shape (Total 54006 Patents Found)

Shape (54006 Patents Found)
A basic block with a stable shape and size is shaped from fragments of a polymer mixture compressed in a hydraulic press (1) b piercing the block with spikes (8) heated to a temperature higher than the softening point of at least one of the polymers in said m...
A bale shape monitoring system for round balers includes first and second indicator lights, and bale shape monitor apparatus for alternately generating signals in the indicator lights in response to predetermined expansion of the baling chamber of round balers. Typically round balers are operated in a manner whereby cr...
The present invention relates to a heat sink. The heat sink includes a casting, a block, heat pipes, and fins. The block is placed in a cavity of the casting. The heat pipes are composed of a straight heat pipe and two second degree curve heat pipes. The heat pipes are coupled to the casting. The fins are also coupled ...
A composition, apparatus and method for use in a wellbore is described. In one aspect, a composition may include a shape-conforming material and nanoparticles sufficient to absorb a selected form of energy to heat the shape-conforming material to near or above a glass transition temperature. A method of deploying an ap...
A well tool can include sealing surfaces, and a shape memory material seal which dynamically seals between the sealing surfaces with metal-to-metal contact between the shape memory material seal and each of the sealing surfaces. A method of sealing in a well tool can include forming a shape memory material seal, heat t...
The invention relates to a determination apparatus for determining the pose and shape of an introduction element like a catheter within a living being, wherein the introduction element ( 12 ) is adapted to be used by a brachytherapy apparatus for introducing a radiation source ( 10 ) close to a target object ( 11 ) to ...
A method, system and computer program product for creating collages that visually resemble a particular shape or group of shapes are provided. The method is a computer-implemented method of creating a shape collage and includes receiving a shape specification signal which specifies at least one desired shape. Each desi...
A tissue snare comprises an elongated member having a distal end and a loop formed of a shape memory material, the loop including a tissue receiving interior opening and being connected to the distal end of the elongated member, properties of the shape memory material being selected so that, when a temperature of the l...
A shape-sensing segment traverses through at least a portion of a kinematic chain of a tele-operated slave surgical instrument in a tele-operated minimally-invasive surgical system. The shape-sensing segment includes a pre-set perturbation. Shape information from the pre-set perturbation allows determination of relativ...
An integrated optical shape sensing system and method include an arrangement structure ( 132 ) configured to receive a fiber port or connector. A platform ( 130 ) is configured to provide a distance relationship with the arrangement structure such that the fiber port or connector is trackable to provide a location refe...
Cooling apparatuses, electronic device assemblies, and cooling assemblies having a magnetic shape memory member are disclosed. In one embodiment, a cooling apparatus includes a first compliant member, a magnetic shape memory member, a magnetic field generating device, a second compliant member and a fan member. A first...
An array substrate for a liquid crystal display (LCD) device include: a substrate; a gate line formed in one direction on one surface of the substrate; a data line crossing the gate line to define a pixel area; a thin film transistor (TFT) configured at a crossing of the gate line and the data line; a pixel electrode f...
Particle in the shape of an encapsulated droplet comprising a core material and a shell material surrounding the core material, the shell material containing maleimide groups, preferably a copolymer of maleimide groups. The shell material contains a copolymer of styrene and maleic anhydride derivatives, of which more t...
The present invention relates to a punch unit of a powder press, wherein the punch unit is assembled from at least two parts, in this case comprising a headpiece as the first part and a widening region, adjoining the headpiece, as the second part, wherein the widening region flares to a diameter of a punch holder which...
Radial compression may utilize a shape memory alloy. The shape-memory alloy may comprise nickel titanium. A compressive force may be applied to a body part of an animal. For example, the device may be utilized to provide a compressive force to a limb of a human. The device may be utilized to provide compressive therapy...
L'invention concerne une machine d'empaquetage comprenant un conduit (1) qui permet d'introduire un produit en vrac; une section de chargement du produit en vrac placée long dudit conduit; une section de formation de paquet située en aval de la section de chargement; et un poussoir (11, 27) destiné à po...
L'invention concerne une structure fermée monobloc et un procédé de fabrication de ladite structure. Plus précisément, l'invention concerne un fuselage monobloc et un procédé de fabrication dudit fuselage. Dans un mode de réalisation dudit procédé, on utilise des techniques de moulage, d'outillage...
ミアンダ型振動子は、振動梁と、振動梁上に設けられた圧電アクチュエータとを備える。振動梁は、複数の折り返し部と、複数の折り返し部と交互に配置されて複数の折り返し部に連結される複数の連結部とを有し、連続した複数の折り...
A probe burn resistant interface apparatus and method for testing an electronic device use a probe made of a shape memory alloy which upon overheating of the probe during functionality testing of an electronic device contracts the probe to disengage the probe from a contact electrically connected to the electronic devi...
The invention pertains to a method and apparatus for delivering an article formed of a shape memory alloy to a surgical implantation site. The apparatus may include a body having a passage for receiving the proximal portion of the shape memory article, the passage being shaped to substantially prevent the shape memory ...
An SMA actuation apparatus moves a movable element relative to a support structure in two orthogonal directions using a total of four SMA actuator wires each connected at its ends between the movable element and the support structure and extending perpendicular to the primary axis. None of the SMA actuator wires are co...
A system is configured to create or enlarge a cavity in a tissue body and generally includes a cannula, a friction reduction covering, and a cavity creation member. The cavity creation member includes an end portion that is configured to transition between a first shape and a second shape that is different from the fir...
To provide a method of manufacturing a shaft-shape composite member in which a bent section is suitably treated. A plurality of thermosetting fiber-reinforced resin materials made of a UD material is supplied to a bending section of a mold in a state of being aligned in parallel to an axial direction of a cavity to for...
The anti-friction bearing has an outer bearing ring, an inner bearing ring and rolling bodies that are located between the bearing rings. The race of the outer bearing ring and the inner bearing ring are laterally delimited by two continuous rims that are formed as one piece with the races. The bearing is filled with t...
There is described a photogrammetric method and an arrangement for the three-dimensional digitizing of bodies and body parts ( 26 ) which are covered with a marked, elastic cover ( 14 ), which comprises high-contrast marks which are photogrammetrically analysable, and which are photographed from different shooting posi...
An implantable device system for controlling the dimensions of internal anatomic passages corrects physiologic dysfunctions resulting from a structural lumen which is either too large or too small. Implantable devices are disclosed which employ various mechanisms for adjusting and maintaining the size of an orifice to ...
A spacer for forming a gap in a device includes a predetermined geometric shape and is less than about 500 micrometers in a broadest dimension. A plurality of spacers can be fabricated where each spacer of the plurality of spacers has a predetermined geometric shape, the same predetermined geometric shape, or a variety...
Provided/Disclosed is a holographic display device including a light source configured to output a coherent emission beam, a beam illuminator configured to convert the emission beam to an illumination light having a plane wavefront and a spatially regular intensity and output the converted emission beam, and a spatial ...