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Hook device

Hook device

Gas turbine rotor

Industria De Turbo PropulsoresS.a.

Gas turbine rotor

Gas turbine rotor

Mcconway & Torley

Railcar coupler system and method

Date/App# patent app List of recent Shank-related patents
 Magnetic bearing, shaft and shaft mounting patent thumbnailMagnetic bearing, shaft and shaft mounting
A magnetic bearing for the mounting of a shaft (7), in particular for a spinning rotor of an open-end spinning device, features several pole shanks (2) of a stator (1) for the active radial magnetic mounting of the shaft (7) in two degrees of freedom, which in each case are surrounded by a coil (6) and are radially arranged to each other, whereas the pole shanks (2) are arranged at each other in such a manner that they release an opening (4) for the shaft (7). In the area of the opening (4), and on the side of the coils (6) turned away from the opening (4), the pole shanks (2) are connected to each other.
Rieter Cz S.r.o.

 Hook device patent thumbnailHook device
An elastic cord terminating in a pair of hook devices, each hook device made from a continuous length of wire. The continuous length of wire at one end has a hook bend having a hook tip, and at the other end a cord attachment.

 Gas turbine rotor patent thumbnailGas turbine rotor
Gas turbine rotor in which flow from the turbine internal cavity is directed through slots (45) in the connecting flanges (52-53) of adjacent rotor rows to a cooling flow passage (43) of a heat shield (60) controlled by flow restrictors (82). A portion of such flow is directed to bucket grooves (34) beneath the blade attachments (25b), thereby cooling the disc rim (32), and controlled by flow restrictors (80).
Industria De Turbo Propulsores, S.a.

 Railcar coupler system and method patent thumbnailRailcar coupler system and method
A railcar coupler includes a coupler head portion extending from a shank portion. The coupler head portion is configured to couple to a first coupler knuckle for coupling the railcar coupler to a second railcar coupler of an adjacent railcar.
Mcconway & Torley, Llc

 Vehicle clutch having power transmission interruption unit patent thumbnailVehicle clutch having power transmission interruption unit
A vehicle clutch having a power transmission interruption unit, including: a first rotor connected to a prime mover; a second rotor connected to the first rotor; elastic intermediate members for transmitting power from the first rotor to the second rotor or interrupting the power transmission, the intermediate members being mounted to one of the first and second rotors at first ends and being elastically coupled to a remaining one of the two rotors at second ends; and support members corresponding to the intermediate members, each support member including a head having protrusions and a shank extended from the head, wherein the second ends of the intermediate members are elastically coupled to the first or second rotor by the shanks such that the intermediate members can be released from the elastically coupled state, and the heads of the support members come into surface contact with the intermediate members by the protrusions.. .
Gn1 Co., Ltd.

 Telescopic ratchet wrench patent thumbnailTelescopic ratchet wrench
A ratchet wrench includes a telescopic handle that includes a shank, a tube and a positioning unit. The shank includes bores.

 Fastener applying apparatus and fastener applying method patent thumbnailFastener applying apparatus and fastener applying method
A fastener applying apparatus includes: an insertion mechanism for inserting a fastener into a fastener hole in an object to be fastened; a support mechanism for supporting the insertion mechanism; and a fastener conveying device for conveying the fastener to the insertion mechanism. The insertion mechanism includes a holding portion for holding a shank portion of the fastener.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

 Application tool patent thumbnailApplication tool
The invention relates to an application tool (1) for adhesives and/or sealants, having a holding area (10) with a handle (11) and having an application area (20) comprising a shank (21) from which a plurality of bristles (22) protrude in the direction of an application side (26). A row of adjacently situated bristles (22) is provided on the shank (21), and the shank (21) and the bristles (22) are formed in one piece and are made of a plastic material..
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa

 Pacifier storage device and  using same patent thumbnailPacifier storage device and using same
A combination pacifier and storage device and method of same are provided. The device includes a pacifier having a nipple, having a distal end having a sucking portion, and a proximal end having a shank portion, and a guard that extends laterally outward from the proximal end adjacent the shank portion.

 Walking assist device patent thumbnailWalking assist device
A walking assist device including a waist assembly and at least one leg assembly connected to the waist assembly is provided. The leg assembly includes a thigh stand, a shank stand, a sole, a hip joint, a knee joint and an ankle joint.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


Polyaxial bone anchor with helical capture connection, insert and dual locking assembly

A medical implant assembly includes a polyaxial bone anchor having a shank, a receiver, a lower compression insert with surfaces for closely receiving an elongate connecting member and a dual closure structure that may include a single flange or helical flange. The dual closure structure independently engages the connecting member and the lower compression insert.


Jig head

One object is to provide a jig head including a sinker head and a hook readily replaceable with new one. A jig head includes: a sinker head including an eye to which a fishing line is to be attached; and a hook portion including a shank fixed on the sinker head at one end thereof, and a bend continuous to the other end of the shank and bent in a predetermined direction.
Globeride, Inc.


Pitch diameter shank bolt with shear sleeve

A fastener includes a fastening portion including a head, a threaded portion having a first diameter, and a shank having a second diameter that is less than the first diameter. The shank is located between the head and the threaded portion.
United Technologies Corporation


Diamond impregnated bit with aggressive face profile

A drill bit having a shank and a crown. The crown defines a central axis and has at least one fixed segment.
Longyear Tm, Inc.


Vertical machining center

A vertical machining center includes a table, a tool spindle, an angle tool holder, a tool unclamping operation device, and a tool changer. The angle tool holder includes a shank, a spindle, a housing, a collet, a draw bar, and a spring mechanism.
Yamazaki Mazak Corporation



A reamer has a shank made of steel and a cutting body made of a harder material, wherein the cutting body forms the outer circumference of the reamer in the region of the workpiece side end and has all the cutting ribs.. .
Kennametal Inc.


Cutting head and cutting tool having a replaceable cutting head

A cutting head for a cutting tool includes a cutting portion and a shank portion. The cutting portion has a plurality of integrally formed cutting edges and the shank portion has a first end adjacent the cutting portion and a second end.
Seco Tools Ab


Endoscopic instrument for the connection to an operation robot

An endoscopic instrument for the connection to an operation robot. The endoscopic instrument includes an instrument housing, to which a shank with at least one instrument part arranged at the distal side of the shank connects distally.
Richard Wolf Gmbh


Endoscopic shank instrument

An endoscopic shank instrument has a tool carrier which is arranged at a distal shank end, is bendable relative to the shank and carries a tool. The tool includes at least one electrode which is conductively connectable to a voltage source via an electrical lead led through the shank.
Richard Wolf Gmbh


Tool and generating an undercut in a bone

A tool according to the invention for generating an undercut in a bone including a core with a shank and a stamp mounted on a distal end of the shank, wherein the stamp, in a transition area to the shank, has a run-on bevel ascending in the distal direction, and a cutting sleeve which is arranged to be longitudinally movable on the shank and of which the distal end is formed by at least one segment that can be spread open when pushed onto the run-on bevel, wherein the at least one segment has at least one laterally arranged cutting edge. The invention also relates to a method for generating an undercut in a bone..


Short matrix drill bits and methodologies for manufacturing short matrix drill bits

A short matrix drill bit is disclosed along with methods of manufacturing the same. The short drill matrix bit includes a combination shank/blank bonded to a matrix.
Varel International Ind., L.p.


Braiding disk handle

Disclosed is a braiding disk handle for holding a kumihimo braiding disk. The braiding disk handle includes a tubular grip having a proximal end, a distal end, and a chamber extending between and through the proximal and distal ends.


Wrench's bolt head locator structure

A wrench comprises a head part, in which an accommodation space is developed and a shank part; an actuator device comprising at least a locating piece situated at the wrench and extending into the accommodation space. As such, the wrench's bolt head locator structure which securely fix a bolt head in a wrench, prevents malposition between the wrench and the bolt head, and realizes smooth, convenient and safe operation of the wrench; the wrench's bolt head locator structure in which conjunction planes between a wrench and a bolt head are properly illuminated facilitates safe visual inspection in an operating area and promotional practicability and product competitiveness..


Welding auxiliary joining part and connecting components by way of said welding auxiliary joining part

A welding auxiliary joining part is disclosed in the shape of a stud having a head, a shank and a tip. The welding auxiliary joining part is driven in by means of a mechanical-thermal setting method into a component of non- or poorly weldable material.
Boellhoff Verbindungstechnik Gmbh


Instrument for holding and inserting a bone anchor

An instrument for holding and inserting a bone anchor into the bone is provided, wherein the bone anchor comprises a shank for anchoring in the bone and a head; the instrument comprising: a holding member for holding the head of the bone anchor and comprising at least two arms configured to at least partially encompass the head, wherein the at least two arms comprise an inner surface forming a seat for the head; a drive shaft for engaging the head of the bone anchor and defining a longitudinal axis of the instrument; and a displacement member configured to act onto the holding member such that the holding member can assume a first configuration in which it is configured to permit the head to enter the seat and a second configuration in which it is configured to hold the head in the seat.. .


Polyaxial bone anchor with retainer with notch for mono-axial motion

A polyaxial bone screw assembly includes a threaded shank body having an integral upper portion receivable in an integral receiver, the receiver having an upper channel for receiving a longitudinal connecting member and a lower cavity cooperating with a lower opening. A down-loadable compression insert having a sub-structure, a down-loadable friction fit split retaining ring having inner and outer tangs and an up-loadable shank upper portion cooperate to provide for pop- or snap-on assembly of the shank with the receiver either prior to or after implantation of the shank into a vertebra.


Insole for mid- to high-heel shoes

An improved insole that is molded and provides additional support and comfort to a user. The insole includes a front portion, a middle shank portion and a rear heel portion.
Remac, Llp


Drive spike

A fastener is provided. The fastener includes an elongated shank having a longitudinal axis.
United Steel And Fasteners


Dental and medical instruments comprising titanium

Endodontic instruments for use in performing root canal therapy on a tooth are disclosed. In one form, the instruments include an elongate shank having a cutting edge extending from a distal end of the shank along an axial length of the shank.
Gold Standard Instruments, Llc


Dental abrading tools for stabilized uses

A method of removing tooth structure includes applying an abrading implement to a first tooth by applying a first hand piece to the abrading implement with a shank that affixes the abrading implement. The abrading implement is moved against a tooth under conditions to remove tooth material from the tooth while erratic behavior is modified by use of a second hand piece that is configured to be held by a second hand.
Wasatch Crest Technologies, Llc


Dental and medical instruments comprising titanium

Endodontic instruments for use in performing root canal therapy on a tooth are disclosed. In one form, the instruments include an elongate shank having a cutting edge extending from a distal end of the shank along an axial length of the shank.
Gold Standard Instruments, Llc


Dental and medical instruments comprising titanium

Endodontic instruments for use in performing root canal therapy on a tooth are disclosed. In one form, the instruments include an elongate shank having a cutting edge extending from a distal end of the shank along an axial length of the shank.
Gold Standard Instruments, Llc


Dual-threaded stepped setscrew

Devices and methods for a setscrew device. An elongated cylindrical rod has a first threaded portion with a first diameter and a continuous spiraling thread, an unthreaded shank portion with a second diameter, and a second threaded portion having the second diameter and a continuous spiraling thread.
Xerox Corporation


Drilling apparatus

Described herein is a turbine-drill bit assembly (600) in which the gap between the turbine and the drill bit is minimised and overall assembly is substantially shorter. The assembly (600) comprises a box connection turbine (610) connected to a pin connection drill bit (500).
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


Interface structure

An interface structure for automatic locking systems for the mounting of blanks that are associable with a plate which can be associated with a base for supporting a t-shaped element which can move axially to an abutment which is integral with the base and the shank of which has balls that selectively protrude outside the abutment. The interface structure is constituted by a sleeve provided in a single body, which can be associated detachably and coaxially with the abutment.


Cutting tool mounted for rotary drive

A distributor screw (1) and a cutting tool are created, which form an annular space between a shank (30a, 30b) of the distributor screw (1) and a bore into which the distributor screw (1) is introduced. In the annular space, coolant/lubricant fed via axial grooves (10) from a central coolant/lubricant supply duct is distributed uniformly, in order to be diverted radially in all directions, i.e.
Gühring Kg


Cutting tool

A cutting tool comprising a holder (12) having a slot-shaped, arcuate receptacle (16), with respectively a lower and an upper bearing surface (36, 38) attached to rigid clamping jaws (18, 20) of the holder (12), for the reception (16) of a cutting insert, (14) and a cutting insert (14) having an arcuate shank (22) with lower and upper locating face (32, 34), which cutting insert is arranged exchangeably in the receptacle (16), and having a cutting head (24) with cutting edge (26), which cutting head is disposed on a workpiece-side end (44) of the shank (22), wherein the arcuate receptacle (16) and the arcuate shank (22), measured respectively on the lower bearing surface (36) of the receptacle (16) and the lower locating face (32) of the cutting insert (14), extend respectively over at least 90°, wherein the receptacle (16) extends over a larger angular range than the shank (22) of the cutting insert (14), and wherein the shank (22) is held in the receptacle (16) such that the holder-side end (28) of the shank (22) is distanced from the holder-side end (30) of the receptacle (16).. .
Hartmetall-werkzeugfabrik Paul Horn Gmbh


Customizable ring assembly

Apparatus and associated methods may relate to customizable jewelry having user-interchangeable modules. In an illustrative embodiment, the jewelry may be a ring.
Pluggd, Llc


Device for fixing an electrical connection terminal to a support

A fixing device for fixing an electrical connection terminal to a support having a first side, a second side opposite to the first side, and defining a through hole of a first diameter. The fixing device comprises: a ring including a receiving portion partially defining an axial recess and insertable in the through hole; a dowel including an insert portion axially insertable into the recess of the ring and a locking portion axially spaced from the insert portion, the dowel partially defining an axial bore including an internal thread, and in the locking portion the internal thread of the bore is a distorted locking thread; and a fixing screw including a threaded shank engagable with the dowel.
Dubuis Et Cie


Wearable article with self-defense alarm

A cocktail-ring with self-defense alarm that allows a person in distress to trigger a loud audio alarm from the cocktail-ring. The cocktail-ring comprises a trigger assembly, a ring head base, and a ring shank.
Smart Siren Technology, Inc.


Lock washer

A lock washer for releasably locking a fastener to an object is provided. The washer includes a body defining a bore configured for alignment with a bore disposed in the object.
Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake Llc


Fastener system with fastener extension and driving tool

A fastener includes a shank having a first attachment device for attachment to a first workpiece and a head having a second attachment device for attachment to a second workpiece. The fastener can be a screw and the first attachment device includes a thread formation on the shank.
Inter-join Pty/ltd.


Mushroom-compaction and asymmetric-thread impact-drivable screw

An asymmetric thread impact drivable screw and clip for use with a power impact device for penetrating wood fibers while minimizing cut fibers. The screw includes an impact head and a conical shaped tip having a ballistic insertion angle at the ends of a shank.


Blind rivet fastener

Blind rivet fastener and method of forming blind rivet fastener. The blind rivet fastener includes a blind rivet sleeve having a set head end with a set head and a shank end, and a stud structured and arranged so that a receiving section projects from the set head end and so that an attachment section projects from the shank end..
Gesipa Blindniettechnik Gmbh


Liner coupling pin

A coupling pin for use in a pump housing, the pump housing including an outer casing and an inner pump liner, the coupling pin being suitable for locating the liner and casing relative to one another, the coupling pin including a shank and a head at one end of the shank. The head includes a cammed surface thereon which is adapted to co-operate with a follower on the liner, and a locating section on a remote or terminal end of the head which is adapted to be positioned against a seat in the outer casing when fitted.
Weir Minerals Australia Ltd.


Bit holder shank and differential interference between the shank distal portion and the bit holder block bore

Improved bit holder/bit holder block structure provides increased access to the rear of the assembly allowing bit holder blocks to be mounted closer to each other for micro-milling operations. Shortened bit holder shanks are reconfigured from prior art to provide increased holding power between the bit holder shank and bit holder block bore..


Knitting needle set

The present disclosure is directed to a needle set that includes a plurality of knitting needles configured to knit tubular knitted items, each knitting needle including: a first needle point, a second needle point, and a shank extending between the first and second needle points, the first needle point being a different needle shape from the second needle point.. .
Gustav Selter Gmbh & Co Kg


Self-piercing riveting

A method for forming a joint in at least one high strength sheet steel having a uts in the range 200 to 1400 mpa using a self-piercing rivet includes the steps of: positioning the sheet material over a die and providing a rivet having a substantially cylindrical shank and a head, the shank having a central blind bore and an annular piercing end spaced from said head. The ratio of the difference between the outside and inside diameters of the shank in the region around the bore to the outside diameter of the shank is in the range 0.47 to 0.52.
Henrob Limited


Expansion anchor

An expansion anchor includes a screw and an anchor body configured to receive a shank of the screw, the anchor body including: a flange configured to be directed towards the screw head; a nut-forming portion configured to cooperate with the screw thread; and a deformable expansion portion between the flange and the nut-forming portion. The nut-forming portion is configured to advance in the direction of the flange, by deforming the expansion portion to a deployed state, by screwing the screw in the nut-forming portion.
Saint-gobain Placo


Self-reaming self-tapping fastener

A fastener comprises a driver head, an elongated shank having an unthreaded section coupled to the driver head and a threaded section terminating in a blunt end thereof, and at least two elongated flutes formed in the elongated shank extending over the threaded section and at least a portion of the unthreaded section. The elongated flutes are substantially triangular in cross-section with a vertex and two asymmetrical legs, one leg forming a cutting element adapted for reaming and cutting a thread in an opening having a diameter less than a major thread diameter of the threaded section..
Rom Acquisition Corporation


Wood decking screw

A screw for securing dense wood material has a head with a specially configured drive socket and an underside with an array of lobes. The lobes preferably have a left-handed orientation and have chamfered extremities.
Handy & Harman


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.
G2 Group Llc


Tamping tool

A tamping tool for tamping ballast in place is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, the tamping tool comprises a shank and a paddle.


Endodontic file for assessing root canal depth

An endodontic file having an extended measurement range of 14 mm is provided. The endodontic file comprises a shank, a washer and a handle, the shank having a proximal end, a distal end, a proximal region and a fluted region, the washer slidably located about the proximal region of the shank, wherein the improvement comprises an exposed shank in an annular groove in the handle, the exposed shank and the annular groove being about 1 to about 2 mm wide, such that in use, the exposed shank provides a user an extended depth measuring capability.


Post for modelling dental implants by means of a radiologic test

This post (1) comprises: a body (11) of biocompatible and radiologically visible material, a threaded shank (12) for being attached to a dental implant (2), and an open or closed cavity (13), of a predetermined geometrical shape, arranged at a pre-set position on the post (1), defined in the same material from which the post is made and containing a substance (14) of a different density from that of the material from which the post (1) is made; said substance (14) presenting suitable properties for the cavity (13) containing the same and/or the substance (14) itself in order to be visible through magnetic resonance, ionizing radiation of the cat (computerized tomography) or cbct (cone beam computerized tomography) type, or any other similar radiologic test.. .


Medical instrument

A medical instrument with a handle arranged at the proximal end, with a shankarranged on the handle, and with a tool arranged at the distal end of the shank. The medical instrument can provide several functionalities, for example the rotation about the longitudinal axis of the medical instrument, the pivoting of the tool relative to the longitudinal axis of the medical instrument and/or the actuation of the tool, for example the opening or closing of scissors.



A bolt having a head and a shank fixed to the head. The shank having an end side remote from the head.
Halfen Gmbh


Actuation device, in particular electronic actuator

An actuation device (1), in particular electronic actuator, having a housing (2); and having an actuation shank which has a first shank portion guided in the housing (2), and which has a second shank portion (3) projecting out of the housing (2), wherein a shielding cap (4) is provided which is fastened to the housing (2) and which surrounds the second shank portion (3) with the exception of a fastening region (5).. .
Borgwarner Inc.


Wrench with maximum operational torque

A wrench includes a body and a rod pivotably received in a first end of the body. A pressing device is mounted in the rod and presses against the body.


Collapsible tissue anchor device and method

Collapsible tissue anchor device and method for inserting into a tissue structure in a first non-collapsed configuration and collapsing into a second collapsed configuration. A sleeve is provided having a bolt or shank extending through an interior.
Ams Research Corporation


Installation device for storm drain trap

Provided herein is a device for installation, maintenance, or removal of a catch basin trap; the device comprising a shank connecting a handle on one end and jaw-like arms on an opposite end, wherein the handle end of the shank further comprises a lever capable of actuating the jaw-like arms for snap-action installation of a catch basin trap. Also, provided herein are methods and kits comprising the trap installation device..


Impact driver accessory with internal torsion zone and methods of manufacturing same

An impact driver accessory, having a work portion and a shank, the shank has an axial hole at a distal end and the work portion has an engagement portion, the engagement portion is inserted in the axial hole and is secured in the axial hole, wherein there is a non-filled tubular section in the shank; a method of manufacturing an impact driver accessory, includes following steps, forming an axial hole at a distal end of the shank of a suitable length and inserting the engagement of the work portion in the axial hole and securing the engagement in the hole by one or more of a variety of mechanical mean, wherein there is a non-filled tubular section since the depth of the axial hole is longer than the length of the engagement of the work portion. The non-filled tubular section is serving as an torsion zone to withstand the large torsion..


Bolt security seal with reusable electronics module and bolt

An electronic circuit senses and transmits a tamper condition of a bolt seal locked with a locking device external the module on a side of the module opposite the bolt head. The module is reusable intact when the bolt/locking device, which is conventional, is opened.


Fastener and fastener installation tool

A fastening system including a fastener and a fastener installation tool. The fastener includes a pin member having an elongated shank portion with a threaded portion, a stop shoulder located at an end of the threaded portion, and a pull portion extending from the stop shoulder.
Alcoa Inc.


Multiple cutters on a degradation pick

A degradation pick for degrading a surface comprises a substantially conical body with a pointed end. A shank is attached to the substantially conical body opposite the pointed end.


Hammer element on a degradation pick

A body of a degradation pick may comprise a substantially conical frustum. A hammer element may be integrally formed with the substantially conical frustum and extend there from in one radial direction.


Plastic dowel for fastening of a rail and combination of such a plastic dowel and a rail screw

The present invention relates to a plastic dowel for the fastening of a rail on a solid substrate. The plastic dowel includes an opening, and interior, a shank section, and a holding section, which provides at least one circumferential projection around its circumference.
Vossloh-werke Gmbh


Socket wrench apparatus

A wrench apparatus includes an elongate handle, a first working head and a second working head selectively attached to the elongate handle. Specifically, the elongate handle has a handle portion and a female end extending from the handle portion.


Fire extinguisher apparatus

A fire extinguisher apparatus includes a cylinder, an extinguisher head, a lid member and a lighting device. The cylinder has a chamber therein.


Cutting tool and corresponding assembly

A one-piece cutting tool has a shank portion with a mounting end and a cutting end. The cutting end has a body portion and a substantially hemispherical portion.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.


Umbrella having telescopic frp shank

An umbrella shank is provided with an frp inner tube (10); an frp outer tube (20) for receipt of the inner tube (10); a spring biased moving mechanism (30) including an upper member (31) having a longitudinal groove (311), and a lower member (32) having a longitudinal groove (321) aligned with the groove (311) wherein the lower member (32) is inserted into the inner tube (10), the upper member (31) is on the top of the inner tube (10), and the upper member (31) is in the outer tube (20); a fixing mechanism (40) in an upper portion of the outer tube (20); and a linking mechanism (60) in the outer tube (20) and including a rod (62) having a top secured to the fixing mechanism (40) and a bottom secured to a bottom of the lower member (32), and partially disposed in the grooves (311, 321).. .


Rotary drill bits comprising maraging steel and methods of forming such drill bits

A method of forming an earth-boring tool includes introducing metal into a die, rotating the die to generate centrifugal forces on the metal, and cooling the metal in the rotating die. A rotary drill bit may include a unitary, centrifugally cast bit body including an integral shank, at least one blade, and at least one cutting element on the blade.
Baker Hughes Incorporated


Ratchet wrench actuator structure

A ratchet wrench actuator structure has a head part and a shank part, said head part has a first accommodation section, a second accommodation section, and a third accommodation section; a ratchet member is positioned in said first accommodation section; a clamping piece is disposed in said second accommodation section; a change-over switch has at least one driven part disposed in said third accommodation section; and a resisting spring has a front resisting part, a middle resilience part, and a rear resisting part.. .


Systems and methods for forming an opening in a stack

One aspect of the disclosure relates to a cutting tool for forming a final opening in a stack that includes at least two layers and a pilot opening having a pilot-opening dimension and extending through at least one of the at least two layers. The cutting tool includes a shank.
The Boeing Company


Screw-in tool and tool holder for such a screw-in tool

A screw-in tool and a tool holder for such a screw-in tool. The screw-in tool contains a tool head and a tool shank having an outer thread and a supporting region arranged between the tool head and the outer thread.
Franz Haimer Maschinenbau Kg


Conductive sleeved fastener assembly

A conductive sleeved fastener assembly includes an electrically-conductive fastener having a fastener head and a fastener shank extending from the fastener head and an electrically-conductive fastener sleeve receiving the fastener shank of the fastener and a fastener sleeve flange provided on the fastener sleeve and disposed in direct contact with the fastener head of the fastener. A method of preparing a conductive sleeved fastener for use is also disclosed..
The Boeing Company


Optical measurement of fastener preload

A fastener comprises a head, and a shank having an outer surface and an axially-extending channel in the outer surface. Optically transmissive, strain-sensitive fills the channel..
The Boeing Company


Ladder leveling apparatus

A leveling apparatus for a ladder includes a boot that has opposed pairs of long and short walls surrounding a rectilinear volume that is open at upper and lower ends of the boot; a sleeve formed integrally at one of the longer walls of the boot and extending generally parallel to the walls of the boot; a clamping fastener threadedly mounted in another wall of the boot; a shank slidingly housed in the sleeve; and a connector engaging the shank and the sleeve to hold the shank in a position selected from a plurality of pre-determined positions along the sleeve.. .
W. Taylor Enterprises, Inc.


Tool retention system

A retention system is provided for use with a ground engaging tool. The tool retention system may have a spool with an elongated channel, and a collar dividing the elongated channel into a first portion and a second portion.
Caterpillar Inc.



A screwdriver includes a main body and a switch. The main body is coupled to a handle and includes a pair of parallel, spaced apart slots, and a pawl positioned in each slot.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation


Tool bit

A tool bit includes a hexagonal drive portion, a working end made of a first material having a first hardness, and a shank interconnecting the drive portion and the working end. The shank is made of a second material having a second hardness, and the first hardness is higher than the second hardness..
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation


Orthopedic fastener

An orthopedic fastener has a head and a shank. The shank has a leading end portion adjacent a distal tip and a trailing end portion adjacent a head.
Amendia, Inc.


Orthopedic fastener

An orthopedic fastener (10) has a head (50) and a shank (20). The shank (20) extends from the head (50) to a distal tip (11).
Amendia, Inc.


Pipeline fastener

A pipeline fastener defines at least one hole formed on a hollow shank with a channel formed therein and has a chip-removing section at least formed between the hole and the channel of the shank. A diameter of the chip-removing section is bigger than a bore diameter of the hole.


Anchor for fixing in a wall

A self-drilling anchor including a screw and an anchor body configured to receive a shank of the screw, the anchor body including: a flange at an end oriented toward a head of the screw, a threaded portion, a deformable expansion portion between the flange and the threaded portion, and a rotation locking mechanism preventing rotation of the anchor body relative to the wall. The threaded portion is configured to engage with the screw thread and advance in a direction of the flange, by deforming the expansion portion, when the screw is screwed into the threaded portion.
Saint-gobain Placo


Turbine blade sealing structure

A turbine blade sealing structure for a ceramic matrix composite component is provided. The turbine sealing structure includes at least one top ply abutting a top portion of a shank.
General Electric Company


Storage compartment sleeve structure in a tool shank

A storage compartment sleeve structure in a tool shank comprising: an operation unit with a pin; a tool shank linking the operation unit and developing at least a tool compartment; a tool shank sleeve enveloping the tool shank and developing a positioning through hole securely penetrated by the pin. As such, the storage compartment sleeve structure in a tool shank is easily and fast opened or closed for removal or accommodation of spare parts and provides a tool shank with flexible lengths based on operation states for adjustable and selectable torque..


Bi-radial pop-on cervical bone anchor

A cervical polyaxial bone anchor includes a longitudinal connecting member receiver structure and a cooperating shank. The shank has a body and an integral head with first and second spherical surfaces of different radii and a plurality of spaced curvate apertures for receiving portions of the longitudinal connecting member to result in a greater angle of inclination of the shank with respect to the receiver.


Method for manufacturing disposable rotary cutting tools and disposable rotary tool for dental or medical applications

The shank (12) of a disposable rotary cutting tool (10) comprises a pipe section (16) cut from a drawn metal pipe. The tool head (14) is formed from a cut-out (18a, 18b) of a drawn metal sheet or a section of a metal tube by non-cutting machining.
Straumann Holding Ag


Mechanical seal

A mechanical seal having a seal cover that has a high versatility and is less prone to deformation even when secured to a housing by two bolts is provided. A mechanical seal 100 includes a rotating ring 40, a stationary ring 20, and a seal cover 10 to attach the stationary ring 20 to a housing 300.
Eagleburgmann Japan Co., Ltd.


Feed devices for swagable lockbolt collars

An air-driven feeder tool is provided for presenting swagable collars one at a time for placement on the shanks of lockbolts and thereby made ready for the application of a swaging tool. The swaging tool breaks off a pintail from the lockbolt and a vacuum system draws the broken-off pintails through a vacuum device and into a receptacle for safe disposal.
Gage Bilt, Inc.



A bolt capable of fastening without use of a special tool and which is extremely hard to be loosened (detached) after fastening is provided. A bolt of the present invention is configured by a fastened bolt, a fastening bolt, and a lock portion.
Lock'n Bolt Corporation


No-waterway or single waterway drill bits and using same

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

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