|| List of recent Shank-related patents
| Method of using spine stabilization system with dynamic screw|
A method of using a spine stabilization system in one embodiment includes inserting a bone fastener shank through a receiver structure cavity and then through a distal opening of the receiver member, positioning a head of the fastener against a bearing surface of the receiver structure, positioning a bearing member on an upper portion of the head, positioning a first pivot bearing portion of a pivot member above the positioned bearing member, positioning a pivot portion of a connector assembly on the positioned first pivot bearing portion, positioning a second pivot bearing portion of the pivot member on an upper portion of the pivot portion, and threading a fixation screw into a threaded portion of the receiver structure, thereby (i) causing the pivot member to clamp the pivot portion, and (ii) clamping the head of the screw between the first bearing and the bearing surface.. .
Depuy Synthes Products, Llc
| Barbless weighted releasable fish descending hook|
An elongated barbless upside down hook, physically returns a fish back to the bottom, naturally recompressing the trapped air, oxygenating the fish on the way down and releasing it unharmed. The hook uses a weight attached at the end of the shank to descend the device and a retrieval line attached at the bend (bight) to withdraw the hook from the fish and bring the hook back to the surface.
| Brush head attachment|
The present invention relates to a brush head attachment, in particular for an electric sonic toothbrush, comprising a shank member carrying a bristle bundle, and a coupling member (1) provided on the fastening-side end of said shank member with at least one connection surface for a drive shaft of said handpiece which, when a brush head attachment is mounted on a handpiece, protrudes into said coupling member (1), a spring element that can be operatively connected with said drive shaft for securing said drive shaft to said brush head attachment and/or transferring a drive motion of said drive shaft to said brush head attachment, and a metal ring (4) disposed in a widened fastening foot (2) formed by said coupling member (1). In this inexpensively manufactured brush head attachment according to the present invention, said metal ring (4) is a die-cast member..
M+c Schiffer Gmbh
|Adjustable golf club|
Apparatus and methods are described herein to provide a golf club, such as, for example, a putter, with a select loft angle and/or a select lie angle. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a golf club having a golf club head, a hosel, and a hosel shim.
|Threaded shank, connection assembly and gas turbine engine for improved fatigue life of threads|
A threaded shank for engaging with a threaded further component is provided herein, the further component having a cylindrical first thread with a uniform first thread pitch and a uniform first thread angle, the threaded shank including a second thread with a uniform second thread pitch and a uniform second thread angle and including a third thread with a uniform third thread pitch and a uniform third thread angle along an axial expanse of the third thread. The first thread angle and the second thread angle and the third thread angle being substantially identical, the first thread pitch and the second thread pitch and the third thread pitch being substantially identical, wherein the second thread and the third thread are spaced apart axially by a thread-free region, a second thread helix and a third thread helix have an axial offset to one another..
|Lock bolt collar with high standoff internal bead|
A lock bolt collar comprises a shank having a first end, a second end opposite the first end, a through-bore extending from the first end to the second end, an inner wall having an internal bead located proximate to the first end of the shank and extending circumferentially and inwardly into the through-bore. The bead includes a first inner diameter and an extended portion extending from the bead and to a point proximate to the second end, the extended portion including a second inner diameter, where the second inner diameter is greater than the first inner diameter..
|Electric spindle for numerical control machines|
Electric spindle for numerical control machines structured to lock and rotationally drive a tool about a predetermined reference axis locally coinciding with the longitudinal axis of the tool; the electric spindle comprising: an outer structural casing that is structured to be rigidly attachable to a generic numerical control machine; an electric motor that is housed within the structural casing and is provided with a drive shaft, which projects/emerges with its front end outside the structural casing while remaining locally coaxial to the reference axis of the electric spindle; a rotating thrust-bearing bushing or sleeve, which is fitted in an axially rotatable manner on the front end of the drive shaft via interposition of a first set of annular rolling bearings, and is maintained coaxial to the reference axis of the electric spindle by a second set of annular rolling bearings, which are interposed between the rotating bushing or sleeve and the structural casing; and at least one disassemblable tool-holder head that is structured to be attachable, in a rigid and stable though easily releasable manner, to the front end of the drive shaft, is structured so as to accommodate and retain, in a rigid and stable though easily releasable manner, the shank of a generic tool for numerical control machines, and is provided with a peripheral crown that is dimensioned/structured to stably abut, selectively and alternatively, on the front end of the drive shaft or on the rotating thrust-bearing bushing or sleeve.. .
Fcs System S.r.l.
|Fluid powered spindle|
A fluid-powered high-speed spindle (100) having a longitudinal axis (a) defining an upper end defined by a shank and a lower end accepting a tool. The spindle includes a body (120), a rotatable shaft (530) supported by at least one bearing (508) within the body (120), a seal housing (150) connected to the body (120) at the lower end thereof, a cover (180) connected to the seal housing (150) at the lower end thereof, a fluid channel system for directing fluid from an entry port (102) to a nozzle (576) for turning a turbine (570) attached to the shaft (530); and a flinger (660) attached to the shaft (530) and positioned above the turbine (570).
Colibri Spindles, Ltd.
A low-cost, easily manufactured stock puller with unibody construction that positions stock on a cnc lathe is provided herein. The stock puller is constructed from a lightweight, yet highly durable material that does not mar the stock as it is being pulled.
|Systems and methods for providing one or more cooling holes in a slash face of a turbine bucket|
A turbine bucket is disclosed herein. The turbine bucket may include a platform and a shank portion extending radially inward from the platform.
General Electric Company
Dental implant cleaner
The present invention discloses a dental implant cleaner 40a comprising a main body 41a, a shank 41b provided at the upper surface of the main body 41a to be mounted on a hand-piece, a plurality of elastic supporting legs 43a provided at the lower surface of the main body 41a to encompass the surface of the dental implant, and a plurality of cleaning tips 44a provided inwardly at the end portion of the elastic supporting legs 43a respectively to be contacted on the surface of the dental implant.. .
Siwon Co., Ltd.
A rescue auger has a transport tube that is approximately five feet long with a spout having an angled portion that is disposed on top of the transport tube to direct grain out from the transport tube. An auger is located within the transport tube to direct grain up and out towards the spout when rotated.
Guided keeper and metal forming dies
A locking collar assembly for metal forming dies includes a disc-shaped locking collar with a cylindrical outer surface closely received in a collar bore in one face of a first die member. A circular recess in the outer face of the locking collar has an internal retainer ring groove.
Standard Lifters, Inc.
Bone anchor and bone anchor assembly comprising the same
A locking structure (5, 105, 205) being provided adjacent the first end of the recess (3, 103, 203), said locking structure (5, 105, 205) being configured to engage and exert a biasing force on a proximal end portion (42, 142, 242) of the pin-shaped element (4, 104, 204) towards the stop (36) such as to stress and bend an intermediate portion (44) of the pin-shaped element (4, 104, 204) in a transverse direction (e) away from the shank (2).. .
Diamond cutting tool for plastic ornamentation and method thereof
A method of using a diamond cutting tool for ornamentation purpose is provided. The method includes positioning a work piece in proximity to a cutting tool.
Blade of a rotary flow machine with a radial strip seal
The invention refers to a blade of a rotary flow machine including an airfoil having a suction surface and a pressure surface joining each other along a trailing and a leading edge. A radially outward directed airfoil tip and a radially inward directed end joining an inner platform connect the airfoil to a shank at a radial end of the airfoil and providing, at least one shank pocket radially encircled by an axially extending portion of the platform.
Alstom Technology Ltd
Turbomachine bucket having angel wing for differently sized discouragers and related methods
A turbomachine bucket may include an airfoil, a shank coupled to the airfoil, and an angel wing coupled to the shank, the angel wing having an axially extending tip sized to seal with a plurality of discouragers, each discourager having a different axial extent. Various methods for modifying an angel wing to accommodate different sized discouragers are also disclosed..
General Electric Company
Fastener with head cutting structure
A fastener includes a shank having a point at a first end and a second, head end. A head structure at the head end includes a top portion and having a cutting structure, the cutting structure comprising four planar walls, each wall engaging the shank at an angle, each wall adjoining an adjacent wall by a rounded edge..
Simpson Strong-tie Company, Inc.
Electronic screw and screw torque sensing device
An electronic screw with an electronic torque display is disclosed. The screw includes a body and a torque sensing element.
Kabo Tool Company
A drill bit configured for use with a rotary power tool including a chuck. The drill bit includes a shank including a first end and a second end, and a paddle that extends from the second end of the shank.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
A fastening device includes a locating seat for engaging with a first workpiece; a fastening member including sequentially connected stop unit, shank unit and fastening unit, and the fastening unit being configured for fastening to a second workpiece; a reciprocation actuator movably disposed on the locating seat with the shank unit extended through and movably located in the reciprocation actuator and the locating seat, the stop unit abutted on a top of the reciprocation actuator, and the fastening unit movable in a reciprocating motion between an inner side and an outer side the locating seat or outside the locating seat; and an elastic element having an end pressed against the locating seat and another end pressed against the fastening member. With the reciprocation actuator, the fastening member does not shake easily and the fastening unit can be conveniently moved in a reciprocating motion inside and outside the locating seat..
Dtech Precision Industries Co., Ltd.
A spray gun includes a handle and a spray head mounted to each other for forming a hollow main body. A switching assembly is mounted in the main body between the handle and the spray head for controlling the operating type of the spray gun.
Aqualean Manufacturing Associates Co., Ltd.
Bridal set jewelry system with interchangeable heads, shanks and bands
A ring assembly including a shank having a band defining a head mounting area with a through hole defined through the band in the head mounting area. The through hole defines internal threads; and a head including a mount with a post extending therethrough, the post including an area of external threads configured to engage the internal threads to releasably secure the head to the shank.
Kf Licensing, Inc.
Method and system for cooling rotor blade angelwings
A system for cooling an angelwing coupled to a rotor blade in a gas turbine engine is provided. An angelwing coupled to a shank of a rotor blade includes at least one cooling passage extending from at least one inlet opening coupled in flow communication with a gas turbine engine inner wheelspace to at least one outlet opening coupled in flow communication with a gas turbine engine outer rotor/stator cavity.
General Electric Company
Self-piercing rivet with a pre-perforated flat element, production method and joining method therefor
The present invention discloses a self-piercing rivet (10), particularly a semi-hollow self-piercing rivet, with a head (12) and a shank (14) as well as a pre-perforated flat element (30) that is arranged on the shank (14) and at least part of which extends radially relative to the head (12) beyond a head radius. A production method and a joining method for said self-piercing rivet with pre-perforated flat element are also described..
BÖllhoff Verbindungstechnik Gmbh
Shank structure of end mill and tool holder
In a shank portion of an end mill which is chucked by a tool holder, flat surfaces are formed at a plurality of circumferential positions in the outer periphery of the shank portion so that the flat surfaces abut on side lock bolts attached to a body of the tool holder.. .
Nikken Kosakusho Works, Ltd.
Vacuum insulation cup lid
Disclosed is a shank of a four-piece forging of golf club head. A top piece of the four-piece forging of club head forms, at a portion thereof adjacent to the shank, a two-staged structure of an outward flaring sector-shaped connection portion that is combined with the shank, whereby an abutting condition exhibiting a smooth surface is formed at a jointing site between the shank and the club head in the course of performing welding operation between the shank and the club head for reducing the amount of filling material used in carrying out the welding operation and making the welding operation, as well as the subsequent grinding operation, easier and smoother.
Tillage implement with enhanced blade gang adjustability
A tillage implement has a main frame provided with ground-engaging wheels that support the main frame at a selected height above the ground. Tillage shanks may be provided on the main frame and, if so, have their depth of penetration into the ground determined by the selected height of the main frame.
Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.
Pellet boiler with removable grate
The present invention relates to burners and boiler structures of heating systems which work with solid fuel or which work especially with wood pellets, olive stones and other similar propellants. The burner has a “c”-shaped grate structure comprising a grate mount (4.2) for opening and closing an ash discharging mouth, and the top grate made up by the following components: grate arms (4.1.2) that can move at a horizontal angle over connecting grate shafts (4.1.3) independent from each other; grate shims (4.1.4) located on the grate shafts (4.1.3) and between the grate arms (4.1.2); a shank (4.1.5) connecting the grate arms (4.1.2) to a grate frame (4.1.1), and the top grate to the grate mount (4.2), thus enabling the top grate to move in an upwards or downwards motion limited by supports (4.1.7, 4.1.8).
Interchangeable mouthpieces for brass instruments
Musicians skilled in the specialization of brasswind instruments often desire to work out the facial muscles in preparation for a wide range of tonal registries. Most mouthpieces for particular brasswind instruments come in a very small variation of diameters and cup depths.
A high-heel cradle stability device with a tube-post, truss/beams/chords, insole, midsole, outsole, toe platform, bridge, pillar, arch, x-bracing, shank seating and a heel cup, having a pole for fitting the support pillars and sphere balls in a first seated raised area in a region underlying the forward edge of a heel bone, and a second shanked raised area underlying the metatarsal of the comforted arched between. A cradle structure to form part of a shoe, comprising a molded sole member of semi flexible material providing a plurality of fitting holes, said chassis holes fitted for a sole spherical ball.
Anti-loose screw and a die device for forming same
An anti-loose screw (20) includes a shank (24) having an external thread (28) with a thread angle of 63° to 68° between two flanks (34, 36) extending between a crest (30) and a root (32). A first angle (a) between one of the flanks (34, 36) and an axis (y) extending perpendicularly to a longitudinal axis (x) of the shank (24) and passing through the crest (30) is in a range between 34° and 40°.
Anti-split wood screw
An anti-split wood screw includes a screw head and a shank. The shank has a tip portion connected to a distal end thereof, a first thread extended helically from the front end of the tip portion toward the distal end of the shank, a second thread extended helically from the distal end of the first thread toward the shank, and a third thread extended helically from the distal end of the second thread toward the middle of the shank.
Fabrication system for key making machine
A fabrication system is disclosed for use in a key making machine. The fabrication system may have a housing with a slot configured to receive a key blank, and a receiving unit configured to accept a shank of the key blank at the slot.
The Hillman Group Inc.
Identification module for key making machine
An identification module is disclosed for use in a key making machine. The identification module may have a key receiving assembly configured to receive only a shank of an existing key, and an imaging assembly configured to generate an image of the shank while the existing key is being manually held in the key receiving assembly.
The Hillman Group Inc.
Assemblies for towing
An assembly for towing vehicles has a tow hook with an angularly adjustable hook member connected to a shank, the hook member used to secure a towing strap and the shank connected to a vehicular tow hitch. The shank includes two opposing side walls with co-axial openings and a connector wall connecting the opposing side walls and forming a channel therebetween for receiving a tow mount flange which has an opening co-axial with the side wall openings when received.
Drilling systems and multi-faced drill bit assemblies
A drill bit assembly that includes a shank including a shank axis, first and second ends, a drill bit seat at the second end and a central flow bore extending axially from the first end. Additionally, the assembly includes a sleeve disposed about and translatable axially relative to the shank and a drill bit rotatably coupled to the sleeve.
National Oilwell Dht, L.p.
Two-piece key assembly
A key assembly is disclosed. The key assembly may have a blade with a head portion, a shank, and a transition region connecting the head portion to the shank.
The Hillman Group Inc.
Root canal probe tool and removing a broken instrument fragment from a root canal
In endodontic therapy, a probe tool is disclosed which enables the removal of a broken file or instrument fragment wedged in a root canal of a tooth. A shank portion of the probe tool is made at least in part from flexible planar sheet material such as stainless spring steel.
A plug insert comprising a shank configured to be removably received in a fastener hole in a panel in a position where an outer end of the plug insert is disposed adjacent an outer surface of the panel. A longitudinal cavity is disposed within the shank and a barrier is disposed on the plug insert to protect against damage and/or contamination..
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Wire mesh rivet
A wire mesh rivet (13) is provided which is used to produce a wire mesh isolator (11) in a bore (9) of a substrate such as a heat shield (7) for a vehicle exhaust system. The rivet (13) comprises a unitary wire mesh structure (19) which has a collar (15) and a shank (17).
Acs Industries, Inc.
Fastening system with eccentric
Fastening system for a linear machine element (2, 102) for fastening in a machine foundation (4), having a clamping element which has a shank (35) and a head (37), wherein the diameter of the head (37) is greater than the diameter of the shank (35), and having an eccentric (60) which comprises a sleeve (68) with an eccentric bore (66) and a torque-transmitting element (70), wherein the outer diameter of the head (37) is smaller than the inner diameter of the bore (66) or at least substantially corresponds to the inner diameter of the bore (66).. .
Shrink-fit chuck with tool cooling
A shrink-fit chuck having a receiving body, a receiving opening for a tool shank, arranged in the receiving body, an accumulation and collection chamber arranged in the front region of the receiving opening and at least one coolant supply channel leading to the accumulation and collection chamber. The accumulation and collection chamber is delimited to the front by a ring bar arranged at the front end of the receiving opening.
Composite electro-spark electrode and methods of its use
Composite electro-spark electrodes, along with methods of their use in an electro-spark deposition process, are provided. The composite electro-spark electrode can include an electrode tip that is mechanically and electrically attached to a shank.
General Electric Company
Bending machine having a bending head that is movable about a stationary bending shank
The machine for cambering, shaping, bending or curving a bar along a bending axis includes an arm, a bending shank supported by the arm, a bending head including a bending lug that is rotatable relative to the bending axis, and a feeding station for moving the bar along an axis of travel and across the bending shank. The bending head also includes: a first connecting rod supporting the bending lug and having a head, a second connecting rod having a head, the heads being coupled so as to rotate relative to a hinge axis perpendicular to the axis of travel, a first driver for translating a leg of the first connecting rod along an axis parallel to the axis of travel, and a second driver for translating a leg the second connecting rod along an axis parallel to the axis of travel..
Fishing lure imitating a bird
A fishing lure imitating a bird has a body having a central long axis with equal longitudinal buoyancy, a set of two simulated eyes, groups of buoyant flexible strands each joined at one end to the body simulating extended bird wings, and a hook element disposed longitudinally through the cylindrical body with a shank extending rearward in the body along the long axis, the shank exiting the body in an upward-facing lengthwise recess, then bending forward to present a hook point.. .
Dual axis hook assembly for a power tool
A power tool includes a housing and a hook assembly. The hook assembly includes a hook support and a hook member.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
A drain apparatus includes a drain body, a stem, a stopper and at least one torsion spring. The drain body has a drain passage therethrough and a frame radially extending across the drain passage.
Home More Enterprise Co., Ltd.
Orthopedic screw fastener system including locking and non-locking screws
An orthopedic screw fastener system which includes at least two screws and at least one bone plate. At least one screw is a locking screw comprising a screw head and a screw shank, the screw head being provided with a thread.
An improved fastener comprising: a screw element (1) and a cover member (11). The screw element (1) comprising a shank member (2) having comprising a piercing tip (6) at a first end of the shank member and a head (7) at a second end of the shank member.
James Hardie Technology Limited
Fastening element having a spring shank, and composite structure
A fastening element for fastening a base plate on a substructure having a web-shaped edge region includes a rotary drive and a screw spring element formed from a spring wire. A rotational axis of the rotary drive and a spring axis of the screw spring element are coaxial.
F. Zwei Gmbh
Pick tool with a removable shank
Pick tool assemblies for use with formation degradation machines, such as road milling, mining, trenching or drilling machines, may be disposed on rotatable drums, wheels, continuous chains, drill bits or the like and brought into engagement with such formations as rock, asphalt, coal or concrete to break up or otherwise degrade the formations. Such pick tool assemblies may comprise a shank comprising a forward end and a rearward end wherein the rearward end may be formed for retention in a bore of a block attached to a driving mechanism and the forward end may comprise a body detachably and nonrotatably fastened thereto.
Railroad spike for attaching a metal rail to a wooden tie
A railway spike for connecting an associated metal member with an associated wood member includes a head including an annular flange and a standoff extending axially from the flange. An intermediate section extends axially from the standoff.
Hexagon Industries, Inc.
A dispenser for dispensing a fluid. The dispenser includes a shank for penetrating a countertop opening and having a filling end.
Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc.
A percussion device including a shank adaptor, a machine housing that contains a percussion piston that is arranged to carry out a reciprocating movement caused by the pressure from a hydraulic fluid and to strike the shank adaptor when the percussion device is in use. An elastic element is arranged radially outwards from the percussion piston to dampen the recoil from the shank adaptor.
Construction Tools Pc Ab
A drive bit used with a drill for installing a small diameter shanked cup hook or eyebolt into a stationary surface. The drive bit includes a tubular member integrally joined to the shaft.
Pressing tool and locking bolt
A pressing tool in which, according to work content, an exchange tool is held so as to be capable of being exchanged by attachment/detachment by a locking bolt penetrating through a mounting portion provided to the tool main body, and the exchange tool is actuated by a pressing member. The outer periphery of the shank of the locking bolt is provided with: an annular groove for locking, arranged on the bolt-head side so as to be partially discontinuous; a release groove extending from the discontinuous part of the annular groove toward the tip of the bolt along the shank at an incline so as to gradually get shallower; and a retaining annular groove formed on the shank further toward the tip of the bolt than the release groove, the bolt-head side inner wall of the retaining annular groove being formed as a tapered incline.
Izumi Products Company
An artificial fishing bait comprising a body having an anterior end, a posterior end, a dorsum, and a ventrum, with the body being defined by an anteroposterior axis within a mid-sagittal plane. The body comprises at least one surface defining a dorsal channel in the dorsum.
Coaxial barrel fittings and couplings with ground establishing traveling sleeves
Barrel connectors, a right angled adaptor and a single ended fitting include at least one axially displaceable traveling sleeve for insuring electrical continuity with coaxial connector, nominally an f-connector. Each barrel connector described comprises a rigid, metallic hollow body housing an internal contact tube.
Perfectvision Manufacturing, Inc.
The tool shank contains a taper member, a flange member, a holder member, a clamped member, and a number of slits. The taper member has a conic shape extended along an axial direction with a top section and a bottom section.
Holder and cutting tool
A holder for grooving work includes a shank portion, and a head portion located on an end portion thereof. The head portion includes an insert attaching space, an upper and lower respectively located above and below the insert attaching space, a slit extending backward from the insert attaching space, an upper and a lower jaw connecting portions divided by the slit, an upper clamp surface on the upper jaw and a lower clamp surface on the lower jaw opposed to the insert attaching space.
Coupling mechanism for cutting tool
A rotary cutting tool including a cutter member having an axial forward end and an axial rearward end. A cutting region is at the axial forward end of the cutter member, and a male threaded portion is adjacent the axial rearward end of the cutter member.
Coupling mechanism for cutting tool
A rotary cutting tool includes a cutter of generally cylindrical shape disposed about a central longitudinal axis. The cutter has a first end having an active fluted portion and an opposite second end, the second end having a male threaded portion disposed thereabout.
Track mount base with momentary release
A locking rail base, formed of a case having a shell formed with a hollow cavity with an opening thereinto, a stabilizer, and a passage through an end of the shell; a t-bolt anchor having a shank with flukes adjacent one end; and a t-bolt cylinder received into the cavity in the shell, the t-bolt cylinder forming a channel having the shank of the t-bolt anchor received slidingly therein. An anti-rotation interface is provided between the shank of the t-bolt anchor and the channel of the t-bolt cylinder.
High-capacity radial fit coupling bolts
A high capacity radial-fit coupling bolt (or “expanding sleeve bolt”) has a pair of tapered sleeves about a shank of a bolt to which can be applied a tensioning load. An extrudable ring, or a compression ring, is interposed between a head nut or head flange at one end of the shank, and one end of an inner sleeve.
Technofast Industries Pty Ltd