|| List of recent Transverse-related patents
| Prosthetic heart valve devices, prosthetic mitral valves and associated systems and methods|
Devices and methods for implantation at a native mitral valve having a non-circular annulus and leaflets. One embodiment of the device includes a valve support having a first region configured to be attached to a prosthetic valve with a plurality of prosthetic leaflets and a second region, and an anchoring member having a longitudinal dimension with a first portion configured to contact tissue at the non-circular annulus, a second portion configured to be attached to the valve support, and a lateral portion transverse to the longitudinal dimension between the first portion and the second portion.
| Methods and devices for spinal fixation element placement|
Minimally invasive methods and devices are provided for positioning a spinal fixation element in relation to adjacent spinal anchors. In an exemplary embodiment, the device is a percutaneous access device that can be coupled to a spinal anchor, and the method includes the step of positioning a spinal fixation element through at least one sidewall opening of at least two percutaneous access devices such that the spinal fixation element extends in a lengthwise orientation that is substantially transverse to the longitudinal axis of each percutaneous access device.
| Disposable pull-on diaper and method for manufacturing the same|
A disposable pull-on diaper having a central inelastic region in at least one of a front waist region and a rear waist region, and a method for manufacturing the same. Front and rear waist regions of a disposable pull-on diaper are respectively of an elastically non-stretchable exterior sheet and elastically stretchable interior sheets.
| Pump assembly for a vehicle|
A pump assembly for a vehicle is disclosed. The pump assembly includes a housing defining a cavity extending along a central axis to present a wall disposed radially relative to the central axis and a base transverse to the central axis.
| Applicator for applying a composition to the eyelashes|
The present invention relates to an applicator for applying a cosmetic composition to the eyelashes or the eyebrows, the applicator including a molded applicator member including: a core that extends along a longitudinal axis; and teeth that extend from the core, the teeth being disposed in more than four longitudinal rows along the longitudinal axis (x) of the core; the teeth presenting free ends that define an envelope surface of the applicator member, the envelope surface presenting, at least at one point along its length, a cross-section of shape that is flat, having a greatest transverse dimension lying in the range 7 mm to 2 mm and a thickness lying in the range 15 mm to 7 mm.. .
| Connector assembly for optical fiber|
A connector assembly for an optical fiber comprises a unitary connector body and a fiber ferrule. The unitary connector body has an axial ferrule channel and a transverse passage connecting the ferrule channel and the connector body outer surface.
| Circulation maintaining device for linear slide assembly|
A circulation maintaining device for a linear slide assembly includes two top boards, four half mediate plates, two third half tubes, two bottom boards, and two end caps. Each of the above mentioned parts is manufactured integrally by way of injection molding and needs only one set of molds.
| Multi-position support for a personal electronic device|
A support member includes a base, a first wall and an opposite second wall spaced apart from the first wall. The base, the first wall and the second wall define an elongated slot.
| Systems and methods for fiber optic parametric amplification and nonlinear optical fiber for use therein|
A high confinement nonlinear optical fiber is provided along with methods of parametric amplification for use thereof the nonlinear optical fiber may include a plurality of concentric layers which are configured to provide different guiding regimes to low-frequency and high-frequency components through transverse geometry and refractive index profiling, thus reducing waveguide dispersion. The resulting optical fiber provides a parametric device with phase-matching in any spectral region of interest, such that a fiber optic parametric amplifier (fopa) implementing the optical fiber can amplify in any spectral window of interest.
| Transverse electric-field type liquid crystal display device, process of manufacturing the same, and scan-exposing device|
A process of manufacturing a liquid crystal display device of transverse electric-field type, wherein a halftone photomask which is used to form a photoresist pattern has a fully light-shielding area preventing uv irradiation of a portion of an active matrix substrate in which a thin-film transistor element is to be formed, so that the photoresist pattern includes a positive resist portion which has a first thickness and which is formed on the above-indicated portion of the substrate. The halftone mask further has a fully light-transmitting area which permits fully uv transmission therethrough to provide the photoresist pattern with a resist-free area which corresponds to a portion of the substrate in which a contact hole serving as a third connection portion connecting an external scanning-line driver circuit and a scanning-line terminal portion through a junction electrode is to be formed.
| Rapidly quenched fe-based soft-magnetic alloy ribbon and its production method and core|
A rapidly quenched fe-based soft-magnetic alloy ribbon having wave-like undulations on a free surface, the wave-like undulations having transverse troughs arranged at substantially constant intervals in a longitudinal direction, and the troughs having an average amplitude d of 20 mm or less, is produced by a method comprising (a) keeping a transverse temperature distribution in a melt nozzle within ±15° c. To have as small a temperature distribution as possible in a melt paddle of the alloy, and (b) forming numerous fine linear scratches on a cooling roll surface by a wire brush, thereby providing a ground surface of the cooling roll with an arithmetical mean (average) roughness ra of 0.1-1 μm and a maximum roughness depth rmax of 0.5-10 μm..
| Switchable frequency diplexer circuit|
An electronic circuit comprises a high-pass and a low-pass. The low-pass comprises at least one low-pass series element and a low-pass transverse element.
| Motion sensitized and motion suppressed imaging using dante prepared pulse trains|
Systems and methods for motion sensitized and motion suppressed quantitative imaging of a subject are provided as a train of interlaced radio frequency (rf) and magnetic field gradient pulses. Non-selective delay alternating with nutation for tailored excitation (dante) pulse trains may be used in combination with gradient pulses and short repetition times as motion-sensitive preparation modules.
| Chair with a head and neck support structure|
A chair includes a backrest, and a head and neck support structure arranged at the top side of the backrest for supporting the head and neck of a person resting on the backrest. The head and neck support includes a neck support portion shaped like a convex bar and transversely arranged at the top side of the backrest, and a plurality of radial v-grooves radially upwardly extended from the top side of the neck support portion and inclining upwardly backwardly from the neck support portion in a smooth manner..
| Vehicle body rear structure|
A collision load is appropriately absorbed even in a case that the collision load is intersectionally input from the oblique rear with respect to the vehicle longitudinal direction. Plural first to sixth corner portions provided at the rear end of an extension are arranged such as to be located at respective different positions along the vehicle longitudinal direction, wherein the first corner portion located at the vehicle transverse inner upper end is located the rearmost, and wherein the first to sixth corner portions and first to sixth edge lines, which form the rear end of the extension, are provided such as to be located at the rear in a spiral form from the first corner portion toward the vehicle front in order..
| U-bend fitting|
A u-bend fitting for connecting a first pipe and a second pipe, e.g., in cooling pipe system for an ice rink, is disclosed. The u-bend fitting includes a first collar, a second collar, and a curved hollow body forming a fluid path configured to allow fluid to flow from the first pipe to the second pipe.
| Gate valve|
A gate valve includes a valve plate located in a movable manner within a holder, a sealing for sealing off of the valve plate relative to the holder, and a wedge arrangement with several first wedge elements located on the valve plate in its direction of movement at a distance from one another, and second wedge elements belonging to the first wedge elements, by means of which the valve plate is pressed transverse to the direction of movement of the valve plate against the sealing with a movement into a closing position. In order to facilitate a low-friction actuation with a reduced actuation force, also in a compact and space-saving manner, the second wedge elements are supported on the holder, so that they can move relative to the holder..
| Vehicle seat latch having striker compliance in transverse directions|
The vehicle seat latch (16) disclosed includes an elongate pivot plate (32) pivotally mounted by a first pivotal connection (36) on a seat frame (28) by a mounting plate (26). A second pivotal connection (42) mounts a latch assembly (40) on the pivot plate (32).
| Pitching stabilization means and a rotary wing aircraft including such means|
A pitching stabilization means (10) having at least one stationary stabilization surface (20) extending in a thickness direction from a bottom face (21) to a top face (22) and in a transverse direction from a leading edge (23) towards a trailing edge (24). The stabilization surface (20) has at least one slot (30) passing through said thickness of the stabilization surface (20) from said top face (22) to said bottom face (21), said slot (30) being arranged within the stabilization surface (20) between said leading edge (23) and said trailing edge (24) so as to allow a flow of air coming from a rotor to pass from said top face (22) towards said bottom face (21)..
| Device for transverse seam welding|
A device and a method for the positionally accurate arrangement of two material ends located opposite each other. The device includes two carriers with always one fixing device for each material end, wherein at least one of the two carriers is slidably guided relative to the second of the carriers, and at least the first carrier has a first adjusting member and a second adjusting member connected to the first adjusting member, wherein the adjusting members form a drive by means of which the first carrier is slidable against the second carrier..
| Individually wrapped rolling papers|
A rolling paper and packaging combination that individually seals each rolling paper substrate within its own individual, moisture resistant compartment. The moisture resistant compartments are fabricated by bonding a first wrapper and a second wrapper along each longitudinal edge and each transverse edge.
| Apparatus, system and method for sorting rod-like elements|
Apparatus for sorting rod-like elements such as each having a defined different length, including a sorting transporter inclined with respect to the horizontal at an angle and having a longitudinal sieve element above and along which a transverse pusher slat moves to shift the elements upwards along the sieve element. The shifted elements are oriented along the pusher slats.
| Soil aeration device having close-coupled shafts|
An agricultural implement for towing over fields, for incorporating crop residues into soil, possessing a pair of juxtaposed, substantially parallel, spaced-apart, rotatable shafts, comprising a first forwardly-mounted shaft and a second rearwardly-mounted shaft, each mounted on a frame transversely to a direction of travel of said implement. A plurality of protruding tine members, extending substantially radially outwardly from each of said pair of shafts and longitudinally spaced along each of said pair of shafts, each tine member adapted to rotate about a longitudinal axis of a respective shaft, a tip of each of said tine members when rotating about said respective shaft creating a circular arc, are further provided.
| Pneumatic tire|
A pneumatic tire includes, on a tread surface (1) of the tire, at least two longitudinal grooves (2, 3) extending along a tire equator (c), a plurality of transverse grooves (4a to 4d) connecting the longitudinal grooves, and a block row (l5) formed by a plurality of blocks (5a to 5d) extending along the tire equator and defined by the longitudinal grooves and the transverse grooves. Each of the blocks (5a to 5d) includes a reduced thickness portion (6) in an overlapping region (r) where the blocks overlap in projection when the block row (l5) is projected in the circumferential direction, the reduced thickness portion (6) including at least two portions where the thickness of the block gradually decreases..
A tire 1 according to the present invention comprises: a circumferential groove 12 formed in a tread portion; a land portion 22 divided by the circumferential groove 12; and transverse grooves formed in the land portion. The transverse grooves comprise a first transverse groove 32 dividing the land portion into several blocks, and a second transverse groove 51 dividing a block 42 divided by the first transverse groove into a first block portion 61 and a second block portion 62.
| Length-adjustable pole and clamping apparatus therefor|
A clamping apparatus for a hiking/skiing pole for axially fixing a pipe section, comprising a plastic collar, which encloses the pipe section at least in an axial section and clamps the same in the closed state, wherein the plastic collar comprises at least one axial slot on either side of which a projection is arranged on the plastic collar, each comprising a coaxial passage opening arranged substantially perpendicular to the pipe section axis and through which a transverse pin penetrates, which on the outside of the second projection has a stop and which on the outside of the first projection has a rotational axis for a clamping lever comprising a lever arm, and a roll-off region, by means of which the distance between the stop and a metal counter surface on the outside of the first projection is reduceable by pivoting the clamping lever into the closed position.. .
| Cleaning apparatus for heat exchange tubes of air cooled heat exchangers|
B. A positioning mechanism for moving the spray mat transversely into and out of one of the zones between two adjacent rows of the heat exchange tubes..
| Head cover baffle system for improving oil mist separation|
An engine gas-oil separator for separating oil contents in blow-by gases that are recirculated into an intake system includes a head cover, a lower plate, and a plurality of baffles. The lower plate attaches to the head cover to define a separation chamber between an upper internal surface of the head cover and a lower internal surface of the lower plate.
| Automated insertion of a contact rod into a metallurgical probe|
A metallurgical probe has a probe longitudinal axis and an open end face. The probe is fitted within a bearing point in such a manner that the open end face faces a predetermined insertion direction.
| Air compression system and method|
An air compression system and method for an air separation plant in which air is compressed in a series of compression stages and a temperature swing adsorption unit adsorbs water vapor and carbon dioxide. The temperature swing adsorption unit is situated at a location of the compression stages such that air pressure upon entry into the adsorbent beds is between about 400 psia and about 600 psia.
| Chamber-bottom baffle, combustion chamber comprising same and gas turbine engine fitted therewith|
A baffle for the bottom of a combustion chamber of a gas turbine engine is disclosed. The baffle includes a flat portion of wall with an opening for an injector of the combustion chamber to pass through, two longitudinal edges for the assembly to two adjacent baffles and two transverse edges.
| Plastic container having a deep-set invertible base and related methods|
A plastic container comprises an upper portion including a finish defining an opening into the container, a lower portion including a base defining a standing surface, a sidewall extending between the upper portion and the lower portion, the sidewall defining a longitudinal axis, and at least one substantially transversely-oriented pressure panel located in the lower portion. The pressure panel is movable between an outwardly-inclined position and an inwardly-inclined position to compensate for a change of pressure inside the container.
| Device and method for labelling individual packages from the underside of the package|
A method for labelling packages comprising a feed unit for transporting a package, a printing device for printing a label detachably affixed to a carrier strip and an application unit for applying the printed label to the underside of the package. The printing device is arranged laterally outside the feed unit which comprises a label dispensing unit for dispensing the printed label with a directional component in a direction contrary to the package transport direction.
| Mechanical coupling arrangement for a lattice support beam|
Disclosed herein is a mechanical coupling arrangement for a lattice support beam having a longitudinal direction and a transverse direction, said mechanical coupling arrangement comprising at least a first chord member, a first diagonal member, and a connector element for joining said first chord member with said first diagonal member, wherein each of said first chord member, said first diagonal member, and said connector element is made of extruded aluminum profile, said connector element comprising at least a first attachment portion having a first contact surface in contact with said first chord member, and a second attachment portion having a second contact surface in contact with an abutment surface of said first diagonal member.. .
| Framing for panels|
Framing for panels, in particular for sliding panels, which may or may not be sliding windows, arranged to enclose and hold one or more single or multiple parallel glazing units, and having at least one frame in two parts formed from profiled parts and assembled so that their relative position can be modified, each of the profiled parts having at least one longitudinal wing which enclose a glazing unit, wherein each of the profiled parts has at least one pair of parallel transverse wings, namely an upper transverse wing and a lower transverse wing respectively, at least partially fitting around at least one insulation element, and in that the transverse wings and the insulation element are configured to ensure the connection of the parts of each frame, the width of the insulation element being adjusted at the time of mounting according to the thickness of the glazing unit or units.. .
| Connecting arrangement and method for connecting a wiper blade to a wiper arm for a windscreen wiper system of a vehicle|
A connecting arrangement for connecting a wiper blade to a wiper arm for a windscreen wiper system of a vehicle. An adaptor for holding the wiper blade is fitted onto the wiper arm in an installation direction running transversely with respect to a wiping surface definable by the wiping movement of the wiper blade.
| Sports helmet|
A sports helmet having a domed shell, and a forward peak each having a topside and an underside, said sports helmet being configured to co-operate with a face-guard for protecting the face of a wearer, wherein said peak comprises a proximal, rigid peak portion which is connected to the helmet main body and a distal, movable peak portion which is articulated on said proximal peak portion along a prescribed line of flexure, wherein said distal peak portion is capable of being deflected upwards when impacted by a moving ball or projectile. The helmet may further comprise a face guard attached or attachable to the domed shell portion, the face guard comprising a rigid structure of protective struts capable of extending about a wearer's face; said helmet, when attached to said guard, having a viewing gap between said guard and said peak; wherein said viewing gap is defined between said peak and a generally transversely extending upper sill of said guard.
| Sports face guard|
A sports face guard having a cage type construction of interconnected struts, and creating an unobstructed viewing aperture proximate to the eyes of a wearer during use, comprises a forward transverse sill defining at least one boundary of said viewing aperture. The forward transverse sill is comprised of at least two generally transverse struts extending across the front of the face of a wearer during use, said transverse sill having a proximal edge and a distal edge, wherein a first surface of said sill at said distal edge and a second surface of said sill at said proximal edge are spaced linearly apart and lie approximately along a common viewing axis of a wearer during use.
|Sanitary or incontinence pad|
A sanitary or incontinence pad includes wings which can be folded around the web of an undergarment, wherein the pad has a longitudinal direction and a transverse direction and a front end region in the longitudinal direction and a rear end region in the longitudinal direction, a primary pad part, the longer dimension of which extends in the longitudinal direction and which accommodates an absorption body for body fluids, and further comprising two wings on each longitudinal side of the primary pad part which protrude in the transverse direction starting from the primary pad part such that same form a front and a rear wing pair, wherein the wings of a wing pair can be detachably connected to each other or to an undergarment by means of adhesion zones and are each delimited by a front-side and a rear-side flank, and further comprising barrier elements, which extend and are attached on both sides along longitudinal side edge regions of the primary pad part and which, at the respective distal longitudinal edge, comprise a tensioned elastification means which tries to lift up the barrier element in question, wherein in a front and a rear longitudinal section the respective barrier element, when folded in a flat design, is fixed against an upper face of the primary pad part so as to extend flat such that the barrier element cannot raise up in said longitudinal sections. The properties of the pad during use are improved according to the invention in that, starting from the front or rear end region, the front and rear longitudinal sections of the respective barrier element extend in the longitudinal direction at least to a point at which the neighboring wing has reached half the surface area thereof..
|Absorbent article having asymmetric printed patterns for providing a functional cue|
A feminine care absorbent article that contains multiple printed patterns of graphical objects visible from a body facing surface is provided. The layout and design of the patterns are carefully selected in the present invention to achieve a synergistic masking effect that helps visually disguise the presence of bodily fluids or stains around the periphery of the article.
An autoinjector includes a body (10, 12), a syringe (13) or cartridge disposed within the body, and a plunger (60) moveable during operation between a first and a second position to effect an injection, the plunger including a transverse passage (66) containing a moveable magnetic element (68) of a magnetic pair, the body including another magnetic element (54) at a position such that, on the plunger reaching and/or nearing its second position, the magnetic attraction therebetween causes a sound-emitting impact, the plunger (60) including a magnetic keeper element (72) mounted adjacent the transverse passage and adapted to hold the movable magnetic element (68) against movement until attraction by the other magnetic pair element (54), wherein the keeper element (72) is disposed on the longitudinal axis.. .
An exercise frame made up of two upright members connected by a transverse base member and a transverse link attached to the top portion of the frame. A transverse spring-loaded grip bar is positioned at a height suitable for gripping by user's hands while the user in a lying position in front of the base member.