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Systems and methods to retain and refeed door curtains
An example door includes a track and a curtain that includes a leading section. The curtain is to be in a breakaway state associated with a folded condition...
Louver roller system with cam pin turning mechanism
The invention discloses a louver roller system with a cam pin turning mechanism, including a base and a top cover, wherein a roller mechanism and a cam pin...
Louver control mechanism
The present invention provides a mechanism for controlling the spacing between louvers, e.g. in a blind. The louvers are secured to a top rail and a bottom...
Safety mechanism for a window covering
A safety device for a window covering comprises a head rail and a shade panel extending from the head rail. A lift cord extends along one side of the shade...
Stile and rail door with hollow core stiles and rails for perimeter air
Stile and rail door apparatus for preventing the build up of pressure in a room having a register for a forced air system through which air flows into the room...
Hollow core door with internal air flow
Hollow core door apparatus for preventing the build up of pressure in a room having a register through which air flows into the room and the door includes an...
Auxiliary window pane system
An auxiliary pane is attached to a window having an existing primary window pane using a plurality of mounting members, each formed of a first flange and a...
Post for a folding door
A locking post for a folding door having two face panels and two end panels, the panels extending the length of the post. A plurality of relatively short,...
Vehicle opening/closing member damper apparatus and vehicle
opening/closing member stopper apparatus
A damper apparatus includes a piston having a flange-shaped piston main body and piston rods which project from both ends of the piston main body, a cylinder...
Movement and elastic abutting device of a two link mechanism
An elastic abutting device disposed on one link of a two link mechanism includes a base member, a bearing member, a latch member, and an elastic member. The...
Blind hinge structure used for furniture
A damper device for a furniture hinge. Damper device may comprise a movable cup seat provided on the furniture door body and a base provided on the main body of...
There is disclosed an anti-sag hinge (10) which includes a mounting flange assembly (12) pivotally coupled to a strap assembly (15). The strap assembly includes...
Screw with breakaway and methods of using the same
A fastener with a breakaway and methods of using the same. In one embodiment the fastener is a screw having a head and elongated stem, adapted to be easily...
Emergency device for a household appliance
An emergency device for a household appliance of the type comprising a door that has a prong is described. The emergency device has an emergency member, movable...
Tilt latch for window
A sash latch for retractable engagement with a side jamb of a window includes a lower member, which is fixed to a sash of the window, and an upper member with...
Outside door handle device for vehicle
An outside door handle device for a vehicle may include a handle base having a hinge hole and a lever hole on opposite sides thereof, respectively, and having a...
Striker with expandable sleeve
A striker assembly includes a striker having an attachment portion, a shaft portion having a cylindrical outer surface, and a shoulder portion between the shaft...
Fuel tank cap lock
The invention relates to a lock for a fuel tank or tailgate in a vehicle, comprising a locking bolt (1) which can be adjusted between an open and closed...
A gate lock (10) includes a body (11), which in turn includes a latch (12) that can house a key (13) for opening the lock (10) and a stop element (14) having a...
Symmetrical uni-directional single action centered cylinder keyless
deadbolt door lock assembly for right or...
A door lock assembly operates a deadbolt between unlocked and locked positions. It includes an actuator, a ring, and a spring member. The actuator includes an...
Adjustable striker plate
A striker plate has an exterior edge, an interior edge, and a latch-receiving hole. The latch-receiving width is defined by inner and outer sides of the...
Portable barrier and associated method of use
A portable barrier includes a junction assembly. The portable barrier further includes a pedestal assembly including (i) a plurality of legs that are movable...
An umbrella stand is used to mount umbrellas or flags to tables, vehicles, structures, and various structures. The umbrella stand includes a mounting assembly...
Efficient layout and design of production facility
An improved layout for a manufacturing facility is disclosed. The layout includes a production area which includes a hub which is at least partially surrounded...
Cover assembly for a spa
A cover assembly for a spa having a base and a shell supported by the base is provided. The cover assembly includes a cover member selectively movable between a...
Apparatus for forming temporary guardrail on stairs
An apparatus for use in erecting a temporary guardrail on a stair, having a stair stringer. The apparatus has an elongated stanchion. A first jaw assembly is...
Wedge-activated rod clamp assembly
A rod clamp assembly and method for securing a rod. The assembly includes a housing and wedge member. The housing has an oppositely-disposed pair of sidewalls...
Catwalk for a grain bin or the like and a plank used in the construction
A plank (10) used to construct a platform such as a catwalk (C3, C4) extending about the exterior or interior of a building (B) includes first and second...
Custom coffered surface layout, fabrication, and installation methods and
A coffer includes a panel; beam wall boards attached perpendicular to a first side of the panel and extending away from the panel and forming the side walls for...
Snow guard assembly for standing seam metal roof
A snow guard assembly for a standing seam metal roof includes a first snow support bracket including a first bracket body secured to a first standing seam on...
Underlayment with slip-resistant surface
A roofing underlayment comprising an asphalt-coated fibrous sheet having an upper surface and a lower surface is provided. A first portion of the upper surface...
Roof covering element (tiles-like sheet) equipped with angle bracket
The roof covering element (tiles-like sheet) equipped with an angle bracket characterizes by that the ending surface (3) of the roof covering element (1), in...
Roofing tile with weather durable coloring matter
A synthetic roofing material for a roofing tile and a method of extruding a resinous polymeric precursor of an exterior polymeric sheet for one or more roofing...
Duct coupler for post-tensioned concrete member
An embodiment is directed to a duct coupler for joining two segments of conduit. The duct coupler includes a coupler body. The coupler body is generally tubular...
Composite I-beam member
A composite steel I-beam member. The member includes confined top and bottom flanges, and a composite laminated web. The confined flange comprises a wooden core...
Panel and panel structure for ventilation and both reactive and
dissipative sound dampening
A passive ventilation panel and system, in particular for use in doors, ceilings, walls and partitions enables an exchange of supply and return air for at least...
Self-supporting roof panel
A self-supporting panel is used to form building components, including roofs that have no independent supports for the panels between the ends of the panels....
Wall insulation systems and stanchion
Disclosed is a wall system and a method of fabricating that wall. The system uses a stanchion, or bracket. The bracket is installed between the outer flanges of...
Tie system for insulated concrete panels
An insulated concrete panel comprising an insulation layer having one or more openings extending therethrough, a first concrete layer adjacent to a first...
Wall panel connecting system for modular building units
Disclosed is a connecting system for connecting wall panels to the support frame, and more particularly to the rigid corner support posts of a support frame, of...
Thermodynamically balanced insulation system
An insulation system that includes opposing panels with a partial dead air space in equilibrium with outside air. In one embodiment, two panels are supported...
Flashing attachment apparatus and method
An improved flashing attachment apparatus and method consists of a mesh with a length and a width where the mesh is folded over along its width to create a...
Protective membrane and method of manufacturing same
Protective membrane, in particular a waterproofing or noise insulation membrane, based on mineral or vegetable bitumen, comprising a membrane body, and a first...
Thermal break wall systems and thermal adjustable clip
Exterior wall systems, cladding for same and components of such systems, including a clip for use in mounting cladding and a thermal block comprising a silica...
Slab construction system and method for constructing multi-story buildings
using pre-manufactured structures
The present invention integrates the use of pre-manufactured structures with minimal on-site installation and lift-slab construction to achieve the construction...
Airform for facilitating construction of a structure
An airform that can be inflated, for example, for facilitating construction of a structure is provided. The airform may include a first portion, a second...
Building panel assemblies and methods of use in wall structures
Light weight fiber-reinforced polymeric (FRP) structural building panels and panel assemblies, sized and configured for construction of non-portable wall...
Recycling flush toilet system
A recycling flush toilet has a receptacle for human waste, a liquids holding tank, a base, a toilet pipe whose upper end is in fluid communication with the base...
System, method, and apparatus for monitoring wear in a flush valve using
An apparatus for detecting wear in a flush valve includes at least one programmed controller. The flush valve comprises at least one pressure sensor and a valve...
Magnetic sink flange retainer and method
A support device to maintain a mounting assembly on the exterior of a sink flange engaged to a sink adapted to engage a garbage disposal. The support device...