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Induction cooking appliance and method for assembling same
Induction cooking appliances and methods for assembling induction cooking appliances are provided. An induction cooking appliance defines a vertical direction,...
Difference images and difference image strips
Techniques described herein convert a plurality of digital images into an image or images more amenable to data compression. In one embodiment, an ordered...
Electric motor brush apparatus and method
A motor assembly includes: a motor housing including: at least one brush receptacle having top and bottom ends; a locking element extending from the top end...
Compact transformer bushing
A compact electrical bushing has a separate insulating end cap removably attached to the shaft of the bushing at an end used for mounting a current transformer....
Mold for impregnating a prefabricated condenser core of a high-voltage
bushing and device for forming a...
An exemplary mold is disclosed for impregnating a prefabricated condenser core (C) of a high voltage bushing with a liquid resin and includes two mold modules...
Flat-stock aerial vehicles and methods of use
A flat-stock aerial vehicle includes a body having a plurality of flat-stock sheets connected to one another, at least one motor, and at least three aerodynamic...
Method and system for managing and monitoring fuel transactions
Fueling transactions (and other types of transactions) may be verified for legitimacy and validity by recording audio, video and/or images of the transaction as...
Method and apparatus for preparing a bale sample from a bale of fibrous
material, and a bale sample produced...
A method for preparing a bale sample, a bale sampling apparatus, and a bale sample are provided. The method includes the steps of removing a portion from a bale...
Utility oven door roller glide system
A drawer assembly includes a roller glide system configured to facilitate sliding movement between an extended and a retracted position of a drawer. The roller...
Cross heating thermocouple based pan sensing
A cooktop includes a first burner and a second burner. A first temperature sensor is adjacent the first burner, and a second temperature sensor is adjacent the...
Directional control valve with spool delay mechanism
A mechanism for implementing a delay in a directional control valve in the movement of a valve spool within a valve body from a first position of the spool to a...
Shift lever assembly with axially offset noise and vibration damper
A shift lever assembly for a manual transmission includes a hollow shift lever having a shift knob provided thereon. A noise and vibration damper includes a...
System and method for controlling a system that includes fixed speed and
variable speed compressors
A system and method for controlling a system that includes fixed speed and variable speed compressors are described. The method generally allows the system, for...
Wind generator system with multiple turbines
A system for generating wind energy or wind power through multiple wind turbines. Each wind turbine can be smaller than a single conventional wind turbine. A...
Water diverting silicone rubber universal fit downspout extension
A gutter downspout extension, extruded from a medium to high density silicone rubber material for diverting water from a foundation of a structure. The silicone...
Sound reducing underlayment composition, system and method
An underlayment layer composition and flooring system, method of using the composition and method of obtaining desirable sound reducing results are provided....
Apparatus and method for an asphaltic material control system
A system for controlling the production of an asphalt mix. The preferred system comprises an asphaltic material source, an asphaltic material sensor, a liquid...
Ultrafiltration process for producing a sulfopolyester concentrate
A process for recovering a primary polymer concentrate stream is provided. The process comprises routing a second mother liquor stream to a primary...
Thermosetting compositions based on phenolic resins and curable poleyester
resins made with diketene or...
A thermosetting composition having: I. a curable polyester resin containing beta-ketoacetate moieties without vinyl unsaturations; and II. a phenolic resin...
Polyester compositions containing cyclobutanediol having a certain
combination of inherent viscosity and...
Described are polyesters comprising (a) a dicarboxylic acid component comprising 80 to 100 mole % terephthalic acid residues; optionally, 0 to 20 mole %...
Method for packaging fiber material
The present invention relates to the use of vacuum packaging and vacuum packaging techniques. Embodiments of the present invention include bales and packages...
Vehicle storage compartment assembly
A vehicle storage compartment assembly has a bottom wall, a first and second upright walls and a top wall. The first upright wall, the second upright wall and...
Vehicle intersection warning system and method with false alarm
A method for providing information to a driver of a vehicle includes receiving remote vehicle information indicating geospatial state and kinematic state for...
Tire with tread pattern having pre-selected variations in lug stiffnesses
to improve tire noise
A tire is provided having a tire noise pitch sequence based on preferred characteristics of the tire noise generated by tire tread lug stiffness variations. The...
Container with high moisture barrier properties and a reclosable pour
A paperboard substrate that can be used to provide a food packaging particle is provided having a water vapor barrier layer comprising HDPE in combination with...
Push folding of carton blanks
A folding aid with registers is aligned with notches in a specially designed carton blank to facilitate the efficient manual construction of cartons with...
Wire twisting tools and methods
A wire twisting tool provides a rotatable jaw housing defining an interior cavity and a housing slot shaped for receiving one or more strands of wire. One or...
Optimization of a vapor recovery unit
This vapor control logic system is for optimizing terminal loading capacity by controlling load rack fuel dispensing with a vapor recovery unit (VRU) to prevent...
Fluid filter and head with quick connector
A connection between a fluid filter and a head is described that permits quick connection/disconnection between the two without requiring disconnection of fluid...
Three-dimensional porous film contact layer with improved wound healing
A wound dressing has a micro-architecture to produce appropriate strains in cells to promote the healing a wound. The apparatus includes a wound cover for...
Compositions and methods for promoting bone formation
A method for promoting bone formation is provided. More specifically, a method for promoting bone formation by promoting osteoclast formation is provided. In...
Compositions and methods for treating pain
In the present invention, Applicants demonstrate the effect of a biomembrane sealing agent on the development of chronic pain following tissue injury as well as...
Sternum fixation device and method
An apparatus and technique for infernally securing a plurality of bone segments together. The device incorporates a plate-like structure stabilizing the...
Spinal correction system and method
A spinal construct comprises at least one spinal implant connected with vertebrae and a member extending between a first end including, at least one part...
Use of rigid polyurethane foam to encapsulate plumbing in a therapy bath
A wall structure for a composite tub includes a surface side for facing an interior of the tub, a polyurethane layer backing and attaching to the surface side,...
Support cushions and methods for dissipating heat away from the same
A support cushion is provided for dissipating heat away from the support cushion. The support cushion includes a body supporting portion and a base portion that...
Cell phone case
Secure WiFi using predictive analytics
Aspects automatically direct data requests from a specific application of a mobile programmable device to a designated WiFi network pathway without interaction...
Techniques for sender-validated message transmissions
Disclosed are various embodiments, implemented in one or more computing devices, for filtering objectionable content from messages prior to transmission of the...
Safe use panelboard keyed shutter system
Methods and systems for reducing exposure to live parts in a panelboard allow a circuit breaker or other branch electrical device to be safely installed and...
Electrical fixture secured to a junction box via a cover plate having an
An electrical fixture includes an electrical fixture housing having a mounting surface, an electrical connector disposed on the mounting surface, and an...
Relationship performance system and method
An apparatus for negotiating a work role relationship between two participants, comprising a Dialog and Agreement Board with multiple in-dialog areas where...
Processor architecture using a RISC processor and multiple adjunct
A method for processing data comprising activating a reduced instruction set processor. Activating a basic input output system of the reduced instruction set...
Nanoscale porous gold film SERS template
Provided are patterned nanoporous gold ("P-NPG") films that may act as at least one of an effective and stable surface-enhanced Raman scattering ("SERS")...
Laser welded piston assembly
An exemplary piston may include a piston body having radially inner and outer body mating surfaces. The piston may further include a cooling gallery ring...
Buckling restrained brace assembly
The disclosed subject matter is directed to a building structural bracing apparatus having an inner core element disposed between an upper and a lower...
Level cut loop looper and clip assembly
A level cut loop looper or hook and clip assembly for a tufting machine includes at least one module carrying a series of level cut loop loopers or hooks. Each...
Olefin block copolymer composition with low tack
Disclosed are oil-extended olefin block copolymer compositions with low, or no, tack. A unique comonomer content in the soft segment of the OBC in conjunction...
Amorphous propylene-ethylene copolymers
Amorphous propylene-ethylene copolymers are described herein that can include high amounts of ethylene and exhibit desirable softening points and needle...