|| List of recent Tubes-related patents
| Air convective warmer with noise reduction filter|
To reduce the noise level of an air convective warmer, the air filter of the warmer is fitted with an air intercept mechanism to disrupt the flow of air that traverses inside the interior cavity of the air filter. By thus disrupting the air flow, the noise that otherwise would have been generated due to a non-interrupted air stream flow is lowered.
| Temporary retention device|
A retention device for anchoring indwelling catheters, sheath introducers, feeding tubes, ostomy bags or other medical devices beneath the skin of a patient includes an deployable section coupled to a medical device; following introduction into a patient, the deployable section is subcutaneously deployed, securely anchoring the device and coupled medical device for the duration of treatment.. .
| Underground reactor system|
An underground reactor for creating hydrocarbons and chemicals from organic material preferably includes a heat recovery device. Some embodiments of the present invention include at least one tube that injects biomass underground and at least one second tube that collects reacted biomass on the surface.
| Continuous sonication for biotechnology applications and biofuel production|
A system and method for sonication of multiple samples and continuous sonication of an input fluid stream in flow-through arrangements useful for economical breakdown of particulates and organisms present in large volumes with relatively low-power sonication devices such as production of oil from algae. The system includes an electrical wave generator oscillating in the ultrasound range, a vibrating element electrically connected to the electrical wave generator, and a sonication plate that vibrates in certain modes.
| Toner additives|
The disclosure relates generally to toner additives, and in particular, toner additives that provide desired higher and stable toner charge. The toner additives comprise silica nanotubes in combination with or in place of the commonly used silica or titania particulate additives..
| Gas diffusion layer with improved electrical conductivity and gas permeability and process of making the gas diffusion layer|
A gas diffusion layer contains a substrate formed of a carbon containing material and a micro porous layer. The gas diffusion layer can be obtained by dispersing carbon black with a bet surface area of at most 200 m2/g, carbon nanotubes with a bet surface area of at least 200 m2/g and with an average outer diameter of at most 25 nm and a dispersion medium at a shearing rate of at least 1,000 seconds−1 and/or such that, in the dispersion produced, at least 90% of all carbon nanotubes have a mean agglomerate size of at most 25 μm.
| Method for controlling microstructural arrangement of nominally-aligned arrays of carbon nanotubes|
A method for controlling the microstructural arrangement of nominally-aligned arrays of carbon nanotubes (cnts) and a foam structure of cnts are disclosed. The method includes a functionalization of cnt surfaces, for example, a non-covalent functionalization.
| Method for manufacturing carbon nanotubes|
A method for manufacturing carbon nanotubes is provided. First, a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface is provided.
| A direction restricting device for the inner and outer tubes of a bicycle seat post|
The present invention provides a direction restricting device for the inner and outer tubes of a bicycle seat post, comprising at least one axial groove arranged on the wall of one of the tubes, and a direction restricting element fastened to the other tube at the position relative to the axial groove wall; said direction restricting element may be inserted into the axial groove and at least includes an elastic slider provided with an axial opening in the middle; the direction restricting element may be inserted into the axial groove so as to enable the axial outer walls of the direction restricting element to attach to the axial inner walls of the axial groove to eliminate the interspace between the slider and the axial groove to prevent from deflection and wobbling and to reinforce the steadiness of both tubes when the inner and outer tubes rotate relative to each other.. .
| Hearing instrument housing having a plug-in connection, plug and hearing instrument|
A hearing instrument has housing with a plug-in connection. The plug-in connection connects hearing tubes, sound tubes or electrical signal lines.
| Current limiting control method for diode neutral-point-clamped three-level inverter and related circuit|
The present disclosure discloses a current limiting control method for a diode neutral-point-clamped three-level inverter and a related circuit. When a current in switching tubes is lowered to a value not greater than a first preset current value, the current limiting control method for a diode neutral-point-clamped three-level inverter and the related circuit drive an inside switching tube of the switching tubes to be turned on; after a first delay time, drive another inside switching tube to be turned on; after a second delay time, control an inside switching tube to be turned off and the other inside switching tube to be normally turned on; and control all the switching tubes to be turned on or off according to a control time sequence of the diode neutral-point-clamped three-level inverter circuit..
| Suspension strut for a vehicle|
A hydraulic strut system that damps vehicle vibration and includes a compressible fluid, a strut, and a valve plate. The strut includes three concentric tubes defining an inner cavity, an intermediary cavity, and an outer reservoir cavity, the inner cavity and intermediary cavity being fluidly coupled, wherein the inner cavity receives a piston that divides the inner cavity into a first volume and a second volume, the piston having an aperture that allows one way flow from the first volume to the second volume.
| Manual shopping chair|
The manual shopping chair includes a frame supported by a left rear wheel, a right rear wheel, a left front caster wheel and a right front caster wheel. A wheel lock disk with a plurality of radially extending slots is connected to each rear wheel.
| Driving unit for a caulking gun to drive two sealing materials|
A driving unit for a caulking gun includes at least two push portions respectively located on two respective rear ends of at least two tubes of a dual-tube unit so as to push material in the at least two tubes toward an outlet on a front end of the dual-tube unit. At least one connection portion is connected between the at least two push portions and a blade is formed on the front end of the at least one connection portion.
| Laser device and method for marking an object|
Laser device comprising at least two gas laser units (10), stacked in layers, each laser unit comprising a plurality of resonator tubes (12), the resonator tubes being in fluidic communication with each other and forming a common tubular space, connecting elements (20, 21) for connecting adjacent resonator tubes so as to form a loop, mirrors (22) arranged in the connecting elements for reflecting the laser light between the resonator tubes, a rear mirror (44) and a partially reflecting output coupler (42) for coupling out a laser beam. In each laser unit an integrated output flange (40) comprises the rear mirror, the partially reflecting output coupler and an output mirror (46) which deflects the laser beam passing through the output coupler to a scanning device (80) located in the central space (8) surrounded by the resonator tubes.
| System and method for integrating a single nanowire into a nanocircuit|
A non-volatile bistable nano-electromechanical switch is provided for use in memory devices and microprocessors. The switch employs carbon nanotubes as the actuation element.
| Wear element for downhole tool with a cold-pressed graphite wear layer|
A wear element for a downhole, earth cutting tool for forming bore holes comprises a wear layer made of “cold pressed graphite” attached to a substrate comprised of, for example, a cemented metal carbide. Cold pressed graphite is, depending on the arrangement of carbon bonds, also referred to as m-carbon or w-carbon, cbt-c4, z-carbon and others.
| Heat exchanger|
A heat exchanger for use with a two-phase refrigerant includes an inlet header, an outlet header, and a plurality of refrigerant tubes hydraulically connecting the headers. A distributor tube has a plurality of orifices disposed in the inlet header, the end of the refrigerant tubes opposite the outlet header extends inside the inlet header and abuts a surface of the distributor tube, a portion of an inner surface of the inlet header facing the surface of the distributor tube and the surface of the distributor tube defining a first chamber.
| Splitterless internal heat exchanger and method of manufacturing the same|
A heat exchanger includes a first tube and a second tube. The first tube is configured to receive a liquid refrigerant from a condenser of the air conditioning system.
| Medical tubes and methods of manufacture|
The disclosure relates to medical tubes and methods of manufacturing medical tubes. The tube may be a composite structure made of two or more distinct components that are spirally wound to form an elongate tube.
| Water cooled co boiler floor with screen gas distribution inlet|
A carbon monoxide (co) boiler or steam generator having a water cooled co boiler floor with screen gas distribution inlet to enhance distribution of co gas in a co boiler. Either the front or rear wall tubes of the steam generator form an integral screen and the tubes continue, forming a membraned, gas tight enclosure.
| External inflatable drop stitch stability system for boats|
An inflatable stability and fender system including high pressure drop stitch d-shaped tubes mounted on a hard sided monohull of a boat or on the side of a dock by extrusions, thru bolting and boat ropes for sealing engagement with the monohull of the boat or the dock.. .
| Refrigerant evaporator|
A refrigerant evaporator includes a shell having a refrigerant inlet and a refrigerant outlet, and a plurality of tubes disposed within the shell and carrying a process fluid. One embodiment includes at least a first plurality of the tubes are immersed in liquid refrigerant within the shell, and at least a second plurality of the tubes are partially immersed in liquid refrigerant and partially surrounded by gaseous refrigerant.
A cooler for cooling a gaseous medium includes: a housing; a heat exchanger in the housing, the heat exchanger having an inlet portion at a flow inlet side of the heat exchanger, an outlet portion arranged at a flow outlet side of the heat exchanger, and tubes through which a coolant flows and about which gaseous medium to be cooled circulates; at least one inflow, through which the medium to be cooled can be introduced into the housing and fed to the inlet portion of the heat exchanger; at least one drain, through which cooled medium originating from the outlet portion of the heat exchanger can be discharged out of the housing; and at least one perforated plate-like flow homogenization element positioned in the housing at a position upstream of the inlet portion of the heat exchanger, seen in a flow direction of the medium to be cooled.. .
| Heat exchange and heat pump system using the same|
A heat exchanger includes a main core portion (6) for conducting heat exchange between an air and a refrigerant, a receiver tank (8) into which the refrigerant having passed through the main core portion flows, and a subcool core portion (10) for supercooling and liquefying a gas-liquid mixed refrigerant having passed through the receiver tank by heat exchange with the air, wherein the subcool core portion is composed of a plurality of tubes (22) arranged along a crosswise direction between left and right header tanks (20) arranged along the crosswise direction, respectively, in a state in parallel with each other and communicating with both the left and right header tanks; and fins (24) arranged between the adjacent tubes.. .
| Solar collector and building including a solar collector roof|
A self-contained structural assembly wherein the roof is exclusively formed by a flat plate type, solar thermal panel (stp) designed to heat water, having a transparent glazing. The stp is designed with lateral riser tubes as the flow path of the heat transfer fluid.
| Garment and head protector and methods of use|
A flexible garment is used to protect the wearer's clothing, head, neck and upper torso from unwanted transfer of cosmetic make-up, hair products and oils and other bodily substances as well as protect make-up and hair from being disturbed while changing clothing, comprising a single piece of material having two semi-circular bands affixed into tubes on two opposite sides or edges of the material. The object of the invention is to provide a more secure, effective and simple to use design that may be worn during application of facial cosmetics, make-up and hair products, and then converted quickly and effectively into a protective covering..
|Devices, systems and methods for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat|
Sinusitis, mucocysts, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, choanal atresia, fractures and other disorders of the paranasal sinuses, eustachian tubes, lachrymal ducts and other ear, nose, throat and mouth structures are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches and, in many cases, flexible catheters as opposed to instruments having rigid shafts. Various diagnostic procedures and devices are used to perform imaging studies, mucus flow studies, air/gas flow studies, anatomic dimension studies and endoscopic studies.
|Apparatus and process for the continuous reaction of liquids with gases|
The present invention relates to an apparatus of the loop venturi reactor type for the continuous reaction of liquids with gases, in particular for hydrogenations, oxidations or acetylations, e.g. For the preparation of toluenediamine by hydrogenation of dinitrotoluene, and a process for the continuous reaction of liquid reactants with gaseous reactants in the apparatus.
|Inflatable floatable liferaft for marine rescue|
The present invention relates to an inflatable floatable liferaft (1) for marine rescue which in its deflated state is capable of being stored in a container on board a ship, vessel or sea installation, and which is inflatable when deployed into the water, the fully inflatable floatable liferaft (1) extending in a longitudinal direction and comprising a non-rigid bottom element (2) having a water side (2a) and an air side (2b). The inflatable floatable liferaft (1) further comprises a plurality of non-rigid floatation tubes (3) arranged beneath the non-rigid bottom element (2), the non-rigid bottom element (2) extending in the longitudinal direction and being arranged with an intermediate distance (id1) between neighbouring non-rigid floatation tubes (3).
|Method for making a carbon nanotube film|
A method for making a carbon nanotube film includes the steps of: (a) adding a plurality of carbon nanotubes to a solvent to create a carbon nanotube floccule structure in the solvent; (b) separating the carbon nanotube floccule structure from the solvent; and (c) shaping the separated carbon nanotube floccule structure to obtain the carbon nanotube film.. .
|Flexible alkaline battery|
This invention presents the development of flexible battery especially primary and secondary alkaline batteries. Nano carbons, in particularly carbon nanotubes are implemented in conductive polymers to develop flexible electrodes.
|Multi-branched n-doped carbon nanotubes and the process for making same|
A multibranched n-doped carbon nanotube (cnt) and the process of production are described. The cnt includes a first-stage stalk having a direction comprising a first-stage base, and a first-stage top opposite to and attached with the first-stage base, at least two second-stage bundles, each of which comprises a second-stage base attached to the first-stage top, and second-stage top opposite to and attached with the second-stage base, and wherein the second-stage bundles branch from the first-stage stalk in substantially the direction of the first stage stalk, and a plurality of third-stage nanotubes each of which comprises a third-stage base attached to the second-stage top, a third-stage top opposite to and attached with the third-stage base, and wherein the plurality of third-stage nanotubes branch from the second-stage bundles..
|Drug loaded fibers|
Implants and methods for the delivery of a therapeutic agent to a target location within a patient's body are disclosed. The implants include a fiber comprising a polymeric material and having a diameter of up to about twenty microns, and a first therapeutic agent within the fiber.
|Method and apparatus for producing carbon nanotubes|
Carbon nanotubes are grown by supplying raw material gas 30 comprising a carbon compound to be a raw material of the carbon nanotubes into the inside of a reaction vessel tube 14 in which a catalyst 26 to grow the carbon nanotubes is charged. At this time, halogen-containing material gas 32 to reduce the amount of a carbon product such as amorphous carbon produced besides carbon nanotubes that deposits on the surface of catalyst particles 44 due to supply of the raw material gas 30 is further supplied into the inside of the reaction vessel tube 14.
|Ethylene cracking furnace|
The present disclosure provides an ethylene cracking furnace, comprising at least one radiant section provided with a bottom burner and/or a side burner, and at least one set of radiant coil arranged along a longitudinal direction of the radiant section. The radiant coil is an at least two-pass coil having an n−1 structure, wherein n is preferably a natural number from 2 to 8.
|Method and apparatus for refueling a nuclear reactor having an instrumentation penetration flange|
Apparatus and a method for retracting in-core instrument thimble tubes from the reactor core prior to refueling a nuclear reactor with top mounted instrumentation. The apparatus includes a penetration flange interposed between the head flange and the reactor vessel flange through which the instrumentation cabling passes.
|Fitting for joining tubes and method of joining tubes|
A crimp fitting comprises a female socket that is configured to be crimped to an end portion of a hard tube. The socket comprises an annealed annular wall that has an inner cylindrical surface portion and at least one annular sealing portion.
|Dopant injection layers|
The present invention uses an isopotential source layer for an electronic device, wherein the source layer provides ions of charge to be preferentially injected into an active layer of the electronic device, such that a charge of the injected ions has the same sign as the sign of a relative bias applied to the isopotential source layer. The source layer may comprise a composite ionic dopant injection layer having at least one component that has a relatively high diffusivity for ions.
|Saliva glucose monitoring system|
A glucose sensor suitable for measuring glucose levels in human saliva is provided. Systems containing the glucose sensor and methods for making and using the sensor are also provided.
|Inflatable evacuation slide|
An inflatable evacuation slide includes a base, one or more top tubes, a first lateral side, including a series of alternately upright and inverted generally triangular inflatable frames, each frame being coupled to neighboring frames in the series, a first common side of the base and at least one of said top tubes, and a second lateral side including a series of alternately upright and inverted generally triangular inflatable frames, each frame being coupled to neighboring frames in the series, a second common side of the base and at least one of said top tubes. The first common side of the base is opposite the second common side of the base so that the slide is generally triangular in cross-section, and the angles of the triangular frames combine to form an upwardly directed arcuate bend in the uninflated slide which straightens under the weight of the slide when inflated and deployed..
|Direct torque helical displacement well and hydrostatic liquid pressure relief device|
A helical displacement well with preassembled segments includes a preassembled shaft-forming penetrator tube including helical plates mounted to its exterior that may be rotated to propel the casing into the ground. A hydraulic drill motor rotates the penetrator tube and as it moves deeper into the ground.
|Header tank, heat exchanger and corresponding method of assembly|
A header tank for a heat exchanger comprises a header plate (11) having openings (17) for the passage of a plurality of heat exchange tubes (5) and at least two end plates (7) on either side of the tubes (5), an elastic sealing means (13) arranged around the peripheral contour of the header plate (11), and a cover (15) having a cover base (25) which closes the header tank, thereby compressing the sealing means (13). The end plates (7, 107, 207) have, on the inside of the header plate (11, 111, 211), an axial extension of length (l′) greater than or equal to the height (h) of the sealing means (13, 113, 213).
|Heat exchanger with enhanced airflow|
Systems, apparatuses, and methods described herein are directed to a heat exchange tube structure and an arrangement of heat exchange tubes that enhance or help promote fluid flow through a heat exchanger. Bend portions of heat exchange tubes may be structured and configured to allow for gaps so that fluid may pass an assembly of the heat exchange tubes.
|Bridle delivery system, method, and apparatus for securing nasal tubes|
Systems, methods, and apparatus for securing nasal tubes are disclosed. An exemplary system includes a bridle, a magnetic portion connected to the bridle, a delivery probe, a retrieval probe, and a clamp.
|Pressure release means and placement indicator for inflatable catheter or respiratory gas supply retention means|
Under- and overinflation of retention balloons and cuffs for catheters including foley catheters, and for endotracheal tubes, tracheostomy tubes, laryngeal mask airways and similar devices is correlated with hospital acquired infections and with patient injury. In this patent, a solution that correctly inflates inflatable retention devices is taught, whereby a pressure release means is incorporated into the inflation pathway from the fluid input syringe to the retention means while inflating.
|Gas burner assembly for an oven appliance|
A gas burner assembly for an oven appliance is provided. The gas burner assembly includes a pair of burner tubes and a runner tube that extends between the pair of burner tubes.
|Oven appliance and a gas burner assembly for the same|
A gas burner assembly for an oven appliance is provided. The gas burner assembly includes a pair of burner tubes.
|Multiple toy rocket launching system|
The system includes a foot-generated air pump, a launch hose which extends from the air pump and a plurality of tube launchers in fluid communication with the launch hose, extending outwardly therefrom. Individual toy foam rockets are adapted to fit in a fluid-tight relationship with the launch tubes..
|Desiccant wheel dehumidifier and heat exchanger thereof|
A heat exchanger of a desiccant wheel dehumidifier, disclosed in the disclosure, includes a frame and multiple heat exchange platy tubes. The frame has an air inlet and an air outlet.
|Tyre pressure monitor|
A tyre pressure monitor for the paired wheels at one end of a vehicle axle in the form of a hub which bolts to the wheel using the wheel nuts. The hub contains a tyre pressure gauge for the inner wheel and a gauge for the outer wheel.
|Trellis and accent band|
A trellis system is disclosed wherein the trellis comprises a front tube, a back tube, and two end tubes joined together, a plurality of roof panels, each panel having a perimeter, wherein the perimeter of the panel is coupled to at least a back tube surface and a front tube surface; a plurality of cross member assemblies wherein the cross member assemblies assist in creating tension between the front tube and the back tube, and a plurality of fasteners coupling the front tube to the end tubes, the back tube to the end tubes, and the roof panels to at least the front tube and the back tube, wherein the fasteners are not visible when the trellis system is installed. The trellis system also includes accent bands.
|System and method for the simultaneous automated bilateral delivery of pressure equalization tubes|
Systems and methods for treating a patient having a head with a first ear and a second ear, function by aligning a first device with a tympanic membrane of the first ear; inputting a command to an input device operatively coupled to the first device to generate a signal; and actuating the first device in response to the signal so as to drive a penetrator of the device through the tympanic membrane.. .
|Dual irrigating bipolar forceps|
Bipolar electrosurgical forceps are provided with dual irrigating tubes that deliver irrigating liquid to the opposed surfaces of the tips of the forceps to prevent the sticking of body tissue to the tips. To reduce the manufacturing costs of the forceps and enable the forceps to be single use, disposable forceps, each tube of the dual irrigating tools is a plastic tube adhered along one of the opposing surfaces of the pair of forceps arms.
A patient interface in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention is configured to be at least partially carried by a patient and to receive gas exhaled by the patient. The patient interface includes first and second cannula tubes each having a first end and a second end, the first ends are configured to be inserted into the nostrils of a patient, the first and second cannula tubes are configured to direct exhaled gas from the patient from the first ends to said second ends.
|New class of tunable gas storage and sensor materials|
The electronic structure of nanowires, nanotubes and thin films deposited on a substrate is varied by doping with electrons or holes. The electronic structure can then be tuned by varying the support material or by applying a gate voltage.
|Process for the acetoxylation of olefins in the gas phase|
Yield and selectivity of olefin acetoxylation are improved through the use of successive catalyst zones of different reactivities, the successive zones contained in one or more reaction tubes arranged is parallel.. .
|Expandable baton with locking mechanism|
A multi-section locking baton includes a manually actuatable release rod extending axially through outer, middle and inner tubes for unlocking first and second cam joints between the tubes. The release rod includes a tip having three sections, including an outermost or distal section that increases in diameter as measured in a direction moving away from the distal end of the tip; an intermediate section that is the widest section of the tip and that has a plurality of relief openings formed in as outer surface; and a proximal section that tapers from the intermediate section to a narrower diameter at the proximal tip end where it is secured onto the release rod.
|Expandable raku kiln|
A raku kiln has a fire ring with a cylindrical sidewall and bottom made of refractory material with a kiln shelf supported a few inches above the bottom to enclose a space that is superheated by burners. A firing-chamber rests on the fire ring and is lifted by a two aligned pulleys on top of a pole which rotates to move the chamber out of the way.
|Double wall carbon nanotubes and method for manufacturing same|
The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing carbon nanotubes comprising: a preparatory step of a supported catalyst; a temperature-raising step of inserting the supported catalyst into a reactor, injecting hydrocarbon gas and hydrogen gas at the same time, and raising the temperature of the reactor to between 900 to 1000° c. To synthesize carbon nanotubes; and a temperature-lowering step of lowering the temperature of the reactor to between a room temperature to 200° c., injecting only hydrogen gas, and synthesizing carbon nanotubes.
|One-dimensional titanium nanostructure and method for fabricating the same|
A one-dimensional titanium nanostructure and a method for fabricating the same are provided. A titanium metal reacts with titanium tetrachloride to form the one-dimensional titanium nanostructure on a heat-resistant substrate in a cvd method and under a reaction condition of a reaction temperature of 300-900° c., a deposition temperature of 200-850° c., a flow rate of the carrier gas of 0.1-50 sccm and a reaction time of 5-60 hours.
A fan-out subassembly includes furcation modules mounted to a furcation module holder, which is adapted to be connected to a main component. The furcation module holder includes a cable anchoring location.
The invention relates to a coaxial-impedance synthesizer, comprising: a longitudinal central (0x) conductor (1); an outer conductive tube (2) arranged coaxially to the conductor (1); and at least one probe (4) mounted so as to longitudinally translate around the conductor (1), the coaxial-impedance synthesizer being characterized in that the outer tube (2) includes two separable half-tubes, such that the probe (4) is permitted to move longitudinally, relative to the central conductor (1), to a desired position when the two half-tubes are spaced apart from each other, and when the two half-tubes are near each other, the outer periphery of the probe (4) and the inner wall of the outer tube are in contact with each other.. .
A platform grating is provided. The platform grating includes an array of plates placed in a spaced apart arrangement.
|Cactus mucilage and ferric ions for the removal of arsenate (as(v)) from water|
Potable drinking water is plagued with widespread arsenic contamination, particularly in developing communities. Ferric ions were introduced to interact with arsenate based on the strong affinity of arsenate for ferric hydroxides, followed by mucilage addition.
|Conveyor system with different applications and isolation of the conveyed product in relation to the drive system|
“conveyor system with different applications and isolation of the conveyed product in relation to the drive system”, is a conveyor for grains, seeds, fruit, granulated and ground products and similar products. The conveyor has different applications and isolates the product conveyed from the drive system.
|Method of making a tobacco product|
A tobacco product is formed by rolling a sheet of material supplied by a roll or rolls (e.g. Moistened tobacco leaves) and/or homogenized sheet tobacco about a slit mandrel to form a shaped tube.
|Air conditioning system|
A supplementary air conditioning system includes an indoor heat exchanger and an outdoor heat exchanger. The indoor heat exchanger is fanless and includes indoor tubes installed so as to be inclined to a ceiling of a room.
|Coaxial fuel supply for a micromixer|
Embodiments of the present application can provide systems and methods for a coaxial fuel supply for a micromixer. According to one embodiment, the micromixer may include an elongated base nozzle structure, a number of mixing tubes in communication with the elongated base nozzle structure, and an air inlet configured to supply the plurality of mixing tubes with air.
|Cap handling tool and method of use|
A tool (100) is provided for use in uncapping a plurality of linearly-oriented, spaced-apart tubes; the tubes capped with a unitary closure device comprising a plurality of spaced-apart, linearly-oriented alternating caps and openings, each cap having a cap upper surface and being connected to at least one adjacent cap by at least two connecting structures, each of the at least two connecting structures having a connecting structure upper surface and a connecting structure lower surface, the at least two connecting structures and two adjacent caps forming a boundary of an opening. The tool comprises a body (30) having first portion (42) for engagement by a user and a second portion comprising a base (52) and a plurality of spaced-apart projections (60) extending there-from.