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 Conductive sleeved fastener assembly patent thumbnailnew patent Conductive sleeved fastener assembly
A conductive fastener assembly, system, and method, wherein the fastener assembly includes a fastener, a fastener sleeve, a nut, and a lubricant coating. The lubricant coating is deposited on a distal portion of a fastener shank and is omitted from the rest of the fastener.
The Boeing Company

 Jewelry-stylus device patent thumbnailnew patent Jewelry-stylus device
A jewelry-stylus device includes a jewelry item wearable on a body part of a user, and a stylus element mounted on the jewelry item, for contacting a touch screen. The device may have a plurality of arcuate shank parts that are movable between a closed position in which the shank parts form an annulus that at least partially encircles a body part of the user, and an open position in which two of the shank parts are connected in series along a row when the device is used as a stylus, for example, for data entry.

 Mounting screw patent thumbnailnew patent Mounting screw
A mounting screw (1), comprising a head part (2), a tip part (3), the tip part (3) having a tapered shape tapering from the shank part (4) to the tip (5) of the screw, and comprising a tip part thread (6), said tip part thread (6) extending to the very end of the tip (5). The mounting screw (1) further comprises a shank part (4) between the head part (2) and the tip part (3), the shank part (4) comprising a shank part thread (7), wherein the pitch (p1) of the shank part thread (7) is larger than the pitch (p2) of the tip part thread (6), and the thread root of the tip part (3) being frustoconical in its shape..
Kingi Oy

 Screw-type fastener patent thumbnailnew patent Screw-type fastener
A multi-thread screw includes a head end, a shank and a tapered end. Both a high thread and a low thread begin on the tapered end and extend onto the shank.

 Tool holder and base mounting assembly patent thumbnailnew patent Tool holder and base mounting assembly
A mounting assembly adapted for attachment to a surface of a rotatable driving member of a cutting tool machine and adapted for receiving a cutting tool includes: a base having a bottom portion for attachment to the surface of the rotatable driving member and a front portion that defines a bore; and a tool holder configured for mounting to the base. The tool holder includes: a leading head region having a forward face that defines an aperture for receiving the cutting tool; a trailing shank region with a central longitudinal axis and having an axial forward end and an axial rearward end; and a mediate region intermediate of and contiguous with the leading head region and the trailing shank region.
Kennametal Inc.

 Subsurface drilling tool patent thumbnailnew patent Subsurface drilling tool
An improved subsurface drill bit includes two rotatable cutters disposed between two ear portions of a shank, each of the rotatable cutters having an arcuate face and cutting elements. Cutting edges of the cutting elements, outer surfaces of the ear portions, and protrusions extending outwardly from the shank collectively define a circular configuration to prevent backflow of drilling debris and to prevent wobble of the drill bit in operation.
Tenax Energy Solutions, Llc

 Method of making folding hand tool set for bicycles patent thumbnailnew patent Method of making folding hand tool set for bicycles
A method for producing a tool for use in a folding hand tool set includes the following steps. Firstly, a metallic rod is provided.

 Improved anchor fitting for hollow ball patent thumbnailnew patent Improved anchor fitting for hollow ball
An improved anchor fitting (10) for anchoring a tether cord (22) to a hollow ball (12). The anchor fitting (10) includes an anchor body (16) comprising a shank portion (18) and a head (20) at one end of the shank portion.
Limpet Sports Management B.v.

 Scissors with bendable and shape-retaining blades patent thumbnailnew patent Scissors with bendable and shape-retaining blades
A pair of scissors includes two handles (12, 14) having two overlapping shank portions (16, 18). Two recesses (20, 22) are formed on opposite inner faces of the shank portions (16, 18) respectively.

 Tree treatment capsule patent thumbnailnew patent Tree treatment capsule
A capsule (1) for insertion into a bore of a porous element to apply treatment substance to the interior of the element and having a container (2), with at least one internal cavity (3) for receiving treatment substance and an outer stop flange (8), and a plug (4) received in and fixed to the container through a common interconnecting land (5). A first container shank portion (6) that extends from a first insertion end (1a) of the capsule and up to the area of the interconnecting land has a uniform, generally cylindrical shape, a second container shank portion (7) extending away from said container first shank portion, from the area of the inter- connecting land towards the outer stop flange, at least at an inner surface (7b) thereof has an outwardly slightly diverging, conical shape and at an outer surface (7a) thereof, separated a short distance from the outer stop flange has a first circumferential beveled edge (9) serving as a transition to an outer increased diameter section (7c).
Mertec Ab


Material with self-locking barbs & locking barbs

A method of attaching a sheet of barbed material to a substrate includes positioning the sheet adjacent a face of a substrate. The sheet has a planar portion, and a plurality of barbs extending from the planar portion.
R.a. Investment Management S.a.r.l.


Rotating chuck with coolant groove arrangement

A rotating chuck includes a coolant groove arrangement integrally along a shank-receiving bore of the rotating chuck. The groove arrangement defines a flow path in fluid communication with front and rear bore ends.
Iscar, Ltd.


Method for producing a drill bit

A method for producing a drill bit includes preparing a metal shank and a metal drill, with the metal shank having a hardness greater than a hardness of the metal drill. Each of the metal shank and a metal drill includes an end having an end face.
Compass Corporation


End milling cutter for heat-resistant superalloys

An end milling cutter for heat-resistant superalloys (hrsa) has a shank and a cutting head, which have a common rotation axis, the shank having a connection section for connection to the cutting head and a coupling section for connection to a tool holder, the cutting head consisting of a solid ceramic part, which has a rotationally symmetrical envelope and is butt-joined to an end face of the connection section. In order to keep excessive vibrations and thus stresses low in the interface between the cutting head and the connection section of the milling cutter and to create milling cutters that can also cover the diameter range above 12 mm and in particular above 20 mm and up to 32 mm, the coupling section has a conical peg having an external thread..
Walter Ag


Medical knife

A medical knife which maintains low penetration resistance, without the maximum-width parts of the medical knife creating sudden changes in penetration resistance even when passing through tissue. Knife includes a pointed tip, a cutting part which has edges having first oblique faces which are formed along the outer periphery, and second oblique faces which are formed inside the first oblique faces.
Mani, Inc.


Surgical drill bit

A surgical drill bit is formed by a cylindrical body that comprises a distal fluted drill section, a fluted midsection and a proximal drive transmission shank. The distal end of the drill section forms the drill point of the surgical bit and comprises at least two opposed cutting edges that extend from the tip of the drill point to the leading edge of a land defined by the outer surface of a respective drill point flute.
Cutting Edge Medical Llc



A screw includes a shank with a threaded section extending downwards from a head. A drilling portion is connected to the shank.


Format part and format part fastener

A format-part fastener for attaching an interchangeable format part to a machine frame includes a first connecting element having a mounting stud that extends along the stud's axis and that has an angled face that defines an acute angle relative to the stud's axis. A second connecting element has a locating sleeve for receiving the mounting stud.
Khs Gmbh


Disk outer rim seal

A turbine section comprises a rotor, blade and rim seal. The rotor comprises a rim defining an outer diameter surface, and a slot in the outer diameter surface.
United Technologies Corporation


Multi-function health professional tool

A multifunction health professional tool, having a pair of scissors with a pair of blades and a pair of handles connected by a pair of shanks. The tool also includes a babinski reflex hammer detachably connected to one of the handles, a taylor reflex hammer having a first portion connected to one of the handles and a second portion connected to the opposing handle, a slide ruler attached to one of the shanks, and a pupil dilator light attached to one of the shanks..


Chucking device

A chucking device for a tool includes a tool receiving element; a collet for clamping the tool, the collet being inserted in an opening in the tool receiving element; a clamping nut for axially displacing the collet in relation to the tool receiving element; and a pressure piece which is arranged between the clamping nut and the collet and is rotatably mounted in relation to the clamping nut, by means of which piece the collet can be axially displaced in relation to the tool receiving element by the clamping nut. To permit a tool shank to be securely clamped in and released from the collet, even under extremely high clamping forces, the pressure piece has coupling elements for a torsion-proof connection to corresponding mating elements of the tool receiving element..
Haimer Gmbh


Interbody prosthetic device with compound-arc, blade anchor

An intervertebral implant includes a body and a plate. The body has an upper surface defining an upper plane and a lower surface defining a lower plane.


Polyaxial bone screw with shank articulation pressure insert and method

A polyaxial bone screw assembly includes a threaded shank body having an upper portion, a receiver member or head, a retaining and articulating structure, and a pressure insert disposed between the shank upper portion and a rod. The receiver has a u-shaped cradle defining a channel for receiving a spinal fixation rod and a receiver cavity.


Element with a shank and a holding element connected to it for connecting to a rod

An element with a shank (1) and a holding element (2) connected to it for connecting to a rod (100) is provided, wherein the holding element (2) has a recess (3) having a u-shaped cross-section for receiving the rod (100) with two legs (4, 5) open at one end (6) and an inner thread (7) on the open legs (4, 5) and a locking element (9) with an outer thread (8) which cooperates with the inner thread of the legs, wherein the inner thread (7) of the legs and the outer thread (8) of the locking element are constructed with a flat thread in which the two flanks (7a, 7b; 8a, 8b)) enclose an angle of 90° in each case with the screw axis (s, m). This prevents splaying of the open legs when the locking element is screwed in.
Biedermann Technologies Gmbh & Co. Kg


Polyaxial bone screw with multi-part shank retainer and pressure insert

A polyaxial bone screw assembly includes a threaded shank body having an upper portion, a receiver, a compression insert and an articulation structure made from at least two discrete pieces. The shank upper portion cooperates with the compression insert to place the retainer in frictional engagement with the receiver.


Electronic padlocks and related methods

Disclosed are electronic padlocks and related methods. An electronic padlock includes a lock body, a shank, and a locking mechanism operably coupled to electronic circuitry configured to detect physical interactions of a user with the shank and control the locking mechanism.
Noke, Llc


Multi-component fastener and producing the same

A multi-component fastener is provided having a body and a sleeve. The body has a shank that extends lengthwise between a head and a distal end.
United Technologies Corporation


Anchoring device

An anchoring device has an insert sleeve and an expanding rivet. The insert sleeve is anchorable in an insert recess of a support part via engagement tongues.
A. Raymond Et Cie


Turbine bucket for control of wheelspace purge air

Embodiments of the invention relate generally to rotary machines and, more particularly, to the control of wheel space purge flow in gas turbines. In one embodiment, the invention provides a turbine bucket comprising: a platform portion; an airfoil extending radially outward from the platform portion; a shank portion extending radially inward from the platform portion; at least one angel wing extending axially from a face of the shank portion; a platform lip extending axially from the platform portion, the platform lip disposed radially outward from the at least one angel wing; and a plurality of turbulators disposed along and extending outward from the face of the shank portion between the platform lip and the at least one angel wing..
General Electric Company


Turbine bucket for control of wheelspace purge air

Embodiments of the invention relate generally to rotary machines and, more particularly, to the control of wheel space purge air in gas turbines. In one embodiment, the invention provides a turbine bucket comprising: a platform portion; an airfoil extending radially outward from the platform portion; a shank portion extending radially inward from the platform portion; at least one angel wing extending axially from a face of the shank portion, the at least one angel wing including an angel wing rim extending radially upward toward the airfoil; and a plurality of voids disposed along the angel wing rim..
General Electric Company


Turbine bucket for control of wheelspace purge air

Embodiments of the invention relate generally to rotary machines and, more particularly, to the control of wheel space purge air in gas turbines. In one embodiment, the invention provides a turbine bucket comprising: a platform portion; an airfoil extending radially outward from the platform portion; a shank portion extending radially inward from the platform portion; an angel wing extending axially from a face of the shank portion; and a plurality of voids disposed along a length of the angel wing, each of the plurality of voids extending radially through the angel wing..
General Electric Company


Cutting bit assembly

A cutting bit assembly includes a block, a bit sleeve, and a seal. The block includes a first bore and a fluid passage.
Joy Mm Delaware, Inc.


Mineral winning pick, holder, and combination

A pick for mineral winning includes an elongate shank configured to be positioned into a cavity of a holder. A profile is defined on an outside surface of the shaft which includes a first surface formed into the profile and disposed to receive a leveraging device to enable a first forced translational movement of the shaft relative to the holder, and a second surface formed into the profile and disposed to receive the leveraging device to enable a second forced translational movement of the shaft relative to the holder..
Esco Corporation


Shank adaptor with fracture resistant flushing hole

A rock drilling shank adaptor includes an elongate body having an internal flushing bore and an entry hole through the sidewall of the adaptor in fluid communication with the internal bore. The flushing hole is optimised to reduce the likelihood of fracture at the wall of the adaptor and in particular includes straight sections at axially forward and rearwardmost regions of the hole..
Sandvik Intellectual Property Ab


Toolholder with tunable passive vibration absorber assembly

A toolholder includes a cutting tool mounted to a head attached to a collar at a first end of the toolholder. A shank is located at a second, opposite end of the toolholder.
Kennametal Inc.


Wearable posture assisting device

The invention is a wearable mechatronic posture assisting device comprising an upper support (10) for connecting to the thigh of a person, a lower support (20) for connecting to the shank of the person and a joint (28) pivotably connecting both supports (10, 20), and a damper (30) with connectors (31a, 32a) for pivotably connecting the damper (30) to the supports (10, 20). The damper (30) is designed to linearly damp the pivot of the joint (28).
Eth Zurich


Accessory mount

An accessory mount includes a clamp with a threaded shank attached to a clamp knob for securing together upper and lower clamp bodies and a means for removably mounting one or more accessories such as a detachable and angularly adjustable hand grip on one of the bodies. Mating rosettes may pivotably mount the hand grip to one of the bodies.


Hollow metal screw and making

A hollow screw and related process of making is provided, wherein the hollow screw is formed from a generally circular corrosion resistant stainless steel disk cut from flat roll stock. The hollow screw includes a head and an elongated and hollow shaft having a wall thickness between about 0.2 to about 0.7 millimeters extending therefrom and defining a shank portion and a threaded portion having a plurality of threads thereon with a rotational drive mechanism configured to facilitate tightening via the threads.
Physical Systems, Inc.


Casing structure interposed between the engine and the nacelle having a mounting plate with bolts

An aircraft casing structure including a shroud surrounding the engine and made up of a plurality of sectors; a plurality of radial arms, each mounted between two adjacent shroud sectors and each having a base; and a plurality of fasteners for fastening the shroud sectors on the bases of the radial arms; the fasteners including a plurality of plates each mounted flush in a respective groove of corresponding shape in a shroud sector, and a set of headed bolts held captive in the plate by a difference of diameter between their shanks and their threads, a set of captive nuts being fastened to the bases to provide a secure connection between the shroud sectors and the radial arms by each nut receiving the thread of a respective captive bolt of the set of headed bolts.. .


Metal leading edge on composite blade airfoil and shank

A composite blade includes a composite airfoil section having airfoil pressure and suction sides extending chordwise between airfoil leading and trailing edges, a dovetail root attached to airfoil section and a blade shank therebetween, and a metallic leading edge shield covering an axially extending portion of airfoil section including at least a portion of airfoil leading edge and a radially and chordwise extending portion of a leading edge portion of the blade shank. Leading edge portion may be cut back from airfoil leading edge and a shank leading edge aft or downstream of airfoil leading edge.
General Electric Company


Heat shield and method to produce same

A heat shield for shielding of hot areas of a combustion engine. The heat shield has at least one metal sheet layer with a first and a second surface.


Hole-drilling device for drilling hole with expanded diameter hole portion

A device for drilling a hole with an expanded diameter includes: a body, a shank; a sleeve; a compression spring; a drill bit body; an expanded diameter hole portion forming member attached to a side surface of the drill bit body and configured such that a cutting bit protrudes laterally from the drill bit body when the expanded diameter hole portion forming member moves forward on the side surface; a compression spring, which urges the expanded diameter hole portion forming member rearward relative to the drill bit body; and a cam. The expanded diameter hole portion forming member is configured to move forward on the side surface of the drill bit body owing to rotation of the cam when the body moves forward relative to the sleeve..
Kabushiki Kaisha Miyanaga


Locking pliers with improved adjustment member

A hand tool includes a first jaw, a first handle fixed to the first jaw, a second jaw, and a second handle pivotally coupled to the second jaw, a link member, and an adjustment member. The adjustment member is operable to axially move a first end of the link member to vary a distance between the first and second jaws.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation


Bladed jig head

A bladed jig head includes a hook, a weighted jig mold, a plurality of lure skirts, a shape-memory blade arm, and a spinner blade. A shank of the hook and the shape-memory blade arm are perpendicularly connected to each other by the weighted jig mold as the weighted jig mold is positioned adjacent to an eye of the hook.


Fastener for in situ fluid injection

A fastener having a head, a shank, and a longitudinal through hole extending through the head and the shank. When the fastener is used to fasten materials or objects together, epoxy or other fluids can be injected into the through hole and through the fastener in situ.


Hollow metal screw and making

A hollow screw and related process of making is provided, wherein the hollow screw is formed from a generally circular corrosion resistant stainless steel disk cut from flat roll stock. The hollow screw includes a head and an elongated and hollow shaft having a wall thickness between about 0.2 to about 0.7 millimeters extending therefrom and defining a shank portion and a threaded portion having a plurality of threads thereon with a rotational drive mechanism configured to facilitate tightening via the threads.
Physical Systems, Inc.


Off bottom flow diverter sub

An off bottom flow diverter subassembly. A fronthead and shank each includes a central bore.
Atlas Copco Secoroc Llc


Drilling tools having matrices with carbide-forming alloys, and methods of making and using same

Drilling tools, such as drill bits, having a shank, a crown, and a plurality of abrasive cutting elements. In the case of impregnated drilling tools, the abrasive cutting elements are dispersed throughout at least a portion of the crown.
Longyear Tm, Inc.


Folding hitch

A folding hitch assembly, system, and method includes two opposed sides plates and a vehicle shank secured partially between the two opposed sides plates and extends outward therefrom. A support ledge is secured between the two opposed side plates and a support bar is secured between the two opposed side plates in a position intermediate the pivot holes and the vehicle shank.
Discount Ramps.com, Llc


Spindle and tool holder refinisher

An apparatus and method for refinishing a tapered surface of a machine tool component. The apparatus includes a head defining at least three tapered segments which are configured to conform precisely to the taper of the machine tool component being refinished.


Tool for friction stir welding

A tool for friction stir welding includes a tool part, a shank part and a cap part. The tool part and the shank part have a hexagonal frustum-shaped concave section and a hexagonal frustum-shaped convex section to enable movement of the tool part with respect to the shank part in a direction parallel to an axis of rotation while movement of the tool part with respect to the shank part in a direction around the axis of rotation is restricted, by the hexagonal frustum-shaped concave section and the hexagonal frustum-shaped convex section of the tool part and the shank part are fitted to each other.
Furuya Metal Co., Ltd.


Dental drill system

The invention concerns a dental drill system (1), comprising a drill (2) having a drilling part (3) with a first end (4) configured for drilling a hole in a jaw bone and a shank part (5) with a second end (6) configured for connection to a drill-rotating device and a guiding sleeve (7) for guiding the drill (2) during drilling, wherein the guiding sleeve (7) has a first side (8) intended to face the drill-rotating device and a second side (9) intended to face the jaw bone during a drilling operation, and wherein a guiding through-hole (10) extends from the first side (8) to the second side (9). The invention is characterized in that a rim (11) extends at least partly around the circumference of the drill (2), and in that the system (1) comprises a drill stop sleeve (12, 121) that is capable of being brought onto the drill wherein the drill stop sleeve (12) is provided with a recess (13) extending circumferentially around an inner side of the drill stop sleeve (12, 121), wherein the relative dimensions of the rim (11) and the recess (13) are adapted to allow the drill stop sleeve (12, 121) to be snap-locked onto the drill (2), and wherein the guiding sleeve (7) comprises a flange (14) that defines an end position for the drill stop sleeve (12, 121)..
Elos Medtech Timmersdala Ab


Quick-connect anti-rotation peg/drill bit component

A quick-connect drill bit assembly comprising a drive shank and a drill bit releasably attached to the drive shank, the drill bit being configured to bore a first hole in a bone through a drill guide. A portion of the drill bit is configured to remain within the first hole after the drive shank is detached therefrom, the drill bit being configured to prevent the drill guide from rotating with respect to the bone as a second hole is bored into the bone..
Biomet Manufacturing, Llc


Broadhead arrow

An expandable broadhead includes an elongated ferrule and a blade. The ferrule includes a forward ferrule tip and an aft shank operable to connect the broadhead to an arrow shaft.


Various bit holders and unitary bit/holders for use with shortened depth bit holder blocks

Bit holders and combination bit/bit holders with shortened quick change shanks that are selectably retainable in complementary base block bores that are likewise shortened for providing added spacing at the rear of base blocks. When a plurality of such base blocks are mounted in close proximity on a drum or endless chain, the added spacing provides ease of holder replacement and easy access at the rear of the bit holder base block bore..


Double ball end fastener driver

A fastener driver comprising a substantially l-shaped shank having ball ends disposed at both opposite ends of a shank, the ball ends capable of angular insertion into a socket head of a fastener for the purpose of applying torque. The driver may also include an obtuse interior angle about the l-shaped shank, a stubby short arm, and a thick neck about the short arm and adjacent to the ball end thereof..
Eklind Tool Company


Reciprocating saw blade with plunge nose

A reciprocating saw blade includes a body formed from a piece of coil stock. The body has a shank end configured to secure the blade with a reciprocating saw, a plunging end configured to enter a workpiece, and a cutting edge and opposite back edge extending between the shank end and the plunging end.
Black & Decker Inc.


Turning tool and sphericity processing method

Sphericity processing is performed by a circular tip in which a cutting edge has a circular shape and a radius of the circular shape is 2 to 5 mm and desirably 2 to 3 mm. As a holder, a shoulder formed between a front end of a shank and the tip is provided only at one side surface of the shank, the other holder side surface is formed in a straight shape, and a clamping portion of the front end of the shank is not provided with a protrusion portion provided in a cutting-off bite holder of the related art..


Locking device for locking tools in a press brake

A locking device for locking tools in a press brake includes a first jaw (2) and a second jaw (3), movable towards and away from each other, and at least one safety hook (4) interposed there between provided with a retaining tooth (41) adapted to be inserted into a groove (52) defined in the shank (51) of a tool (5), wherein on an inner side (35) of the second jaw (3) facing the first jaw (2) there is provided at least one thrust surface (36) adapted to cooperate with, while resting slidingly against, at least one corresponding rest surface (43) on an outer side (42) of the safety hook, the thrust surface (36) and the rest surface (43) lying substantially parallel along a thrust plane (p) sloping in the opposite direction to the first jaw (2) by an angle (α) of between 30° and 60° with respect to a vertical plane.. .
Rolleri S.p.a.


Polyaxial bone anchoring device with enlarged pivot angle

A polyaxial bone anchoring device includes an anchoring element having a shank and a head, a receiving part having a first end and a second end, a central axis, and an accommodation space for accommodating the head, the accommodation space having an opening at the second end, a sleeve-like insert piece configured to be arranged around a portion of the head and to be arranged in and to pivot in the accommodation space, and a pressure member including a portion configured to exert pressure onto the head, wherein the anchoring element and insert piece are pivotable with respect to the receiving part such that respective angles formed by a central axis of the insert piece with the central axis of the receiving part and a central axis of the anchoring element are adjustable, and can be locked by exerting pressure with the pressure member onto the head.. .
Biedermann Technologies Gmbh & Co. Kg


Reposable clip applier

A surgical clip applier includes an actuation mechanism, a body portion, a jaw blade, and a clip cartridge, the jaw blade and clip cartridge removeably disposed within the body portion. The jaw blade including first and second opposed jaws operably connected to the actuation mechanism to effectuate closure of a surgical clip, the first and second opposed jaws connected to each other at a proximal end by a shank section.
Covidien Lp


Threaded screw with shank slot

The present invention is an improved screw fastener design that exhibits greater holding power and a reduction in installation time over previously known designs.. .


Trim board screw

A trim board fastener for composite or plastic material comprises a head having a recessed underside with a rim. A shank extends from the head and has an upper region, an unthreaded intermediate land and a lower region.


Compression indentation fastener device

An enlarged head fastener device and method for manufacturing the same is described. The enlarged head fastener device includes a shank and a head.


Valve jet printer with inert plunger tip

A valve jet printer includes a solenoid coil and a plunger rod having a magnetically susceptible shank. A first end of the shank and at least a portion of the shank are received within a bore of the solenoid coil.


Internal fixation device for bone fractures

An internal fixation device is adapted for fixing a first bone fracture to a second bone fracture. The internal fixation device includes: a shank adapted to extend into the first and second bone fractures and including a connecting segment that is made of a shape-memory alloy, and a first threaded segment that is connected to a first end of the connecting segment and that is adapted to be fixed in the first bone fracture; and a fixing unit adapted to fasten the second bone fracture to the first bone fracture.


Cannulated polyaxial screw

A polyaxial bone screw having a bone implantable shank, a head and a retaining ring. The retaining ring includes an outer partial hemispherical surface and an inner bore with radially extending channels and partial capture recesses.


Plural tapered fastener with material receiving inward region

A plural tapered fastener with a material receiving inward region. Fastener embodiments have particular utility in penetrating and securing work pieces of high density material, such as medium density fiberboard and high density fiberboard, without blemishing of the workpiece.


Arrangement of a rotor and at least a blade

It is disclosed an arrangement of a rotor and at least a blade. The blade includes a root, a platform and an airfoil.


Vibration damper

A gas turbine engine including a rotor and a cooling fluid delivery system is presented. The rotor includes a disc and a plurality of blades extending radially therefrom.


Driver bits adapted for both wrenches and bit screwdrivers

A driver bit for applying torque to a fastener with both wrenches and bit screwdrivers comprising: a) a drive portion comprising: i) a hexagonal shank portion, and ii) a holder portion comprising a collar or a groove that is capable of accommodating a c-clip; and b) a working head portion.. .


Multi-flute ball end mill

A multi-flute ball end mill comprising a shank portion, a cutting edge portion having a ball-shaped tip portion, and 3 or more cutting edges formed in the cutting edge portion; each cutting edge being constituted by a peripheral cutting edge having a twist angle η of 35-45°, and a ball-end cutting edge having a twist angle μ at the outermost peripheral point, the twist angle η and the twist angle μ meeting the relation of η−μ≦7°, such that the ball-end cutting edge is smoothly connected to the peripheral cutting edge; the ball-end cutting edge having a radial rake angle of −37° to −11°; the peripheral cutting edge having a radial rake angle of 2-8°; and a center-lowered, inclined cutting edge integrally extending from a tip end of each ball-end cutting edge to a rotation center point, in a tip end portion of the ball portion near the rotation center point.. .


Disposable drilling and milling cutter

A disposable drilling and milling cutter for use with an nc or cnc machine tool and configured to be fed in a spiral manner includes a shank, a chip removing groove at one of a plurality of offset positions at one end of the shank, a blade seat at a distal end of the chip removing groove, and a disposable blade locked to the blade seat. The disposable blade has a cutting edge at each of its upper and lower ends, and each cutting edge has an irregular height and a notch.


Spirally-fed drilling and milling cutter

A spirally-fed drilling and milling cutter to be driven spirally in order to drill and mill includes a shank, a groove at one of a plurality of offset positions at one end of the shank, a blade at a bottom side of the groove, and a spiral flute on the periphery of the main body of the shank, wherein the spiral flute has a flute end connected with the groove. When the cutter is rotated at high speed and in high torsion, drilling/milling chips are pushed upward, along with a cutting liquid, through the spiral flute out of a hole being made.


Connecting rod

A connecting rod (1) has a small end (2) that is connectable rotatably to a piston, a connecting rod big end (3) that is connectable rotatably to a crankshaft, and a shank (4) between the ends (2, 3). The connecting rod big end (3) has a big end (5) and a connecting rod bearing cover (6) that can be screwed to the big end (5).
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft


Fastener with loop or hook

A threaded hook or eye loop has a tool receptacle at the end of the threaded shank with the hook or loop configured for rotary insertion with a power tool or hand tool that directly rotates the threaded shaft.. .


Cage stud assembly and related assembly methods

In accordance with a first aspect of the present disclosure, a method of assembling a first automobile component relative to a second automobile component is provided. The method includes providing a cage fastener assembly that includes a cage and a first fastener.
Newfrey Llc


Threaded fastener

A threaded fastener is provided in which a head bearing surface can be in full intimate contact with a counterpart. The threaded fastener is provided with a head (10), and a screw shank (20) extending from the head (10).
Topura Co., Ltd.


Metal attachment

The invention concerns a metal attachment for providing an electrically conductive surface through the entire thickness of structural elements to be assembled. The attachment thereby comprises a head (12)and a smooth shank (14) extending along an axis of revolution, characterized in that the shank comprising at least one conductive portion (24) and one lubricating portion (22) disposed along the axis of revolution of the attachment along at least one length of the shank.
Lisi Aerospace


Combination collar feeder and swaging tool

A combination collar feeder and swaging tool for installing lockbolt fasteners. The collar feeder is mounted on the tool to present collars one-by-one from a cartridge.
Gage Bilt, Inc.


Connection apparatus usable in vacuum interrupter

An improved connection apparatus that meets these and other needs includes, in one embodiment, an approximately j-shaped flexible conductor having at its end an opening that receives therethrough a portion of the shank for mechanical and electrical connection therebetween. The conductor further includes a hole formed therein at approximately its midpoint that receives therein, in a movable and non-contacting fashion, another portion of the elongated shank.
Eaton Corporation


Pulley device

A pulley device comprising a rolling bearing including an inner ring defining a central bore, and outer ring and rolling elements mounted between the inner ring and the outer ring, a pulley secured in rotation with the outer ring and provided with a feature for engaging with a transmission member. The pulley additionally includes a screw comprising a head and a shank housed in the central bore of the inner ring, the screw being configured to fix the pulley device to a motor support.
Aktiebolaget Skf


Anti-loosening bolt assembly

An anti-loosening bolt assembly includes a bolt having a bolt head and a bolt shank; a fixed nut having second threads on an inner circumferential surface thereof; and a washer, wherein the bolt head includes a plurality of locking protrusions, each of the locking protrusions having an inclined locking surface and a vertical locking surface, the washer includes a plurality of stop protrusions, each of the stop protrusions having an inclined stop surface and a vertical stop surface, and a magnetic member is provided in the washer such that the magnetic member maintains a combined state of the washer with an objective member using a magnetic force, so that when a rotational force is applied to the bolt in the loosening direction, the inclined locking surface is stopped by the inclined stop surface, thereby preventing the bolt from loosening and rotating.. .
Korea Institute Of Machinery & Materials


Drill bits including sensing packages, and related drilling systems and methods of forming a borehole in a subterranean formation

A drill bit is disclosed that in one embodiment includes a bit body having a cutting section, a shank attached to the cutting section and a neck section and at least one sensor in contact with a surface of the shank and wherein the at least one sensor provides a signal in response to a bending moment.. .
Baker Hughes Incorporated


Key and rotary cylinder lock with key

A key (1) for a rotary cylinder lock (2) comprises a key grip (3) and a key shank (4), which adjoins the key grip (3) and extends along a longitudinal axis (l), wherein the key shank (4) has, on its outside (5), control recesses (10), in particular control bores, for properly positioning tumblers on the rotary cylinder lock (2) and also has at least one control element (6) arranged in a movable manner in the key shank (4), which control element (6) has a control surface (8), which interacts with a tumbler (7) of the rotary cylinder lock (2). Furthermore, the key is characterized in that the key shank (4), in the region of the control element (6), has a tapered cross section (9), which is tapered in relation to the cross section (11) with the control recesses (10)..
Assa Abloy (schweiz) Ag


Vehicle wheel axle assembly

A hub assembly, including: an axle with an axial opening; a hub shell; a frame, including first and second frame members with respective first and second retaining surfaces; and a control shaft within the axial opening. The control shaft includes: an engagement end; a clamping end with an enlarged head portion with an inwardly facing grip face; a shank extending between the engagement and clamping ends; first and second engagement surfaces proximal the engagement and clamping ends respectively.


Adapter for a dental milling block holder and a workpiece holder

The invention provides an adapter for a dental milling block holder with a dental milling block (52 and 54) or dental grinding block, which is attached to a dental milling block holder, in particular glued on, wherein the dental milling block holder is provided with a round shank which is mounted in the adapter (40). It is characterised in that the adapter (40) is provided with at least one internal thread (92) for the mounting of a fastening screw (31) which acts on the shank, to which fastening screw (31) inside the shank mount of the adapter (40) of the fastening screw (31) positioned opposite of it, at least one in particular elevated, in particular at least two elevated clamping surfaces (74 and 76) are formed against which the shank abuts..
Ivoclar Vivadent Ag


Iron-cutting drill

An iron-cutting drill includes a shank and two threaded section. The first threaded section extends from an end of the shank and includes a helical groove made of a helix angle smaller than 45°.
Shajeng Hardware Co., Ltd.


Method of making a spanner

A method of making a spanner comprises the steps of preparing a flat metal blank, forging and pressing a part of the metal blank to form a head and a shank whose width is smaller than a width of the head, pressing the head to form a first arch-shaped part, pressing a shank end of the shank to expand the shank end and thence form a second arch-shaped part, and pressing the head and the shank end again to remove redundant scrap projecting from the first arch-shaped part and the second arch-shaped part and also punch finished holes in the head and the shank end respectively, thereby completing the finished spanner. Accordingly, the method reduces the waste of the material and the processing cost, decreases the use frequency of high-cost machines and promotes the processing efficiency by using the flat metal blank..


Butterfly needle with a protective device

A butterfly needle with a protective device: includes a central body having a proximal end and an opposite distal end; a pair of wings bilaterally extending from the central body; a safety device designed to be automatically actuated by traction; and a needle with a shank having an engaging element near its tip for engagement with the safety device and supported by a needle hub at an opposite proximal end, the needle being slidingly longitudinally received in the central body, which includes an inner housing chamber between the proximal end and the distal end, wherein the safety device is irreversibly slidingly housed between a rest position and an actuated position.. .
Delta Med S.p.a. Unipersonale


Device for fixing two parts together

The invention relates to a device for fixing two parts together, a first part having a fixing flange comprising at least one through-orifice for a threaded shank, carried by or integral with a second part, and means for making the nut captive with respect to the flange before it is screwed onto the threaded shank, wherein these means are of the type having a thread, the nut having an externally threaded portion intended to be screwed into an internally tapped portion of the orifice in the flange or of an element attached to the flange and to pass completely through this internally tapped portion until it is housed in a cavity for axially retaining the nut, this allowing the nut to rotate freely before it is screwed onto the threaded shank. The invention also relates to a turbomachine that utilizes this device and to an associated fixing method..


Tool head cover

A tool head cover is provided for a rotary tool, which secures over a portion of the tool head and a portion of the rotating member extending therefrom to protect the tool during operation and to protect the user. The device comprises a shank cover member that extends over the rotating member of the tool, whereby the shank cover member has an outer sidewall and a hollow interior portion.


Twist drill for metal machining

A long twist drill includes a shank and a drill body having a drill tip (16). The twist drill has a length l and an outer diameter d, and has a cemented carbide or high speed steel substrate and a coating of at least one layer.
Seco Tools Ab


Die, joining tool and die production method

A die for a joining tool for carrying out a joining method by clinching or punch riveting. The die including a die shank and a die head.
Newfrey Llc


Hybrid bonded turbine rotors and methods for manufacturing the same

Hybrid bonded turbine rotors and methods for manufacturing the same are provided. A hybrid bonded turbine rotor comprises a turbine disk and a plurality of turbine blades each metallurgically bonded to a corresponding raised blade attachment surface of a plurality of raised blade attachment surfaces of the turbine disk to define a bond plane located at a selected radial position.
Honeywell International Inc.


Rotor rim impingement cooling

A system and method of cooling a radially outer surface of a rotor wheel post of a turbine wheel and a rotor wheel space between a turbine bucket and a rotor wheel post, including a turbine bucket having at least one cooling passage that extends between an inner cooling channel of the turbine bucket and an outer surface of a shank portion of the turbine bucket that directly faces a radially upper surface of the rotor wheel post, and using the cooling passage to direct cooling flow towards the radially upper surface of the rotor wheel post.. .
General Electric Company


Drill bits having flushing and systems for using same

A drill bit for forming a hole in a formation. The drill bit has a shank and a full face crown that cooperate to define an interior space that receives water or other drilling fluid.
Longyear Tm, Inc.


Control system for gas pressure controllers in explosion risk areas

A control system for pressure controllers in explosion risk areas has a pressure controller with adjusting screw to control the pressure inside a conduit used to transport explosive gas. An adapter with a hole is adapted to receive the head of the adjusting screw.
Automa - S.r.l.



A fastener comprises a shank defining a shank root, a head, a drilling portion and main threads. Each of the main threads is inclined with respect to a shank axis by 60-82 degrees.
Essence Method Refine Co., Ltd.


Turbomachine accessory gearbox equipped with an air/oil separator

The invention relates to an accessory gearbox (10) for a turbomachine, said gearbox being equipped with an air/oil separator (12) and comprising a casing (24) in which intermeshing pinions are mounted, one (18) of which is solidly connected to a coaxial shank (22) for driving at least one membrane filter (35) of the separator, characterised in that the membrane filter is mounted directly on a web of the pinion (18) inside the casing.. .


Railcar energy absorption/coupling system

A railcar energy absorption/coupling system including a cushioning assembly arranged in operable combination with a coupler and a yoke. The cushioning assembly is positioned in a draft pocket defined by a draft sill on a railcar between the front and rear stops.
Miner Enterprises, Inc.


Multi-function hitch accessory retaining device and method

A hitch accessory retaining device includes a hitch pin having a first end and a second end. The second end is configured to be inserted completely through a hitch receiver and an accessory shank.

Shank topics: Engageable, Longitudinal Axis, Surgical Instrument, Transverse

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