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ELECTRIC MOTOR ASSISTED AIRBLAST INJECTOR

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An electric motor assisted airblast injector design for gas turbines is disclosed. The electric motor assisted airblast injector assembly consists of an airblast injector, a high speed electric motor and a compressor. The electric motor assisted airblast injector is designed to improve engine light-off and starting reliability without using a fuel staging system to incorporate pressure injectors. A high speed motor is activated during starting to drive a compressor for locally producing pressurized air without sacrificing combustor performance. The pressurized air exiting the air swirler with high velocity penetrates perpendicularly into the fuel spray cone obtained by orifices in the fuel swirler. The amount of pressurized air through the compressor is controlled by motor speed to match fuel starting schedule and produce fuel/air mixture within flammability limits. After engine starting, the high speed motor may cut off as sufficient air pressure differential is available across the combustor.



Material Spreading Systems and Methods

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A material spreading system including a spreader and a tote, and related methods, are disclosed. The spreader may include a frame attachable to a loading machine such as a skid loader, an inlet for receiving a material, one or more connector members, and a discharge mechanism configured to selectively discharge the material onto the ground. The tote may include a container for storing the material and one or more connector members. The connector members of the tote may be configured to matingly engage the connector members of the spreader such that an opening in the container aligns with the inlet of the spreader. Accordingly, the material in the container may be transferred from the container to the spreader. Furthermore, the material spreading system may be used in various application including those involving the spread of granular and/or liquid de-icing material over the ground.



Two Component Sprayable Adhesive Additive and Method of Use

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A two component sprayable adhesive and system for spraying is provided. The two component adhesive may have an adhesive, and an activator. These components are mixed after spraying, either in the air or on a substrate. The activator destabilizes the adhesive making it more tacky and effective. In at least one of the two components, an additive is provided to provide a visual indication that the components are mixed and/or properly mixed in the intended ratio.



SPRAYING NOZZLE ARRANGEMENT FOR WINDSCREENS

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a spraying nozzle arrangement for windscreens of vehicles. The spraying nozzle arrangement comprises a spraying nozzle, a spraying nozzle attachment and an adjustment screw. The spraying nozzle is provided with at least one hose connection and at least one spraying nozzle aperture for directed spraying of washer fluid. The spraying nozzle and the spraying nozzle attachment are movably connected to each other and provided with an adjustment means so that the focus of the directed spraying from the spraying nozzle aperture can be adjusted in relation to the spraying nozzle attachment. The adjustment means includes that the spraying nozzle is provided with threads or teeth which engage with screw threads of the adjustment screw.



AN ASSEMBLY FOR USE IN A LIQUID DROPLET APPARATUS

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An assembly for use in a liquid droplet apparatus comprises a vibrating element (201), an aperture plate (205) and a vibrating platform (203). The vibrating platform is positioned between the vibrating element and the aperture plate for conveying vibrations from the vibrating element to the aperture plate. The vibrating platform (203) is structured such that the aperture plate (205) is located within a cavity (202) formed in the vibrating platform.



LIQUID DROPLET APPARATUS

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

Apparatus for producing liquid droplets (for example an aerosol) is described. The apparatus comprises a vibratory element (106) arranged, in use of the apparatus, to vibrate an aperture plate (102) having at least one aperture therein. Also provided is a sealing element (202), which is arranged to provide a liquid tight seal over at least a portion of the vibratory element (106). The sealing element (202) comprises a closed cell foam material. In some embodiments, sealing element (202) may be molded over other elements of the apparatus, including the vibratory element (106).



Sprayer Boom System with Multi-direction Spray Section Activation Control

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The boom system allows for multi-direction section activation control, allowing left-to-right and right-to-left deactivation, left-to-right and right-to-left activation, and piecemeal or discontinuous deactivation and activation of each section independent of other sections. A first set of deactivation/activation buttons may be arranged at a joystick grip and allow for left-to-right deactivation and right-to-left activation of sections. A second set of spray deactivation/activation buttons may be arranged at the joystick grip and allow for right-to-left deactivation and left-to-right activation of sections. A third set of spray deactivation/activation buttons may be arranged at a touchscreen and allow for individual deactivation/activation independent of position of the sections with respect to the boom and each other.



COMPRESSED AIR TREATMENT CHAMBER

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A compressed air treatment chamber for improving the flow properties of compressed air or compressed gas mixtures in a coating process, comprising a housing for forming a hollow space, at least one air inlet opening and at least one air outlet opening are arranged in such a way that the compressed air or the compressed gas mixture can flow through the hollow space, preferably in a longitudinal direction, at least one electrode arranged within the hollow space, at least one high-voltage source for supplying high voltage to the electrode, wherein at least one insulation layer is arranged within the hollow space on an inner surface of an outer casing of the housing, and an electromagnetic field, with an active zone through which compressed air which is to be treated can flow, can be produced in the interior of the hollow space between the electrode and a counterelectrode.



WATER INJECTOR NOZZLE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A water injector assembly includes an injector body having a substantially hollow interior. The injector body defines an inlet opening defined within an outer radial surface of the injector body at a first axial location along the injector body. The injector body defines a flowpath opening in fluid communication with the inlet opening such that the flowpath opening is configured to receive the fluid from the inlet opening. The injector body defines an outlet opening defined within the injector body at a second axial location along the injector body. The outlet opening is in fluid communication with the flowpath opening, such that the outlet opening receives the fluid from the flowpath opening. The second axial location of the outlet opening is different than the first axial location of the inlet opening.



PRESSING WATERWAY SWITCH DEVICE AND SHOWER HEAD

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A pressing waterway switch device and shower includes a fixed housing and a pressing switch mechanism, the pressing switch mechanism includes a button, a switching component, and a transmission component, the button, the driving piece and the switching component are all or part of connected with an elastic piece. The pressing waterway switch device is installed in a shower body with the button disposed outside. By pressing the button makes the water outlet function changed in switch manner, and the water outlet function includes shower spray function, massage spray function and shower spray combined with massage spray together.



REMOVABLE HOLDER APPARATUS

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A holder apparatus for air fresheners may include, for example, a base having a front side and a back side; a front-side holding mechanism; and a back-side mounting mechanism. The front-side holding mechanism may be configured to hold an air freshener in a manner such that the air freshener is exposed on at least one side in an amount greater than about 50% of the surface area of the at least one side. The back-side mounting mechanism may be configured to mount the base onto a mounting surface.



Sprayer Boom With Perforated Outer Walls

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A sprayer boom for use with an agricultural sprayer has perforated outer walls. The perforated outer walls may connect boom frame tube stringers to each other by way of stringer connecting plates with cutouts. The perforated outer walls may be defined by webs of material extending between the tube stringers and multiple openings defined between the webs of material.



EMITTER AND DRIP IRRIGATION TUBE

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An emitter (120) includes a flow path from a water intake path (221), which is for taking in irrigation liquid within a tube, to a recessed part (251). This flow path includes a recessed surface part (242) closed, without contact, by a film (300). A channel (243) that forms a reduced pressure flow path included in the above flow path is formed on the surface of the recessed surface part (242). If the film (300) is pressed by the pressure of the irrigation liquid in the tube (110) and adheres to the recessed surface part (242), the flow rate of the irrigation liquid inside the emitter (120) is controlled to an amount that can pass through the channel (243).



HIGH VOLUME, AERATED WATERING WAND SYSTEM

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A rigid wand receives water under pressure from a pump. A canister of larger diameter than the wand receives the water from the wand with impact on flow disruptive material promoting aeration by turbulence. A large number of peripheral outlet ports allow water to tumble out of the canister through the ports.



BOLTED TELESCOPIC ROD-TYPE DEFENSE SPRAY APPARATUS

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A bolted telescopic rod-type defense spray apparatus includes a first tube body, a cap, a compression elastic piece, a second tube body, an anti-extraction element, a spring pin component, and a push joint component. In the bolted telescopic rod-type defense spray apparatus, two sectioned tube pieces and a spring pin component and a push joint component that are between the two tube pieces are applied to lock and unlock a relative position relationship between the two tube pieces, so that the defense spray apparatus has composite functions of a rod-piece additional function of a locking configuration of relative positions of the two tube pieces and a press-lever spray irritant gas can of an unlocking configuration of the relative positions of the two tube pieces.



Fuel Injection Valve

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

One passage for swirling is formed in an orifice plate fixed on a nozzle body. Two swirl chambers in which fuel is caused to swirl so that the fuel has swirling force are provided at an end of the one passage for swirling on the downstream side of the flow direction of fuel. Therefore, the collision between the swirling flow in the swirl chamber and the fuel flowing in the passage for swirling is mitigated, and the swirling flow can be smoothly produced to promote pulverization of sprays injected from fuel injection ports.



Dynamic Seal for Fuel Injector Needle Check

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A fuel injector includes an injector body defining a liquid fuel passage, a gaseous fuel passage, and a first guide bore; a gaseous fuel check guided within the first guide bore between a retracted position and an advanced position to selectively open and block, respectively, fluid communication between the gaseous fuel passage and a gaseous fuel nozzle outlet; and a sleeve seal seated within the first guide bore, the sleeve seal having an inner surface defining a sleeve seal bore therethrough, and at least a portion of the gaseous fuel check is disposed within the sleeve seal bore; an outer surface of the sleeve seal including a first portion and a second portion, the first portion being disposed closer to a longitudinal axis of the sleeve seal bore along a radial direction than the second portion.



ENGINE COWLING OF AN AIRCRAFT GAS TURBINE

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An engine cowling of an aircraft gas turbine with a front area and a rear area that is displaceable in the axial direction, characterized in that the rear area is mounted and supported by means of multiple length-adjustable thrust reversal actuators that are arranged at an angle to one another.



CONVERGENT-DIVERGENT NOZZLE

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A convergent-divergent nozzle arranged to convey fluid from an upstream zone to a downstream zone via a throat aperture, wherein the nozzle includes an assembly movable to vary the size of the throat aperture of the nozzle, thereby regulating the flow of fluid to the downstream zone.



ASYMMETRIC LOAD COMPENSATION SYSTEM

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

This disclosure relates to a variable area nozzle of a gas turbine engine. The variable area nozzle includes, among other things, a control unit, a translatable structure, and a plurality of actuators configured to adjust the position of the translatable structure. The plurality of actuators are fluidly coupled to a common fluid source. The control unit is configured to provide instructions to at least one of the actuators to compensate for an asymmetric load from the translatable structure.



ADJUSTABLE HANDLE FOR A LIQUID APPLICATOR

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An applicator is presented. The applicator comprises a fluidic channel extending from a fluid inlet to a fluid outlet. The applicator also comprises a trigger. The trigger is configured to, when actuated, allow fluid to flow through the fluidic channel. The applicator also comprises an adjustable handle with a frame. The handle comprises a finger rest on a first side of the frame. The handle also comprises a grip on a second side of the frame. The second side is opposite the first side. The grip is coupled to the frame by an adjustment mechanism that, when actuated, is configured to change a distance between the finger rest and the grip.



COLOR CODING RING FOR SPRAY GUNS

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A spray gun (10) comprising a rotatable control knob (100) is disclosed. The rotatable control knob (100) comprises a gripping surface (110) at least partially surrounding a rotation axis (101), an attachment end (104) disposed along the rotation axis (101) for rotatable connection of the control knob (100) to the spray gun (10), an indicator retaining feature (120) on the gripping surface extending in a retaining feature trajectory about the rotation axis from a first retainer end (140) to a second retainer end (150), and a gripping surface position indicator (200) separating the first retainer end from the second retainer end. The gripping surface position indicator indicates the rotational position of the control knob about the rotation axis. Also disclosed are indicators to be retained by the indicator retaining feature.



APPARATUS FOR NANOPARTICLE GENERATION

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus for creating solid or liquid nanoparticles having a nozzle to create a first particle size from a bulk liquid flow that is in fluid communication with a gas flow amplifier comprising an inlet cone connected to and in fluid communication with the inlet of a cylindrical housing; a diffuser connected to and in fluid communication with the outlet of said housing; and said housing comprising at least two rings of ports disposed of along a circumference of the cylindrical housing; and a means to inject compressed gas into the housing through said ports.



Housing For A Nozzle

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A housing selectively encloses a nozzle. The housing has a body that partially defines an interior space in which the nozzle is configured to be disposed. The housing also includes a cover assembly that selectively blocks a first aperture of the body and further defines the interior space. Additionally, the housing has a piston that is disposed in the interior space and secured to the nozzle. The piston defines a gas inlet, a liquid inlet, and an outlet fluidly connected to both the gas inlet and the liquid inlet. The housing further includes a biasing member attached to the piston. The biasing member is configured to exert a biasing force that biases the nozzle to a retracted position. The biasing member is further configured such that when pressurized gas flows through the body, the biasing force is overcome such that the nozzle is disposed in an extended position.



HIGH ROTATION ATOMIZER FUNCTIONING WITH INTERNAL CHARGING

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A high rotation atomizer functioning with inner charging includes a high-voltage circuit which generates a high voltage that can be applied to a bell cup, from a low voltage. This high-voltage circuit includes a measuring resistor in a circuit path between the turbine casing of the turbine driving the bell cup and ground. A first measuring voltage can be tapped at this first measuring resistor, which voltage is a measure for the voltage applied at the turbine casing. A second measuring resistor is placed in a circuit path between the turbine casing and ground. A second measuring voltage is tapped at this resistor, which is likewise a measure for the voltage applied at the turbine casing. If the information gained from the two measuring voltages deviates too strongly from each other, then the control device triggers an error signal. By this means, the safety of the entire system is increased.



ROTATABLE SHOWER SPRAYER

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A rotating shower sprayer includes a housing, a cover plate component, and an impeller rotatably disposed in the housing. The top surface of the impeller has a blade. The eccentric position of the bottom surface of the impeller has a rotating shaft. The housing has an incline hole with respect to the blade. The shower sprayer also has a planetary reducing mechanism disposed in the housing. The planetary reducing mechanism comprises a gear sleeved on the rotating shaft and a fixing gear ring disposed on the internal revolution surface of the housing. The upper portion of the gear has a first stage reducing gear ring engaged to the fixing gear ring. The lower portion of the gear has a driving gear ring. The cover plate component is disposed with a second stage reducing gear ring that engages with the driving gear ring.



Sprinkler

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A sprinkler includes a main body and a duct rotary unit rotatably sleeved at the main body, wherein the duct rotary unit includes a plurality of nozzles with different spraying patterns. A baffle is formed on top of the duct rotary unit and is stationary when the duct rotary unit is rotated, such that when the duct rotary unit is rotated, the baffle is stationary and is aligned with one of the nozzles as a selected nozzle for spraying operation.



LOW PRESSURE SPRAY TIP CONFIGURATIONS

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A spray tip configuration for a low pressure fluid sprayer is presented. The spray tip configuration comprises an inlet orifice configured to receive a fluid and to produce a turbulent flow at a known operating point. The spray tip configuration also comprises an outlet orifice configured to emit the fluid in a spray pattern at a turbulence intensity. The spray tip configuration also comprises a passageway fluidically coupling the inlet orifice to the outlet orifice, with a plurality of portions configured to produce the turbulence intensity at the outlet orifice. The passageway comprises a first portion comprising an expansion chamber configured to provide an expanding cross-section from a first portion first end to a first portion second end. The passageway also comprises a second portion comprising a first hydraulic diameter, wherein the second portion is fluidically coupled, on a second portion first end, to the first portion second end. The passageway also comprises a third portion comprising a second hydraulic diameter, wherein the third portion fluidically couples to the second portion at a third portion second end. The passageway also comprises a fourth portion comprising a spray tip, wherein the fourth portion is fluidically coupled, on a fourth portion first end, to a third portion second end, and, on a fourth portion second end, to the outlet orifice.



Irrigation Sprinkler

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An irrigation sprinkler includes an engagement component connecting a cap component to a base by a converging movement. The base includes a holding member; the cap component includes an anchor member; and the engagement component includes a first male member and a first female member mating with each other. The first male member is alternatively arranged on the holding member and the anchor member, and the first female member is arranged on the other. Therefore, the first male member non-releasably couples with the first female member by a movement toward each other, and the first engagement component connects the cap component to the base. An indication component couples with the cap component offers visual recognition of the selected one of nozzles.



SPRINKLER

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A sprinkler includes a housing having a tubular axle, a control device including a base coupled at the housing, a bridge upwardly extended from the tubular axle, a first cover including a top platform and an assembling unit downwardly extended from the top platform, and a second cover, having a center through hole, coupled at a top rim of the base. The bridge has two or more bridge ribs and the assembly unit has two or more corresponding windows. The first cover is coupled at the second cover at a position that the assembling unit is downwardly extended through the center through hole until the in center through hole is covered by the top platform, such that the bridge ribs of the bridge are engaged with the windows of the assembling unit of the first cover to securely couple the control device with the housing in a screw-less manner.



Above Ground Sprinkler

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An above ground sprinkler is revealed. The ground sprinkler includes a channel controller, a housing with a driving member mounted therein, an adjustment part, a locking plate, a first cover, and a second cover. A tube is extended to form two plates with a retaining groove therebetween. A rib is disposed on an outer side of the plate. The first cover includes a column part with an insertion part while the second cover includes a tongue part. Locking parts are disposed on the insertion part. The insertion part is fitted over the plates while the ribs of the plates are locked with the locking parts. When the second cover is covered over the first cover, the tongue part is mounted into the retaining groove so that the two plates are leaning against and locked by the locking parts tightly, unable to be released.



MODULAR STRUCTURE SHOWER DEVICE

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A modular structure shower device includes a hood cover set, provided with a shower face used to output water; a back seat set, connected to a rear portion of the hood cover set through a water channel; and a handle set, connected to a lower portion of the hood cover set through the water channel. The modular structure shower device is novel in design, simple in construction, easy to install and detach, convenient to use, as such it is able to satisfy demands of various users and ensure normal operation.



HAND-HELD SHOWER HEAD CAPABLE OF MEASURING AND SUGGESTING REPLACEMENT OF FILTERING CORE HANDLE

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A hand-held shower head capable of measuring and suggesting replacement of filtering core handle includes a lower shell, an upper shell, a battery mount, a signal circuit device and a water flow measuring unit containing an impeller shaft, a magnetic element and a supporter. The water flow measuring unit and impeller shaft are disposed in a lower handle filter cartridge mounting section of the lower shell while the battery mount and a battery contained therein are disposed in an upper handle filter cartridge mounting section of the upper shell, and both the lower and upper handle filter cartridge mounting sections abut the handle filter cartridge to provide an even overall weight distribution.



ENHANCED FOAM SPRAY PATTERN DEVICE

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for a foam fluid dispensing device that allows for quick and easy adjustment between a straight stream and dispersed stream. A user can quickly adjust between various stream patterns using a common motion in nozzle operation. An example device can comprise a nozzle comprising a nozzle body and an inlet configured to receive a flow of fluid, with a nozzle stem centrally disposed in the nozzle and fixedly engaged with the nozzle body. The device can also comprise a foam tube configured to receive and dispense at least a portion of the flow of fluid from the nozzle, with a foam tube coupler fixedly engaged with the foam tube. The foam tube coupler can be configured to operably couple with the nozzle stem.



INSERT FOR DISPENSING A COMPRESSED GAS PRODUCT, SYSTEM WITH SUCH AN INSERT, AND METHOD OF DISPENSING A COMPRESSED GAS PRODUCT

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An insert, a system, and a method for dispensing a compressed gas product. The insert includes a swirl chamber, inlet ports to the swirl chamber, and an outlet orifice. The insert has specifically configured parameters relating to the diameter of the swirl chamber, the diameter of the outlet orifice, the length of the outlet orifice, and the depth of the swirl chamber. The insert, system, and method can provide a dispensed compressed gas product with a remarkably constant flow rate and with a remarkably constant particle size.



DIFFUSION DEVICE WITH REPLACEABLE CARTRIGE

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A removable replaceable cartridge for use with a liquid diffusing device. The cartridge includes a venturi, a conduit extending to the venturi, a mixing area and an outlet path for atomizing and dispersing a liquid within the cartridge. A diffusion device including a removable replaceable cartridge received within a housing. The housing includes a source of compressed gas which is directed into the cartridge. A venturi head with a unitary body for use with a diffusion device.



FLUID OR POWDERY PRODUCT DISPENSING DEVICE

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A dispenser device, including an outlet, air expeller including a piston that slides in an air chamber between rest position and dispensing positions, and a reservoir containing a dose composition. The reservoir includes an air inlet connected to the air expeller, and a composition outlet connected to the outlet, the air inlet including a composition retainer member, and the composition outlet being closed by a closure element force fitted in the composition outlet of the reservoir. A mechanical opening system co-operates with the closure element to expel it from its closed position while the device is actuated. The piston, when in its rest position, co-operates in non-airtight manner with the air chamber so that the air chamber communicates with the atmosphere. The piston includes an inner lip co-operating with a cylindrical surface, the cylindrical surface including fluting co-operating in non-airtight manner with the inner lip in the rest position.



BATTERY OPERATED DISPENSER

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A battery operated dispenser includes a shell with a moveable slider for extending a barrel of the dispenser to allow targeted application of a fluid or product from a container to which the dispenser is attached.



AIR DISTRIBUTION DEVICE FOR SPRAY GUN

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A spray gun includes a body having a recessed seat at the front end thereof. Multiple outputs are defined through the seat. A distribution plate is located in the seat and an inner nozzle is pivotably connected to the distribution plate. A fixing ring is threadedly connected to the front end of the body. An outer nozzle is connected to the fixing ring. The distribution plate has a flange extending from the inner periphery thereof. A hole is formed at the center of the flange. Multiple inner blades extend alternatively from the inner periphery of the flange, and multiple outer blades extend alternatively from the outer periphery of the distribution plate. The air pressure is evenly distributed via the inner and outer blades of the distribution plate so that the paint is sprayed evenly.



MECHANICAL GRAVIMETRIC DISK DISPENSER

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A mechanical gravimetric disk dispensing apparatus, which in order to prevent compaction of the powder and maintain the flow thereof constant, has a container equipped with an internal mixer that does not require external motorization since it uses that for the rotation of the dosing disk. The mixer is equipped with scrapers to distribute the powder and make it flow on the disk.



Showerhead with convenient mode switching mechanism

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A showerhead with convenient mode switching mechanism includes a stationary plate, a water diverting plate, a gearwheel, a sliding groove, a stopper, a rotary plate, a rear plate, a showerhead casing, a stopper holder, a spray face fixedly engaged with the rotary plate, and a dial protruding outward from the spray face. Manual rotation of the rotary plate clockwise or anticlockwise effects movement of the pin of the stopper which then turns the gearwheel and the water diverting plate for switching to a different spray mode. Upon discontinuance of the manual rotation of the rotary plate, the rotary plate and the pin of the stopper are then biased to return to their original positions.



SHOWER WATER ROTATING STRUCTURE

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A shower water rotating structure includes a main body having a water inlet and water outlet, and a rotating disk, pinion, water inclining support, impeller and rotors arranged top to bottom inside the main body; the water inclining support has inclined water inlet adapted to guide water flow to impact the impeller to rotate the impeller configured with a drive gear adapted to drive the pinion to rotate; the pinion is configured with a guide rod adapted to drive the rotating disk to rotate; the rotating disk is distributed radially with guide grooves for the staged matching with the guide rod; and a lower part of rotating disk is configured with a gear adapted to drive the rotors having an inclined water hole and capable of being rotated in the water outlet of the main body, thereby realize spray having a pulsating rotating water effect.



Nozzle

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A nozzle includes a tubular body and a distributor. The tubular body includes an input end, an output end, and a channel leading to the output end from the input end. The distributor includes at least one rib in contact with the output end of the tubular body when the distributor is connected to the tubular body. Thus, exits are made between the distributor and the output end of the tubular body and separated by the ribs.



AEROSOL-GENERATING DEVICE COMPRISING A HEAT EXCHANGER

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An aerosol-generating device for use in an aerosol-generating system is provided, the aerosol-generating device including a cavity configured to receive an aerosol-generating article; a heat exchanger having a first portion proximate to the cavity and a second portion distal to the cavity for capturing heat from a lighter; and a retractable cover, wherein the retractable cover is movable from a first position in which the retractable cover covers the second portion of the heat-exchanger to a second position in which the second portion of the heat exchanger is exposed for heating by a lighter and wherein the retractable cover is configured to automatically return from the second position to the first position when the second portion of the heat exchanger reaches a threshold temperature.



EMITTER AND DRIP IRRIGATION TUBE

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

An emitter (120) is arranged inside a tube and is constituted by a resin molded body that has at least a recessed part and a through hole. The emitter (120) has a screen part, an intake volume adjusting part, a pressure reducing part, a discharge volume adjusting part, and a discharge part. The screen part is constituted by a slit (301) and a recessed part that intersects the slit (301) when seen in plan view. The discharge part includes an infiltration preventing part that is for preventing the infiltration of foreign matter from the discharge opening of the tube.



SNOWMAKING AUTOMATION SYSTEM AND MODULES

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The invention is a snowmaking automation system and snowmaking automation modules for use with snowmaking guns and hydrants. Embodiments of the snowmaking automation modules described herein may be battery powered, and thus do not require fixed electrical infrastructure, but are designed to use such infrastructure if present on the mountain. In some embodiments, various components of the snowmaking automation system may be wireless and thus do not require hard-wired communications, for example between base stations, servers, databases, repeater nodes and remotely controlled snowmaking guns and hydrants with their snowmaking automation modules installed.



Fuel Injector Device and Method

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A fuel injector may include a nozzle assembly and a body. The body may have a fuel inlet, a nozzle supply passage fluidly coupled to the nozzle assembly, and an internal surface defining a chamber within the body. The fuel inlet may be fluidly coupled to the nozzle supply passage via the chamber. The fuel inlet defines an inlet dimension and the chamber defines a chamber dimension, the chamber dimension being larger than the inlet dimension.



INJECTION VALVE FOR AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

The disclosure relates to an injection valve for an internal combustion engine of a motor vehicle, having a cooling device for cooling the injection valve. The mentioned cooling device is a thermosiphon cooling device, wherein the thermosiphon cooling device comprises a reservoir volume, and wherein the cooling element has a thermally conductive connection to the reservoir volume.



Valve Assembly With A Particle Retainer Element And Fluid Injection Valve

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A valve assembly for a fluid injection valve may comprise a valve body, a valve needle moving in a cavity of the valve body, an armature in the cavity for actuating the valve needle, and a particle retainer. The cavity may extend axially through the valve body to connect a fluid inlet end to a fluid outlet end of the valve body and have a valve seat adjacent to the fluid outlet end. The first portion of the cavity may limit movement of the armature in the axial direction towards the fluid outlet end by a bottom surface having a central opening from which a second portion of the cavity extends towards the fluid outlet end. The shaft of the valve needle may extend through the opening into the second portion. The particle retainer element may bear on the bottom surface, circumferentially surrounding the shaft of the valve needle and overlapping the opening.



VALVE GUN FOR A HIGH-PRESSURE CLEANER

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

A valve gun for a high-pressure cleaner is provided, including a housing and a valve arranged therein having a closing body that lies tight against a valve seat in a closed position and is adapted to be acted upon by a valve plunger with an opening force, and including a triggering lever pivotable about a first pivot axis, the triggering lever mechanically coupled to the valve plunger and manually pivotable from a rest to a release position. The triggering lever is coupled to the valve plunger via a coupling lever pivotable about a second pivot axis, the coupling lever having an actuating element via which the valve plunger is adapted to be acted upon with the opening force, and first and second force receiving elements, the first adapted to be acted upon first and subsequently the second with a triggering force upon pivoting the triggering lever to the release position.