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Strain-relief/bending-protection apparatus

Strain-relief/bending-protection apparatus

Flexible led light strip for a bicycle and method for making the same

Flexible led light strip for a bicycle and method for making the same

Flexible led light strip for a bicycle and method for making the same

Portal anchors incorporating strain relief cup and systems using same

Date/App# patent app List of recent Relief-related patents
10/09/14
20140302674
 Method for strain-relieved through substrate vias patent thumbnailMethod for strain-relieved through substrate vias
A semiconductor die including strain relief for through substrate vias (tsvs). A method for strain relief of tsvs includes defining a through substrate via cavity in a substrate.
10/02/14
20140295694
 Strain-relief/bending-protection apparatus patent thumbnailStrain-relief/bending-protection apparatus
The invention relates to a strain relief/bending protection apparatus for a cable, in particular a high speed cable, connected to a plug connector, comprising a base section which can be fastened to a housing of the plug connector and a sleeve section projecting from the base section for surrounding the cable in a region disposed outside the housing, wherein the sleeve section continuously has a round cross-section and the cross-sectional area of the sleeve section reduces as the spacing from the base section increases.. .
10/02/14
20140290824
 Flexible led light strip for a bicycle and method for making the same patent thumbnailFlexible led light strip for a bicycle and method for making the same
An integrally-formed single-piece flexible light strip includes a substrate populated with at least one led light circuit. A clear flexible plastic housing is molded around the led light circuit to completely encapsulate the light circuit.
09/18/14
20140276529
 Portal anchors incorporating strain relief cup and systems using same patent thumbnailPortal anchors incorporating strain relief cup and systems using same
Anchors for securing a medical device relative to a burr hole, wherein the anchors may accommodate most any implantation trajectory through the burr hole. Such anchors may further secure the device along any such trajectory without imparting undesirable biasing forces that may shift the device from its intended implanted location.
09/18/14
20140273619
 Electrical conductor assembly for intra-enclosure conductor termination patent thumbnailElectrical conductor assembly for intra-enclosure conductor termination
An electrical conductor assembly includes a connector body with a plurality of grooves disposed on a periphery of the connector body and configured to guide corresponding flying leads of a cable along the connector body from one end (“proximal end”) of the connector body to another end (“distal end”). A mountable fastener may be positioned around the cable, coupled to the connector body, and mounted to an enclosure.
09/18/14
20140273585
 Electrical connector assembly with integrated latching system, strain relief, and emi shielding patent thumbnailElectrical connector assembly with integrated latching system, strain relief, and emi shielding
An electrical connector includes an electrically conductive housing for inhibiting electromagnetic interference. A latch device is mounted to opposite sides of the housing and extends from the housing for positively latching together the electrical connector with a mating connector.
09/11/14
20140257446
 Electrode having erectable lead patent thumbnailElectrode having erectable lead
Disclosed is an electrode, such as an scs paddle electrode, having a lead attached thereto along an interior portion of the electrode. The lead and electrode are configured such that the lead may be positioned generally coplanar with a top surface of the electrode, and may likewise be erected from such coplanar orientation up and away from the top surface of the electrode.
09/11/14
20140254987
 Reversible fiber optic stub clamping mechanism patent thumbnailReversible fiber optic stub clamping mechanism
A fiber optic stub fiber connector for reversibly and nondestructively terminating an inserted field fiber having a buffer over at least a portion thereof. The connector includes a housing and a ferrule including a stub fiber disposed within and extending from a bore through the ferrule.
09/04/14
20140249366
 Implantable penile prosthesis patent thumbnailImplantable penile prosthesis
An implantable penile prosthesis is attachable to a pump and a reservoir and includes a distal part formed by a rear tip that is connected to a proximal part formed by a cylinder. The cylinder is oriented on a first longitudinal axis, and a distal portion of the rear tip forms a fluid chamber communicating with the cylinder.
08/28/14
20140242840
 High density sealed electrical connector with grounding contact for improved mechanical connection and shielding patent thumbnailHigh density sealed electrical connector with grounding contact for improved mechanical connection and shielding
An electrical connector system includes mating pin and socket connectors each designed for increased contact density to improve performance of high-speed data transfer. The connectors include features for retaining a plurality of pin or socket contacts in a ganged, co-aligned configuration and for shielding groups of contacts from one another to reduce interference and crosstalk.
08/21/14
20140235930
Driveline cable assembly
A blood pump assembly includes a blood pump configured for implantation and a cable assembly for providing power and control signals to the blood pump. The cable assembly includes a strain relief assembly and a driveline.
08/21/14
20140233903
Strain relief for pigtail module
Fiber optic modules having pigtails and related strain relief constructions for the fiber optic harness are disclosed. The fiber optic module assembly has a fiber pigtail exiting module, the assembly includes a main body of the module defining an internal chamber disposed between a first side and a second side, a plurality of fiber optic components disposed at the first side of the module, and a fiber optic harness including the fiber pigtail.
08/07/14
20140217467
Methods of forming substrates comprised of different semiconductor materials and the resulting device
Obtaining a structure comprised of first and second layers of a first semiconductor materials and a strain relief buffer (srb) layer between the first and second layers, forming a sidewall spacer on the sidewalls of an opening in the second layer, and forming a third semiconductor material in the opening, wherein the first, second and third semiconductor materials are different. A device includes first and second layers of first and second semiconductor materials and an srb layer positioned above the first layer.
08/07/14
20140216811
Low-profile strain relief and cable retention
A strain relief and cable retention assembly for retaining a cable to a casing includes an anchor made of a flexible material. An internal bore along an axis of the anchor is sized to fit an outer jacket of the cable.
07/31/14
20140214145
Impact protection for implantable electric lead
A novel implantable electric lead arrangement is described for medical implant systems such as middle ear implants (mei), cochlear implants (ci) and vestibular implants (vi). An electric lead contains parallel lead wires wound in an elongated helix about a central longitudinal axis.
07/31/14
20140213098
Cable connector
A cable connector for receiving a cable and a connector block. The cable connector including a first shell element with a first strain relief holding feature, a first connector block receiving feature, and a recess; a second shell element with a second strain relief holding feature, a second connector block receiving feature, and a projection; and a strain relief element defining a cable aperture sized to receive the cable, a compression collar, and a wing portion.
07/31/14
20140211977
Over/under dual-fit wearing option earphones
The invention relates to an earphone that can be worn so that the cord attached to the earphone can be worn either over the wearer's ear or under the wearer's ear because of an angled earphone tip and angled strain relief. The angled earphone tip and angled strain relief serve to provide a customizable secure fit that maximizes the sound coming through the earphones and minimizes discomfort from wearing the earphone..
07/31/14
20140209353
Spiral cable strain relief device
A cable strain relief holder (1) for a spirally extending cable (2) is disclosed. In order to be able to fix a cable in a simple manner for the purpose of strain relief, the holder comprises a pillar element (3) which extends in an axial direction (a) and has an outer circumferential surface (4), and at least two retaining elements (5, 6), which are disposed extending radially (r) on the outer circumferential surface (4), wherein the at least two retaining elements (5, 6) are disposed at different axial positions and at different circumferential positions of the pillar element (3)..
07/17/14
20140198458
Multiple cable strain relief
A multiple cable strain relief and electronic assembly having such multiple cable strain relief includes a body, a plurality of cable cutouts and a compression member. The body has at least two spaced apart sidewalls thereby defining a cavity between the sidewalls.
07/10/14
20140194985
Controller and power source for implantable blood pump
Methods and apparatus for controlling the operation of, and providing power for and to, implantable ventricular assist devices which include a brushless dc motor-driven blood pump, are disclosed. In one embodiment, a control system for driving an implantable pump is provided.
06/26/14
20140179126
Magnetic connector having a unitary housing
Power cables that include plug housings having an improved appearance as well as employ a halogen-free cable while providing adequate fire resistance. One example provides a power cable having cable plug with a substantially unitary body.
06/26/14
20140177180
Electromagnetic interference shielding and strain relief structures for coupled printed circuits
Electrical components in an electronic device are mounted on substrates such as printed circuits. Printed circuits contain signal paths formed from metal traces.
06/19/14
20140168913
Method and apparatus for reducing stress on mounted electronic devices
A continuous substrate including a first portion with a plurality of electronic components, and at least one strain relief area located proximate a fastening location, wherein the at least one strain relief area is located between the first portion and the fastening location.. .
06/05/14
20140154914
Enclosure assembly for a connector, strain relief element, and method
The invention relates to a mating enclosure having a flange, wherein the flange has a forward face, a rearward face, and a first outer perimeter, a central opening, wherein the central opening has a second outer perimeter contained within the first outer perimeter, at least one protrusion protruding substantially perpendicularly from the forward face of the flange, wherein the protrusion has an inner surface facing the central opening, an outer surface facing away from the central opening, and a forward surface facing in the same direction as the forward face of the flange, and at least one locking element positioned on the outer surface of the protrusion, wherein the locking element is at rest such that a distance between the outer perimeter of the flange and the locking element is less than a distance between the outer perimeter of the flange and the outer surface of the protrusion.. .
06/05/14
20140151088
Tubular electric cable fittings with strain relief
A tubular cable fitting which is capable of providing strain relief for tubular electric cables (“tec”) and is designed to protect end fittings from loss of circuit continuity. The tec end fittings may be of fiber optic or electric type service..
05/08/14
20140128948
Fixation and strain relief element for temporary therapy delivery device
A temporary neurostimulation lead may be secured relative to patient using a fixation device. The fixation device may include an attachment portion that is configured to be releasably fixated to the patient and a lead fixation portion that is configured to secure the temporary neurostimulation lead.
05/01/14
20140120769
High density sealed electrical connector with multiple shielding strain relief devices
An electrical connector system includes mating pin and socket connectors each designed for increased contact density to improve performance of high-speed data transfer. The connectors include features for retaining a plurality of pin or socket contacts in a ganged, co-aligned configuration and for shielding groups of contacts from one another to reduce interference and crosstalk.
05/01/14
20140119705
Strain relief device for cables and fiber optic distribution device
A strain relief device having a first u-like shaped basic body having first and second opposite lateral walls connected to a second u-like shaped basic body having first and second opposite lateral walls by a film hinge integral with the first and second basic bodies. Wherein the second lateral wall of the second u-like shaped basic body has a recess, wherein the protrusion is insertable into the recess by a film hinge.
04/24/14
20140112632
Cable bend relief for fiber optic sub-assemblies and methods of assembling
Fiber optic cable sub-assemblies having an end cap device with an internal bend relief are disclosed. In one embodiment, the fiber optic cable sub-assembly has at least one optical fiber of a fiber optic cable attached to a circuit board with the end cap device providing strain relief to the fiber optic cable.
04/24/14
20140112628
Fiber optic cable sub-assemblies and methods of assembling
Fiber optic cable sub-assemblies having a fiber optic cable including at least one optical fiber attached to a circuit board are disclosed. The circuit board includes an active optical component in operable communication with the optical fiber for forming an active optical cable (aoc) assembly.
04/03/14
20140094053
Tight bend-radius cable structures and methods for making the same
Tight bend-radius cable structures and methods for making the same are disclosed. Tight bend-radius cable structures can include a cable electrically and physically coupled to a connector.
04/03/14
20140091654
Electric motor with maximized active motive material
An electric motor configured to maximize active motive material within a given motor size by having one or more phase lead exit holes configured to prevent unwanted outside contaminants from entering the motor, phase leads each having an integral strain relief, and two or more wye terminations that are not electrically connected to each other.. .
03/20/14
20140081241
Microcatheter tip
The present invention is directed to a dilator having a stiffened shaft for use as part of an introducer sheath assembly. The dilator includes a stiffener tube and a tip of the dilator which extends distally to the dilator stiffener tube.
03/20/14
20140079357
Cleave holder, an assembly, and methods for cleaving ends of optical fibers and securing them to a multi-optical fiber connector module
A cleave holder is provided that allows the ends of optical fibers to be precisely stripped and cleaved and then secured at precise locations in a multi-optical fiber connector module. The cleave holder is secured to length-wise portions of optical fibers that extend through the cleave holder.
02/20/14
20140051279
Posable strain relief for a cable
A possible strain relief for use with a cable which can he bent into a particular shape by the user, and which retains that shape, thus allowing modification to suit a specific environment or use.. .
02/20/14
20140051278
Modular plug
A modular plug includes a plug housing, plug contacts held by the plug housing, and a stuffer cap coupled to the plug housing. The stuffer cap includes a cable channel configured to receive a cable therein.
02/20/14
20140049349
Use of alumina paper for strain relief and electrical insulation in high-temperature coil windings
A coil (60). The coil (60) comprises a conductor formed in the shape of winding layers (68).
01/23/14
20140022746
Strain relief structures for stretachble interconnects
Intersection structures are provided to reduce a strain in a conformable electronic system that includes multi-level arrangements of stretchable interconnect structures. Bypass regions are formed in areas of the stretchable interconnect structures that may ordinarily cross or pass each other.
01/23/14
20140021307
In-line cable strain relief device
A cable strain relief device is provided, which includes a plate having at least two lateral notches. The lateral notches provide a gripping area for a cable to connect..
01/09/14
20140010514
Metal strain relief device for use in an optical communications system, an optical fiber cable that employs the strain relief device, and a method
A strain relief device and method are provided for use with an optical fiber cable of an optical communications system. The strain relief device comprises a plurality of metal wires, or rods, grouped into a bundle of parallel metal wires and a clamping mechanism for clamping first and second ends of the metal wires to an optical fiber cable.
01/09/14
20140008595
Barrier system
A barrier system includes at least first and second reinforced concrete posts, each concrete post including at least one conduit formed therethrough having first and second ends and a strain relief sector formed therein at the first end of the conduit. At least one tension cable extends between the posts.
01/09/14
20140008094
Sensor lead sealing and strain relief
A sensor system includes a wiring harness including at least one wire, a grommet, a nugget, a sensor, and a harness sleeve, wherein the grommet includes at least one passageway configured to receive the wire and the nugget includes at least one terminal molded into the nugget and coupled to the wire. A mineral insulated cable may be coupled to the sensor and to the terminal and the harness sleeve may define at least one cavity configured to receive the nugget and at least a portion of the grommet.
12/19/13
20130337705
High voltage cable connector
A system and method for a shielded coaxial cable including a collar including a cylindrical housing having a cylindrical inner bore, the inner bore having top and bottom openings the top opening having a diameter about equal to an outer diameter of an outer insulating layer of the cable and the bottom opening having a diameter about equal to an outer diameter of a shield layer of the cable with a terminating portion of the shield layer exposed and returned over an exterior portion of said collar near the bottom opening with the terminating portion overlapping said exterior portion; and a termination ferrule joined to the terminating portion that overlaps the exterior portion to simultaneously provide an electrical communication between the shield layer and the collar and provide a strain relief for the shielded cable disposed within the inner bore.. .
12/19/13
20130333900
Coiled tubing injector with strain relief
A coiled tubing injector, rollers on the backside of grippers on a gripper chain pass over at least one shallow groove or depression formed in, or gap between segments of, a planar roller contact surface of a skate, thereby momentarily removing or reducing the force being applied by the skate to the grippers as the grippers pass through at least one predetermined location within a gripping zone of the coiled tubing injector. The reduction or removal of the force on the grippers allows the grippers to reset their positions on the tubing at one or more predetermined locations in order to accommodate changes in the strain caused by changes in stress as the tubing moves through the injector..
11/28/13
20130313097
Accessory controller with switch module
An accessory may be provided with a button controller having a microphone and switches. Plastic structures for the accessory may be formed by injection molding.
11/14/13
20130301267
Systems, methods, and devices for providing rotatable light modules and hinged mount in a luminaire
Present embodiments provide a light fixture having rotatable light modules and an extendable hinged mounting assembly. The light modules are electrically coupled to the light fixture via a cord and a grommet/bracket feature which provides strain relief and a waterproof barrier.
11/14/13
20130298518
Cables with intertwined strain relief and bifurcation structures
An electrical device such as a headset may have a cable. Wires in the cable may be used to connect speakers in the headset to a connector such as an audio jack.
11/07/13
20130296684
Probe holder
A holder for an optoacoustic probe includes a probe-end enclosing portion formed from material that is substantially opaque to light emanating from an optical window of a probe. The probe-end enclosing portion is sized to enclose the active end of the probe and have a snug fit therewith when the optoacoustic probe is inserted therein, and has minimal or no contact with the optical window and acoustic lens of the probe.
11/07/13
20130292793
Localized strain relief for an integrated circuit
An integrated circuit may include a semiconductor die having a trench formed in a surface of the semiconductor die. One or more circuit components may be formed on the surface of the semiconductor die.
10/31/13
20130287360
Fiber optic enclosures employing clamping assemblies for strain relief of cables, and related assemblies and methods
Fiber optic enclosures employing clamping assemblies for strain relief cables and related assemblies and methods are disclosed. The fiber optic enclosures may be part of a fiber optic terminal in a fiber optic network.
10/24/13
20130282088
Medical leads having forced strain relief loops
Strain relief loops are forced by being formed into medical leads such that a body of the lead imposes a force to regain the loop if the loop has been disturbed. Because the strain relief loop is forced, the surgeon implanting the medical lead is not required to create the strain relief loop as a step in the implantation procedure.
10/24/13
20130278833
Set back box
A set back box is provided that comprises: an outer housing having one input side and one output side; stacked printed circuit boards within the outer housing; an input panel for receiving at least one input electrical cable at the one input side; and an output panel for providing signal to a display through at least one output cable at the output side. A strain relief cable is also provided that connects to the output side, wherein the strain relief cable is configured to attach to the display and configured to ensure any output cables are not under tension..
10/10/13
20130267109
Coaxial cable connector with strain relief clamp
Coaxial cable connectors with a strain relief clamp. In one example embodiment, a coaxial cable connector for terminating a coaxial cable is provided.
10/10/13
20130266282
Fiber body holder and strain relief device
A fiber optic apparatus including a retainer assembly having at least one retainer configured to toollessly, releasably retain a fiber body and or one or more optical fibers is disclosed. An attachment feature may toollessly, removably attach the retainer assembly to a mounting surface.
09/19/13
20130241731
Merchandise security device including strain relief block
A merchandise security device for displaying an electronic item of merchandise includes a strain relief block configured for attachment to the merchandise and an alarming power cable configured for being electrically coupled to a power input port provided on the merchandise. The alarming power cable is routed through the strain relief block for reducing strain applied to the alarming power cable, which may prevent damaging the power input port or the portion of the alarming power cable extending between the strain relief block and the power input port..
09/12/13
20130237072
Connector having a push-in termination for an electrically active grid
An example electrical connector includes a non-electrically-conductive housing carrying at least a pair of opposed flexible, electrically-conductive push-in type contacts. The contacts each having a first end configured to receive and grip an electrical conductor, and a second end having a contact portion to releasable electrically couple with a corresponding conductive strip housed on opposite sides of an upper rail of a corresponding low voltage direct current grid member.
09/12/13
20130233615
Strain relief device
A strain relief device is disclosed that allows the passage of at least one telecommunication cable therethrough. The exemplary strain relief device has a one-piece, rectangular tubular body, an external strength member securing section to secure strength members from the at least one telecommunication cable to the rectangular tubular body and a sealing member to provide an environmental seal between the at least one telecommunication cable and the strain relief device and between the strain relief device and a mounting structure into which the strain relief device is inserted.
09/12/13
20130233612
Strain relief device
Disclosed is an exemplary strain relief device. The exemplary strain relief device has a rectangular tubular body having an internal strength member securing section disposed within the cable channel disposed within the rectangular tubular body and a pair of clips disposed on opposite sides of the outer surface to secure the strain relief device into an opening in a standard telecommunication mounting structure.
08/29/13
20130224989
Cable strain relief
The invention relates to a cable strain relief for a cable. The cable strain relief comprises a strain relief element (20) and a retaining element (10).
08/29/13
20130221494
Structure and method for strain-relieved tsv
A semiconductor die including strain relief for through substrate vias (tsvs). The semiconductor die includes a semiconductor substrate having an active face.
08/22/13
20130217259
Electrical plug connector
The invention relates to a plug comprising a plurality of contact elements located in a plug housing and strain relief elements (200, 200′) arranged on the housing (110, 310), wherein both contact elements and strain relief elements can be fixed to a printed circuit board (10) using smt technology. The invention is characterized in that the strain relief elements (200, 200′) are sheet metal elements that can be fixed to parts of the plug housing and are bent essentially at a right angle on the side facing the printed circuit board (10), thereby forming a bearing surface (220, 220′) for smt attach..
08/22/13
20130212916
Wear assembly
A wear assembly with strain relief protects exposed surfaces of excavating equipment such as a bucket lip. Wear components may include a seat where loads are applied, welding flanges flanking the seat on opposite ends of the component welded to the equipment, and strain relief areas between each welding flange and the seat.
08/15/13
20130209042
Optical fiber cable assembly with improved strain relief
An optical fiber cable assembly includes an optical fiber cable, an optical fiber connector and a strain relief member. The optical fiber connector has a housing supporting a plurality of optical fibers of the cable.
08/15/13
20130209041
Multi-ferrule optical fiber cable assembly
An optical fiber cable assembly includes an optical fiber cable, an optical fiber connector, and a strain relief member. The optical fiber connector has a housing with at least two ferrules supporting a plurality of optical fibers of the cable.
08/15/13
20130209040
Strain relieved adapter for a jacketed cable and boot
An adapter for a fiber optic connector has provides strain relief for a jacketed cable connected to the adapter and the connector. The adapter preferably has two portions that act together to engage the jacketed cable and a boot that applies pressure to the adapter to secure the adapter.
08/01/13
20130195414
Fiber optic cable strain relief device and method
A strain relief device for a fiber optic cable is disclosed. The strain relief device has a cable fitting having a cable fitting body, a shoulder washer and a compression cap.
07/25/13
20130190551
Driveline cable assembly
A blood pump assembly includes a blood pump configured for implantation and a cable assembly for providing power and control signals to the blood pump. The cable assembly includes a strain relief assembly and a driveline.
07/04/13
20130171868
Ground spring with strain relief
A ground spring for receiving a ground end of a high-frequency test probe is described. The ground spring includes a generally annular base portion, and a number of elongated spring fingers extending from the base portion.
06/27/13
20130164969
Cable assembly having improved strain relief
A cable assembly includes a connector, a cover enclosing the connector, a strain relief located on the rear end of the cover, a spring, and a cable. The cover includes a blocking.
06/20/13
20130157531
Protective housing for a propeller of a submarine vehicle, connection system with a connecting cable and the use of such protective housing for incorporating a connecting cable
The invention relates to a protective housing for a propeller of a submarine vehicle. The invention also relates to a connection system for a propeller-driven submarine vehicle with a submarine cable and such a protective housing.
06/20/13
20130153290
Cable strain relief element
The invention relates to a cable screw connection (1, 100, 200, 300) for a plug-in connection housing, with a cable outlet socket (30, 120, 220) being formed at the housing body and with a tension relief element (40, 130, 230, 330) being provided, which mechanically stabilizes the cable to be connected as soon as a terminal screw head (2, 110, 210, 310) is screw connected, with the tension relief element (40, 130, 230, 330) can be fixated at a first end (40a, 130a, 230a, 330a) inside the cable screw connection (1, 100, 200, 300) in a torque-proof fashion, and with a second end (40b, 130b, 230b, 330b) of the tension relief element (40, 130, 230, 330) can be distorted in reference to the first end (40a, 130a, 230a, 330a) by a rotary motion of the screw head (2, 110, 210, 310).. .


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