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Apparatus for optimizing system performance and related control methods
Focusing on the criterion of "Energy save" or "Quiet noise" or other suitable operating parameter and considering the existing limitation of the operation of...
Invariant multi-dimensional vibration-resilience-signature generation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that generates vibration-resistance signatures for hard disk drives (HDDs). In this system, a set of...
X-Y axis dual-mass tuning fork gyroscope with vertically integrated
electronics and wafer-scale hermetic packaging
An angular velocity sensor has two masses which are laterally disposed in an X-Y plane and indirectly connected to a frame. The two masses are linked together...
Gravity gradiometer with torsion flexure pivots
A quadrupole responder for an OQR-type gravity gradiometer comprises a housing, and a mass quadrupole positioned within the housing. The mass quadrupole has a...
Filling level indicator having an explosion-proof housing
Filling level indicator having an explosion-proof housing comprising a glass and a metallic frame, wherein the glass is fused into the frame.
Method of modifying a fluid level sensing assembly by replacing a
A level sensing assembly senses the level of a fluid in a tank. The tank includes a fluid port that is disposed below the level of the fluid and an air port...
Tank gage hatch assembly
A tank gage assembly is provided including a tank gage antenna operatively couplable to a tank gage; a cover coupled to the tank gage antenna; a gage hatch...
Radar level gauge system having limited transmission power
A radar level gauge system, for determining a filling level of a product contained in a tank, the radar level gauge system comprising a transceiver including a...
Sensor housing with solar module for field device
A sensor housing for a field device includes a housing body and a solar module that may be put in place and removed. The solar module supplies the field device...
Gear flow meter with optical sensor
Embodiments of the invention provide devices and methods for measuring fluid volume. Devices according to some embodiments include a chamber, having a pair of...
A simply configured thermal flowmeter can provide high measurement accuracy over a long period of time by suppressing the characteristics degradation due to...
Method for diagnosing machine fault by analyzing hydraulic fluid
Method for monitoring conditions within a plurality of machines that receive fluid from a common source includes providing a supply line extending from the...
Multi-coupling reduced length measure while drilling apparatus
A downhole drilling apparatus for measure while drilling including a housing defining a longitudinal housing axis, wherein the housing has an upper end and a...
Vadose zone pore liquid sampling system
A method and apparatus for collection of pore water samples from a subsurface geologic formation, especially a vadose zone formation having high capillary...
Method to test a brake of a robot
In a method to test a brake of a robot that has a number of axes, an actuator associated with one of the axes, a brake associated with this axis that is set up...
Method for evaluating the plausibility of a pressure difference value
determined across a particle filter
In a method for achieving plausibility of a pressure difference value by means of a particle filter, a pressure difference value is allocated to each charging...
Method for the diagnosing of a catalytic converter located in an exhaust
gas flow, and device for carrying out...
Disclosed are a method and a device for diagnosing a catalytic converter located in a exhaust gas flow. Said method and device are based on an evaluation of the...
Method and device for detecting malfunctions of actuators in the air
system on internal combustion engines
A method and a device for detecting faulty functioning of actuators in the air system on internal combustion engines, an actuator being operated using at least...
Remote fueling system and process
A remote fueling system is provided. The system comprises a wellbore servicing equipment unit comprising an internal combustion engine, a fuel tank coupled to...
Ion-based triple sensor
An ion-based triple sensor is disclosed. The ion-based triple sensor may include an ion sensing unit, configured to measure an ionic current intensity, a...
Method for determining the lifecycle of a power station component
A method for determining the life cycle of a power station component is provided. The method includes the following steps: definition of a first characteristic...
Methods and apparatus for determining moment weight of rotating machine
A method of determining the moment weight of a rotating component for a rotary machine includes the steps of: (a) supporting the component on a platform at a...
Waste water immersion probe
The invention relates to a waste water immersion probe (10) comprising a liquid-tight housing (11), a sensor (18) which is disposed in the housing (11) and a...
Method and apparatus for continuously monitoring interstitial regions in
gasoline storage facilities and pipelines
An underground storage system includes a primary containment unit and a secondary containment unit arranged to sealingly encompass the primary containment unit....
Sealing structure of plasma processing apparatus, sealing method, and
plasma processing apparatus including the...
A gate valve corresponding to the sealing structure seals an opening of a plasma generation chamber and includes a valve body, a valve stem, and ring-shaped...
Semi-continuous detection of mercury in gases
A new method for the semi-continuous detection of heavy metals and metalloids including mercury in gaseous streams. The method entails mass measurement of heavy...
Rolling ball tack measuring apparatus
A measuring apparatus to measure adhesion of a tape includes a supporting plate slanting related to horizon, and a ball. The tape is attached to the supporting...
Device for manufacturing a mould for use in the manufacture of an optical
element comprising optical...
An optical element is manufactured by means of a mould by a replication technique including a mold that is manufactured from a ductile metal and is given a mold...
Effort-saving hand tool
An effort-saving hand tool includes a first shaft, a second shaft, a connection shaft, and a third shaft. The first shaft has a first end, a second end, and a...
Installation/processing systems and methods of using the same
Installation/processing tools may be used to install one or more expandable structures in a workpiece. An installation/processing tool may include an expansion...
Trim and pierce press assembly and method of use
A press assembly including a die assembly having a trim die defining an annular cavity wherein the trim die is fixed to the press assembly, a punch assembly...
Apparatus for hot press-forming metal plate material
A metal plate material hot molding apparatus is provided for press molding a heated metal plate material. The apparatus may include supply piping for a cooling...
Method for producing a gear wheel
A method is described for producing a gear wheel from a powdered metal blank (1) compressed and sintered having a machining allowance in the gearing area, the...
Work roll cleaning system and method of cleaning work rolls of a
A system and method for cleaning the work rolls of a multi-roll leveler. The system includes a roll cleaning drive system for driving one or both of a set of...
Rotation of a rotating member to a predetermined rotational position is properly regulated by a regulating member even when a thickness of the regulating member...
Floating J-hooks between two bushings in housing with a single piston
A lock mechanism for locking at least one door of a container in a closed position includes first and second members slidably coupled to each other to move...
Circular knitted fabric with finished edges and integral elastic band-like
selvedge and the method of...
A circular knitted fabric for the manufacture of a garment includes a first portion formed of a low melting point yarn and a first yarn, and a continuing second...
A method of cleaving an optical fiber and apparatus therefor including a hand tool wherein the optical fiber to be cleaved (6) has a natural path. The method of...
Apparatus and method for fabricating glass bodies using an aerosol
A method of fabricating a glass body that includes a multiplicity of constituents, at least one of which is a dopant (e.g., a rare-earth element) having a low...
Process and device for producing fire-polished gobs
A levitation process for producing fire-polished gobs is provided. The process includes feeding a glass slug into a levitation mold and reducing a through-flow...
Gemstones and methods for controlling the appearance thereof
Methods of fabricating improved gemstones and gemstones thus obtained are described. Roughness is introduced on facets of a gemstone through application of...
Working media for refrigeration processes
A working medium for refrigeration processes comprising at least one sorbent material and at least one refrigerant, characterized in that the sorbent material...
A refrigerator including a body having a plurality of cooling compartments separated from each other by a partition, and a machine room defined by the partition...
Capacity modulation compressor and air conditioning system having the same
Provided is an air conditioning system comprised of a plurality of indoor units connected to each other in parallel, each having an expansion valve, and an...
Control of a refrigeration circuit with an internal heat exchanger
Refrigeration circuit (2) for circulating a refrigerant in a predetermined flow direction, having in flow direction a heat rejecting heat exchanger (4), an...
Refrigerant system unloading by-pass into evaporator inlet
A refrigerant system has at least one unloader valve selectively communicating refrigerant between the compressor compression chambers and a point upstream of...
Air conditioner that corrects refrigerant quantity determination based on
An air conditioner performs a refrigerant quantity judging operation to judge the refrigerant quantity in a refrigerant circuit, and includes a heat source...
Dehumidifier, cross-flow heat exchanger and method of making a cross-flow
A cross-flow heat exchanger, method of making a cross-flow heat exchanger, and a dehumidifier are provided. The cross-flow heat exchanger has an axial flow path...
Methods of manufacturing temperature-stabilized storage containers
Methods disclosed herein include methods of manufacturing integrally thermally-sealed storage containers. Methods include creating at least one indentation in...
Installation for cryogenic cooling for superconductor device
The invention concerns an installation for cryogenic cooling comprising: a main reservoir (1) for a two-phase cryogenic fluid wherein is immersed a...