|| List of recent Pivotably-related patents
|Catheter handle and methods of operating|
A delivery system having an improved handle allowing operation of the delivery system with one hand while maintaining accuracy in delivery and deployment of a prosthesis in a body lumen. The delivery system includes a sheath and a handle.
|Method and apparatus to control residue width|
A system for discharging residue from an agricultural combine to a ground surface. The system including a spreader operatively connected to a rear end of the agricultural combine.
|Grinding machine with pivotable mounting of a grinding spindle unit and method for pivoting a grinding spindle unit on a grinding machine|
The housing of a grinding spindle unit is pivotably mounted by way of a pivot axle on the receiving part of a grinding machine, e.g., on a grinding headstock. The grinding spindle unit bears a grinding wheel which is driven in rotation.
|Fastening device for expansion card|
A fastening device for an expansion card includes a chassis and a fastener. The chassis includes a first rack, and a second rack behind the first rack.
A portable device, e.g. A laptop, includes a first part (110), e.g.
|Tilt prevention assembly for a series of drawers in a tool cabinet|
The invention relates to a tilt prevention assembly for a series of drawers in a tool cabinet, comprising a frame which, when in use, is connected to the tool cabinet, as well as a securing member pivotably mounted to the frame, which securing member is pivotable between a securing position in which the securing member forms an obstruction for the movement of the closed drawers, and between a releasing position in which a drawer is moveable at least to an extended position. The tilt prevention assembly also comprises an actuator member that is arranged for pivoting the securing member under the influence of the movement of the drawers to the securing position or the releasing position..
|Air passenger seat having a frame|
Proposed is an air passenger seat having a frame which is provided for attaching to a floor of an aircraft cabin and a backrest which is pivotably or securely mounted on the frame by means of a rotation spindle, wherein the seat has a seat reference point (srp) which is defined according to the sae international aerospace standard as8049. According to the invention, the rotation spindle of the backrest has, in a line parallel to the cabin floor and as seen parallel to the direction of flight, a separation n of less than 40 mm from the seat reference point..
|Convertible top with transverse bow|
A convertible top of a cabriolet vehicle includes a convertible top cover, which is adjustable by means of a convertible top rod assembly between a closed position spanning a vehicle interior and a storage position opening the vehicle interior toward the top. The convertible top rod assembly includes a rod arrangement on both sides in relation to a vertical longitudinal center plane of the convertible top.
|Convertible top with frame locking mechanism|
A convertible top of a cabriolet vehicle includes a convertible top rod assembly, which can be adjusted between a closed position spanning the vehicle interior and a storage position. The top trod assembly includes a link arrangement on both sides of a vertical longitudinal center plane of the convertible top.
|Energy harvester for converting vibrational motion of a vibrating equipment into electrical energy, and a device for monitoring the operation of a vibrating equipment|
The invention relates to an energy harvester for converting vibrational motion of a vibrating equipment into electrical energy. The energy harvester comprises a pendulum arranged to be pivotably attached to said vibrating equipment, a motion limiter arranged to limit a pivoting motion of said pendulum, and a generator connected to said pendulum and arranged to convert said pivoting motion into electrical energy.
|Adjustable equipment support|
A support for supporting equipment includes at least one elongate leg element at least partially supporting an apex selectively, detachably mountable to equipment, where the leg includes a first end proximate the apex and a second end distal the apex, and where the leg is pivotal about an axis proximate the first end throughout a limited arc. A securement assembly pivotably interconnects the first end of the leg with the apex.
|Dry dual clutch transmission actuation system using electrical motor with force aided lever|
An actuation system for actuating a clutch piston of a transmission includes an actuator and a lever. A first end of the lever is attached to the actuator.
|Expandable pontoon system|
An extendable pontoon system is provided. The extendable pontoon system may include a center pontoon, two side pontoons, an adjustable frame and a plurality of actuator arms.
|Two stage force multiplier tin snips|
Two-stage force multiplier tin snips are provided which have a pair of cutting blades and associated tangs, both being pivotable about a cutting axis. Each respective tang is coupled to a pair of handles by a pair of respective tang pins.
|Guide vane for a turbomachine, guide vane cascade, and method for manufacturing a guide vane or a guide vane cascade|
A guide vane for a turbomachine axially pivotably coupled to a radially outwardly disposed flow-limiting wall and to a radially inwardly disposed inner ring of the turbomachine; and a trailing edge gap being formed between an upper trailing edge of the guide vane and the flow-limiting wall and/or between a lower trailing edge of the guide vane and the inner ring; the upper trailing edge and/or the lower trailing edge of the guide vane having at least one air outlet opening for an air outflow for forming an air curtain for at least partially sealing the trailing edge gap in the area of the upper trailing edge and/or the lower trailing edge in the area of the lower trailing edge. Also, a guide vane cascade, as well as a method for manufacturing a guide vane or a guide vane cascade..
|Adjustable inside applicator|
An adjustable inside applicator including an attachment body to attach the applicator to a source of compound to be applied to a joint, the attachment body having a bore including an inlet and at least two outlets, a pair of faces angularly disposed relative to one another with at least one outlet located in each of the pair of faces, and a pair of floating application guide heads mounted pivotably to the attachment body and biased towards a straight angle between the floating application guide heads but movable against the bias into an angle which is less than straight, each floating application guide head having an opening therein in communication with a respective at least one outlet of the body.. .
|Cooling unit and illuminating apparatus|
Disclosed are a cooling unit including a blowing device and a heat sink, and an illuminating apparatus including the cooling unit, in which the assembling workability is improved. The blowing device has a frame configured to rotatably support a blower.
|Electronic apparatus and member rotating operation method|
An electronic apparatus includes: a housing; a mounting member pivotably mounted to the housing; a displacing member including an l-shaped shaft hole formed in at least one of the mounting member and the housing member, and a shaft located in the shaft hole; the displacing member be configured such that the shaft is located at a first position of the l-shaped shaft hole when the mounting member is in a falling position and the shaft is located at a second position of the l-shaped shaft hole different from the first position when the mounting member is in an erected position; and a rotation suppressing member configured to hold the mounting member when the mounting member is displaced, and suppress the rotation of the mounting member.. .
|Linear ultrasonic motor and lens apparatus and image pickup apparatus using the same|
A linear ultrasonic motor includes a vibrator having a piezoelectric element, a movable part applying a pressurization force to the vibrator and bringing the vibrator into pressurized contact with a base part, a cover part being fixed to the base part, a rolling part being rollably held between a movable guide part of the movable part and a cover guide part of the cover part, and a body to be driven having a transmission member that is pivotably supported and being able to move only in the movable direction. The transmission member includes a bias part that abuts on a transmission part of the movable part and applies a biasing force of biasing the movable part to the rolling part, to the transmission part.
|Lock for a vehicle door with a spring plate in the inlet region of the locking bolt|
A lock is provided especially for a door (2) or flap of a motor vehicle. Said lock has a lock housing (3) and a locking mechanism having a rotary latch (4) and a pawl, wherein the rotary latch (4) is arranged pivotably about an axis (22) and interacts with a locking bow (9), which is assigned to the bodywork (8), during the opening and closing of the door (2).
|Articulated jib for moving a camera during the production of a motion picture|
An articulated jib for moving a load is supported on a base and comprises a first jib arm pivotably connected to the base. The first jib arm functions as a bascule and is pivotable about a first axis.
A flat-clinch-stapler comprises: a base portion (20) having upstanding bearing pieces (21) at its rear end for supporting a first transverse pivot axis (22), and a floating clincher table (11); a magazine (5) having a u-shaped cross section pivotably mounted at its rear end about said first pivot axis; a driver arm (1) carrying a driver blade (9) and being pivotably mounted at its rear end to said first pivot axis; and a handle member (300) pivotably mounted about a second transverse axis (310) in the bearing pieces offset relative to said first pivot axis in a direction to the front end of the base portion and acting on the driver arm at a position even further to the front end of the stapler. The magazine bottom wall guides the free ends of the legs of staples within the magazine.
|Dispensing assembly in vending machine|
A dispensing assembly includes a mounting plate with a plurality of openings, a rotatable shaft located adjacent to the mounting plate, a plurality of blocking plates pivotably attached to the mounting plate, and a plurality of jacking members attached to the rotatable shaft. Lengths of the plurality of jacking members are different from each other.
|Spot welding electrode removal apparatus|
A spot welding electrode removal apparatus that is compact and durable is provided. Specifically, the apparatus includes a j-shaped operating lever, and in a position adjacent to the end of the operating lever and facing the contact member, a pressing member is provided.
|Logistics crate module and method of transporting goods|
A crate module which includes a quadrilateral tray portion with a load carrying side and an opposing side. The tray portion is delimited by four successively connected peripheral edges and has form fitting elements.
|Combination hair styling device|
The present invention relates to a device for styling sectioning, combing and clasping hair. The device has a first member pivotably attached to a second member, and a spring to urge the device to a closed position.
|Automatic head-changing screw driver|
The present invention relates to an automatic bit-changing screwdriver including a bit tip and a bit shaft assembly. The bit tip and the bit shaft assembly are pivotably connected.
|Industrial robot provided with balancer device|
An industrial robot including a base part, an arm part, and a balancer device connected pivatably to the base part and the arm part to apply a repulsive force resisting a load acting on a pivot shaft due to gravity. The balancer device includes a balancer having a cylinder and a piston rod, end parts of the cylinder and the piston rod being pivatably connected with respect to the arm part and the base part, respectively, a coupling member attached to a support part of the base to support pivotably a balancer end part with respect to the support part, and a fastening part fastening a first end face formed at the coupling member and a second end face formed at the balancer end part to push the piston rod inside the cylinder by a fastening force..
An accelerometer for sensing acceleration along a sensing axis, includes a flexure member (having a pendulum member pivotably connected to a support member via a hinge arrangement), a housing, and at least one mounting structure configured for clamping the support member to the housing in load bearing contact while concurrently allowing for differential movement between the support member and the housing. Also disclosed are a corresponding housing member for use with a flexure member of an accelerometer, and a flexure member for use with a housing of an accelerometer..
|Universal system for holding fishing rods|
To provide a better experience for ice fisherman and fisherman generally, the present inventor devised, among other things, apparatus, assemblies, components, and methods for holding a fishing device, such as a fishing rod. One exemplary apparatus includes an adjustable rod holder pivotably mounted or coupled to a base structure.
|Rifle scope having elevation and windage ocular display|
A rifle scope that includes an optical train defining an optical axis having a pointing direction. The optical train has an erector tube pivotably mounted in the scope housing and having a front end.
Scissors include two scissor members. The two scissor members are pivotably connected with a joint member.
|Hinge mechanism for pivotable door|
A hinge system for a pivotable door is provided. The system includes a rod extending between a first end portion and a second end portion and a restraint receiving the second portion of the rod therein with the first end portion of the rod extending through an end cap on the restraint.
|Boot seal for machine system and method|
A machine system includes a first component, a second component, and a joint assembly pivotably connecting the first and second components in a finite angular pivoting range. A boot seal seals between the first and second components, and has a rest configuration where the boot seal has a curvilinear taper, and is deformable to a squished configuration forming a radially outward bulge.
A telescopic sight has an objective lens system, an eyepiece lens system and an inversion system disposed in the optical path between the objective lens system and the eye piece lens system and pivotably supported by means of a height adjustment device, a lateral adjustment device, a reticle, and a projection means disposed at the end of the inversion system on the eyepiece side. The inversion system generates an image plane at the end on the eyepiece side having a perpendicular alignment relative to the inversion system optical axis.
|Height- and/or inclination-adjustable head restraint for a vehicle seat|
A height- and/or inclination-adjustable head restraint for a vehicle seat includes at least one holding element, a head restraint cushion, a head restraint structure and an inclination-adjustment mechanism that includes at least one latching plate, a toothed profile and an actuating element. The latching plate is arranged on the holding element and, in a locked state of the inclination-adjustment mechanism, engages in a form-fitting and/or frictional manner in the toothed profile, which is arranged on the head restraint structure.
|Apparatus for cleaning wheelchair tire|
The cleaning apparatus is essentially an adjustable bar having an adapter on one end and a cleaner head on the opposing end. The adjustable bar includes a main cylinder head pivotably attached at a first pivot to the adapter, the main cylinder head having an opening configured to receive a main cylinder rod slideable within the main cylinder head's opening and can be locked in place using a lock to form a suitable length.
|Self-tightening chuck with a radial lock|
A drill chuck including a spindle portion with a pusher bore, a spindle bore, an annular array of teeth, and an annular groove defined by the outer surface of the first end. A body is rotatably disposed about the spindle portion and includes a central bore, an annular groove defined by the central bore, and a pawl pivotably mounted to the body for selectively engaging the annular array of teeth.
|Sheet conveying apparatus, and sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus provided with the same|
A sheet conveying apparatus according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes a housing, a sheet storage portion, a sheet conveying path, and a guide member. Housing is mounted to apparatus body that includes bottom portion having opening portion, and main sheet conveying path extending upward from opening portion to convey sheets, and includes top face portion arranged opposing bottom portion.
|Mobile sizer with integrated load bucket|
A mobile sizer for an underground mining system includes drive treads, a sizer portion mounted on the drive treads, and a load bucket pivotably coupled to the sizer portion. The load bucket is sumped to remove material from the mine and pivotably swung to transfer removed material to the sizer portion..
|Bottle docking device|
A bottle docking device, to attach a bottle to an object, such as a garment or a carried personal possession. The bottle docking device includes a base plate, a clasp assembly to grip a bottle, a hinge assembly to pivotably connect the clasp assembly to a distal side of the base plate, and a clip mechanism operatively connected to a proximal side of the base plate, to attach the bottle docking device to an object.
|Articulation joint for apparatus for endoscopic procedures|
An endoscopic surgical device is provided and includes an endoscopic anchor retaining/advancing assembly including a proximal tube portion and a distal tube portion pivotably connected to one another at an articulation joint; a proximal inner shaft rotatably disposed within the proximal tube portion; a distal inner shaft rotatably disposed within the distal tube portion; and a relatively flexible intermediate drive cable mechanically interconnecting the proximal inner shaft and the distal inner shaft, wherein the intermediate drive cable extends across the articulation joint, wherein the intermediate drive cable defines a central longitudinal axis that is off-set a radial distance from a central longitudinal axis of the proximal tube portion and the distal tube portion.. .
|Clamping assembly for external fixation system|
A clamping assembly for an external fixation system, comprising a clamp body having an opening for receiving a bone fixation member; a pivotably rotatable locking arm associated with the clamp body, the locking arm being configured to provisionally hold the bone fixation member inside the opening of the clamp body; and a cam arm coupled to the locking arm, the cam arm being pivotably rotatable towards the clamp body to definitively hold the bone fixation member inside the opening of the clamp body.. .
|Polyaxial pivot housing for external fixation system|
A polyaxial pivot housing for an external fixation system, comprising a first plate; a second plate substantially parallel to the first plate; a spherical member positioned between the first and second plates, the spherical member having a threaded post that is configured to attach to a support member of an external fixation frame; and a pivotably rotatable locking arm, the locking arm being configured to orientationally lock the threaded post with respect to the external fixation frame by compressing the first and second plates against the spherical member.. .
|Catheter actuators providing mechanical advantage|
Catheter actuators providing a mechanical advantage are disclosed. The actuators include a pull wire arm guide plate and a drive wheel attached around the pull wire arm guide plate and pivotable relative to the guide plate, the drive wheel comprising at least one thumb boss for pivoting the drive wheel about a drive wheel axis of rotation.
|Apparatus for endoscopic procedures|
A surgical device includes a jaw portion and a shaft portion that is pivotably coupled to the jaw portion. The shaft portion defines an interior space having first and second openings on respective radially-opposite sides of the shaft portion.
|Golf club head with adjustable sole|
Described herein are embodiments of golf club heads, such as fairway wood heads, having an adjustable sole. In some embodiments, a club head includes a body, a sole plate, and a platform.
|Mounting apparatus for memory card|
A mounting apparatus includes a connector and a fixing member. The connector defines a memory slot to receive a bottom side of a memory card.
|Self-strapping round bale trailer|
A bale retention system for retaining bales of material on a trailer, the system including a trailer with a horizontal trailer bed having first and second ends, a bale retention wall extending upwardly from the trailer bed and extending between the first and second ends of the trailer bed, and a trailer roller system including a first arm pivotably attached at its first end to a first structure at a first end of the trailer, a second arm pivotably attached at its first end to a second structure at a second end of the trailer, and a roller extending between and rotatably attached to a second end of the first and second arms. The roller system is actuatable so that the roller is moveable along an arcuate path extending from a point adjacent to a top surface of the bale retention wall to a point adjacent to the trailer bed..
|Lighting device for a motor vehicle|
The invention relates to an illuminating device (1) for a motor vehicle, comprising two or more light modules (2), which light modules (2) are provided to generate a common light distribution, and a common supporting body (3), on which the at least two light modules (2) are fastened, wherein at least one of the light modules (2) is mounted on the supporting body (3) so as to be pivotable about at least one axis (h, v) with respect to the supporting body (3), and wherein the at least one pivotable light module (2) is mounted on the supporting body (3) in an articulated manner by means of an articulation (4) so as to be pivotable about the at least one axis (v, h), wherein at least one prestressing device (5) is also provided, by means of which the at least one adjustable light module (2) is held in a prestressed manner on the supporting body (3) pivotably about the articulation (4), and wherein at least one adjusting device (6, 7) is also provided, which is preferably mounted on the supporting body (3), which at least one adjusting device (6, 7) acts on the at least one adjustable light module (2), and wherein, by means of an adjustment of the at least one adjusting device (6, 7), the at least one adjustable light module (3) is displaced, at the point of action of the at least one adjusting device (6, 7), substantially in or against the direction of the prestress, and therefore the light module (3) is pivoted about the connection line (v, h) running through the articulation (4) and arranged normal to the connection line between the articulation (4) and the adjusting device (6, 7).. .
|Linear lighting device|
A linear lighting device includes a body, a light source holder, and a light source. The body has a top portion, a bottom portion, and a rear portion.
|System for the distribution of luminance|
A luminaire including a rectangular housing for housing a light source. The housing has an elongated opening for projecting the light and shutters positioned across the opening to control the light emerging from the light source through the opening.
|Systems and methods for moving people|
The invention generally relates to people movers fabricated from at least two frame assemblies pivotably connected, for example, in a v formation, wherein the forward end of each frame assembly is pivotably connected such that the rearward end of each frame assembly can be at a variable offset distance so the overall width of the people mover can be adjusted from a maximum (widest) overall width to a minimum (substantially narrow) overall width. Further, the frame assemblies can include forward wheel(s) and/or rearward wheel(s) that can roll in any direction and/or in a regulated range of directions such that when the people mover is at its maximum (widest) width the rearward wheels can only roll in a forward and/or inwardly direction and when the people mover is at its minimum (substantially narrow) width the rearward wheels can only roll in a substantially forward and/or substantially outwardly direction..
|Bogie axle for a machine|
An agricultural machine is disclosed. The agricultural machine includes a frame including a first axle on a first side of the frame and a second axle on a second side of the frame; and a bogie axle pivotably mounted on each of the first and second axles of the frame.
|Box with deployable wheels|
A box with deployable wheels. The box includes peripheral walls and side panels defining an enclosed interior compartment for receiving an object.
|Portable cooking apparatus|
A portable cooking apparatus comprises a heating assembly, and a support assembly for supporting the heating assembly. The support assembly comprises first and second legs.
|Articulated mold assembly and method of use thereof|
An apparatus for molding articles includes a first mold carrier configured to angularly displace relative to a fixed structure from a first molding position to first accessing position and a second mold carrier traveling with the first mold carrier and configured to angularly displace relative to the first mold carrier from a second molding position to a second accessing position. The first mold carrier may be pivotably coupled to the fixed structure; the second mold carrier may be slidably and rotatably coupled to the first mold carrier.
|Pivoting winch assembly for a wood chipper|
A pivotable winch assembly for a wood chipper includes an attachment bracket permanently connected to the wood chipper, a boom pivotably coupled to the attachment bracket by a pivot pin such that pivoting of the boom helps to manipulate and draw material into the wood chipper, a pivot pin to enable the boom to pivot into a plurality of preferred positions with respect to the wood chipper, and a retention pin for securing the boom into the plurality of preferred positions.. .
|Portable tree stand system|
A portable platform for removable attachment to a vertically oriented base support includes a back portion and a base pivotably attached thereto. The back portion includes a coupling member configured for connection to a mounting member attachable to a vertically oriented base support.
|Brake assembly for bicycles|
A brake assembly includes a base having two first connection parts and each first connection part has a first hole and a second hole. Two second connection parts extend from the underside of the base.
|Self-locking webbing connectable device attachment plate|
Apparatus and associated methods relate to a safety interface device that securely attaches to a length of webbing, while simultaneously providing a plurality of non-intersecting apertures to couple to a corresponding plurality of safety devices. In some embodiments, the safety interface device may be retrofitted to a closed webbing on a pre-fabricated safety harness.
|Vehicle track assembly|
A vehicle wheel assembly is provided which includes a vehicle frame having a first axle, a wheel assembly having a housing with an aperture engaging the first axle and enabling the wheel assembly to pivot in a first plane about a first axis formed by the first axle. A cylindrical member is carried by the housing of the wheel assembly, the cylindrical member and housing are arranged perpendicular to the first axle.
|Mounting bracket for agricultural row unit|
A row unit for an agricultural planter is provided. The row unit may include a body operably coupled to the agricultural planter, a bracket secured to the body, and a chassis pivotably coupled to the bracket.