|| List of recent Polygon-related patents
| Balancing mask loading|
Among other things, one or more techniques for balancing mask loading are provided herein. In some embodiments, a dummy mask assignment is assigned to a dummy within a mask layout based on an area of a polygon within the mask layout.
| Adjustable intervertebral implant|
An adjustable intervertebral implant for implantation into a patient's spine in-between first and second adjacent or neighboring vertebrae. The implant may include one or more of the following features: (i) inner and outer members coupled by a radiographically imageable expansion ring, (ii) detachable endplates coupled to the implant via a polygonal press-fit coupling interface that accommodate a range of lordotic endplates to be applied to the implant using any surgical approach, (iii) an interference pre-loaded set screw for selectively locking the height of the construct, (iv) a radiographically imageable marker for determining the expansion of the implant, and (v) an asymmetric thread coupling between the expansion ring and the inner member..
| Ultrasonic surgical instruments|
In various embodiments, a surgical instrument for operation in an aqueous environment is provided. In at least one embodiment, the surgical instrument may include a hollow sheath, a blade disposed at least partially within the hollow sheath and extending through an opening in the sheath, and at least one ultrasonic transducer operably coupled to the blade.
| Hand power tool having a drum-type tool change magazine|
A hand power tool includes a tool receiver configured to receive a tool. The tool has an outer polygonal coupling and the tool receiver has an inner receiver including, at least portionally, a rotary driver profile.
| Polygon compensation coupling for chain and sprocket driven systems|
A polygon compensation coupling system for reducing a polygon effect in a chain driven system is disclosed. The polygon compensation coupling system may include a chain sprocket and a main drive in engagement with the chain sprocket, such that the engagement defines a compensation curve to reduce the polygon effect..
| Laser scanning unit and image forming apparatus including the same|
A laser scanning unit includes a laser light source, rotating polygon mirror, drive motor, and entry detection, intensity detection, intensity adjustment, and drive control portions. The laser light source radiates first and second laser lights in first second directions, respectively.
| Method and device for forming surface treatment data|
A surface of a product is divided into a plurality of patches and a polygon mesh is formed. Sequences of vertexes on borderlines between the adjacent patches are allowed to correspond to each other, and then, a texture is mapped on each of patch units.
| Impact driver|
An impact driver includes a sleeve, a striking unit and a chuck. The sleeve includes a bore with an open end and a polygonal section near the open end.
| Push-pull chain actuator with reduced chain vibrations|
A push-pull chain actuator (1) includes a housing with a chain exit/entry opening (4) and a sprocket (9) arranged to engage a push-pull chain (3). The sprocket (9) causes the polygon effect.
|Game server, game controlling method thereof, non-transitory computer-readable medium and game system|
A game server includes a storage that stores information representing a virtual space having two-dimensionally arranged virtual positions where virtual users can exist, a map-creating section creating a two-dimensional map by connecting a route between the virtual positions, a table that stores identification data of a virtual user existing at each virtual position, a data-transmitting section transmitting two-dimensional-map-image data to a network-connected terminal, a data-receiving section receiving operation data from the terminal, a position-changing section changing the virtual position of the virtual user to a destination virtual position when accumulated points become or exceeds required points, and a data-updating section updating the identification data when the virtual position of the virtual user is changed. The two-dimensional map includes various types of pieces having a route from one edge to another edge of a polygon obtained by dividing the two-dimensional map and formed by combining the pieces to connect the routes..
|Method and apparatus for recognizing polygon structures in images|
Technology is disclosed herein for recognizing and processing planar features in images such as walls of rooms. A method according to the technology receives a digital at a computing device.
|Method, system and apparatus for rendering a graphical object|
A method of rendering a graphic object is disclosed. An expanded polygon is formed based on the plurality of polygons generated by tessellating the graphic object.
|Method of defining image surveillance region|
A method for defining a monitoring area for an image is provided, applicable to an image-based surveillance system, including the steps of: automatically generating a closed polygon on an image; determining whether the closed polygon requiring adjustment, if so, receiving an adjustment command from the user and performing corresponding adjustment . The adjustment commands include at least a move polygon command to move the entire polygon and a move vertex command to move a vertex of the polygon..
Disclosed herein is a touch panel including an electrode pattern formed by forming imaginary lattices configured of same polygons as each other, randomly generating predetermined points in the polygons, and connecting the predetermined points and vertexes of the polygons to each other. The electrode pattern is irregularly formed, thereby making it possible to prevent a moire phenomenon and improve visibility..
|Tft-lcd array substrate and display device|
A tft-lcd array substrate and a display device. The tft-lcd array substrate comprises a pixel area the pixel area comprising a plurality of pixel units arranged in an array, and each of the pixel units comprising a first electrode and a second electrode generating a horizontal electric field with the first electrode.
|Tunnel for conditioning of products, especially for sterilization of food in prepackaged containers|
A tunnel is provided for conditioning of food products, especially for sterilization of food in containers or vessels of the heat-sealed type, in which the conditioning unit has: 1) an active pressure control system corresponding to at least one heating stage, which provides for balancing of the pressure within the heat-sealed vessels or containers; and 2) a conveyor which conveys the heat-sealed vessels or containers through the stages along the conditioning unit which contains mechanisms that move the conveyor outside of the conditioning tunnel, and 3) doors operating like check valves that separate the stages of the conditioning unit; and 4) a cross section of the tunnel of the polygonal type; and 5) the conditioning unit including inlets for introduction of washing liquids with a corresponding discharge outlet.. .
A belt buckle includes a male plate with a cylindrical pin extending transversely from a back side of said male plate. A female plate includes a cylindrical cavity which is partially enclosed by a first inwardly-extending flange and a second inwardly-extending flange.
|Representing a function bandlimited within a polygonal space|
Based at least in part on one or more characteristics relating to a measurement system, a polygonal space in a fourier domain is determined. A representation of a function that is bandlimited within the polygonal space is computed..
|Apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional objects using linear solidification|
An apparatus and method for making a three-dimensional object from a solidifiable material using a linear solidification device is shown and described. In certain examples, the linear solidification device includes a laser diode that projects light onto a scanning device, such as a rotating polygonal mirror or a linear scanning micromirror, which then deflects the light onto a photohardenable resin.
|Reverse conductive nano array and manufacturing method of the same|
A high-speed photodiode may include a photodiode structure having a substrate, a light-absorbing layer and a light-directing layer that is deposited on a top surface of the photodiode structure and patterned to form a textured surface used to change the angle of incident light to increase a light path of the incident light when entering the photodiode structure. In one embodiment, the light-directing layer may include a plurality of polygon such as triangular projections to refract the incident light to increase the light path thereof when entering the photodiode structure.
|Optical device for forming a light beam|
The present invention relates to an optical device (229) for forming a light beam, which optical device comprises a lens (330) having a top section (331) configured to receive light emitted by a light source (220), a bottom section (332) configured to allow the received light to exit the lens, and a plurality of side sections (333) stretching from the top section to the bottom section. The plurality of side sections enclose the lens and are adapted to reflect and refract incident rays of the received light.
|Power supply arrangement with a transformer having a transformer core with legs arranged in a polygon|
Power supply arrangement with first transformer (t1), having transformer core (k) with legs (k1) and yokes (k2) connecting these legs. Legs (k1) and yokes (k2) are arranged in geometric shape of a cylinder.
A stabilizing device. The device can have a generally planar, polygonal shape defined by edges forming a perimeter.
|Minimal incision removable bone screw, driver, and method of use|
A surgical bone screw (1) and driver (31), and a method for using them for repairing an osteotomy or fracture. The screw has a shaft having a head (5) at its proximal end, screw threads (3) at its distal end and a compression member (7) between the head and the screw threads.
|Steel fiber reinforced composites|
The invention is a fiber reinforced composite. The fiber reinforced composite comprises a matrix material and stainless steel fibers.
|High-strength steel sheet excellent in workability and manufacturing method thereof|
Provided are: a high-strength steel sheet which is improved in both elongation and local formability and thus exhibits excellent workability; and a manufacturing method thereof. The high-strength steel sheet contains c, si, mn, al, p and s with the remainder including iron and unavoidable impurities, and has a metal structure which includes polygonal ferrite, bainite, tempered martensite, and retained austenite.
|Cutting insert and clamping element for a cutting tool|
A cutting insert and a clamping element for clamping the cutting insert in a pocket of a cutting tool. The cutting insert includes a polygonal body, a top surface, a bottom surface, a plurality of side surfaces, a rake surface extending inwardly from a cutting edge, and a plurality of seating surfaces adjacent the rake surface that are separated by a groove.
|Yieldable lighting column|
A yieldable lighting column (1) comprises an elongated, continuous sheet metal shell (3) with a polygonal, preferably octagonal cross-section with internal, stabilizing irons (5) internally attached to the shell (3). The irons are flat irons (5), which are internally attached to each second of the sides of the shell (3) and extend at least in the longitudinal area of the column, where a vehicle may hit the column (1) at collision.
|Omnidirectional led light bulb|
An omnidirectional led light bulb comprising a lamp base (1), a heat sink housing (2), a circuit board (5), an led light source (3) and a bulb (4) is provided. The heat sink housing (2) is provided with a protruded platform (6) on which the light source (3) in a column shape of polygonal prism head is arranged.
|Organic light emitting display device with substantially polygonal sub-pixels|
An organic light emitting display device includes a plurality of sub-pixels arranged in a substantially hexagonally-shaped structure, each of the sub-pixels including a corresponding one of a plurality of organic light emitting devices, wherein the plurality of sub-pixels includes a plurality of first sub-pixels for emitting light of a first color, a plurality of second sub-pixels for emitting light of a second color, and a plurality of third sub-pixels for emitting light of a third color, and wherein centers of adjacent ones of the first, second, and third sub-pixels form a triangle having one of three sides that is shorter than the other two of the sides.. .
|Hanger 4 hangers|
This invention is a hanger for hangers. It is a polygon or tube column with a “hook end” and openings along the length of the column.
|Cutting insert, cutting tool, and method of manufacturing machined product using the same|
A cutting insert includes: a polygonal shaped upper surface; a lower surface; a side surface connected to each of the upper and lower surfaces; and an upper cutting edge located at the intersection of the upper surface and the side surface. The upper surface alternately includes three major corners and three minor corners.
|Master for a hydraulic actuating element|
A master for a hydraulic actuating element, with a cylinder, in which a piston is displaceably mounted, and a hand lever, with which the position of the piston in the cylinder can be influenced, and a fastening element which comprises a clamping part shaped complementarily to the inner cross section of the handlebar, which is equipped for being fastened in the handlebar by means of an internal clamping. Furthermore, the invention relates to a master, in which the hand lever and the piston are connected by a push rod, which comprises a first longitudinal portion, which is provided with an external thread, which engages in an internal thread on the hand lever, so that the distance between piston and hand lever can be adjusted by turning the push rod, and wherein the push rod comprises a second longitudinal portion, which is provided with a polygonal outer cross section, which bears against at least one second spring element.
|Method for the construction of a water distribution model|
A method for the determination of demand zones for use with a water distribution model of a water distribution network, the method comprising the steps of: constructing polygons about clusters of consumption nodes; calculating base load consumption of the nodes within each polygon; assigning a consumption type to each polygon, and; aggregating connected polygons of the same consumption type into demand zones.. .
|Terminal attachment structure|
A terminal attachment structure allows a terminal to be firmly and closely fixed to a terminal attachment plate in a stable state even under external vibrations or impact, and a joint surface can be flatly finished without a difference in level between the terminal and the terminal attachment plate. The terminal attachment structure has the terminal attachment plate including a polygonal groove portion and a through hole formed in a center of the groove portion, and the terminal including a flange that has the same polygonal shape as that of the groove portion, a leg part that extends from a lower surface of the flange and inserts into the through hole, and a terminal main body that extends from an upper surface of the flange.
|Cable-type secondary battery|
A cable-type secondary battery, includes an electrode assembly including first and second polarity electrodes with a thin and long shape, each having a current collector whose cross-section perpendicular to its longitudinal direction is a circular, asymmetrical oval or polygonal shape, an electrode active material applied onto the surface of the current collector, and a separator or an electrolyte layer interposed between the electrodes; and a cover member surrounding the electrode assembly, wherein the cable-type secondary battery is provided with a first polarity terminal and a second polarity terminal connected to the first polarity electrode and the second polarity electrode, respectively, at the first end of the cable-type secondary battery; a housing cap configured to fix the first and second polarity terminals and cover the first end of the cable-type secondary battery; and a length-adjustable coupling unit at a second end of the cable-type secondary battery.. .
|Cable-type secondary battery|
A cable-type secondary battery, includes an electrode assembly including first and second polarity electrodes with a thin and long shape, each electrode having a current collector whose cross-section perpendicular to its longitudinal direction is a circular, asymmetrical oval or polygonal shape, and an electrode active material applied onto the surface of the current collector, and a separator or an electrolyte layer interposed between the first and second polarity electrodes; and a cover member surrounding the electrode assembly. Also, the cable-type secondary battery is provided with a first polarity terminal and a second polarity terminal connected to the first polarity electrode and the second polarity electrode, respectively, at the end of the cable-type secondary battery; and a housing cap configured to fix the first and second polarity terminals and cover the end of the cable-type secondary battery..
|Object display device|
A polygon of a skirt is beforehand set in association with a skirt bone such that the polygon is at an angle of β to the skirt bone. The movement of the skirt bone is controlled according to the movement of a thigh bone.
|Deformable track support for tracked vehicles|
The present application discloses a track support that includes a variable track frame comprising that includes four or more connector members, hinge joints that connect the connector members and configured to form a polygonal shape having sides each associated with one of the connector members, and a track varying mechanism that can actively change an angle between at least two of the connector members so as to change the polygonal shape of the variable track frame. Track engaging wheels mounted on the connector members can rotate around an axis that intercepts with or is adjacent to the hinge joints.
A light-emitting diode device is disclosed, which includes a substrate; a plurality of light-emitting diode units, each of the light-emitting diode units being an equilateral polygon with more than four sides, are disposed on the substrate; wherein each of the light-emitting diode units includes a first electrical connecting area disposed along a first side of the light-emitting diode unit, a second electrical connecting area disposed along a second side of the light-emitting diode unit, and a conductive connecting structure disposed on each of the electrical connecting areas; wherein each of the electrical connecting area electrically connects to one another light-emitting diode unit through the conductive connecting structure.. .
Provided is a shock-absorbing member that does not increase the cost of automobile and that can increase the absorbed energy per unit weight of the shock-absorbing member. A shock-absorbing member 1 includes a tubular main body portion 3, a bent portion 5 that is formed continuous with the main body portion 3, and a flange 7 provided at the proximal end of the main body portion 3 via the bent portion 5.
|Providing elecron beam proximity effect correction by simulating write operations of polygonal shapes|
A method for writing a design to a material using an electron beam includes assigning a first dosage to a first polygonal shape. The first polygonal shape occupies a first virtual layer and includes a first set of pixels.
|Fast 3d mask model based on implicit countors|
Computer-readable medium and methods for photolithographic simulation of scattering. A design layout comprising a layout polygon is received.
|Method and system for rapid prototyping of complex structures|
A method is provided for rapid prototyping of complex structures, such as complex bone structures and internal neural and cardiovascular pathways. The method involves loading the triangles from a polygonal mesh computer model of a 3d object having one or more internal void spaces, converting the triangles to voxels, separating the voxels of the model into watertight pieces, and printing the pieces using a 3d printer such as a zprinter™.
|Composition for preventing or treating a respiratory disease containing a mixed herbal extract of cnidium officinale root and polygoni cuspidati root|
The present invention relates to a composition for preventing or treating a respiratory disease containing an active ingredient in the form of a mixed herbal extract of cnidii rhizoma and polygoni cuspidati radix, and relates to a production method therefor. The mixed herbal extract of cnidii rhizoma and polygoni cuspidati radix has an outstanding 5-lipoxygenase suppressing activity, airway constriction suppressing activity, airway inflammation suppressing action, ear-swelling anti-inflammatory effect and antitussive and phlegm-loosening action, and has been confirmed to be useful in preventing or treating respiratory diseases including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute and chronic bronchitis, allergic rhinitis, cough, expectoration, acute lower respiratory infections (bronchitis and bronchiolitis), and acute upper respiratory infections such an pharyngitis, tonsillitis and laryngitis..
|Cap structure for pulley-fixing nut of vehicle-use electric rotating machine|
The cap structure includes a nut engaged with a bolt end portion formed in an end of a rotating shaft of a vehicle-use electric rotating machine to fix a pulley. The nut has a polygonal outer periphery including a step portion projecting radially outward at an axial position closer to a seating surface of the nut than an axial center of the nut.
|Driving force transmission mechanism for image forming apparatus and processing cartridge|
The present invention provides a driving force transmission mechanism for an image forming apparatus and a process cartridge. The transmission mechanism includes a photosensitive drum driving component (10) and an image forming apparatus driving head (20).
Examples of integrated sensors are disclosed herein. An example of an integrated sensor includes a flexible substrate, and an array of spaced apart sensing members formed on a surface of the flexible substrate.
|Method and apparatus for detecting occlusion in an augmented reality display|
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to display objects in an augmented reality interface. In this regard, the method, apparatus, and computer program product may determine a location of a mobile terminal, receive object meshes for one or more objects in geographic proximity to the mobile terminal, remove, using a processor, one or more polygons from the object meshes, and determine occlusion between the location of the mobile terminal and at least one point of interest.
|Shield pin arrangement|
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are provided for shielding a signal pin. A signal pin, such as a signal pin within a probe card used to test electronic devices, such as integrated circuits, is shielded from interference signals, which are emitted from other signal pins within the probe card.
|Guidewire with highly flexible tip|
A medical device formed of a coil with repeating loops, each loop forming a polygon and each successive loop being slightly rotated with respect to its adjacent loops to form a spiral configuration. The polygon in a preferred embodiment is a triangle, and the repeating triangular loop coil can be used as a guidewire in a stent delivering catheter.
|Pool table system|
A pocket leg that has a cylindrical body, a base, and a top that forms a pool ball pocket is provided. The pocket leg can be used to form a rectangular pool table with six pockets constructed with six pocket legs.
|Annular-arranged lamp capable of backward projecting by concave sphere|
The annular-arranged lamp capable of backward projecting by concave sphere provided by this invention is mainly provided with a side of an annular heat dissipation device being installed with light emitting devices (102) wherein the lamp is installed with two or more than two light emitting devices (110) arranged in a circular or polygonal means, and the light projecting axial line of each light emitting device (110) is projected towards a reflection device with concave sphere (103) disposed above the annular heat dissipation device (101), light beams of the light emitting devices (110) are reflected by the reflection device with concave sphere (103) then refracted to a preset projection range, thereby forming a unified light source.. .
|Metallic hollow columnar member|
A metallic hollow columnar member with a polygonal cross-section having at least five vertices and sides extending between the vertices, is disclosed. The polygonal cross-section is divided by two vertices (a, b) with small inside angles into two perimeter segments with a perimeter comprising one or more sides, and at least one of the two perimeter segments contains at least four sides.
|X-ray analysis apparatus, x-ray analysis system, x-ray analysis method, and x-ray analysis program|
An x-ray analysis apparatus converts an x-ray intensity distribution of discrete data determined for each pixel, from a first plane where the distribution is known into a second plane where the distribution is not known. The x-ray analysis apparatus projects onto the second plane, a grid point which specifies a pixel on the first plane and an intermediate point between the grid points, as nodes, calculates an area of a region where a polygon expressing a projected pixel specified by the projected nodes overlaps with each pixel on the second plane, to thereby calculate an occupancy ratio of the polygon expressing the projected pixel to each pixel on the second plane and distributes x-ray intensity in the pixel on the first plane to the pixel on the second plane based on the occupancy ratio, to thereby convert the x-ray intensity distribution..
|Structure of umbrella|
An umbrella has a central shaft, a crown, a runner, a plurality of ribs, and a plurality of stretchers. The crown is a polygon each side of which includes a pivot pin mounted in a perpendicular direction to pivotally connect the upper end of a respective one of the ribs to the crown.
|Flexible funnel for filling a pouch with a product|
A flexible funnel positioned at a filling station of a fill machine. The flexible funnel directs a product dispensed at the filling station of the filling machine into a pouch.
|Systems and methods for sensing and tracking radiation blocking objects on a surface|
Various system and methods for estimating the position of one or more radiation blocking objects on a surface are disclosed. A plurality of radiation sources and radiation sensors are positioned about the surface.
|System and method for coupling a tube with a medical device handle|
An elongate medical device handle may comprise a body defining an interior, an exterior, and a connector port extending between the interior and the exterior and defining an axis. The connector port comprises a portion having a polygonal cross-section taken transverse to the axis.
|Optical connector and ferrule|
A ferrule includes a flange that projects outward in the diameter direction of the ferrule, and a shaft portion that extends from the flange, away from the tip of the ferrule along the axial direction of the ferrule. A male-side connector includes a coil spring that is fitted around the shaft portion and biases a ferrule forward in the mating direction of the male connector, and a spring receiving portion that holds the coil spring from behind in the mating direction of the male connector.
An electronic timepiece that receives rf signals and displays information suppresses loss of antenna sensitivity to a sufficiently low level without sacrificing display functions. Such an electronic timepiece has a dial on the face of which time is displayed, and an antenna in the shape of a polygon disposed on the back side of the dial.
|Optical system for measuring orientation and position without image formation with point source and mask|
The general field of the invention is that of systems for the optical detection of the orientation and the position of a mobile object in space. The system comprises a fixed electro-optical device comprising a transmission point source, image analysis means and an optical cube corner disposed on the mobile object.
|Systems and methods for sensing and tracking radiation blocking objects on a surface|
Several system for tracking one or more radiation blocking objects on a surface are disclosed. At least three radiation sensors are provided adjacent the surface and a plurality of radiation sources as provided adjacent the surface.
A teatcup liner for a teatcup has a longitudinal shape extending along a longitudinal axis (x). The teatcup liner includes a barrel (2) having a length (l) and defining an inner space (21) for receiving the teat.
|Imaging system for patterning of an image definition material by electro-wetting and methods therefor|
A system comprises an electro-wetting subsystem, a transfer subsystem, an imaging member, and an inking subsystem. The electro-wetting subsystem comprises a photo-responsive photoreceptor, a charging mechanism, an image definition material reservoir, a charge erase mechanism, and an exposure subsystem, such as a light source and rotating polygon forming a raster output scanner (ros) disposed for exposure of the photoreceptor through the image definition material reservoir.
|Extreme ultraviolet lithography process and mask|
A process of an extreme ultraviolet lithography (euvl) is disclosed. The process includes receiving an extreme ultraviolet (euv) mask with multiple states.
|Pressing and stripping apparatus for punch die and push rod thereof|
A pressing and stripping apparatus for punch die includes a base, a pressing and striping plate, an a-type pillar, a first bolt, an elastic or pressure element, a stripping bolt, a second bolt, a die-mounting bolt, a b-type pillar, a locating pin, a cylindrical guide column, a third bolt, an outer supporting frame, and a square guide column; wherein the pressing and stripping plate is movably connected to the base via the stripping bolt, wherein the pressing and stripping plate reciprocates along the axial direction of the stripping bolt while working, and the elastic or pressure element is provided between the pressing and stripping plate and the base. The push rod used with the pressing and stripping apparatus for the punch die is a column, one end thereof is a polygonal blind hole, and the other end thereof is a stepped shaft with parallel threads.
|Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus with the same|
An exposure device includes a polygon motor, an fθ lens, and a heat-insulating room. The polygon motor is driven into rotation while producing heat, which makes it likely that the temperature of a portion of the fθ lens near a housing right wall becomes lower than that of a portion of the fθ lens near a housing left wall.
|Measuring device and measuring method|
The measuring unit computes at least one of an area and a perimetrical length of a polygon, based on three or more measuring points including an indeterminate point of which a position is changed by a move instruction input through an operation unit, wherein the measuring points are designated on the image by an instruction of a user input through the operation unit. The controller updates the position of the indeterminate point, when the move instruction is input through the operation unit after display the computational result, controls the measuring unit to recompute at least one of the area and the perimetrical length of the polygon based on the measuring points including the updated indeterminate point, and controls the display unit to display at least one of the recomputed area and the recomputed perimetrical length of the polygon, as recomputational result after updated the indeterminate point..
|Articulable structure in the form of a fractal|
The present invention relates to an articulatable structure in fractal form, comprising at least one external compartment (ce) and at least a first internal compartment (cu) that are linked together in an articulated manner via at least one of the edges thereof, the at least two compartments (ce and cu) essentially having the same format in the erected and flat states and the first internal compartment has smaller dimensions than the external compartment, the first internal compartment, in the erected state, being accommodated inside the external compartment, and each compartment has a polygonal format, comprising at least four lateral faces (fl) and a bottom face (ff); each compartment of the articulatable structure comprises at least five quadrangular faces corresponding to the four lateral faces (fl) and to the bottom face (ff), each edge of the bottom face (ff) being linked in an articulated manner to a lower edge of the same size of one of the lateral faces (fl), and at least four identical triangular faces (t) in the form of a right-angled isosceles triangle, each triangular face (t) connecting adjacent lateral faces, with each edge corresponding to a vertical height of the triangle, being linked in an articulated manner to a lateral edge of one of the adjacent lateral faces (fl) and the edge corresponding to the hypotenuse linking the vertices of the two adjacent lateral faces, wherein the length of the hypotenuse edge of the triangular faces (t) of the first internal compartment (cu) is equal to or less than the length of the upper edge of the lateral faces (fl) of the external compartment (ce). This structure allows the use of countless compartments arranged one inside another in succession and that may be articulated together in different ways, achieving one and the same final format..
|Yielding post of thin sheet metal and method of arranging street lighting|
Street lighting is positioned with lamp posts of sheet metal that have a round or polygonal cross-section and one or more longitudinal welded joints (17-20; 24). Posts are used that have one longitudinal welded butt joint with a weld that covers only a part of the sheet metal thickness and the posts are positioned so that this joint is directed towards the traffic..