|| List of recent Pivotably-related patents
|Surgical clip appliers|
A surgical clip applier includes a housing, at least one handle, a channel assembly, a clip carrier, a wedge plate, a clip pusher bar, and a clip follower. The at least one handle is pivotably connected to the housing.
|Device for handling a bone screw|
A device for handling a bone screw to be connected with a vertebral rod includes an essentially cylindrical and hollow housing and an adjustment tool which axially traverses the housing and which has a section provided with an outer threading and is screwed into an internal threading of the housing, wherein the housing is constructed pliers-like and has a first and a second jaw which relative to the user each have a proximal and a distal end, wherein the distal ends engage at the head of the bone screw, wherein the two jaws are pivotably connected with each other via a pivot axis which is situated between the distal and proximal ends and extends orthogonally in relation to the longitudinal axis of the housing, and wherein the internal threading of the housing is provided on a proximal end of a single one of the jaws.. .
|Electronic device with fan module|
An electronic device includes a main body and a number of fan modules. The main body defines a number of vents in a top of the main body.
|Portable display device|
A display includes an enclosure, a display body, a cable, and a support base. The enclosure includes a recess portion and at least one first post located in the recess portion.
|Airtightness maintaining structure for butterfly valve|
An airtightness maintaining structure for a butterfly valve includes a valve element having a rotating shaft and a valve body, a rotation supporting portion having a pivotably supporting member that fits onto the rotating shaft and pivotably supports the rotating shaft, and a rotating shaft seal arranged to contact in a fitting state both an end surface of a member on an outer radial and a surface of a member on an inner side either the rotation shaft or the pivotably supporting member and has an annular portion. In a closed valve state of the valve element, the rotating shaft seal moves radially due to a pressure difference between a high fluid pressure acting on one side of the valve element and a low fluid pressure acting on the other side and contacts both the valve element and the rotation supporting portion on the high fluid pressure side..
|Take-up drum carriage assembly for vehicle wash conveyor|
A take-up drum carriage assembly may include a tensioning take-up drum, a carriage for supporting the tensioning take-up drum, a plurality of pivot arms for pivotably supporting the carriage relative to a vehicle wash conveyor frame, and for each of the pivot arms, at least one interconnector for pivotably interconnecting the pivot arm and the carriage. Each interconnector may include a resilient support that supports at least part of the weight of the carriage.
|Modular tree-mountable hunting stand|
A support frame rail with a central longitudinal axis is orthogonally coupled with a pivot beam. A support frame plate slidably couplable with the support frame rail includes an embedment projection.
|Tablet cutter with slide guide and methods|
A pill splitter includes a base, a cover pivotably secured to the base, a cutting blade attached to the cover, and a pill holder arrangement. The pill holder arrangement includes a slideable fixture constructed and arranged to be movable relative to the base and hold the pill.
|Wrench for memory card|
A wrench for disengaging hooks of a number of memory slots from a number of memory cards includes a main body, a handle extending from a first end of the main body, and an arced abutting portion formed on a second end of the main body opposite to the first end. When disengaging the hooks, the abutting portion are inserted between the hooks pivotably connected to same ends of the plurality of memory slots and the ends of the memory cards and pried, to make the hooks rotate away from the memory cards..
|Separator tool with indexing head|
A separator tool including a handle formed a hub at a first end, the hub defining a through bore that is transverse to a longitudinal center axis of the handle, a tool head formed with an integral yoke including opposed first and second legs, the tool head being pivotably coupled to the first end of the handle, an indexing stud slidably disposed within the through bores of the hub and first and second legs of the yoke, and the indexing stud being slidable within the through bores between a first position in which the tool head is secured in a fixed position relative to the handle, and a second position in which the tool head is pivotable relative to the handle.. .
|Powered linear surgical stapler|
A surgical instrument can comprise a first jaw, a second jaw comprising a fastener cartridge, and a closing system. The closing system can comprise a closure member configured to engage the first jaw and move the first jaw toward the second jaw.
|Ecg electrode connector|
Disclosed is an ecg electrode lead wire connector which provides improved electrical and mechanical coupling of the ecg electrode press stud to the lead wire and is suitable for use during imaging procedures such as, without limitation, ct scans or mri. The connector assembly includes a housing having.
|Tripod joint having low vibration inducing forces|
The invention relates to a tripod joint (1) comprising the following: an outer joint member (2) with several axially extending elongate tracks (4) formed therein and distributed over the inner circumference thereof; an inner joint member (3) with several radial axle journals (5) distributed over the outer circumference thereof; at least a number of rollers (6) corresponding to the number of axle journals (5), wherein the roller (6) is respectively pivotably retained with a central bore (20) on the associated axle journal (5) and is in engagement with the elongate tracks (4), wherein the roller (6) is displaceable in the associated track (4) in the axial direction of the outer joint member (2); wherein each axle journal (5) comprises on its circumference two outer diametrically opposed spherical end faces (16) for engagement into the bore (20). The joint is characterized in that the bore (20) has a cylindrical portion (9c) for engagement with the spherical end faces (16) in order to support the roller (6) so as to be displaceable relative to the axle journal (5), and at least a constricted portion (9d, 9e) that is adjacent thereto in the axial direction, while forming a continuous transition, on one side of the cylindrical portion (9c), and that reaches behind the spherical end faces, for limiting the displacing movement..
An exemplary dust-proof fan includes a frame, a stator mounted in the frame and a rotor received in the frame. The rotor includes a bracket and multiple blades pivotably mounted to the bracket.
|Adjustable holding device for sensors|
An adjustable holding device for sensors, including a main body, on and opposite which a bearing body supporting the at least one sensor is adjustably held by at least one spherical joint having a threaded stud fastened to the main body and protruding through a through-opening in the bearing body and to which an opening in a body having a spherical outer surface is screwed, said outer surface being held pivotably in complementarily spherical inner surfaces of two combined half-shells, and held co-rotatably together with the half-shells about an axis of rotation which is coaxial with the threaded stud and about which the half-shells are accommodated rotatably in the through-opening in the bearing body so that, by a rotation under external force of the at least rotationally coupled half-shells as to the through-opening, the body having the spherical outer surface can be screwed relative to the threaded stud by displacing the half-shells and the bearing body in the direction of the threaded stud.. .
|Swivelling cover on rear wall of electronic device chassis|
A electronic device rear wall includes a wall body defining a slot to accommodate a connector of an expansion card; and a swiveling cover pivotably mounted to the wall body, to cover the slot when not in use, or uncover the slot when required.. .
|Locking device and vehicle seat|
A locking device for a vehicle seat has a latch which is mounted pivotably about a second axis and is intended for locking a counter element, with a clamping eccentric which is mounted pivotably about a first axis parallel to the second axis and, by interaction with a first functional surface of the latch, secures a locked state of the latch. In the locked state, the clamping eccentric acts in a spring-loaded manner on the first functional surface via a clamping surface.
|Double latch assembly for a motor vehicle|
A double latch assembly for a motor vehicle having two pivotably mounted closure members is disclosed in which a power cinch mechanism is used to ensure first and second claws are moved and held in a second fully locked position.. .
|Paper punch with adjustable punch seats|
A paper punch includes a base and a slide board is connected to the base. Multiple punch seats are located on the slide board and above the hole of the base.
|Apparatus for automated rastering of an end effector over an airfoil-shaped body|
A mechanism for adjusting the orientation of an end effector (e.g., a non-destructive inspection sensor) during movement over a contoured surface, comprising: (1) a pneumatic or spring-loaded plunger shaft that facilitates positioning of an end effector onto a highly contoured surface by allowing a wide range of vertical motion; (2) a rocker pivotably coupled to a distal end of the plunger shaft, the rocker being pivotable about a horizontal axis to allow a pair of follower wheels coupled to distal ends of the rocker arms to follow the contoured surface and keep the end effector oriented correctly relative to the surface without tipping over; and (3) a hozzle (i.e., an end effector holder) attached to the rocker for rotation therewith, the end effector being coupled to the hozzle by an elastomeric gasket or a plurality of springs which allow the orientation of the end effector relative to the hozzle to change in response to contact forces.. .
A crimper system having a slide frame with a base and a movable head slidably mounted on the slide frame, with a crimp zone opening defined between the base and head, including a dual compound leverage mechanism having two tension arms with lower ends pivotably attached to the base; two compression arms with lower ends pivotably attached to the movable head; and the upper end of each tension arm pivotably attached to the upper end of a corresponding one of the compression arms forming two elbow joints defining acute angles between each tension arm and its corresponding compression arm; a screw drive mechanism; and a stepped crimp-setting mechanism. Also provided is a tool, system and method for quick, easy removal, installation and storage of multiple-die, crimper die sets.
|Universal paint applicator|
A paint applicator configured for use in combination with a hollow-core paint roller cover includes a handle and a pair of pivot arms extending therefrom. Each pivot arm includes a proximate end rotatably mounted to the handle and an opposite, distal end to which is pivotably mounted a hub assembly.
|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.