|7130380||Extractor cup on a miniature x-ray tube|
Methods for connecting electrical potential to an extractor cup at the cathode of a miniature x-ray tube are disclosed. The various connection schemes are designed to form a rugged and conveniently manufacturable connection between the metal extractor cup and one si...
|7127033||Miniature x-ray tube cooling system|
A miniature x-ray tube is cooled using a catheter preferably having multiple small lumens for inflow and outflow of coolant. Inflow may be through an outer lumen(s) in a concentric-extrusion catheter, the liquid turning back at the distal end of the catheter to a pr...
|D530142||Coffee bean roaster||10/17/2006|
|7055805||Self-tailing winch conversion|
A self tailing conversion is provided for a standard winch or capstan, particularly a sailboat winch. In one embodiment a self tailer or rope jaw device is secured to the top of the winch drum, and a feeder arm is attached to the stationary center stem of the existi...
|7052456||Airway products having LEDs|
The present invention relates to an illuminated airway product that will allow visualization of the airway of a patient during intubation. The illuminated airway product includes a light source such as an LED disposed at its distal end. The LED shines axially, radia...
|7047673||Step-in snowshoe binding system|
A step-in binding system (20, 220) including a binding (24, 224) and an engagement member (26, 226) for securing a snowshoe to footwear (22). In one embodiment, the binding includes a pivotable latch (78) and a fixed latch (80
|D521150||Set of dental impression trays||05/16/2006|
|7043342||Vehicle tracking driver assistance system|
A system of vehicle tracking assists the driver of the subject vehicle (especially if it is a wide vehicle such as a motorhome or large truck) to determine the exact position of the subject vehicle and the width and location of the safe clearance path of the vehicle...
|7040677||Retrieval and collection device|
A device for retrieving and disposing of solid or semi-solid waste such as dog waste comprising an elongated handle and a hinged bag supporting frame that is operated by a mechanism in the handle. A bag can be inserted over the two halves of the bag-supporting frame...
|7007290||Flexible airfoil ring for safely flying CDs and DVDs|
An annular protective ring attachment designed to grip the outer peripheral edge of all compact discs (CDs) and digital video discs (DVDs) which, when used in combination with said CD or DVD, creates an airfoil. The airfoil ring consists of an inner periphery, which...
|6991598||Miniature clothing attachable vibrator|
A miniature sexual aid device comprising a battery powered electric vibrator which attaches to the user's clothing. The sexual aid device includes a vibration motor, a button cell battery, a moisture resistant housing that contains the motor and battery, and a clip ...
|6989486||High voltage cable for a miniature x-ray tube|
In a miniature x-ray tube, which may be on the order of approximately 1 mm in diameter or even less, a high voltage cable is provided in various embodiments for conducting current to the cathode of the x-ray tube and for conducting high voltage to the cathode and an...
|6987835||Miniature x-ray tube with micro cathode|
A miniature x-ray tube capable of intra vascular use, has a micro cathode preferably formed by MEMS techniques. The very fine wire of the cathode filament is formed on a semiconductor base and draws a current sufficiently low that lead wires in a cathode heater circ...
|6986164||Tactical shirt for carrying a concealed weapon|
A tactical shirt helps reduce the weight and bulk of items normally carried on a police officer's duty belt. A hidden front pocket extends essentially from the shirt's placket to the side seam of the shirt, providing a large cavity with an ample vertical opening lin...
|D512148||Snap-in articulator insert for easy release of stone model||11/29/2005|
|6942141||Secure delivery apparatus|
Security apparatus (10) for the secure receipt and retention of articles (30) delivered thereto. The security apparatus (10) comprises a housing (12) having an upper chamber (14) and a lower chamber (16) separated from one a...
|D509298||Snap-in articulator insert for easy release of stone model||09/06/2005|
|6931860||System and method for water pasteurization and power generation|
A system and method for creating power and pasteurizing water is provided. The system includes a power generation subsystem and a water pasteurization subsystem, which are linked together as follows. The power generation subsystem comprises a turbine power generator...
|6926878||Method for removing toxic substances in water|
Arsenic and TOC are removed from drinking water or wastewaters by use of finely-divided metallic iron in the presence of powered elemental sulfur or other sulfur compounds such as manganese sulfide, followed by an oxidation step. A premix may be produced for this pr...
|6927670||Conventional mechanical lock cylinders and keys with electronic access control feature|
A mechanical key and lock cylinder with mechanical bittings include electronic access control feature. A small, low-profile memory cell is embedded in a recess or hole through the key, with one cell terminal grounded to the key and the other having a contact extensi...
|6888102||Carpet seaming iron|
A carpet seaming iron has two heating elements to maintain the iron at desired temperature with a minimum of temperature oscillation. One element remains energized as long as the iron is switched on, while the other is controlled by a thermostat. With proper selecti...
|6866340||Spinal glide ergonomic chair seat and pelvic stabilizer|
A chair and standing device includes a mechanism for allowing movement in an individual's hips and lower back while seated in a chair or standing in one's workstation, by letting the pelvis glide unabated through an apparatus made up of a series of balls, round spri...
|6826935||Mechanical/electronic lock and key therefor|
Locks and keys are disclosed with electromagnetic as well as mechanical actuation. Several forms of reverse sidebar are described, avoiding binding of the lock release mechanism by premature turning of the key by a user. An embodiment of a system is described wherei...
|6826489||Fault classification in a plasma process chamber|
A method of fault classification in a plasma process chamber powered by an RF source includes initially running a plurality of different baseline plasma processes on the chamber. For each baseline process, the magnitudes of a plurality of Fourier components of deliv...
|6802157||Tank cover system with substantial gas seal|
A substantially gas tight cover for an open-top structure such as a tank requires very few fasteners and allows for thermal expansion and contraction movement while still maintaining the nearly complete gas seal. Unique metal extrusions are assembled on-site in a mo...
|6791450||Networked digital locker lock system|
A system of locker compartments at various locations is controlled by a central system processor. A communication system from the central processor to all locations, and all lockers within a location, enables central control of rewritable locker access codes, reserv...
|6760922||Tactical vest with concealed carry pocket|
A tactical vest particularly for police has a hidden pocket which extends between panels of fabric to the back of the vest and preferably completely around the vest to the opposite side. A large patch of material with loop fasteners, preferably nearly as tall as the...
|6755999||Method of manufacturing a release-controlled pipe|
A release-controlled pipe and a related manufacturing method comprise several main steps, which are mixing a formulation, first hot melt extrusion and cooling, grinding into pieces, second hot melt extrusion, molding and cooling. The present invention includes the s...
|6755382||Dual retractable tissue roll holder|
A paper tissue roll holder eliminates the use of a spindle. Two opposed arms with slidable back frames have support plugs or protrusions extending inwardly from ends of the arms, to engage in the ends of a tissue paper roll. The frames move laterally in opposition t...
|6743362||Sewage treatment process|
A sewage treatment plant, on the liquid side, is operated so as to effect nitrification and denitrification within a single tank and simultaneously to remove water, without the need for separate clarification. An aerobic/anoxic zone is maintained in a single tank, w...
|6725576||Snowshoe with molded tail piece|
A snowshoe having a tubular frame supporting a flexible deck has a molded tail piece connecting the tail ends of the tubular frame. The tail piece has two dowel members which are angled to form a rear apex, such that the tail ends of the tubular frame extend over th...
|6712970||Sewage treatment process with phosphorus removal|
In the liquid side of sewage treatment process, a combination aerobic/anoxic stage is closely monitored such that phosphorus can be removed as well as nitrogen. As in a known process, the aerobic/anoxic stage is monitored as to a coenzyme of the active bacteria. Whe...
|6706301||Tandoori cooking method and apparatus|
The cooking apparatus comprises a heat source within an enclosure, and a hollow chamber with an open upper and lower end which sits on or above the heat source. The hollow chamber together with the enclosure provide a cooking apparatus which has a bulbous, convex fo...
|6694629||Laser projector for producing intersecting lines on a surface|
A portable construction layout tool generates laser beams in two or more directions related by a specific angle, such as 90°. The instrument emits two fans of light in such a way as to project a pair of lines on the floor, wall or other surface on which ...
|6694645||Lace binding for a snowshoe|
A binding for a snowshoe has a base secured to a footbed connected to the snowshoe frame, and a tongue piece above the footbed, connected at front to the footbed in a flexible hinge and positioned to engage the top of a user's boot, from the toe to the ar...