Patents by Inventor Zhi-Ping Wu

Zhi-Ping Wu 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).

  • Patent number: 9811966
    Abstract: A dispensing assembly includes a mounting plate with a plurality of openings, a rotatable shaft located adjacent to the mounting plate, a plurality of blocking plates pivotably attached to the mounting plate, and a plurality of jacking members attached to the rotatable shaft. Lengths of the plurality of jacking members are different from each other. When the shaft is rotated to an initial position, the plurality of jacking members disengages away from the plurality of blocking plates, and the plurality of blocking plates are received in the plurality of openings. When the shaft is rotated to a working position, the plurality of blocking plates is rotated out of the plurality of openings to positions slanted relative to the mounting plate by the plurality of jacking members. Slanting angles of the plurality of blocking plates relative to the mounting plate are different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chao Liu, Zhi-Ping Wu, Ting-Ting He
  • Patent number: 9674982
    Abstract: A cooling module is used to cool an electronic component, the cooling module includes a shell and a radiator which is received in the shell. The shell includes a receiving portion which is used to receive the radiator. Two sides of the receiving include two latch pieces, the latch piece defines a latch hole. Two sides of the radiator include two protrusive blocks, the latch piece can be elastically deformed to let the protrusive block be inserted into the latch hole to fix the radiator in the shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISON INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ting-Ting He, Zhi-Ping Wu
  • Publication number: 20160219753
    Abstract: A cooling module is used to cool an electronic component, the cooling module includes a shell and a radiator which is received in the shell. The shell includes a receiving portion which is used to receive the radiator. Two sides of the receiving include two latch pieces, the latch piece defines a latch hole. Two sides of the radiator include two protrusive blocks, the latch piece can be elastically deformed to let the protrusive block be inserted into the latch hole to fix the radiator in the shell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: TING-TING HE, ZHI-PING WU
  • Patent number: 9251638
    Abstract: A bracket supporting apparatus includes a side plate, two fixing brackets, a first mounting bracket defining a first through hole, and a second mounting bracket defining a second through hole. Each of the two fixing brackets includes a connection portion defining a fixing hole. Two supporting portions extend from two sides of the connection portion. A mounting portion extends from one side of each of the two supporting portions. The two supporting portions of each of the two fixing brackets are substantially parallel to the first mounting bracket and the second mounting bracket. The mounting portions are fixed to the side plate. A first fastener passes through each of the first through holes, the second through holes, and the fixing holes to fix the first mounting bracket and the second mounting bracket to each of the two fixing brackets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chao Liu, Zhi-Ping Wu
  • Patent number: 9173321
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a chassis, an air-guiding housing mounted in the chassis, and an airflow control member. The chassis includes a base panel with a plurality of ventilation holes. The air-guiding housing comprises an airflow passage aligned with the plurality of ventilation holes. The airflow control member includes a shielding plate attached on the base panel. The airflow control member is movable between a first position and a second position. In the first position, the shielding plate is located beside the air-guiding housing, and the airflow passage is communicated with the plurality of ventilation holes for allowing air flowing to an outside of the chassis via the plurality of ventilation holes. In the second position, the shielding plate is located between the air-guiding housing and the base panel for closing the plurality of ventilation holes and preventing air flowing to the outside of the chassis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lin Yu, Zhi-Ping Wu
  • Publication number: 20150189793
    Abstract: A heat dissipation apparatus includes a housing, a heat transfer member, a heat absorption member and a fin group. The housing includes a top plate. The heat transfer member is spaced from the top plate. The heat transfer member and the housing together define a cavity. The heat transfer member defines a receiving space. The receiving space is configured to receive liquid. The heat absorption member is attached to the heat transfer member. The heat absorption member is in heat transferable contact with the electronic element to absorb heat generated by the electronic element and transfer the heat to the heat transfer member. The fin group is received in the cavity and touches the heat transfer member. The fin group dissipates the heat on the heat transfer member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Inventors: XU LI, ZHI-PING WU, HAI-YUN WANG
  • Publication number: 20150181761
    Abstract: A heat dissipation apparatus includes a heat absorption piece, a attachment bracket, a heat dissipation device, and a heat transfer member. The heat absorption piece is configured to make contact with an electronic element electrically connected to a circuit board, to absorb heat generated by the electronic element. The attachment bracket is attached to the circuit board and defines a first groove configured to receive the heat absorption piece. A first part of the heat transfer member touches the heat absorption piece. A second part of the heat transfer member touches the heat dissipation device. The heat transfer member is configured to transfer the heat of the heat absorption piece to the second part of the heat transfer member to be dissipated by the heat dissipation device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: CHAO LIU, ZHI-PING WU, SHENG-GUI LIU
  • Publication number: 20150163959
    Abstract: An electronic device includes an enclosure defining a plurality of air inlets and including a bottom plate, a covering plate secured to the enclosure and defining a first air outlet, a first heating component mounted on the bottom plate, a first fan module located on the first heating component, and an air duct located between the covering plate and the first fan module. An air path is defined by the air inlets, the first heating component, the first fan module, the air duct, and the first air outlet under the action of the first fan module, and air flows in the air path to cool the first heating component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Inventors: BO YANG, ZHI-PING WU
  • Publication number: 20150043150
    Abstract: An electronic device including a holder for holding a bracket in a circuit board is disclosed. The electronic device includes a chassis. An electronic component is secured to the chassis. The bracket includes a bottom wall. The holder is located between the bottom wall and the circuit board. The bracket is located above the electronic component. The holder includes a mounting portion secured to the bottom wall and a holding portion abuts the circuit board, and a height of the holding portion is substantially equal to a distance between the bottom wall and the circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: YU-YAN LIU, ZHI-PING WU, CHAO LIU, YAN LI
  • Patent number: 8936327
    Abstract: A bezel assembly includes a panel, a shielding member with a mounting portion, and a securing assembly. The panel includes a main body with a limiting panel and a blocking portion. A first opening and a through hole are defined in the main body. The securing assembly includes a sliding member and a coil spring secured to the sliding member and the blocking portion. The sliding member is slidably located between the sliding member and the blocking portion, and an axis of the coil spring is substantially perpendicular to the limiting panel. The sliding member is slidable relative to the main body between a first position and a second position, in the first position, the mounting portion extends through the through hole, and the sliding member is engaged in the mounting portion; in the second position, the coil spring is deformed to disengage the sliding member from the mounting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: ScienBiziP Consulting (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Zhi-Ping Wu
  • Publication number: 20140319314
    Abstract: A base of a vending machine for holding a main body of the vending machine includes first holding poles, second holding poles perpendicularly connected to the first holding poles, and installation members secured in right corners between the first holding poles and the second holdings poles. The installation member includes an elastic installation portion and sidewalls. The second holding pole defines an installation hole, and the elastic installation portion is received in the installation hole. The sidewalls connect the first holding poles to the second holding poles to prevent the right corners from deforming.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WUHAN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TING-TING HE, ZHI-PING WU, CHAO LIU
  • Publication number: 20140312203
    Abstract: A vending machine supporting apparatus includes a frame and a supporting assembly. The frame includes two first poles and two second poles connected between the two first poles. Each of the two first poles includes a first top piece and a first bottom piece parallel to the first top piece. The first bottom piece defines a first through hole. The first top piece defines a second through hole. The supporting assembly includes a supporting pillar and two fasteners. The supporting pillar includes a shaft portion and a map portion connected to the shaft portion. Each of the fasteners defines a securing hole. The two fasteners are located on opposite sides of the first bottom piece. The shaft portion is inserted in the first through hole, the second through hole and mounted in the securing holes of the two fasteners, and the map portion supported on ground.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2013
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TING-TING HE, ZHI-PING WU, CHAO LIU
  • Publication number: 20140310440
    Abstract: A mounting apparatus includes a case and a securing member. The case includes a bottom plate and a rear plate connected to the bottom plate. A mounting tray is attached to the rear plate and defines a receiving slot. The securing member, includes an inserting portion and a securing portion. The inserting portion is engaged in the receiving slot, and the securing portion is secured to an expansion card. The securing member is moveable in a direction that is substantially perpendicular to the bottom plate, to disengage the inserting portion from the receiving slot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WUHAN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIAN YUAN, ZHI-PING WU, TING-TING HE, CHAO LIU
  • Publication number: 20140291349
    Abstract: A dispensing assembly includes a mounting plate with a plurality of openings, a rotatable shaft located adjacent to the mounting plate, a plurality of blocking plates pivotably attached to the mounting plate, and a plurality of jacking members attached to the rotatable shaft. Lengths of the plurality of jacking members are different from each other. When the shaft is rotated to an initial position, the plurality of jacking members disengages away from the plurality of blocking plates, and the plurality of blocking plates are received in the plurality of openings. When the shaft is rotated to a working position, the plurality of blocking plates is rotated out of the plurality of openings to positions slanted relative to the mounting plate by the plurality of jacking members. Slanting angles of the plurality of blocking plates relative to the mounting plate are different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHAO LIU, ZHI-PING WU, TING-TING HE
  • Publication number: 20140291348
    Abstract: A dispensing device for a vending machine includes a first sidewall, a second sidewall, and output plate. A product channel and an outlet are defined between the first sidewall and the second sidewall. The outlet is located on bottom of the product channel. The output plate is located on the outlet. The output plate is movable from the outlet. A first damping board extends to the product channel and is located on top of the outlet to dampen at least one vertically moving product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WUHAN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHAO LIU, ZHI-PING WU, TING-TING HE
  • Publication number: 20140291345
    Abstract: A dispensing device includes a cabinet and a dispensing module. The cabinet includes a bottom plate for holding a number of products and defines a product channel. The dispensing module includes a first blocking plate rotatably mounted to the cabinet. An obtuse angle is defined between the bottom plate and a direction of gravity. The first blocking plate is rotatable relative to the cabinet between an initial position and a dispensing position. When the first blocking plate is in the initial position, the first blocking plate blocks the products from sliding out of the product channel. When the first blocking plate is in the dispensing position, the product channel is open to allow the products to slide out of the product channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2013
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WUHAN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHAO LIU, ZHI-PING WU
  • Patent number: 8822819
    Abstract: A server enclosure includes an enclosure body, a connecting member, and a loading member. The enclosure body includes a bottom wall and two sidewalls extending from the bottom wall. The two sidewalls is substantially parallel to each other. The connecting member includes a top panel and two resisting panels extending from the top panel. The top panel is substantially parallel to the bottom wall. The loading member includes a bottom panel substantially parallel to the top panel and two connecting panels extending from the bottom panel. A cross section of the loading member, taken along a plane parallel to the sidewall, is U-shaped. The bottom panel is secured on the top panel. The loading member is secured between the two sidewalls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (WuHan) Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nai-Juan Li, Zhi-Ping Wu
  • Patent number: 8804320
    Abstract: A keyboard assembly includes a keyboard, a receiving member, and a supporting member receiving the receiving member. The keyboard defines a nick. The receiving member defines a receiving space receiving the keyboard. The supporting member includes a resilient piece and a resisting portion. The resilient piece includes a stopper portion. The resilient piece is engaged in the nick to prevent the keyboard from moving along a first direction. The resisting portion is used for resisting the stopper portion to prevent the resilient piece from moving along the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (WuHan) Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gui-Fang Yang, Zhi-Ping Wu
  • Publication number: 20140183308
    Abstract: A bracket supporting apparatus includes a side plate, two fixing brackets, a first mounting bracket defining a first through hole, and a second mounting bracket defining a second through hole. Each of the two fixing brackets includes a connection portion defining a fixing hole. Two supporting portions extend from two sides of the connection portion. A mounting portion extends from one side of each of the two supporting portions. The two supporting portions of each of the two fixing brackets are substantially parallel to the first mounting bracket and the second mounting bracket. The mounting portions are fixed to the side plate. A first fastener passes through each of the first through holes, the second through holes, and the fixing holes to fix the first mounting bracket and the second mounting bracket to each of the two fixing brackets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WuHan) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHAO LIU, ZHI-PING WU
  • Publication number: 20140185239
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a chassis, an air-guiding housing mounted in the chassis, and an airflow control member. The chassis includes a base panel with a plurality of ventilation holes. The air-guiding housing comprises an airflow passage aligned with the plurality of ventilation holes. The airflow control member includes a shielding plate attached on the base panel. The airflow control member is movable between a first position and a second position. In the first position, the shielding plate is located beside the air-guiding housing, and the airflow passage is communicated with the plurality of ventilation holes for allowing air flowing to an outside of the chassis via the plurality of ventilation holes. In the second position, the shielding plate is located between the air-guiding housing and the base panel for closing the plurality of ventilation holes and preventing air flowing to the outside of the chassis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WUHAN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: LIN YU, ZHI-PING WU