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Interconnected phalanges for robotic gripping
A robotic gripping device allows for pinch and power grasps using interconnected phalanges with configurable connections. A distal phalange is rotatably...
Application of force feedback on an input device to urge its operator to
command an articulated instrument to a...
A medical robotic system includes an entry guide with articulated instruments extending out of its distal end. A controller is configured to command...
Apparatus for the automated handling of workpieces
An apparatus for the automated handling of workpieces comprising at least one gripper for picking the workpiece; a control for controlling the at least one...
Robot controller, robot system, robot, robot control method, and program
A robot includes a control unit that controls a movable unit of the robot to move an endpoint of the movable unit closer to a target position, and an image...
Moveable apparatuses having robotic manipulators and conveyors to
facilitate object movement
Example embodiments provide for robotic apparatuses that facilitate moving objects within an environment, such as to load or unload boxes or to construct or...
Generating robotic grasping instructions for inventory items
Robotic arms may be utilized to grasp inventory items within an inventory system. Information about an inventory item to be grasped can be detected and used to...
Techniques for mobile device charging using robotic devices
A method, apparatus, and/or system for providing an action with respect to a mobile device using a robotic device that tracks the user and that interacts with a...
Robot controller having detachable teaching pendant
A robot controller for ensuring safety of an operator, which is capable of reducing operational cost by avoiding unnecessary emergency stop of a robot. A...
Control apparatus and control method for master-slave robot, master-slave
robot, control program for...
A master motion information obtaining unit obtains at least one or more pieces of master motion information including a position, a posture, a speed, and an...
Handheld tool storage device
A handheld tool storage device, particularly to a handheld tool carrying case, having at least one base body unit which includes at least one movably supported...
Anti-off structure of tool box
An anti-off structure of a tool box is provided. The tool box includes a first cover and a second cover pivoted with and correspondingly coverable on each other...
Multi-function hopper gun stand/tool holder/work platform
An apparatus includes a frame having a generally trapezoidal shape with a front side and a back side. The frame includes two pairs of legs in which each pair...
Locking mechanism for a push button activated folding tool
A folding tool with an improved locking mechanism is provided. The locking mechanism includes a biasing member interconnected to a handle of the tool and...
High efficiency engine for combustion nailer
A combustion tool is provided, including an engine with a ratio of cylinder volume to combustion chamber volume of at least 1.1.
Optical interface insertion and extraction tool
A tool for insertion and extraction of optical fibers includes an elongated handle, a generally C-shaped cradle element at a first end of the elongated handle,...
Apparatus for tightening threaded fasteners
A link attachment 100 for use with a device 300 for effecting an intermittent turning force 360 which oscillates in a forward and a backward direction 361 and...
Hydraulic torque wrench system
A hydraulic torque wrench system has a power head and interchangeable link cartridge drives, insertable into the power head. A power head to cartridge drive...
Locking pliers with improved adjustment member
A hand tool includes a first jaw, a first handle fixed to the first jaw, a second jaw, and a second handle pivotally coupled to the second jaw, a link member,...
There is disclosed a method of polishing a peripheral portion of a wafer having a hard film with use of an abrasive film while preventing damage to the abrasive...
Low pressure polishing method and apparatus
A low pressure, low speed concrete polishing apparatus and method of cleaning and polishing a floor a polishing pad and interchangeable polymer strips. The...
Particle delivery apparatuses including control junctions for use in
abrasive-jet systems and related...
Particle delivery apparatuses for use in abrasive-jet systems and associated apparatuses, systems, and methods are disclosed. A particle delivery apparatus...
Surface media blasting system and method
The system delivers media blasting material to an interior surface of a large storage tank comprises a substantially upright support structure secured to the...
Cleaning of a turbo-machine stage
The invention relates to a method for cleaning a turbo-machine stage (100) consisting of at least one of the following steps: a cleaning nozzle (1) is...
Retaining ring with selected stiffness and thickness
A retaining ring for holding a substrate below a carrier head during chemical mechanical polishing includes an annular lower portion and an annular upper...
Portable multi-purpose workstation case
Described herein is a multipurpose workstation case for transporting, and utilizing a portable electronic device, such as a laptop computer, while maintaining...
Automatic tool storing mechanism
An automatic tool storing mechanism has a plurality of main magazines, transporting apparatus, and a tool exchanging arm. Each main magazine holds a large...
A machine tool includes a base column having a base portion and a column portion provided on the base portion, a first saddle supported behind the column...
Optical measurement of fastener preload
A fastener comprises a head, and a shank having an outer surface and an axially-extending channel in the outer surface. Optically transmissive, strain-sensitive...
Condition of assembly visualization system based on build cycles
A method and apparatus for identifying a condition of assembly of an aircraft. A current state of assembly of the aircraft is identified. Parts present in the...
Multi-rack, door-mounted heat exchanger
An air-cooling apparatus is provided which includes a securing mechanism for holding two or more separate electronics racks in fixed relation adjacent to each...
Refrigerator including a refrigerant pipe assembly and manufacturing
A refrigerator in which a refrigerant pipe assembly including a refrigerant pipe and a refrigerant pipe insulator coupled to the refrigerant pipe is inserted...
Blank and method of manufacturing rack shaft using the same
A blank is provided with a first shaft portion, a second shaft portion, and a machining target portion. The machining target portion is formed at a position...
Device for positioning multiple function elements
A device for positioning multiple function elements having a recess for receiving a shaft in a predetermined angle position may include multiple mountings for...
Systems and methods for managing emissions from an engine of a vehicle
Disclosed embodiments include methods of removing carbon dioxide from combustion gas from an engine of a vehicle, systems for removing carbon dioxide from...
Flux-cored arc welding wire for providing superior toughness and
weldability to a welded joint at a low...
Provided are a flux cored arc welding wire able to improve low-temperature toughness of a weld joint and a weld joint using the same, in which the flux cored...
Method and arrangement for manufacturing a sample for microstructural
materials diagnostics and corresponding...
Method for manufacturing a sample for microstructural materials diagnostics, especially for transmission electron microscopy examinations, for scanning electron...
Infinite thickness laser processing system
A laser material processing system comprises: a housing defining an engraving chamber, an xy laser beam steering system, a non-telescoping focus mechanism, and...
Parallel belt system for cut sheet transport in a laser cutter
A parallel belt system for a laser cutter module and a method or non-transitory computer readable medium for transporting a cut sheet of media through a laser...
Laser machining device
There is proposed a laser machining device (10) for a laser workpiece machining operation, having a laser (14) for producing laser radiation (50), and having at...
Laser processing machine
A processing machine includes mirrors and to reflect a beam L oscillated from a laser oscillator to a predetermined surface on which a workpiece is arranged,...
Welding position detecting apparatus and welding position detecting method
for laser beam welding
A welding position detecting apparatus for laser beam welding includes: an imaging device that captures, at a predetermined time interval, images of an...
Touch screen interface for laser processing
A touch screen user interface for an optical device wherein the touch screen user interface is connected to a controller which controls motion stages permitting...
Method and device for monitoring a laser processing operation to be
performed on a workpiece and laser...
A method for monitoring a laser machining operation to be performed on a workpiece by detecting at least two current measured valued by at least one sensor...
Laser systems and apparatus for the removal of structures
There is provided high power laser systems, high power laser tools, and methods of using these tools and systems for cutting, sectioning and removing structures...
Control device and control method for laser processing machine
In a laser processing machine 100 including a plurality of element units containing at least a laser blower unit 3, an optical-path purge unit 24, and a...
Electrode for a contact start plasma arc torch and contact start plasma
arc torch employing such electrodes
A component for a contact start plasma arc torch is provided. The component includes a hollow body defining a channel with a longitudinal axis. The channel is...
Plasma cutting method and plasma cutting apparatus
The present invention relates to a cutting method for cutting an upper edge and a lower edge of a cutting plane into a curved shape, when a cutting object is...
Device and method for powder handling for welding apparatus
A welding device and method for powder welding. The welding device includes at least a first container for fluxing agent in powder form, which first container...
Welding power supply with digital controller
A welding power supply including power conversion circuitry adapted to receive a primary source of power, to utilize one or more power semiconductor switches to...
Method for controlling a welder
A method for controlling a welder including a fusible electrode stores the values of the welding parameters required for a welding process in a storage device...