|| List of recent Washer-related patents
|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.. .
|Method and device for recycling and purifying water vapor from coal drying process|
A method and device are provided for purifying and recycling water vapor from a coal drying process. Included are a temperature-lowering and dehumidifying process, a flash distillation stripping process, and a vacuum condensing process.
|Method and device for recycling water vapor evaporated from coal drying with vacuum condensing process|
A method is provided for purifying and recycling water vapor from a coal drying process and device which employ temperature reduction and dehumidifying, a flash distillation, and vacuum condensation. With a condensed tower, a high humidity exhaust gas is preliminarily lowered in temperature, and condensed water of 5˜60° c.
|Hydraulic dampener systems|
The present disclosure provides hydraulic dampening systems wherein the dampening effect may be controlled by rotating a body of the dampener, after the dampening system has been installed and in use. The system includes a piston including a front disk and back disk, wherein the front disk has a reduced diameter with respect to the back disk.
|Modular well plunger and system for use of same in a well bore|
A variable volume modular well plunger with fishing neck segment having an upper fishing neck receiver and a lower threaded receiver and defining therebetween an annular chamber, at least one extension segment having a first end threadedly engaging the lower threaded receiver and a second end and defining therebetween an extension annular chamber communicating with the fishing neck annular chamber; and an end means for sealing chamber; a loading means for charging a treatment material; a means for deploying the plunger into a well bore; and a means for diffusing the treatment material at a desired position in the wellbore. Surface treatments adapted to provide at least one desired characteristic interaction between the plunger and tubing through which it passes selected from the group of wear pads, spiral brushes, non-sprial brushes, wobble washers, grooved surface, and interlocking expandable may be used alone or in any combination of multi-surface configurations..
A dishwasher has a treating chamber for receiving dishes for treatment according to an automatic cycle of operation and a dispensing system for storing and dispensing treating chemistry to the treating chamber during the cycle of operation. The dishwasher can be provided with a lifetime supply of a treating chemistry for the dispensing system..
|Fixed full coverage wash system for dishwashers|
A fixed full coverage wash system that includes a base portion having a generally square or rectangular shaped outer portion that extends into one or more corners of a tub of a dishwasher. The base portion is operably connected to the plurality of arms for the delivery of a pressurized liquid.
|Water-bearing domestic appliance, in particular domestic dish washer|
A water-bearing domestic appliance, in particular a home dish washer or a home laundry machine, includes a supply hose for the supply with fresh water from a domestic water pipe arranged outside of the water-bearing domestic appliance into the water-bearing domestic appliance, wherein the supply hose has a connection device on its hose terminus for detachable connection with the domestic water pipe, and wherein the supply hose is guided through a wall in particular a back wall of the water-bearing domestic appliance into the interior of the water-bearing domestic appliance. At least in the region of the connection device, at least some regions of the supply hose are permanently received in at least one holding element, in particular at least partially form fittingly, wherein the at least one holding element can be arranged on the wall, in particular on the back wall of the water-bearing domestic appliance..
|Dishwasher and method of controlling the same|
A dishwasher is provided. The dishwasher may include a case, a tub provided in the case and forming a dishwashing space, a re-using section provided inside the case and forming a space for storing wash water to be sprayed into the tub, and a water storing section provided inside the case and forming another space, separated from the re-using section, for storing externally supplied wash water..
|Dishwasher with variable flow rate valve|
A dishwasher for treating dishes according to an automatic cycle of operation having a tub, a dish holder, a sprayer, a conduit coupled to the sprayer, a pump, and a variable flow rate valve fluidly coupling the pump to the conduits for supplying liquid to the sprayer during the automatic cycle of operation.. .
|Dishwasher with wash load detection|
A method of operating a dishwasher having a tub at least partially defining a treating chamber for receiving utensils and a spraying system spraying liquid in the treating chamber, to determine at least one parameter of the cycle of operation based on the set of load condition by selectively spraying liquid in multiple portions of the treating chamber.. .
|Dishwasher-dining table having rotatable tabletop|
The invention is directed to a novel dishwasher-dining table combination appliance having a rotatable, invertible top dining insert panel that allows for cleaning dining utensils and the like without having to remove them from a table. The invention provides for a compact, self-contained, system useful in a variety of locations and applications where reductions in the length of time required for cleaning, storing and replacing dining utensils on a table are advantageous.
|Shotgun shell tracer and tracer manufacturing device|
A shotgun shell tracer includes a base wall, an obturator, and an edge wall extending from the base wall opposite to the obturator. A chamber support may be engaged to the base wall extending from the base wall within the internal space of the tracer.
An air pre-cleaner for centrifugally ejecting heavier than air particulates from an air stream for use in an apparatus having an air intake includes an impeller assembly mounted for rotation with a wave washer. A two-part housing including first and second parts that are manually releasably securable together permits removal of housing part for cleaning of the pre-cleaner without the use of tools..
|Spindle nut and washer assembly and method of utilization|
An apparatus for and a method of securing hubs and bearings on truck spindles includes a flat or non-flat washer with a key and a nut having an integral and axially spaced locking ring with threads through the nut and locking ring complementary to threads on a spindle. The nut also includes a plurality of axially oriented threaded openings and a plurality of threaded fasteners that extend through apertures in the locking ring and into the threaded openings.
|Motor vehicle windscreen wiper windscreen washer liquid distribution system|
Characterized in that said distribution system further includes at least one thermally conductive member (16, 22, 31, 33, 39) in thermal contact on the one hand with at least one hydraulic connector (9, 10, 11, 15) and on the other hand with a heating element (5, 6, 21) of the distribution system.. .
Full mouth toothbrush, just need to chew to get gingival massage and plaque removal for: disabled, challenged, and elderly. Using a skeletal structure: extending “ribs” or “dental impression tray” with bristles properly placed which will allow spacing for cleaning and drying device, while providing bristles to brush teeth and gums of both arches at once.
|Soaker basket for a dishwasher's silverware basket|
Dirty eating utensils and other forms of silverware are placed into a dishwasher basket that is at least partially submerged in water that is kept in a soaker basket. The soaker basket is characterized by a water holder portion and a hanger portion such that the hanger portion positions and supports the water holder portion inside a sink basin.
|Bone compression screw|
A system for orthopedic repair of bones, the system may include a compression screw. The screw may include a blunt tip on one end with tapped threads to allow for greater bone fixation uniform across a threaded portion of the screw.
A connector assembly comprising a connector, spinal rod receiver, a washer and a compression member is provided. The connector extends between a first end and a second end configured for coupling to a bone fastener.
|Screen supporting device and torsion adjusting structure|
A torsion adjusting structure, which is installed on a shaft and a carrying member pivoted on the shaft, includes a gear, a pair of friction washers, and a linkage assembly. The shaft passes through the gear and the friction washers respectively abutted on two opposite surfaces of the gear.
|Screen supporting device|
A screen supporting device includes a shaft, a bracket, and a torsion adjusting structure. The bracket and the torsion adjusting structure are pivotally on the shaft.
|Pressure washer adjustable nozzle assembly|
A nozzle assembly and method of forming an adjustable spray pattern nozzle assembly includes a mount body, a nozzle body, and a collar that movably cooperates with the mount body. The mount body is constructed to cooperate with a discharge end of a wand and such that the nozzle body can be captured between the mount body and the collar.