Intake valve closing hydraulic adjuster
A mechanism (40) for enabling an engine cylinder valve (18) to close at various times during engine cycles has a hydraulic actuator (58) and a control valve...
Vehicle cooling controller and cooling control method
A drive component for driving an electric water pump for causing engine coolant to flow is mounted in an engine compartment. When the ignition is off and the...
Surface passivation and the methods for the reduction of fuel thermal
In a specific embodiment of this invention, deposits and soot formation in a direct injection engine are reduced by passivating the injectors to within 0.1 mm...
Circulating fluidized bed boiler having improved reactant utilization
A method of operating a furnace having a circulating fluidized bed is described. Fuel is combusted in the fluidized bed. The fluidized bed includes a dense bed...
Circulating fluidized bed boiler and method of operation
A circulating fluidized bed boiler having improved reactant utilization. The circulating fluidized bed boiler includes a circulating fluidized bed having a...
Vibration stimulus delivery device
Described is a vibration stimulus delivery device for delivering a vibration stimulus to an animal and for maximizing the robustness and intensity of the...
Pet exercise wheel assembly having light-emitting device
A pet exercise wheel assembly having a light-emitting device includes an exercise wheel made of a material pervious to light. The exercise wheel has a tapered...
Animal bathing apparatus
The animal bathing apparatus is fully portable and enclosed by its base and hingedly attached case that overlappingly fits atop the base. Other components, when...
Pet shelter construction
The instant invention is directed to a pet shelter for domestic pets. More specifically, the instant invention is a pet shelter constructed from a plurality of...
Egg incubation transport system and methods regarding same
Methods and systems provide for incubating a plurality of eggs at least partially at a primary incubation location and then incubating the plurality of eggs...
Drinking trough for animals and water-collecting bowl for a drinking
trough for animals
Drinking troughs for in particular poultry feature drinking valves arranged at regular intervals along a water supply line, with each drinking valve being...
Showerhead electrodes and showerhead electrode assemblies having
low-particle performance for semiconductor...
Showerhead electrodes for a semiconductor material processing apparatus are disclosed. An embodiment of the showerhead electrodes includes top and bottom...
Coating film processing method and apparatus
A coating film processing method is used for processing a coating film formed on a surface of a substrate to prepare for an immersion light exposure process...
Resist pipe and resist coating device
A resist pipe and a resist coating device are provided. Support portions are provided at an inner wall of a resist supply portion towards a cross-sectional...
Stent support devices
Various embodiments of methods and devices for coating stents are described herein.
Wafer electroless plating system and associated methods
A dry-in/dry-out system is disclosed for wafer electroless plating. The system includes an upper zone for wafer ingress/egress and drying operations. Proximity...
Apparatus and method of applying sunscreen or similar liquid
A booth with a plurality of spray nozzles for the application of sunscreen, insect repellent, aloe lotion, skin care products, or similar lotions or liquids to...
This invention relates to a flag pole and more specifically, to a flag pole with moveable flag clips and an electric lamp to illuminate the flag.
Attachment device equipped with a whistle
An attachment device with a whistle comprises a securing device of a flexible joining strap and a release button, the assembly being housed in a hollow body...
Stabilizing openings for corrugated plastic water craft floor
A laterally stable foldable boat comprising a single sheet of corrugated plastic further comprising a first planar plastic substrate, a second planar plastic...
Buoyancy control systems and methods for submersible objects
A buoyancy control system comprises a housing and first and second pistons movably supported by the housing. In a shallow mode, displacement of the first piston...
Floating drive-on watercraft docking system
The floating drive-on docking system for a watercraft uses a main floatation portion where the watercraft rests when loaded and a pivoting entry portion for...
Connectorless sea train
The invention is directed towards a watercraft module and a connectorless sea train including two or more of the watercraft modules. The watercraft modules in...
Mooring chain connector assembly for a floating device
A mooring chain connector assembly for a floating device), such as for example a FPSO vessel or a floating offshore structure, is described, the connector...
Disconnectable turret mooring system for a vessel
A disconnectable turret mooring system for a vessel is provided, comprising a turret positioned in a moonpool of the vessel and having an upper part cooperating...
Boat tiller restraining device
An improved tiller restraining device is provided for attachment to the underside of a boat's tiller to selectively control the position of the tiller and...
Method and apparatus for controlling a marine vessel
One embodiment of the invention comprises a method for controlling a marine vessel having a first steerable propulsor, a corresponding first reversing device, a...
Apparatus for control of pivoting wing-type sail
A steerable wing-type sail system for a wind powered craft. The system includes first and second secondary airfoils and that are spaced outwardly to the sides...
Stealth armed surface ship
The invention relates to an armed stealth surface vessel (1) comprising a hull (2), a deck (5, 6) and superstructures (3). The inventive vessel is equipped with...
Thread cutting device for a sewing machine
A thread cutting device for a sewing machine with a hook rotatable in a vertical plane includes a drive motor, a fixed knife which has a working-side wall...
Multi diameter gauge wheel
An improved depth regulating member comprising: a first portion, the first portion positioned adjacent a furrow forming assembly for engagement with ground...
Control of mercury emissions from solid fuel combustion
A system 26 for removing elemental mercury or mercury compounds handles carbonaceous sorbent 28 of a starter batch stored in a silo 30 in an agglomerated state....
Table with molded plastic table top
A pivotable folding utility table includes a table top having a pair of support pedestals pivotally attached thereto. A first pivotal support brace including a...
Grip latch and hinge mechanism for a flip table
A flip-type nesting table includes a frame, a tabletop that pivots between an operative position and a storage position and a hinge and latch assembly that...
Portable computer desk with power generator
A portable desk with a generator for providing electrical power to a computer or other electrical device that is collapsibly foldable to a compact form wherein...
Universally mountable model train
A model railroad train or other vehicle capable of operating in a vertical plane, inverted, or at any other desired angle of inclination.
System and method for capturing energy from a railcar
A method and system of using one or more railcar linear electric generators to decelerate a vehicle such as a train consist. In one embodiment, the one of more...
Curvilinear sabot system
A sabot system is defined by a tubular arrangement of curvilinear segments with the tubular arrangement being closed on a first end thereof and open on a second...
Methods and apparatus for attachment adapter for a projectile
Methods and apparatus for mounting a secondary system on a projectile according to various aspects of the present invention operate in conjunction with a...
Connector for electronic detonators
Fire, arm, and disarm signals are typically transmitted to electronic detonators via signal transmission lines. Traditionally, such signal transmission lines...
Method for providing printing formes at installation positions on one of a
plurality of forme cylinders...
Printing plates are prepared at installation positions on one of a plurality of plate cylinders disposed in a printing machine. A plurality of flat printing...
Printing couple, printing press, and methods for operating a printing
A printing group of a printing press includes at least one form cylinder that has at least one axially extending opening on the external surface of the...
Printing groups comprising at least two cooperating cylinders and radially
movable bearing units
Printing groups are each comprised of at least two cooperating cylinders, each of which is mounted in a bearing unit that radially displaces its associated...
Printing groups of a printing press
A printing group of a printing press is comprised of a transfer cylinder, a forme cylinder and a first roller of an inking unit. That first inking unit roller...
Device in a printing unit of a printing machine
A device for use in a printing unit of a printing machine, with that printing unit comprising at least one roller of an inking unit or of a dampening unit of...
Printing screens, frames therefor and printing screen units
A printing screen, comprising a sheet, at least sections of at least one pair of opposite edges of which are folded such as to define attachment elements, and a...
Stamps with micrometer- and nanometer-scale features and methods of
Stamps and methods of making stamps for applications in anti-counterfeiting and authentication. The stamps are relatively small in size and feature nanoscale...
An agricultural baling machine that includes a rotating element, a plunger, a guiding channel and a linking element. The plunger has a pivoting point. The...
Modular baler plunger
A large square baler includes a crop compressing plunger constructed in a modular fashion comprising a main support frame to which right and left plunger end...
Device for cracking open and separating an egg
A device for cracking open an egg is shown, having egg-size sensing means for determining the size of an egg positioned in the device, thereby providing for...