Patents by Inventor Claudio Quaglia

Claudio Quaglia has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190170266
    Abstract: A new type of pressure relief valve is described herein which has advantages over standard valves in that it may comprise a longer plunger than normal, and two guiding points located far away from each other for guiding the plunger within the housing. The valve may also comprise improved exhaust ports and an anti-rotation washer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Enrico QUAGLIA, Claudio CARPIGNANO, Dario TURTURICI
  • Patent number: 9028468
    Abstract: A robotic arm especially suited for laparoscopic surgery, having a torsional joint and a flexural joint forming serially arranged joints is described. The joints provide respective degrees of freedom for the arm, which further receives drive means for such joints. The robotic arm also has transmission means placed between the drive means have and the joints. The transmission means a first and a second assembly of three gear wheels, preferably conical gear wheels, and a train of three additional gear wheels, preferably straight-cut gear wheels, which couple the first and second assembly to form a differential mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant'anna
    Inventors: Umberto Scarfogliero, Claudio Quaglia, Marco Piccigallo, Selene Tognarelli, Pietro Valdastri, Arianna Menciassi, Paolo Dario
  • Publication number: 20130131695
    Abstract: A robotic arm especially suited for laparoscopic surgery, having a torsional joint and a flexural joint forming serially arranged joints is described. The joints provide respective degrees of freedom for the arm, which further receives drive means for such joints. The robotic arm also has transmission means placed between the drive means have and the joints. The transmission means a first and a second assembly of three gear wheels, preferably conical gear wheels, and a train of three additional gear wheels, preferably straight-cut gear wheels, which couple the first and second assembly to form a differential mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicant: SCUOLA SUPERIORE DE STUDI UNIVERSITARI E DI PER- FEZIONAMENTO SANT'ANNA
    Inventors: Umberto Scarfogliero, Claudio Quaglia, Marco Piccigallo, Selene Tognarelli, Pietro Valdastri, Arianna Menciassi, Paolo Dario