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|Hinge structure and image forming apparatus including the same|
A hinge structure includes an attachment recessed part, an attachment member, a first rotating body and a second rotating body. The attachment recessed part is configured to have inlet and outlet part in an upper part thereof.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
|Firearm with pivoting barrel-receiver assembly|
A firearm with tilting barrel-receiver assembly includes a frame and a barrel-receiver assembly pivotably mounted to the frame. The barrel-receiver assembly is movable between an open position and a closed position.
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
|Portable lighting apparatus|
A lighting apparatus has an upper hub, a base, a lower hub, and a pair of illumination devices that are pivotably supported at the upper hub, with each illumination device being pivotable up and down towards each other, as well as being rotatable. A telescoping shaft assembly has an inner shaft and an outer shaft, with the inner shaft telescopically received inside the outer shaft, the inner shaft having an upper end that is secured to the upper hub, and the outer shaft having a lower end that is secured to the base.
Ningbo Utec Electric Co. Ltd.
|Flow control baffle vehicle heater|
A flow control baffle apparatus for a vehicle heater is provided. The flow control baffle apparatus implements a flow control function of a fluid passing through the interior of a heater and improves the heat transfer performance of the heater.
Hyundai Motor Company
A wind turbine includes a rotor shaft configured for operation by a rotor; a drive shaft configured to be driven by the rotor shaft; a generator driven by the drive shaft and a torque control mechanism provided between the rotor shaft and the drive shaft. The torque control mechanism includes at least two links extending between the rotor shaft and the drive shaft.
Ricardo Uk Ltd
|System composed of a door handle and of an actuation device for the door handle|
A door handle, which can be mounted in movable fashion in or on an automobile, and of an actuation device for the door handle, wherein the door handle has a handle section and two mounting sections arranged in the region of opposite ends of the handle section, wherein the actuation device comprises an actuation lever which, by one end thereof, is pivotably connected to a first of the mounting sections and, by the other end thereof, is mounted on a housing section so as to be pivotable between a rest position and an actuated position, wherein, when the actuation lever is in the rest position, the door handle assumes a closed position, and when the actuation lever is in the actuated position, the door handle assumes an actuated position from which the door handle can be pulled manually into an open position in order to unlock a door lock.. .
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
|Axle adjuster for a vehicle|
A vehicle swing arm has longitudinally extending and laterally spaced apart left and right members, with front end portions adapted to be pivotably connected to a vehicle frame. A left and a right axle holder are connected respectively to a rear end portion of the left and right members, and adapted to receive laterally therethrough, a left and right end portion respectively of a laterally extending axle.
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
|Steering column adjusting device for vehicles, preferably for commercial vehicles|
The steering column adjusting device for vehicles, preferably commercial vehicles, has a basic unit, with respect to which an adjusting unit is adjustable. With the adjusting unit, a steering spindle can be adjusted.
Willi Elbe Gelenkwellen Gmbh & Co. Kg
|Locking arm system for a retention ramp of a lift gate|
The present invention provides a locking assembly for a ramp of a lift gate. The locking assembly comprises an elongated locking arm and a spring for spring loading the locking arm.
Maxon Industries, Inc., Dba Maxon Lift Corp.
The invention relates to a pressing device (1) with an endless conveyor (2) which includes a plurality of conveying elements (3) which are connected to each other in order to form an endlessly revolving track and adjacent conveying elements (3) are pivotably connected to each other in each case via a pin (10) forming a pivot axis, and with at least one press roller (7) which is provided in a pressing zone (pz) in order to apply pressure to the material to be pressed, which is conveyed on the endless conveyor (2), between the press roller (7) and the endless conveyor (2). According to the invention, the pressing device (1) is characterized in that adjacent conveying elements (3) of the endless conveyor (2) have intermeshing fingers (8, 9) and the pin (10) connecting the conveying elements (3) penetrates these fingers (8, 9), and that in the pressing zone (pz) the conveying elements (3) assume a pivot position with respect to each other in such a way that the outer side of the endless conveyor (2) in this region (pz) forms a closed, plate-like surface without protrusions or recesses, and that the pressing zone (pz) follows a break open zone (abz) in the circumferential direction of the endless conveyor (2), in which break open zone (abz) the endless conveyor (2) is deflected in such a way that the outer side thereof is concavely bent..
The invention relates to a workbench (1) with removable toolboxes (2), comprising—a pedestal element (4) with a shelf space (5),—two bar elements (3) that are firmly attached to a bottom (6) of the pedestal element (4).—two swivelling bar elements (7) that are mounted pivotably to the two bar elements (3) or to the pedestal element (4) and that pivot about a rotation axis (8) with respect to the bar elements (3), wherein a rotatable wheel (10) is mounted to the base (9) of each swivelling bar element (7), such that said wheel (10) can be brought into contact with the ground when the workbench (1) is tilted and—at least one tool box (2) with an upwardly opening lid (11) that is mounted between the bar elements (3) and/or the swivelling bar elements (7), wherein the tool box (2) features lateral guiding elements that interact with the corresponding guiding elements of the bar elements and/or of the swivelling bar elements in such a manner that the toolbox (2) is removable from the workbench (1) in an at least partially upward or horizontal direction of motion.. .
Air distribution device for spray gun
A spray gun includes a body having a recessed seat at the front end thereof. Multiple outputs are defined through the seat.
An exemplary seat having seat connection mechanism for attaching the seat to a wheelchair includes a seat frame and a backrest. The backrest is pivotably connected to the seat frame through a pivoting mechanism.
Coupler assembly for releasably coupling a work machine to work tool and method thereof
A coupler assembly for coupling a work tool to a work machine. The assembly includes a body, a first locking mechanism, and a second locking mechanism.
Deere & Company
Mechanism, method and escapement wheel for controlling rotational motion
A rotation control mechanism for controlling of unrolling of the curling strip rolled on a drum is disclosed, which includes an escapement gear wheel fixed at the drum rotation axis, an anchor, and an electromagnet. The anchor is pivotably mounted at a distance closer to the gear wheel than the distance between the first anchor arm and the second anchor arm so that the arms alternately come into contact with the gear wheel.
Centrum Badan Kosmicznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Aerodynamically actuated thrust vectoring devices
A vehicle includes a wing and a control surface pivotably coupled to the wing and configured to pivot about a range of motion. A propulsor is coupled to the control surface and configured to rotate between a first position associated with a hover flight mode and a second position associated with a forward flight mode.
U.s.a. As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Space Administration
System comprising a pivotable armrest and a pendulum element
A system includes a pivotable armrest (1) and a pendulum element (18). The armrest (1) is pivotably hinged on a holding device (10) around a primary axis (11).
Johnson Controls Technology Company
Three part slide and locking mechanism for use with a table saw
A table saw is provided with a table assembly including an upper cutting surface having a front edge and a rear edge; a slide assembly including, at each of the front edge and the rear edge, an inner slide member, an intermediate slide member slidably journalled in the inner slide member, and an outer slide member slidably journalled in the intermediate slide member wherein the intermediate slide member includes a pin moveably disposed in an elongated slot of the outer slide member; and a lock assembly under the upper cutting surface and including a lever, a cam at a distal end of the lever, and a spring biased two part rod wherein the cam is pivotably disposed between two parts of the rod. In response to a clockwise turning of the lever and the cam the biasing member expands to unlock the slide assembly..
Linkage unit and hair cutting appliance
The present invention relates to a hair cutting appliance (10) comprising a linkage unit (30) for a cutting unit (18), and to a cutting unit (18) and a linkage unit (30) for coupling the cutting unit (18) and a housing (12) of a hair cutting appliance (10). The linkage unit (30) comprises a four-bar linkage mechanism (32) comprising a first arm (42) and a second arm (44), the first arm (42) comprising a first base pivot (48) coupled to a base (38), the second arm (44) comprising a second base pivot (50) coupled to a base (38), the first base pivot (48) and the second base pivot (50) being arranged at the base (38) at a fixed distance, the first arm (42) further comprising a first top pivot (52) coupled to a connecting bar (46), the second arm (44) further comprising a second top pivot (54) coupled to the connecting bar (46), wherein the connecting bar (46) is arranged to be coupled to a cutting unit (18), such that, during operation, the cutting unit (18) is pivotably supported by the linkage mechanism (32).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
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Couplings for implanted leads and external stimulators, and associated systems and methods
Couplings for implanted leads and external stimulators, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A connector in accordance with a particular embodiment includes a first housing portion and a second housing portion pivotably connected to each other.
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 can 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.. .
Biomet Manufacturing, Llc
Handle with features to secure a catheter assembly to an endoscope
A dilation system includes a handle, guide member, balloon dilation member, balloon, dilation member movement actuator, and endoscope. The handle is configured to provide single-handed use to a user.
Collapsible serving cart with wheels
A collapsible service cart that has four legs that are configured into two scissor arrangements. The scissor arrangements are joined together by a handle, a cross bar and two axles.
Rio Brands, Llc
Portable height-adjustable tabletop assembly and adjusting a height of the same
A portable tabletop assembly includes a horizontal tabletop, first and second pairs of legs for supporting the tabletop on a horizontal surface, a first crossbeam, and a height lock. Each pair of legs includes a first leg and a second leg pivotably connected to one another.
Apparatus and discharging liquid and/or solid active substances
Disclosed is an apparatus for spreading solid active agents and a method for controlling the apparatus. A boom is pivotably mounted on a vehicle.
Horsch Leeb Application Systems Gmbh
A digital camera includes a body that contains a ccd image sensor for capturing an object image, a monitor that is pivotably mounted relative to the body and displays an image signal relating to the object image captured by the ccd image sensor, a microphone, and a controller for changing sound pickup directivity of the microphone according to an orientation of the monitor relative to the body. This increases sound pickup sensitivity for voice-enabled shutter operation..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
Led based area lighting fixture
An led light fixture includes an integrally formed unitary housing having a first portion and second portion laterally adjacent to one another. The first and second portions at least partially define separate illuminating and wiring compartments.
Atlas Lighting Products, Inc.
Rotatable seat clamps for rail clamp
Disclosed herein is a clamp attachable to a support rail of a hospital bed, for example. The clamp includes a body, first and second arms coupled to the body, wherein the first and second arms are moveable towards and away from one another.
Method and equipment for improving the efficiency of compressors and refrigerators
A hermetic compressor may include a crankshaft having an input shaft rotatably supported on the cast-iron block along the crankshaft axis and connected to the electric motor rotary output, and an eccentric crankpin orbitally rotating about the axis as the crankshaft is rotated. A pair of opposed pistons may lie on the common plane.
Valve-actuating device for varying the valve lift
The invention relates to a valve-actuating device (1) for actuating at least one first valve of a reciprocating piston machine, in particular an internal combustion engine, which valve-actuating device can be used in particular for engine braking and comprises a first rocker arm part (2), a second rocker arm part (3), and a first switching element (6) for changing the valve stroke (h) of the at least one first valve (5), wherein the first rocker arm part (2) and the second rocker arm part (3) are pivotably supported and are arranged in such a way that at least one first valve control motion of a first camshaft (4) can be transmitted to the at least one first valve (5) by means of the first rocker arm part (2) and the second rocker arm part (3).. .
Avl List Gmbh
Multi-joint crank drive of an internal combustion engine and operating a multi-joint crank drive
A multi-joint crank drive of an internal combustion engine, comprising a plurality of coupling members rotatably supported on crank pins of a crankshaft and a plurality of articulation connecting rods rotatably supported on crank pins of an eccentric shaft, wherein each of the coupling members is pivotably connected to a piston connecting rod of a piston of the internal combustion engine and to one of the articulation connecting rods. In order to reduce second order inertia forces, the multi-joint crank drive is designed or adjusted in such a way that a crankshaft rotational angle range of an intake phase is greater than 180 degrees; a crankshaft rotational angle range of a compression phase is less than 180 degrees; a crankshaft rotational angle range of an expansion phase is greater than 180 degrees; and a crankshaft rotational angle range of an exhaust phase is less than 180 degrees..
Conduit support structure for an industrial machine
An industrial machine includes a frame having a base and a boom, an arm movably coupled to the boom, an attachment, a conduit, a first member, and a second member. The boom has a first end coupled to the base and a second end opposite the first end.
Harnischfeger Technologies, Inc.
Cabin air filter and filter assembly
A cabin air filter is provided with a filter medium and a filter element frame that frames the filter medium and is configured to attach the cabin air filter to a filter housing. The filter element frame is provided with at least one engagement element configured to engage pivotably at least one receiving element of the filter housing for pivoting the cabin air filter relative to the filter housing about a pivot axis.
Finger ratchet tool
A finger ratchet tool includes a body having a top part on the top thereof, and a ratchet device connected to the underside of the body. Two flanges extend radially from the top part.
Bicycle chain breaker assembly
A bicycle breaker assembly received in a folding tool unit includes a chain breaker having a body which has a first protrusion and a second protrusion respectively extending from two ends thereof, and a recess is defined in between the first and second protrusion. A push member threadedly extends through the first protrusion.
Exercise device for rowing motion simulation
An exercise device includes a base, a seat assembly mounted on the base, a load mechanism attached to an upright and including a take-up assembly and a flywheel coaxially secured to the take-up assembly, a first rowing unit configured to activate the load mechanism by pulling a spring activated strap, and a second rowing unit configured to activate both the load mechanism and the first rowing unit by pulling the strap and pivotably rotating a handle via a cord which is operatively connected to a pivotal arm on the base.. .
Mechanical cutting system for surgical forceps
A surgical instrument includes a housing having an elongated shaft that extends therefrom and a handle pivotable relative thereto. An end effector assembly is attached to a distal end of the shaft and includes first and second jaw members.
For variable use and simple construction of an instrument guide, particularly for inserting a puncture needle into patients, wherein the instrument guide (1) has a main body (2), which is mounted pivotably in a plurality of axes preferably on two adjusting arms (3, 4), according to the invention the instrument guide (1) has two or more guide cheeks (5), which are centrally adjustable and coupled to one another. This ensures that, when changing between instruments or needles of different thicknesses, the centre of the needle channel remains precisely on the target or central axis (6a)..
Isys Medizintechnik Gmbh
Medical device for modification of left atrial appendage and related systems and methods
Devices, methods and systems are provided for occluding an opening within the tissue of a body, such as a left atrial appendage. In one embodiment, a medical device includes an anchor portion and an occluder portion.
Coherex Medical, Inc.
Collapsible toilet with enhanced stability and strength
A collapsible toilet with enhanced strength and stability is provided. The toilet supports an entire weight of a user when in use.
A dual-bearing reel includes a reel body, a spool, a drag mechanism, a drag lever, and an engagement member. The drag mechanism is configured to brake the rotation of the spool.
Charging integration system for a vehicle
A charging integration system for a vehicle. The charging integration system includes a seat structure, a charging system carrier and a charging station structure.
Johnson Controls Technology Company
Cable angle sensor
An apparatus that includes a first member pivotably connected to a second member that is pivotably connected to a third member. The second member pivots about a first axis with respect to the first member and the third member pivots about a second axis with respect to the second member.
The Boeing Company
A refrigerator may include a main door pivotably mounted to the cabinet to allow access to a storage compartment, the main door having an opening for an auxiliary storage compartment; a sub door pivotably mounted to the main door; a support shelf having at least one rotating shaft pivotably mounted at a lower vicinity of the opening; a case mounted in a recess formed in the main door, the case having an opening through which a slider slides, and a rotating gear provided with a pinion and coupled to the at least one rotating shaft. The slider includes a rack engaged with the pinion such that a movement of the sub door to close the auxiliary compartment rotates the support shelf to a vertical position, and a movement of the sub door to open the auxiliary compartment rotates the support shelf to a horizontal position..
Lg Electronics Inc.
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Locking system, and opening and closing device
A locking system fixes, to a first member, a second member pivotably attached to a first member. The locking system includes a lock pin; a locking member that moves as the lock pin travels; and a first biasing member that biases the locking member.
Mitsubishi Steel Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Wing plow with rotatable floating connection
A wing plow assembly includes a mast including a support frame adapted for mounting to a chassis, a moldboard having a toe end and a heel end, and a moldboard connector assembly arranged with the moldboard and the mast to provide a rotatable floating connection between the moldboard and the mast such that the moldboard is rotatably movable over a range of travel between a plowing position and a range of tripped positions. The moldboard connector assembly includes a link arm pivotably mounted with respect to the support frame and a moldboard mount pivotably mounted to the moldboard adjacent the toe end of the moldboard.
Henderson Products, Inc.
Clamshell package and forming the same
A clamshell package that includes a first storage section with a first flange, a second storage section with a second flange, and a base section with first and second ends, and first and second sides. The first end includes a third flange and the second end includes a fourth flange.
Sonoco Development, Inc.
Bicycle rear wheel suspension system
A bicycle frame assembly having a number of rotatable members configured to absorb shocks and impacts associated with operation of the bicycle. The assembly includes a frame constructed to support a rider and a chain stay having a rearward end that extends toward a wheel hub and a forward end that is pivotably connected to the frame.
Trek Bicycle Corporation
Mounting unit and hair cutting appliance
The present invention relates to a hair cutting appliance (10) comprising a mounting unit (30) for coupling a cutting unit (18) and a housing (12) thereof, and to a mounting unit (30), the mounting unit (30) comprising a swivel mechanism (32) comprising a base portion (38) arranged to be coupled to a housing (12), and a top portion (46) arranged to be coupled to a cutting unit (18), wherein the base portion (38) and the top portion (46) are movable with respect to each other, such that, during operation, the cutting unit (18) is pivotably supported by the swivel mechanism (32), wherein the swivel mechanism (32) defines a virtual pivot axis (p) for the cutting unit (18), the virtual pivot axis (p) being substantially parallel to a cutting edge (29) of the cutting unit (18),wherein, in a first state (i) of the swivel mechanism (32) in which the cutting unit (18) is adapted for shaving, the virtual pivot axis (p) is located at a first position (p) with respect to the cutting unit (18), and wherein, in a second state (ii) of the swivel mechanism (32) in which the cutting unit (18) is adapted for styling, the virtual pivot axis (p) is located at a second position (p2) with respect to the cutting unit (18) that is different from the first position (p2).. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
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Sampling scissors and using the same
Embodiments of the present invention provide a pair of sampling scissors and a method for using the sampling scissors. With the sampling scissors and the method, a sample of a rubbing cloth for testing may be obtained in a single operation, and damage to the rubbing cloth during the sampling process is thus decreased, so that the rubbing cloth will meet the requirement of uniformity of rubbing alignment.
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technolgy Co., Ltd.
Bimanual arm trainer
A bimanual arm trainer that provides therapeutic bimanual repetitive exercise to improve upper body movement and flexibility has a top support that is elevated relative to a ground surface. The trainer further includes: (a) first and second arm holders that are pivotable relative to the top support; and (b) first and second arm holder housings that are pivotably coupled to the top support and can be moved into a plurality of different positions and locked in place in one of the plurality of different positions relative to the top support.
Mirrored Motion Works Llc
Hinged shield assemblies and related methods
Embodiments of the shield assemblies include a shield that is pivotably secured to a needle hub. A ball-and-socket hinge secures the shield and the hub to one another.
B. Braun Melsungen Ag
Surgical jaw coupling methods and devices
A surgical end effector is provided having upper and lower jaws pivotally coupled to one another by at least one connecting member that is configured to allow a gap between the jaws to be set at a desired height. In one embodiment, the connecting member can be pivotably coupled to the upper jaw and fixed within a slot in the lower jaw.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
Pivot mechanism for surgical device
A pivot mechanism for use with a surgical device includes a first jaw member, a second jaw member, and a pivot pin. The first jaw member includes at least one circular aperture.
The present invention is an electronic device including a first housing, a second housing, and an opening and closing device for opening and closing the second housing with respect to the first housing between a closed position and an opened position, wherein the opening and closing device includes a stand that is disposed in the first housing; a base plate that is pivotably borne by the stand; a movable plate that is disposed in the second housing and that is movably disposed in the base plate, wherein the movable plate is configured to move between a first position where the movable plate overlaps with the base plate and a second position where the movable plate protrudes from the base plate; a bias unit configured to bias the movable plate to the base plate in the protruding direction; a movement restriction system that is formed of a first member and a second member, wherein during a state in which the base plate is at the closed position, the movement restriction system is configured to restrict, by locking between the first member and the second member, movement of the base plate with respect to the stand and movement of the movable plate with respect to the base plate; and a movement bias system configured to bias, during movement of the base plate from the opened position to the closed position, the movable plate to move from the second position toward the first position in accordance with the movement, wherein the first member is integrally formed with one of the first housing and the second housing.. .
Mitsubishi Steel Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Cartons with reclosable features
A carton for holding a product is disclosed. The carton comprises a plurality of panels that extends at least partially around an interior of the carton.
Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
Pivoting perch for flying wind turbine parking
An airborne wind turbine system is provided including an aerial vehicle having a fuselage, an electrically conductive tether having a first end secured to the aerial vehicle and a second end secured to a rotatable drum positioned on a tower onto which the tether is wrapped when the aerial vehicle is reeled in, a perch extending from the tower, one or more perch booms attached to the perch panel and pivotably mounted to the tower, wherein when the aerial vehicle is secured to the perch, the aerial vehicle is positionable in a lowered parked position, and wherein the aerial vehicle is movable to a raised parked position caused by rotation of the one or more perch booms with respect to the tower.. .
Rear vehicle seat with storage hoop and strap attachment
A vehicle seat includes a backrest and a seat base with a fitting with pivot connections for pivoting relative to the backrest. The seat base pivots between a seating position and a stadium flipped up position.
Johnson Controls Technology Company
Provided are scissors with which the use of a thumb or the bending of a wrist can be reduced, and which can be used even by a hairdresser already suffering from tenosynovitis. Two half bodies are pivotably connected by a shaft support part.
Transducer/waveguide engagement mechanisms for ultrasonic surgical instruments
An ultrasonic surgical instrument includes a transducer assembly having a distal engagement member and configured to supply ultrasonic energy. A waveguide defines a longitudinal axis and has a proximal engagement member configured to threadingly engage the distal engagement member.
A scraping device includes a first grip with a first scraping member connected thereto. A connection member is connected to the first scraping member.
Method for motion control and/or regulation of an agricultural distribution device
The present invention relates to a method for the position-controlled guidance of at least two pivotably movable cantilevered arms of an agricultural distribution machine over a ground surface wherein a relative position of the at least two pivotably movable cantilevered arms in relation to the ground surface is respectively detected and a realignment of the at least two cantilever arms is carried out via autonomous regulation based on the detected relative position of each cantilevered arm in response to a pivoting motion in relation to the ground surface. The method provides that the autonomous regulation is temporarily interrupted for at least one of the two pivotably movable cantilevered arms, wherein a positioning of one of the two pivotably movable cantilevered arms is carried out in a manually controlled manner during the interruption..
Horsch Leeb Application Systems Gmbh
Circuit board actuator system
Technology is provided for circuit board actuator systems for ejecting and inserting a circuit board into a circuit board connector. The actuator system includes a cross-member attached to a circuit board and a pair of levers pivotably coupled to opposite end portions of the cross-member.
Electric connection terminal
The invention relates to a connection terminal (100) for the electrically contacting connection of a conductor (126) to a current bar (110) received on a holder (108), comprising a clamping spring (101) for applying a clamping force and a pivotable clamping lever (102) for clamping the conductor (126). The clamping spring (101) has a first leg (136) and at least a second leg (137) and is coupled with the first leg (136) in an articulated manner to the clamping lever (102) and with the second leg (137) in an articulated manner to an auxiliary lever (104).
Phoenix Contact Gmbh & Co. Kg
Locking mechanisms to lock key movement of keyboards
An example device in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure includes a base housing, display housing, and locking mechanism. The base housing includes a keyboard, and the display housing is pivotably coupled to the base housing.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.
Sheet stacking apparatus and image forming apparatus
A sheet stacking apparatus includes a body, a stacking portion which a sheet is stacked, a width regulating portion configured to move between a first position and a second position closer to a center of the stacking portion in a width direction orthogonal to a sheet feeding direction than the first position, and including a regulating surface configured to regulate a position, in the width direction, of the sheet stacked on the stacking portion, and a supporting portion pivotably supporting the stacking portion. The supporting portion is disposed on the body and closer to the center of the stacking portion in the width direction, than the regulating surface of the width regulating portion positioned at the first position..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Device for lowering or retrieval of a pipeline at the seabed
A lifting device for lowering a pipeline end from a water surface to a seabed, alternatively later retrieval of the same from the seabed to the water surface, said pipeline end being provided with an outboard connecting part designed for mating and connection with an inboard connecting part on the seabed. The lifting device includes a hang off clamp adapted for connection with the outboard connecting part, at least one lifting arm pivotably connected to the hang off clamp at a respective first end of said at least one lifting arm and a yoke, said yoke being adapted to be releasable connected to the at least one lifting arm at a respective second end of said lifting arm, said at least one lifting arm having a locking arrangement for securing the at least one lifting arm to the hang off clamp in a non-rotational resting position.
Aker Solutions As
Kink valve assemblies
In one representative embodiment, a kink valve assembly comprises a first rigid member, a second rigid member pivotably coupled to the first rigid member, an elongate, flexible kink tube having first and second end portions, wherein the kink tube extends though the first and the second rigid members, a mouthpiece coupled to the first end portion of the kink tube, a first lock portion coupled to the first rigid member, a second lock portion coupled to the second rigid member, wherein the second lock portion is configured to releasably engage the first lock portion such that the first and the second rigid members cannot pivot relative to each other, and an actuator coupled to the first rigid portion or the second rigid portion, wherein the actuator is configured control the engagement of the first and the second lock portions.. .
Deviated drilling system utilizing steerable bias unit
A technique facilitates steering during, for example, a borehole drilling operation. The technique employs a drill string comprising a drill bit and a steering tool for controlling the trajectory of a borehole formed by rotating the drill bit.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Spring and/or damping element
A damper element for damping a translational movement of a component and for causing the component to stop at a stop position includes a housing, a carrier displaceably supported in the housing for movement in a translational direction, and a damper part for damping the translational movement. The damper part has a first end connected to the housing and a second end pivotably connected to the carrier, the carrier is pivotable about a pivot axis perpendicular to the translation direction between a first position and a second position, and the damper element further includes at least one spring biasing the carrier toward the first position..
Hahn Gasfedern Gmbh
Sled-attached ice shelter with flexible and rigid pole structure
A portable ice shelter comprises a base, a rigid frame member, a multi-panel skin and a first set of flexible poles. The base comprises a bottom wall and a sidewall that forms an outer perimeter.
Method and system for operating a tipper
There is disclosed a method of operating a tipper comprising a tipper body pivotably moveable with respect to a frame with a hydraulic cylinder disposed therebetween which can be actuated by a hydraulic actuation system to pivot the tipper body. The method comprises receiving at least one lateral state parameter relating to at least one lateral state of the hydraulic cylinder; determining whether the lateral condition of the hydraulic cylinder is within acceptable limits based on the at least one lateral state parameter; and altering, or permitting the alteration of, at least one operational parameter of the hydraulic actuation system if it is determined that the lateral condition of the hydraulic cylinder is within acceptable limits..
Hyva Holding B.v.
Oscillatingly driven machine tool
Disclosed is an oscillatingly driven machine tool including a tool spindle that is mounted pivotably about its longitudinal axis, further including a drive motor that is coupled to a hydraulic generator for generating an oscillating fluid flow which drives a hydraulic motor being configured as a rotor blade motor. The rotor blade motor drives the tool spindle in such a way that the tool spindle rotates oscillatingly about its longitudinal axis.
C. & E. Fein Gmbh
Nonobstructional golf practice device
Golf practice devices are adapted to facilitate practicing without obstructing a putting surface or practice area. According to one example, a golf practice device can include a first base member with a first clamping end and a first handle end, and a second base member with a second clamping end and a second handle end.
Kitchen appliance with an improved temperature probe jack receiver cover
A jack receiver for a kitchen cooking appliance includes a bracket mounted to the appliance. The bracket includes an aperture for receiving a thermometer therethrough.
Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc.
Hair styling apparatus with insulating air gaps
A hair styling apparatus includes first and second arms, each having respective first and second ends. The first and second arms are pivotably coupled to each other at least at the first end of the first arm for selective, pivotal movement relative to each other to configure the hair styling apparatus between an opened position and a closed position.
Spectrum Brands, Inc.
Device for spreading liquid and/or solid active agents and controlling such a device
Disclosed is a device for spreading liquid and/or solid active agents as well as a method for controlling the device. The device comprises a carrier vehicle, at least one boom arranged pivotably about a rotation axis, and at least one sensor arrangement for detecting an angular velocity and/or an angular position of the boom about the rotation axis in relation to a reference plane.
Horsch Leeb Application Systems Gmbh
Connector assembly with integrated lever locking system
The present invention relates to an electrical connector assembly comprising a connector housing; and a mate assist mechanism comprising a lever pivotably arranged on the connector housing. The lever is movable from a preliminary mating position to a fully mated position, and is configured to be releasably held in the preliminary mating position by a holding means.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.
Lightning current transfer system and wind turbine using the lightning current transfer system
The present invention relates to a lightning current transfer system (100) adapted for usage in a wind turbine (w) having a hub (20) that is rotatably supported relative to a generator in a nacelle (30) and a plurality of blades (10) that are pivotably connected with the hub, wherein the hub (20) is covered by a spinner (20a). The lightning current transfer system (100) comprises a blade band (10a) mountable to the root of the blade (10); a lightning ring (80mountable to the spinner (20a) facing the nacelle (30); a first contact device (70) mountable to the spinner (20a) adapted for providing lightning current transfer from the blade band (10a); a connecting device (75) for connecting the first contact device (70) with the lightning ring (80); and a second contact device (30b) mountable to the nacelle (30) and adapted for providing lightning current transfer from the lightning ring (80) to ground..
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
Drilling rig mast erection system
A drilling rig mast erection system includes a mast support shoe that is fixedly attached to a drilling rig substructure and has a support shoe pinned connection. A bottom mast section has a first mast pinned connection that is adapted to be pivotably connected to the support shoe pinned connection.
National Oilwell Varco, L.p.
Apparatus and enhanced clamshell loader grading control
A method of operating a loader having a clamshell bucket operationally connected thereto, wherein the clamshell bucket has a first clamshell portion pivotably connected to a second clamshell portion, including positioning the first clamshell portion in contact with the ground, and automatically adjusting the angular relationship between the first clamshell portion and the second clamshell portion as the second clamshell portion is moved through the ground to maintain a predetermined grade.. .
Apparatuses, systems, and methods for clearing a surface using pressurized air
Provided are apparatuses, methods, and systems to clear a road surface of debris, water, or other contaminants. A system for clearing a road surface is provided including an air knife with an elongate orifice extending along a line, a frame configured to support the air knife in a position substantially parallel to a plane defined by the road surface, and a tow bar coupled to the frame, where the tow bar is pivotable relative to the frame along an axis orthogonal to the plane defined by the road surface.
National Association For Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
System and using a pulse flow circulation for algae cultivation
A device for generating a pulsed flow in a channel containing a circulating algal culture can include a plate that is pivotably mounted on the channel and an activator. A pulsed flow is generated in the channel by first positioning the plate to impede the flow of circulating algal culture and then rotating the plate to a submerged position.
System and operating a droop panel using a pin joint linkage assembly
A system for operating a droop panel on an air vehicle, the droop panel positioned between a fixed structure and a trailing edge flap on the wing. The system includes a pin joint linkage assembly coupled between and to the fixed structure, the droop panel, and the trailing edge flap.
The Boeing Company
Hidden oil tube structure for a bicycle
A hidden oil tube structure for a bicycle is disclosed. A brake body has a first and a second ends arranged oppositely.
Bicycle frame rear suspension with flexing frame segment
A bicycle frame includes a substantially rigid front frame portion and a substantially rigid rear frame portion. A link is connected to the rear frame portion by a first pivot and to the front frame portion by a second pivot.
Rear mounted vehicle seat suspension
A seat suspension system for a vehicle comprising a system frame, an elongated seat bracket having one end pivotably mounted to said system frame and the opposite end adapted to support a seat, and a dampening device attached between said system frame and a location on said seat bracket between said one end and said opposite end thereof.. .
Sears Manufacturing Co.
Link mechanism for arm portion
A link mechanism for an arm portion includes an arm portion, a non-rotating arm attachment portion, a variable-length rod, and a fixed-length rod. The arm portion holds a medical instrument.
Nihon Kohden Corporation
Apparatus for making dental prostheses and related methods
Apparatus and methods for making dental prostheses including a matrix housing that has a plurality of interconnected walls, one of which defines an aperture. The matrix housing houses a dental model of a set of teeth, a wax model of a clasp, and a matrix that defines a sprue.
Floor cleaning or burnishing machine pivot suspension
A pivot suspension has two separate wheels and a channel, which has two ends axially extending across a floor cleaning or burnishing machine. One wheel is attached to a first end of the channel and the other wheel is attached to a second end of the channel.
Nss Enterprises, Inc.
Pivotable cover for sliding tray and sliding tray including the cover
A sliding tray is configured to support one or more optical communications modules and includes a body portion having one or more mounting locations for the one or more optical communications modules, a trough projecting from the body portion and configured to support optical fibers connected to the one or more optical communications modules, and a cover pivotably connected to the tray for selectively covering the trough.. .
Commscope, Inc. Of North Carolina
Cup holder assemblies
A cup holder assembly includes a pair of planar bodies each defining a rim, and a pair of fabric pouches that are each attached to one of the rims. The planar bodies are pivotably attached to each other and are configured such that, in a folded position, the rims are stacked and the fabric pouches are nested within each other, and in a deployed position, the rims and fabric pouches are side-by-side..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
A miter saw includes a base assembly and a saw unit pivotably coupled to the base assembly. The saw unit includes a saw arm, a brushless motor supported by the saw arm, and power electronics positioned outside the motor for supplying power to the motor.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
Endoprosthesis for knee arthrodesis
An endoprosthesis for knee joint arthrodesis having a femur portion including a femur attachment structure; a tibia portion including a tibia attachment structure; a coupling section formed on the femur portion and a coupling section formed on the tibia portion. The coupling sections are pivotably connected to one another about a prosthesis pivot axis that extends in the installed position of the endoprosthesis horizontally from medial to lateral.
Apparatus for performing an electrosurgical procedure
An endoscopic forceps is provided and includes a housing having a shaft that extends therefrom. An end effector assembly is operatively connected to a distal end of the shaft and includes a pair of pivotably coupled first and second jaw members.
Percutaneous transverse connector system
A system and method for stabilizing a spine of an animal subject involving a transverse rod installation instrument assembly for inserting a transverse rod on the spine of a subject percutaneously comprising: a first rod clamp extender mounted on a ipsilateral rod clamp and a second rod clamp extender mounted on a contralateral rod clamp wherein the ipsilateral rod clamp and the contralateral rod clamp are secured to a vertebra at the ipsilateral and contralateral pedicle; and a pivoting installation instrument pivotably mounted to the first rod clamp extender and the second rod clamp extender to pass a transverse rod percutaneously through a head portion of the ipsilateral side rod clamp and to the head portion of the contralateral rod clamp after passing through a spinous process of the vertebra through pivot axis “a” such that the transverse rod is secured at the head portion of the ipsilateral rod clamp and the head portion of the contralateral rod clamp.. .
The University Of Iowa Research Foundation
Communication outlet with shutter mechanism and wire manager
A communication connector with a housing door pivotably coupled to a housing. The housing door is rotatable with respect to the housing between open and closed positions.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Reversible door mounting arrangement for a timer assembly
A timer assembly housing is configured to include a number of features, including but not limited to a tortuous sealing lip, adjustable hinge assembly, removable backing plate, removable pin hinge, toggle switch, and a wiring lid. The timer assembly includes a weatherproof housing having a base with a series of sidewalls and a rear wall, the base sidewalls extending forward from the rear wall to an open front, a lid having a series of sidewalls and a front wall, the lid sidewalls extending forward from the front wall, and a timer assembly positioned within the base.
Reliance Controls Corporation
Mortar training device
A training device for a mortar that includes a firing tube with a front, open end, a rear end, a tube wall and a removal opening for removing a round of mortar training ammunition from the firing tube. The training device further includes a base plate to which the rear end of the firing tube is pivotably connected and a support with an aiming and alignment device.
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Deflection means for inspection systems
Provided is as deflection means of an inspection means, wherein the deflection means comprises a working appliance having a main body and a pivoting means, wherein the pivoting means is arranged pivotably about a pivot axis relative to the main body, a flexible fixation means, having a first end and a second end, wherein the main body is arranged at the first end, and a pulling means having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end of the pulling means is fixed at the pivoting means, and wherein the second end of the pulling means is fixed in the region of the second end of the fixation means.. .
Ipek International Gmbh
Container including sliding roof
The present invention relates to a container having a collapsible frame coupled to one side of a sliding roof that defines an upper side of the container. According to one aspect of the present invention, the container may include a collapsible frame that is pivotably coupled to one side of the container, and the sliding roof which defines the upper side of the container.
Ace Engineering & Co., Ltd.
Belly-mounted load beam for an aerial vehicle
A load beam for an aerial vehicle comprises an elongate beam with a radial slot and a lug extending from the radial slot. A hook is pivotably connected to the lug.
Boost Human External Cargo Systems Inc.
Coring rubber stator
An apparatus for removing rubber stator material from inside a housing includes a head, at least one blade, and an actuator. For example, the apparatus can be used to core out rubber material from the housing so new material can be molded therein.
Hinged launder cover system for improved access to the weir
A waste treatment tank cover arrangement is provided having at least one cover module having a cover section, a mounting section, and a hinge, where the cover section is pivotably mounted to the mounting section, movable between a dosed position and an open position. At least one cover module mounting bracket arrangement has a first l-shaped bracket connected to an inner side of a launder channel wall and a u-shaped mounting bracket conned to the first l-shaped bracket and extending upward, where the u-shaped mounting bracket connects to and supports the mounting section of the cover module.