Abstract: An air hammer powered debris chisel headed tool having a water stream blaster outlet directing a high speed water stream forwardly closely adjacent and above the chisel head when valve controlled for use. Air misting outlets are also provided at the forward end of the tool to produce a dust debris supressing mist as the tool is being used in material removal such as asbestos dust abatement as asbestos is being removed in structures. A trigger control at the butt handle end of the tool controls on-off activation of the tool air hammer, and a lever on the butt handle has control settings from off to misting to combination misting and high speed water stream to high speed water stream alone.
Abstract: A pack system worn on either thigh held in place with strapping around the thigh and one or more straps connected to a waist belt. While the modular pack system can have one or more pouches it includes removeable and replaceable mounting provision for a plurality of removeable interchangeable pouches. The backplane mounting portion of the pack system on which removeable pouches are mounted is, as a maximum, approximately eight inches wide by ten inches high having adjustable leg straps and vertical strapping utilizing buckles permanently attached. Elastic looping is fastened to the bottom of the backplane mounting portion. The backplane portion is constructed with a double layer with one vertical side not sewn shut allowing space for storage of flat flexible items such as maps, photographs, instructions, orders and others, with such an edge sealable as by Velcro closure stripping.
Abstract: A toothpick dispenser with an elevated base having opposite end mount pedestals that rest on a supporting surface with the elevated base mounting a toothpick box that is slideable back and forth between opposite end limited positions. One position is established by limit position contact of the box with one of the pedestals and a lock device mounted in the elevated base at the mount pedestal at the other end is movable into an end limit blocking position for the box when the elevated base is put down on a supporting surface. There are two toothpick dispensing grooves in the upper surface of the elevated base, one for each of the opposite end positions of the toothpick holding box with the back edge of each groove being rounded to prevent jamming up of the dispenser box by either square centered toothpicks or round centered toothpicks whichever is being dispensed.
Abstract: Graphics information display panels made up of basic picture elements running to hundreds, or more, are useful for being viewed for advertising, transportation information, traffic control, news, weather, financial data and other information normally generated by computers. The system has capability in alphanumeric and also for color graphics designs in four colors through use of a basic display element with a transparent cylinder having four different color pigment enclosing compartments (or cavities) rotatable about a center rod mounting thereof. A six cavity transparent cylinder provides for design displays in six colors. Color pigments, either liquid or powder, are used to fill pixel cylinder cavities as fade resistant color medias where exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet radiation otherwise tends to cause deterioration of color pigment.
Abstract: An art form where earth in powdered form from specific locations--earth from a country, states, counties, a person's yard or other locations with sample records maintained is, after being heat sterilized sized to designate size range limits, and then embedded within plastic and formed to the desired shape. The shape may be a micro-dot insertable in commemorative coins or utilized in jewelry of all sizes and shapes or molded into a whole range of jewelry shapes and sizes. The plastic may be a thermo softening and setting plastic, a chemical reactive setting plastic or even a thermo setting resin such as an epoxy resin into which some of the desired powdered earth is entrained.
Abstract: A three piece portable adjustable length posture care bed or hospital bed with one a rectangular cushion and the other two rectangular in profile yet wedged shaped to better conform to a user's body when used as bed. When the two wedged shaped cushions are properly placed together along with the third cushion they fit within a carrying case weighing altogether not more than approximately ten pounds. One of the wedge cushions includes a cloth extension that is positionable to underlie the thin end of the other wedge cushion and that permits varied spacing of the wedge cushions in adapting to the height of a user. The cushions are maintained in the desired assembled spaced relation via criss-cross VELCRO interlocking fastening strips that allow great versatility in use.
Abstract: A construction material light weight as compared to standard concrete yet having excellent thermal insulation qualities. The material when processed uses cement, pumice in small size particularized form and/or volcanic ash, scoria in particularized form, vermiculite in flaked particle form and water for the cement. While excellent product may be formed with these ingredients alone a more uniformly predicable product may be produced if, prior to mixing of all the ingredients, the vermiculite is mixed with kerosene on the ratio of approximately one cubic foot to one fourth cubic foot. The vermiculite is then mixed with the pumice to kerosene coat the pumice to block absorbtion of water from the water cement mixture by the pumice to thereby insure proper curing of the cement binder in the overall material mix.
Abstract: A light weight and collapsible luggage carrier that hooks onto the rear car bumper with adjustable length support chains with end brackets mounting on a trunk rim. The luggage carrier comes in kit form that when collapsed is conveniently stored in the car trunk available for use when needed. The carrier assembled in place on the rear of an automobile includes a "U" shaped tubular metal assembly in the luggage carrier along a plurality of cross tubes as a platform support for luggage carried thereon. Rubber bumpers on the front ends of the "U" sides prevent damage to the auto rear above the rear bumper. Two opposite side support plastic sheathed chains have metal end clips that hook over the trunk rear rim and extend to exposed chain outer ends selectively connected by "S" hooks to opposite ends of the "U" shape adjacent flattened bends that prevent the "S" hooks from moving through the flattened bends.
Abstract: Flow regulator valves that adjust to various fluid flow line pressure variations to stabilize flow to designed regulated flow rates in various flow line sizes and with fluid pressure build up in the line encountered such as with water hammer are combined with through flow relief valving to diffuse excessive line pressures. This includes the addition of a relief valve, of any of several configurations, to a flow regulating valve, in several configurations with the relief valve opening to relieve higher than flow regulating valve design working pressures.
Abstract: A valve spring compressor hand tool quickly mounted on a rocker arm mounting stud on the top of a cylinder head for compressing a valve stem spring to release and remove the valve retainer lock for replacing a single valve spring, stem seal, or shield without removing the cylinder head on many automotive engine models. The valve spring compressor is a three piece tool including a mounting stud thread lock position engaging tool element with an internal half thread section, a threaded top and a tilt support base, a sleeve having a bifurcated valve spring top engaging side extension rotationally keyed to and slideable along the tool element from the top thereof to a keyway bottom stop position, and a manual handle member internally threaded to fit the threaded top of the thread lock position engaging tool element and turnable downward against the top of the sleeve with the bifurcated side extension to press the sleeve downward compressing the valve spring for valve retainer lock removal.
Abstract: A refrigerant system gas pressure check gauge with a valve head opening having a valve pin and shaped to fit on and over the low pressure suction side valve fitting of a refrigeration system, auto or home, with colored zones and safety markings with worded indications including safety danger warnings. The colored zones and safety markings directly match precise pressure zones on the valve stem.
Abstract: Large scale information display panels made up of basic picture elements running to hundreds, even up several thousand color elements, are useful for being viewed for advertising, transportation information, traffic control, news, weather, finanical data and other information normally generated by computers. The system has capability in alphanumeric and also for color graphics designs in four colors with use of a basic display element with two intersecting planes rotational about an axis at the intersection of the two planes. A three plane element provides for designs in six colors. The basic two plane display has each face of each of the two plane surfaces coated or impregnated with a different color and a single permanent bar magnet is enclosed in one of the plane forms perpendicular to the axis of rotation.
Abstract: A hot body activates, such as by a person or a car moving into an area scanned through a lens by a passive infrared detector, a light control system having an adjustable length turn on duration for each hot body intrusion turn on cycle. The light control system also includes a photocell deactivation sensor that is in a daylight deactivation circuit for the light control system with the light sensing photocell positioned behind a multifaceted scan zone lens, along with the infrared detector. A manually switch activated circuit is also provided with the light control system for an emergency blinking light mode of operation as an alarm.
Abstract: A portable barbeque module having an outer shell, cooking grid, lava rock brickettes, a grill, a perforated plate or woven wire grate holding the brickettes and equipped with a heat distributing baffle, handles and folding legs. With the legs folded up the barbeque is insertable as an instant converter for converting LP gas deep fat fish frying units with the deep fat fry pan removed to a barbeque cooker.
Abstract: An ellipsoidal reflector system concentrating energy utilizing two effects--one being that light passing through one focus of an ellipse will tend to line up with the major axis after each reflection, combined with the other in the properties of ellipses rotated off-axis having one distributed focus and one point focus. After a few reflections light having originally passed through one focus is, for practical purposes, running along the major axis even though the major axis is approached as an asymptote. This energy concentration system would be quite useful as a source of highly collimated light such as would be more practical for field surveying work than, for example, lasers, for optical alignment, and fiber-optic carrier media input. In addition to light some of these ellipsoidal reflector systems for concentration of energy are also effective for ultrasonics and/or shock waves.
Abstract: Ultra-broadband impedance matched electrically small self-complementary pair antennas using thin wire elements with impedance inverting feed are presented. Efficiencies are determined by achieveable loss resistances in the radiating structure itself, rather than the (limited) quality of an external loading coil, and by energy channeled into the difference port of the feed hybrid, that is used to match two complementary impedances. Broadband impedance loci are achieved for thin radiators by impedance inverters placed prior to the complementarizing circuit. Impedance matching is then accomplished in a standard broadband hybrid or "Magic Tee" feed circuit.
Abstract: A portable air conditioner drier and chemical additive system feeder particularly useful for home and auto air conditioning systems. The unit is an in-line filter/drier with an input flexible line section and an output flexible line section connectable from a system high pressure fitting to the refrigerant system suction side valve fitting so that a portion of the system pumps high pressure gas output through the filter/drier for a short contaminant, moisture, and air removal running period of time generally to an extent of twenty to forty minutes. The filter/drier unit includes a screw top container that seals against leakage when threaded down normally containing a screen and filter material with a fill of desiccant particles cartridge which can be removed and replaced.
Abstract: An elongated, coiled, electrical resistance heating filament is positioned along the major axis of an ellipsoidal reflector with its inner end positioned at the inner focus of the reflector and with the coil extending outwardly toward but short of an annular rim defining the front of the reflector. The coiled filament is supported by a pair of power supply leads connected to the inner and outer ends of thereof and forming stiff conductive support pillars mounted in a thickened support and seal portion at the apex of the reflector. The front of the reflector may be closed by a glass plate sealed to the annular rim. A secondary reflector may be provided on the major axis of the ellipsoidal reflector between the outer end of the coiled filament and the annular rim. The secondary reflector may be a figure of rotation of any shape, e.g., parabolic or conical, capable of throwing energy that would otherwise escape back through the coiled filament and serves to conserve energy and shield the eyes of the user.
Abstract: A silicon wafer diffusion processing quartz boat carrier slot plunge cutter machine is provided that has a vertical rapid traverse power feed variable speed spindle with automatic stop switches controlling down feed and return with spindle speeds generally in the range of 3,000 RPM to 4,500 RPM for effective quartz slot cutting. Work piece table longitudinal and cross travel are manually driven with longitudinal travel for work piece to cutting tool alignment and cross travel being for indexing of specific slotting configurations. A fixed table support is adapted to mounting of various jig types for slotting as desired.
Abstract: A trash and leaf gathering and pick up tool having two rake like gathering heads pivotally interconnected to close and open toward and away from each other in a jaw like action. One of the rake like gathering heads has a handle adapted to fit a user's arm and is equipped with an arm band for mounting of the tool on an arm. The other rake like gathering head has a handle extending through the pivot interconnect with the handle mountable on an arm to a hand grip equipped end positioned for being grasped by the hand of the arm mounting the tool whereby the tool is manually manipulated in its closing leaf and trash grasping action and jaw opening manipulation to dump trash.