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


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Fail safe bearing
Ratier-figeac Sas
December 07, 2017 - N°20170350454

A rotating shaft assembly comprising a rotating shaft 1 mounted within a casing, and a primary bearing assembly in bearing engagement with the shaft and the casing and positioned between the shaft and the casing; the assembly further comprising a secondary bearing assembly comprising a secondary bearing normally radially spaced from the shaft and arranged to engage with or contact the ...
Rotatable assembly including a coupling interface
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc
November 30, 2017 - N°20170343096

A rotatable assembly, such as a crankshaft or camshaft assembly, includes a first rotatable component and a second rotatable component coupled to the first rotatable component. The first rotatable component includes a first body and defines a plurality of recesses extending into the first body. The second rotatable component includes a second body and defines a plurality of protrusions extending ...
Articulating clip applier
Covidien Lp
November 30, 2017 - N°20170340332

A surgical apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue is provided. The surgical apparatus includes a housing, a drive assembly, a trigger, and a shaft assembly. The trigger is operatively connected with the drive assembly. The drive assembly is at least partially positioned within the housing. The shaft assembly extends distally from the housing and has a first ...
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Endoscopic stitching device
Covidien Lp
November 30, 2017 - N°20170340320

An elongate shaft assembly for use with a stitching device includes a hub assembly and an end effector. The hub assembly includes insertion and engaging portions. The insertion portion includes a main rod, a rotatable hub operatively coupled with the main rod such that axial displacement of the main rod rotates the rotatable hub, and first and second arms operatively ...
Warewash machine with removable rotating arm and related method
Premark Feg L.l.c.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170340186

A warewash machine arm mechanism includes a liquid supply shaft assembly including a rotatable sleeve bearing mounted thereon, and an arm assembly including an elongated interior liquid flow space along an arm body and one or more liquid ejection orifices. The arm assembly is releasably mounted to the supply shaft assembly via a latch mechanism of the arm assembly that ...
Device for taking multiple samples while avoiding cross-contamination
Premark Feg L.l.c.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170336297

A device for collecting multiple samples for use by a single user while avoiding cross-contamination under adverse conditions is disclosed. A multiple sampling device comprising a single handle actuator with a trigger, connected to a shaft assembly further connected to a claw assembly for actuating a self-sealing sampling sphere in the process of collecting a desired sample, is disclosed. The ...
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Coupler with quick release handle and valve assemblies
Opw-engineered Systems, Inc.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170334640

A fluid coupling includes a body, a poppet valve assembly, a handle shaft assembly, and a retention member. The body has a fluid conduit, a through-hole extending through a sidewall, and one or more openings that extend between an external surface of the body and an interior of the through hole. The poppet valve assembly is disposed within the fluid ...
Surgical device having axially reciprocating electrode assembly and methods for treating prostate
Corinth Medtech, Inc.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170333119

A tissue resecting device includes a handle, a shaft assembly movably attached to the handle, a housing secured to a distal end of the shaft, and an electrode. The electrode is disposed in the housing to move across a window, and at least one motor in the handle both reciprocates the shaft assembly relative to the handle and drives the ...
Robotically-controlled shaft based rotary drive systems for surgical instruments
Corinth Medtech, Inc.
November 02, 2017 - N°20170311945

A surgical instrument including an end effector that has a selectively reciprocatable implement movably supported therein. The implement is selectively advanceable in a distal direction upon application of a rotary actuation motion thereto and retractable in a proximal direction upon application of a rotary retraction motion thereto. An elongate shaft assembly is coupled to the end effector and is configured ...
High-speed snap ring and snap ring retention method
Deere & Company
October 26, 2017 - N°20170307021

A method of assembling a shaft assembly having a shaft defining a longitudinal axis and including a groove in an outer circumferential surface includes positioning a hub relative to the shaft and positioning a retaining ring in the groove of the shaft and adjacent to the hub. The method also includes securing a retaining member to the retaining ring. Securing ...
Methods and apparatus for providing esp stage sequential engagement
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
October 26, 2017 - N°20170306731

A method for providing artificial lift with an electric submersible pump system includes providing an electric submersible pump system having a motor, a pump assembly, a seal assembly, and a shaft assembly extending along a central axis from the motor to the pump assembly. The pump assembly includes two or more pump sections and a coupling with a transmission mechanism ...
Surgical stapler with hydraulic deck control
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 26, 2017 - N°20170303925

A surgical instrument includes a body, a shaft assembly, and an end effector. The end effector a first jaw, a second jaw, and a staple cartridge. The first jaw has an anvil that is configured to form a plurality of staples. The first jaw is movable relative to the second jaw from an open configuration toward a closed configuration for ...
Surgical staple cartridge with hydraulic staple deployment
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 26, 2017 - N°20170303924

A surgical instrument includes a body assembly, a shaft assembly, and an end effector. The end effector has first and second jaws that are configured to receive a tissue therebetween. The end effector also includes a staple cartridge including a plurality of staples and a hydraulic expandable member that is configured to receive a fluid and thereby expand from a ...
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High-speed centrifugal mixing devices and methods of use
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 19, 2017 - N°20170296990

A centrifugal mixing device can include a shaft assembly that is operably coupled to a motor such that the motor rotates the shaft assembly about a first axis. The devices can further include a turret that is rotatably coupled to the shaft assembly such that the turret rotates about the first axis relative to the shaft assembly. The turret can ...
Ultrasonic surgical instrument with sliding blade sheath
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 19, 2017 - N°20170296218

A surgical instrument includes a gripping assembly, a shaft assembly, an end effector, and a pivoting member. The gripping assembly defines a first opening for receiving a finger or a thumb of a user. The gripping assembly includes a first deformable feature that is configured to be moved in order to increase or decrease a cross-sectional area of the first ...
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 ...
Surgical instrument with selectively locked articulation assembly
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281220

An apparatus for operating on tissue includes a body assembly, a shaft assembly, an acoustic waveguide, an articulation section, an articulation control assembly, an end effector, and an articulation lock. A portion of the articulation section encompasses a flexible portion of the waveguide. The articulation includes a first member and a second member that is longitudinally translatable relative to the ...
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 ...
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