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Low power control system for an elevated work platform
A control system optimized for low-power operation includes an electronic valve controller for controlling a hydraulic valve and a control interface for...
Shooting house and hoisting system for tree
Method and apparatus for an electrically operated shooting house for attachment to the tree which includes a motorized winch which moves the hunting stand up or...
Lift frame for an industrial truck
A lift frame has a lift mast along which a lift carriage is arranged so as to be movable in elevation. At least one hydraulic line progresses along the lift...
Enhanced inventory holder
Embodiments herein are directed to an inventory system having multiple inventory holders and drive units for moving the inventory holders. Features herein are...
Overturning equipment for hoppers
A pyramid-shaped tower apparatus is described that will raise and turn mining hoppers for easy access to the areas or elements that need to be maintained or...
Segmented inverting cover plate apparatus for underfloor vehicle lifting
A segmented inverting cover plate apparatus for an underfloor vehicle lifting jack comprises a cover plate comprising a first movable cover plate (4) and a...
Lawn mower lift
A lawn mower lift is provided for lifting one end of a lawn mower to enable a person to gain access to the underside of the lawn mower to perform maintenance or...
Locking lift arms safety mechanism for a hydraulic floor jack
A floor jack includes a frame having a handle with a control knob, and a pair of pivotal lift arms elevated by pushing the rearward ends by a push bar of a...
Locking lift arms safety mechanism for a lifting device-power unit
A power unit includes a frame having a handle with a control knob, and a pair of pivotal lift arms elevated by pushing the rearward ends by a push bar of a...
Rack for transporting jack stands
Each jack stand includes a rectangular bottom plate having a pair of rectangular openings therein. The rack has a rectangular platform having a lateral loading...
Lifting device and lifting platform with such a lifting device
A pneumatically or hydraulically activated lifting device has a main carrier with a first cavity having a first lifting element arranged inside the first...
Hoist pull-limiting device
A hoist (19) pull (P) limiting device (11), comprising: a first bearing element (14) to which the hoist (10) is fastened; a second bearing element (18) fastened...
Dual drive winch and nuclear reactor vessel maintenance apparatus
A dual drive winch having a drive assembly having a first shaft that is selectively movable between a first engaged position and a first disengaged position,...
Nested sheave arrangement for a telescopic boom and applications of same
In one aspect of the invention, a telescopic boom includes a plurality of boom sections, and a sheave assembly disposed between two adjacent boom sections. The...
Lift control systems for lifting devices and lifting devices comprising
A control system for a lifting device and a lifting device comprising the same are disclosed. The control system includes a control unit comprising a processor...
Coupling means for electrically connecting a head-block to a spreader in a
A coupling unit for electrically connecting a head-block to a spreader in a container-lifting arrangement includes a plug member to be mated with a socket...
Articulated jib crane
A fully articulated and continuous rotation jib crane system includes a first crane arm connected to a crane post by a first pivot joint and a second crane arm...
Elevator group control system for double operation
An elevator group control system, which can perform an appropriate operation so that a user can shorten the time spent until the user arrives at a destination...
Recording apparatus having access path to recording unit
A recording apparatus includes a recording unit which performs recording on a sheet which is transported along a transport path, a printer unit which...
System and method for feeding metal wires at constant tension
A system for supplying metal wire to a machine by a wire supply device. The wire having a desired tension detected by a tension sensor. The supply device has at...
Multi-position collation system with retracting guides
A system for collating a plurality of media including a first bin, a second bin arranged adjacent to the first bin, a collated stack receiver arranged proximate...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, a sheet stack face disposed in an upper portion of the apparatus body, a pair of sheet ejection rollers...
Paper discharging apparatus, paper discharging method, image forming
apparatus and image forming method
A paper discharging apparatus comprises: a first conveying unit; a second conveying unit which includes a pinch roller and a feeding roller that are arranged...
Monitoring web speed of material web
A drive roller, driven by a motor, moves a material web on a set of rollers. The present rotational speed of the motor is detected. A current web speed is...
Image forming apparatus including re-conveying unit
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit and a re-conveying unit to re-convey a sheet in a re-conveying direction. The re-conveying unit...
Belt-drive device and image forming apparatus
A belt-drive device includes a roller, a belt, and a meandering prevention member. The roller is rotatable about an axis. The belt is wound on an outer...
Printing apparatus and methods
Printing apparatus comprise a printing table, a loader to load sheets of print media to the printing table, and a moveable tray on which at least one row of...
Sheet conveying device
A sheet conveying device includes: a supporter which support a sheet to be supplied or a discharged sheet. The supporter includes: a first cover pivotable...
Feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
A feeding apparatus and an image forming apparatus capable of appropriately detecting sheets stacked on a stacking plate are provided. The feeding apparatus...
Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeding device (1) includes a cassette (10), size detector (60), and attachment detector (30). The size detector (60) detects the size of sheets in the...
Method and device for controlling and/or regulating a fluid conveyor for
conveying a fluid within a fluid line
A method for controlling/regulating a fluid conveyer for conveying a fluid within a fluid line is provided. The method includes the steps, receiving information...
Device and method for removing planar objects
In a device for removing planar objects (2), such as glass panes, from a frame (1) on which the objects (2) are stacked in abutment, wherein spacers (3) are...
Thin-section sample fabrication apparatus and method of fabricating
A thin-section sample fabrication apparatus includes a sample table that places a thin section cut out from an embedding block, a transporting mechanism that...
Tipping actuator for a conveyor system
The invention relates to a tipping actuator for a conveyor system that comprises a plurality of article carriers moving on an endless conveyor in a conveying...
Gapping systems and methods
Various embodiments provide systems and methods for providing a desired gap between articles within a continuously flowing train of articles. Various embodiment...
Unit for transferring and up-ending sealed packages containing a pourable
There is described a unit for transferring and up-ending at least one sealed package containing a pourable food products, comprising: a rotary member which may...
Method and device for orienting containers
The containers (B) comprised in an incoming flow of containers advancing in a given direction along an axis (XB), wherein the containers (B) may present with a...
Grouping method and unit for forming a line of products on a packing
A grouping method and unit for forming a line of products on a packing machine; a first feed conveyor feeds a succession of spaced products along a straight,...
Chain tension sensor
A chain tension sensor for a chain conveyor, the conveyor including a frame and a chain having a plurality of flights. The tension sensor includes a reaction...
Transmission device with air-float guide wheel of the liquid crystal
The present invention is provided for a transmission device with air-float guide wheel to guide the liquid crystal display panel, which comprising an air-float...
Spiral conveyor with controlled take-up
A spiral conveyor and a method for taking up slack in a modular conveyor belt traveling a helical path. The spiral conveyor includes a rotating cylindrical...
Cleanable conveyor frame assembly including snap-on components
A cleanable belt conveyor and a method for making a cleanable belt conveyor having a simplified frame design. The conveyor includes at least one toolbar and one...
Conveyor belt for product stabilization
A platform member for a knuckle-linked conveyor belt includes a stabilizer for pushing a conveyed product towards a side rail to stabilize the product during...
Continuous conveyor for transporting heavy bulk materials or unit loads
A continuous conveyor such as, for example, a conveyor belt for transporting heavy bulk materials or unit loads comprises an endless tractive transport...
Semi-automated inventory transfer station output merge logic
An inventory transfer station is provided in connection with a workspace of an inventory management system. At the inventory transfer station, items are...
Proximity directed stowage
Features are disclosed for using location awareness, bin capacity, and environmental cues to provide in context guidance to the associate when stowing items...
Rack storage door with closure sensor
A configuration contains a coupling mechanism for closing a door of a rack store, the door being guided in particular on rails, and an uncoupling and displacing...
Hand-held trash bag tool
A portable tool transports and manipulates disposable trash bags with a pair of cooperating, displaceable jaws coupled to a rigid, peripheral frame. The...
Gate with variable gate control for handling agricultural granular
A variable gate with control for grain elevator applications utilizes a sliding gate panel. Two proximity sensors are arranged to provide full sensing and...
Proppant storage vessel and assembly thereof
A proppant storage vessel has a container having a first end wall, a second end wall, a first side wall, a second side wall, a top wall and a bottom wall. The...