Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA cable holding element includes a base body and rows of latching projections that project from the base body to define at least one channel area for holding cable. The latching projections each have a first section and a second section. The first section and the second section form an acute angle towards the base body. A first row of latching projections opposes a second row of latching projections. The opposing latching projections cooperate to interlock without contact, in a comb-like manner to hold cable within the cable holding element and to form guiding structure that guides cable into and out from the channel area.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA mount for an antenna includes: first and second generally C-shaped arms, each with upper and lower free ends; equipment face mounting brackets mounted on the first and second arms; and lower and upper plates mounted to a post. The upper free ends of the first and second arms are pivotally mounted to the upper plate, and the lower free ends of the first and second arms are pivotally mounted to the lower plate, such that the first and second arms are movable between retracted and extended positions. The first and second arms are fixed in the extended position relative to the upper and lower plate via fasteners inserted through holes in the upper and lower free ends of the arms and in the upper plate, the pivotal mounts and the holes defining a desired angle between the first and second arms in the extended position.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTProvided is an attachment for use with tablet terminals which prevents a tablet terminal from unexpectedly popping up and allows a user to soon find the tablet terminal in a bag. An attachment for use with tablet terminals includes a terminal holding part configured to detachably hold a tablet terminal without hindering the user from operating the touchscreen surface of the tablet terminal and a ring insertion part which allows the terminal holding part to be held on a personal organizer including a ring.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTVarious intelligent stands are disclosed that sense potential changes in their position and environment such that they can provide an alert and feedback to a user of the stand or software that is being used in conjunction with a portable Coordinate Measuring Machine (“CMM”) if movement or an environmental change has occurred that may impact the accuracy of a measurement made by a CMM that is being supported by the intelligent stand. In various embodiments, the smart stand also contains onboard software capable of collecting data from a CMM eliminating the need for a separate computer with associated measurement software. The smart stand also has the ability to work with a network of other wireless sensors that can be attached to the part of interest or objects in the environment to sense if the part has been bumped or the extended environment has changed.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA clip for attaching a device, such as a lighting strip, to an underlying wire structure, such as a merchandizer shelf or peg, may present at least one spring bar as a part of a main clip body. These spring bars should each have a portion thicker than a remainder than the spring bar so as to increase a range of sizes of the device may be accommodated by the clip. The thicker portions should interact with a top surface of the device to force the spring bars to provide a counter pressure to the device and secure it to the structure. Legs depending from the clip body may feature cut-outs to interface securely with the underlying wire structure. Said cut-out may be made to accommodate different sizes of wire.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTSome of the present apparatuses include a mount having a sidewall extending between first and second ends to define an interior volume and one or more openings in communication with the interior volume, one or more first clamp members disposed within the interior volume, each defining a channel in communication with a respective one of the opening(s) and configured to receive a conduit, and one or more second clamp members, each configured to be coupled to a respective one of the first clamp member(s) to secure the conduit between the clamp members. Some apparatuses include a fixture having a base, where the base of the fixture is configured to be coupled to the first end of the mount. In some apparatuses, the mount includes one or more stops, each coupled to a respective one of the clamp members and configured to limit movement of the conduit into the interior volume.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present teachings relate to an improved rotating connector portion and clip portion for attachment to a secondary item. More specifically, the present teachings relate to a connector portion and clip portion that can be attached to a secondary item, such that the clip portion may be rotated about the secondary item.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present disclosure relates to a manually adjustable monitor bracket for a flat panel display of a mobile diagnostic device that includes at least two joints with mutually parallel pivot axes, the joints being connected to one another by a first arm. In order to prevent a collision of the flat panel screen attached to a hand joint on a second arm and/or of the monitor bracket with an obstacle whose position relative to the coordinate system of the mobile diagnostic device is known, in particular with a part of the diagnostic device, the monitor bracket includes a device for preventing a collision that limits the movement of the monitor bracket in such a manner that movement in a direction about the first horizontal pivot axis or in a direction about the second horizontal pivot axis is blocked if a continuation of the movement about the pivot axes would lead to the value pairs consisting of the pivot angles of the shoulder joint and of the pivot angles of the elbow joint being contained in the number of the value pairs of the pivot angles of the collision-endangered area.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA vibration damping system employs a component having a directionally sensitive element thereon, mounted to an aircraft, which experiences dynamic excitation that induces bending deflection in the component that will reorient the directionally sensitive element. At least one tuned mass damper is mounted on the component in an orientation in which an internal mass of the tuned mass damper is moveable such that the tuned massed damper absorbs and attenuates at least a portion of the deflective motion, to thereby suppress bending deflection of the component in the particular axial direction and generally maintain the linearity of the directionally sensitive element.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA mounting system including a compressible structure having a first surface, a second surface, and at least one boss hole extending through the compressible structure from the first surface to the second surface. The system further including an interior plate mounted on the first surface of the compressible structure, wherein the interior plate includes a boss protruding from the interior plate and into the boss hole of the compressible structure, and an exterior plate mounted on the second surface of the compressible structure and secured to the interior plate against the boss of the interior plate, wherein the compressible structure is compressed a predetermined amount as a function of a length of the boss.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA pipe mat for use with a tubing tray for receiving, organizing and storing drill pipe tripped out of a drill string on a drilling rig has a plurality of substantially parallel and spaced-apart support rails to form a plurality of drain channels disposed between adjacent pair of support rails. A plurality of substantially parallel and spaced-apart nub rails is disposed on the plurality of support rails. The nub rails are substantially orthogonal to the support rails, thereby forming a lattice structure having openings disposed between the nub rails that are in communication with the drain channels. A plurality of spaced-apart pipe nubs extend upwardly from the nub rails, which hold a drill pipe in place when an end of the drill pipe is placed onto one of the pipe nubs. A method for collecting fluids draining from drill pipe uses the pipe mat with the tubing tray.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA retractor cord breakaway device is disclosed. The device comprises a first mating portion that holds a hose and a second mating portion that is secured to the end of a retractor cord. The first mating portion is attached to the second mating portion and they are configured to break away from each other when a force greater than a designated force is applied to the hose or between the first mating portion and the second mating portion.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA replaceable automobile interior rearview mirror bracket comprises a support base (1) arranged in a body (6) of an automobile interior rearview mirror and an Original Equipment Manufacturer base (2) arranged on an automobile windshield (7), and a replaceable support (3) arranged between the support base (1) and the OEM base (2). The replaceable support (3) includes a ball head base (31), a support pipe (32), and a conversion head (35). The ball head base (31) is fixed with the OEM base (2), the support base (1) is provided with a connector (4), the connector (4) is connected with the to conversion head (35) on the replaceable support (3), and the connector (4) is fixed with the replaceable support (3) through a fastening screw (5). The present application, realizing replacement of a double-ball-head support or a three-ball-head support, has advantages of easy disassembling and assembling, safety, reliability and the like.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe embodiments herein provide a decorative custom window treatment accessory that allows a user to slip a drapery onto the window treatment easily and quickly. The accessory comprises an ornamental scroll for decorating a window and a wire with a plurality of bumps to securely hold a drapery. The wire comprises two washers located at both ends. Several studs are provided on the wire to hold the wire onto the scroll having two mounting brackets and two holes. Each bracket is located on either end of the scroll to affix the scroll to a wall. The first hole is configured for holding an extension arm and the mounting bracket, while the second hole is threaded for grasping the stud that holds the wire. A nut is placed on the stud to keep the washer of the wire to avoid a disconnection of the wire from the scroll.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe invention is directed to a kit of a hanging system. The hanging system comprises one or more rails. The kit comprises one or more locking elements, one or more connecting pieces and one or more ceiling attachments. The kit may be used for hanging curtains from a rail. Each locking element and each connecting piece are either used separately or together. Each ceiling attachment is always used together with a locking element. The locking element is either used to connect two rails to each other or to attach the connecting piece to the rail and to lock the connecting piece in a desired position in the rail.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA hanger, support and other component or system capable of supporting one or more objects is contemplated. The hanger may be configured to provide four-way adjustability sufficient to facilitate adjustably supporting objects after being affixed to a supporting surface and/or to facilitate adjustably supporting objects having a wire or other support member hidden from view or otherwise difficult to orientate relative to a support surface. The hanger may be configured to enable four-way re-positioning in an up, down, left or right direction, optionally while the one or more objects are supported thereon, without requiring removal or manipulation of fasteners anchoring it to a support.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA stand for supporting a computing device and a method of assembling the stand are provided. The stand may support the computing device at a height such that a screen of the computing device is at or near eye-level of a user. The stand may include a frame member and a gripping mechanism attached to an end of the frame member. The gripping mechanism may secure the computing device to the stand.