Multiplex-thruster systems for delivering thrusting flow
Designs and techniques for fluid thrusters and vehicles that are powered by propelling fluids with fluid thrusters. Multiplex-thruster (MT) systems are...
Anchor system for a kayak
Apparatus and system are disclosed for anchoring a kayak to the bottom of a body of shallow water. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a tube for...
Watercraft mooring device
A device which anchors a small boat to a tree stump is herein disclosed, comprising a section of resilient and inert material with an interior opening and is...
Ship with liquid transport tanks provided with deformation absorbers
A ship (20) with one or more liquid transport tanks (21) arranged in an upright position in a ship's hull, said transport tanks having an axial direction and a...
Sewing machine and computer readable medium storing sewing machine control
A sewing machine capable of sewing a manually moved workpiece cloth in free motion includes a carrier that carries the workpiece cloth and being manually moved...
Stationary thread-cutting device for a sewing machine
A stationary thread-cutting device for a sewing machine includes a guiding member and a cutter. The guiding member is mounted on a needle plate, and has a major...
Sewing thread spool having thread locking and cutting functions
A sewing thread spool having thread locking and cutting functions is disclosed. The sewing thread spool comprises a winding core having an outer rim at one end...
Presser foot and sewing machine
In a presser foot and a sewing machine according to the present invention, a guide hole is formed in a presser leg to which a fixed knife is attached, so as to...
Gripper for a tufting machine
A gripper (3) for a tufting machine comprises a gripper body (9) having a cutout (22) for a cutting insert (10), said cutting insert preferably consisting of a...
Apparatus and method for forming level cut and loop pile tufts and related
A tufting machine is provided with two transverse rows of needles, one row being associated with transverse row of loopers and the other second row of needles...
Anti-roping device for pulverized coal burners
An orifice plate for improving particle distribution within a coal piping system includes a plate body defining a central orifice therethrough bounded by an...
Blind shelf support and method of installation
A stable mountable blind shelf support is mounted upon a wall having wall studs. A blind shelf mount for a shelf includes either a mounting disk or a baseplate...
Display substrate accommodating tray and apparatus and method for removing
the display substrate
A display substrate accommodating tray includes a bottom section for mounting a display substrate thereon in a substantially horizontal fashion; and a frame for...
Overbed table for use with patient support
An overbed table is provided for use with a bed. The bed includes a first connector that mates with a second connector of the overbed table. When the first and...
Lid assembly for built-in power and communication outlet unit
A lid assembly for an outlet unit built into an article having a work surface, the power and communication outlet is positioned below an opening or cut-out in...
Center bowl liner with spring washer conductor
A center bowl liner is provided for use between a center plate of a railroad car and a center bowl surface on a truck bolster. The center bowl liner includes a...
Chassis for a cable or pipeline trolley
The invention relates to a chassis (1) for a cable or pipeline trolley (2), for traveling along a carrier rail, the chassis including at least one pair of...
Hold-down device for the cable guide in cable-drawn transport systems
A pressure device for conduction of the cable in cable traction transportation systems including a pressure-roller (12) of the cable (7) supported elastically...
System and method for railroad track tie plate orientation
A machine for automatically orienting railroad tie plates includes a sensing region having at least one optical sensor adapted to sense a physical feature of a...
The invention relates to ammunition for missile weapon and firearm. The cavitating core of the invention comprises a head part conjugated with a secant nose...
Synchronized spin multi-component projectile
A projectile includes a leading part formed by a tip and a tip base that form a first annular shoulder where they meet. A trailing part of the projectile is...
Short term power grid disruption device
An electrical power disruption device including a projectile configured to be propelled upwardly from a hand-held launcher and receiving a plurality of...
Missile with system for separating subvehicles
A missile includes several subvehicles that are initially mechanically coupled to a missile main body, and a separation system for separating the subvehicles...
Cavity-enhancing features and methods for a cavity-running projectile
A cavity-enhancing feature and method are disclosed for a projectile that is capable of operating underwater in a cavity-running mode.
Temperature responsive safety devices for munitions
A munitions casing including an annulus of a shape memory alloy disposed around said casing where the shape memory alloy has been subjected to a combination of...
Self destruction impact fuse
The present invention provides a self destruction impact fuse for fail-proof detonating a projectile, preferably a low velocity projectile. The present...
Acoustic crystal explosives
An acoustic crystal explosive, which gains its properties from both its periodic structure and its composition, may be configured to suppress or enhance the...
Hinge strips for printer paper
The present invention provides a page for binding in an album. The page includes a blank, printer paper sheet and a hinge strip mounted along an edge of the...
Perfluorinated polyether release agent for phase change ink members
An offset printing apparatus for transferring a phase change ink onto a print medium, which includes a) a phase change ink component for applying a phase change...
Automatic squeezing machine
A squeezing machine whose actual squeezing element is formed mainly of a cone or rotating head which, apart from the rotating movement, has upward or downward...
System for pasteurisation thermal treatment of foodstuffs, particularly
The present invention relates to a system for pasteurization thermal treatment of foodstuffs, particularly leaf products, comprised of means for loading the...
One-piece steel piston
A one-piece steel piston that is made from a piston blank that includes a portion that is configured and designed to be displaced to form a cooling gallery and...
Air spring pneumatic product rejection system
A double-acting cylinder and piston mechanism comprising a cylinder (1) substantially closed at both ends by front (5) and rear (7) end walls, a piston (8)...
Control system for reciprocating device
A control system for a reciprocating device includes a switching valve, a toggle for operating the valve, a trigger associated with the reciprocating device to...
Mitigating recoil in a ballistic robot
Recoil mitigating devices and methods for use with projectile firing systems such as a disrupter mounted to a robotic arm. A pair of parallel spring provides...
Light weight electronic protective shield from rocket-propelled grenades
An electronic shield provides protection against rocket propelled grenades. The electronic shield has a mounting frame having opposite first and second mounting...
Ammunition magazine box with adjustable tilted interior bracket structure
An ammunition magazine box is provided for receiving a vertically serpentined length of belted ammunition for selective outfeed from the box to a machine gun. A...
Machine gun bolt pin locking apparatus
To safely and reliably hold the forwardly spring-biased bolt assembly of a machine gun in a rearwardly disposed position within the receiver portion of the gun,...
Missile system using two-color missile-signature simulation using
mid-infrared test source semiconductor lasers
In some embodiments, the present invention provides an apparatus and process that includes control electronics that generate an electronic control signal; and a...
Method and apparatus for auto-centering and cutting cheese loaves
An auto-centering apparatus and method of auto-centering and dividing a cheese loaf into equal cheese portions is disclosed wherein the cheese loaf is loaded on...
Food product slicer and associated interlock system
A food product slicer includes a base and a knife mounted for rotation relative to the base. A carriage assembly is mounted to the base for reciprocal movement...
Lift assist for a food product slicer
A food product slicer includes a base, a knife mounted for rotation relative to the base and a carriage mounted to the base for reciprocal movement back and...
Hands-free powered absorbent sheet dispenser
A hands-free dispenser has a body and a cover connected to the body. A sensor element is attached to the body. The cover has an opening that enables the sensor...
Hybrid towel dispenser
A hybrid towel dispenser is provided that can be operated in an automatic dispensing mode and a manual dispensing mode. The dispenser includes a drum having a...
Saw accessories and clamp for use therewith
In at least one form of the invention, a clamp can be used to attach a saw accessory to a saw. In various embodiments, the clamp can comprise first and second...
Health and safety system for a table saw
An improved health and safety system for a table saw includes one or more of: a blade guard that protects the operator from the saw blade, and contains and...
Contact lens stock holding apparatus
The present invention is directed toward the design of a holding apparatus which allows contact lens lathes to hold contact lens buttons during the contact lens...
A stationary frame is positioned in surrounding relation with the surface of a polyethylene conduit to be prepared for scraping preliminary to performing...
Vehicle toe set adjustment device and method
A vehicle toe set adjustment device and method for adjusting a vehicle tie rod includes an adjustment head adapted to be received over a tie rod. The adjustment...
Tool for use with ski boots, bindings and boards
A tool for opening and closing a boot buckle that has a latching lever including a base portion and a longitudinally extending first working head with an...