition systems


A head assembly for an ignition system includes a head block and a plurality of igniters seated in the head block. The head block has an issue aperture and defines an issue axis, and is configured and adapted for sealably coupling with an igniter combustion chamber.
Delavan Inc


12/04/14
20140352323 

Flexible bellows igniter seal


A flexible bellows assembly is disclosed for sealing an engine igniter for use with an engine. The bellows assembly includes a mounting arrangement that is operable to be secured to a combustor diffuser instead of the combustor liner.

12/04/14
20140352275 

Inverted cap igniter tube


An igniter tube assembly includes an igniter, an igniter tower with a radially extending portion, a ferrule with a radially extending portion, and a retainer with a radially extending portion. The ferrule and retainer capture the radially extending portion of the igniter tower and sealing surface provides an area for the ferrule to interface with the igniter tower.

11/27/14
20140346894 

Battery pack test system


A battery pack test system is provided. The system includes a battery charging device that monitors an output voltage level of the vehicle battery pack.

11/27/14
20140345563 

Integrated fuel injectors and igniters and associated methods of use and manufacture


The present disclosure is directed to injectors with integrated igniters providing efficient injection, ignition, and complete combustion of various types of fuels. These integrated injectors/igniters can include, for example, insulators with adequate mechanical and dielectric strength to enable high-energy plasma generation by components that have very small dimensions, multifunction valving that is moved to injector multiple bursts of fuel and to induce plasma projection, a fuel control valve at the interface to the combustion chamber for the purpose of eliminating fuel drip at undesired times, and one or more components at the interface of the combustion chamber for the purpose of blocking transmission of combustion sourced pressure..

11/27/14
20140345250 

Igniter for a gas turbine


A gas turbine igniter includes an igniter rod disposed within a guide tube configured for travel between a hot-end region and a cold-end region and a cap connected to the guide tube, the cap defining an access passageway for the igniter rod. An attachment structure is provided for reducing the moment loading at the cold end of the igniter rod.

11/20/14
20140338358 

Internal detonation engine, hybrid engines including the same, and methods of making and using the same


Hybrid internal detonation-gas turbine engines incorporating detonation or pulse engine technology (such as an internal detonation engine), and methods of manufacturing and using the same are disclosed. The internal detonation engine includes a detonation chamber having a fuel igniter therein, a stator at one end of the detonation chamber having at least a first opening to receive fuel, a rotor adjacent to the stator, and an energy transfer mechanism configured to convert energy from igniting or detonating the fuel to mechanical energy.

11/20/14
20140338342 

Fuel injector having an ignitor for igniting a combustor of a gas turbine


A fuel injector for a combustor of a gas turbine includes an annular main body. A fluid circuit extends at least partially through the main body.

11/13/14
20140331682 

High-speed-launch ramjet booster


A high-speed-launch ramjet boost (hslrb) engine includes a combustion system for igniting fuel pumped by a fuel pump from a fuel tank, where the combustion system includes an igniter, fuel injectors and frame holders. An inlet provides a pathway for air to flow toward the fuel injectors.

11/06/14
20140327999 

Corona ignition with hermetic combustion seal


A corona igniter (20) comprises a central electrode (22) surrounded by an insulator (24), which is surrounded by a metal shell (26). A ceramic combustion seal (30) is disposed along the gap (32) between a shell lower end shell (52) and the insulator nose region (48) to provide a hermetic seal therebetween.

10/30/14
20140322937 

General aviation igniter cable assembly


An improved general aviation igniter cable assembly includes either a single or double coil spring. The double coil spring has inner and outer portions.

10/23/14
20140313702 

Multi-fuel lantern


A lantern comprising a tank, a chimney, an ignition bowl, and a chimney tube. There is also a mixing subassembly, a fuel line, a nozzle and a chimney cap.

10/23/14
20140311891 

Tubular floating electrode dielectric barrier discharge for applications in sterilization and tissue bonding


Disclosed is a device and method for contacting a biological substrate. A non-thermal plasma device delivers a non-thermal plasma discharge using a dielectric conduit, an igniter electrode and a rf electrode.

10/23/14
20140311369 

Mechanical inertial igniter with high-height drop safety feature for thermal batteries and the like


A method for initiating a thermal battery including: releasing an engagement between an element and a striker mass upon an acceleration time and magnitude greater than a first threshold; and moving at least one member into a path of the element to prevent the element from releasing the striker mass only where the acceleration time and magnitude is greater than a second threshold, the second threshold being greater than the first threshold.. .

10/16/14
20140305423 

Palmtop charcoal igniter


A palmtop charcoal igniter includes a protective aluminum pipe, a heat insulation stainless steel pipe sleeved in the protective aluminum pipe, a mica sleeve mounted in the heat insulation stainless steel pipe, a heating body mounted in the mica sleeve and comprising an insulating mica pipe and a mica support, a handle mounted outside the heat insulation stainless steel pipe, and an igniter switch disposed on a top end of the handle and configured with three shifts including an on-off shift, a cold air shift and a hot air shift. The on-off function and the exchange of cold/hot air can be realized via the on-off control of the three shifts..

10/16/14
20140305326 

Compact mechanical inertia igniters for thermal batteries and the like


A method for igniting a thermal battery upon a predetermined acceleration event. The method including: rotatably connecting a striker mass to a base; aligning a first projection on the striker mass with a second projection on the base such that when the striker mass is rotated towards the base, the first projection impacts the second projection; and preventing impact of the first and second projections unless the predetermined acceleration event is experienced..

10/09/14
20140302445 

Flame ignition and control system


A flame ignition and control system includes at least one gas burner, which is connected to a gas source via a flame control system, and a safety valve controlled by a flame sensor consisting of a thermocouple. The safety valve has an open state, in which the source supplies gas to the burner, and a closed state, in which gas flow is obstructed, the switching from the open state to the closed state and vice versa being controlled by the electric signal generated by the thermocouple.

10/09/14
20140299119 

High speed solid cooking fuel igniter


Devices and methods for accelerating the combustion of non-gas cooking fuels used in barbequing. The devices include a starting fuel for preparing, or starting, a cooking fuel, such as charcoal briquettes, for use to cook food.

10/02/14
20140294677 

Exhaust purification device capable of performing regeneration by using quick combustion


An exhaust purification device for vehicles comprises a connection unit, a combustion unit, a buffer unit, a filtration unit, an emission unit, and a control unit. The connection unit is adapted to be connected to an exhaust pipe of a vehicle's engine.

09/25/14
20140283780 

Quarter wave coaxial cavity igniter for combustion engines


An apparatus and method for igniting combustible materials in a combustion chamber of a combustion engine using corona discharge plasma from a quarter wave coaxial cavity resonator. A tapered quarter wave coaxial cavity resonator is adapted to mate with the combustion chamber.

09/18/14
20140268480 

High voltage connection sealing corona ignition coil


A corona igniter assembly 20 comprises an ignition coil assembly 22, a firing end assembly 24, and a metal tube 26 connecting the ignition coil assembly 22 to the firing end assembly 24. A rubber boot 28 is disposed in the metal tube 26 and compressed symmetrically between a coil output member 30 of the ignition coil assembly 22 and an insulator 42 of the firing end assembly 24.

09/18/14
20140265289 

Controlled pressure release for seatbelt pretensioning devices


The seatbelt pretensioner, which is designed for reducing slack in seatbelt webbing upon deployment in response to a triggering event, comprises an igniter that generates gas in response to the triggering event, an elongate body defining a chamber for receiving and the confining gas generated by the igniter, a piston movable within the elongate body by the gas generated, a slack-reducing assembly that responds to movement of the piston and is connected to at least a portion of seatbelt webbing, movement of the piston causes the slack-reducing assembly to move the seat belt webbing reducing slack in the seatbelt webbing; and a controlled pressure release that enables gas to escape from the elongate body after deployment, relieving gas pressure within the pretensioner. The controlled pressure release may comprise one or more of various pressure relieving features such as a porous intermediate disposed between the vent hole and the gas within the elongate body, a piston having a porous portion and/or a safety valve, and one or more plugs that seal vent holes in the elongate body that become unsealed by loosening the pretensioning assembly..

09/18/14
20140263697 

Integrated fuel injectors and igniters and associated methods of use and manufacture


The present disclosure is directed to integrated injector/igniters providing efficient injection, ignition, and complete combustion of various types of fuels. One example of such an injectors/igniter can include a body having a base portion opposite a nozzle portion, and a fuel passageway extending from the base portion to the nozzle portion.

09/18/14
20140262856 

Lighting tobacco-based products


An igniter apparatus for igniting a tobacco-based product having a sensitized tip, comprising: a first portion having a first surface and a second portion having a second surface, at least one of the first and second surfaces being movable with respect to other surface, wherein at least a portion of the first and second surfaces are substantially parallel to one another; a channel at least partially formed between the first and second portions, the channel having at least one opening configured to receive the tobacco-based product as it is inserted therein; and an abrasive material coated on at least a portion of the channel, the abrasive material being configured to at least partially contact the tobacco-based product when the first and second surfaces are manually positioned a predetermined distance from one another.. .

09/18/14
20140261376 

Igniter for solid cooking fuels


An igniter for solid cooking fuels includes a heat chamber and a heat gun manifold. The heat gun manifold includes a manifold flange with a first hole, the manifold flange attached to a bottom of the heat chamber, and a manifold tube received within the first hole.

09/18/14
20140261323 

Injector-igniter with thermochemical regeneration


A fuel injection system comprising an injector-igniter and a fuel tank in fluid communication with the injector-igniter. The injector igniter includes an injector housing and a valve assembly.

09/18/14
20140261303 

Injector-igniter with fuel characterization


A vehicular fuel system with onboard fuel characterization including an onboard combustion modifier source capable of supplying a combustion modifier agent, such as hydrogen, and a fuel tank capable of storing a fuel. An injector-igniter is operative to direct inject the fuel and a proportionate amount of the modifier agent into a cylinder of an internal combustion engine.

09/18/14
20140261272 

I.c.e igniter with integral fuel injector in direct fuel injection mode.


An igniter (09) includes an elongated tubular housing (10) with a polygonal top (14) having a central aperture (16) defined therein, communicating into a central chamber (20) along a longitudinal axis to an end at a base (18). A terminal (13a) projects from the polygonal top (14).

09/18/14
20140261270 

Wear protection features for corona igniter


A corona igniter comprises an electrode with a central extended member extending along a central axis and a crown extending radially outwardly from the central extended member. The central extended member has an extended length and the crown has a crown length.

09/11/14
20140251612 

Consumable downhole packer or plug


A packer or plug for use in a wellbore includes: a tubular mandrel made from a composite material including a pyrotechnic composition; an expandable seal disposed on an outer surface of the mandrel; and an igniter operable to initiate combustion of the mandrel.. .

09/04/14
20140248522 

Compact and mechanical inertial igniters for thermal batteries and the like for munitions with short duration firing setback shock


An inertial igniter including: a body having a base; a striker release element rotatably disposed on the body, the striker release element having a first surface; a first biasing element for biasing the striker release element away from the base; a striker mass rotatably disposed on the base along a second axis, the striker mass having a second surface corresponding to the first surface of the striker release element, the first surface obstructing rotation of the striker mass; and a second biasing element for biasing the striker mass such that the second surface is biased towards the first surface; wherein when the body experiences an acceleration profile of a predetermined magnitude and duration, the striker release element rotates towards the base to release an engagement between the first and second surfaces and allow the striker mass to rotate under a biasing force of the second biasing element.. .

09/04/14
20140245991 

Fluid insulated injector-igniter


A system for transferring and igniting a fuel comprising a fuel supply and a cryogenic fuel processor connected to the fuel supply and operative to remove impurities from the fuel. The system includes a power supply and an injector-igniter.

09/04/14
20140245990 

Method and system of thermochemical regeneration to provide oxygenated fuel, for example, with fuel-cooled fuel injectors


The present disclosure is directed to integrated injector/igniters providing efficient injection, ignition, and complete combustion of various types of fuels. One example of such an injectors/igniter can include a body having a base portion opposite a nozzle portion.

08/28/14
20140238366 

Corona ignition system having selective enhanced arc formation


A corona discharge (24) ignition includes an electrode (38) emitting a radio frequency electric field and providing a corona discharge (24) to ignite a combustible mixture. The system includes a controlled high voltage energy supply (52) providing energy to a main energy storage (28) at a first main voltage.

08/28/14
20140238258 

Colored pyrotechnic smoke-producing composition


A colored pyrotechnic smoke-producing composition has an oxidizer, a fuel, a flame retardant, a dye, a coolant, and a binder. The oxidizer may be potassium chlorate.

08/28/14
20140237989 

Laser-ignition combustor for gas turbine engine


The combustor has a laser ignitor mounted to the casing, remotely from the liner of the combustion chamber. The laser ignitor has an igniter beam path for igniting the fuel and air mixture in the combustion chamber, the igniter beam path extending at least partially across the air plenum surrounding the liner and into the combustion chamber through a corresponding beam path aperture provided in the liner..

08/21/14
20140232256 

Traveling spark igniter


An igniter having at least two electrodes spaced from each other by an insulating member having a substantially continuous surface along a path between the electrodes. The electrodes extend substantially parallel to each other for a distance both above and below said surface.

08/21/14
20140230779 

Integrated fuel injector igniters having force generating assemblies for injecting and igniting fuel and associated methods of use and manufacture


Embodiments of injectors configured for adaptively injecting and igniting various fuels in a combustion chamber are disclosed herein. An injector according to one embodiment includes an end portion configured to be positioned adjacent to a combustion chamber, and an ignition feature carried by the end portion and configured to generate an ignition event.

08/21/14
20140230778 

High efficiency, ternary mix engine


Pressurized and superheated, dry steam is admitted into the working chamber of a spark ignition engine for the purpose of increasing the thermal efficiency of the engine. The steam is admitted into the working chamber near the end of compression, and before ignition of the fuel.

08/21/14
20140230685 

Gas generator


A gas generator includes a cylindrical housing, a diffuser portion, a first combustion chamber defined by a first porous plate member, a second combustion chamber defined by a second porous plate member, and an ignition device having an ignition portion attached to an igniter collar. The first porous plate member comprises first through holes arranged in the vicinity of a peripheral edge portion.

08/14/14
20140224210 

Integrated fuel injector igniters suitable for large engine applications and associated methods of use and manufacture


Embodiments of injectors suitable for injection ports having relatively small diameters are disclosed herein. An injector according to one embodiment includes a body having a first end portion opposite a second end portion.



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