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Shaft Assembly-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Arthroscopic devices and methods
Relign Corporation
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290602

Arthroscopic cutters are used for resecting tissues, such as meniscal tissues, in meniscectomies or other arthroscopic procedures. The arthroscopic cutters have a shaft assembly with openable-closeable jaws at a working end of the shaft. A handpiece having a motor drive may be detachably coupled to a hub on a hub end of the handpiece. When the shaft is coupled to ...
Reload shaft assembly for surgical stapler
Applied Medical Resources Corporation
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290584

A surgical stapling system can include a reload shaft. The shaft can include an elongate tubular member with have a jaw assembly at the distal end thereof and a coupling collar at the proximal end thereof. The shaft assembly also includes an articulation joint coupling the jaw assembly to the distal end. A drive member and an articulation member extend ...
Spoked rotor for an electric motor
Nidec Motor Corporation
October 05, 2017 - N°20170288486

A rotor is provided for use in an electric motor. The rotor includes a shaft assembly rotatable about an axis. The rotor also includes a plurality of magnets arranged arcuately about the shaft assembly, and a plurality of pole segments arranged arcuately about the shaft assembly. The pole segments alternate with the magnets, such that each of the magnets is ...
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Surgical instrument with locking articulation drive wheel
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281219

A surgical instrument includes a shaft assembly and an articulation control assembly. The shaft assembly includes an articulation section that is configured to deflect a distal end portion from the longitudinal axis. The articulation control assembly includes an articulation control member and a transmission assembly. The articulation control member is rotatably mounted relative to the shaft assembly. The transmission assembly ...
Surgical instrument with dual mode articulation drive
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281217

A surgical instrument includes a shaft assembly and an articulation control assembly. The shaft assembly includes an articulation section. The distal end of the shaft assembly is configured to receive an end effector. The articulation section is configured to deflect the end effector from the longitudinal axis. The articulation control assembly includes a first articulation control member, a second articulation ...
Surgical stapling instrument
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281173

A surgical stapling attachment configured to clamp, staple, and cut tissue is disclosed. The surgical stapling attachment comprises an attachment portion, a shaft assembly, an articulation joint, and an end effector assembly. The end effector assembly comprises a firing system configured to cut tissue only after the tissue has been stapled.
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Interchangeable surgical tool assembly with a surgical end effector that is selectively rotatable about a ...
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281168

A surgical instrument is disclosed. In one form, the surgical instrument comprises an elongate shaft assembly and an end effector that is configured for selective rotation relative to the axis of the elongate shaft assembly. The surgical instrument can include a rotary locking system for locking the surgical end effector in rotary orientations about the shaft axis upon application of ...
Surgical cutting and stapling end effector with anvil concentric drive member
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281166

A surgical end effector for use with a surgical instrument that includes an elongate shaft assembly that includes a rotary output drive shaft is disclosed. An elongate channel is attached to the elongate shaft assembly. An anvil frame that comprises a proximal end and a distal end is selectively movable between open and closed positions relative to the elongate channel. ...
Surgical stapling instrument comprising multiple lockouts
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281155

A surgical stapling attachment is disclosed. The surgical stapling attachment comprises an attachment portion, a shaft assembly, an articulation joint, and an end effector assembly. The end effector assembly comprises a drive system comprising a main drive and a lockout drive driven by a single rotary input. The main drive is configured to capture, clamp, and staple tissue. The lockout ...
Umbrella shaft assembly
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
September 21, 2017 - N°20170265609

An umbrella shaft assembly is provided for securing an umbrella to a chair or table. The umbrella shaft assembly includes an elongated shaft having a first end and a second end. A plurality of hinged finger projections are located on the elongated shaft. The finger projections are configured to extend outward and retract inward toward the elongated shaft. Further, an ...
Driveshaft assembly
Delphi International Operations Luxembourg S.À R.l.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170260953

A driveshaft assembly, for example in an electronic unit injector, unit injector or electronic unit pump testing machine, wherein an indexing arrangement, such as complementary external and internal splines, enables a cam to be mounted on a shaft at a number of discreet positions, each providing a different offset of a central axis of the base cylinder section from a ...
Dilation catheter assembly with rapid change components
Acclarent, Inc.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170259048

A dilation catheter system includes a body and a shaft assembly. The shaft assembly extends passed a distal end of the body. The shaft assembly includes a fixed guide member, a catheter shaft, a dilator, a removable guide member, and a guidewire. The fixed guide member is fixed relative to the body. The dilator is fixed to the catheter shaft. ...
Golf club shaft assembly
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation
September 07, 2017 - N°20170252611

Embodiments of golf clubs with coupling mechanisms are presented herein. In some embodiments, a golf club comprises a shaft having a shaft bore and a first end, and a club head having a coupling mechanism, the coupling mechanism including a hosel, an insert configured to be positioned within the hosel, the insert including a top end, a bottom end, an ...
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Arthroscopic devices and methods
Relign Corporation
September 07, 2017 - N°20170252099

An elongated shaft assembly includes a rotatable inner cutting sleeve and a non-rotating outer sleeve. A window of the inner cutting sleeve is selectively rotatable within an opening of the non-rotating outer sleeve to cut tissue with a sharpened cutting blade when rotated in a first rotational direction and to cut tissue with an electrode when rotated in a second ...
Olive pitter
Relign Corporation
September 07, 2017 - N°20170251712

An olive pitter that uses a manually operated drive shaft assembly to pit an olive. The drive shaft assembly is connected to a needle that is positioned above an olive holder. A control arm that is connected to the drive shaft assembly is operated by the user to drive the needle downward and through the olive, pushing the pit out ...
Timing wheel assembly for a concentric camshaft
Mechadyne International Ltd.
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248044

A camshaft assembly is disclosed that comprises an inner shaft, an outer tube surrounding and rotatable relative to the inner shaft, and two groups of cam lobes mounted on the outer tube. The first group of cam lobes is fast in rotation with the outer tube and the second group is rotatably mounted on the outer surface of the outer ...
Shifting camshaft groove design for load reduction
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248043

A camshaft assembly includes a base shaft including at least one lobe pack axially movably mounted on the base shaft, the lobe pack including a control groove therein. An actuator device includes a pin movably mounted to the actuator between a retracted position and an extended position for engaging with the control groove to cause axial movement of the lobe ...
Core differential bearing with centering spring and squeeze film damper
General Electric Company
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248033

A counter-rotating shaft assembly of a gas turbine engine includes an outer shaft rotatable in a first direction about a virtual rotational axis, an inner shaft counter-rotatable about the virtual rotational axis in a second direction that is opposite to the first direction, a differential bearing rotatably connecting the two shafts, a centering spring connecting the inner shaft to the ...
Motor driven rotary input circular stapler with modular end effector
Ethicon Llc
August 31, 2017 - N°20170245859

A surgical stapling device comprises a handle assembly, a shaft assembly, and a stapling head assembly. The shaft assembly comprises a rotary drive shaft that translates between two longitudinal positions to alternate between a tissue clamping mode and a tissue cutting/stapling mode. The stapling head assembly includes a first set of rotary drive elements that convert rotary motion of ...
Modular surgical instruments
Ethicon Llc
August 31, 2017 - N°20170245856

A surgical instrument equipped with a coupler arrangement for coupling end effectors to an elongated shaft assembly of the surgical instrument. The end effectors may include a pair of jaws in the form of a carrier supporting a surgical staple cartridge and an anvil. The anvil is movable relative to the carrier in opening and closing directions. The end effector ...
Crankshaft assembly with core plug and method of manufacturing a crankshaft assembly
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
August 24, 2017 - N°20170241473

A method of manufacturing a crankshaft assembly includes configuring a crankshaft with a crankpin journal having a cavity extending at least partially from a first axial side to a second axial side of the crankpin journal, and opening at at least one of the first axial side and the second axial side. The method includes disposing a core plug in ...
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