|| List of recent Scraping-related patents
| Image forming apparatus|
An image forming apparatus includes: an image bearing member for bearing a toner image; a movable intermediary transfer member onto which the toner image is to be transferred from the image bearing member; and a cleaning member, contacting a surface of the intermediary transfer member, for scraping off a toner from the surface of the intermediary transfer member which moves. At the surface of the intermediary transfer member, a plurality of grooves are formed along a surface movement direction of the intermediary transfer member.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
| Electrophotographic image-forming device provided with end seal member|
An electrophotographic image-forming device which permits reduction in the size of the device to be made possible, and which permits prevention of toner leakage through use of a sealing member having projections and recesses, said sealing member serving as an end seal member. The image-forming device has a sealing member which serves as an end seal member for a toner carrier.
Sanwa Techno Co., Ltd.
| Device for sucking up beverages|
Device for sucking up beverages, which comprises a tubular body (1) with open ends (2, 3), the lower end (2) of which is inserted into a beverage contained in a vessel, while the user's mouth is placed over the upper end (3) so as to suck up the beverage; it is characterized in that the outer surface of a section of the lower end of the tubular body (1) comprises at least one longitudinal lateral extension (4, 4′, 4″) that can be used to stir, break up, separate, scrape out, scrape up, mix, churn and as a spoon. The lateral extension may be hollow or solid and have, on the upper and lower surface thereof, a groove (7, 7a, 7b) for retaining components with a lower density than the beverage, to facilitate drinking.
| Method and harvesting thigh meat and oyster meat from a poultry thigh|
A method and apparatus are provided for harvesting thigh meat and oyster meat from a poultry thigh that includes a thigh bone with a hip knuckle and a knee knuckle. The poultry thigh is held at a knuckle, after which meat present on the thighbone below the knuckle is scraped from the thighbone away from the knuckle.
Meyn Food Processing Technology B.v.
|Spiral irrigation filter cleaning apparatus|
A spiral irrigation filter cleaning apparatus includes a filter framework having a tubular wall defining a plurality of apertures, the filter framework having a platform extending outwardly from the lower end. A filter media is constructed of a flexible and permeable material configured to wrap around the filter framework.
|Dna medicated collection kits|
Provided are kits for collecting samples from a person for dna (deoxyribonucleic acid) testing. The kits can optionally also allow for collection of a urine sample.
Asclemed Usa, Inc. Dba Enovachem Manufacturing
|Flexible reusable smoker's tool|
One embodiment of an improved smoker's tool which is flexible, resilient yet minimally rigid for providing a tool for many types of complex smoking and vaporizing devices, which better removes spent organic matter, which can be cleaned and reused, shaped and reshaped, as well as providing a handle (17), and possible embodiments of a reamer (20), tamper (30) and scraping blade (18) as well as other useful implements. The flexible reusable smoker's tool generally includes single or multiple flat strips (11) twisted with strands (10) for part of their length.
|Novel pipe cleaner|
A novel pipe cleaner is provided. The novel pipe cleaner may include a housing component providing an elongated tube that detachably secures a brush component on one end and a pick component on an opposing end.
|Coating device and coating method|
The disclosure provides a coating device and a coating method. The coating device is used for coating viscous ink on a substrate to form a film.
Microcosm Technology Co., Ltd.
|Organ wall retention mechanism for implants|
The application provides systems, devices and methods for anchoring implants within the human body, and more specifically to retention means for attaching sensory and other implants in a heart chamber. Displosed is a sensory implant (1000) comprising: (1) an elongated body (1100) enclosing a lumen and a sensory element (1200) disposed therein; (2) a proximal retention member (1400) coupled to said elongated body and comprising a plurality of projections (1420), each of said projections ending with a projection free end; and (3) a distal retention member (1300) positioned distally to said proximal retention member and coupled to said elongated body, said distal retention member comprising a plurality of legs (1320) originating at a distal end of a base portion, each of said legs ending with a leg free end, said distal retention member is self-expandable from a fully closed formation, in which said plurality of legs are substantially straighten and extend axially to said base portion and distally, to a predetermined non-stressed shape, in which said plurality of legs extend laterally to said base portion and proximally, wherein said distal retention member is configured for tissue ingrowth over said plurality of legs.
Vectorious Medical Technologies Ltd
Method for manufacturing toner supply roller and toner supply roller
Provided is a technique for manufacturing a toner supply roller in which the toner conveying performance and the scraping performance of unneeded toner are excellent as well as the above-mentioned problems in molding can be resolved. Also provided is a method for manufacturing a toner supply roller including: an insertion process in which a roller member 10 comprising a shaft 11 and an elastic layer 12 composed of a foam having a columnar shape supported on the outer periphery of the shaft is inserted into a cylindrical forming tool m having on the inner peripheral surface irregular concaves and convexes or a recessed groove along the longitudinal direction; a transfer process in which the roller member inserted into the cylindrical forming tool is heated and the irregular concaves and convexes or the recessed groove along the longitudinal direction on the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical forming tool are transferred on the surface of the roller member; and a releasing process in which the roller member on the surface of which the irregular concaves and convexes or the recessed groove along the longitudinal direction are transferred is taken out from the cylindrical forming tool to obtain a roller..
Liquid crystal display device
A pixel electrode is formed on a tft substrate, and a gate insulating film, an inorganic passivation film, a common electrode, and an alignment film are formed in this order thereover. A columnar spacer is formed to the counter substrate and is adapted to define a gap between the tft substrate and the counter substrate.
Japan Display Inc.
Method and device for hot-dip coating a metal strip with a metal covering
The invention relates to a device and a method for hot-dip coating a metal strip with a metal covering, wherein the metal strip is directed continuously through a melt bath, wherein the thickness of the metal covering present on the metal strip when it leaves the melt bath is adjusted by means of a scraping device, and wherein slag which is present on the melt bath is driven away from the metal strip leaving the melt bath by means of a gas flow. To prevent slag from coming into contact with the metal strip leaving the melt bath, the invention drives away the slag from the metal strip by means of at least one nozzle which is arranged in close proximity to the metal strip, that a gas flow which extends over the width of the metal strip is directed onto the surface of the melt bath..
Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe Ag
Systems and methods for automatic scrapbook generation
Computing systems and methods for facilitating automatic generation and maintenance of an online scrapbook are provided. The online scrapbook may be a repository of ticketed-event information and associated photos, comments or other mementos associated with the ticketed events.
Front panel of indoor unit and manufacturing method thereof
A front panel of an indoor unit of an air-conditioner is manufactured by dual injection so that the indoor unit has a beautiful design suitable for various interiors of an indoor space. The front panel of the indoor unit includes a suction grill in which a plurality of ribs are inclinedly arranged and are formed integrally with the front panel by dual injection molding.
Screen printing machine, electronic component mounting system, and screen printing method
A screen printing machine for forming a print of paste supplied to a mask plate having pattern holes, includes: a flexible filling squeegee which performs a squeegeeing operation in which the filling squeegee is moved relative to the mask plate in a printing direction; and a scraping squeegee which is held to maintain a given interval from the filling squeegee in the printing direction and to be movable together with the filling squeegee in the printing direction, and which scraps off the paste remaining on the mask plate after passage of the filling squeegee. In the squeegeeing operation, the filling squeegee is pushed up and bent by the paste to provide a clearance between a bottom end of the filling squeegee and the mask plate with the paste interposed therebetween so that the pattern holes are filled with paste with a prescribed filling pressure..
Screen printing machine and electronic component mounting system
A screen printing machine for forming a print of paste supplied to a mask plate having pattern holes, includes: a filling squeegee which is held to have a given clearance with respect to the mask plate, and which fills the pattern holes with the paste by moving the filling squeegee relative to the mask plate in a printing direction; and an urging member which urges the filling squeegee toward the mask plate such that at least the given clearance is maintained. The screen printing machine further includes a scraping squeegee which is held to maintain a given interval from the filling squeegee in the printing direction, and which scraps off paste remaining on the mask plate after passage of the filling squeegee by moving the scraping squeegee together with the filling squeegee in the printing direction..
Tillage implement scraper assembly
An agricultural tillage implement including a carriage frame assembly and pull hitch towed by a tractor, and secondary frames supported by the carriage frame assembly. The secondary frames mount gangs of disk blades for tilling the soil in a travel direction.
Systems and methods for ticketed event notifications
Computing systems and methods for automatically providing event-related notifications to users are provided. Purchased-ticket events can be identified by scraping user emails.
Wood pellet burner assembly
There is provided a wood pellet burner assembly for a wood pellet boiler, not shown. There is a fixed and easily removable fuel apertured grate mounted above and spaced apart from a base wall forming part of a main support enclosure.
The tongue cleaner includes an elongated generally straight scraping member terminated at each end by grip structures. The scraping member is constructed of a flexible and resilient material allowing the scraping member to be bendable from its generally straight configuration into at least a curved shape, ‘c’ shape, ‘v’ shape or ‘u’ shape configuration.
Shredder and sheet-like-object processing apparatus using the same
Provided is a shredder that prevents particles from jamming in a shredding mechanism, and shreds the sheet-like objects into such an extremely small size that the sheet-like objects cannot be reproduced. A shredding mechanism (3) includes blade drums (4, 5) in a pair, and a plurality of scraping members (6) for scraping off particles (1a) formed by shredding from an inside of recessed portions located between the cutter portions (4b, 5b) of each of the blade drums (4, 5).
Sakae Co., Ltd.
Carbon scraping ring with abradable coating
A device and method for preventing and removing carbon deposit build-up on a piston/cylinder assembly of an engine, including a diesel engine, is disclosed. The device includes a cylinder having an inner sleeve for receiving a piston, a carbon scraping ring positioned on the cylinder sleeve, the carbon scraping ring including an inner surface, and an abradable coating applied to the inner surface of the carbon scraping ring providing a wearable surface between the piston and the cylinder sleeve.
International Engine Intellectual Property Company , Llc
Apparatus for processing the skin side of a fur
An apparatus for processing the skin side of a tubular fur where one or more scraping means are configured for being arranged in a first position away from a mandrel of the apparatus with a first distance in relation to the center axis of the mandrel, and in a third position where the scraping means are configured for being in contact with the skin side so as to process the skin side of the fur, where the one or more scraping means are furthermore configured for being arranged in a second predefined position being arranged between the first position and the third second position with a second predefined distance in relation to the centre axis of the mandrel, and the apparatus is configured for automatically releasing the scraping means from the second position towards the third position when predetermined criteria is complied with.. .
Adjustable blade root spring for turbine blade fixation in turbomachinery
An adjustable blade root spring device for turbine blade fixation in turbomachinery. The device is designed to be placed in a space in a rotor disk cavity adjacent to a tip of a blade root fir tree, where the device applies a radial outward force on the turbine blade to fix the blade position in the rotor disk.
Stripping device for a soil compaction roller and soil compaction roller, in particular trench roller
The present invention relates to a stripping device for a drum of a soil compaction roller, in particular, a stripping device for a drum of a trench roller, wherein the stripping device comprises a first scraping element disposed on a drum surface. The drum surface is provided with protrusions disposed on the periphery of the drum surface, wherein a drum extender is adapted to be attached to the drum.
Scraper with wings for disc furrow opener
A scraper body adapted to be attached to a furrow opener assembly with a disc rotatably mounted on an arm and oriented at a horizontal angle to create a disc furrow. The scraper body has an attachment body portion adapted to be attached to the furrow opener assembly such that a forward scraping edge of the scraper body scrapes soil from the disc face.
Snow plow blade detection and compensation system
A snow plow blade detection and compensation system and method operable to detect when a plow blade is attached to the vehicle and then, when the driver is in plowing mode, take appropriate compensating actions. The systems and methods may include: (1) computer vision based recognition of plow blade position, wherein object recognition from a forward looking camera and computer vision system may be installed on the vehicle to recognize that the plow blade is in the down position; (2) proximity sensing system indicating that the plow blade is down, wherein multiple sensors may be used to indicate that the plow blade position is down; (3) direct input of plowing status, wherein vehicle interfaces indicate that a plow mode is active; (4) drive pattern recognition; and/or (5) audio recognition, wherein microphones detect sound characteristics of “scraping” sounds, inferring that the plow blade is on the ground and pushing snow..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Foot cleaning device
A version of the invention discloses a foot cleaning device. A preferred embodiment of a version of the invention is based on a circular foot cleaning device that uses thin or textured edges to exfoliate and clean the foot and heel.
Method for forming a functional pattern on a substrate
A method for forming a functional pattern such as an electrode or the like on a substrate is provided. The method includes a) coating a polymer layer on an upper surface of the substrate, b) forming a pattern having an opening in the polymer layer, c) coating a functional fluid on the upper surface of the substrate through the opening of the pattern, d) removing the functional fluid coated on the polymer layer using a scraping process, e) curing the functional fluid through a heat treatment, and f) dissolving and removing the polymer layer using a solvent.
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology
Paint can halo
The device further includes an inner lip shielding the interior side of the paint can rim, and a flat section along the device interior used for scraping off paint.. .
Provided is an intraoral cleaner capable of widely cleaning the interior of the oral cavity due to the fact that a head portion thereof does not include an element corresponding to a ring portion found in conventional tongue cleaners. The intraoral cleaner includes a rod-shaped grip and a flat and thin head portion provided on the front end of the rod-shaped grip.
Shikien Co., Ltd.
Grill rod scraping tool and related methods
A grill rod scraping tool for cleaning the top, sides and bottom side of grill rods. The tool comprises of a neck with concave contours and a u-shaped end that enable the prongs and scraper of the tool to scrape the top, sides, and bottom side of the grid iron rods.
Methods and devices for endometrial cell and tissue sampling
The present invention comprises methods and devices comprising a scraping element used to contact circumferentially and longitudinally the surface walls of the uterine cavity to provide for broad contact of the intended surface with the device, resulting in attainment of a sufficient volume and comprehensive tissue sample for analysis as an endometrial biopsy or screening uterine cancer. The device may provide for a reservoir for the obtained sample to be contained when removing from the uterine cavity, cervical canal, and vagina.
Systems and methods for documenting a blood donation collection process
Methods and apparatus collecting blood from patients and managing blood donations are provided, which may include any number of features. One feature is a blood collection device configured to collect blood and collection information from a patient.
One-sided nasal cannula device and attachments
A nasal cannula device for delivering therapeutic gas to a patient while reducing rubbing, scraping or other damage or discomfort is disclosed. In an aspect, a nasal cannula device is configured to removably attach to a patient via a single ear and comprises gas tubing and an anchor.
Method, apparatus, and recording medium for scrapping content
A content scraping method includes recognizing a touch trace made on a screen according to a touch location moving to correspond to a touch input and selecting and storing at least one content located on the touch trace.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Decontamination device and removing contaminants from electrical apparatus
A device for removing contaminants from a bus stab of an electrical enclosure is provided. The electrical enclosure includes an electrical bus member disposed in a first plane.
Tamper evident documents and inks
A tamper evident document, a process of preparing the tamper evident document, and a tamper evident ink. The tamper evident document includes a paper substrate having a face for providing information, and a tamper evident ink applied on the face of the paper substrate.
P.h. Glatfelter Company
Tillage implement with scraper/deflector
An agricultural tillage implement including a carriage frame assembly and pull hitch towed by a tractor and secondary frames supported by the carriage frame assembly. The secondary frames mount gangs of disk blades for tilling the soil in a travel direction.
Cnh Industrial America Llc
Cover arrangement for an processing fur
An apparatus for processing the skin side of a tubular fur, including a mandrel on which the tubular fur can be drawn from a first part of the mandrel towards a second part of the mandrel so that the skin side of the fur faces outwards and the fur side of the fur faces inwards towards the mandrel, one or more scraper units, each scraping unit having at least one scraper means configured for scraping the skin side when the fur is arranged on the mandrel, and a cover including a compartment and an outlet, where the cover is configured for enclosing at least a part of the mandrel and at least one of the scraper means in the compartment during operation, where the outlet is arranged in a bottom part of the cover, the bottom part being arranged below the at least one scraper means, and where the cover has walls with inner surfaces configured for leading material removed from the skin side by means of one or more of the one or more scraper means towards the bottom part.. .
The floor check is a scraping tool with special features that allow it to be quickly attached to the ends of broom handles, so it doubles the effectiveness of brooms as cleaning tools. Brooms are some of the most common cleaning tools in the world.
Tyre-retreading system constituted by a robotized arm with angular interpolation movements
Tyre-retreading system constituted by a robotized arm with angular interpolation movements with the aim of providing a modular machine capable of allowing greater amplitude of movements on the part of the scraping tool (5) and/or rubber-applying tool (11), which is installed at the end of a robotized arm (1) controlled via a control panel and provided with at least three articulations (2, 3, 4); the tools (5, 11) act on a tyre (7) supported by a mandrel system (6, 10).. .
System and bottom coating food products
A product conveying and coating system includes at least first and second, sequentially arranged conveyor belts, with at least the second conveyor belt being a solid belt. Interposed in a gap between the first and second belts is a dispenser head of a coating manifold.
General Mills, Inc.
Liquid ejection apparatus
A liquid ejection apparatus includes a liquid ejection unit including a nozzle formation surface in which an opening of a nozzle for ejecting liquid is formed; a wiper disposed so that the wiper can come in contact with the nozzle formation surface; and a liquid collection portion, which is capable of collecting liquid adhered to the wiper, disposed on an end side of the nozzle formation surface of the liquid ejection unit so as to be spaced apart from the nozzle formation surface in a wiping direction. The liquid collection portion includes a scraper having a scraping surface that scrapes off the liquid adhered to the wiper by coming in contact with the wiper, and a liquid absorbing material disposed at a position that does not come in contact with the wiper and at a position that comes in contact with an end portion of the scraping surface..
Seiko Epson Corporation
Tamper evident documents and inks
A tamper evident document, a process of preparing the tamper evident document, and a tamper evident ink. The tamper evident document includes a paper substrate having a face for providing information, and a tamper evident ink applied on the face of the paper substrate.
P.h. Glatfelter Company
Toothbrush bristle element having serrated outer structure
A toothbrush includes a handle having a bristle head on one end, and a number of bristle elements each having a lower end portion attached to the bristle head, and each having an upper end portion located distal to the bristle head, and the bristle elements each include a number of scraping protrusions extended radially and outwardly from an outer peripheral portion, and the scraping protrusions each include a triangular shape having a sharp outer end for allowing the scraping protrusions of the bristle element to form a star-shape configuration and for frictionally engaging with the teeth of the user and for increasing or facilitating the tooth brushing effect.. .
One trip drill and casing scrape method and apparatus
A drilling assembly is tripped in a cased hole to make more open hole. The assembly features retracted scrapers and a closed circulation sub so that the drilling can commence with string pressure delivered to bit nozzles due to the circulation sub being in a closed position.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Apparatus for treating a gas stream
In an apparatus for treating a gas stream, a plasma generator comprises an electrode for energising a source gas to generate a plasma flare by application of a high voltage. An inlet allows the gas stream into the apparatus and directs it into the generated plasma.
A paint scraper with blade which on its utmost part adjacent to the scraping edge has one or both sides coated with grains and/or powder of a material that is harder than the blade itself. The blade can be made of steel and the grain/powder material can be diamond, boron nitride, silicon carbide or similar..
Chip disposal device of machine tool
To provide a chip disposal device of a machine tool which surely separates and collects a cutting fluid adhering to a chip lump, thereby capable of reducing an amount of the cutting fluid discharged to the outside of the machine. The chip disposal device includes a liquid separating part 65 which separates and collects a cutting fluid adhering to chips, the liquid separating part 65 has a mounting part 66 which is provided continuously from an inclined discharge surface 20a and is inclined so as to get lower as it goes more apart outward from the inclined discharge surface 20a, and to which a first chip lump a1 conveyed by a first scraping plate 36a is transferred.
Dmg Mori Seiki Co., Ltd.
Step-shaped endometrial curette
A step-shaped endometrial curette is provided. The step-shaped endometrial curette includes a handle, a curetting bar, and a collection cup.
Pretreatment formulation and facilitating removal of gel nail polish and gel nail strips
A method for the application and removal of gel nail polish with an aqueous solution comprising the steps of applying a pre-application coating of an aqueous composition with a ceramide component to the nail to form an intermediate interposing layer on the nail. Thereafter, 1) a gel nail polish layer is applied on the intermediate layer and the gel nail polish layer or layers is light cured; 2) non-uv cured gel nail polish is applied to the intermediate layer; or 3) a gel nail strip is applied to the intermediate layer.
Object capture device
A medical device for collecting objects from a body lumen comprises a catheter, a basket having a closed first end and an open second end, and an actuator connected to the closed first end of the basket, the catheter and basket moveable relative to one another between a first configuration and a second configuration to draw objects from a body lumen into the basket. In the first configuration the closed first end of the basket is inside the catheter and the open second end is everted over at least a part of the closed first end.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc
Disposable cup insert for pad printing and decorating
A liquid supply assembly for use with a printing system of a type in which a liquid is deposited from the liquid supply assembly in a receiving region on a plate and any excess of the liquid in the receiving region is scraped from the plate by the liquid supply assembly. To this end, the liquid supply assembly employs a reusable cup, a disposable cup insert and a scraping element.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Managing past activities based on relationship changes in a social network
Various embodiments provide for dynamically and automatically managing activities of two parties (e.g., friends, business associates, family members) based on a change in relationship (e.g., no longer friends, break-up, divorce, no longer working together) between the two parties in a network (e.g., a social network implemented using a social networking website). In one specific example, mechanisms are provided for dynamically and automatically adjusting privacy control (e.g.
International Business Machines Corporation
Wiping pad, and nozzle maintenance apparatus and coating treatment apparatus using wiping pad
A wiping pad includes: a scraping edge provided to cross a long side direction of a discharge port and come into contact with the discharge port and nozzle side surfaces, and a lead-out passage provided ahead of the scraping edge in a moving direction along a nozzle long side direction to drain a treatment solution scraped away with the scraping edge, wherein the lead-out passage is a v-shaped groove formed along the moving direction on a pad upper surface side, and the v-shaped groove has the scraping edge formed at a rear end edge portion thereof and is formed to gradually increase in groove width and depth toward a front thereof from the scraping edge.. .
Tokyo Electron Limited
Apparatus for substrate double-surface hole-filling
The present invention provides a substrate double-surface hole-filling apparatus for carrying out a hole-filling operation on a substrate which has a first surface and a second surface, comprises a first feeding device, a first scraping device, a first drying device, a second feeding device, a second scraping device, a second drying device and a turnover device. The substrate double-surface hole-filling apparatus has a turnover device turning over the substrate which needs to be carried out with hole-filling operation.
Suzhou O-film Tech Co., Ltd.
Scraper with segmented wiper lips
Cosmetic scraper 1 for scraping a cosmetic applicator with a tubular scraping body 2 which forms a passage 5 for the cosmetic applicator for attaching the scraper 1 to the cosmetic storage container. The scraping body 2 has a wiper lip 3 which extends radially inward and completely or partially obstructs the passage.
The present invention provides a windows wiper, which comprises a base body with a transverse portion and a vertical portion, a wiping board, a bottom board fixed with a scraping bar; the middle portion of the wiping board is rotatably connected with a front end of the transverse portion through a shaft; the bottom board is disposed under the wiping board. The windows wiper of the present invention has the two functions of scraping and wiping.
Ningbo Beari Plastic Products & Electric Applicanc Co., Ltd
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a belt cleaner including a scraping blade and roller pairs each including an elastic roller and a metal roller, the roller pairs including a first roller pair including a first elastic roller as a cleaning roller contacting a belt while rotating in a rotational tangential direction opposite to a belt traveling direction at a contact portion with the belt, and one or more second roller pairs each including a second elastic roller contacting an adjacent metal roller of a roller pair adjacent to the second roller pair while rotating at a circumferential velocity lower than that of the adjacent metal roller in a rotational tangential direction opposite to that of the adjacent metal roller at a contact portion with the adjacent metal roller, the scraping blade contacting an outer circumferential surface of a specific metal roller of the one or more second roller pairs.. .
Screen scraping method and scraping management server
According to method for scrapbooking web pages by the present invention, firstly scrapbooking service apparatus 500 of user computer 50 captures region on the web page outputted to the user computer, makes it into an image file and receives memo, then transfers them with url of the web page to scrapbooking service server 100. The scrapbooking service sever 100 publishes the transferred capture image of the web page, the memo and the link to the url of the web page on the electronic bulletin board as a post..
Method of forming creped thin film-like structures from frothed chemistry
A method is presented for forming a collapsed foam film-like structure, the method including positioning a composition applicator adjacent to a hot non-permeable dryer surface, producing a first frothed dispersion or frothed solution from a first dispersion or solution, applying the first frothed dispersion or frothed solution to the dryer surface, allowing the first frothed dispersion or frothed solution to convert to a collapsed foam film-like structure, and scraping the collapsed foam film-like structure from the dryer surface. The method can further include producing a second dispersion or solution, blending the first dispersion or solution and the second dispersion or solution, frothing the blended dispersion or solution, applying the blended frothed dispersion or frothed solution to the dryer surface, and allowing the frothed dispersion or frothed solution to convert to a collapsed foam film-like structure..
System and synchronized web scraping
A method includes obtaining information associated with a product, service, or event. The method also includes scraping data based on the obtained information substantially concurrently from two or more web pages associated with websites that list a same product, service, or event to produce scraped data for the same product, service, or event from each corresponding web page at substantially a same time..
Expandable medical device with an end structure having a transitional surface
An expandable intraluminal medical device is provided. The medical device is provided with end structures that have transitional surfaces defined by two angled planes.