Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA valve assembly for a fluid injection valve contains a hollow valve body which hydraulically connects a fluid inlet to an injection orifice and has a longitudinal axis. A valve needle is received in the valve body in an axially displaceable fashion for sealing the injection orifice in a closing position. An electromagnetic actuator assembly is provided for displacing the valve needle away from the closing position, the actuator assembly containing a movable armature and a pole piece which is positionally fixed relative to the valve body. A guide element is positionally fixed relative to the pole piece, has a first guide surface for axially guiding the armature and a second guide surface for axially guiding the valve needle.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA fuel atomizer that includes a housing having a fuel inlet and at least one primary orifice positioned at the inlet, wherein the at least one orifice configured to disperse a stream of fuel into a plurality of fuel droplets. The plurality of fuel droplets contact a fuel impingement surface to break up the plurality of fuel droplets into a plurality of smaller secondary droplets and create a thin film of secondary droplets on the impingement surface. At least one pressurized air channel delivers an airflow into contact with the secondary droplets. The secondary droplets pass through a plurality of secondary outlet orifices to exit the housing. A size of the plurality of secondary droplets is reduced when passing out of the plurality of secondary orifices.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method of forming a flexible structure for a rocket motor assembly comprises forming a polysiloxane composition comprising at least two different silicone materials. A preliminary structure is formed from the polysiloxane composition. The preliminary structure is cured to crosslink at least a portion of different polysiloxane chains of the preliminary structure. A flexible structure for a rocket motor assembly, a flexible assembly for a rocket motor assembly, a moveable thrust nozzle assembly for a rocket motor assembly, and a rocket motor assembly are also described.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA thrust reverser for a turbofan engine having a bypass air flowpath is provided. The thrust reverser includes a plurality of blocker doors pivotally attached to a structure, and disposed circumferentially around a bypass air flow path, each blocker door having a forward edge, and aft edge, and two lateral edges joining the forward and aft edges, the two lateral edges and the forward and aft edges defining a perimeter of each blocker door. The thrust reverser is operable to be disposed in a stowed configuration wherein the plurality of blocker doors do not impede air flowing within the bypass air flowpath, and in a deployed configuration wherein the plurality of blocker doors reside in and substantially block the bypass air flowpath. In the stowed configuration the lateral edges of adjacent blocker doors are contiguous to one another.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAspects of the disclosure are directed to a thrust reverser of an aircraft, comprising: a wall having a first surface that partially forms a flow channel associated with an air flow, a blocker door having a second surface that partially forms the flow channel, and a dielectric elastomeric device that is configured to selectively expand and contract within a cavity formed between the wall and the blocker door where the cavity is substantially radially adjacent to the flow channel when the thrust reverser is in a stowed state.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn engine cowling of an aircraft gas-turbine engine with a thrust-reversing device, with a core engine and a bypass duct surrounding the latter, and with a front cowling enclosing the bypass duct and a rear cowling movable in the axial direction, as well as with cascade elements arranged over the circumference which can be placed by a substantially axial movement into an intermediate space resulting from a movement of the rear cowling relative to the front cowling, characterized in that the cascade elements are connected directly to the rear cowling, that the rear cowling has a rounded outer leading edge and that the cascade element has at its rear area a flow-guiding element, in front of which several thrust-reversing stator vanes are arranged and behind which at least one flow stator vane is arranged whose curvature shape matches the rounding of the outer leading edge of the rear cowling.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present disclosure relates to a cascade thrust reverser providing that when a sliding cowl and a flap are in a direct jet position, a hook is held in engagement with another hook and the flap is immobilized inside of a housing of the sliding cowl by a stem of a telescopic connecting rod subjected to pre-stress generated by a compressed spring located in the body of the connecting rod. When the sliding cowl starts to slide from the direct jet position toward the reverse jet position, the hooks disengage each other and the stem engages with an extension in the body of the connecting rod, so that the flap is rotated from the direct jet position toward the reverse jet position due to the tensile force exerted by the stem.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAspects of the disclosure are directed to a thrust reverser system of an aircraft comprising: a translating cascade sleeve, a blocker door, and a kinematic mechanism configured to actuate the blocker door, the kinematic mechanism comprising: a first link coupled to the translating cascade sleeve, a second link coupled to the first link and a fixed structure, and a third link coupled to the first link and the blocker door.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA nacelle is provided comprising, a thrust reverser comprising a translating sleeve configured to translate between a stowed position and a deployed position, the translating sleeve comprising a slat cutout for clearance, and a slat door disposed at least partially in the slat cutout in response to the thrust reverser being in the stowed position, wherein the slat door is configured to move in response to the thrust reverser being in the deployed position to expose a portion of the slat cutout to accept a portion of a deployed forward wing slat.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA nacelle may include a pylon and a thrust reverser having an inner fixed structure. A locking mechanism may automatically engage and prevent relative movement between a thrust reverser half and the pylon. A bumper may be coupled to the inner fixed structure. The locking mechanism may limit deflections between the thrust reverser and the pylon in response to a burst duct. The locking mechanism may allow the thrust reverser halves to be opened for access to the engine.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA nozzle assembly comprises a hollow nozzle body having a central bore and a plurality of ports extending through the body from the central bore; and a switching valve cartridge disposed in the central bore that directs fluid flow to ports upon application of fluid flow above a predetermined threshold to the inlet and direct fluid flow to different ports upon fluid flow having subsequently dropped below the predetermined threshold and then exceeding the predetermined threshold. The cartridge comprises a cylindrical cartridge case having a front portion and a cup shaped rear portion, a cylindrical poppet slidably disposed within the cup shaped rear portion of the cartridge case, and a biasing member within the cartridge case between the front portion of the case and the poppet urging the poppet away from the front portion of the cartridge case.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe invention provides a gas injector and cover plate assembly comprising a cover plate, a gas injector and a ceiling. The cover plate comprises a plurality of cooling fluid channels. The gas injector is configured to be located on the cover plate comprising a gas distributor, a fluid-cooling gas transmitter, a plurality of gas spraying plates and a conducting cone. The gas distributor distributes a plurality of gases and a gas transmitter cooling fluid. The gas distributor comprises a gas conduit for introducing a first gas. The fluid-cooling gas transmitter connects the gas distributor to introduce the gas transmitter cooling fluid to form a plurality of cooling fluid walls and the first gas and the gases. The gas spraying plates and the conducting cone are located beneath the fluid-cooling gas transmitter.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA Gas Injection System (GIS) applies at least two fluids in the vacuum chamber of a particle-optical apparatus, the gas injection system having two or more channels. Each channel is connected to an associated reservoir holding a fluid at a first side and having an associated exit opening at the other side, the exit sides individually exiting to the outside of the GIS via a nozzle with a nozzle opening. At least two exit openings separated by less than the diameter of the channels near the exit openings, preferably concentric to each other.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTApparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for a diffuser and interchangeable cover. A complete diffuser includes a diffuser element that disperses a liquid into air within a diffuser chamber of the complete diffuser. A complete diffuser includes a lid shaped to at least partially enclose an upper opening of a diffuser chamber. A cover is removably couplable to a complete diffuser over a diffuser lid so that a dispersed liquid passes through one or more openings in the cover. A cover includes one or more decorative features having a different external shape than a complete diffuser that receives the cover.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA turf sprayer comprises a transport vehicle that carries a laterally extending spray boom assembly. The spray boom assembly is both laterally displaceable and angularly displaceable relative to the transport vehicle. A controller uses a defined path represented by GPS coordinates to control the operation of various actuators to automatically maintain a reference point on the spray boom assembly on the desired path and to automatically maintain the spray boom assembly perpendicular to the desired path.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA line marking apparatus comprises a nozzle for dispensing line marking material, a first pump for supplying line marking material from a source to the nozzle, and a nozzle flushing arrangement. The nozzle flushing arrangement comprises a reservoir for a flushing fluid, and means selected from a syringe assembly and a second pump for conveying flushing fluid from the reservoir and for delivering the fluid under pressure to the nozzle.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA contaminant management system includes a scouting unit configured to map a perimeter including a portion of a land area where to apply a waste stream, and to transmit the perimeter to a control center configured to access data indicative of a contaminant profile of a contaminant in the portion of the land area in the perimeter, and data of a maximum allowable amount of the contaminant, and to generate a contaminant capacity profile for the portion of the land area in the perimeter. An applicator unit includes a movable container, a variable flowrate valve and a controller configured to receive the contaminant capacity profile and data indicative of a concentration of the contaminant in a volume of fluids loaded in the applicator unit, and to cause the variable flowrate valve to open, close, or maintain its position based on the location of the applicator unit relative to the perimeter.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThis invention relates to a device for dispensing spray drops or foam. A first illustrative example of the invention is an electrically powered dispenser comprising: a pressurization system for automatically regulating a pressure level of a gas in a pressurizable space, the pressurization system being configured: to take a pressure reading of the gas, to make a determination if the pressure reading indicates a deviation from a desired pressure level, and based on the determination to make a decision selected from a list comprising at least the following: to start pressurization, to continue pressurization, to stop pressurization, or to do nothing. According to variations or refinements of this first example the pressurization system is sufficiently sensitive to indicate the deviation even if the deviation is minimal. According to other variations or refinements of this first example, the desired pressure level can be, e.g., less than 10 psi.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA hose gun has a gun body and a water outlet head for outputting water from the gun. The gun body has a user grip body portion and a second body portion which is at an angle to the user grip portion. Joint means are provided between the water outlet head and the gun body allowing the water outlet head to be moved relative to the gun body between a forward watering position and a sprinkler position in which the hose gun is positionable on a surface with the user grip body portion and second body portion acting as a base and the water outlet head directed upwardly.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA spray gun with a gun body having a handle region and having a head which is equipped with a cartridge which has an angled, tubular region as an inlet for a material-conducting channel which runs through the cartridge and ends in an outlet region which is arranged at the front end of the head of the spray gun, wherein the inlet region of the cartridge is connected or is connectable to a storage container for the material to be sprayed, and wherein the cartridge preferably guides at least one material-conducting component of the spray gun. The cartridge is held fixedly, but releasably, on the head of the spray gun by means of a screw collar ring, wherein the screw collar ring is preferably supported on the cartridge and/or on or in the head of the spray gun by at least one mechanism.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn apparatus adding a non-liquid additive to a shower stream exited from a showerhead including a perforated container, an elongated arm attached to the container, and a fitting affixed to the elongated arm to provide a fixed position of the elongated arm relative to the showerhead. The fitting is configured for mounting the elongated arm to a shower structure, such as a shower supply pipe, or a wall to define a position of the container relative to a shower stream. And the container, being positioned at least a part in a shower stream, stores, infuses and dispenses a non-liquid additive.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA rotary nozzle apparatus is disclosed which includes a cup shaped outer housing having a central axis, a wall portion and a bottom portion. A tubular inner housing is centered on the central axis within the outer housing engaging the wall portion of the outer housing. A distal end of an elongated tubular nozzle body carries a nozzle head extending through a passage out of the inner housing to an opening through the bottom portion of the outer housing. The nozzle body is configured to rotate around a conical inner wall portion of the inner housing in response to rotational fluid flow into the inner housing. The angle of the nozzle body with respect to the central axis, and hence fluid spray angle may be adjusted from a wide spray angle to an axial stream by changing spacing between the bottom portion of the outer housing and the inner housing.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA flow control device sized to fit into a pop-up sprinkler inlet reducing the cross-sectional area of the inlet thereby controlling the volume of water by restricting the flow able to pass through and inducing a pressure drop to the sprinkler head for correct droplet formation. A tapered body with spaced ridges permits the flow control device to “snap into” pop-up sprinkler inlets of different sizes. A top surface of the flow control device includes a small opening which acts as the new inlet. A cover cap and stem spring assembly of the pop-up sprinkler are removed from an installed pop-up sprinkler body revealing the inlet allowing the flow control device to be pressed downward into the inlet until one of the ridges snaps in place. The cover cap and stem spring assembly are then returned to the body completing the retrofit. A universal flow control device is also disclosed.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed is a long-distance fluid ejection device. A nozzle for long-distance fluid ejection according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a main body connected with a hose which flows fluid within the inner portion thereof; a nozzle which has a circular flat plate shape and includes a plurality of fluid spray holes, the further from the center of the nozzle the number of which relatively increases, and which is equipped at the front end of the main body; and a coupling unit for coupling the nozzle to the main body. The plurality of fluid spray holes each comprises: an opening; and a direction switching unit projected to the inside of the opening along the radial inward direction of the nozzle.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTScent diffuser for electronic device cases, purses and other personal complements. It's made of a light mesh, a thin absorbent piece and a waterproof plastic sheet. It diffuses essence fragrances.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTIn a device for producing quantitative-diameter spray droplets of pesticide, a driving motor is controlled by a control center, the driving motor drives a lead screw, the lead screw drives a sliding device to achieve a designated accurate position on a guide track, and a piston moves slowly along with the sliding device to extrude chemicals in a droplet generator quantitatively, the chemicals extruded by the piston through the motion in a droplet cavity forms small single droplets through a guide pipe, the droplets with specific particle size are further generated by precisely controlling the extrusion amount of the chemicals, so that the device can be widely used for studies about diffusion of the droplets evaporation property of the single droplets and the like tested by water-sensitive paper, as well as tests of the properties of the pesticide, and further has broad application prospects.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA nebulizing driving apparatus is used to drive a piezoelectric material of a nebulizing module. The nebulizing driving apparatus includes a driving circuit, a control circuit and a feedback circuit. The feedback circuit detects an electrical data fed back from the piezoelectric material and sends the electrical data to the control circuit when the control circuit is configured to control the driving circuit to drive the piezoelectric material with a driving frequency. According to the electrical data, the control circuit is configured to control the driving circuit to drive the piezoelectric material with a working frequency.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe disclosure addresses a relief valve suitable for use in systems for delivering relatively viscous fluids. The described relief valve includes a housing and a valve mechanism moveable relative to an opening into the housing to allow or prevent flow from a flow path adjacent the relief valve into and through the housing. The relief valve is configured to minimize, and in many examples, essentially eliminate, a cavity between the housing opening and the adjacent flow path. Elimination of this cavity offers significant advantages as it minimizes or eliminates a location for pumped materials to accumulate and/or cure, which can lead to impairment or disabling of the relief valve operation.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA combustion state is improved in a fuel injection valve having a plurality of nozzle holes adapted to be closed with a time difference. A fuel injection valve is provided which has a total nozzle hole area which becomes larger when an operation amount of a needle is large than when it is small, wherein when the total nozzle hole area is changed from a large state to a small state, the pressure of fuel is increased in such a manner that the pressure of fuel becomes larger when the total nozzle hole area is in the small state than when it is in the large state.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA nozzle for a member of a fuel combustion system of an engine includes a hollow nozzle body. The nozzle body includes an outer surface, an inner surface, and an orifice surface. The outer surface defines an outer opening. The inner surface defines an interior chamber and an inner opening. The orifice surface defines an orifice passage extending between, and in communication with, the outer opening and the inner opening. The orifice passage is in communication with the interior chamber via the inner opening. The orifice surface includes a boundary surface and a protrusion. The protrusion projects from the boundary surface radially inwardly into the orifice passage.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA process for manufacturing an injector body includes a) machining a metal blank to desired outer dimensions of the injector body; b) machining the metal blank along a first axis to define a spray hole within the metal blank; and c) machining the metal blank along a second axis to define an internal cavity in fluid communication with the spray hole.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn object of the present invention is to provide a fuel injection valve that imparts swirl upstream of a seat portion and shortens a spray penetration. At injection holes set adjacent to an injection hole and at injection holes set adjacent otherwise, nonuniform pitch angles β1 and β2 among the holes as well as stronger flows into the injection holes by a smaller angle α due to a smaller inflow angle β1 of a fluid into the injection holes can shorten the spray penetration at the injection hole.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA turbine engine nozzle having confluent streams, the nozzle including a core cowl arranged around an annular central body and co-operating therewith to define a core annular channel for passing a flow of a core stream, the core stream on entry into the nozzle possessing an azimuth component driving residual gyratory movement of the core stream in two opposite gyratory flow directions corresponding to two operating speeds of the engine, the core cowl having an annular upstream portion that is extended downstream by an annular terminal portion having longitudinal cuts forming a plurality of flaps that overlap radially in pairs via their respective side edges in such a manner that, for each flap, one of the two side edges of the flap is positioned internally relative to the corresponding side edge of one of the adjacent flaps, while the other side edge of the flap is positioned externally relative to the corresponding side edge of the other adjacent flap.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA divergent flap includes a hinge joint to connect the divergent flap to a convergent flap, a plow structure, a first wall, a second wall, and two side walls. The plow structure is at a plow end of the flap opposite the hinge joint. The first wall and the second wall each extend from the hinge joint to the plow end. The second wall is spaced apart from the first wall by the two side walls to form at least one cooling channel extending between the hinge joint and the plow end. The divergent flap is integrally formed in layer-by-layer fashion as a single piece.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA slit nozzle for dispensing liquid onto a surface of a wafer, comprises a nozzle body having a discharge opening whose length is from 10-100 mm and whose width is from 0.5-5 mm. The nozzle body has a dispensing chamber positioned upstream of the discharge opening and extending to the discharge opening, and a liquid distribution chamber positioned upstream of the dispensing chamber. The dispensing chamber and the liquid distribution chamber are in fluid communication with one another and are separated by a reduction section of the nozzle body whose cross-sectional area is at least 20% less than a cross-sectional area of each of the discharge opening and the liquid distribution chamber.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe invention provides a telescoping wand assembly for use in dispensing liquid from a container, including a trigger module extending along a longitudinal axis between proximal and distal ends. The trigger module includes a tubular handle member, a user accessible trigger positioned externally of the tubular handle member that is selectively movable between first and second positions, a hose positioned within the tubular handle member and adapted to transport liquid from the container, and a valve actuating member that is selectively, movably actuable by movement of the trigger between its first and second positions. A stationary frame assembly provides rigidity and contact points for a telescopically movable tube assembly that extends from the trigger module. A shut-off valve and nozzle are positioned at the distal end of the wand assembly and movement of the shut-off valve is controlled by the trigger and translated by way of the tube assembly.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention provides a handheld shower system with magnetic docking and a mechanical retention feature.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTProvided herein are, among other things, a power sprayer comprising a housing, a trigger, a battery, a pump switch, a hose connector, a spray nozzle having a spray inlet and a spray outlet, a valve having a valve inlet and a valve outlet, a motor powered pump within the housing having a pump inlet and a pump outlet, wherein the valve outlet is in fluid communication with the spray nozzle inlet, the pump outlet is in fluid communication with the valve inlet, the pump inlet is in fluid communication with the hose connector, and the pump switch is electrically coupled to the motor powered pump and the battery.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA spray gun for dispensing fluids is provided. The spray gun provides a plurality of trigger members for activating a valve of the gun and enabling dispensation of a fluid. At least some of the trigger members can be provided in force transmitting communication with at least one additional trigger member, such that activation of any one or more of the trigger members is capable of enabling dispensation of a fluid.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn atomizer includes an atomizer body with a plurality of air passages defined therethrough from an upstream end of the atomizer body to a downstream end thereof. The air passages together define an air circuit through the atomizer body. A fuel circuit is defined in the atomizer body extending from a fuel inlet to a respective fuel outlet opening into each air passage. The air passages can be arranged circumferentially about a central axis defined by the atomizer body. The fuel circuit can include a manifold extending circumferentially about the atomizer body in fluid communication with a fuel opening in each respective air passage.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention solves a problem of a trade-off between increases in paint discharge rate and maintenance of painting quality. A rotary atomizing electrostatic applicator includes a bell cup 10 whose back 10a is hit by atomization air SA-IN at an angle of 90 degrees or less; and first air holes 30 adapted to discharge the atomization air SA-IN directed at the back 10a of the bell cup, wherein the first air holes 30 are arranged at equal intervals on a circumference centered around a rotation axis of the bell cup 10, the first air holes 30 are oriented in a direction opposite to a rotation direction of the bell cup 10; and the atomization air SA-IN discharged through the first air holes 30 is twisted in the direction opposite to the rotation direction of the bell cup 10 at an angle of 50 degrees or more and less than 60 degrees.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTOne or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for a dual shutoff nozzle that can mitigate a user positioning a bale handle of the nozzle in an intermediate position to achieve fog flow through the nozzle. A nozzle may be devised that allows the bale to be disposed in a fully closed position, and/or disposed in a fully open position, and to switch between a fog spray and a straight tip flow. The nozzle may comprise a first flow control element, and a shutoff component that controls the first control element. The nozzle can comprise a second flow control element that controls flow between a straight nozzle outlet and a fog pattern outlet; and the second flow control element can be controlled by a pattern sleeve using a rotation motion.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA showerhead including a diverter assembly, a pivoting sprayface supported by a housing and having a plurality of spray openings, the plurality of spray openings including a first set of spray openings defining a first spray pattern and a second set of spray openings defining a second spray pattern, a first waterway fluidly connecting the diverter to the first set of spray openings of the sprayface, a second waterway fluidly connecting the diverter to the second set of spray openings of the sprayface, an audio device releasably coupled to the housing, wherein the diverter is configured to switch between the first and the second spray patterns by directing fluid to one of the first waterway and the second waterway.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA system to apply mainly phytosanitary products that use the principle of electrostatic attraction. A high static charge is imprinted on the microdrops in the nozzle with high flows of water using a simple industrial design and very low probabilities of failure. The system is very stable and reliable. An active water provider capillary tube is optionally used in the nozzles (as opposed to a fixed one), which results in a more efficient use of the air to micronize drops. The nozzles can be fixed or dirigible nozzles. A chemical product doser system is optionally used with injection in the nozzle itself.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA protective device of a dispenser supply hose comprising a trolley (4) which is movable on a soil (200) to be irrigated, which trolley (4) can be associated with a supply hose (2) of a fluid (100); said device further comprises a protective element (9) intended for said supply hose (2), which protective element (9) is interposed between the soil (200) and said supply hose (2), and accumulating means (8) of the protective element (9) suitable for extending said protective element (9) during an extension step of said supply hose (2) and to recover said protective element (9) from said soil (200) during a recovery step of said supply hose (2).
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn apparatus applies product and includes a pivotal platform solely supported through bushings formed of compressible material. The ground speed can be locked by stepping on a step pivoting a composite block to engage with an engagement of the transmission proportioner arm. A gate is opened utilizing a control lever pivotally mounted to a pivotably mounted control block to either engage or avoid a tang of an adjustment guide. A drive belt system includes a variator having first and second sheaves having variable effective diameters when their pivot pin is moved by pivoting a lever. A spray tip sprays a fan style spray at a small acute angle to the application area. A flip shield is pivoted about an axis parallel to the movement direction and includes a linear straight portion parallel to the axis in a redirection position.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn air shroud for a nozzle includes an air shroud body defining an inlet and an outlet in fluid communication with one another to allow an outer airflow to issue therefrom. The air shroud also includes an air wipe disposed outboard of the air shroud body including a web defining a plurality of air wipe outlets in fluid communication with a downstream surface of the air shroud body such that air can flow through the air wipe outlets and wipe the downstream surface of the air shroud body. The air wipe can be integral with the air shroud body.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA fuel injector nozzle comprising a plurality of holes formed therethrough connecting one side of the nozzle with an opposite side of the nozzle. Each of the holes comprises a hole entry on the one side of the nozzle having a first shape, a hole exit on the opposite side of the nozzle having a second shape, and a hole wall connecting the hole entry to the hole exit. The hole exit is smaller than the hole entry, and the hole wall comprises a side that is continuously curved from the hole entry to the hole exit.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present disclosure relates to a fuel injector comprising a piston and a fluid line. The geometry of the piston and/or a geometry of the fluid line are/is configured such that the piston is positioned eccentrically in the fluid line by the fluid.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:00:00 EDTA fluid injector for a combustion engine has a tubular body which hydraulically connects a fluid inlet end of the injector to a fluid outlet end of the injector. A magnetic core is affixed inside the body, a solenoid is disposed on the outside of the body, and an axially moveable armature is disposed inside the body. A valve assembly controls an axial flow of fluid through the body. The valve assembly has a valve needle to be operated by the armature and a sleeve of diamagnetic material which is located radially between the armature and the body.