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


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Halbach-array radial stabilizer for a passive magnetic bearing
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc
December 07, 2017 - N°20170353078

A radial stabilizer is provided for stabilizing levitation passive bearing elements against lateral displacements. The stabilizer provides a means to introduce anisotropy in the radial stiffness of the stabilizer. The presence of anisotropic stiffness has a strongly stabilizing effect on whirl-type rotor-dynamic instabilities. The stabilizer design also provides a means for continuously monitoring the state of health of the rotor ...
Method and system for evaluating structural vehicle component performance
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
December 07, 2017 - N°20170350791

An assembly to simulate side impacts to a vehicle includes a rocker, a translatable sled, and one or more displacement members. The rocker is secured to a wall. A b-pillar extends from the rocker and a roof rail is secured to the b-pillar and the wall. The translatable sled is arranged with the wall to impact the b-pillar. The one ...
Variable stiffness fixed bend housing for directional drilling
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170350192

An example apparatus for controlling the direction of drilling a borehole includes an outer housing having non-uniform stiffness and an inner housing at least partially within and rotationally independent from the outer housing and having non-uniform stiffness, a drive shaft may be at least partially within the inner housing. At least one of the outer housing and the inner housing ...
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Method for producing polyacetal resin composition
Polyplastics Co., Ltd.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170349742

A polyacetal resin composition which is suppressed low in formaldehyde generation, while having high stiffness and high toughness. The resin is produced by a method including blending from 0. 1 part by weight to 2 parts by weight (inclusive) of a polyacetal copolymer having a branched or crosslinked structure, which is a copolymer of a trioxane, a compound having from 3 to 4 (inclusive) cyclic ...
Axle support for a multi-track motor vehicle
Audi Ag
December 07, 2017 - N°20170349215

The invention relates to an axle support for a multi-track motor vehicle, having a first side member, a second side member, and at least one cross member connecting the first side member and the second side member to one another, wherein at least one control arm is articulated at bearing points of the first side member and of the second ...
Wheel beam type axleless vehicle frame
Shanghai Lunliang Mechanical And Electrical Science-technology Co., Ltd
December 07, 2017 - N°20170349214

The present application discloses a wheel beam type axleless vehicle frame that comprises five sections in sequence from front to back, including a front hanging rack, a front wheel carrier, an intermediate coupling rack, a rear wheel carrier, and a rear hanging rack. Every two adjacent sections amongst the five sections are manufactured and connected in a unified and standardized ...
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Porous support, composite semipermeable membrane and spiral wound separation membrane element
Nitto Denko Corporation
December 07, 2017 - N°20170348645

The objective of the present invention is to provide a porous support that is unlikely to curl (the incidence of md curling is low). This porous support has a polymer porous layer on one surface of a nonwoven cloth layer, the nonwoven cloth layer having an md bend stiffness of 1. 2 to 2. 1 g·cm2/cm, and an md bend recovery ...
Absorbent article
Sca Hygiene Products Ab
December 07, 2017 - N°20170348163

An absorbent article having a topsheet, a backsheet arranged on the garment-facing side, an absorbent core enclosed between the topsheet and the backsheet and a pair of standing gathers. The topsheet and the standing gathers comprise sheet materials with specified stiffness, softness and smoothness properties. The absorbent article may be a diaper or incontinence guard.
Implantable prosthesis for soft tissue repair
C.r. Bard, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170348084

An implantable prosthesis for mending anatomical defects, including a groin hernia. The prosthesis includes a prosthetic repair patch that may be implanted in different tissue planes to mend a defect. The patch may include a medial portion configured to be positioned in a first tissue plane and a lateral portion configured to be positioned in a second tissue plane offset ...
Reusable floss handle with a replacement floss member
C.r. Bard, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170348080

An oral care device is provided that both simultaneously flosses between teeth and scrapes a tooth surface. The oral care device includes flat floss having a rectangular cross section and a piece of material having greater stiffness than the flat floss directly overlaying an outer surface of the flat floss. The piece of material acts as the scraper and is ...
Bone plate, surgical sets and reconstruction sets
Medartis Holding Ag
December 07, 2017 - N°20170348023

A bone plate for reconstruction or trauma treatment of a bone which comprises first and second ends, a first contact surface for contacting and securing on a first region of the bone, and a plurality of receiving mechanism each having at least one opening for receiving at least one securing element. At least two adjacent wings extend at least from ...
Flat-fold respirator with monocomponent filtration/stiffening monolayer
3m Innovative Properties Company
December 07, 2017 - N°20170347724

A flat-fold respirator is made from a stiff filtration panel joined to the remainder of the respirator through at least one line of demarcation. The panel contains a porous monocomponent monolayer nonwoven web that contains charged intermingled continuous monocomponent polymeric fibers of the same polymeric composition and that has sufficient basis weight or inter-fiber bonding so that the web exhibits ...
Speaker
Aac Technologies Pte. Ltd.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170347196

The present disclosure provides a speaker, including a frame, a vibrating system and a magnet portion accommodated in the frame, the vibrating system includes a diaphragm and a voice coil which drives the diaphragm to vibrate, the diaphragm includes a first suspension at a central position of the diaphragm, a second suspension at an edge position of the diaphragm and ...
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Integrated circuit package configurations to reduce stiffness
Intel Ip Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345678

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards an integrated circuit (ic) package including a die having a first side and a second side disposed opposite to the first side. The ic package may further include an encapsulation material encapsulating at least a portion of the die and having a first surface that is adjacent to the first side of ...
Marine streamer having variable stiffness
Pgs Geophysical As
November 30, 2017 - N°20170343692

Disclosed are methods and systems for performing marine geophysical surveys that utilize a streamer having variable stiffness. An embodiment discloses a sensor streamer comprising: an outer surface; tension members within the outer surface extending along a length of the sensor streamer; spacers disposed within the outer surface along the length of the sensor streamer; a geophysical sensor disposed in an ...
Check valve with accelerated closure
Mueller International, Llc
November 30, 2017 - N°20170343122

A check valve including a valve body and a flapper assembly, the valve body defining an inlet, an outlet, an interior cavity, and a port in the interior cavity; the flapper assembly movable between an open position, providing fluid communication between the inlet and outlet, and a closed position, isolating the inlet from the outlet, the flapper assembly including a ...
Ball screw device and steering system
Jtekt Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170343088

A ball screw device and a steering system that include a retainer having more uniform stiffness are provided. Between a rack shaft and a ball screw nut, a cylindrical retainer having a plurality of retainer grooves that retain balls in a rollable manner is provided. Each retainer groove has two short inner surfaces that intersect the extending direction of the ...
Flexible support structure for a geared architecture gas turbine engine
United Technologies Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170342858

A gas turbine engine according to an example of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a fan shaft driving a fan having fan blades, a fan shaft support that supports the fan shaft and a gear system connected to the fan shaft. The gear system includes a ring gear defining a ring gear transverse stiffness, at least one journal ...
Belt-on-belt drives for steeply-sloped portions of long conveyors
Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (usa), Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170341870

A conveyor system, at least a portion of which may traverse a continuous slope sufficiently steep such that tensile forces associated with overcoming the effects of the slope are several times larger per unit length of run than tensile forces per unit length of run due to main frictional resistance of the conveyor system, may include a belt-on-belt drive. The ...
End stop with free play elimination to improve stiffness
Lear Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170341542

An end stop assembly includes a pivot bracket, an end stop bracket, a strap, and a pin assembly. The pivot bracket defines a first adjustment slot and a first pivot hole. The end stop bracket defines a second adjustment slot and a second pivot hole. The end stop bracket has a first stop tab positioned about the second pivot hole. ...
Viscoelastic liquid-cooled actuator
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
November 30, 2017 - N°20170341227

A robotic actuator may include a series elastic actuator (sea) that includes an elastic element made of a viscoelastic material. The viscoelastic material may have hardness, stiffness, hysteresis, or damping properties suitable for a particular robotic application. The elastic element may include two portions of the viscoelastic material in compression with each other in the sea. The sea may include ...
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