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new patent System for wireless connectivity continuity and quality
Configurations are described for maintaining a continuity and quality of wireless signal connection between a mobile device and systems accessible through the internet. In particular, configurations are disclosed to address the challenge of a mobile device that moves through a physical environment wherein the best wireless connectivity performance is achieved by switching between available connection sources and constantly evaluating a primary connection with other available connections that may be switched in to become a new primary connection.
Suitable Techologies, Inc.


new patent Propeller shaft and constant-velocity joint used in said propeller shaft
The first constant-velocity joint has an inner ring member, an outer ring member housing the inner ring member, and balls, which are installed in raceway grooves formed at prescribed intervals in a circumferential direction in the outer ring member and which extend along an axial direction, for transmitting rotational torque between the inner ring member and the outer ring member. Furthermore, the constant-velocity joint is formed so that one of the inner ring member and the outer ring member connects to an attaching member installed to a vehicle side with a spline, and so that the other of them connects to a power transmission shaft.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.


new patent Laser propelled tractor with laser operated logging tools
A method for maneuvering and operating a tool within a wellbore of a subterranean well includes providing a tractor assembly having a fluid chamber with a port extending through a sidewall of the fluid chamber. The port is moved to the open position to allow a well fluid of the subterranean well to flow into the fluid chamber.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


new patent Flush mount vibratory system for utility roller
A compacting apparatus includes a chassis, at least one drum supporting the chassis, a propel motor operatively associated with and adapted to rotate the at least one drum, a vibratory motor connected to the propel motor, a shaft, and an eccentric weight. The propel motor defines an aperture through which the shaft extends, drivably connecting the vibratory motor and the eccentric weight..
Caterpillar Paving Products Inc.


new patent Ceramic coating deposition
A ceramic coating process comprises introducing a suspension including a fine ceramic particulate suspended in a liquid carrier into a plasma torch. The method includes melting the fine ceramic particulate in the plasma torch; propelling the fine ceramic particulate toward a substrate; and forming a coating on the substrate, the coating comprises splats of the fine ceramic particulate..
United Technologies Corporation


new patent Cleaning composition with propellant
Cleaning compositions, which are typically self-adhering in gel form upon application to a hard surface, and which are desirably capable of being applied in aerosol form, are provided. The aqueous-based cleaning compositions include an adhesion promoter, which typically includes one or more organic molecules, each containing at least one hydrophilic group; and an anionic, nonionic, cationic, amphoteric and/or zwitterionic surfactant; and (c) a propellant.
S.c. Johnson & Son, Inc.


new patent Hub assembly and propeller assemblies
Hub assembly and propeller blade assemblies incorporating partial hub assembly having a backing plate with a set of partial root seats and a set of clamps selectively operably couplable to the backing plate with each clamp defining a second partial root seat and wherein when a clamp is coupled to the backing plate a root seat is formed, propeller blades having roots are received within the root seats.. .
Ge Aviation Systems Llc


new patent System for controlling marine craft with steerable propellers
An apparatus and method for use with a marine vessel having a first steerable propeller and a second steerable propeller is disclosed. The apparatus and method providing for movement of the first and second steerable propellers relative to each other and also maintains a minimum distance between the first and second steerable propellers so as to prevent the first and second steerable from contacting each other.

new patent Asymmetric propulsion and maneuvering system
An asymmetric propulsion mechanism capable of providing both axial thrust as well as lateral maneuverability from a single axis of rotation is described. The mechanism may be used on aquatic vehicles to minimize cost and maximize reliability and endurance.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


new patent Electric propulsion system for marine applications and use
An electric propulsion system for use in marine applications. The system comprises rechargeable battery cells, ac or dc electric motors for propulsion, control units to manage the flow of energy between the battery cells and the motor, a water cooling loop that pumps water through heat exchangers then out of the watercraft for thermal management.
Cedar Marine Propulsion, Inc.


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Propellable aquatic board

A propellable aquatic board includes a main body that is at least partially buoyant. The propellable aquatic board also includes a flexible member secured to the main body by a fastener.
Moon Lake Corp.

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Intra-oral prostheses and other anatomical prostheses

Described herein are intra-oral prostheses that can help replace or augment the function of the native tongue, such as to assist with swallowing. Disclosed prostheses can provide mechanical force, based on the power of mastication, to propel a food bolus into the pharyngeal phase of swallowing.
University Of Pittsburgh - Of The Commonwealth System Of Higher Education

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Portable organ perfusion system

A profusion system for a mammalian organ comprising a first and a second pump to propel perfusion fluid through one of a closed fluid circuit system and a selectively closeable fluid circuit system that includes an organ artery and an organ vein, a filter cartridge bank consisting of a plurality of filtration cartridges, and a first and a second fluid reservoir.. .
Board Of Supervisors Of Louisiana State University And Agricultural And Mechanical College

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Heat delivery system and method

A heat delivery system for agricultural applications, the system including: piping including alternate heat insulated segments and heat transferring segments, the piping being configured with a fluid flow path extending through the alternating heat insulated segments and heat transferring segments; and a fluid propelling arrangement configured for motivating flow of heat accommodating fluid within the fluid flow path.. .
Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies Ltd.

System for wireless connectivity continuity and quality

Configurations are described for maintaining a continuity and quality of wireless signal connection between a mobile device and systems accessible through the internet. In particular, configurations are disclosed to address the challenge of a mobile device that moves through a physical environment wherein the best wireless connectivity performance is achieved by switching between available connection sources and constantly evaluating a primary connection with other available connections that may be switched in to become a new primary connection.
Suitable Techologies, Inc.

Method for wireless connectivity continuity and quality

Configurations are described for maintaining a continuity and quality of wireless signal connection between a mobile device and systems accessible through the internet. In particular, configurations are disclosed to address the challenge of a mobile device that moves through a physical environment wherein the best wireless connectivity performance is achieved by switching between available connection sources and constantly evaluating a primary connection with other available connections that may be switched in to become a new primary connection.
Suitable Techologies, Inc.

System for wireless connectivity continuity and quality

Configurations are described for maintaining a continuity and quality of wireless signal connection between a mobile device and systems accessible through the internet. In particular, configurations are disclosed to address the challenge of a mobile device that moves through a physical environment wherein the best wireless connectivity performance is achieved by switching between available connection sources and constantly evaluating a primary connection with other available connections that may be switched in to become a new primary connection.
Suitable Techologies, Inc.

Power generating windbags and waterbags

A method of using a bagged power generation system comprising windbags and water-bags for harnessing wind and water power to produce electricity to meet the escalating energy needs of mankind. Windbags integrated with aerodynamically shaped inflatable bodies filled with lighter-than-air gas: hav, uav, airplanes; enabling the apparatus to attain high altitude to capture and entrap high velocity wind.

Recreating natural water movement in visual art

A visual art piece comprises a plurality of transparent sheets, wherein at least one of the plurality of transparent sheets comprises cutouts forming an upper reservoir, a lower reservoir and a channel between the upper reservoir and the lower reservoir, wherein the cutouts are filled with a first liquid and a second liquid. The visual art piece also includes a plurality of scenery image layers depicting a natural scene, each of the plurality of scenery image layers comprising a portion of the natural scene at a different visual depth, wherein each of the plurality of scenery image layers is affixed between two of the plurality of transparent sheets.
Floetic Llc

System and selling goods or services, or collecting recycle refuse using mechanized mobile merchantry

The present invention relates to a system and method of selling goods or services, or collecting recycle refuse using mechanized mobile merchantry, comprising positioning, by self-propelling, at least one of a mechanized mobile merchantry within a geographical boundary, allowing interaction with consumers, and effectuating selling of goods or services, or collection of recycle refuse with consumers. Other exemplary embodiments can include signaling a mechanized mobile merchantry with a consumer's mobile device to direct the merchantry to self-propel to the consumer's location, and utilizing usage logs and algorithms to optimize functionality of a fleet of merchantry and reposition the merchantry, as necessary, within a geographical boundary, to increase sales and consumer convenience.
The Coca-cola Company

Device and determining the concentration of at least one gas in a sample gas stream by means of infrared absorption spectroscopy

A device for determining a concentration of at least one gas in a sample gas flow by infrared absorption spectroscopy. The device includes an infrared radiation source which emits a radiation which is conducted through an analysis cell, a feed line, the sample gas flow which is conducted into and out of the analysis cell via the feed line, a detector which measures an absorption spectrum arising in the analysis cell, a suction jet pump which includes a propellant gas connection, and a propellant gas line which extends to the propellant gas connection of the suction jet pump.
Avl Emission Test Systems Gmbh

Firearm cleaning shell

A bore cleaning projectile cleans a bore of a firearm as the projectile is propelled down the bore. The projectile includes a frame including a lower charge cap, a tapered cone-shaped center shaft portion, and an end cap.

Reactive semiconductor bridge with oxide overcoat

A device comprises a reactive semiconductor bridge including a conductive metal, a reactive material, and an overcoat. When a high current passes through the reactive semiconductor bridge, the conductive metal vaporizes into a high temperature plasma.
Battelle Memorial Institute

Pipe laying machine and pipe laying method

A pipe laying machine for laying a pipe in a trench, includes a first self-propelled chassis (10) on which a driver's cab (11) and powertrain (12) are located, a beam (20) connected at a first end (20a) to the chassis and which extends laterally therefrom, a second moving chassis (30) connected at a second end (20b) of the beam and a guiding and supporting element (40) of a pipe, sliding on the beam toward and away from the self-propelled chassis, in which the self-propelled chassis can travel on a track (p) at the edge of the trench, the moving chassis (30) can travel on the bottom of the trench, and the guiding and supporting element can translate to carry the pipe to the trench so that by moving the machine forward along a direction of forward movement the cantilevered portion of pipe is laid on the bottom of the trench.. .
Laurini Officine Meccaniche S.r.l.

Hybrid vehicle and control hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an internal combustion engine, an electrical storage device, an electric motor, an exhaust emission control device, and a controller. The internal combustion engine includes a variable valve actuating device.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Stimulation methods and apparatuses utilizing downhole tools

A propellant tool for use in a hydrocarbon bearing formation. The tool includes a tubular body having a connector on each end for connection with other tubular members within a tubular string.
Superior Energy Services, Llc

Dispenser head for a beverage cask

Provided herein is a dispenser head for a beverage cask which has a valve head with a spring-loaded valve disc. The dispenser head includes a housing, a connection element for fastening the housing to the valve head of the beverage cask, a propellant gas inlet, configured on the housing, for connecting a propellant gas line, a ram which is mounted movably in the housing and contains a riser duct and which, by pressing into the valve head, opens the spring-loaded valve disc, a liquid outlet for connecting a beverage line and an actuating mechanism for actuating the ram.
Cmb Schankanlagen Gmbh

An improved propellant feed system for a space vehicle

The system being characterized in that said actuator (250) surrounds the outer periphery of the feed duct (210).. .

Supply of air to an air-conditioning circuit of an aircraft cabin from its turboprop engine

An aircraft turboprop engine includes at least a low-pressure body and a high-pressure body. The low-pressure body drives a propeller by means of a gearbox.
Safran Power Units

Pitch control assembly and propeller assembly and adjusting pitch

Pitch control assembly and propeller blade assembly having a spider hub are disclosed. The spider hub includes a hub and a set of arms spaced circumferentially about the hub and projecting radially from the hub, wherein the set of arms are configured to receive a set of blades such that a blade root of a blade is rotationally mountable into an arm included in the set of arms, a crosshead located within the hub and axially moveable relative to the hub, a torque tube located in the arm and extending into the hub, wherein a pitch angle of the blade can be adjusted by axially moving the crosshead to rotate the torque tube to effect a corresponding rotation of the blade..
Ge Aviation Systems Llc

Aircraft and countering aerodynamic effects of propeller wake

An aircraft is disclosed, the aircraft having a fuselage having a centerline, and a wing extending from the fuselage and having a leading edge and a trailing edge. Additionally, the aircraft includes an engine mounted to the wing and having a rotating output shaft, and a propeller operably coupled to the output shaft and generating a rotating flow field to define a propeller wake when the propeller is rotated by the rotating output shaft.
Ge Aviation Systems Llc

Self-balancing robot

Technology is provided for a self-balancing robot that transitions from a three-wheeled mode to a two-wheeled self-balancing mode. The robot includes a body and a pair of drive wheels located at a first end portion of the body.
Facebook, Inc.

Apparatus for extruding plastic materials

Apparatus and methods for extruding plastic materials are disclosed. An exemplary apparatus comprises: a feeding portion; a melting portion in communication with the feeding portion and configured to transmit heat into material received from the feeding portion; and an output die in communication with the melting portion to permit extrusion of the material.
Redetec Inc.

Compressed air power systems that use stored energy to propel toy items

The toy rocket includes inner and outer sleeve members with the inner sleeve member fitting into the outer sleeve in a slidable airtight relationship. An end assembly extends from a distal end of the inner sleeve member, including a launch tube at the distal end thereof.
Geospace Holding Co., Inc.

Rider detection system

An electric vehicle may comprise a board including deck portions each configured to receive a foot of a rider, and a wheel assembly disposed between the deck portions. A motor assembly may be mounted to the board and configured to propel the electric vehicle using the wheel assembly.
Future Motion, Inc.

Paddle for water sports

A paddle for water sports is provided that allows a user to more effectively propel themselves through the water. The paddle comprises a blade, a fastener for fastening the paddle to a user's forearm, a gripping portion mounted to the blade and a connector extending from the fastener to the paddle, wherein the connector is bendable to enable the blade to be moved between an operating position and a stowed position..

Flushable catheters

A flushable catheter configured to facilitate flushing of the catheter down the toilet and for disposal thereof. The flushable catheter optionally having a selected density such that the catheter has a desired buoyancy relative to water.
Hollister Incorporated

Pharmaceutical compositions

A pharmaceutical solution for a medication delivery apparatus, especially a metered dose inhaler, is described. The pharmaceutical solution comprises: (a) a liquefied propellant component consisting essentially of and preferably consisting entirely of 1,1-difluoroethane (r-152a); (b) ethanol; and (c) a drug component dissolved in the propellant/ethanol mixture consisting of at least one drug selected from the group consisting of beclomethasone dipropionate (bdp) and fluticasone propionate (fp)..
Mexichem Amanco Holdings S.a. De C.v.

Anhydrous antiperspirant composition in aerosol form comprising an antiperspirant active agent and a water-insoluble film-forming block ethylenic polymer

Anhydrous antiperspirant composition in aerosol form comprising an antiperspirant active agent and a water-insoluble film-forming block ethylenic polymer the present invention relates to an anhydrous composition in aerosol form containing: i) an oily phase comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium: —at least one volatile oil, and —one or more antiperspirant active agents chosen from aluminium and/or zirconium salts, and —one or more water-insoluble film-forming block ethylenic polymers comprising a first block with a glass transition temperature (tg) of greater than or equal to 85° c. And a second block with a tg of less than or equal to 20° c., and ii) one or more propellants; the said oily phase containing less than 15% by weight and even more preferably less than 12% by weight of non-volatile polydimethylsiloxane relative to the total weight of the oils.
L'oreal

Electric utility vehicle

A utility vehicle can comprise a wheeled platform, a motor coupled to the platform and configured to propel the platform, at least one cleaning element coupled to the platform, wherein the at least one cleaning element is movable between a collapsed position and an expanded position, and one or more controls configured to move the at least one cleaning element between the collapsed position and the expanded position. The at least one cleaning element can also be movable between a raised position and a lowered position relative to the wheeled platform, and the one or more controls can further be configured to move the at least one cleaning element between the raised position and the lowered position..
Dane Technologies, Inc.

Managing multiple connected devices using dynamic load balancing

Systems and methods are disclosed herein for load balancing connections of remote sensors in connection with a control session. A controller device can connect with a self-propelled device and a number of remote sensors.
Sphero, Inc.

Firearm noise suppressor

The present invention relates to a fire arm silencer that utilizes internal reflection of shock waves and redirection of propulsive gasses to reduce the noise caused by the firing of a fire arm. The fire arm noise suppressor is comprised of a hollow body comprised of an end wall and a central opening with an inner tube extending partially within the body from the end wall of the hollow body.

Unducted propeller turboshaft engine provided with a reinforcing shell integrating pipe segments

An airplane unducted propeller turboshaft engine having a gas generator and a receiver including a propulsion assembly carrying least one propeller, the engine including a first casing, a second casing, and a third casing, the third casing being provided between the first and second casings and surrounding at least a portion of the gas generator, a reinforcing shell presenting a first attachment zone mounted on the first casing second attachment zone mounted on the second casing, and a wall provided between the first and second attachment zones and surrounding the third casing, wherein the reinforcing shell further includes at least one pipe segment integrated in the wall.. .
Safran Aircraft Engines

Coupling assembly for a removable propeller

Disclosed is an aerial vehicle. The aerial vehicle may include a removable battery.
Gopro, Inc.

Arrangement for a self-propelled watercraft supported by articulated clusters of spar buoys for the purpose of providing a mobile, wave motion-isolated, floating platform

A mobile, wave motion-isolated, waterborne device having a platform with a plurality of support members extending beneath the platform configured to receive an articulated joint. The device further includes a plurality of corresponding clusters of spar buoys, wherein each spar buoy has an articulated joint at a first end of the spar buoy and a ballast operably configured at the second end.

Steerable vehicle

A steerable, self-propelled vehicle includes a rotatable steering column that is connected to control the steering angle of one or more ground-engaging members of the vehicle. The vehicle includes between the steering column and the ground-engaging member a first steering servomechanism having at least a first steering assistance characteristic; a second steering servomechanism having a second steering assistance characteristic also being connected to act on the steering column.
Cnh Industrial America Llc

Robot navigational sensor system

An autonomous robot comprises a robot body, a drive configured to propel the robot, a sensor system disposed on the robot body, and a navigation controller circuit in communication with the drive and the sensor system. The sensor system comprises at least one proximity sensor comprising a sensor body, and a first emitter, a second emitter and a receiver housed by the sensor body, wherein the receiver detects objects in a bounded detection volume of the receiver field of view aimed outward and downward beyond a periphery of the robot body.
Irobot Corporation

Aerosol composition comprising a particulate tapioca starch

A method of achieving improved hair feel. The method includes applying an aerosol composition to the hair with an apparatus at a spray rate from about 0.4 g/sec to about 0.8 g/sec, wherein the aerosol composition comprises: (a) from about 5% to about 12% particulate tapioca starch; (b) from about 30% to about 50% alcohol; (c) from about 0.1% to about 0.3% redispersing agent; (d) from about 40% to about 60% propellant; and (e) less than about 1% nonvolatile oil; and depositing from about 0.15 g to about 0.35 g of nonvolatile material from the aerosol composition to the hair when the apparatus is sprayed for about 5 sec from about a 15 cm distance..
The Procter & Gamble Company

Aerosol composition comprising a particulate tapioca starch

A method of achieving improved hair styling hold. The method includes applying an aerosol composition to the hair with an apparatus at a spray rate from about 0.4 g/sec to about 0.8 g/sec, wherein the aerosol composition comprises: (a) from about 5% to about 12% particulate tapioca starch; (b) from about 30% to about 50% alcohol; (c) from about 0.5% to about 1% redispersing agent; (d) from about 40% to about 60% propellant; and (e) less than about 1% nonvolatile oil; and depositing from about 0.15 g to about 0.35 g of nonvolatile material from the aerosol composition to the hair when the apparatus is sprayed for about 5 sec from about a 15 cm distance..
The Procter & Gamble Company

Ambulatory exoskeleton and relocating exoskeleton

An ambulatory exoskeleton can be selectively operated in at least two different modes, with one mode constituting an unworn propulsion mode, used when the exoskeleton is not worn by a user, and another mode constituting a default or worn propulsion mode, used when the exoskeleton is worn by a user. With this arrangement, a physical therapist, or other operator, wishing to move an unworn exoskeleton, can balance the unworn exoskeleton, while simultaneously utilizing a control system and actuators of the exoskeleton to propel the unworn exoskeleton.
Ekso Bionics, Inc.

Segmented fish pump system

A segmented fish pump system is provided. The segmented fish pump system includes a series of booster pump segments stacked upon an intake pump segment, forming an enclosed stream throughout, wherein each booster pump segment induces further upward flow, thereby minimizing the pressure and velocity needed for the intake pump of the intake pump segment.

Automatic load control for self-propelled windrower

A windrower has a hydrostatic header drive system with a header drive pump and one or more header drive motors. The windrower also has a chassis with wheels coupled thereto, an engine, and a ground drive system coupled to the wheels and the engine.
Agco Corporation





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