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Calibration fixture for machine vision vehicle wheel alignment system
A calibration fixture for use during a calibration procedure of a machine vision vehicle wheel alignment system. The calibration fixture consists of a pair of...
High speed magnetic oscillating device
A high speed oscillating system for non-contact optical scanning of an elongated product moving in a linear production process to determine the dimensional...
System and method for using a linear polarizer to reduce optical crosstalk
for optical proximity sensors
An optical proximity sensor often emits light, and detects the photons in the returned light signal. Because light can be reflected and scattered by cover glass...
Spatially selective detection using a dynamic mask in an image plane
A three-dimensional laser scanner instrument for acquiring three-dimensional geometric data of a scene (1) comprises an illumination system (3) for generating a...
Control method for producing ground markings, and reference beam generator
The invention relates to a control method for producing ground markings, with a reference beam generator for determining a reference plane, a reception of the...
Systems and methods for phase measurements
Preferred embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems for phase measurement of biological materials which can be applied to the fields of, for...
Position sensor attachment band
A position sensor attachment band configured to secure a position sensor on an outer periphery of the cylinder tube includes a thin plate band, the thin plate...
Transformer based sensor arrangement
A position sensor arrangement has a transformer based position sensor and a cable peaking correction apparatus. The cable peaking correction apparatus is...
Apparatus and method of using impedance resonance sensor for thickness
An apparatus for, and methods of use for, measuring film thickness on an underlying body are provided. The apparatus may include at least one Impedance...
Object dimensioning apparatus, systems and related methods
Apparatus, methods and systems for obtaining one or more dimensions of an object employing, at least in part, touch sensors.
Capacitive wire sensing for furniture
A system and method for incorporating presence-sensing technology into furniture is provided. More particularly, the invention relates to detecting presence...
Measurement device and measurement method for measuring the thickness of a
A measurement device (100 . . . 103) for measuring the thickness (d) of a plate-shaped object (7) is indicated, which comprises a first measurement sensor (21 ....
Method for stabilizing a tool relative to a surface
A method and apparatus for inspecting a surface. A type of the surface to be inspected may be identified. A stability device may be selected from a set of...
Bridgewire shunt setback switch
A setback switch device is provided which, upon launch, can arm an explosive or pyrotechnic device for military gun launched applications. An included...
Multi-use urgent response resource kit
In another embodiment of the present invention, an organizer assembly includes an article holding body and a mounting structure. The article holding body has a...
Grenade pouch lid
A grenade pouch lid has a rim engagement feature, and the rim engagement feature is operable to secure the planar body to an object having a disc-shaped rim...
Projectile having a discardable sabot
The invention relates to a sabot (4) for a sub-caliber projectile (1) having a projectile core (2). When the projectile exits a weapon barrel, the sabot...
Providing spin to composite projectile
A projectile includes a body preferably in the shape of a bullet and having a density less than the density of lead. The projectile further includes a...
Ballistic zinc alloys, firearm projectiles, and firearm ammunition
containing the same
Firearm cartridges, firearm projectiles, and/or projectile components formed at least in part from a disclosed ballistic zinc alloy. These ballistic zinc alloys...
An incendiary grenade's casing has a fuze with a portion extending into the casing. Thermite disposed in the casing encases the portion of the fuze that extends...
Indirect fire munition non-lethal cargo carrier mortar
An indirect fire munition non-lethal cargo carrier mortar deploys non-lethal sub-munitions to an intended target. The cargo carrier mortar includes a...
Low collateral damage tunable directional-lethality explosive
A flexible warhead which can be used for a bunker defeat mechanism. The warhead has a polysterene membrane embedded with lethal tungsten alloy fragments,...
Degradable shotgun wad
Herein we describe shotgun shells each having a degradable wad comprising a polyhydroxyalkanoate polymer, as well as methods for ensuring that such wad degrades...
Neck polymeric ammunition casing geometry
Ammunition casings that have optimal external cartridge dimensions for polymeric cases are provided. Polymeric ammunition cartridges and casings are presented...
Portable and modular firearm target stand
A portable modular target holding apparatus includes a base section, a pair of vertical support sections, each vertical support section of the pair of vertical...
Anti-ballistic barrier comprising furniture
An anti-ballistic barrier comprising at least one furniture unit including: a top; a base; an anti-ballistic arrangement including an anti-ballistic material,...
Illuminated aiming devices and related methods
An aiming device including a thermoelectric module, a light source and a sight element. The thermoelectric module generates electricity from a thermal gradient,...
Sling attachment device
A sling attachment device has a body having a strap facility adapted for attachment of a sling strap, a flexible elongated tether having a first end attached to...
Multi-purpose portable magnetic mounting device
A mounting device for securing and supporting at least one metallic object is provided. The mounting device may include a housing providing at least one cavity...
Anti-rotation handguard system
An anti-rotation handguard system, including a barrel nut having a barrel nut aperture formed therethrough, along a longitudinal axis of the barrel nut, wherein...
A crossbow includes an elongated body, a wing transversely provided on a front portion of the elongated body, a string connected to the wing at two ends, a...
Archery bow axle
In some embodiments, an archery bow axle comprises a first portion and a second portion. The second portion is configured for fixed attachment to said first...
Narrow crossbow with large power stroke
A crossbow may be a horizontal crossbow having a main beam and a bow assembly mounted to the main beam. The bow assembly may include: a bowstring; a riser...
A crossbow is provided which has a frame, a firing assembly, and a sighting device. The frame has a forward end and a rear end. The firing assembly is...
Archery bow axle with fastener
In at least one embodiment, an archery bow comprises a limb and an axle assembly supported by the limb. The axle assembly comprises a shaft having a threaded...
Adapter tip for cleaning AR gas tube upper receiver
An adapter tip for cleaning an area around a gas tube entrance into the upper receiver of an AR rifle uses an AR charging handle of the AR rifle as an insertion...
Safety system and method for remotely disabling a weapon
A weapon including a first portion of a disarming protection circuit integrated into a removable magazine clip. The first portion of the disarming protection...
Cooling of weapons with graphite foam
Disclosed are examples of an apparatus for cooling a barrel 12 of a firearm 10 and examples of a cooled barrel assembly 32 for installation into an existing...
Drum magazine assembly and methods
A drum magazine assembly and methods are described. A drum assembly has a follower assembly, a drum body, a spring assembly, and a feed tower assembly. The...
Bolt carrier with integral adjustable gas key
A bolt carrier with integral adjustable gas key for use with a firearm is provided. The adjustable gas key includes a base portion and a tube portion coupled to...
Firearm system and methods of assembly and disassembly
A firearm is described herein. The firearm comprises a receiver assembly adapted to receive a cartridge, a bolt assembly including a firing device operable to...
Anti-microbial heat transfer apparatus
An anti-microbial heat transfer apparatus comprises a hybrid coil with multiple rows of fins and tubes. The fins and tubes have an upper portion and a lower...
Methods, devices and systems for extraction of thermal energy from a heat
conducting metal conduit
Provided are methods, devices and systems for controlled removal of thermal energy from a fluid within a thermally conducting metal conduit. The system allows...
Provided is a heat exchanger. The heat exchanger includes a refrigerant tube through which a refrigerant flows and a fin having at least two tube through holes...
Refrigerant guiding pipe and heat exchanger having refrigerant guiding
A refrigerant guiding pipe having a pipe wall in which an inner chamber is formed, an opening formed in the pipe wall, and a refrigerant guiding portion. At...
Heat exchangers with floating headers
A heat exchanger is comprised of two heat exchanger sections, at least one of which is provided with a floating header to accommodate differential thermal...
Micro-architected materials for heat exchanger applications
A method of exchanging heat between fluids with a heat Exchanger comprising a three-dimensional ordered microstructure material within a shell. The...
Clamping device for flow module plates, reactor plates or heat exchanger
A clamping device includes two end plates, disc springs, a grid of pistons, and tension rods. Each of the two end plates defines a plate area located within a...
Heat dissipation apparatus and cabinet body having the same
A heat dissipation apparatus including multiple heat exchange sheets. A first path and a second path are formed between the multiple heat exchange sheets, and...
Plate heat exchanger having a plurality of plates stacked one upon the
A plate heat exchanger may include a plurality of plates stacked one upon each other forming a stack. Each plate may alternately span a first and a second flow...