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Monitor fixing mechanism for fixing a monitor and display device therewith

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A monitor fixing mechanism for fixing a monitor is disclosed. The monitor fixing structure includes a pivot plate and a support member. The pivot plate is detachably connected to the support plate so as to pivot the monitor relative to a stand. The support member includes a plate, at least one lateral guiding structure disposed on the plate for laterally constraining movement of the pivot plate as the pivot plate is sliding into the plate in a first direction, and at least one stopping structure disposed on the plate for stopping an end of the pivot plate as the pivot plate has slid into the plate in the first direction completely. The monitor fixing mechanism further includes a fastening module for fastening the pivot plate on the support member as the pivot plate has slid into the plate in the first direction completely.



Docking station and electronic apparatus using the same

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A docking station and an electronic apparatus using the same are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a portable computer and a docking station. The docking station includes a body, a base and a connecter, and the portable computer is detachably connected to the docking station. The base is movably connected to the body. The connecter disposed on the base is movable with the base relative to the body. The body is electrically connected to the portable computer via the connecter, and thus the portable computer can move relative to the docking station.



Devices, systems and methods for reinforcing a traffic control assembly

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Reinforcement devices and systems for holding a traffic control assembly in compression are provided. The traffic control assembly includes a traffic signal disconnect hanger and/or a traffic signal and a first span wire positioned above the traffic control assembly. In some embodiments, the reinforcement device includes an upper support device connected to the first span wire where the upper support device has a length that is greater than a width of the traffic control assembly and the upper support device is configured to spread the load of the traffic signal assembly to the first span wire. The reinforcement device includes a lower support device operably connected to the traffic signal, a first vertical support member, and a second vertical support member where the first and second vertical members are tensioned when the upper support device, the lower support device and the first and second vertical support members are connected together.



Dust-proof mechanism and electronic device using the same

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electronic device with an inbuilt mechanism sealing unused interface holes, or gaps, against dust is disclosed. The dust-proof mechanism includes two blocking members and two elastic members. The two blocking members are movably mounted on a bottom wall of a housing and close an interface hole in the manner of drawn curtains. The two blocking members are urged together by the elastic members. When an object is inserted into the interface hole, the guiding surfaces guide and ride over the inserted object, moving the two blocking members away from each other. When the object is pulled out of the interface hole, the two blocking members are moved back toward each other by the elastic members.



Height adjustment mechanism suitable for a footring

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A mechanism for vertically adjusting a component on a shaft has a collet sleeve riding on the shaft. A spiral track of the component's hub receives a radially outwardly projecting pin on the collet sleeve. The outer surface of the collet sleeve and the inner surface of the hub are tapered so that the hub can rotated one direction to advance the hub on the collet sleeve and compress the collet sleeve onto the shaft to frictionally lock the collet sleeve to the shaft. Because the hub is joined to the collet sleeve by the pin, this also locks the vertical position of the component. Conversely, the hub can be oppositely rotated to release the compression of the collet sleeve so that the collet sleeve, and therefore the vertical component, is slidable on the shaft.



Mounting bracket for link attachment

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A bracket is provided for anchoring a flexible member such as a chain to a surface in such a way as to allow such member to be repositioned over a range of locations along the bracket, once the bracket has been fastened to the surface. The bracket includes an elongated slot along which the terminal end of the flexible member may slide, thereby permitting the anchoring end of the flexible member to be positioned over a range of positions along the bracket.



Boom mountable robotic arm

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A boom mountable robotic arm for temporarily supporting an elongate conductor includes a rigid member such as a beam or beam assembly adapted for mounting onto the upper end of a boom for example using a boom adaptor, at least one electrically insulated support post mounted to the rigid member, where each post temporarily supports an elongate electrical conductor, and at least two rotation devices for selectively controllable rotation of the rigid member and the electrically insulated support posts about at least two corresponding axes of rotation.



Device for hanging a frame on a vertical wall

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A device is provided for hanging a frame member against a wall includes a crossbar and first and second vertical arms oriented perpendicular to the crossbar. The crossbar has a longitudinal track and a leveling bubble. The first and second vertical arms each have a linear track that extends along the length, and a marker on the rearward surface thereof. The vertical arms are retained to the crossbar by knuckles having a guide for slideably engaging the linear track of the vertical arms and the first vertical arms are retained perpendicular to the crossbar and are longitudinally moveable perpendicular to the linear edge.



Seat apparatus for vehicle

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A seat slide apparatus for a vehicle includes a first rail, a second rail, a lock member, a biasing member, the lock member being rotatably connected to the second rail in a state where a support shaft fixed to one of the second rail and the lock member is positioned within an elongated hole formed at the other of the second rail and the lock member to be movable in first and second directions of the relative movement and is biased by a support shaft biasing member in a direction orthogonal to the first and second directions, and a restriction portion restricting the support shaft from moving within the elongated hole in the first and second directions in a case where a load applied in one of the first and second directions is smaller than a predetermined value.



Ratchet platform

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A height adjustable platform and method include a ratchet platform having a platform upper assembly with a platform and a ratchet. The ratchet includes a platform riser tube and a ratchet rail secured to the platform riser tube. The ratchet platform also includes a platform lower assembly having a support column and a platform base. The support column is secured to the platform base. An end of the ratchet is proximate the platform and an opposing end of the ratchet is disposed within an interior of the support column. The platform upper assembly actuator includes a pedal sub assembly and an upper linkage. The upper linkage is attached to the pedal sub assembly. Actuation of the pedal sub assembly actuates the upper linkage. Actuation of the upper linkage actuates the ratchet to adjust the height of the ratchet platform. The ratchet platform also includes an energy attenuation system.



Multifunctional case for portable electronic device

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A multifunctional case is configured for receiving or supporting a portable electronic device. The case includes a first layer and a second layer. The second layer is connected to the first layer by the edges. A receiving space is formed between the first and second layers for receiving the portable electronic device. The second layer is provided with a base portion, a main supporting portion, two side supporting portions and two remaining portions are formed on the second layer. The two side supporting portions and the remaining portions are symmetrically positioned at two sides of the main supporting portion. When the case is folded up as a support, the main supporting portion is angled with the base portion. The remaining portions are stacked on the base portion. The side supporting portions are perpendicular to the remaining portions and the main supporting portion.



Support stand with integrated fire baffle

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A system includes a device chassis and a base. The base includes a first section on a first side of the base, a second section on a second side of the base, and a middle section between the first section and the second section. The middle section is arranged above the first section and the second section. The device chassis attaches to the middle section, and a space is provided between the middle section and the device chassis.



Holding device

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A holding device includes a case. A base includes a placement portion for placing an article, and a fixture holding portion provided on one end side of the placement portion, and is rotatably attached relative to the case through a pivot support portion. A slider is slidably attached to the base, and includes a movable holding portion for releasably holding the article between the movable holding portion and the fixture holding portion. An urging member urges the slider. A positional control device is provided between the base and the slider, and releasably locks the slider in an arbitrary position when the slider slides against an urging force of the urging member. A placement-angle holding device is provided between the base and the case, and holds the base at a predetermined placement angle relative to the case in conjunction with sliding of the slider against the urging force of the urging member.



Sporting gear storage system

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A surface mounted sports gear display apparatus capable of holding a wide range of equipment types and sizes implementing a transverse sliding tension mechanism that adjusts in width and applies a tension force on opposing grip members and that apply a compressive force on the displayed object which creates frictional contact on the long edges between the displayed object and grip members allowing the object to be held horizontally, vertically or diagonally. Additionally a center double-edged grip member can be added creating an expanded functionality for pairs of objects such as skis. The grip edge shape can be altered to enhance surface contact for objects such as surf boards, baseball bats, tennis rackets, kayak and canoe paddles, and rowing ores.



Floral vase anchor

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The floral vase anchor is preferably formed from a single strip of plastic or metal, and includes a tri-planar surface, wherein the central portion includes a series of notches on either side, and upper and lower sections extend at obtuse angles away from the plane of the central portion. The upper section and lower section each include floral insert slots at the distal ends thereof for receiving the stems from a floral arrangement. In use, a florist may insert the stems into the floral insert slots until the stems are positioned within the rounded portion of the slots. Then rubber bands may be used to secure the stems to the anchor, and the assembly may be placed into a vase. A securing mechanism may be used to fix the anchor to the vase, and may also be used to secure the vase to the ground or a monument.



Connecting structure

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A connecting structure received in a main device for connecting an auxiliary apparatus. The connecting structure includes a retracting part formed on a bottom board of the main device and close to a sidewall of the main device and a clamping part. The clamping part is pivotablly mounted on the bottom board and pivotally connected to the retracting part. The retracting part drives the clamping part to extend out of the main device via an opening defined on the sidewall for connecting the auxiliary apparatus when the auxiliary apparatus needs to be mounted on the main device. The retracting part retracts the clamping part into the main device when the auxiliary apparatus is unmounted from the main device.



Accessory bracket

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A bracket assembly for electronic equipment support structures having an elongated main body, a mounting tab extending from a first edge of the main body, and first and second mounting arms extending from a second edge of the main body, opposite the first edge. The mounting tab has an aperture formed therethrough. The first mounting arm is positioned adjacent a first end of the main body and extends generally perpendicular to the main body and the mounting tab and the second mounting arm is positioned adjacent a second end of the main body, opposite the first end, and also extends generally perpendicular to the main body and the mounting tab. The bracket assembly can be mounted to a vertically oriented member of an electronic equipment support structure by: mounting the bracket assembly to the vertically oriented member; positioning the rack mountable equipment adjacent and generally parallel to the vertically oriented member such that the equipment is in a generally vertical orientation; and connecting the rack mountable equipment to the bracket assembly between opposing mounting arms of the bracket assembly.



Tilt mechanism for a monitor

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A tilt mechanism for an electronic display. A tilt mechanism including a counterbalancing mechanism having a compression spring assembly. Such tilt mechanism allowing an electronic display to be positioned at a variety of tilt angles. A tilt mechanism including a support that is pivotable with respect to a support surface.



Mobile computing platform holding device

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus for the holding of an IPAD® or other mobile computing platform includes a magnetic arm assembly connected to a first end of a flexible shaft. A ferric metal circle is adhered to a back panel of the IPAD®. A center magnet provided within a center of the magnetic arm assembly which applies a force to the metal circle sufficient to retain the IPAD®, thereto. A plurality of flexible arms extends radially from the center magnet and bear against a protective case that retains the IPAD®. An opposite second end of the flexible shaft is connected to a base member. The base member may include a threaded clamp, a spring clamp, a suction cup or a weighted base, depending on the desired location for holding the IPAD®.



Vibration-proof pipe clamp

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A vibration-dampening clamp for clamping long, narrow articles such as pipes includes a pipe clamp member made of hard resin that has pipe clamp portions for restraining the long, narrow articles, a mounting member made of hard resin that has a mounting portion for mounting to the fastened member, and an elastic connection member made of soft resin that is packed between the pipe clamp member and the mounting member. The pipe clamp member and the mounting member do not make direct contact, so that detachment of the pipe clamp member from the mounting member is inhibited. The detachment inhibiting structure incorporates a T-shaped portion that comprises a flat plate portion and a prism portion formed in a mounting member, and an arm portion formed in the pipe clamp member that extends about the periphery of the flat plate portion of the T-shaped portion.



Support profile for a support arm system

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a support arm profile for a support arm system, comprising a receiving space for cables or the like which is open toward the surroundings, wherein a connecting element is molded inside the support arm cross-section and is connected indirectly or directly to two opposite side walls of the profiled support element. In such a support profile, high profile stiffness, which meets all the requirements of a support arm system, can be achieved in that two delimiting elements are connected, spaced apart, to the connecting element, and that the delimiting elements extend from the connecting element at an angle to the side walls.



Attachable grommets for hanging pipes

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A plastic, polymeric or silicone grommet used as a dampener or insulator for round and/or hex style tube, pipe and conduit hangers, and particularly to a grommet having a channel portion and a rounded edge portion which directly surrounds the edges of hanger brackets used as pipe supports. Each flat surface of the grommet is substantially rounded to prevent the collection of liquids, dirt or debris.



Fluid line clamp

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A fluid line clamp includes one or more blocks with holes for receiving fluid lines therein. The fluid line clamp further includes a first backing plate, a second backing plate, and a shielding plate. The first and second backing plates are spaced apart from each other to receive the blocks therebetween. The shielding plate is disposed at a distance from the blocks and includes an inner surface, and an outer surface. The inner surface of the shielding plate is rigidly attached to the backing plates. The outer surface of the shielding plate is configured to rigidly attach to a hot body of a machine.



Side-loading quadrant deadend clamp assembly

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A clamp assembly includes a body member having a cable groove formed therein to receive a cable. A keeper is connected to the body member and has a lower surface adapted to engage the cable received in the cable groove. A biasing member is disposed between the keeper and the body member.



Devices configured to provide pre-launch support of kites

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Certain embodiments described herein are directed to devices configured to retain, at least for some period, and provide pre-launch support kites such as stunt kites. In certain instances, the device positions stunt kites of various sizes and design, including, for example, delta wing kits, diamond kits and foil kits, in a reclined position to provide pre-launch stability and wind flow/spill-over across the face of the kite to help prevent unintentional or premature launch. If desired, optional control line upright supports can be present that permit minimum control line pull-back thereby reducing the recline of the kite to bring the face of the kite into the wind and thereby launch the kite. The control line upright supports may also prevent the kite from falling completely face down on the surface, thereby requiring a reset of the kite on the device.



Solar boiler tube panel supports

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A solar boiler includes a boiler support defining an axis along an inboard-outboard direction. A hanger rod is rotatably mounted to the boiler support. A bracket is rotatably mounted to the hanger rod, and a solar boiler panel is mounted to the bracket. The solar boiler panel defines a longitudinal axis that is substantially perpendicular with the axis of the boiler support. The hanger rod connects between the boiler support and the bracket to support the weight of the solar boiler panel from the boiler support. The hanger rod and bracket are configured and adapted to maintain a substantially constant orientation of the bracket during inboard and outboard movement of the bracket relative to the boiler support.



Device for enhancing a corner structure

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

In an embodiment, an interchangeable corner hanger to ornament framing protruding corner structures is provided. The interchangeable corner hanger includes a horizontal portion and a vertical portion. The horizontal portion is designed to rest on an exposed edge of a corner structure, and the vertical portion is designed to hang over the corner of the corner structure and rest against a wall upon which the trim is attached. The vertical portion has a length sufficient to stabilize the corner hanger without the use of other adhesives or attachments. In an embodiment, the vertical portion is configured to allow one or more interlocking elements to be suspended from the vertical portion. For example, the vertical portion may include an interlocking pattern configured to accept a complimentary interlocking pattern on an interlocking element. Further interlocking elements may be attached to the interlocking element.



Rope clasp

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A rope clasp device for securing a rope eliminates the need for a knot in a rope by selectively clasping and encasing at least one portion of a rope in a toothed clamp. The rope clasp device comprises a base, at least one, but generally two swinging doors, and a lock. The swinging doors are pivotably coupled to the base in order to be moved between an open position and a closed position. In the closed position, a pair of channels for passage of a rope is defined between the base and the doors. The channels are defined by a plurality of clasping teeth to retain the rope therein.



Removable grommet device and method of using thereof

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A grommet device and method of using a grommet device is provided. A top structure has a top surface. An aperture having a central axis is positioned interior of the top structure. A sidewall is formed around the aperture and connected to the top structure. The sidewall is positioned substantially perpendicular from the top surface of the top structure. At least two upper protruding structures are connected to the top structure at different locations along the top structure, wherein each of the upper protruding structures extends into the aperture. At least two lower protruding structures extend from the sidewall at different locations along the sidewall, wherein each of the lower protruding structures have a flexing portion extending into the aperture, wherein each of the upper protruding structures are substantially radially aligned with the flexing portion of each of the lower protruding structures, respectively.



Avionic media systems including actuated media docking stations and over-center locking mechanisms suitable for usage therein

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Embodiments of an avionic media system are provided, as are embodiments of an actuated media docking station and embodiments of an over-center locking mechanism suitable for usage in an actuated media docking station. In one embodiment, the avionic media system includes an actuated media docking station and an onboard electronic device. The actuated media docking station includes, in turn, a housing assembly, a mass media device (“MMD”) receptacle coupled to the housing assembly, a connector mounted to the MMD receptacle and configured to interface with the MMD when inserted into the MMD receptacle, and an actuator coupled to the housing assembly and to the MMD receptacle. The actuator moves the MMD receptacle between: (i) a loading position in which an MMD can be inserted into the MMD receptacle, and (ii) a retaining position in which removal of an MMD from the MMD receptacle is physically obstructed.



Electronic device and cover assembly

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A cover assembly applied to an electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a first component and a second component, and an opening is formed between the first component and the second component. The cover assembly includes a cover element, at least one first moving element, at least one second moving element and an elastic element. The cover element is disposed in the opening, attached to the second component, and abutted against the first component. The first moving element is connected to the cover element and includes at least one first moving part. The second moving element is connected to the second component and includes at least one second moving part. The elastic element is connected between the first moving element and the second moving element, and provides an elastic force to make the cover element continuously abutted against the first component and cover the opening.



Electronic device and locking mechanism thereof

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A locking mechanism, adapted for connecting a first member to a second member, is provided. The locking mechanism includes a wedging unit, a locking unit and a pushing element. The wedging unit is disposed on the first member, and includes a hook movable between a wedging position and a separation position. The locking unit is disposed on the second member, and includes a locking element disposed in the second member, wherein the locking element is movable between a locking position and a releasing position. When the pushing element is moved toward a first direction, the pushing element pushes the locking element from the locking position to the releasing position to release the hook, and when the pushing element is moved toward a second direction, the pushing element pushes the hook from the wedging position to the separation position to release the hook.



Portable computing device with wireless capability while in folded position

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A portable computing device includes a display unit and a base unit coupled via a hinge such that a surface of the display unit is parallel to a surface of the display unit when the portable computing device is manipulated into a folded position. The display unit includes a display panel and a radiating element of an antenna, the radiating element disposed at an end of the display unit that is distal to the hinge. The base unit includes a metal base chassis, the metal base chassis defining a keep out aperture at a distal end of the base unit that is substantially devoid of metal material from the metal base chassis. The keep out aperture is axially displaced from a position of the radiating element when the portable computing device is manipulated into the folded position.



Electronic compensated pivot control

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

In embodiments of electronic compensated pivot control, a computing device includes a device housing that is integrated with a display device, and the device housing tilts for multiple display positions. Pivotable components pivot in coordination to position the device housing in a display position, and sensors detect positioning inputs that are received to re-position the device housing of the computing device. Actuators are implemented for electronic actuation to limit movement of the pivotable components, and alternatively, to drive the pivotable components to re-position the device housing. A pivot controller is implemented to control the actuators based on sensor data to position the device housing in a display position.



Multi-gang adjustable electrical box

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electrical box assembly includes an electrical box having a removable partition plate that can be positioned between the ends of the electrical box or at the end of the electrical box when two or more of the electrical boxes are ganged together. The electrical box can include a mounting bracket having a body portion attached to a wall of the box for supporting the box during use. A support member is coupled to the mounting bracket and is extendable to a length to contact the opposing wall. The mounting and the support member are independently adjustable with respect to the box.



Universal holiday tree stand with built-in heat pump

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A tree stand includes a housing dimensioned for holding electronic components used in providing electricity in support of decorative lighting for the tree. The tree stand removes heat from the housing without the use moving parts. Floor vents enable cool air to enter the housing; upper vents enable that air, warmed by the electrical components, to escape to the housing and into a heat riser housing as part of a growing, circular heat thermal. The heat follows a spiral ramp in the heat riser housing exiting vents at the top where additional heat is conducted into the tree itself, radiated into the air. Tree legs can be increased in number or replaced with longer legged trees without tools by insertion of the side wall into a slot formed in the legs and then slid around the circular slide wall from the notch where each leg is inserted.



Height-adjustable round rod guide

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A round rod guide (10) for mounting a stud bolt attached to a container side includes a plastic body, the stud bolt shaft (30) of the stud bolt being insertable onto and attachable to the plastic body. The plastic body has in its interior a channel (35) for receiving the stud bolt shaft (30) and on its free end, a receiving opening (19) for insertion of a round rod. The plastic body is formed as two parts with a first, cup-shaped base part (11) and with a second insertion part (16) insertable into the cup-shaped base part (11) in at least two different insertion positions that are rotated relative to one another at a predetermined angle. The receiving opening (19) for the round rod and the channel (35) for receiving the stud bolt shaft (30) and for attaching the round rod guide (10) are formed on the insertion part (16), whereby the receiving opening (10) formed in the insertion part (16), when the insertion part (16) is inserted in the base part (11) in the first insertion position, has a different spacing to the foot of the stud bolt shaft (30) than when in the second insertion position.



Vibration reduction system using an extended washer

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A method and apparatus comprising an interface section and a vibration reduction structure associated with the interface section. The vibration reduction structure extends from a surface of the interface section. The interface section and the vibration reduction structure are configured to reduce vibrations at a number of frequencies that travel through the interface section and the vibration reduction structure.



Artist's painting support structure

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A support and transport structure for carrying a “painting-in-progress” frame with canvas wherein an artist's painting canvas is stretched over and fastened to the frame, and wherein the structure has a rack having at least one upstanding guide rail which is vertically slotted, wherein clamp means is affixed only to the frame and is isolated from all painted portions of the canvas, and wherein the clamp means has a guide journal structure which slides up or down within the guide slot to maintain the painted surface of the canvas completely isolated from all portions of the rack and clamp means.



Vehicle seat, in particular automobile seat

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A vehicle seat has a longitudinal adjuster, a pair of seat rails, a releasable latching device having at least one actuating pin that projects over the second seat rail, a pivotably arranged actuating lever, and a Bowden cable. A holder is fixed on a rail and supports the actuating lever such as to be pivotable about a pivot axis at one end, and a contact surface is formed on the actuating lever, on which surface the core of the Bowden cable rests in a subarea between the end of the sheath and the end of the core. The holder secures the end of the core of the Bowden cable, and the actuating lever has a Bowden cable support on which the sheath of the Bowden cable is supported directly or indirectly.



Supporting, retaining, and protective apparatus for extracorporeal heart and/or lung support systems

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a supporting apparatus for devices for maintaining blood circulation, in particular for a heart-lung machine, comprising a plurality of retaining units arranged on the device side for retaining blood-conducting and/or blood-treating devices and control units, and comprising at least one fastening unit arranged on the patient side for detachably and quickly fastening the supporting apparatus to a patient or an object arranged near the patient, wherein at least one screen-like wall element is arranged between the device-side retaining units and the patient-side fastening unit as a protective element for the devices.



Cabin air compressor support bracket

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A support bracket for a cabin air compressor (CAC) assembly includes a CAC mounting portion with a plurality of CAC mounting holes distributed in an arc configuration along a CAC mounting hole circle radius. A support portion includes a ramped face that transitions to an upper lug portion and a substantially perpendicular face relative to the CAC mounting portion. An upper lug extends from the upper lug portion. The upper lug includes a coupling hole that is offset from a first CAC mounting hole of the CAC mounting holes at a length in a first direction and a length in a second direction. A ratio of the CAC mounting hole circle radius to the length in the first direction is between 2.14 and 2.20, and a ratio of the CAC mounting hole circle radius to the length in the second direction is between 1.16 and 1.19.



Multi-purpose drapery rod assembly

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The multi-purpose drapery rod assembly uses unique rod and bracket construction to provide a superior platform for both single and layered drapery. A single-drapery rod cooperates with bracket to attach to surfaces at nearly any angle, and is easily converted to either a Type 1 dual-drapery rod which layers accent drapery to the side and in front of primary drapery without a view-obstructing front rod, or to a Type 2 dual-drapery rod which layers fully-drawable primary drapery in front and to the sides of secondary drapery. Types 1 and 2 are easily converted to the other due to modular construction. Both display drapery from the back, front, and along the sides by connecting the back and front with curved sections between them. The assembly can also be motorized, connecting to an existing traverse rod and converting to a dual-drapery rod when desired.



Display fixture having a display hook

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A display fixture includes a cross support mounted to a display structure. The cross support includes a cross bar having a plurality of holes extending through at least a top of the cross bar. The holes are spaced apart from each other across a length of the cross bar. The display fixture also includes at least one display hook having three downwardly depending mounting members. The at least display hook is mounted to the cross bar by engaging two of the three downward depending mounting members with two holes in the cross bar.



Release preventing system for wall cupboards

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A release-preventing system for wall cupboards wherein a cupboard (40, 70, 105, 110, 150) is hooked to a support (47, 76, 97, 115, 155) fixed to the wall (48, 77, 98, 114, 154) by a hook (41, 73, 91, 125, 162) of a cupboard holding device (40, 90, 124, 163) characterized in that between the hook (41, 73, 91, 125, 162) and the support (47, 76, 97, 115, 155) there is a release preventing element (51, 79, 101, 121, 160, 167) that prevents unhooking of the cupboard.



Furniture riser

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A furniture riser which may be stacked one upon another in a stackable fashion. The furniture riser may also be attached to an identical riser in a side-by-side manner.



Load supporting apparatus

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A load-supporting apparatus includes four levers each including first and second ends, a pushing element, a hanging element and an extending device. The first end of the second lever is connected to the second end of the first lever. The first end of the third lever is connected to the second end of the second lever. The first end of the fourth lever is connected to the second end of the third lever. The second end of the fourth lever is connected to the first end of the first lever. A first end of the pushing element is connected to the first lever. A first end of the hanging element is connected to a second end of the pushing element. A first end of the extending device is connected to the first end of the hanging element. The second end of the extending device is placed against the second lever.



Plastic storage bag holder

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A bag holder for allowing a person to easily fill a plastic storage bag without the help of an additional person to hold the plastic storage bag open. The bag holder includes a first support, a second support, upper arms connecting the top ends of the first support with the second support, lower supports connecting the bottom ends of the first support with the second support, and clamps positioned opposed to one another, the clamps are secured to at least one of the first upper arm, the second upper arm, and the middle section of the first support and the second support.



Releasable securing mechanism

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A line retention device configured to releasably retain one or more lines therebetween. The device has a retention bracket with a female detent on a first end portion and having a receiving aperture defined by a primary opening and a keyway. A male detent is on a second end portion and has a proximal portion, a head portion, and an intermediate portion. The intermediate portion extends through the receiving aperture when the retention bracket is in the closed position with proximal and head portions on one side of the female detent and the intermediate portion on the opposite side of the female detent. The intermediate portion is configured to flex between a first, relaxed position with a necked down portion in the keyway so the male detent is blocked from moving out of the female detent portion and a second release position wherein the necked down portion is out of the keyway and aligned with the primary opening so the male detent can pass through the primary opening to move the retention bracket from the closed position to the open position.



Attachable grommets for hanging pipes

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to block style tube and pipe hangers which include polymeric grommets that are used as a dampener or insulator for hanging tubes and pipes and particularly to a post and port arrangement for securing and aligning the silicone grommets during initial mounting and placement. The grommets are typically two opposing symmetrical parts that together define a passage having an inner diameter which directly surrounds and supports the pipe or tube, the post and port arrangement provides a structure and method for connecting the polymeric grommet parts and supporting the grommets on the pipe or tube during installation of the frame and support structure. Each flat surface of the grommet parts is substantially sloped to prevent the collection of liquids, dirt or debris.