An anchor assembly includes a base to which at least one connector and three legs are operatively connected. The connector provides an anchorage point for...
Broadband passive distributed tuned vibration and acoustic absorber for
modally dense structures
A passive distributed vibration absorber that utilizes multiple discrete mass elements and a viscoelastic layer and that effectively attenuates vibration in...
Muffler structure for vehicle
The invention obtains a muffler structure for a vehicle which can suppress an emission sound. In a muffler shell for a muffler for a vehicle, there are formed a...
Acoustically treated exhaust centerbody for jet engines and associated
An acoustically treated exhaust centerbody comprising a body including a body fore portion and a body aft portion. An internal passageway extends through the...
Tube structure for exhaust component
A vehicle exhaust component includes an outer shell defining an internal cavity, at least one baffle located within the internal cavity, and at least one tube...
Stethoscope and antimicrobial cover
An anti-infective stethoscope is described that comprises a tube member; a head member operably connected to the tube member; and first and second earpieces...
Seat assembly with ignition switch and switch actuator
A seat includes a seat frame and a resilient web supported by the seat frame. The web is adapted for movement between an at rest condition in which no operator...
Scalable intelligent power supply system and method
A scalable intelligent power-supply system and method capable of powering a defined load for a specified period of time is disclosed and claimed. Multiple...
Power axle for a commercial vehicle
A power axle for assisting an automotive vehicle in ascending and descending steep slopes and grades includes an electromagnetic motor mounted to one floating...
Wheel hub drive for industrial trucks
A wheel hub drive with drive motor and drive gear system for industrial trucks, with the following features: driving and output axis of the drive gear system,...
Hybrid vehicle power control systems and methods
A method for controlling a power system of a hybrid vehicle includes determining, during a motoring mode of operation, a desired operating voltage of a direct...
Differential steering control for a continuously variable transmission
A differential steering control system and method for a machine includes a motor for steering the machine in a leftwards or a rightwards direction, a...
Detritus flow management features for drag bit cutters and bits so
Rock detritus created by a drag bit cutter shearing subterranean formation material may flow under a cutter and attach itself to a side surface of a cutter...
Earth-boring bits and other parts including cemented carbide
An article of manufacture includes a cemented carbide piece and a joining phase that binds the cemented carbide piece into the article. The joining phase...
Agitator for a drill and related methods
An apparatus assists in preventing the accumulation of debris in a flow path during the formation of a borehole. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a...
Motor shaft security apparatus
A down hole drilling motor shaft security apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus has a general body housing threadedly attached to a lower radial bearing housing...
Method for establishing the positions of a transmitter and detector in a
A method is described for tracking the position, orientation and/or guiding a transmitter as it moves through the ground in a region. The transmitter transmits...
Subterranean methods of processing hydrocarbon fluid-containing deposits
and hydrocarbon recovery arrangements...
A subterranean method of processing a hydrocarbon fluid-containing deposit includes, from a subterranean room, providing a borehole into a deposit containing...
Reamer with polycrystalline diamond compact inserts
Reamers for use in core-sample drilling include PDC inserts. Such reamers with PDC inserts may be used to maintain borehole diameters, reduce deviation, and/or...
Method for tightening a screw connection and screw driving tool
Disclosed is a method for screwing in and tightening a screw connection (1) to a predetermined tightened level (2), especially a predetermined torque level (2)...
Downhole tool retrieval and setting system
Apparatuses and methods for retrieving a downhole tool from a wellbore are provided. The method includes running a retrieval tool into a wellbore on a...
Method and apparatus for delayed flow or pressure change in wells
Degradable polylactic or polyhydroxyalkanoate polymers may be used to viscosify aqueous fluids for use in wells, Sand control screen or liner can be coated with...
Contained top kill method and apparatus for entombing a defective blowout
preventer (BOP) stack to stop an oil...
A method and apparatus are described for stopping oil and/or gas from spewing from a defective blowout preventer (BOP) stack located on a floor of an ocean by...
Wellbore delivery apparatus
An apparatus for delivering a material into a wellbore comprises a body adapted to be translated along a conduit within a wellbore, with a cavity formed in the...
Cyclic steam stimulation method with multiple fractures
A cyclic steam soak (CSS) stimulation method for producing heated hydrocarbons from a viscous hydrocarbon-containing formation comprises the steps of: a)...
Method and device for compressing a multiphase fluid
The invention relates to a method for increasing the pressure of a liquid/gas multiphase fluid, and a method for compressing a gaseous fluid, comprising: (b1)...
Water transfer system
A method of treating a hydrocarbon reservoir that is penetrated by a well is disclosed, the method comprising injecting into the well a water transfer system...
Systems and methods that include providing, e.g., obtaining or preparing, a material that includes a hydrocarbon carried by an inorganic substrate, and exposing...
Method and apparatus for setting and controlling temperature
One embodiment of the present invention is a method for setting and controlling temperature of a device that includes: (a) thermally contacting the device to a...
Door actuating device for air conditioner of vehicle
A door actuating device for an air conditioner of a vehicle can efficiently prevent separation of a link member after the link member is coupled to a rotating...
Disclosed is a heat exchanger, particularly an exhaust gas heat exchanger for an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle, comprising a housing jacket that...
Yttria-based refractory composition
Method for producing a mold for use in casting reactive metals comprising preparing a slurry of a yttria-based refractory composition and a binder, and using...
Process for manufacturing cast aluminum alloy plate
A twin-roll continuous casting method that controls occurrence of casting defects in a center part of plate thickness, for Al--Mg series aluminum alloy, a...
Process and related plant for producing steel strips with solution of
A process for the manufacturing of steel strips with solution of continuity is described, comprising a continuous casting step for thin stabs with a high "mass...
A temporary protection for an opening in a frame of a building component includes flexible sheet material spanning the opening between opposite sides thereof....
Garage door operating apparatus and methods
The present invention provides for apparatus and methods for operating a garage door. An embodiment of an operating assembly for a door includes a shaft, a...
Mechanism for untangling window cords
A lifting system for a window covering has a movable shaft disposed within a cradle that is held within a head rail. The movable shaft has an end portion and a...
Dual roll blind system
A dual roll blind system is able to adjust a light shading rate or extent and comprises a winding roll which includes a roll casing rotatably supported between...
Ultrasonic vibration welder
The present invention solves the problem that a connecting portion between a horn and a vibration transmission rod has a tendency to get damaged and the problem...
Electronic component manufacturing apparatus
To provide a manufacturing apparatus of an electronic component using an interposer, having high installation flexibility and high production efficiency. The...
Automated vial labeling apparatus
An apparatus and method for applying a label to a specific location on a vial. The apparatus may comprise a label dispenser, a vial placement assembly for...
Pneumatic radial tire
A pneumatic radial tire has a nominal section width of 255 mm or more, and an outer diameter of 720 mm or more. At least one carcass layer is constructed...
Tumbler carrier for a refrigerator with a beverage dispenser
The invention relates to a support carrier for supporting a container to receive cooled goods from a cooled goods dispensing machines delivering cooled liquids...
Powder dispenser modules and powder dispensing methods
Powder dispensing and sensing apparatus and methods are provided. The powder dispensing and sensing apparatus includes a tray support structure to receive a...
Fluid transfer insert
A shaft assembly includes a fluid transfer insert located within a bore of a shaft. The fluid transfer insert seals to the shaft and includes at least one fluid...
Orifice plate alignment device
A tool for supporting and centering a flat circular orifice plate flow meter between two pipe flanges that have circumferentially spaced apart circular flange...
Clean out tube check valve
Disclosed is a check valve for preventing liquid from entering an attached tube. The check valve includes a cylindrical housing having an inner surface and a...
Vehicle mountable arm for valve operating machine
A valve operating device includes a mounting for attachment to a vehicle and an elongate arm, the free end of which is only moveable in a plane parallel to the...
Mechanical fuse to seal pipes upon unintended rupture
The present invention relates to a mechanical fuse to seal pipes upon unintended rupture. When a pressure difference between a first pressure and a second...
A valve assembly (10) able to be mounted with a liquid container, the valve assembly comprising: a housing (20) having a passageway (60) that extends through...