Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA method and apparatus for a dual-channel showerhead is provided. In one embodiment the showerhead comprises a body comprising a conductive material having a plurality of first openings formed therethrough comprising a first gas channel and a plurality of second openings formed therethrough comprising a second gas channel that is fluidly separated from the first gas channel, wherein each of the first openings having a geometry that is different than each of the second openings.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA nozzle assembly is disclosed. The nozzle assembly may include a nozzle outlet and enclose a nozzle cavity. A sample inlet formed in the nozzle housing may provide fluid communication to an injection tube mounted in an injection stem formed in the nozzle housing. One or more sheath inlet may provide fluid communication with the nozzle cavity and a downstream exit orifice.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe invention relates to a nozzle head and to a fluid injection valve, in particular to a motor vehicle injection valve. A nozzle head for atomizing a fluid for a fluid injection valve with a valve body, through which flow can pass, may include a longitudinal axis and a nozzle perforated disk having a front surface and an opposite inner surface. The nozzle perforated disk may comprise at least one nozzle hole channel completely penetrating the nozzle perforated disk in the direction of the longitudinal axis and including includes an entry surface at a first channel end and an outlet surface at a second channel end wherein the entry surface is formed on the inner surface of the nozzle perforated disk. A nozzle hole projection of the nozzle hole channel has a channel wall with a wall height (h) extending away from the inner surface and is configured over a circumference of the nozzle hole projection so that the second channel end corresponds to a channel wall end of the channel wall configured so as to face away from the front surface.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present disclosure relates to a nozzle body for a fuel injection valve, the nozzle body including a cavity and an injection channel for dispensing fuel from the cavity. The injection channel includes a first section and a second section downstream of the first section, the first and second sections having a common interface. The first section extends from a fuel inlet opening to a second opening disposed at the common interface. The cross-sectional area of the first section monotonically decreases from the fuel inlet opening to the common interface. The cross-sectional area of the second section monotonically increases from the common interface to the fuel outlet opening.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe teachings of the present disclosure describe an injector having an injector housing, an actuator, and a nozzle needle, wherein the actuator is arranged in an actuator space of the injector housing. The injector may include a control piston bore in the injector housing, in which a control piston is arranged, a leakage pin bore between the actuator space and the control piston bore, and a leakage pin coupling the control piston to the actuator, the leakage pin arranged in the leakage pin bore. The control piston may be hydraulically connected to the nozzle needle in order to open or close an outlet opening of the injector housing. The injector may include a high pressure line configured to convey a fuel under pressure to the nozzle needle and a feedline in the injector housing connecting the leakage pin bore to the high pressure line.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA sanitary outlet insert which can be mounted on the water outlet of a sanitary outlet fitting, comprising a flow limiter that has an adjusting element which regulates or limits the flow area in cooperation with a counter element. The flow area of the flow limiter can be preselected or varied by an axial change of the relative position of the adjusting element and the counter element; in that additionally a handle is provided on the outlet end face of the outlet insert, said handle being designed as a pushbutton; and in that an adjusting movement on the handle can be converted into a relative axial movement of the adjusting element and the counter element by means of a pushbutton mechanism.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTEmbodiments of the device relate to a modular injector (100) for injecting a gas into a processing chamber (42), comprising at least two adjacent injectors (1), each injector comprising an inlet for receiving a gas wave or a gas flow, a flow shaping section (2) having left and right sidewalls that diverge according to a divergence angle relative to a propagation axis of the gas, for expanding the gas in a direction perpendicular to the propagation axis, and an outlet for expelling the gas. The modular injector forms an equivalent large injector having an equivalent large outlet which includes the outlets of the adjacent injectors and expands the gas over the equivalent large outlet.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA tethered drone assembly is provided. The tethered drone assembly may be a vehicle-based tethered drone assembly system or may be a free standing tethered drone assembly system. The tethered drone assembly has a plurality of drones each tethered by a cord. The tethered drones may hover in front of, behind or on either side of the vehicle so as to better survey the surrounding area of the vehicle. In some embodiments, a main product tank is used to supply liquids, foams, gases, powders, electrical power and/or electrical communication to the drones. A plurality of sensors located on the drones allows the drones to detect objects and environmental conditions in front of, behind or on either side of the moving vehicle in real-time and allow the vehicle to therein adjust its work accordingly. The drones may be controlled remotely by a user or may be automatically controlled by sensors.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA washer nozzle for a screen wash system of a motor vehicle has a pre-assembled structural unit of a jet insert and a check valve. This structural unit is pressed into a shaft of a housing. This makes the washer nozzle particularly easy to install.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA coolant application device includes a nozzle which spouts coolant and a motor which adjusts the rotation angle of the nozzle. The coolant application device also includes a housing, a hollow shaft rotatively and fluid-tightly inserted into the housing, a coolant passage formed in the hollow shaft, a port arranged at a lateral wall of the hollow shaft and communicating with the coolant passage, and an inlet passage arranged in the housing and communicating with the coolant passage through the port. The nozzle is connected to the hollow shaft and communicates with the coolant passage. The hollow shaft is coaxially arranged and directly connected to an output shaft of the motor.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn assembly for use in a liquid droplet apparatus comprises a vibrating element (11), an aperture plate (15) and a vibrating platform (13). The vibrating platform (13) is positioned between the vibrating element (11) and the aperture plate (15) for conveying vibrations from the vibrating element (11) to the aperture plate (15). The vibrating platform comprises a first portion (13a) coupled to the vibrating element, a second portion (13b) coupled to the aperture plate, and wherein the first and second portions of the vibrating platform are detachably connected to one another.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA liquid diffuser includes a base, a liquid reservoir, a spout for resting on the reservoir and having an upper opening, a fan, a polymeric gasket encircling the liquid reservoir, and a cover. The gasket includes a flange extending over a portion of an upper surface of the base that extends laterally beyond the liquid reservoir. The cover is sized and configured to be positioned over and around the liquid reservoir and the spout, and to rest upon the flange of the gasket. Methods of assembling such a liquid diffuser include resting the spout upon the liquid reservoir, and resting the spout upon the flange of the gasket over the base. Method of using such a liquid diffuser include powering a transducer for generating atomized droplets of the liquid, and supplying power to the fan to carry the atomized droplets of the liquid out from the diffuser with forced airflow.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA finger rest for a liquid applicator is presented. The finger rest comprises a base. The finger rest also comprises an aperture configured to receive a handle of the liquid applicator. The base is configured to rotationally align with a head of the liquid applicator at a junction.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA spray edger device, which is suitable for use with a material application apparatus, said spray edger device includes a planar blade member, a substantially V-shaped frame member for supporting the planar blade member, and a collar member configured for moveably connecting the planar blade member to a barrel portion of a material application apparatus.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA partly disposable system for a two component adhesive, a coupler for use in such a system, a disposable container comprising an adhesive component, and a method of filling disposable system. The disposable system comprises a first disposable container for a first component, and a second disposable container for a second component, each container being capable of withstanding a pressure of 100 kPa-600 kPa.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTSystems and methods in which the flow of fluid is electrically driven, including electrospinning and electrospraying systems and methods, are generally described.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA spray nozzle having a nozzle housing, at least one swirl chamber which is disposed in the nozzle housing, and at least one exit opening, wherein the exit opening is disposed at the end of an exit duct which emanates from the swirl chamber and widens in the direction towards the exit opening, wherein a constriction is disposed at the transition from the swirl chamber to the exit duct, and wherein the angle of the wall steadily increases in the direction towards the exit opening or in portions remains identical, in which an angle of the wall of the exit duct at the exit opening, when viewed in the circumferential direction of the exit opening, is not constant.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present disclosure is related to a method of producing a massaging spray mode for a showerhead. The method includes fluidly connecting a plurality of nozzles to a fluid source where each of the first plurality of nozzles are opened substantially simultaneously and fluidly disconnecting the first plurality of nozzles from the fluid source where each of the nozzles within the first plurality of nozzles are closed substantially simultaneously. Additionally, the present disclosure is related to a method of assembling a showerhead. The method includes connecting together two or more flow directing plates to create an engine for the showerhead; placing the engine within a spray head a number of degrees out of phase from an operational orientation; rotating the engine the number of degrees into the operational orientation; and connecting the engine to the spray head by a fastener received through a back wall of the spray head.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA showerhead assembly including a plurality of scanner nozzles. Each scanner nozzle includes an oscillation chamber fluidly coupled to an inlet aperture and an outlet aperture, and configured to discharge a random sweeping jet from the outlet aperture over a coverage area.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA showerhead structure contains: a water supply disc, a water guiding disc, a covering casing, and a decoration cover. The water supply disc includes a first face, a second face, and multiple through orifices. The water guiding disc includes multiple spray protrusion, each spray protrusion has a peripheral trench retained with a respective one of the multiple through orifices, and between the peripheral trench and said each spray protrusion is defined a retaining space. The covering casing is covered on the second face so as to clamp the water guiding disc between the covering casing and the water supply disc, and between the covering casing and the water guiding disc forms an accommodation room. The covering casing further includes a connecting knob for connecting with a water source, and the decoration cover includes a body having plural locking holes, wherein each locking hole retains in the retaining space.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA firefighting nozzle comprises an elongated barrel having a inlet opening at one end for engaging a source of fluid under pressure and a discharge opening at an opposite end for engaging a discharge element for dispensing the fluid under pressure. A valve arrangement includes a slide valve element slidably mounted within the barrel for reciprocating movement along the length of the barrel to adjust the flow of fluid through the barrel. The nozzle includes a pistol grip trigger assembly mounted on the barrel that includes a segment gear pivotably for engaging a toothed surface of the slide valve element so that rotation of the segment gear causes reciprocation of the slide valve element. A four-bar linkage arrangement is incorporated between a manually actuated trigger to translate depressing the trigger to controllable reciprocation of the slide valve element. The four-bar linkage provides a mechanical advantage that allows the firefighter to easily control the trigger and thus the fluid discharge from the nozzle.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention relates to a device and a method for introducing an aroma into a carrier gas stream. The device has a first connection for a compressed-gas container which stores the carrier gas, at least one second connection for an aroma storage unit and an outlet for a gas mixture. The first connection for a compressed-gas container is flow-connected to the outlet via a first line and the at least one second connection for the aroma storage unit is flow-connected to the outlet via a second line. The second connection for the aroma storage unit is a quick-action coupling connection. The present invention allows the intuitive operation of a device for introducing an aroma into a carrier gas and also the simple exchange of an aroma storage unit.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA breakaway boom segment is provided with perforated outer walls. The breakaway boom segment ma have a fabricated box configuration with cutouts, which may include a pair of multi-flanged channel pieces that are connected to each other with respective channel openings facing each other and pairs of upper and lower flanges connected to each other to provide a box configuration and having an interior space that is accessible through openings of the cutouts.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA multi-axis breakaway joint system for a boom of an agricultural sprayer is provided that is configured to allow a breakaway boom segment to deflect in compound directions through more than one plane. The multi-axis breakaway joint system may include a compound hinge assembly interconnecting the first and breakaway boom segments. The compound hinge assembly has a first hinge arrangement configured to allow deflection of the breakaway boom segment in a first direction of deflection. A second hinge arrangement is configured to allow deflection of the breakaway boom segment in a second direction of deflection. The first and second hinge arrangements allow for variable amounts of deflection in the first and second directions of deflection with respect to each other.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTAn autonomous spraying platform is provided. The autonomous spraying platform has a main frame platform supported by a first and a second wheel in tandem. Supported by the main frame platform and extended perpendicular thereto are extended booms having multiple movable and/or telescoping arms which touch the ground on each side by small wheels for balance and sensing of the ground. Liquids, foams or powders, which may carry pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, fertilizers or other pro-growth ingredients, may be dispensed across the bottom edge of the extended booms. The main frame platform may be controlled locally by sensors utilizing GPS (or other positioning technology) or remotely by a computer or even alive operator. The device may allow for real-time precise delivery of pro-growth materials to plants.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA deflectable touchdown wheel system for a sprayer boom of an agricultural sprayer is provided that includes a touchdown wheel that deflects transversely when contacting the ground at an angle, damping ground contact impact forces at the sprayer boom reducing reactionary forces such as external steering inputs at the sprayer vehicle.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EDTA powered material broadcast spreader apparatus. The apparatus may include a granular material hopper having one or more upwardly extending walls that partially enclose an interior volume of the hopper. A first wall may define an opening passing outwardly from the interior volume. The apparatus may also include a motor surrounded by the one or more walls, and a motor cover having a contact surface congruent with a mating inner surface of the first wall. The motor cover is configured to form a motor compartment adapted to effectively isolate the motor from the interior volume, while permitting access to the motor from outside the hopper via the opening in the first wall.