|| List of recent Trigger Mechanism-related patents
| Data security device|
The invention provides an apparatus for storing data using solid state technology. The apparatus is configured to employ a destruction mechanism that damages elements of the apparatus to render data stored within it irrecoverable in the event that predetermined conditions are met.
| Trigger mechanism|
A trigger mechanism includes a hammer, and a trigger disconnector assembly including a trigger body having a trigger nose, and a disconnector having a disconnector hook. A reset lever is mounted for movement between open and closed positions.
|Triggering control of audio for walk-around characters|
A control system for selectively operating a sound system provided in a walk-around character costume. E.g., to play audio files in an order defined by a dialog tree that can be navigated by a performer wearing the costume.
A trigger mechanism for a ball activated device comprises a seat sleeve with seat defining members forming a fluid seal between the ball and the seat in an initial state and allowing the ball to pass through the seat in a final state. An alternating member can move radially in an aperture through an inner sleeve and abuts an outer surface on the seat sleeve in the initial state, is received in a recess on the seat sleeve in an intermediate state, and is received in a groove in the outer sleeve in the final state.
|Granular fertilizer dispenser apparatus|
The fertilizer dispenser apparatus has contoured wheels and tines extending radially therefrom, enabling preparation of the surface area to be treated. The tines enable the targeted site to be exposed prior to fertilization.
|Methods and apparatus for providing enhanced time-to-trigger mechanism to improve ue call performance|
Methods and apparatus for wireless communication include monitoring, by a user equipment, a signal quality value from at least one of a serving cell or a target cell. The methods and apparatus further include determining, at an expiration of an internal time to trigger (ttt) less than a network-configured ttt, that at least one of the signal quality value from the serving cell is below a serving cell threshold value, or the signal quality value from the target cell is above the signal quality of the serving cell by a comparative threshold value.
|Releasable binding systems|
A releasable water ski binding system includes a trigger mechanism that causes releasable bindings to release a boot from a ski. The trigger mechanism senses a displacement of a portion of a body of a skier past a point of criticality and causes the releasable bindings to release the boot from the ski..
|Toy crossbow projectile launcher with extendable body and safety release|
A toy projectile launcher assembly has the form of a crossbow. The crossbow only launches the safety projectiles that are provided.
|Injector safety device|
A safety member for use with an injection device is disclosed. The safety member includes a blocking ring extending into a housing of the injection device in blocking association with a latch member associated with a trigger mechanism of the injector, in which the blocking ring blocks movement of a portion of the trigger mechanism into a firing position.
|Fixation releasing device|
A fixation releasing device by which a buoyant body and a weight may be securely fixed and the fixed state between the buoyant body and the weight may be readily released, using a simple structure. The fixation releasing device is made from a buoyant body, a weight, and a connection designed to connect the buoyant body and weight.
The present disclosure relates to firearm triggers comprising engagement profiles. In various embodiments, a trigger mechanism may include a trigger component and/or trigger shank have a first profile and a second profile.
The invention relates to the field of gun technology. The trigger mechanism comprises a body, a spring-loaded sear, a trigger with a spring, and adjustment screws, including a screw for adjusting the triggering and a screw for adjusting the triggering motion.
|Device for dispensing intraocular substances|
This disclosure relates generally to an injection device having a plunger configured to advance a distance into a container of material, such as a viscoelastic container; a trigger mechanism configured upon an actuation of the trigger mechanism to apply a first force to a spring element; and the spring element coupled to the plunger and configured to apply a second force to the plunger and which is configured to prevent exceeding a threshold maximum force applied to the container.. .
|Needle assisted jet injection device having reduced trigger force|
An injector includes a trigger mechanism including: a trigger member disposed about an axis having an aperture and a protrusion, and a ram assembly having a ram configured to pressurize a medicament container for expelling a medicament therefrom, the ram assembly further having a trigger engagement member configured to engage the aperture of the trigger member when the trigger member is in a pre-firing condition; an energy source associated with the ram for powering the ram to expel the medicament; and a user-operable firing-initiation member having an aperture engaged with the protrusion of the trigger member and operable for causing an axial translation of the trigger member in a proximal direction from the pre-firing condition to a firing condition in which the trigger engagement member is released from the retaining portion to allow the energy source to fire the ram.. .
A downhole tool mechanism for applying a driving force, such as a cutter tool for cutting a line captured within the tool, comprises a resiliently compressible member for storing a compressive force; a retaining device for maintaining storage of the compressive force until released; a trigger mechanism for releasing the compressive force when the trigger mechanism is activated. In one form the resiliently compressible member comprises a plurality of concentrically arranged spring washers each having a radial slot therein for receiving a line along the length of the resiliently compressible member.
|Balloon inflation, illumination and holding device|
A device for inflating, illuminating and holding a balloon like a torch, without the use of helium. The device includes illumination means, a power supply and related circuitry, a pathway for inflating and sealing the balloon, an elongate handle, and a cap.
|Balloon pumper having relief valve|
A balloon filling device is provided for filling balloons with air or water. The balloon filling device includes a container for holding fluid, a pump mechanism for pressurizing the container and a trigger mechanism for releasing fluid in the container.
|Ring seal installation tool|
A tool for installing a ring seal within a groove is provided. The groove is disposed within an inner diameter of a flange.
|Pneumatic tool driving assembly|
A pneumatic tool driving assembly comprises: a valve housing defining first and second chambers and a valve opening; a valve mechanism including a valve actuator that extends into the valve housing, and a valve member that is disposed for closing the valve opening and that is actuated by the valve actuator to uncover the valve opening; and a trigger mechanism pivoted to an exterior of the valve housing so as to be pressible relative to the valve housing. The trigger mechanism includes a detachable wrench that is spaced apart from the valve housing, and a pivot joint that is pivoted to the valve housing and that brings the wrench to pivot relative to the valve housing..
|Narrow crossbow with large power stroke|
One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for a crossbow may include a main beam; a compound bow assembly mounted to the main beam; and, a trigger mechanism mounted to the main beam for use in holding a bowstring in a cocked position. The crossbow may include wheels at opposite ends of the bow that operatively receive the bowstring.
|Techniques for efficient and granular composition of a user profile|
Techniques are provided for customizing user settings for applications. Each user profile includes one or more packages that each includes user settings for one or more applications.
|System and method for naming an image file|
A system and method for naming an image file includes an image capture module; a processor; a memory unit; an interface; a coded image trigger mechanism for initiating capture of a coded image; and a photo trigger mechanism for initiating capture of one or more photo image(s). The image capture module including a decode module, a photo module, a photo file renaming module.
|Firearm trigger mechanism, firearm and method of controlling a rate of the firearm|
A trigger mechanism for a firearm, the trigger mechanism having: a trigger for actuating a hammer of the trigger mechanism, wherein actuation of the trigger causes the hammer to advance to a firing position; and a release configured for movement between a first position and a second position, the release must be first actuated from the first position to the second position and thereafter from the second position to the first position in order to allow for the hammer to advance to the firing position.. .
|Snare trapping system and method|
A snare trapping system including a trigger mechanism operatively connected to an anchor line. The trigger mechanism includes a base, a pivot arm pivotally connected to the base, a trip line extension operatively connected to the pivot arm, and a selective opening being a trigger aperture in a set position and a trigger slot in a tripped position.
|Shower door seal system|
A shower sealing system includes a sliding shower door slidable along a length of an upper track assembly and configured to slide horizontally and freely above a surface and a sealing element configured to provide a fluid seal between the surface and at least a portion of the shower door. The system also includes a trigger mechanism coupled to the sealing element and a stop configured to activate the trigger mechanism when at least partially in contact with the trigger mechanism.
|Bone graft delivery apparatus|
A magazine supporting multiple bone grafts in chambers is coupled to a housing including a barrel. A plunger selectively passes through one of the chambers and along the barrel.
|Toy vehicle track set|
In one exemplary embodiment, a toy vehicle track set for use with at least one toy vehicle is provided, the toy vehicle track set having: a first vehicle path through the toy vehicle track set when the toy vehicle track set is in a first configuration; a second vehicle path through the toy vehicle track set when the toy vehicle track set is in a second configuration; and a trigger mechanism for converting the toy vehicle track set from the first configuration into the second configuration, wherein the trigger mechanism is actuated by a toy vehicle travelling along only one of two paths of the first vehicle path.. .
|Pharmaceutical warning system and method|
Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a system and a method for pharmaceutical packaging with an audio warning and/or instruction. In accordance with one aspect of the approach, an sound generating pharmaceutical package includes a medical container having an interior space, a cover for preventing unauthorized access to the interior space, a sound module affixed to the medical container, the sound module containing a pre-recorded digital medical notice and a means for playing the digital warning; and a trigger mechanism configured to cause the sound module to play the medical notice when the cover is moved to allow access to the interior of the container..
A power-assisted winch includes a rotatable drum for receiving a line thereabout. The power-assisted winch further includes a trigger mechanism configured to be releasably engaged upon a force exerted on the line.
|Wheeled material distributing machinery|
In one aspect of the present disclosure, a wheeled material distributing machinery includes a main travel system, a boom system, at least three outrigger mechanisms, and a material distributing frame, where an inner end of a root end boom of the boom system is connected to the material distributing frame, and an inner end of the outrigger mechanism is connected to the material distributing frame, the main travel system is mounted on a cantilever of at least one of the outrigger mechanisms, and the outrigger mechanism is a driving outrigger mechanism. In a travel state, the driving outrigger mechanism is supported on a road surface through the main travel system, and at least a part of the weight of the folded boom system acts on at least one driving outrigger mechanism..
|Seismically activated gas shut-off valve|
A gas shut-off valve assembly designed to automatically close gas flow in a gas conduit in response to a seismic vibration comprises a trigger mechanism disposed in a trigger mechanism housing, a springless sealing mechanism disposed in a valve housing, a latching mechanism configured to engage the springless sealing mechanism to keep the gas conduit open, and a pressure release valve. Upon sensing a seismic vibration, the trigger mechanism disengages the springless sealing mechanism from the latching mechanism.
|Magnetic trigger mechanism and associated control method|
A magnetic trigger mechanism is provided. The magnetic trigger mechanism operates in conjunction with a plurality of magnetic sensors.
|Fluid delivery device|
A fluid delivery device (1) for discharging a fluid comprises a housing (2, 3), piston pump (4), biasing mechanism (5, 101), and trigger mechanism (6); the housing (2, 3) comprising a basal end (3) and discharge end (2) having an outlet (10) for discharging the fluid; the piston pump (4) comprising a casing (20) defining a pump chamber (35) for fluid storage, piston (21) slidably movable relative to the pump chamber (35), piston plunger (22), and delivery channel (59) for delivering fluid discharged from pump chamber (35) to outlet (10); the trigger mechanism (6) being movable from cocked configuration, preventing transfer of biasing mechanism (5, 101) force to the casing (20) to prevent casing (20) movement towards the outlet (10), to triggered configuration, enabling transfer of biasing mechanism (5, 101) force to the casing (20) to cause casing (20) movement towards the outlet (10) to discharge fluid from the pump chamber (35). The biasing mechanism (5, 101) comprises one or more flexible catch members (104) which in cocked configuration are catched and in triggered configuration are decoupled from the housing (2, 3).
|Pneumatic stamping press with high velocity slide and punch|
A pneumatic press with high slide acceleration and velocity is equipped with an arrangement trigger mechanism for holding the slide, upper die, and punch in place until air pressure force in tons is exerted against slide opposite the upper die and punch. When the trigger mechanism releases the slide, upper die, and punch in a short travel the velocity is very high.
Motorized snare. In one example embodiment, a motorized snare includes a housing, a snare cable extending from the housing and terminating in a noose, a retraction mechanism at least partially positioned within the housing and including a motorized reel attached to the snare cable, and a trigger mechanism configured, upon being triggered, to cause the motorized reel to reel in at least a portion of the snare cable into the housing..
|Magnetic trigger mechanism and associated control method|
A magnetic trigger mechanism is provided. The magnetic trigger mechanism operates in conjunction with a plurality of magnetic sensors.
A fishing device, for use with a reel and rod combination having fishing line with attached terminal tackle, includes a base, an indicator device, a trigger mechanism, and a tine device. The base has a hole and slot configuration to allow a fishing line to feed through the base.
|Over-center trigger mechanism for animal cage traps and conversion kit|
A trigger mechanism for an animal cage having a door that can be closed by linking to hanging bait comprises a frame for mounting to that cage. The frame includes a first support pivotally mounted at its base end, a second support fixedly mounted substantially perpendicular to the frame; and a door actuation bar pivotally mounted to the frame at one end.
A fluid dispensing device is provided for dispensing a measured amount of fluid into a living organism. The device has a needle having a first end and a second end.
|Foot snare triggering device|
The foot snare triggering device of the present invention is designed to be used with a foot snare, and comprises a trigger plate assembly, having a tension adjustment means which allows the trigger plate assembly to pivotally yield to vertical pressure. A trigger mechanism has a trigger end set within said plate assembly and is attached to an extension mechanism providing a tandem extension spring configuration attached to a pair of pulleys, and a snare attachment port located within the trigger mechanism for releasably securing a foot snare by moving longitudinally when the trigger mechanism is engaged by pressure to said plate assembly allowing a foot snare to be released from the snare attachment port after triggering said device.
|Feed mechanism for swagable lockbolt collars|
An air-driven feeder tool is provided for presenting swagable collars one at a time for placement on the shanks of lockbolts and thereby made ready for the application of a swaging tool. The swaging tool breaks off a pintail from the lockbolt and a vacuum system draws the broken-off pintails through a vacuum device and into a receptacle for safe disposal.
|Extendable intubation stylet|
An extendable intubation stylet including a handle member and a trigger mechanism moveable relative to the handle member between a retracted position and an extended position. A hollow semi-rigid stylet member extends from the handle member from a proximal end to a distal end.
|Reconfigurable lithographic structures|
A lithographically structured device has an actuation layer and a control layer operatively connected to the actuation layer. The actuation layer includes a stress layer and a neutral layer that is constructed of materials and with a structure such that it stores torsional energy upon being constructed.
|Foot snare triggering device|
The foot snare triggering device of the present invention is designed to be used with a foot snare, and comprises a trigger plate assembly, having a tension adjustment means which allows the trigger plate assembly to pivotally yield to vertical pressure. A trigger mechanism has a trigger end set within said plate assembly and a mechanism end attached to an extension mechanism, and a snare attachment port located within the trigger mechanism for releasably securing a foot snare by moving longitudinally when the trigger mechanism is engaged by pressure to said plate assembly allowing a foot snare to be released from the snare attachment port after triggering said device.
|Dry-fire safety for crossbow|
A trigger mechanism for a crossbow that includes a housing having a channel for receiving an arrow, a trigger arm carried by the housing, a bowstring latch for retaining a bowstring in a cocked position that is pivotally carried by the housing and engagable with the trigger arm, and a dry-fire safety (dfs) latch pivotally carried by the housing and engagable with the bowstring latch, wherein the dfs latch substantially retains the bowstring latch in the cocked position when the trigger arm is actuated without the arrow seated in the channel.. .
|Location-based small arms control system|
An apparatus includes a trigger mechanism and a controller coupled to the trigger mechanism. The controller is configured to disable the trigger mechanism when the apparatus is within a gun-restricted zone..
|Safety trigger mechanism for a crossbow|
In at least one embodiment, a crossbow trigger assembly comprises a housing, a string catch and a trigger arranged to release the string catch. A safety member is moveable between safe and fire orientations, which prevents actuation of the trigger while in the safe orientation.
|Medical infusion pump mechanism|
A medical device pump with a housing with a compartment for removably receiving a cartridge containing a therapeutic agent, a conduit configured to operatively provide a fluid flow path for therapeutic agent to exit from the cartridge, a user activated delivery button, a trigger mechanism, and a pump mechanism employing an articulating, coiled drive spring.. .
|Bowstring drawing and release assist apparatus and method thereof|
An apparatus for one-handed operation of archery equipment may facilitate drawing and firing of an arrow from a bow. The apparatus may comprise a release aid having jaws for selective engagement and disengagement of a bowstring and a trigger mechanism operable to open and close the jaws.
|Input device on trigger mechanism for mobile device|
A mobile device is described. The mobile device includes a housing having a pistol grip portion.
|Projectile launcher structured in shotgun configuration|
An embodiment of presently claimed invention discloses a projectile launcher structured in a shotgun-like configuration. The projectile launching device or launcher includes a receiver, a forestock, a trigger mechanism, and a trigger extension cable.
|Hand cutter with blade guard|
A hand cutter with a retractable blade guard providing an unimpaired view of the blade, when it is placed on the object. The blade guard is unlocked and retracted by a trigger mechanism, which is activated by closing the hand around the cutter handle.
|Rotary cam release trigger device for a crossbow|
A crossbow trigger and bowstring release mechanism with improved bowstring retention and release characteristics. The device enhances accurate and safe shooting with the crossbow.
|Exercise machine for muscle speed and explosiveness|
As shown in fig. 1 the exercise machine of the preferred embodiments includes a mechanical force input interface 1 designed to interface with a user 5 and allow the user 5 to input force 4 into the exercise machine; a force resistor 2 that functions to resist force input into the mechanical force input interface 1 by a user 5; and a trigger mechanism 3 that functions to cause a sudden change in the resistance provided against the force input 4 by the user 5.
|Toy vehicle track set|
A track set is provided, the track set having: a toy vehicle; a toy airplane; a launcher for launching the toy airplane; a trigger mechanism coupled to the launcher, wherein the trigger mechanism is located in a portion of a track path of the track set; and wherein actuation of the trigger mechanism by the toy vehicle as it travels along the track path launches the toy airplane from the launcher towards an indicator mechanism configured to be contacted by the toy vehicle traveling along the track path and the toy airplane after it has been launched from the launcher.. .
|Balloon inflation, illumination and holding device|
A device for inflating, illuminating and holding a balloon like a torch, or attaching the illuminated balloon in an upright fashion to an ornamental base, without the use of helium. The device includes illumination means, a power, supply and related circuitry, a pathway for inflating and sealing the balloon, and an elongate handle.
|Fire-fighting extinguisher nozzle; a method for fabricating such nozzle, and a methdo for producing a spray of fine-droplet mist|
Method and a fire-fighting extinguisher nozzle for providing a spray of fine droplet mist of liquid into a space, room or a cavity, comprises a number of openings in the exterior surface of the nozzle. Openings communicate with a liquid source through at least one small diameter drilled hole in a nozzle material, enabling liquid in the form of a mist to be directed at least partly in lateral direction and/or at least partly in a sector axially out from the nozzle.
|Projectile launcher and applications therefor|
A toy projectile launcher having a handle for receiving a removable projectile clip mechanism that stores projectiles in an unstretched state. A trigger mechanism is provided to engage and stretch a projectile when pulled towards the rear, and is configured to release the stretched projectile when pulled past a pre-determined distance.
|Pattern recognition based motion detection for asset tracking system|
An asset tracking system that optimizes the value per ping by tying the ping to a pattern of movements of the asset. The asset tracking device will send a ping to a remote host (i.e., receiver) when predetermined qualified event is detected by the device.
|Travel container having drinking orifice and vent aperture|
A container is provided with a lid having a push-button trigger mechanism that operates both a drink seal for a drinking opening and a vent seal for a vent opening. The trigger translates in a straight line transverse to a longitudinal axis of the container body during the entire movement of the trigger to define a straight-line actuation stroke.
|Flame dispersant canister mounting system for under-microwave location|
A fire extinguisher apparatus and related system is described for automatically suppressing stovetop fires. The fire extinguisher apparatus includes a canister restrained in a first location where the canister is operable to suppress fires on a rear burner of a stovetop.
|Safety for a trigger mechanism of an air gun|
An air gun includes a gun body; a stock extending rearward from the gun body; a trigger extending downward from the gun body; a gas cartridge containing pressurized gas disposed in the stock; a magazine releasably secured to the gun body; an actuator including a spring biased sliding bar including an external handle, a protrusion projecting downward from the sliding bar, a spring biased sliding rod disposed under the sliding bar, and a sliding block engaging the sliding rod and including a protuberance facing the gas cartridge; and a safety mechanism disposed adjacent to a trigger and including a safety lever, a cam disposed at one end of the safety lever and being co-rotatable with the safety lever, the cam having an annular shoulder, a spring biased rod aligned with the safety lever and spaced from the cam in an inoperative position.. .
|Animal traps and trigger mechanisms|
An animal trap may include a source of compressed gas; a trigger mechanism configured to be actuated by an animal, and a kill mechanism powered by compressed gas. The trap may include two or more trigger valves connected in series.
|Switchgear and operation mechanism for the same|
The circuit opening operation section of an embodiment of switchgear operation mechanism comprises: a circuit opening electromagnetic solenoid having a fitting structure that is provided with a step; and a solenoid spacer for adjusting the distance between a circuit opening trigger mechanism and the circuit opening electromagnetic solenoid. The circuit opening solenoid has: a solenoid housing fixed in position by way of the solenoid spacer; a plunger; and a stopper fitted to the solenoid housing so as to limit the sliding motion of the plunger in the plunger returning direction when the coil is not supplied with electric power.
|Blood sampling devices|
A blood sampling device includes a housing and a lancet supporting a lancet needle or tip, the lancet and needle being urged or urgeable in a pricking direction. A trigger mechanism is moveable to a fire position for releasing the lancet to travel in the pricking direction.
|Marking paint applicator for portable locator|
A marking paint applicator for a portable electronic locator that locates buried cables and pipes via electromagnetic emissions is disclosed. The marking paint application may include an elongated support structure and a manually moveable trigger mechanism mounted adjacent an upper end of the support structure, along with a bracket assembly, a trigger mechanism, a receptacle for holding paint, and an actuating mechanism for selectively controlling release of the paint in response to operator actuation of the trigger mechanism..
|Stun gun and method of use|
The invention could be a stun glove and a method of operating the same, the stun gun could comprise a glove portion made from a laminate of an inside material and an outside material, the laminate forms a cavity adapted for covering at least a portion of a hand within at least a thumb sleeve; an electronic circuitry when activated by a trigger mechanism generates a pulsed electrical charge to a plurality of electrodes, the electronic circuitry being embedded within the laminate in a manner to expose each said electrode to a glove portion exterior; and the trigger mechanism located within the thumb sleeve so as to be proximate to a leading edge of a tip of the thumb sleeve.. .
|Mouse trap with guillotine killing mechanism|
A mouse trap having a guillotine killing mechanism is provided. The trap includes a housing with a door, a guillotine positioned to extend at least partly into an interior of said housing, a trigger mechanism including a lever and catch to hold the guillotine in a raised position to set the trap, and a spring for biasing the guillotine to a lowered killing position when the trigger mechanism is activated to release the guillotine from the raised position..
|Instrumentation for spinal fixation using minimally invasive surgical techniques|
A cable threader device for passing a guide cable between pedicle screws during minimally invasive spinal surgery, the device comprising a handle with a trigger mechanism, the handle mounted onto an elongated shaft having a curved free end with a detachable curved lead member retained in telescoping manner on the end of the body. The guide cable is affixed to the lead member, the instrument is inserted into a first screw tower, the trigger mechanism is activated to advance the lead member into the adjacent tower, and the lead member and guide cable are retrieved through the second tower..