|| List of recent Tractable-related patents
| Compression spring automated retractable protective electrocautery pen tip cover|
A cautery pen cover can cover a cautery pen, with little modification thereto, such that the cover must be retracted to both expose the tip and the trigger of the cautery pen. The cover is designed as a protective sleeve that prevents actuation of the cautery pen trigger until the cover is retracted.
| Game ball or other article of sports equipment printed with visible light-curable ink and method|
Sports equipment, particularly game balls, are printed with an ink cured with light in the visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum. The ink uses a photoinitiator that absorbs light in both the ultraviolet region and in a range of from about 400 nm to about 690 nm in the visible light region, a type i photoinitiator compound absorbing in only the visible region, or a type ii photoinitiator compound either containing an abstractable hydrogen or used with a free radical-curable material comprising an abstractable hydrogen..
| Information board with interchangeable graphic layer|
Information boards include a graphic layer and a transparent or translucent dry erase writing surface. The information boards include one or more non-permanent attachment mechanisms that allow for selective removal and replacement of the graphic layer.
| Expansion turbine|
An expansion turbine, comprising: a case having an inlet and an outlet for a working fluid; at least one stator (3) installed inside the case; at least one rotor (2) installed inside the case and rotating around a respective revolution axis (x-x); a short-pipe (4) constrained to the case; a mechanical unit (5) installed inside the short-pipe (4). The mechanical unit (5) comprises a bushing (7) and a shaft (6) rotatably installed inside the bushing (7).
| Cutting unit of a hydromecanical slot perforator|
The proposed hydro-mechanical slot-type perforator enables simultaneously performing at least two slots in a production column. The perforator includes a casing, upper and lower pistons movable within the casing, a cutting unit driven by the pistons and carrying extendable cutting tools, and, optionally, a retractable mechanism fixing the perforator for transportation.
| Stiffened pull cord for architectural coverings|
A control element for actuating an operating mechanism for a retractable shade. The retractable shade having a flexible operating cord retractable and extendable from the operating mechanism, the flexible operating cord having a free end.
| Hairstyling tool with automatically reversing cylinder|
A hair styling tool includes a body, a cylinder extending from the body, the cylinder rotatable relative to the body, a motor for rotating the cylinder, a heater to heat the cylinder, and a styling arm pivotally attached to the body. The hair styling tool having a generally clam shell configuration, wherein the styling arm is movable between an open position and a closed position in which the styling arm contacts the cylinder.
| Retractable flagpole assembly|
A retractable flagpole assembly includes a retractable flagpole, a top pivot holder rotatably capped on the top rod of the retractable flagpole and provided with a hanging lug for securing an inner top end of a flag, an end block spaced below the lower pivot holder and provided with a hanging lug for securing an inner bottom end of the flag, a link coupled between the top pivot holder and the end block, and a lower pivot holder rotatably sleeved onto the retractable flagpole and axially movable along the link and lockable to the end block.. .
|Hip obturator and method for atraumatic hip access|
An obturator provides access to a joint through a capsule surrounding the joint. A distal end of the obturator has a first distal location with a first width dimension and a second distal location with a second width dimension, wherein the second distal location is proximal to the first distal location and the second width dimension greater than the first width dimension.
|Therapy apparatus to restore range of motion of limbs|
A therapy apparatus to restore range of motion to joints and limbs. The apparatus is useful for elbow joints and includes a beam on which the elbow joint rests.
A retractable assembly for immersion-, flow- and annex-measuring systems in analytical process technology for measuring at least one measured variable of a medium in a process containment, comprising an essentially cylindrical housing having a housing interior; an immersion tube, which is axially movable between a retracted service position in the housing and a process position extended from the housing. In the service position, the immersion tube is positioned in the housing interior; a closure element on an end region of the immersion tube facing the medium for sealing off the housing interior from the process containment when the immersion tube is located in the service position, and a proximity detector in or on the end region of the housing facing the medium for detecting the closure element in the service position..
|Hands-free waste collection and disposal device and method of use|
A hands-free waste collection and disposal device and a method of use are disclosed herein. The disclosed device generally comprises a waste receptacle and a collection tool.
|Retractable wheel assembly|
A retractable wheel assembly includes a bracing member and a wheeled arm pivotally coupled to the bracing member. The wheeled arm is sized and positioned such that the wheeled arm rotates through an aperture of the bracing member.
|Cutting unit of a hydromechanical slot perforator|
A cutting unit for a slot-type perforator is mounted in a casing having a specific edge, driven by a piston or plunger. The cutting unit includes cutting tools associated with a first holder immovable relative to the piston, and a second holder, including a recess, cooperating with the casing's edge, immovable relative to the casing.
|Duct blank seam and apparatus for making a duct blank seam|
A flanged duct blank has a male part defined by lead notches formed at each side of a leading end and has a female part defined by trail notches formed at each side of a trailing end. The male part includes a lock tab.
|Systems and methods for treating lumenal valves|
The present embodiments relate to systems and methods for treating lumenal valves. Particularly, and in accordance with one aspect, the present disclosure is directed to methods and systems for partial or complete replacement of lumenal valves.
|Elephant trunk thoracic endograft and delivery system|
A delivery system for delivering a device within a body lumen. The delivery system includes a self-expanding stent/graft composite prosthesis and a deployment device.
|Meniscal repair systems and methods|
A device for repairing a tear in a portion of tissue comprises a proximal actuator portion, a transfer needle extending distally from the proximal actuator portion and a catch needle extending distally from the proximal actuator portion. A suture needle is disposed in the transfer needle, and is extendable from the transfer needle toward the catch needle and retractable from the catch needle toward the transfer needle.
|Pet chew forming apparatus for drug dispensing, methods of forming pet chew products and pet chew products thereof|
A pet chew forming apparatus for dispensing a medicament comprising a plunger having an elongated piston operable with a piston cylinder of a housing. The piston is extendable from and retractable into the piston cylinder by sliding movement, and includes a receptacle having an opening.
A speaker comprises a main body. The main body is disposed with a central processing unit, an amplifier and a control interface.
|Retractable key storage apparatus with original key adaptor|
The invention provides an apparatus to retractably store multiple keys. The apparatus is designed to permit a user to install up to eight (8) custom keys in a compact “key wallet.” individual keys are pivotally deployed by pressing a designated button on the apparatus and are returned to a stowed position by rotating the key back into the apparatus until it locks into position.
|Retractable test probe|
The retractable test probe includes a main sleeve, a needle and a rotation positioning mechanism. The needle is rooted in the main sleeve.
A mobile device for storing, moving, and insulating a beverage includes a base wall, one or more side was attached to the base wall, and a top wall attached to the top of the side all. The top wall has an opening for receiving a beverage container and may include insulating material to assist in maintaining a beverage at a desired temperature.
|Retractable pulling button with a chest card base|
A retractable pulling button with a chest card base, wherein the retractable pulling button may include a chest card base body, a resetting device and a button body. The chest card base body may include a chest card identifying device, and can be internally provided with a cavity, and the cavity may be internally provided with a rotary shaft.
|Multifunctional cooking utensil|
An exemplary aspect comprises an apparatus comprising: (a) a first handle component comprising a first end and a second end; and (b) a second handle component comprising a third end and a fourth end, wherein the first end is connected to the third end via a spring clip, wherein the second end is connected to a first spatula component, wherein the fourth end is connected to a second spatula component, and wherein the first handle component is operable to be locked to the second handle component. In one or more exemplary embodiments: (1) the second spatula component and the second handle component comprise a retractable fork component; (2) the first spatula component comprises a serrated edge; and (3) the first handle component is operable to be locked to the second handle component via a sliding member..
The roof reflector provides selectively deployable and retractable devices for installation over the roof of a building structure to reduce the amount of solar energy transmitted to the roof proper. The roof reflector may include a thick roll of insulating material that may be unrolled to cover the roof or rolled up for storage.
|Systems, devices, and/or methods for managing an assisted opening retractable knife|
Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a retractable blade knife, which can comprise a handle and a blade. The handle can comprise a top handle scale operatively coupled to a bottom handle scale via a plurality of fasteners.
A medical device is configured to prevent a member attached to the distal end of an operation wire passing through a catheter from dropping out from an operation wire. The medical device includes an operation wire which passes through a catheter and which is advanceable and retractable toward the axial direction with respect to the catheter, a distal member interlocked on the distal side of the operation wire, and a grasping unit which is interlocked on the proximal side of the operation wire.
|Enhanced medical device for use in bodily cavities, for example an atrium|
Systems, methods, and devices allow intravascular or percutaneous mapping, orientation or ablation, or combinations thereof in bodily cavities or lumens. A device includes a plurality of elongate members which are moveable between an unexpanded configuration, a bent or coiled stack configuration and an expanded or fanned configuration.
|Systems and methods for endometrial ablation|
A device for endometrial ablation having an elongated shaft with a working end comprising an expandable-contractable frame, a complaint energy-delivery surface carried by the frame, the surface and the frame being configured to engage against the interior of a patient's uterine cavity when the working end is inserted into the cavity and the frame is expanded.. .
|Atraumatic medical device anchoring and delivery system with enhanced anchoring|
Systems and methods are delineated for treating urinary incontinence (ui). And more generally, systems and methods are delineated for providing medical treatment, wherein such systems and methods include means for attaching a structure to a patient and removing the structure without damage to the structure or the patient.
|Reagent vessel insert and reagent vessel|
A reagent vessel insert includes an insert housing formed in such a way that the reagent vessel insert is configured to be inserted in a reagent vessel for a centrifuge and/or for a pressure varying device. The reagent vessel insert further includes at least one magnet arranged non-adjustably with respect to the insert housing and at least one adjusting element arranged in an interior volume of the reagent vessel insert.
A communications system between a receiving aircraft and a tanker aircraft. The system includes a retractable tube with a nozzle which connects to a receiving aircraft receptacle, wherein the system comprises a primary device for sending/receiving data on the nozzle and a secondary device for sending/receiving data on the receptacle.
|Jewelry detention system and method|
A device for displaying jewelry comprising a retractable cord positioned beneath a jewelry display pad, wherein the cord passes through a slot in the display pad and is securely attached to an item of jewelry to be displayed on the display pad, and wherein the item of jewelry can be pulled away from the display pad for examination by a customer.. .
|Operating cord system for retractable coverings for architectural openings|
An operating control system for a retractable shade including a roller reversibly rotatable within a headrail includes a clamp system for gripping an endless operating cord in a neutral position to prevent rotation of the roller and a tensioner if properly mounted in a fixed position will release the clamp system to permit rotation of the roller while positioning the runs of the endless cord in a closely spaced relationship to minimize the risk of an infant or child becoming entangled in the cord.. .
|Retractable safety gate|
A retractable safety gate has a mounting assembly, a control assembly, a delaying assembly, an operating assembly, a blocking cloth, a grip assembly and a receiving assembly. The control assembly has a controller, a ratchet unit and a spiral spring.
|Cellular shade assembly and method for constructing same|
An expandable and contractable shade assembly includes a plurality of closed cell structures aligned vertically one above another with juncture lines defined between adjacent structures. Each closed cell structure includes a front face and a separate back face.
|Automated process chamber cleaning in material deposition systems|
A cleaning carrier for in-situ cleaning of a process chamber of a material deposition tool and method for in-situ cleaning using a cleaning carrier. The cleaning carrier includes a body formed symmetrically about a central axis and having a geometry generally corresponding to the geometry of the removable wafer carrier for use with the tool, and a tool interface that facilitates mounting of the cleaning carrier body on a portion of the material deposition tool that accepts the removable wafer carrier.
|Retractable thruster unit for a marine vessel|
A novel retractable thruster unit for a marine vessel using a tunnel thruster includes a nozzle having an end, the end being provided with two closing plates, a top closing plate, and a bottom closing plate. The closing plates are arranged 180 degrees apart on opposite sides of the axis of the propeller and extend substantially axially from the end of the nozzle..
|Excavator adapted for railroad|
An improved excavator for use in construction and repair of railroad tracks is provided. The excavator has one set of removable flanged wheels on the backfill blade side of the excavator, and one set of retractable flanged wheels on the side opposite the backfill blade side.
|Key having a retractable insert, and related insert-extending module|
The invention relates to a retractable key comprising an upper half-shell (3) and a lower half-shell which are assembled together so as to form a housing, and an insert-extending module configured so as to be mounted in said housing. The insert-extending module includes: an insert pivotably mounted in the housing between a retracted position and an deployed position, a push button (8) axially projecting from the upper half-shell (3) so as to be axially pressed by a user and comprising a rotation-locking means (9) engaging with a corresponding rotation-locking means (10) of the housing, the rotation-locking means (9, 10) guiding the push button (8) in axial translation (a-a), an elastic return element, a first end of which is attached to the insert and a second end of which is attached to the push button (8) in order to urge the insert to pivot toward the extended position when the push button (8) is pressed, and a retaining means (17) supported by the push button (8) and engaging with a complementary retaining means (18) of a half-shell of the housing, said retaining means (17, 18) being configured so as to enable the axial translation (a-a) of the push button (8)..