|| List of recent Pipes-related patents
| Lightweight portable goal post|
Low cost, durable, reusable, lightweight, inexpensive, simple, easy to assemble/disassemble, transportable goal posts. Each goal posts may be composed of single piece t reinforcements and a single piece cross bar reinforcement, as well as readily available construction materials, such as pvc pipe.
| Pipe handling device|
A pipe handling device (1) on a drilling floor, the pipe handling device (1) including:—a first pipe handling machine (2) placed between a first pipe magazine (14) and the drilling centre (6); and—a second pipe handling machine (4) placed between a second pipe magazine (16) and the drilling centre (6), the first pipe handling machine (2) and the second pipe handling machine (4) both being arranged to carry pipes (12) between the drilling centre (6) and their respective first pipe magazine (14) and second pipe magazine (16), characterized by the first pipe handling machine (2) being rotatable around an axis substantially centrally in the first pipe magazine (14), and by the second pipe handling machine (4) being rotatable around an axis substantially centrally in the second pipe magazine (16).. .
| Light bulb with automated emergency operation|
A self cooling light effects device for use in a standard light bulb socket having a socket adaptor, surface embedded leds as means to generate light effects, means to control light effects, and means for cooling. Fiber optic cables provide further light effects.
| Adjustable heat sink assembly|
An adjustable heat sink assembly includes a thermo-conductive bottom panel having a flat contact face protruded from the bottom wall thereof, elevation-adjustment fasteners mounted in the thermo-conductive bottom panels and fastened to a circuit board and vertically adjusted to keep the flat contact face in positive contact with a heat source at the circuit board, a thermo-conductive top panel, pitch-adjustment fasteners joining the thermo-conductive bottom panel and the thermo-conductive top panel and adjustable to control the distance between the thermo-conductive bottom panel and the thermo-conductive top panel and to keep the thermo-conductive top panel in positive contact with the housing, face panel or radiation fin of the electronic apparatus using the circuit board, and heat pipes connected between the thermo-conductive bottom panel and the thermo-conductive top panel.. .
| System and method for determining fault location|
Apparatus and methods for locating faults in inductively coupled wired drill pipe while drilling. In one embodiment, apparatus includes a drill string and a wired drill pipe fault monitor.
| Integrated scr reducing agent storage device|
The invention discloses an integrated scr reducing agent storage device. The integrated scr includes a liquid storage box and a metering injection unit, the liquid storage box is used for storing reducing agent, the metering injection unit is integrated with the liquid storage box, the metering injection unit at least includes a pump body, and a membrane pump, a filter, a metering valve and a control unit all arranged on the pump body, and the metering injection unit is integrally arranged on the liquid storage box to inject the reducing agent under the control of the control unit, thus avoiding the use of pipes for suction, reflux and heating and of relevant pipe joints and decreasing the leakage risk of the reducing agent, meanwhile, the metering injection device is compact in structure, good is pressure stabilizing effect and accurate in control for injection of the reducing agent..
| Variable frequency helmholtz resonator|
A variable frequency helmholtz resonant cavity includes a helmholtz resonant cavity body, two helmholtz resonant cavity pipes with different cross-sectional areas and lengths and a control valve plate. The helmholtz resonant cavity body is connected with the main pipe of the intake system via the helmholtz resonant cavity pipes, and the control valve plate is disposed at the location where the two helmholtz resonant cavity pipes meet..
| Grommet and seal assembly for cooling pipes passing through sound wall|
A grommet and seal assembly enables a pair of ducts to pass through a sound wall that separates an engine from a cooling system. The disclosed grommet and seal assembly enables the sound wall to flex without breaking the seal between the grommets and the air ducts.
| Multiple sectioned wire-wrapped screens|
Operators manufacture a wellscreen by forming a wire-wrapped screen on a base pipe. Rather than stopping and restarting winding, the desired length of screen is completed along the base pipe, and then the wire screen is segmented into a plurality of screen sections as required for the various zones and details of the implementation.
| Ventilating and evacuating valve for conduit pipes and/or braces|
The present invention relates to a ventilating and evacuating valve for fluid-guiding conduit pipes and/or braces, comprising a valve mechanism (2) and a floating body (1) which acts on the valve mechanism (2), wherein the valve mechanism (2) comprises: a valve body (4) which can be moved into different opening and/or closing positions in order to open and close a valve outlet (3); a diaphragm cup (5); and a roll diaphragm (6) which is arranged between the valve body (4) and the diaphragm cup (5) and can come to rest in different opening and/or closing positions over aperture openings (7) of the valve body (4), wherein the valve also comprises a channelling means (8) which is configured to guide an evacuating flow past the valve mechanism (2).. .
| Refrigerating apparatus|
A refrigerating apparatus includes first and second refrigerant circuits including respective first and second compressors, condensers, pressure reducers, and evaporators, connected circularly with first and second refrigerant pipes, respectively, refrigerants discharged from the first and second compressors being respectively condensed at the first and second condensers and thereafter respectively evaporated at the first and second evaporators to acquire a cooling effect; a temperature sensor that detects a temperature of an internal portion of a cold storage cabinet, the first and second evaporators being disposed to cool the internal portion simultaneously; and a first control device that controls the first and second compressors such that the first compressor and the second compressor start being alternately operated each time a temperature detected by the temperature sensor reaches a first temperature, and are continuously operated until the detected temperature reaches a second temperature lower than the first temperature.. .
| Aeroengine arrangement|
A core engine for a gas turbine engine, the core engine having a rotational axis, a casing and further comprises a gearbox assembly, a radial drive arrangement, pipes and connections and a connection structure; the radial drive arrangement drivingly connects the core engine to the gearbox assembly; the pipes and connections extend from the gearbox assembly to the core engine and the gearbox assembly is radially spaced from the casing by connection structure. A method of assembling the gas turbine engine includes the steps of axially translating the core engine and the fan casing so that the gearbox is adjacent the fan casing and attaching the gearbox assembly to the fan casing..
| Apparatus for backwashing filter|
The reliability of backwashing valves constituted of first backwashing valves and second backwashing valves is ensured. A first backwashing valve (backwashing-gas rear valve) (7) that controls gas for backwashing and a second backwashing valve (backwashing-gas front valve) (6) that operates at slower speed than the first backwashing valve (7) are disposed, in a series including two or more thereof, at backwashing-gas introducing pipes individually provided for each of the filter blocks..
|High strength steel having good toughness|
Embodiments of the present disclosure comprise carbon steels and methods of manufacture. In one embodiment, quenching and tempering procedure is performed in which a selected steel composition is formed and heat treated to yield a slightly tempered microstructure having a fine carbide distribution.
|Web browser configurable and programmable light bulb|
A self cooling light effects device for use in a standard light bulb socket having a socket adaptor, surface embedded leds as means to generate light effects, means to control light effects, and means for cooling. Fiber optic cables provide further light effects.
An armature of a linear motor includes a plurality of cooling pipe storage holes formed along a longitudinal direction of a core, and a plurality of cooling pipes stored vertically in the cooling pipe storage holes and having a meander shape. The cooling pipes vertically adjacent to each other are arranged such that inlets and outlets of the cooling pipes are alternately connected in parallel to a refrigerant inlet and a refrigerant outlet in order to allow a refrigerant to flow in the reverse direction..
|Fitting for pipes and relevant pipe connecting method|
Fitting for at least one pipe, having a main body for internally accommodating said at least one pipe, fastening means able to be tightened to the main body, at least one deformable annular sealing gasket and at least one blocking ring nut which can be positioned within the fitting between the main body and the fastening means, respectively, to ensure the sealing of, and block in firm position, the pipe, at least when the fastening means are tightened to the main body, the blocking ring nut being elastically deformable at least in radial direction. The fitting also has means for retaining in a widened position at least the mouth section of the at least one annular sealing gasket, with an inner diameter greater than the outer diameter of the at least one pipe..
|Auxiliary arm for drilling equipment|
An auxiliary arm for drilling equipment (1) including a top drive drilling machine (4) which is vertically movable along a drilling centre (10), and in which at least one pipe manipulator (6) is arranged to move pipes (8) between the drilling centre (10) and a pipe magazine (7), and in which, beside the drilling centre (10), at least one at least remote-controllable or automatically operated auxiliary arm (12, 14) for the pipe (8) is arranged, the gripping member (24) of the auxiliary arm (12, 14) being positional at least at the drilling centre (10) or in the working area of the pipe manipulator (6).. .
|Water recirculation system|
A water recirculation system for a shower unit comprises a plurality of reservoirs and switching means for selecting from which of the reservoirs the shower unit receives water. A pump recirculates water from a waste trap of the shower unit to the active reservoir.
|Thermoplastic polyurethane multilayer protective liner|
Disclosed is a multilayer structure useful for preparing highly abrasion-resistant protective liners, including tubular articles such as multilayer tubes or pipes.. .
|Arrangement with at least one superconductive cable|
An arrangement with at least one superconductive cable (4) and a first cryostat (k1) surrounding the cable. A second cryostat (k2) is formed around the first cryostat (k1) coaxially with and at a distance from the first cryostat (k1) for conducting a second cooling agent therethrough.
|Method and apparatus for enabling vehicle applications using heterogeneous wireless data pipes|
A method for determining which of a plurality of data connectivity pipes will be used to transmit data for one or more applications operating on a vehicle. The method identifies which of the applications are active at a particular point in time and identifies a number of available configurations based on the number of applications that are active and the number of the data pipes that are available to transmit the data for the application.
|Threaded joint for steel pipes|
Provided is a threaded joint for steel pipes having high sealability even under a bending load. In the threaded joint, when a pin 3 and a box 1 are threadedly connected with each other, the outer peripheral face of a nose 8 of the pin and the inner peripheral face of a nose of the box are in metal-to-metal contact with each other at a contact portion and the contact portion serves as a seal portion 20.
|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..
|Deoxygenated water fill for fire protection system|
To prevent corrosion, the pipes of a wet fire protection system (fps) are purged of atmospheric oxygen by displacing in the pipes with an inert gas, such as nitrogen, prior to filling the pipes with water. After oxygen is purged from the pipes, they are filled with deoxygenated water which contains an o2 concentration of 500 ppb or less.
|Thermoelectric heat exchanger|
In a thermoelectric heat exchanger which has a high level of efficiency, a thermoelectric material unit (8) is arranged between the first and second pipes (2, 3), preferably without mechanical contact with said first and second pipes (2, 3), and a first fluid (10) flows around the first pipe (2) from the outside, while a second fluid (11) flows through the second pipe (3).. .
|System and method of capturing geothermal heat from within a drilled well to generate electricity|
A closed-loop, solid-state system generates electricity from geothermal heat from a well by flow of heat, without needing large quantities of water to conduct heat from the ground. The present invention contemplates uses for depleted oil or gas wells and newly drilled wells to generate electricity in an environmentally-friendly method.
|Pipe fitting layout system|
A band of a plurality of link sets is provided wherein each link set comprises a link wherein a first side of such link is bent to form a spring lock, a link wherein a second side of such link is bent to form a spring clip, and a pin extending through the spring lock. The link sets are joined together by inserting the spring lock of one link set into the spring clip of a proximate link set.
|Directed hydroburst system for cleaning flat screens|
A screen intake system has a body with an open end and a chamber. A flat screen is disposed at the open end of the body.
|Multi-layer mesh wicks for heat pipes|
Methods for fabricating heat pipes and heat pipes therefrom are provided. The heat pipe (400) includes a heat pipe body (402) having an inner cavity (408), and a wick structure (404) disposed in the inner cavity.
|Apparatus for creating electricity from pressure fluctuations in pipes|
Flexible pipe liner harvests energy from pressure fluctuations of a fluid in a pipe and converts it to electricity to power local sensors or other equipment. Pipe may be a pipeline for carrying water, sewage, or oil; or may be an open-ended segment suspended in a body of water.
|Process for feed-water oxygenating treatment in boiler in power station|
The present invention provides a process of oxygenated feed-water treatment of boilers in power station, carried out under an ot treatment process, suitable for both the monotube type boiler and the drum type boiler, and comprising an oxygenation stage comprising: a normal oxygenation converting stage and a decreased oxygenation film-supplementing stage; the normal oxygenation converting stage is a stage in which the feed water system is oxygenated both at the outlet of a condensate polishing system and at the inlet of a feed water pump of a high pressure feed water system, and the concentration of dissolved oxygen in the main steam is controlled to be ≦5 μg/l; the decreased oxygenation film-supplementing stage is a stage in which, after an oxide film is formed in the feed water system, the amount of oxygenation at the high pressure feed water system is decreased so that the amount of the oxygen added is only for supplementing and maintaining the oxide film, while the concentration of dissolved oxygen in the main steam is controlled to be ≦5 μg/l. It can ensure that a dense protection film can be formed and maintained on the metal surface of the pipes in a feed water system, thereby reducing the iron content in the feed water; excessive oxygen is prevented from entering the high temperature heating surface and causing the peeling off of the oxide skin; and the amount of oxygen consumed is significantly reduced, thereby decreasing the amount of maintenance..
|Suitcase with retractable handle assembly|
A suitcase includes a main body and a retractable handle assembly mounted on the main body. The handle assembly includes two outer pipes and at least two inner pipes retractably mounted in the outer pipes respectively.
|Heat pipe assembly and heat dissipation device having the same|
A heat pipe assembly includes a number of heat pipes and a fixing seat. Each of the heat pipes includes an evaporating section and at least a condensing section.
A burner is provided. The burner may include a burner head having mixing pipes through which an air-gas mixture may flow, and a burner cap seated on the burner head and having an opening formed therein.
A steam generator is provided. The steam generator has a combustion chamber having a peripheral wall formed at least partially from gas-proof, welded steam generator pipes, at least two additional inner walls formed at least partially from additional steam generator pipes which are arranged inside the combustion chamber.
|Wax free kit for new and existing construction|
A wax free toilet installation kit allows plumbers to approach new construction and old closet flanges with one economical and efficient set of parts that will work with both three and four inch soil pipes. A new threaded adapter sleeve 100 fits into both three and four inch traditional closet flanges to retrofit old wax system installations.
The micropump includes continuous cylindrical separating pipes having at least two alternating stages of pipes of small radius and large radius connected in succession. One end of the pipes constitutes a hot zone, and the opposite end constitutes a cold zone.
|Multi level hazard detection system|
A multi level hazard detection system for home residents or owners or service providers that want to efficiently monitor and detect numerous common hazards in houses, offices or industrial structures. Hazards that may be dangerous their health or to the structural integrity of their houses, offices and industrial structures and all appliances and systems that are of these structures such as heating and cooling systems, pipes and more.
Connection assembly (1) for connecting a first and second pipe end (201, 301) of pipes (200, 300). The pipe ends exhibit outwardly facing pipe locking profiles (203, 303).
|Methods and systems of joining pipes|
A system and method is provided for joining pipes where a keyhole is formed in each of the pipe ends and then a filler metal is placed in the keyholes to join the pipes to each other. The filler metal can be deposited using a laser hot wire process..
|Pipe-joining method for building hydrocarbon pipelines, in particular, underwater pipelines|
A pipe-joining method for building a hydrocarbon pipeline, in particular an underwater pipeline, includes welding two adjacent pipes to form a cutback, and forming a protective coating about the cutback. Forming the protective coating includes applying an le (liquid epoxy) resin or a powdered fbe (fusion bonded epoxy) resin to the cutback to form a primer coat; and applying a powdered polypropylene adhesive on top of the still-wet primer coat to form an auxiliary adhesive coat.
|System for relieving stress at pipe connections using external sleeve|
A pipe attachment assembly for attaching a pipe to another structure so stresses are reduced within the assembly includes a sleeve positioned outside the pipe which is composed of a material stronger than the pipe material, and an elastomeric bonding material which fills a gap between the pipe and the sleeve. The elastomeric bonding material transfers forces which are externally imposed on the pipe to the sleeve.
|Expandable liner for the protection and strengthening of existing pipes|
A method of lining an interior of a pipe in need of repair comprises providing a carrier tube having one or more expandable materials, coating the carrier tube with a binder, securing one or more layers of a fiber-laden material along an exterior surface of the carrier tube with the assistance of the binder. The carrier tube is delivered, together with the at least one layer of the fiber-laden material and the binder, to a targeted location inside a pipe in need of repair.
|Water storage fence apparatus|
A water storage fence apparatus for collecting, storing, and apportioning use of rainwater diverted therein, said water storage fence apparatus including a plurality of interconnectable fencing sections configured to be erectable around the boundary of an extant property, each of said fencing sections having a first storage tank and a second storage tank disposed within, wherein a plurality of joining pipes and a plurality of t junction pipes interconnect each of the plurality of fencing sections, wherein rainwater is storable within the first and second storage tank of each of the plurality of fencing sections and said rainwater drainable therefrom, as desired.. .
|Manifold flow splitter|
The present invention regards a manifold for use in a flow system, comprising a longitudinal main pipe section (1) with one inlet (13) connectable to a feed pipe (9) and at least two outlets (14) arranged in a row along the main pipe section (1), where a centre axis (15) of the main pipe section (1) during normal use extends in a mainly horizontal direction. The outlets (14) are arranged in a lower half of the main pipe section (1) and connected to outlet pipe sections (22) arranged with a centre axis (21) extending with an downward angle from the main pipe section (1).
|System, methods, and devices for generating power using a thermoelectric device with closed loop cooling system for mobile device and battery charging|
The pending disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices for generating power using a thermoelectric device. Such systems, methods, and devices may include one or more heat pipes containing a fluid.
|Low profile vent terminal with variable exhaust angle|
Vent terminal apparatus and methods are provided for covering vent pipes in an hvac system, e.g., air intake and combustion gas exhaust pipes of a furnace or boiler. The vent terminal includes a body defining a shielded air inlet configured to fluidly communicate with an air intake pipe, and an exhaust opening configured to fluidly communicate with an exhaust pipe.
An intake manifold includes plural intake pipes, a distribution portion connecting to the plural intake pipes and guiding fluid at an inside of the distribution portion to the plural intake pipes and a first protruding portion provided at least a same number of the plural intake pipes at the inside of the distribution portion, the first protruding portion being directed to the corresponding intake pipes.. .
An outdoor unit is configured to include a compressor and a heat source side heat exchanger. Indoor units are configured to include first expansion devices and use side heat exchangers, and air-condition an air-conditioned space.
|Vehicle air-conditioning device|
In vehicle air-conditioning devices including a refrigerant circuit having a compressor, an outdoor heat exchanger, an expansion device, and an indoor heat exchanger that are connected by refrigerant pipes to form a refrigeration cycle; an indoor air-sending device that supplies air to the indoor heat exchanger; and an outdoor air-sending device that supplies air to the outdoor heat exchanger, the refrigerant circuit is installed under the floor of a vehicle and uses carbon dioxide as the refrigerant.. .
|Multi air-conditioning apparatus|
A correspondence determination operation is performed. The correspondence determination operation differs a direction of distribution or a flow rate of a refrigerant flowing in one or some of use units among a plurality of use units to that of the other use units and determines, on the basis of a refrigerant temperature of the use unit, a location of a non-correspondence between a branch port that is connected to the use unit with refrigerant pipes and a set branch port that is obtained in accordance with the wire connection..
|Systems and methods for determining the moments and forces of two concentric pipes within a wellbore|
Systems and methods for determining the bending moment and shear force of tubing and casing when the tubing buckles and contacts the casing.. .
|Erection assistance device|
The present invention relates to an erection assistance device that includes: an elastic penis implant which has a semi-cylindrical shape, with its lower pan opened, and is processed to be inserted between an epidermis and a cavernous body of a penis; a storing part which is connected to the expansive part via connection pipes and stores a fluid to be supplied into the expansive part; and a pump which is provided in the middle of the connection pipes, wherein the pump is manipulated to adjust a degree of expansion of the penis implant.. .
|Apparatus and component for removing pipes|
This invention relates to an improved apparatus and component for removing (and perhaps replacing) pipes, in particular underground pipes, as suitable for use in trenchless pipe removal methods such as that of wo 2008/071997. The invention provides a component which is securable to a cable, and which has a sleeve for surrounding an end of the pipe.
|System, method, connector and geocomposite for fluid recovery|
The present invention relates to a system, a method, a geocomposite and a fluid recovery connector in aggregates (s), the system being characterised in that it comprises, on the one hand, at least one layer, so-called barrier layer (5), having permeability adapted to the blockage of fluid (g, l) and beneath which is arranged at least one geocomposite (2) comprising perforated mini-drains (23) and at least one layer, so-called through layer (22) having permeability adapted to the passage of fluid (g, l), and on the other hand, connectors (4) arranged to connect the perforated mini-drains (23) to discharge pipes (3) connected to at least one pumping device (6), such that at least one fluid (g, l) present in the aggregates (s) can reach the interior of the perforated mini-drains (23) and be discharged to the pumping device (6).. .
|Ink supply system|
An ink supply system for an ink jet printer, particularly a continuous ink jet printer, has a manifold assembly of two parts that are brought together at interfacing surfaces. At least one of the surfaces has a plurality of ink flow channels for conveying ink around an ink circuit between components.
|Safety exploitation and application of flammable ice, hydrogen and oxygen|
A method for safety exploitation and application of flammable ice, oxygen and hydrogen, measures for safety exploitation: first, a plurality of horizontal pipes bound together in a cubic form, or olivary structure containing horizontal pipes, or a plurality of vertical pipes bound together in a cubic form are put into the flammable ice mine to prevent collapse, second, a machine formed by millions of synchronously running two-with-one motors enters the unmanned environment, third, subjecting thick coal slurry to low electric ignition gasification process, and separation and purification process, and application of hydrogen and oxygen, fourth, seven innovated machines: a, high efficient power source machine powered by flammable ice, hydrogen, or oxygen, b, innovated two-with-one motor, c, innovated the cutting machine, d, innovated beating and rotating machine, e, low temperature electric ignition and gasification machine, f, high-speed centrifugal machine, g, propeller with two-with-one motor.. .
|Gripping assembly and gripping members for a grapple attachment|
A gripping assembly with gripping members, as part of a grapple attachment, used to grasp and manipulate elongated objects, for example pipe, is described. Due to the gripping action of the gripping members and tilt control capabilities of the grapple attachment, total positive control of the pipe is maintained, even if the gripping assembly picks up pipe off center.
|Modular pipe basket|
A device for transporting pipe is disclosed having a base, multiple drilling pipes wherein drilling pipes are longer than the base; a plurality of stanchions attached to and extending upward from the base; a plurality of support structures in between the plurality of drilling pipes and the base; wherein the plurality of support structures each have a pipe facing side and the pipe facing sides of at least two of the plurality of support structures forms a convex arc.. .
|Piping structure of cooling device, method for making the same, and method for connecting pipes|
In a piping structure of a cooling device using an ebullient cooling system, the cooling performance of the cooling device is degraded if the pipe is provided with flexibility, therefore, a piping structure of a cooling device according to an exemplary aspect of the invention includes a first tubular part with a hollow portion through which a refrigerant used in the cooling device flows; wherein the first tubular part is made of metal materials; and the surface roughness of the inner surface of the first tubular part is less than or equal to the size of a condensation nucleus for the refrigerant.. .
|Insulation systems employing expansion features to insulate elongated containers subject to extreme temperature fluctuations, and related components and methods|
Insulation systems employing expansion features to insulate elongated containers subject to extreme temperature fluctuations, and related components and methods are disclosed. Elongated containers, such as pipes, tanks, vessels may have contents that need to be insulated to prevent heat exchange with the outside environment.
|Pasteurization tunnel and pasteurization method for beverage packs|
A pasteurization tunnel and a method for pasteurizing beverage packs are described, wherein the beverage packs are conveyed on at least two decks lying one upon the other and sprayed with a heated spraying liquid from spraying pipes extending each transversely to the conveying direction of the beverage packs. According to the invention, the spraying liquid is guided through the spraying pipes of the one deck into the spraying pipes of the other deck.
|Dynamic mechanism to lift the fluid to highest|
A dynamic fluid pump for illustrating fluid dynamics includes a basin of the fluid have a base and a mass of fluid from the basin surface to the base. The dynamic fluid pump is supported at the bottom of the basin.
|Illumination apparatus for vehicles|
Aspects of the disclosure provide a door handle assembly used in a vehicle door having an illumination module and illumination source that directs light in a first direction and a second direction using a pair of light pipes. The door handle from the door handle assembly includes a first illumination aperture oriented in the first direction and a second illumination aperture oriented in the second direction.