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Automotive fuel system leak testing
Systems and methods for performing leak testing on fuel system components in hybrid vehicles during engine-off operating conditions are disclosed. For example,...
Charge control unit and charge control system for fuel injection valve
A charge control unit controls electricity charged to a piezo element, which is for actuating a backpressure control valve so as to control backpressure applied...
Fuel injector actuator assemblies and associated methods of use and
The present disclosure is directed to integrated injector/igniters providing efficient injection, ignition, and complete combustion of various types of fuels....
Fuel system component for a direct injection internal combustion engine
A fuel system component for a direct injection internal combustion engine. The component includes a fuel rail and a plurality of direct injection fuel injectors...
Method for adjusting the air-fuel ratio of an internal combustion engine
Method for adjusting the air-fuel ratio of an internal combustion engine, in a fuel supply section thereof, such as a carburettor or a fuel-injection system,...
Control and interconnection system for an apparatus
Many devices, such as a turbocharger, use an apparatus to control their functions. For example, pneumatic and electric actuators are used to provide positional...
In-cylinder injection type internal combustion engine
The invention provides an in-cylinder injection type internal combustion engine that is capable of controlling gas flow velocity in the vicinity of an ignition...
Spark to flame conversion unit, such as employed with an existing spark
plug or heat source supplied glow plug...
A pre-chamber for use with a spark plug or glow plug, the chamber being secured at an upper end attachable unit associated with an internal combustion cylinder....
An engine arrangement comprising a first assembly including a first piston in a first cylinder interconnected with a second assembly including a second piston...
Gas-engine-mounted working machine
In a gas-engine-mounted working machine, a gas engine is mounted on a machine body and supplied with fuel gas from a cassette gas canister, a handle column...
Piston for an internal combustion engine and method for its production
A piston for an internal combustion engine, has a lower piston part and an upper piston part disposed on the lower piston part. The upper piston part has a top...
Engine air intake manifold having a shell
Apparatus includes a motor-vehicle, internal-combustion-engine air intake manifold having an intake-manifold first shell attachable or monolithically joined to...
Guide systems for variable valve controller
A variable valve control apparatus includes an oscillating arm and a pivot lever pivotably mounted to each other via a swivel joint. A first roller, which is...
Integrated hydraulic cooler and return rail in camless cylinder head
An engine assembly may include a cylinder head defining an engine coolant reservoir, a pressurized fluid supply, a valve actuation assembly, and a hydraulic...
Variable compression ratio apparatus
A variable compression ratio apparatus may include a connecting rod rotatably connected to the piston so as to receive the combustion force therefrom, a pin...
Variable compression ratio apparatus
A variable compression ratio apparatus is disclosed. An upper connecting rod has one end rotatably connected to a piston so as to reciprocate motion of the...
Thermostat assembly having integral cylinder head and thermostat housing
A thermostat assembly for a combustion engine having at least one cylinder is disclosed. The assembly has a cylinder head configured to cap off the at least one...
Mutually convertible boiler between normal type and condensing type
A boiler includes a combustion chamber, a heat exchange section, and an outer housing. Coupling holes are formed in the outer housing, a circulation chamber is...
Rawhide edible chew with pizzle inner member and method for making the
A rawhide chew with a pizzle inner member is described. The rawhide chew includes a rawhide outer layer formed of a rawhide sheet. The rawhide outer layer...
Cat climbing apparatus
The cat climbing apparatus provides for cats to scratch, stretch, climb, and position themselves at an elevated height. The sturdiness of the apparatus mounting...
A brisket barrier for an animal stall comprises a ridge-shaped body having recessed sections formed therein and extending into the ridge. The recessed sections...
Plastic pet door assembly
A door section for fitting in a sliding door frame is preferably made of plastic, e.g., PVC. The door section contains a built in pet door. The door section is...
Odor control additive for animal litter
An odor control additive present in a litter formulation provides release of fragrance or odor masking scent only when litter is used by a cat or other animal...
Agglomerated animal litter and manufacturing process for the same
An animal litter is provided that includes a sorbent granule composed of granule particulate that is able to pass -20 screen sieve and a binder such that...
Animal waste disposal system
A waste disposal system includes a basin having a bottom and at least one side. A retainer is disposed in the basin. A plurality of flexible nets are disposed...
A food dispenser for dispensing dry food, the food dispenser comprising: a food receiving module for receiving the food; a metering module for metering a...
Feeder pan for poultry
A feeder pan for poultry has a sunk bottom and an edge surrounding the bottom, the bottom being resiliently transformable and the edge being rigid. The bottom...
Rotary parlour for automatic milking of animals
A rotary parlor for automatic milking of animals includes an annular rotary platform (2) adapted to form a support surface for the animals (1), driving element...
Plasma uniformity control by gas diffuser curvature
Embodiments of a gas distribution plate for distributing gas in a processing chamber are provided. In one embodiment, a gas distribution assembly for a plasma...
Fluid management system and method for fluid dispensing and coating
A system and method are provided including a coating method and apparatus using a dielectrophoretic fluid movement system to coat with a non-conducting fluid...
Methods and apparatus for purging a substrate carrier
In a first aspect, a substrate carrier is provided that includes an enclosure adapted to be sealable and to house at least one substrate. The substrate carrier...
Apparatus for forming a sheath over an elongate member, extruder system
and method of manufacturing a fiber...
An apparatus and a method for forming a sheath over an elongate member comprises an extruder that has an output to supply a melt material having a temperature....
Machine for making an anti-static tire tread
A method of providing an extruded tire tread (T) with anti-static properties. In this method, a pin (10) is coated with an electrically conductive material (M)....
Dose indicating device
An indicating device suitable for indicating a number of metered dosages of a substance that have been dispensed from or remain in a container. The indicating...
Watercraft attachment device
The present invention relates to a watercraft attachment device for joining two watercrafts comprising: a pair of parallel tubes, where said parallel tubes are...
Submarine with a propulsion drive with an electric motor ring
In one aspect, a submarine with a boat hull and a propulsion drive for the submarine the propulsion drive is arranged outside the boat hull and comprises a...
Embroidery using soluble thread
A manufacturing process and resultant medical devices and components thereof wherein one or more individual laces (12) is placed within an embroidered structure...
Method and system for freehand and realtime quilting with a
computer-controlled quilting machine
A computer-controlled quilting machine uses a hand held stylus to create the patterns which are sewn into a quilt. The machine can quilt in real time, following...
Thread winder and sewing machine provided therewith
A thread winder includes a thread winding shaft into which a bobbin shaft is inserted so that a bobbin is detachably attached to the thread winding shaft, a...
Sewing machine (10 comprising a base (12) with a crochet and a head (14) that comprises a needle support (30), a fabric pressure foot (24) and its adjusting...
A quilting tool for use with commercial quilting machines with a base, a pair of handles and a narrow strip of the hook portion of hook and loop type fastener....
Seed delivery apparatus with sensor and moving member to capture and move
seed to a lower outlet opening
A seed delivery apparatus has a moving member that captures and entraps the seed from the seed meter and physically moves the seed from the meter to the lower...
Systems and methods for fluid dispensing
Systems and methods are disclosed for dispensing fluids. The systems can include a sensor operable to detect when an object passes a first location as the...
Water heater stand and assembly thereof
A stand suitable for elevated support of water heaters and similar objects is disclosed. The stand includes a planar, rectangular tabletop formed and stamped...
Shelf attached to post by connector with rotatable latch and method of
A shelving system includes one or more shelving units. Each shelving unit has posts each post having one or more indents, connectors with slots for mounting the...
Table with a table top including a plurality of integrally formed
A pivotable folding utility table includes a table top having a pair of support pedestals pivotally attached thereto. A first pivotal support brace, which...
Conference table assembly
A conferencing assembly for use with at least one computer, the assembly including a table top forming a table top opening, a leg support structure, a display...
Housing apparatus and housing rack
There is provided a housing apparatus in and out of which a keyboard and a mouse can be put and taken. The housing apparatus includes a keyboard housing section...
Magnetically levitated transport system
A magnetically levitated transport system moves a suspended cargo such as passengers and freight. A linear motor uses a track stator about which a "rotor" moves...
Linear synchronous motor power control system and methods
A system is disclosed that controls the power flow to Linear Synchronous Motor (LSM) stators for a vehicle transport system. This invention allows multiple...