Patents Examined by Orlando E. Aviles
  • Patent number: 11553826
    Abstract: Manual washing system includes a bucket (2) provided with a base (10) and a lateral wall (12) having an upper rigid edge (11), and a mop (3) including a handle (4) associated to a head (5), the head (5) has a substantially plate-shaped body (50), the body (50) being associated to the handle (4) by a joint (6). The bucket (2) includes lateral wall (12) made of preformed plastic material with two or more successively foldable wall sections. The two or more wall sections are folded on the base (10), and the upper edge (11) is provided with a perimetral recess (14) and a locking element (15).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Inventor: Katia Petito
  • Patent number: 11548188
    Abstract: An apparatus for cutting workpieces has a saw and a carousel. The carousel has a plurality of workpiece-holding pockets and is mounted for rotation about a carousel axis to pass the workpiece-holding pockets from a first position remote of the saw through at least a second position proximate the saw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Yonani Industries Ltd.
    Inventors: Ronen Yonani, Michael Vainberg
  • Patent number: 11548187
    Abstract: The invention relates to an automatic tile cutter (1) comprising a cutting table (31) for receiving a tile (21) to be cut, and at least one cutting tool (59) that is translatably movable along a guide rail (61) and is to cut the tile along a cutting line such that a cut tile and scraps are obtained, characterized in that the tile cutter additionally comprises: —at least a first conveyor (11) for conveying the tile (21) from a tile loading zone (5) to a tile cutting zone (7); —at least two abutments (15) for blocking the movement of the tile (21) in a predefined tile position in the cutting zone; and —an electronic control unit (57) configured to control the positioning of the abutment elements (15) and the cutting tool (59) relative to each other in accordance with predefined cutting parameters and actuate the cutting tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Inventor: Pietro Lopriano
  • Patent number: 11547256
    Abstract: A floor cleaner including a base that includes a suction inlet, a brushroll chamber, and brushroll. The brushroll chamber includes a brushroll, an endcap, a tab extending from the endcap, a driven end and a non-driven end. The endcap includes the tab extending from the endcap. The tab is movable between an unfolded and a folded position. Upward movement of the tab in the unfolded position removes the brushroll from the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Techtronic Floor Care Technology Limited
    Inventor: Rafael Davila
  • Patent number: 11540681
    Abstract: A vacuum cleaner having a hand unit and an elongated member having a nozzle end portion and a handle end portion. The vacuum cleaner has a valve arranged at the nozzle end portion, the valve having a valve member being movable between a first and a second position. In the first position the valve member directs an airflow from a floor nozzle to the hand unit while preventing an airflow to flow through the handle end portion. In the second position the valve member directs the airflow from the floor nozzle to the handle end portion and to the hand unit. Vacuum cleaning may be performed with the floor nozzle both when the hand unit is connected at the nozzle end and at the handle end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Inventors: Erik Dahlbeck, Henrik Holm
  • Patent number: 11541508
    Abstract: A method for treating a surface of a fibre composite component, wherein an abrasive removal of the surface of the fibre composite component takes place by blasting a removing agent transported by a gaseous transporting fluid onto the surface of the fibre composite component by a feed nozzle and a suction extraction of the removing agent and material removed by the removing agent takes place by an extraction nozzle arranged in the region of the feed nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Inventor: Christian Gensewich
  • Patent number: 11533985
    Abstract: An oral care implement that includes a handle and a head. The head, which has an exposed front surface and an exposed rear surface, may include a support structure having a perimetric wall that defines a central opening and a monolithic cleaning unit including a pad located within the central opening and molded bristles extending from the pad. The support structure and the pad may collectively define the exposed front surface and the exposed rear surface of the head. Furthermore, the support structure may have a maximum thickness of 3 mm or less measured from a front surface of the perimetric wall to a rear surface of the perimetric wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Wen Jin Xi, Yan Mei Ji, Bo Zhang
  • Patent number: 11534883
    Abstract: A wheel conformal burr brushing device includes a lower lifting driving system, a central burr brushing system, a lower gear lifting unit, first burr brushing systems, second burr brushing systems, a synchronous clamping driving system and an upper burr brushing system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: CITIC Dicastal CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yacong Zhang, Bowen Xue, Hongbao Wang, Jiandong Guo
  • Patent number: 11534042
    Abstract: A vacuum cleaner having: a profile extending between a profile nozzle end for attachment of a nozzle and a profile handle end for attachment of a first handle; a housing attached to the profile and having a motor fan unit for generating an airflow, a housing air outlet; and a housing air inlet, and an airflow channel extending from the profile nozzle end to the housing air outlet via the housing air inlet, for allowing an airflow from the first profile end to the housing air outlet. The housing is movable along the profile, and has a second handle operable by a user to move the vacuum cleaner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Jonas Kristiansson, Jesper Hederos
  • Patent number: 11523721
    Abstract: A vacuum cleaner including: a suctioning unit; a main body including a cyclone part for separating dust from suctioned air and a dust container for storing the separated dust, and a body cover for opening and closing the lower side of the body; a filter unit, disposed in the body, for filtering air separated from the dust; an actuating unit capable of moving in the body between the outside of the filter unit and the inner circumference surface of the body; an operating unit disposed outside the body which operates in order to move the actuating unit; a transmission unit penetrating the body and connecting the actuating unit with the operating unit; and an elastic member disposed outside the body which elastically supports the operating unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Youngjoo Lee, Jungmin Ko, Soohan Eo, Kietak Hyun, Inkyu Hwang, Sangchul Lee, Jonguk Her
  • Patent number: 11524322
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a jig for attaching and detaching a cleaning member, which facilitates attaching and detaching the cleaning member to and from a rotation device without holding the cleaning member directly by hand, even when there is no sufficient spacing around the cleaning member. The jig 100 for attaching and detaching a cleaning member 60 includes a pair of jig bodies 110 capable of clamping two ends 63 of a holder 62 of the cleaning member 60, and a connecting mechanism 120 that interlocks the movements of the pair of jig bodies 110 between a clamped state in which two ends 63 of the holder 62 are clamped and a non-clamped state in which the clamped state is released.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoaki Fujimoto, Shuichi Suemasa, Tomoatsu Ishibashi
  • Patent number: 11518662
    Abstract: A lid opening component, a lid opening device, and a suction system are disclosed. The suction system includes the lid opening device and a suction assembly, wherein the lid opening device includes a positioning assembly and a lid opening assembly having the lid opening components, and the lid opening component includes a needle holder, a plurality of unpowered needles, and a drive part. The suction system identifies the locations of a container and its lids through the positioning assembly of the lid opening device, opens the container's lids by fitting the unpowered needles of the lid opening components in with the surfaces of the container's lids and rotating the lid opening components of the lid opening assembly, and by moving the suction assembly to the openings of the container, draws out the content in the container through the suction assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: ASIA IC MIC-PROCESS, INC.
    Inventors: Hung-Hsin Hsu, Yan-Lan Chiou
  • Patent number: 11517161
    Abstract: A cleaning machine is provided, including at least one cleaning roller, a roller housing having a roller receptacle for the at least one cleaning roller, wherein the at least one cleaning roller is exchangeably positioned on the roller housing and the roller receptacle has an opening to the outside, a lid for closing the opening, and a locking device for fixing the lid to the roller housing, wherein at least one convex holding body is arranged on the roller housing, in that a pivotable bracket is arranged on the lid, in that at least one receptacle for the at least one holding body is arranged on the pivotable bracket, and wherein a release position of the pivotable bracket, the at least one holding body can dip into and/or exit the associated receptacle, and in a locking position, an exit of the holding body from the associated receptacle is blocked.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG
    Inventors: Oliver Buschle, Roland Jeutter, Dietmar Kull
  • Patent number: 11518011
    Abstract: A bicycle tool according to the disclosure comprises a valve connection means. A tool element is connected with the valve connection means. The tool element is connected with the valve connection means in its longitudinal direction such that an elongated bicycle tool is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Canyon Bicycles GmbH
    Inventor: Dominik Klampfl
  • Patent number: 11511397
    Abstract: An adjustable open end wrench includes a pivot extending through a handle and a first jaw, permitting the first jaw to pivot relative to the handle. A second jaw is pivotably connected to the handle and is slidably connected to the first jaw. An elastic element is disposed between the handle and the second jaw. The second jaw includes a second driving portion facing a first driving portion of the first jaw. The first and second jaws are jointly pivotable relative to the handle between first and second positions. The first and second driving portions are close to each other when the first and second jaws are in the first position. The first and second driving portions are away from each other when the first and second jaws are in the second position. The elastic element is configured to move the second jaw towards the first position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Inventor: Ming Chieh Wu
  • Patent number: 11511408
    Abstract: An impact hand tool comprising an impact head including an impact surface to engage a work piece and an enlarged hand grip including a palm engaging surface to engage at least a major portion of a person's palm interconnected by an elongated handle such that when in use a person grasps the enlarged hand grip positioning the palm engage surface in the palm of the hand and gripping the side of the enlarged hand grip on opposite sides of the elongated handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Inventor: William E. Holley, Sr.
  • Patent number: 11504832
    Abstract: A tool adapter quick-release structure includes an adapter and a locking mechanism. The adapter includes a seat portion and an engagement portion extended forward from the seat portion, and an installation hole formed to penetrate into the seat portion via the engagement portion. The locking mechanism includes a movable sleeve mounted onto the seat portion, an installation pin inserted into the movable sleeve and an elastic member abutted against the installation pin to push the movable sleeve axially, and the movable sleeve allowing a fixation member to penetrate through the seat portion to protrude outward inside the installation hole via push of the elastic member. The seat portion includes a repair hole corresponding to the installation pin and is connected to the installation hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: BASSO INDUSTRY CORP.
    Inventors: Chiang Hua, Fu-Chiang Huang
  • Patent number: 11503976
    Abstract: A cleaning apparatus includes an elongated body, a pair of end caps, a filling member, an internal compartment, and an opening. The elongated body includes a first end a second end. The pair of end caps includes a first end cap and a second end cap. The internal compartment traverses through the elongated body. The internal compartment is extended from the first end to the second end. The filling member is positioned within the internal compartment. The first end cap is terminally connected around the first end. The second end cap is terminally connected around the second end. The opening traverses into the internal compartment through the elongated body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Inventor: Brenda Stone
  • Patent number: 11502471
    Abstract: A press cutting tool is disclosed. The press cutting tool includes a first and second plier, a first and second connecting rod, an opening, a pressing block, and a cutting block. The first and second connecting rods are connected to the second plier. The opening is used for placing a connection head. The pressing block is connected to the first connecting rod for clamping housing. The cutting block is connected to the second connecting rod for cutting the connection line; wherein the pressing block and the cutting block slide separately, and an initial distance from the pressing block to the opening is greater than an initial distance from the cutting block to the opening. After the first and second plier are pressed, the pressing block slides first to clamp and press the housing, and then the cutting block slides to cut the connection line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Hanlong Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chien-Wei Huang, Mei-Fang Lin
  • Patent number: 11497302
    Abstract: A method (500) for manufacturing a brush head (10). The method includes the steps of providing a plurality of bristle tuft retention elements (52), and inserting a bristle tuft (21) into each of the bristle tuft retention elements; using a heat reflection device (200) to evenly apply heat to at least partially melt the bristle tuft proximal end and, optionally, the retention element, create proximal end head portion (26) to retain the bristle tuft in the retention element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Michael Meidl, Martin Varch