|| List of recent Shank-related patents
|Dilatationsvorrichtung und ausdehnbarer Überzug fÜr ein dilatationsinstrument|
A dilation device including a dilation instrument which includes a distal radially expandable section which is coupled via an elongate shank to a handling section, and an expandable covering with a closed distal end and an open proximal end, for the expansion section of the dilation instrument. The covering has a shank section extending along the shank of the dilation instrument.
|Guidewire and method for surgical procedures|
A surgical guide wire or k-wire and method of use are provided. The k-wire, or guide wire, has opposite end portions and a shank portion in between.
|Hook shaped ultrasonic cutting blade|
An ultrasonic surgical blade has a blade body and a shank. The shank is fixed at one end to the blade body and is operatively connectable at an opposite end to a source of ultrasonic vibrations.
|Corrosion-resistant screw, use of a screw of this type in a corrosive environment, and method for the fabrication of a screw of this type|
The invention relates to a screw, having a shank which is provided with a thread, produced from a material which is suitable for a strength-increasing thermal treatment and is resistant to corrosion, and to the use of a screw of this type in a corrosive environment in conjunction with a corrosion-resistant component to be screwed, and, furthermore, to a method for producing a screw of this type. Screws of this type are used, in particular, for direct screwing..
|Split blade retention race with inner and outer chamfers|
A blade shank assembly for an aircraft propeller blade includes a blade shank; and a split blade retention race encircling the blade shank, the split blade retention race comprising two sections separated by two splits, the two splits being perpendicular to a race surface of the split blade retention race, wherein the split blade retention race comprises: an inner chamfer located between a surface of the split blade retention race that is adjacent to the blade shank and a split surface of the split blade retention race at each of the two splits; and an outer chamfer located between the race surface of the split blade retention race and the split surface at each of the two splits.. .
|Bit holder with floating magnet sleeve|
A tool bit holder assembly includes a shank receivable in a tool holder of a rotary tool, and a body defining a socket that removably receives a tool bit. An annular recess, defined in an exterior surface of the body, has a front and rear shoulders and an axial length.
|Flush fastener design and installation|
A plurality of fasteners is installed in an aerodynamic surface of an aircraft. Holes for shanks of the fasteners and countersinks for heads of the fasteners are drilled.
|Cementless hip stem|
A cementless femoral stem prosthesis for use in hip replacement surgery is disclosed. The stem has a collar and a body having a fixed end and a shank end.
The invention relates to an application probe in which the probe is used to apply radiofrequency alternating current to surrounding tissue, wherein the application probe includes a shank with a distal shank part, which has shank longitudinal sections movable relative to one another. The distal shank part formed thus can be pliable in a first state, as a result of which the application probe can be guided to the application location thereof through an endoscope.
|Drill and production method for a drill|
A drill bit has a shank (4) between a drilling head (3) and an insertable end (5) along an axis (2). The shank (4) is provided with at least two first flutes (34) that run along the axis (2) and at least a second helical flute (31).
|Bi-metal drill bit|
A bi-metal drill bit includes a body defining a cutting end and a shank end. At least a portion of the cutting end is formed of a first metal section and at least a portion of the shank end is formed of a second metal section that is welded to the first metal section.
A cam for a circular knitting machine has at least one cam groove formed in a cam surface to receive and guide a foot of a stitch-forming tool with which the cam is intended to operate. Additional recesses are formed in the cam surface to reduce the striking surface between the cam surface and a shank of the stitch-forming tool..
|High strength blind installation hose and cable clamp retainer|
An attachment system has a strap with a shank and a free end interposed by a medial portion. A retainer has an extension post facing the shank and engaged with the strap in a one way ratcheting relationship such that retainer may be urged toward the shank but not drawn away therefrom.
|Suture anchor device, kit and method|
A suture anchor and kit for anchoring a suture member to human bone in an interference fit. A suture anchor includes a threaded portion and has a head at the proximal end thereof, the head being generally circular.
|K-wire and method for surgical procedures|
A surgical guide wire or k-wire and method of use are provided. The k-wire or guide wire has opposite end portions and a shank portion in between.
|Grinding and polishing tool|
A grinding tool includes a shank having an axis, and at least two abrasive portions mounted directly to and in contact with the shank without a hub therebetween. Each of the abrasive portions has a substantially identical profile formed therein..
|Screw and thin metal sheet connection produced therewith|
A screw (10) and a connection produced therewith of a thin metal sheet forming a substructure (40) to a plastics component (30) having a through-bore (32) and having a seal (50) located between the substructure (40) and the component (30). The screw (10) has a shank (13) having a thread-cutting thread (16) and a tip (12) in the form of a boring part, and also a lower thread section (18) having a first thread outside diameter (d18) and an upper thread section (19) having a second, larger thread outside diameter (d19) and having a conically narrowing transition section (22) between the two thread sections (18, 19).
|Floating captive screw|
A captive screw for securing together two panels has a screw and a spring extending between the screw head and a ferrule. A collar is formed on the screw shank under the ferrule to limit penetration of the screw threads in a bottom panel so that the upper panel floats on the spring..
|Hybrid cutting tool, chip transporting portion and process for producing a cutting tool|
Provision is made of a cutting tool, in particular a drill or a milling cutter, having a shank and a chip transporting portion, which receives a cutting insert, wherein the cutting tool is a hybrid composite body. Furthermore, a chip transporting portion for a cutting tool and also a process for producing a cutting tool are described..
|Tool holder having a clamping member with a non-circular cross-section and method for clamping a cutting insert therein|
A tool holder has a main body with a holder head extending away from a holder shank, the holder head having an insert receiving pocket at a forward end thereof, with a pocket support surface. A clamping member is retained in the holder head, the clamping member comprising a clamping shaft longitudinally extending along a shaft axis.
|Radial cutter bit with cutting insert having edge preparation|
A radial cutter bit includes a non-rotatable shank portion, a head portion including a tip region distal from the non-rotatable shank portion, and a cutting insert mounted at the tip region of the head portion. The cutting insert includes a body having a leading face, an opposing trailing face, a first side and a second side.
|Flat cutter bit with cutting insert having edge preparation|
A flat cutter bit for engaging an earth strata material includes a non-rotatable shank portion, a head portion integrally formed with the non-rotatable shank portion and including a tip region distal from the non-rotatable shank portion, and a cutting insert mounted at the tip region of the head portion. The cutting insert includes a body having an angled leading face, a top surface having a relief surface, a t-land surface extending between the angled leading face and the relief surface of the top surface and a cutting edge formed at the intersection of the t-land surface and the relief surface of the top surface..
|Vehicle door latch device|
A vehicle door latch device which comprises a body having a holding portion, an engagement member pivotally mounted in the holding portion, a cover member closing an opening of the holding portion, and a shaft comprising a shank which passes through a bearing hole of the body and a shank hole of the engagement member, a retaining head and a smaller-diameter shank. The shank passes through the shank hole of the engagement member and the smaller-diameter shank is pressingly fitted in the shank hole of the cover member without swaging the end of the smaller-diameter shank thereby assembling the vehicle door latch device more efficiently..
|Stump grinding cutter bit with cutting insert having edge preparation|
A stump grinding cutter bit includes a non-rotatable shank portion, a head portion integrally formed with the non-rotatable shank portion and including a tip region distal from the non-rotatable shank portion, and a cutting insert mounted at the tip region of the head portion. The cutting insert includes: a body having a top surface, a leading face, an opposing trailing face, a first side and a second side; a t-land surface extending between the leading face and the top surface and extending between the leading face and the first side and second side; and a cutting edge formed at the intersection of the t-land surface and the top surface and at the intersection of the t-land surface and the first side and the second side..
|Method of arranging the lubrication of a steerable thruster of a marine vessel and a lubrication arrangement therefor|
The lubrication of a steerable thruster of a marine vessel is based on splash-type lubrication at the pod and full bath lubrication in the stembox and in the shank. The lubrication oil enters the pod both from the stembox and the shank via a constriction and directly from the oil tank.
|Two prong rotary drill bit with cutting insert having edge preparation|
A two-prong rotary drill bit for engaging an earth strata material includes a drill bit body having an axis of rotation, the drill bit body having a head portion at an axial forward end and a shank portion at an axial rearward end, the head portion having two mounting arms offset from the axis of rotation of the drill bit body. The two-prong rotary drill bit also includes a cutting insert attached to each mounting arm at the axial forward end of the drill bit body.
A tool bit includes a hexagonal drive portion, a working end, and a shank interconnecting the drive portion and the working end. The shank includes an outer peripheral surface having a curvature in a plane including a central axis of the tool bit.
|Wire stripper clamping device|
An insulated wire clamp device as disclosed for a wire stripper machine comprises a first beveled rotary collar on a first side of a shank and a second beveled rotary collar on a second side of the shank having a cutting blade there between. The collars comprise a first clamp and a second clamp of an insulated wire in a complementary v-shaped wire drive wheel.
A medical instrument with an elongate shank which, at a distal end, carries a spatula, and, in a proximal end area, has a shank head on which a laterally protruding handle is arranged. The shank is rotatable relative to the handle about a rotation axis parallel to a longitudinal axis of the shank..
|Propellor blade retention|
A propeller blade retention arrangement having a propeller blade comprising in radial sequence an aerofoil portion, a shank portion and a root portion. The root portion having first cross-sectional area close to the shank portion and second cross-sectional area at the end distal to the aerofoil portion, wherein the second cross-sectional area is greater than the first cross-sectional area.
A screw includes a shank, at least one end cutting groove, a first thread, and a second thread. The shank includes a lower section disposed near an insertion end thereof and an upper section disposed near a head end thereof.
A screw includes a shank and at least one end cutting groove. The shank includes a lower section disposed near an insertion end thereof and an upper section disposed near a head end thereof.
|Blind rivet with a plastic rivet body|
A blind rivet having a hollow rivet body made of plastic, an elongated shank with a bore, a head at one end of the shank and a foot end on the opposite end of the shank, and having, in the bore, a mandrel that has a mandrel shank with a drawing end and a mandrel head that acts on the foot end, the shank has a first region located between the head and the foot end, and has a second region with reduced cross-section and reduced wall thickness as compared to the first region. The regions arranged such that, as a result of a process in which the head is pressed against one side of a workpiece and the foot end is simultaneously drawn toward the other side of the workpiece with the aid of the mandrel, the wall of the shank forms a roll fold with an annular bead..
|Mineral cutter pick etc|
A water spray system particularly, but no exclusively, for mineral mining, comprising a pick (1) having an integral shank (4) by which it is releasably receivable in an aperture (17) of a block (16), a heel (7) extending rearwardly from the pick (1), a hole (9) passing through the heel (7) and a pair of spaced-apart cheeks extending beyond the hole, a spray nozzle (24) received in a bore (22) of the block (16) with a head (25) of the nozzle projection above an upper surface of the block (16) to a location between the cheeks (8), with a water discharge orifice of the head (25) so located beneath the heel (7) and with respect to the through hole (9) of the heel (7) that water discharged from the orifice into the through hole and exiting the through hole induces an air flow wholly or partially through the through hole. Other aspects of the invention are the pick (1), the block (6), a releasable latching system, and a drivable member..
|Water draining plug|
A water draining plug which can be inserted in a hole in a horizontal wall, comprising a peg-like element having a head, whose dimensions are greater than the diameter of said hole and which is provided with a plurality of apertures for the passage of water, a shank extending downward from said head, and a helical formation extending radially from a portion of said shank; and a cup-like cover having a lower wall connected to a lower end of said shank, a discharge aperture in said lower wall, a side wall in contact with outer edges of said helical formation and an upper edge which can contact the lower surface of said wall around said hole.. .
|Attachment for rotating tool|
The socket holder comprises a cylindrical socket section, and a hexagonal prism-shaped shank section which is held in the socket section for transmission of torque to the socket section, and receives torque from a rotating tool. The shank section is detachably fitted to the socket section via a retention mechanism composed of a coil spring and a steel ball.
The instant application discloses, among other things, a fishing device with a curved body. The fishing device may effect a spiral motion while the fishing device moves through water.
The present disclosure relates to firearm triggers comprising engagement profiles. In various embodiments, a trigger mechanism may include a trigger component and/or trigger shank have a first profile and a second profile.
|Anastomosis device with collapsible distal head element|
A surgical instrument for bonding body tissue includes a shank and first and second tool elements which are movable relative to each other and include a respective electrode. The electrodes define a minimum distance from each other, are opposed to each other and face each other in an approximating position of the tool elements.
|Turbomachine vane cooperating with a vane retention disk|
A turbomachine vane for cooperating with a vane retention disk including a plurality of peripheral teeth, the vane including a shank including a neck and a bulb for cooperating with a socket of the disk so as to radially hold the shank in the socket, the socket being a space bounded by two successive teeth of the disk, a pole on top of the neck, including two side walls facing the active surface side of the vane and two side walls facing the passive surface side of the vane, each wall having a rib at a lower end of the pole, the rib extending in the direction of the side wall facing the wall and providing a function of holding the vane when the vane is retained in the disk.. .
|Locking bolt and method for manufacturing same|
It is an object to provide a locking bolt, which is capable of tightly fixing a member or the like at an extremely high degree of firmness without being loosened even when vibrations are repeatedly applied thereto, and is manufactured in an extremely facilitated manner. The locking bolt includes: a shank section (1) threaded on an outer circumference thereof; and a head section (2) provided at one end of the shank section (1).
|Blind rivet nut|
Blind rivet nut with a rivet shank and method for forming blind rivet nut. The blind rivet nut includes a set head.
|Sealing device for a collet chuck|
A sealing device for a collet chuck has a tensioning nut, a sealing washer, a main sealing ring and a pressure space. The sealing washer is mounted in the tensioning nut and has a main ring groove, an abutting surface, a liquid-inlet surface, and a liquid inlet.
|System for sound isolation|
A system for sound isolation. The system is configured to acoustically isolate a gypsum board support channel from a frame member.
An anti-splay apparatus having a bridge and frangible connection points for use with mechanical fasteners having a shank portion and a receiving member with opposing arms is provided. The bridge may take a number of forms including a ring, a notched ring, a tube, or a notched tube and the connection points join the opposing arms of the receiving member with the bridge.
|Cutting burr shank configuration|
A cutting burr that includes a pair of axially spaced diamond-shaped portions designed to be keyed into a spindle of a locking mechanism of a high speed surgical drilling instrument and adapted to fit into a single pawl thereof to lock said cutting burr in place so as to prevent axial movement thereof and provide concentric rotation of said cutting burr without any wobbling. The orientation of both portions may be identical with respect to a center plan and diamond shape in the portion at the proximal end of the shank of the cutting tool may be larger than the intermediately located diamond shape of the other portion.
|Turbomachine blade assembly|
Embodiments of the present disclosure include a system comprising a turbomachine blade assembly having a blade portion, a shank portion, and a mounting portion, wherein the blade portion, the shank portion, and the mounting portion comprise a first plurality of plies extending from a tip of the airfoil to a base of the dovetail.. .
|Cutting tool and method of manufacturing the same|
A cutting tool according to an embodiment of the invention includes: a column-like shaped body having a cutting edge located at a front end part thereof and a flute which is located at an outer peripheral part thereof and is continuous with the cutting edge; a front taper connected to a rear end part of the body and having a larger diameter as separating from the body; a column-like shaped step connected to a rear end part of the front taper and having a larger diameter than the body; a rear taper connected to a rear end part of the step and having a larger diameter as separating from the step; a column-like shaped shank connected to a rear end part of the rear taper and having a larger diameter than the step; and a front connection member located in a region including the front taper and the step.. .
|Heat exchanger and production method|
A stub connection for a heat exchanger that is arranged in a housing. The stub connection includes a first part which is fastened to the heat exchanger and a second part which has a stub shank extending through an opening in the housing and is seated in a hole of the first part.
|Thread plug gauge with maintenance line, thread ring gauge, and method of manufacturing the same|
A thread gauge, which allows to reliably know the time for replacement by visual checking and improves the predetermined dimensional accuracy of a thread product has a go-side thread measuring portion extending from one side of a shank portion coaxially with the shank portion or a not-go-side thread measuring portion extending from an other side of the shank portion coaxially with the shank portion, a wear checking gauge line having a predetermined length and a predetermined depth formed on male thread portions and female thread portions formed on the go-side thread measuring portion or the not-go-side thread measuring portion.. .
|Plug gauge with maintenance line and round point and method of manufacturing the same|
Due to repeated use of a gauge portion, used to perform positioning and accuracy comparison measurement at the time of manufacture of various type of molds for metalworking, a gauge line on an outer circumferential surface portion of the gauge portion can disappear due to friction. A plug gauge body, which helps a user recognize the time for maintenance and replacement of the plug gauge, has a constricted portion formed on one side of a shank portion and a cylindrical gauge portion having a uniform diameter and extending from one side of the constricted portion, with the shank portion, the constricted portion, and the gauge portion, being formed axially, a wear checking gauge line having a predetermined depth and width formed so as to extend from one end portion of an outer circumferential surface portion of the gauge portion in the direction of the constricted portion..
|Transformable shoe having a sole that allows different height heels to be detached and attached easily|
A shoe assembly includes a front sole section, a rear sole section, a heel, and a hinge. The front sole section has a front sole section rear edge.
|Orthopedic anchor assembly|
An orthopedic assembly is described that comprises an orthopedic device, an anchor, and a locking mechanism. The orthopedic device can be a plate member having an aperture that is configured to receive the anchor.
|Bone anchoring device|
A bone anchoring device includes an anchoring element with a shank to be anchored in a bone or a vertebra and a head. The anchoring device also includes a receiving portion with a first end and a second end opposite to the first end, a longitudinal axis passing through the two ends, a bore coaxial with the longitudinal axis, and a first region adjacent to the second end for receiving a section of said head.
|Peristaltic pump and pumphead therefor|
A peristaltic pumphead comprising a pumphead housing accommodating a pumping tube, an end of the tube being provided with an end fitting having a through passage and an abutment shoulder and a threaded shank extending from the abutment shoulder into the tube the tube end abutting the abutment shoulder and being accommodated in an opening, in the pumphead housing, the abutment shoulder abutting the housing at the opening, and the end fitting being engaged by a retaining element to retain the abutment shoulder against the housing.. .
|Hybrid turbine blade including multiple insert sections|
A hybrid turbine blade and method of fabrication, comprising a shank portion and an airfoil portion. The airfoil portion comprising a composite outer structure having a recess formed therein and an alternating stack of at least one composite section and at least two insert sections disposed in the recess.
|Variable thread knurl fastener|
A fastener includes a shank having a point at a first end and a second, head end. A first portion of a thread is formed with a first thread angle and a second portion of the thread is formed with a second thread angle.
|Tool head and method for machining a metallic workpiece|
A tool head includes an ovoid basic element disposed about a center axis, at least two chip grooves formed in the basic element, and a number of major cutting edges. Each major cutting edge is disposed in a convex course along a respective chip groove of the at least two chip grooves.
|Low friction bearing assembly and link apparatus|
A link apparatus includes a tubular member that retains 90% of ultimate tensile strength at a temperature of up to 625°. Two conical adapters are mechanically joined to respective ends of the tubular member.
|Spot welding electrode removal apparatus|
A spot welding electrode removal apparatus that is compact and durable is provided. Specifically, the apparatus includes a j-shaped operating lever, and in a position adjacent to the end of the operating lever and facing the contact member, a pressing member is provided.
|Methodologies for manufacturing short matrix bits|
A downhole tool and method for manufacturing such downhole tool. The downhole tool includes a bit body having a blank and a matrix bonded to and surrounding the blank, a shank having a threaded connection at one end, and a butt joint formed within a gap formed between the blank and the shank and coupling the blank to the shank.
|Method and system for manufacturing railcar couplers|
A casting mold with rigging for casting a railcar coupler, which includes a shank portion and a head portion, includes cope and drag portions that define an external shape for each of at least two couplers. The couplers are nested together and oriented in opposite directions to one another along respective longitudinal axes.
|Hand tool with a handle|
A hand tool includes a handle, a press member, a shank body and multiple latch assemblies. The handle is formed with a receiving cavity and a locating hole in communication with the receiving cavity.
|Device for a body's spherical motion control|
A device for a body's spherical motion control connected with a frame by means of a spherical joint arranged on a shank connecting the body with the frame and through actuating arms with drives, where the shank is sectional and the spherical joint is arranged between the first part of the shank which is firmly fixed to the frame and the second part of the shank which is firmly fixed to the body, whereas the number of parallel arms with drives is redundant. In order to increase the accuracy of both the self-calibration itself and a follow-up positioning of the body in the work area and to achieve a large range of the body's rotating, the number of parallel arms with drives is five at minimum and the length of the first part of the shank connected to the frame is longer than the distance of the body edge from the point of connection of the shank to the body..
|Rattling fish hook|
A fish hook design for providing sound, the audible sound device integrated to the shank portion. A user can sleeve bait over the shank portion, including the sound device.
|Fastener with prolate cross-section|
A fastener includes a shank having a point at a first end and a second, head end. One or more prolate cross-section regions is formed in the shank.
A rivet stud has a rivet body with an elongated shank, a flange, and an axial bore in which is located a tension mandrel, which has a mandrel shank with a drawing end projecting out of a head end of the rivet body that is separable from the mandrel shank at a predetermined breaking point and which has a mandrel head that is supported on a foot end of the rivet body. The mandrel shank is provided with locking means that secure it in the rivet body after setting of the rivet stud, and the predetermined breaking point is located such that the breaking point lies inside the bore of the rivet body after setting of the rivet stud.
|Methods of attaching a shank to a body of an earth-boring tool including a load-bearing joint and tools formed by such methods|
Earth-boring rotary drill bits may include a bit body attached to a shank assembly at a joint. The joint may be configured to carry at least a portion of any tensile longitudinal and rotational load applied to the drill bit by mechanical interference at the joint.