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Hand power tool and drive train

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A drive train for supplying power to a power tool may include, a motor, a motor shaft, a rotational coupling mechanism connected to the motor shaft, and a drive shaft connected to the rotational coupling mechanism that forms the shape of a “U.” A pair of enmeshed bevel gears transfers the motion from the motor shaft to an orthogonal tool bit. The drive train may also include a hammering device that transfers a rotational impacting motion to the tool bit. A hand power tool for driving a screw may include a tool shell with an integrally formed vertical handle, a rotational recess formed into the tool shell opposite the handle, and a tool chuck within the rotational recess that drives a screw. The tool may incorporate the drive train as described above. The tool may include a mechanism for locking the tool chuck in a particular position.



Jet hammer

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An exemplary embodiment of the jet hammer includes an outer sleeve, impact assembly, and a valve assembly. The impact assembly is positioned in sliding relation to the outer sleeve to provide the impact of the jet hammer. The valve assembly generally comprises a cap screw, adjustment sleeve, valve port, inner compression spring, outer compression spring, and lock nut. The inner compression spring is relatively less compressible than the outer compression spring. In operation, fluid enters the valve assembly and acts on the compression springs forming an operational seal between the valve assembly and the impact assembly thereby slidingly displacing the outer sleeve from the impact assembly. Once the pressure acting on the valve assembly is released, the main compression spring decompresses forcefully causing an impact which is translated onto the obstruction or item to be struck.



Electric tool

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A hand-held power tool has a tool body, a motor housed in the tool body and a grip part designed to be held by a user, and performs a predetermined operation on a workpiece by a tool bit rotationally driven by the motor. The power tool includes a clutch that transmits torque and interrupts torque transmission between the motor and the tool bit, a non-contact torque sensor that detects torque acting on the tool bit in non-contact with a rotation axis rotating together with the tool bit, and a clutch control system that controls coupling and decoupling of the clutch according to a torque value detected by the non-contact torque sensor.



Device and method for regulating an increase in the output torque over time of an electric drive motor

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A device for regulating an increase in the output torque over time of an electric drive motor, including a monitoring unit for monitoring an operating variable of the electric drive motor, a regulating unit for regulating the operating variable for regulating the increase in output torque over time, a control unit for activating the regulating unit as a function of a time derivation of the monitored operating variable, the regulating unit being designed to be deactivated after a predetermined period of time. A method for regulating an increase in the output torque over time of an electric drive motor is also described. A corresponding tool and a computer program having program code for carrying out the method are also described.



Machine tool, in particular handheld machine tool

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A power tool, in particular a hand-held power tool, preferably embodied as a cordless screwdriver, is equipped with a torque limiting unit in which the release torque is settable by way of a locking brace that is equipped with a spring brace for locking elements that abut axially against parts of a planetary drive, in particular the ring gear thereof or the planet carrier thereof as a last gear stage, the spring elements of the spring brace and the locking elements being located with a radial offset from one another.



Wireless small motor driver having rotation reduction gear

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A wireless small motor driver, in which power consumption is decreased by adjusting a gear ratio, the efficiency of an operation is increased due to a high torque, and the safety of a worker at night is ensured using an illumination lamp. The wireless small motor driver includes a driver case inside of which a motor is provided. A driver bit has a predetermined length in a bilateral direction, the driver bit being replaceable, with one or both ends thereof conforming to the shape of a bolt, and has a fixing projection. A socket is coupled to an end portion of the driver case, the driver bit being fastened to the socket. A rotation reduction gear is coupled to the motor, the rotation reduction gear transmitting rotary force to the socket and increasing a torque. A USB and a battery for supplying uniform power to the motor are added.



Impacting device and method

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An impacting device for inserting, positioning and/or removing an implant and/or performing other impacting applications. The impacting device may have a head having at least one recess. The recess may have a insertion channel and a locking chamber. In one embodiment, the insertion channel and the locking chamber may be connected by an axial channel. The recess may pass through a lateral surface of the head so that the base surface may remain cohesive or unobstructed. A guide means, such as a guide rod, may be positioned though the recess so that the head may be moveable on the guide means and not disengage the guide means. A shaft having a handle may be attached to the head to assist a surgeon in moving the head on the guide means.



Impact device having an impact mechanism lubricating device

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to an impact device, having an internal combustion engine and an impact mechanism driven by the internal combustion engine. An engine lubricating device supplies lubricant to the internal combustion engine. An impact mechanism lubricating device lubricates the impact mechanism accordingly. For this purpose, the engine lubricating device and the impact mechanism device partially comprise the same components.



Fastening tool

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A fastening tool is provided that incorporates, in an outer annular body into which a first nut is inserted to be driven to rotate, an inner annular body into which a first nut and a second nut having a pitch different from the pitch of the first nut are inserted to be driven to rotate, and that simultaneously rotates the two nuts and fastens the nuts to a bolt. A flange shaft body is driven to rotate relatively to the outer annular body and the inner annular body via a plurality of balls. The balls are held by the flange shaft body and pressed towards notches of the outer annular body and the inner annular body with urging forces of first and second urging members via holding members respectively.



Apparatus and method relating to fencing

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus and method for fencing in which a mobile apparatus has a plurality of posts held with wires passing through respective aligned holes and means to take a post at a time to an into the ground driver with the wire or wires still extending through apertures in the post.



Torque-applying tool and torque controller therefor

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A torque applying system includes a torque applying tool having a motor and rotating output spindle, a torque sensor that measures an instantaneous torque exerted by the output spindle during a fastening cycle, and a controller operatively connected to the tool to control the tool's rotational speed during the fastening cycle. The controller is programmed to control the tool's rotational speed to be [(τF−τC)/t]/r, wherein t is a time constant of speed control, τF is a target final torque for the fastening cycle, and r is a torque rate.



Handheld working tool

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention concerns a handheld working tool comprising a motor part (10), a handle part (20) comprising a handle grip (21), and at least one first type antivibration element (30) arranged between said motor part (10) and said handle part (20), and which element (30) is adapted to isolate the handle part (20) from vibrations in the motor part (10). The working tool (1) is characterized in that it further comprises at least one second type antivibration element (40) arranged adjacent to the first type antivibration element (30). The at least one second type antivibration element (40) is adapted to, when in an active state, prevent vibrations in the motor part (10) from being transferred to the handle grip (21). The second antivibration element (40) is in the active state when the handle grip (21) is loaded during operation of the working tool (1). The working tool is further characterized in that a longitudinal axis (L1) of the second type antivibration element (40) is separated from a longitudinal axis (L2) of the first type antivibration element (30).



Ram boring device

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a ram boring device for creating horizontal boreholes, having an impact piston which moves in an oscillatory manner within a casing of the ram boring device and of which the impact frequency or impact intensity can be varied by displacing the center position of the impact piston inside the casing.



Disc-shaped torque transducer

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A power tool includes a motor having an output shaft that defines an axis, a drive train connected to the output shaft and operable to drive a tool output and a housing at least partially surrounding the motor and the drive train. The power tool further includes a reference disk fixed to the housing, a collar including internal teeth that engage at least a portion of the drive train and a torque transducer having a hub, a web and a rim. The torque transducer is positioned between the collar and the reference disk such that the rim is connected to the collar and the hub is connected to the reference disk. The web defines a first thickness measured parallel to the axis and the rim defines a second thickness measured in a radial direction with respect to the axis, such that the second thickness is greater than the first thickness.



Electric power tool suspending attachment and electric power tool equipped with the same

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A suspending attachment attached to a cylindrical housing of an electric power tool whose output shaft protrudes from a housing distal end includes a ring-shaped distal end portion fitted to the housing distal end, lower retaining portions of which front ends are connected to the distal end portion and extending rearward along a housing lower-half outer surface with a space through which the housing does not radially come off, one upper retaining portion of which a front end is connected to the distal end portion and extending rearward along a housing upper-half outer surface with a space from each lower retaining portion, through which the housing does not come off, a hook portion extending from at least one of rear ends of the lower and upper retaining portions rearward of the housing, and a connecting member coupling the lower and upper retaining portions over a housing rear surface.



Percussion device and rock drilling machine

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A percussion device (5) for a rock drilling machine (1) including a percussive piston (6; 15) which is reciprocally movable inside a cylinder and an impact receiving element (7;16) with an impact surface (A;A′), against which the percussive piston is arranged to perform strikes in an impact direction for transferring of percussive energy through Shockwaves to a percussive tool. The percussion device is distinguished by the impact receiving element (7; 16) including a Shockwave modifying portion (9; 17) which extends in a direction opposite to the impact direction as seen from a plane (P; P′) through the impact surface (A; A′). The invention also concerns a rock drilling machine and a rock drilling rig.



Impact tool

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An impact tool includes a housing, a motor supported in the housing and defining a first axis, an output shaft rotatably supported in the housing about a second axis oriented substantially normal to the first axis, and an impact mechanism coupled between the motor and the output shaft and operable to impart a striking rotational force to the output shaft.



Power tool

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A power tool includes a drive motor and at least one auxiliary device, which is coupled to the drive motor, for activating at least two different operating states. The drive motor and the at least one auxiliary device are controllable using at least one operating device. The output of the drive motor is changed when the at least one auxiliary device is activated. As a result, the operating forces are reduced when switching between operating states, and the load on components is reduced.



Electric tool

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electric tool has a housing, a motor disposed in the housing, an output shaft, a first planetary gear transmission mechanism, having a power input member, disposed between the motor and the output shaft, and a locking mechanism, having a power output member. The locking mechanism has a locked state and an unlocked state. When torsion is transmitted from the motor to the output shaft, the locking mechanism is in the unlocked state, and the output shaft is driven by the motor to rotate to perform electric operation. When the output shaft reversely receives a force, the locking mechanism is in the locked state, and the power input member of the first planetary gear transmission member is locked to perform manual operation.



Control methods for a multi-function controller

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

In control methods for a multi-function controller, which includes a sensor having a ring operation region, the position of an object on the sensor is detected for generating a position information, and the force applied to the sensor by the object is detected for generating a force information. When the sensor detects multiple successive position information, which indicate that the object is circling along the ring operation region, a rotation information may be generated additionally. The position information, the force information and the rotation information are used to perform operation in various functional modes.



Ratchet drive for a ratchet wrench

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A powered ratchet drive for a ratchet wrench includes a pair of elongate pawls for driving an output member of the wrench. Each pawl may have a lower portion pivotally attached to a rocker and an upper portion comprising teeth for engagement with teeth of the output member to turn the output member. The upper portion of the pawl extends outward at an angle with respect to the lower portion. The ratchet may include a compression spring secured inside a cavity of each pawl for biasing the pawl into engagement with the output member. The ratchet also includes a reversing switch mechanism for selectively configuring the ratchet in a forward-driving configuration and in a reverse-driving configuration. The switch mechanism includes a cam disposed between the pawls. The cam has a groove for receiving one of the pawls during operation depending on the configuration of the ratchet.



Impact tool

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A hammer drill includes, in a cylinder accommodated in a housing, a piston configured to advance and retract and an impact element to operate together with the piston with an air chamber interposed therebetween, and a bit mounted in a front part of a tool main body so that an impact operation can be transmitted to the bit by advancing and retracting movement of the impact element. Vent holes are provided in the cylinder, and configured to discharge air in the air chamber to outside of the cylinder, and to introduce the air outside the cylinder into the air chamber by the movement of the piston. One of the vent holes is located at a center of an upper half of a periphery of the cylinder and the other vent hole is located in a lower half of the periphery of the cylinder.



Hand-held power tool

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A hand-held power tool, particularly a hammer drill, includes a work spindle, a hand-held power tool housing and an intermediate shaft, which is arranged in parallel to the work spindle and mounted in an axially displaceable manner for changing the operational mode, and a tooth sleeve, which is provided to transfer a torque to the intermediate shaft. The tooth sleeve is fixed in the axial direction by means of the hand-held power tool housing.



Actuation apparatus for power tool

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

When the mode change knob of a multi-mode hammer drill is moved to the hammer only position, an electronic sensor sends a signal to a control logic circuit. When the user then depresses the trigger mechanically closing the ON/OFF switch, the control logic circuit applies a voltage either to a holding relay or to the gate of a triac which enables the relay or triac to conduct, thus providing a parallel circuit by-passing the ON/OFF switch. Consequently, when the user releases the trigger and opens the ON/OFF switch, the parallel relay or triac maintains current flow to the motor. It can be seen that in hammer only mode the user can activate the hammer drill by simply tapping the trigger to depress it and does not need to hold down trigger during use of the hammer in operation.



Handheld work apparatus with switchable power

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a portable, handheld work apparatus such as a trimmer, a cut-off machine, a chain saw or the like, having a motor (5, 33) to drive a rotating, exchangeable work tool (13). A control unit (15) serves to control the operation of the motor (5, 33). The control unit (15) determines the rotational speed (n) and/or the power (P) of the motor (5, 33). According to the invention, the motor (5, 33) can be operated in a first operating mode (I) with reduced rotational speed (n0) and/or power (P0) and in at least a second operating mode (II) with an increased rotational speed (n1) and/or power (P1). In dependence on a release signal, the control uses exclusively the first operating mode (I) for a limited operation and the second operating mode (II) for an expanded operation.



Method for monitoring rotary shaft rotation speed fluctuation in machine tool, monitor apparatus, and machine tool

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

In suppressing chatter vibration of a rotary shaft in a machine tool by fluctuating rotation speed of the rotary shaft, easy setting of a fluctuation parameter is realized. In a monitor apparatus of the machine tool, a graph showing a fluctuation amplitude of the rotation speed is displayed. On this graph, a current fluctuation position (first point) is indicated by a black circle marker, and also, a power limit line L of a motor fluctuation period is depicted based on a predetermined equation. In an area not exceeding the power limit line L, a new fluctuation position (second point) having a larger fluctuation amplitude and a shorter fluctuation period than the current fluctuation position is calculated and indicated with an arrow A guiding this new point from the current fluctuation position.



Vibration dampening system for a handle of a machine that vibrates, and method of dampening vibrations produced by a machine

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A multi-segmented handle built in tiers, with vibration isolators separating one tier from the other tiers. The tier that connects via isolators with a machine base is the one to which the other tiers are attached. The tiers shape is circular or a series of circles to diminish the shock wave and each tiers tubes are filled with a vibration dampening element turning the tier into a harmonic absorber. Each tier has attachments to accommodate the isolators for attaching one tier to another tier. The shapes that the tiers take are not limited to circular but includes all shapes, curved or straight and the isolators include all types of isolators.



Electrical power tool

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electrical power tool includes an electric motor as a drive source, and a speed change device for decelerating rotative power of the electric motor and outputting the same to a spindle. The speed change device is configured to automatically switch between a high speed low torque mode in which a high speed low torque is output to the spindle and a low speed high torque mode in which a low speed high torque is output to the spindle based on an external torque applied to the spindle. An output rotation speed of the spindle in the high speed low torque mode is set to 4.5 times to 6.0 times an output rotation speed of the spindle in the low speed high torque mode.



Power tool

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a power tool, such as an impact drilling machine, impact screwdriver, saber saws, grinders, or the like, comprising a housing. In the housing, an electric motor and an electric or electronic module that is attached to holders in the housing, for example, an electric switch or electronics, are provided. Between the holders in the housing and the electrical or electronic modules, a vibration decoupling element is disposed.



Reinforcing bar binding machine

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A reinforcing bar binding machine is provided with a device for detecting a power supply voltage during a binding wire twisting step subjected to the heaviest load and comparing the power supply voltage with a predetermined CPU operation voltage, and a control device for driving a motor in a reverse direction when the voltage has dropped below the predetermined CPU operation voltage. The power supply voltage during operation is monitored, and twisting operation is suspended before the voltage drops below the CPU operation voltage, whereby the binding wire twisting mechanism is returned to the initial position. Therefore, it is possible to prevent the binding wire twisting mechanism from being stopped while grasping the binding wire, when the CPU stops.



Electronic switching module for a power tool

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electronic power apparatus is provided, including a circuit board having a conductive pads and a sense pad coupled to an output signal, and an actuator having a wiper portion accommodating a conductive wiper. The wiper includes a first end arranged to engage the sense pad and a second end arranged to slidably engage at least one of the conductive pads on the circuit board. The conductive pads are arranged in a first row of conductive pads and a second row of conductive pads in parallel with and at a distance to the first row of conductive pads. An alignment of the second row of conductive pads is offset with respect to the first row of conductive pads.



Medical instrument having a detachable handle

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a medical instrument for removing tissue, in particular a shaver, drill, or morcellator, having a tool that can be set in rotation and a motorized drive for driving the tool, and having an elongate body and a handle that projects laterally from said elongate body. The handle is fastened in a detachable manner to the body.



Power tool

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A power tool performs a predetermined operation by using a tool bit and has a grip part and a dust suction device. The dust suction device has a dust suction part that extends in an axial direction of the tool bit and sucks and collects dust generated during operation at a tip of the tool bit. The dust suction part can be moved between a first position in which the dust suction part covers a bit tip of the tool bit and a second position in which the bit tip is exposed. The dust suction device further has an operation mode switching mechanism that is capable of switching between a first operation mode in which the dust suction part is allowed to move between the first and second positions and a second operation mode in which the dust suction part is locked in the second position.



Portable power wrench with a gear casing and a parameter sensing device

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A portable power wrench is controlled by an operation control unit and comprises a housing (10;50) with a rotation motor, a gear casing (15;55) including a gearing (18;56,57) and a drive spindle (19;60} and being releasably and/or rotatably connected to the housing via a swivel or multi-position connection, an operation parameter sensing device (22,23;68) is associated with the drive spindle (19,60). The sensing device (22,23;68) communicates with the operation control unit via a first signal transferring device (28;82) which is disposed between the drive spindle (19;60) and the gear casing (15;55), and a second signal transferring device (31;84) is disposed between the gear casing (15;55) and the housing (10;50), wherein the second signal transferring device (31;84) communicates with the operation control unit. At least the first signal transferring device (28;82) between the drive spindle (19;60) and the gear casing (15;55) comprises a contact free transfer device.



Reaction force cushioning mechanism for an impact tool

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An impact tool includes a reaction force transmitting member, a first elastic member that biases the transmitting member forward, and a second elastic member that is pushed by the transmitting member and compressively deforms when the transmitting member moves rearward by receiving a striking reaction force caused when a tool bit strikes a workpiece, thereby cushioning the force. When the tool bit is pressed against the workpiece, the transmitting member is pushed by the tool bit and compresses the first elastic member, and comes in contact with the second elastic member in an uncompressed state, so that the transmitting member is placed in a predetermined working position in the longitudinal direction. When the transmitting member receives the striking reaction force in the working position, the transmitting member moves rearward in the axial direction of the tool bit and compressively deforms the second elastic member, thereby cushioning the striking reaction force.



Electric tool

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electric tool includes a gripping portion, a working portion rotatably connected to the gripping portion about an axis, an output shaft moving in a reciprocating manner and accommodated in the working portion, and a gear box accommodated in the gripping portion for driving the output shaft. The gear box has an opening so that the output shaft is moveable from one end to the other end of the opening when the working portion is rotated relative to the gripping portion about the axis. A leakage-preventing device, such as a bushing, is arranged at the opening so that the lubricating grease can be avoided from leaking.



Fail-resistant hammer assembly for a valveless percussive drill

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

In a valveless percussive drill of the hydraulic type and incorporating a hammer assembly, an “intermediate” shoulder between the head portion and cushion portion of a reciprocating piston engages the end face of a distributor or liner, rather than an interior bearing structure for the piston. This end face can be made harder than the ulterior bearing structure, which may include a surface made of a different material than the piston. Collectively, the result is a percussive drill with the hammer assembly incorporating the piston substantially less susceptible to failure due to galling as the result of contamination in the working fluid.



Electric operating machine

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electric operating machine comprising a motor and a power circuit driving the motor by the electric power supplied from a battery. The power circuit comprises a voltage conversion part converting an input voltage entered in accordance with a voltage of said battery to generate an output voltage and outputting said generated output voltage to said motor. The power circuit is structured so that the voltage value of said output voltage of said voltage conversion part is changeable.



Device meant for forcing piles into the ground

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Forcing equipment meant for forcing piles, steel profiles and other elongated objects into the ground which forcing equipment comprises a body (1) which can be attached to a working machine, a vibration device (6) attached to the body (1) with the help of damper cushions (9) and moveable grip jaws (10) adjusted to the mentioned vibration device (6) in order to grip the object to be forced at least with a side grip. The body (1) comprises an upper part (2) including an attachment arrangement (4), (5) for attaching it to the working machine and side parts directed from the upper part (2) downwards between which side parts the vibration device (6) and grip jaws (10); (17, 18) can be attached through cassette (7) comprising damping rubbers (9) in which case the attachments comprise pin/hole attachments (11, 23, 14); (20, 8) or (21, 8) which can be opened by detaching the mentioned pins (11, 20, 21).



Articulating drill with integrated circuit board and method of operation

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention is an articulating hand power tool with a main housing having a longitudinal axis, a head portion rotatably engaged with the main housing for placement at a plurality of angles with respect to the longitudinal axis of the main housing, an integrated circuit board located within the main housing and at least one controller accessible from outside of the main housing for controlling the integrated circuit board.



Handheld drive device

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides a handheld driver having a housing with a handle and a trigger that drives a set of gears to rotate a shaft having a fitting for a socket, screwdriver bit or drill bit.



Drilling derrick and apparatus base assembly

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An improved base structure for a derrick mast of a pivotal portable drilling rig structure provides at least two A-frame support members affixed to a rig side of the derrick mast, the drilling rig structure being elevated to a point slightly forward from vertical position towards a well side, with the A-frame support members held in a drilling position by respective support member stanchions which apply static force below the A-frame support members during use of the drilling rig structure applying enhanced drilling forces and stability applied during the drilling process. A rig side secondary locking support structure secured to an elevating drilling rig platform provides additional stability to the drilling rig structure when the drilling rig is in an operational position subsequent to the positioning of the A-frame support members and the support member struts.



Drilling rig with hinged, retractable outriggers

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A mobile drill rig includes a frame structure and a plurality of hinged outriggers that are adapted to be retractable to a substantially vertical position during a drilling operation and extendable to a substantially horizontal position during movement of the mobile drill rig. The frame structure is adapted to transfer a weight of the mobile drill rig through the plurality of hinged outriggers to a plurality of wheeled frame dollies during the rig movement.



Power screwdriver

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A power screwdriver is disclosed, having a drive for driving a tool spindle having a controller for controlling the drive, having a monitoring device for monitoring the rotation speed or the torque, and having a monitoring device for monitoring a switch-off criterion, which monitoring device is coupled to the controller, in order to switch off the drive when the switch-off criterion is reached, with the controller being programmed such that (a) the drive is first of all accelerated until the rotation speed has reached a specific first rotation speed; (b) if the rotation speed then falls by at least a specific amount within a specific time increment, or the torque rises by at least a specific amount within a specific time increment, the drive is braked until the rotation speed has reached a specific second rotation speed, which is lower than the first rotation speed; (c) the drive is then regulated at the second rotation speed for a specific time; and (d) after step (c), the drive is accelerated again at most until the rotation speed reaches the first rotation speed.



Handheld power tool

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A handheld power tool is disclosed. The handheld power tool has a drive oscillating along a working axis and a vibration damper. The vibration damper has a mass element suspended in a spring mechanism. The spring mechanism acts with a first spring stiffness and acts with a second spring stiffness. The first spring stiffness is different from the second spring stiffness.



Anti-vibration structure for a handle of a portable brush cutter

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

According to one embodiment, there is provided an anti-vibration structure for a handle of a portable brush cutter, the structure including: a pole; an operation unit provided at a front portion of the pole; an engine provided and a lever device provided at a base portion of the pole; an attachment stay unit fixed to a middle portion of the pole, the attachment stay unit having an accommodation recess at each end thereof; an operation handle having a protrusion protruding from each end thereof; and anti-vibration materials sandwiched between the attachment stay unit and the handle main body in a left-right direction of the pole, so that one side of the anti-vibration material is accommodated in the accommodation recess while the protrusion is inserted in an open-groove formed on the other side of the anti-vibration material.



Dust shroud for power tools

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A dust shroud assembly for a power tool includes a shroud portion, a barrel, and a helical spring. The barrel includes an upper portion slidably received within a first end portion of the shroud portion. The barrel defines a helical channel. The helical spring is at least partially rotatably engaged with the helical channel and rotationally fixed with respect to the shroud portion. The helical spring is configured to bias the barrel outwardly from the first end portion.



Handheld power tool having a shiftable mechanism

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A handheld power tool with a shiftable mechanism, which is adjustable between two operating positions, has a coupling spring that is coupled with an adjustable shifting member of the mechanism. The coupling spring is embodied as a metastable spring.



Electric drill forward and reverse rotation automatic switching apparatus

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electric drill forward and reverse rotation automatic switching apparatus includes: a gearbox, a first-stage gear, a first-stage gear shaft, a second-stage gear, a second-stage gear shaft, a transition gear, a transition shaft, a third-stage gear, and an output shaft. The first-stage gear is fixed on the first-stage gear shaft. The second-stage gear is fixed on the second-stage gear shaft. The first-stage and second-stage gear shafts are disposed on the gearbox housing. The transition gear is disposed on the transition shaft which is fixed on the gearbox housing. The output shaft is disposed on the gearbox housing. The third-stage gear is sleeved on the output shaft and disposed on the gearbox housing. The first-stage gear shaft engages with the second-stage gear and the transition gear simultaneously. The transition gear engages with the third-stage gear. The second-stage gear shaft and the output shaft are on the same axis.



Fully authenticated content transmission from a provider to a recipient device via an intermediary device

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EST

A method, system, and computer readable medium containing programming for handling fully authenticated transmission of video or other data (content) from a provider to a recipient device via an intermediary device. An inner envelope containing the content and/or security features is prepared and digitally signed using a private cryptographic key. The signed inner envelope is then included in a second, outer envelope which may also include some or all of the content. The outer envelope is also digitally signed, thereby forming a data package which may be sent from the provider to the intermediary device. If the signature of the outer envelope is authenticated at the intermediary device, then the inner envelope is sent to the recipient device which then uses the inner signature to verify its authenticity. Authenticated content may then be presented or otherwise used at the recipient device.