Method for producing a silane modified surface nano-corundum
The invention relates to a process for producing a silane-modified nano-corundum, wherein nano-corundum agglomerates are disagglomerated in the presence of an...
A method and an apparatus for crushing material, particularly mined material, are disclosed. In one embodiment two or more pairs of crushing rolls successively...
Apparatus for dispensing liquid material
A method and an apparatus for dispensing liquid material to a substrate comprising a housing having a bore and an inlet for supplying liquid material from a...
Articulating faucet and joint therefor
Articulating faucets have segments connected by a plurality of movable joints. Each joint includes a pair of ceramic mating disks arranged in face to face...
Sanitary water-outflow fitting
The description is given of a sanitary water-outflow fitting, in particular a tub-filling mixer unit, having a water-outflow housing (1) and a jet former for a...
Bathing apparatus and method of using same
A bathing apparatus includes an in-line mixing unit and a hand operated injecting unit. The mixing unit is coupled between a water supply pipe and a water...
Composite rail joint end post
An end post for a rail joint assembly comprising: a top portion having a profile substantially identical to cross-sectional shapes of rail head sections of...
Method for controlling digital shower system
A method for controlling a digital shower system includes the steps of: actuating the digital shower system for operation; detecting whether the system is in...
Method of imaging a coding pattern with data elements encoding by
multi-pulse position modulation
A method of imaging a coding pattern disposed on a surface of a substrate. The method comprises the steps of: (a) capturing an image of a portion of the coding...
Antenna device and radio frequency IC device
An antenna device is arranged to transmit or receive a radio frequency communication signal to or from an external device such as a reader/writer, and is...
Device and method for the contactless personalization of chips that are
integrated into passports
The invention relates to a device and a method for the contactless personalisation of chips integrated into passports within a system for processing, sorting...
Transaction product with slide viewer
A transaction product includes a lens, a slide, an actuating mechanism, a housing and an account identifier. The slide depicts a plurality of scenes, and each...
Receptacles for removable electrical interface devices
A receptacle device for an electrical interface device, the electrical interface device being capable of transferring data to and from a host and being adapted...
Systems and methods for preserving and maintaining document integrity
Systems and methods consistent with embodiments of the present invention provide for a method for preserving and maintaining document integrity. In some methods...
Distributed antenna array with centralized data hub for determining
presence and location of RF tags
A distributed antenna array with a centralized data hub for determining the presence and location of RF tags has been disclosed. This antenna array centralizes...
Hand-operated document reader/imager with speed limiting device providing
A hand-operated document processor includes a base for receiving a document containing magnetic ink character data to be read and recognized. A manually...
Apparatus and method for obtaining a random code useable in a device for
unique identification of a product
The present invention refers to a method and to an apparatus for obtaining a random code useable in a device for unique identification of a product wherein the...
Method and system for detecting the presence of a customer proximate to a
wireless display tag
A multiuse system for use with Wireless Display Tags (WDTs) includes, in one or more exemplary arrangements, techniques for automatically maintaining...
Card credential method and system
In one implementation, a method for providing access to a secure facility includes authenticating the user; generating a card credential, transmitting the card...
Biometric assurance device and method
The invention may be embodied as an identity assurance system or method. A system according to the invention may have a biometric sensor capable of providing...
Authorization for device interaction with a remote service
A method for authorizing device interaction includes requesting, from a connected device, authorization data from a remote service. At the connected device,...
Wireless transaction medium having combined magnetic stripe and radio
A wireless financial transaction instrument, such as a card, has a magnetic stripe, a display, and an on-board power supply, such as a battery, and is usable...
Switching between internal and external antennas
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for switching between internal and external antennas. In some implementations, a system includes an...
Handheld device for selling transaction instruments via web-based tools
The present disclosure generally relates to a handheld point of sale system for distributing a transaction instrument. Such system may include a browser-based...
Banking terminal that operates to cause financial transfers responsive to
data bearing records
A portable terminal operates to cause financial transfers responsive to data read from data bearing records in the form of user cards. The user cards include...
Stored-value product with manufactured article
A stored-value product includes a toy automobile and a panel. The toy automobile includes a body and wheels rotatably coupled to the body. The panel is coupled...
Self-locking stackable tapered container with partial top structure
A stackable container for carrying produce. The container has tapered side walls or end walls to aid in the stacking of like containers. Also, the container has...
Carton with handle
A carton for containing a plurality of articles. The carton comprises a first top panel, a second top panel, a bottom panel, a first side panel, and a second...
Heat conducting apparatus and solder melting method therefor
A heat conducting apparatus includes an air guide hood and a heat conducting device. The air guide hood is connected to a hot air supply source for delivering...
Device and method for wave soldering
The instant invention relates to a device for wave soldering workpieces, encompassing means for moving the workpiece, which is to be soldered, along a specific...
Method of attaching a solder ball and method of repairing a memory module
In a method of attaching a solder ball, a first material is coated on a solder ball. A second material is coated on a pad of a substrate where the solder ball...
Flux composition and method of soldering
A flux composition is provided, comprising, as an initial component: a fluxing agent represented by formula I: ##STR00001## wherein R.sup.1, R.sup.2, R.sup.3...
Amine flux composition and method of soldering
An amine flux composition is provided, comprising, as an initial component: an amine fluxing agent represented by formula I: ##STR00001## wherein R.sup.1,...
Curable amine flux composition and method of soldering
A curable amine flux composition is provided, comprising, as initial components: a resin component having at least two oxirane groups per molecule; an amine...
Polyamine flux composition and method of soldering
A polyamine flux composition is provided, comprising, as an initial component: a polyamine fluxing agent represented by formula I: ##STR00001## wherein...
Curable flux composition and method of soldering
A curable flux composition is provided, comprising, as initial components: a resin component having at least two oxirane groups per molecule; a fluxing agent...
Process for joining stainless steel part and silicon carbide ceramic part
and composite articles made by same
A process for joining a stainless steel part and a silicon carbide ceramic part, comprising steps of: providing a stainless steel part, a SiC ceramic part, and...
Direct application of pressure for bonding porous coatings to substrate
materials used in orthopaedic implants
A method for constantly controlling a direct application of pressure for bonding porous coatings to substrate materials used in orthopaedic implants. The direct...
Single retainer mounted riser
A motor vehicle car body framing apparatus for use at a welding station, the apparatus including a gate having a frame structure and a plurality of tooling...
Linear friction welder
A linear friction welding system in one embodiment includes a ram configured to vibrate along a welding axis, a cam follower operably connected to the ram, an...
Surgical instrument with pivotable jaw member
A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a handle assembly, an elongated portion extending distally...
Circular stapler for hemorrhoid operations
A circular stapler for performing hemorrhoidal operations is disclosed. The circular stapler includes an anvil, a stapler head and a shaft which movably...
True multi-fire surgical stapler configured to fire staples of different
A surgical apparatus may include a knife, a staple holder along which the knife is slidable, a plurality of feeder belts located on each side of the knife, and...
Surgical stapling instruments including a cartridge having multiple staple
A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows...
Surgical stapler with angled staple bays
An exemplary surgical stapler may include a staple holder including an upper surface, where the upper surface includes two substantially-planar angled surfaces...
Surgical stapling apparatus
A surgical stapling device particularly suited for endoscopic procedures is described. The device includes a handle assembly and an elongated body extending...
Apparatus, system, and method for middle turbinate medializer
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for medializing the middle turbinate following sinus surgery, thus preventing synacheiae, granulation tissue, and...
Variable ignition delay for combustion nailer
A combustion-powered fastener-driving tool includes a tool housing, a power source associated with the housing and including a cylinder head, a cylinder and a...
Backpack accessible from the user's front while wearing
The present disclosure is an altered backpack with more than one shoulder strap, which allows the wearer to reconfigure the shoulder straps while wearing, swing...
Truck bed companion
Truck Bed Companion will keep groceries from spilling all over the truck bed, allow contractors to transport tools and sheets of plywood or drywalls with ease,...