Supercritical fluid-assisted direct write for printing integrated circuits
High resolution patterns provided on a surface of a semiconductor substrate and methods of direct printing of such high resolution patterns are disclosed. The...
Fully automated twine wrapping system for a round baler having a
simplified operator interface
An automated bale wrapping control system for a round baler that includes a simplified remotely installable operator interface for installation on a tractor....
Method for harvesting biologics from eggs
A method for harvesting biologics from eggs by which an egg is de-capped by positioning the egg in a reference opening so as to expose an upper section of said...
Speed cooking oven with sloped oven floor and reversing gas flow
A speed cooking oven with sloped oven floor and reversing gas flow is disclosed comprising a cooking cavity, a controller, thermal heating source, blower...
Insulated cooking utensil
An insulated cooking utensil has upper and lower substantially planar sheet members secured together with an air chamber interposed therebetween for insulating...
Machine for preparing an infusion
A machine for preparing an infusion includes: an infusion chamber (14) delimited by a lower vessel (3) and an upper packing head (6) that can move relative to...
Apparatus for preparing a beverage suitable for consumption, such as
A beverage preparation apparatus with a three-way valve that includes an inlet; a first outlet; a second outlet; a first member movable between first and second...
Half-sleeved and sleeveless plastic piston pumps
In one aspect, a brake pump assembly with a hydraulic block and a pumping element including a polymer piston that is received in a piston bore. A circumference...
Piston, especially cooling channel piston, comprising three
A piston, especially a cooling channel piston of an internal combustion engine, has an upper part and a lower part which can be produced separately from each...
Pin bosses of a piston for an internal combustion engine
Pin bosses (1) are proposed for the piston (2) of an internal combustion engine, having in each case one pin bore (3) which has a zenith-side ovality in the...
Field gun aim
A howitzer suitable for deployment on a ground plane, the howitzer comprising a barrel for firing a projectile, the barrel defining a barrel axis and having a...
Vehicle and structure shield
A vehicle and structure shield includes a flexible net subsystem including an array of rods or hard points supported by the net subsystem and configured to...
Die-cutting device for performing slots perpendicular to the feeding
direction of box-forming paperboard sheets
A die-cutting device is herein disclosed for performing slots perpendicular to the feeding direction of paperboard sheets used for making boxes, which is...
Desk-top cutting machine
A desk-top cutting machine which includes a base that supports a wood material W and a turntable that has a rotating shaft part and is carried and supported on...
Sheet processing device, image forming apparatus, and sheet processing
A sheet processing device having punch processing device(s) for punch-processing on a conveyed sheet member and a punch-scrap storage box for storing punch...
Punching device, conveying device, finishing device, and image forming
A punching device includes a detecting unit, a punching unit, a moving unit, a storage unit, and a controlling unit. The detecting unit detects a lateral edge...
Rotary cutter for trimming printed products conveyed in an overlapping
A rotary cutter for trimming printed products conveyed in an overlapping flow. The rotary cutter including a first knife that rotates and a second knife that...
Power equipment with systems to mitigate or prevent injury
Woodworking machines are disclosed having cutting tools for cutting workpieces. The machines include a detection system adapted to detect one or more dangerous...
A punching apparatus for forming a series of slots in a board, comprising: an upper wheel and a lower wheel, wherein the upper wheel is opposed to the lower...
Hand tool with multiple bit storage and a method for using the same
A hand tool and bit storage device configured to allow easy storage and access to a wide variety of bits. The hand tool comprises a body portion, a stem portion...
Winch-type corkscrew assembly
An auger-type corkscrew is housed in a body with an opening for communicating with the cork in a wine bottle or the like. An auger tip is carried in the body...
Methods of designing rotary drill bits including at least one
substantially helically extending feature
A method of designing a rotary drill bit includes selecting and positioning a plurality of cutting elements on a rotary drill bit. At least one substantially...
Gear box apparatus
A motorized machine with a "mutually definite units of energy for forced energy economy" (MDUFEE) gearbox family with a simplified shifting pattern of shifting...
Wave generator, wave gear device, and method of preventing reduction in
efficiency of wave gear device
A wave generator (4) of a wave gear device (1) is formed from a material in which only the minor axis-side portions (51, 52), which include the two end portions...
Dual flywheel axially compact epicyclical drive
The epicyclical drive incorporates a dual flywheel carrying a pinion in a balanced axially compact assembly. The assembly includes a counterweight for the...
Fracture split-type connecting rod, internal combustion engine,
transportation apparatus, and production method...
A connecting rod is a fracture split-type connecting rod made of an .alpha.+.beta. type titanium alloy, including a rod main body and a big end provided at an...
Integrated pedal assembly having a hysteresis mechanism
A pedal assembly including a pedal support and a pedal member rotatably coupled to the pedal support to allow pivotal movement of the pedal member about a pivot...
An actuator has a rotatable input member coupled to a drive member such that rotation of the rotatable input member under an input load causes rotation of the...
Steering column system
To provide a steering column system which has superior operating feeling and operating properties which can suppress an operational failure, an engaging arm is...
Toothed mobile part for play take-up in a gear, particularly in horology
A toothed mobile part (1) for play take-up in a gear, particularly in horology, having certain (7) of its teeth fixed and entirely rigid, and other (8) of its...
Gear for eliminating backlash
Disclosed herein is a gear for eliminating backlash. The gear includes a rotating shaft having a hollow portion. A first gear is connected to an end of the...
Modular power actuator
A power actuator assembly includes a torque transmission device, a motor mounted to the torque transmission device extending along a motor axis, and a screw...
Mechanism for converting rotary motion into linear motion
Revolving rollers, each provided on an outer peripheral surface thereof with revolving roller grooves extending therearound, are caused to mesh with a rack rod...
Injection-molded resin face gear
An injection-molded resin face gear that can suppress deterioration of gear accuracy caused by shrinkage of resin material after injection molding and allow...
Multipurpose combined machine
A multipurpose combined machine, such as compressor-pump or similar, includes motor elements (M) and a plurality of operating machines (H, C, V) that can be...
Multi-speed transmission with countershaft gearing arrangement
A transmission is provided having a dual clutch to achieve torque flow through a countershaft gearing arrangement. The countershaft gearing arrangement includes...
Double chain linear actuator
A linear actuator comprises a pair of chains. Each chain has a first link and a second link. The second link of each chain is adjacent to the first link of the...
Sample carrier comprising a deformable strip of material folded back upon
itself and sample holder
The invention relates to a composite structure of a sample carrier 20 and a sample holder 30 for use in a TEM, for example. The sample carrier is hereby...
Explosive residue sampling
In one aspect, an apparatus includes a head configured to receive a pad for sampling explosive residue on a surface and a feedback system coupled to the head....
A multichannel pipette, including a grip part defining a longitudinal axis and including a piston-driving device movable axially thereon, a displacement part...
Magnetostrictive torque sensor and method of manufacturing same
A magnetostrictive torque sensor includes a single magnetostrictive film disposed on a steering shaft, and first and second coils for detecting changes in a...
Shaft mounted energy harvesting for wireless sensor operation and data
One embodiment of the present patent application is a method of monitoring a rotating part. The method includes providing a shaft, a sensor, a processor, an...
Apparatus for and method of measuring motion characteristics of head
An apparatus correctly measures motion characteristics a head gimbal assembly exhibits when turned in a radial direction of a hard disk. The apparatus includes...
Stress-wave sensor module, stress-wave sensor, and method for detecting a
vehicle collision event utilizing the...
A stress-wave sensor module, a stress-wave sensor, and a method for detecting a vehicle collision event utilizing the stress-wave sensor are provided. The...
A pressure sensor includes: a housing having openings at both ends thereof; a pair of pressure-receiving devices configured to seal the openings respectively...
Bifurcated pressure instrumentation rake
The present application provides an instrumentation rake for use with a number of flow paths. The instrumentation rake may include a manifold, a first rake body...
Apparatus and method for controlling and monitoring the pressure in
pressure line or pipes
An apparatus including a chamber having a chamber opening, a plunger which is movable within the chamber so as to change a chamber volume, which is defined by...
Steam generator nondestructive examination method
A method of examining a steam generator heat exchange tube from the outside surface employing ultrasonic nondestructive inspection techniques. An ultrasonic...
Methods, systems, and computer program products for determining a property
of construction material
Methods, systems, and computer program products for determining a property of construction material. According to one aspect, a material property gauge operable...
Multistage proof-mass movement deceleration within MEMS structures
A micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) device includes a substrate comprising at least one anchor, a proof mass having first and second deceleration...