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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
425542000 FEMALE MOLD AND CHARGER TO SUPPLY FLUENT STOCK UNDER PRESSURE THERETO IN FLUID-TIGHT RELATIONSHIP (E.G., INJECTION MOLD, ETC.) 417
425135000 CONTROL MEANS RESPONSIVE TO OR ACTUATED BY MEANS SENSING OR DETECTING A CONDITION OR MATERIAL TRIGGERED 233
425110000 DISTINCT MEANS TO FEED, SUPPORT OR MANIPULATE PREFORM STOCK AND MEANS FOR SHAPING FLUENT OR BULK STOCK TO FORM UNITED PRODUCT 149
425522000 FEMALE MOLD AND MEANS TO SHAPE PARISON DIRECTLY BY INTERNAL FLUID PRESSURE, (E.G., BLOW MOLD, ETC.) 139
425383000 PREFORM RESHAPING OR RESIZING MEANS: OR VULCANIZING MEANS INCLUDING A CONFORMING PREFORM SUPPORT 132
425280100 RESHAPING, RESIZING OR VULCANIZING MEANS FOR TIRE, TIRE TUBE, OR DRIVE BELT 80
425174000 MEANS APPLYING ELECTRICAL OR WAVE ENERGY DIRECTLY TO WORK 78
425182000 WITH APPARATUS ASSEMBLY OR DISMANTLING MEANS OR WITH IDLE PART 51
425130000 MEANS FEEDING FLUENT STOCK FROM PLURAL SOURCES TO COMMON SHAPING MEANS TO FORM COMPOSITE PRODUCT 46
425006000 MEANS MAKING PARTICULATE MATERIAL DIRECTLY FROM LIQUID OR MOLTEN MATERIAL 36
425470000 SHAPING OR CASTING SURFACE (E.G., PLASTERING OR GUNITE TYPE, ETC.) 36
425406000 PRESS FORMING APPARATUS HAVING OPPOSED PRESS MEMBERS 35
425289000 PREFORM SEVERING MEANS 34
425436000 SHAPING SURFACE INCLUDING MEANS TO RELEASE OR REMOVE PRODUCT FROM SHAPING SURFACE 34
425169000 WITH INDICATOR, SIGNAL, RECORDER, ILLUMINATOR, OR INSPECTION MEANS 34
425003000 WITH DIRECT APPLICATION OF MAGNETIC FORCE TO MANIPULATE SHAPING MEANS OR WORK 33
425461000 MEANS PROVIDING A SHAPING ORIFICE 32
425376100 STOCK PRESSURIZING MEANS OPERABLY ASSOCIATED WITH DOWNSTREAM SHAPING ORIFICE 32
425090000 WITH MEANS APPLYING COATING (E.G., PARTING, ETC.) MATERIAL TO WORK OR WORK CONTACT MEANS 28
425200000 WITH SEPARATE AND DISTINCT UPSTREAM AGITATING OR KNEADING MEANS 27
425363000 PRESS FORMING MEANS, PRESS RESHAPING MEANS, OR VULCANIZING MEANS IS ENDLESS SURFACE TYPE 27
425500000 PREFORM ASSEMBLY MEANS AND MEANS FOR BONDING OF PLURAL PREFORMS INVOLVING PREFORM RESHAPING OR VULCANIZING 26
425335000 SETS OF SHAPING COUPLES COMPRISING AN ENDLESS SURFACE FOR PRESS FORMING, RESHAPING (PLURAL STAGE OR PASS) OR VULCANIZING 21
425161000 INTERLOCKED DIVERSE FUNCTION ELEMENTS 20
425162000 WITH ELECTRICAL CONTROL SYSTEM 19
425451900 SEGMENTED FEMALE MOLD AND MOLD CLAMPING MEANS 17
425720100 SHAPING ORIFICE AND DOWNSTREAM WORK CONTACTING GASEOUS TREATING MEANS 16
425066000 CONTINUOUS FILAMENT FORMING OR FILM CASTING MEANS WITH STRETCHING MEANS COMPRISING PRODUCT ADVANCING MEANS 15
425344000 PLURAL SETS EACH COMPRISING A FEMALE MOLD AND OPPOSED COAXIAL DYNAMIC PRESS MEMBERS 14
425004000 WITH MECHANICAL MEANS FORMING OR EXPANDING PORES (E.G., FOAMING, ETC.) 13
425405100 MEANS TO CREATE A VACUUM OR APPLY FLUID PRESSURE WITHIN A PRESS FORMING MOLD 12
425078000 MEANS FOR MOLDING POWDERED METAL 12
425225000 WITH SEPARATE APPARATUS CLEANING MEANS 11
425425000 FEMALE MOLD INCLUDING TAMPING MEANS OR MEANS UTILIZING MOLD MOTION TO DISTRIBUTE OR COMPACT STOCK THEREIN 11
425346000 SETS OF MALE-FEMALE PRESS MOLDS 11
425067000 IMMERSED SHAPING ORIFICE DISCHARGING DIRECTLY INTO LIQUID BATH OR SHOWER MEANS 11
425453000 DYNAMIC SUPPORT OR DYNAMIC CARRIER AND FEMALE MOLD 9
425175000 MEANS FORMING A MOLD; OR FLASK, PER SE 9
425445000 MEANS TREATING SHAPED WORK 9
425233000 SETS OF PRESS COUPLES COMPRISING REGISTERING FEMALE MOLD CAVITIES 8
425450100 MOLD OPENING AND CLOSING MEANS AND SEGMENTED FEMALE MOLD 8
425224000 MEANS CASTING FLUENT STOCK OPERABLY ASSOCIATED WITH SHAPING SURFACE TO FORM INDEFINITE LENGTH PRODUCT 8
425256000 FEMALE MOLD AND MEANS TO FEED MEASURED CHARGE OF FLUENT MATERIAL THERETO 8
425087000 HAND MOVABLE, SUBSTRATE TRAVERSING, PLURAL DIMENSION SHAPING MEANS INCLUDING MOLDING MATERIAL SUPPLY 7
425324100 DIVERSE DISTINCT TYPE SHAPING MEANS 7
425468000 CORE AND POSITIONING MEANS THEREFOR 7
425063000 BUILDING FORMS OR CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TYPE MOLD WITH REPOSITIONING MEANS FOR PROGRESSIVE MOLDING 7
425107000 WITH MEANS LUBRICATING COOPERATING APPARATUS PARTS 6
425215000 WITH MEANS TO GATHER EXCESS OR REJECTED STOCK MATERIAL 6
425447000 FORMING SURFACE AND MEANS FEEDING FLUENT STOCK THERETO 6
425088000 WITH FACTORY STRUCTURE FEATURE 6
425404000 SHAPING MEANS AND SUBSEQUENT PRODUCT TREATMENT MEANS 6
425089000 WITH INTERPOSED NON-ADHERING WEB OR SHEET TYPE PARTING MEANS 6
425331000 TRAVERSING ROLL PRESSURIZING MEANS OPERABLY ASSOCIATED WITH DOWNSTREAM PERFORATED PLATE 5
20120244240PELLETIZING PRESS FOR PRODUCING PELLETS - The invention relates to a pelletizing press for producing pellets, preferably from biomass, for use as fuel in fireplaces, comprising at least one die having a plurality of bores for pressing the biomass, at least one roll rolling on a rolling surface of the die, and at least one drive device for the die and/or the roll. The aim of the invention is to create a pelletizing press, which makes it possible to use a die having as low a height as possible, and thus as short a bore length as possible. The invention is characterized in that, for mounting the die, a carrier plate seated in a substantially planar manner against the die is arranged downstream of the die in the passage direction of the biomass. At least one opening for releasing the bores of the die is arranged in the carrier plate.09-27-2012
20130084349EXTRUSION DIE HOUSING AND INSERT - A die for a pellet mill is presented, where the die includes a permanent die housing, and a removable cutting insert that is received by the die housing. The interior region of the die housing is adjacent to the exterior region of the die. The die insert contains multiple extrusion holes, and the die housing has corresponding extension holes. The insert may be keyed into the housing to ensure the extrusion holes of the insert align with extension holes in the housing.04-04-2013
20090053353DEVICE FOR FORMING OPTICAL LENSES - A device for forming optical lenses includes a base, a driving mechanism mounted on the base, a controller connected to the driving mechanism and a roll forming die. The controller is configured for controlling the driving mechanism. The roll forming die includes a roller, a number of mold cores attached to the roller, and a molding material container disposed on the base and spaced with the roller. The roller is mechanically coupled to the driving mechanism such that the roller can be driven to rotate by the driving mechanism, the roller, the mold cores and the molding material container are arranged to cooperatively form workpieces. A number of mounting holes are defined in the roller; each of the mold cores is mounted in a corresponding mounting hole. The device for forming optical lenses can reduce internal stress of produced optical lenses.02-26-2009
20100260883 Flange And A Screw Housing For A Double Screw Extruder - A flange for a screw housing (10-14-2010
20120040039APPARATUS FOR MAKING A FIBROUS ARTICLE HAVING A THREE DIMENSIONAL PROFILE - The present invention generally relates to a method and apparatus for a making a formed fibrous article and more specifically to method and apparatus for making a formed fibrous article useful as an absorbent core structure in a disposable sanitary article such as a sanitary napkin, panty liner, diaper or the like. The present invention also relates to a disposable sanitary article including a formed fibrous article according to the present invention as a core structure thereof.02-16-2012
425151000 WITH SAFETY FEATURE 5
20110151043MECHANICAL SAFETY DEVICE FOR INJECTION MOLDING MACHINE - A mechanical safety device for an injection molding machine is provided with a laterally openable safety door on the flank of a mold opening/closing portion between a movable platen and a stationary platen. A rod is secured to the stationary platen or a base, and a rail, which ascends and descends as the safety door is closed and opened, is assembled to the rod. The rod is formed with a plurality of engaging step portions and tapered surfaces arranged alternately. On the other hand, a ratchet is rotatably supported on the movable platen. The rail ascends or descends to push up or down the ratchet, thereby locating the ratchet in a position where it engages with the engaging step portions of the rod or a position where it is disengaged from the engaging step portions.06-23-2011
20090123588Apparatus For Forming Structural Members - A method and associated apparatus for forming a composite structural member from a charge are provided. The charge can be disposed on a first die of the apparatus and formed to a desired configuration defined by a recess of the die by inserting a second die or a tool into the recess. In some cases, the first die can include two portions that are adjustable in a transverse direction so that the recess can be opened by the insertion of the second die or tool. The second die or tool can be a substantially rigid member or an inflatable bladder. In either case, the charge can be disposed on the first die, formed, and then further processed on the first die, thereby facilitating indexing of the charge for each operation.05-14-2009
20100215789MOULDER SAFETY GUARD - A dough moulder including a housing for at least one pair of rollers 08-26-2010
20110086121Safety Connector for Hot Runner, having Latch Releasably Interlocking Valve Stem with Actuation Plate - Disclosed is a safety connector for a hot runner having a valve stem and an actuation plate, the safety connector including: (i) a latch releasably interlocking the valve stem with the actuation plate so that in response to movement of the actuation plate, the valve stem becomes movable; and (ii) a latch mover being cooperative with the latch, and the latch mover being configured to move the latch responsive to a predetermined force acting on the valve stem so that so that the valve stem is released from the actuation plate.04-14-2011
20110020484Barrier Guard for Dough Sheeter - A guard member for use with a dough sheeter having a shut-off mechanism includes a first portion structured to be coupled at or near a dough feed opening of the dough sheeter and a second portion coupled to the first portion. The second portion having a front face and an opposite rear face, the rear face being structured to engage and activate the shut-off mechanism when contact is made with the front face by an outside force.01-27-2011
425223000 ENDLESS CASTING SURFACE AND COOPERATING HARVESTING MEANS 5
20130078328Coated Pelletizing Dies - Pelletizing ring extrusion dies comprising a die body having a plurality of holes, wherein each hole has surface at least partially coated with a low-friction coating. The low-friction coatings reduce surface temperatures during operation of the dies, which reduces volatilization and inconsistent flow of the material being extruded. The pelletizing ring extrusion dies possess improved tool life due to the low-friction coatings.03-28-2013
20120114779MANUFACTURING APPARATUS FOR NONWOVEN FABRIC - A nonwoven fabric manufacturing apparatus has a spinning portion that spins fiber and an air delivery portion that blows air toward fiber spun out of the spinning portion. A roller is provided below the spinning portion. Fiber spun out of the spinning portion is blown onto the circumferential surface of the roller by the air blown out of the air delivery portion, so that nonwoven fabric is formed on the roller. A pair of guide plates is located below the roller. Entrained air flow is generated when the air blown out of the air delivery portion flows along the circumferential surface of the roller. Each guide plate interrupts and separates the entrained air flow from the circumferential surface of the roller.05-10-2012
20110135776ANNEXED PINNING SYSTEM - A dough moulder 06-09-2011
20100173037Carbon nanotube yarn, method and apparatus for making the same - An apparatus for making a carbon nanotube yarn includes a tube and a collecting means. The tube has an opening capable of introducing organic solvent into the tube. The tube further has an inlet and an outlet defined through lateral walls thereof. The inlet is capable of accepting one or more carbon nanotube yarn strings and the outlet is capable of accepting the carbon nanotube yarn. The collecting means is positioned around the tube for collecting the carbon nanotube yarn as it comes out of the outlet.07-08-2010
20110274780APPARATUS FOR VACUUM FORMING CONTOURED EDIBLE PIECES - The described apparatus and method enable the production of thin edible products having complex contoured shapes that cannot be made using conventional molding technology. In particular, chocolates having detailed surface topology can be made utilizing a pliable substrate and a vacuum mold. The process may be made substantially continuous.11-10-2011
425218000 FEMALE MOLD AND COOPERATING STOCK SMOOTHING MEANS OR EXCESS STOCK REMOVING MEANS 5
20090004316Ice Cream Holder - The instant invention relates to an ergonomic handle comprising a base, wherein said base comprises a convex side located opposite a concave side, a back side, a front lip, and an undercarriage located on the bottom of said handle; and an appendage extending from said base. A method of using the invention is also taught.01-01-2009
20120093958Ice Cream Scoop - An ice cream scoop includes a handle, a scooper coupled to an end of the handle, a scraper installed in the scooper, a link rod extended from an end of the scraper into the end of the handle, and a transmission device installed on the link rod. The ice cream scoop further includes an operating device with an end pivotally coupled to the handle, such that the operating device can be swayed between a first position and a second position with respect to the handle. The operating device further includes a driving portion coupled to the transmission device. If the operating device is swayed between the first and second positions, the link rod will be rotated, and the scraper will be moved along an internal wall of the scooper.04-19-2012
20100015272PELLETING MACHINE - The invention relates to a pelleting machine with a die table having at least one die plate, dies associated with the die plate and a feed device for feeding a material to be pressed into the die plates. The feed device includes a feed shoe which is arranged substantially parallel to a surface of the die table and has at least one feed opening which is arranged or can be arranged in the region of the die plates. The pelleting machine further includes a sealing device disposed between the feed shoe and the die table.01-21-2010
20110123664Mold Apparatus - A mold apparatus includes a core having a mold cavity for molding an article, a runner formed at one side of the mold cavity and communicated with the mold cavity by a side gate for allowing molten plastics to flow into the mold cavity therefrom. The core further has an angular projection projected into the side gate for forming a cleft between the article and redundant plastics formed in the runner after the molten plastics become cooling, so that the redundant plastics could be easily and rapidly removed from the article along the cleft.05-26-2011
20130189388APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING AT LEAST ONE CONTAINER, IN PARTICULAR IN AMPULE FORM, MADE OF THERMOPLASTIC MATERIAL - An apparatus for producing at least one container, in particular in ampoule form, made of thermoplastic material, comprising a mould (07-25-2013
425375000 PATTERN CONTROL OF TRAVEL FOR A FORMING MEANS (E.G., DEPOSITING, ETC.) 5
20130209600MULTI-AXIS, MULTI-PURPOSE ROBOTICS AUTOMATION AND QUALITY ADAPTIVE ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING - A system and method for using multi-axis deposition tool heads on a machine such as a three dimensional fabrication device like a 3D Printer, for novel automation and additive manufacturing techniques which offer increased output product quality and fabrication speed by introducing a novel cartridge and deposition systems and techniques The system allows a plurality of materials, some reacted or mixed by the device, to be extruded through a deposition head, which may adaptively (and automatically) change shape and lumen size to accommodate different path widths and shapes. The cartridge system may employ pellets which may be comprised of a plurality of materials and/or colors.08-15-2013
20130029001DEVICE FOR PRODUCING THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODELS - The present invention relates to a device for man facture of three-dimensional models by means of a 3D printing process, whereby a spreader device is used to deposit particulate material in layers on a build platform and the particulate material flow, which occurs perpendicular to the spreading direction, is transferred into containers that are actively cleaned by sliders or brushes at the spreader device. It exploits the fact that particulate material that is moves dynamically can only bridge small height differences. The arrangement can be implemented in a space-saving manner beneath the spreading plane.01-31-2013
20080220111METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING FREE-FORM PRODUCTS - A method and apparatus for producing products from a powered base material, by means of so-called free form fabrication, wherein the powder granules are bound together into a solid product.09-11-2008
20100247703Three-dimensional object forming apparatus - A three-dimensional object forming apparatus for forming a three-dimensional object includes: a base platform; a transmission portion; a detachable construction tank; a movable powder supplying tank provided for driving to supply construction powder above the detachable construction tank; a print module including at least a print cartridge with at least a nozzle; a heating portion; an lifting portion arranged below the detachable construction tank; a nozzle cleaning module; a nozzle sealing module having a holder, at least a sealing portion and a moisture portion; and a stretchable dust-proof cover connected to a side of the powder supplying tank, which is provided for moving together with the powder supplying tank to cover the construction powder in the construction tank.09-30-2010
20120258190RIBBON FILAMENT AND ASSEMBLY FOR USE IN EXTRUSION-BASED DIGITAL MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS - A consumable material for use in an extrusion-based digital manufacturing system, the consumable material comprising a length and a cross-sectional profile of at least a portion of the length that is axially asymmetric. The cross-sectional profile is configured to provide a response time with a non-cylindrical liquefier of the extrusion-based digital manufacturing system that is faster than a response time achievable with a cylindrical filament in a cylindrical liquefier for a same thermally limited, maximum volumetric flow rate.10-11-2012
425318000 HAND MANIPULABLE SHAPING COUPLE 5
20130071507STEERABLE LASER PROBE - A steerable laser probe may include a handle having a handle distal end and a handle proximal end, a housing sleeve disposed in an inner bore of the handle configured to project a distance from the handle distal end, an optic fiber disposed in the housing sleeve, a shape memory sleeve disposed over a distal end of the optic fiber, and a light source configured to connect to a proximal end of the optic fiber. The shape memory sleeve may be configured to curve the distal end of the optic fiber at an angle, e.g., 90 degrees, when the shape memory sleeve is not contained within the housing sleeve.03-21-2013
20130011509EARPLUG SHAPER HAVING CURVED SHAPING SURFACES - An earplug shaping device shapes a compressible earplug prior to insertion of the earplug into a user's ear canal. The device includes a first member and a second member which rotate with respect to each other. The outer surface of the first member and inner surface of the second member define a space that decreases in size as the first and second members rotate with respect to each other, thereby compressing the compressible earplug. Various embodiments of the earplug shaper employ ratchet mechanism permitting substantially only one direction of rotation.01-10-2013
20090252822Snow Ball Forming Apparatus - Disclosed is a snow ball forming apparatus for forming snow balls. The snow ball forming apparatus includes a first elongated member, a second elongated member, an attachment means, a first hemispherical cup and a second hemispherical cup. The first and the second elongated members have a top end portion, a bottom end portion, and an inner surface and an outer surface extending between the top end portion and the bottom end portion. The attachment means hingedly couples the first and the second elongated members. Each of the first and the second hemispherical cups are configured at the top end portions of the first and the second elongated members, respectively, and comprise a cavity adapted to receive snow configured therein. The first and the second hemispherical cups may be moved towards each other to form a snow ball from the snow received in the cavity thereof.10-08-2009
20100239702Perfect pie crust crimper - A kitchen tool for use by anyone making a pie. The invention is a hand held tool which is in two pieces with each piece being held in each hand. When pushed together they aid the baker in creating a perfectly crimped pie crust edge.09-23-2010
20110135777METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CREATIVE ART USING NYLON OR PLASTIC WASTE - Apparatus for forming a plastic material, the apparatus comprising: a brush head comprising a first set of heat conductive bristles interleaved with a second set of bristles; a handle that holds the brush head so that the brush head may be manually manipulated; and a heating element that heats the first set of bristles to a temperature sufficient to heat a plastic material by contact with the brush head to a temperature at which the plastic material is formable responsive to manual manipulation of the brush head.06-09-2011
425352000 FEMALE MOLD AND OPPOSED COAXIAL DYNAMIC PRESS MEMBERS 4
20130029000COMPRESSION MOLDING MACHINE - A compression molding machine includes a feeder that has a feeder main body, a sealing frame attached to the feeder main body and having a supply port allowing a powdery material to pass therethrough, a first elastic member comprised between the sealing frame and the feeder main body, a sealing member attached to the sealing frame and preventing the powdery material from leaking, and a second elastic member comprised between the sealing member and the sealing frame.01-31-2013
20090004317HIGH THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY MOLDING COMPOUND FOR FLIP-CHIP PACKAGES - A molding compound for use in an integrated circuit package comprises an epoxy and a thermally conductive filler material. The thermally conductive filler material comprises between 70% and 95% of the molding compound and has a thermal conductivity between 10 W/m-K and 3000 W/m-K.01-01-2009
20090017150Device for Manufacturing Feedstuff Molded Into Shells - The invention relates to a device for producing goods for consumption, consisting of a fat mass, in particular a fat mass containing cocoa or a chocolate-type fat mass, said goods contains a large number of hollow moulds (01-15-2009
20120201920APPARATUS FOR TRANSFERRING OBJECTS - An apparatus includes a transferring arrangement for transferring objects obtained by compression-molding doses of synthetic plastics from a forming arrangement of a forming unit and a supporting arrangement for rotatably supporting the transferring arrangement. In order to avoid blows and/or damage between the transferring arrangement and the forming arrangement, the apparatus includes a moving arrangement connected to the supporting arrangement and configured for moving the transferring arrangement at least between a first operating position nearer the forming unit, in which the transferring arrangement interacts with the forming arrangement to transfer the objects, and a second operating position, in which the transferring arrangement is spaced away from the forming unit so as not to interact with the forming arrangement. The movement of the transferring arrangement from the first operating position to the second operating position has at least a component in the same direction as a tangential component of the rotational motion of the forming unit in the first operating position.08-09-2012
425077000 ULTRA HIGH PRESSURE GENERATING DEVICE 4
20090136607OUTER FRAME FOR CUBIC HINGE PRESS AND THE CUBIC HINGE PRESS WITH THIS OUTER FRAME - The present invention provides an outer frame for cubic hinge press and the cubic hinge press with this outer frame, said outer frame encloses an accommodation space; The supporting planes used for supporting and fixing the back cover plates of hinge sleeve cylinder are set around the inner walls of the outer frame and on the inner walls of upper and lower surfaces of outer frame; A window for the assembly, disassembly and maintenance of press is correspondingly set between two adjacent supporting planes on the outer frame. According to different needs, the outer frame may be designed as square frame, butterfly frame, basket type frame or spherical frame. The hinge press formed by connecting six hinge sleeve piston components through reinforcing plate or through hinge ears and pins is installed in the accommodation space enclosed by the outer frame, thus forming a cubic hinge press. The outer frame for cubic hinge press provided by present invention has simple structure, which is convenient for assembly, disassembly and maintenance of press. The cubic hinge press with said outer frame provided by present invention is featured by small equipment investment and high precision of press.05-28-2009
20100129480MULTI-ANVIL CUBIC MACHINE COMPRISING HEMISPHERICAL PISTONS, WHICH IS USED TO GENERATE HIGH PRESSURES AND HIGH TEMPERATURES - The present invention provides a multi-anvil machine, more specifically, a multi-anvil cubic machine that generates substantially hydrostatic pressures and high temperatures inside an industrial reaction chamber. In said chamber materials such as diamonds, cubic boron nitride and similar materials. These conditions are attained in a stable and efficient manner. The generation of force is produced by hemispherical pistons having a short travel path and housed in semi-spherical chambers. The number of mobile components has been reduced in order to simplify and facilitate the assembly during each working cycle.05-27-2010
20080241293Radial Compression Element for a HTHP Cartridge - A cartridge assembly for connection to a frame of a high temperature, high pressure press, having an anvil at a front end of a cylindrical body of the cartridge and a hydraulic chamber within the body adapted to apply axial pressure to the anvil. A radial compression element is disposed around an outer diameter of the body and is adapted to limit radial expansion of the body proximate the hydraulic chamber.10-02-2008
20110104318High Pressure, High Temperature Back-Up with a Circumferential Relief - In one aspect of the present invention, a cartridge assembly for connection to the frame of a high-pressure, high-temperature press comprises a front end comprising a back-up intermediate and coaxial with an anvil and a piston, the anvil comprising a proximal end in contact with the back-up and a distal end that forms part of a pressurized chamber within the frame, the back-up comprising a proximal end comprising a first diameter proximate an interface with a distal end of the piston, and a distal end comprising a second diameter proximate an interface with the proximal end of the anvil, the back-up comprising one or more circumferential reliefs disposed on the first diameter.05-05-2011
425357000 PLURAL FEMALE MOLD CAVITIES COOPERATING WITH SINGLE PRESS MEMBER 4
20090022840MOLDING APPARATUS AND RELATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS - This invention relates to molding apparatus and related systems and methods. In one aspect of the invention, a mold roll, assembly includes an inner member and multiple molding tools disposed about a circumference of the inner member, each molding tool including at least one molding plate that at least partially defines a molding cavity.01-22-2009
20110059199MOLD FOR BLOCKS WIH MOVABLE CAVITY WALLS - A mold for cementitious blocks comprises a main body having at least one pair of spaced apart lateral walls with at least one pair of spaced apart divider walls extending therebetween. The lateral walls and divider walls define a cavity therebetween for receiving cementious material to be compacted into a block. The cavity includes open top and bottom faces. At least one of the spaced apart lateral walls is movable inwardly into the cavity. A vertically movable actuator element acts on this movable lateral wall. This actuator extends outwardly of the main body such that when it is moved inwardly it so acts on the movable wall as to move it inwardly into the cavity thereby providing a cementitious block with a sloped lateral side.03-10-2011
20090169666MOLD FOR FORMING OPTICAL LENS - A mold includes a plurality of inserts, a molding board, a base board, a plurality of fastening members, and a plurality of washers. The inserts each has a molding surface. The molding board includes a plurality of cavities for accommodating of the respective inserts. The base board for mounting the molding board thereto has a plurality of receiving holes. The fastening members are respectively received in the corresponding receiving holes for securing the corresponding inserts in the corresponding cavities of the molding board. The washers are sandwiched between the respective fastening members and an opposite ends of the inserts to the molding surfaces.07-02-2009
20080292741METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MASS CUSTOMIZED MANUFACTURING - Embodiments of the invention provide a method and apparatus for manufacturing dental aligners. The system includes a workpiece introduction system having at least one workpiece preparation chamber. The system further has a mold manipulation system, having a mold introduction chamber, where a series of different molds may be introduced one after the other; a mold preparation chamber; a workpiece operation chamber; and a mold manipulator to move the mold between the mold introduction chamber, the mold preparation chamber, and the workpiece operation chamber; and a workpiece manipulator to move the workpiece between the workpiece preparation chamber and the workpiece operation chamber. In operation, the method includes steps of inserting a first workpiece into a workpiece preparation chamber; preparing the first workpiece for processing by subjecting the first workpiece to at least one preparation process; moving the first workpiece into a workpiece operation chamber; moving a first mold into a mold preparation chamber; preparing the first mold for processing by subjecting the first mold to at least one preparation process; moving the first mold into the workpiece operation chamber; moving the first mold and the first workpiece into cooperative engagement; subjecting the first workpiece to a vacuum on the side of the first workpiece facing the first mold; and repeating the above steps for a second workpiece and a second different mold.11-27-2008
425457000 DYNAMIC MALE SHAPING MEANS INCLUDING MECHANICAL MOVEMENT OR POWER MEANS 4
20130209602Personal Affector Machine - This invention relates generally to software and mechanics, and more specifically, to systems and methods for providing a personal affector machine. In one embodiment, the invention includes a top frame; a cross-member, the cross-member extending from the top frame, the cross-member configurable to do any of translate and rotate relative to the top frame; an affector head, the affector head coupled to the cross-member, the affector head configurable to do any of translate, rotate, and gyrate relative to the top frame, the affector head having an affector; a bottom frame, the bottom frame coupled to the top frame; and a cassette, the cassette configurable to removably securing material therein, the cassette being removably attachable to the bottom frame, wherein the affector is configurable to affecting the material within the cassette in a plurality of dimensions.08-15-2013
20130029003COMPRESSION MOLDING MACHINE - A compression molding machine includes a plurality of plate units that are provided between a lower punch retainer and an upper punch retainer. The plate units each include: a plate having a through bore to be filled with a powdery material that is compressed by an upper punch and a lower punch; and a plate attachment member having a mount portion mounted to a vicinity of an upright shaft, a positioning surface positioning the upper surface of the plate, and a plate attaching portion attaching the plate from below to above, such that the upper surface of the plate is positioned at the positioning surface.01-31-2013
20100159059MOULD WITH MOBILE INTERMEDIATE SURFACE - The present invention concerns a mould divided into three parts for the direct moulding of a membrane equipped with a series of suction cups having the particular shape of an open hourglass or of bellows or of a cylinder onto a support made of breathable, waterproof or hydrophilic material positioned on the intermediate mobile part of the mould which is pressed against the lower part of the mould during the moulding phase and raised after moulding has been completed thanks to a series of springs that bring it back to its original position permitting automatic removal of the moulded suction cups without damage to their particular shape.06-24-2010
20120027884NANO-IMPRINTING RESIN STAMPER AND NANO-IMPRINTING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - The present invention provides a nano-imprinting resin stamper including a micro structure layer on a transmissive support basal material, the micro structure layer being formed of a polymer of a resin composition that contains a silsesquioxane derivative as a major constituent having a plurality of polymerizable functional groups, another polymerizable resin component having a plurality of polymerizable functional groups and different from the silsesquioxane derivative, and a photopolymerizable initiator, in which the content percentage of the photopolymerizable initiator is equal to or more than 0.3 mass % and equal to or less than 3 mass % relative to a total mass of the silsesquioxane derivative and the polymerizable resin component, and the micro structure layer permits equal to or more than 80% of light to pass therethrough at a wavelength of 365 nm.02-02-2012
425197000 WITH UPSTREAM SCREEN OR PERFORATED PLATE FOR STRAINING, HOMOGENIZING, OR MIXING MATERIAL TO BE SHAPED 4
20090285924JIG FOR EXTRUSION-FORMING - A jig for extrusion-forming is to be used to obtain a formed ceramic article by extrusion-forming. The jig for extrusion-forming includes a cylindrical extrusion passage into which kneaded clay is fed; a filtering mesh which is arranged to cover an inlet of the extrusion passage and which removes coarse particles and foreign matter from the clay; a first porous plate brought into contact with the filtering mesh and provided with a plurality of through-holes; a second porous plate arranged to leave a space from the first porous plate in the extrusion passage and provided with a plurality of through-holes; and a die arranged to leave a space from the second porous plate in the extrusion passage, and the arrangement of the through-holes of the first porous plate does not coincide with the arrangement of the through-holes of the second porous plate in the extruding direction of the clay.11-19-2009
20130064917Fiber orienting technology for a breather plate - An apparatus and method for accelerating food product in order to cause the product to be stretched aligning the fibers of the product.03-14-2013
20130064916Fiber orienting technology - An apparatus and method for accelerating food product in order to cause the product to be stretched aligning the fibers of the product.03-14-2013
20090104301DEVICE FOR MELT SPINNING OF A LINEAR FILAMENT BUNDLE - A device for melt spinning a linear filament bundle has a spinning shaft for mounting a longitudinal spinning nozzle group, having a nozzle plate including a plurality of nozzle openings on a bottom, and an inlet plate having at least one inlet channel on a top. A distribution chamber is provided between the inlet plate and the nozzle plate, which is connected to the inlet channel in the inlet plate and the nozzle openings in the nozzle plate. The inlet plate has multiple inlet channels provided at a distance to one another in longitudinal direction of the spinning shaft. Multiple distribution chambers arranged next to one another are provided in longitudinal direction of the spinning shaft. The inlet channels each end in one of the distribution chambers.04-23-2009
425222000 TUMBLING TYPE AGGLOMERATING MEANS FOR PARTICULATE MATERIAL 4
20100119638PELLETING DIE AND METHOD FOR SURFACE HARDENING PELLETING DIES - A pelleting die is made of martensitic stainless steel and includes a plurality of extrusion holes form through the die. The surfaces of the die, including surfaces inside the extrusion holes, are hardened by gas nitriding or plasma nitriding. A martensitic stainless steel die can have a carbon content of at least 0.4%. A martensitic steel die can be made of SAE grade 420 steel which is plasma nitrided to produce hardened surfaces. Plasma nitriding can be performed at sufficiently a low temperature to avoid softening of the 420 steel core.05-13-2010
20080206386Device for Eliminating Oversize Pellets from Balling Disks - Device for eliminating oversize pellets from balling disks, comprised of a plow-like tool (08-28-2008
20090110766Coupling for Pelleting Mill - A pelleting die assembly includes a tubular die that is rotated by a quill flange. During rotation, particulate material inside the tubular die is extruded through extrusion holes by rollers inside the tubular die. The die is coupled to the quill flange by a flat, annular disc having one side attached to the die by bolts and an opposite side attached to the quill flange by other bolts. The bolts extend axially through the annular disc and face in opposite directions. The annular disc may include grooves to allow cyclic deflection of the die in a radially outward direction while reducing cyclic loading and strain on the quill flange.04-30-2009
20100047381SYSTEM FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ORE WITH GREEN AGGLOMERATES CONTAINING A PROPORTION OF FINES CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS - A plant for the production of ore comprising a proportion of fines, additives and green agglomerates optionally containing a binder, provided with an outer coating consisting of a combustible containing fine-grained carbon, such as coke. In the plant, the ore is mixed with the additives and the optionally available binder. The mixture is pelletized and the green agglomerates thus formed are coated with the combustible, whereby the combustible is introduced into an agglomeration drum. In order to enable continual production of homogeneous-quality green agglomerates, the mixture is pelletized in the agglomeration drum and the combustible is added in an area of the longitudinal extension of the agglomeration drum where the size of the green agglomerates formed in the agglomeration drum is sufficient for further processing.02-25-2010
425071000 INCLUDING MEANS ADVANCING CONTINUOUS LENGTH WORK THROUGH DOWNSTREAM LIQUID BATH OR SHOWER MEANS 4
20130059023APPARATUS FOR PREPARING PELLETS OF POLY(TRIMETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE) - An apparatus is described having an extrusion means for extruding a molten polymer strand; a pelletizer; and a trough disposed to convey a polymer strand from the extrusion means to the pelletizer; the trough has an interior bottom surface; a water dispensing means disposed to provide a layer of water on a first portion of the interior bottom surface that is proximate to the extrusion means; a mesh or perforated surface disposed in the trough downstream from the water dispensing means, disposed to permit the separation of water from a water-immersed strand incident upon it; and a second portion of the interior bottom surface downstream from that mesh or perforated surface, disposed to contain a layer of water.03-07-2013
20110244066APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING A SPUNBONDED FABRIC - An apparatus is configured to produce a spunbonded fabric. In order to achieve an airiness of the spunbonded fabric and ready adaptability to process parameters which are to be changed, a spinning beam together with a blowing apparatus is configured to be pivotable in a pivoting unit. A relatively high airiness is achieved by the filaments running obliquely onto the fabric belt below the spinning beam. Rotary leadthroughs or elastic feed lines to the spinning beam make the slight pivoting possible.10-06-2011
20120328722APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THREE-DIMENSIONAL NETTED STRUCTURE - An apparatus for manufacturing a three-dimensional netted structure, the apparatus including: drawing-down units, the drawing-down units being submerged or partly-submerged in a liquid, and a die with a mouthpiece having a plurality of holes, the die adapted to extrude the filaments downward at a speed lower than the filament dropping speed whereby the filaments drop in between the drawing-down units. The distance between the drawing-down units is smaller than the width of the assembly of the extruded filaments. The drawing-down units are adapted to contact four surfaces of the assembly of the filaments before or after the drawing-down units are submerged.12-27-2012
20130189386NON-RETURN VALVE FOR CALIBRATION TANKS - A non-return valve for calibration tanks for energy-saving calibration and cooling of plastic profiles which are continuously produced by an extrusion method. A cooling medium is aspirated from a calibration tank via a suction opening and a flow turbine with which the cooling medium and aspirated air are swirled.07-25-2013
425210000 WITH MEANS CLEANING AND PURIFYING ATMOSPHERE SURROUNDING MOLDING DEVICE 4
20130078327METHOD OF RECYCLING AIR CONTAINING A STERILIZING AGENT, AND CONTAINER MANUFACTURING PLANT COMPRISING AN AIR RECYCLING CIRCUIT - A container manufacturing plant (03-28-2013
20100086632EVACUATION SYSTEM FOR PLASTICS EXTRUSION - Disclosed is an evacuation system for use with plastic extrusion dies, in particular a contaminant evacuation system for removal of air borne contaminants generated at the die orifice of a plastics extrusion apparatus. The system includes an annular evacuation chamber and a suction source connected to the evacuation chamber for generating a vacuum in the evacuation chamber. The evacuation chamber has a radially inwardly directed annular air intake opening for placement about the die orifice, and a baffle structure in the evacuation chamber for equalizing suction pressure along the air intake opening and reduce or avoid localized pressure differences around the extruded product, which would lead to deformation of the product.04-08-2010
20100119637Method to Control an Atmosphere Between a Body and a Substrate - Systems to control an atmosphere about a substrate are described. The systems include a wall coupled to the substrate to create a resistance of the flow between different regions of the substrate.05-13-2010
20100272844APPARATUS FOR MOLDING CONTAINERS OBTAINED FROM PARISONS - Molding apparatus (10-28-2010
425253000 FEMALE MOLD, PALLET HANDLING MEANS AND MEANS TO CHARGE FEMALE MOLD 4
20100247702SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A CONTROLLED PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MIXTURES OF LIGHTWEIGHT CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND SYSTEMS FOR AUTOMATIC PRODUCTION OF LIGHTWEIGHT BRICKS - A system for producing ready-to-use mixtures of lightweight construction materials is provided. The system includes a subsystem for mixing and controlling the dry construction materials, a subsystem for mixing and controlling the additive materials, a main mixer which produces the ready-to-use mixture of lightweight construction material and a computerized control unit which controls the manufacturing process and thereby producing a ready-to-use mixture of lightweight construction material which is substantially uniform and has a controlled specific gravity. The present invention further provides an automated line of production for manufacturing ready-to-ship porous lightweight brick walls, controlled by the computerized control unit09-30-2010
20100227016LARGE PALLET MACHINE FOR FORMING MOLDED PRODUCTS - A concrete products forming machine including a main frame, feed drawers, die supports and mold and head assemblies. The feed drawer is moved into position over the mold using an electric belt drive system and includes a vibrating strike off plate to improve surface quality of the molded product, zoned agitators to control movement and placement of concrete, a spring loaded seal system between the walls and floor of the feed box, and quick-release agitator design with urethane sleeves to effect easy and clean removal, replacement and cleaning of the agitators. The concrete products forming machine includes torque tube and leaf spring supports to effect substantially vertical vibrational movement of the mold with air inflatable springs for controlled force between the mold bottom and the pallet. The pallet itself is vibrated from below using phased, counter rotating shafts coupled to the pallet table on which the pallet rests. Vibration induced into the pallet by the vibrating pallet table is transferred to the mold resulting in material compaction. After the molding process, the mold is lifted in a stripping process to remove the molded product for curing or drying.09-09-2010
20080206387MOLD-CONVEYING DEVICE FOR PLASTIC BLOW-MOLDING MACHINE - A mold-conveying device for an plastic blow-molding machines includes a machine base and an auxiliary mold base. The machine base is located under a main mold base for positioning the lower mol d of a shaping mold thereon, provided with plural correcting rods fitted in correcting rod holes in the bottom base of the auxiliary mold base. Further, a power member is provided under the auxiliary mold base for raising or lowering the auxiliary mold base, and the auxiliary mold base is provided with a transmitting device having a transmitting member to match with a rack provided in the machine base for shifting the auxiliary mold base rightward and leftward in accordance with the blow-molding movements of the plastic blow-molding machines for carrying out mold conveying.08-28-2008
20120164259Dry-cast concrete block molding machine - A dry-cast concrete block molding machine for molding concrete blocks. The machine includes a weigh hopper system which senses when the proper amount of concrete, as determined by the weight thereof, has been placed in the weigh hopper to dump the weigh hopper. The machine also includes end plates in the mold box thereof which may be interchanged so that the configuration of the concrete block may be easily changed. The machine also includes a conveyor system which not only conveys mold trays into the mold box of the machine but which also is used to push the molded block outwardly from the compaction chamber of the mold box when the block has been molded.06-28-2012
425011000 PRODUCT OR PREFORM REPAIR OR RESTORING MEANS 3
20130059022COMPOSITE MATERIAL MANUFACTURING DEVICE AND COMPOSITE MATERIAL MANUFACTURING METHOD - In manufacturing composite material by curing fluid, strength deterioration of the composite material due to repair before the fluid is cured is reduced. A suction hole is formed in a bag film (03-07-2013
20120231100Device for sealing and inflating inflatable object - A sealing and inflating assembly includes an air compressor device engaged in a receptacle for generating a pressurized air, and a tire repairing container for receiving a sealing preparation, an outlet piece attached to a mouth opening of the tire repairing container and having an inlet conduit and an outlet conduit, a pipe is disposed in the container and includes one end coupled to the outlet piece and includes a bore for directing the pressurized air to flow through the bore of the pipe and to flow into a base portion of the container without flowing through the sealing preparation, for allowing the tire sealing preparation to be effectively supplied to seal and inflate the inflatable objects.09-13-2012
20090136605Moving Handrail Repair Device For A Passenger Conveyor - A moving handrail repair device includes a self-travelling means and a heating means mounted on the self-travelling means. The self-travelling means travels on a balustrade of a passenger conveyor along a longitudinal direction of a moving handrail. The heating means heats and melts a surface portion of the moving handrail. The surface portion of the moving handrail is formed of a thermoplastic material. In a case where the surface portion of the moving handrail is damaged, an object portion to be repaired of the surface portion is heated and melted, and then the object portion is re-hardened.05-28-2009
425214000 WITH MEANS TO RETARD OR STOP MOVING ELEMENT (E.G., BRAKE, ETC.) 3
20090175978Modular Articulating Cement Spacer - The present teachings provide a modular articulating cement spacer mold for forming a temporary implant comprising a mold first portion; a mold second portion; a hinge region connecting the mold first portion and mold second portion; and a self-securing device to removably secure and separate the mold first portion and the mold second portion. Other modular articulating cement spacer molds are also provided.07-09-2009
20090098235STRETCHING ROD HOLDING ARRANGEMENT - A stretching rod holding arrangement may include a stretching rod for expanding plastic containers, wherein the stretching rod has an elongate rod-shaped main body and a holding body, which protrudes with respect to this rod-shaped main body in a radial direction of the rod-shaped main body. The arrangement comprises a receiving space for mounting the stretching rod, wherein at least one region of the holding body can be received by this receiving space, and the receiving space has a lower boundary wall in the longitudinal direction of the stretching rod. An opening is provided in this lower boundary wall, through which opening the main body of the stretching rod can pass. An arresting mechanism, which can be moved with respect to the receiving space between at least two positions, may be provided above the lower boundary wall in the longitudinal direction of the stretching rod. In the first position, the arresting mechanism allows the passage of the holding body in the longitudinal direction of the stretching rod, and in the second position prevents the passage of the holding body of the stretching rod.04-16-2009
20120148703MOLDING DEVICE PROVIDED WITH A CONTROLLED MEANS FOR CLAMPINGLY ATTACHING A HALF-MOLD BY MEANS OF SLIDABLE ATTACHMENT BOLTS - Disclosed is a molding device for a machine for manufacturing containers, including: two half-molds; two mold carriers, each of which is provided with a recess for receiving a corresponding half-mold; and at least one retractable attachment bolt that is slidably mounted in at least one mold carrier between an operative position, in which the bolt is extended to removably attach the corresponding half-mold in a clampingly mounted position against the back wall of the corresponding recess, and a retracted position, in which the bolt releases the half-mold, characterized in that each bolt and/or the corresponding half-mold include a clamping strip that is angled so as to cause the half-mold to bear against the back wall of the recess during the sliding of the attachment bolt from the retracted position thereof to the operative position thereof.06-14-2012
425005000 MEANS ENCAPSULATING NORMALLY LIQUID MATERIAL 3
20130164400SINGLE USE SYSTEM FOR STERILELY PRODUCING LIPID-NUCLEIC ACID PARTICLES - What is described is a process of forming lipid-nucleic acid nanoparticles simply and reproducibly under aseptic conditions comprising single use components.06-27-2013
20100227015Method and apparatus for making porous agarose beads - The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for forming agarose or cored agarose beads. The process involves dissolving/gelation the agarose in a suitable liquid, mixing it with a hydrophobic liquid to form an emulsion and maintaining that emulsion at a temperature equal to or greater than the gelation point of the agarose, passing it through a static mixer to create agarose droplets and solidifying the agarose droplets in a second bath of hydrophobic liquid. The beads can then be washed and used or further processed to crosslink the agarose and/or add various functionalities on to the agarose. Another method for solidifying the agarose droplets is by using a heat exchanger to cool the stream continuously after it exits the static mixer. A similar process is used for the “cored” beads except cores, preferably in bead form, are introduced to the agarose before it enters the first hydrophobic liquid so that the agarose forms a coating on the cores. A similar process with either agarose beads (made by this or another process) or cored agarose (made by this or another process) can be used to add multiple layers of agarose on to the existing beads. An apparatus for running the process is also disclosed.09-09-2010
20120301564MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CREATING AN ENCAPSULATED DROPLET WITH A REMOVABLE SHELL - A microfluidic system for creating encapsulated droplets whose shells can be further removed comprises: two electrode plates and a spacing structure disposed between the two electrode plates. One of the electrode plates has three reservoir electrodes and a plurality of channel electrodes. The three electrodes are respectively used for accommodating a shell liquid, a core liquid, and a removing liquid which is able to remove the shell liquid. The channel electrodes are used for communicating droplets among the three reservoir electrodes. Via these arrangements, the microfluidic system can create a quantitative shell droplet and a quantitative core droplet, and then merge the shell and core droplets to form an encapsulated droplet. Moreover, the shell of the encapsulated droplet can be removed by mixing it with the removing liquid. This invention is further provided with a method for creating an encapsulated droplet with a removable shell.11-29-2012
425086000 INCLUDING HANDLING MEANS OR FEATURE FOR TREATING LIQUID OR VEHICLE LIQUID, OR CONDENSATE 3
20100278951MANIFOLD FOR DISTRIBUTING OR FOR COLLECTING FLUID, AND A MOLDING INSTALLATION INCLUDING SUCH A MANIFOLD - This manifold comprises a stack formed by at least a plurality of tubular modules and a first support, and at least one tie for compressing the stack in a configuration in which central internal volumes of the various modules are in mutual communication, with adjacent parts of the stack overlapping in leaktight manner, and in which the relative position of two adjacent modules is stationary. The tie may be fastened in rotation about its longitudinal axis and in translation parallel to said axis, relative to the first support. The tie is equipped with a clamping nut that, in the tightened position, exerts a compression force on the stack of modules and on the first support. An abutment, suitable for being fastened axially relative to the first support and for bearingly receiving a surface of the clamping nut when said clamping nut is actuated in the loosening direction, is disposed, relative to the surface of the clamping nut in the tightened position, at an axial distance less than the smallest of the leaktight overlap lengths of two adjacent parts of the stack.11-04-2010
20090291157GRANULATOR DEVICE - A granulator device (11-26-2009
20110236515SPLASH PAN OF A POTTERY WHEEL AND POTTERY WHEEL PROVIDED WITH THE SAME - A splash pan of a pottery wheel arranged to cover bottom and side areas of a turntable, includes a plurality of split dish members split in a circumferential direction and provided with a clay-storing concave portion, the split dish members being separably connectable to each other through substantially horizontal movement thereof. The split dish members are two in number and include a first split dish member having boss portions formed on an outer surface thereof and a second split dish member having engagement portions engageable with the boss portions. The engagement portions are formed on an outer surface of the second split dish member in radial positions corresponding to the boss portions and opened toward the boss portions. The engagement portions of the second split dish member are elastically deformable when engaging with the boss portions of the first split dish member.09-29-2011
425340000 PLURAL RESHAPING MEANS OR PLURAL VULCANIZING MEANS INCLUDING CONFORMING PREFORM SUPPORT 3
20130040010METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING SLATS FOR FABRIC IN COVERINGS FOR ARCHITECTURAL OPENINGS - A method and apparatus for forming a transversely curved or formed strip of material which can be cut to length for use in a fabric for coverings for architectural opening includes a supply role of a flexible fabric strip material that is sequentially passed through a heating chamber with an elongated upwardly convex extrusion across which the strip material is drawn and a cooling station before being wrapped on a take-up drum. The apparatus includes driven rollers about which the strip material passes and the strip material is exposed to tension detectors and controlled temperatures such that the strip material formed in the apparatus is uniform along its length.02-14-2013
20100143525Flexible Tooling Method and Apparatus - A molding apparatus comprises an upper molding box, a lower mold box, an upper flexible membrane covering an opening of the upper mold box, a lower flexible membrane covering an opening of the lower mold box, a heating system located in the upper mold box, a set of ports located between the upper flexible membrane and the lower flexible membrane capable of being used to draw a vacuum between the upper flexible membrane and the lower flexible membrane, and a displacement system located in the lower mold box under the lower flexible membrane.06-10-2010
20100015273STRETCHING APPARATUS FOR WEB OF THERMOPLASTIC SYNTHETIC RESIN - A stretching apparatus for thermoplastic synthetic resin improved so as to ensure that a web can be easily stretched over its entire width. The stretching apparatus 01-21-2010
425287000 FORMER OF THE DIE EXPRESSING TYPE MAKING DOUGHNUT SHAPES 3
20080206388Doughnut making machine - Doughnut making machine with a metal trough, a heating element, a doughnut pushing chain assembly, a chain drive motor, a doughnut batter hopper, a motorized batter dispensing mechanism, a plurality of chain idler pulleys, a chain drive motor and attached pulley, and doughnut flipping fingers. The is chain is wrapped into a belt and is driven by the chain drive pulley that is in turn driven by the chain drive motor. The chain is wrapped around the idler pulleys in a secure fashion. The dispensing mechanism activates when the belt switch activators contact a dough dispensing switch located on the chain. The batter is dropped into the oil that resides in the trough. The heated oil causes the doughnut mixture to fry. The resulting doughnut shape is propelled forward by chain push fingers. The flipping fingers offer resistance to the doughnut causing it to flip over.08-28-2008
20120263815DOUGH FORMING STATION FOR A DEVICE FOR FORMING A DOUGH RING AND DEVICE FOR FORMING A DOUGH RING WITH A DOUGH FORMING STATION OF THIS TYPE - A dough forming station for a device for forming a dough ring comprises a roller with a roller rotational axis and a plurality of dough forming inserts arranged on an outer lateral surface of the roller, a punch beam, which has a punch beam longitudinal axis, with at least one punch, wherein the dough ring is arranged for forming between the at least one punch and a dough forming insert, wherein a lifting drive is provided to displace the punch beam with the at least one punch along a stroke direction oriented perpendicular to the roller rotational axis, wherein the roller rotational axis and the punch beam longitudinal axis are oriented parallel to one another, and wherein a plurality of dough forming inserts arranged about the roller rotational axis along a rotational direction are provided.10-18-2012
20120027883High Density Powdered Material Liner - A die set for forming explosive charge liners from powdered material is provided. The die set comprises a die block defining a basin and a punch shaped to interact with the basin. The die block and the punch are configured to exclude powdered material from a center axis of the basin.02-02-2012
425332000 MEANS IMPARTING ROLLING ACTION TO DISCRETE CHARGE OF STOCK TO FORM A BALL 3
20110212208Dough Rounder - A dough rounder with a base, motor, turntable, drum, and auger. The auger mounts to the base and the drum mounts to the turntable to rotate about the auger. The drum/auger mounting mechanism has a shaft or annular extension from the auger bottom captured by the turntable or a pin extending upwardly from the base into an opening in the bottom of the auger. Horizontal handles at the top of the auger are captured by supports extending upwardly from the base, supporting the auger and preventing lateral motion relative to the drum.09-01-2011
20120231106Meatball rolling machine - A food product rolling machine which comprises a combination of lower, upper and reciprocating functions with a vertical adjustment between upper and lower conveyers for the manufacture of a more precise food product.09-13-2012
20110212207Dough Rounder - A dough rounder with a base, motor, turntable, drum, and auger. The auger mounts to the base and the drum mounts to the turntable to rotate about the auger. The auger has a hollow cylindrical center. Dough dropping into the auger strikes a flexible plate extending at an angle from the cylinder wall. The plate deflects downwardly when struck by the dough and pushes the dough out of an opening in the side of the cylinder when it rebounds.09-01-2011
425238000 DOUGH DIVIDER TYPE INCLUDING TRAP CHAMBER 3
20130209598METHOD AND MOULDING DEVICES FOR MOULDING THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRODUCTS - The invention provides a method for moulding three-dimensional products from a mass of foodstuff starting materials which are suitable for consumption, in particular a meat mass. The method comprises the steps of filling a mould cavity, which is open on one side, with the mass of foodstuff starting materials which are suitable for consumption, which mould cavity is defined by a boundary comprising walls and base, in order to mould a moulded three-dimensional product, and the removal of the moulded three-dimensional product from the mould cavity. In the method according to the invention, during removal the adhesion forces between the moulded product and the boundary are eliminated virtually simultaneously along all the interfaces.08-15-2013
20120213878METHOD FOR VOLUME DIVISION OF DOUGH AND IMPLEMENTING DEVICE - The invention concerns a method for volume division of bread-making, bakery, and pastry dough and the like, contained in a hopper. The method includes allowing the dough to flow by gravity into a chamber capable of measuring an amount of dough to be divided and extending beneath an opening located at the base of the hopper. The chamber is at least partly closed. The volume division of the dough into dough pieces of the amount of dough contained in the chamber is started. The divided dough pieces from the chamber are removed to be set on a discharge carrier. The invention also concerns a device for implementing the method.08-23-2012
20100034915Easy Open Dough Distribution Manifold - The dough distribution manifold (02-11-2010
425276000 MEANS EXCAVATING FROM A BULK SOURCE WITH SIMULTANEOUS SHAPING (E.G., ICE CREAM SCOOP OR PLUGGER, ETC.) 3
20120225153QUICK HEAT ICE CREAM SCOOP - The quick heat ice cream scoop is an improved heat ice cream scoop that includes a ceramic heating element and an ergonomic grip. The ceramic heating element is built into the ice cream scoop and quickly heats up the ice cream scoop, and conversely shall quickly cool down when turned off. The ice cream scoop is mounted to an ergonomic grip that reduces hand fatigue of the end user while providing a location to store powering means for powering the ceramic heating element.09-06-2012
20110183025SCOOP INCORPORATING A HEAT TRANSFER FLUID - A dishwasher safe ice cream scoop is disclosed, the ice cream scoop including a scoop bowl, a handle extending laterally outwardly from connected to the scoop bowl, the handle having a cavity formed therein, a heat transfer fluid disposed in the cavity of the handle, a cap joined with the handle and adapted to seal the cavity of the handle, and a coating formed on at least one of the scoop bowl and the handle to militate against at least one of oxidation, corrosion, and tarnishing.07-28-2011
20090017149AUTOMATIC ICE CREAM SCOOPER - An automatic ice cream scooper. A cylinder of ice cream is placed vertically within a refrigerated container on a slicer having a disc shape. The slicer includes an angled slicing blade for removing ice cream. The slicer is rotated by a motor to remove the ice cream. The slicer has an upstanding edge with the screw thread formed thereon for removing the sidewall of the ice cream container.01-15-2009
425800100 AIR FELTING TYPE SHAPING MEANS 2
20100092591PARTICLE SPREADER - The invention relates to a dispersion installation for dispersing dispersible material on a dispersing material conveyor belt so as to form groups of material for producing wood-material boards. Said system comprises at least one dispersion material bunker for the dispersible material dispersed on the dispersing material conveyor belt, having at least one top side filling opening. A chute is connected to the tilling opening via which the dispersible material can enter into the dispersion material bunker. The invention is characterised in that at least one brake cylinder device is arranged inside the chute, said brake cylinder comprising at least two rotationally driven brake cylinders.04-15-2010
20100003356APPARATUS FOR SCATTERING FIBROUS MATERIAL, E.G. CHIPS - An apparatus for scattering fibrous material, e.g., chips, said apparatus serving to spread chips using either a throw or air-jet spreading method to form a mat (01-07-2010
425458000 HAND MOVABLE, SUBSTRATE TRAVERSING, PLURAL DIMENSION SHAPING MEANS 2
20090068304Device for making a rubber stamp by oneself - A device for making a rubber stamp by oneself is composed of a graving tool which is emplaced flat on a soap bar, with a pointed cone which is protruded downward at an end of the graving tool being inserted into the soap bar for engraving into notches of texts or a pattern in equal depth, according to one's preference. Next, flexible polymer clap is rubbed and squeezed and is then pressed on the notches of the soap bar, to copy into a block of flexible polymer clay having a protruded pattern. Finally, the flexible polymer clap is put into Ian oven for baking and curing, and is then attached on a block object in a cubical shape by a double-sided adhesive tape, so as to form a self-created rubber stamp.03-12-2009
20100278958ONE-STEP ADHESIVE-MEDIUM-FINISHING TOOL AND METHODS OF USE - A tool for finishing or smoothing-out an applied bead of adhesive medium material, such as caulking, at substantially the same time as the bead is laid is disclosed. The finishing tool can be an add-on to an existing adhesive-medium-applicator tool, or can be fabricated with the applicator tool such that the finishing tool and the dispensing end of the applicator tool are a unit. In many embodiments, the finishing tool has a flexibly rigid, angled blade-like member that trails the dispensing end of the applicator tool. The edges of the finishing tool pliably engage two surfaces on each side of a target jointed surface in order to both finish the bead of adhesive-medium material and to gather excess material and redistribute it to help reduce the waste of adhesive-medium material.11-04-2010
425356000 PLURAL SHAPING PLUNGERS OR ROLLS COACTING WITH A SINGLE FEMALE MOLD 2
20080279976Forming Tool for Making Fibre Objects - The invention relates to a forming tool 11-13-2008
20110020487MULTI-CAVITY MOLD - A multi-cavity mold includes a female die and a male die for molding products with the female die. The female die core includes a female die body and a number of female die cores received in the female die body. The male die consists of a male die body, a number of male die cores each corresponding to one female die core received in the male die body, and an ejection member. The male die body consists of a first plate, a second plate connected to the first plate, and a plurality of restricting plates corresponding to the plurality of male die cores. The first plate defining a number of male die cavities each receive a corresponding male die core therein. The restricting plates are fixed onto the first plate and configured to restrict the male die cores in the corresponding male die cavities.01-27-2011
425002000 SHAPING MEANS EMPLOYING ANATOMICAL BODY OR PORTION THEREOF (I.E., ANIMAL OR PLANT) 2
20080274219Method and apparatus for making foot impressions - A method and apparatus for the making of an impression of a person's foot in foam to be used in the manufacture of orthotics comprising in combination a box of foam that will be deformed by the person's foot during the making of a foot impression, placed in foam box receptacle that is supported on a base and which can adjustably swivel or rotate so that the person's knee, ankle and foot will be put in a neutral position and when in use the person is placed in a seated position and a box of foam is placed in the receptacle and a strap assembly is used to exert a downward force on the person's lower leg, the strap being secured to a lever arm used to exert a downward pressure and engage with a block arm which correspondingly exerts a downward force on a block situated above the box of foam and which pushes the foot down into the foam and wherein the block is slideable transversely to the box of foam to align with the arch of the person's foot and to insure that the block exerts its downward pressure evenly and directly on the person's foot.11-06-2008
20130189384METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PREPARING CUSTOMIZED BOWLING BALL FINGER SLEEVES - The subject invention pertains to methods and devices for manufacturing bowling ball finger sleeves that are customized to an individual ball and bowler. The method allows preparation of the finger sleeve directly in the finger hole of a bowling ball. The finger hole can be filled with a molding material and a finger inserted until the molding material cures and retains the shape of the inserted finger. Further embodiments include the use of a protective ring to prevent damage to the outer edge of the finger sleeve and preparation of vents within the sleeve to provide room for expansion of the bowler's finger.07-25-2013
425084000 WITH FORAMINOUS OR ABSORBENT MEANS FOR REMOVAL OF VEHICLE OR COMPONENT IN LIQUID FORM DURING OR AFTER SHAPING 2
20100009021Mold for making ceramics - A forming mold for making ceramics having a pattern includes a first mold made of a water-permeable material and including a first press face, a second mold made of a water-permeable material and including a second press face, and a third mold made of a water non-permeable material and disposed between the first and second molds. The third mold has a third press face in contact with the first press face, and a patterned face opposite to the third press face and cooperating with the second press face to confine a forming space.01-14-2010
20130011505Porous Sintered Pulp Mould Comprising a Partially Machined Flat Bottom Surface - Pulp mould, comprising a porous sintered body (01-10-2013
425424000 FEMALE MOLD VIBRATOR OR TAMPER, AND PRODUCT RELEASE MEANS 2
20080286400System and method for communicating with an optimal wireless communications carrier - Improvement of wireless communications of a wireless device may include storing a preferred roaming list containing information associated with communications carriers arranged in a predetermined order. It maybe determined that a signal strength of a first communications signal of a first communications carrier currently being received by a wireless device drops below a signal strength threshold value. A second communications carrier in the preferred roaming list having a second communications signal with a higher signal strength than the signal strength of the first communications signal may be selected. A time interval over which to receive the second communications signal from the second communications carrier may be initiated and a switch may occur from receiving the second communications signal from the second communications carrier to receiving a third communications signal from a communications carrier in the preferred roaming list in response to completion of the time interval.11-20-2008
20110318446Method And An Apparatus For The Manufacture Of Concrete Pipes - A method and an apparatus for the manufacture of concrete pipes (12-29-2011
425469000 TAMP ROD, PLUNGER OR MALE SHAPING MEMBER 2
20120121751Punch of compression molding machine - A punch of a compression molding machine is configured to be assembled with no use of any tool and achieves reduction in time necessary for the assembling process. The punch includes 05-17-2012
20120219659CONCRETE BLOCK MOLD WITH MOVEABLE LINER - A mold assembly having a mold cavity formed by liner plates, at least one being moveable, an actuator having an actuator axis, and a force multiplier formed by first and second drive elements, the first drive element positioned off-axis from the actuator axis and in mechanical communication with the moveable liner plate, the second drive element operatively coupled to the first drive element, and the actuator configured to provide a first force having a first magnitude in a first direction along the actuator axis to the second drive element which moves the first drive element and the moveable liner plate in an extending direction, wherein a magnitude of a force applied to the moveable liner plate resulting from compression of dry cast concrete in the mold cavity that is required to move the moveable liner plate in a direction opposite the extending direction is greater than the first magnitude.08-30-2012
425155000 WITH CONTROL MEANS RESPONSIVE TO INDEPENDENTLY OPERATED TIMER 2
20100086631SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING COMPOSITE MATERIALS WITH VARIABLE SHAPES - This invention provides single-step pultrusion processes for producing fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) articles that may have variable cross sections and/or non-linear shapes.04-08-2010
20120321736Light Curing Device - A light curing device (12-20-2012
425323000 PRETZEL BENDING TYPE 1
20120219656Process For Knotting A Dough Strand Into A Desired Form, Especially Knotting A Dough Strand Into A Pretzel Form, Plus Related Apparatus - Process for the knotting of a dough strand into a desired form, particularly for the knotting of a dough strand into a pretzel form, wherein the dough strand subject to stretching of the dough strand length is knotted around a form element that provides the desired form for a dough strand with larger starting length than the actual length of the dough strand and/or the desired form with an increased form size, whereupon the form element that establishes the desired form is removed, at least partially, so that the dough strand that was placed into the desired form contracts into a final size.08-30-2012
425062000 WITH TRANSPORTATION DEVICE FOR RELOCATING MOLDING APPARATUS TO DIFFERENT SITE (E.G., LAND VEHICLE, ETC.) 1
20110117230PORTABLE CONCRETE MOLDING MACHINE - An adjustable mounting assembly (05-19-2011
425334000 SETS OF CONVOLUTING OR TWISTING MEANS 1
20100136155MANUFACTURING APPARATUS OF FIBER-REINFORCED RESIN STRAND - There is provided a manufacturing apparatus of a fiber-reinforced resin strand equipped with a roller offset angle adjusting device which can easily adjust roller offset angles of a pair of twisting rollers for twisting a fiber-reinforced resin strand, the device being simple in structure.06-03-2010
425317000 COMBINED 1
20100255137Method of Manufacturing Thermoformed Plastic Articles and Drink Cup Lid made by such Method - A method and apparatus for vacuum thermoforming disposable drink cups lids including the step of imparting printing to the lids in two or more colors while they are in contact with the vacuum thermoforming platen.10-07-2010
425319000 MEANS TO FORM PREFORM FROM BULK AND MEANS TO CONVOLUTE OR TWIST THE PREFORM 1
20080206389Cooked rice mold apparatus - Provided is a cooked rice mold apparatus that can easily adjust the supply amount of sushi rice. The roller spacing of a top rolling roller pair 08-28-2008
425269000 DIPPING TYPE SHAPING MEANS 1
20130171288DEVICE FOR FACILITATING MOLDING OF BREAST IMPLANT SHELLS - A system for molding, more specifically demolding, elastomeric breast implant shells is provided. The system generally includes a molding device having a mandrel having a form generally of a breast implant shell and a mandrel rod, couplable to the mandrel. A fluid flow port is provided which is alternately disposable in a concealed position and an exposed position upon rotation of the mandrel rod. When a liquid elastomer coating on the mandrel is cured, the fluid flow port is rotated into the exposed position which allows it to pass air between the cured coating and the molding surface, thereby facilitating disengagement and demolding of the shell from the mandrel.07-04-2013
425181000 CONVERTIBLE 1
20110262576STRETCH-BLOW MOLDING MACHINE - a stretch-blow molding machine with at least one blow molding station, where for electric stretching, at least one stretching rod is coupled with a drive unit comprising an electric servomotor, and the stretching rod can be changed in a defined, at least approximately axial direction, and has a stretching rod quick change device transferable between a centered operating position and a change position.10-27-2011
425168000 WITH MEANS ADJUSTING SYNCHRONIZATION OR COMPENSATING FOR WEAR 1
20090220631POSITIONING DEVICE WITH BEARING MECHANISM - A positioning device includes a first member and a second member. The first member defines an alignment axis and has a male portion. The second member is separable from the first member and defines a female portion for mating with the male portion along the alignment axis. A bearing mechanism is coupled to the female portion for reducing friction when the male and female portions mate and the bearing mechanism moves between first and second positions relative to at least one of the members. A resilient member is retained by the second member for resiliently supporting the bearing mechanism between the first and second positions. A retaining pin is coupled to the bearing mechanism and is retained between the second member and the resilient member. The retaining pin reacts against the resilient member as the bearing mechanism moves between the first and second positions.09-03-2009
425060000 BOOM MOUNTED DEPOSITING AND FORMING MEANS OF THE CARROUSEL TYPE 1
20120121747SAFETY DEVICE FOR PUNCHES IN A COMPRESSION MOULDING APPARATUS - A safety device for an apparatus for compression-moulding objects that includes a moulding carousel provided with a plurality of punches and with a plurality of corresponding moulding elements, each mould element being movable between a first position in which it does not interact with the respective punch and a second position in which it interacts with the respective punch to mould an object. Each punch is associated with an extracting device suitable for extracting from the respective punch a moulded object. The extracting device is driven by a cam track obtained in a fixed frame of the moulding carousel. The cam track includes a cam track portion that is movable between an operating position in which it interacts with the extracting device and a non-operating position in which it does not interact with the extracting device.05-17-2012
425211000 WITH SOUND MUFFLING OR DAMPENING MEANS 1
20080292739Glass fiber product for making preform products - Compressed preform products formed from continuous fibers substantially evenly coated with a thermoplastic sizing composition are provided. Preferably, the continuous fibers are glass fibers. Applying a thermoplastic sizing composition to continuous fibers during the formation of the fibers enables a preform to be formed without applying any additional sizing or binder compositions at later stages of the manufacturing of the preform. The thermoplastic sizing composition includes a thermoplastic material, and, optionally a silane coupling agent. The thermoplastic material in the thermoplastic sizing composition includes chemicals and/or compounds that are thermoplastic or possess thermoplastic properties. One or more preforms may be randomly inserted to a muffler cavity. Upon the application of heat, the preforms decompress and fill the cavity with fibrous material. Due to the ability to decompress the compressed preform product, the preform product can have a shape that is independent of the shape of the muffler cavity.11-27-2008
425329000 THREE OR MORE ENDLESS SURFACES COOPERATING TO DEFINE A SHAPING APERTURE 1
20120141624SHAPING MOLD FOR PRODUCTS WITH CIRCULAR HOLE - Disclosed is a shaping mold for products with a circular hole, comprising a male mold and a female mold corresponding thereto, forming a core cavity therebetween after the shaping mold is closed. A pin mold core and a female mold core capable of dipping into the core cavity are in the male mold and female mold respectively. A mating face of the pin mold core and the inner face of a square hole shaping portion of the female mold core compress with each other after the shaping mold is closed. With the limitation head and the limitation boards buckling up, the shaping mold of the present invention restricts the pin mold core not rotated in the core cavity to prevent dislocation of the mating face and the square hole shaping portion happening during the insert and shut off operation. Accordingly, the shaping accuracy of the products can be guaranteed.06-07-2012
425459000 PROFILE, JIGGER TOOL OR POTTERS WHEEL PER SE 1
20100297283INJECTION NOZZLE, IN PARTICULAR HOT-RUNNER NOZZLE, FOR ARRANGEMENT IN AN INJECTION MOULD - In the case of an injection nozzle, in particular hot-runner nozzle (11-25-2010
20100297283INJECTION NOZZLE, IN PARTICULAR HOT-RUNNER NOZZLE, FOR ARRANGEMENT IN AN INJECTION MOULD - In the case of an injection nozzle, in particular hot-runner nozzle (11-25-2010
425459000 PROFILE, JIGGER TOOL OR POTTER`S WHEEL PER SE 1
20100297283INJECTION NOZZLE, IN PARTICULAR HOT-RUNNER NOZZLE, FOR ARRANGEMENT IN AN INJECTION MOULD - In the case of an injection nozzle, in particular hot-runner nozzle (11-25-2010
20100297283INJECTION NOZZLE, IN PARTICULAR HOT-RUNNER NOZZLE, FOR ARRANGEMENT IN AN INJECTION MOULD - In the case of an injection nozzle, in particular hot-runner nozzle (11-25-2010
425076000 MEANS IMPARTING IRREGULAR DENIER TO FILAMENTS 1
20120276232Apparatus and Method of Forming Barbs on a Suture - A system for forming one or more barbs on a length of suture is provided. The system includes a suture nest and a punch apparatus. The suture nest defines a longitudinal passage configured for receipt of a length of suture. The suture nest includes at least one recess formed along the longitudinal passage and at least one opening corresponding to the at least one recess. The punch apparatus includes at least one punch member corresponding to the at least one opening in the suture nest. The at least one punch member is configured to be selectively received within the at least one opening in the suture nest.11-01-2012
425073000 INCLUDING VENTILATING TYPE HOOD OR CHAMBER ENCASING A MATERIAL HANDLER 1
20110280979AIR GUIDE SHAFT CAPABLE OF FILLING TO AIR GUIDE HOLE OF A MOLD FOR GUIDING AIR AND PREVENT LARGE PARTICLES FROM FLOWING OUT - An air guide shaft capable of filling to the air guide holes of a mold for guiding air and prevent large particles from flowing out comprises a stop being a round cylinder for stopping material; an air guide having a plurality of axial trenches extending from a body of the air guide; one end of the air guide being a taper end; the air guide serving for guiding air to flow out; and a neck connected between the stop and the air guide; and The air guide shaft is tightly engaged into an air releasing hole of a mold. Thus, large particles of the material within the mold will not flow out from the hole, while air within the mold will flow out from the hole. The final product molded from the mold has a perfect outer side.11-17-2011

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