|| List of recent Washer-related patents
|Rechargeable lithium ion button cell battery|
A rechargeable lithium ion button cell battery having a sealed housing comprises an inner casing and an outer casing, both casings have at least one flat area as top or bottom of the battery, and a round or oval sidewall vertically formed to the flat area. An insulation gasket is positioned between said sidewalls, and the outer casing opening is mechanically crimped to complete the seal of the battery.
|Rolling bearing assembly device for steering column|
The invention relates to a rolling bearing assembly device having an inner race, an outer race, at least one row of rolling elements disposed between the inner race and the outer race, and a sleeve mounted in the bore of the inner race. The sleeve provides a radial bearing flange, the lower edge of which has a portion that is inclined towards the interior of the device, the inclined portion in contact with a locking washer.
A flanged half-bearing includes at least one substantially semi-annular thrust washer with an internal periphery having lateral lugs and an intermediary stabilization lug projecting from the internal periphery of the thrust washer, and a semi-cylindrical half journal bearing shell having lateral recesses and an intermediary stabilization recess that are recessed into an axial end face of the bearing shell and are respectively connected to the lateral lugs and the stabilization lug of the thrust washer, wherein the stabilization lug has rotational stabilization edges that project substantially perpendicularly from the inner periphery of the thrust washer, and the stabilization recess is configured for axial relative movement of stabilization lug. An engine includes at least one such flanged half-bearing..
|Machine for washing objects and method for the hydraulic and mechanical connection of a trolley carrying objects to be washed to a feed circuit of a washing liquid for a machine for washing objects|
A device according to the present invention can be used for the hydraulic and mechanical connection of a distributor circuit of washing liquid of a trolley carrying objects to be washed to a feed circuit of a washing liquid for a washer machine for objects. The washer machine provides a washing chamber in which to position the trolley which has at least a lateral wall with respect to the direction of insertion of the trolley into the washing chamber.
|Detergent compositions for endoscope washers|
Wherein r represents a branched-chain alkyl group having not less than 7 and not more than 9 carbon atoms; eo represents an ethanediyloxy group; po represents a propanediyloxy group; m and n each represent an average molar number of addition of the ethanediyloxy or propanediyloxy group in which m is a number of not less than 1 and not more than 30, and n is a number of not less than 2 and not more than 50; and the mark “/” represents that eo and po may be added either in a random form or in a block form, and an order of addition of eo and po is optional; and  a method of washing an endoscope using an endoscope washer, including the step of washing the endoscope with a mixture including the detergent composition for endoscope washers as described in the above , and a protease. The present invention provides a detergent composition for endoscope washers which is less foamed even at a low temperature and is excellent in detergency and storage stability, and a method of washing an endoscope using an endoscope washer in which the above detergent composition is used..
|High performance guitar bridge pins|
Guitar bridge pins are formed of hard materials shaped to mechanically cooperate with standard guitar bridge configurations. Either molded or machined into a prescribed shape, guitar bridge pins fit into tapered shaped holes of most common guitar bridges.
A washing machine of the present invention comprises: a casing; a tub disposed inside the casing, for accommodating water; a drum rotatably provided inside the tub, for accommodating laundry therein; a gasket interposed between the casing and the tub, for preventing the water inside the tub from leaking between the tub and the casing; a gasket nozzle provided at the gasket, for circulating the water and spraying into the drum; a spiral nozzle provided at the gasket, for converting the water into a spiral flow and spraying into the drum; and a turbo wash button for setting or canceling a turbo wash for spraying water through the gasket nozzle when the drum is rotated or for spraying water through the spiral nozzle when the drum is rotated.. .
|Dryer or washer dryer and method for this operation|
Example dryers and washer-dryers having a closed process air circuit having a drum, a condenser downstream from the drum for dehumidifying warm moist air, and a thermoelectric device having a cold side arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the drum are disclosed. Example thermoelectric devices have a warm side cooled by a fluid which is circulated in a liquid/air heat exchanger arranged in the process air circuit downstream from the condenser.
|Structure and method for providing compliance and sealing between ceramic and metallic structures|
A structure providing compliance and sealing between ceramic or ceramic composite (cmc) part and a metallic part has an interface component for centering the cmc part in the metallic part, thus reducing thermal stress motion of the cmc component. In gas turbine engine applications, the structure comprises a cmc blade track inserted in a clip placed within a metallic hanger.
|Ratchet locking mechanism for threaded fastener|
A fastening device including a fastener having a head portion and an elongated threaded body portion extending axially from the head portion. The threaded body portion includes opposing flat sections.
|Recessed light fixture with two-axis rotational arm|
An illustrative embodiment of a light fixture, which may be a type of recessed downlight called a wallwasher, includes a light housing and has a power supply, such as a driver and/or electrical junction box, mounted on or forming an arm. The arm is rotationally coupled to the light housing, with the arm having two axes of rotation relative to the light housing.
|Multiple compartment dishwasher with interior and exterior closure elements|
A dishwasher may comprise a tub at least partially defining multiple treating chambers and further defining an access opening for the treating chambers. Interior closure elements may selectively close the access openings, and examples of the interior closure elements include a pivoting door and a drawer front.
|Sealing device for a collet chuck|
A sealing device for a collet chuck has a tensioning nut, a sealing washer, a main sealing ring and a pressure space. The sealing washer is mounted in the tensioning nut and has a main ring groove, an abutting surface, a liquid-inlet surface, and a liquid inlet.
|Spring lock for secondary spring|
A spring lock for a secondary spring that is arranged between the car body and the under frame of a rail vehicle. A spring locking element is provided which in the mounted state is supported on the car body and projects through a cutout and is connected to the secondary spring in such a way that it is prevented from extending.
|Method and apparatus for the reduction of washer fluid odor in the passenger compartment of a vehicle|
A climate control system including an air controller switchable between fresh air, recirculated air, and partial recirculated air modes is disclosed. The system further includes a control module connected to the controller and a link operatively connecting the washer fluid system and the module.
The present invention relates to a dishwasher (1) comprising a washing tub (2) having a base (3), a rear wall (4) and two side walls (5) surrounding the base (3), a door (6) providing access to the washing tub (2), connected to the washing tub (2) from its lower side and opening by tilting forward, a rack (8) wherein objects to be washed are placed, having more than one roller (7) disposed at two opposite sides of its lower surface, providing it to move forwards/backwards, having a washing position whereat it is placed on the base (3) to entirely remain inside the washing tub (2), a loading position whereat it is positioned on the inner surface of the door (6) by being moved forwards when the door (6) is open and whereat loading-unloading can be performed and a spray arm (9) extending from the base (3) towards inside the washing tub (2), remaining under the rack (8) when the rack (8) is in the washing position, spraying water towards inside the rack (8) by rotating around itself.. .
The present invention relates to a dishwasher. The dishwasher (10) comprises a washing chamber (11) and a water filtering system arranged in the lower part of the washing chamber (11).
|Intake air quantity control device for internal combustion engine|
In the intake air quantity control device, a ring-shaped convex portion having an outer diameter being smaller than an inner diameter of the wave washer for damping the drive motor is formed on the bottom surface of the cylinder-shaped hole of the throttle body, and tapered portions are provided at an outer-diameter corner of the ring-shaped convex portion and at an outer-diameter corner of the bottom surface of the cylinder-shaped hole of the throttle body.. .
|Method of on-line automatic generator core through-bolt tensioning|
A generator stator core that includes a plurality of through-bolts extending through the stator core. Each through-bolt includes a threaded end on which is positioned a conical washer and a through-bolt nut, where the through-bolt nuts are tightened against the washers to compress laminate plates and hold the stator core together.
|Fabrication process of stepped circuit board|
A fabrication process of a stepped circuit board, comprises the following steps of: a) cutting a circuit board substrate, printing patterns on an inner layer thereof, performing etching, stepped groove grinding, washer milling, brownification and lamination processing on the inner layer, and then drilling holes on an outer layer thereof; b) depositing copper on the outer layer of the circuit board substrate with drilled holes, and then electroplating the entire circuit board substrate; c) performing pattern transfer; d) performing pattern copper plating on the circuit board substrate, and grinding the shape of a connecting piece (set) on the circuit board substrate, and then etching the outer layer; e) printing a solder mask and texts in a silk-screen manner; f) depositing nickel immersion gold on the entire substrate, then printing characters in a silk-screen manner; and g) testing and inspecting the electrical performance and appearance of a finished board.. .
|Washer for tubular knitted fabric material|
A washer that washes a continuous piece of tubular knitted fabric material. The washer includes a frame, a set of rollers, an air nozzle rack, and a controller.
|Electronic device using data theft protection|
An electronic device includes a washer, a printed circuit board, and a screw. The printed circuit board includes a copper foil, a detecting unit and a processing unit.
|Angled washer polyaxial connection for dynamic spine prosthesis|
A dynamic spine prosthesis (such as a facet joint prosthesis having an articulation surface configured to articulate with a corresponding facet joint element) that has a fixation element with an elongated bone entry portion defining a longitudinal axis and a dynamic spine prosthesis component connected to the fixation element at a connection location by an adjustable connection. The adjustable connection has first and second washers each rotatably supported by the fixation element and each having an angled contact surface in a plane not perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the fixation element, with the connection location being between the bone entry portion and the first and second washers..
|Water spraying apparatus of dishwasher and dishwasher comprising the same|
A water spraying apparatus of a diswasher and the diswasher comprising the water spraying apparatus are provided. The water spraying apparatus comprises a water source connecting pipe having a water outlet tube, a spraying arm having a water inlet tube, and a connecting device connecting the water source connecting pipe with the spraying arm, in which the connecting device comprises first and second semicircular fitting rings which are adapted to snap-fit with each other to form a connecting ring, the connecting ring is rotatably fitted over the water outlet tube of the water source connecting pipe and positioned in an axial direction of the connecting ring between the water inlet tube of the spraying arm and the water outlet tube of the water source connecting pipe..
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.
|Windshield washer fluid heating apparatus, control system, and method of using same|
An apparatus for heating and controlling windshield washer fluid temperature is provided, comprising a washer fluid reservoir; a hollow conductive tube in the reservoir containing a heated working fluid for delivering heat to the washer fluid; a valve for controlling the flow rate of the working fluid through the tube; and a control system for controlling the temperature of the fluid in the reservoir. A method for controlling the heating of the washer fluid and for storing heated washer fluid is also disclosed.
|Wiper with ice removal apparatus|
A windshield wiper can include a wiper assembly and a scrubber assembly. The scrubber assembly can include a scrubber support structure and an elongated scrubber element movably attached to the scrubber support structure.
|Electronic device with touch pen|
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a hollow body of a touch pen and the touch pen having a head rotatably fixed to the hollow body.
|Dishwasher with basket detecting device|
A dishwasher (100) for pot washing, comprising a detector (160) for automatically detecting what type of washing basket (140) has been placed in the dishwasher (100). This enables automatic selection of water pressure and granule control, such that more sensitive crockery and plates are not damaged.
|Method, apparatus, and nut for preloading a bearing|
Methods and apparatus for preloading a bearing are provided. These methods and apparatus include preload monitoring devices whereby the mechanic can accurately monitor and regulate the preload on a bearing or bearing assembly.
A dishwasher is provided. The dishwasher may include a tub forming a washing space, a rack received in the washing space of the tub and having an accommodating space to receive items to be washed, and a support provided in the accommodating space of the rack to receive and support the items to be washed.
A table top dishwasher comprises: (a) a tub (10) for accommodating articles to be cleaned; and (b) a cover member (12) forming a water-tight hood over said tub (10), said hood comprising a fixed hood portion (14) and a door (16), the door comprising a central region (30) and two lateral side portions (32) rotatably connected to the fixed hood portion, the door (16) being rotatable between a closed position in which the central region forms part of the hood, and an opened position in which the door is positioned within the fixed hood portion, wherein said side portions (32) each comprise at least one aperture (38, 40, 42, 44, 45) which increases the accessibility for water to flow in between the fixed hood portion and the side portions (32) during operation of the dishwater.. .
|Method and apparatus for treating liquid containing impurities|
A method and an apparatus for treating a liquid containing impurities may include a filtering chamber configured to permit granular media to interact with liquid containing impurities, thereby removing impurities from the liquid to produce filtrate; a filtrate section for receiving the filtrate; a gas supplying system for delivering gas to the granular media in the filtering chamber for transport of a portion of the granular media to a granular media washer; a reject section in fluid communication with the granular media washer for receiving a reject mixture comprising liquid and impurities from the granular media washer; and a control unit that is configured to determine whether the portion of the granular media is being transported properly based on an amount of reject mixture in the reject section.. .
|Reclaiming water system for commericial kitchens|
A reclaiming water system for use in a dishwashing system is disclosed. The reclaiming water system includes a collection means, a storage means, and a distribution means thereby enabling the reclaiming water system to supply batch dishwasher station gray water to a pre-rinse station where the batch dishwasher station gray water can be reused in the pre-rinsing of dishes saving the use of fresh water..
|Dishwasher with multi-feed washing system|
A dishwasher includes a shiftable rack provided with multiple, distinct washing fluid spray arms connected to a common, rack supported manifold. When the rack is shifted to a retracted position within a tub of the dishwasher, the manifold mates with a coupling of a fluid distribution system including a multi-tube feed arrangement configured to selectively distribute washing fluid from a pump assembly to the multiple spray arms..
|Dishwasher and a method for controlling the same|
A dishwasher is provided. The dishwasher may include a tub forming a washing space, a sump collecting washing water, a tank forming a storage space outside the tub, a motor generating a dynamic force to supply the washing water collected in the sump to the tank, and a controller incrementally increasing a water level of the tank by intermittently driving the motor..
|Wheat workshop technique of wheat flour milling for peeling off pericarp only and complete set of equipment therefor|
The present disclosure discloses a cleaning process of wheat flour milling for peeling off the pericarp only, and a set of equipment for implementing the process. The method comprises four stages, namely, cleaning of raw wheat, pericarp peeling-off, cleaning of glossy wheat, and conditioning stage, wherein the peeling-off stage comprises a dampening step and a stirring step.
The present invention provides a load-indicating device for use with structural assemblies that have fastening components such as nuts and bolts. The load-indicating device comprising a washer having a tubular body defining a bore extending therethrough, the body comprising at least one hole extending at least partially through the body; and a probe configured to be disposed within the at least one hole and operable to provide an indication of the compression on the washer, such that, in use, the washer deflects to compress the hole against the probe when the load on the washer reaches a predetermined tension..
|Interchanging washer/dryer device|
An interchanging washer dryer device including a housing, where the housing is divided into a washer compartment and a dryer compartment; a rotating motor centrally positioned within the housing, where the rotating motor includes an arm; and two drums attached to the arm of the rotating motor, where each drum includes a plurality of collapsible blades to receive a load of clothing, and where the rotating motor rotates drums between the washer compartment and the dryer compartment.. .
|Nut-washer assembly for channel framing|
A fitting for channel framing includes a coupling component and a washer secured to the coupling component. At least a portion of the coupling component has a generally dovetail cross-sectional shape configured for reception in an external fitting groove of the channel framing.
|Heel fixing structure for women's shoe|
A heel is readily and firmly fastened to the insole of a woman's heeled shoe. A fastening bolt (15) with a head (15a) is screwed through a washer (16) and an insole (12) into a reinforcing shaft (14) embedded in a heel (13).
|Eating utensils, kitchen utensils, and cooking utensils; utensils made of glass, crystal, ceramics, and porcelain|
Eating utensils, kitchen utensils, and cooking utensils are created comprising utensil, having at least one material, with at least one function. At least one material selected from group consisting of glass, crystal, ceramic, and porcelain, including glass-ceramic, silicone, clay, and stone; wood, bamboo, resin, plastic, and bio-plastic; and metal and metal alloy.
|Adjustable bonding washer|
An adjustable bonding washer for placement between two metal pieces to create an electrical bond between them. The bonding washer has two metallic parts constrained to slide relative to one another along an axis.
|Connector with anti-decoupling mechanism|
The connector assembly may include a ratcheting feature which prevents the coupling nut from turning due to vibration or shock. The coupling nut may include an engagement surface.
|Decorative cake shield and candle support|
Provided is a cake shield for placement above a cake surface. The cake shield includes a plate and at least one pair of telescopic legs attached thereto.
|Reusable food storage bag and process for making a reusable storage bag|
The present invention is a washable and reusable storage bag comprising a plastic coated canvas made from cotton and polyethylene. The storage bag comprises a front panel having a zipper and a back panel, a bottom edge and a top edge, and two side edges.
|Automated camera wash for vehicles|
A system to remove debris from a vehicle camera lens using washer fluid from the vehicle's washer system is disclosed. The system analyzes a captured image and determines if the image is obstructed by debris.
|Engagement features and adjustment structures for electronic devices with integral antennas|
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include antenna structures that are formed from an internal ground plane and a peripheral conductive housing member.
The present invention relates to the items required to be close by while the washer/dryer (1) operates and which are stored in different places by the use can be stored on the washer/dryer (10 by saving space thereby providing easy access.. .
|Hose lock with living hinge, home appliance including hose lock with living hinge and method of assembling home appliance including hose lock with living hinge|
A home appliance, such as a dishwasher, and a method of assembling a home appliance includes a basin with an integrally formed hose lock. The hose lock includes a slot component and a tab connected to the slot component by way of a living hinge.
|Wave washer, method of manufacture, method of use, and pipe joint using same|
A wave washer includes an annular member surrounding an opening arranged to receive a pipe axially therethrough, the annular member having a plurality circumferentially spaced holes formed therein. The wave washer also has associated with it at least one spring portion protruding axially from the annular member between two of the holes.
|Water-bearing domestic appliance, in particular domestic dish washer|
A freestanding domestic appliance includes at least one mounting aid which has at least two functional parts arranged on its front side, wherein a first functional part is configured as a hose holder, wherein a second functional part is configured as an upwardly open hook for mounting additional parts and is arranged at a height below the first functional part. A fastening contour is provided on the backside of the mounting aid for holding the mounting aid on the domestic appliance, and is arranged at a height above the first functional part and on a fastening leg which extends in the opposite direction of the at least two functional parts.
|Multiple orifice pressure washer nozzle assemblies|
Pressure washer nozzle assemblies that include multiple orifices that each generate a respective spray pattern or are suitable for alternate applications. The nozzle assemblies include a flow body that is constructed to be associated with a wand and a control or controller that is movably associated with the flow body.
|Foaming nozzle for portable pressure washers|
A foaming nozzle assembly and method of forming a foaming nozzle useable with pressure washing systems that includes a tube and a cover that cooperates with the tube. An interior surface of the tube defines a fluid path having by a first restriction, a second restriction, and an expansion chamber between the restrictions.
|Combined head massager and spray hair washer|
An apparatus is disclosed including: a brush member including a brush member input in fluid communication with plurality of hollow bristles; and an expandable member. In some embodiments, the expandable member includes an expandable member input configured to receive a pulsating fluid flow from a fluid supply source; and a conduit having that defines a fluid flow path from the expandable member input through the conduit to the brush member input.
|Pressure washer pressure valve assembly|
A pressure washer unloader valve assembly having a movable operator that manipulates an orientation of a valve body to manipulate the flow pressure is communicated downstream of the valve assembly. A cam and follower interface is formed between the operator and the valve body such that the movable operator is movable within less than 360 radial degrees to effectuate manipulation the valve assembly between a fully open and a fully closed configuration.
|Basket of dishwasher for washing components of baby bottle|
A basket of a dishwasher washes a cap, ring, and nipple (collectively, “the components”) of a baby bottle. The basket comprises a body configured to hold the ring and nipple in position in substantially non-contacting relationship with each other and relative to the dishwasher.
A ceramic heater is proposed in which in the vicinities of the heating element's terminals where a bolt and a washer are used to fix and effect the electric supply connection to the heating element, the cover layer which covers most of the heating element is flush with an immediately neighboring part of the heating element layer so that the cover layer is not stepped at its edge and thus the washer does not scratch or otherwise damage the cover layer; a preferred embodiment adopts an electrically conductive protective film which is laid on this flush plane covering an area extending from the bolt hole to substantially beyond the line where the cover layer meets with the heating element layer.. .