|| List of recent Propel-related patents
|Natural hairstyle holding product containing levan as a film-former|
A hairstyle holding composition formed of natural or naturally derived ingredients, the composition comprising a hairstyle holding resin, wherein the hairstyle holding resin consists essentially of a low viscosity levan, wherein the levan produces a low intrinsic viscosity dispersion in water having particle sizes in the range of from about 50 to about 200 nm, and wherein the composition further includes at least one natural or naturally derived additive, wherein the at least one additive is selected from the group consisting of natural oils, natural antimicrobial substances, a natural fragrance, a natural emulsifier, a natural viscosity controller and a natural liquefied or gaseous form hydrocarbon to serve as a propellant.. .
|Feathering propeller with adjustable abutment|
There is described an assembly having a plurality of screws, a propeller and a related method for adjusting the fluid dynamic pitch of the blades of the propeller. The propeller has at least one blade pivoted rotatably to a cylindrical propeller casing, a hub coupled to an engine and mounted coaxially inside the propeller casing, a kinematic mechanism coupled to the hub and/or to the propeller casing, and to the blade for adjusting the fluid dynamic pitch of the propeller.
|Low temperature plasma probe and methods of use thereof|
The present invention generally relates to a low temperature plasma probe for desorbing and ionizing at least one analyte in a sample material and methods of use thereof. In one embodiment, the invention generally relates to a low temperature plasma probe including: a housing having a discharge gas inlet port, a probe tip, two electrodes, and a dielectric barrier, in which the two electrodes are separated by the dielectric barrier, in which application of voltage from a power supply generates a low temperature plasma, and in which the low temperature plasma is propelled out of the discharge region by the electric field and/or the discharge gas flow..
A conveyance device has a carriage drive for driving and propelling a pair of left and right carriage units which individually support left and right sides of an object to be conveyed. A pair of left and right screw shafts is pivotally supported in a rotatable manner along the movement path of the carriage units.
|Shale-gas separating and cleanout system|
This invention relates to the separation of shale, gas and fluid at a shale-gas well. The shale debris and water from a shale-gas well is tangentially communicated to a vessel where the cyclonic effect within the vessel facilitates the separation of the gas from the shale debris.
|Controlling pressure during perforating operations|
A method for controlling pressure in a wellbore during a perforating operation is disclosed. The method can include positioning a perforating tool within the wellbore, where the perforating tool comprises a gun and an energetic chamber.
|Outdoor unit and refrigeration cycle apparatus including the outdoor unit|
An outdoor unit according to the present invention includes an air-sending-device chamber including a heat exchanger disposed at least on the rear side within an outdoor unit body, a propeller fan having a plurality of blades and disposed on the front side of the heat exchanger, and a bell mouth disposed on the front side of the propeller fan to face an air outlet, a machine chamber in which a compressor is disposed, and a partition plate that separates the air-sending-device chamber and the machine chamber. The partition plate has a protruding shape protruding from the air-sending-device chamber toward the machine chamber.
|Multi-valve fuel injection system and injection method|
A multi-valve fuel injection system comprising an electronic unit pump for outputting high pressure fuel; a low pressure fuel pipe for inputting fuel into the plunger cavity of the electronic unit pump; a fuel supply cam for propelling the movement of the plunger of the electronic unit pump to produce high pressure fuel; at least two electronically controlled fuel injectors for injecting fuel; high pressure fuel injection pipe connecting the electronic unit pump and the electronically controlled fuel injectors for transporting the high pressure fuel outputted form the electronic unit pump to the electronically controlled fuel injectors, respectively, for controlling the electronic unit pump and the opening and closing of solenoid valves in the fuel injectors. The fuel injection system can achieve large range fuel injection and high circulating response.
|Manufacture of medicinal aerosol canisters|
The present invention relates to methods of making medicinal aerosol canisters (10), in particular metered dose canisters (10), comprising aerosol formulation comprising medicament particles suspended in liquid propellant, for example for delivery by pulmonary or nasal inhalation as well as medicinal dispensers (100) including such canisters (10), such as metered dose medicinal dispenser in particular pressurized metered dose inhalers, wherein the liquid propellant in some embodiments contains hfa 134a and/or hfa 227, and the propellant component is subjected to one or more ultrasonic probes.. .
|Watercraft immobilizing apparatus and system|
A watercraft immobilizing apparatus and system for a marine vessel to passively defend against an attacking engine-powered watercraft includes a towed array of entanglement lines. The entanglement lines can be provided on and administered from removable/replaceable storage cartridges mountable on and/or deployed via davits, outriggers, paravanes, and/or weighted submersible rollers to foul and immobilize propellers and engine cooling water intakes of encroaching watercraft..
|Waste water electrical power generating system|
An electrical power generating system is connected to a sewer for conveying waste water to a sanitary treatment station. Waste water is propelled through the sewer line by pumping equipment which simultaneously pulverizes most large objects carried by the waste water.
|Drive system, designed as a belt drive, of a self-propelled harvester|
A drive system embodied as belt drives of a self-propelled combine harvester includes, on one machine side of the combine harvester, a main drive pulley. The main drive pulley is driven by an internal combustion engine.
|Bolt action muzzle loading firearm|
A muzzle loading firearm has a firing mechanism including a barrel having a breech end and a center bore case located over the insert. The breech plug and insert together define a bore to allow a flame from an ignited primer on a cartridge casing to travel to a projectile propellant at the breech end of the barrel and otherwise provide a seal between the receiver and the barrel.
An arrangement for covering the sharp point of a needle of a syringe or similar needle device. The arrangement includes a hollow cover which exposes the needle in a retracted position and covers the needle in the deployed condition.
The invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, and more particularly to formulations containing cannabinoids for administration via a pump action spray. In particular, the invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, for use in administration of lipophilic medicaments via mucosal surfaces, comprising: at least one lipophilic medicament, a solvent and a co-solvent, wherein the total amount of solvent and co-solvent present in the formulation is greater than 55% wt/wt of the formulation and the formulation is absent of a self emulsifying agent and/or a fluorinated propellant..
A transmission includes a drive force transmission/interruption mechanism that restricts the rotation of a propeller shaft. By operating a shift lever, the shift operation of the transmission and the operation of the drive force transmission/interruption mechanism can be performed, and a lock operation and an unlock operation of a differential lock mechanism can be performed.
|Method for operating a self-propelled harvesting machine, and self-propelled harvesting machine|
A method for operating a self-propelled harvesting machine with a plurality of working assemblies for processing picked-up crop, includes controlling the working assemblies using a control device assigned to the harvesting machine. At least one working assembly of the working assemblies is controlled by an input mechanism operatively connected to the control device and having a specific first function (f1) in the harvesting mode.
|Outboard motor control apparatus|
In an apparatus for controlling an outboard motor adapted to be mounted on a hull of a boat and equipped with an internal combustion engine to power a propeller and a trim angle regulating mechanism adapted to regulate a trim angle relative to the hull, comprising: a throttle opening change amount calculator that calculates a throttle opening change amount of the engine; an accelerating state determiner that determines whether the boat is in an accelerating state based on the calculated throttle opening change amount; and a trim angle controller that controls operation of the trim angle regulating mechanism to increase the trim angle based on an operating parameter that indicates a state of the engine and the propeller when the accelerating state determiner determines that the boat is in the accelerating state.. .
|Turbo engine with propeller(s) for an aircraft with a system for changing the pitch of the propeller|
A turbo engine includes a system for changing a pitch of blades of a propeller, the system including an annular fluid cylinder with a linear drive and a link mechanism linking the cylinder to the blades of the propeller to change an orientation of the propeller. The annular cylinder of the system can be rigidly mounted on a fixed housing supporting the propeller and internal to it, unlike the blades mounted in an external rotating hub of the propeller, and the link mechanism includes a displacement transfer bearing fixed, on one side, to the mobile part of the cylinder and cooperating, on the other side, with a mechanism linking to the blades of the rotating hub of the propeller..
|Drive system for imaging device|
A drive mechanism for a mobile imaging system comprises a main drive geared into a drive wheel for propelling the imaging system, including a base and one or more imaging components, across a surface. The drive mechanism can also include a scan drive that moves the drive mechanism and the one or more imaging components along an axis relative to the base to provide an imaging scan, and a suspension drive that extends the drive wheel relative to a bottom surface when the imaging system is in a transport mode and retracts the drive wheel relative to the bottom surface of the base when the imaging system is in an imaging mode.
|Method for the closed-cell expansion of mineral material|
The invention relates to a method for producing an expanded granulate from sand grain-shaped mineral material (1) with a propellant, wherein the material (1) is fed into a vertically upright furnace (2) from above and said material (1) falls along a drop section (4) through multiple heating zones (5) in a furnace shaft (3) of the furnace (2), wherein each heating zone (5) is heatable using at least one independently controllable heating element (6), and the material (1) is heated to a critical temperature at which the surfaces (7) of the sand grains (15) plasticize and the sand grains (15) are expanded by the propellant. In order to enable setting a closed surface of the expanded granulate in a purposeful fashion, it is provided in accordance with the invention that upon detection of a first reduction in the temperature of the material (1) between two successive positions (9) along the drop section (4) the heating elements (6) are controlled along the remaining drop section (4) depending on the critical temperature..
|Shotshell with reduced dispersion of projectiles|
An improved shotshell of the type having a hull, a head at the proximal end, propellant disposed in the hull, a wad disposed in the hull distal to the propellant, and a load disposed in the hull in distal to the wad. The improvement comprises the load including a plurality of individual shot, at least a portion of which are at least partially surrounded by a friable material that breaks up upon the firing of the shell to release to the shot and results in a reduced rate of dispersion of the plurality of individual shot compared to cartridges without the friable material..
A power transmission apparatus for a work vehicle comprises a speed change device for shifting power from an engine and transmitting the power to a propelling line, a forward/reverse drive switching device for switching power from the engine between forward drive and reverse drive, a pto shaft for taking off working power, a working transmission line for transmitting power from the engine to the pto shaft, a clutch element for establishing and breaking power transmission from the engine to the pto shaft, and a transmission case. The transmission case includes a first housing space for housing the speed change device, and a second housing space defined rearward of the first housing space for housing the forward/reverse drive switching device.
|Reactants sprayed into plasma flow for rocket propulsion|
Specific impulse and rocket engine efficiency can be improved by injecting reactants, e.g., a propellant combination or a monopropellant and a catalyst, into a plasma flow of a rocket engine. In some aspects, a catalyst or a propellant is carried by plasma formed by passing a flow of a feed gas through an electrical arc.
|Self-propelled vacuum cleaner|
A self-propelled vacuum cleaner has a moving device and a vacuuming device. The moving device has a casing and a control module.
|Diagnostic processing system, onboard terminal system, and server|
Disclosed is a diagnostic processing system including an onboard terminal system and a server connected together via radio communication channels. The onboard terminal system is provided with a data receiving unit for receiving data from sensors arranged on a self-propelled machine and a first diagnostic unit for diagnosing an abnormality of the self-propelled machine, and the server is provided with a second diagnostic unit for diagnosing the abnormality of the self-propelled machine.
|Process and system for iontophoretic wrinkle reduction|
A method and system for wrinkle reduction. The method includes the steps of positioning and applying a patch to skin of a consumer and adhesively securing the patch to the skin.
|Compositions comprising salbutamol sulphate|
A surfactant-free pharmaceutical composition is described. The composition consists essentially of: (a) a drug component consisting of salbutamol sulphate; and (b) a propellant component consisting essentially of 1,1-difluoroethane (r-152a).
|Self-propelled, powered roller screed device|
A self-propelled power roller screed having two generally parallel tubular screed tubes and powered winching means that cooperatively engage winching cables attached to deadman structures to advance the roller screed. Screed tube power means spin each of the screed tubes in a direction opposite a direction of travel of the roller screed to provide a generally smooth finish to the surface of the concrete and to push excess concrete forward as the screed moves along the forms.
|Work train comprising a silo trailer drawn by a ground milling machine, and towing device for said work train|
The present invention relates to a work train for milling an underlying ground surface and intermixing bulk material with the milled ground material, comprising a self-propelled ground milling machine, more particularly, a recycler or a stabilizer, comprising a milling drum mounted in a hood and a drive motor, a silo trailer drawn by the ground milling machine and comprising a storage container for bulk material, a conveying system, which transports bulk material during operation of the work train from the silo trailer to in front of the milling drum, as regarded in the direction of travel (a) of the ground milling machine, and an output means, which discharges the bulk material onto the ground in front of the milling drum, as regarded in the direction of travel (a). The present invention further relates to a towing device for such a work train..
|Lawn care leaf and debris collection system|
An air gill bag of a debris collection and disposal system (or lawn care leaf and debris collection system) for receiving a leaves, yard debris and other types of suitable debris for containment for subsequent disposal. The air gill bag comprises an elongated bag body which includes an open top, a closed bottom, a plurality of air gill cut strips, and a plurality of strength strips.
|Mobile printing device|
A self-propelled printing apparatus to perform printing on an object to be printed includes a moving unit that moves the self-propelled printing apparatus on the object to be printed and a printing unit that performs printing on the object to be printed on the basis of print processing data generated based on information of a position to which the self-propelled printing apparatus has been moved by the moving unit.. .
|Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropene and water|
Provided are azeotropic and azeotrope-like compositions of trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene (hfo-1234ze(e)) and water. Such azeotropic and azeotrope-like compositions are useful in isolating trans-1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene from impurities during production.
|Compositions for totally non-flammable aerosol dusters|
A composition of matter for the self-pressurized (aerosol) spraying of dusters and similar products. The composition includes a fluorinated propene-based propellant and fluorinated butene-based volatile solvent.
An injection element for injecting two propellants into a combustion chamber, and usable for a rocket engine including at least one combustion chamber of type having an injector including one or more such injection elements. The injection element includes a first annular duct for injecting a first propellant and a second annular duct for injecting a second propellant, the second duct being coaxial with and externally adjacent to the first duct, and potentially a third annular duct that is coaxial with and externally adjacent to the second duct.
The present invention relates to an evacuation system (4) for a vessel (1) or offshore facility, comprising a storage unit (7) having a length, a width and a height defining a volume of the storage unit (7), the storage unit (7) in a storage situation being adapted to house one or more self-propelling, inflatable floatable units (5), the inflatable floatable units each having a capacity of more than 150 persons, and a deployment arrangement (8) having a displacement device, wherein a maximum height of the storage unit is 2.7 metres, and the displacement device is adapted to displace the one or more self-propelling, inflatable floatable units in a substantially horizontal and linear direction out of the storage unit (7) below the maximum height and subsequently lower the one or more self-propelling, inflatable floatable units (5) into the water in a substantially vertical direction.. .
|Training ammunition cartridge with a gaseous plume signature|
A training ammunition projectile has a solid chemical component disposed in a base compartment that produces a gaseous visible plume after impact. The ammunition cartridge generates kinetic energy while propelling the projectile through a weapon barrel.
|Compositions comprising a fluoroolefin|
The present invention relates to compositions for use in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat pump systems wherein the composition comprises a fluoroolefin and at least one other component. The compositions of the present invention are useful in processes for producing cooling or heat, as heat transfer fluids, foam blowing agents, aerosol propellants, and fire suppression and fire extinguishing agents..
|Device and a method for feeding a rocket engine propulsion chamber|
The invention relates to a device and a method for feeding a propulsion chamber 5 of a rocket engine 1 with at least with a first propellant. The device comprises at least a first tank 2 for containing said first propellant, a first feed circuit 4 connected to the first tank 2, and a first electric pump 10 within said first tank 2 in order to pump said first propellant through the first feed circuit 4.
|Steering wheel direction indicator for neutral start|
A visual steering wheel direction indicator for a self-propelled machine. The indicator may additionally exhibit an indicator of the amount that the steering wheel must be turned in order to reach neutral.
|System and method for vehicle performance control|
A system and method are provided for controlling a drivetrain of a vehicle which includes a prime mover operatively connected to at least one tractive element. The system and method include determining the vehicle's total weight and, using an electronic controller carried by the vehicle, causing the prime mover to apply power to the tractive element so as to propel the vehicle.
|Device for pressure enhanced fractional treatment and drug delivery|
Disclosed herein is a method of fractional treatment of tissue, the method comprising: creating at least one micro hole in a target tissue; and either a) applying pressure on said target tissue to decrease the patency of said at least one micro hole; administering material and/or fluid and/or drug onto said target tissue; releasing said applied pressure on said target tissue to increase the patency of said at least one micro hole; and propelling said material and/or fluid and/or drug into said at least one micro hole; or b) administering material and/or fluid and/or drug onto said target tissue under sub- atmospheric pressure conditions, the patency of said at least one micro hole being decreased; increasing the atmospheric pressure to atmospheric or above atmospheric conditions to thereby increase the patency of said at least one micro hole; and propelling said material and/or fluid/ and/or drug into said at least one micro hole.. .
|Personal care compositions|
Aerosolized compositions including a cyclic oligosaccharide; a fragrance; a volatile solvent; and a propellant; wherein the aerosolized composition is free of nonvolatile solvents are described herein. The aerosolized compositions and methods disclosed herein may provide a longer lasting fragrance..
|Water and bubble toy|
A water and bubble toy includes a water projecting assembly and a bubble generating assembly. Water is stored in a water reservoir located in a rear handle of the toy while bubble solution is stored in a detachable reservoir.
|All-speed-range propeller having stern fins|
An all-speed-range propeller having stern fins comprises an all-speed-range propeller installed on a propelling shaft of a boat, and a plurality of stern fins installed between the all-speed-range propeller and a hull of the boat. When the all-speed-range propeller having stern fins is applied to the oblique boat on which the propelling shaft is disposed obliquely, the stern fins directly guide the water flow toward the all-speed-range propeller, so that the uneven inflow caused by the obliquely-designed propelling shaft can be conquered to promote the operating efficiency of the all-speed-range propeller..
|Swimming aid apparatus worn on the body|
The present invention relates to a swimming aid apparatus worn on the body. The swimming aid apparatus worn on the body according to the present invention is worn by the user to provide propulsive force so that the user can enjoy swimming.
|Cosmetic aerosol spray with lasting freshness effect|
A water-in-oil emulsion including a) at least one sweat-inhibiting aluminum salt, b) at least one water-in-oil emulsifier having an hlb value in the range from 1.5 to 6.5, c) at least one oil-in-water emulsifier or solubilizer having an hlb value in the range from >7 to 20, preferably in the range from >12 to 19, particularly preferably in the range from >14 to 18 and exceptionally preferably in the range from 15 to 17, d) at least one cosmetic oil that is not a fragrance and not an essential oil, e) 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl-n-ethyl oxamate, preferably (1r,2s,5r)-5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl-n-ethyl oxamate, at least one propellant, and an aerosol dispensing device have high emulsion stability due to a low corrosive tendency, a good cosmetic effect, a lasting freshness effect on the skin, good skin compatibility and low residue formation during and after application.. .
|Wax foamable vehicle and pharmaceutical compositions thereof|
Unique foamable vehicles or carriers comprising at least one wax, waxy substance, counterpart or derivative, a stabilizer, water, and a propellant are provided. In some embodiments, the wax is a liquid wax.
|Bracketless magnetic pump|
A fluid pump kit is provided. The kit includes a magnetic driven member for coupling with and rotating a propeller, and a magnetic driver for magnetically coupling to and driving the magnetic driven member by a magnetic attraction force establishable between the magnetic driver and the magnetic driven member.
|Apparatus for propelling fluid, especially for propulsion of a floating vehicle|
A propeller has a number of blade surfaces or winglets extending helically around its rotational axis in the most streamlined manner. The winglets gradually project at an increasing distance outward with an arcuate shape, each defining a rearwardly concave channel that increases in volume and degree of encirclement rearward on the propeller.
|Air blower and blowing method|
An air blower having an air suction port, vanes, for being propelled about a shaft by air vacuumed towards the air suction port, and blades fixed to the vanes, the blades for blowing air upon propelling thereof, together with the vanes, thereby allowing utilizing an external vacuum machine connected to the air suction port for blowing air, thereby the air blower is lightweight in relation to the air blown therefrom.. .
|Rooster tail suppression apparatus|
A modifier may be used to prevent formation of a rooster tail when surface drive propellers are used with marine vessels. The modifier may be retractable by attaching it to the transom of the marine vessel or fixed-mounted by attaching it to the drive housing.
|Systems for automatically removing spider webs and other debris from surveillance camera lenses|
The current document is directed to automated, electromechanical methods and devices that clean dirt, moisture, and spider webs from the lenses of surveillance cameras. In one implementation, a camera-cleaning device comprises a cleaning unit, a freely rotating l-shaped hinge, a geared electric motor, a motor-control circuit for controlling the forward and backward motion of the device, and a time-control circuit for controlling the start, finish and run time of cleaning cycles.
|Pole propelled velocipede|
A two wheeled tandem vehicle is propelled by hand-grasped poles. A forward wheel on a forward member and a rear wheel on a rearward member align along a longitudinal axis.
|Method and apparatus for a game|
An apparatus and method for a game, in which a ball, token, or other projectile is propelled onto a game board. The game board is slightly raised from an adjacent playing surface.
|Reusable global launcher|
A reusable unmanned single-stage boost-glide suborbital earth launcher, able to propel large or smaller payloads from earth surface or from air launch, to a nearly earth-orbital condition, then glide circum-globally to horizontal airstrip landing at its launch site or similar circum-global recovery site. The payload, using its own propulsion, is thus enabled to complete insertion into low-earth-orbit (leo) or destinations beyond leo.
|Method and system for the conditioning of raw biomass|
A biomass conditioning system and method, the system comprising a chamber and an airflow loop, the chamber comprising a lower part adapted to receive biomass and comprising grinding elements, cutting elements and an air input, an airflow from the air input and rotation of the elements creating an uplifting; and an upper part comprising an inner chamber generally centered within an outer chamber, the outer chamber comprising a first outlet and the inner chamber comprising a second outlet; and a flange selectively connecting the lower part with the inner chamber and the lower part with the outer chamber; and the airflow loop comprising a source of input air in the lower part, a first exhaust connected to the first outlet and evacuating air and biomass particles from the inner chamber, and a second exhaust connected to the second outlet and evacuating mist and air from the outer chamber; in which the flange diverts, from the uplifting vortex and under action of a vacuum created between the air input and the second outlet, a water particle flow to the first outlet of the outer chamber and a biomass particles flow towards the inner chamber; light biomass particles being propelled up the inner chamber the second outlet.. .
|Electrical welding machine transporter and system|
A transporter for an electrical welding machine having an auxiliary electrical power output includes: a chassis, the chassis being adapted to removably carry the welding machine; a propulsion mechanism mounted to the chassis; an electrical motor operable to drive the propulsion mechanism to propel the transporter on land; and an interface unit on the transporter, the interface unit being operable to receive electrical power output from the welding machine. The transporter is operable to transport the welding machine using electrical power from the welding machine auxiliary electrical power output..