Flexible package with opening feature
A flexible package has a top surface, a bottom surface and at least one side wall together defining an interior volume of the package. An opening device is...
A key cover for preventing intoxicated persons from driving a vehicle, such key cover comprises a generally U-shaped member formed of a first predetermined...
Multifunction conveyor side extrusions
A first extruded side rail (102, 104, 120, 122) of an endless belt conveyor (100) includes several extruded profiles (298, 299, 309, 319, 329, 335, 337, 341,...
Exteriorly mounted wear liner for bulk material conveyor belt systems
A bulk material conveyor belt system comprises a belt, a skirt, and a wear liner. The belt forms a continuous loop having an upper transfer run and a lower...
Motorized roller and motor unit for motorized roller
A motorized roller includes a roller body of a cylindrical shape, in which a motor and a reducer are housed. The motorized roller has fixed shafts protruding...
Reciprocating slat conveyor with moving slats between fixed slats
Movable conveyor slats (10, 10') have side parts (14, 14', 16, 16') which rest on top parts (94) of bearings (92). The bearings (92) have a generally U-shaped...
Transporting particulate material
A material transporting system comprises a material transporting apparatus (100) including a material transporting apparatus hopper structure (200, 202), which...
Star wheel with vacuum capability for retaining conveyed articles
The invention relates to a star wheel used for transporting articles in an arcuate path. The star wheel is provided with a vacuum apparatus to retain the...
Transferring device for repositioning articles
A transfer arrangement (10) for gripping articles (at 60) comprises a central wheel body with a multiplicity of arms (20), which can be pivoted about a first...
Storage system and storage method
A storage system of the present invention includes a storage area for arranging and storing articles (W), a carrying-in line (200) for carrying in the articles...
The invention encompasses a handrail for escalators or moving walkways that includes a grip piece of a thermoplastic elastomer including soft segments and hard...
Conveying installation and method of placing a conveying installation in
A method for placing a conveying installation in operation, the conveying installation including several components, wherein at least one conveying mechanism,...
Rotary anti-pullback unit of fletched fins
A rotary anti-pullback unit is provided which comprises a rotor 22 and a frame 43 for rotatably supporting the rotor 22. Rotor 22 comprises a plurality of disks...
Clutch damper spring pocket improvement
A torsional damper with a hub assembly and a disc assembly has coil springs disposed therebetween. The coil springs are disposed in pockets defined in part by...
Overrunning decoupler with locking mechanism
An overrunning accessory decoupler with a locking mechanism provides the desired overrunning accessory decoupler functionality and also permits torque to be...
A transmission arrangement has a transmission housing, an output shaft for driving an implement, a drive component for driving the output shaft, a clutch...
Power strut assembly
A power drive assembly for a rear lift gate assembly of a vehicle includes a screw drive having a screw member and a clutch supported by the screw member.
Combination cylinder with pawl-actuated emergency release device for the
The invention relates to a combination cylinder including a service brake cylinder as an active service brake with at least one pressure-medium-actuated service...
Parking brake assembly for railway vehicle brake system
A parking brake assembly for a railway car includes a ratchet mounted for rotation on a threaded piston rod of a brake actuator and a holding pawl engageable...
Brake with spindle and cam disk arrangement
A brake, in particular for motor vehicles, has a friction member (1) which can be pressed an actuator (15) against or released from the friction face of an...
Method and arrangement for machine cooling
A method of controlling the temperature of a brake arrangement for a machine is disclosed. The method includes providing a flow of pressurized fluid to the...
Disc brake caliper
A disc brake caliper for a rail vehicle comprises brake pad holders suspended--at either side of a brake disc to be braked--for movements only in a plane...
Loading dock wheel restraint comprising a flexible elongate member
A wheel restraint for restraining a vehicle at a loading dock includes a flexible elongate member with one end that can be manually wrapped at least partially...
Quick-release device of a bicycle brake cable
A quick-release device of a bicycle brake cable includes a main frame mounted to a handlebar of the bicycle, a lever pivotally mounted to the main frame and a...
Mechanism for quickly adjusting tightness of brake cable in caliper brake
A caliper brake of bicycle includes a yoke at one end of a second arm, the yoke comprising two yoke arms having a hole, and a spring depressible detent at one...
Managing an encoder malfunction in an elevator drive system
An encoder failure in an elevator drive system is detected and managed. A velocity of the elevator drive system is provided by an encoder signal (60) and...
Elevator group control apparatus
An elevator group control apparatus includes a parameter calculating unit for determining a weighting factor for an item to be evaluated, which is calculated...
Emergency brake of elevator
According to an emergency brake device for an elevator, a brake body is capable of coming into and out of contact with an outer periphery of a sheave which is...
An elevator door panel for closing the opening to an elevator shaft comprising a generally planar steel sheet reinforced on the shaft side by a perimeter...
System and method for improving the satisfaction of customers of a
A bakery-cafe is arranged and operated in a manner that efficiently moves a customer within the bakery-cafe to, for example, improve customer satisfaction by...
Ladder system, especially for vehicles
The invention relates to a ladder comprising a single post (1) provided with a fixing means (4) on the upper end (1S) thereof, said ladder comprising an...
Acoustic structure and acoustic room
In a hollow member, a portion of a hollow region adjoining and communicating with an opening portion is constructed as an intermediate layer. The intermediate...
Noise damper for a compressed air device
A noise damper for a compressed air device includes a tubular housing part provided with an air inlet and an inserted insulating material, in particular, an...
Storage box for electronic apparatus
A box-shaped enclosure of a storage box includes a deadening wall or walls defining a storage space between first and second planes. The storage space is open...
Vehicle steering system
A configuration is provided which includes a differential gear-type transfer ratio varying mechanism interposed between an input shaft which rotates as a...
Vehicle having a shift lever on a handlebar thereof
A vehicle (10) has a frame (12), at least two wheels (14, 16), a straddle seat (28), a handlebar (18) having first (20) and second (22) handles, an engine (30),...
Side collision detecting apparatus for vehicle
A side collision detecting apparatus includes a pressure sensor disposed in a side door of a vehicle and including a diaphragm for detecting a pressure in the...
A personal vehicle has a fore section and an aft section. The fore and aft sections each have a frame, a transaxle mounted to the frame, and a wheels attached...
Device and method for regaining balance
A device and method for assisting a user in regaining his balance is disclosed. The device comprises: at least one sensor for sensing changes in weight...
Kinetic energy storage device
A kinetic energy storage device includes first and second counter-rotating variable flywheels coupled to a differential. A control mechanism coupled to both...
Electric vehicle battery system
The electric vehicle includes a battery pack that can be exchanged at a battery exchange station. At the battery exchange station, an at least partially spent...
Vehicle cowl for deflecting road debris
A vehicle cowl may comprise a receiving portion formed as a local depression, and one or more openings formed on sides of the receiving portion. The vehicle...
Air routing structure for a motorcycle, and motorcycle including same
An intake air passage, formed through a motorcycle body frame, reduces changes in pressure within an air routing duct member due to opening and closing of a...
Vehicle and control method thereof, power output apparatus and control
method thereof, and driving system and...
In response to a driver's braking request operation, for example, the driver's depression of a brake pedal 85, a hybrid vehicle 20 sets a fraction of a...
Electric vehicle with switched reluctance motor power plant
A reluctance machine includes a stator and a rotor. The stator and rotor have a same number of poles. The rotor is configured to rotate about an axis of...
Maximum output setting device, driving device including the maximum output
setting device, power output...
A maximum current Imax is calculated on the basis of an open-circuit voltage Voc, a lower limit voltage Vcapmin, and an internal resistance Rcap of a capacitor...
In a hybrid vehicle having at least one electric motor which is usable as a generator and charges a vehicle battery during a recuperation phase, there is...
Personal standing platform for motorized wheel chair
A passenger standing platform for attachment to a mobility vehicle that provides improved support for the rider, increased weightload, and easy mountability and...
Casing and liner drilling bits and reamers
A casing bit, which may comprise a composite structure, for drilling a casing section into a subterranean formation, and which may include a portion configured...
Backhead and drill assembly with backhead
A portion of a drill assembly operated by a supply of compressed fluid comprises a backhead, a cylinder portion, a hollow elongate wear sleeve and a piston. The...