|| List of recent Rebound-related patents
| Trampoline or the like with enclosure|
A fence surrounds a trampoline and extends above the rebounding surface, reducing the risk of injury. Shock absorption is aided in the preferred embodiment by a support system of independent poles, linked at their tops by a flexible strap or line.
| Monitoring the high-frequency ambient parameters by means of a wireless network in an aircraft|
A network node of a wireless communications network is provided in a means of transportation, for an aircraft, for ascertaining sources of interference, to a system with such a network node, to an associated method for ascertaining sources of interference of a wireless communications network provided in a means of transportation, for the aircraft, and to a computer program for executing the method. The network node includes an interference-power-ascertaining component, for ascertaining an interference power of an interfering radiation emitted from a source of interference, and a transmitting component for wireless or wirebound transmission of the ascertained interference power to a control device for determining at least one of a direction of the interfering radiation and a distance of the source of interference, including the position of the source of interference, on the basis of the ascertained interference power..
| Molded seat|
A seat incorporating insert(s) intermediate its upper and lower surfaces. A seat insert for the support of the users buttocks conforms to the user's body, has “rebound” properties, and areas adapted to underlie the perineum and/or ischiums of a user softer than the rest of the seat insert.
A portable, self-standing ball rebounder includes upper and lower frames that support a flexible material that serves as a ball rebounding surface. The upper frame is raised relative to the lower one for using the rebounder.
A shock absorber is provided. A first piston, a pilot valve, a second piston, and a rebound retainer are sequentially connected to a piston rod reciprocating within a cylinder.
|Metal wood club|
A golf club head is provided having a body and a face, with a slot in a perimeter region of the body of the club head adjacent the face. The slot increases the flex of the hitting surface on impact with a golf ball, thereby increasing the speed with which the ball rebounds off the hitting face and increases the overall distance the ball is hit.
|Interactive ball rebounding toy for pets|
The present invention provides a pet operated ball rebounding toy that is adapted to rebound a rolled ball back to the approximate origin of the rolled ball upon contact. The present invention comprises a housing having at least one exterior surface.
The subject innovation includes a rebound device which is capable of receiving a ball or any object projected by a user in a substantially downward direction and projecting the same ball or object back to the user in a substantially upward direction in order to allow the user to catch through the use of a rebound surface or net. The rebound surface or net is positioned and angled to receive balls or objects projected downwards from any side of the user and to return or propel those projected balls or objects back to the user..
|Vehicle wheel suspension with a hydraulic vibration damper|
A vehicle wheel suspension is provided having a hydraulic vibration damper, which is connected in parallel to a suspension spring which proportionally supports the vehicle body. A rebound spring is provided, which preferably and typically becomes effective in the event of larger spring deflection distances.
|Progressive gun spring recoil system with high energy rebound|
A spring/rod recoil assembly may be improved with belleville springs arranged in combinations of nested and inverted stacks that absorb recoil impact energy while providing rebound energy to properly load cartridges from the magazine into the chamber. A firearm assembly may include a cylindrical spring, and guide rod—having stops at both ends—lengthwise situated within the cylindrical spring.
|Floor nozzle for vacuum cleaner|
The present invention relates to a cleaning device for cleaning a surface, with a nozzle arrangement (10) comprising: —a brush (12) rotatable about a brush axis (14), said brush (12) being provided with brush elements (16) having tip portions (18) for contacting the surface to be cleaned (20) and picking up dirt particles (22) and/or liquid (24) from the surface (20) during the rotation of the brush (12), —a drive means for driving the brush (12) in rotation, —a bouncing element (32) comprising a bouncing surface (33) that is configured to let the dirt particles (22) and/or liquid (24), that are released from the brush (12) during rotation, rebound to the brush (12), said bouncing surface (33) being spaced apart from the brush (12) and extending substantially parallel to the brush axis (14), and —an adjustment means (35) for adjusting the position of the bouncing element (32) relative to the surface (20) depending on a direction of movement (40) of the device, wherein the adjustment means (35) is adapted to arrange the bouncing element (32) in a first position in which the bouncing element (32) has a first distance d1 to the surface (20), when the cleaning device is moved in a forward direction, in which the bouncing element (32) is, seen in the direction of movement of the device (40), located behind the brush (12), and to arrange the bouncing element (32) in a second position in which the bouncing element (32) has a second distance d2 to the surface, when the cleaning device is moved in an opposite backward direction, wherein d2 is greater than d1 and equal to d3*tan(α), d3 being the distance between the bouncing surface (33) and the position of the brush (12) where the tip portions (18) lose contact from the surface to be cleaned (20) during the rotation of the brush (12), and α being an angle that is equal to or smaller than 20°.. .
|Table ball game|
A table ball game in which is provided a flat rigid playing surface of rectangular proportions. The playing surface is bounded by rails of sufficient height to prevent a ball from leaving the playing surface.
|Methods and apparatus for lubricating suspension components|
Methods and apparatus for lubricating suspension seals by pumping fluid to the seals using a compression or rebound action of a suspension component.. .
|Spring leg of front fork|
In a spring leg of a front fork, the capacity of a rebound air spring chamber is expanded and a stable rebound reaction force is ensured, and the spring leg of the front fork is provided with a sub-tank including an air chamber communicating with a rebound air spring chamber.. .
|Method for evaluating modulus of repulsion elasticity, hardness and energy loss of polymer material|
The present invention provides a method for evaluating the rebound resilience, hardness, or energy loss of polymer materials, capable of sufficiently evaluating the difference in performance between samples with excellent measurement accuracy. The present invention relates to a method for evaluating the rebound resilience, hardness, or energy loss of a polymer material, including irradiating the polymer material with x-rays or neutrons to perform x-ray scattering measurement or neutron scattering measurement..
|Flat clinch stapler anvil assembly|
A flat clinch assembly fits upon or within a base of a stapling device. The assembly preferably includes a slot with extended resiliently biased arms or toggles, where a rest position has the arms at or near a level of a working surface.
|Lightweight shoe sole having structure displaying shock absorption and rebound elasticity|
The present invention relates to a lightweight shoe sole having a structure for shock absorption and rebound resilience that is capable of improving shock absorption and rebound resilience characteristics, while providing light weight. The lightweight shoe sole includes: a reinforcing member; a first midsole having first protrusions formed integrally therewith, the first protrusions being supported on one surface of the reinforcing member; and a second midsole having second protrusions formed integrally therewith, the second protrusions being supported on the other surface of the reinforcing member, wherein the first protrusions and the second protrusions are supported by means of the reinforcing member in non-overlapping regions therebetween..
|Compressible or retractable support for air blower cavity of air flow mattress|
A compressible or retractable support is installed inside an air blower cavity of a body support system, such as a medical mattress with forced air flow. The support is compressed or retracted within the cavity when the air blower is inserted in the dynamic configuration of the body support system.
|Methods for counteracting rebounding effects during solid state resistance welding of dissimilar materials|
The present disclosure is directed to methods for joining initially separate members of different metallic materials, e.g., as in joining segments of a multi-segment intravascular guide wire, as well as multi-segment intravascular guide wires so formed. Initially separate members are provided, which members comprise different metallic materials relative to one another (e.g., stainless steel and nitinol).
|Epoxidised natural rubber based blend for antistatic footwear application|
Electrically conductive vulcanised epoxidised natural rubber [enr]-carbon black blends can be produced by using either internal mechanical mixing method or open milling method. These two methods are commercially friendly due to their practicability and high production rate.
Provided are improvements for systems and methods of alternating current (ac) to direct current (dc) power regulation. The system improvements include a regulation circuit having a microprocessor that controls a silicon controlled rectifier circuit.
|Electronic device enclosure with handle|
An electronic device enclosure includes a chassis, a cover secured to the chassis, a handle rotatably mounted to the chassis, and an operation member slidably mounted to the chassis. The cover includes a resilient piece.
|Passive and active suspension with optimization of energy usage|
A hydraulic actuator includes a shock absorber and a control system that is separate from the shock absorber and which generates damping loads for the hydraulic actuator. The control system generates the damping load by using a pair of variable valves, a pair of check valves, an accumulator, a pump/motor and a flow controller.
|Electronic device enclosure with handle|
An electronic device enclosure includes a chassis, a covering secured to the chassis, a handle rotatably mounted to the chassis, and a latching member slidably mounted between the chassis and the covering member and comprising a hook, a resisting arm, and a pressing portion. The pressing portion extends out of the covering member.
|Method and device for identifying half point of pedal on keyboard musical instrument|
A key depression (i.e., string striking) is performed while a pedal is kept at a set non-key-depressed-state corresponding position (a rest position of a hammer). A string striking velocity immediately before string striking and a string releasing velocity immediately after the string striking are detected, and a coefficient of rebound is calculated on the basis of the detected velocities and stored in association with the current value of the rest position of the hammer.
|Adjustable rebound device and exercise machine including adjustable rebound device|
An adjustable rebound device may include a support platform and a warping assembly to adjust a rebound resistance of the support platform. The warping assembly may include a plurality of mounting assemblies coupled to the support platform and a rebound adjustment assembly coupled to at least one of the mounting assemblies.
|Soft collision grating scale and measuring method thereof|
A soft collision grating scale and measuring method thereof comprises a fixed scale, a sliding auxiliary scale slidably disposed relative to the fixed scale, and a moving pin sliding relative to the sliding auxiliary scale. The moving pin and the sliding auxiliary scale move synchronically.
A lacrosse head having inwardly beveled top sidewall rails that extend along the length of the sidewalls, toward the center of the pocket. In this manner, when a player attempts to receive a thrown ball and fails to catch the ball in the pocket of the head cleanly without obstruction from the head frame, the top sidewall rails rebound the ball back inside the lacrosse head frame, thereby aiding in control of the ball.
A cable-securement member secured to a platform includes a longitudinal passage extending through open first and second longitudinal ends and is sized and shaped for allowing the cable to move through the longitudinal passage from the first longitudinal end to the second longitudinal end. The longitudinal passage has a curved portion adjacent the second longitudinal end configured to resiliently bend a cable body of a cable as the cable enters the curved portion.
|Release movement neuromuscular developer|
A weightlifting apparatus supports a weight bar and controls its path. The apparatus allows a lifter to complete the full range of a lift repetition encompassing lowering the weight and rebounding with an explosive lift to include release of the weight bar at the end of the lift.
A pointing device includes a mounting panel and a touch panel. The mounting panel includes a panel body.
|Method for producing a sole or a sole part of a shoe|
The invention relates to a method or producing a sole (1) or a sole part of a shoe (2), in particular of a sports shoe. To obtain a lightweight shoe which has good rebound characteristics, the invention provides the following steps: a) producing plastic elements (3), the extent (a, b, c) of which in the three spatial direction lies between 2 mm and 15 mm, preferably between 3 mm and 9 mm, wherein the plastic elements (3) consist of a foamed thermoplastic elastomer based on urethane (tpu, e-tpu, tpe-u) and/or based on polyether block amide (peba); b) introducing the plastic elements (3) into a moulding tool which has a cavity which corresponds to the shape of the sole (1) or the sole part to be produced; c) connecting the plastic elements (3) located in the moulding tool to one another, wherein a binder is put into the moulding tool to make the connection and/or wherein heat is allowed to act on the plastic elements (3) to make the connection..
The instant disclosure provides a push latch having a pivotally mounted blocking hammer including a head with a lever arm extending away from the head to a counter-weight. Under normal operating conditions, the hammer is held in an inert/balanced condition.
|Bearing mechanism for photosensitive drum|
A bearing mechanism for connection with a photosensitive drum and an electronic imaging device includes a transmission member for coupling a rotary driving member of the electronic imaging device, a conductive piece at an inner portion of the transmission member, a conductive bar, and a spring member. The transmission member is synchronously rotatably mounted to the photosensitive drum and includes a through hole.
|Portable computer with latch mechanism|
A portable computer includes a cover and a case. The cover includes a locking member which includes a locking pole.
|Waterfall pit trampoline|
Trampolines and trampoline frames configured to support a rebounding mat that extends from a horizontal plane into a vertical plane that is below the horizontal plane. The trampoline includes a horizontal frame that connects to a first portion of the rebounding mat to hold the mat in a substantially horizontal plane and a vertical frame that connects to a second portion of the rebounding mat to hold the mat in a substantially vertical plane that extends downward from the horizontal plane..
A hollow non-wood baseball or softball bat wherein the impact portion of the bat contains an inner barrel that is positioned by means of a (i) foam insert, (ii) tube extending from the bat's knob, or (iii) line attached to the bat's knob and end cap and extending throughout the bat such that the inner barrel does not come into contact with the inside wall of the bat when the bat is at rest yet when swung the inner barrel is allowed to move so as to amplify the rebound effect given to the ball upon impact with the bat.. .
|Vehicle suspension systems|
A suspension system for a vehicle includes a damper and a jack assembly. The damper includes a first tube defining a first cavity and having a longitudinal axis, a second tube disposed within the first cavity and defining a second cavity, wherein the second tube is spaced apart from the first tube to define a reservoir chamber, and a piston translatable within the second cavity along the axis, wherein the piston abuts the second tube to define a rebound chamber and a compression chamber.
|Demand response load forecaster|
A demand response system having an improved load forecaster connected to a decision engine. A basis of the improved forecaster may be an introduction of an explanatory variable which is a time-based shaping function that allows capturing a demand response (dr) lead and dr rebound effect, and the like, capturing a shape of load reduction, given by an applied dr action.
|Epoxidised natural rubber-based blend with reversible electrical behaviour|
Epoxidised natural rubber [enr] based vulcanised-blends with two different types of electrical conductive filler (i.e. Conductive grade-carbon black and intrinsically electrical conductive polymer) may be produced respectively by using either internal mechanical mixing method or open milling method or the combination of the two methods.
|Therapeutic skin lifting device and related systems and methods|
A therapeutic device has a bridge portion adapted for releasable adherence to a patch of skin so as to lift the patch of skin above a sensitive underlying treatment site in reducing discomfort or pain associated with tissue compression at the treatment site. The bridge portion is elevated above the treatment site with an exposed adhesive facing the patch of skin to be lifted and/or stretched outwardly.
|Non-invasive valsalva maneuver (vm) heart failure diagnostic method and apparatus|
Method and apparatus for diagnosing heart failure are disclosed. They include monitoring a subject's pulsatile blood flow with a non-invasive probe during a valsalva maneuver (vm), processing data therefrom to calculate fall in flow, hear rate changes, rebound, and heart stroke volume during the vm.
|Apparatus and method for abrasive jet perforating|
An apparatus for performing abrasive jet perforating in a well comprises a generally cylindrically shaped tube with a side, an upper portion, and a lower portion; a plurality of smooth holes drilled into the side of the tube; abrasive jets mounted in at least some of the plurality of smooth holes; protective plates mounted in the side of the tube and surrounding the abrasive jets to hold the abrasive jets in place; wafers recessed into pockets on the protective plates and surrounding the abrasive jets to protect the abrasive jets from damage due to rebound of abrasive-carrying fluid slurry ejected by the abrasive jets; and fasteners securing the protective plates to the side of the tube and positioned away from the rebound of abrasive-carrying fluid slurry ejected by the abrasive jets.. .
|Device for producing percussive sounds|
A device for producing percussive sounds while simultaneously playing a plucked stringed instrument such as a guitar is disclosed. A plate attached to the front panel of a guitar contains a pivoting arm assembly.
|Arena baseball game system|
An arena baseball game system and method for playing an electronic interactive spectator participation game incorporating many aspects of rounders, knickerbocker rules and negro league baseball innovation “night baseball.” the method of play is disclosed, involving some of the same rules as american baseball with virtual interplay. Time is regulated by a game clock and balls may be deflected back as playable by a rebounding assembly that surrounds the arena field.
|Login method, open platform identification method, open platform and open platform system|
The disclosure provides a login method, an open platform identification method, an open platform and an open platform system. A user terminal is guided to agree to authorize a third party application via a page of the open platform; when the connection of authorization of the user terminal succeeds, the open platform brings a first openid and a first openkey of the user to the third party application according to a login rebound protocol of the open platform; then the third party application performs user-terminal-based authorized login according to the first openid and the first openkey; and when the user terminal logging into the open platform initiates the third party application, a prompt message is sent to the user terminal with an open platform account serving as an identification of the open platform, and thus login can be implemented in various forms.
|Punching bag support apparatus|
This disclosure describes an apparatus and methods to support a punching bag, or a punching bag and rebound platform, within a doorway or other architectural opening. Mounting the apparatus does not involve modifying or altering the supporting architectural structures and surfaces (e.g., with screws, brackets, adhesives, etc.).
|Ball rebounding system|
A ball rebounding device has high tension netting that is efficiently assembled, pulled taught and held in place within a frame using a tension rod system and a manufacturing process that uses levers between the frame and tension rods within the frame. The invention can be used in producing new ball rebounder and in retrofitting existing rebounder frames.
|Piano seat with automatic height adjustment|
Piano seat that has a structure for raising and lowering that is formed by two pairs of “l”-section profiles arranged in a facing manner, two at the bottom and two at the top, which are connected together by individual pairs of scissor-type mechanisms, or assemblies in the form of an “x”, which are articulated and arranged in a facing manner, and also by a series of transverse bars, there being, at the end of the scissor-type mechanisms, articulations connecting to the upper and lower profiles, which are stationary and movable, these latter running via oblong slots in the upper and lower “l”-profiles; the entire assembly is moved by gas springs actuated by actuators, which results in a seat that is noiseless when adjusted and used, which requires no effort on the part of the user, is easy and convenient to use and also to assemble, and which has no rebound effect and is rigid and robust.. .
The instant invention teaches a seat incorporating an insert or inserts intermediate its upper and lower surfaces. A seat insert adapted for the support of the users buttocks and/or upper thighs conforms to the contours of the user's body over a period of time, has certain “rebound” properties, and features an area adapted to underlie the perineum of a user seated on the seat, which area is softer than the rest of the seat insert either by virtue of an included gap in the seat insert or by virtue of a softer material filling said gap.
A slingshot bouncer has a frame. The frame is generally horizontally oriented.
|Dual stage variable load energy absorber for vehicle seating|
A vehicle safety seat system includes a seat, and a frame and support surface that are movable with respect to each other between rest and attenuated positions, wherein the frame and support surface are respectively a first and second distance apart. A biasing mechanism biases the frame and support surface to the rest position between blast and slam down phases.
|Domain name system rebinding attack protection|
A network-enabled electronic system is arranged to determine whether a subsequent dns request uses a selected domain name of a previous dns request. A protective action is taken in response to an indication that the subsequent dns request uses the selected domain name of a previous dns request.
|Adjustable rebound buffer|
An adjustable rebound buffer includes: an outer perimeter, a central shaft hole and at least one adjustable hole. The outer perimeter is sized to fit inside a buffer cavity of the hydraulic damper.
|Method and system to identify intraocular pressure (iop) of an eye|
Non-tactile and non-evasive tonometer utilizing air flow with a definite amount of pressure to the eye and a mechanism to deflate the thin foil set that is placed near to eye ball such that re-bounded air hits on it. The mechanism involves acquiring or capturing then the images of the known pattern marking on thin foils both before and after deflating process due to rebounded air.
|Suspension fork, in particular for a bicycle|
A suspension fork for a bicycle has a tube system with an inner tube and an outer tube that are movable relative to one another. A damper system with a field-sensitive damping fluid is provided within the tube system.
|Shooting target structure for toy gun|
A shooting target structure for a toy gun includes a hollow box and a target transmission device inside the box. The target transmission device includes a power member and a conveying member driven by the power member to move at least one target provided on the conveying member.
|Auto-rebound switching apparatus and the switching method thereof|
An auto-rebound switching apparatus has: a body provided with a water-separating apparatus, an upper cover rotatably arranged on the rear side of the body, a passive disc rotatably arranged between the rear side of the body and the upper cover, a clutch mechanism comprising a bi-directional ratchet gear and a bi-directional pawl matching the ratchet gear, the ratchet gear being rotatably arranged on the rear side of the body and transmissively connected to the water-separating apparatus, thus allowing the ratchet gear, when rotating, to drive the water-separating apparatus into motion to allow switching, the bi-directional pawl, the upper cover, and the passive disc being interconnected, allowing the upper cover to rotate relative to the passive disc thus driving the bi-directional pawl to move between a forward rotation position, a reverse rotation position, and a detached position, and a rebound apparatus.. .
A method and apparatus providing for a buffer for the movement of pistol slide against the frame. Wherein said buffer system minimally diminishes the rebound of said pistol slide such that the pistol is still functional with respect to proper blowback operation.
|Fluid jet receiving receptacles and related fluid jet cutting systems and methods|
A jet receiving receptacle is provided which is coupleable to a high-pressure fluid jet system opposite a nozzle thereof to receive a fluid jet discharged from the nozzle after it acts on a workpiece. The jet receiving receptacle may include an elongated inlet alignable with a direction of travel of the nozzle to receive the fluid jet in a deflected state.
|Multi-ply puckered films formed by discontinuous lamination of films having different rebound ratios|
Methods of increasing the loft of a multi-ply thermoplastic film include stretching thermoplastic films with different rebound ratios, non-continuously laminating the films together, and releasing the films to create puckers in one or more of the films. The puckers can comprise billowing of one of the films.
|Tunable valve assembly|
A tunable valve assembly reduces valve-generated vibration. One embodiment comprises a valve body and valve seat having substantially collinear longitudinal axes.
|Accessories to a modular pathway apparatus|
An accessory, such as a trampoline, for a toy or game may include a base, a rebounding portion configured to rebound an impacting object, and an adjustment portion coupled to the base and the rebounding portion, supporting the rebounding portion relative to the base, and configured for at least two degrees of rotational freedom relative to the base.. .
|Dental adhesive comprising a coated polymeric component|
Dental materials are provided in which a conformal coating is disposed on the inner surfaces of a dental composite. The conformal coating can be subsequently surface modified to provide a chemical bond between the compressible component and a hardenable resin, resulting in increased bond strength and reduced bond strength variability.
A damping unit, such as a shock absorber, includes a cylinder (2), a piston (4) dividing the cylinder into a compression chamber 6 and a rebound chamber (8), and a piston rod (10). The rod extends from the piston through at least the rebound chamber.
|Protective helmet for mitigation of linear and rotational acceleration|
Embodiments provide protective helmets configured to protect the head from linear and rotational acceleration in an impact. In various embodiments, the helmets may include an outer layer, an inner layer, and at least one intermediate layer coupled to the outer and inner layers by alternate fixation sites, thereby providing a suspension between the outer and inner layers.
|Elastic rope of the abdominal fitness equipment capable of loading automatically|
An abdominal fitness equipment comprises an elastic rope attached to the main body and a slide lever disposed in the main body. A hooked board on the slide lever hooks over the elastic rope from bottom to top.
|Methods and apparatus for position sensitive suspension damping|
Methods and apparatus for position sensitive dampening. In one aspect a fluid damper is provided comprising a damper chamber divided by a piston into a primary compression and a primary rebound chamber; a secondary compression chamber in fluid communication with the damper chamber; and an adjustable fluid meter controlling fluid flow out of the secondary compression chamber..