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FundaciÓn Cidetec
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Technische Universität Dresden
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The Johns Hopkins University
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President And Fellows Of Harvard College
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Hd Lifesciences Llc
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Lonza Ltd
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Hypoeutectoid bearing steel

A steel alloy for bearings contains: 0.6 to 0.9 wt. % carbon, 0.1 to 0.5 wt.
Aktiebolaget Skf

Non-oriented electrical steel sheet having superior magnetic properties and a production method therefor

A non-oriented electrical steel sheet having outstanding magnetic properties and i, as percentages by weight, from 0.7˜3.02.5% of al, 0.2˜32.5% of si, 0.2˜2.01.5% of mn, 0.001 0005˜0.004% of n, 0.0005˜0.004% of s, 0.003% or less of c, and a balance of fe and other unavoidably incorporated impurities, wherein the al, mn, n and s are included so as to satisfy the compositional formulae 1≤{[al]+[mn]}≤3.5, 0.002≤{[n]+[s]}≤0.006, 300250≤{([al]+[mn])/([n]+[s])}≤1,400, 1.4≤{[al]+[si]+[mn]/2}≤5.5, 1 [al]/[si]≤7.5, 1≤[al]/[mn]≤3.7; and a production method therefor. By optimising the al, si, mn, n and s added components, the distribution density of coarse inclusions is increased, thereby improving the crystal-grain growth properties and domain wall motility and producing the highest grade of non-oriented electrical steel sheet having superior magnetic properties, low hardness, and superior customer workability and productivity..
Posco

Method for recovering target materials from source materials

A single-heating stage method for reclaiming or recovering metals like nickel and vanadium from a petroleum waste byproduct has three steps: melting the petroleum waste byproduct in a reducing atmosphere, generating agglomerated metal in the melted byproduct, and lifting the agglomerated metal to an exposed surface of the melted byproduct. The metal precipitates out of the molten byproduct, agglomerates into a separate portion, and rises to an exposed surface of the melted petroleum waste byproduct even though the metal may have greater density than the molten petroleum waste byproduct.
United States Department Of Energy

Method for producing a strand from stainless steel and strand made of stainless steel

A method for manufacturing a strand from a stainless steel by cold forming a billet into the cold-hardened strand and subsequently annealing the strand is provided. The method allows stainless steel strands to be produced, which have both a high tensile strength, as well as a high degree of elongation.
Sandvik Materials Technology Deutschland Gmbh

Method for the manufacture of a hardened part which does not have lme issues

The present invention provides a method for the manufacture of a hardened part. The method includes the provision of a steel sheet pre-coated with a metallic coating including from 2.0 to 24.0% by weight of zinc, from 1.1 to 7.0% by weight of silicon, optionally from 1.1 to 8.0% by weight of magnesium when the amount of silicon is between 1.1 and 4.0%, and optionally additional elements chosen from pb, ni, zr, or hf, the content by weight of each additional element being less than 0.3% by weight, the balance being aluminum and unavoidable impurities and residuals elements, wherein the ratio al/zn is above 2.9.
Arcelormittal

Diagnostic methods and compositions

Methods and compositions for the identification of genetic-related information are provided. At least portions of methods provided herein may be performed without thermocycling.
Theranos, Inc.

Compositions and methods for identifying anti-cancer, anti-metastatic and anti-stress agents

In alternative embodiments, provided are products of manufacture, such as assays, chimeric nucleic acids and nucleic acid constructs, recombinant cells, and methods, comprising use of beta3-integrin (itgb3) promoters operatively linked to a reporter, for drug screening, and in particular, screening for agents that inhibit cancer cell survival and metastasis. In alternative embodiments, compositions and methods as provided herein also can be used to identifying novel pathways that lead to acquired resistance, stemness, and anchorage independent growth; and characterizing distinct populations of cancer cells within a tumor microenvironment..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Identification of predictive biomarkers associated with wnt pathway inhibitors

The present invention provides biomarkers for identifying tumors likely to respond to treatment with wnt pathway inhibitors. Also provided are methods for identifying tumors and/or patients that are likely to be responsive or non-responsive to treatment with a wnt pathway inhibitor.
Oncomed Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Assays, methods and compositions for diagnosing cancer

The present invention provides a method and single-tube assay for identification and quantitative analysis of differentially methylated mlh1 promoter sequences that are associated with certain types of cancer in an individual by obtaining a biological sample comprising dna from the individual, detecting the presence of and measuring the level of methylated mlh1 promoter sequences, and comparing the presence of and level of methylation in the sample to a normalization reference of “normal” beta-actin gene promoters, wherein a difference in the level or pattern of mlh1 methylation of the sample compared to the actin gene reference level identifies abnormally methylated mlh1 promoter sequences associated with cancer.. .
Gopath Global, Llc

Method for screening candidate compounds for preventing and/or attenuating skin aging, and/or for hydrating the skin

The disclosure relates to the identification and the use of compounds which regulate the expression of at least one sestrin gene, for preventing and/or attenuating skin ageing, and/or for hydrating the skin and/or for regulating skin pigmentation. The method includes the following steps: a.
Chanel Parfums Beaute

Methods for assessing risk of developing a viral disease using a genetic test

This document provides methods and materials related to treating a disease. For example, this document provides methods for treating a subject's disease based on identifying the risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy pml using a genetic test..

Device preparation using condensed nucleic acid particles

A method of sequencing a nucleic acid strand includes receiving particles having nucleic acid strands coupled to a polymer matrix, exposing the particles to a solution including a condensing agent, and applying the particles to a surface, the particles depositing on the surface.. .
Life Technologies Corporation

Loading molecules into sample wells for analysis

Methods of loading a molecule of interest into a sample well are provided. In some aspects, methods of loading a molecule of interest into a sample well involve loading a molecule of interest into a sample well in the presence of a crowding agent and/or a condensing agent.
Quantum-si Incorporated

Nanopore based molecular detection and sequencing

This disclosure provides systems and methods for molecular identification and polymer (e.g., nucleic acid) sequencing using nanopores. The polymer may be passed through or in proximity to the nanopore and various subunits of the polymer may affect the current flowing through the nanopore.
Genia Technologies, Inc.

Ligase-assisted nucleic acid circularization and amplification

Provided herein are methods for generation and amplification of a single-stranded dna circle in a single reaction vessel from a linear dna without any intervening purification steps. The single-stranded dna circle is generated via a template-independent single-stranded dna ligation.
General Electric Company

Oligonucleotide paints

Novel methods for making high resolution oligonucleotide paints are provided. Novel, high resolution oligonucleotide paints are also provided..
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Compositions and methods for analyte detection using nanoswitches

Provided herein are nucleic acid-based nanoswitches that can detect specific nucleic acids and other analytes types by for example a simple gel electrophoresis readout. Binding of the target to the nanoswitches induces a conformation change from a linear, open conformation to a looped, closed conformation.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Methods and systems for phylogenetic analysis

The present invention discloses methods and systems for designing and using organism-specific and/or operational taxon unit (otu)-specific probes. The methods and systems allow for detecting, identifying and quantitating a plurality of biomolecules or microorganisms in a sample based on the hybridization or binding of target molecules in the sample with the probes.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Microbiome identification and use in diagnosis of head and neck squamous cell cancer

Methods for analyzing the bacterial microbiome of a subject and triaging the subject into treatment for head and neck squamous cell cancer from a saliva or tissue sample are provided. The methods also provide means for differentiation of different cancer patient cohorts from the bacterial microbiome of a subject..
The Johns Hopkins University

Nucleic acid sample preparation

This invention relates to the preparation of nucleic acid samples for analysis. The invention may be particularly useful for single stranded samples.
Cambridge Epigenetix Limited

Method for measuring complement-dependent bactericidal function with respect to pneumococci

The present invention relates to a measurement method for complement-dependent bactericidal activity against streptococcus pneumoniae, and provides a measurement method capable of measuring complement-dependent bactericidal activity against streptococcus pneumoniae of any capsular serotype. Complement-dependent bactericidal activity against streptococcus pneumoniae is measured using capsule-deficient streptococcus pneumoniae, that is, non-encapsulated or substantially non-encapsulated, or transparent streptococcus pneumoniae.
Osaka University

Methods, apparatuses and systems for analyzing microorganism strains from complex heterogeneous communities, predicting and identifying functional relationships and interactions thereof, and selecting and synthesizing microbial ensembles based thereon

Methods, apparatuses, and systems for screening, analyzing and selecting microorganisms from complex heterogeneous communities, predicting and identifying functional relationships and interactions thereof, synthesizing microbial ensembles based thereon, and forming and administering endomicrobial feed supplements are disclosed. Methods for identifying and determining the absolute cell count of microorganism types and strains, along with identifying the network relationships between active microorganisms and environmental parameters, are also disclosed..
Ascus Biosciences, Inc.

Method for improving measurement accuracy and devices and systems related thereto

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for providing accurate measurement of a property of a sample. The method comprises obtaining a plurality of independent measurements of the property.
Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.

Protein thiocarboxylate-dependent l-methionine production by fermentation

The present invention relates to a recombinant microorganism useful for the production of l-methionine and process for the preparation of l-methionine. The microorganism of the invention is modified in a way that the l-methionine production is improved by using a thiocarboxylated protein as sulfur donor and by expressing an enzyme having homoserine o-acetyltransferase activity without feedback inhibition by methionine and/or s-adenosylmethionine and an enzyme having o-acetylhomoserine sulfhydrylase activity..
Evonik Degussa Gmbh

Methods and systems for chemoautotrophic production of organic compounds

The present disclosure identifies pathways, mechanisms, systems and methods to confer chemoautotrophic production of carbon-based products of interest, such as sugars, alcohols, chemicals, amino acids, polymers, fatty acids and their derivatives, hydrocarbons, isoprenoids, and intermediates thereof, in organisms such that these organisms efficiently convert inorganic carbon to organic carbon-based products of interest using inorganic energy, such as formate, and in particular the use of organisms for the commercial production of various carbon-based products of interest.. .
Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc.

Compositions and methods for identifying and modifying carbonaceous compositions

This invention generally relates to natural gas and methylotrophic energy generation, bio-generated fuels and microbiology. In alternative embodiments, the invention provides nutrient amendments and microbial compositions, e.g., consortia, that are both specifically optimized to stimulate methanogenesis, or for “methylotrophic” or other conversions.
Taxon Biosciences Inc.

Copy number variant leading to virus resistance

The present invention relates to a genetic determinant which may comprise at least two copies of a combination of two closely linked rdr1 genes, which two closely linked rdr1 genes are inversely oriented, and which genetic determinant leads to virus resistance when present in a plant. In one embodiment, of the rdr1 genes in the combination is represented by seq id no.
Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt En Zaadhandel B.v.

Sequence-determined dna fragments and corresponding polypeptides encoded thereby

The present invention provides dna molecules that constitute fragments of the genome of a plant, and polypeptides encoded thereby. The dna molecules are useful for specifying a gene product in cells, either as a promoter or as a protein coding sequence or as an utr or as a 3′ termination sequence, and are also useful in controlling the behavior of a gene in the chromosome, in controlling the expression of a gene or as tools for genetic mapping, recognizing or isolating identical or related dna fragments, or identification of a particular individual organism, or for clustering of a group of organisms with a common trait.
Ceres, Inc.

Method of producing lipid

(b) a protein consisting of an amino acid sequence having 64% or more identity with the amino acid sequence of the protein (a), and having glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase activity.. .

Novel promoter

Provided is a promoter suitable for the high expression of a gene of interest. A promoter consisting of a dna selected from the group consisting of the following (a) to (d): (a) a dna comprising the nucleotide sequence represented by any one of seq id nos: 1 to 3; (b) a dna consisting of a nucleotide sequence having at least 70% identity to the nucleotide sequence represented by any one of seq id nos: 1 to 3 and having a promoter activity; (c) a dna consisting of a nucleotide sequence wherein one or several of nucleotides are deleted, substituted or added in the nucleotide sequence represented by any one of seq id nos: 1 to 3 and having a promoter activity; and (d) a dna which hybridizes with a dna consisting of a nucleotide sequence complementary to the nucleotide sequence represented by any one of seq id nos: 1 to 3 under stringent conditions and which has a promoter activity..
Kao Corporation

Method for propagating adenoviral vectors encoding inhibitory gene products

The invention provides a method of propagating an adenoviral vector. The method comprises (a) providing a cell comprising a cellular genome comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding a tetracycline operon repressor protein (tetr), and (b) contacting the cell with an adenoviral vector comprising a heterologous nucleic acid sequence encoding a toxic protein.
Genvec, Inc.

Compositions and methods for the modulation of dna damage responses using bal1 and bbap

The invention provides methods and compositions for enhancing the efficacy of cancer therapies through modulation of bal1 and/or bbap. Also provided are methods for predicting the efficacy of cancer therapies or treating cancer in a subject through modulation of bal1 and/or bbap.
Dana-farber Cancer Institute, Inc.

Interfering rna molecules

The present invention is related to a ribonucleic acid comprising a double stranded structure whereby the double-stranded structure comprises a first strand and a second strand, whereby the first strand comprises a first stretch of contiguous nucleotides and whereby said first stretch is at least partially complementary to a target nucleic acid, and the second strand comprises a second stretch of contiguous nucleotides whereby said second stretch is at least partially identical to a target nucleic acid, and whereby the double stranded structure is blunt ended.. .
Silence Therapeutics Gmbh

New precursor mirna and applications in tumor therapy thereof

Provided are a new precursor mirna and the applications in tumor therapy thereof. The precursor mirna, from 5′- to 3′-end thereof, has the structure represented by formula (i).
Jiangsu Micromedmark Biotech Co., Ltd.

Recombinant k1-5 bacteriophages and uses thereof

The present disclosure provides compositions including recombinant k1-5 bacteriophages, methods for making the same, and uses thereof. The recombinant k1-5 bacteriophages disclosed herein are useful for the identification and/or antibiotic susceptibility profiling of specific bacterial strains/species present in a sample..
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

Restoration system and method

A restoration system which is used to restore brick, glass, concrete, metal, plexiglass, and stone to their original color and preserve the materials. The restoration system includes a treatment composition overlay including a first-dry-part, a second-dry-part, a first-liquid-part, and a second-liquid-part.

Intercalated bleach compositions, related methods of manufacture and use

The invention relates to compositions, methods of use, and methods of manufacture for an intercalated bleach compound and compositions thereof. The intercalated bleach compound has the formula mx(ocl)y(o)m(oh)n where m is an alkaline earth metal such as magnesium, calcium or mixture thereof.
The Clorox Company

Cook peel oil distillation system

A hollow vessel operated under vacuum receives whole orange peel delivered by a conveyor. The peel is heated indirectly by steam.

Lubricating compositions for preventing or reducing pre-ignition in an engine

Disclosed is a lubricating composition including at least one base oil and at least one organomolybdenum compound selected from the molybdenum dithiophosphate compounds or the sulphur-free molybdenum complexes, for preventing or reducing pre-ignition in an engine, preferably in a vehicle engine.. .
Total Marketing Services

Firelighter with palm fatty acid distillate

This invention relates to solid firelighters of the type which may be used to initiate combustion of i) barbecues (bbqs), irrespective of whether the barbecue fuel is in the form of charcoal lump wood or briquettes, ii) natural wood in outdoor wood fires or iii) any domestic or commercial fires. Firelighters of the present invention comprise: 25 to 75% by weight fibreboard having a density of from 0.1 to 0.5 g/cm3; and 25 to 75% by weight palm fatty acid distillate; wherein the fibreboard is impregnated with the palm fatty acid distillate..
Standard Brands (uk) Limited

Cyclic quaternary ammonium salts as fuel or lubricant additives

Quaternary ammonium salts of formula: wherein each of r1 and r2 is independently selected from an optionally substituted alkyl, alkenyl or aryl group having less than 8 carbon atoms, r together with n forms an aliphatic or aromatic heterocycle having less than 12 carbons atoms and r5 is hydrogen or an optionally substituted hydrocarhyl group. The use of these compounds as fuel or lubricant additives, especially as diesel fuel additives,.
Innospec Limited

System and refining used oil

An improved system and method for refining various types of used oil involves using solvents to treat used oil in a system designed to recycle the solvents and produce minimal waste byproducts. The system includes a main reactor for enabling the used oil and the solvents to react chemically and for wasted products to dissipate and separate through sedimentation.

Nanoparticle-enhanced resin coated frac sand composition

A nanoparticle-resin coated frac sand composition is provided. The nanoparticle-resin coated frac sand composition includes a silica sand, an epoxy resin, methanol, a hardener, and nanoparticles.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Crystallization suppressant combinations for high density clear brine fluids

Compounds are identified that act as crystallization suppressants when added to clear brine fluids, significantly lowering the true crystallization temperatures of the brines, and allowing for higher salt content in clear brine fluids. The crystallization suppressants of the invention also allow for the preparation of higher density zinc free brines.

Spacer fluid compositions, methods, and systems for aqueous based drilling mud removal

Spacer fluids include an emulsion, a surfactant package, and at least one additive that modifies the rheology of the spacer fluid, the density of the spacer fluid, or both. The emulsion may include an aqueous external phase and a hydrocarbon-based internal phase.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Curable composition

A curable composition includes a (meth)acrylic acid ester polymer (a), wherein the (meth)acrylic acid ester polymer (a) includes a monomer and a macromonomer (a). The monomer includes a reactive silicon group represented by the general formula (1): —sir1ax3-a (1) (in the formula, r1 represents a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbon group with 1 to 20 carbon atoms, x each independently represents a hydroxyl group or a hydrolyzable group, and a represents 0 or 1.) and a polymerizable unsaturated group.
Kaneka Corporation

Thermochromic color-memory composition and thermochromic color-memory microcapsule pigment encapsulating same

(wherein, r represents an alkyl group having 3 to 18 carbon atoms, a cycloalkylalkyl group having 6 to 11 carbon atoms, a cycloalkyl group having 5 to 7 carbon atoms or an alkenyl group having 3 to 18 carbon atoms; each x independently represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, an alkoxy group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms or a halogen atom; and each y independently represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, a methoxy group, an ethoxy group or a halogen atom).. .

Ultra fine nepheline syenite powder and products for using same

Specifically identified products are produced using powder formed from particles of a naturally occurring organic oxide mineral with substantially no free silica, preferably nepheline syenite, where the powder is essentially dry with a moisture content of less than 0.8% and has a controlled maximum particle size with 99.9% of the particles of the powder having a particle size of less than 10 microns defined as “fine grain ultra-fine” powder, which fine grain ultra-fine powder is preferably less than 6 microns, and where the fine grain ultra-fine powder comprises 3-25% by weight of the identified product.. .
Unimin Corporation

Novel dyes with phosphinic acid, phosphinate, phosphonate and phosphonamidate substituents as auxochromic groups and methods for preparing the same

Wherein x1, x2, x3, x4 are independently h, f, cl, br, i, cn, no2, or1, sr1, nr1r2, cor1, coor1, conr1r2, po3r1r2, so2r1, so3r1 or r3; r1 and r2 are, e.g., h, alkyl or aryl or optionally a ring; r3 is, e.g., alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, aryl or cycloalkyl; y is or1, nr1r2, or nr1r3; q is o, s, so2, nr, c(r3)2, si(r3)2, ge(r3)2, p(═o)r3 or p(═o)or3; q and x1 can optionally form part of a ring; l and m are independently or1, sr1, nr1r2 and r3; l and m can optionally form part of a ring; z is o, s, nr1, cr1r3 or aryl; and z and x4 can optionally form part of a ring.. .

Halogen-free epoxy resin composition having low dielectric loss

The present invention discloses a halogen-free epoxy resin composition having low dielectric loss, comprises: (a) 100 parts by weight of an epoxy resin; (b) 10-30 parts by weight of a dopo modified curing agent; (c) 1-10 parts by weight of benzoxazine resin; (d) 60-90 parts by weight of an active ester compound; (e) 20-50 parts by weight of a flame retardant; and (f) 0.5-10 parts by weight of a curing accelerator. The halogen-free epoxy resin composition uses active ester as a curing agent of the epoxy resin to ensure that the hardening product has characteristics such as low dielectric constant (dk), low dielectric loss (df), high heat resistance, low water absorption, flame retardant and halogen-free.
Iteq Corporation

Fluoropolymer composition for mobile electronic device

The invention pertains to a fluoropolymer composition including at least a vinylidene fluoride (vdf) homopolymer, a vdf semi-crystalline copolymer, and a polyethylene additive, which is suitable for the manufacture of parts of mobile electronic devices, to a method for the manufacture of said parts, and to a method of manufacturing a mobile electronic device using said parts.. .
Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.a.

Fluororesin and molded article

The invention provides a fluororesin that is less likely to suffer blistering or cracking even when rapidly decompressed from a high-temperature and high-pressure state. The fluororesin contains a vinylidene fluoride unit.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.

Repulpable and recyclable composite packaging articles and related methods

A reusable, fiber containing pulp product is described that is highly suited for use in the manufacture of paper products. The reusable, fiber containing pulp product provides a mixture of fibers and small, dense polymer/particle fragments.
Smart Planet Technologies, Inc.

Heat expandable foam

A composition for an expandable sealant including at least one polymeric material selected from the group consisting of low density polyethylenes (ldpe), linear low density polyethylenes (llpde), ethylene vinyl acetate (eva), ethylene methacrylate (ema), and ethylene-butyl acrylate (enba); and a chemical blowing agent, wherein the composition is substantially free of a cross-linking agent.. .
Sika Technology Ag

Organic infrared attenuation agents

Organic infrared attenuation agents have been developed to improve the thermal insulation properties of polymeric foams such as polystyrene low density foams. The organic infrared attenuation agents can include polyols such as sorbitol, maltitol, and poly(ethylene glycol), polysaccharides such as starch or cellulose, and infrared attenuation polyesters such as polybutylene terephthalate.
Owens Corning Intellectual Capital, Llc

Method for the open-mold production of a fiber-reinforced semi-crystalline polyamide matrix composite material from a prepolymer reactive precursor composition

Method for open-mold production of a semi-crystalline thermoplastic polyamide matrix fiber-reinforced composite. The matrix has tg>80° c.
Arkema France

Highly heat-resistant and highly transparent polycarbonate ester, and preparation method therefor

The present invention relates to: a bio-based polycarbonate ester comprising: (i) repeat unit 1 obtained from a condensation reaction of 1,4:3,6-dianhydrohexitol and carbonate; and (ii) repeat unit 2 obtained from a condensation reaction of 1,4:3,6-dianhydrohexitol and 1,4-cyclohexanedicarboxylate; and a preparation method for the bio-based polycarbonate ester, comprising the steps of: (1) preparing a compound represented by formula 3 through a trans-esterification or esterification reaction of a compound represented by formula 2 and phenol; and (2) preparing a compound comprising a repeat unit represented by formula 1 through a polycarbonate melt polycondensation reaction of the compound represented by formula 3 prepared in step (1), a compound represented by formula 4, and 1,4:3,6-dianhydrohexitol. The bio-based polycarbonate ester, according to the present invention, is capable of controlling advantages and disadvantages of physical properties obtained from each repeat unit, and has high thermal resistance and high transparency, and thus is capable of being effectively used for various uses..
Sk Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Processable polymers and methods of making and using therof

Conjugated copolymers are provided that can be processed in a variety of solvents and can be rendered solvent-resistant when needed. The copolymers can be solution cast from nonpolar, polar, and aqueous solvents.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Polycondensation product containing phenolic copolymer and dispersant for hydraulic composition containing the same

A polycondensation product containing a phenolic copolymer useful for a hydraulic-composition dispersant that has stable dispersability and can obtain a prescribed fluidity, including a copolymer obtained by polycondensing a monomeric mixture including compounds a-d of formulas (a)-(d). A hydraulic-composition dispersant containing the product or copolymer.
Toho Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.

Process for the production of ethylene polymers

The present invention relates to a process for the production of ethylene polymers in a tubular reactor comprising reacting in said tubular reactor a feed composition comprising ethylene and one or more composition comprising one or more cyclic olefin wherein the cyclic olefin is a compound having the structure of formula (i): wherein r may be a moiety comprising ≥1 and ≤10 carbon atoms; wherein r1 and r2 may each individually be hydrogen or a moiety comprising ≥1 and ≤5 carbon atoms, r1 and r2 may be the same or different; wherein ⋅ the tubular reactor may be operated at a pressure of ≥200 and ≤280 mpa; ⋅ the average reaction peak temperature may be ≥220° c. And ≤300° c.; ⋅ the composition comprising one or more cyclic olefin may be fed to the reactor in one or more feed inlet of said tubular reactor; and ⋅ said cyclic olefin may be fed to the tubular reactor in quantities of ≤1.0 mol %, with regards to the total feed composition.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Ethylene polymers having high density

The present invention relates to an ethylene polymer comprising moieties according to formula (i): wherein r is a moiety comprising ≥1 and ≤10 carbon atoms; wherein the ethylene polymer has a molecular weight distribution of ≥3.0 and ≤13.0; the ethylene polymer has a melting temperature of ≥115° c.; the ethylene polymer has a density ≥935 and ≤960 kg/m3; the ethylene polymer is essentially free from chromium, hafnium, zirconium and tetrahydrofuran; for the fraction of the ethylene polymer having a molecular weight ≥100 kg/mol, the intrinsic viscosity of the ethylene polymer is related to the molecular weight according to the inequality: log i. V.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Isomerization of polyisobutylene

Polyisobutylenes (pibs) containing a high proportion of vinylidene end groups are generally favored over conventional pibs because of their higher reactivity in reactions that are needed to prepare fuel and lubricant additives. However, detergent additives that have been prepared from conventional pibs actually perform better than detergent additives prepared from high reactive pibs.
Afton Chemical Corporation

Polypropylene-based composite material

The present invention provides a polypropylene-based composite material capable of exhibiting excellent strength properties and impact strength properties, particularly, markedly improved impact strength properties at a low temperature without using a separate additive by including (a) polypropylene, and (b) an olefin-based polymer which satisfies the conditions of the following (b1) to (b4): (b1) density (d): from 0.850 to 0.910 g/cc, (b2) melt index (mi, 190° c., 2.16 kg load conditions): from 0.1 g/10 min to 100 g/10 min, (b3) molecular weight distribution (mwd): from 1.5 to 3.0, and (b4) i) two peaks are shown in a temperature range of −20° c. To 120° c.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Novel ligand compound and transition metal compound

The present invention relates to a novel ligand compound represented by formula 1 and a novel transition metal compound represented by formula 2, and the novel ligand compound and transition metal compound according to the present invention has high comonomer incorporation effect in the preparation of an olefinic polymer having a low density and a high molecular weight, and thus can be usefully used as a catalyst for a polymerization reaction.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Novel chelator and use thereof

The present invention relates to dimeric pentadentate chelators with exceptionally strong binding of metal ions, for detection, immobilization and purification of biomolecules. Dimeric chelators offer a cooperativity of binding of two adjacent immobilized metal ions simultaneously to a histidine-tagged biomolecule, which gives advantageous properties regarding strength of binding compared to a corresponding monomer chelator.
Ge Healthcare Bioprocess R&d Ab

Method for the selection of antibodies against bcma

An antibody specifically binding to human bcma, characterized in that the binding of said antibody is not reduced by april and not reduced by baff, said antibody does not alter april-dependent nf-κb activation, baff-dependent nf-κb activation, and does not alter nf-κb activation without baff and april is useful as a therapeutic agent.. .
Engmab Sarl

Combination therapies comprising antibody molecules to pd-1

Combination therapies comprising antibody molecules that specifically bind to pd-1 disclosed. The combination therapies can be used to treat or prevent cancerous or infectious conditions and disorders..
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Compositions and methods for using anti-il-34 antibodies to treat neurological diseases

The invention provides methods for treating neurological diseases and reducing microglia density using anti-il-34 antibodies.. .
Genentech, Inc.

Combined use of anti pd-1 and anti m-csf antibodies in the treatment of cancer

The present application n relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising a pd-1 antibody and an m-csf antibody. The combination can be administered independently or separately, in a quantity which is therapeutically effective for the treatment of cancer..
Novartis Ag

Microorganisms with broadened light absorption capability and increased photosynthetic activity

Photosynthetic microorganisms with broadened light absorption capability and increased photosynthetic activity are described. Broadened light absorption is achieved by modifying the microorganism to utilize non-native bilins.
Matrix Genetics, Llc

Hybrid cyclic libraries and screens thereof

Provided are novel types of hybrid cyclic libraries that contain a known protein binding domain of a natural product. Also provided are synthetic methods to make such libraries and methods for the deconvolution of hits using partially split-pooled library compounds.
The Johns Hopkins University

Photoinitiators functioned as both initiators and nanofillers

This invention relates to a photoinitiator compound comprising: a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (poss) moiety and a photoinitiator moiety, wherein the photoinitiator compound having the structure according to formula (i): [r—sio1.5]n (i), wherein n is 6, 8, 10 or 12 and r is independently selected from the group consisting of h, linear or branched (hetero)alkyl, linear or branched (hetero)alkenyl, (hetero)aryl, (hetero)alkyl aryl, (hetero)aryl alkyl and a photoinitiator moiety, wherein at least one r is a photoinitiator moiety and the photoinitiator compound is a nanoparticle. The present invention also relates to a method for the production of the photoinitiator compound of the invention, a photopolymerizable composition comprising the photoinitiator compound of the invention, the use of the photoinitiator compound of the invention for photopolymerization.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research

Energy storage molecular material, crystal dielectric layer and capacitor

The present disclosure provides an energy storage molecular material, crystal dielectric layer and capacitor which may solve a problem of the further increase of volumetric and mass density of reserved energy associated with some energy storage devices, and at the same time reduce cost of materials.. .
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

N-alkyl-2-phenoxyethanamines, their preparation and use

The present invention provides a compound having the structure: (structurally represented) wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, and r5 are each independently h, halogen, cf3 or c1-c4 alkyl; r6 is alkyl; a is absent or present, and when present is —c(o)— or —c(o)nh—; b is substituted or unsubstituted monocycle, bicycle, heteromonocycle, heterobicycle, benzyl, co2h or (c1-c4 alkyl)-co2h, wherein when b is co2h, then a is present and is —c(o)—, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.. .
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Dopamine d3 receptor antagonists having a bicyclo moiety

The disclosure provides compounds having formula (i), wherein the substituents are as defined herein. The compounds are useful for modulating the dopamine d3 receptor and for treating conditions associated therewith, such as addictions, drug dependency, and psychiatric conditions..
Indivior Uk Limited

Novel modulators of calcium release-activated calcium channel

Disclosed are novel calcium release-activated calcium (crac) channel inhibitors, methods for preparing them, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, and methods of treatment using them. The present disclosure also relates to methods for treating non-small cell lung cancer (nsclc) with crac inhibitors, and to methods for identifying therapeutics for treating and of diagnosing cancer..
Rhizen Pharmaceuticals Sa

Compounds useful for treating cancer

Wherein a and a′ independently represent a phenylene group or a pyridylene group; r2 is a hydrogen atom or a (c1-c4)alkyl group; r3 is a 2-pyridyl group, 3-pyridyl group, a 4-pyridyl group, a 2-pyrimidinyl group, a 4-pyrimidinyl group or a 5-pyrimidinyl group; r4 is a carbonyl group or a sulfonyl group; and r5 is a —nh—(ch2)a—nr6r7 group or a 4-methylpiperazinyl group, with a being an integer from 1 to 4, r6 and r7 representing independently a (c1-c4)alkyl group, or r6 and r7 together with the nitrogen atom to which they are linked forming a heterocycle group which is chosen among a 4-methylpiperazinyl group, a morpholino group, a pyrrolidinyl group and a piperidino group; or any one of its pharmaceutically acceptable salt.. .

Vinyl fluoride cyclopropyl fused thiazin-2-amine compounds as beta-secretase inhibitors and methods of use

The present invention provides a new class of compounds useful for the modulation of beta-secretase enzyme (bace) activity. The compounds have a general formula i: wherein variables a4, a5, a6, a7, and each of ra, rb, r1, r2, r3, r8 r9 and r10 of formula i, independently, are defined herein.
Amgen Inc.

Modulators of myocyte lipid accumulation and insulin resistance and methods of use thereof

Formulations and methods for reducing blood glucose and/or increasing insulin signaling in a subject have been developed. The formulations include sbi-477 and compounds based on sbi-477 i.e., sbi-477 analogs (collectively, sbi-477 compounds) and/or mondo family inhibitors, in an effective amount to inhibit intracellular lipid accumulation and/or increase cellular glucose uptake when compared to levels in a control subject not administered the composition.
Sanford Bumham Prebys Medical Discovery Imstitute

Synthetic methods for the preparation of propylene ammoxidation catalysts

The present disclosure relates generally to catalyst materials and processes for making and using them. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to molybdenum, bismuth and iron-containing metal oxide catalyst materials useful, for example, in the partial oxidation or ammoxidation of propylene or isobutylene, processes for making them, and processes for making acrolein, methacrolein, acrylonitrile, and methacrylonitrile using such catalysts..
Clariant Corporation

Synthetic methods for the preparation of propylene ammoxidation catalysts

The present disclosure relates generally to catalyst materials and processes for making and using them. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to molybdenum, bismuth and iron-containing metal oxide catalyst materials useful, for example, in the partial oxidation or ammoxidation of propylene or isobutylene, processes for making them, and processes for making acrolein, methacrolein, acrylonitrile, and methacrylonitrile using such catalysts..
Clariant Corporation

Diamine having tert-alkylamino group and primary amino group for use in gas scrubbing

In which r1, r2 and r3 are independently selected from c1-4-alkyl and c1-4-hydroxyalkyl; each r4 is independently selected from hydrogen, c1-4-alkyl and c1-4-hydroxyalkyl; each r5 is independently selected from hydrogen, c1-4-alkyl and c1-4-hydroxyalkyl; m is 2, 3, 4 or 5; n is 2, 3, 4 or 5; and o is an integer from 0 to 10. A preferred compound of the formula (i) is 2-(2-tert-butylaminoethoxy)ethylamine.

Method for producing monoethylene glycol

Where r1 and r2 are each, independently of one another, methyl, ethyl, n-propyl or isopropyl, with hydrogen (h2), wherein the dialkyl oxalate (i) is used as melt or as a solution in a solvent, dialkyl oxalate (i) and h2 are used in a molar ratio of h2: dialkyl oxalate (i) in the range from 4.0 to 30 and the reaction is carried out continuously in a reactor at a cross-sectional loading of 10 m/s, a temperature in the range from 150 to 270° c., a pressure in the range from 150 to 390 bar and in the presence of a chromium-free heterogeneous catalyst comprising copper.. .

Method for producing fluorine-containing compound having iodine atom content reduced

The purpose of the present invention is to obtain a fluorine-containing compound which is easily stabilized without irradiation of ultraviolet light, by efficiently converting a c—i bond in an iodine-containing compound having a group represented by —cfrf—i (wherein rf is a fluorine atom or a perfluoroalkyl group) to a c—h bond. A method for producing a fluorine-containing compound having an iodine atom content reduced than the following iodine-containing compound, which comprises subjecting an iodine-containing compound having a group represented by —cfrf—i (wherein rf is a fluorine atom or a perfluoroalkyl group) to deiodinating treatment in the presence of an organic peroxide and a hydrogen-containing compound having a group represented by —chr1—chr2—chr3— (wherein r1, r2 and r3 are each independently a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group)..
Asahi Glass Company, Limited

Olefin metathesis method using a catalyst containing aluminium and molybdenum

The invention relates to a process for the metathesis of olefins implemented with a catalyst comprising a mesoporous matrix and at least the elements molybdenum and aluminium, said elements being incorporated into said matrix by means of at least one precursor comprising molybdenum and aluminium.. .
Ifp Energies Nouvelles

Increasing the density of a bond coat

An example method may include applying a bond coat comprising silicon or a silicon alloy on a surface of a ceramic or ceramic matrix composite substrate, where the bond coat comprises a plurality of pores; infiltrating a precursor into at least some pores of the plurality of pores; and heat-treating the bond coat and the precursor, where after heat-treating a porosity of the bond coat is less than about 5 vol. %, and where after heat-treating, the bond coat is substantially free of continuous porosity extending through a thickness of the bond coat..
Rolls-royce High Temperature Composites, Inc.

Water capsules and their preparation method, preparation method and structure of lightweight concrete

The present application provides for water capsules, preparation methods of water capsules, a preparation method for lightweight concrete and a structure of lightweight concrete. Each of the water capsules comprises an alkali-sensitive shell and water inside; the water capsules are used to mix with a cementitious matrix, the water capsules can survive during concrete mixing and transportation processes but then gradually rupture in hardened concrete; the water released during the hardening of the concrete is beneficial for the hydration of the concrete.
Hip Hing Construction Technology Limited

Cemented carbide and cutting tool

A cemented carbide including a hard phase, a binding phase, and inevitable impurities. The hard phase satisfies a first hard phase composed mainly of tungsten carbide, and a second hard phase composed mainly of a compound.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Lightweight concrete

A lightweight structural concrete formulation comprises a wet mix of about 460 kg/m3 of cementitious material such as ordinary portland cement of which about 50 percent has been replaced by ground granulated basic furnace slag (ggbfs) and 7 percent by silica fume (sf) in other words the mix introduces between about 178 and 228 kg/m3 therefore the combination is good to produce secondary reaction products when the cement hydrates which produces secondary calcium silicate hydrate (c-s-h) which makes the structure dense and thereby increases its mechanical durability characteristics of the concrete product. Possible ratios of ggbfs and sf are 30-70 percent and 5-10 percent, respectively.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

Cement slurries, cured cement and methods of making and use thereof

Cement slurries, cured cements, and methods of making cured cement and methods of using cement slurries are provided. The cement slurries have, among other attributes, improved rheology, such as improved flowability and pumpability and may be used, for instance, in the oil and gas drilling industry.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Glasses having improved hydrolytic and alkali resistance

A glass having a good hydrolytic resistance and alkali resistance is defined by a targeted combination of stoichiometric glasses, including glasses also existing as crystals in the same stoichiometry and whose properties can be assumed as being very similar due to the identical topology of the structural units for glass and crystal, respectively. A process of producing the glasses is also provided..
Schott Ag

Glass-plate working apparatus

A glass-plate working apparatus 1 includes: a scribe line forming device 5, glass-plate bend-breaking devices 15a and 15b, glass-plate peripheral edge grinding devices 19a and 19b, and a glass-plate transporting device 20 for carrying in and carrying out two glass plates 2 at a time with respect to each of the scribe line forming device 5, the glass-plate bend-breaking devices 15a and 15b, and the glass-plate peripheral edge grinding devices 19a and 19b, and x-y coordinate system controlled movement of the glass-plate peripheral edge grinding devices 19a and 19b in simultaneous grinding of peripheral edges of the glass plates 2 is adapted to be effected independently of each other.. .
Bando Kiko Co., Ltd.

Process and separating valuable or harmful liquids from slurries

This invention relates generally to a filtration process and apparatus for separating valuable or harmful process liquids from mixtures or slurries that contain such liquids and solid particles. In particular, the invention relates to a filtration process for separating process liquid from a feed slurry that comprises a mixture of the process liquid and solid particles, the process employing a sweep liquid that is less dense than the process liquid..
Prime Service Trustee Limited

Highly aminated self-assembling functionalized mesoporous silica nanoparticles and synthesis

A method for self-assembling a mesoporous silica nanoparticle. The method comprises the step of condensing a silica precursor, a surfactant and a condensation agent in a solvent.
Luxembourg Institute Of Science And Technology (list)

Angle-independent colloidal particles-based structure and producing the same

One embodiment of the present disclosure provides a method for producing an angle-independent colloidal particles-based structure, the method having: preparing two or more types of hollow colloidal particles, wherein the types are distinguished based on a size of the hollow colloidal particles thereof, wherein the types have different particle sizes; and dispersing the at least two types of hollow colloidal particles to produce an amorphous structure, wherein the amorphous structure realizes the same color independently of an angle of an incident light thereto.. .
Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

Elevator system including a permanent magnet (pm) synchronous motor drive system

An elevator drive system (40) includes a permanent magnet (pm) synchronous electric motor (34) including a plurality of phases and a plurality of motor drives (55, 58) electrically connected to the pm synchronous electric motor. Each of the plurality of motor drives is operatively connected to a corresponding one of the plurality of phases.
Otis Elevator Company

Reclaimer control system and method

A system and method for automated control of reclaimers includes a boom, a bucket wheel, and a translation system. This system comprises memorizing operating parameters used during a turning movement of the boom, allowing identification of positions where there was an overflow or an unsatisfactory reclaiming flow.
Vale S.a.

Bulk bag having a multi-sided shaped bottom

A fabric bulk bag and a method for constructing the same, the bag including a continuous sidewall, a top portion, and a bottom, all defining a bulk storage space therein; the bottom further comprising eight sides which define an octagonal shape having an enlarged footprint so that the bag wall is sewn to the bottom in less time than a round shaped bag, yet when filled stands more upright with less tendency to lean than the current square shaped bags thereby providing a safer more dependable stacking bulk bag. In the method of producing the fabric bulk bag, the bag is constructed in less time than the prior art round bottom bags, uses less wall fabric than prior art square bottomed bags and when constructed and filled, supports itself more stable on a floor or pallet because it provides substantially more base for the product to rest on.
Ameriglobe, Llc

Dunnage accessory

The present disclosure provides an accessory for dunnage used with, for example, bundles of lumber, to reduce the friction between the dunnage and the ground for easier transport and protection of the dunnage and banding during transport. The accessory for dunnage of the present disclosure may comprise a base and a pair of arms extending the base.
Baillie Lumber Co., L.p.

Packaging machine having moisture sensor

A packaging machine, comprising a control unit, at least one measurement device and a plurality of work units for different processes. One of the work units is designed as a sealing station which comprises at least one moisture sensor designed as the measurement device which is functionally connected to the control unit and is designed to detect moisture within the sealing station as a time-dependent measured variable during a program sequence of the sealing station.
Multivac Sepp Haggenmuller Se & Co. Kg

Dual condenser loop heat pipe for satellites with sun-normal radiators

Systems, methods, and apparatus for dual condenser loop heat pipes for satellites with sun-normal radiators are disclosed. In one or more embodiments, a disclosed method for a satellite thermal management system comprises heating, in an evaporator, a liquid to convert the liquid to a vapor.
The Boeing Company

Air and space craft with independently oriented thrust generators

An aircraft includes a fuselage having an upper surface and a lower surface and a plurality of planetary modules housed in the fuselage, an individual planetary module having a first jet engine directed outward of the upper surface of the fuselage and a second jet engine directed outward of the lower surface of the fuselage, the individual planetary module rotatable within the fuselage about a vertical axis.. .

Hydraulic actuator and accumulator arrangement

A landing gear system for an aircraft includes a retractable landing gear assembly, a hydraulic actuator for actuating movement part, for example a bogie of the landing gear assembly, and an accumulator associated with the actuator. The accumulator comprises a volume of pressurised gas separated from hydraulic fluid by a separator piston.
Airbus Operations Limited

Adapter rail mounting an object to a floor rail in a transportation system

An adapter rail system for mounting objects to a floor rail in a transportation means includes an elongate adapter rail element, an arresting element and a movement rail element. The adapter rail element has a surface contour having regularly consecutively arranged neckings and widenings, which surface contour corresponds to an opening contour of a floor rail, which includes regularly consecutively arranged grid openings, which are penetrated by a slit.
Airbus Operations Gmbh

Moving body identification system and identification method

A moving body identification system for identifying moving bodies, whereby: moving state information is acquired, including first position information of multiple moving bodies which are detected by a moving state monitoring device monitoring moving states of the moving bodies; predetermined report information is acquired from the moving bodies, including second position information of the moving bodies measured by themselves; and registration statuses of the moving bodies are identified on the basis of the first position information and the second position information.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Motor vehicle component made of triple-layer laminated steel

A motor vehicle component is disclosed. The component is manufactured by hot forming die quenching a sheet metal blank made of a hardenable steel alloy, and the motor vehicle component is made of a triple-layer laminated steel and including a central layer of hardenable steel ally, and the outer layers of a stainless steel alloy..
Benteler Automobiltechnik Gmbh

Forecarriage of tilting motor vehicle and motor vehicle thereof

A motor vehicle forecarriage comprises a forecarriage frame, a pair of front wheels kinematically connected to the forecarriage frame by means of an articulated quadrilateral, said articulated quadrilateral comprising a pair of cross members, hinged to the forecarriage frame in correspondence of middle hinges, said cross members being connected together, at opposite transversal ends by uprights pivoted at said transversal ends at side hinges, each upright extending from an upper end and a lower end, the upper end facing the upper cross member and the lower end facing the lower cross member the cross members and the uprights defining said articulated quadrilateral. Advantageously the forecarriage comprises, in correspondence of each front wheel, a tilting support structure for a stub axle of each front wheel mechanically connected to a rotation pin of a front wheel so as to rotatably support the front wheel around a related rotation axis..
Piaggio & C. S.p.a.

Scaffold storage and transportation dolly set

A pair of dollies for storing and transporting scaffold frames is disclosed. Each dolly is made up of two identical dolly members containing a top plate, bottom plate, two side plates and a front and back plate.

Scaffold storage and transportation dolly set

A pair of dollies for storing and transporting scaffold frames is disclosed. Each dolly is made up of two identical dolly members containing a top plate, bottom plate, two side pates and a front and back plate.

Vehicle interface apparatus and method

The present disclosure relates to a human machine interface (1) for a vehicle (2). The human machine interface (1) includes a first output device (10) for outputting information relating to a vehicle system (vs).
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Systems and methods for adaptively communicating notices in a vehicle

System, methods, and other embodiments described herein relate to adaptively communicating notices to passengers within a vehicle. In one embodiment, a method includes in response to receiving a notice about an occurrence of an event, determining a viewing orientation of a passenger in the vehicle according to at least one electronic input that indicates information about a physical position of the passenger within the vehicle.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Customer driving mode for vehicles

An access assessment tool is described for providing a technical solution for selectively controlling access to restricted information and/or implementation of restricted functionalities based on a current vehicle mode and/or validated credentials. The access assessment tool described herein controls the validation of a user or diagnostic tool requesting access to restricted information or implementation of a restricted function before allowing access to the restricted information or allowing implementation of the restricted function..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

System and determining state of stiffness of tires of vehicle

A method jointly estimates a state of a vehicle including a velocity and a heading rate of the vehicle and a state of stiffness of tires of the vehicle including at least one parameter defining an interaction of at least one tire of the vehicle with a road on which the vehicle is traveling. The method uses the motion and measurement models that include a combination of deterministic component independent from the state of stiffness and probabilistic components dependent on the state of stiffness.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Method for predicting the consumption of a motor vehicle, motor vehicle and computer program

A method for calculating in advance the consumption of a motor vehicle provided with at least one drive motor in a drivetrain, wherein the power levels of differentiated predicted energies describing the predicted operation of the motor vehicle, which are required to complete a route that is known in advance and include input data obtained from the route data, are determined, wherein the predicted energies are assigned in dependence on the associated power levels and at least one used operating strategy proportionally to the different efficiency models of the drive train, and while using the efficiency model from the predicted energy components associated with the efficiency model, the energy used from an associated energy storage device is determined as consumption or as a variable determining consumption.. .
Audi Ag

Independent brake control of a common aircraft gear

A brake control system for a landing gear of an aircraft is provided. The system includes a first control channel for providing brake control signals to one or more brakes on the landing gear, and a second control channel for providing brake control signals to another one or more brakes on the landing gear.
Goodrich Corporation

Vehicle alarm system with multiple devices

A vehicle alarm system comprising a primary device and at least one secondary device. The primary device is adapted to be connected to the vehicle and the secondary device is adapted to not be connected to the vehicle but adapted to be arranged in the vehicle, wherein the secondary device is adapted to take the role of the primary device if the primary device is disabled or removed from the vehicle..
Nida Tech Sweden Ab

Multi-function, network linked smart rearview mirror

A rear view mirror system comprises cameras, a central control board, a hidden screen display, a touch pad, and a wireless control button array. The cameras are for recording continuous video inside, outside, or around a vehicle, taking snapshots, and providing real time photo and video information to remote monitoring devices on a user request.

Blind zone monitoring method, license plate frame device with blind zone monitoring function and rearview mirror

The present invention discloses a blind zone monitoring method, a license plate frame device with a blind zone monitoring function, and a rearview mirror. A radar sensor is mounted inside a license plate frame body or the automobile rearview mirror to assist in information monitoring of the blind zone of the automobile rearview mirror.
Shenzhen Xiaofeida Electronic Co., Ltd

Vehicle seat

A vehicle seat comprises a seat part including a seat cushion pan 1 for a seat occupant, two side parts between which a cross tube 6 extends along a pivot axis, and seat part mounting brackets 7 for connecting the seat cushion pan 1 and the cross tube 6. The cross tube 6 has a clearance opening 61 within the range of at least one of the seat part mounting brackets 7 and a local bead 62 opposite from the clearance opening 61.
Brose Fahrzeugteile Gmbh & Co. Kg, Coburg

Method and electric vehicle charging

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method of charging an electric vehicle. The method comprises receiving at an electric vehicle, a wireless signal associated with an electric vehicle charging apparatus.
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Integrated dual-output grid-to-vehicle (g2v) and vehicle-to-grid (v2g) onboard charger for plug-in electric vehicles

An integrated and isolated onboard charger for plug-in electric vehicles, includes an ac-dc converter and a dual-output dc-dc resonant converter, for both hv traction batteries and lv loads. In addition, the integrated and isolated onboard charger may be configured as unidirectional or bidirectional, and is capable of delivering power from hv traction batteries to the grid for vehicle-to-grid (v2g) applications.
University Of Maryland

Control apparatus, electrical power storage apparatus and system for mobile object

This control apparatus includes (a) a first connecting part, which is connected with a driving control apparatus for controlling driving of a power unit for assisting a human power or with the power unit, and through which a current relating to charging and discharging of an electrical power storage device flows, (b) a second connecting part, which is provided separately from the first connecting part, and through which a current relating to charging to the electrical power storage device flows via an electrical connection, and (c) a controller to control charging and discharging of the electrical power storage device, which are performed by using a current, which flows in the first connecting part and/or the second connecting part.. .
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Image display device

The image display device includes a distance obtainer configured to obtain a vehicle-to-vehicle distance between a vehicle and a following vehicle. A controller is configured to: determine a magnitude of an image-cutout angle value based on the obtained vehicle-to-vehicle distance, such that a display state of a rear-view display unit is to be switched from a mirror-surface showing state to a display showing state such that a size of the following vehicle in the mirror-surface showing state is identical to a size of the following vehicle to be displayed in the display showing state; control a display to display a display image created from a cutout image that is cut out in the determined image-cutout angle value; and adjust the image-cutout angle value so as to gradually decrease a size of the following vehicle displayed on the display when the obtained vehicle-to-vehicle distance is greater than a set value..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Drive for autonomous guided vehicle

An autonomous guided vehicle includes a drive having a high power density, a high sustainable wheel load density, and sufficient moment of inertia. The drive includes a single pass gear set, a preload system for roller bearings, a flywheel, an integral motor, and encoders..
Asi Technologies, Inc.

Air conditioner for vehicle

An air conditioner for a vehicle provided with a cooling line which includes an evaporator core, a compressor, a condenser, and an expansion valve, may include a heater core provided between the compressor and the condenser on the cooling line, configured to be introduced with a refrigerant from the compressor, to have the refrigerant circulated therein, and to discharge the refrigerant to the condenser.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Heat pump system

A heat pump system includes a compressor that compresses and discharges a refrigerant, a decompressor that decompresses the refrigerant, an outdoor unit that exchanges heat between the refrigerant and an outside air, an evaporator that evaporates the refrigerant, a condenser that condenses the refrigerant, an internal heat exchanger, an accumulator that separates the refrigerant into a gas refrigerant and a liquid refrigerant, and a flow pathway changing portion. The internal heat exchanger includes a high-pressure passage through which a high-pressure refrigerant flows, and a low-pressure passage through which a low-pressure refrigerant flows, the internal heat exchanger exchanging heat between the refrigerant flowing through the high-pressure passage and the refrigerant flowing through the low-pressure passage.
Denso Corporation

Refrigeration device and container refrigeration system

The refrigeration device has an inverter device, an electric compressor, a condenser, an evaporator, a condenser fan, an evaporator fan, and a controller. An ac output from a power generator is supplied to the inverter device.
Denso Corporation

Suspension with hydraulic preload adjust

A shock absorber for a vehicle having a damper and a first and second springs mounted coaxially around the damper and a preload adjuster for partially compressing at least one of the springs independently of the compression stroke. In one embodiment the preload adjuster is remotely controllable.
Fox Factory, Inc.

Motor vehicle wheel suspension, motor vehicle assembly, motor vehicle forecarriage and motor vehicle thereof

A motor vehicle wheel suspension, comprising a guide wheel having an outer jacket comprising a wheel attachment for the connection of the guide wheel to a rotation pin of a wheel. The guide wheel extends between opposite axial upper and lower ends in correspondence of which it comprises attachments for its connection to connection elements of an associated frame, wherein said outer jacket internally encloses a damper and a spring.
Piaggio & C. S.p.a.

Anti-counterfeit medium, manufacturing the same and preventing counterfeiting

An anti-counterfeit medium, a method for manufacturing the same and a method for preventing counterfeiting are provided. The anti-counterfeit medium includes a retardation layer having birefringence and a reflection layer, and identification data is recorded in the anti-counterfeit medium.
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Printing apparatus

In accordance with at least one aspect of the present disclosure, a printing apparatus includes: a housing including at least one removable portion, a pair of spool supports which are rotatably drivable by at least one motor, a supply spool, a take-up spool, each spool being receivable on a respective spool support, such that, in use, a ribbon extends along a ribbon path between the supply spool and the take-up spool, a ribbon identification system comprising: a tag for storing information concerning a property of the ribbon, a reader, wherein the tag is attached to one of the supply and take-up spools and the reader is attached to the removable portion or one of the removable portions, and wherein a signal emitted by the tag and received by the reader allows the reader to identify a property of the ribbon.. .
Dover Europe Sárl

Inkjet printhead having dynamic response to pressure changes

An inkjet printhead includes: a rigid elongate manifold having one or more ink supply channels extending along its length, each ink supply channel having a base defining a plurality of ink outlets and a roof comprising an elongate flexible film; and a plurality of printhead chips mounted to the manifold, each printhead chip receiving ink from one or more of the ink outlets the flexible film includes a plurality of operatively independent bellows positioned along a length of one or more ink supply channels.. .
Memjet Technology Limited

Ink-jet printing method

A high precision printing method taking into consideration the variance in the thickness of a printing target. An ink-jet printing method, including: (i) measuring a distance between a printing target and at least one nozzle; (ii) measuring a flying speed and a flying angle of an ink(a) discharged from the at least one nozzle; (iii) printing a test substrate with an ink to identify a location on which an ink(b) is spotted, and calculating a thickness-related displacement that is a displacement from the location on which the ink is spotted, based on a thickness difference between the printing target and the test substrate from results obtained in step (i), and the flying speed and the flying angle of the ink(a) obtained in step (ii); and (iv) discharging an ink(c) from the at least one nozzle to achieve actual printing of the printing target with the ink(c) while correcting the thickness-related displacement..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Room darkening material and architectural covering made from same

A light blocking or blackout composite material is described. The light blocking material includes at least two metalized layers.
Hunter Douglas, Inc.

Low density composite panel

Examples are disclosed that relate to lightweight and thin composite panels. One example provides a composite panel comprising a mesh core, a first outer skin layer couple to a first side of the mesh core, and a second face layer coupled to a second side of the mesh core..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Laminate, manufacturing laminate, semiconductor device, and manufacturing the semiconductor device

Provided is a laminate that excels in adhesion among a plurality of resin layers formed as insulating layers containing polyimide and so forth, a method for manufacturing the laminate, a semiconductor device, and, a method for manufacturing the semiconductor device. The laminate comprises a substrate, and at least two resin layers, each of the resin layers is independently brought into contact, in at least a part of the surface thereof, with other resin layer, and the layers independently has a young's modulus exceeding 2.8 gpa and not exceeding 5.0 gpa, and, an elongation after fracture exceeding 50% and not exceeding 200%, and further has a three-dimensional radical crosslinked structure, and at least one of the resin layers contains at least either polyimide or polybenzoxazole..
Fujifilm Corporation

Multilayer films, and articles made therefrom

A multilayer film comprising a core layer and two skin layers, wherein the core layer is positioned between the two skin layers, wherein the core layer comprises a polyethylene composition comprising a high density polyethylene having a density of 0.930-0.965 g/cc and a melt index of 0.7-10.0 g/10 min, and wherein each skin layer independently comprises a polypropylene composition comprising greater than 50 wt. %, based on the total weight of the polypropylene composition, of a propylene-based polymer..
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Rigidized hybrid insulating non-oxide thermal protection system and producing a non-oxide ceramic composite for making the same

A thermal protection system is provided for a vehicle substructure. The thermal protection system comprises an outer layer for protecting the vehicle substructure.
The Boeing Company

Multilayer films and methods thereof

Embodiments disclosed herein include multilayer films having a cling layer and a release layer, wherein the cling layer comprises (i) an ethylene/alpha-olefm elastomer, and (ii) a polyethylene polymer selected from ultra-low density polyethylene, a very low density polyethylene, or combinations thereof, and the release layer comprises a polyethylene composition.. .
Dow Global Technolgies Llc

Composite fabric including structured film and forming same

A composite fabric includes a nonwoven fabric layer having non-bonded areas and a structured film layer discontinuously bonded to the nonwoven fabric layer. The discontinuously bonded nonwoven fabric layer and the structured film layer share an overlapping area with at least one set of coincident bond sites.
3m Innovative Properties Company

System for applying a web around a cylindrical object with even tension

A system for applying a web around a cylindrical object with even tension containing a core having a generally cylindrical shape and a pair of handles. Each handle has an insertion area, a collar area, and a gripping area.
Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, Llc

Device and a repairing a hole in a part

A repair device for repairing a hole in a part includes a resin tank and an injector endpiece connected to the tank. The endpiece is designed to be inserted in the hole.
Safran Aircraft Engines

Improvements in or relating to moulding

A mould for the production of articles comprising a cavity for the retention of a fibrous material impregnated with a curable resin defined by a top, a base (1) and side walls (4, 5, 6, 7) and an internal insert (2) having sectional walls that can move independently of each other in order to exert pressure on the fibrous material.. .
Hexcel Reinforcements Sas

Stainless steel and synthetic resin composite molded body, and preparation method thereof

A stainless steel and synthetic resin composite molded body and preparation method thereof. After the surface of the flat and even stainless steel had anchor effect, it was connected with various synthetic resin pieces by means of insertion molding.
Cherry Chief Maf., Corp.

Material system for producing a molded part using a water-soluble casting mold

A material system for producing a water-soluble casting mold, comprising at least one water-soluble material for building a casting mold in a layering method, as well as comprising at least one material for sealing the surface of the casting mold. The water-soluble material is a material for building the casting mold using a powder bed-based layering method.
Fluidsolids Ag

Gripper, cutting cutting a product

The present invention relates to a gripper for gripping a product, in particular a food product, having a suction device which has a contact surface which can be brought into contact with a section, in particular with an end section, of the product, wherein the suction device comprises at least one first suction section which is bounded in the radial direction by a sealing device and which is in communication with a pumping device generating a vacuum; and at least one sealing section which is arranged outside the first suction section viewed in the radial direction of the contact region and at least sectionally, in particular completely, surrounds it in the radial direction. The present invention relates to a cutting apparatus having a corresponding gripper and to a method for cutting a product..
Weber Maschinenbau Gmbh Breidenbach

Law enforcement robot

Interactive police robotic apparatus, interactive law enforcement systems, as well as law enforcement applications and methods. Certain embodiments include a system of a police robotic apparatus in combination with a law enforcement officer terminal.

Detecting and classifying workspace regions for safety monitoring

Systems and methods monitor a workspace for safety purposes using sensors distributed about the workspace. The sensors are registered with respect to each other, and this registration is monitored over time.

Robot, xy table for a robot and linear transport system

A robot for a linear transport system includes a carriage guide rail and first and second xy tables, each with first and second carriages arranged to move independently on the carriage guide rail, and first and second linear guides, each having first and second guide elements which can be moved relative to one another and are configured with an angular offset. The first guide elements of the first and second linear guides are connected via a support structure.
Beckhoff Automation Gmbh

Self-adjusting nested tool head

A tool head. The tool head includes an inner core and a plurality of nested shells fitted over the inner core.
Telehex Inc.

System and precisely drilling matched hole patterns using surface mapped features

A system and method is disclosed for performing matched drilling operations on mating first and second workpieces. A microscopic camera is mounted on a movable spindle holding a tool.
The Boeing Company

Reduced iron powder and preparing same and bearing

Reduced iron powder that has fewer coarse inclusions, has excellent formability, has high porosity after sintering, has excellent reactivity per unit mass, and can be effectively used as reaction material even to the particle inside is provided. Reduced iron powder has an apparent density of 1.00 mg/m3 to 1.40 mg/m3..
Jfe Steel Corporation

Method for producing a part consisting of a composite material

A method includes fabricating a part out of composite material including fiber reinforcement densified by a metal matrix.. .
Safran Aircraft Engines

Additive manufacturing using a mobile scan area

The present disclosure generally relates to additive manufacturing systems and methods on a large-scale format. One aspect involves a build unit that can be moved around in three dimensions by a positioning system, building separate portions of a large object.
General Electric Company

Particle for treatment and repairing of soil contamination and repairing method

A particle for treatment and repair of soil contamination is mainly composed of potassium ferrate and an inorganic cementitious material. The inorganic cementitious material is a powdery air-hardening or hydraulicity inorganic cementitious material.
Qiuxiang New Ecological Agriculture Technology (jiangsu) Co., Ltd.

Control system for a sensor assembly

A control system for cleaning and monitoring a sensor assembly disposed externally on a vehicle is provided and includes a contaminant detection/identification sub-system that measures a resonant frequency of the sensor assembly to detect contaminants disposed on an exposed surface of the sensor assembly. A cleaning sub-system is provided and includes cleaning modes that expel the contaminants from the exposed surface of the sensor assembly.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Methods and applying adhesives in patterns to an advancing substrate

Methods and apparatuses herein provide for the application of viscous fluids, such as adhesives, in pre-determined patterns, to an advancing substrate. The fluid applicator comprises a slot die applicator and a substrate carrier.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Methods for determining process parameters for the robot-based spray application of viscous fluids

A system is disclosed for determining process parameters for the spray application of viscous fluids, which can include an application system, which can be actuated by predefining input parameters, for a viscous fluid having at least the components of metering device, fluid valve, and application nozzle. The dynamic behavior of the application system can be dependent, with respect to the volume flow profile of the viscous fluid during the application, and also on predefinable control process parameters.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Crushing mill and crushing refuse

Crushing mill including a crushing chamber, an inlet pipe of the refuse to be crushed connected to the crushing chamber, and a thruster member associated to the inlet pipe; the crushing mill includes a compactor apparatus for the refuse to be crushed provided with one or more presser elements positioned in correspondence to the inlet pipe of the refuse to be crushed and configured to be moved from at least a first inactive position, in which they allow the loading of the refuse to be crushed into the inlet pipe, to at least a second active position in which they compact the refuse in the pipe; the mass of compacted refuse in the inlet pipe is sent to the crushing chamber by means of the thruster member.. .
Colombo Giovanni S.r.l.

Microfluidic device with multiple temperature zones

An ewod device for processing multiple droplets through multiple temperature zones. The device is configured to achieve a high spatial density of temperature zones with a wide temperature difference between hot and cold zones.
Sharp Life Science (eu) Limited

Fluidic devices incorporating functional muscle tissue and methods of use

The present invention fluidic devices incorporating functional muscle tissues, methods of making the fluidic devices and methods of use of the fluidic devices.. .
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Olefin metathesis method using a catalyst containing silicon and molybdenum incorporated by means of at least two precursors

The invention relates to a process for the metathesis of olefins implemented with a catalyst comprising a mesoporous matrix and at least the elements molybdenum and silicon, said elements being incorporated into said matrix by means of at least two precursors of which at least one precursor contains molybdenum and at least one precursor contains silicon.. .
Ifp Energies Nouvelles

Microporous carbon monoliths from natural carbohydrates

A carbon pyrolyzate material is disclosed, having utility as an adsorbent as well as for energy storage and other applications. The pyrolyzate material comprises microporous carbon derived from low cost naturally-occurring carbohydrate source material such as polysaccharides.
Entegris, Inc.

Conversion of natural gas to liquid form using a rotation/separation system in a chemical reactor

A system and method are provided for the separation of hydrogen from natural gas feedstock to form hydrocarbon radicals. Aspects of the system include perpendicular magnetic and electric fields, a method of radical formation that separates hydrogen from the reaction process, and a separation method based on centrifugal forces and phase transitions.

In-situ solar-to-heat coating for drinking water purification, seawater desalination, and wastewater treatment

An interfacial solar membrane includes a substrate with a coating of polypyrrole disposed on a surface of the substrate. The coating of polypyrrole is formed by dipping the substrate in a solution of pyrrole monomer and iron(iii) chloride.
The Texas A&m University System

Absorbent for selective removal of hydrogen sulfide from a fluid stream

In which r1 and r2 are each independently selected from c1-4-alkyl and c1-4-hydroxyalkyl; r3, r4, r5 and r6 are each independently selected from hydrogen, c1-4-alkyl and c1-4-hydroxyalkyl, with the proviso that at least one r4 and/or r5 radical on the carbon atom bonded directly to the nitrogen atom is c1-4-alkyl or c1-4-hydroxyalkyl when r3 is hydrogen; x and y are integers from 2 to 4 and z is an integer from 1 to 4; where the molar ratio of b) to a) is in the range from 0.05 to 1.0, and c) an acid in an amount, calculated as neutralization equivalent relative to the protonatable nitrogen atoms in a) and b), of 0.05 to 15.0%. One preferred amine of the formula i is 2-(2-tert-butylaminoethoxy)ethanol.

Nonwoven sliver-based filter medium for filtering particulate matter

A filter medium for filtering matter from a fluid and the manufacture thereof are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a method may be performed by a filter medium for filtering particulate matter from a fluid.

Identificatioin of filter media within a filtration system

In general, techniques are described for filter media monitoring within a filtration system. The filter media monitoring techniques described herein include, for example, direct contact with the filter media, e.g., a sensor may be located inside a boundary defined by a surface of the filter media, or indirect contact with the filter media, e.g., a sensor may be located outside the boundary defined by the surface of the filter media such that the sensor does not make direct physical contact with the filter media being monitored..
3m Innovative Properties Company

Circuit building system

The present invention provides a circuit building system, comprising a plurality of electrically conductive and detachably and mechanically interconnectable blocks that extend between a low voltage power source and one or more electrically active members and that are selectively interconnected in such a way to build a closable electric block-defined circuit through which current is flowable to activate said one or more electrically active members and by which a triggerable action is generatable independently of a separate data line, wherein a first block of said plurality of electrically conductive blocks is an electrically switchable block that comprises first and second electrically conductive terminal members by which said activating current, in response to said triggerable action, is selectively flowable to an adjacent block of the plurality of blocks in abutting and electricity conducting relation therewith.. .
Brixo Smart Toys Ltd.

Shooting game program with aiming based on a plurality of position inputs

A computer game program implements a position information obtaining function of obtaining first position information indicating a first position in a game field and second position information indicating a second position in the game field, a position information updating function of respectively updating the first position information and the second position information to move the first position and the second position in response to an operation input by a player, a position identifying function of determining a third position on a first line in accordance with the second position, the first line being a line that passes through the first position and a predetermined fixed position set in the game field, and a direction determining function of determining a direction in which a predetermined game effect is produced in the game field, in accordance with the first position, the second position, and the third position.. .
Gree, Inc.

Beer pong gaming system and automatic scoring system for beer pong games

The present disclosure provides a beer pong game system comprising a game table, a plurality of game cups, and at least one game ball, the game table being equipped with an rfid reader and a plurality of rfid antennas, the rfid antennas one-to-one corresponding to to-be-detected positions of the game cups; an electronic tag being affixed at a bottom of a game cup; an electronic tag being inlaid inside the game ball; the beer pong game system being characterized in comprising a make detecting unit that identifies, at predetermined to-be-detected positions of game balls, the electronic tags of the game balls by scanning corresponding rfid antennas, thereby determining a make result and prompting a first landing mode; and a cup-removal scoring unit that identifies, at to-be-detected positions of all game cups, electronic tags of the game cups by scanning all rfid antennas, thereby inferring a second landing mode and correspondingly scoring.. .

Golf clubs and golf club heads having a configured shape

Aspects of this disclosure relate to a golf club head which includes a wood type golf club head body including a ball striking face portion at a front side thereof, a rear side opposite the front side, a crown portion, and a sole portion. Further, the sole or crown or rear portion of the golf club head body may be configured so that the golf club head body includes a bump portion which protrudes from the sole or crown or rear portion and an indented portion which recedes into the sole or crown or rear portion and creates a recess in the sole or crown or rear portion of the golf club head body.
Karsten Manufacturing Corporation

Golf club head comprising microscopic bubble material

A golf club head with at least one cavity including a weight that is co-molded with a fill material comprising a polymer and a plurality of microscopic bubbles, and methods of manufacturing such golf club heads, are disclosed herein. The plurality of microscopic bubbles constitutes at 5-70% of the volume of the fill material, and more preferably approximately 20-30% of the volume of the fill material.
Callaway Golf Company

System, geospatial tracking and analysis of sports activities

A system, method and apparatus for geospatial tracking and analysis of sports activities. A plurality of wireless electronic sensors with geo location capabilities communicate via a wireless network to track sporting activities.

Multi-objective radiation therapy selection system and method

A system for facilitating creation of a patient treatment plan includes components configured to receive at least one feature associated with patient data and search a database of previously planned radiation treatments to identify one or more matching plans from the database based on the at least one feature. Parameters corresponding to the identified matching treatment plans may be used to facilitate creation of the patient treatment plan..
Siris Medical, Inc.

Electrode placement and stimulation based on brown adipose tissue temperature

Systems and methods for spinal cord electrode placement and spinal cord stimulation their use for treatment of conditions such as obesity are disclosed. In one example approach, during placement of a spinal cord stimulating electrode in a target region of the brain of a patient, a temperature of brown adipose tissue may be monitored, e.g., via a supraclavicular temperature sensor implanted in the patient, and used to identify an optimal location of electrode stimulation which causes an increase in bat temperature.
Oregon Health & Science University

Bottle with electrical stimulation effect

A bottle with electrical stimulation effect provided with an independent source of constant current, disposed outside of the internal cavity of the bottle, which outputs are connected with two electrodes, one of them is located on the inner surface of the bottle. It has a neck for installing a removable closure device, electrode made as a closed electrically conducting contour, located on the inner surface of the bottle which covers the inner cavity of the bottleneck, the second electrode is also made as a closed electrically conducting contour, located at the end the of bottleneck so that when the closure device is set, it isolated from the inner cavity of the bottle..

Balloon catheter

The invention relates to a balloon catheter, in particular for the widening of stents in fenestrations and for t-branch protheses, being provided with a balloon (4), a supply line in the catheter (2) leading to the balloon (4), which allows the balloon (4) to be pressurized, and a central lumen (3) for a guidewire, with the balloon (4) in the expanded state having at least two areas (p, d, m) of different diameter, with these areas merging into one another by forming a step.. .
Bentley Innomed Gmbh

Better bite block

Patients undergoing general anesthetics frequently experience emergence clenching where the patient may bite onto their breathing tube and may clench their teeth. These activities lead to dental damage and negative pressure pulmonary edema.

Infusion device and administering a medical fluid to a patient

An infusion device (1) for administering a medical fluid to a patient (p) comprises a pumping mechanism (11) for pumping a medical fluid from a fluid container (20) through a delivery line (3) towards a patient (p) at a set flow rate, a sensor device (14) for measuring a force on the pumping mechanism (11) or the delivery line (3), and a processor device (15) for deriving, from the force measured by the sensor device (14), a pressure value indicative of the pressure in the delivery line (3), wherein the processor device (15) is constituted to compare the pressure value to a threshold value for determining whether a occlusion (o) in the delivery line (3) is present. Herein, a storage device (16) stores a compliance value associated with the pumping mechanism (11) and/or the delivery line (3), wherein the processor device (15) is constituted to compute, from the stored compliance value, the flow rate and the threshold value, an estimate of a duration (t) between the time (t0) of an occurrence of an occlusion (o) in the delivery line (3) and the time (t1) at which the pressure value exceeds the threshold value (pthres).
Fresenius Vial Sas

Deodorization of reclaimed steam from waste treatment autoclave

Methods and apparatus for deodorization of steam from a waste treatment autoclave. A system includes an autoclave for sterilization of waste, the autoclave being fluidly linked or coupled to a bottom portion of a condensate tank to enable flow of steam from the autoclave to the condensate tank, and a deodorization tank containing a liquid deodorant.
Sterilis, Llc

Ingsanitation method and system

A sanitation system may include a sink, a sanitation material dispenser for dispensing material such as soap, and a dryer for either dispensing dryer material such as paper towels or providing heated air. An electronic device may be in communication with one or more of these items, and a sanitation module may operate on the sanitation system.
Thomas Jefferson University

Device for counting sterilization cycles

A device for counting sterilization cycles during the sterilization of medical instruments and devices includes a counter for recording and reproducing a number of sterilization cycles, an actuation unit for sterilization parameter-dependent actuation of the counter, and a locking unit for sterilization parameter-dependent locking the counter. The actuation unit actuates the counter upon exceeding a first threshold sterilization parameter.
Aesculap Ag

Methods and low-pressure radiant energy processing of cannabis

Methods and apparatuses for reducing the bioburden of cannabis using low-pressure radiant energy processing. The present invention achieves sufficient microbial killing and/or adequate drying without impacting product quality (terpene loss, smell, color, texture, etc.) by appropriate determination and application of pressure(s) and radiant energy (e.g., microwave intensity)..
Tilray, Inc.

Formulation of acoustically activatable particles having low vaporization energy and methods for using same

Acoustically activatable particles having low vaporization energy and methods for making and using same are disclosed. A particle of material includes a first substance that includes at least one component that is a gas 25° c.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Polymersomes, liposomes, and other species associated with fluidic droplets

The present invention relates generally to vesicles such as liposomes, colloidosomes, and polymersomes, as well as techniques for making and using such vesicles. In some cases, the vesicles may be at least partially biocompatible and/or biodegradable.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Treatment of patients diagnosed with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma using using monoclonal antibodies against the epidermal growth factor receptor (egfr)

The present disclosure relates to the field of immunotherapy of cancer, in particular pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (pdac). Means and methods for treatment of a population of pdac patients suffering from pdac tumours which express wildtype kras, hras or nras are disclosed.
Oncoscience Ag

Immune motifs in products from domestic animals

The present invention provides a means to prepare a product from domestic animal milk, blood or eggs which comprises an array of t-cell exposed motifs similar in identity, distribution and concentration to those found in human immunoglobulin variable regions and to prepare and apply the product as an immune modulating agent for administration either as a nutritional supplement or as a pharmaceutical product.. .
Iogenetics, Llc

Immunogenic compositions, antigen screening methods, and methods of generating immune responses

An immunogenic composition is provided herein. The immunogenic compositions are used to identify and select immunogenic antigens that elicit immune responses in a subject and may be subsequently used in multi-antigen vaccine compositions against one or more diseases or conditions.
University Of Washington

Use of elafin for disorders associated with elastase independent increase in troponin

The present invention relates to the use of elafin for the treatment and/or prevention of diseases or disorders associated with an increase in troponin levels, which are non elastase dependent. The present invention in a preferred embodiment relates to a method and composition, using elafin, for protecting the heart muscle or other muscles from damage induced by abnormal blood flow and/or inflammation, which may result from, for example, a heart infarction.
Proteo Biotech Ag

Enzyme replacement therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis iiid

The present disclosure relates to compositions and methods for treating sanfilippo syndrome (also known as sanfilippo disease type d, sanfilippo d, mucopolysaccharidosis type iiid, mps iiid). The method can entail injecting to the spinal fluid of a mps iiid patient an effective amount of a composition comprising a recombinant human acetylglucosamine-6-sulfatase (gns) protein comprising the amino acid sequence of seq id no: 1 or an amino acid sequence having at least 90% sequence identity to seq id no: 1 and having the enzymatic activity of the human gns protein.
Phoenix Nest, Inc.

Glycerol-3-phosphate phosphatase activators

The present disclosure relates to the identification and the use of activators of a mammalian glycerol-3-phosphate phosphatase (hg3pp) for increasing gro3p conversion to glycerol and glycerol release from a mammalian cell. The activators of hg3pp can be used in the prevention, treatment and/or alleviation of symptoms associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes and/or metabolic syndrome x.
Val-chum, Limited Partnership

Thioredoxin, thioredoxin peptides or derivatives for treatment of age-related hypertension

The incidence of high blood pressure is strikingly high with advancing age, and is an independent prognostic factor for the onset or progression of a variety of cardiovascular disorders (cvd). There is a critical need for a curative therapy against age-related hypertension.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Method for identifying, expanding, and removing adult stem cells and cancer stem cells

The invention further relates to means suitable for cancer treatment and even more specific for the treatment of cancer by eradicating cancer stem cells.. .

Itch treatment using a combination of neurokinin-1, gastrin releasing peptide, and glutamate receptor antagonists

Methods, and compositions are provided for inhibition of histamine and non-histamine dependent itch signal transmission or scratch behavior. In one aspect, the present invention further comprises administering to the subject an inhibitor of histamine-dependent itch signal transmission.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Synthetic adenoviruses with tropism to damaged tissue for use in promoting wound repair and tissue regeneration

Synthetic adenoviruses having chimeric fiber proteins and liver detargeting mutations are described. The synthetic adenovirus vectors are capable of specifically infecting cells at wound sites or in regions of damaged tissue.
Salk Institute For Biological Studies

Extracellular matrix from pluripotent cells

Isolated extracellular matrix from marrow adherent stromal cells and their descendents, which stimulates the growth and survival of a number of different neural cell types, is provided, along with methods for preparation and uses.. .
Sanbio, Inc.

Transient protection of normal cells during chemotherapy

This invention is in the area of improved compounds, compositions and methods of transiently protecting healthy cells, and in particular hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (hspc) as well as renal cells, from damage associated with dna damaging chemotherapeutic agents. In one aspect, improved protection of healthy cells is disclosed using disclosed compounds that act as highly selective and short, transiently-acting cyclin-dependent kinase 4/6 (cdk 4/6) inhibitors when administered to subjects undergoing dna damaging chemotherapeutic regimens for the treatment of proliferative disorders..
G1 Therapeutics, Inc.

Methods of treating patients suffering from movement disorders

The present invention is directed to methods of treating movement disorders by administering an effective amount of one or more adenosine a2a receptor antagonists to a patient in need thereof. The present invention also provides methods of decreasing the adverse effects of l-dopa in patients receiving l-dopa therapy in the treatment of parkinson's disease.
Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.

Imipridones for gliomas

Imipridones selectively modulate class a g protein-coupled receptors (gpcrs), such as the d2-like subfamily of dopamine receptors, and are useful for treating conditions and disorders in need of such modulation, such as cancers. Specifically, the cancer is a midline glioma, a cancer having a histone h3 mutation, or both.
Oncoceutics, Inc.

Methods and compositions useful for treating diseases involving bcl-2 family proteins with quinoline derivatives

The present invention relates to compositions and methods for cancer treatment comprising compounds of formulae i, ii, and iii. In some aspects, the invention relates to the treatment of b-cell lymphoma or other hematopoietic cancers.
Eutropics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Modulators of mitochondrial protein import

The present invention provides compounds that modulate protein translocation in mitochondria, compositions thereof, and methods of identifying, making and using these.. .
The Regents Of The University Of California

Methods and products related to glutaminase inhibitors

The invention relates to methods and related compositions for enhancing cancer therapy and in particular glutaminase inhibitor therapy. The methods involve methods for identifying patients susceptible to glutaminase inhibitor therapy as well as sensitizing patients to glutaminase inhibitor therapy..
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Methods of treating seizure disorders and prader-willi syndrome

Methods of treating a seizure disorder with (1s,3s)-3-amino-4-(difluoromethylidene)cyclopentane-1-carboxylic acid, or (s)-3-amino-4-(difluoromethylenyl)cyclopent-1-ene-1-carboxylic acid (kt-ii-115), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of any of the preceding, are provided. The methods provide therapeutic compositions that may be used to improve one or more symptoms of a seizure disorder.
Ovid Therapeutics Inc.

Method of treating cancer with a combination of benzylideneguanidine derivatives and chemotherapeutic agent

The present invention relates to a composition for use in treating a glioma or ameliorating the effects of a glioma, particularly glioblastoma, wherein said composition comprises a first active agent selected from the group consisting of a compound of formula (i), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, (i) and a second active agent, which is temozolomide, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.. .
Inflectis Bioscience

Pharmaceutical composition comprising electrohydrodynamically obtained fibres, the composition having improved residence time on the application site

Wherein the first hydrophilic polymer has a solubility in water at 37° c. That is at least 10 times greater than the solubility in water at 37° c.

Mucus penetrating particles with high molecular weight and dense coatings

Mucus penetrating particles (mpps) include one or more core polymers, one or more therapeutic, prophylactic and/or diagnostic agents; and one or more surface modifying agents. The surface modifying agents coat the surface of the particle in a sufficient density to enhance the diffusion of the modified nanoparticles throughout the mucosa, relative to equivalent nanoparticles that are not surface modified.
The Johns Hopkins University

Phospholipid-cholesteryl ester nanoformulations and related methods

In one aspect, the invention provides therapeutic agent nanoparticles coated with cholesteryl esters, formulations of the nanoparticles suitable for injection, methods for administering therapeutic agents and for treating diseases and conditions treatable by the therapeutic agents using the formulations. In a related aspect, the invention provides synthetic high density lipoprotein nanoparticles useful for therapeutic agent delivery, and methods for their preparation and use..
Autotelic Llc

Transdermal drug delivery using amphiphilic dendron-coil micelles

The invention generally relates to the field of drug delivery. In particular, the invention relates to amphiphilic dendron-coils, micelles thereof and their use for the transdermal delivery of drugs..
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois

Antipsychotic injectable depot composition

The present invention is directed to a composition that can be used to deliver an antipsychotic drug such as risperidone as an injectable in-situ forming biodegradable implant for extended release providing therapeutic plasma levels from the first day. The composition is in the form of drug suspension on a biodegradable and biocompatible copolymer or copolymers solution using water miscible solvents that is administered in liquid form.
Laboratorios Farmaceuticos Rovi S.a.

Agent for preventing formation of biofilm, and composition for oral use

Provided is a biofilm formation-preventing agent that improves the sustainability of an effect of a drug, and keeps an oral environment satisfactory in a sustainable manner, without an increase in drug concentration or treatment time to prevent the maturation of dental plaque into a biofilm, and a composition for oral use containing the biofilm formation-preventing agent. More specifically, the biofilm formation-preventing agent includes a copolymer having a weight-average molecular weight of from 10,000 to 5,000,000 and containing: 10 mol % to 90 mol % of a constituent unit (a) based on 2-(meth) acryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine; and 90 mol % to 10 mol % of at least one kind of constituent unit selected from the group consisting of a constituent unit (b1) based on an alkyl group-containing (meth) acrylic monomer, a constituent unit (b2) based on a quaternary ammonium group-containing (meth) acrylic monomer, and a constituent unit (b3) based on a (meth) acrylamide-based monomer..
Nof Corporation

Tablet including abrasive for dental cleaning

Consumable abrasive-containing oral hygiene tablets are described. The tablets include glycine as an abrasive.
Water Pik, Inc.

Wet wiper articles and methods for cleaning removable dental appliances

A wet wiper for cleaning accumulated oral debris from removable dental appliances. The wet wiper comprises a water insoluble substrate and a physiologically acceptable cleansing composition, wherein the cleansing composition comprises: (i) a liquid carrier consisting of a solution of water and ethyl alcohol, wherein the ethyl alcohol is about 3% to about 90% by weight of the cleansing composition, and wherein the water is q.s.
Oral Health Technologies, Llc

Polymerizable composition for dental use

A polymerizable composition for dental use including a (meth)acrylate monomer that is able to cyclopolymerize is provided.. .
Gc Corporation

Method for preparing a dental composite resin material and articles prepared therefrom

The examples of the present application disclose a method for preparing a dental composite resin material and articles prepared therefrom, wherein the method comprises: (1) weighing in each of raw materials, including ethylenically unsaturated monomer, reinforcing fiber, filler, initiator, polymerization inhibitor and colorant; (2) mixing the weighed raw materials except reinforcing fiber, obtaining a composite resin monomer precursor; (3) impregnating the weighed reinforcing fiber into the composite resin monomer precursor for 1-5 hours, preferably 2-3 hours, at an impregnation negative pressure of less than or equal to 0.1 mpa, obtaining a composite resin monomer precursor-immersed reinforcing fiber; and (4) subjecting the composite resin monomer precursor-immersed reinforcing fiber to a solidification treatment, obtaining the dental composite resin material. The flexural strength of the dental composite resin material provided by the present application is above 600 mpa, and the light transmittance can be up to above 40%..
Liaoning Upcera Co., Ltd.

Dental adhesive

The present invention relates to an aqueous dental composition having a ph of less than 7 as well as to the use of a stabilizer for the preparation of an aqueous dental composition having a ph of less than 7. In particular, the present invention relates to an aqueous dental composition having a ph of less than 7 comprising (i) one or more polymerizable compounds having at least one polymerizable double bond; (ii) a polymerization initiator system containing a) an 1,2-diketone photoinitiator compound having a light absorption maximum in the range from 300 to 500 nm; and b) a coinitiator compound; (iii) a stabilizer of the following formula (i) and/or (ii), wherein the rs, which may be the same or different, independently represent a branched c3-8 alkyl or alkenyl group, or a c3-8 cycloalkyl or cycloalkenyl group, r′ represents a hydrogen atom, a c1-6 alkyl or c2-6 alkenyl group, or a c1-6 fluoroalkyl or c2-6 fluoroalkenyl group, x represents a group selected from a c1-8 alkyl group or a c3-8 cycloalkyl group, and n is 0, 1 or 2; and a solvent mixture comprising an organic solvent and at least 1 percent by weight of water based on the total weight of the aqueous dental composition..
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Process for taking a dental impression and curable composition for use in a dental impressioning and retraction process

The invention is directed to a process for taking a dental impression and/or conducting a dental retraction, the process comprising the steps of (a) providing a composition (a) having the consistency (a1), composition (a) comprising curable components, and a catalyst suitable to initiate or catalyze the curing of the curable components, composition (a) being contained in a device, (b) applying a portion (i) of composition (a) with a consistency (a2) into the sulcus of a tooth, (c) applying a portion (ii) of composition (a) with a consistency (a1) in contact with composition (a) applied in step (b), (d) removing portion (i) together with portion (ii) of composition (a) from the surface of the tooth, consistency (a2) being higher than consistency (a1).. .
3m Innovative Properties Company

Range of motion flexibility device and use

A stretching device comprises a wearable body harness with an adjustable central hold arranged around the upper body connected with an adjustable extension strap configured to engage a foot at a distal end. The extension strap is slidably connected to the central strap to move along the length of the central strap.
Bam Motion, Inc.

Incontinence detection optimization using directional wicking

An incontinence detection pad for detecting incontinence events includes a moisture absorbent layer that has non-embossed areas and embossed areas. The non-embossed areas have a first density of fibers of the layer, and the embossed areas have a second density of fibers of the layer that is greater than the first density.
Hill-rom Services, Inc.

Dispersion control using chirped mirrors in femtosecond laser system for ophthalmic application

A femtosecond laser system for ophthalmic applications, which employs a number of chirped mirrors in the laser beam delivery system between the laser head and the objective lens. The chirped mirrors perform the dual function of both turning the laser beam in desired directions and compensating for beam broadening due to group delay dispersion (gdd) of the optical elements of the system.
Amo Development, Llc

Gastric obstruction device deployment assembly and methods of delivering and deploying a gastric obstruction device

The present invention relates to gastric obstruction device deployment systems and a device for intermittently obstructing a bodily opening, such as a gastric opening, and includes a proximal occluding member connected to a distal occluding member by a tether. The proximal occluding member is formable from an elongated and narrower configuration to a contracted or expanded but wider configuration.
Baronova, Inc.

Stent

The invention relates to a stent for transluminal implantation in hollow organs, in particular in blood vessels, ureters, esophagi, colons, duodena, or bile ducts, comprising a substantially tubular body, which can be transferred from a compressed state having a first cross-sectional diameter into an expanded state having an enlarged second cross-sectional diameter, wherein the stent comprises a plurality of cells, which are defined by bordering elements formed by the tubular body. The stent is distinguished in that some of the cells are extended in the longitudinal direction of the stent in comparison with the remaining cells in order to form a slanted end face of the stent..
Medfirst Ag

Prosthetic device, increasing vacuum attachment

A prosthetic system includes a prosthetic valve having a valve body with a shaft defining a flow channel fluidly connectable to an interior of a socket. One or more ports in the valve body are in fluid communication with the flow channel and a membrane is positioned in the valve body.
Ossur Hf

Expandable trial with telescopic stabilizers

Systems and methods for distracting an intervertebral disc space are provided. The systems use an expandable trial with telescopic stabilizers.
Integrity Implants Inc.

Universally expanding cage

An expandable medical implant is provided with an implantable cage body. Methods for stabilizing and correcting the alignment of a spine with an expandable medical implant are provided.
Iorthopedics, Inc.

Osteoarthritis treatment and device

A method for treating arthritis of a joint includes identifying a bone lesion in a bone adjacent to the joint; and implanting in the bone a reinforcing member in or adjacent to the bone lesion. A kit for conducting the method includes: (a) at least one reinforcing member having a proximal face adapted to face the joint, a distal face adapted to face away from the joint, and a wedge-shaped edge adapted to pierce bone, wherein the at least one reinforcing member is planar and sterile; and (b) a container adapted to maintain the at least one reinforcing member sterile.
Zimmer Knee Creations, Inc.

Implant with independent endplates

A method of designing independent endplate implants is also disclosed, including ranges of elastic moduli for the endplates and bulk of the implant for given implant parameters. Implants with elastic moduli within the ranges disclosed herein can optimize the loading of new bone growth to provide increased bone strength..

Intraocular lens that improves overall vision where there is a local loss of retinal function

Systems and methods are provided for improving overall vision in patients suffering from a loss of vision in a portion of the retina (e.g., loss of central vision) by providing symmetric or asymmetric optic with aspheric surface which redirects and/or focuses light incident on the eye at oblique angles onto a peripheral retinal location. The intraocular lens can include a redirection element (e.g., a prism, a diffractive element, or an optical component with a decentered grin profile) configured to direct incident light along a deflected optical axis and to focus an image at a location on the peripheral retina.
Amo Groningen B.v.

Artificial blood vessel, producing artificial blood vessel, and producing porous tissue regeneration substrate

The present invention aims to provide a method for producing a porous tissue regeneration substrate that allows a wide choice of solvents and easy adjustment of the bulk density and pore size of the porous substrate. The present invention also aims to provide a method for producing an artificial blood vessel and an artificial blood vessel.
Gunze Limited

Diverter for reducing turbulent flow in an aneurysm, fistula and the like

Embodiments disclosed herein include a knitted diverter that includes a main body defined by wire defining struts and loops having a density that reduces flow through an aneurysm, fistula or other similar anomaly.. .

Device to be fitted in the mouth in order to isolate a dental area, facilitating correct dental treatment

The invention relates to a device which is inserted into the mouth so as to isolate the dental part or area of the mouth to be treated, allowing improved vision, preventing the cheek and the tongue from impinging on the working area, and protecting the tissues of the patient from the dental instruments. Furthermore, the sucking capacity of the device prevents the saliva or any other fluid generated during the treatment from affecting both vision and the performance of a correct technique for carrying out the dental treatment..

Dental treatment appliance

A dental treatment appliance includes a handle, a nozzle for engaging the teeth of the user and for delivering a burst of working fluid to the teeth of a user, and a datum component also for engaging the teeth of the user. Each of the nozzle and the datum component is moveable relative to the handle.
Dyson Technology Limited

Oral cavity washing device and nozzle for the same

An oral cavity washing device includes a nozzle having a flow passage structure and a pump to feed washing liquid to the flow passage structure. The flow passage structure includes: a first component having a first flow passage; a second component being disposed downstream of the first component and having a second flow passage that is narrower than the first flow passage; a third component being disposed downstream of the second component and having a third flow passage that is broader than the second flow passage; a reducer being disposed downstream of the third component and being configured so as to reduce a width of the flow passage; and a fourth component being disposed downstream of the reducer and having a fourth flow passage that widens with an advancement in a path from the reducer to the outlet port so as to generate cavitation in the washing liquid..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Method of making a denture with nature bite and wear properties and denture

The present invention to a method of denture manufacture that incorporates cam-formed occlusal portions made of zirconia, resulting in a natural fit, feel, and wear essentially similar to the wear properties of natural teeth.. .
Bite Innovations, Llc

Colored translucent zirconia sintered body and powder, and use thereof

A zirconia sintered body is provided having a color tone equivalent to the color tone guides of various natural teeth and having the same aesthetics as a natural front tooth. The present invention provides a colored translucent zirconia sintered body comprising zirconia containing greater than 4.0 mol % and not greater than 6.5 mol % of yttria, less than 0.25 mol % of erbia, less than 2,000 ppm of iron oxide in terms of fe2o3, less than 0.01 wt.
Tosoh Corporation

High translucent dental zirconia blank and sintered body

A dental block for producing a dental prosthesis comprises a green body including zirconia and having a chemical composition comprising between 6.0 wt % to 20 wt % of yttria (y2o3). The green body is subsequently sinterable, with regular sintering in air and with no post hip processing, to product a translucent sintered body with a total light transmittance of at least 36% to light with a wavelength of 400 nm at a thickness of 0.6 mm..

Multi sectional dental zirconia milling block, process of production and use thereof

The invention relates to a porous dental milling block comprising at least two geometrically defined material sections a and b, material section a comprising a tetragonal zirconia crystal phase in an amount a-t in % and a cubic zirconia crystal phase in an amount a-c in %, material section b comprising cubic zirconia crystal phase in an amount b-t in % and cubic zirconia crystal phase in an amount b-c in %, wherein (amount of tetragonal phase a-t in %)/(amount of cubic phase content a-c in %)>1 and (amount of tetragonal phase content b-t in %)/(amount of cubic phase content b-c in %)<1. The invention also relates to a process of production of the porous dental milling block and its use for producing a dental article..
3m Innovative Properties Company

Focus scanning apparatus recording color

Disclosed are a scanner system and a method for recording surface geometry and surface color of an object where both surface geometry information and surface color information for a block of the image sensor pixels at least partly from one 2d image recorded by the color image sensor. A particular application is within dentistry, particularly for intraoral scanning..
3shape A/s

Magic pin threader for dental implant, taking into account strength of titanium and bone

A magic threader for a dental implant is disclosed, particularly, a dental implant capable of increasing coupling strength under a stable structure by specifying thickness of a thread portion, and pitch between thread portions in consideration of a difference in strength between titanium and bone to decrease stress of an alveolar bone by the thread portion and prevent damage to the alveolar bone and is capable of conducting compression of the thread portion for the alveolar bone in only one direction (direction a), minimizing compression of the thread portion for the alveolar bone in a direction b or a direction c inclined with respect to direction a, and maximizing stress dispersion by configuring the thread portion in a rectangular plate shape and specifying an angle of the screw thread in a specific numerical range.. .

Intra-bone section of an implant for dental prostheses

An intra-bone section of an implant for dental prostheses, to be fixed within the bony part of the gingiva and adapted to receive, upon assembly, a tooth-anchoring superstructure.. .

Digital dental modeling

Embodiments are provided for digital dental modeling. One method embodiment includes receiving a three-dimensional data set including a first jaw and a second jaw of a three-dimensional digital dental model and receiving a two-dimensional data set corresponding to at least a portion of the first jaw and the second jaw.
Align Technology, Inc.

Curved cannula surgical system control

A robotic system includes a master device and a slave manipulator configured to support an instrument. The instrument includes an instrument shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, and an end effector coupled to the distal end.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

System and providing surgical guidance based on polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography

Systems and methods are provided for identifying a suitable surgical location and/or trajectory for proceeding with a surgical procedure based on local polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography imaging (ps-oct). Ps-oct images are obtained of a tissue region and are processed to provide a spatial map of anisotropic structure within the tissue region.
Synapative Medical (barbados) Inc.

Methods and systems for electrophysiology ablation gap analysis

A method of identifying gaps between electrophysiology (ep) ablation points may comprise: obtaining a plurality of ablation points recorded from a completed electrophysiology ablation procedure; digitally mapping the plurality of ablation points to an anatomical model corresponding to the completed electrophysiology ablation procedure; calculating ablation gap probability distributions for each of the plurality of ablation points based on ablation tolerance variables associated with each of the plurality of ablation points; and overlaying the ablation gap probability distributions on to the digitally mapped plurality of ablation points on the anatomical model. In this way, ablation gaps may be non-invasively identified prior to patient discharge, thereby allowing for further ep treatment to remove the ablation gaps while reducing readmission rates.
General Electric Company

Basket apparatus

A basket apparatus is described that assists in removing objects from within a patient. The apparatus includes a number of pull wires, each pull wire physically coupled to a different capstan that individually actuates one of the pull wires.
Auris Health, Inc.

Medical information processing system and medical image processing apparatus

A medical information processing system in an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires an ultrasound image including an observation target and having additional information, positional information indicating a position of an ultrasound probe in a subject at time of collection of the ultrasound image, and a reference image obtained by taking an image of a region including the observation target at a time point other than the time of collection.
Canon Medical Systems Corporation

Method of detecting vascular condition based on point fluctuation conduction characteristics of the heart and device utilizing the same

A method of detecting the vascular condition based on point fluctuation conduction characteristics of the heart and a device utilizing the same are disclosed in this patent. The method comprises: attaching flexible detection terminals firmly against the external skin adjacent to the heart or vascular walls; discretizing the detection area of the heart muscle or vascular walls into a plurality of preset detection points; through active emission of ultrasonic waves and continuous array reception of ultrasonic echoes carrying out multidimensional inversion of point fluctuations/point pulse waves using backend inversion; taking the multiple point fluctuations of the heart muscle as the multiple input signals of the vascular system and the multiple point pulse waves of a certain detection location of the blood vessel as the multiple output signals of the vascular system; identifying the vascular conduction characteristics by using digital signal processing methods; obtaining the conduction characteristics of a certain section of the blood vessel by decomposing the vascular conduction characteristics at different locations based on the cascade feature of the blood vessel; through feature extraction and feature comparison realizing the prediction and diagnosis of the vascular condition and the corresponding symptoms.
Guangzhou Phonpad Information Technology Cooperation Limited

Photon counting ct device and estimated exposure level computation method

Provided is a photon counting ct device for estimating an exposure dose to a subject, precisely in a simple configuration, irrespective of a spectrum shape of x-rays being applied. An exposure dose derived from the x-rays with predetermined intensity is obtained in every energy range provided in advance, and held as exposure per band data.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Method for creating a 3d dental x-ray image

Disclosed herein is a method for creating a 3d dental x-ray image of a jaw region of a patient from a plurality of projection exposures of an exposure volume having a cylindrical core volume with a flat base area, generated during a circulation of an x-ray emitter and an x-ray detector about the head of the patient. The patient may be positioned relative to the core volume so that the jaw region is located within the core volume, and where a bottom edge of the lower jaw of the patient and the base area of the core volume are aligned at least approximately parallel..
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Methods and systems for automatically identifying detection parameters for an implantable medical device

An initial set of parameters for operating one or more detection tools is automatically derived and subsequently adjusted so that each detection tool is more or less sensitive to signal characteristics in a region of interest. Detection tool(s) may be applied to physiological signals sensed from a patient (such as eeg signals) and may be configured to run in an implanted medical device that is programmable with the parameters to look for rhythmic activity, spike activity, and power changes in the sensed signals, etc.
Neuropace, Inc.

Bladder mapping

Aspects of bladder mapping are described herein. According to one aspect, an exemplary method comprises: generating, with an imaging element, a video feed depicting a bladder wall; establishing, with a processor, markers on the bladder wall in the video feed; tracking, with the processor, relative movements between the markers; and/or identifying, with the processor, a location of a contraction of the bladder wall based on the relative movements.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Bisymmetric comparison of sub-epidermal moisture values

The present disclosure provides apparatuses and methods for measuring sub-epidermal moisture at bisymmetric locations on patients to identify damaged tissue for clinical intervention.. .
Bruin Biometrics, Llc

Method and system for identifying a location for nerve stimulation

A system and method for identifying a stimulation location on a nerve is disclosed. The system includes an image-based navigation interface used to facilitate advancing a stimulation element within a patient body toward a target nerve stimulation site.
Inspire Medical Systems, Inc.

Methods and devices that identify overdetection in implantable cardiac systems

Methods, systems, and devices for signal analysis in an implantable cardiac device such as an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. In illustrative examples, captured data including detected events is analyzed to identify likely overdetection of cardiac events.
Cameron Health, Inc.

Vcg vector loop bifurcation

Ecg vectors based on the ecg signal of a patient, processing the at least two orthogonal ecg vectors to determine a loop trajectory of at least a portion of the ecg signal, identifying a trajectory bifurcation by comparing the loop trajectory to a control loop trajectory for a plurality of cardiac cycles, and determining an indicator of a cardiac event based on the trajectory bifurcation.. .

Blood pressure measuring apparatus

A pressurizing/depressurizing section (3) increases or decreases an internal pressure of a cuff (20). A first controlling section (4) controls an operation of the pressurizing/depressurizing section (3) so as to cause the internal pressure to transit from a pressure transient state to a pressure steady state and vice versa.
Nihon Kohden Corporation

Monitoring, predicting, and treating clinical episodes

Apparatus and methods are described including identifying that a subject suffers from sleep apnea. Positive airway pressure (pap) is applied to the subject via a mask placed on a face of the subject.
Earlysense Ltd.

Health monitoring apparatus with wireless capabilities for initiating a patient treatment with the aid of a digital computer

Individuals who suffer from certain kinds of medical conditions, particularly conditions that only sporadically exhibit measurable symptoms, can feel helpless in their attempts to secure access to medical care because, at least in part, they are left to the mercy of their condition to present symptoms at the right time to allow diagnosis and treatment. Providing these individuals with ambulatory extended-wear health monitors that record ecg and physiology, preferably available over-the-counter and without health insurance preauthorization, is a first step towards addressing their needs.
Bardy Diagnostics, Inc.

Alignment improvements for ophthalmic diagnostic systems

The present application describes the addition of various feedback mechanisms including visual and audio feedback mechanisms to an ophthalmic diagnostic device to assist a subject to self-align to the device. The device may use the visual and non-visual feedback mechanisms independently or in combination with one another.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag

Image-based global registration system and method applicable to bronchoscopy guidance

A global registration system and method identifies bronchoscope position without the need for significant bronchoscope maneuvers, technician intervention, or electromagnetic sensors. Virtual bronchoscopy (vb) renderings of a 3d airway tree are obtained including vb views of branch positions within the airway tree.
The Penn State Research Foundation

Integral indicators for single-procedure devices

Disclosed herein are single-use integral indicators and methods and systems for employing the same. Such indicators and their uses are directed toward identifying and rendering inoperable single-procedure medical devices after their intended—and only—use..
Greatbatch Ltd.

Apparatus and infusing and dispensing oils

The present invention pertains in general to an apparatus and method for the infusing, agitation and dispensation of oils in a controlled manner to produce a desired potency of an infusion while remaining below an identified maximum temperature threshold.. .
Levo Oil Infusion, Llc

Aerial delivery system and method

An aerial delivery system includes an elongate member, a cover, a sensor, and a motorized actuator. The elongate member has both a top end and a bottom end, and is configured to receive items, particularly mail and packages, from a delivery means, particularly an aerial drone.

Adjustable height desk with acoustical dome

The present invention is directed to a novel workstation which incorporates an acoustical dome for increased acoustic and visual privacy for the user. The workstation further is adjustable in height such that it is able to accommodate a range of users from the 5th percentile seated female to the 95th percentile standing male according to the dictates of ansi/hfes100-2007 national ergonomic standard.
Xybix Systems, Inc.

Dual lid closure mechanism

An enclosure having a first opening and an external pin extending outwards from a pin side of the enclosure and a lid with a opening adapted to seal the first opening to form a cavity at least partially within the enclosure. The enclosure connects to lid using a hinge attaching a hinge side of the enclosure to a hinge side of the lid.

Tongue for seatbelt device

At a present tongue, four suppressing portions are provided between both abutment portions of a tongue main body. In a state in which transverse direction both side portions of a webbing are nipped between a pressing portion of a clamp member and the both abutment portions, a transverse direction central side portion of the webbing is nipped between the pressing portion of the clamp portion and the respective suppressing portions.
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denki-seisakusho

Footwear retainer

A device to retain y-strapped footwear, such as flip flop sandals, that is effective to resist the tendency for the footwear to slip off, and that obviates the need for foot-gripping, is simple to add to legacy footwear, relieves ambulatory stress and discomfort, is comfortable to the user, and provides an aesthetically pleasing addition to the footwear. The footwear retainer is preferably an attachable and releasable heel strap or cord having some elasticity and, optionally, adjustability.

Lace structure

A lace structure includes a plurality of weaving threads and a plurality of resilient threads which are interlaced in a lengthwise direction to form an elongate lace which defines a plurality of first sections and a plurality of second sections arranged in an alternating manner. Each of the second sections of the lace has a weaving density greater than and a width smaller than that of each of the first sections.
Kae Sheng Industrial Co., Ltd.

Protective helmet systems that enable the helmet to rotate independent of the head

A protective helmet includes an outer shell, an inner liner provided within the shell, a chinstrap coupled to the shell including a chin cup adapted to contact and protect the wearer's chin, and decoupling means that decouple the shell from the chin cup to enable the shell to rotate relative to the head when the helmet is worn and the chinstrap is securely fastened about the chin.. .
The Uab Reasearch Foundation Inc.

Activewear with waistband pocket

Provided is activewear with hidden pockets. More particularly, athletic garments such as pants comprising one or more waistband pocket, preferably concealable, are included.

Activated carbon beads for smoking articles

Smoking article include a smokable material and an activated carbon particle downstream of the smokable material. The activated carbon particle is produced from a whole seed.
Philip Morris Products S.a.

Method and device for applying identification features to a packing strip in order to authenticate the process packing, processed packing and packing

In the method for applying identification features to a packing strip in order to authenticate the processed packing, the packing strip is fed in a packing line to an embossing station, where logos of all kinds and/or codes and/or a satin finish and/or fold lines are embossed at the cycle rate of the packing machine by means of embossing rollers by deforming the packing strip, identification: features and possibly other features are produced additionally on the packing strip on-line, in the same process step, and synchronously to the cycle rate by material removal by means of a feature setup comprising a laser installation, the packing strip having a thickness of 50 μm to 300 μm. The thus treated packing strip is subsequently further processed.
Boegli-gravures Sa

Distiller grain production device

In various embodiments, a device for producing a high density compact livestock feed from a loose granular material according to various embodiment can include a source for supplying a loose granular material to be treated and moving the treated material through a series of successive treatment zones. Rotatable screws are provided within an extruder to compress and transport the treated material a die.
Nationwide 5, Llc

Process for the synthesis of substituted 1-benzyl-3-(1-(isoxazol-4-ylmethyl)-1h-pyrazol-4-yl)imidazolidine-2,4-diones

The present invention also relates to compounds of formula (i) and composition comprising a compound of formula (i). Also disclosed is a method of altering or improving the taste of a composition that includes adding to the composition at least one compound of formula (i), in an amount effective to obtain a modified composition having altered or improved taste relative to an otherwise identical composition lacking said compound..

Methods of making aerated injection molded pet chews

Methods of making aerated pet treats and chews using one or more supercritical fluids are provided. The methods result in aerated pet treats and chews that have a lower density and increased oral care properties in comparison to treats of the same or similar composition that have not been processed using supercritical fluids..
Mars, Incorporated

Monitoring state of produce within transport containers

The invention relates to the monitoring of the state of produce within transport containers, with particular application to dynamic monitoring of the respiration rate of produce in controlled atmosphere container systems used in cargo container transportation. A method is provided for tracking, over an extended period, the respiration rate of produce contained in a leaky transport container, including the steps of, at intervals during said extended period, for a prescribed period, being a respiration rate data block (rrdb) cycle, ensuring that there is substantially no air passage between the interior and the exterior of the transport container other than leakage, identifying the leakage rate of the transport container, measuring, at intervals over said rrdb cycle, the concentration of one or more constituent gases in the transport container as the produce respires; and calculating, at a logic unit, from said measurements of concentrations of said one or more constituent gases and said leakage rate, a respiration rate of the produce for each rrdb cycle.
Mitsubishi Australia Ltd

Method of processing poultry and other meat to reduce or eliminate salmonella

A method for reducing the incidence of salmonella in harvested poultry comprising treating the poultry with an effective antimicrobial solution comprising a blend of lactic and citric acids in proportions containing a predominance of lactic acid from 50:30 wt./wt. To 75:5 wt./wt.
Birko Corporation

System and cutting a carcass

A system and method for cutting a carcass. The system comprises a support assembly (12) movable along a first path and a second path adjacent to a first portion and a second portion of the carcass respectively; a retractable assembly (14) movable between an extended configuration when the support assembly is moved along the first path and a retracted configuration away from the carcass when the support assembly (12) is being moved along the second path; a first cutting tools (16) processing the first portion of the carcass when the support assembly (12) is moved along the first path, and disengaging from the carcass when the retractable assembly (14) is in the retracted position; and a second cutting tool processing the second portion of the carcass when the support assembly (12) is moved along the second path.
Sfk Leblanc A/s

Fungicidal or bactericidal composition, and controlling diseases

Wherein g1 represents a structure of g1-1, g1-27, etc., g2 represents a structure of g2-2, etc., w represents an oxygen atom, etc., x1 represents difluoromethyl, trifluoromethyl, etc., x2, x3, x4 and x5 each independently represents a hydrogen atom, etc., y1 represents a halogen atom, etc., y2 represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, etc., y3 represents a halogen atom, trifluoromethyl, c2-c6 alkynyl, etc., y4 represents a hydrogen atom, etc., r1 represents c1-c6 alkyl, c1-c4 haloalkyl, etc., r2 and r3 each independently represents a hydrogen atom, methyl, etc., r4 represents a hydrogen atom, etc., and r5 represents methyl, etc.. .

Methods for identifying compounds that directly bind to insect transient receptor potential channels

The present invention relates to a screening method for determining whether or not a candidate compound directly binds to an insect transient receptor potential v (trpv) channel. The present invention further provides a method of identifying a compound that directly binds to a nanchung protein, trp and/or trpv protein and/or channel using, a binding assay.
Basf Se

Low density coated animal litter compositions

Animal litter compositions having relatively low densities are described herein. Methods of manufacturing such litter compositions are also described..
Nestec Sa

A increasing the content of notoginsenoside r1 in panax notoginseng

The invention discloses a method for improving the content of notoginsenoside r1 in panax notoginseng, in which the panax notoginseng plants are sprayed with salicylic acid solution before the panax notoginseng s are harvested. The method of the present invention can improve the content of notoginsenoside r1 in panax notoginseng by the pretreatment of panax notoginseng plants with the salicylic acid solution before harvesting, and can be used in large scale in the conventional cultivation method of panax notoginseng so as to facilitate large-scale industrialization production of notoginsenoside r1, to meet the market demand for notoginsenoside r1..
Guangxi Botanical Garden Of Medicinal Plant

Modular composting garden container, system, and use

Provided is an expandable, modular tower planter having an internal vertical composting capability, and a method of assembling and using the same. Provided in various example embodiments is a modular composting garden container system comprising a base and a plurality of stackable rings forming a tower upon the base, including an optional base ring specially sized, shaped, and positioned to connect the tower to the base.

Method and system for plant growth lighting

A method and system for plant growth lighting. The method comprises accessing a reference growth profile associated with a plant under cultivation.
Argia Group Llc

Tapered to a point bladed manual lawn edger

A long handled lawn edging and sod cutting tool, which employs a blade, the length of which protrudes downward from the bottom end of the shaft, and in a straight line from the shaft, and that is sharp on the curved side and tapered to a point and set perpendicular to the narrow bar foot pedals and the handlebars of the tool. The sharp tapered to a point blade enables the user to initially pierce the sod with a small point, then cut as the blade taper widens, and to edge a lawn or cut sod more easily and more quickly than with a conventional or half-moon edger..

System and independent calibration of meter rollers

The present disclosure describes an agricultural product distribution system having first and second product meters configured to meter first and second amounts of agricultural product from a product tank over first and second periods of time, respectively. The system also includes first and second motors coupled to the first and second product meters, respectively, and configured to turn the first and second product meters a first number of turns and a second number of turns, respectively, over the first and second periods of time to meter the first and second amounts of agricultural product.
Cnh Industrial Canada, Ltd.

Seed treatment device with improved fluid application

A seed treater provides enhanced seed coating capabilities and performance. The seed and/or treatment fluid may be heated for improving vaporization and absorption by the seed.
Bayer Cropscience Lp

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Sik inhibitor for use in a treating an inflammatory and/or immune disorder

The present invention relates to the discovery that salt inducible kinases (siks) suppress the formation of anti-inflammatory molecules such as il-10, which are important for the resolution of inflammation and identifies sik inhibitors that may be used to treat disorders associated with undesirable inflammation, such as inflammatory bowel disease and/or autoimmune disorders.. .
East Malling Services Ltd

Non-invasive determination of methylome of tumor from plasma

Systems, methods, and apparatuses can determine and use methylation profiles of various tissues and samples. Examples are provided.
East Malling Services Ltd

Nicca Chemical Co., Ltd.

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Boil-off gas recovery system

A boil-off gas recovery system 1 includes a tank 2 storing liquefied gas, an oil supply type compressor 3b for compressing boil-off gas generated by partial evaporation of the liquefied gas in the tank 2, and a reliquefying system 9 for liquefying the boil-off gas compressed by the oil supply type compressor 3b and returning the liquefied gas that has been liquefied to the tank 2. The reliquefying system 9 includes a heat exchanger for oil constituent condensation 11 for cooling down the boil-off gas to a temperature equal to or lower than a condensation temperature of an oil constituent contained in the boil-off gas, a separator 14 for separating the oil constituent condensed by the heat exchanger for oil constituent condensation 11 from the boil-off gas, and a reliquefying portion for liquefying the boil-off gas from which the oil constituent is separated..
Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)

Apparatus and boil-off gas reliquefaction

Disclosed herein is a boil-off gas reliquefaction apparatus. The boil-off gas reliquefaction apparatus includes: a plurality of compressors arranged in parallel to compress boil-off gas discharged from a storage tank; a reliquefaction unit reliquefying the boil-off gas compressed by each of the plurality of compressors; and a plurality of supply lines providing a path through which the boil-off gas is supplied from the plurality of compressors to the reliquefaction unit and a path through which the boil-off gas flows in the reliquefaction unit, wherein the plurality of supply lines is arranged independently of one another without being joined together..
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.

Portable air conditioner condensate handling assembly

A condensate overflow handling apparatus having a condensate drain reservoir housing positioned at a first elevation. The reservoir housing has an inlet that is adapted to be fluidly connected to at least one drain pan of an air cooling appliance positioned at a second elevation above the reservoir housing.

Turbo chiller

This turbo chiller includes a shell-and-tube condenser; a header along a length direction of a shell is installed on a refrigerant inlet of the condenser, and openings are formed at least on both end portions of the header in the length direction, which allows high-temperature and high-pressure refrigerant gas from a compressor to be smoothly and evenly distributed to both length-direction end areas in the shell of the condenser through the header.. .
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd.

Condensate neutralizer device

A condensate neutralizer device for treating a condensate flow, the condensate neutralizer device includes a compartment adapted to receive condensate neutralizing materials therein, the compartment having an inlet end and an outlet end, a plurality of apertures disposed only on a bottom surface of each of the inlet end and the outlet end of the compartment. The compartment is configured to receive the condensate flow traversing upwardly through the plurality of apertures at the inlet end in a direction from the inlet end to the outlet end through the condensate neutralizing materials before allowing a treated flow of the condensate flow to traverse downwardly through the plurality of apertures at the outlet end to exit the compartment as an effluent..

Wavelength conversion element and light emitting device

A wavelength conversion element includes a support member having a supporting surface, and a wavelength converter disposed above the supporting surface. The wavelength converter contains first fluorescent particles which absorb excitation light and generate fluorescence (second radiation light), and a transparent binder which bonds the first fluorescent particles, and has a joint surface facing supporting surface, and an incident surface disposed opposite to the joint surface, the excitation light entering the incident surface.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Achromatic metalens and metalens with reverse chromatic dispersion

An optical device includes a substrate, a reflective layer disposed over the substrate, and a metalens disposed over the reflective layer. The metalens includes a plurality of nanopillars, the plurality of nanopillars together specifying a phase profile such that the metalens has a focal length that is substantially constant over a wavelength range of an incident light of about 490 nm to about 550 nm..
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Light fixtures and methods

A light fixture, e.g., as an artificial skylight, in which light within a region defined by x, y color coordinates (0.37, 0.34), (0.35, 0.38), (0.15, 0.20), and (0.20, 0.14) exits a first light engine, and light within a region defined by coordinates (0.29, 0.32), (0.32, 0.29), (0.41, 0.36), (0.48, 0.39), (0.48, 0.43), (0.40, 0.41), and (0.35, 0.38) exits a second light engine. Also, light fixtures in which a second light engine comprises a sidewall, and light exiting a first light engine passes through space defined by the sidewall; light fixtures in which first and second light engines are able to output light providing different cs values at a luminance; light fixtures in which light incident on a surface of the fixture and cumulative light exiting the fixture have different color points; light fixtures in which light distribution characteristics of light engines differ; and/or other features.
Cree, Inc.

Networked led lighting system

An improved led lighting system is provided for overhead ceiling lighting, as well as for other uses. The led lighting system comprises elongated linear lamps having an led luminary as a source of illumination and configured to operate as a node of an automated networked lighting system.

Two-wheeled vehicle

A vehicle includes an electrical system which has at least one control unit and a first operator input device operably coupled to the at least one control unit. Additionally, the electrical system includes a second operator input device electrically coupled to the at least one control unit.
Indian Motorcycle International, Llc

Isolated human work platform for stabilized positioning of collaborative robotics

An isolated human work platform for stabilized positioning of collaborative robotics. A base platform is provided, and a work platform is positioned above the base platform for supporting one or more humans.
The Boeing Company

Methods and arrangements for securing cable to a roof

A system for securing one or more heating cables to a roof and having one or more apparatuses, each apparatus including a metal base panel and a continuous metal c-shaped channel integrally-formed with the base panel. The channel includes a pair of opposing continuous channel walls creating and surrounding a continuous cavity having a cross-sectional cavity shape substantially identical for at least a majority thereof to the cross-sectional shape of the cable.
Hot Edge, Llc

Sanitary faucet handle having multiple grasping regions

A sanitary water faucet handle has multiple levers, or grasping regions. Each lever includes an associated indicator, identifying whether the particular grasping region is intended for use in turning the faucet's water supply on, or off.
Rk Inventions, Llc

Multifunctional restrictive valve

A multifunctional restrictive valve for controlling the flow of water therethrough. The valve has a main body with a flow channel through the main body.

Clutch-brake apparatus

A clutch-brake device having an actuating disc, a braking disc, a shaft sleeve, a friction disc, a main coupling body, an intermediate disc, and a cutting tool seat. The coupling and dis-coupling between the main coupling body and a flange of the shaft sleeve is achieved by a cooperative motion between the intermediate disc and the adjacent main coupling body and the cutting tool seat.
Yang-zhou Weibang Garden Machine Company Limited

High-strength screw including an unhardened thread end

A high-strength screw (1) includes a head (2) and a threaded portion (5) including a thread (6) and a thread end (9) facing away from the head (2) in an axial direction. The threaded portion (5) includes an unhardened portion (12) starting at the thread end (9) and extending in an axial direction.
Kamax Holding Gmbh & Co. Kg

Auto drain system for vacuum and pressure side fuel water separator

An automatic drain device is configured for use with a fuel water separator filter system. The automatic drain device includes a solenoid, a water-in-fuel sensor, and a controller configured to operate the automatic drain device by activating the solenoid in response to a signal from the water-in-fuel sensor.
Cummins Filtration Ip, Inc

Limited flow thrust reverser actuating

An engine assembly includes a nacelle configured to at least partially surround an engine and a thrust reverser coupled to the nacelle. The thrust reverser includes: a thrust-reversing element movable relative to the nacelle between a stowed position and a deployed position; a hydraulic actuator operably coupled to move the thrust-reversing element; and a fluid control system configured to operate the hydraulic actuator.
Woodward, Inc.

Vehicle control device

A vehicle control device includes: an on-vehicle object recognizing portion that recognizes whether an on-vehicle object that is a person other than a driver or a luggage is present on a saddle-ridden type vehicle; a stop position recognizing portion that recognizes whether the saddle-ridden type vehicle has stopped in middle of or immediately before an uphill slope; and an engine control portion that controls an engine output in the saddle-ridden type vehicle, and, when the on-vehicle object is present on the saddle-ridden type vehicle and the saddle-ridden type vehicle has stopped in middle of or immediately before the uphill slope based on recognition results of the on-vehicle object recognizing portion and the stop position recognizing portion, the engine control portion performs engine output increase control as defined herein.. .
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Heat pipe cooling of geared architecture

A thermal management system for a geared architecture of a gas turbine engine includes an evaporator portion located at the geared architecture and configured to exchange thermal energy with the geared architecture via boiling of a volume of heat transfer fluid flowing therethrough and a condenser portion located at a fan bypass flowpath of the gas turbine engine to reject thermal energy from the volume of heat transfer fluid into the fan bypass flowpath. One or more fluid pathways extend from the evaporator portion to the condenser portion to convey the volume of heat transfer fluid therebetween..
United Technologies Corporation

Device for de-icing an aircraft turbojet engine nacelle air intake lip

The present disclosure provides a device for de-icing an air intake lip of an aircraft turbojet engine nacelle. The de-icing device includes a de-icing circuit in which a heat transfer fluid, working in a two-phase form, circulates.
Safran Nacelles

Bilateral engine control system

Technology is provided for a bilateral engine control system for use on a multi-cylinder opposed piston engine. The system includes first and second sets of injectors, each set mountable on first and second sides of an engine.
Fairbanks Morse, Llc

Hybrid airfoil cooling

An airfoil may comprise an airfoil body having a leading edge and a trailing edge. A heat pipe may be disposed within the airfoil.
United Technologies Corporation

Cutting apparatus

A cutting apparatus suitable for creating tunnels and subterranean roadways includes independently pivoting supports that each carry a respective independently pivoting arm and a rotatable cutting head. Each cutting head via the supports and arms, is configured to slew laterally outward in a sideways direction and to pivot in a vertical upward and downward direction.
Sandvik Intelectual Property Ab

Method and determining the permeability of a fracture in a hydrocarbon reservoir

A method for determining the permeability of a fractured zone in the subsoil, wherein at least one well is being drilled and at least said fractured zone is encountered, includes: detecting at least one value of a characteristic quantity associated with said well; retrieving from a memory a mathematical model descriptive of said characteristic quantity and dependent on at least the permeability of said fractured zone; activating a processor for: obtaining at least one calculated value of said characteristic quantity by means of said mathematical model; comparing said calculated value with said detected value; calculating a permeability value of said fractured zone as a function of said comparison; generating an output signal representative of said permeability value. Also described is an apparatus for determining the permeability of a fractured zone in the subsoil..
Geolog S.r.l.

Well configuration for coinjection

The present invention relates to a well configuration for co-injection processes, wherein a horizontal producer well at the bottom of the pay is combined with injection or injection and producer wells that are vertical and above the lower horizontal production well. This novel well arraignment minimizes “blanket” effects by non-condensable gases..
Conocophillips Company

Domain-adaptive hydraulic fracture simulators and methods

An illustrative domain-adaptive hydraulic fracturing simulator includes: a data acquisition module, a simulator module, and a visualization module. The data acquisition module acquires measurements of a subterranean formation undergoing a hydraulic fracturing operation.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Tubular rotation detection system and method

A system for use in a mineral extraction system includes a spinner assembly having a motor configured to drive rotation of a roller shaft. The spinner assembly also includes a roller non-rotatably coupled to the roller shaft and configured to contact a first tubular structure, and rotation of the roller is configured to cause rotation of the first tubular structure until the first tubular structure is spun into a second tubular structure.
Cameron International Corporation

Telescopic deployment mast

A lifting mast assembly includes telescoping load bearing arms pivotably coupled to a support base and configured to pivot in unison. Each telescoping arm includes a first arm section and an aligned second arm section.
National Oilwell Varco, L.p.

Refrigeration control unit with three-axis hinge assembly

A hinge assembly is provided. The hinge assembly includes a first hinge component and a second hinge component.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Reversible activation unit for alternate impingement of two separate motor vehicle functional elements

The object of the invention is a reversible activation unit for the alternate impingement of two separate motor vehicle functional elements (1, 2), in particular two motor vehicle door latches (1, 2). The activation unit possesses a single motor (3, 4) and two connecting elements (8, 10).
Kiekert Ag

Integrated mechanical lock and motorized lock mechanism

A locking mechanism is selectively operable both electronically and mechanically by way of an integrated mechanical lock and motorized lock mechanism. A motorized lock mechanism is incorporated with a mechanical lock to provide for keyless access, while the mechanical lock and key system remains as a back-up.
Triteq Lock And Security Llc

Three-dimensional circulating garage

A three-dimensional circulating garage is provided. The three-dimensional circulating garage includes: a transmission device comprising a plurality of tray supporting plates; a plurality of tray components, each tray component comprising a tray shaft, the tray supporting plate being fitted over each end of the tray shaft, and the tray shaft being rotatable relative to the tray supporting plate; and a plurality of conductive slip rings in one-to-one correspondence with the plurality of tray components, each conductive slip ring comprising a stator and a rotor, the rotor being fitted over the tray shaft and stationary relative to the tray shaft, the stator being fitted over the tray shaft, connected to the tray supporting plate and stationary relative to the tray supporting plate; a cable input terminal disposed on an end surface of the stator facing the tray supporting plate, and a cable output terminal disposed on an end surface of the rotor away from the stator.
Byd Company Limited

System for four collaborative robots and humans in a narrowing work envelope

A method and apparatus for supporting collaborative robots and humans in a narrowing work envelope. A base platform is provided, and a work platform is positioned above the base platform for supporting one or more humans, wherein the work platform is narrower than the base platform, and the work platform is positioned relative to the base platform to provide areas for positioning one or more robots on one or more sides of the work platform.
The Boeing Company

Curved reflective skylight curb insert to diffuse incident sunlight in the azimuthal direction

The present disclosed subject matter is a curved reflective skylight curb insert which intercepts and reflects low sun elevation angle sunlight, thereby minimizing glare and providing more uniform illumination within the building below.. .

Grease interceptor and use thereof

A grease interceptor and method of use thereof is provided for separating solids, fats, oils, and grease waste (“f.o.g.”), and other particulate matter. The grease interceptor receives waste water in a liquid storage area where solids in the waste water have residence time long enough to gravitationally separate towards the bottom of the liquid storage area and waste that is less dense than water floats to the top of the liquid storage area.
Oldcastle Precast Inc.

Fixing device for wall-mounted type toilet and toilet system

A wall-mounted type toilet fixing device includes a flush water tank device that is hidden in an area behind a wall, and a fixing unit, the fixing unit includes support portions, a toilet fixing portion, a pair of left and right legs, and a drain pipe connection, and the pair of legs are disposed outside from the drain pipe connection and inside from a side wall of a toilet body in elevation view, and are disposed laterally asymmetrically to each other with respect to a central axis passing through a center of the drain pipe connection and dividing the fixing unit equally in a left-right direction, in a state where the toilet body is fixed to the toilet fixing portion.. .
Toto Ltd.

Trenching assembly for laying in a trench a continuous pipeline and trenching method

A trenching assembly lays a continuous pipeline in a trench dug in a bed with uneven bathymetry, the trenching assembly including a trench digging device having a main body; at least four ground contact units, each unit having a height adjustment device, to position each ground contact unit with respect to the main body independently. A trench cutting tool digs in the bed includes a cutting depth adjustment device, for positioning the cutting tool with respect to the main body.
Saipem S.p.a.

Apparatus and identifying treating chemistry in a laundry treating appliance dispensing assembly

A method of dispensing treating chemistry from a loading cup of a laundry treating appliance including sensing a material property of a treating chemistry in the loading cup, determining if the treating chemistry is proper/improper for the loading cup, and supplying the treating chemistry to a bulk reservoir when the treating chemistry is determined improper.. .
Whirlpool Corporation

Nonwoven down batting

The invention provides batting that includes a nonwoven web having a first surface parallel to a second surface. The nonwoven web is made up of a fiber mixture that includes: 25 to 75 wt % spiral-crimped siliconized synthetic polymeric fibers having a denier of greater than 4 denier and less than 10 denier; and 20 to 75 wt % down treated with a durable water repellant, said down having a fill power of at least 550 in3/oz, and having a down cluster content of at least 85 wt %.
Primaloft, Inc.

Sequencing library preparation in small well format

Disclosed are high concentration reagents for use in preparing dna samples in low volume reactions. Such reagents include, for example, dna end repair buffers for use in low volume dna blunting and phosphorylating reactions, dna adenylating buffers for use in a low volume dna adenylating reaction, and dna ligation buffers for use in low volume dna adaptor ligation reactions with adaptors.
Counsyl, Inc.

A the manufacture of a phosphatable part starting from a steel sheet coated with a metallic coating based on aluminum

A method for the manufacture of a hardened part coated with a phosphatable coating is provided. The method includes providing a steel sheet pre-coated with a metallic coating including from 4.0 to 20.0% by weight of zinc, from 1.0 to 3.5% by weight of silicon, optionally from 1.0 to 4.0% by weight of magnesium, and optionally additional elements chosen from pb, ni, zr, or hf, the content by weight of each additional element being less than 0.3% by weight, the balance being aluminum and unavoidable impurities and residuals elements.
Arcelormittal

High-strength steel material having excellent fatigue properties

The present invention provides a steel material, such as a high-strength spring, that has excellent fatigue properties, and, more specifically, a steel material, such as the high-strength spring, that can improve the fatigue properties in a high-strength region more easily, without increasing an alloy cost. The steel material includes, in percent by mass, c: 0.5 to 1.0%, si: 1.5 to 2.50%, mn: 0.5 to 1.50%, p: more than 0% to 0.020% or less, s: more than 0% to 0.020% or less, cr: more than 0% to 0.2% or less, al: more than 0% to 0.010% or less, n: more than 0% to 0.0070% or less, and o: more than 0% to 0.0040% or less, and the balance consisting of iron and inevitable impurities, wherein cr and si contents satisfy a formula of cr×si≤0.20, a ratio of tempered martensite in a steel microstructure is 80% or more by area, and a number density of particles of cr-containing carbide or carbonitride having a circle-equivalent diameter of 50 nm or more in the steel microstructure is 0.10 particles/μm2 or less..
Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)

A nickel-based alloy

A nickel-based alloy composition consisting, in weight percent, of: between 3.5 and 6.5% chromium, between 0.0 and 12.0% cobalt, between 4.5 and 11.5% tungsten, between 0.0 and 0.5% molybdenum, between 3.5 and 7.0% rhenium, between 1.0 and 3.7% ruthenium, between 3.7 and 6.8% aluminium, between 5.0 and 9.0% tantalum, between 0.0 and 0.5% hafnium, between 0.0 and 0.5% niobium, between 0.0 and 0.5% titanium, between 0.0 and 0.5% vanadium, between 0.0 and 0.1% silicon, between 0.0 and 0.1% yttrium, between 0.0 and 0.1% lanthanum, between 0.0 and 0.1% cerium, between 0.0 and 0.003% sulphur, between 0.0 and 0.05% manganese, between 0.0 and 0.05% zirconium, between 0.0 and 0.005% boron, between 0.0 and 0.01% carbon, the balance being nickel and incidental impurities.. .
Oxford University Innovation Limited

Two-step hot forming of steels

Methods for press hardening steel alloys comprised of medium-mn are provided. The press-hardened steel alloy may have an ultimate tensile strength (uts) of at least 1,700 mpa and a tensile elongation of at least 8%.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Multi-purpose barrel evaporator and methods of making the same

A cylindrical frame is fabricated to provide for a tray and heating system that facilitates the condensing of liquid through the process of evaporation. In exemplary embodiments, the barrel evaporator provides a suitable heating system to allow for evaporation at a rate at or above 4 gallons per hour on a tray that has approximately 600 square inches of surface area.
Vermont Evaporator Company, Llc

Metapneumovirus strains and their use in vaccine formulations and as vectors for expression of antigenic sequences

Provided is an isolated mammalian negative strand rna virus, metapneumovirus (mpv), within the sub-family pneumoviridae, of the family paramyxoviridae. Also provided are isolated mammalian negative strand rna viruses identifiable as phylogenetically corresponding or relating to the genus metapneumovirus and components thereof.
Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam

Compositions and methods relating to dennd1a variant 2 and polycystic ovary syndrome

Provided are compositions and methods for use in polycystic ovary syndrome diagnosis (pcos). The method involves a sample from a subject for a dennd1a variant 2 mrna or dennd1 a variant 2 protein to make or aid in a diagnosis of pcos.
Virginia Commonwealth University

Genotype-guided dosing of opioid receptor agonists

Provided herein, in some aspects, are methods of dosing opioid receptor agonists for treatment of opioid dependence and pain management.. .
Yale University

Lrp5 as epigenetic marker for the identification of immune cells, in particular b-cells

The present invention relates to a method, in particular an in vitro method, for identifying b cells, comprising analyzing the methylation status of at least one cpg position in the mammalian gene region for low density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 (lrp5), wherein a demethylation or lack of methylation of said gene region is indicative for a b cell, when compared to a non-b cell. The analyses according to the invention can identify b cells on an epi-genetic level and distinguish them from all other cells in complex samples, such as, for example, other blood or immune cells.
Epiontis Gmbh

Park2 as epigenetic marker for the identification of immune cells, in particular monocytes

The present invention relates to a method, in particular an in vitro method, for identifying monocytes, comprising analyzing the methylation status of at least one cpg position in the mammalian gene region for parkin rbr e3 ubiquitin protein ligase (park2), wherein a de-methylation or lack of methylation of said gene region is indicative for a monocyte, when compared to a non-monocyte cell. The analyses according to the invention can identify monocytes on an epigenetic level and distinguish them from all other cells in complex samples, such as, for example, other blood or immune cells.
Epiontis Gmbh

High concentration reagents for sample preparation in small well format

Disclosed are high concentration reagents for use in preparing dna samples in low volume reactions. Such reagents include, for example, dna end repair buffers for use in low volume dna blunting and phosphorylating reactions, dna adenylating buffers for use in a low volume dna adenylating reaction, and dna ligation buffers for use in low volume dna adaptor ligation reactions with adaptors.
Counsyl, Inc.

Activators of uc.291 for use for improving skin barrier function and/or for preventing and/or attenuating skin ageing and/or for hydrating skin

Disclosed is a method for identification and use of compounds which activate the expression or activity of uc.291 for improving skin barrier function, and/or for preventing and/or attenuating ageing, and/or for hydrating skin. The disclosed in vitro method for screening for candidate compounds for improving skin barrier function, and/or for preventing and/or attenuating ageing of the skin, and/or for hydrating the skin, includes: a.
Chanel Parfums Beaute

Methods and compositions for enrichment of target polynucleotides

High-fidelity, high-throughput nucleic acid sequencing enables healthcare practitioners and patients to gain insight into genetic variants and potential health risks. However, previous methods of nucleic acid sequencing often introduce sequencing errors (for example, mutations that arise during the preparation of a nucleic acid library, during amplification, or sequencing).
Counsyl, Inc.

Preservation of cell-free nucleic acids

A method for preserving and processing cell-free nucleic acids located within a blood sample is disclosed, wherein a blood sample containing cell-free nucleic acids is treated to reduce both blood cell lysis and nuclease activity within the blood sample. The treatment of the sample aids in increasing the amount of cell-free nucleic acids that can be identified and tested while maintaining the structure and integrity of the nucleic acids..
Streck, Inc.

High density self-contained biological analysis

Devices, containers, and methods are provided for performing biological analysis in a closed environment. Illustrative biological analyses include high density nucleic acid amplification and detection and immune-pcr..
Biofire Diagnostics, Llc

Methods for standardized sequencing of nucleic acids and uses thereof

Methods for controlling for non-systematic error in an amplification-based next generation sequencing (ngs) library preparation are described, which method includes using an internal amplification control (iac) sharing identical priming sites to a native nucleic acid target template of interest in a ngs library preparation.. .
The University Of Toledo

High-throughput and highly multiplexed imaging with programmable nucleic acid probes

The present invention provides, inter alia, methods and compositions for imaging, at high spatial resolution, targets of interest.. .
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Compositions and methods for modulating abhd2 activity

The present disclosure provides compositions and methods of modulating abhydrolase domain-containing protein-2 (abhd2). The present disclosure provides methods of identifying agents that modulate abhd2 activity..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Analyzing and using motility kinematics of microorganisms

Among other things, motility of at least one individual microorganism or a change in motility of at least one individual microorganism or both is or are characterized. The characterized motility or change in motility is used to detect the presence or count of the at least one individual microorganism, or determine the identity of a species or strain of the at least one individual microorganism, or determine a susceptibility of the at least one individual microorganism to one or more antibiotics or other antimicrobials..
Phast Corp.

Highly selective nucleic acid amplification primers

This invention discloses multi-part primers for primer-dependent nucleic amplification methods. Also disclosed are primer-dependent nucleic acid amplification reactions, particularly dna amplification reactions, reaction mixtures and reagent kits for such reactions.
Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey

Formulations and methods for control of weedy species

A formulation is provided for application to a host plant to reduce, inhibit or impair one or more of growth and development of the host plant. A method of inhibiting growth plant growth and development is also provided as a means of controlling weedy species.

Ochrobactrum-mediated transformation of plants

Methods and compositions for ochrobactrum-mediated transformation of plants are provided. Methods include but are not limited to using an ochrobactrum strain to transfer a polynucleotide of interest to a plant cell.
E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

Methods and systems for methylotrophic production of organic compounds

The present disclosure identifies pathways, mechanisms, systems and methods to confer production of carbon-based products of interest, such as sugars, alcohols, chemicals, amino acids, polymers, fatty acids and their derivatives, hydrocarbons, isoprenoids, and intermediates thereof, in engineered and/or evolved methylotrophs such that these organisms efficiently convert c1 compounds, such as formate, formic acid, formaldehyde or methanol, to organic carbon-based products of interest, and in particular the use of organisms for the commercial production of various carbon-based products of interest.. .
Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc.

Process for inducing resistance to diphtheria toxin in human cells, products and uses thereof

Process for inducing resistance to diphtheria toxin in a human cell, wherein the process is carried out in vitro and/or in vivo in a rodent xenografted with a human cell, the process comprising: a) providing at least one expression vector containing at least one nucleotide sequence targeting by rna interference the dph2 gene transcript of the human cell; c) transducing the at least one vector into the human cell; d) allowing transcription in the human cell, from the at least one expression vector, of the at least one nucleotide sequence targeting by rna interference the dph2 gene transcript; e) obtaining silencing of the dph2 gene in the human cell, whereby the human cell is resistant to diphtheria toxin.. .
UniversitÀ Degli Studi Di Torino

Methods and compositions for enrichment of target polynucleotides

High-fidelity, high-throughput nucleic acid sequencing enables healthcare practitioners and patients to gain insight into genetic variants and potential health risks. However, previous methods of nucleic acid sequencing often introduces sequencing errors (for example, mutations that arise during the preparation of a nucleic acid library, during amplification, or sequencing).
Counsyl, Inc.

Compositions of adenosine deaminase-2 (ada2), variants thereof and methods of using same

Provided are variant adenosine deaminase 2 (ada2) proteins, conjugates thereof and compositions containing the proteins and/or conjugates. Also provided are methods and uses of the ada2 proteins or conjugates for treating diseases and conditions, such as a tumor or cancer, and in particular any disease or condition associated with elevated adenosine or other associated marker..
Halozyme, Inc.

Novel adenovirus

There is provided adenoviral vectors encoding a mycobacterial antigen derived from a chimp adenovirus, and to related aspects.. .
Glaxosmithkline Biologicals, Sa

Biopreserved stem cells on microcarriers

Disclosed herein are compositions and methods involving stem cells biopreserved on microcarriers, which can be thawed and expanded, all while maintaining their key attributes, such as their proliferative capacity, identity, functionality, and potency. Disclosed is a method for generating microcarriers-seeded-stem cells, as well as a post biopreservation procedure for thawing and inoculating bioreactors to achieve a rapid and scalable stem cells expansion..
Roosterbio, Inc.

Methods and means for the modification of cell surfaces

The invention relates to the utilization of specific cell surface biomarkers (preferably cell specific receptors) to generate a reversible layer-by-layer scaffold for the functionalization of cells. The cells of the present invention can be used in a wide variety of distinct applications, including cellular targeting, imaging, drug delivery, purification, cell sensing, diagnosis and waste stream/body fluid purification..
Academisch Ziekenhuis Leiden (also Acting Under Th E Name Of Leiden University Medical Center)

Identification of calibration deviations of ph-measuring devices

The invention relates to a comparison unit (130) configured for determining if a first ph measuring device of a first tank (104; 106) is affected by a ph-measuring problem, the comparison unit being configured for: —receiving a first co2 concentration and a first ph value, the first co2 concentration being a co2 concentration of a first gas volume above a medium in a first tank, the first co2 concentration and the first ph value being measured at a first time when the medium in the first tank is in ph-co2 equilibrium state with the first gas volume and before said equilibrium state is modified by the metabolism of a cell culture in the first tank, the first ph value being a measured value provided by a first ph measuring device operatively coupled to the first tank (102); —receiving a second co2 concentration and a second ph value, the second co2 concentration being a co2 concentration of a second gas volume above a medium in a second tank, the second co2 concentration and the second ph value being measured at a second time when the medium in the second tank is in ph-co2 equilibrium state with the second gas volume and before said equilibrium state is modified by the metabolism of a cell culture, the second ph value being a measured value provided by a second ph measuring device; —comparing the first and second ph values and co2 concentrations for determining if comparing (206), by the comparison unit, the first and second ph values and comparing the first and second co2 concentrations for determining if the first ph measuring device is affected by the ph-measuring problem.. .
Hoffmann-la Roche, Inc.

Cleaning composition

The invention relates to an aqueous cleaning and/or sanitising composition comprising (a) at least one biocidal component (b) a polymeric delayed release additive, and (c) at least one surfactant, wherein said composition dries onto a surface being cleaned to form a dry residue and wherein properties of said dry residue are tailored by manipulation of brittleness of the polymeric delayed release additive through identity and/or quantity of the biocidal component and/or surfactant selected. The composition is intended for the cleaning and/or sanitisation of carpet, upholstery or other textiles.
Whiteley Corporation Pty. Ltd.

Refrigerator oil, refrigerator oil composition, and refrigerator

In the formula (1), n represents an integer of 1 to 10; r1 to r8 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms; and ar represents a divalent hydrocarbon group having 2 to 20 carbon atoms.. .

Riser separation system

The present disclosure is directed to an apparatus and a compact riser separation system for separating a gaseous mixture from a stream of particles entering from a central riser reactor used for cracking a hydrocarbon feed with the stream of particles. The apparatus provides improved gas solid separation efficiency and maximize containment of the hydrocarbon and minimize residence time in the separation system and thereby minimizing undesired post riser cracking reactions..
Technip Process Technology, Inc.

Heptaphosphorus-derived compounds as flame retardants

These heptaphosphorus-derived compounds are especially useful for the manufacture of flame retardant compositions based on thermoplastic polymers, especially polyolefin homo- and copolymers, polycondensates, such as polyamides, or polyesters and duro-plastic polymers, such as the ones based on polyepoxides.. .

Fiber light source including phosphor

A fiber light source includes a solid-state light source, a wavelength convertor, and an optical fiber. The solid-state light source is configured to emit first light, the first light including blue light with a peak wavelength in a range of 430 to 470 nm, inclusive, and green light with a peak wavelength in a range of 480 to 550 nm, inclusive.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

High density, low tct monovalent brines and uses thereof

A method of using a suppression factor fluid during a well activity is provided. The method comprising the steps of introducing a suppression factor fluid into a wellbore, the suppression factor fluid comprising an untreated monovalent brine; and a suppression sugar alcohol, the suppression sugar alcohol in an amount operable to achieve a suppression factor, wherein a density upper limitation of the suppression factor fluid is greater than the density upper limitation of the monovalent brine; and completing the well activity in the wellbore, such that the suppression sugar alcohol inhibits crystallization during the well activity..
Tetra Technologies, Inc

Silicone rubber composition for thermally conductive silicone-rubber development member, and thermally conductive silicone-rubber development member

A silicone rubber composition for thermally conductive silicone-rubber development members which comprises (a) 100 parts by mass of an organopolysiloxane having, in the molecule, at least two alkenyl groups each bonded to a silicon atom, (b) 40-400 parts by mass of a thermally conductive powder that has an average primary-particle diameter of 30 μm or smaller and a thermal conductivity of 10 w/m·k or greater, (c) 1-50 parts by mass of carbon black, and (d) a hardener in an amount capable of curing the component (a) and which gives a cured silicone rubber having a thermal conductivity of 0.28 w/m·k or greater. With the silicone rubber composition for thermally conductive silicone-rubber development members, it is possible to provide a thermally conductive silicone-rubber development member (roll, belt, etc.) which comprises a silicone rubber layer formed by curing the silicone rubber composition and which is excellent in terms of image characteristics and has the feature of high thermal conductivity..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Composite material, heat-absorbing component, and producing the composite material

In a known composite material with a fused silica matrix there are regions of silicon-containing phase embedded. In order to provide a composite material which is suitable for producing components for use in high-temperature processes for heat treatment even when exacting requirements are imposed on impermeability to gas and on purity, it is proposed in accordance with the invention that the composite material be impervious to gas, have a closed porosity of less than 0.5% and a specific density of at least 2.19 g/cm3, and at a temperature of 1000° c.
Heraeus Quartz America Llc

Low density aerospace compositions and sealants

Low density aerospace compositions and sealants are disclosed. The low density compositions and sealants are characterized by a high volume percent loading of low density microcapsules..
Prc-desoto International, Inc.

Fast light curing cyanoacrylate compositions

Fast light curing adhesive compositions, which include cyanoacrylate or methylidene malonate monomers or mixtures thereof, and either a photoinitiator system with a combination of specific ferrocene compounds and specific acylgermane compounds or a photoinitiator system with a specific ferrocene compound substituted with acylgermane groups. The use of that light curable adhesive composition, and a package..
Afinitica Technologies, S.l.

Plywood article

This disclosure provides a plywood article that is pre-cured or cured. The plywood includes a first wood veneer, a second wood veneer disposed opposite the first wood veneer and an adhesive composition disposed between the first wood veneer and the second wood veneer.
Basf Se

Aqueous adhesive composition based on epoxy resin with improved adhesion and storage stability

An aqueous adhesion composition comprising: a) at least one dispersed solid epoxy resin (ep); b) at least one amino silane (as); c) at least one acid (hs); d) at least one amine hardener (ah); and e) water. According to the invention, the adhesion compositions substantially improve, particularly under humid conditions, the adhesion on different substrates.
Sika Technology Ag

High strength panel adhesive

The present teachings relate generally to a one-part epoxy-based adhesive paste composition, comprising: at least about 20% by weight of a liquid epoxy resin component; an amount of a halogen-free flame retardant sufficient so that the resulting cured adhesive composition exhibits sufficient flame retardancy for a vertical burn length of less than 6 inches according to far 25,853; at least two curing agents; and a lightweight low-density filler.. .
Zephyros, Inc.

Thermally conductive pressure sensitive adhesive

The present disclosure relates to a thermally conductive pressure sensitive adhesive composition, comprising: a) an acrylic polymer component; and b) a boron nitride mixture composition comprising: i. A first type of hexagonal boron nitride primary particle agglomerates having a first average agglomerate size d50 comprised between 100 and 420 m; ii.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Polyester compositions

A polyester including at least one crosslinkable moiety is described. Each crosslinkable moiety includes at least one crosslinkable pendent group.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Siloxane hard-coating resin composition

The present disclosure provides a hard-coating resin composition for a hard-coating having easy processability, flexibility and high surface hardness suitable for a hard-coating agent, in which a siloxane molecule having an inorganic material characteristic is chemically bonded with an epoxy group having an organic material characteristic to form one molecule, and the siloxane molecule is made to contain a various molecular weight distribution for dense crosslinking during polymerization of the epoxy group in order to obtain high surface hardness due to the inorganic material.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Oily ink composition for ink jet recording

Where r1 and r2 independently represent a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, r3 represents a hydrogen atom or an allyl group, k represents an integer of 1 to 4, and m and n each represent an integer satisfying the inequality m+n≤3.. .

Environmentally-responsive dye-accumulated nano particles and analyzing intracellular environment

An object of the invention is to provide an environmentally-responsive dye-accumulated nanoparticle for grasping an intracellular environment such as ph with respect to each cell. The invention provides an environmentally-responsive dye-accumulated nanoparticle, in which an environmentally-responsive dye is accumulated on the surface of, or inside a thermosetting resin particle, and which has an average particle diameter of 30 to 800 nm, wherein the accumulated amount of the environmentally-responsive dye is 200 to 10,000,000 molecules/particle.
Konica Minota, Inc.

Composite comprising a cellulose-based filler

Composite comprising a heterophasic propylene copolymer (heco), a high density polyethylene, a cellulose-based filler and a compatibilizer.. .
Borealis Ag

Peroxide-modified linear low density polyethylene films, sheets, and multilayer structures

The present disclosure provides a peroxide-modified polyethylene and related compositions as well as films, sheets, and multilayer structures made therefrom. A film composition is made from or containing a peroxide-modified polyethylene composition made from or containing a peroxide-modified polyethylene made from or containing the reaction products of a polyethylene composition made from or containing a first ziegler-natta-catalyzed polyethylene and a first amount of an organic peroxide to the second reactor..
Equistar Chemicals, Lp

Thermally insulating foam with vertically elongated cells

An extruded polymer foam has a polymer matrix with styrene-acrylonitrile copolymer and infrared attenuator and cell having an average size in the foam vertical direction of 150 micrometers or less, a ratio of vertical cell e size to extrusion direction cell size that is greater than one and a cell anisotropic ratio that is greater than 1.1; the foam having a p-ratio of 0.7 or less, less than 0.2 moles of hydrocarbon blowing agent in the cells per kilogram of foam; a density of 20-48 kilograms per cubic meter and a 25-year thermal conductivity that is 0.030 waters per meter-kelvin or less when free of fluorinated blowing agents and less than 0.029 watts per meter-kelvin when containing fluorinated blowing agent.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Foamed material and associated article and method

A foamed material includes 50 to 90 weight percent of a semicrystalline resin and 10 to 50 weight percent of a poly(phenylene ether). The semicrystalline resin can be one or more of a polyamide, a polyester, and a polyolefin.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Foam molding resin and manufacturing foam molded article

It is an object of the present invention to provide a foam molding resin containing ldpe capable of enhancing foaming magnification. According to the present invention, there is provided a foam molding resin containing low-density polyethylene, wherein the low-density polyethylene has a melt tension of 100 to 250 mn and a shear viscosity of 350 to 450 pa·s..
Kyoraku Co., Ltd.

Polyethylene film, laminate and package using the same

There is provided a polyethylene film and a laminate which can be used to produce a package having high heat resistance, strength and recycling suitability in place of a lamination film conventionally used in a package. The polyethylene film of the present invention is irradiated with an electron beam on its only one side, and comprises polyethylene and a crosslinking agent, in which the crosslink density of the polyethylene is different between the side irradiated with an electron beam and the other side not irradiated with an electron beam..
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Cyclopropenium polymers and methods for making the same

The present invention provides, inter alia, a process for incorporating a cyclopropenium ion into a polymeric system. Processes for making cross-linked polymers, linear polymers, and dendritic polymers, as well as for incorporating a cyclopropenium ion onto a preformed polymer are also provided.
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Anti c-met antibodies

The present invention relates to antibodies that specifically bind to the human c-met receptor protein and that act as strict antagonists of hepatocyte growth factor (hgf)-mediated activation of the c-met receptor and also inhibit hgf-independent activation of the human c-met protein.. .
Argenx Bvba

Vista modulators for diagnosis and treatment of cancer

The present disclosure relates to compositions and therapeutic methods for activating an immune response in a patient in need thereof. In a preferred embodiment, the subject methods and compositions are able to antagonize the activity of vista, a naturally occurring “checkpoint” protein which contributes to immune tolerance, optionally in combination with an antagonist of a second checkpoint pathway such as pd-1.
The Trustees Of Dartmouth College

Peptides and binding partners therefor

The invention provides a peptide obtainable from c. Albicans as well as variants and fragments thereof, and labelled forms of these.
Leibniz Institut Fur Naturstoff-forschung Und Infektionsbiologie E.v.

Therapeutic and diagnostic agents

Provided herein is an isolated tumour necrosis factor receptor (tnfr) polypeptide capable of binding to tnf, or a tnf-binding fragment thereof, wherein the polypeptide comprises an amino acid sequence of seq id no:1, or an amino acid sequence that has at least 60% identity thereto and wherein the polypeptide or tnf-binding fragment comprises an n-terminal vpaqv motif (seq id no: 68), with the proviso that the polypeptide is not mouse tnfr p80 isoform. Also provided is a fusion protein comprising said polypeptide, or a tnf-binding fragment thereof, linked to a fusion partner, such as the ch2 and ch3 domains of an immunoglobulin heavy chain constant region.
Nexvet Australia Pty Ltd

Diagnostic and therapeutic methods for efmr (epilepsy and mental retardation limited to females)

Methods and kits for the diagnosis of illnesses related to protocadherin 19 (pcdh19) protein deficiency or altered pcdh19 protein function are provided, as well as methods and kits for the identification of a predisposition to such illnesses and methods of screening subjects to identify carriers of such illnesses and methods and kits for the therapeutic or prophylactic treatment of pcdh19 deficiency or altered pcdh19 protein function. Further, nucleotide and amino acid sequences corresponding to a complete pcdh19 open reading frame (orf), mutant sequences encoding non-functional pcdh19 mrna or altered pcdh19 mrna are described along with transformed cells and non-human transgenic animals comprising wild-type or mutant pcdh19 orf nucleotide sequences..

Identification of novel anti-fibrotic peptide in c-terminal region of the met receptor tyrosine kinase

The invention provides anti-fibrotic peptides derived from the c-terminal region of the met receptor tyrosine kinase. Polynucleotides encoding these peptides, host cells transformed with the polynucleotides, and methods of using these peptides and polynucleotides are included in the invention.
Musc Foundation For Research Development

Treating cancer with viral nucleic acid

This document provides methods and materials related to the use of nucleic acid coding for viruses to reduce the number of viable cancer cells within a mammal. For example, methods for using infectious nucleic acid to treat cancer, engineered viral nucleic acid, methods for making engineered viral nucleic acid, methods for identifying infectious nucleic acid for treating cancer, methods and materials for controlling virus-mediated cell lysis, and methods and materials for assessing the control of virus-mediated cell lysis are provided..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Peptide synthesis method

The present invention has an object of providing a peptide synthesis method using a carrier capable of reversibly repeating the dissolved state and the insolubilized state, wherein the problem of an amino acid active species existing in the reaction system in de-protection reaction can be easily solved. The present invention provides a peptide synthesis method comprising the following steps: a step of condensing an n-fmoc protected amino acid with a peptide having a c-terminal protected with a carrier which is crystallized according to a change of a composition of a dissolving solvent, in the presence of a condensing agent, to obtain an n-fmoc-c-carrier protected peptide, a step of adding an alkylamine having 1 to 14 carbon atoms or hydroxyl amine to the reaction system, a step of de-protecting the n-terminal, and a step of changing the composition of the solvent dissolving the c-carrier protected peptide, to crystallize and separate the peptide..
Jitsubo Co., Ltd.

Complexes for intracellular imaging

The present disclosure relates to complexes for intracellular imaging and also to methods and kits for intracellular imaging or cell labelling. Certain embodiments of the present disclosure provide a complex comprising a transition metal carbonyl compound, a conjugated bidentate ligand and a tetrazolato compound comprising a saccharide group..
Curtin University

Potassium channel modulators

Provided are compounds and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are useful for treating a variety of diseases, disorders or conditions, associated with potassium channels.. .
Cadent Therapeutics, Inc.

Azolopyrimidine for the treatment of cancer-related disorders

Compound that is an inhibitor of at least one of the a2a and a2b adenosine receptors, and compositions containing the compound and methods for synthesizing the compound, are described herein. The use of such compound and compositions for the treatment of a diverse array of diseases, disorders, and conditions, including cancer- and immune-related disorders that are mediated, at least in part, by the adenosine a2a receptor and/or the adenosine a2b receptor..
Arcus Biosciences, Inc.

Substituted hydrophobic benzene sulfonamide thiazole compounds for use in treating cancer

The present invention relates to compound of general formula (i) r1 is selected from h, aryl and alkyl, r2 is selected from h, alkyl, aryl and co—r6; r3 is selected from h, halogen, alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, aryl, nhr7, nr7r8, or7 and sr7; r4 is selected from (c6-c12) alkyl, (c2-c12) alkenyl, (c2-c12) alkynyl and (c6-c10) aryl, r5 represents h, r6, aryl, oh, or6, o-aryl, sh, sr6, s-aryl, cn, no2, cf3, coor6, so2nr6r7, conr6r7, nh2, nhr6, nh-aryl, nr6r7, nhcor6 or aminoacyl; r6 is alkyl optionally substituted with halogen, oh, sh, nh2, o-alkyl, s-alkyl, nh-alkyl or nh-di(alkyl); r7 and r8 identical or different are h or alkyl optionally substituted with halogen, oh, sh, nh2, o-alkyl, s-alkyl, nh-alkyl or nh-di (alkyl), their pharmaceutically acceptable salts and/or isomers, tautomers, solvates or isotopic variations thereof. The compounds are useful for the treatment of cancers..
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (cnrs)

Novel compound having blt inhibitory activity and composition, for preventing or treating inflammatory diseases, comprising same as active ingredient

The present invention relates to a novel compound showing leukotriene b4 receptor 2 (blt2) inhibitory activity and a pharmaceutical composition, for preventing or treating inflammatory diseases, having same as an active ingredient. The inventors identified a novel compound containing btl2 inhibitory activity, and experimentally confirmed that the present novel compound had an excellent effect on the enhancement of the cancer cell death, on the inhibition of the metastasis and chemotactic mobility, and on the anti-asthma activity.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Use of molybdenum and vanadium mixed oxides as catalysts for the oxidation of unsaturated alcohols into unsaturated carboxylic acids

The present invention relates to the use of molybdenum and vanadium mixed oxides, optionally iron doped, as catalysts for the oxidation of unsaturated alcohols, in particular allyl alcohol, and also to a process for the production of unsaturated carboxylic acids, in particular acrylic acid, in the gas phase, in the presence of such a catalyst.. .
Universite Des Sciences Et Technologies De Lille-lille 1

Conversion of ethanol to c5+ ketones in single catalyst bed

Methods, systems and catalysts for converting an alcohol containing feedstock to an upgraded material in a single catalyst bed wherein a feedstock is fed to a catalyst under preselected conditions to obtain an intermediate; and condensing the intermediate through an aldol condensation reaction to yield a product containing an upgraded material. In one instance the feedstock includes ethanol, the catalyst is a mixed metal oxide catalyst and the upgraded material is typically a c5+ ketone(s) or alcohol(s), such as 2-pentanone, 2-heptanone, 4-heptanone and 2-nonanone..
Battelle Memorial Institute

Novel catalytic composition comprising nickel and a phosphine-type ligand, and use thereof in an olefin oligomerisation method

The invention concerns a process for the dimerization of ethylene to 1-butene, carried out with a catalytic composition comprising: at least one nickel precursor with an oxidation number of (+ii), at least one phosphine ligand with formula pr1r2r3 in which the groups r1, r2 and r3 may be identical or different and which may or may not be bonded together, and at least one activating agent selected from the group formed by chlorinated and brominated hydrocarbylaluminium compounds, used alone or as a mixture, said composition having a molar ratio of the phosphine ligand to the nickel precursor in the range 5 to 30 and a molar ratio of the activating agent to the phosphine ligand greater than or equal to 1.. .
Ifp Energies Nouvelles

Dense sintered product

Having a width (l) greater than 81 mm.. .

Dendritic polymer heavy metal precipitant with double functions of chelation and self-flocculation and its application

Dendritic polymer heavy metal precipitant with double functions of chelation and self-flocculation and its application is provided. The heavy metal precipitant is dithiocarbamates end group polyamidoamine dendritic polymer prepared by reaction of carbon bisulfide and polyamidoamine dendritic polymer with a generation at a range of 1-3 (denoted as pamam-(nh2)8g, wherein g is generation number).
Tongji University

Electrocoagulation using oscillating electrodes

In alternative aspects, the invention provides electrocoagulation processes and apparatus in which the anode oscillates in the electrochemical cell. In some embodiments, this facilitates control of the mixing conditions at the electrode surface independently from the flow through the cell.
Uti Limited Partnership

Apparatus, management of raw water and emissions utilizing heat and/or pressure energy within combustion gas sources

The invention relates to methods, systems and apparatus for distributed management of raw water and internal combustion engine (ice) gas emissions generated during industrial operations. One aspect of the invention at least partially utilizes a hot gas air knife to increase or partially increase surface area between a raw water and a hot gas in order to vaporize a proportion of the aqueous phase of the raw water and concentrate contaminants within a residual raw water concentrate.
Cleantek Industries Inc.

Belt drive dual robot gantry

A method and apparatus for positioning robots using a gantry. A base platform is provided, and a work platform is positioned above the base platform for supporting one or more humans.
The Boeing Company

Elevator maintenance from inside elevator car

A method of operating an elevator system (10) includes identifying one or more components (46, 48, 50, 52) in an elevator hoistway (14) requiring periodic maintenance and/or inspection and programming hoistway component locations of the one or more components into an elevator car control system. The elevator car (12) is driven to a programmed hoistway component location of a selected component of the one or more components utilizing the hoistway component location programmed into the elevator car control system.
Otis Elevator Company

Method and device for determining an operating state of an elevator system

A method and a device for determining an operating state of an elevator system include determining a current/time profile of a current supplied to the elevator system via a power supply line, identifying at least one current profile segment of the current/time profile, and deriving a current profile pattern of the identified current profile segment. The operating state of the elevator system is determined based on comparing the current profile pattern to at least one reference pattern.
Inventio Ag

Container trim configuration

To guard against injury to persons engaging the trim edges of a hinged container, a protective flap extends from the lid on either end of the axial hinge. The flaps extend from the corners of the lid adjacent respective trim edges of the hinge.
Tekni-plex, Inc.

Pull-tab tamper evident container

The invention relates to a plastic container having a tamper evident lid and methods therefor, and particularly to a plastic container having a two-component pull-tab attached to part of the lid at its edge which is used to pull the lid off the container, where the pull-tab has a frangible break line where the act of pulling the pull-tab breaks an outer section away from an inner locked down tab, and once the frangible section is broken, provides evidence that the container was opened, since both parts of the pull-tab are now separated and the outer one bent upwards at an angle.. .
Smart-tab, Llc

Nesting and shock absorbing package

A package for enclosing at least one item is disclosed. The package includes a first portion having a first surface including at least one protrusion, a second portion having a second surface including at least one indentation, and a hinge connecting the first portion to the second portion.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

Rectangular container having a stiffening groove

A blow molded plastic container is provided. The container has a body section having a substantially non-circular cross-sectional shape, the body section having an enclosed bottom portion that forms a bottom end of the container and substantially flat side portions extending upwardly from the bottom end; a finish defining an opening; and a dome extending from the body section to the finish.
Graham Packaging Company, L.p.

Systems and methods for integrated power and thermal management in a turbine-powered aircraft

Systems and methods for integrated power and thermal management in a turbine-powered aircraft are provided. The systems may include rotationally-independent first and second auxiliary power unit shafts, a power turbine, a first compressor, a second compressor, a cooling turbine, and an electrical motor-generator.
General Electric Company

Aerial tree harvester

A machine operates in conjunction with an aircraft, such as a helicopter, for harvesting or removing trees. The device can be powered by the aircraft, by electrical or hydraulic connection with the aircraft, or it may have an independent, self-contained power source.

Distributed propulsion system

The present invention includes a distributed propulsion system for a craft that comprises a frame, a plurality of hydraulic or electric motors disposed within or attached to the frame in a distributed configuration; a propeller operably connected to each of the hydraulic or electric motors, a source of hydraulic or electric power disposed within or attached to the frame and coupled to each of the disposed within or attached to the frame, wherein the source of hydraulic or electric power provides sufficient energy density for the craft to attain and maintain operations of the craft, a controller coupled to each of the hydraulic or electric motors, and one or more processors communicably coupled to each controller that control an operation and speed of the plurality of hydraulic or electric motors.. .
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

Strut for the landing gear of an aircraft

The invention relates to a strut for the landing gear, preferably the nose landing gear, of an aircraft, which strut comprises a structure branched in a y shape, wherein the y-shaped structure is produced as a multi-piece structure and comprises at least two bars, wherein a first bar forms the first branch of the structure and a second bar forms the second branch of the structure and wherein both bars are composed partially or completely of a fiber composite material.. .
Liebherr-aerospace Lindenberg Gmbh

Display controller

To display a multidimensional code representing unique information of an outboard motor, a display device ensures switchably displaying the multidimensional code representing identical information by a plurality of display patterns where ease of reading is mutually different. A multidimensional code creating unit converts the unique information of the outboard motor into the multidimensional code and creates the multidimensional codes by two patterns.
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Active roll stabilisation system for damping a ship's motion

The invention relates to a system for actively damping a ship's motion, comprising at least one first rotatable stabilisation element extending from the ship's hull, below the water line, on a side of the ship, sensor means for sensing the ship's motion and delivering control signals on the basis thereof to driving means for rotatably driving the stabilisation element for the purpose of damping the ship's motion being sensed, as well as moving means for moving the stabilisation element relative to the ship. According to the invention, the active stabilisation system is to that end characterised in that the moving means are configured to impart a precession motion to the at least one rotatable stabilisation element in dependence on the ship's sailing speed and the control signals being delivered by the sensor means.
Quantum Controls B.v.

Water running tunnel hull ski

The disclosed invention is a user-propelled device with no moving parts. The user places a single ski on each foot, the skis being independent from one-another.

Forecarriage of tilting motor vehicle and motor vehicle thereof

A motor vehicle forecarriage comprises a forecarriage frame, a pair of front wheels kinematically connected to the forecarriage frame by means of an articulated quadrilateral, said articulated quadrilateral comprising a pair of cross members, hinged to the forecarriage frame in correspondence of middle hinges, said cross members being connected together, in correspondence of opposite transverse ends by means of uprights pivoted to said transverse ends in correspondence of side hinges, wherein the cross members and the uprights define said articulated quadrilateral. Advantageously, each of the uprights guides and supports a stub axle of a front wheel, each upright extending from an upper end to a lower end, wherein each stub axle is mechanically connected to a rotation pin of a front wheel so as to rotatably support the wheel around a relative rotation axis..
Piaggio & C. S.p.a.

Bushing and a suspension assembly

A bushing for an independent suspension assembly, said suspension assembly being adapted to pivot relative to a trailer or a vehicle frame, the bushing comprising: a sleeve body having a substantially cylindrical outer surface for engaging the suspension assembly; and an inner bore of the sleeve body extending along a first longitudinal axis, said first axis being eccentrically disposed with respect to a second longitudinal axis of the cylindrical outer surface; wherein during use the bore is adapted for engaging a spindle and allowing the suspension assembly to pivot relative to the spindle.. .
Vehicle Components Pty Ltd

Context derived driver assistance

System and techniques for context derived driver assistance are described herein. An identity of a vehicle operator of a vehicle may be determined.
Intel Corporation

Navigation system with dynamic speed setting mechanism and operation thereof

A navigation system includes: a control circuit configured to calculate a current location for representing a control vehicle traveling in a traffic lane, calculate a travel-lane identification for identifying the traffic lane, generate a vehicle movement control based on the travel-lane identification for controlling a physical operation or function of the control vehicle; and a vehicle storage circuit, coupled to the control circuit, configured to store the vehicle movement control.. .
Telenav, Inc.

Control device, control method, and recording medium having program recorded thereon for automatic driving vehicle

A control device of an automatic driving vehicle identifies an object, based on an image. The control device decides a first prohibited area, based on the object.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Self-parking vehicle

A computer is programmed to, upon determining that a user has departed a vehicle, identify available parking spaces based at least in part on one of stored parking restrictions and vehicle sensor data. The computer is programmed to select one of the parking spaces based at least in part on a distance to a respective parking space and an environmental condition.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Pneumatic braking system for a railway vehicle with a solenoid brake release valve

The pneumatic braking system comprises a pneumatic circuit for supplying a pneumatic braking pressure to at least one brake cylinder, and includes a pneumatic solenoid charging valve and a pneumatic solenoid discharge valve adapted to cause an increase and a reduction, respectively, of the pneumatic pressure acting upon the at least one brake cylinder, the solenoid valves being controlled by an electronic braking control unit; a solenoid brake release valve adapted to cause, when energized, a complete discharge of the pneumatic pressure applied to the at least one brake cylinder, independently of the conditions of the solenoid charging and discharge valves; and an electric emergency line on which in normal operation there is a voltage which drops when emergency braking is activated.. .
Faiveley Transport Italia S.p.a.

Method for adjusting brake pressures of a motor vehicle, brake system for carrying out the method and motor vehicle combrising such a brake system

A method for adjusting brake pressures on pneumatically operated wheel brakes of a motor vehicle includes adjusting, in a normal braking mode, the brake pressures depending on a driver brake request; and adjusting, by a control unit in a pressure control mode, the brake pressures at the respective wheel brakes during reception of an external brake request, which is independent of the driver brake request and defined for the control unit as an external target deceleration value, as a function of a resulting target deceleration value of the vehicle deceleration. The control unit determines the resulting target deceleration value by linking the external target deceleration value according to the external brake request and a value corresponding to the driver brake request.
Wabco Gmbh

Swipe and tap verification for entry system using swipe and tap touch switch

A system and method for providing access to a vehicle operation includes a first user-input interface, a second user-input interface, and a vehicle controller. The first user-input interface is configured to interact with a user via a swipe-up input.
Magna Closures Inc.

Webbing take-up device

A webbing take-up device includes clutch weights. The clutch weights are supported at the base and include engaging portions.
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denki-seisakusho

Vehicle collision sensor and vehicle collision detection device using the same

A second-time collision position estimator section estimates a second-time collision position that is a position at which an occupant on a two-wheel mobile object has a second-time collision, based on a relative vector estimated by a relative vector estimator section and a first-time collision position identified by a first-time collision position identifier section. An operation instructor section operates an external protection device, which is determined to be able to protect the occupant on the two-wheel mobile object based on the second-time collision position estimated by the second-time collision position estimator section..
Denso Corporation

Method of determining an accident time parameter for evaluating an accident situation in a motor vehicle

A method of determining an accident time parameter for evaluating an accident situation of a motor vehicle, including a) determining at least two of the following values: (i) a current value of a measured acceleration, (ii) a first integral of the measured acceleration, or (iii) a second integral of the measured acceleration, and b) determining an accident time parameter from the at least two values determined in step a).. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Tractor

A tractor including: a condenser frame (31) disposed ahead of an engine body (1); a support plate (32) fixed to the condenser frame (31); and an engine controller (2) supported by the support plate (32) with vibration-isolating rubber members (33) interposed therebetween. The engine controller (2) is disposed ahead of and above the engine body (1) in a hood (7).
Yanmar Co., Ltd.

Electron mirror device

An electronic mirror device is attached to a vehicle interior and is used for rearward visual recognition. The electronic mirror device includes an optical member that reflects incident light from a front surface side and transmits incident light from a rear surface side, and an liquid crystal display that includes a liquid crystal panel disposed on the rear surface side of the optical member and a backlight that irradiates the liquid crystal panel with light, and displays an image of a rear view of the vehicle.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

The hidden side mirror of vehicle

The side mirrors of vehicles are used while turning, changing either the line or the direction to check if other transportation means are found around the vehicle or not. However, some points publicly known as blind spots are not within the sight of drivers.

Vehicle seat

A vehicle seat includes: a seat frame; a seat pad; and a planar body configured to support, from a backside, the seat pad, and including a high-elongation part more easily extensible than other planar-body part. The planar body includes a low-density region, a high-density region, and a medium-density region in which constituent yarns are placed more thickly than the low-density region, but more thinly than the high-density region, the medium-density region being provided between the low-density region and the high-density region adjacent to each other.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and electric vehicle charging station load management in a residence

An electric vehicle charging station that is installed in a residence is coupled with a main circuit breaker in an electrical service panel. The charging station includes a charging point connection that couples an electric vehicle to a set of service drop power lines that provide electricity from a power grid to the residence; a current control device coupled to control the amount of electric current that can be drawn from the set of service drop power lines by an the electric vehicle through the charging point connection; a receiver to receive energy readings from one or more current monitors that indicate an amount of current is being drawn from the set of service drop power lines; and a set of control modules to cause the current control device to control the amount of current that can be drawn by the electric vehicle through the charging point connection based on the received energy readings to avoid tripping the main circuit breaker..
Chargepoint, Inc.

Vehicular optical system

A vehicular optical system includes an optical device disposed to acquire information on an environment outside a vehicle cabin, a transparent member disposed on a front surface of the optical device via a predetermined closed space, an anti-fogging sheet disposed in a first region of an inner surface of the transparent member in the closed space, the first region being within an angle of view of the optical device, and a dew condensation portion disposed in a second region of the inner surface of the transparent member in the closed space, the second region being out of the angle of view of the optical device and dew condensation being more likely to occur in the dew condensation portion than in the first region.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Transport device and printing apparatus

A transport device provided in a printing apparatus includes a transport mechanism as an example of a first transport unit and a winding unit that is disposed on a downstream side of the transport mechanism in a transport direction. The transport device includes a tensile force applying unit that has a tension bar as an example of a tensile force applying member that is biased toward a medium between the transport mechanism and the winding unit and applies tensile force to the medium.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Liquid jetting apparatus

There is provided a liquid jetting apparatus including a conveyor, a liquid jet head, a carriage, a carriage moving device, and a controller. The controller carries out printing by repeating a scan-printing operation and a conveyance operation, and carries out a process of determining a jet-timing such that the jet-timing and a predetermined reference timing may deviate oppositely from each other between a print area on the upstream side and a print area on the downstream side along a scanning direction for the carriage to move in the scan-printing operation with respect to a predetermined reference position in the scanning direction, based on a value of a correction parameter.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and system for aligning ejectors that eject clear materials in a printer

A printer is configured with an optical sensor that enables dashes in a test pattern formed with clear drops on a mirror-like surface to be detected and their positions identified. The optical sensor includes a louver positioned adjacent to a light source to limit and collimate an amount of light emitted by the light source onto each portion of the test pattern.
Xerox Corporation

Automatically adjusting nip force in a printing apparatus

A feeding system in a printing apparatus is disclosed. For example, the feeding system includes a feed roll, a retard roll, a movable arm, a spring and a temperature dependent flexible material.
Xerox Corporation

Heat-shrinkable multi-layer film

The present invention provides a heat shrinkable multilayer film that has low density, excellent shrinkage properties, and high rigidity, is less likely to suffer delamination, and also has excellent transparency. The present invention relates to a heat shrinkable multilayer film, containing: front and back layers; and an interlayer, the front and back layers each containing 60 to 80% by weight of a cyclic olefin resin and 20 to 40% by weight of an ethylene resin, the interlayer containing 50 to 80% by weight of an olefin resin and 20 to 50% by weight of a plastic resin, the interlayer containing 35 to 70 mol % of a propylene component, 1 to 10 mol % of an ethylene component, and 1 to 10 mol % of a butene component, based on 100 mol % of resin components constituting the interlayer..
Gunze Limited

Three-dimensional laminating and fabricating system, laminating and fabricating control apparatus, laminating and fabricating control method, and laminating and fabricating control program

This invention provides a laminating and fabricating control apparatus for correcting a laser irradiation position in correspondence with a shift of the laser irradiation position during laminating and fabricating by an optical fabricating unit. The laminating and fabricating control apparatus controls a laminating and fabricating unit that includes a squeezing blade configured to spread a laminating material on an upper layer of a laminated and fabricated object, and an irradiator configured to irradiate the laminating material, to fabricate the laminated and fabricated object.
Technology Research Association For Future Additive Manufacturing

3d printing using rotational components and improved light sources

Methods, devices and systems for efficient 3d printing that address conventional inefficiencies while utilizing a single compact device are set forth. Some embodiments utilize a circular-shaped build area revolving symmetrically around a single center point utilizing a continuous helical printing process.
Orange Maker, Llc

Fluidic systems, devices and methods for inducing anisotropy in polymeric materials

Systems, devices and methods are provided for fabricating anisotropic polymer materials. According to various embodiments, a fluidic device is employed to distribute a polymer solution and a flow-confining solution in order to generate a layered flow, where the layered flow is formed such that a polymer liquid sheet is sheathed on opposing sides by flow-confining liquid sheets.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Inc.

Mold

The invention relates to a mold for a device for manufacturing particle foam articles. The mold delimits a mold cavity.
Kurtz Gmbh

Cable carrier crossover supplying four non-static locations

A method and apparatus for supplying cables to robots at non-static locations. A base platform is provided, and a work platform is positioned above the base platform for supporting one or more humans.
The Boeing Company

Prespecified height suction support with protective elastomeric overfit vacuum seal members and support members

A high-modularization, prespecified height suction support with field replaceable protective elastomeric overfit vacuum seal members and support member assembly provides a stable body of closely toleranced prespecifiable height, upper and lower elastomeric overfit vacuum seal workpiece bearing members. The result is a protected overfit vacuum support that is damage resistant, protective, enables field repairability, and reduces the number of different spare parts needed.

Laser machining machines and methods for lap welding of workpieces

In a laser machining machine (1) for laser welding of workpieces, in particular for lap welding of dbc structures, comprising a laser beam generator for generating a laser beam and an optical imaging system for imaging the laser beam into a machining plane, according to the invention, the optical imaging system comprises an optical beam-shaping system, which images the laser beam in the machining plane with an imaging depth (Δd) of at least ±2 mm, preferably of at least ±5 mm, in such a way that the radial power density distribution (pr) of the laser beam is bell-shaped along the imaging depth (Δd) in each plane at right angles to the beam axis and the maximum values (pmax) of these bell-shaped power density distributions (pr) along the imaging depth (Δd) vary in relation to one another by less than 10%, preferably by less than 5%.. .
Trumpf Laser Gmbh

Optical beam delivery device formed of optical fibers configured for beam divergence or mode coupling control

An optical beam delivery device is formed of optical fibers configured for beam divergence or mode coupling control. An incident optical beam propagates through a first length of fiber, which is coupled to a second length of fiber and has a first refractive index profile (rip).
Nlight, Inc.

Methods and a multi-mode welding-type power supply

Apparatus and methods are disclosed of a welding-type power source that includes a welding-type power source connected to a multi-mode power output circuit, a controller to receive an input from the welding-type power source and output a control signal to the multi-mode power output circuit. The controller is configured to identify whether a load at the multi-mode power output corresponds to a welding mode or a battery charging mode.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Detection of blockage in internal passages of gas turbine engine components

A method of forming a component includes the steps of placing a core into a mold and pouring a component material around the core. The component material is allowed to solidify.
United Technologies Corporation

Method for production of sheet metal components

A process includes producing a group of automotive components by forming components having various global geometries via a common tooling configured to bend a blank sheet of metal to create a variable cross section profile, forming an addendum as an integral portion of each formed component, and altering the global geometries in a series of incremental deformations to create local geometries while each component is affixed to a deforming machine via the addendum.. .
Ford Motor Company

Method of molding back cover of display and die for molding back cover

A method of molding a back cover of a display and a die for molding the back cover are provided. More particularly, a method of finishing a side of a display by using a back cover is provided.
Ohsung Display Co., Ltd.

Edging method and edging device

An edging method including changing an incident angle of a slab with respect to a pair of edging members that are disposed on a conveyance line of the slab and that edge the slab based on information relating to the slab acquired at at least one of prior to edging or after edging.. .
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

Anti-corrosion coating sintered at low temperature for steel rebars and coating method

This invention discloses an anti-corrosion coating sintered at low temperature for steel rebars. The composition of coating includes 30-50 weight percent nano-silica, 20-40 weight percent flux, 9-20 weight percent calcium fluoride, 2-10 weight percent thickener, and 2-14 weight percent adhesion, agent.
Zhejiang University

Device for containing and supplying liquids

The present invention relates to a device for containing and supplying liquids, comprising a containing unit (100) provided with a main compartment (3a) for containing liquids, a supplying unit (200) comprising a supplying conduct (4) arranged between a first opening for activating supply and a second opening for supplying liquids, pumping means (6), to permit pumping of liquids from said supplying conduct (4) outward said device (1) for containing and supplying liquids, said pumping means (6) being provided in correspondence of said first activating opening, first anti-extraction means (5) for preventing said pumping means (6) from being extracted from said supplying conduct (4), an exit valve (12) provided in said supplying conduct (4), said exit valve (12) being movable between an opening position, in which exit of liquids from said supplying conduct (4) is permitted through said second liquid supplying opening, and a closure position, in which exit of liquids from said supplying conduct (4) through said second liquid supplying opening is prevented, said exit valve (12) being further realized in such a way to place in said opening position when said pumping means (6) are activated, second anti-extraction means (15) to prevent extraction of said exit valve (12), at least one aeration valve (9) to let air entering into said supplying conduct (4) during the pumping action due to said pumping means (6), at least one passage (8) between said main compartment (3a) and said supplying conduct (4), to permit the passage of liquid from said main compartment (3a) toward said supplying conduct (4); wherein at least a hole (3b′) is realized in said supplying unit to let air passing from outside of said containment and supplying device (1) inside said supplying conduct (4), through said at least an aeration valve (9), and wherein said containment unit (100), said supplying conduct (4), said first anti-extraction means (5) and said second anti-extraction means (15) are realized in a single piece so that their separation is possible only breaking the same.. .

Integrated purification and measurement of dna methylation and co-measurement of mutations and/or mrna expression levels in an automated reaction cartridge

Methods of determining methylation of dna are provided. In one illustrative, but non-limiting embodiment the method comprises i) contacting a biological sample comprising a nucleic acid to a first matrix material comprising a first column or filter where said matrix material binds and/or filters nucleic acids in said sample and thereby purifies the dna; ii) eluting the bound dna from the first matrix material and denaturing the dna to produce eluted denatured dna; iii) heating the eluted dna in the presence of bisulfite ions to produce a deaminated nucleic acid; iv) contacting said deaminated nucleic acid to a second matrix material comprising a second column to bind said deaminated nucleic acid to said second matrix material; v) desulphonating the bound deaminated nucleic acid and/or simultaneously eluting and desulphonating the nucleic acid by contacting the deaminated nucleic acid with an alkaline solution to produce a bisulfite converted nucleic acid; vi) eluting said bisulfite converted nucleic acid from said second matrix material; and vii) performing methylation specific pcr and/or nucleic acid sequencing, and/or high resolution melting analysis (hrm) on said bisulfite-converted nucleic acid to determine the methylation of said nucleic acid, wherein at least steps iv) through vi) are performed in a single reaction cartridge..
Cepheid

Method of aspirating by pipetting and pipetting apparatus

Aspiration of a pipette arrangement is initiated. A sensor arrangement senses a least one prevailing first parameter that is dependent from the effect in the pipette arrangement during initiating and upholding the suctioning action.
Tecan Trading Ag

Light illuminating apparatus

A light irradiation device includes a light source having a plurality of solid-state elements disposed on a substrate to be defined by a first direction and a second direction in a plurality of rows and irradiate the irradiation target with light from a third direction, an optical element refracting light from the solid-state elements, emitting the light and narrowing a spread angle of light to be emitted from the solid-state elements relative to the third direction, a first reflection portion having at least two first reflection surfaces on a downstream side in the third direction of the irradiation target and reflecting a part of light incident on the first reflection surface to the irradiation target, and a second reflection portion having a pair of second reflection surfaces disposed between the optical element and the first reflection portion and guiding light from the optical element to the first reflection surface.. .
Hoya Candeo Optronics Corporation

Customized reagent plates

Disclosed are high concentration reagents for use in preparing dna samples in low volume reactions. Such reagents include, for example, dna end repair buffers for use in low volume dna blunting and phosphorylating reactions, dna adenylating buffers for use in a low volume dna adenylating reaction, and dna ligation buffers for use in low volume dna adaptor ligation reactions with adaptors.
Counsyl, Inc.

Materials and devices

A reversible cycle phase change liquid comprises a polar working fluid, nanoparticles of a material having a density greater than 3000 kg/m3, and a controllable gel. The gel is switchable between hydrophilic and hydrophobic phases by application of a phase change driver.
Cambridge Enterprise Limited

Compressor filter tool useful in service calls

A filter capture tool and filter removal tool useful to extract a filter from a compressor filter housing is disclosed. The filter capture tool and filter removal tool can be used separate an in some forms can be used independent of the other.
Ingersoll-rand Company

Distillation extraction of essential oils and hydrosols from plant matter within a capsule

The present invention is directed to a modular distillation system incorporating a removable capsule for containing source material for extraction. Through the action of the invention, the steam distillation process described herein produces a substantially larger amount of volatile oil than a distillation system that does not use an enclosed, modular system.
Aromator Llc

System and determining events of interest in a multi-player online game

Implementations of the present disclosure are directed to a method, a system, and an article for identifying events of interest in a multi-player online game and enabling users to witness the events of interest. An example computer-implemented method can include: obtaining a set of parameters for each of a plurality of events in an online game played by a plurality of users; calculating a score for each event based on the set of parameters, the score providing an indication of a user interest in witnessing the event; identifying one or more events as having a highest user interest, based on the scores; notifying at least one user from the plurality of users about the identified one or more events; receiving an indication that the at least one user has selected one of the identified one or more events; and enabling the at least one user to witness the selected event..
Mz Ip Holdings, Llc

Game method, game terminal, and game system utilizing map data

A method including acquiring positional information for identifying a position of a terminal associated with a first player. The method further includes acquiring a map corresponding to a predetermined region having the position as a center of the map.
Colopl, Inc.

Human-machine interaction vehicle

A human-machine interaction vehicle includes a vehicle body and a pair of wheels coupled with the vehicle body. The vehicle body includes a support frame, at least one pedal disposed on the support frame, a first position sensor, and a controller.
Hangzhou Chic Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd

Snow slider with a dimensional base

A snow slider with a dimensional base includes a body, with top and base surfaces. The base surface is formed with more than two dimensions, and variations of the base surface include forming it with double, triple and quadruple edges.

Rehabilitation and training gaming system to promote cognitive-motor engagement description

Provided is a rehabilitation and training gaming system that can comprise a mechanism of detecting user inputs, such as a camera, joystick, force sensor, position sensor, inertial sensor, robotic interface, bioelectrical signal sensor, etc., computing unit(s) for processing inputs and generating outputs, and a computer-rendered object that is at least partially controlled by the user's inputs in a physics-driven manner. The physics-driven manner involves the computer-rendered object responding to user inputs in a manner which is both continuous and time-dependent, including but not limited to: a viscosity relationship, where the velocity, or rate of change, of a property of the computer-rendered object is proportional to the user's input, or an inertial relationship, where the acceleration, or second time derivative, of a property of the computer-rendered object is proportional to the user's input..
The Johns Hopkins University

Wireless communications device, system, and improved accuracy in sports game play

A system for tracking and monitoring a game ball, wirelessly gathering data from the ball, game device elements, players, officials, to improve timeliness and accuracy of the game, includes: a wireless tag disposed within the ball to provide an identification, wirelessly communicable with a receiver to indicate a position in x, y, z coordinates, and such that ball edge locations are identified; wireless communication system tag reading devices arranged in decisive areas and each configured to sense and read each wireless communication system tag; a computer control center connected to the wireless communication system tag and tag reading devices, configured for receiving, computing, and processing a plurality of game data and communicating a decisive signal for the exact position for a placement of the ball; and a personal computing device worn by a game official for communications and configured both to send and receive data during the game.. .

Shaft adapter rotator

In a golf club, an apparatus which secures a shaft to a head comprises a rotator, a shaft adapter, a rotator connection mechanism which provides for the rotator be secured to the head in a plurality of rotational orientations, and a shaft adapter connection mechanism which provides for a component of the shaft adapter to be secured to the rotator in a plurality of rotational orientations. Under a condition that the shaft adapter is a skewed axis shaft adapter, the apparatus can be used to make independent adjustments to the head's mass distribution properties and angular orientation with respect to an axis of the shaft.

Wireless communications device, system, and improved accuracy in sports game play

A system for tracking and monitoring a game ball, wirelessly gathering data from the ball, game elements, players, officials, to improve timeliness and accuracy of game, includes a wireless tag disposed within ball to provide an identification, wirelessly communicable with a receiver to indicate a position in x, y, z coordinates, such that ball edge locations are identified; wireless communication system tag reading devices arranged in an array, each configured to sense and read each wireless communication system tag; a pressure sensor disposed upon player and configured to send signal of sudden pressure change; a computer control center connected to the wireless communication system tag and tag reading devices, configured for receiving, computing, processing a plurality of game data and communicating a decisive signal for exact position for placement of ball; and a personal computing device worn by game official for communications and configured to send, receive data during game.. .

Leg-powered treadmill

A motor-less leg-powered curved treadmill produced that allows people to walk, jog, run, and sprint without making any adjustments to the treadmill other than shifting the user's center of gravity forward and backwards. A closed loop treadmill belt running between front and rear pulley rollers is formed with a low friction running surface of transverse wooden, plastic or rubber slats attached to each other in a resilient fashion, wherein each transverse slat has at least one continuous fin descending downward therefrom..
Speedfit Llc

Dry sprinkler system manifold adapter

A manifold assembly is mountable to a piping manifold for a dry sprinkler system having a non-wet valve assembly separating pressurized gas on a downstream side thereof from a water supply on an upstream side thereof. The manifold assembly includes a single piece body having an inlet for removably coupling to, and receiving water from, an upstream wet standpipe, and an outlet for removably coupling to, and delivering water to, the non-wet valve assembly.
Globe Fire Sprinkler Corporation

Stovetop fire suppressor initiator device and method

An initiator with fuse device for an automatic self-contained fire suppressor and method are provided herein. Stovetop fires are a well-known residential and commercial hazard.
Williams-pyro, Inc.

Injectable botulinum toxin formulations

This invention provides novel injectable compositions comprising botulinum toxin that may be administered to a subject for various therapeutic, aesthetic and/or cosmetic purposes. The injectable compositions contemplated by the invention exhibit one or more advantages over conventional botulinum toxin formulations, including reduced antigenicity, a reduced tendency to undergo unwanted localized diffusion following injection, increased duration of clinical efficacy or enhanced potency relative, faster onset of clinical efficacy, and/or improved stability..
Revance Therapeutics, Inc.

Neurodegenerative disease treatment

The present invention is directed to methods for treating neurodegenerative diseases and/or improving cognitive function, in particular those associated with protein oligomers, aggregates or deposits, using acoustic energy, such as ultrasound. An 5 example of such a neurodegenerative disease is alzheimer's disease.
The University Of Queensland

Result-driven radiation therapy treatment planning

The treatment planning engine empowers radiation treatment decision makers, such as a clinician, to efficiently identify optimal radiation treatment results for a given patient. Specifically, the treatment planning engine generates a set of recommended treatment results based on patient images, patient contours, and prior patient data.
Siris Medical, Inc.

Head-mountable adjustable devices for generating magnetic fields

Helmets for applying a magnetic field to the head of a subject, comprising: a housing comprising a concave surface configured to receive a portion of the head of the subject; a motor coupled to one or more of: a first permanent magnet via a first axle along a first axis of rotation, wherein the first axle drives movement of the first magnet; a second magnet via a second axle along a second axis of rotation wherein the second axle drives movement of the second magnet; and a third magnet via a third axle along the third axis of rotation wherein the third axle drives movement of the third magnet, wherein the axes are parallel; and a fit mechanism comprising a adjuster coupled to the first magnet, wherein movement of the adjustor moves the first magnet independently of the second or the third magnet.. .
Neosync, Inc.

Encoded status indicator for automated external defibrillators

An automated external defibrillator (“aed”) (10) employing a self-test circuit (11) and an encoded status indicator. The self-test circuit (11) automatically tests aed (10) and dependent upon the tests, generates both a base status signal (110) indicative of an operational readiness of aed (10) and a test status signal (120) indicative of self-test information of aed (10).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Active implantable medical device with dynamic optimization of stimulation pulse energy

The disclosure relates to a device including a circuit for adjusting the energy of the stimulation pulses, independently controlling the pulse width and the voltage of each stimulation pulse. An iterative search algorithm for determining the optimum energy includes changing both the pulse width and voltage at each new pulse delivered, by setting a high energy value and a low energy value, and delivering a stimulation pulse with the low energy value.
Sorin Crm Sas

Identification system for injectable access ports

A vascular access port configured to be implanted subcutaneously comprising a housing; a septum affixed to the housing; an internal reservoir collectively defined by the septum and the housing; an outlet stem defining a lumen configured to be in fluid communication with the internal reservoir and having a retention feature on an outer surface of the outlet stem; a connecting element slidingly engageable over an outer surface of the distal end of the catheter positioned over the outlet stem; and one or more markers on the connecting element and discernable following subcutaneous implantation of the access port. The outlet stem is configured to receive a distal end of a catheter such that the distal end of the catheter is positioned over the retention feature of the outlet stem.
Pfm Medical, Inc.

Identification system for injectable access ports

A non-power injectable vascular access port configured to be implanted subcutaneously having a housing; a septum affixed to the housing; an internal reservoir collectively defined by the septum and the housing; an outlet configured to be in fluid communication with the internal reservoir; and one or more markers discernable following subcutaneous implantation of the access port and configured to identify the vascular access port as suitable for a non-power injection fluid flow rate and unsuitable for a power injection fluid flow rate. Related systems and methods of use are described..
Pfm Medical, Inc.

Compositions and methods for reducing bioburden in chromatography

The invention provides methods for microbial bioburden reduction of various chromatography matrices, including bioburden reduction in the context of large-scale protein a-based affinity chromatography columns.. .
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Transgenic expression of dnasei in vivo delivered by an adeno-associated virus vector

The disclosure relates to compositions and methods for aav-mediated delivery of a nuclease to a subject. In some embodiments, the nuclease is dnase i.
University Of Massachusetts

Modified sirna and pharmaceutical composition

Double-stranded modified sirna targeting a recql1 helicase gene includes a sense strand including the nucleotide sequence shown in seq id no: 1, and an antisense strand including the nucleotide sequence shown in seq id no: 2, wherein the sense strand includes 2′-substituted nucleotides at positions 2, 3, 4 and 13 in the nucleotide sequence shown in seq id no: 1, the sense strand further includes a 2′-substituted nucleotide(s) at one or more positions selected from the group consisting of positions 12, 14, 17, 18 and 19 in the nucleotide sequence shown in seq id no: 1, wherein the position 2′ of the 2′-substituted nucleotides is —r1, —or1, —r2or1, —or2or1 or —r3or2or1, wherein r1 represents a c1-4 alkyl group, and r2 and r3 independently represent a c1-3 alkylene group.. .
Genecare Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Gene therapies for neurodegenerative disorders targeting ganglioside biosynthetic pathways

A composition of matter comprising an adeno-associated virus (aav) or other human compatible virus, encoding the gene for sialidase neu3, b3galt4, st3gal2, or combinations thereof, and a neuron specific promoter, wherein the composition is suitable for administration to a patient comprising injecting the aav or other human compatible virus into the brain by intracranial stereotaxic injunction; wherein the aav's encoding for the sialidase neu3, b3galt4, st3gal2, or combinations thereof enhance and/or normalize levels of gm1 in neurons, providing both therapeutic relief and disease modifying effects in specific areas of the brain relevant to particular neurodegenerative diseases.. .
Thomas Jefferson University

Gel composition and producing gel composition

The gel composition according to the present invention comprises an amphiphilic block polymer that comprises a hydrophilic block chain having 20 or more sarcosine units and a hydrophobic block chain having 10 or more lactate units. The gel composition of the present invention has an excellent sustained releasability of a water-soluble drug, etc.
Shimadzu Corporation

Antibody-drug conjugates for targeting cd56-positive tumors

The identification and characterization of two fully human cd56-specific monoclonal antibodies targeting spatially separated epitopes proximal and distal to the plasma membrane is described. Also described are antibody-drug conjugates (adcs) of the identified antibodies and their use for targeting cd56-expressing tumor cells..
The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia

Peptide having cell membrane penetrating activity

Provided are transmembrane complexes that contain a protein transduction domain (ptd) from the n-terminus of ige-dependent histamine-releasing factor (hrf) and a target substance that is to be delivered into a cell. Also provided are nucleic acid molecules encoding the transmembrane complex, and methods of delivering the target substance into a cell interior by contacting the transmembrane complex with a cell.
Ewha University-industry Collaboration Foundation

Motile sperm domain containing protein 2 and inflammation

Disclosed herein are methods of treating, preventing, or reducing the incidence of an inflammatory disease or disorder and methods of inhibiting, preventing, or reducing the incidence of one or more activities in a cell with an inhibitor of a motile sperm domain containing protein 2 (mospd2). Also disclosed are inhibitors of mospd2 and pharmaceutical compositions containing mospd2 inhibitors..
Vascular Biogenics Ltd.

Generation of antibodies to tumor antigens and generation of tumor specific complement dependent cytotoxicity by administration of oncolytic vaccinia virus

The present invention relates to methods and compositions for use in inducing tumor-specific antibody mediated complement-dependent cytotoxic response in an animal having a tumor comprising administering to said animal a composition comprising a replication competent oncolytic virus wherein administration of the composition induces in the animal production of antibodies that mediate a cdc response specific to said tumor.. .
Sillajen, Inc.

Tissue matrix materials and enzymatic adhesives

The present application relates to use of transglutaminases to treat various tissue matrix products. The methods can include application of a transglutaminase to a partially denatured collagen-containing tissue matrix and implantation of the tissue matrix.
Lifecell Corporation

Using nucleic acids encoding nap-2 and tgf-alpha polypeptides to improve cardiac function

This document provides methods and materials for reducing the risk of major adverse cardiac events. For example, methods and materials for identifying patients at risk of experiencing a major adverse cardiac event as well as methods and material for treating patients at risk of experiencing a major adverse cardiac event (e.g., patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (pci) for st-elevation myocardial infarction (stemi) are provided..
Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Use of a bacterium isolated from the genus pseudoalteromonas, cyclolipopeptides and uses thereof

The present invention relates to an isolated bacterium from the genus pseudoalteromonas for its use as a probiotic, the use of said strain as a preservative, cyclolipopeptides which may be obtained from this bacterium, a composition comprising at least such a cyclolipopeptide, as well as to their uses.. .
Universite De Bretagne Occidentale

Formulations for weight loss and methods of use

A weight loss composition including banaba leaf extract, apple fruit extract, rhodiola root extract, zinc chelate, and magnesium chelate are described. The weight loss composition may further include gardenia fruit extract, chromium chelate, salacia extract, berberine, inositol, or mixtures thereof.
Golo Llc

Compositions for antitussive, expectorant or anti-inflammation

The present invention provides a composition containing, as active ingredients, panax ginseng, adenophora triphylla, wolfiporia extensa, rehmannia glutinosa, and mel for an antitussive, expectorant, or anti-inflammatory action, and a composition for preventing, alleviating, or treating a respiratory disease. The present invention provides a compositions having excellent effects compared with an existing antitussive agent and expectorant agent.
Okchundang Co., Ltd.

Mesenchymal stem cells with enhanced efficacy in treatment of autoimmunity particularly rheumatoid arthritis

Disclosed herein are protocols, isolation means, and compositions of matter useful for identifying mesenchymal stem cells possessing enhanced clinical activity in treatment of autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis (ra). Additionally, markers associated with said enhanced mesenchymal stem cell activity against autoimmunity can be utilized to identify donors whose mesenchymal stem cells possess superior efficacy compared to mesenchymal stem cells from donors who lack said markers associated with said enhanced efficacy in treatment of autoimmunity, such as ra..

Tumor lysate loaded particles

Dendritic cells containing tumor lysate loaded particles are prepared. The dendritic cells present tumor antigens to elicit the major histocompatibility complex class i pathway and can be used as a vaccine to treat cancer, including ocular melanoma..
Orbis Health Solutions Llc

5-ht2c receptor agonists and compositions and methods of use

Provided in some embodiments are compounds of formula a, as defined herein, that modulate the activity of 5-ht2c receptor. Also provided in some embodiments are methods, such as, for weight management, inducing satiety, and decreasing food intake, and for preventing and treating obesity, antipsychotic-induced weight gain, type 2 diabetes, prader-willi syndrome, tobacco/nicotine dependence, drug addiction, alcohol addiction, pathological gambling, reward deficiency syndrome, and sex addiction), obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders and impulse control disorders (including nail-biting and onychophagia), sleep disorders (including insomnia, fragmented sleep architecture, and disturbances of slow-wave sleep), urinary incontinence, psychiatric disorders (including schizophrenia, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa), alzheimer disease, sexual dysfunction, erectile dysfunction, epilepsy, movement disorders (including parkinsonism and antipsychotic-induced movement disorder), hypertension, dyslipidemia, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, obesity-related renal disease, and sleep apnea..
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Pharmaceutical preparation containing oxycodone and naloxone

The invention concerns a storage stable pharmaceutical preparation comprising oxycodone and naloxone for use in pain therapy, with the active compounds being released from the preparation in a sustained, invariant and independent manner.. .
Purdue Pharma L.p.

The use of kauranes compounds in the manufacture of medicament for treatment of cadiac hypertropy and pulmonary hypertension

The invention relates novel pharmaceutical use of kaurane compounds of formula (i) in treating and preventing cardiac hypertrophy and myocardium remodeling. The said compounds also can significantly ameliorate pulmonary hypertension and preventing vascular hypertrophy.
Key-pharma Biomedical Inc.

Methods for treating cancer

Disclosed herein are methods of treating one or more tumors by administering to the subject a therapeutically effective amount of a combination of rad1901 or solvates (e.g., hydrate) or salts thereof and one or more second therapeutic agent(s) (e.g., everolimus). The cancer is an estrogen-dependent cancer, such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, endometrial cancer, or prostate cancer..
Radius Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Microparticles, methods for their preparation and use

The invention relates to microparticles comprising a crosslinked gel and methods for making and using same.. .
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Pharmaceutical composition comprising an adenoviral vector

The present invention relates to the formulation of adenoviral vectors in an aqueous mixture or freeze dried composition in the presence of amorphous sugar and low salt concentration, its formulation as well as a method for obtaining the dried composition.. .
Glaxosmithkline Biologicals, S.a.

Long-wear compositions containing silicone acrylate copolymer and surface-treated pigment

Compositions including at least one dendritic silicone acrylate copolymer and at least one surface-treated pigment, as well as methods of making such compositions and methods of applying such compositions to keratinous material are provided.. .
L'orÉal

Long-wear compositions containing silicone acrylate copolymer, silicone elastomer resin and surface-treated pigment

Compositions including at least one dendritic silicone acrylate copolymer, at least one silicone elastomer resin, and at least one surface-treated pigment, as well as methods of making such compositions and methods of applying such compositions to keratinous material are provided.. .
L'orÉal

Long-wear compositions containing silicone acrylate copolymer and silicone elastomer resin

Compositions including at least one dendritic silicone acrylate copolymer and at least one silicone elastomer resin, as well as methods of making such compositions and methods of applying such compositions to keratinous material are provided.. .
L 'orÉal

A dentifrice composition

A dentifrice composition comprises a toothpaste carrier having a ph of about 7 to about 10 and a calcium ion source and a fluoride ion source wherein the calcium ion source is unencapsulated and the fluoride ion source is encapsulated or coated in a coating impermeable to the toothpaste carrier. The coating degrades to release fluoride ions when mechanically agitated by a toothbrush in an oral cavity surface.
Biodental Remin Ltd

Kit of parts for producing a glass ionomer cement, process of production and use thereof

The application relates to a kit of parts for preparing a glass ionomer composition for dental use, the kit comprising a paste a and a paste b, paste a comprising water, acid-reactive inorganic filler c, non acid-reactive filler a, paste b comprising water, polyacid, complexing agent, non acid-reactive filler b, the mean particle size of non acid-reactive filler b being larger than the mean particle size of non acid-reactive filler a, the water content of the composition obtained when mixing paste a and paste b being below 20 wt.-%. The application also relates to a device for storing such a kit of parts and the use of the kit of parts and/or the device for preparing a dental cement, dental filling material, dental core build up material or dental root channel filling material..
3m Innovative Properties Company

Dental curable composition having high mechanical strength

The present invention provides a dental curable composition comprising (a) a polymerizable monomer, (b) an inorganic filler, and (c) a polymerization initiator, wherein the polymerizable monomer (a) comprises (a1) a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer comprising urethane bonds, (a2) a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer comprising hydroxyl groups, and (a3) a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer comprising carboxyl groups, the ratio by weight of (a1):(a2)+(a3) ranges from 1:1 to 9:1, the number of hydroxyl groups is not more than 0.5 relative to the number of (meth)acryloyl groups in one molecule of the above-mentioned (a2), and the number of carboxyl groups is not more than 0.5 relative to the number of (meth)acryloyl groups in one molecule of the above-mentioned (a3).. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Shofu

Dental adhesive

The present invention relates to an aqueous dental composition having a ph of at most 7. Furthermore, the present invention relates to the use of a specific composition for the preparation of an aqueous dental composition..
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Compliance system

A prescription compliance system including a dosage table dimensioned and configured to be applied to a closure of a prescription container system, the dosage table including a plurality of demarcated sequence sections each configured to receive a dosage number identifying how many pills of a prescribed medication in the container system to which the dosage table is applied should be taken during each sequence of a sequence schedule.. .
Tri State Distribution, Inc.

Passive anaerobic and aerobic exercise assist system for the inactive and sedentary population

A passive anaerobic and aerobic exercise assist system (100) is provided. The system (100) comprises an external counter pulsation (ecp) unit (110), a perspiration unit (120) connected with ecp unit (110), an electronic muscle and nerve stimulation (ems/tens) unit (130) connected with the perspiration unit (120), a monitoring device (140) connected with the ecp unit (110), the perspiration unit (120) and the ems/tens unit (130)..

Duodenal sleeve and anchor and methods of implantation

A gastric implant includes a distal sleeve portion configured to be disposed in a duodenum of a patient, and a pyloric restriction portion connected to a proximal end of the distal sleeve portion. The pyloric restriction portion is configured to be disposed in a pylorus of a patient.
Apollo Endosurgery Us, Inc.

Intragastric device, comprising a rounded element at a distal end and an expandable duodenal anchor, and methods of using the same

Disclosed is an intragastric device (200) comprising a sleeve (501) including a pyloric sleeve region (205) and a duodenal sleeve region (209), a rounded element (405) at a distal end of the duodenal sleeve region (209) and an expandable duodenal anchor (207), which is positioned between the pyloric sleeve region (205) and the duodenal sleeve region (209).. .
Allium Medical Ltd

Retracting or/and supporting periurethral tissue

Urological (prostatic) implant, system, and method for retracting or/and supporting periurethral tissue enclosing a prostatic urethra along lengths of prostate lobes, for example, in bph patients. Prostatic implant includes independently actuatable distal retractor incorporating craniolateral corners and proximal retractor incorporating caudolateral corners.
Butterfly Medical Ltd.

Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices

Medical devices and delivery systems for delivering medical devices to a target location within a subject. In some embodiments the medical devices can be locked in a fully deployed and locked configuration.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Prosthetic heart valve having identifiers for aiding in radiographic positioning

A prosthetic heart valve having identifiers for aiding in radiographic positioning is described.. .
Medtronic, Inc.

Composition for use in dentistry and related the treatment of the oral cavity

A composition (c) for use in dentistry and an apparatus (1) for the treatment of the oral cavity, comprising: a containing compartment (2) that contains the composition (c) in the liquid state; a duct (3) for discharging the composition (c) configured to generate a flow (f) at a given discharge pressure; and a delivery valve (4) interposed between the containing compartment (2) and the discharge duct (3), said valve (4) being switchable between a delivery condition in which it places the compartment (2) in fluidic connection with the duct (3) to permit the passage of a predefined amount of the composition (c), and a closed condition in which it does not permit the passage of the composition (c) between the compartment (2) and the duct (3); the composition comprises 10-15% in weight of sodium bicarbonate and water at 100% in weight.. .
32 Labs S.r.l.

Improved damping device for overdentures and prostheses on dental implants

The invention relates to an improved damping device for overdentures and prostheses on dental implants, designed to be positioned on dental implants and to bear on same, comprising an elongate body with elastic properties and with a structure in the form of leaf spring, each end of the body being designed to be positioned on dental implants and to bear on same.. .
Institut Catala D'especialitats Odontologiques S.l.

Dental implant crown abutment with indexed margin

A dental implant abutment comprising: a crown seating portion located toward a first end of the abutment; a fixture seating portion located toward a second end of the abutment; and a main body located between the crown seating portion and the fixture seating portion, the main body including an external indexing feature located along an outer perimeter of the main body at a transition between the main body and the crown seating portion, the external indexing feature comprising an elevational variance of the outer perimeter of the main body that mates with a visually identifiable elevational variance of a mating surface of a crown with which the dental implant abutment mates.. .

Teeth-straightening wire, dental braces having same, and teeth-straightening method therefor

Dental braces according to one embodiment of the present invention comprise: wires for straightening teeth; a coating agent coated on the outer surfaces of the wires; and fixing parts for fixing the wires, coated with the coating agent, on the surfaces of the teeth and fixing the wires such that the wires can move along the longitudinal direction of the wire, wherein the coating agent coated on the wires is removed from the wires after the coating agent is covered with the fixing part, such that a clearance gap can be formed between the fixing part and the wire, thereby enabling accurate and smooth teeth-straightening.. .
E- Wireligner Co., Ltd.

Element for dental bracket

An element for a dental bracket includes a ligature loop; a cover section having a first side and a second side, the second side of the cover section faces the ligature loop; and a bridge section connecting the ligature loop and the cover section, where the ligature loop and the cover section are arranged to pivot with respect to each other.. .
Allnorth Solutions Oy

Adjustable segmental distalization appliance for orthodontic treatments

An adjustable segmental distalization appliance for orthodontic treatments features elongated first and second components that cooperatively define a central body of the appliance spanning longitudinally between an anterior end of the first component and a distal end of the second component. First and second terminal heads are respectively carried at the anterior and distal ends and adapted for attachment to first and second teeth of a dental arch.

Throat dam suction device and methods of use

A dental device and method for use in the dental device are disclosed. The dental device includes a frame with an interior tube, at least one aperture extending from an exterior surface of the frame into the interior tube, and a mesh material coupled to an interior surface of the frame.

Dental instrument comprising a gearing for driving a tool

The invention relates to a dental instrument, comprising a gearing for driving a tool, wherein at least one torque limiting device is provided, which can be brought into contact with the gearing, as a result of which the maximum acting torque in the gearing can be limited.. .
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

X-ray system comprising an x-ray source

An x-ray system includes an x-ray source including an electronically readable data carrier on which an identification code is stored; a query device for electronically querying the identification code from the data carrier of the x-ray source; and a disabling device for disabling operation of the x-ray source in the event of the queried identification code deviating from a previously received identification code.. .
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Device and simultaneously identifying a plurality of surgical instruments

A device for simultaneously identifying a plurality of surgical instruments or instrument groups includes a first detecting device having a first detection technology for detecting instruments and, if applicable, related instrument-specific information. The device also includes a second detecting device having a second different detection technology for detecting instruments and instrument information.
Aesculap Ag

Projection mapping apparatus

A received light signal of the measurement light which is reflected from the subject and is then incident on a distance image sensor is acquired from the distance image sensor and a distance image is generated on the basis of the acquired received light signal. The position of a leading end of a medical instrument inserted into the subject is acquired.
Fujifilm Corporation

Mechanical optics for mixed mode surgical laser illumination

Mechanical optics for mode mixing may be used to homogenize different modes in an optical fiber used for surgical illumination. A mechanical optical element, such as a rotating prism or a mirror membrane, may impart motion to an incident beam entering the optical fiber to generate a homogeneous illumination field from a coherent light source..
Novartis Ag

Focusing optics for mixed mode surgical laser illumination

Focusing optics for mode mixing may be used to homogenize different modes in an optical fiber used for surgical illumination. A vibration stage may impart mechanical motion to a condenser lens to generate a homogeneous illumination field from a coherent light source..
Novartis Ag

Surgical trays, instruments and methods for implanting a hip replacement prosthesis

Surgical trays, tools and methods for use in hip replacement surgery wherein the hip replacement prosthesis is a reverse hip prosthesis. The trial components, specialized tools and methods of the invention enable a surgeon to identify the optimum components of the reverse hip prosthesis for implantation in a patient based on the sizes and angles best adapted to the patent's anatomy..
Hip Innovation Technology, Llc.

Shielding devices

A device for shielding at least part of a limb from the view of a wearer of the device. The shielding device may include a shield with a first configuration in which it is substantially planar and a second configuration in which it has a three-dimensional shape.
Conceptomed As

Detecting uncontrolled movement

A teleoperated surgical system includes a component such as a master control or a multi-jointed mechanical system that is configured for manual manipulation and a detection module configured to analyze movement of the component and detect uncontrolled movement of the component. Uncontrolled movement may be identified by detecting movement only on joints that gravity can move, but no movement on joints that are not subject to movement caused by gravity.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Wireless force sensor on a distal portion of a surgical instrument and method

A surgical instrument includes a distal portion. A force sensor is operatively mounted on the distal portion.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

System for stimulating renal nerves

The invention relates to a system (1) for stimulating renal nerves of a renal artery of a subject (3). The system comprises a stimulation device (12, 17, 28) for stimulating the renal nerves, a measuring unit (20) for measuring the blood pressure and/or the heart rate of the subject at at least two times, wherein at least one of these times is during or after the stimulation of the renal nerves, and a subject suitability determination unit (14) for determining whether the subject is suitable for a renal sympathetic denervation procedure based on the measured blood pressure and/or the measured heart rate.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Soft tissue selective ablation surgical systems

A laser can produce pulses of light energy for tissue-type selective ejection of a volume of the target tissue, and the energy can be delivered to a treatment site through a waveguide, such as a fiber optic waveguide. The incident laser energy can be absorbed within a volume of the target tissue with a tissue penetration depth and pulse direction such that the propagation of the energy from the tissue volume is inhibited and such that the target tissue within the volume reaches the spinodal threshold of decomposition and ejects the volume, for example without substantial damage to tissue adjacent the ejected volume.
Precise Light Surgical, Inc.

Methods of ensuring pulsed field ablation generator system electrical safety

A system and method for the safe delivery of treatment energy to a patient, which includes verification of system integrity before, during, or after the delivery of treatment energy and provides several mechanisms for rapid termination of the delivery of potentially harmful energy to the patient when a fault condition in the device and/or system is identified. The system may include an energy generator having processing circuitry to determine if there is a fault condition in the system and to automatically terminate a delivery of treatment energy when the processing circuitry determines there is a fault condition.
Medtronic, Inc.

Multi-function driver instruments and related methods

Multi-function driver instruments and related methods are disclosed herein, e.g., for applying a fastener to a bone anchor. In some embodiments, a single instrument can include features for driving multiple different types of fasteners, independently driving multiple different components of a single fastener assembly, and so forth, with the instrument being switchable between multiple operating modes to select the feature needed for a particular function.
Medos International Sarl

Fully separable piercer

Disclosed is a fully detachable trocar, comprising: a cannula; a support connected to one end of the cannula; a channel passing through the cannula and the support along an axial direction; an air-inflated structure arranged on the support and communicated with the channel; an air valve for controlling the air-inflated structure to turn on and off; a primary sealing component for sealing when a device is used; and a second sealing component for sealing when no device is used; the primary sealing component, the second sealing component and the support are connected in a sealing manner from top to bottom in sequence, and the primary sealing component can be independently separated from the second sealing component which can be independently separated from the support, so as to provide multiple methods for taking out tissues.. .
Unimicro Medical Systems (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

Surgical system instrument manipulator

An instrument manipulator and a robotic surgical system including an instrument manipulator are provided. In one embodiment, an instrument manipulator includes a plurality of independent actuator drive modules, each of the plurality of actuator drive modules including an actuator output, wherein each of the actuator outputs are configured to independently actuate a corresponding actuator input of a surgical instrument without force input from another actuator output.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc

Calibration of a robotic surgical tool

Systems and methods for calibration of a shaft of a surgical tool are provided. The tool includes an elongate shaft configured to be coupled to an electromechanical arm of a robotic surgical system and having an end effector coupled to a distal end thereof, the shaft being rotatable about its longitudinal axis.
Ethicon Llc

Tissue repair assembly

A tissue repair assembly for attachment of tissue to bone or tissue to tissue having a soft anchoring implant 100 with a length of suture 120 there through for tensioning the implant and facilitating attachment of other tissue. The implant 100 is a soft, flexible, three-dimensional structure that has a resident volume 200.
Smith & Nephew, Inc.

Workflow of needle tip identification for biopsy documentation

An interventional instrument (16) is inserted into a patient (14) to perform an interventional medical procedure guided by a medical imaging device (10). A trigger control (26) is activated.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Medical imaging apparatus

A medical imaging apparatus (10) for evaluating medical image data is disclosed. The medical imaging apparatus comprises an ultrasound acquisition unit including an ultrasound probe (14) for acquiring ultrasound image data of a patient (12) and an ultrasound segmentation unit (24) for segmenting anatomical features of the patient in the ultrasound image data and for providing ultrasound segmentation data (46).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer, probe and manufacturing the same

Disclosed is a capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (cmut) including: an anchor; and a membrane coupled with the anchor, wherein the anchor includes at least one anchor groove. According to the cmut, a probe, and a method of manufacturing the probe, it is possible to widen a contact area between the cmut and a lens.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and methods for detecting increase in brain swelling and/or shifting

The disclosed subject matter related to methods and apparatus for determining brain swelling and brain shifting in a patient as well as predicting a possible resultant increase in intracranial pressure in the patient. The apparatus can include a transducer such as an ultrasound transducer communicatively connected to a controller via wires or via wireless communications device(s).
Nihon Kohden Corporation

Method and system for image analysis

A method for analysing a sample comprising a first material and a second material of generally different densities and having a junction therebetween, the method comprising defining a region of interest in a cross sectional image of at least a portion of the sample that includes said junction, determining a density profile of the sample within the region of interest and crossing the junction, determining a representative density of said second material, and analysing said sample using said junction used to distinguish said first and second materials.. .
Straxcorp Pty Ltd

Dental intraoral radiological image sensor

An intra-oral dental radiological image sensor is mechanically reinforced by two front ra and rear rb mechanical reinforcing plates each inserted between a respective face of an image capture module and a respective front 20a and rear 20b shell bottom of a casing. The front reinforcing plate is a solid plate, made of material transparent to x rays, covering the photosensitive front face (scintillator) of the module, and harder than the front shell.
E2v Semiconductors

System and monitoring respiratory rate measurements

This disclosure describes, among other features, systems and methods for using multiple physiological parameter inputs to determine multiparameter confidence in respiratory rate measurements. For example, a patient monitoring system can programmatically determine multiparameter confidence in respiratory rate measurements obtained from an acoustic sensor based at least partly on inputs obtained from other non-acoustic sensors or monitors.
Masimo Corporation

Drowsiness onset detection

Drowsiness onset detection implementations are presented that predict when a person transitions from a state of wakefulness to a state of drowsiness based on heart rate information. Appropriate action is then taken to stimulate the person to a state of wakefulness or notify other people of their state (with respect to drowsiness/alertness).
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems, using biofeedback to facilitate a discussion

Computer implemented biofeedback is used to facilitate discussions. Preferred embodiments include the steps of identifying a concept used by at least one of the participants during a discussion, sourcing additional content from outside the discussion, detecting use of a trigger expression by one of the participants, and then further to detecting use of the trigger expression rendering at least some of the additional content to one or more of the participants as an electronic biofeedback signal..

Method for non-invasive monitoring of fluorescent tracer agent with background separation corrections

A method of monitoring a time-varying fluorescence emitted from a fluorescent agent from within a diffuse reflecting medium with time-varying optical properties is disclosed that includes providing at least two measurements obtained from a patient before and after administration of the fluorescent agent that includes an flrmeas signal detected adjacent to the medium by a filtered light detector during illumination of the medium by excitatory-wavelength light, and at least one dr signal selected from: a drexmeas drem, and drem,filtered signal. The method further includes identifying a post-equilibration portion of the measurement data set and transforming each flrmeas signal within the post-equilibration portion of the measurement data set to an ifagent signal representing a detected fluorescence intensity emitted solely by the fluorescent agent from within the medium.
Medibeacon Inc.

Method for non-invasive monitoring of fluorescent tracer agent with diffuse reflection corrections

A method of monitoring a time-varying fluorescence signal emitted from a fluorescent agent from within a medium with time-varying optical properties is provided that includes providing a measurement data set that includes a plurality of measurement entries that include at least two measurements obtained from a patient before and after administration of the fluorescent agent. The measurements may include one or more of: a drex signal detected by an unfiltered light detector during illumination by excitatory-wavelength light from first region adjacent to the diffuse reflecting medium; a flr signal detected by a filtered light detector during illumination by excitatory-wavelength light; and a drem signal detected by the unfiltered light detector during illumination by emission-wavelength light.
Medibeacon Inc.

Pharma-informatics system

A system for administering prescription medications including a composition and a receiver. The composition may include an active agent, an identifier, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier.
Proteus Digital Health, Inc.

Device and the geometric determination of electrical dipole densities on the cardiac wall

Disclosed are devices, a systems, and methods for determining the dipole densities on heart walls. In particular, a triangularization of the heart wall is performed in which the dipole density of each of multiple regions correlate to the potential measured at various locations within the associated chamber of the heart..

Optical imaging or spectroscopy systems and methods

Optical imaging or spectroscopy described can use laminar optical tomography (lot), diffuse correlation spectroscopy (dcs), or the like. An incident beam is scanned across a target.
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Optical coherence tomography device for characterization of atherosclerosis with a 1.7 micron swept laser source

An oct system with a swept light source centered around 1.7 μm for identifying atherosclerotic plaque and visualization of large lipid pool is provided. Advantages for using the 1.7 μm swept source laser include higher contrast between lipid and normal tissue and deeper penetration of the optical signals from the 1.7 μm swept source laser into the tissue.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Ophthalmic surgical image processing

A system and method for ophthalmic surgery in which a portion of the light reflected by the eye passes through a lens that inverts the image and a portion of the light reflected by the eye does not pass through the lens. A digital image of both light that passed through the lens (lens image) and light that has not (peripheral image) is created using an image sensor.
Novartis Ag

Pixelated array optics for mixed mode surgical laser illumination

Pixelated array optics for mode mixing may be used to homogenize different modes in an optical fiber used for surgical illumination. A pixelated phase array, such as a digital micromirror device or an lcd phase plate, may impart motion to an incident beam entering the optical fiber to generate a homogeneous illumination field from a coherent light source..
Novartis Ag

Cooking appliance, and cooking control thereof

A cooking control method of a cooking appliance comprises the following steps: acquiring a rice species identifier of rice to be cooked (s1); receiving cooking preference information of a user (s2); acquiring a corresponding rice species type according to the rice species identifier (s3); acquiring a corresponding cooking curve according to the cooking preference information and the rice species type (s4); and controlling the cooking appliance according to the cooking curve (s5). The cooking control method controls a cooking process according to user preference and the rice species type, thus greatly improving a cooking effect of the cooking appliance, and improving use satisfaction of the user.
Midea Group Co., Ltd.

Divider with selectively securable track assembly

A merchandising system includes a first cooperating member having a first engagement structure for engaging the mounting member in order to restrict movement of the first cooperating member relative to the mounting member in at least one direction. A second cooperating member includes a second engagement structure for engaging the mounting member to restrict movement of the second cooperating member relative to the mounting member in at least one direction.
Fasteners For Retail, Inc.

Chair

The invention relates to a chair (10) having a base (40) and a support (20), articulated thereon, that is coupled to a seating surface (11) and supports the latter, the seating surface (11) being connected to the support (20) rotatably or pivotably around a rotation axis (30) between a sitting position and a raised position, and the support (20) comprising at least one receiving region (28, 29) for aligned abutment of a juxtaposed chair (10) of identical design. Provision is made in this context that in the raised position, the seating surface (11) is pivoted out of the receiving region (28, 29) of the support (20) and exposes it.
Störiko Product Design Gmbh

Apparatus for identifying a seat in a venue

An apparatus for identifying a seat in a venue is disclosed. The apparatus includes a cylindrical base having an open end and a sidewall defining a hollow interior in which a printed circuit board is supported.
Hunter Saucedo, Ltd.

Storage container

A storage container that has a container housing in which at least one receiving compartment is formed, and a drawer element which can be pulled out and retracted is located in the receiving compartment. Pull out-limiting means prevent the drawer element from being accidentally pulled out beyond a maximum pull-out operating position.
Tts Tooltechnic Systems Ag & Co. Kg

Velcro document carrying mechanism providing adjustable, removable shoulder strap/padding with safety clasp and designs with value to be water repellent and to secure plans hands free

This invention relates to a document carrying shoulder strap providing for adjustable, removable padding and designs, which provides with attachment buckles and an adjustable mechanism which is improved by providing an interlocking lobster claw clasp made of galvanized metal material with swivel hinge structure. This present invention also provides with a padded shoulder strap adjustable in height for suitable use of occupant of different size.

Hair iron

The present disclosure relates to a hair iron, the hair iron including a first body and a second body, a first cover, a second cover, a first heater, a second heater, and a cartridge, whereby damage to user hair and a safety accident can be prevented by styling the user hair at a relatively lower temperature, and insufficient hair styling caused by low temperature can be effectively complemented by coating hair treatment material on the user hair through evaporation of the hair treatment material.. .

Personal luggage identifying device

A personal luggage identifying device for pinpointing a suitcase includes a strap that is configured to couple to the suitcase. A first housing is coupled to the strap.

Protective case for mobile electronic device with storage compartment and pivot stand

A protective case for a mobile device having a storage compartment for a user's personal items such as credit cards, license, cash, etc. Is disclosed.
Incipio, Llc

Article of footwear with braided upper

An article of footwear includes a braided upper comprised of a unitary braided structure. The unitary braided structure of the braided upper may be engineered with specific features tailored to particular activities.
Nike, Inc.

Shirt garment with hidden magnet

The collared shirt has a placket with a top piece and bottom piece extending at least a portion of the length of the shirt. The bottom piece comprises an attached collar male button, an attached first male button spaced apart from the collar male button and below the collar male button, and an attached second male button spaced apart from the first male button and below the first male button, and an intermediate male magnetic button between the first and second male buttons.
Johnnie-o

Oil and fat composition for rice cooking and manufacturing boiled rice using the same

The oil and fat composition for rice cooking comprises edible oil and fat, 0.1% to 3% by mass of lecithin. 0.002% to 1% by mass of ascorbic acid analog compound and 0.01% to 3% by mass of polyglycerol condensed ricinoleate..

High fiber, high protein, low carbohydrate flour, sweetened liquid, sweeteners, cereals, and methods for production thereof

A technique for processing ancient, heritage and modern wheat, grains, seeds, beans, legumes, tuber and root vegetables create baking flours suitable for human consumption. The initial ingredient is incubated to initiate germination and activate internal enzymes and nutrient production for useful enzymes, proteins and nutrients.
Manna Nutritional Group Llc

Freezer device for containers

Disclosed is a container refrigeration apparatus including a unit case of an inside air control system disposed outside a container, the unit case housing an air pump therein. The container refrigeration apparatus is provided with an air inlet unit independent of the unit case.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.

Compositions for controlling mosquito populations

Methods are disclosed herein for at least one of (i) substantially reducing plasmodium and/or oocyst development, (ii) substantially reducing mating success, (iii) substantially abolishing egg development after blood feeding, (iv) substantially reducing the mean survival rate; (v) substantially reducing at least one of the transmission of mosquito borne pathogens; and (vi) substantially reducing the propensity for mosquito biting comprising contacting adult, female mosquitoes with a composition comprising an effective amount of one or more non-steroidal ecdysone agonists. The one or more non-steroidal ecdysone agonists can be comprised indoor or outdoor surface..
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Horticultural lighting systems, sensor modules, and control systems

A high-density horticultural system having a lighting system is provided. The horticultural system comprises a lower shelving component that is attached to a first bracket within a vertical racking system.
Precision Agritech Inc.

Bale shape and density improvement

An agricultural baler comprising a baling chamber and a pre-compression chamber, wherein the pre-compression chamber is adapted to gather crop material and to periodically form a slice of said crop material and introduce it in a first segment of the baling chamber, the baling chamber comprising a plunger and a movable top wall, wherein the first segment is provided with at least one sensor for outputting a first signal relating to a height of the slice in the first segment, a second signal relating to a speed of introduction of the slice in the first segment, and a third signal relating to a position of the movable top wall, wherein the baler further comprises a processor adapted to receive the signals and to adjust baler operation parameters of the agricultural baler based on the received signals.. .
Cnh Industrial America Llc

Agricultural machine

An agricultural machine including a frame, at least one operating unit connected to the frame, at least one wheel or crawler track rotatably attached to the frame to allow the movement of the machine on a supporting surface and a lifting unit operatively interposed between the frame and the wheel or between the frame and the operating unit, configured to vary the height of the operating unit with respect to the supporting surface of the machine. The lifting unit includes at least one hydraulic cylinder provided with a liner, a first and a second piston both slidingly housed inside the liner and arranged in series to define at least a first and a second chamber inside the liner, wherein the first and the second piston can be controlled independently of each other..
Roc S.r.l.

Multipurpose leaf crop harvesting apparatus and processing method

The multipurpose leaf crop harvesting apparatus and processing method will accomplish seven steps in one pass of the combine harvester. This apparatus and processing method harvests leaf crops and is configured to perform multiple processing operations, including fractionation of the leaf crop, leaf maceration, leaf sizing, elevating the leaf fraction to a transport vehicle, and stem conditioning, cutting and windrowing, in a single pass through the crop field.
Green Gold Development, Llc

Responsive dispersion from compartment in aqueous solution

The invention is an apparatus unit that adjusts the dispersion from a compartment to an aqueous solution in response to an independent variable such as an environmental factor, in order to optimize seeding, marking, warning or treatment. The compartment enables any selection of solids, liquids or gasses to be contained and mixed when ready for dispersion.

T cell receptors

The present invention relates to t cell receptors (tcrs) which bind the hla-a*02 restricted peptide glydgmehl (seq id no: 1) derived from the mage-a10 protein. The tcrs of the invention demonstrate excellent specificity profiles for this mage epitope.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Sillcock for robust re-installation

The present invention pertains to problems associated with the installation of new sillcocks in existing masonry or other building materials. A sillcock, or ‘hose bib’ having broader base plate is provided to prevent collapse especially in older or damaged building materials and to minimize damage to new installations..
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Seat mounted adjustable seat belt webbing guide

A webbing guide for a vehicle seat includes a base defining a length between a first end and a second end and a guide body coupled with the base and defining a guide channel extending at least partially along a length of the base. A first end of the guide channel is disposed adjacent the first end of the body and is moveable toward and away from the second end of the body..
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Pharmaceutical compositions and methods for fabrication of solid masses comprising polypeptides and/or proteins

Embodiments of the invention provide shaped masses (sm) comprising one or more drugs such as proteins or polypeptides and methods for forming and delivering such sm's. One embodiment provides a sm comprising a drug e.g., a protein or polypeptide having a biological activity in the body of a mammal.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Light emitting devices and light emitting bulbs including the same

Filament type light emitting devices are disclosed. One of the light emitting devices includes a non-conductive transparent substrate, one or more light emitting diode chips arrayed above the upper surface of the non-conductive transparent substrate and each including input and output ends extending toward the non-conductive transparent substrate, and conductive transparent connection portions formed on the upper surface of the non-conductive transparent substrate and electrically connected to the input and output ends.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Handheld surgical endoscope

A handheld surgical endoscope has a disposable, single-use portion that includes a fluid hub, cannula, distal tip and an integrated needle and a re-usable portion that includes a handle and display module. The distal tip includes led illumination and an imaging module that feeds live video to the display module that is rotatable to allow viewing by the operator and others.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads

Embodiments of golf club heads and methods to manufacture golf club heads are generally described herein. A golf club head may include a body portion having a face portion with regions of varying thickness.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

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Headgear assembly and components

An adjustable circumference headgear assembly comprises an adjustable band component in combination with a flexible accessory mount band. The adjustable band component may be independently adjustable to provide both macro and fine fit adjustments.
Industrial Revolution, Inc.

Liquefied gas storage tank having insulation parts and arranging insulation parts

A liquefied gas storage tank having insulation parts and a method for arranging the insulation parts are disclosed. Disclosed are the liquefied gas storage tank having the insulation parts and the method for arranging the insulation parts, the liquefied gas storage tank being capable of improving durability against the impact generated by liquefied gas since insulation panels, which are arranged in the insulating parts for the liquefied gas storage tank, have different densities according to: a load due to the mass of the liquefied gas stored in the liquefied gas storage tank; and the impact generated by sloshing..
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.

Concentric welded pipes with condition monitoring capability and manufacture

A method for solid-state, one-shot, butt-welding of multiple coaxial metal pipe subassemblies that have a prescribed annular clearance to allow them to be welded separately yet simultaneously is described. The nested pipes or tubes making up of these subassemblies can thus be joined end to end to form pipelines or wells for oil, gas and geothermal and the like with specific desired advantages over conventional single-wall pipelines or wells casings.
Spinduction Weld, Inc.

Solenoid valve including independently movable pilot plunger head

A solenoid valve includes: an independently movable pilot plunger head; a main seat including a hole, so that gas flows into the solenoid valve through the hole of the main seat; a main plunger being in contact with the main seat; a pilot plunger disposed at top surface of the main plunger inside the solenoid valve, and including a hollow portion inside the pilot plunger; and a pilot plunger head disposed at one side inside the pilot plunger, and having an apex being in contact with the main plunger. The pilot plunger is movable inside the valve, the pilot plunger head is movable inside the hollow portion of the pilot plunger, and the pilot plunger head and the pilot plunger separately move from each other..
Kia Motors Corporation

Integral plastic ball valve for fluid transmission and manufacturing process

The inventive concept discloses a completely integral ball valve manufactured by an injection molding process. The device comprises a valve core, a valve housing, a valve control handle, and inlet/outlet flow pipes, all forming an integral structure.

Mechanical end face seal having an induction heated seal face

A mechanical end face seal having an induction heated seal ring is provided to be used for sealing high-viscosity thermo-sensitive fluids in pressure containing rotating equipment. The different embodiments particularly provide a sealing member fixed to the housing, the sealing element is constructed using ferromagnetic materials.
John Crane Inc.

Continuously variable transmission with uniform input-to-output ratio that is non- dependent on friction

This invention is an all gear continuously variable transmission that is non-dependent on friction. It can me be used in high torque applications.

Wheel bearing apparatus

A wheel bearing apparatus has a magnetic encoder 14 mounted on an inner ring 5 opposing the rotational speed sensor 16, via the cap 10 and an air gap. The cap 10 has a cylindrical fitting part 10a press-fit into an inner circumference of an end of the outer member 2.
Ntn Corporation

Swirling jet actuator for control of separated and mixing flows

A method of controlling a fluid flow using momentum and/or vorticity injections. Actively controlling an actuator allows for direct, precise, and independent control of the momentum and swirl entering into the fluid system.
The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.

Sail based wind energy system

An invention is presented which greatly improves the potential for individual home wind energy conversion. The system utilizes conventional sail technology to greatly increase the wind energy capture at modest cost.

Diaphragm damper

Peripheral sections of two diaphragms are stacked on each other. The peripheral sections of the two diaphragms form an outer rim of a diaphragm damper.
Eagle Industry Co., Ltd.

Method and device for operating an internal combustion engine comprising a high-pressure fuel injection system

A method for operating an internal combustion engine having a high-pressure fuel injection system stops and starts the engine independently of an intervention by the motor vehicle operator and then restarted. A high-pressure fuel pump is used to pump fuel to a high-pressure reservoir to which at least one high-pressure fuel injector is connected in order to inject fuel into the at least one cylinder of the internal combustion engine.
Continental Automotive Gmbh

Method of controlling wastegate flow using port side wall contour

A wastegate assembly with a valve head moved linearly toward and away from a wastegate port via a valve stem. When the valve is in an open position the valve seat face of the valve head is spaced apart from the valve seat.
Borgwarner Inc.

Exhaust conduits for marine engine exhaust systems

An exhaust conduit for a marine exhaust system includes an inlet end portion connectable to an exhaust manifold, an outlet end portion that directs exhaust gases toward an exhaust system outlet, a catalytic converter assembly arranged between the inlet and outlet end portions, and inner and outer tubes. The inner tube directs exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the catalytic converter assembly, and the outer tube surrounds the inner tube to define a cooling liquid passage between the inner and outer tubes.
Indmar Products Company, Inc.

Tribological system, comprising a valve seat ring and a valve

A tribological system may include a valve seat ring composed of a sintered material and a valve having a surface at least in a seat region that may be at least one of (i) untreated, (ii) hardened, and (iii) plated. The sintered material may be a pressed and sintered powder mixture having a composition that may include (i) 5 to 45 wt % of at least one fe-based hard phase, (ii) 0 to 2 wt % of each of graphite particles, mns powder, mos2 powder, and fep powder, (iii) 0 to 7 wt % copper powder and 0 to 4 wt % co powder, (iv) 0.1 to 1.0 wt % of a pressing aid, (v) a high-speed steel having a composition including 14-18 wt % cr, 1.2-1.9 wt % c, 0.1-0.9 wt % si, 0.5-2.5 wt % of each of v, w, and mo, and (vi) a balance of fe and production-related impurities in quantities of <1.5 wt %..
Mahle International Gmbh

Control of orc processes by injecting unevaporated fluid

The invention relates to a thermodynamic cycle device, in particular an orc device, comprising a preheater for preheating a working medium; an evaporator for evaporating and superheating a first mass flow of the preheated working medium; an expansion machine for expanding the evaporated and superheated first mass flow of the working medium; a condenser for condensing the working medium exiting the expansion machine; a feed pump for pumping condensed working medium to the preheater; and a first supply apparatus for supplying a second mass flow of the preheated working medium to the partially expanded first mass flow of the working medium in the expansion machine. The invention further relates to a corresponding method..
Orcan Energy Ag

Gas turbine

A gas turbine with a compressor, in which air can be compressed; with at least one burner having a combustion chamber, which can be supplied with the compressed air and in which a fuel can be combusted in the presence of the compressed air subject to heating the air; a turbine, in which the heated air can be expanded; a diffuser arranged, seen in flow direction of the expanded air, downstream of the turbine; a plurality of temperature sensors, dependent on the measurement values of which a thermodynamic mean temperature or mixed-out turbine outlet temperature of the expanded air can be determined. The temperature sensors are arranged in the region of a diffuser cover, which at an outlet end of the diffuser closes off a hollow space of the diffuser positioned radially inside of a flow duct of the diffuser..
Man Diesel & Turbo Se

Mistuned bladed rotor and associated manufacturing method

Mistuned bladed rotors and associated manufacturing methods are disclosed. An exemplary method includes forming two or more blades of the bladed rotor where the two or more blades have substantially identical external aerodynamic surfaces and have different internal configurations causing the two or more blades to have different natural frequencies..
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.

Measuring instruments, systems and magnetic gradiometers

Embodiments generally relate to a measuring instrument. The measuring instrument may comprise: a sensor to measure a property of the local environment; a mechanism configured to cause the sensor to move along a predetermined path relative to a fixed reference frame of the instrument; and a signal processing system configured to receive a processor sensor signal generated by the sensor, perform a fourier transform on the sensor signal to identify frequency components of the sensor signal, and compare the frequency components of the sensor signal with frequency components associated with the predetermined path to determine a measurement of the property of the local environment.
Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation

Inspection of wellbore conduits using a distributed sensor system

Methods and systems are included that relate to the detection and monitoring of defects in wellbore conduits using a distributed sensor system and a wireline transmitter. A method for inspection of wellbore conduits may comprise: running a wireline transmitter into a wellbore; generating an electromagnetic field using the wireline transmitter, wherein the electromagnetic field penetrates one or more conduits disposed in the wellbore, and wherein the electromagnetic field induces emission of at least one secondary electromagnetic field from the one or more conduits; generating at least one signal in response to the secondary electromagnetic field, wherein the at least one signal is generated using a distributed sensor system, and wherein the distributed sensor system comprises electromagnetic field sensors installed in the wellbore and distributed along the one or more conduits; and identifying a pipe electromagnetic or geometric property of the one or more conduits based on the at least one signal..
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Low-debris low-interference well perforator

A low-debris low-interference semi-solid well perforator having selectively variable free volume and method for providing such is disclosed according to one or more embodiments. The perforator may include a charge tube holding an independently floating axial stack of selectively variable divider segments, each having one or more concavities formed in upper and lower sides.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Automatic control of production and injection wells in a hydrocarbon field

In a hydrocarbon field including multiple production wells and injection wells, at a hydrocarbon field level, a long-term field-level target and optional long-term well-level targets for the field are received by a field-level processor. The long-term field-level target including a long-term field-level production target indicating a quantity of hydrocarbons to be produced and a long-term field-level injection target indicating a quantity of fluid to be injected into the field.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Rotating stage collar

The disclosed embodiments include a rotating stage collar. The rotating stage collar includes an upper collar configured to couple to a first length of tubular, a lower collar configured to couple to a second length of tubular, and an inner sleeve disposed within the upper collar and the lower collar, wherein the upper collar and the lower collar are rotationally fixed to one another when the inner sleeve is in a first position within the upper collar and the lower collar, wherein the upper collar and the lower collar are rotationally independent of one another when the inner sleeve is in a second position within the upper collar and the lower collar, and wherein the second position is axially beneath the first position relative to a longitudinal axis of the rotating stage collar when the rotating stage collar is positioned within a wellbore..
Tesco Corporation

Lightweight steel parallel modular constructions system with synthetic modules

A multi-family building structure using prefabricated parallel modular living units is provided. The structure comprises at least first plurality of parallel modular living units and a second plurality of parallel modular living units.
Affordable Modular Systems, Llc

Hybrid atmospheric water generator

A hybrid atmospheric water generator (hawg) utilizing, in certain embodiments, a core atmospheric water generator (105) and a preconditioning unit (110) to increase humidity of air prior to water condensation. The core atmospheric unit comprises a condensing unit (106) having a water condensing heat exchanger (107) coupled to source of cooling (109).
Simon Fraser University

Vehicle speed control based on grade error

A grade control system for a motor grader configured to adjust the speed of the motor grader based on a difference between a desired grade and a current grade. The difference between the desired grade and the current grade provides a current error signal which is compared to a predetermined acceptable error signal or a predetermined range of acceptable error signals.
Deere & Company

Plow blade wear member

A plow blade wear member having a slower wear rate than known blade wear members, and having a reduced tendency to partially break off, fracture, chip, or become otherwise damaged when the blade wear member engages a discontinuity in a travel surface. In various embodiments of the present disclosure, the blade wear member is formed or cut from a used airplane tire.
Lakin General Corporation

Grass pavers for increasing visible green space

A set of grass pavers for creating a paver arrangement is provided. Each grass pavers comprises intersecting longitudinal members and transverse members forming an inner opening for growing grass.
Oldcastle Building Products Canada Inc.

Paperboard with low coat weight and high smoothness

Coatings are disclosed which provide single-layer-coated paperboard having good smoothness and printability. Low density organic pigments (ldop) are used in some of the coatings.
Westrock Mwv, Llc

Coagulation manufacturing method

A method for producing a coagulated article includes coagulating an aqueous urethane resin composition with an alcohol solvent having 2 to 6 carbon atoms. A coagulated article having excellent texture and having excellent texture can be obtained.
Dic Corporation

Producing device and producing chopped fiber bundles, producing device and producing fiber-reinforced resin forming materials, cutting blade for carbon fiber bundles, and rotary cutter for carbon fiber bundles

One mode of the invention relates to a producing device for chopped fiber bundles comprising: cutting means including a cutting blade for cutting long fiber bundles, guide means for restricting the travel direction of the fiber bundles to be supplied to the cutting means, and widening means provided between the cutting means and the guide means and for widening the fiber bundles; and a producing method for chopped fiber bundles comprising: widening fiber bundles by widening means provided between a cutting means and guide means while restricting the travel direction of the long fiber bundles to be supplied to the cutting means by the guide means, and obtaining chopped fiber bundles by cutting the fiber bundles with the cutting means including a cutting blade.. .
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Methods of orienting multifilament yarn and monofilaments of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate and copolymers thereof

Resorbable multifilament yarns and monofilament fibers including poly-4-hydroxybutyrate and copolymers thereof with high tenacity or high tensile strength have been developed. The yarns and fibers are produced by cold drawing the multifilament yarns and monofilament fibers before hot drawing the yarns and fibers under tension at temperatures above the melt temperature of the polymer or copolymer.
Tepha, Inc.

Charged nanofibers and methods for making

Described herein are nanofibers and methods for making nanofibers that include any one or more of (a) a non-homogeneous charge density; (b) a plurality of regions of high charge density; and/or (c) charged nanoparticles or chargeable nanoparticles. In one aspect, the present invention fulfills a need for filtration media that are capable of both high performance (e.g., removal of particle sizes between 0.1 and 0.5 μm) with a low pressure drop, however the invention is not limited in this regard..
Cornell University

Color-encoding and in-situ interrogation of matrix-coupled chemical compounds

A method and apparatus for the physico-chemical encoding of a collection of beaded resin (“beads”) to determine the chemical identity of bead-anchored compounds by in-situ interrogation of individual beads. The present invention provides method and apparatus to implement color-coding strategies in applications and including the ultrahigh-throughput screening of bead-based combinatorial compounds libraries as well as multiplexed diagnostic and environmental testing and other biochemical assays..
Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey

Integrated circuit substrate containing photoimageable dielectric material and producing thereof

An integrated circuit substrate, and method of production, includes an internal patterned mask layer defined by multiple mask units that are spaced apart by gaps on a partially or completely removable carrier, and an internal conductive trace layer formed by one or more internal conductive traces that are deposited into the gaps of each internal patterned mask layer such that each gap is occupied with an internal conductive trace. The internal patterned mask layer is made of a photoimageable dielectric material that is retained in the integrated circuit substrate.
Twisden Ltd.

High-strength steel having a high minimum yield limit and producing a steel of this type

A high-strength steel having a minimum yield strength of 1300 mpa may include 0.23% to 0.25% by weight carbon, 0.15% to 0.35% by weight silicon, 0.85% to 1.00% by weight manganese, 0.07% to 0.10% by weight aluminium, 0.65% to 0.75% by weight chromium, 0.02% to 0.03% by weight niobium, 0.55% to 0.65% by weight molybdenum, 0.035% to 0.05% by weight vanadium, 1.10% to 1.30% by weight nickel, 0.0020% to 0.0035% by weight boron, and 0.0007% to 0.0030% by weight calcium. The high-strength steel may also include iron, unavoidable impurities, and at least one of the following: at most 0.012% by weight phosphorus, at most 0.003% by weight sulfur, at most 0.10% by weight copper, at most 0.006% by weight nitrogen, at most 0.008% by weight titanium, at most 0.03% by weight tin, at most 2.00 ppm hydrogen, at most 0.01% by weight arsenic, or at most 0.01% by weight cobalt.
Thyssenkrupp Ag

Steel sheet, hot-dip galvanized steel sheet, galvannealed steel sheet, and manufacturing methods therefor

A steel sheet according to an aspect of the present invention has predetermined chemical composition, in which a structure at a thickness ¼ portion includes, in terms of volume ratios, tempered martensite: 30% to 70% and one or both of ferrite and bainite: a total of 20% to 70%, in the structure at the thickness ¼ portion, a volume ratio of residual austenite is less than 10%, a volume ratio of fresh martensite is 10% or less, a volume ratio of pearlite is 10% or less, and a total volume ratio of the residual austenite, the fresh martensite, and the pearlite is 15% or less, a number density of iron-based carbides having a major axis of 5 nm or more in the tempered martensite at the thickness ¼ portion is 5×107 particles/mm2 or more, a ratio of the number of ε-type carbides in the number of the iron-based carbides having the major axis of 5 nm or more at the thickness ¼ portion is 20% or more, and a tensile strength is 780 mpa or higher.. .
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

Process for producing a high-grade steel tube and high-grade steel tube

A process for producing a high-grade steel tube includes the steps of: providing a tubular blank of an austenitic high-grade steel, wherein the high-grade steel comprises in weight % no more than 0.02% carbon, no more than 1.0% manganese, no more than 0.03% phosphor, no more than 0.015% sulfur, no more than 0.8% silicon, no more than 17.5% t to 18.5% nickel, no more than 19.5% to 20.5% chromium, no more than 6.0% to 6.5% molybdenum, no more than 0.18% to 0.25% nitrogen, no more than 0.5% to 1.0% copper,and a remainder of iron and unavoidable impurities; and cold-forming the blank into a tube.. .
Sandvik Materials Technology Deutschland Gmbh

Surface detection apparatus of blast furnace burden and detection method

An apparatus includes: a guide portion in which a reflection plate is disposed in an opening portion at one end, and an antenna is disposed at the other end, and which is to be inserted into a blast furnace through an opening of the furnace; a guide portion moving unit which moves the guide portion to the inside or outside of the furnace; a guide portion rotating unit which rotates the guide portion; and a reflection plate tilting unit which changes a tilt angle of the reflection plate with respect to the antenna. During measurement, the opening portion of the guide portion is protruded into the furnace, and the guide portion rotating unit and the reflection plate tilting unit are driven to scan planarly or linearly the surface of a burden in the furnace..
Wadeco Co., Ltd.

Pelt board and a manufacturing a pelt board

An elongated pelt board for accommodating an animal pelt. The pelt board defines a blunt end and an opposite pointed end and a longitudinal direction.
Minkpapir A/s

Methods for determining fitness in plants

Means and methods are provided to produce abiotic stress tolerant plants with improved yield based on the specific identification of a dna methylation signature in the plants out of a population of the plants. The methods involve identification and utilization of epigenetic features of a plant with high energy use efficiency.
Bayer Cropscience Nv

Methods and compositions to generate unique sequence dna probes, labeling of dna probes and the use of these probes

The invention relates generally to the field of the identification of dna sequences, genes or chromosomes. Methods and composition to obtain unique sequence dna probes are provided.
Menarini Silicon Biosystems, Inc.

Methods and compositions for correlating genetic markers with prostate cancer risk

The present invention provides a method of identifying a subject as having an increased risk of developing prostate cancer, comprising detecting in the subject the presence of various polymorphisms associated with an increased risk of developing prostate cancer.. .
The Johns Hopkins University

Cpg island methylation profile in non-invasive oral rinse samples for detection of oral and pharyngeal carcinoma

There are currently no screening tests in routine use for oral and pharyngeal cancer beyond visual inspection and palpation. Described is an improve method of detecting oral and pharyngeal cancer with a saliva sample from a subject.
University Of Cincinnati

Cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene mutations

The present invention provides novel mutations of the cftr gene related to cystic fibrosis or to conditions associated with cystic fibrosis. The mutations include duplication of exons including duplication of exons 6b through 10.
Quest Diagnostics Investments Incorporated

Methods of identifying agents having neuroprotective or anti-oxidant activity for regulating mitochondrial function

A method for assessing whether a test substance or treatment is potentially neuroprotective or anti-oxidant, the method comprising the steps of exposing a cell to the test substance or treatment assessing the tspo level in the cell, wherein a substance or treatment is considered to be potentially anti-oxidant and/or neuroprotective if the tspo level is decreased. The method may comprise the step of assessing the level of mitophagy in the cell, wherein a substance or treatment is considered to be anti-oxidant or neuroprotective if the level or induction of mitophagy is increased and the tspo level is decreased..
The Royal Veterinary College

System, method and kit for analysis of circulating differentially methylated dna as a biomarker of beta-cell loss

β-cell loss in in type 1 diabetes is typically undetected until the development of hyperglycemia, at which point β-cell mass is significantly reduced. Methylation sensitive quantitative real time pcr (qrtpcr) of demethylated circulating free β-cell specific dna can be used as a biomarker of β-cell death.
Nyu Winthrop Hospital

Process for cognate nucleotide detection in a nucleic acid sequencing workflow

Method and composition for identifying cognate nucleotides in a sequencing by binding™ procedure, wherein one or more labeled nucleotides are detected in ternary complexes but never incorporated. Labeled nucleotides can be incorporable nucleotides that contact preformed blocked primed template nucleic acids.
Omniome, Inc.

Genotyping by polymerase binding

A method for identifying target alleles, that includes steps of (a) forming a plurality of stabilized ternary complexes at a plurality of features on an array, wherein the stabilized ternary complexes each has a polymerase, a template nucleic acid having a target allele of a locus, a primer hybridized to the locus, and a next correct nucleotide having a cognate in the locus, wherein either (i) the primer is an allele-specific primer having a 3′ nucleotide that is a cognate nucleotide for the target allele, or (ii) the primer is a locus-specific primer and the next correct nucleotide hybridizes to the target allele; and (b) detecting stabilized ternary complexes at the features, thereby identifying the target alleles.. .
Omniome, Inc.

Method for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus

The present invention describes novel sccmec right extremity junction sequences for the detection of methicillin-resistant staphyloccocus aureus (mrsa). It relates to the use of these dna sequences for diagnostic purposes..
Geneohm Sciences Canada, Inc.

Dna quality controls

The present disclosure provides methods, arrays and kits for assessing the quality of genomic dna samples, especially those obtained from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (ffpe) samples. The methods, arrays and kits provided herein use primer pairs specific to regions in the genomes of the organisms from which genomic dna samples are obtained that have identical or nearly identical copies distributed across multiple chromosomes..
Qiagen Sciences, Llc

Devices and formulations for detecting, screening and monitoring levels of certain constituents in bodily fluids and method

A device is disclosed for conducting a non-invasive analysis of a bodily fluid to determine the presence and level of a certain constituent carried by the bodily fluid. An indicator formulation of the device changes color in response to exposure to the constituent to provide a visible indication of the presence and level of the constituent carried by the bodily fluid.
Pop Test Llc

Thioesterases and cells for production of tailored oils

The invention features plant acyl-acp thioesterase genes of the fatb class and proteins encoded by these genes. The genes are useful for constructing recombinant host cells having altered fatty acid profiles.
Terravia Holdings, Inc.

Adenoviral vector encoding human atonal homolog-1 (hath1)

The invention is directed to a replication-deficient adenoviral vector comprising a nucleic acid sequence encoding a human atonal homolog-1 (hath1) protein operably linked to a human glial fibrillary acidic protein (gfap) promoter. The invention also is directed to a composition and method utilizing the adenoviral vector to generate sensory cells in the inner ear of a human..
Genvec, Inc.

Adeno-associated viruses engineered for selectable tropism

Methods to prepare recombinant adeno-associated virus (aav) capsids with altered tropism and compositions having aavs with altered tropism are provided.. .

Nr2e1 mini-promoters

Isolated polynucleotides comprising a nr2e1 mini-promoters are provided. The mini-promoter may be operably linked to an expressible sequence, e.g.
University Of British Columbia

Rice mitochondrial sterile gene and application thereof

Provided is a rice mitochondrial sterile gene and the application thereof. A rice mitochondrial sterile gene and a coding sequence thereof are disclosed.
Nanchang University

Sophorolipid highly-productive mutant strain

Provided is a microorganism having high sophorolipid production capability. Disclosed is a sophorolipid-producing yeast mutant strain, in which a polypeptide consisting of the amino acid sequence set forth in seq id no:2 or an amino acid sequence having at least 90% identity therewith, has been deleted or deactivated..
Kao Corporation

Treatment of lipid transport and metabolism gene related diseases by inhibition of natural antisense transcript to a lipid transport and metabolism gene

The present invention relates to antisense oligonucleotides that modulate the expression of and/or function of a lipid transport and metabolism gene, in particular, by targeting natural antisense polynucleotides of a lipid transport and metabolism gene. The invention also relates to the identification of these antisense oligonucleotides and their use in treating diseases and disorders associated with the expression of a lipid transport and metabolism genes..
Curna, Inc.

Treatment of reprogramming factor related diseases by inhibition of natural antisense transcript to a reprogramming factor

The present invention relates to antisense oligonucleotides that modulate the expression of and/or function of a reprogramming factor, in particular, by targeting natural antisense polynucleotides of a reprogramming factor. The invention also relates to the identification of these antisense oligonucleotides and their use in treating diseases and disorders associated with the expression of reprogramming factors..
Curna, Inc.

Method for introducing site-directed rna mutation, target editing guide rna used in the method and target rna-target editing guide rna complex

A method for inducing a site-directed rna mutation is provided. The method includes repairing an rna mutation by converting target adenosine, which is located at a target editing site of a target rna, into inosine.
Fukuoka University

Monomeric and functional adenylate cyclase cyaa toxin

The present invention discloses a procedure to produce a monomeric and functional form of bordetella sp, especially b. Pertussis, cyaa toxin that can be stably maintained in this functional monodisperse state, even in the absence of any chaotropic agent..
Institut Pasteur

Polypeptides having pullulanase activity suitable for use in liquefaction

The present invention relates to a variant pullulanase, wherein the pullulanase comprises at least the following combination of substitutions: n368g+n393a+q431e+l432f+a492a,s+n610r+g624s+t631s+s632c, and optionally further comprises n222p+q252a+q256r; wherein the variant has pullulanase activity, and wherein the variants have at least 85%, at least 90%, at least 95%, at least 96%, at least 97%, at least 98%, or at least 99%, but less than 100% sequence identity to the polypeptide of seq id no: 3. Further aspect the present invention relates to a process for liquefying starch-containing material at a temperature above the initial gelatinization temperature using an alpha-amylase and a thermo-stable pullulanase of the invention..
Novozymes A/s

Alpha-amylase variants and polynucleotides encoding same

The present invention relates to an alpha-amylase variant, comprising a substitution at one or more positions corresponding to positions 59, 129, 177, 179, 208, 212, 220, 224, 254, and 284 of the polypeptide of seq id no: 1, wherein the variant has at least at least 85%, at least 90%, at least 95%, at least 96%, at least 97%, at least 98%, or at least 99%, but less than 100% sequence identity to the mature polypeptide of seq id no: 1, and wherein the variant comprises at least one of the following combination of substitutions: v59a+e129v+k177l+r179e+h208y+k220p+n224l+q254s; v59a+e129v+k177l+r179e+q254s+m284v; or v59a+e129v+k177l+r179e+v212t+q254s+m284v (using seq id no: 1 for numbering); and wherein the variants have alpha-amylase activity.. .
Novozymes A/s

Fatty acid ester-based wax compositions and methods of making thereof

In these formulae, r is h or cor1′; r1′ and r2′ are each independently a substituted or unsubstituted c4 to c50 alkyl or aryl; n2 is an integer from 2 to 24; m is an integer from 2 to 12; and .(oh)m represents 2 to 12 hydroxyl groups substituting for 2 to 12 hydrogen atoms in the alkyl groups r1′ and/or r2′. Uses of the compositions are also disclosed..

Defoaming agent and lubricating oil composition

Wherein in the general formula (2), r1 and r2 are each independently an organic group having a carbon number of 1 to 18.. .

Michael adduct amino esters as total base number boosters for marine diesel engine lubricating compositions

A lubricating composition suited to use in a marine diesel engine includes an oil of lubricating viscosity and an amino carboxylate compound of formula (i): nr1r2—((chr3)xnr4)n—(chr5)2—coy, where r1 and r2 are independently selected from —(chr6)2—coy′, h, and c1c3 alkyl and wherein at least one of r1 and r2 is —(chr6)2—coy′; or wherein nr1r2 is a cyclic structure; y and y′ are independently selected from —or4, nhr7, and —n(r7)2; each r7 is independently selected from c6-c12 alkyl and c6-c12 alkenyl; r3, r5 and r6 are independently selected from h and c1-c4 alkyl; r4 is selected from h, c1-c4 alkyl, and (chr3)xnh2; x is from 2 to 4; and n is at least 1, except where nr1r2 is a cyclic structure, where n is at least 0.. .
The Lubrizol Corporation

Hydrocracker activity management

In a hydrocracking process, the hydrocarbon feed is processed by a guard reactor operating at maximum severity temperatures. The processing in the guard reactor maximizes the removal of metals and performs hydroenitrogenation steps and hydrodesulfurization steps.
Marathon Petroleum Company Lp

Biocoal fuel product and processes and systems for the production thereof

A single pass method of production of an improved biocoal product according to which biomass is thermo-chemically broken down into its constituent components, the components are modified, and selected components are recombined to form a much more valuable fuel product which is more waterproof, more durable, and has a higher energy density than the original biomass. Other non-selected components may be used to provide energy to the biocoal production process..
British Columbia Biocarbon Ltd.

Color conversion composition, color conversion film and backlight unit, display and lighting device each comprising same

A color conversion composition converting incident light to light having a longer wavelength than the incident light, and containing the following components (a)-(c): (a) at least one luminescent material; (b) a binder resin; and (c) at least one of tertiary amines, catechol derivatives and nickel compounds, in which the tertiary amines, the catechol derivatives and the nickel compounds have a molar extinction coefficient ε of 100 or less over the whole wavelength range from 400 nm to 800 nm is provided. This color conversion composition achieves a good balance between improvement of color reproducibility and durability if used for a liquid crystal display or an led lighting device..
Toray Industries, Inc.

Electrochromic compound, electrochromic composition, and electrochromic element

Where each of r1 to r9 and ar1 to ar6 independently represents one of a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a monovalent organic group, a group in which two or more aryl and/or heteroaryl groups are bound to each other via a covalent bond, a group in which two or more aryl and/or heteroaryl groups are condensed with each other to form a ring, and a polymerizable functional group; and at least one of ar1 to ar6 represents an aryl group, a heteroaryl group, a group in which two or more aryl and/or heteroaryl groups are bound to each other via a covalent bond, or a group in which at least two aryl or heteroaryl groups are condensed with each other to form a ring.. .

Adhesive composition and production method therefor

The present technology provides a one-part moisture curable adhesive composition and a production method thereof. The adhesive composition contains: a preliminary composition containing a urethane prepolymer and a reaction product of an aliphatic isocyanate a and an aminosilane compound b or a monoterpene alcohol; and a dimethyl tin catalyst represented by formula (1) below.
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

Adhesive composition and production method therefor

The present technology provides: a one-part moisture-curable adhesive composition including: a preliminary composition obtained by mixing a urethane prepolymer, an aliphatic isocyanate a, and an aminosilane compound b, and a dimethyl tin catalyst represented by formula (1) below; and a production method thereof. In formula (1), x1 and x2 each independently represent a divalent heteroatom, and r1 and r2 each independently represent a hydrocarbon group that may have a heteroatom..
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

Semi-hardened pressure-sensitive adhesive film

Disclosed is a semi-hardened pressure sensitive adhesive film to be used in the semi-hardened state and having excellent printing step absorption properties. The adhesive film according to the present invention contains a radial polymer composition and a cationic polymer composition, and the radial polymer composition is primarily cross-linked to maintain the semi-hardened state.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Densifying agent

The present invention provides a densifying agent adopted a total weight of a refined pitch which is 100 as a basis, the composition of the refined pitch includes 19-30 toluene insolubles (ti) by weight, 0.1˜0.3 quinoline insolubles (qi) by weight, 0˜0.001 ash by weight and 18˜30 quinoline solubles (qs) by weight, in which the temperature of the softening point of the refined pitch is in the range of about 120° c. To 140° c.
Cpc Corporation, Taiwan

Resin composition, molded article and film including vinylidene fluoride-based resin

The present invention provides a resin composition including a vinylidene fluoride-based resin (a), having a crystal melting enthalpy of 10 to 45 j/g as measured with a differential scanning calorimeter, and having (2) ihv of 60 or less as obtained by (1) a light scattering measurement.. .
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Bimodal high density polyethylene

The invention is directed to bimodal polyethylene having a flow ratio frr ranging between ≥30 and ≤40, a density ranging between ≥949.0 and ≤952.0 kg/m3, an mfr190/5 ranging between ≥0.1 and ≤0.2 g/10 min and comprising from 50 to 54% by weight of an ethylene homopolymer a and from 46-50% by weight of an ethylene-butene copolymer b, where all percentages are based on the total weight of the composition and wherein ethylene homopolymer a has a viscosity number ≥70 and ≤100 cm3/g and a density between ≥968 and ≤972 kg/m3. The polyethylene is suitable to be applied in the production of pipes..
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Mixture of n-(1,3-benzothiazol-2-ylsulfanyl)-2-methyl-cyclohexanamine and n-(1,3-benzothiazol-2-ylsulfanyl)-4-methyl-cyclohexanamine

A composition comprising compound (i) of formula and compound (ii) of formula wherein r2a and r2b independently from each other are a linear alkyl group with 1 to 4 carbon atoms and r1a, r1b, r3a to r6a and r3b to r6b independently from each other are a hydrogen atom or a linear alkyl group with 1 to 4 carbon atoms.. .
Basf Se

Use of tetrahydrobenzoxazines as stabilisers

Where r1 is a hydrocarbyl radical and r2, r3, r4 and r5 are each independently hydrogen atoms, hydroxyl groups or hydrocarbyl radicals, and where r2 to r5 may also form a second and a third tetrahydrooxazine ring, with the proviso that at least one of the substituents has from 4 to 3000 carbon atoms and the remaining substituents, when they are hydrocarbyl radicals, each have from 1 to 20 carbon atoms, as stabilizers for stabilizing inanimate organic material, especially turbine fuels, against the action of light, oxygen and heat.. .

Polymeric materials

A composition comprising titanium dioxide, barium sulphate and/or zinc sulphide and one or more polymeric material selected from: i) a polymeric material (a) having a repeat unit of formula —o-ph-o-ph-co-ph- i and a repeat unit of formula —o-ph-ph-o-ph-co-ph ii wherein ph represents a phenylene moiety; and/or ii) a polymeric material (b) having a repeat unit of formula —x-ph-(x-ph-)a-ph-co-ph-iii and a repeat unit of formula —x—y—w-ph-z—w wherein ph represents a phenylene moiety; each x independently represents an oxygen or sulphur atom; n represents an integer of 1 or 2; y is selected from a phenylene moiety, a -ph-ph moiety and a naphthalenyl moiety; w is a carbonyl group, an oxygen or sulphur atom, z is selected from —x-ph-so2-ph- —x-ph-so2—y—so2-ph- and —co-ph-.. .
Victrex Manufacturing Limited

Green form expandable polystyrene resin

The present invention relates to a method of preparing green form polystyrene resin. More specifically, recyclable expandable material from general waste is made use of along with virgin expandable material and virgin hardening polymer for preparing green form polystyrene resin.

Process for producing functionalized polythiophenes

The present invention relates to a process for producing a liquid composition comprising a functionalized π-conjugated polythiophenes, comprising the process steps of i) providing a liquid phase comprising a) thiophene monomers of the general formula (i) wherein x,y are identical or different and are o, s, or nr1, wherein r1 is hydrogen or an aliphatic or aromatic residue having 1 to 18 carbon atoms; a is organic residue carrying an anionic functional group; b) an oxidizing agent; and c) a solvent; ii) oxidatively polymerizing the thiophene monomers of the general formula (i) to obtain a liquid composition comprising functionalized π-conjugated polythiophenes; wherein (α1) the ph of the liquid phase provided in process step i) is adjusted to a value below 7.0, wherein the ph is determined at a temperature of 20° c.; and (α2) the chloride content of the liquid phase provided in process step i) is less than 10000 ppm, based on the total weight of the liquid phase. The present invention also relates to the liquid composition obtainable by this process, to a liquid composition comprising a functionalized π-conjugated polythiophene, wherein the composition is characterized by a certain ratio of mass average molecular weight mw and the molar average molecular weight mn of the functionalized π-conjugated polythiophene, to a liquid composition comprising a functionalized π-conjugated polythiophene, wherein the functionalized π-conjugated polythiophene comprises different repeating units in a defined amount, to a process for the preparation of such a liquid composition, to a process for the preparation of a capacitor in which these liquid compositions are used for the formation of the solid electrolyte, to a capacitor obtainable by this process and to the use of the liquid compositions for the preparation of a conductive layer..
Heraeus Deutschland Gmbh & Co. Kg

Compound, resin, material for forming underlayer film for lithography, composition for forming underlayer film for lithography, underlayer film for lithography, resist pattern forming method, circuit pattern forming method, and purification method

(in formula (1), each x independently represents an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom, or an uncrosslinked state, each r1 is independently selected from the group consisting of a halogen group, a cyano group, a nitro group, an amino group, a hydroxyl group, a thiol group, a heterocyclic group, an alkyl group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms, an alkenyl group having 2 to 30 carbon atoms, an aryl group having 6 to 40 carbon atoms, and combinations thereof, in which the alkyl group, the alkenyl group and the aryl group optionally include an ether bond, a ketone bond or an ester bond, each r2 independently represents an alkyl group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms, an aryl group having 6 to 40 carbon atoms, an alkenyl group having 2 to 30 carbon atoms, a thiol group or a hydroxyl group, in which at least one r2 represents a group including a hydroxyl group or a thiol group, each m is independently an integer of 0 to 7 (in which at least one m is an integer of 1 to 7.), each p is independently 0 or 1, q is an integer of 0 to 2, and n is 1 or 2.). .

An ethylene-1-hexene-1-butene terpolymer and a film including the same (as amended)

The present invention relates to ethylene-1-hexene-1-butene terpolymer and a film including the same. The ethylene-1-hexene-1-butene terpolymer according to the present invention has an optimized range of density and melt index and includes 1-hexene and 1-butene as comonomers, and can provide a polymer showing excellent properties by regulating the content ratio of the comonomers in a certain range.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Short chain branching control on ethylene-butene copolymers

A method is provided to control the short chain branching (scb) distribution of an ethylene-butene (eb) polyethylene resin that is prepared in a gas phase polymerization process using a specific type of magnesium-titanium ziegler natta catalyst. The method allows the level of short chain branching to be increased in the low molecular weight fraction of the resin by increasing the polymerization residence time.
Nova Chemicals (international) S.a.

Copolymerization of elemental sulfur to synthesize high sulfur content polymeric materials

Copolymerization of elemental sulfur with functional comonomers afford sulfur copolymers having a high molecular weight and high sulfur content. Nucleophilic activators initiate sulfur polymerizations at relative lower temperatures and in solutions, which enable the use of a wider range of comonomers, such as vinylics, styrenics, and non-homopolymerizing comonomers.
The Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of The University Of Arizona

Methods and composition for modifying enzymes

Aspects of the disclosure relate to compositions of enzyme-binding polypeptides (ebps) that modify the substrate specificity of an enzyme and a method for identifying an ebp that modifies substrate specificity of an enzyme binding at least one substrate, the method comprising: contacting the enzyme with a polypeptide library comprising a plurality of ebps that bind different epitopes of the enzyme; identifying ebps that bind to the enzyme to form an ebp-enzyme complex; assaying for the activity level and substrate specificity of the ebp-enzyme complex; and identifying ebps that modify the substrate specificity of the enzyme by identifying ebps that, when in an ebp-enzyme complex, have a different substrate specificity than un-complexed ebp; wherein the catalytic rate constant of the ebp-enzyme complex is ≥50% of the un-complexed enzyme for at least one substrate and/or wherein the ebp-enzyme complex retains binding to a substrate.. .
The University Of Chicago

Methods for diagnosing and treating affective disorders

The methods of the present invention are useful for determining whether an individual has or is at risk of developing an affective disorder by detecting the expression level of connective tissue growth factor (ctgf) in a biological sample. The methods of the present invention are also useful for identifying compounds that modulate (e.g., decrease) the expression level or activity of ctgf.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

Methods of identifying, isolating and using odorant and aroma receptors

Provided here are new methods to identify specific families of mammalian odorant receptors for odorants or aroma, particularly indole and skatole malodors and their use in assays that may be used to discover compounds that modulate (blocking, enhancing, masking or mimicking compounds) their activity. Orphan mouse odorant receptors are identified from olfactory sensory neurons that respond to target compounds.
Firmenich Sa

New species of tobamovirus

The present invention provides a new species of tobamovirus and its use to identify plants comprising resistance against the virus.. .
Nunhems B.v.

Hydrocarbon-stapled polypeptides for enhancement of endosome-lysosomal degradation

The present invention relates to a beclin 1-uvrag complex structure which reveals a tightly packed coiled coil assembly with beclin 1 and uvrag residues complementing each other to form a stable dimeric complex. This potent physical interaction is critical for uvrag-dependent egfr degradation but less critical for autophagy.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Immunogenic wt-1 peptides and methods of use thereof

This invention provides peptides, immunogenic compositions and vaccines, and methods of treating, reducing the incidence of, and inducing immune responses to a wt1-expressing cancer, comprising heteroclitic peptides derived from the wt-1 protein.. .
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Stable crystalline form of regadenoson

The present invention provides crystalline form s of regadenoson which is substantially free of residual organic solvent and having an x-ray powder diffraction pattern comprising characteristic peak at 10.3, 10.8, 19.0, 21.6 and 25.5±0.2 degrees 2θ.. .
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited

Syntheses, activities, and methods of use of dihydronicotinamide riboside derivatives

Wherein r1, r2, r3, and are as defined herein. Also disclosed are methods for increasing mammalian cell nad+ production and improving mitochondrial cell densities comprising administering to a cell the compound or a salt thereof..

Organic electroluminescent materials and devices

A metal tetradentate complex is disclosed in which an imidazole moiety is used as a linker in the ligand. The complex is useful as an emitter or other functional roles in an oled device..
Universal Display Corporation

Inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinase 7 (cdk7)

The present invention provides novel compounds of formula (i) and formula (ii) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, hydrates, tautomers, stereoisomers, isotopically labeled derivatives, and compositions thereof. Also provided are methods and kits involving the compounds or compositions for treating or preventing proliferative diseases (e.g., cancers (e.g., leukemia, melanoma, multiple myeloma), benign neoplasms, angiogenesis, inflammatory diseases, autoinflammatory diseases, and autoimmune diseases) in a subject.
Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Indenyl compounds, pharmaceutical compositions, and medical uses thereof

Disclosed are compounds, for example, compounds of formula (i), (formula (i) wherein r, r0, r1-r8, n, x, y, y′, and e are as described herein, pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds, and methods of treating or preventing a disease or condition, for example, cancer.. .
Adt Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Bis-furan derivatives as transthyretin (ttr) stabilizers and amyloid inhibitors for the treatment of familial amyloid polyneuropathy (fap)

The design and synthesis of a novel bis-furan scaffold tailored for high efficiency at inhibiting transthyretin amyloid formation is reported. In vitro results show that the discovered compounds are more efficient inhibitors of amyloid formation than tafamidis, a drug currently used in the treatment of familial amyloid polyneuropathy (fap), despite their lower molecular weight and lipophilicity.
Bsim2 - Biomolecular Simulations, S.a.

Method for producing organic urea and the organic urea and aus32 thereby obtained

A method for producing organic urea is provided that, by mixing and reacting liquid ammonia (nh3) and gaseous carbon dioxide (co2) through the steps of ammonium carbamate formation (5), carbamate decomposition (7), urea synthesis (8) and evaporation (9) thereof, is carried out using organic ammonia from animal and plant biomass (2) and carbon dioxide recycled from the exhaust gases (6) from combined-cycle biogas boilers with plant biomass. The steps preceding the organic urea production include methanization (1), with a biomass “digester”, mixing with pig and chicken slurry and blood, pine needles and ash, and water, until obtaining: methane gas, air, gaseous ammonia and water vapor and ph regulator and catalyzing (3), where the obtained gases are condensed by cooling and the gaseous ammonia is separated to be stored at a pressure of 13 atmospheres.

Cationic lipids for therapeutic agent delivery formulations

Wherein r1 and r2 are independently selected from c10 to c18 alkyl, c12 to c18 alkenyl, and oleoyl; r3 and r4 are independently selected from c1 to c6 alkyl and c2 to c6 alkanol; x is selected from —ch2—, —s—, and —o—, or x is absent; y is selected from —(ch2)n, —s(ch2)n—, —o(ch2)n—, -thiophene-, -so2(ch2)n—, and ester; n=1-4; a=1-4; b=1-4; c=1-4; and z− is a counterion.. .

Serial methanol reactors

The present relates to a process comprising the steps of providing a syngas stream with module m to a methanol loop, in the methanol loop passing the syngas though a first methanol reactor, obtaining a first effluent from the first methanol reactor, cooling the first effluent and condensing at least part of the produced methanol separating the first cooled effluent into at least a first raw methanol stream and a first unreacted stream, heating the first unreacted stream, passing the first heated unreacted stream through a second methanol reactor, obtaining a second effluent from the second methanol reactor, separating the second effluent into at least a second raw methanol stream and a second unreacted stream, and recycling the second unreacted stream to the syngas stream.. .
Haldor Topsøe A/s

Multiple-stage catalyst system for self-metathesis with controlled isomerization and cracking

Embodiments of processes and multiple-stage catalyst systems for producing propylene comprising introducing a hydrocarbon stream comprising 2-butene to an isomerization catalyst zone to isomerize the 2-butene to 1-butene, passing the 2-butene and 1-butene to a metathesis catalyst zone to cross-metathesize the 2-butene and 1-butene into a metathesis product stream comprising propylene and c4-c6 olefins, and cracking the metathesis product stream in a catalyst cracking zone to produce propylene. The isomerization catalyst zone comprises a silica-alumina catalyst with a ratio by weight of alumina to silica from 1:99 to 20:80.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Seeding formulation for woody plants and pre-treatment of land surfaces

The present disclosure provides a seeding formulation for woody plants and a pre-treatment of surfaces (e.g. Rocks, waste rocks, tailings, overburden) on disturbed and degraded lands.
Viridis Terra Innovations

Long-workability calcium aluminate cement with hardening promoted by a temperature increase, and related use

Disclosed is to a calcium aluminate cement, including a calcium aluminate with a first crystallised mineralogical phase of calcium dialuminate ca2 including one calcium oxide cao for two aluminium oxides al2o3 and/or a second crystallised mineralogical phase of dicalcium alumina silicate c2as including two calcium oxides cao for one aluminium oxide al2o3 and one silicon dioxide sio2. The mass fraction of all of the first and second mineralogical phases in the calcium aluminate is greater than or equal to 80%..
Kerneos

Fluid sterilization apparatus

A sterilization apparatus is provided with: a light source, which has a semiconductor light-emitting element that emits ultraviolet light; a housing, which forms a flow passage through which a fluid subject to sterilization passes; a light receiving unit, which receives a portion of the ultraviolet light emitted from the light source and detects the amount of ultraviolet light that has been received; and a control unit, which controls the output of the semiconductor light-emitting element based on information regarding the amount of ultraviolet light acquired from the light receiving unit. The housing has an incidence portion on which ultraviolet light becomes incident and a reflection portion, which reflects the ultraviolet light at the inner surface thereof.
Nikkiso Co., Ltd.

Method for producing iron-based oxide magnetic particle powder

To provide iron-based oxide magnetic particle powder that has a narrow particle size distribution and a small content of fine particles that do not contribute to the magnetic recording characteristics, which result in a narrow coercive force distribution, and is suitable for the enhancement of the recording density of the magnetic recording medium, and a method for producing the same. An alkali is added to an aqueous solution containing a trivalent iron ion and an ion of the metal substituting a part of fe sites to neutralize the aqueous solution to ph of 1.0 or more and 3.0 or less; a hydroxycarboxylic acid d is added in an amount providing a molar ratio d/fe with respect to the amount of the trivalent iron ion or a molar ratio (d/(fe+m)) with respect to the total amount of the trivalent iron ion and the ion of the metal m in the case where the substituting metal ion is contained of 0.125 or more and 1.0 or less; an alkali is further added to neutralize to ph of 7.0 or more and 10.0 or less; and then the iron oxyhydroxide containing the substituting metal element is coated with a silicon oxide and heated, so as to provide ε-type iron-based oxide magnetic particle powder containing the substituting metal element..
Dowa Electronics Materials Co., Ltd.

Precipitated alumina and preparation

A process for producing alumina, the process having a seeding phase and a precipitation phase. During the seeding phase a seed mixture is produced by adding an aluminium salt to an aqueous solution and then adding an alkaline metal aluminate to the mixture while maintaining the seed mixture at generally neutral ph.
Sasol Performance Chemicals Gmbh

Method of preparing metal oxide-silica composite aerogel and metal oxide-silica composite aerogel prepared thereby

The present invention relates to a method of preparing a metal oxide-silica composite aerogel containing a high ratio of a metal oxide and a metal oxide-silica composite aerogel prepared thereby. The method of preparing a metal oxide-silica composite aerogel according to the present invention may adjust a metal oxide ratio to a high level while easily forming a uniform network structure by performing a primary reaction under an acidic condition and a secondary reaction under a basic condition, and thus, since the prepared metal oxide-silica composite aerogel may contain a high ratio of the metal oxide, mechanical properties may not only be excellent, but high specific surface area and low tap density characteristics may also be exhibited..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Control of silicon oxide off-gas to prevent fouling of granular silicon annealing system

This disclosure concerns embodiments of an annealing device and a method for annealing granular silicon to reduce a hydrogen content of the granular silicon. The annealing device comprises at least one tube through which granular silicon is flowed downwardly.
Rec Silicon Inc

System for reducing agglomeration during annealing of flowable, finely divided solids

This disclosure concerns embodiments of an annealing device and a method for annealing flowable, finely divided solids, such as annealing granular silicon to reduce a hydrogen content of the granular silicon. The annealing device comprises at least one tube through which flowable, finely divided solids are flowed downwardly.
Rec Silicon Inc

Method for annealing granular silicon with agglomeration control

This disclosure concerns embodiments of an annealing device and a method for annealing flowable, finely divided solids, such as annealing granular silicon to reduce a hydrogen content of the granular silicon. The annealing device comprises at least one tube through which flowable, finely divided solids are flowed downwardly.
Rec Silicon Inc

Three-dimensional deterministic graphene architectures formed using three-dimensional templates

In one embodiment, a composition of matter includes: a plurality of ligaments each independently comprising one or more layers of graphene; where the plurality of ligaments are arranged according to a deterministic three-dimensional (3d) pattern. In another embodiment, a method of forming a deterministic three-dimensional (3d) architecture of graphene includes: forming or providing a substrate structurally characterized by a predefined 3d pattern; forming one or more layers of metal on surfaces of the substrate; and forming one or more layers of graphene on surfaces of the metal..
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc

Methods of forming carbon nanotubes having a bimodal size distribution

A composition comprising a mixture of carbon nanotubes having a bi-modal size distribution are produced by reducing carbon oxides with a reducing agent in the presence of a catalyst. The resulting mixture of nanotubes include a primary population of multiwall carbon nanotubes having characteristic diameters greater than 40 nanometers, and a secondary population of what are apparently single-wall nanotubes with characteristic diameters of less than 30 nanometers.
Seerstone Llc

Fuel blending hose and fuel dispensing unit

A fuel hose for delivering multiple-grades of fuel is provided and in one embodiment includes a first hose portion having a first length and a first diameter, and a second hose portion having a second length and a second diameter. The first hose portion includes a first fuel line and a second fuel line, and the second hose portion includes a third fuel line.
Wayne Fueling Systems Sweden Ab

Application programming interface manager

Modern elevators are computer controlled and a computer program sending service requests to an elevator system may be implemented in a mobile device. An api-manager is used in a mobile device for providing a common programming interface for all elevator related applications in the mobile device.
Kone Corporation

Automated guided vehicle and use

A storage system comprises one or more automated guided vehicles, one or more centralized supervisory systems, one or more parts container storage spaces disposed within a defined two dimensional space comprising one or more addressable parts container spaces and parts bins which comprise a part identifier and which are configured to fit at least partially within the parts container storage space. The automated guided vehicles comprise a controllable autonomous parts container base and one or more position sensors operatively in communication with a controller and operative to determine a coordinate location of the automated guided vehicle within a defined two dimensional space in real time without relying on a map stored in the controller..
Oceaneering International, Inc.

As/rs lift having vertically-aligned dual carriages

A material handling system has a vertical lift two vertically aligned carriages that are independently positionable on a vertical support structure by respective drive systems. A processor subsystem selects one of the two carriages to move an article from at least one in-feed conveyor to a selected level of an automated storage and retrieval system (as/rs).
Intelligrated Headquarters, Llc

Tamper-evident closure

A closure (100) for a container (104) comprises a base (106) and a spout (110) disposed upon a mouth of said container (104) and defining a void space (134) between them; a cap (118) which comprises an inner body (124) concentrically disposed within an outer body (122), said cap configured to be disposed on said base (106) so as to seal therewith; and at least one tamper-evident device (136) extending between and locking together said cap (118) and said base (106), said tamper-evident device (136) comprising a flattened member extending from an edge of said inner body member (124) over at least one frangible link (140) and engaging said base (106) such that when the cap (118) is opened said at least one frangible link (140) ruptures, said tamper-evident device (136) consequently falling into and being partially obscured by said void space (134).. .
Nestec S.a.

Tamper-evident container

A tamper-evident container comprising a storage having at least one passage opening delimited by a free edge and configured to put in communication the internal volume of the storage with the external environment; the sheet material of the storage wraps at least partially on itself in order to form an overlapping zone which comprises at least one first constraining portion and one second constraining portion engaged with each other: on the second constraining portion at least one notch is defined. The container further comprises a closure system engaged at said free edge and movable with respect to the storage; the closure system being configured for defining at least one closing condition in which the system itself interdicts the communication between the internal volume of the storage and the external environment and an opening condition in which the system itself enables the communication between the internal volume and external environment..
I.g.b. S.r.l.

Composite components made of heat-curing resins and elastomers

A plastic composite component which is formed by a thin hard plastic outer layer, at least one elastomer layer adjoining the former on the inside, and at least one metal and/or plastic carrier layer adjoining said elastomer layer on the inside and made of a fibre reinforced plastic (rfp). A carbon fibre reinforced plastic (crp) or glass fibre reinforced plastic (grp), is arranged on the component or at least partly forms the latter, as an impact protection part, as a splinter protection part, as a protective part against sudden total failure or as a protective part against vibrations and vibration damages, against resonance, for the purpose of damping oscillations or for the purpose of acoustic damping..
Gummiwerk Kraiburg Gmbh & Co. Kg

Actuator in a landing gear system of an aircraft

The present invention relates to an actuator in a landing gear system of an aircraft, comprising: an electric drive for driving the actuator and first drive electronics for controlling the electric drive that are connected to the drive via an electric line, with second drive electronics for controlling the electric drive that are connected to the drive via an electric line, with the first drive electronics and the second drive electronics being redundant with respect to one another.. .
Liebherr-aerospace Lindenberg Gmbh

Steering arrangement for tiltable vehicle

A front frame is provided with a seat for at least one person and a front wheel mounting for at least one front wheel; and a back frame provided with a rear wheel mounting for at least two back wheels. The front frame is connected via a rotary axis with the back frame, the rotary axis having a component parallel to the longitudinal direction of the vehicle.
Kerv Automotive N.v.

Track assembly for a vehicle

A mower includes a pair of track assemblies positioned on either side of a chassis. The track assemblies include drive wheels coupled to axles driven by an engine.
Altoz, Inc.

An electric power assisted steering system

An electric power assisted steering system comprising a torque sensor assembly comprising an input shaft, an output shaft, a torsion bar that interconnects the input shaft and the output shaft, and a processing means which produces a torque signal indicative of the torque carried by the torsion bar, an electric motor that is connected to the output shaft, and a motor position sensor that provides a motor position signal dependent on the angular position of the motor rotor that repeats each time the motor has rotated through a known angular range. The apparatus further including processing means that generates an absolute output shaft position signal from the motor position signal by adding to the output of the motor position sensor a first term indicative of the fixed offset between the motor position sensor zero position and the zero position of the input shaft and a second term indicative of the number of turns of the motor rotor away from the zero position of the input shaft.
Trw Limited

Electric power steering apparatus

Each of two control units configured in a double system has a cpu, each cpu obtains input information of the control unit of the other cpu, each cpu independently drives an electric motor at a normal time, and continues the motor drive by utilizing the input information of the control unit of the other cpu when an abnormality relating to input information is detected, and when an abnormality relating to information other than input information is detected, the control unit in which the abnormality has occurred controls the electric motor so as to continue the drive or stop the drive in accordance with details of the abnormality, and the control unit on the normal side controls the electric motor so as to at least continue the drive as normal.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Personalised elevated urban transport

A bidirectional overhead urban transport (tuep) for a large transportation capacity, which is suspended over a series of poles, without interfering with the traffic of vehicles and pedestrians surface, which is characterized by having a continuum of autonomous cabins circulating about a tubular track suspended by static wires hanging from the poles. The system has overhead stations for passengers, by which access is given to the suspended cabins, moved by autonomous and independent electric motors which rotate a drive pulley rolling on the upper back of a horizontal tubular track raised or inclined according to the topography of the ground.

System and identifying at least one passenger of a vehicle by a pattern of movement

A system and method for identifying at least one passenger of a vehicle by a pattern of movement that includes receiving at least one sensor signal from at least one wearable device. The system and method also include determining the pattern of movement based on data extracted from the at least one sensor signal and determining if the pattern of movement is consistent with at least one passenger movement pattern.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

System and identifying a vehicle driver by a pattern of movement

A computer-implemented method and system for identifying a vehicle driver by a pattern of movement that includes receiving at least one sensor signal from at least one wearable device. The method and system additionally include determining the pattern of movement based on data extracted from the at least one sensor signal and determining if the pattern of movement is consistent with at least one driver movement pattern.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

System, method and computer program product for braking control when approaching a traffic signal

A vehicle control method, system, and computer program product, includes determining a cognitive state of a driver of a vehicle, detecting an upcoming traffic signal at an intersection and a status of the upcoming traffic signal, identifying intersection data relating to the intersection with the upcoming traffic signal, and performing a vehicle control action on the vehicle at the intersection based on the cognitive state of the driver, the status of the upcoming traffic signal, and the intersection data.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Lane keeping assistance system

A lane keeping assistance system including: means for determining a first position of the vehicle in a network with a first accuracy; first interface for providing trajectory of the vehicle in the network; second interface for providing position data of right boundary objects and position data of left boundary objects, and radar signatures of these boundary objects; radar system to scan right and left lateral environment of the vehicle and determine distances to objects on a right of the vehicle and radar signatures thereof, and distances to objects on a left of the vehicle and radar signatures thereof; evaluation unit to perform identification of acquired objects based on the first position, the provided data, and the determined data, and to determine a second position of the vehicle with a second position accuracy; and control device to control the vehicle taking into consideration the target trajectory and the second position.. .
Deutsches Zentrum Für Luft- Und Raumfahrt E.v.

Vehicle control device operating safety device based on object position

A vehicle control device including an acquisition unit for acquiring an object position detected by an object detection sensor, an identification determination unit for determining that a plurality of object positions relates the same object when the plurality of object positions is acquired by the acquisition unit, and a selection unit that selects a current target position from among the plurality of object positions based on the previous object position that was set as the operation target of a safety device in the case when the identification determination unit determines that the plurality of object positions relates to the same object, and an operation control unit for controlling the operation of the safety device based on the current target position.. .
Denso Corporation

Collision avoidance systems and methods

Example collision avoidance systems and methods are described. In one implementation, a method receives data from multiple sensors mounted to a first vehicle.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Saddle-ride vehicle with autonomous braking and operating same

A saddle-ride vehicle includes a forward travel sensor a brake that decelerates the vehicle by actuation of a rider-operable brake control. A controller identifies a trigger for an autonomous braking event for the brake.
Harley-davidson Motor Company Group, Llc

Vehicle powertrain controller and method

A hybrid electric vehicle having a powertrain including an engine and an electric machine, and controllers configured to derate powertrain output torque below a nominal maximum to a fault-torque limit, in response to a vehicle fault or issue. The vehicle and controllers are also configured to transiently increase powertrain torque output above the fault-torque limit in response to a torque demand that exceeds the limit, and which is needed to enable a predicted vehicle maneuver.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method for adjusting brake pressures of a motor vehicle, brake system for carrying out the method and motor vehicle

A method for adjusting brake pressures on pneumatically operated wheel brakes of a motor vehicle includes setting, in a normal braking mode, a brake pressure depending on a driver brake request determined by the driver of the motor vehicle and a control unit, during reception of an external brake request which is independent of the driver brake request, in a pressure control mode, sets a resulting brake pressure at the respective wheel brakes taking into account the external brake request and the driver brake request. The method further includes terminating, after revocation of the external brake request, the pressure control mode depending on a comparison of a value representing the driver brake request and entered into the control unit with a predefined threshold value..
Wabco Gmbh

Apparatus and responding to a target vehicle in a lateral position

A controller for a driver assistance system comprises an output for transmitting a braking control signal and control logic. The control logic is capable of identifying a target vehicle, determining an intervention zone and determining an edge zone.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Global stolen vehicles tracking

A vehicle information server maps a unique identifier of a stolen vehicle to a network identifier of the vehicle. Responsive to receiving the network identifier of the stolen vehicle and identifying access of the network identifier to a component of the network, a service provider server of a service provider network indicates a physical location of the component and a time of access of the component to a vehicle theft system..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method for operating an identification system for a motor vehicle

A method for operating an identification system for a motor vehicle for ascertaining and classifying an object in an interior space of the motor vehicle, the interior space being recorded with the aid of an interior camera and the interior space being illuminated during the recording with the aid of an illumination device, the method provides that an interior lighting system is activated as the illumination device. A corresponding system, a device, and a computer program for carrying out the method are also described..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Electronic control device for vehicles

A vehicle electronic control device includes: a detection unit of a power supply voltage; a power determination unit determining whether the power supply voltage is reduced below a predetermined voltage; an identification number storage unit for a vehicle identification number; a timing storage unit storing time information of reduction when the power supply voltage is reduced below the predetermined voltage; a control unit acquiring a vehicle identification number stored in an identification number storage unit and time information stored in a timing storage unit of the other electronic control device; and an identification number determination unit: determining one of the other electronic control device and the electronic control device storing newest time information in the timing storage unit as a target electronic control device; and determining that a vehicle identification number stored in the identification number storage unit of the target electronic control device is a correct identification number.. .
Denso Corporation

Wheel holder for a bicycle carrier

A wheel holder for a bicycle carrier for a vehicle includes at least one body and at least one fastening member. The wheel holder is configured to receive and retain a wheel having a tread.
Thule Sweden Ab

Hidden storage compartment within center console

A vehicle includes a console disposed between driver and passenger seats and adjacent an instrument panel. The console defines a storage area.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Current mode control type switching power supply device

A switching power supply device includes a first switch, a second switch, a current sensing portion configured to sense current flowing in the second switch, and a controller configured to control the first and second switches. The controller controls the first switch and the second switch in accordance with current sensed by the current sensing portion if a ratio of the output voltage to the input voltage is a predetermined value or lower, and controls the first switch and the second switch independently of the current sensed by the current sensing portion if the ratio of the output voltage to the input voltage is higher than the predetermined value..
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Waste heat utilization system for an electric vehicle

A waste heat utilization system may include an air conditioning circuit for air conditioning a vehicle interior of the electric vehicle, wherein a working medium may circulate in the air conditioning circuit, which may have arranged therein a compressor for compressing the working medium, a condenser for condensing the working medium, and an evaporator for evaporating the working medium. The system may also include a cooling circuit for cooling at least one of the electric motor and the battery, wherein a coolant may circulate in the cooling circuit, which may have arranged therein the electric motor in a first branch and the battery in a second branch fluidically connected in parallel with the first branch, a first heat exchanger for discharging heat from the coolant into surroundings of the waste heat utilization system, a first delivery device for driving the coolant in the cooling circuit, a first chiller via which heat may be transferrable from the first branch into the air conditioning circuit, and a second chiller via which heat may be transferrable from the second branch into the air conditioning circuit.
Mahle International Gmbh

Vehicle control device and method therefor

The present invention relates to a vehicle control device that can display various pieces of image information associated with a state of a vehicle, and a control method for the device. The vehicle control device comprises: a single touch screen; and a single control unit, which includes at least two different operating system programs which independently operate, and controls each of the operating system programs to display image information on the single touch screen, wherein the control unit controls the touch screen to enable at least one of the operating system programs to display image information on the touch screen, according to at least one of operation states of the operating system programs and the state of the vehicle..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Vehicle air conditioning apparatus

A vehicle air conditioning apparatus is provided that can extend the mileage of a vehicle by reducing the power consumed by the operation of a compressor and a heater. When a required quantity of heating q_req is acquired, the minimum power sharing ratio between quantity of heat release q_hpof a water-refrigerant heat exchanger 22 and quantity of heat release q_htrof a water heater 32 is calculated, which allows the power consumption w_total to be minimized, and a compressor 21 and the water heater 32 are operated based on the result of the calculation..
Sanden Holdings Corporation

Waste heat utilization system for an electric vehicle

A waste heat utilization system for an electric vehicle having an electric motor and a battery may include a first cooling circuit in which a first coolant circulates and having arranged therein the electric motor, a first direct heat exchanger for discharging heat from the first coolant into surroundings of the system, and a first delivery device for driving the first coolant. The system may also include a second cooling circuit in which a second coolant circulates and having arranged therein the battery and a second delivery device for driving the second coolant.
Mahle International Gmbh

Vehicle with adjustable dampers and control method therefor

The stiffness of dampers for wheels on the front and rear axles are selectively controlled with a control unit. The control unit is configured to detect if the vehicle travels in a curve.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Systems and methodologies for capturing tire temperatures with a temperature sensing instrument

A method is provided for measuring the temperature of a tire. The method comprises (a) providing a temperature measuring instrument which is equipped with a plurality of temperature probes, wherein each of the plurality of temperature probes sense the temperature of a surface they come into contact with; (b) providing a software program installed on a mobile technology platform, wherein said mobile technology platform is equipped with a display and is in wireless communication with the temperature measuring instrument, and wherein the software program operates in conjunction with said mobile technology platform and the temperature measuring instrument to capture temperature readings sensed by the plurality of temperature probes; (c) receiving user input from a user of said mobile technology platform, the user input specifying tire parameters for a set of tires on which temperature readings are to be captured, wherein the tire parameters identify (a) a set of tires, (b) a vehicle that the set of tires are to be used in conjunction with, and (c) a track at which the vehicle will be operated when the temperature readings are captured; (d) creating a tire temperature measurement record from said user input; (e) capturing a plurality of temperature readings from said temperature measuring instrument after said plurality of temperature probes have been placed into contact with the external surface of at least one member of said set of tires; (f) adding the captured temperature readings to the tire temperature measurement record such that each captured temperature re14/736,184ading is associated with a tire, from the set of tires, that the captured temperature reading originated from; and (g) displaying, on the display of the mobile technology platform, a summary of temperature readings captured for a vehicle..
Fresnel Technologies, Inc.

Laminate of thermoplastic resin film and rubber, inner liner material, and pneumatic tire

A laminate of a thermoplastic resin or thermoplastic elastomer composition film and a rubber composition layer, which can be used as an inner liner for a pneumatic tire, with improved adhesive strength at the interface of the thermoplastic resin or thermoplastic elastomer composition film and the rubber composition layer. A laminate comprising a thermoplastic resin or thermoplastic elastomer composition film and a rubber composition layer, the rubber composition containing a rubber component, a condensate of a phenol compound and formaldehyde, and methylene donor and a vulcanizing agent, wherein 2.5-40% by mass of the rubber component is butyl rubber or halogenated butyl rubber, the content of the condensate is 0.5-20 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component, and the content of the methylene donor is 0.25-200 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component..
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

Medium transport device, printing apparatus and liquid ejecting apparatus

A printer includes a transport unit that transports continuous paper, a medium support unit in which a support surface that is capable of supporting continuous paper that is transported by a transport unit, and first concave sections, which are indented from the support surface, are formed, and an image capture unit, which is disposed on a lower side of the support surface, and which captures an image of a lower surface of the continuous paper.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Media support

In one example, a media support includes a platen and multiple suctions cups embedded in or an integral part of the platen. Some of the suction cups are arranged in a first part having a first density and some of the suction cups arrange in a second part having a second density less than the first density..
Hp Scitex Ltd.

Apparatus and pretreating and printing textile surfaces

The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for pretreating and printing textile surfaces. For this purpose, at least one pallet (22) for accommodating and retaining a textile article (20) to be printed on a printing face, a pretreatment device (40) which allows the textile article to be pretreated, prior to it being printed, by applying a pretreatment fluid to the textile article in a pretreatment area, a printing device (60) comprising at least one printhead (61) that allows a printed image to be printed onto the textile article in the pretreatment area, a moving device (23) which allows the at least one pallet to he displaced relative to the pretreatment device and the printing device, and a programmable control device (31) which allows the printing device, the pretreatment device and/or the moving device to be controlled, are provided.
Aeoon Technologies Gmbh

Modules to evaluate ink signals

An example device in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure includes modules to generate an input signal, apply the input signal to an ink sample to obtain an ink signal, compare the ink signal to a reference value, and identify whether the ink signal is consistent with an ink signature. A module may be contained on an inkjet printhead die..
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Symmetric glazing for improved sound attenuation

A process for making a symmetrical glazing that has the same nominal weight as an asymmetrical glazing that has been determined to afford enhanced glazing strength, glazing rigidity, or stone impact resistance wherein the symmetric glazing has improved acoustic attenuation over coincidence frequencies of the asymmetric glazing design.. .
Pittsburgh Glass Works, Llc

Co-extruded film

The invention relates to a co-extruded film comprising a sealing layer of low density polyethylene and a skin layer, wherein the skin layer comprises a copolyamide which comprises: •at least 75 wt % monomeric units derived from caprolactam; •between 5 to 25 wt % monomeric units derived from a diamine and terephthalic acid; wherein the weight percentage is with respect to the total weight of copolyamide in the skin layer. The invention also relates to a process for preparing such a film, as well as applications of the film..
Dsm Ip Assets B.v.

Electromagnetic wave transmitting component

An electromagnetic wave transmitting component including an electromagnetic wave transmitting unit (design member), a covering sheet (covering film), and a frame. The electromagnetic wave transmitting unit includes a flat plate shaped base plate section formed by arraying plural first tubes formed from a dielectric arrayed such that respective open ends of the first tubes are in-plane, and a protruding section joined to the first tubes of the base plate section and formed by arraying plural second tubes formed from a dielectric arrayed such that the respective open ends of the second tubes form a predetermined planar shape.
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denki-seisakusho

Compound shimming

Disclosed herein is a method. The method includes identifying a first location on a first part to place a first shim tab to form a first portion of a compound shim.
The Boeing Company

Heating mechanisms for build volumes

An example method for cooling a build volume is described. In one implementation, a heating mechanism is set to a temperature identified based on the build material information, and the build volume is heated using the heating mechanism for a time period identified based on the build material information..
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

Three-dimensional printing with multi-material support

Three-dimensional printer fabrication is improved by receiving a digital model of an object specifying two or more different build materials, prioritizing the different build materials with a ranking, identifying exclusive locations where a surface layer of the object has one of the build materials, generating an external structure for the object according to one or more design rules, matching a first build material of the external structure to a second build material of the object at each of the exclusive locations, the matching based on at least one shared property of the materials, generating tool instructions for fabricating the object and the external structure, the tool instructions including one or more selections between the first build material and the second build material based upon the ranking and the matching, and controlling the three-dimensional printer according to the tool instructions to fabricate the object and the external structure.. .
Makerbot Industries, Llc

Self-treatment of utility poles in use

A method for treating a ground-line area of wooden posts in use, that consists of burying a tank of treatment product in the ground next to the post, with a mechanism that automatically injects a certain quantity of said treatment product into the post, once per year. The driving agent allowing said injection can be a pressure generated within the device itself by various means, or electric current originating from a photovoltaic panel or a battery.
Wood-perfect Corporation

Distributed pressurization and exhaust systems for soft robots

A soft robot is described, including: a flexible and/or stretchable body; a common fluid pressurization unit; and a plurality of fluid chambers each embedded in the flexible and/or stretchable body and capable of fluidic connection with the common fluid pressurization unit through a pressurizing valve; wherein the pressurizing valve is capable of being activated to allow the pressurized fluid to flow from the common fluid pressurization unit into the fluid chamber to result in actuation. Methods of using the soft robot are also described..
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Gripping device for linear actuation

A gripping device with linear actuation for a robotic arm for seizing and gripping petri dishes and other light items. The gripping device has a support and first and second gripping arms slidably retained relative to the support by guide rods.
Interscience

Control system having learning control function and control method

A robot control system includes an operation control unit, a learning control processing unit and a storage unit. Whenever the operation control unit performs a single learning control, the learning control processing unit stores the number of learning controls, which indicates how many learning controls have been performed, and obtained time-series vibration data in correspondence with each other in the storage unit.
Fanuc Corporation

Quick release device of hand tool

A quick release device of a hand tool includes: a main body; an operating portion, including a slidable sleeve movably disposed around the main body and a pin radially inserted into the slidable sleeve, the operating portion further including a movable rod movably disposed in the main body, the pin connected with the movable rod; an annular plastic body, rotatably disposed around the slidable sleeve and corresponding to the pin, a stepped structure formed between the slidable sleeve and the annular plastic body; an identification portion, disposed around the annular plastic body; wherein the slidable sleeve is movable between first and second positions, when the slidable sleeve moves toward the first position, the pin drives the movable rod to move toward a fixing position; when the slidable sleeve moves toward the second position, the pin pushes the movable rod to move toward a releasing position.. .
Shun-yee Industrial Co., Ltd.

Multiple smooth elements bonded to a ground; novel tools and methods for surface improvement of metals and other materials

The present invention introduces novel methods and tools for improving the surfaces of metals and other flowable materials with smooth-surfaced tools, such as fibers and spheroids bonded to a ground. The new tools deform and compress rather than remove material, thereby increasing surface hardness, density, reflectivity, electrical conductivity, impermeability and corrosion resistance.

Automated seaming apparatus and method

A seaming station and method of seaming utilizing two robot arms with seaming heads coupled thereto to seam a large lite by working in conjunction with one another or simultaneously seaming two lites independently of one another.. .
Cardinal Ig Company

Carrying table and cutting method

A carrying table and a cutting method are disclosed. The carrying table includes: a carrying table body including a carrying table surface provided with a plurality of openings; and a plurality of pistons respectively disposed in at least part of openings and configured to conduct reciprocating movement relative to the carrying table surface along side walls of the openings.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

System and processing parts on a workpiece

A system and method for processing parts from a workpiece is provided. The method may include identifying characteristics of a workpiece to be processed, nesting, by a computer controller, a first nest pattern of a local first part to be cut out of the workpiece, identifying, by a computer controller, an unused portion of the workpiece not occupied by the first nest pattern, querying, by a computer controller, a remote database to identify a remote second part to be cut, wherein the second part comprises material characteristics corresponding to the characteristics of the workpiece and is nestable in the unused portion of the workpiece, and nesting the local first part and the remote second part on the workpiece..
Hypertherm, Inc.

Casting mold, and production method thereof

A casting mold and a production method thereof with which exfoliation of coating is controlled and liquidity of molten metal can be maintained are provided. This casting mold 1 includes a surface processing part 3 in which a plurality of groove parts 5 of a grid groove 4 formed in a surface of a molten metal contact part of a mold material 2 is coated with a carbon film 6.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Method of riveting involving ultrasonic pulses

A method of riveting a first substrate and a second substrate with a rivet includes delivering a first ultrasonic pulse to a respective exterior surface of the first substrate at a predefined target area, via an ultrasonic device. The first ultrasonic pulse is configured to soften the first substrate at a first softening temperature.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Method for manufacturing a component of austenitic twip or trip/twip steel

The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a component of austenitic twip or trip/twip steel. A flat product (1) is deformed by achieving at least one indentation (16) on at least one surface of the flat product (1) in order to have in the deformed product (5) areas of a high strength steel embedded in a matrix of a ductile material.
Outokumpu Oyj

Method for cleaning a metal surface of a metal component of an industrial plant

A method for cleaning a metal surface of a metal component of an industrial plant is disclosed comprising measuring the electrical resistance ra1 of a metal component over a cleaned area of the metal surface with a resistance meter, comparing the electrical resistance ra1 measured with a pre-determined electrical resistance value rdet, assessing whether ra1 is greater, smaller or equal to rdet, and repeating cleaning if the electrical resistance ra1 measured is greater than rdet, or terminating cleaning of the surface area of the metal component if ra1 is smaller than or identical to rdet.. .
Basell Polyolefine Gmbh

Vacuum evaporation apparatus

The invention provides a vacuum evaporation apparatus, wherein the magnetic plate comprises a plurality of magnetic units respectively corresponding to different areas of metal mask to attract the corresponding areas of metal mask to low surface of substrate by magnetic force, the driving mechanism comprises a plurality of driving units correspondingly one-to-one to magnetic units, and the magnetic units are driven by corresponding driving units to move upward/downward independently so that the stress generated during the mask sheet of metal mask attached to substrate is fully released by adjusting the movement order of magnetic units to reduce difficulty on metal mask design and improve yield rate. Moreover, the corresponding magnetic units are adjusted in real-time according to the color mixing situation of products to improve the equipment utilization rate, and the magnetic force on corresponding area of metal mask is independently adjusted according to product color mixing situation..
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Zinc rich coating process

A coating system and related method for coating a part. The coating system having a process tank filled with a fluid coating material to a fluid coating level and an inert gas blanket formed above the fluid coating level.
Metokote Corporation

Centrifugal separator with intermittent discharge of heavy phase

A centrifugal separator includes a casing which delimits a space which is sealed off from and having an under pressure in relation to the surroundings, by at least one seal. A rotor is arranged for rotation around a rotational axis and forms within itself a separation space.
Alfa Laval Corporate Ab

Method for preparing mixed metal oxide catalysts containing molybdenum and bismuth

The present invention relates to a process for producing mixed oxide catalysts on the basis of molybdenum and bismuth oxides in which the precursor compounds of the components of mixed oxide catalysts provided in the form of a solution and/or suspension are subjected to a spray-drying with a specific temperature regime and the spray particles obtained in this way are then calcined to yield a catalytic active mass, and to the mixed oxide catalysts obtainable by this process and to the use of these catalysts in the partial oxidation of olefms, in particular in the partial gas phase oxidation of propene to acrolein and acrylic acid. The spray drying of the precursor compounds containing solution or suspension is performed in concurrent with a gas stream having a specific entrance temperature.
Evonik Degussa Gmbh

Elastomer rheology system and process

An elastomer rheology process can include: receiving material formation data associated with an elastomer; conveying the elastomer towards one or more rollers that compress and stretch the elastomer according to a predetermined rolling profile comprising roller gap and speed settings; sensing a first dimension of a first portion of the elastomer before the first portion of the elastomer is passed through the sheeter; sensing a second dimension of a second portion of the elastomer after the second portion of the elastomer is passed through the sheeter; and calculating an elastomer property of the elastomer based on the controlled roller gap width, a measured roller force, the first dimension, and the second dimension.. .
Ardent Mills, Llc

Supercritical synthetic y-grade ngl

Use of a synthetic form of y-grade natural gas liquids when in a supercritical state for a variety of processes and across numerous industrial applications is described herein. The low viscosity, high density, and tunable solvent properties of synthetic supercritical y-grade natural gas liquids are useful for example in control of chemical reactions and processes, and/or single or two-phase separations..
Linde Aktiengesellschaft

Vapor relief strainer with cleaner

A vapor relief strainer cleaning assembly comprising a turbine and dislodger assembly, wherein the turbine is configured to move a dislodger assembly disposed within a vapor screen relief vessel. Exemplary dislodger assemblies are configured to be powered by vapor or gas and to use excess vapor or gas optionally to dislodge non-condensable contaminants from the filter screen or to facilitate contaminant dislodgement from the inner wall of the filter screen..
Andritz Inc.

Driver and control for variable impedence load

An acoustic standing wave is utilized to separate components from a multi-component fluid, such as oil from an oil-water mixture, or cells entrained in a fluid, in a fluid flow scheme with an acoustophoresis device. For example, the flow scheme and device allows for trapping of the oil as the oil coalesces, agglomerates, and becomes more buoyant than the water.
Flodesign Sonics, Inc.

Systems, methods, and devices providing solvent container identification and incorporation

Solvent containers and solvent container trays for chromatography systems are described for providing control over solvent supply and waste collection. Designated solvent containers and exclusively designated solvent containers provide solvents for use by chromatography systems.
Waters Technologies Corporation

Distillation system and distillation method thereof

The present disclosure relates to a distillation system for separating a mixed material existing in feedstock into a high volatile component and a low volatile component using difference of boiling point, the system comprising: an evaporation-separator which evaporates the high volatile component to discharge the high volatile component as an overhead vapor; a first compressor which receives the discharged overhead vapor and adiabatically compresses the received discharged overhead vapor; an evaporator which receives the adiabatically compressed overhead vapor, exchanges heat between water supplied from a water supply source and the compressed overhead vapor and evaporates the water into water vapor; and a second compressor which receives the evaporated water vapor and compresses the received evaporated water vapor. Accordingly, provided herein is a distillation system and distillating method thereof, capable of compressing the overhead vapor before the overhead vapor is introduced into the evaporator, and then increasing the amount of saturated water vapor in the method of generating the saturated water vapor using the condensed latent heat of the compressed overhead vapor, thereby reducing distillation cost..
Sunteco Limited

Mobile agents for manipulating, moving, and/or reorienting components

Mobile agents automatically manipulate components such as blocks on a working surface, to perform operations such as construction of generalized structures. The working surface and/or the components can have machine-readable codes to assist the agents in maintaining current knowledge of their respective locations.
Anki, Inc.

Game system, game control device, and information storage medium

Provided is a game system including at least one processor configured to: select at least one game object from a plurality of selection candidate game objects, as a game object to be associated with first user identification information, based on predetermined lottery processing; associate the selected game object with the first user identification information; and set, as one of the plurality of selection candidate game objects, a game object which is associated with second user identification information and generated based on a game play by a second user who is identified by the second user identification information.. .
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Method and device for processing user data in game forum

The invention discloses a method and device for processing user data in a game forum. The method includes: the game forum includes a plurality of sections, user growth data of different sections are independent from each other; to each section of the game forum, recording growth data for the user in the section according to an attribute operation of each user in the section, determining an authority of the user in the section according to the growth data of the user in the section; and providing an operation authority of a corresponding level to the user in the section according to the authority of the user in the section..
Beijing Qihoo Technology Company Limited

High-dimensional touch parameter (hdtp) game controllers with multiple usage and networking modalities

A device comprising a high dimensional touch parameter (hdtp) touch capability that can selectively function, as desired by the user, as one or more of a game controller that connects to a game console via network connections, an independent portable/mobile game device with limited but sufficient capacity of processor/memory, a controller for a game console connected remotely through the internet and or a storage device/media player that can store gaming history, personal information, or media files. In an embodiment the device comprises at least one processor for executing at least one algorithm, the algorithm including at least a game, at least one touch sensor providing real-time tactile information to at least one algorithm, the algorithm implementing at least on hdtp function, and at least one networking element configured to network the device to at least the internet..
Nri R&d Patent Licensing, Llc

Method and game machine for playing multi-hand poker

A computer-implemented card game played between two computer devices in communication via a server, wherein the server randomly deals to each computer device a plurality of cards one at a time from a deck of cards comprising a 53-card deck, one of which has a designated value and can represent any suit during play to form multiple pairs of competing hands each having a predetermined number of cards wherein at least one of each player's hands is a semi-revealed hand some of whose cards are revealed and some hidden to an opponent. During dealing, the server places each successive card in one of the hands such that once placed the associated computer device cannot move the card to another hand and once a card is placed in a hand, the server cannot place a successive card in the same hand until all of the hands are equally populated..
Jtg Technology Group Ltd.

Magnetic identification of an object

The present disclosure relates to materials, devices, systems, and processes for magnetic identification of an object. Embodiments may include receiving from a plurality of sensors arranged within a layer of material an indication of a strength or signature of a magnetic field proximate to the corresponding sensor.
Intel Corporation

Card handling systems, devices for use in card handling systems and related methods

Card handling systems include shuffling devices, shoe devices, and a card transfer system for automatically transferring cards from the shuffling device into the shoe device. Shuffling devices may include a divider configured to contact at least one card positioned within a compartment of the shuffling device.
Shuffle Master Gmbh & Co Kg

Shoe devices and card handling systems

Card handling systems include shuffling devices, shoe devices, and a card transfer system for automatically transferring cards from the shuffling device into the shoe device. Shuffling devices may include a divider configured to contact at least one card positioned within a compartment of the shuffling device.
Shuffle Master Gmbh & Co Kg

Golf ball dimples defined by superposed curves

The present invention is a golf ball which comprises dimples having a cross section defined by the superposition of two or more continuous and differentiable functions, and particularly the superposition of a catenary function and a witch of agnesi function. Additionally, the dimples preferably have a circular boundary and maintain an axis coincident with the center of the circular boundary..
Acushnet Company

Scaly structure

A scaly structure including a carrier and multiple scale films configured on the carrier. The scale films are arranged independently and each has a proximal end that is connected to the carrier and a distal end that is away from the carrier and suspended, and the scale films are bent towards the carrier in the same direction.
Dongguan Jianghao Plastic Products Co., Ltd

Biometric monitoring system

A method for monitoring biometric information for a user is provided. The method comprises a computer system identifying current activity for the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Biometric monitoring system

Biometric information is monitored for a user. Current activity is identified for the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Cellular glass system for suppression of vaporization, fire and thermal radiation from liquid hydrocarbons

A passive fire suppression system including at least one tapered cellular glass block and having a cap with a tapered shape disposed on the top of the at least one cellular glass block. The passive fire suppression system allows drainage from the upper surface to the bottom of the system.
Pittsburgh Corning Corporation

Breath diverting mask assembly

A breath diverting mask assembly for inhibiting condensation from forming on a windshield includes a mask that is selectively worn when a vehicle is driven. An exhaust unit is fluidly coupled to the mask to direct exhaled breath away from a windshield in the vehicle.

System and associated methods for dynamically adjusting circadian rhythm responsive to identified future events

A method is for dynamically adjusting a circadian rhythm of an observer via a user device that includes control circuitry and an associated memory. The method includes identifying future events to precondition for and determining a preconditioning schedule for at least one of the identified future events.
Biological Illumination, Llc

Detection of electromagnetic interference in a cardiac electrical signal by an implantable medical device

An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (icd) starts a timer set to a time interval in response to a cardiac electrical signal crossing a noise threshold amplitude and resets the timer to the time interval in response to each crossing of the noise threshold amplitude by the cardiac electrical signal that occurs prior to the time interval expiring. A control circuit of the icd determines a parameter of the behavior of the timer and identifies a sensed cardiac event as an electromagnetic interference (emi) event based on the parameter.
Medtronic, Inc.

Implantable flexible circuit leads and methods of use

Devices, systems and methods are provided for stimulation of tissues and structures within a body of a patient. In particular, implantable leads are provided which are comprised of a flexible circuit.
St. Jude Medical Luxembourg Holdings . Smi S.a.r.l. ("sjm Lux Smi")

Tracheoscope

A tracheoscope includes a handle having a control mechanism; one end of the handle is connected with a plug-in type screen, and the other end of the handle is combined with a catheter; the far end of the catheter is provided with a hose part including a main elastic spring ring inside, and the farthest end of the catheter is combined with a probe provided with a shooting module and luminophors inside; two pull wires are arranged in the catheter; and the near ends of the two pull wires are extended and are combined on the control mechanism, and the far ends of the two pull wires are respectively arranged in two small elastic spring rings in a penetration manner and are fixed. The probe can be stably combined with the shooting module and the luminophors, so the shooting stability is improved..
Zhuhai Kaden Medical Imaging Technology Co., Ltd

Shaft and handle for a catheter with independently-deflectable segments

An elongate medical device with independently-deflectable segments and a handle for manually deflecting those segments can include a shaft having a distal segment and proximal segment, at least one proximal segment deflection wire adapted to deflect the proximal segment, at least one distal segment deflection wire adapted to deflect the distal segment independent of the proximal segment, and a handle portion. The handle portion may comprise a first manual actuation mechanism coupled to the at least one distal segment deflection wire and a second manual actuation mechanism coupled to the at least one proximal segment deflection wire.

Tracheoscope pull wire control mechanism

A tracheoscope pull wire control mechanism includes a rotating wheel pivotally arranged inside a handle; a holding cavity is formed on an upper portion of the rotating wheel; a spring and a brake block are arranged in the groove, such that a connection rod of the control piece above the handle passes through a long slotted hole at a position opposite to the handle, and is clamped and linked with the brake block; and the near ends of the two pull wires are extended and are combined on the rotating wheel of the control mechanism. The positioning structure can be operated with a single hand, which is different from the conventional two-hand control manner; and the operation efficiency and the convenience are improved..
Zhuhai Kaden Medical Imaging Technology Co., Ltd

Liquid parameter detecting method and system

The present disclosure provides a liquid detection system for detecting a liquid level position of a liquid in a hanging bottle. The system includes a hanging bottle casing unit for determining the overall gravity of the hanging bottle, a hanging bottle cap unit for determining the liquid density in the hanging bottle, and a transmission unit for transmitting the overall gravity and liquid density of the hanging bottle to a server, and the server.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Medical drug delivery systems with mixing chamber

A drug delivery system provides for controlled mixing of drugs, using at least one mixing chamber. Flow controllers guide drugs into single or multiple catheters, enabling a single lumen catheter to dispense multiple drugs, diluting a concentrated drug to provide varying drug concentration.

On-demand fluidics system control based on frequency-domain processing

Frequency-domain signal processing of pressure sensor signals and/or flow signals is used to provide on-demand control of a multi-component fluidic system. An example method, implemented in a phacoemulsification system comprises receiving a signal from each of one or more sensors, the one or more sensors comprising at least one pressure sensor, and converting each of one or more of the received signals, including at least one signal from a pressure sensor, to a frequency-domain representation of the received signal.
Novartis Ag

Method for liquid detection and drying

Liquid water detection in a sterilization chamber that can distinguish liquid water from material in the load that is outgassing and can dry the liquid, is independent of the vacuum pump and chamber leak rate, and that is capable of detecting small amounts of liquid and drying the liquid without freezing the liquid in the process is achieved by monitoring conditions in the chamber at two different pressures, one above the boiling point of water and another below the boiling point of water at a given load temperature.. .
Sterilucent, Inc.

Chelated psma inhibitors

Compounds as defined herein are provided which are useful in (1) diagnostic methods for detecting and/or identifying cells presenting psma; (2) compositions comprising a compound of the invention together with a pharmaceutically acceptable diluent; and (3) methods for imaging prostate cancer cells.. .
Cancer Targeted Technology

Stable fat-soluble active ingredient composition, microcapsule and process of preparation and use thereof

The present invention provides a stable fat-soluble active ingredient composition, microcapsule and process for preparation and use thereof. The fat-soluble active ingredient composition comprises tocopherol, vitamin c palmitate and a fat-soluble active ingredient; wherein the weight ratio of tocopherol to vitamin c palmitate is 2-8:1, the weight ratio of a combination of tocopherol with vitamin c palmitate to the fat-soluble active ingredient is 7-13:100.
Zhejiang Medicine Co., Ltd. Vitamin Factory

Pneumococcal capsular saccharide conjugate vaccine

The present invention is in the field of pneumococcal capsular saccharide conjugate vaccines. Specifically, an immunogenic composition for infants is provided comprising a multivalent streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine comprising 2 or more capsular saccharide conjugates from different serotypes, wherein the composition comprises a serotype 22f saccharide conjugate.
Glaxosmithkline Biologicals Sa

Compositions and methods for regulating leukocyte adhesion

Inflammatory cell recruitment to local sites of tissue injury and/or infection is controlled by many signaling processes influencing cell-to-cell interactions between vascular endothelial cells (ec) in post-capillary venules and circulating leukocytes. Here we report that the atp-release channel pannexin1 (panx1) opens downstream of ec activation by tumor necrosis factor α (tnf α).
University Of Virginia Patent Foundation

Methods and compositions using gdf15 polypeptides for increasing red blood cells

In certain aspects, the present invention provides compositions and methods for increasing red blood cell and/or hemoglobin levels in vertebrates, including rodents and primates, and particularly in humans.. .
Acceleron Pharma Inc.

Formulations of guanylate cyclase c agonists and methods of use

The invention provides low-dose formulations of guanylate cyclase-c (“gcc”) agonist peptides and methods for their use. The formulations of the invention can be administered either alone or in combination with one or more additional therapeutic agents, preferably an inhibitor of cgmp-dependent phosphodiesterase or a laxative..
Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Respiratory syncytial virus with a genomic deficiency complemented in trans

The invention relates to pneumoviral virions comprising a viral genome that has a mutation in a gene coding for a protein that is essential for infectivity of the pneumovirus, whereby the mutation causes a virus produced from only the viral genome to lack infectivity, and whereby the virion comprises the protein in a form and in an amount that is required for infectivity of the virion. The invention also relates to methods for producing the pneumoviral virions and for using the virions in the treatment or prevention of pneumoviral infection and disease.
De Staat Der Nederlanden, Vert. Door De Minister Van Vws

Human cancer micro-rna expression profiles predictive of chemo-response

Disclosed are identified and successfully targeted micrornas (mirnas) associated with human cancer cell line response to a range of anti-cancer agents. The strategy of integrating in vitro mirna expression and drug sensitivity data not only aid in the characterization of determinants of cytotoxic response, but also in the identification of novel therapeutic targets..
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center And Research Institute, Inc.

Composition containing nad for preventing and treating obesity or impaired glucose tolerance

A pharmaceutical composition containing nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (nad) as an active ingredient for preventing and treating obesity or impaired glucose tolerance, a food composition, and a method for preventing and treating obesity or impaired glucose tolerance using the same is disclosed. The nad remedies an abnormal food intake pattern of an obese animal model induced by the intake of a high-fat diet and increases mobility, thereby exhibiting an effect of suppressing the weight increase due to the high-calorie intake and also showing an effect of improving glucose tolerance.
University Of Ulsan Foundation For Industry Cooperation

Treatment for vitiligo

M and n are integers each independently selected from 1 and 2, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.. .

Methods and compositions useful for treating diseases involving bcl-2 family proteins with isoquinoline and quinoline derivatives

The present invention relates to a compositions for and methods for cancer treatment, for example, hematopoietic cancers (e.g. B-cell lymphoma).
Eutropics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Thymine derivatives and quinazoline-dione derivatives for the inhibition of hsp27

The present invention relates to novel hsp27 inhibitors, in particular thymine derivatives according to general formula (vi), (vii) or (vii) and phenothiazine derivatives according to formula (v), and to their use as drugs for the selective inhibition of the heat shock protein hsp27 (hspb1), in particular for use in the treatment of carcinomas or cystic fibrosis, said inhibitors having a particularly advantageous activity in the lower micromolar or sub-micromolar active ingredient concentration range with respect to hsp27.. .
Technische Universitaet Dresden

Dihydroindene and tetrahydronaphthalene compounds

And salts thereof, as well as pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds. The compounds are useful for treating cancers, alzheimer's disease, and conditions associated with demyelination..

Methods for the treatment of tremors by positive modulation of sk channels

Provided herein is the use of one or more small-conductance calcium-activated potassium channel positive modulators (sk positive modulators) for the treatment of tremors.. .
Cadent Therapeutics, Inc.

Use of butylidenephthalide (bdph), using the same, and preparing pharmaceutical composition containing the same

The present invention discloses use of butylidenephthalide (bdph), a method of using the same, and a method for preparing a pharmaceutical composition containing the same. Because bdph has the capability of promoting the hair growth and reducing the β-amyloid protein (aβ) level in nerve cells, the efficacy of improving the health and appearance of a subject can be achieved by administrating an effective amount of bdph to the subject.
National Chung Hsing University

Process for pongamol enrichment of karanja oil

In which: n is from 0 to 19; r and r′, which may be identical or different, are alkyls derived from an esterification by a linear or branched alcohol of molecular formula cxh2x+2o, x being from 1 to 30, from 1 to 20, and from 1 to 10. “r” is either a hydrogen atom or a c1-c3 alkyl group, which also relates to a process of selective precipitation, to a cosmetic formulation and also to the uses thereof..

Cosmetic agents containing a combination of at least two different active ingredients

Wherein n denotes an integer selected from the group of 3, 5, 7 and 9. The total amount of compound(s) of the formula (i) is from about 0.05 to about 10 wt.

Impregnated cosmetic article with fibers and screen net

The invention relates to an impregnated cosmetic article (2) comprising:—a screen net (4),—a fiber carrier (3) impregnated with a cosmetic composition, the article having:—a thickness in a range between 1 mm and 200 mm,—a surface density between 30 g/m2 and 5500 g/m2,—an elasticity between 50% and 100%.. .
L'oreal

Massage device for acting on the spinal muscles of three regions of the spine

The invention relates to physiotherapy and may be used in health and fitness exercises. A massage device for acting on the spinal muscles comprises: interchangeable massage elements and a body with sockets, into which said elements can be mounted; said body having three sides, each of which permits mounting of said body on a horizontal surface; wherein the planes tangential to each of the sides and coincident with the horizontal surface that provides for the mounting of each of the sides together form a dihedral angle of approximately 60±15 degrees, with all of the dihedral angles adding up to a total of 180 degrees; the sides of the body are connected to each other by means of three edge surfaces, each of which has lateral portions for the paraspinal areas of the spine and a medial portion for the spinal column, which is recessed in the direction of the longitudinal axis of the body relative to said lateral portions; the sockets are situated in the lateral portions of each of the edge areas; and the three edge surfaces together with the massage elements mounted in the sockets form massage surfaces that correspond to the position of the spinal organs to be massaged in three regions of the spine.
Uab "fortis Axis"

Modifying humidity and convection to glabrous tissue to control metabolism

Systems and methods for affecting metabolism, such as the treatment of metabolic syndrome are disclosed. A method for treating metabolic syndrome can include one or more of the steps including identifying a region of the patient comprising glabrous tissue; positioning the region of the patient comprising glabrous tissue into an enclosed chamber; adjusting the relative humidity of the enclosed chamber sufficient to create a physiologic metabolic effect; and activating a convection fan within the chamber to promote heat transfer from the glabrous tissue.
Core Thermal, Inc.

Method and oral appliance for improving air intake and reducing bruxism

Provided is a soft flexible oral appliance having protuberances that mimic naturally occurring dental tori. An upper, palatial appliance and a lower, mandibular appliance may be used in conjunction or separately to alleviate a variety of disorders, improve facial tone, and increase physical performance.

Robust adaptable foot prosthesis

A device is provided to allow adaptation of a prosthetic or robotic foot in the medial-lateral direction, including pronation and supination of the foot using a series of articulations. Articulations are permitted in the disclosed device due to linkage systems positioned at various locations of the prosthetic foot.
University Of Washington

Intraocular lens system with folding features

A method of folding and unfolding an active accommodating intraocular lens system includes folding an active lens element along at least one folding line. The at least one folding line is defined by mechanical indentations disposed on a perimeter of the active lens element, and a first pair of the mechanical indentations define terminal ends of a first folding line extending between the first pair of the mechanical indentations.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Dental treatment films incorporating unmixed reactive ingredients

A two-part treatment film may include a barrier layer, a gelatinous composition layer, and at least one active ingredient adhered to the gelatinous composition layer. The barrier layer may be a flexible film that is insoluble in water.
Cao Group, Inc.

Occlusal state identifying method, occlusal state identifying apparatus, and storage medium

An occlusal state identifying method executed by a processor included in an occlusal state identifying apparatus, the occlusal state identifying method includes obtaining maxillary shape data and mandibular shape data; arranging a maxillary image including a plurality of maxillary teeth corresponding to the obtained maxillary shape data and a mandibular image including a plurality of mandibular teeth corresponding to the obtained mandibular shape data such that corresponding teeth oppose each other; executing a moving process of moving at least one of the arranged maxillary image and mandibular image by executing a dynamic simulation; and identifying a positional relationship between the maxillary image and the mandibular image after the moving process as a positional relationship corresponding to an occlusal state of the maxillary teeth included in the maxillary image and the mandibular teeth included in the mandibular image.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Light curing dental system

A light curing dental system comprising a light emitting tray that precisely distributes an optimal amount of curing light energy to internal, external and extra oral portions of the dental arch to cure a dental material. The light curing dental system generally includes a light source, a light emitting dental tray, an activation module and a photocurable dental material..
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Light curing dental system

A light curing impression system comprising a light emitting tray that precisely distributes an optimal amount of curing light energy to internal, external and extra oral portions of the dental arch to cure impression material. The light curing impression system generally includes an led light source, a light emitting impression tray, an activation module and impression material..
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Light curing dental system

A light curing dental system comprising a light emitting tray that precisely distributes an optimal amount of curing light energy to internal, external and extra oral portions of the dental arch to cure a dental material. The light curing dental system generally includes a light source, a light emitting dental tray, an activation module and a photocurable dental material..
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Process for the fabriction of dental restorations

Dental restorations are created by preparing a hydrocolloid mold for such dental appliances as crowns and bridges. A slurry of zirconia powder and 3-o-acryloyl-d-glucose is prepared.
Continental Dental Ceramics, Inc.

A making a dental articles

A method of making a dental article, has steps of (i) providing a layer of sinter powder, (ii) providing a solidifiable binder to form a circumferential fixation zone (114) which encloses a portion of the powder layer. The method further has the step of repeating steps (i) and (ii) with each fixation zone (114) of one layer being in contact with a fixation zone (114) of an adjacent layer such that a plurality of the fixation zones (114) together form a coherent hollow sleeve (116) extending across the layers.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Method of designing and producing dental implant based restorations

A method for designing and manufacturing implant based restorations is disclosed. The method involves the use of scannable temporary anatomic references to provide very reliable, fixed points of reference to enable a technician to relate and superimpose the dental implant position to a pre-planned restoration with a very high degree of accuracy throughout the entire workflow.

Dental implant prosthesis using digital library and manufacturing same

The present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing a dental implant prosthesis using a digital library, the method including a first step of acquiring a three-dimensional integrated image through image matching of a computerized tomography (ct) image and an oral scan image related to an inside of an oral cavity of a person to be treated, a second step of virtually forming a bored hole according to an implant placement position preset in the three-dimensional integrated image, a third step of calculating a set value on the basis of a depth of the bored hole, a fourth step of extracting a single virtual digital one-body abutment corresponding to the set value, and a fifth step of setting a shape-matching portion inside the crown according to three-dimensional outer shape information of the virtually arranged virtual digital one-body abutment.. .
Dio Corporation

Light curing impression system

A light curing dental system comprising a light emitting tray that precisely distributes an optimal amount of curing light energy to internal, external and extra oral portions of the dental arch to cure a dental material. The light curing dental system generally includes a light source, a light emitting dental tray, an activation module and a photocurable dental material..
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Light curing dental system

A light curing dental system comprising a light emitting tray that precisely distributes an optimal amount of curing light energy to internal, external and extra oral portions of the dental arch to cure a dental material. The light curing dental system generally includes a light source, a light emitting dental tray, an activation module and a photocurable dental material..
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Retention element for attaching a first dental component to a second dental component and dental assembly comprising the retention element

The invention relates to a retention element (1) for attaching a first dental component (20), such as an abutment, to a second dental component (30), such as a dental implant. The retention element (1) comprises a coronal attachment portion (2) for attaching the retention element (1) to the first dental component (20), and an apical attachment portion (4) for attaching the retention element (1) to the second dental component (30).
Nobel Biocare Services Ag

Adapter for attaching a dental superstructure to a dental implant and dental assembly comprising the adapter

The invention relates to an adapter (1, 1′) for attaching a dental superstructure (50) to a dental implant (30). The adapter (1, 1′) comprises a coronal attachment portion (2, 2′) for attaching the adapter (1, 1′) to the dental superstructure (50), an apical attachment portion (4) for attaching the adapter (1, 1′) to the dental implant (30) and an intermediate portion (6) arranged between the coronal attachment portion (2, 2′) and the apical attachment portion (4).
Nobel Biocare Services Ag

Multiple root implant

A dental implant has a body and a plurality of distinct roots that extend outwardly from the main portion that generally define a coronal-apical axis. A porous tantalum metal portion is disposed at the body for engaging bone and the plurality of distinct roots are configured to resist a torsional force that is applied to the dental implant and around the coronal-apical axis..
Zimmer Dental, Inc.

Removable lingual-vestibular dental alignment device and production thereof

The invention relates to a removable lingual-vestibular dental alignment device comprising an assembly of independent caps (12). The inner part of each cover (12) includes a fissure (14) for coupling to a fixing element (21, 24, and 27) adhered to the tooth (20) and outer elements (13) facilitating the passage of the dental arch (16) having a circular, square or rectangular section.
Geniova Technologies S.l.

Kit for manufacturing customized orthodontic arch wire and manufacturing orthodontic arch wire using same

A customized orthodontic archwire fabrication kit and a method of fabricating an orthodontic archwire using the same are disclosed. The orthodontic archwire fabrication kit according to the present disclosure comprises: a jig base formed by perforating the pairs of inner fastening holes and outer fastening holes corresponding to the positions of teeth on a dental setup model of a patient; a jig comprising at one end a first head through which a first through hole is penetrated, at the other end a second head through which a second through hole is penetrated, and a body connecting the first head and the second head and having a wire ligation slot recessed on a portion of the top of the body; a fixing screw corresponding to the dimensions of the first through hole and inner fastening hole; and a fixture corresponding to the dimensions of the second through hole and outer fastening hole.

Adaptive orthodontic treatment

A processing device receives image data of an actual condition of a patient's dental arch at an intermediate stage of a multistage orthodontic treatment plan. The processing device compares the image data of the actual condition of the patient's dental arch to a planned condition of the patient's dental arch for the intermediate stage.
Align Technology, Inc.

Dental device with load-responsive motor control

A motor-driven dental device has a motor control that is responsive to a load placed upon the motor. More specifically, the invention relates to a dental device having motor that drives a tool, wherein the tool is activated or otherwise controlled in response to a load placed upon the motor through the tool, such as by touching the tool to a surface.
Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Illumination system with magnetic mount for loupes

A headlamp magnetically mounted on a magnifying loupe for use in cosmetic, dental, medical, surgical, hobby and any other fields where an individual would find the ability to simultaneously illuminate and magnify a small area to be advantageous. The headlamp would contain an internal power source, so that there is no longer a need for a cable to connect the headlamp with the bulky external power source that is found in traditional loupe mounted headlamps..
Falcon Development B.v.

Catheter control system and graphical user interface

A remote workstation for the control of percutaneous intervention devices is provided. The remote workstation includes a control system for remotely and independently controlling at least two percutaneous intervention devices.
Corindus, Inc.

Electrosurgical instruments and connections thereto

An electrosurgical instrument includes jaws having an electrode configuration utilized to electrically modify tissue in contact with one or more electrodes. The instrument is removably connectable to an electrosurgical unit via an electrosurgical connector extending from the instrument and a receptacle on the electrosurgical unit.
Applied Medical Resources Corporation

Pedicle screw with quadruple screw thread

A pedicle screw has quadruple screw threads capable of moving forward a long distance in a bone upon rotation. For a screw to be embedded in a dense cortical bone of a vertebra, the threads include relief screw threads, to strongly couple with bone tissue in the cortical bone.
Mantiz Logtech Co., Ltd.

Filamentary devices for the treatment of vascular defects

Devices and methods for treatment of a patient's vasculature are described. The device includes a self-expanding resilient permeable shell having a radially constrained state and an expanded state with a globular, axially shortened configuration.
Sequent Medical, Inc.

Injector-free iris expansion ring for cataract surgery

The present patent request refers to a utility model for an iris expansion ring which conjugates the functions of iris expansion and pupil dilation on patients that will be subjected to ophthalmic surgeries, and also permits implantation e withdrawal with a single incision. Handling of the present device spares accessory incisions to the ocular globe as well as the use of injector for its insertion, also displaying an alternated indents structure and low thickness that renders the whole implantation process easier..

Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus

According to one embodiment, an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus is capable of receiving an operation instruction via a touch panel. The ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes a storage, an identification unit, and a controller.
Canon Medical Systems Corporation

Stethoscope securing device

The present invention is a novel device that improves the user's ability to carry or store a stethoscope while it is not in use, thereby enhancing the security of the stethoscope by preventing and reducing falls and collisions. In one embodiment, a device comprises two reversibly connectable connector halves that can be attached at different points along the stethoscope, such that a stable closed loop can be formed when the two halves are in the connected position.

X-ray fluoroscopy and imaging apparatus

An x-ray fluoroscopic imaging apparatus includes: an image generation element that generates the fluoroscopic images of the subject; an image processing element that executes an image processing to superimpose a plurality of fluoroscopic images that the image generation element continuously generates, and generates and displays the image denoting the movement locus of the marker that denotes the location of a stent introduced inside a body of the subject; and a region-of-interest setting element that set up the region-of-interest includes the movement locus relative to the superimposed image, in which the fluoroscopic images are superimposed one another.. .
Shimadzu Corporation

Method for operating an x-ray device with enhanced depiction of a medical component

A method is provided for operating a medical imaging x-ray device. The method records an earlier individual image of a series of images of a patient using a recording facility.

Independently rotatable detector plate for medical imaging device

A real-time fluoroscopic imaging system includes a collimator and a detector which are rotationally movable independent of the support assembly, e.g., c-arm, to which they are mounted. Rotational movement of the collimator and the detector are coordinated such that the orientation of the detector with respect to the collimator does not change.
Hologic, Inc.

Sensor holder for intraoral x-ray sensor

Disclosed is a sensor holder for an intraoral x-ray sensor including a front surface receiving incident x-rays, a rear surface, and a fastener, including a coupler including a grip fitted over a side surface of the fastener to enclose the same, and a support connected to the grip and facing in a forward direction of the intraoral x-ray sensor while covering the rear surface and a side surface of the intraoral x-ray sensor, a connector connected to the support and extending in the forward direction of the intraoral x-ray sensor, and a handle connected to the connector, wherein the coupler is made of a synthetic resin material with a first hardness (l1), and at least one of the connector and the handle is made of a synthetic resin material with a second hardness (l2) greater than the first hardness.. .
Vatech Ewoo Holdings Co., Ltd.

Extremity cuff such as a finger cuff, a method and a computer program product

The invention relates to an extremity cuff such as a finger cuff for determining a physiological parameter. The extremity cuff comprises an extremity module for releasably surrounding an extremity portion in a circumferential direction.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Method and system for characterizing cardiovascular systems from single channel data

Methods to identify and risk stratify disease states, cardiac structural defects, functional cardiac deficiencies induced by teratogens and other toxic agents, pathological substrates, conduction delays and defects, and ejection fraction using single channel biological data obtained from the subject. A modified matching pursuit (mp) algorithm may be used to find a noiseless model of the data that is sparse and does not assume periodicity of the signal.
Analytics For Life

Laser-based diagnosing pigmented lesions

According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a device for diagnosing a pigmented lesion includes: a sound detector configured to detect a photoacoustic wave generated when a laser is irradiated onto a target from which a pigmented lesion is to be identified; and a diagnosis unit configured to calculate a depth and/or thickness of the pigmented lesion, based on a time at which the photoacoustic wave is detected, and laser irradiation time information on the laser irradiated onto the target.. .
Speclipse, Inc.

Eye closure detection using structured illumination

A monitoring system and method for monitoring and/or predicting drowsiness of a driver of a vehicle or a machinery operator are provided. A set of infrared, ir, or near infrared, nir, light sources, is arranged such that an amount of the light emitted from the light source incidents on an eye of the driver or operator.
Tobii Ab

Insulating a protective cover for a seal to sensor associated with a spacesuit

A carbon dioxide sensor has a conduit connecting to a source of breathing air and delivering a sample of breathing air into a test chamber. A radiation source applies radiation across the chamber.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

Method and system to discriminate rhythm patterns in cardiac activity

Methods and systems are provided for discriminating rhythm patterns in cardiac activity. The method and system obtain cardiac activity data for multiple cardiac beats over a predetermined period of time.
Pacestter, Inc.

System and ecg data classification for use in facilitating diagnosis of cardiac rhythm disorders with the aid of a digital computer

A system and method for ecg data classification for use in facilitating diagnosis of cardiac rhythm disorders is provided. Ecg data is obtained via an electrocardiography monitor with a patient button.
Bardy Diagnostics, Inc.

A method and a system for automatic labeling of activity on ecg data

The present invention relates to a method of automatic labeling of activity of a subject on ecg data. The method of the invention comprises acquiring at least one physiological input signal purporting to an ecg signal and processing thereof.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Blood pressure measuring apparatus

A pressurizing/depressurizing section (4) performs at least one of air feeding to a cuff (20) by way of an air way (3) and air discharging by way of the air way (3) to thereby increase or decrease an internal pressure of the cuff (20). A first controlling section (5) causes the pressurizing/depressurizing section (4) to initiate the air feeding while performing the air discharging to thereby cause the internal pressure to transit from a pressure transient state to a pressure steady state or from the pressure steady state to the pressure transient state.
Nihon Kohden Corporation

Apparatus and measuring venous pressure

A venous pressure measurement apparatus includes a pressure controller configured to change a pressure applied from a cuff to a portion of a body where a vein and an artery exist and to which the cuff is attached, a pulse wave detector configured to detect pulse waves from a pressure the cuff receives from the portion of the body, and a venous pressure calculating section configured to calculate a venous pressure based on the applied pressure and the pulse waves detected by the pulse wave detector during a period in which the applied pressure is changed. The pressure controller is configured to execute a plurality of measurement steps, the applied pressure being increased or reduced from an initial value in each of the measurement steps..
Nihon Kohden Corporation

Dual sensor

A breath monitoring device including a flow sensor that may measure a respiration rate of a patient and to identify apnea events in the patient's breathing; a co2 sensor that may operate at low power and to measure a co2 concentration in the patient's breath; and a processor that may integrate the measurements obtained from the flow sensor and the co2 sensor and to determine the respiratory status of the patient based on the integration.. .
Oridion Medical 1987 Ltd.

Method for classifying the cataract of an eye

A method for classifying a cataract of an eye to determine parameters for pre-setting phaco-treatment instruments. Oct-based measurements are realized.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag

Tracheoscope catheter bending structure

The tracheoscope catheter bending structure mainly includes a main elastic spring ring, two small elastic spring rings and a fixed seat, wherein the main elastic spring ring is arranged inside a hose at the far end of a tracheoscope catheter; the two small elastic spring rings are arranged at the internal opposite two side positions of the main elastic spring ring; two pull wires provided for a tracheoscope are respectively penetrated through the two small elastic spring rings; the fixed seat is held at the farthest end of the hose; the far ends of the two pull wires respectively pass through penetration holes at the two sides of the fixed seat and are fixed; the other ends of the pull wires are extended and are combined with a control mechanism inside a handle.. .
Zhuhai Kaden Medical Imaging Technology Co., Ltd

Dishwasher in the form of a commercial utensil washer or dishwasher which is designed as a batch dishwasher

A batch dishwasher is realized as a hood-type dishwasher having a treatment chamber (2) with at least one recirculating wash system for spraying wash liquid in the treatment chamber (2), and has at least one final rinse system for spraying final rinse liquid in the treatment chamber (2). The treatment chamber (2) has a first treatment zone (6) and at least one further, second treatment zone (7), wherein items of washware can be treated independently of one another and at least temporarily at the same time in the first and in the at least one second treatment zone (6, 7).
Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Drawer glide mechanism

A drawer glide mechanism can include a first elongate guide member, a second elongate guide member, a ball bearing component, a v-notch socket, a release mechanism, and/or a roller support. The first elongate guide member can include a distal end that is configured to fit within an opening in the v-notch socket.
Rsi Home Products Management, Inc.

Support rack and methods of making and use

A rack support and method of use. The support rack can include a plurality of support slats mounted to a support base.

Shock-absorbing adaptable footwear with a hidden fastening system

The invention relates to shock-absorbing adaptable footwear which has a hidden fastening system, having a cushioning device, a device for supporting the sole of the foot, and an accessory-fastening device arranged in the inner material of the body of the footwear. The cushioning device has two sheets between which there are cushioning elements, arranged on at least one portion of the sole of the footwear.

Electrically heated smoking system having a liquid storage portion

An electrically heated smoking system includes a shell and a replaceable mouthpiece. The shell includes an electric power supply and electric circuitry.
Philip Morris Usa Inc.

Method for disinfesting psyllium

A method of disinfesting psyllium. The method comprises introducing psyllium to a radiation chamber and applying a high-frequency alternating electric field to the psyllium for a residence time of greater than about 1.5 minutes to dielectrically heat the psyllium to a target temperature of about 54° c.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Semi-solid animal feed blocks and making and using same

A semi-solid animal feed block is provided to an animal as a feed supplement or as a complete feed. The feed block is formed of a liquid binder containing denatured wheat flour protein and sugar, and a nutrient mixture of at least one animal feed component.
Purina Animal Nutrition Llc

Device to prepare turnovers

Device for food processing that facilitate the user the food processing of turnovers in a fast way and as a result, saves time and energy in this kind of work, which is comprised of a base element with two parts that can be folded in an independent way. In addition, it is provided with a top contact element and a closing element type lever.

Use of polymers for the production of a rodenticidal product, rodenticidal product and process for the production thereof

The invention consists of the use of hydrophilic polymers or copolymers of the polyacrylic acid or sodium polyacrylate family, which are crosslinked, in proportions of between 50 and 10 000 parts per million, for the production of a rodenticidal product. The rodenticidal product is composed of polymers or copolymers as mentioned above and of an appetizing coating according to respective proportions of from 1% to 50% by weight for the polymer and from 99% to 50% by weight for the appetizing composition.
Experto Life Sciences Sarl

Rodent electrocution assembly

A rodent electrocution assembly includes a housing that may be positioned on the ground thereby facilitating the housing to be aligned with a rodent tunnel. A pair of legs is provided and each of the legs is hingedly coupled to the housing.

Peromyscus animal model for cancer

A nonhuman animal cancer model is described. The animal model includes an animal of the genus peromyscus and xenograft cancer cells implanted in the animal.
University Of South Carolina

Large-scale and high-efficiency fly maggot culturing equipment and process

The present invention provides a set of large-scale and high-efficiency fly maggot culture equipment and a large-scale and high-efficiency fly maggot culture process and pertains to fly maggot culture. The equipment comprises at least one culturing workshop with a multi-functional ceiling.
Zhejiang Academy Of Agricultural Sciences

Biometric and location monitoring method, device and system

The present disclosure provides a device, apparatus and method for biometric and location monitoring of an animal. The device comprises an animal monitoring tag with sensor(s) for collecting biometric and location data, and a wireless transceiver.

Air seed meter with internal drive

A seed metering system, for use on a row crop planter, selects individual seeds from a seed reservoir and dispenses the seeds singularly at a controlled rate. A direct drive seed metering system includes a seed disc having a plurality of suction apertures with a recessed pocket adjacent to an aperture.
Kinze Manufacturing, Inc.

Air seed meter disc with flow directing pockets

A seed metering system, for use on a row crop planter, selects individual seeds from a seed reservoir and dispenses the seeds singularly at a controlled rate. A direct drive seed metering system includes a seed disc having a plurality of suction apertures with a recessed pocket adjacent to an aperture.
Kinze Manufacturing, Inc.

Cart and implement combination having a brake system

A towed cart and implement having a brake assembly for enabled for independent application of the cart brake assembly without application of the brakes of a prime mover in a bust application of the brake assembly for a predetermined duration. A brake control system includes a display which indicates the capacity of the brake assembly for burst application based on a temperature of a brake assembly component.
Deere & Company

Surgical instruments for cutting elongated elements and methods of use

A surgical instrument for cutting an elongated element. The surgical instrument may have a compact size for use in-situ during a surgical procedure.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Probiotic bifidobacterium strain

Probiotic bifidobacterium strain ah1714 is significantly immunomodulatory following oral consumption. The strain is useful as an immunomodulatory biotherapeutic agent..
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Percutaneous aspirating cannula

The dual syringe with percutaneous cannula is a medical device for harvesting and transferring cells for autologous transplantation without the requirement of a surgical setting or ambulatory care. The dual syringe is a closed sterile system that allows for the harvesting syringe to harvest the cells/tissue from a first location of a patient which is then centrifuged to aggregate the cells.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Organoboron compounds and methods of making organoboron compounds

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for methods of making an organoboron compound, organoboron compounds, and the like.. .
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Golf clubs and golf club heads

Golf club heads include a golf club head body, a ball striking face, and a shaft engaging member configured to engage a golf club shaft with the golf club head body. Additionally, the shaft engaging member may be configured to engage the golf club head body and the shaft below a center of gravity of the golf club head, and/or the shaft engaging member may have rotational locking structure that can be locked in a plurality of positions.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Compositions comprising sulforaphane or a sulforaphane precursor and a mushroom extract or powder

The present disclosure relates to the synergistic combination of a sulforaphane precursor, an enzyme capable of converting the sulforaphane precursor to sulforaphane, a cofactor of the enzyme, and a glucan. The present disclosure also relates to the synergistic combination of sulforaphane or a derivative thereof and a glucan.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Combination cooker with sous vide functionality

A multifunction cooking range with sous-vides functionality. Cooking ranges are found in every home and in every restaurant; with the addition of a high precision temperature controller attached to the heating elements, a fluidic temperature control device, the range can also be configured to enable sous-vide cooking.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Biomarkers for hbv treatment response

The present invention relates to methods that are useful for predicting the response of hepatitis b virus (hbv) infected patients to pharmacological treatment.. .
Walters Gardens, Inc.

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Holographic sporting/combat optic with reticles recorded at different distances

A holographic sporting/combat optic may be mounted to weapon. The holographic sporting/combat optic includes a laser diode, a holographic recording element and one or more optical components arranged in a housing.
Elite Arms D/b/a Elite Defense

Multi-caliber magazine for a firearm and a forming the same

A multi-caliber automatic rifle (ar) magazine is configured to alternately receive a first cartridge having a first caliber and a second cartridge having a first caliber. The multi-caliber ar magazine includes a first pair of ribs, a second pair of ribs, and a third pair of ribs such that the first pair of ribs and the second pair of ribs are configured to both support the body of the cartridge when loaded in the magazine.
Sig Sauer, Inc.

System and dynamic process modeling, error correction and control of a reheat furnace

A system and method for controlling the temperature setpoints in a furnace such that a random mixture of slabs with different compositions, sizes, initial temperatures, temperature requirements, and anticipated residence times are all discharged at an appropriate temperature, with emphasis upon ensuring that no slab is insufficiently heated (rejected) per rolling and quality requirements. This is to be accomplished with minimized fuel use.
Griffin Open Systems, Llc

Method and system for cooling and separating a hydrocarbon stream

The present invention relates to a method of cooling and separating a hydrocarbon stream: (a) passing an hydrocarbon feed stream (7) through a first cooling and separation stage to provide a methane enriched vapour overhead stream (110) and a methane depleted liquid stream (10); (b) passing the methane depleted liquid stream (10) to a fractionation column (200) to obtain a bottom condensate stream (210), a top stream enriched in c1-c2 (220) and a midstream enriched in c3-c4 (230), (c) cooling the upper part of the fractionation column (201) by a condenser (206), (d) obtaining a split stream (112) from the methane enriched vapour overhead stream (110) and obtaining a cooled split stream (112′) by expansion-cooling the split stream (112), (e) providing cooling duty to the top of the fractionation column (201) using the cooled split stream (112′).. .
Shell Oil Company

Condensate drain pan port

An hvac/r unit, a condensate drain pan port insert, and a condensate drain pan are provided. The condensate drain pan includes a condensate drain pan port with a port housing having an upper end and a lower end, a condensate wall extending upward from the lower end, and an air wall extending downward from the upper end and being configured to limit an airflow through the port housing..
Carrier Corporation

Refrigeration operating refrigeration apparatus

A refrigeration apparatus is equipped with a heat source unit, a cooling unit, a low-pressure gas tube, and a bypass circuit. In the heat source unit, a compressor, a condenser, and a tube are housed.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Refrigeration cycle for liquid oxygen densification

Closed-loop refrigeration cycles for liquid oxygen densification are disclosed. The disclosed refrigeration cycles may be turbine-based refrigeration cycles or a joule-thompson (jt) expansion valve based refrigeration cycles and include a refrigerant or working fluid comprising a mixture of neon or helium together with nitrogen and/or oxygen..

Built-in box for supplying internal units of air conditioning systems provided with a condensate collection tray

A built-in box for supplying internal units of air conditioning systems includes an essentially parallelepiped-shaped containment body in which there is identified a space delimited by a bottom and by four walls, a tray associable to the bottom of the containment body, for collecting the condensate generated in the internal unit, the tray being laterally provided with at least one discharge duct for discharging the condensate. Inside the tray and in proximity of the discharge duct, there is housed a float which cooperates with the internal walls of the tray for closing the discharge duct at the inlet mouth thereof through a shutter, the float being constituted by a box-shaped element, a laminar wall, rotatably connected to the end part of the tray and stably connected to the box-shaped element, the laminar wall having a gasket suitable to rest against the end part of the tray and close the inlet mouth..

Building management system with distributed data storage and processing

A building management system (bms) includes a plurality of devices controllers, a bms database, and a bms controller. The device controllers are configured to monitor and control one or more hvac devices and to store and process time-series data associated with the hvac devices.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Heat exchanger for removal of condensate from a steam dispersion system

A steam dispersion apparatus includes a steam chamber communicating in an open-loop arrangement with a first steam source for supplying steam to the steam chamber. The steam chamber includes a steam dispersion location at which steam exits therefrom at generally atmospheric pressure.
Dri-steem Corporation

Building panel intended for creating heating and/or cooling walls of buildings

The invention relates to a building panel intended for creating heating and/or cooling walls of buildings, comprising: a base element defined by an upper face, a lower face and several lateral faces circulation means (12) for the circulation of a heat-transfer or cooling fluid, which are arranged on the inside of said base element, a substantially flat conducting element, fixed to the upper face of the base element so as to cover it entirely or almost entirely, said conducting element having good thermal conductivity, mechanical connection means secured to said base element, said mechanical connection means being able to allow removable attachment of said building panel to an identical or similar building panel arranged adjacent to the latter, fluidic-connection means designed to allow the heat-transfer or cooling fluid to circulate between said building panel and an identical or similar building panel attached thereto, leak detection means able to detect a leak of heat-transfer or cooling fluid at the lower or upper face of the base element.. .
Keoki Company Sa

Recessed lighting fixture with independent adjustment between a light assembly and a driver assembly

A recessed lighting fixture apparatus is disclosed. An example apparatus includes a light fixture housing including a first opening configured to face an opening in a ceiling and a light assembly housing configured to slide horizontally within the light fixture housing.
Nora Lighting, Inc.

Recessed lighting fixture with independent adjustment between a light assembly and a driver assembly

A recessed lighting fixture apparatus is disclosed. An example apparatus includes a driver box, a light box, and a fixture box each with an open side and closed sides.
Nora Lighting, Inc.

A light assembly and a vehicle design element including such a light assembly

A light assembly for a vehicle design element includes a light guide, the light guide including a plurality of light receiving surfaces; and a plurality of light sources, the light sources being arranged adjacent to and directed towards respective light receiving surfaces, where the light guide is shaped to define an annular base lying in a first plane and at least one circumferential flange or cylinder disposed generally orthogonal, or inwardly or outwardly splayed to the first plane, the flange or cylinder extending away from the annular base towards a viewable annular light exit, the base including a plurality of shaped elements extending away from the first plane, each shaped element defining one of the light receiving surfaces for receiving incident light from a respective adjacent light source, where a plurality of the light receiving surfaces are orientated substantially transverse to the base.. .
Smr Patents S.à.r.l.

High power density solenoid actuator

A solenoid actuator is provided including, a flux return tube, a pole piece having a pole piece shunt, and an armature assembly having a magnetic portion and a non-magnetic spacer. The solenoid actuator also includes two non-magnetic bearing strips for the armature assembly, wherein one of the bearing strip slides on the flux return tube, and a second bearing strip slides on the pole piece shunt..
Borgwarner Inc.

Direct-action-type electrically-operated valve and assembly method therefor

A direct-action-type electrically-operated valve comprises a valve base (30) provided with a valve cavity, a motor (10) disposed on the upper end the valve base, and a screw rod (312). The screw rod (312) is fitted and connected to a nut (41) by means of threads.
Zhejiang Sanhua Co., Ltd.

Monitoring system and vehicle control device

In a continuously variable transmission of an electric actuator system from which a hydraulic pressure generator such as an oil pump is excluded, it is necessary to cut off power supply to an actuator and turn a motor into an inoperative state similarly in a hydraulic actuator system in order to prevent unintended sudden acceleration or deceleration when a fail state is formed due to microcomputer failure of an electronic control device. As a result, a belt-slipping state occurs causing traveling failure.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Movement device

At a lift-up buckle device, due to a motor being driven and an output shaft of the motor being rotated, a drive screw is rotated. Further, a supporting tube rotatably supports a rear end portion of the drive screw.
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai-rika-denki-seisakusho

Valve structure of shock absorber

The present disclosure relates to a valve structure of a shock absorber in which ride comfort degradation may be prevented by forming a first flow path and a second flow path independently formed without associating them to each other such that disks do not sequentially open and cause a blow-off phenomenon, and a degree of tuning freedom may be improved by forming the first flow path and the second flow path independently without interference.. .
Mando Corporation

Electric brake device

An electric brake device configured to brake a wheel or to maintain a stopped state of the wheel, including: a friction member; a piston configured to advance for pushing the friction member onto a rotary body; a motion converting mechanism having an input shaft and configured to convert rotation of the input shaft into an advancing and retracting movement of the piston; an electric motor; and a rotation transmitting mechanism configured to transmit rotation of the electric motor as the rotation of the input shaft, the rotation transmitting mechanism including a drive pulley connected to the electric motor, a driven pulley connected to the input shaft, a belt wound around the two pulleys, and a speed change mechanism configured to change a ratio of a rotation speed of the driven pulley to a rotation speed of the drive pulley in dependence on tension of the belt between the two pulleys.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Sliding bearing, sliding bearing material, producing a sliding bearing material and use of a sliding bearing material for a sliding bearing

The present application relates to a sliding bearing material comprising a steel substrate back and an aluminum alloy applied thereto, characterized in that the aluminum alloy contains an aluminum alloy matrix and hard particles, preferably 0.01 to 10 wt %, and/or fibers, preferably 0.01 to 50 vol %. The invention further relates to a method for producing a sliding bearing material, to the use of a sliding bearing material for a sliding bearing and to a sliding bearing..
Federal-mogul Wiesbaden Gmbh

Two-piece multi-surface wear liner

A liner assembly for placement between a mounting foot of a platform and a case of a gas turbine engine includes first and second annular liner segments configured to move independently of each other. The first annular liner segment is configured to be mounted on at least a portion of a radially outward surface of the mounting foot.
United Technologies Corporation

Gear pump with deflector in fluid intake for diverting fluid towards voids in housing

In accordance with one embodiment, the gear pump comprises a first gear meshed with a second gear as well as a housing, in which the gears are supported. The housing includes a first void, which at least partly adjoins a first side surface of the first gear, and a second void, which at least partly adjoins a second side surface of the first gear.
Steyr Motors Gmbh

Compressor

An oil circulation ratio ocr of a compressor is reduced with a simple structure. A cylinder head 104 has a suction chamber 141 formed on the inside thereof in a radial direction and a discharge chamber 142 formed on the outside thereof in the radial direction, the suction and discharge chambers being separated by a first annular partition wall 104d.
Sanden Automotive Components Corporation

Residential turbine

A vertical axis wind turbine, comprising, a plurality of blades, wherein the blades are an aerofoil, a rotor shaft, the rotor shaft further comprises a rotary section and a stationary section. The plurality of magnet rings further comprises a first magnet ring.

Fuel injection device

Among all combinations of two injection holes, in a combination in which when the injection holes are offset such that their central axes are coincident with each other in inlet openings, an inter-injection hole angle formed by the central axes is minimized, the inter-injection hole angle between the two injection holes is represented as γamin[deg], taper angles, which are formed by the respective contours of the injection hole inner walls in the cross sections along the virtual planes including the central axes of the two injection holes that allow the inter-injection hole angle to be minimized, are represented as θa1 and θa2[deg], and when fuel is injected from the injection holes, average pressure of the fuel in the fuel passage is represented as p[mpa], and the injection holes are formed so as to satisfy a relationship: γamin≥θa1+θa2+0.5×p0.6. .
Denso Corporation

Vehicle barometric pressure identification

A vehicle method for barometric pressure identification, including adjusting engine operation responsive to barometric pressure, the barometric pressure based on a pressure change at a sector of the fuel system when the sector is sealed with the vehicle travelling. The method may utilize a pressure change at the sealed sector of the fuel system, such as a sealed fuel tank, to identify barometric pressure, even with the engine off for extended durations of vehicle travel.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method to control an electrically-operated turbocharger in a supercharged internal combustion engine

A method to control an electrically-operated turbocharger in a supercharged internal combustion engine, wherein the turbocharger has: a turbine, which is inserted in an exhaust duct to rotate under the thrust of the exhaust gases and operates an electric generator, and a compressor, which is mechanically independent of the turbine, is inserted in an intake duct to increase the air pressure and is operated by an electric engine; wherein the control method comprises the steps of: establishing when the intensity of the acoustic emission in the exhaust of the internal combustion engine needs to be increased; and reducing the mechanical power actually absorbed by the electric generator relative to the available mechanical power to increase the intensity of the acoustic emission in the exhaust of the internal combustion engine.. .
Ferrari S.p.a.

Method for operating an exhaust after-treatment system comprising an scr-catalyst

A method for operating an exhaust after-treatment system including an scr-catalyst, a metering device for dosing a reducing agent being controlled on the basis of a determining variable that influences a nitrogen-oxide concentration downstream of the scr-catalyst. A breakthrough identification is carried out for the scr-catalyst, wherein if a breakthrough is identified, the determining variable is altered to a higher nitrogen-oxide concentration downstream of the scr-catalyst and the metering device is controlled in order to dose the reducing agent on the basis of the altered determining variable..
Mtu Friedrichshafen Gmbh

Cam phaser having a retention feature for aiding assembly

A cam phaser has a stator, a rotor positioned in the stator and including a locking pin, a locking cover including a receiving feature for receiving the locking pin, a cover plate, and a check valve plate positioned between the stator and the locking cover and including a plurality of valve elements. The cam phaser also has a plurality of first openings in each of the stator, locking cover, and check valve plate, a plurality of second openings in the locking cover, and a third opening formed in the check valve plate.
Schaeffler Technologies Ag & Co. Kg

Boiler, combined cycle plant, and boiler operation method

The purpose of the present invention is to maintain the intake pressure of a water supply pump at an operable pressure. A boiler is provided with: condensate pumps (a condensate pump and an auxiliary condensate pump); a branch line that causes water delivered by the condensate pumps to branch; a drum (a low-pressure drum) that is connected to one (a low-pressure branch line) of two lines into which the branch line branches; and a water supply pump that is connected to the other (a high-pressure branch line) of the two lines into which the branching line branches and that pumps water to an evaporator (a high-pressure evaporator).
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Method for the calculation of the working fluid loss in an organic rankine cycle plant

Method for the calculation of the working fluid loss in an organic rankine cycle plant, comprising at least one evaporator (1), a preheater (5), a turbine (2), a condenser (3), a pump (4), a collecting well (7) and a process piping (8), wherein said working fluid, when the plant is stopped, is in part present in known volumes inside the plant and partly drained in at least a storage tank (6) comprising at least three rooms or volumes: —a first volume (vck) for storing the fluid to be measured, —a second volume (vc) having a restricted section for measuring the volume of fluid stored in said first volume (vck), —a third volume (vckd) containing the portion of the fluid already measured, wherein, in said method, the working fluid loss of the plant is calculated as the difference between the fluid amount measured in two different instants of time.. .
Turboden, S.r.l.

Vane and gas turbine including the same

A plurality of circumferential blowout passages that communicate with a cavity into which cooling air flows and that open in a circumferential end surface are formed in a shroud of a vane. Of a central region of the circumferential end surface, an upstream-side region of the circumferential end surface, and a downstream-side region of the circumferential end surface, at least the central region has openings of the plurality of circumferential blowout passages formed therein.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Bit/holder with enlarged ballistic tip insert

An improved diamond coated tip on a bit/holder for road milling operations has a broadened tip base that provides cutting overlap with adjacent bit/holders resulting in a micro milling type surface when utilizing a regular ⅝ inch center-to-center drum.. .

Multi-parameter optical fiber sensing for reservoir compaction engineering

A method for utilizing multi-parameter fiber optic sensing cables in conjunction with a reservoir compaction and subsidence model of a multi-well hydrocarbon field to continuously update the reservoir model to optimize production efficiency while ensuring well integrity on a field level.. .
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Methods of improving hydraulic fracture network

The complexity of a fracture network may be enhanced during a hydraulic fracturing operation by monitoring operational parameters of the fracturing job and altering stress conditions in the well in response to the monitoring of the operational parameters. The operational parameters monitored may include the injection rate of the pumped fluid, the density of the pumped fluid or the bottomhole pressure of the well after the fluid is pumped.
Baker Hughes, A Ge Company, Llc

Continuous circulation sub connection system

A continuous circulation system and an connection assembly for establishing a threaded fluid seal to a side port of a continuous circulating sub, according an embodiment, is disclosed, having independently rotatable and movable first and second first engagement mechanisms. The first engagement mechanism may include first and second wrenches for engaging a pressure tap, checking pressure, removing and reinstalling a safety plug.
Eni, S.p.a.

Impregnated drill bit including a planar blade profile along drill bit face

An impregnated bit for forming a wellbore in an earth formation includes a bit body having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis. A bit face is located at the distal end and extends between the longitudinal axis and a gage.
Baker Hughes Incorporated

Tent wind rope adjusting structure

A tent wind rope adjusting structure includes: an adjusting plate, having a plate body, with a front section and a rear section of the plate body provided each with a through hole, a side of the adjusting plate is provided with at least a hook, the hook is formed by cutting a notch at a side of the plate body, and having a hook opening and an indent portion; a wind rope, passing through the two through holes of the adjusting plate, with a tail end of the wind rope provided with a rope loop; and an elastic clip buckle, having a press-able rope clipping hole for the wind rope to pass through, to allow the elastic clip buckle to move between a rear section of the wind rope and the adjusting plate.. .

Leak detection in roof membranes

Leaks in a roof membrane are detected in plurality of separate zones arranged in rows and columns. By applying to the roof in a location underneath the membrane and on top of the deck in each zone at least one length of a moisture detection sensor comprising a substrate carrying two parallel conductors on one surface of the substrate detecting changes in resistance between the conductors so as to detect moisture permeating into the respective zone.
Detec Systems Llc

Frame supported panel

Frame supported panels with an increased load carrying capacity derived from inducing newly discovered conditions on panels made from weaker, lighter and thinner materials. The fixed/continuous/dropped condition can increase a panel's load capacity many times based on the panel's interaction with frame members.

Manufacture of absorbent paper with low charge density imidazolinium containing debonder compositions

Absorbent sheet is manufactured utilizing a low charge density debonder composition comprising an imidazolinium surfactant-containing constituent selected from the group consisting of: (i) cationic imidazolinium surfactants with alkylalkenylhydroxy substitution; (ii) zwitterionic imidazolinium surfactants; and (iii) an ion paired surfactant mixture including a zwitterionic imidazolinium surfactant and a cationic surfactant and, in admixture with the imidazolinium surfactant-containing constituent, (iv) a nonionic surfactant.. .
Gpcp Ip Holdings Llc

An ultra-low shrinkage polyester industrial yarn and its preparation method

The present invention discloses an ultra-low shrinkage polyester industrial yarn and its preparation method. The ultra-low shrinkage polyester industrial yarn is prepared by subjecting a polyester to dissolution, washing and solid state polycondensation followed by spinning.
Jiangsu Hengli Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd.

Sequence-independent nucleic acid assembly

Disclosed is a method for assembling nucleic acid fragments in a sequence-independent way. The method entails attaching a nucleic acid fragment to a solid phase, and contacting the first nucleic acid fragment with a second nucleic acid fragment such that the second nucleic acid fragment is ligated to the first nucleic acid fragment in a directional way.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Sic epitaxial wafer, manufacturing apparatus of sic epitaxial wafer, fabrication sic epitaxial wafer, and semiconductor device

A sic epitaxial wafer includes: a substrate having an off angle of less than 4 degrees; and a sic epitaxial growth layer disposed on the substrate having the off angle of less than 4 degrees, wherein an si compound is used for a supply source of si, and a c compound is used as a supply source of c, for the sic epitaxial growth layer, wherein the uniformity of carrier density is less than 10%, and the defect density is less than 1 count/cm2; and a c/si ratio of the si compound and the c (carbon) compound is within a range of 0.7 to 0.95. There is provide a high-quality sic epitaxial wafer excellent in film thickness uniformity and uniformity of carrier density, having the small number of surface defects, and capable of reducing costs, also in low-off angle sic substrates on sic epitaxial growth..
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Methods for forming thin protective and optical layers on substrates

A method and apparatus are provided for plasma-based processing of a substrate based on a plasma source having a first, second and third electrodes disposed above a pedestal. The second electrode is disposed between the first and third electrodes.
Aixtron Se

Near-eutectoid bearing steel

A near-eutectoid bearing steel having from 0.7 to 0.9 wt. % carbon, from 0.1 to 0.35 wt.
Aktiebolaget Skf

Corrodible downhole article

A magnesium alloy is suitable for use as a corrodible downhole article, wherein the alloy includes: (a) 11-15 wt % y, (b) 0.5-5 wt % in total of rare earth metals other than y, (c) 0-1 wt % zr, (d) 0.1-5 wt % ni, and (e) at least 70 wt % mg. It has been surprisingly found by the inventors that by increasing the y content of the alloy to the range specified above, increased age hardening response and hence increased 0.2% proof stress can be achieved..
Magnesium Elektron Limited

Steel sheet for textile machinery parts and manufacturing the same

A steel sheet for textile machinery parts manufactured at a low cost and is excellent in wear resistance and toughness. The steel sheet for textile machinery parts contains, in mass %, 0.60% or more and 1.25% or less c, 0.50% or less si, 0.30% or more and 1.20% or less mn, 0.03% or less p, 0.03% or less s, 0.30% or more and 1.50% or less cr, and 0.10% or more and 0.50% or less nb, with the balance being fe and unavoidable impurities.
Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.

Non-oriented electrical steel sheet and producing same

Iron loss is reduced by increasing magnetic flux density. A non-oriented electrical steel sheet has a chemical composition containing, by mass %, c: 0.0050% or less, si: 1.50% or more and 4.00% or less, al: 0.500% or less, mn: 0.10% or more and 5.00% or less, s: 0.0200% or less, p: 0.200% or less, n: 0.0050% or less, and o: 0.0200% or less, with the balance consisting of fe and inevitable impurities, in which the steel sheet has an ar3 transformation temperature of 700° c.
Jfe Steel Corporation

Hot-dip galvanized steel sheet and hot-dip galvannealed steel sheet with excellent aging-resistance properties and bake hardenability, and manufacturing same

Provided are a hot-dip galvanized steel sheet and a hot-dip galvannealed steel sheet with excellent aging-resistance properties and bake hardenability, and a method for manufacturing the same. The hot-dip galvanized steel sheet has a molten zinc plated layer on the surface of a base steel sheet, wherein the base steel sheet comprises: 0.002-0.012 wt % of carbon (c); 1.6-2.7 wt % of manganese (mn); 0.03 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of phosphorus (p); 0.01 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of sulfur (s); 0.01 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of nitrogen (n); 0.02-0.06 wt % of aluminum (sol.al); 1.0 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of chromium (cr), with the remainder being iron and inevitable impurities; the base steel sheet satisfies the relation of 1.3≤mn(wt %)/(1.15×cr(wt %))≤20.5; mneq defined by relational expression 1 satisfies 1.9≤mneq≤3.9..
Posco

Steel sheet, hot-dip galvanized steel sheet, galvannealed steel sheet, and manufacturing methods therefor

A steel sheet according to an aspect of the present invention has predetermined chemical composition, in which a structure at a thickness ¼ portion includes, in terms of volume ratios, tempered martensite: 70% or more and one or both of ferrite and bainite: a total of less than 20%, in the structure at the thickness ¼ portion, a volume ratio of residual austenite is less than 10%, a volume ratio of fresh martensite is 10% or less, a volume ratio of pearlite is 10% or less, and a total volume ratio of the residual austenite, the fresh martensite, and the pearlite is 15% or less, a number density of iron-based carbides having a major axis of 5 nm or more in the tempered martensite at the thickness ¼ portion is 5×107 particles/mm2 or more, a ratio of the number of ε-type carbides in the number of the iron-based carbides having the major axis of 5 nm or more at the thickness ¼ portion is 20% or more, and a tensile strength is 780 mpa or higher.. .
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

Steel for press hardening and press hardened part manufactured from such steel

A press hardened steel part is provided. The steel of the part has a chemical composition including, in weight: 0.062%≤c≤0.095%, 1.4%≤mn≤1.9%, 0.2%≤si≤0.5%, 0.020%≤al≤0.070%, 0.02%≤cr≤0.1%, wherein: 1.5%≤(c+mn+si+cr)≤2.7%, 0.040%≤nb≤0.060%, 3.4×n≤ti≤8×n wherein: 0.044%≤(nb+ti)≤0.090%, 0.0005≤b≤0.004%, 0.001%≤n≤0.009%, 0.0005%≤s≤0.003%, 0.001%≤p≤0.020%, optionally: 0.0001%≤ca≤0.003%, and the remainder being fe and unavoidable impurities.
Arcelormittal

Methods and materials for determining the source of waste

A method for identifying the source of animal waste is provided. The method includes taking dna samples from a known group of animals, conducting dna analysis on the dna samples to prepare a genetic profile for each animal from the group, preparing a database of the genetic profiles, collecting a specimen of waste from an unknown source, conducting dna analysis on the specimen, and comparing the dna analysis from the specimen to the database to determine the source of the waste..
Biopet Vet Labs

Identification of factors for the treatment of mitochondrial and age-related diseases

The present disclosure provides a method of identifying factors for the treatment of mitochondrial and age-related diseases and disorders. Identification of the factors can comprise, e.g., biochemical, genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic analyses.
Cytegen Corporation

Method for designing primer, primer, primer set, dna amplification method, and analysis method

A method for designing a primer supplied to a pcr reaction includes a primer designing step of defining a 5′-end-side base sequence of the primer so as to include a base sequence or its complementary base sequence, the base sequence enabling identification of, among thermal cycles in the pcr reaction, a synthesis cycle of a dna molecule in an amplification product obtained by the pcr reaction performed with the primer, the identification being based on base-sequence data obtained by sequencing the amplification product.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Image differentiated multiplex assays for multiplex detection of dna mutations

Provided herein are methods and kits for detecting the presence of dna mutations in the kras, braf, ctnnb1, and apc genes. The methods and kits employ microcarriers, each with a probe specific for a dna mutation in the kras, braf, ctnnb1, or apc gene and an identifier unique to the probe sequence.
Plexbio Co., Ltd.

Sample preparation for nucleic acid amplification

Presented herein are methods and compositions for targeted amplification of dna and sample identification. The methods are particularly useful in validation and quality control of samples and to confirm that wgs sequence data is properly paired with a patient sample prior to delivering sequence data to a physician or to a patient..
Illumina Cambridge Limited

Improved detection of methylated dna

The present invention is based on the discovery of sensitive and specific methylation detection by a) controlling excessive dna degradation prior to conversion by incubating dna conversion reagent (e.g. Bisulfite reagent) directly with a nucleic acid containing sample without requiring prior nucleic acid purification from the sample and without requiring prior nucleic acid denaturation at elevated temperatures of 98° c.
Biocartis Nv

Erysiphe necator resistance providing genes in vitis vinifera

Provided herein are erysiphe necator resistance conferring genes, plants, plant parts and seeds comprising the present resistance providing genes and the use thereof for selecting erysiphe necator resistant plants. Specifically, provided herein are erysiphe necator resistance conferring genes, wherein the amino acid sequence encoded by said resistance conferring genes is the primary amino acid sequence represented seq id no.
Fondazione Edmund Mach

Novel gene for increasing plant biomass and use therefor

This invention provides a nucleic acid encoding a protein, wherein the protein comprises the amino acid sequence of seq id no:1 and an amino acid sequence having at least 25% identity or at least 75% similarity to the amino acid sequence of seq id no:7 or 11, and has an activity to increase plant biomass, as well as techniques utilizing the same.. .

Formulation and methods for control of weedy species

A formulation is provided for application to a host plant to reduce, inhibit or impair one or more of growth and development of the host plant. A method of inhibiting growth plant growth and development is also provided as a means of controlling weedy species.

Fidgetin-like 2 as a target to enhance wound healing

Methods of treating a wound in a subject are provided comprising administering to the subject an amount of an inhibitor of fidgetin-like 2. Compositions and pharmaceutical compositions comprising an amount of an inhibitor of fidgetin-like 2 are also provided.
Albert Einstein Collge Of Medicine, Inc.

Compounds for inducing anti-tumor immunity and methods thereof

Described herein is a previously unknown function of xbp1 in controlling anti-tumor immunity. It is shown that inhibiting xbp1 in tumor-associated dendritic cells inhibits tumor growth and induces protective anti-tumor immune responses..
Cornell University

Treatment of adiponectin (adipoq) related diseases by inhibition of natural antisense transcript to an adiponectin (adipoq)

The present invention relates to antisense oligonucleotides that modulate the expression of and/or function of an adiponectin (adipoq), in particular, by targeting natural antisense polynucleotides of an adiponectin (adipoq). The invention also relates to the identification of these antisense oligonucleotides and their use in treating diseases and disorders associated with the expression of adiponectins (adipoq)s..
Curna, Inc.

Nucleic acid-tagged compositions and methods for multiplexed protein-protein interaction profiling

Methods and compositions for multiplexed protein-protein interaction profiling (e.g., immunoprofiling), based on nucleic acid tagging of polypeptides (e.g., by rna display) are described. In some embodiments the described compositions and methods utilize a library of prey polypeptide targets linked to prey rnas encoding them, and a population of bait polypeptides, e.g., a mixture of antibodies, that bind to one or more of the prey polypeptide targets and are used to isolate and identify the bound prey polypeptide targets by amplification of their associated prey rnas and sequencing of the corresponding cdnas.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University

Gpc3 and asgpr1 double-targeted transgenic immune effector cell and use thereof

Provided are a gpc3 and asgpr1 double-targeted transgenic immune effector cell and use thereof. The cell is an immune effector cell capable of identifying the gene modification of gpc3 and asgpr1 simultaneously, and the cell can be used in the treatment of gpc3 and asgpr1 double positive tumours, such as liver cancer..
Carsgen Therapeutics Ltd

Lubricants with overbased calcium and overbased magnesium detergents and improving low-speed pre-ignition

A lubricating oil composition and method of operating a boosted internal combustion engine. The lubricating oil includes greater than 50 wt.
Afton Chemical Corporation

Lubricants with calcium and magnesium-containing detergents and their use for improving low-speed pre-ignition and for corrosion resistance

A lubricating oil composition and method of operating a boosted internal combustion engine with reduced low-speed pre-ignition events and corrosion resistance. The oil composition includes a base oil, one or more overbased calcium sulfonate detergents, one or more overbased calcium phenate detergents, and one or more overbased magnesium-containing detergents.
Afton Chemical Corporation

High stability lubricating oil base stocks and processes for preparing the same

Wherein r5 and r6 at each occurrence are each independently a hydrogen or a c1-c30 linear alkyl group and n is a positive integer, provided however, among all of r5 and r6, at least one is a c1-c30 linear alkyl group; and r7 is a hydrogen or a c1-c30 linear alkyl group; r3 is hydrogen or a c1-c5000 alkyl group; and r4 is a c1-c50 alkyl group or an aromatic group. Processes for preparing compounds of formula (f-i) as well as base stock and lubricant compositions containing compounds of formula (f-i) are also provided..

Processes for controlling afterburn in a reheater and for controlling loss of entrained solid particles in combustion product flue gas

Processes for controlling afterburn in a reheater and loss of entrained solid particles in reheater flue gas are provided. Carbonaceous biomass feedstock is pyrolyzed using a heat transfer medium forming pyrolysis products and a spent heat transfer medium comprising combustible solid particles.
Ensyn Renewables, Inc.

Black-to-transmissive electrochromic device

Where in the formula (i), x represents a counter anion, r represents a single bond or a spacer comprising a carbon atom and a hydrogen atom, each of r1 to r4 independently represents a hydrogen atom or a substituent group, and n represents an integer of from 2 to 5000, which indicates a degree of polymerization.. .

Synergistic corrosion inhibitors

Where z is an integer ranging from 1 to 100; and where a lower amount of the corrosion inhibitor additive is used to achieve the same or better results in inhibiting the corrosion of the metal surface as compared to an otherwise identical method for inhibiting corrosion absent the corrosion inhibitor additive.. .

Hydrophobic and highly elastic two-component polyurethane composition having mechanical properties and adhesive properties not dependent on temperature

A two-component polyurethane composition includes a first component, including at least one polybutadiene polyol p1 having an average molecular weight of 2,000 to 10,000 g/mol and an average oh functionality of 2.1 to 4, and a second component, including at least one polyisocyanate and optionally at least one isocyanate-terminated polyurethane prepolymer. The composition also contains at least one hydrophobic diol p2 having an average molecular weight of 500 to 5,000 g/mol, selected from polybutadiene diols, polyester diols, polycarbonate diols, polyether diols having a repeat unit having at least 4 c atoms, and/or at least one hydrophobic compound p3, which is terminated with amino groups and has an average molecular weight in the range of 200 to 2,000 g/mol.
Sika Technology Ag

Self-adhesive waterproof sheet with modified synthetic rubber

Provided is a self-adhesive waterproof sheet with a modified synthetic rubber and more particularly, the self-adhesive waterproof sheet with a modified synthetic rubber includes an asphalt compound layer; a protective film layer that is formed on the asphalt compound layer and is oriented in two directions with respect to elongation by mixing high density polyethylene (hdpe) and methallaocene low density polyethylene (m.pe) at a ratio of 30 wt % to 70 wt % :30 wt % to 70 wt %; and a release sheet formed to be detachably attached to a lower portion of the asphalt compound layer.. .

Non-aqueous ink compositions containing metalloid nanoparticles suitable for use in organic electronics

Described herein are non-aqueous ink compositions containing a polythiophene having a repeating unit complying with formula (i) described below, one or more metalloid nanoparticles, and a liquid carrier having one or more organic solvents. The present disclosure also concerns the uses of such non-aqueous ink compositions, for example, in organic electronic devices.
Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.

Insulative and flame retardant paint primer for paint applications

A multi-purpose primer for painting applications for both interior and exterior usage acts as both a thermal insulator and a flame retardant for substrates and surfaces in industrial, commercial, military, and residential buildings and structures. The primer includes a plurality of hollow microspheres that shrink to a tightly-packed layer as the primer dries, and a flame-retardant additive, to provide an insulating, protective barrier.

Aromatic polycarbonate resin composition and molded article of the same

In the formula (ii), r21 to r25 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, an aryl group having 6 to 20 carbon atoms, or an alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms.. .

Compositions containing low molecular weight propylene-based polymers

The present disclosure provides a composition comprising: a) a propylene/c4-c10 alpha-olefin interpolymer; (i)) a total unsaturation per mole of propylene from 0.010% to 0.030%, (ii) a density from 0.855 g/cc to 0.890 g/cc, and (iii) a melt viscosity, at 177 c, from 500 cp to 200,000 cp.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Method for producing resin composition

A method for producing a resin composition is provided. The method includes melting and kneading a thermoplastic resin having a transition temperature of less than 200° c.
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Rubber composition for hoses, and hose

Provided are a rubber composition for hoses containing acrylonitrile butadiene rubber, a filler, a resorcin-formaldehyde precondensate, an aldehyde-ammonia vulcanization accelerator, and a fatty acid diester, and a hose including a layer formed using the same.. .
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

Artificial timber and preparing artificial timber

An artificial timer and preparing method thereof. The artificial timber includes the following components in parts by weight: 35-50 parts of cellulose, 20-35 parts of hemicellulose and 15-35 parts of lignin, wherein the artificial timber has a density of 0.01-0.05 g/cm3.
Zhejiang A & F University

Flame-retardant composite magnetic body

(in the equations, pn denotes the mass % of the phosphazene compound in the composite magnetic body, ra denotes the mass % of the flame retardant auxiliary in the composite magnetic body, b denotes the mass % of the binder resin in the composite magnetic body, and p denotes the mass % of phosphorus in the composite magnetic body.) the composite magnetic body can impart high flame retardancy without losing performance such as magnetic permeability.. .

Use of recycled packaging in polymer composite products

A polymer composite and its method of manufacture using a recycled multilayer material. An example of the recycled multilayer material is comprised of a polyethylene/polyethylene terephthalate/aluminum film that may be extruded with organic filler to obtain desirable performance in wood-substitute products such as deck boards, railing, fencing, pergolas, residential cladding/siding, sheet products, and other applications..
Cpg International Llc

Use of recycled packaging in polymer composite products

A polymer composite and its method of manufacture using a recycled multilayer material. An example of the recycled multilayer material is comprised of a polyethylene/polyethylene terephthalate/aluminum film that may be extruded with organic filler to obtain desirable performance in wood-substitute products such as deck boards, railing, fencing, pergolas, residential cladding/siding, sheet products, and other applications..
Cpg International Llc

Functionalized polyester polymers and film articles

Polyester polymers are described comprising polymerized units comprising a hydroxy functional aromatic group wherein the hydroxy group has been functionalized with an adhesion promoting group. In some embodiments, the polyester polymer comprises polymerized units have the general structure (a) wherein l1 and l2 are independently divalent linking groups comprising an ester group; and ra is an adhesion promoting group bonded to the oxygen atom by means of an ionic or covalent bond.
3m Innovative Properties Company

An industrial polyester and its preparation method

A polyester obtained by the esterification of terephthalic acid and ethylene glycol and the polycondensation catalysed by a mixture of magnesium ethylene glycol and antimony ethylene glycol followed by granulation. In the polyester sections, the carboxyl end group is less than 15 mol/t, the mass percentage of oligomer is lower than 0.5%, and weight percentage of diethylene glycol is lower than 0.5%..
Jiangsu Hengli Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd.

A high-modulus low-shrinkage polyester industrial yarn and its preparation method

A high-modulus low-shrinkage polyester industrial yarn obtained by subjecting a polyester to dissolution, washing and solid state polycondensation followed by spinning. The high-modulus low-shrinkage polyester industrial yarn has a dry heat shrinkage rate of 2.0±0.25% under test conditions of 177° c.×10 min×0.05 cn/dtex.
Jiangsu Hengli Chemical Fibre Co., Ltd.

Use of oligo-n,n-bis(3-aminopropyl)methylamine as curing agent for epoxy resins

The present invention relates to the use of oligo-n,n-bis(3-aminopropyl)methylamine as hardener for epoxy resins, and also to a corresponding curable composition, curing thereof, and the cured epoxy resin obtainable therefrom.. .
Basf Se

Olefin-based polymer

(1) density (d): from 0.850 to 0.910 g/cc, (2) melting index (mi, 190° c., 2.16 kg load conditions): from 0.1 to 100 g/10 min, (3) molecular weight distribution (mwd): from 1.5 to 3.0, and (4) two peaks are shown in a temperature range of −20° c. To 120° c.

Copolymers and films thereof

Novel copolymers having a density (d) in the range 0.895-0.910 g/cm3, a melt index mi2 (2.16 kg, 190° c.) in the range of 0.01-6 g/10 min, a compositional distribution branch index (cdbi) in the range 55-85%, and a sealing initiation temperature (sit) and density (d) satisfying the relationship sit≤(a×d)−b wherein a is 800° c.×cm3/g and b is 650° c., wherein the sit (° c.) is determined on a 70 μm film at 0.5n/15 mm and d is in units of g/cm3 are disclosed. The copolymers may be suitably prepared by use of metallocene catalyst systems and may be used in film applications, in particular as sealing layers for packaging applications..
Ineos Europe Ag

Nitrogen titanium complex, catalytic system comprising said nitrogen titanium complex and process for the (co)polymerization of conjugated dienes

Nitrogen titanium complex having general formula (i) or (ii), wherein: —r1 represents a hydrogen atom; or is selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15, optionally halogenated, cycloalkyl groups optionally substituted, aryl groups optionally substituted; —r2, r3, r4 and r5, identical or different, represent a hydrogen atom; or are selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15, optionally halogenated, cycloalkyl groups optionally substituted, aryl groups optionally substituted, nitro groups, hydroxyl groups, amino groups; —y represents a nh—r6 group wherein r6 represents a hydrogen atom, or is selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15, optionally halogenated, cycloalkyl groups optionally substituted, aryl groups optionally substituted; or a n—r7 group wherein r7 is selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15, optionally halogenated, cycloalkyl groups optionally substituted, aryl groups optionally substituted; —x1, x2, x3 and x4, identical or different, represent a halogen atom, such as, for example, chlorine, bromine, iodine, preferably chlorine; or are selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15, —ocor8 or —or8 groups wherein r8 is selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15; or one of x1, x2 and x3 is selected from ethers, such as, for example, diethylether, tetrahydrofuran (thf), dimethoxyethane, preferably tetrahydrofuran (thf); —n is 1 in the case wherein y represents a nh—r6 group wherein r6 has the same meanings reported above; or is 0 in the case wherein y represents a n—r7 group wherein r7 has the same meanings reported above, or in the case wherein one of x1, x2 and x3 is selected from ethers; —r′1, r′2, r′3, r′4, r′5, r′6 and r′7, identical or different, represent a hydrogen atom; or are selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15, optionally halogenated, cycloalkyl groups optionally substituted, aryl groups optionally substituted; —x′1 and x′2, identical or different, represent a halogen atom such as, for example, chlorine, bromine, iodine, preferably chlorine; or are selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15, —ocor′8 groups or —or′8 groups wherein r′ 8 is selected from linear or branched c1-c20 alkyl groups, preferably c1-c15; —y′ is selected from ethers such as, for example, diethylether, tetrahydrofuran (thf), dimethoxyethane, preferably is tetrahydrofuran (thf); or y′ represents a group having general formula (iii), wherein r′1, r′2, r′3, r′4, r′5, r′6 and r′7, have the same meanings as reported above; —m is 0 or 1. Said nitrogen titanium complex having general formula (i) or (ii) can be advantageously used in a catalytic system for the (co)polymerization of conjugated dienes..
Versalis S.p.a.

Optical film, polarizing plate, and image display device

An object of the present invention is to provide an optical film having an optically anisotropic layer having excellent durability, and a polarizing plate and an image display device using the same. This optical film of the present invention is an optical film at least having an optically anisotropic layer, in which the optically anisotropic layer is a layer obtained by polymerizing a polymerizable liquid crystal composition containing a predetermined liquid crystal compound and a polymerization initiator, and the optically anisotropic layer has a density of 1.20 g/cm3 or more and a crosslinking point density of 0.0016 mol/cm3 or more..
Fujifilm Corporation

Aluminum alkyls with pendant olefins on clays

This invention relates to organoaluminum compounds, organoaluminum activator systems, preferably supported, to polymerization catalyst systems containing these activator systems, and to polymerization processes utilizing the same. In particular, this invention relates to catalyst systems comprising ion-exchange layered silicate, a catalyst compound, an activator and an aluminum compound represented by formula: al(r′)3−v(r″)v, wherein each r′, independently, is a c1-c30 hydrocarbyl group; each r″, independently, is a c4-c20 hydrocarbenyl group; and v is from 0.1 to 3..
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

Antibodies having specificity to myosin 18a and uses thereof

The present disclosure relates to antibodies having specificity to myosin 18a and uses thereof. In particular, the present disclosure relates to an antibody having specificity to myosin 18a comprising a heavy chain comprising i) a h-cdr1 having at least 90% of identity with the h-cdr1 of dy12, ii) a h-cdr2 having at least 90% of identity with the h-cdr2 of dy12 and iii) a h-cdr3 having at least 90% of identity with the h-cdr3 of dy12 and a light chain comprising i) a l-cdr1 having at least 90% of identity with the l-cdr1 of dy12, ii) a l-cdr2 having at least 90% of identity with the l-cdr2 of dy12 and iii) a l-cdr3 having at least 90% of identity with the l-cdr3 of dy12..
UniversitÉ Paris Diderot - Paris 7

Single agent anti-pd-l1 and pd-l2 dual binding antibodies and methods of use

The present invention is based, in part, on the identification of novel antibodies that have binding affinity for both pd-l1 and pd-l2 and methods of using same.. .
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Massive parallel decoding dna and rna

This invention provides methods for attaching a nucleic acid to a solid surface and for sequencing nucleic acid by detecting the identity of each nucleotide analogue after the nucleotide analogue is incorporated into a growing strand of dna in a polymerase reaction. The invention also provides nucleotide analogues which comprise unique labels attached to the nucleotide analogue through a cleavable linker, and a cleavable chemical group to cap the —oh group at the 3′-position of the deoxyribose..
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Icariside compound, preparation method thereof, and application thereof

An icariside compound as shown in formula i wherein the compound is a natural chemical component in the traditional chinese herbal epimedium or a chemically modified or a totally synthetic product based on the natural component. The compound can be used for preparing pharmaceuticals, health care products, cosmetic and skin care products and the like for improvement of immunity in a human body..
Foshan Golden Health Technology Co., Ltd.

Substituted lead halide perovskite intermediate band absorbers

Lead halide perovskites have proven to be a versatile class of visible light absorbers that allow rapid access to the long minority carrier lifetimes and diffusion lengths desirable for traditional single-junction photovoltaics. Computational screening identified both fe- and co-substituted mapbbr3 as promising intermediate band candidate materials, and the later films were synthesized via conventional solution-based processing techniques.
Uchicago Argonne, Llc

Bridged bis(indenyl) transitional metal complexes, production, and use thereof

The present disclosure relates to bridged metallocene catalysts that include at least one indenyl ligand substituted at the 2-position with a c3-c10 branched alkyl, such as isopropyl. Catalyst systems including the catalysts, polymerization processes using the catalysts, and polymers made using the catalysts are also described..
Exxonmobil Chemical Patents Inc.

Method of inhibiting dyrk1b

The present invention relates to a dyrk1b inhibitor for use in the treatment of cancer, wherein in said cancer and/or in cells of said cancer the hedgehog signaling pathway is activated, and in particular the activation of the hedgehog signaling pathway is independent of signaling by the g protein-coupled receptor smoothened.. .
4 Sc Ag

Quinolinone or quinazolinone comprising antibiofilm compositions, compounds and methods and uses relating thereto

Wherein each of r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6 and r7 is independently selected from hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, aryl, halo, alkoxy, hydroxyl, amino, nitro, sulfoxy, thiol, carboxy, alkyl carboxy and amido; and x may be o or s, wherein the composition does not comprise a compound of formula (b1) or (b2):. .

Novel compound having blt inhibitory activity and composition, for preventing or treating inflammatory diseases, comprising same as active ingredient

The present invention relates to a novel compound showing leukotriene b4 receptor 2 (blt2) inhibitory activity and a pharmaceutical composition, for preventing or treating inflammatory diseases, having same as an active ingredient. The inventors identified a novel compound containing btl2 inhibitory activity, and experimentally confirmed that the present novel compound had an excellent effect on the enhancement of the cancer cell death, on the inhibition of the metastasis and chemotactic mobility, and on the anti-asthma activity.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Novel compound and producing same

Wherein r1 is a 2n-valent group having 1 to 60 carbon atoms; r2 to r5 are each independently a linear, branched, or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms, an aryl group having 6 to 30 carbon atoms, an alkenyl group having 2 to 30 carbon atoms, an alkoxy group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms and optionally having a substituent, a halogen atom, a nitro group, an amino group, a carboxylic acid group, a group in which a hydrogen atom of a hydroxy group is replaced with a vinylphenylmethyl group, a group selected from the group consisting of groups represented by the following formula (a), a thiol group, or a hydroxy group, wherein at least one of the r2 to the r5 is a group selected from a group represented by the formula (a); m2 and m3 are each independently an integer of 0 to 8; m4 and m5 are each independently an integer of 0 to 9, provided that m2, m3, m4, and m5 are not 0 at the same time; n is an integer of 1 to 4; and p2 to p5 are each independently an integer of 0 to 2:. .

Lower fatty carboxylic acid alkyl ester production method

The present invention provides a method for producing a light fatty acid alkyl ester with the formula of r1—coo—r2, and the method comprises a step in which a alkyl ether with formula of r1—o—r2 and a raw gas containing carbon monoxide go through a reactor loaded with a catalyst for carrying out a carbonylation reaction; wherein the catalyst contains an acidic emt zeolite molecular sieve; wherein r1 and r2 are independently selected from c1-c4 alkyl groups. The present invention has provided a new method for producing light fatty acid alkyl ester.
Dalian Institute Of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Compositions and methods for curing concrete

A composition that may be used to retain moisture within fresh concrete as it cures to optimize the curing of the concrete may include one or more hardening and densifying agents (e.g., alkali metal polysilicate, colloidal silica, etc.) and one or more temporary moisture sealing agents (e.g., a wax, etc.). Additionally, such a composition may include a siliconate (e.g., a metal siliconate, such as an alkali metal siliconate like potassium methyl siliconate, etc.).
Advanced Concrete Technologies Llc

Flocculation monitoring apparatus, flocculation monitoring method, and flocculation system

A flocculation monitoring apparatus and a flocculation monitoring method are provided, and the flocculation monitoring apparatus and the flocculation monitoring method are capable of stably measuring a flocculation state of water to be treated even when the number (density) of flocs has increased. A measurement-light applying part (laser-light applying part 10) applies a measurement light to a measurement region (18) in the water to be treated (8) and a scattered-light receiving part (12) receives a scattered light due to particles of the water to be treated.
Kurita Water Industries Ltd.

Systems and methods for water reclamation

A system reclaiming contaminated water includes a heat exchanger that receives the contaminated water and converts at least a portion of the contaminated water into steam and collects at least a portion of the contaminants within the heat exchanger. A thermal transfer fluid is heated by a heat exchanger is communication with a heat source.
Morningside Venture Investments Limited

Energy efficient system and process for hydrolyzing sludge

The present process relates to thermally hydrolyzing sludge in a thermal hydrolysis system. A flash tank or waste heat boiler is located downstream of the thermal hydrolysis system.
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Support

Process and plant for cooling synthesis gas

A process and a plant for cooling a synthesis gas produced by catalytic steam reformation of a hydrocarbonaceous feed gas, which is cooled by heat exchange with boiler feed water for its conversion into steam, by separating the resulting aqueous condensate, wherein the further cooling is effected in that the gas passes through several series-connected cooling stages and comprises the heat exchange with the feed gas, with degassed and non-degassed boiler feed water for generating the steam required for the steam reformation, and with ambient air, and wherein condensate obtained after the last cooling stage is separated from the gas and the gas is discharged for the further treatment, wherein at least after a further cooling stage upstream of the last cooling stage a hot aqueous condensate is separated from the gas.. .
L'air Liquide, Societe Anonyme Pur I'etude Et I'exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude

Winch, controlling operation of a winch and operating a winch

A method for controlling operation of a winch, which has a capstan drive unit for hauling a cable into the winch and for paying the cable out of the winch, a main drive for driving the capstan drive unit, a cable drum for receiving the cable by winding up and unwinding the cable, a drum drive for driving the cable drum, wherein the drum drive and the main drive are operable independently of one another, and a rotational speed measuring device which is arranged in a cable inlet portion of the winch. The method has a step of reading a first rotational speed from the main drive and a second rotational speed from the rotational speed measuring device.
Jenoptik Advanced Systems Gmbh

Mobile device identification in elevator communication system and method

A communication system includes an operating environment proximate a plurality of elevator car locations. Also included is a bluetooth low energy (ble) device connectable to a mobile device located within the operating environment, the ble device being a ble central communication device and the mobile device being a ble peripheral communication device, the mobile device advertising a universal unique identifier (uuid) written to memory of the mobile device by the ble device to establish connection between the mobile device and the ble device..
Otis Elevator Company

Conveyer and controlling the same

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a conveyer and a method of controlling the mentioned conveyer. In one embodiment, a conveyer includes: a support base; a roller assembly including a plurality of delivery rollers coaxially arranged, a plurality of lead screws and a plurality of screw motors respectively connected in a one-to-one correspondence with the plurality of lead screws, each of the delivery rollers being formed with at least one threaded hole, and being engaged with the corresponding lead screw of the lead screws through the threaded hole of the each of the delivery rollers; a driving shaft rotatably connected with the support base, the screw motors being provided on the driving shaft by fixing structures, wherein the delivery rollers are provided to be coaxial with the driving shaft; and a driver unit configured to drive rotation of the driving shaft..
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Item transfer using stackable storage modules

An example process may include receiving a request identifying an action with respect to an item and a modular storage system. The modular storage system may include a plurality of shipping containers accessible from an item transfer facility.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Automated storage and retrieval system for pallets and cases

An automated storage and retrieval system for storing and picking a pallet and a case includes: a storage rack; a storage rack with a built-in conveyor that includes a configuration of the storage rack and a conveyor for unloading the case, wherein the conveyor is inserted through the storage rack with a built-in conveyor at a predetermined level; a travel lane; a pallet crane traveling on the travel lane to store or pick the pallet onto or from each shelf board; and a case picking crane traveling on a travel lane identical to the travel lane that lets the pallet crane travel, wherein the case picking crane is provided with two independent transfer units capable of moving on and down and each transfer unit picks one piece of the case placed on the shelf board.. .
Jb-create, Inc.

Intracanalicular plugs with improved absorption period and other identifications

A system for identifying intracanalicular plugs, wherein the plugs are packaged in holders in a box which contains the plugs optionally packaged in a pouch is provided, whereby identification and tracking of hard-to-identify plugs are facilitated. The package, pouch, holders are marked with plug characteri