|| List of recent Pressor-related patents
A tool is disclosed for use in distracting and compressing fractures of any of a variety of bones. In particular, the tool has a pair of engaging arms, one arm having a hook element to engage a bone plate connected to one side of a fracture, and the other arm having at least one recess for engaging a head of a bone screw or guide wire connected to the other side of the fracture.
| High temperature membrane electrode assembly with high power density and corresponding method of making|
A membrane electrode assembly (mea) with enhanced current density or power density is fabricated using high temperature (ht) proton exchange membrane (pem). The mea can be utilized in high temperature pem fuel cell applications.
| Fuel cell system including diagnostic technique for unbalanced compressor|
A diagnostic system for determining whether a rotor shaft of a compressor is unbalanced. The compressor includes a displacement sensor that measures the displacement of the rotor shaft as it is rotating.
| Solid oxide fuel cell system|
A solid oxide fuel cell system (10) comprises a solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) and a gas turbine engine (14). The solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) comprises a plurality of solid oxide fuel cells (16).
| Cartilage/bone destruction suppressor|
An object of the present invention is to provide a cartilage/bone destruction suppressor which can suppress the destruction of cartilage or bone seen in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, bone metastasis of malignant tumor, or the like. The present invention relates to a cartilage or bone destruction suppressor comprising an antibody against folate receptor β or a complex of the antibody and a biologically or chemically active substance..
| Apparatus and method for oil equalization in multiple-compressor systems|
A method of operating a refrigeration system, that includes providing a plurality of compressors connected in parallel. The plurality of compressors includes a plurality of scroll compressors.
| Swash plate compressor|
A swash plate type compressor includes a drive shaft, a swash plate, a piston, a cylinder block, a housing, a cylinder bore, a compression chamber, suction and discharge chambers and first and second thrust bearings. The cylinder bore is formed in the cylinder block and receiving therein the piston engaged with the swash plate mounted on the drive shaft.
| Motor for compressor and reciprocating compressor having the same|
A motor for a compressor, and a reciprocating compressor having the same, are provided. A winding coil may be formed by removing a bobbin from the winding coil, and then coating an insulating material on an outer circumferential surface of the winding coil, to allow heat and moisture generated by the winding coil to be emitted to outside and provide enhanced performance and reliability.
| Linear engine for compressor and compressor provided with a linear engine|
The present invention refers to a linear engine for compressor, and to a compressor provided with a linear engine. The linear engine for compressor comprises at least a stator consisting of a first core (2) and a second core (3), and at least a cursor (4), wherein said first core (2), cursor (4) and second core (3) are concentrically disposed.
| Leaf spring and compressor with leaf spring|
The present invention relates to compressor leaf springs, in particular, linear compressor leaf springs; the leaf springs comprising at least one spacer (3) disposed between at least a pair of flat springs (2), each flat spring (2) being comprised by at least one outer ring (21), at least one inner ring (22) and at least one connection extension (23) which connects an outer rim (21) to an inner ring (22); according to the present invention, it is defined at least one section of physical contact between at least a pair of outer rims (21) defined by at least one spacer (3), at least one section of physical contact between at least a pair of inner rims (22) defined by at least one spacer (3), and at least one free section of physical contact between at least two connection extensions (23) adjacently arranged.. .
| System including high-side and low-side compressors|
A system may be operable to circulate a working fluid between first and second heat exchangers. The system may include a suction line, a low-side compressor, a high-side compressor and a discharge line.
| Auxiliary power units (apus) and methods and systems for activation and deactivation of a load compressor therein|
Auxiliary power units and methods and systems for activation and deactivation of a load compressor therein are provided. Auxiliary power unit includes the load compressor having an impeller, apu engine, coupling member, pre-spinning means, and apu controller.
An impeller for increasing the pressure of a fluid circulating in an annular fluid path, the impeller comprising: a plurality of centrifugal compressor vanes circumferentially interspaced around the axis of the annular fluid path, the plurality of compressor vanes extending from an axially-oriented inlet to a radially-oriented outlet, and each having an inner edge and a free edge, the free edge of the plurality of compressor vanes coinciding with an outer limit of the annular fluid path, and a hub having a solid-of-revolution shape centered around an axis, the hub having an outer hub surface forming an inner limit to the annular fluid path and to which the inner edge of the plurality of centrifugal vanes is secured, the outer hub surface having a portion which leans forward, forming an axial recess therein.. .
| Compressor circuit for a pneumatic control device of a motor vehicle|
The invention relates to a compressor circuit for a pneumatic control device of a motor vehicle, including: a compressor, and a pressure regulator, the pressure regulator being arranged between an input side of the compressor and the pneumatic control device, wherein the pressure regulator is designed to measure an upstream pressure of air from the pneumatic control device present on its side facing the pneumatic control device and to supply this air at an input pressure to the input side of the compressor, the pressure regulator being designed to control the input pressure on the basis of said measurement.. .
| Active turbine or compressor tip clearance control|
A gas turbine engine includes an annular plenum defined with an outer skin and a perforated inner skin for receiving selective air flow to impinge a support case which supports shrouds of the rotor assemblies of the engine therein for active tip clearance control of the rotor assemblies. In one embodiment a bobbin-type transfer tube for supplying cooling air into the plenum, is provided between an outer case of the engine an the plenum such that the thermally induced relative movement of the outer case and the plenum is permitted..
| Iterative interference suppressor for wireless multiple-access systems with multiple receive antennas|
This invention teaches to the details of an interference suppressing receiver for suppressing intra-cell and inter-cell interference in coded, multiple-access, spread spectrum transmissions that propagate through frequency selective communication channels to a multiplicity of receive antennas. The receiver is designed or adapted through the repeated use of symbol-estimate weighting, subtractive suppression with a stabilizing step-size, and mixed-decision symbol estimates.
| Bitmap rotation mechanism|
A method is disclosed. The method includes allocating a decompressor for each scanline of an input image represented as compressed bitmap data, allocating tiles to store bitmap data representing a rotation of the image and generating a rotated output image represented as compressed bitmap data..
A refrigerator includes a compressor to compress refrigerant, a condenser to liquefy the refrigerant supplied from the compressor, a capillary tube to decompress and expand the refrigerant supplied from the condenser, an evaporator to vaporize the refrigerant supplied from the capillary tube, a shutoff valve installed at an inlet of the capillary tube so as to prevent the refrigerant in the condenser during stoppage of the compressor from being moved to the evaporator, and a control unit to enable the shutoff valve to be blocked together so as to prevent movement of the refrigerant from the condenser to the evaporator during stoppage of the compressor, and to enable the shutoff valve to be opened together so as to move the refrigerant from the condenser to the evaporator during starting of the compressor.. .
| Safety and construction trailer|
A safety trailer has semi-tractor hitches at both ends and a safety wall that is fixed to one side of the trailer. That side, however, can be changed to the right or left side of the road, depending on the end to which the truck attaches.
| Accumulator and an air conditioner using thereof|
An accumulator and an air conditioner having the same are provided. The air conditioner may include at least one indoor unit connected to an outdoor unit, the outdoor unit including a compressor compressing refrigerant and an accumulator transferring gas refrigerant into the compressor.
| Efficiently effectively inserting inert gases into the entire volumes and ullage spaces of ships' steel ballast tanks to retard interior corrosion|
A (1) piping grid, nozzles and/or deflectors and/or diffusers placed on the piping at a certain intervals, and (2) header pipes connecting the piping grid to (3) an inert gas generator via (4) a compressor and (5) an optional cooler support efficient and effective injection of inert gases into all regions and volume of ships' steel ballast tanks, retarding or avoiding corrosion. Efficiency in use of generated inert gas, effective entrance of inert gas into ballast tank spaces that may be remote and/or difficult of access, and minimization of the elapsed time to fill the tank with inert gas while discharging essentially all oxygen-containing air previously within the tank, are all realized by progressive, staged, insertion of cooled inert gases from tank bottom to tank top, marshaling contained air and expelling it out the tank tops..
| Compressor and/or expander device with rolling piston seal|
An apparatus can include a piston movably disposed within a pressure vessel and defines a first interior region and a second interior region. The piston has a first position in which the first interior contains a gas having a first pressure and has a volume greater than the second interior region, and a second position in which the second interior region contains a gas having a second pressure and has a volume greater than the first interior region.
| Internal combustion engine|
The internal combustion engine includes at least one compression chamber, formed by a housing and therein compressor rotary pistons rotating on a shaft with compressor sealing strips, on which optionally movable toggle sealing strips are arranged. The compression chamber is in gas connection with at least one ignition chamber and this ignition chamber is in gas connection with at least one expansion chamber.
| Internal combustion engine for natural gas compressor operation|
This application concerns systems and methods for compressing natural gas with an internal combustion engine. In a representative embodiment, a system for compressing a gas comprises a reciprocating internal combustion engine including at least one piston-cylinder assembly comprising a piston configured to travel in a cylinder and to compress gas in the cylinder in multiple compression stages.
| Air conditioner outdoor unit and air conditioner|
An air conditioner outdoor unit includes: a compressor; a heat source-side heat exchanger connected to the compressor; an oil separator disposed between a refrigerant discharge opening of the compressor and the heat source-side heat exchanger configured to separate a refrigerant oil from a refrigerant discharged from the compressor; and a first three-way valve fitted to a refrigerant pipe between the oil separator and the heat source-side heat exchange.. .
| System including high-side and low-side compressors|
A heat pump system may be operable to circulate fluid between first and second heat exchangers in a first direction in a heating mode and in a second direction in a cooling mode. The heat pump system may include a suction conduit, a low-side compressor and a high-side compressor.
| Portable ice making apparatus having a bypass tube|
This invention relates to a portable onsite ice making apparatus having a bypass tube, which includes a compressor equipped with a condenser having heat removal capacity of about 2,400˜2,600 btu/hr; an expansion valve; an evaporator being in heat exchange relationship with an ice making tray; a bypass tube for the refrigerant to bypass the condenser and the expansion valve; and a switching means selectively changing the flow of the refrigerant from the compressor to the condenser or from the compressor to the bypass tube. The portable ice making apparatus has heat removal capacity to cool the ice making tray to −27° c.˜−26° c.
| Dual suction compressor with rapid suction port switching mechanism for matching appliance compartment thermal loads with cooling capacity|
An appliance employing a coolant system that includes a compressor having a housing, a cooling capacity, and operably connected to typically two evaporators for regulating a temperature of the first compartment and a temperature of the second compartment; a shared coolant fluid connection system; a coolant fluid spaced within the shared coolant fluid connection system; and a switching mechanism operably connected to a first fluid conduit that provides shared coolant fluid to the compressor at a first pressure level and a second fluid conduit that provides shared coolant fluid to the compressor at a second pressure level where the second pressure level is less than the first pressure level wherein the switching mechanism is capable of regulating and switching shared coolant flow to the compressor from the first fluid conduit and the second fluid conduit.. .
| Refrigeration system having dual suction port compressor|
A cooling system for appliances, air conditioners, and other spaces includes a compressor, and a condenser that receives refrigerant from the compressor. The system also includes an evaporator that receives refrigerant from the condenser.
| Method of controlling cooling device|
A method of controlling a cooling device capable of stably cooling a heat source is provided. A cooling device includes a first passage through which a coolant discharged from a compressor flows into a cooling unit for cooling ev equipment; a second passage through which the coolant is circulated between a heat exchanger and the cooling unit; a switching valve switching communication of the first passage and communication of the second passage; and a liquid storage container storing a liquid coolant condensed in the heat exchanger.
| Multiple evaporator control using pwm valve/compressor|
A refrigeration system including a condenser; a (single) linear compressor that is activated and deactivated by a pulse width modulation switching device; a pulse width modulation refrigerant flow switch; at least two evaporators operably connected in parallel with one another with at least one evaporator associated with the refrigerator compartment that operates at a first refrigerant fluid pressure and with at least one other evaporator associated with the freezer compartment that operates at a second refrigerant fluid pressure; and a plurality of refrigerant fluid conduits operably connecting the condenser, the linear compressor and the evaporators into a refrigerant fluid flow circuit and such that the evaporators are capable of running simultaneously at different pressure levels and refrigerant flows from the evaporators, to the pulse width modulation refrigerant flow switch and through the pulse width modulation refrigerant flow switch.. .
| Cryogenic refrigerator|
A disclosed cryogenic refrigerator includes a first refrigerator including a compressor, a regenerator which performs intake or ejection of a refrigerant gas relative to the compressor, and a pulse tube whose low temperature end is connected to a low temperature end of the regenerator; a second refrigerator having an output smaller than the first refrigerator; a connecting pipe which performs intake and ejection of the refrigerant gas relative to a high temperature end of the pulse tube and the second refrigerator; and a flow control valve which is provided in the connecting pipe and performs a flow control of the refrigerant gas flowing inside the connecting pipe.. .
| Gas turbine engine buffer system|
A gas turbine engine includes a fan, a compressor section, and a turbine section configured to drive the compressor section and the fan. A buffer system is configured to communicate a buffer supply air to a portion of the gas turbine engine.
| System and method for operating a power plant|
A system including a fuel-supply system including, an auxiliary-fuel-gas compressor configured to compress a fuel for use by a gas-turbine system, an expander configured to generate power by expanding an oxidant from the gas-turbine system, and a motor/generator configured to function in a motor mode and in a generator mode, wherein the motor/generator drives fuel compression with the auxiliary fuel-gas compressor in the motor mode, and the motor/generator generates power in the generator mode as the expander uses oxidant from the gas-turbine system to drive the motor/generator. .
| Systems and methods to control combustion dynamic frequencies|
Systems and methods for frequency separation in a gas turbine engine are provided herein. The systems and methods for frequency separation in a gas turbine engine may include determining a hot gas path natural frequency, determining a combustion dynamic frequency, and modifying a compressor discharge temperature to separate the combustion dynamic frequency from the hot gas path natural frequency..
| Method for the controlling and feeding of a power plant and power plant|
The subject of the invention is a method for the controlling and feeding of power plants, in particular coal fired power plants comprising a steam turbine connected to a turbogenerator. The method consists in that in periods of low power consumption the power is transferred from the turbine shaft to a compressor and the air compressed therein is pumped by compressors to the tanks of a compressed air terminal until a pressure close to the pressure of steam fed to turbine blades is reached.
| Variable area fan nozzle with wall thickness distribution|
A gas turbine engine includes a core engine that has at least a compressor section, a combustor section and a turbine section disposed along a central axis. A fan is coupled to be driven by the turbine section.
| Firearm suppressor mounting device|
A firearm suppressor mounting device has a device body, a clamping element connected to the device body, a muzzle element adapted for connection to the muzzle, the muzzle element defining a first threaded portion, and the device body having a second threaded portion matable with the first threaded portion, such that the device body may be rotated and moved from an attached position and a detached position, the muzzle element having an engagement surface, the clamping element including at least a movable engagement element registered with the engagement surface when the device is in the attached position, and the clamping element being operably engaged to the engagement element to move it between a locked position in which the engagement element is biased against the engagement surface to prevent movement of the device to the attached position, and an unlocked position, in which detachment of the device is enabled.. .
|Scroll compressor differential pressure control techniques|
A method includes determining a pressure difference across a scroll compressor of a cooling system. The pressure difference is compared to a minimum differential pressure value.
|Metal/oxygen battery with oxygen pressure management|
A vehicular battery system includes an oxygen reservoir supported by a vehicle, a vehicular battery system stack operably connected to the oxygen reservoir and a multistage compressor, the vehicular battery system stack including an active material which consumes oxygen from the oxygen reservoir during discharge, at least one sensor configured to generate a pressure signal associated with a pressure in the oxygen reservoir, a memory, and a processor operably connected to the memory and the at least one sensor, the processor configured to execute program instructions stored within the memory to obtain the pressure signal, and control the state of charge of the vehicular battery system stack based upon the obtained pressure signal.. .
|Apparatus and method of applying lubricant to steel wire ropes|
An apparatus and method of applying lubricant to steel wire ropes, wherein the apparatus comprises a plurality of nozzles directed centrally towards a rope segment, the nozzles are connected to a compressor and a lubricant reservoir for enabling the dispensing of the lubricant therefrom. The apparatus is remotely controllable allowing quality, quantity and sequence of lubricant dispensed to be activated or deactivated remotely..
The present invention provides a scroll compressor which includes a housing, a stationary scroll including a stationary wrap, an orbiting scroll having an orbiting wrap, a receiving portion formed in the housing, a self-rotation preventing eccentric shaft installed in the receiving portion with a bearing interposed therebetween, a self-rotation preventing mechanism including a stopper formed in the housing to support the front of the bearing, and a bearing tube fixed to the housing to support a drive shaft, the scroll compressor including: an annular groove formed in the stationary groove or in the orbiting scroll; a dust seal fitted in the annular groove and having first and second ends at both ends; and a stationary block including a first support member and first and second elastic members which extend from the first support member and face the first and second ends, the stationary block being fitted in the annular groove.. .
A scroll compressor configures suction and compression rooms between fixed and orbiting scrolls, includes a back pressure room at the orbiting scroll base plate back face, and is configured in an asymmetric tooth shape. A fluid outflow path for an orbiting scroll lap external line side compression room and a fluid outflow path for an internal line side compression room are configured on an orbiting scroll base plate, and outlet side openings of the respective fluid outflow paths are opened to an orbiting lap tooth bottom.
A rotary compressor includes a drive mechanism having a drive shaft with an eccentric part, and a compression mechanism. The compression mechanism includes a tubular cylinder covering an outer periphery of the eccentric part, a piston arranged inside the cylinder and fitted onto the eccentric part, an upper end plate closing an upper end of the cylinder, and a lower end plate closing a lower end of the cylinder.
|Connecting rod valve|
A valve integral with, or secured to, the connecting rod small end of a reciprocating piston positive displacement machine opens and closes a port controlling the communication of two spaces, for gas pumps, scavenging pumps, compressors, superchargers, pumps etc.. .
|Arrangement of components of a linear compressor|
The present invention refers to the arrangement of components comprised in a linear compressor (1), which is fundamentally composed by at least one resonant oscillating mechanism comprising at least one resonant spring (2) which defines at least one neutral point (21), at least one magnet (3) and at least one piston (4); at least one intermediate element (5) which defines an axially flexible surface (51); at least one flat spring (6) which defines at least one binding structure (62); at least one shell (7); and at least one attaching means (8).. .
|Magnetic bearing and compressor using the same|
A stator is provided which exerts a combined electromagnetic force of a plurality of electromagnets on a drive shaft having a fluctuating load. A controller is provided which controls a current difference between a first coil current passed through a coil of the electromagnet generating an electromagnetic force in a direction opposite to that of the load and a second coil current passed through a coil of the electromagnet generating an electromagnetic force in the same direction as that of the load to perform a position control on the drive shaft.
The present invention refers to a linear compressor based on resonant oscillating mechanism, which comprises an oscillating arrangement essentially formed by at least one linear motor (2) defined by a movable portion (22) and a fixed portion (21), at least a resonance spring (3), at least one piston (4) and at least one balancing body (5), wherein the movable portion (22) of the linear motor (2) is cooperatively associated with the piston (4), defining a piston-motor assembly. The piston-motor assembly is operatively associated to the end (31) of the resonant spring (3) and at least one balancing body (5) is functionally associated with the end (32) of the resonant spring (3).
|Motor compressor unit with removable cartridge|
A motor compressor unit including a common housing sealed with respect to a gas to be compressed, a motor mounted to the common housing, and a compressor mounted to the common housing. The motor is mounted in an inner casing fastened in the common housing by at least one removable fastening device such that the motor and the inner casing form a removable cartridge..
|Air compressor having enlarged compartment for receiving pressurized air|
An air compressor includes a cylinder housing, an outlet receptacle disposed on the cylinder housing, and a partition formed between the cylinder housing and the outlet receptacle and having an air passage formed in the partition, a piston slidably received in the cylinder housing and coupled to a motor for moving relative to the cylinder housing in a reciprocating action in order to generate a pressurized air, and a spring-biased check valve engaged with the partition for selectively blocking the air passage of the partition, the outlet receptacle includes an inner diameter “d2” no less than an inner diameter “d1” of the cylinder housing for allowing the pressurized air to easily flow into the outlet receptacle and for allowing the piston to be moved in a greater moving speed.. .
|Pressurized oil delivery system for a reciprocating air compressor|
A pressurized oil delivery system for a reciprocating air compressor includes an oil pump having an inlet port connected to an oil pickup tube and an outlet port connected to a filter inlet tube and a user interface panel mounted to a crankcase of the air compressor. The filter inlet tube may be connected to an oil filter assembly supported on an exterior face of the user interface panel.
A sealed compressor of the present invention comprises an electric component (110); a compression component (112); a sealed container (102) which accommodates the electric component (110) and the compression component (112) and stores lubricating oil (104) therein; and a suction pipe (170) which is provided to penetrate a wall portion of the sealed container (102), and through which a refrigerant gas suctioned into the sealed container (102) flows; wherein the compression component (112) includes a compression chamber (142) formed within a cylinder (134) and a suction muffler (146) through which the refrigerant gas flows; wherein the suction muffler (146) includes a muffling space (150), an exit pipe (154), an inlet pipe (152), whose suction port (151) opens in a substantially horizontal direction in the interior of the sealed container (102), a funnel-shaped refrigerant receiver section (160) provided to surround the suction port (151); and wherein the suction port (151) is placed such that its center (151a) is located above than a center (160a) of the refrigerant receiver section (160).. .
|Pressure monitoring device for controlling a compressor|
A pressure monitoring device for use in an air system of a vehicle and for controlling a compressor comprises an input air connector for connection to an air tank and for receiving an input pressurer from the air tank. A first signal air connector can output a pneumatic on-load signal for adjusting the compressor to an operation mode.
|Variable capacity compressor|
A variable capacity compressor including swash plate connected to rotor via link mechanism can calculate a moment of rotational motion acting on swash plate and set the total moment of rotational motion in inclination angle increasing direction acting on swash plate at minimum inclination angle to a small value. The shape or the like of swash plate 111 or the like are set so that moment mrx+ms becomes a moment which orients swash plate in inclination angle increasing direction in a range from θmin (0°) to θb and becomes a moment which orients swash plate in inclination angle decreasing direction in a range from an inclination angle exceeding θb to θmax.
|Syringeless filter device compressor|
The disclosure relates to an in-hand operable compressor 200 for compressing syringeless filter devices 100. The compressor 200 includes a base 220 having a receiving well 222 adapted to receive a bottom portion of the uncompressed device 100, and a discrete top 210 having a receiving recess (212 fig.
|Device and method for bleeding compressor air in a turbofan engine|
A device for bleeding compressor air in a turbofan engine includes a low-pressure compressor of a primary duct, a fan stator arranged in a secondary duct downstream of a fan, and an arrangement for discharging compressor air from the low-pressure compressor into the secondary duct. The arrangement includes air guiding devices to guide compressor air into the secondary duct upstream of the fan stator relative to the flow direction in the secondary duct, past the stator vanes of the fan stator in a separate duct in the axial direction and is only mixed with the air of the secondary duct downstream of the fan stator.
|Exhaust gas turbocharger|
An exhaust gas turbocharger may include a shaft mounted in a bearing housing carrying a compressor wheel and a turbine wheel. The shaft may include a sealing bush arranged on the shaft in a rotationally fixed manner.
|Multiple spool turbocharger|
Systems and methods for a multiple spool engine turbocharger are described. In one example approach, a multi-spool turbocharger comprises a compressor including a plurality of counter-rotating compressor spools and a turbine including a plurality of counter-rotating turbine spools..