Comprising Only Two Similar Cup-shaped Sections Patents (Class 220/4.06)
  • Patent number: 9388990
    Abstract: A metal panel, a manufacturing method thereof and a cooking device using the metal panel capable of improving an external appearance of edges, enhancing efficiency of a manufacturing process and reducing the manufacturing cost. The manufacturing method of a metal panel includes cutting a metal plate to form a cutaway portion at a specified area of a border, bending the border on opposite sides of the cutaway portion, and coupling a bracket to a cutaway groove formed at the border by the bending.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Inventors: Hyung Jin Kim, Yong Hyun Kwon, Seok Weon Hong, Tae Uk Lee, Pung Yeun Cho, Han Seong Kang, Sung Soo Park, Han Jun Sung, Sung Kwang Kim, Tae Hun Kim, Min Jae Kang
  • Patent number: 9145229
    Abstract: A steel drum (1) is manufactured from steel sheet and has a cylindrical shape with at least a bottom cover (4) in a sealed connection to the cylindrical shape. The steel drum includes a pattern of corrugations (7, 8) on the circumferential surface of the cylindrical shape (2). The pattern of corrugations (7, 8) includes a plurality of corrugations (7, 8) grouped in at least one cluster (5, 6, 14), and the corrugations (7, 8) have a substantially identical shape and size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: Greif International Holding B.V.
    Inventors: Diederik Cornelis Egbert Hoorens Van Heijningen, Paulus Jozef Tamis, Johannes Mulder
  • Patent number: 8789694
    Abstract: A packaging container (1) wherein an inner body (6) slides telescopically within an outer body (7). A locking element (12) is fitted to the outer body (7) and secures the position of inner body (6) with respect the outer body (7). Locking element (12) includes spring tabs (10) with radial hooks (16) that engage detent elements (8) on inner body (6) at times when a fastener (14) on locking element (12) is closed. Locking element (12) is composed of sections (12a-12d) such that the locking element can be laid open and inner body (6) can be withdrawn from outer body (7).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Rose Plastic AG
    Inventor: Peter Roesler
  • Patent number: 8592695
    Abstract: A system is provided for analyzing a plurality of samples in a furnace. The system includes an upper holder including at least one opening adapted to engage at least one upper crucible. The system also includes a lower holder including at least one opening adapted to engage at least one lower crucible. The system includes a scale adapted to receive a lower crucible and weigh the lower crucible. The scale is further adapted to receive a combination of an upper crucible stacked on the lower crucible and weigh the combination. The system also includes means for moving the upper holder and the lower holder relative to each other and relative to the scale so that the scale selectively receives the lower crucible and the combination of the upper crucible stacked on the lower crucible. A method of testing samples in a furnace is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Inventor: Jose Maria Las Navas Garcia
  • Publication number: 20120156334
    Abstract: The barrel includes a bag, a container and a lid that are equipped with rigid mating elements with sealing; a cap that includes a body that supports elements for closing and elements for drafting-off; a part that forms the neck, structurally separate from the lid; the outside lateral surface of the part that forms the neck and the inside lateral surface of the orifice of the lid are equipped with rigid mating elements with sealing; the bag is mated to the part that forms the neck toward its inside end; at least one hole on the container and/or the lid makes it possible to inject a positively pressurized gas inside the barrel and outside of the bag so as to compress the bag; airtight sealing elements are able to seal or open the hole, and when they seal the hole, to maintain the positive pressure that prevails inside the barrel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Inventor: Thierry Ancel
  • Patent number: 8015634
    Abstract: An insulated cover for toilet water closets intended to prevent condensation and its associated damaging properties is herein disclosed. The water closet section of the toilet is covered on the bottom and all four (4) side surfaces up to a water line with a preformed foam covering. The foam is envisioned to be of a closed cell design similar to that used on insulating sleeves for glasses and canned beverages. The foam is approximately one-quarter (ΒΌ) inch thick and available in a wide variety of colors to match all bathroom decors. The foam covering would be made in halves that meet in a shiplap joint on the sides of the water closet. Finally, the cover would be held in place on the water closet with multiple strips of hook and loop fastener material, thus allowing it to be easily removed for replacement or cleaning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Inventor: James P. Lessard
  • Patent number: 7992737
    Abstract: Container for products, such as surprises or similar accessories, comprising two half-shells (2, 4), with a containing wall (2a, 2b; 4a, 4b) and with an open mouth (10, 12), able to be coupled together mouth-to-mouth so as to form a closed container (1), where the two half-shells (2, 4) are connected together by means of hinging means (20), with a hinging axis (a-a) such as to allow the movement of one of the, half-shells (2, 4) with respect to the other one between a closed position of the container (1) and an open position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Magic Production Group (M.P.G.) S.A.
    Inventor: Giuseppe Salice
  • Patent number: 7854338
    Abstract: A water tank T of plastic material which is joined by using at least two open and identical tank parts 1 and a joining plane 2, the tank parts having respective opening structures R with a flattened inner opening edge, a sealing channel 26 being open towards the joining plane, and an outer flattened opening edge, the inner and outer opening edges within the opening edge structure are situated in each tank part 1, 35 in the joining plane 2, the opening edge at the same time defining inner and outer fitting surfaces 16, 17, respectively with a width exceeding the thickness X of the tank part wall 30 and the sealing channel wall 34 by at least about the half, such that the water tank T selectively can be manufactured from the same tank parts 1, 35 either monolithically by welding the fitting surfaces 16, 17 without sealing means in-between to each other or separable by clamping the opening edge structures R from the outer side with sealing means 33 provided between both tank parts 1, 35.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Graf Plastics GmbH
    Inventor: Otto P. Graf
  • Publication number: 20100219185
    Abstract: A pressure vessel that includes a housing having separable portions is provided. A seal is provided in a groove formed between the separable portions. A retaining mechanism is provided for retaining the seal in the groove, wherein the seal is prevented from obstructing a passageway formed between the separable portions when the separable portions have not been properly compressed against each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Inventors: Ronald H. Griffin, Alan R. Levin, Erick E. Anderson
  • Patent number: 7744821
    Abstract: A blood bag cup, which is designed as a double cup with two individual cups with two separate chambers, one for accommodating the withdrawal and inflation bag and one for accommodating the satellite bag. The respective chamber for the satellite bags is preferably jointed. Advantages are an extremely high separation efficiency factor with maximum plasma yield with pure plasma and more than 50% time savings based on the doubled design of the double-chambered double cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2010
    Assignee: Andreas Hettich GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Guenter Eberle, Liese Eberle, legal representative
  • Publication number: 20100065557
    Abstract: A multi-unit storage device wherein two separate compartments are attached together at their bottom portions. The containers are vacuum or otherwise sealed at their top portions such that when the top portions are opened, the seal is broken and access to the products contained therein is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2009
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Inventor: Gerry Gersovitz
  • Publication number: 20090200299
    Abstract: A pressure cylinder which is formed from two sections which are joined together to enclose a volume which is bounded by two spaced walls with a settable filler between the walls.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2009
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Applicant: THE GEMINI TRUST
    Inventor: Flemming ELVIN-JENSEN
  • Patent number: 7571829
    Abstract: A multi-unit storage device wherein two separate containers are held together at their bottom portions. The separate containers are vacuum sealed at their top portions such that when the top portions are opened, the vacuum seal is broken and access to the products contained therein is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2009
    Inventor: Gerry Gersovitz
  • Patent number: 6405636
    Abstract: A spring brake actuator having a flange case and a head is provided. The flange case includes a radially outwardly extending annular flange, and the head includes a shoulder and a collar extending therefrom. The collar includes a plurality of radially spaced apart slots defining a plurality of radially spaced apart tabs, each of the tabs having a hook portion projecting radially inwardly, and each of the tabs being elastically deformable radially outwardly. In an assembled position, when the head is attached to the flange case, the annular flange of the flange case is received by the collar of the head and the hook portions of the tabs engage a lower surface of the annular flange so as to inhibit separation of the head from the flange case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2002
    Assignee: Haldex Brake Corporation
    Inventor: Maurice Anderson