|| List of recent Tractable-related patents
| Retractable mapping jacket|
An accessory and system to provide a medical device with mapping and ablation functionality. The system may include an ablation device with a handle, a treatment element, and an elongate body.
| Solid oxide fuel cell system|
To provide a solid oxide fuel cell system capable of efficiently and simply controlling a low speed fuel cell module and a high speed inverter. The invention is a solid oxide fuel cell system, comprising: a fuel cell module, a fuel flow regulator unit, a control section comprising a first power demand detection circuit for controlling the fuel supply amount and for setting the value of current extractable from the fuel cell module; an inverter for extracting current from fuel cell module; and a second power demand detection circuit; and having an inverter control section for controlling the inverter independently from the fuel cell controller so that a current responsive to power demand is extracted from the fuel cell module in a range not exceeding the extractable current value input from the fuel cell controller..
| Solid oxide fuel cell system|
The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell system for generating variable power in response to power demand, having: a fuel cell module; a fuel supply device; a power demand detection device; a controller for controlling the amount of fuel supplied by the fuel supply device based on the power demand, and for setting an extractable current value, being the maximum extractable current value; an inverter for extracting current from the fuel cell module within a range not exceeding the extractable current value; and an extractable current detection device for detecting actual extracted current extracted from the fuel cell module; whereby if certain increase-limiting condition is matched, then even when power demand is rising, the controller maintains the extractable current value at a certain value, or lowers the extractable current value, and does not increase that extractable current value.. .
| Retractable top for an open vehicle|
A retractable top for a vehicle having an open top, the vehicle including four doors, the retractable top including a left and a right rear roll bar projecting vertically from the rear floor above the vertical walls, the roll bars projecting forward to join a transverse roll bar forming a roll cage, the retractable top including support members attached to two of the three horizontal sides. The retractable top includes linkage arms attached to support members configured to move from a retracted position to an extended position, the linkage arms including a bow arm having a first tapered interconnection aperture, the first tapered interconnection aperture shaped to receive a first connector and recess the first connector such that an end of the first connector is flush with a first surface of the bow arm.
| Retractable spinner wheels for a luggage case|
A luggage case may include front, back, side, top, and bottom walls. At least one recess may be defined by at least one of the walls near the luggage case's bottom end.
| Vehicle fuel tank pump|
A fuel pump connected to a vehicle fuel tank is disclosed herein. The fuel pump may be operatively connected to a fuel tank and a retractable hose.
| Retractable leash|
A two or more subject retractable leash, and methods of use thereof, is disclosed, which includes a roll-back feature on each retractable leash. The leashes may be locked in place by engaging a single lever.
| Retractable pet leash|
A retractable pet leash such as, for example, for dogs, is provided. The retractable pet leash includes a hollow housing configured to be held by a hand of a user.
| Frusto-conical conveyor with retracting fingers|
A harvesting header (100) comprises a frame (101) having a rear aperture (138). Crop is harvested and fed towards and through the rear aperture (138).
| Retractable column and method of forming|
The present invention is an improved apparatus and method for forming a retractable tower or column. The present invention includes pointed hooks wherein the hooks are attached to each section of a section chain, one in a horizontal direction and one in an off-set manner.
|Novel phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase inhibitor and pharmaceutical composition|
A substance contains a phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (pi3k) inhibitor including a depsipeptide-class compound represented by formula (1), or a physiologically acceptable salt thereof that combines a pi3k inhibitory effect and an hdac inhibitory effect to provide an anti-cancer pharmaceutical composition for the treatment of an intractable cancer.. .
|Air contaminant system with laminar flow|
The present invention is directed toward a movable airborne contaminant control system having a retractable/extendable booth attached in a sealing manner to a ventilation unit, preferably mounted on wheels. The ventilation unit includes a filter assembly that opens into the work are formed by the booth.
|Solid oxide fuel cell system|
The invention is a solid oxide fuel cell system including: a fuel cell module, a fuel flow regulator unit, a first power demand detection device, a control section for controlling a fuel supply amount and setting the current value extractable from the fuel cell module, an inverter for extracting current in a range not exceeding the extractable current value, and a power state detecting sensor for detecting actual extracted current value; whereby if actual extracted current value declines, then under circumstances where power demand begins to rise in a state of extra margin in the fuel supply amount after the controller suddenly decreases the extractable current value and suddenly reduces the electrical collector, the controller increases the extractable current value at a high current rise rate of change.. .
|Microphone positioning system|
A microphone positioning system includes a microphone, a selectively operable turntable device to which the microphone is mounted, and a remote control device for selectively imparting rotation to the turntable device to selectively vary the angle of the microphone. The elevation of the microphone can also be varied, such as by means of an extendable and retractable support.
|Headphone system with retractable microphone|
A retractable gaming headphone communication system without a retractable microphone boom retracted in a simple one touch fashion. The headphone communication system is automatically disengaged and put in an off or mute mode when boom is in a deployed position and an operational communication mode when in a deployed position.
|Speaker mechanism having a conforming circuit board|
A device removeably attachable to a case for an electronic device for delivering sound includes a housing having a speaker means and a printed circuit board assembly mounted in the housing. The printed circuit board assembly is in electronic communication with the speaker means.
|Retractable light string inside an ornament device|
An ornament device for storing and deploying ornamental lights is formed as a shell or housing. The shell or housing stores and provides for deploying a string of ornament lights.
|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..
|Multi-component roof for an open-air vehicle|
A multi-component open-air vehicle roof structured to have a retractable enclosure storage compartment along a length of a driver's and passenger's side of the roof, and retractable enclosures to be supported and protected by the retractable enclosure storage compartments, and a rear-side retractable enclosure with a choice of having either rear-side roof supports shaped to act as a storage compartment or having a rear-side compartment as part of the rear-side edge area of the roof, either to act as a roof support storage compartment for the rear-side retractable enclosure when it is retracted. On each roof side there is a wing valence support for supporting a decorative valence and an optional lighting system.
|Extendable ladder for boat trailer or other trailer to access an elevated surface|
The invention relates to an extendable/retractable ladder mounted to a boat trailer to allow access to a boat carried on the trailer. The ladder includes a pair of first vertically oriented bars and a pair of second bars.
|Method for protecting an area from sun and precipitation|
A method for protecting an area from sun and precipitation using a retractable awning with an automated pitching gable or automated pitching arch is disclosed. An awning sheet extends using articulating hinged arms.
|Linearly retractable pressure hose structure|
A self-actuated linearly retractable and extendible hose for use in transporting fluids (liquids, gases, solid particles, and combinations of these) between a source location and an output location can be implemented as an extendible hose comprising a biasing means, a sealing layer, and a reinforced cover layer. The sealing layer forms a sealed conduit for transporting the fluids, and the reinforced cover layer on the outside provides radial and longitudinal strength for the sealing layer.
|Mobile power system|
A mobile power plant comprising a retractable flexible solar array structure comprising a plurality of thin film photovoltaic modules mounted on a flexible substrate; a spool attached to a portion of the flexible solar array structure and around which the flexible solar array structure can be rolled; power cabling integrated into the flexible solar array structure for transmitting power from the plurality of photovoltaic modules to the spool-end of the flexible solar array structure; a transportable container in which the spool is mounted, the transportable container being capable of housing the flexible solar array structure when it is in a rolled configuration.. .
An inductor mountable to a frame member of an implement. The inductor is movable between a working position and a stowed position.
|Automatic trigger guard for firearms|
This safety device, which is intended for the safety of children, private citizen and law enforcement personnel, is a retrofit able trigger guard assembly, which is attached to any existing handgun or firearm under the muzzle in front of the trigger guard, to prevent accidental or unauthorized discharge. The mechanism operates on gravity and levers or certain electro-mechanical mechanism and sensors, extends guard plates on both side of the trigger assembly, thereby making the firearm inoperable.
|Syringe facilitating retraction of multiple needles|
A syringe for retracting and storing of the needles for transferring the fluids is provided. The syringe includes a hollow rotatable and retractable syringe plunger body, a hollow syringe barrel slidably disposed inside the hollow rotatable and retractable syringe plunger body a plunger slidably disposed in the hollow syringe barrel, a syringe adapter attached to the front end of the hollow syringe barrel, a syringe plunger adapter attached to the syringe adapter, a hollow retractable barrel body attached to the hollow rotatable and retractable syringe plunger body.
|Injection molding machine|
An injection molding machine includes first and second friction members, an expandable/retractable member provided in a periphery of the first and second friction members and including first and second end parts, a first attachment member attached to the first end part, and a second attachment member attached to the second end part. A lubricating oil is fed to an area between first and second friction members.
|Retractable propulsion container with thruster|
The present invention relates to a propulsion container (1) comprising space for a propeller driver, the propulsion container having a first end (3) and a second end (4), said second end (4) having a surface; a trunk (5) inside which the propulsion container (1) is moveably mounted, allowing the propulsion container (1) to be moved between a first position and a second position; a first sealing arrangement (6, 7) arranged to seal, in the first position of the propulsion container, a first gap between the propulsion container (1) and the trunk (5) to define a first watertight space on a second side of the first sealing arrangement, and a second sealing arranged essentially at the second end (4) of the propulsion container (1) and arrangement (8) arranged to seal, in the second position of the propulsion container, a second gap between the propulsion container (1) and the trunk (5) to define a second watertight space on a second side of the second sealing arrangement, said second sealing arrangement (8) comprising a primary propulsion container seal (9) arranged in a functional connection with the surface of the second end (4) of the propulsion container (1).. .
A computer case includes a first sidewall, a plurality of peripheral walls, a retractable fence, and a second sidewall. One side of each of the peripheral walls connects with the first sidewall in a surrounding manner; one end of the retractable fence is disposed to the other side of each of the peripheral walls.
|Coreless tissue rolls|
Coreless rolls of tissue, such as rolls of bath tissue or paper towels, are produced by winding tissue logs on a mandrel having retractable pins. During winding, the pins extend and penetrate the first several windings of the log as it is initially wound, which prevents slippage.
|Retractable leash apparatus|
A retractable leash apparatus includes opposed first and second open ends and defines an interior area. A retraction assembly is operatively coupled to the handle member and defines an inner space and an aperture, the retraction assembly having a spool rotatably positioned in the inner space.
|Device for controlling a gearbox and a parking brake of a motor vehicle, using a common operating lever|
A lever having a trigger that is retractable against a travel limiter for engagement of the reverse gear; the lever is interlocked with a means for being switched from one position, allowing the engagement and selection of gears, to another position for applying the parking brake, with the possibility of selecting and engaging a gear; the lever base has a spherical body equipped with a multi-directional movement capability in a mounting, while being equipped for the engagement and selection of gears.. .
|Last with retractable pins|
A last assembly includes a plurality of retractable pins and a plurality of vacuum holes, both acting to hold footwear segments to the last assembly to facilitate manufacturing of, or modification to, an article of footwear. A method of making or modifying an article of footwear includes placing footwear segments on the last assembly by associating an extension portion of at least one footwear segment with the retractable pins, modifying the footwear segments and then removing the extension portion..
|Covering for a series of associated portable toilet structures|
A method and system for providing an aesthetically pleasing covering for construction site structures, such as portable toilets and/or construction waste bins, includes expanses of material designed to encompass and/or encircle such structures. Various embodiments are directed to retractable, weather-resistant fabrics that, when employed in accordance with the present invention, create a cabana-like structure to obscure the undesired aesthetics of underlying structures.
|Dual lumen carrier tube with retractable sleeve and methods|
A vascular closure device includes a carrier tube and a sleeve. The carrier tube includes at least first and second lumens, the first lumen being configured to hold a sealing member, the second lumen being configured to provide blood flow from a distal opening thereof to a proximal opening thereof.
|Sensor inserter assembly|
An analyte monitor includes a sensor, a sensor control unit, and a display unit. The sensor control unit typically has a housing adapted for placement on skin and is adapted to receive a portion of an electrochemical sensor.
|Retractable ignition system|
An integrated retractable burner ignition system including a burner having an outlet face and a flow passage including a front end substantially coincident with the outlet face of the burner and a gas inlet positioned rearward from the front end of the flow passage, an igniter including a high voltage electrode surrounded by an insulator and extending beyond the insulator to form a tip end of the igniter, the igniter being mounted slidably within the flow passage, an actuator connected to a rear portion of the igniter and configured to advance and retract the igniter within the flow passage, and a slidable seal between the igniter and the flow passage, the seal being positioned rearward of the gas inlet of the flow passage and frontward of the rear portion of the igniter.. .
|Spring loaded rechargeable battery assembly|
A spring loaded rechargeable battery assembly is an apparatus that incorporates a particularly designed attachment mount in order to electrically engage a plurality of electronic cigarette/vaporizer components as part of a modular system. The apparatus utilizes an upper housing assembly, a retractable contact assembly, a battery control unit, a battery cell, a housing sleeve, and a lower housing assembly in order to function properly.
|System, capsule and method for preparing a beverage|
A system including a capsule is usable for preparing a predetermined quantity of beverage suitable for consumption using an extractable product. The system includes a substantially rigid circumferential wall, a bottom closing the circumferential wall at a first end, and lid of a flexible sheet-shaped perforate and/or porous material closing the circumferential wall at a second, open, end opposite the bottom.
|Pipeline inspection system|
An inspection system configured for “no-blow” use in a pressurized gas pipeline includes a push rod wound around a spool for convenient deployment and portability. A camera disposed on one end of the push rod is configured to relay images back to a monitor.
|Cordless retractable roller shade for window coverings|
A cordless retractable shade including an operating system for the shade that varies a biasing force of a spring to counterbalance the shade. The bottom rail of a retractable shade can be raised or lowered, and due to the operating system remains in any selected position of the covering between fully extended and fully retracted, without the use of operating cords.
|Resin molding mold for intake manifold, intake manifold and method of resin molding for intake manifold|
Provided are a resin molding mold enabling an intake manifold made of a resin to be manufactured at low cost, an intake manifold, and a method for molding a resin for an intake manifold. The resin molding mold for an intake manifold includes a slide mold provided at an end of a surge tank and a plurality of combination-type core molds molding an inner surface of the surge tank.
|Structure of a handle for a retractable leash|
A structure of a handle for a retractable leash comprises a holding piece; the holding piece is formed integrally as one piece by soft gel; a housing of the retractable leash is an assembly of a left housing and a right housing; the holding piece is fitted between the left housing and the right housing.. .
|Retractable bottle opener assemblies and methods thereof|
A bottle opener assembly includes a bottle opener having a body including a first end and a second end opposed to the first end. A reel component is coupled to the first end of the bottle opener via a connecting cable.
|Spring assisted medical device deployment assembly|
A medical device deployment assembly includes a retractable sheath and a catheter positioned inside the retractable sheath. A medical device is compressed between an outer surface of the catheter and an inner surface of the retractable sheath.
|Circular bone tunneling device employing a stabilizing element|
The present invention provides a circular bone tunneling device, comprising: a hollow elongate body comprising a hollow elongate body head, said hollow elongate body head defining a rigid circular arc, comprising a surgical needle; an extendable and retractable support element, reconfigurable from an extended configuration to a retracted configuration; said support element, in said extended configuration, adapted to be located along said path formed by said rigid circular arc; said support element and said hollow elongate body head are adapted to grasp said bone from at least two points along the circumference of said bone; a stabilizing element.. .
|Retractable needle safety syringes|
A barrel adapter mountable to a syringe barrel includes a barrel tip, a biasing member, a locking mechanism, and a needle assembly. A safety syringe includes a barrel, a plunger assembly, and a barrel adapter.
|Apparatus for sharpening blades|
An apparatus for sharpening blades, such as those used for mowing. A rotary grinder is mounted within an extensible, retractable, and rotatable support assembly.
|Circuit board mounting assembly|
A circuit board mounting assembly includes a chassis with a securing hole, a circuit board attached to the chassis, a drive bracket mounted in the chassis, and a latch member configured to latch the circuit board. The drive bracket comprises at least one clamp engaged with the circuit board for preventing the circuit board from moving along a first direction.
|Print job management|
A system for managing a print job is disclosed. Print job data is intercepted prior to being printed by a printer and a print job package is generated including the print job data as intercepted and metadata on the print job data, the print job data as intercepted being extractable from the print job package..
|Vehicle having utility bed and retractable seat|
An muv having a utility bed including a bed floor having at least one panel. The bed floor panel is convertible between a planar storage surface and at least one passenger seat back by displacement of a lever.
|Handle with retractable plunger|
An apparatus that retracts a plunger along an axis about which a handle pivots. The handle has two ends that are perpendicular, the second end having a sidewall with a barrel forming a chamber in which the plunger is slidably mounted.
|Aircraft door arrangement|
An aircraft door arrangement having a pivotable door for closing an aperture in the fuselage of an aircraft and selectively movable between closed and open positions by a linear actuating mechanism having a casing and a rod selectively extendable and retractable. An actuator mounting mounts the casing between two elements of the primary structure of the aircraft.
|Systems and/or methods for using air/wind power to charge/re-charge vehicle batteries|
Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to techniques that harness air/wind power to charge and/or re-charge a battery of a vehicle that is at least partially electrically powered. In certain example embodiments, air/wind enters into a channel formed in a vehicle and turns a turbine which, in turn, generates electricity that may be used to charge and/or re-charge a battery of the vehicle.
|Decoy suspension system|
The decoy suspension system is attached to a tree branch or other suitable support and suspends a decoy above the ground. The system includes a reel containing a retractable and extendible line.
A retractable cover for use over an opening such as a swimming pool is described. The cover comprises a number i (i≧3) of supporting joist means, each joist having a top and bottom surface; an even number j (j<i) of floor section means, each having a first and second end; the first end of a 1st floor section being pivotally fixed to the top surface of a 1st joist, and the first end of the jth floor section pivotally being fixed to the top surface of the ith joist, the first ends of the 2nd .
|Power shovel having hydraulically driven dipper actuator|
A hydraulic system for a power shovel is disclosed. The hydraulic system may have a tank, a pump configured to draw fluid from the tank and pressurize the fluid, a crowd cylinder extendable and retractable to adjust a length of a dipper handle, and a valve in fluid communication with the tank, the pump, and the crowd cylinder.
|Tiltloader for transferring cargo|
A device and method for moving tilt frame and transfer bed portions of a cargo transfer system are disclosed. In one embodiment, the invention may include a table and a pin secured to the transfer bed.
|Plant illumination apparatus and plant illumination system|
A plant illumination apparatus including a driving unit having a central axis, a first slide base, a second slide base, a light source, and a retractable arm having a retraction-control terminal and light-disposing terminal is provided. The first and second slide bases are disposed on the driving unit.
|Retractable cabin access system for machine|
A retractable cabin access system for a machine is disclosed. In the current disclosure, the retractable cabin access system includes a linkage member, a stairway, and a lock mechanism.
|Electronic device case with retractable stand|
A case for an electronic device with a retractable stand may support the case for an inserted electronic device when disposed in a horizontal and/or vertical position. The case may be transitioned from the horizontal and/or vertical disposition and vise-versa without changing the relative positions of the case and the stand to one another..
|Retractable pole assembly for a foldable tent|
A retractable eave structure of a foldable tent includes a pole assembly having a first end and an opposing second end. The pole assembly first end is pivotally coupled to a hub for pivotal movement between an open state and a folded state of the foldable tent.
|Method and apparatus for metal positioning and forming|
A duct making apparatus includes a first station configured to accept a formable sheet material and a second station configured to receive the formable sheet material from the first station. The first station includes a mechanism for forming one of a male lock bend and a female lock seam in a leading edge of the formable sheet material.
|Compressible or retractable support for air blower cavity of air flow mattress|
A compressible or retractable support is installed inside an air blower cavity of a body support system, such as a medical mattress with forced air flow. The support is compressed or retracted within the cavity when the air blower is inserted in the dynamic configuration of the body support system.
|Infant bath with retractable sling|
An infant bath having a sling infant support that holds the infant while bathing, yet retracts to a convenient and safe storage position when not in use is provided. The assembly includes an elongate infant bath basin having upwardly extended side walls for containing water in which to bathe an infant, a sling extends across the basin and is supported by at least two of the side walls when in the extended position.
|System and method of treating intractable epilepsy by stimulation|
System and method for treating intractable epilepsy are provided. The method includes implanting electrodes in pedunculopontine nucleus and delivering electrical pulses to the pedunculopontine nucleus, thereby inducing the stimulation of cholinergic neurons leading to the release of acetylcholine, thereby enhancing the genesis of rapid eye movement sleep, which reduces the occurrence of epileptic attacks and also chronically suppresses the epileptogenic process..
|Desktop bowling game|
A desktop bowling game is provided including bowling pins having metal that is attractable by magnets located at a base of each bowling pin, a ball, a main unit having a playing board having a surface with position markers for setup of the pins, and a pin reset mechanism, located below the playing board. The pin reset mechanism includes a sliding plate that slides up and down beneath the playing board between a first, up position immediately below and adjacent to the playing board to a second, down position away from the playing board.
|Suspension device for outboard motor, vessel propulsion apparatus, and vessel|
A swivel bracket is coupled via a horizontal bracket to a clamp bracket to be mounted on a vessel. A trim mechanism adjusts a trim angle of an outboard motor by rotating the swivel bracket about the horizontal shaft.
|Apparatus and methods for conducting assays and high throughput screening|
The present invention provides microfluidic devices and methods for using the same. In particular, microfluidic devices of the present invention are useful in conducting a variety of assays and high throughput screening.