|| List of recent Tractable-related patents
|Deployment tool for sutureless vascular anastomosis connection|
A tool is described for deploying a sutureless vascular anastomosis connection, including a body, a sheath configured to house a connector, the connector being configured to couple a graft vessel to a main vessel, the sheath being removably coupled to a distal end of the body, a dial disposed on a proximal end of the body, a spring disposed within the body and coupled to the dial, a shaft extending from the distal end of the body into the sheath, the shaft having a shaft cannula, a plunger having a plunger head configured to be coupled with the spring at one end, the plunger coupled to the shaft at an opposite end, and a retractable needle coupled to the dial using a retraction mechanism, the retractable needle configured to fit within the shaft cannula, the retractable needle having a sharp end.. .
|Paranasal ostium finder devices and methods|
Devices and methods for locating sinus ostia and positioning a guide wire within the sinus ostia. The subject devices include a shaft having a distal end, a proximal end, a curved region located between the distal and proximal ends, and an interior channel, an extensible and retractable guide wire movably mounted within the interior channel and a probe tip joined to the guide wire.
|Lockable syringe and method of assembling same|
A lockable syringe having an actuating mechanism for rapidly and selectively placing a movable thread bearing plunger member and stationary internally threaded cylinder into or out of threaded engagement, particularly for using the syringe to pressurize therapeutic medical balloon catheters, or the like. The mechanism includes a plunger having both a piston at its end to engage a barrel portion of a unitary syringe body, selectively deployable and retractable threaded segment, and an internally threaded cylindrical structure disposed within a unitary syringe body having a barrel.
|Tissue sample securement and extraction apparatus and method|
A tissue sample securement apparatus secures a volumetric tissue sample. The tissue sample securement apparatus according to the present invention includes an expandable-retractable tissue sampling device, which tissue sampling device includes an axial displacement member, an expandable tip construction, and a tensile member.
|Full body resistance strength and cardiovascular mobile exercise device|
Disclosed is a strength and cardiovascular full-body workout device. It is mobile and compact through its extendable and retractable main body and is suitable for diverse users through multiple strength levels.
|Float for an aircraft|
A float for an aircraft, the float comprising: two buoyant side parts, a buoyant central part between the side parts, non-retractable main wheels, having their top part (a), that comprises at least 80% of the diameter (d) of the wheels, contained inside the float when viewed from the front, wherein the buoyant central part forms together with the buoyant side parts the furthermost frontal leading edge of the float and a trailing edge between the side parts, the trailing edge being offset from the rear end of the side parts towards the leading edge by a distance (b) which is at least one third of the length (l) of the side parts.. .
|Retractable spray hose with automatic shutoff|
A spray hose and spray nozzle for a commercial oven may be retracted on a spring-loaded reel. A position and recent movement of the spring-loaded reel may be used to deduce likely intent of the user with respect to use of the spray nozzle and to electronically activate or deactivate water flow to the spray hose based on the deduced intent..
In various embodiments a bicycle accessory to facilitate carrying, lifting, and transporting a bicycle is provided. The accessory includes a casing comprising an external cover, an interior cavity, the external cover having first and second sides, the second side having an exit slot; a reel within the interior cavity of the casing; a torsion spring retracting assembly coupled to the reel and within the interior cavity of the casing; and a retractable strap extending from the exit slot of the casing, the retractable strap having distal and proximal ends, wherein the proximal end of the retractable strap is affixed to the reel and the torsion spring retracting assembly within the interior cavity.
|Retractable utility rack|
A utility storage rack comprises a wall mount, mountable to a generally vertical wall, and a storage bed, removably and pivotally coupleable to the wall mount. The storage bed includes at least two components that are adjustable relative to one another to adjust a length of the storage bed.
The invention generally relates to golf bags. A golf bag of the invention may include a detachable and re-attachable storage compartments.
A funnel body comprising a base plate, pull rod, and an outer wall. The outer wall may comprise a plurality of overlapping leaves or a membrane joined to a frame, with the outer wall movable between a collapsed position and an extended position and optionally biased towards the extended position.
|Fuel injector having an ignitor for igniting a combustor of a gas turbine|
A fuel injector for a combustor of a gas turbine includes an annular main body. A fluid circuit extends at least partially through the main body.
|Sling for supporting a saddle|
A saddle sling for supporting a saddle against a vertical support such as a fence post includes a hook (e.g., c-, v-, u- or l-shaped hook) configured to engage a cantle or pommel edge of a saddle (i.e., an equestrian saddle). The hook defines a gap into which the engaged edge of the saddle is received.
|Retractable curtain system|
A retractable curtain system including a first curtain region, a motor assembly and a mounting arm assembly. The first curtain region is capable of substantially covering the at least one opening when in an unrolled configuration.
|Camp bed frame and camp bed|
A camp bed frame includes two bed bearing tubes and two pillow tubes alternately arranged and forming a rectangular closed frame. At least one of the two bed bearing tubes has a retractable and localizable bed bearing monotube.
|Retractable needle catheter insertion device|
A retractable needle catheter insertion device is provided with a cannula and a needle positioned within the cannula to assist with insertion of the cannula. After insertion of the cannula into a patient, the needle can retract into a protective sleeve that contains the needle in order to reduce the chance that a medical practitioner will be inadvertently stuck by a used needle.
This invention relates to an operation device especially intended to proceed with an operation inside the body of a living being. This device (10) comprises a control handle and a flexible element (12) provided with a proximal end connected to this control handle.
|Processes for recovering rubber from natural rubber latex|
Processes for recovering natural rubber from an aqueous natural rubber latex that contains extractables and one or more additives and that is essentially free of lignocellulosic plant material are described. Natural rubber in the latex is separated from the water.
|Health risk mitigating, retractable, wired headset and protective case platform for wireless communication devices|
A method and apparatus for mitigating health risk from wireless communication device (wcd) usage wherein a wcd having a source of radiation generating excitatory radiation toward brain tissue and an earphone electrically connected to the wcd via a transceiver and a cord of sufficient length to permit the wcd to be located more than ten inches from brain tissue during operation of the wcd. An automatic shutoff mechanism preventing operation of the wcd unless the cord is extended at least ten inches whereby the excitatory radiation is at a sufficient distance from the brain tissue to prevent brain tissue damage from the excitatory radiation..
|Optical blind-mate connector|
An optical blind-mate connector can include a housing that holds a ferrule block, a carrier coupled to the housing, a reversibly retractable sleeve including a sleeve tab extending therefrom, to receive a force to transition the reversibly retractable sleeve from an extended position to a retracted position, and a door coupled to the reversibly retractable sleeve, the door having a closed position and an open position, wherein in the extended position the door is in the closed position to cover a portion of the ferrule block and in the retracted position the door is in the open position to uncover the portion of the ferrule block.. .
|Method and conveyor for registering articles on a conveyor belt|
Method and a conveyor for registering articles on a conveyor belt. The conveyor includes a registration belt having retractable flights regularly spaced along the length of the belt and article-propelling rollers between consecutive flights.
|Method and apparatus for plastic pipe drilling|
A drilling method and apparatus. A drilling device includes a plastic casing part and a drilling unit arranged essentially inside the casing part.
|Retractable and extendable covering device|
A retractable and extendable covering device (1) for architectural openings, which includes first and second substantially parallel posts (3, 5), a retractable and extendable substantially rectangular screen member (7), and a first flexible guide member (9; 109). The first flexible guide member (9; 109) is deflected into one of the first and second posts (3, 5) and slidably receivable therein.
|Stretch hose and hose production method|
An extensible-retractable helically reinforced hose is formed by helically wrapping a freshly extruded bead of thermoplastic material about a rotating mandrel to form a helical array of spaced reinforcing coils, and by helically wrapping a freshly extruded thin yet wide web of thermoplastic material so edge regions of the wide web are placed onto and bond continuously with the peripheries of each adjacent pair of the reinforcing coils, with a leading edge region of each new wrap of the web overlying and bonding to a trailing edge region of a prior web wrap. Central portions of each web wrap extend radially inwardly and are sandwiched between adjacent reinforcing coils when the hose is retracted to a minimal axial length..
|Marine aft bulkhead and window system|
A marine aft bulkhead and window system in a fully framed assembly includes a port side glass assembly that is fully retractable below a lowest edge of a window opening, a starboard side glass assembly that is fully retractable below the lowest edge of the window opening, a door glass assembly that is fully retractable below the lowest edge of a door opening, and a door assembly that is fully retractable to port or starboard horizontally.. .
|Low complexity repetition detection in media data|
Low complexity detection of a time-wise position of a representative segment in media data is described. A subset of offset values is located in a set of offset values in media data using a first type of one or more types of features, which are extractable from (e.g., derivable from components of) the media data.
|Stent delivery system|
One preferred embodiment includes a stent delivery system including a retractable sheath and an outer stability sheath. The stability sheath freely rotates relative to the retractable sheath, relieving compression forces caused by twisting of stability sheath in when in a tortuous conformation..
|Guidewire loaded stent for delivery through a catheter|
A guidewire loaded stent for delivery through a catheter is described herein. The stent delivery assembly can deliver and place a stent within tortuous regions of the body which are accessible to guidewires but inaccessible to stenting catheters.
|Retractable syringe needle|
A retractable needle is provided for a syringe comprising a barrel and a plunger that comprises a portion capable of engaging the retractable needle for retraction. The retractable needle comprises a cannula, a needle body having a plunger-engaging member, at least one aperture and an which is in fluid communication with the at least one aperture, wherein the at least one aperture is located between the plunger-engaging member and the elongate portion.
|System for irradiating charged particles and method for irradiating charged particles|
A charged particle irradiation system is capable of shortening the irradiation time and the treatment time by performing efficient irradiation even when irregular variation occurs in the irradiation object during the gating irradiation. The extraction of the beam is stopped upon reception of a regular extraction permission end signal which is outputted based on a regular movement signal.
|Capsule, system and method for preparing a beverage|
A capsule for preparing a predetermined quantity of beverage suitable for consumption using an extractable product is disclosed. The capsule includes a circumferential first wall, a second wall closing the circumferential first wall at a first end, and a flexible sheet-shaped third wall closing the circumferential first wall at a second, open, end opposite the second wall, the third wall being at least one of perforate and porous.
|Retractable or removable bollard apparatus and system|
A bollard apparatus (100) has a housing (1) and a barrier member (2) disposed at least partially within the housing (1). The barrier member (2) is slidable relative to the housing (1) between a first, extended position, and a second, retracted position.
A bicycle rack used to attach a bicycle to the rear of a motor vehicle. The bicycle rack is fixedly attached to the bicycle when the bicycle is operated as well as when it is transported on the motor vehicle.
|Printing system with retractable screen assembly|
A printing assembly includes a printing device and a retractable screen assembly that blocks uv light. As the printing device moves across a platform, the retractable screen assembly may fasten to support members, thereby causing a screen member to extend from the retractable screen assembly and prevent uv light from traveling along a range of viewing angles..
|Envelope-stuffing machine for stuffing piles of articles in sheet form|
A stuffing machine (1) for stuffing piles (2) of sheet articles, comprising: a first conveyor (11) for moving piles (2) of sheet articles in a first advancement direction (a1); a second conveyor (12) arranged downstream of the first conveyor (11) with respect to the first advancement direction (a1), which second conveyor (12) is angularly arranged with respect to the first conveyor (11); a third conveyor (13) arranged downstream of the first conveyor (11) with respect to the first advancement direction (a1), which third conveyor (13) is aligned with the first conveyor (11), is extensible in a second advancement direction (a2) opposite the first advancement direction (a1), such as to assume an operating configuration (o) in which it passes over the second conveyor (12) and defines, with the first conveyor (11), a first conveying pathway (p1) and is retractable in a same direction as the first advancing direction (a1) in order to assume an inactive configuration (i) which enables the first conveyor (11) and the second conveyor (12) to define a second conveying pathway (p2); a first stuffing unit (3) positionable along the first conveying pathway (p1) for stuffing the piles (2) of sheet articles; a second stuffing unit (4) positionable along the second conveying pathway (p2) for stuffing the piles (2) of sheet articles.. .
|Magnetic utility knife and holder|
A utility knife comprises a body with a knife blade storable within the body and one or more magnets coupled to the knife body. The magnets are able to be embedded within the body or embedded with an adapter that is configured to removably couple with the utility knife.
|Method for reducing leachables and extractables in syringes|
The present invention relates to a method of producing syringes. Said method comprises fixing a needle to a syringe body by use of an adhesive followed by subjecting the syringes thus obtained to heat treatment.
|Auto-injector for retractable prefilled syringe|
An actuation mechanism for an automatic injector includes a first actuation spring, a first actuation pill, a second actuation spring, and a second actuation pill. In an initial configuration the first actuation spring resides in a compressed, energized state substantially within an upper portion of first actuation pill and the second actuation spring resides in a compressed, energized state between the first actuation pill and the second actuation pill.
In an electrical connector, a latch claw is provided at a nearer side than a lock claw in a fitting direction of a connector fitting portion to a power receiving connector. While the latch claw is retracted into the connector fitting portion, the latch arm swings to release the latching between a latch piece and a second latch groove portion.
|Device having built-in digital data device powered by unlimited power source for light device|
A device having built-in digital data means is powered by an unlimited power source for a lamp-holder, led bulb, or light device connected to unlimited power source by prongs or a base that can be inserted into a socket that would otherwise receiving a bulb. The device may take the form of a webcam having auto tracking functions and retractable prongs that plug directly into a wall outlet..
|Head-up display device with retractable combiner|
The invention relates to a head-up display device that includes a retractable combiner having a display position and a storage position; and an actuating mechanism for moving the combiner from its storage position to its display position and vice versa. The mechanism comprises a lifter carriage bearing the combiner.
|Magnetic door lock assembly|
A latch lock system for a door that is mountable in a doorframe, the latch lock system including a main housing including a spindle and lever, a bolt having a nose part that is attractable to a magnet, the bolt being slidable in the main housing between extended and retracted positions, a spring biasing the bolt to its retracted position, a secondary housing including a strike plate in the doorframe, a magnet mounted in the secondary housing, the magnet having a magnetic force greater than the spring force which will pull the bolt to its extended position when the door is in its closed position and the bolt is aligned with the magnet.. .
|Fixture for fixing workpiece with curved surface|
A fixture for fixing a workpiece with curved surface is provided. The fixture includes a first fixing member and a second fixing member magnetically attractable to the first fixing member.
|Method of automatically triggering an emergency buoyancy system for a hybrid helicopter|
A method of automatically triggering an emergency buoyancy system (10) for a hybrid helicopter (20) having a fuselage (21), two half-wings (23, 23′), and two propulsive propellers (24, 24′). During the method, said emergency buoyancy system (10) is primed, and then if a risk of said hybrid helicopter (20) ditching is detected, two retractable wing undercarriages (28, 28′) are deployed, each wing undercarriage (28, 28′) being fastened under a respective half-wing (23, 23′) and being provided with at least one immersion sensor (16).
|Systems and methods to feed a wire within a welder|
The subject embodiments relate to a retractable wire feed system used within a welder, which include a friction-drive system disposed on a first side of a wire, an idle drive roll located opposite the friction-drive system on a second side of a wire, wherein the friction-drive system advances the wire through a welding nozzle toward a workpiece, and a brake, which is applied to retract the wire when a predetermined condition is met.. .
|Keyboard with pivoting key supporting portion|
A keyboard with a key supporting portion which is retractable and ergonomically suited for typing activities includes a hollowed main body. The key supporting portion has one end pivotally connected to the hollowed main body, and one or more latching holes at the other end.
|Livestock loader and method|
An apparatus including a first compartment and a second compartment is disclosed through which livestock animals move. The first compartment includes a first extension that is horizontally extendable and retractable.
|Retractable clothes dryer vent|
A retractable clothes dryer vent includes a support, a duct coupling, a dryer vent hose, a dryer exhaust coupling, a first retraction guide assembly, and a second retraction guide assembly. The duct coupling is mounted in the support and has a first end, a second end opposite the first end, and an opening extending through the support.
|Retractable telescoping utility knife|
A retractable telescoping utility knife having a handle having a first cover and a second cover detachably coupling together, a blade shell telescopically slidable contained in the handle and having a first shell and a second shell detachably coupling together, a blade seat slidably contained in the blade shell, a blade having installation notches and installed on the blade seat, an actuator having a neck formed on the blade seat, a blade shell control mechanism, and a blade change means.. .
|Helmet device with retractable visor|
A helmet device with retractable visor conceals a retractable visor within a safety helmet wherein the visor is extendable when necessary to protect a wearer against wind and rain. The device includes a rigid shell configured to cover a human head.
|Implant delivery system with marker interlock|
An implant delivery system is disclosed. The delivery system includes an elongated member having an implant mounting location.
|Needle for bloodless iv|
An intravenous catheter system having a retractable needle system and a body system is disclosed. The retractable needle system includes a housing, a needle, a docking feature, and an optional anti-shearing mechanism.
|Auto-disable safety syringe|
A single use hyperdermic syringe (20) having a one-way valve (56, 62) to prevent refilling and a retractable needle (30). A needle connector (26) and a needle hub (28) with needle (30) form an assembly (40) with a cavity (52) for the passage of liquid.
|Low density ethylene-based polymers with extracts at lower molecular weights|
The invention provides an ethylene-based polymer comprising the following properties: a) a “weight fraction (w) of molecular weight greater than 106 g/mole, based on the total weight of polymer, and as determined by gpc(abs),” that meets the following relationship: w<a+b(i2), where a=0.090, and b=−4.00×10-3 (min/dg); b) a g′ value that meets the following relationship: g′<c+d log(i2), where c=162 pa, and d=−90.0 pa/log (dg/min); c) a melt index (i2) from 1 to 20 dg/min; and d) chloroform extractable that has a maximum mw(conv) of less than, or equal to, 4,000 g/mole.. .
|Low density ethylene-based polymers with broad molecular weight distributions and low extractables|
The invention provides an ethylene-based polymer comprising the following properties: a) a melt index (12)>2.0 dg/min; b) a mw(abs) versus 12 relationship: mw(abs)<a+b(i2), where a=2.40×105 g/mole, and b=−8.00×103 (g/mole)/(dg/min); and c) a g′ versus 12 relationship: g′>c+d(i2), where c=127.5 pa, and d=−1.25 pa/(dg/min). The invention also provides an ethylene-based polymer comprising the following properties: a) a melt index (12)>2.0 dg/min; b) a g′ versus 12 relationship: g′>c+d(i2), where c=127.5 pa, and d=−1.25 pa/(dg/min) c) a chloroform extractable (clext) versus g′ relationship: clext.<e+fg′, where e=0.20 wt %, and f=0.060 wt %/pa; and d) a “weight fraction (w) of molecular weight greater than 106 g/mole, based on the total weight of polymer, and as determined by gpc(abs),” that meets the following relationship: w<i−j(i2), where i=0.080, and j=−4.00×10−3 min/dg..
|System, apparatus and method for preparing a beverage|
A system for preparing a predetermined quantity of beverage suitable for consumption using an extractable product is disclosed. The system comprises an exchangeable capsule, and an apparatus comprising a receptacle for holding the exchangeable capsule.
|Threaded component locking mechanism|
A threaded fastening device is provided which utilizes a plurality of retractable pawls (46,38) positioned in a first register (22) surface of the fastening device. The pawls ratchet against a plurality of teeth (28) formed on a second register surface (32) when the first register surface is rotated in a tightening direction against the second register surface.
|Attachable extendable and retractable earpiece and protective casing assembly for mobile communication and sound devices|
An extendable and retractable earpiece cable assembly for mobile communication or sound devices including a reel housing integrally formed with or detachably connected to a casing for protecting a mobile electronic device. The reel housing includes a reel mechanism around which the earpiece cables are removably wound.
|Lens barrel having retractable lens, and image pickup apparatus|
A lens barrel which is capable of retracting a retractable lens group by a simple construction and realizing stable image quality. The lens barrel has a lens, a first lens holding member that holds the lens, a second lens holding member that holds the first lens holding member and moves in a direction of an optical axis in conjunction with the first lens holding member, a drive mechanism that moves the first lens holding member between a shooting position on the optical axis and a retracted position outside the optical axis, and a first guide bar and a second guide bar.
|Electric push bar assembly|
An electric push bar assembly includes an electric push bar including a retractable tube and a connector, and a release mechanism including a connection socket connected to the retractable tube, a fixed socket connected to the connector, a clutch socket axially slidably coupled to the connection socket and having a plurality of engagement tooth blocks respectively engaged with respective engagement teeth of the fixed socket and a rotary operating member mounted around the fixed socket and operable to disengage the engagement tooth blocks of the clutch socket from the engagement teeth of the fixed socket for allowing adjustment of the retractable tube manually.. .
|Folding/retractable pickup truck box cover|
A retractable pickup truck box cover system includes a pivot joint with improved strength, durability, and manufacturability between panels of a panel assembly of the cover system. A sealing system between the panels and along ends of the panel assembly provides improved weather resistance to the cover system.
|Dual wheeled portable cooler|
The invention relates to a portable wheeled cooler having at least a cooler chest assembly consisting of four walls, a hinged lid, a bottom having a cavity to receive a longitudinal shaft, a handle located on each end for lifting and carrying, a retractable support for carrying recreational items, two pair of removable oversized wheels supported by a longitudinal shaft such as an axle and restraining elements to secure said wheels to said longitudinal shaft.. .
|Retractable keyboard keys|
A keyboard includes a bezel having a plurality of key openings and a plurality of key holding features configured adjacent to the plurality of key openings on a bottom side of the bezel. A plurality of keycaps are positioned within the plurality of key openings.
|Retractable golf cart windshield|
A retractable golf cart windshield includes a two piece case design that contains a roll-up plastic windshield. The user can pull the windshield down or roll it up much like a roll-up window shade.
|Status indicating retractable connection label assembly|
The label assembly is comprised of a flexible body with a front and back surface and includes a proximal end and a distal end. The distal end of the flexible body is affixed to the electronic device.
|Vulcanized polymer blends|
A heterogeneous vulcanized polymer blend comprising a continuous phase comprising a thermoplastic polypropylene having a crystallinity of at least 30% and a dispersed phase comprising particles of an elastomeric copolymer dispersed in the continuous phase and having an average particle size of less than 5 micron. The elastomeric copolymer has a crystallinity of less than 20% and is at least partially cross-linked such that no more than about 80 wt % of the elastomeric copolymer is extractable in cyclohexane at 23° c..
|Therapeutical uses of eslicarbazepine|
New applications of eslicarbazepine and eslicarbazepine acetate in the treatment of intractable conditions.. .
|Zoom-type lens barrel and image pickup apparatus|
A lens barrel which is capable of increasing zoom rate and slimming down a lens barrel, and by extension an image pickup apparatus while reducing the size of the lens barrel in a radial direction without decreasing the lens diameter of a retractable lens which retracts outwardly in a radial direction when the lens barrel is collapsed. A first lens holding frame holds a first lens, and a second lens holding frame holds a second lens.
A clamping apparatus is provided, including a base unit, a clamping unit, at least a stop unit and a retractable unit, wherein the base unit having a placement surface for providing placement of an electronic product, the clamping unit and the stop unit being disposed at the base unit, the clamping unit able to move towards or away from the stop unit so that the electronic product being clamped between the clamping unit and the stop unit, the retractable unit being disposed at the clamping unit, further including a retractable rod and a buckle element, the buckle element being disposed at the tip of the retractable rod, the buckle element being above the clamping unit when the retractable rod extending. As such, when the electronic product is clamped with protective sleeve on, the buckle element can lift the upper cover of protective sleeve to use as a sun-shielding plate..