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Mounting apparatus for display device

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A mounting apparatus includes a supporting board, a first adjusting member including a rotating board and a fixing plate, a second adjusting member to install a display device. The rotating board includes a tab, is mounted on the supporting board, and is rotatable about an axis perpendicular to the supporting board. The second adjusting member is mounted to the fixing plate and is rotatable about an axis perpendicular to the fixing plate. A first sliding block is slidably mounted to the supporting board. A second sliding block is slidably mounted to the rotating plate. The first and second sliding blocks each define a slanted groove. A pin protrudes from each of the tab and the second adjusting member to be slidably received in the slanted grooves. The first sliding block is slid to rotate the first adjusting member, the second sliding blocks is slid to rotate the second adjusting members.



Device for cleaning baking trays

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A device for cleaning trays comprises a tub that has a bottom and a wall. The tub is dimensioned such that a baking tray can be placed therein. The device further comprises a dish drain that can be placed in the tub. Said device for cleaning a baking tray uses only a small amount of space in a kitchen and is easy to handle. In fact, in a typical kitchen that already has a dish drain, the device requires no additional space.



Shelving structure

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A shelving structure may include a predetermined number of shelf boards, rear plates, connecting members, and frame members. The shelf board is a rectangular board with two expanded side edges. The rear plate is a hexagonal plate with corners modified into arc-shaped inward recesses and with U-shaped slots extending inwards in the middle of the recesses. The U-shaped slot has continuous undulating bounding edges on both of its sides. The connecting member has two clamping planes linked by a base. The frame member has three equally distributed holding slots extending through both ends. Each outer surface between two neighboring holding slots of the connecting member has a recessed strip with regularly spaced extension plates for installing additional components. The shelving structure can be readily installed or uninstalled and can be modified or rearranged according to space restraint or other requirements.



Telescoping display rack

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A display rack has a base which may be mounted on a wall. The base has an elongate slot having a retracted end, an extended end opposite the retracted end, a first groove and a second groove. The first groove is positioned between the retracted position and the second groove. The display rack has a tray with a fin movable within the elongate slot as the tray slides along the base between a retracted position, and an extended position. The fin may pass through the first groove, but not the second groove.



Adapter panel support assembly

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An adapter panel support assembly having a frame assembly, a mounting bracket, and a connection assembly is disclosed. The frame assembly may receive and support an adapter panel. The connection assembly connects the frame assembly to the mounting bracket to allow the frame assembly to rotate and releasably lock at more than two positions when force is applied to the frame assembly. The connection assembly has a plurality of detents such that the frame assembly releasably locks at predetermined positions of the detents. The connection assembly has a ball bearing plunger mounted in the frame assembly. The ball bearing plunger retracts when the force is applied to the frame assembly to rotate the frame assembly between the detents and extends into each of the detents at the position of each of the detents to releasably lock the frame assembly at the position of that detent.



Disaster resistant system for maintaining operation of computing devices mounted within storage racks during water and other related contaminating events

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A system for use with a computing rack that prolongs operation of computing devices mounted within the rack in the event of a contaminant (e.g., liquid, debris) related event (e.g., natural disaster, activation of an overhead sprinkler system, etc.) by channeling or diverting contaminants attempting to enter a top portion of the rack towards an outer periphery of the rack before such contaminants have a chance to contact the computing devices. The disclosed system may include a plurality of channeling devices (e.g., sheets, panels, plates) secured to the rack framework at an angle thereto and generally adjacent the top of the rack (e.g., or at least above the highest location at which a computing device is to be mounted) for routing contaminants (e.g., via gravity) away from the computing devices.



Portable golf club carrier

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A golf caddie device is disclosed that is designed for carrying golf equipment. The golf caddie device comprises a support rod having a spike and an ergonomically shaped handle. The golf caddie device also comprises a ball holder, a first cylinder comprising up to five openings for retaining golf clubs, and a second cylinder comprising up to five openings for retaining golf club shafts. Golf clubs are inserted into the golf caddie device by inserting the shaft part of the golf club through one of the first cylinder openings and into one of the openings of the second cylinder, thus, retaining the golf clubs within the golf caddie device.



Roller shelf

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A roller track comprising a base, a tray, and a plurality of rollers. The tray is configured to slide into the base, and comprises a first end, a center portion comprising a plurality of notches, and a second end. The first end and the second end comprise a plurality of slots. The plurality of rollers is configured to engage the plurality of notches.



Avionic media systems including actuated media docking stations and over-center locking mechanisms suitable for usage therein

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Embodiments of an avionic media system are provided, as are embodiments of an actuated media docking station and embodiments of an over-center locking mechanism suitable for usage in an actuated media docking station. In one embodiment, the avionic media system includes an actuated media docking station and an onboard electronic device. The actuated media docking station includes, in turn, a housing assembly, a mass media device (“MMD”) receptacle coupled to the housing assembly, a connector mounted to the MMD receptacle and configured to interface with the MMD when inserted into the MMD receptacle, and an actuator coupled to the housing assembly and to the MMD receptacle. The actuator moves the MMD receptacle between: (i) a loading position in which an MMD can be inserted into the MMD receptacle, and (ii) a retaining position in which removal of an MMD from the MMD receptacle is physically obstructed.



Glove drying basket assembly

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A glove drying basket assembly holds gloves in a position maximizing air flow in and around the gloves to promote drying. The assembly includes a basket having a bottom wall and a perimeter wall extending upwardly from a perimeter edge of the bottom wall. A handle is coupled to the basket. At least one glove holder is coupled to the basket. The glove holder has a palm section and a plurality of finger sections coupled to and extending from the palm section. The glove holder also has an open bottom end and a plurality of openings in environmental communication with the open bottom end. The openings are positioned in spaced relationship over and around the palm section and each of the finger sections wherein the glove holder is configured to provide air flow to a palm and each finger of a glove positioned over the glove holder.



Dual function shelf unit

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A dual function shelf unit has identical support columns, horizontal shelf-supporting beams adjustably-mounted on the columns for vertical shelf adjustment and one or more hooks also mountable on at least one column. The columns have apertures with complementary apertures having opposed inclined edges for accepting a beam-end bracket from either side of the column and tabs for accepting mounting flanges of hooks. Both beam-end brackets and hooks are each mounted in two vertically-spaced apertures. Vertically adjustable shelf and hook storage is provided.



Curved shower rod assembly having flexible mounting base

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An adjustable curved shower curtain rod assembly, attached to the walls to form different sizes of shower area, has a telescopic curtain rod and a pair of flexible mounting bases, including a pair of flexible mounting adapters. Each adapter has a supporting cover coaxially secured to the mounting bracket through a lock mechanism; a flexible joint, consisting of a female joint cover and male joint insert, the male point insert is substantially spherically shaped and the joint cover, having a spherical central opening, encapsulates the joint insert partially; and an insertion post, projecting from the joint insert, having an outer thread on an outer surface thereof capable of being inserted into one of the curved curtain rod, wherein the joint insert can move to allow the moveable insertion post change positions pivotally, from a position parallel to the surface to a position having an increasing angle to the surface, or from a position perpendicular to the surface to a position having a decreasing angle to the surface, while the joint insert smooth fits in the joint cover.



System, method and apparatus for surgical stand

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A surgical stand has a support post in a substantially vertical orientation. A frame extends from the support post in a substantially horizontal orientation. A disposable tray has a first deck that rests on and is supported by the frame. A second deck is connected to and transversely spaced apart from the first deck, such that at least lateral access to both the first and second support surfaces is provided.



Wall organizer

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A wall organizer includes a base having a main section that is mountable to a wall, a return section and a joined section coupling the main section to the return section. The return section extends upwardly from the joined section and terminates at a free end. Together the main section, the return section and the joined section define a pocket. The free end of the return section terminates at a plurality of different heights relative to a bottom of the joined section to form a plurality of spaced apart prongs.



Bicycle stand and method of use

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A bicycle stand has a base, an upright support structure extending upwardly from the base to a top end, and a spindle engaging post that extends outwardly from the top end of the upright support structure, for engaging a spindle of a bicycle so that the bicycle stand supports the bicycle in an upright position on a surface.



Removable basket assembly for outdoor grill

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A grill is provided with a removable storage basket assembly for providing a conveniently accessible receptacle or storage platform for articles such as seasonings, cooking tools, towels, or other articles. The storage basket assembly includes a frame having a basket or tray that can be mounted thereto, and a handle. The handle is configured to be received within a recess formed in a shelf of the grill for removably but stably mounting the storage basket assembly on the grill.



Methods and systems for organizing products for purchase based on tangential information

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Methods and systems for providing an information-conveying layout based on tangential categories of products for sale in a retail location are applicable to any product for which there are multiple complex criteria for determining an appropriate selection. By providing customers with an intuitive and systematic approach to selecting a desired product, such as wine, the present disclosure provides customers the rare satisfaction of quickly making a precise and intelligent decision based on informed choice, rather than choosing only based on a direct category or relying on the suggestions of a salesperson.



Server and drawer lifting device

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A server includes a casing, a bottom plate, a first hard disk module, a second hard disk module, and a lifting device. The bottom plate is disposed in the casing and configured to be sliding relative to the casing. The first hard disk module is movably disposed on the bottom plate. The first hard disk module includes a track. The second hard disk module is fixed on the bottom plate and disposed behind the first hard disk module. The lifting device moves up the first hard disk module when the bottom plate is pulled out of the casing, and the lifting device moves down the first hard disk module when the bottom plate is pushed into the casing. A drawer lifting device is also disclosed.



Prescription bottle storage units and medical organizer cases

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A prescription bottle storage unit for holding a plurality of prescription pill bottles includes a holder for holding the plurality of prescription pill bottles in fixed positions spaced-apart around a vertically-extending axis so that outwardly-extending side portions of the plurality of prescription pill bottles are observable.



Rack shelving unit

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A rack shelving unit includes front and rear beams, and one or more tie bars extending between the front and rear beams to form a shelf frame with the front and rear beams which can support a shelf. The tie bar can include flexible sidewalls that can flex laterally away from each other as the shelf is loaded to increase the compressive force of a compression retainer coupling the tie bar to the front and rear beams.



Adjustable bracket for holding auxiliary equipment for televisions

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An adjustable bracket system for supporting auxiliary equipment above or below a television having a shelf panel, a first and a second L-shaped support with a support portion and an extension portion that together form an L-shaped piece, the support portions are attached to the bottom surface of the shelf panel and the extension portions extend upwardly from a second end of the shelf panel above the top surface of the shelf panel, the L-shaped supports are spaced a distance apart and are oriented parallel to each other, a first and a second mounting tube that are generally hollow with a open ends where the extension portion of the L-shaped support is telescopically received in the second end of the mounting tube, the L-shaped supports can be secured in a position, the first ends of the mounting tubes are to telescopically receive a wall mounting bracket for a television.



Lens assembly method

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A lens assembly method for assembling a plurality of lenses into a plurality of lens tubes is disclosed. The method includes providing a lens assembly tool comprising a lens receiving frame, a positioning plate, and a pressing plate forming a plurality of pressing punches; positioning a plurality of lens tubes in a plurality of receiving holes of the lens receiving frame; positioning one lens in each of the lens tubes; positioning the positioning plate on the lens receiving frame with the lens tubes extending through a plurality of through holes of the positioning plate; and positioning the pressing plate on the positioning plate with the pressing punches entering into the lens tubes to push the lenses into the lens tubes.



Hard disk drive case mounting structure

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A hard disk drive case mounting structure includes a case formed of a top cover shell and a bottom holder shell, an electronic system accommodated in the case, and fasteners each including a female fastening component having an annular head press-fitted in one respective vertical mounting hole at the top cover shell of the case and a split tube-like mating connection socket downwardly extended from the annular head, and a male fastening component having a flat circular head press-fitted into one respective vertical mounting hole at the bottom holder shell of the case and a retaining shank extended from the flat circular head and inserted through one respective mounting through hole at a flat frame member of the electronic system and then fastened to the split tube-like mating connection socket of the female fastening component by means of a hook block.



Automated storage accessories

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Kit of improved accessories suitable for automated storage structures (20) comprising an automatic clamping system adapted to lock in position workpieces stored during transport on a truck, plant conveyor or any other vehicle and supporting elements (11) for the workpieces stored each formed by bending of iron wire according to the workpiece profile.



Apparatus to support portable electronic devices and other devices or objects

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus to support a device includes a first base; a first support; a first base-support hinge adapted to rotatably couple the first base and the first support along a first axis of rotation; a first swivel slidably connected to the first support and having a first cut-out adapted to receive a first portion of the device; a second base; a second support; a second base-support hinge adapted to rotatably couple the second base and the second support along a second axis of rotation; and a second swivel slidably connected to the second support and having a second cut-out adapted to receive a second portion of the device spaced apart from the first portion of the device.



Switch plate adapter

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Switch plate adapters comprising a body, at least one aperture and at least one hook for permanent or temporary attachment to existing switch plate covers are provided.



Extendable storage device

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A storage device comprising an extendable center piece slidingly-attached to one or more supports, the center piece including a slot that runs vertically through the center piece for at least a portion of a length of the center piece and providing a surface to support at least one hook, wherein the hook is disposed in the slot formed in the center piece and the hook extends through the slot and below the bottom surface of the center-piece, each hook providing an interface for hanging and storing an item within a cabinet or other suitable storage space.



Rotary carousel apparatus and system

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A rotary carousel apparatus includes a stationary base and a central column fixed relative to the base. Rotatable first and second drive plates are positioned to rotate about a central axis of the column. At least one torque tube assembly extends between the first drive plate and at least one second drive plate and is operative for rotational movement with a rotation of the drive plates. At least one shelf is connected to the at least one torque tube assembly. A drive assembly is operatively directly or indirectly coupled to one of the first drive plate and the at least one second drive plate, such that rotation of the drive assembly causes a corresponding rotation of one of the first and second drive plates connected thereto and a rotation of the other of the first and second drive plates through the at least one torque tube assembly.



Footwear hanger assembly

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A footwear hanger includes a suspension portion for suspending a pair of shoes having toe separators in as side-by-side relation in an upright position, and a pair of support portions connected to, and in mirror symmetrical relationship with, the suspension portion. Each support portion has a plurality of uprights together operative for jointly supporting one of the shoes. The uprights of each support portion are spaced apart from one another and include bound spaces in which the toe separators of the respective shoe are received for holding the shoe upright in the upright position.



Rack modules

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Various aspects include a rack module comprising a side including one or more receptacles. A receptacle may include a contact surface shaped to receive a container. A rack module may include one or more engagement features operable to removably attach the rack module to another rack module having complementary engagement features. The other rack module may also have a side including one or more receptacles, and the attached rack modules may commonly orient their respective receptacles such that the containers received therein may be used.



Tool-less cable management attachment bracket and method of use

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A cable management attachment bracket is disclosed that includes a bracket body with a first attachment tab, a second attachment, and a cable management assembly (CMA) connection point for hingedly connecting with a CMA. The first attachment tab extends from a front edge of the bracket body and is formed to interface with a first receiving portion of a rack slide. The second attachment tab extends from a center portion of the bracket body and is formed to interface with a second receiving portion of a rack slide. Additionally, the CMA connection point is formed on the rear edge of the bracket body.



Wafer stocker

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A wafer stocker is provided in present invention including a main body having an opening communicating with an inner accommodation space, a plurality of storage cells for wafer pod disposed in the main body, and an embedded storage shelf mounting in the accommodation space of the main body via the opening, the embedded storage shelf is provided with a plurality of storage cells for wafer pods which may combine with the storage cells in the main body to serve jointly as the storage cells of the entire wafer stocker, wherein the embedded storage shelf may be removed from the accommodation space to be replaced with an embedded wafer sorter.



Tension rod with threaded end cap

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

We provide a tension adjustment assembly including an externally threaded support member and an at least partially hollow cylinder that is threaded internally. The threads of the cylinder and the threads of the support member are mated, allowing the cylinder to rotate about and travel along the threaded portion of the support member. The cylinder further comprises a ridge about an outer diameter of the cylinder. The tension adjustment assembly also includes an end cap retained on the cylinder by said ridge and able to rotate freely about said cylinder independently of any rotation of the cylinder about the support member. Finally, the tension adjustment assembly includes a foot attached to the end cap. When placed on the end of a tension rod this assembly allows the fit of the rod to a wall to be adjusted by turning the cylinder.



Electroplating process, system and components thereof

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An electroplating system and components thereof facilitate an efficient electroplating process which in part reduces or eliminates the number of clips used on electroplating racks. Some electroplating racks may use skewers on which multiple plastic pieces are typically mounted. The plastic pieces may also be configured to be joined to form an assembly which is mounted on an electroplating rack. The configurations help reduce the time spent loading and unloading pieces on the racks.



Combination rack structure

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A combination rack structure includes a predetermined number of support plates, connecting strips and side frames. Each of the support plates has a rectangular shape. Each of the connecting strips is provided with three holding grooves each longitudinally extended through each of the connecting strips. Each of the connecting strips has a periphery provided with elongate recessed portions each located between any two of the holding grooves. Each of the recessed portions is provided with a plurality of extensions which are perpendicular to an axial direction of each of the recessed portions and are spaced from each other with a proper interval. The extensions are used for holding and resting. Each of the side frames is bent to have a hexagonal shape. The support plates are combined with the connecting strips to construct a hexagonal rack.



Display tray and bar, and mounting bracket therefor

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A product display tray and associated mounting bar and bracket. The mounting bar and bracket are configured to minimize space occupied in a front to back direction and enable mounting of a tray in a manner to maximize the number of products displayed. The mounting brackets allow the bar to be turned end for end to adjust the vertical position of the bar by one-half spacing in order to maximize vertical density of the packaging display. The tray has specially configured, rearwardly opening recesses at its back edge to receive the mounting bar while allowing a base of the tray to extend underneath and behind the bar. The tray, bar and brackets are also uniquely designed to enable a tray to be mounted on two adjacent, aligned mounting bars, to maximize horizontal density of the packaging display. Other disclosed features enhance the usefulness and efficiency of the display.



Dual plane self-adjusting shelf

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus for storing and displaying packages. The invention discloses a self-adjusting shelf comprising a sled coupled to a track, and at least two product supports located in a plane above the track. The product supports are aligned substantially parallel to the track and are coupled to the track. Packages rest upon the product supports. The sled slides along the length of the track. The sled urges, via either gravity or a biasing device, the sled forward against downstream packages. Thus, when one package is removed, the sled forces the remaining packages to the front of the shelf.



Shelf for display of goods

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a shelf for display of goods. More specifically, the present invention relates to a goods-display self in which improved are the structure of unit shelves composed by combining end caps with both ends of fixed frames accommodating roller units and the structure of front and rear support frames combined with both ends of the unit shelves. The said unit shelf not only can provide an easy space control to another unit shelf neighboring along front and rear support frames but also can fix set positions by using a stopper and can be separated conveniently by using a separation device.



Shelving system having a shelf with biasing elements to resist inadvertent or accidental detachment from a support rail

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An article support, such as a shelf, is securely attachable at a plurality of locations along a generally vertical support or rail. The article support includes a support-engaging portion having one or more tabs, at least one of which is a locking tab having a forward-extending tooth that engages the vertical support, when the tab or tabs extend through slots in the support. Optionally, a biasing element urges the article away from the support to maintain secure engagement of the locking tab with the support. The resulting shelving system or article support system is resistant to accidental detachment of the article supports from the supports and permits relatively small adjustment intervals for the article supports along the supports.



Collapsible drying container

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present document describes a container for storing and drying garments or sport equipment, the container comprising an external envelope comprising a resistant material; and a ventilation structure through which air can be blown for drying the garments or sports equipment, the ventilation structure supporting the external envelope, the ventilation structure comprising hanging elements for hanging the garments or sports equipment thereon, the ventilation structure capable of adopting a retracted position and an extended position in which the ventilation structure occupies more space than in the retracted position.



Covered rack for holding fluid receptacles

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A sample rack configured to hold receptacles and to be inserted into the structure below the cover includes a sample rack having receptacle-receiving pockets, each with a resilient element and a positioning feature for holding receptacles of varying sizes in a predetermined position within the receptacle receiving pocket, and a cover including features for preventing a receptacle from being pulled out of its receptacle-receiving pocket when the transfer mechanism is withdrawn from the receptacle.



Loading station for a storage frame

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a loading station for a storage frame. In the loading station, the storage frame serves for temporarily holding and transporting rod-like elements, in particular smoking rods, on which sausage-shaped products, like sausages, are stored, and comprises two side parts, wherein each side part has two supports being substantially parallel to each other and wherein the side parts are connected with each other by at least one cross beam, and horizontally arranged trays for accommodating rod-like elements. The loading station comprises at least one position defining device for defining a predetermined position of the storage frame. Moreover, at least one locking device is provided for releasably locking of the storage frame in its predetermined position.



Kit for mounting one or more appliances on a pole

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A kit for mounting one or more appliances on a pole, the kit comprising a central ring for being mounted around a pole and having a through-hole, a fitting surface and a support surface, and a carrier having a base part and at least one support arm extending from said base part for supporting one or more appliances, wherein said base part is adapted to be fitted on said support surface and has a through-hole adapted for being fitted around said fitting surface.



Adjustable rod

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An adjustable rod including a center tube, and two rods which adjustably fit into the center tube, is described.



Support apparatus

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure relates to shelving systems and methods that are adaptable to a number of applications, including building heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (“HVAC”) systems, shelving units for holding children's games and toys, closet organizers with hangers and shelves, storage systems in a garage or workshop, storage shelves over a garage door, and as a shelving unit for audio and visual equipment. The shelving unit includes a means for attachment to an overhead member, such as a steel beam, wood rafter, wood joist, wood beam, or ceiling, a generally J or L shaped bar, the ability to raise or lower the J or L shaped bar to provide for storage at different heights, an extension member removably coupled to the J or L bar, and wherein the extension member has a length that provides for storage space of different widths. In another aspect, an inverted shelving stand is provided. In still a further aspect, a U shaped swiveling hanging unit is provided.



Adjustable shelf and method of use

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A U-shaped adjustable shelving system comprised of a plurality of interconnecting shelf sections including a back shelf section, a right side shelf section and a left side shelf section. The right and left side shelf sections are coupled to the back shelf section with a sliding dovetail arrangement so as to allow adjustment of the right and left side shelf sections relative to the back shelf section in order to change the width of the adjustable shelving system. The back shelf section is adjustable in length to substantially match the width of the space in which the shelving system is to be installed. The adjustable shelving system includes support risers for self-supporting the shelving system above a surface. The adjustable shelf can be easily installed into a variety of cabinets, and allows access to small containers, such as those for herbs and spices.



Wire access line drum assembly

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

One aspect of the disclosed subject matter is seen in a wire access line drum assembly, comprising a tubular drum, first and second end portions, and a shaft. The tubular drum includes a first end, a second end, and an inner diameter of a first preselected size. The first and second end portions are coupled to the first and second ends of the tubular drum, and the shaft extends at least partially within the tubular drum. The shaft has an outer diameter of a second preselected size substantially similar to the first preselected size. Another aspect of the disclosed subject matter is seen in a drum storage system. The drum storage system is comprised of a plurality of wire access line drums and a rack. The plurality of wire access line drums each have a wire access line pre-spooled thereon, and the rack is designed to receive the plurality of wire access line drums in a configuration to permit one or more of the wire access lines to be retrieved from the rack and transported to a job site.



Under-hood tool bar

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A tool bar for securing under a hood of a car during repair and maintenance is disclosed. A rigid member spanning a substantial portion of the hood is flexibly secured to hooks. The hooks engage edges of the hood and may include a compliant covering. The hooks may secure to the rigid member by means of straps and the straps may be tensioned by means of tensioners secured to one of the hooks and the rigid member. A stabilizer secures to the rigid member and has an end that may be clipped or otherwise fastened to a portion of the hood to resist rotation of the rigid member. One or more tool retaining members secured to the rigid member, such as a socket rack, magnetic bar, hook groove, or the like.



Wardrobe lift with extended lowering capability

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

An apparatus for raising and lowering a carrier for supporting clothes hangers or other hanging articles within a wardrobe closet that includes a tube, brackets for rotatable mounting of the tube, a tubular motor coupled to the tube for rotating the tube, and a base that attaches to a side panel of the wardrobe closet. Two arms each lie on a plane parallel to the base and to the side panel, attach at their ends to the carrier, and are mounted on the base so that they may oscillate and pivot in the plane between two positions, raising and lowering the carrier. At the lowest position the carrier releases from the arms and drop further. Fabric straps are wound onto and unwound from the tube to raise and lower the arms as the tube is rotated. A remote control receiver or programmable device may be used to control operation of the motor.



Partition system

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a partition system (10) comprising a plurality of wall elements (1) merging one into another, wherein at least one wall element (1) is designed as a stepped element (150), and wherein at least one wall element (1) is designed as a corner element (250).