Method for reduction of crude oil viscosity
The present invention relates to a method for reducing the viscosity and facilitating the flow of petroleum-based fluids. The method includes the step of...
Method and device for regulating a pressure in a hydraulic system
The present invention relates to a method for regulating a pressure in a hydraulic system for operating at least one actuator in a subsea installation, having a...
A tent frame is disclosed including at least three support legs. The at least three support legs may have a connected end and a free end and may include a...
Pocket umbrella comprising a handle cover and a support for the telescopic
Disclosed is a folding umbrella that has an additional functionality such as an umbrella cover, in particular a compact pocket umbrella comprising a handle...
Megasonic cleaning with controlled boundary layer thickness and associated
systems and methods
Megasonic cleaning systems and methods of using megasonic pressure waves to impart cavitation energy proximate a surface of a microelectronic substrate are...
Cosmetic storage and application device
A cosmetic storage and application device is provided. Such device includes a housing member having a plurality of compartments. Such housing member is...
Cosmetic product compact having pivoting sections and a product
A device such as a compact or product container includes a plurality of stacked sections or housings, which are pivotable with respect to each other. The...
Method and apparatus for pedicure foot health protection
A system for carrying out a pedicure wherein a conventional pedicure is closely simulated while protecting the foot from microbial infection and harsh...
Nail filing and rounding apparatus
Disclosed herein is an animal nail filing apparatus. The apparatus includes a body having a first end, a second end, and at least one sidewall extending from...
Skin care device
Systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which in some implementations an abrasive exterior is attached to a body about obtuse to a right-angle of a...
Aerosol electronic cigarette
An aerosol electronic cigarette includes a battery assembly, an atomizer assembly and a cigarette bottle assembly and also includes a shell (a) which is hollow...
Method for opening a smoke passage in a cigar and tool therefor
A method for opening a smoke passage in a cigar includes using a tool which has a tube which is connected to an air supply. The tube has an air exit aperture(s)...
Method of implanting a transmyocardial stent
According to an aspect of the invention there is provided a method and apparatus for delivering a medical stent to a treatment site for forming a conduit...
Heel offloading abductor pillow
A heel offloading leg abductor pillow which is adapted to relieve pressure from a post-surgical hip patient's heels while supporting the patient's legs in an...
Device for snoring prevention
Provided is a snoring prevention device including an upper support supported by upper teeth of a patient, an upper protruding part provided at the upper support...
Therapeutic pressure pillow apparatus
In therapeutic apparatus, the combination comprising an adjustable cradle pressure exerting therapeutic cushion, a flexible sheath housing a cushion, an...
A head support having a body with a recess defined along a recess edge of the body to receive a person's lower jaw. A torso engaging edge of the body opposite...
Portable ventilator system
A portable ventilator uses a Roots-type blower as a compressor to reduce both the size and power consumption of the ventilator. Various functional aspects of...
Unit dose capsules and dry powder inhaler
Described are dry powder inhalers comprising an intake section, a mixing section and a mouthpiece. The mixing section can accommodate a capsule having a top...
Respiratory tube assembly
A respiratory tube assembly includes a three-way connector having first to third connecting sections, a container defining a receiving chamber and having a...
Device for securing airway tubing to a patient
An airway tube securing device (ASTD) having a tubular constrictor attached to an oral piece and a fastener for fastening the ASTD to the face of a patient...
A nebulizer apparatus according to the present invention has an enclosure including a primary chamber of ambient air, a medicant chamber and a secondary...
Method and apparatus to relieve menstrual pain
An apparatus to relieve menstrual cramping which includes one or more symmetrical tapered pads having an inner and outer side, each outer side being semi-rigid...
Direct vent cap
A vent cap for a direct vent system. The cap may include a base plate and a semicircular outer housing secured to the base plate. A divider is coupled within...
Cartridge box of pneumatic toy gun
A cartridge box of a pneumatic toy gun includes an air lock system and a struck element disposed on the upper inside the case of the cartridge box, and further...
Air gun vibration damper and method
A damper for an air gun has a gas spring at least partially disposed within a compression tube. The damper includes a damping component contacting the gas...
Dual cam system with cross-cabling
The power cables of a compound bow are cross cabled to ensure the dual cams rotate at the same rate and complete their rotations simultaneously, i.e., are...
Combustion chamber structure for direct injection diesel engine
A combustion chamber structure for a direct injection diesel engine is provided which can increase recirculated amount of exhaust gas while avoiding generation...
Systems and methods for filtering crankcase fumes
A filtration system is disclosed. The filtration system includes a valve lid defining a chamber. The chamber is configured to extend substantially in a second...
Exhaust gas recirculation system for internal combustion engine
An exhaust gas recirculation system includes: a turbocharger (8) that includes a compressor (8a) and a turbine (8b); a throttle valve (7), provided in an intake...
Systems and methods for regulating purge flow rate in an internal
A system and method of controlling/adjusting purge flow rate in an internal combustion engine is disclosed. The system includes an air intake assembly, a fuel...
Method and system for pre-ignition control
Methods and systems are provided to address engine pre-ignition. One or more cylinders are alternately rich and lean operated for a duration to reduce engine...
Electrical actuating arrangement for an internal combustion engine
An electrical actuating arrangement for an internal combustion engine includes an electric drive motor disposed in a housing body. The electric drive motor...
Valve opening arrangement and method
A valve opening arrangement includes a first contact surface on a first member, and a second contact surface on a second member discrete from the first member....
Procedure for the operation of an internal combustion engine
Procedure for the transition of an internal combustion engine, particularly a gasoline engine with direct gasoline injection and with a partially variable...
Rotary vane engines with movable rotors, and engine systems comprising
Embodiments of rotary vane engines include rotors that rotate about an axis of rotation. The rotors can be moved in directions substantially perpendicular to...
Internal combustion engine
An internal-combustion engine comprised of a cylinder with at least one piston which is moving to and fro in it, and a piston rod (6), which transforms the...
Centralised lubrication of large diesel engines
There is described a centralised lubrication system and a method for lubricating the cylinder faces in large diesel engines, in particular marine engines. The...
Oil sump for use in internal combustion engines and transmissions
An oil sump for use in internal combustion engines or transmissions, where the oil sump consists of sheet metal shaped by deep drawing and has a reinforced...
Piston having ceramic head
A piston for an internal combustion engine wherein the piston includes a piston body fabricated from a metal and a piston head fabricated from a ceramic or...
Balancer of engine, engine, and outboard motor
A balancer of an engine includes a rod and a balancer piston. A first end portion of the rod includes a joining portion which is arranged to be joined to a...
Polyphenylene sulfide sleeve in a nylon coolant cross-over of an air
The subject invention provides a coolant cross-over for circulating an engine coolant between a first engine component, e.g., a first cylinder head, and a...
Vehicle including a variable intake pipe length device
Disclosed herein is a vehicle including a variable intake pipe length device capable of adjusting the length of an intake pipe according to the condition of an...
Compression ignition internal combustion engine, glow plug, and injector
The invention provides a practical diesel engine that uses plasma formed by microwave emissions. In a compression-ignition internal combustion engine, fuel is...
Concentric camshaft and method of assembly
A camshaft assembly method may include locating a first lobe member of a camshaft assembly on a first shaft of the assembly. A locking pin may be inserted into...
End pivot valve train
An end pivot valve train is provided in a cylinder head to open and close a cylinder valve. The end pivot valve train includes a cam follower forcing the...
Engine and vehicle comprising engine
An engine of the present invention comprises a valve body configured to open and close ports and formed in a cylinder head, a drive cam mechanism operable in...
A cam housing 3 in accordance with the present invention includes: a body portion 4 that is provided separately from a cylinder head 1, supports a camshaft 2...
Valve timing controller
When a spool is positioned in a lock range including a stroke end in a first direction, an advance port and a lock port are respectively connected to a supply...
Internal combustion engine having a cylinder crankcase and a V-shaped
An internal combustion engine having a cylinder crankcase and a v-shaped cylinder configuration and having a lubricant circuit which operates according to the...