Horizontally Sliding Patents (Class 248/298.1)
  • Patent number: 10705572
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided, which includes a housing including a first plate facing in a first direction, a second plate facing in a second direction opposite to the first direction, and a lateral member surrounding a space between the first plate and the second plate, at least one hinge structure disposed at an edge of the second plate, a stand member that is opened or closed at an angle from the second plate through the at least one hinge structure; and a display disposed in the space and being visible through at least a portion of the first plate. The second plate includes an engaging stopper formed by a first terminating plane near the at least one hinge structure. The stand member includes a first stopper formed by a second terminating plane facing the engaging stopper of the second plate. The angle is determined when the first stopper meets the engaging stopper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chaehoon Lim, Youngjoon Ahn, Dusun Choi, Yongsang Yun
  • Patent number: 10684092
    Abstract: A tactical-gear-rail connector-adapter system apparatus and method utilizing the Picatinny-rail standard, allowing precise aligned removable interconnection of a variety of tactical gear or auxiliary equipment such as telescopic sights, night vision devices, reflex sights, laser aiming modules, rangefinders, tactical lights, cameras, fore-grips, bipods, and bayonets, in field-interchangeable configurations, to small-arms rifles and pistols and to non-firearm tactical gear, by providing a greater amount of interconnection options.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Inventor: Donald Kennair, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10556551
    Abstract: A carrier device for attachment to a pane of a motor vehicle is disclosed. The carrier device has a base plate which is able to be secured to the pane, on which base plate a carrier arrangement is formed to hold a housing of at least one camera. The carrier arrangement includes at least one holding element having at least one spring element which is designed to apply pressure to a rod-shaped component which is arranged on the housing of the camera and which protrudes beyond a wall of the housing, the pressure acting in the direction towards the second side of the base plate. A pane of a motor vehicle on which such a carrier device is placed is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Daimler AG
    Inventors: Martin Krug, Ulf Ritschel, Axel Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10446125
    Abstract: A cymbal spinner, preferably a stand-mountable cymbal spinner, includes a housing having a base and an extension generally perpendicular to the base and a roller ball bearing mounted in the housing base, the roller bearing being mountable on a cymbal stand, and the cymbal spinner housing being capable of supporting a cymbal such that the cymbal is adapted to spin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Neue Gestalt LLC
    Inventor: Guy Juravich
  • Patent number: 10416727
    Abstract: A pivoting mechanism is pivotally connected to a first body and a second body, and includes a rotating shaft, a linkage rod, a cover, a limiting element, a limiting slider, and a bracket. A central region of a pivoting portion of the linkage rod deviates from an axis of the rotating shaft. The limiting element is assembled to the cover and includes a protruding portion located in a first slide groove of the limiting slider and a second slide groove of the bracket. A second side of the linkage rod is connected to the limiting slider and the bracket. A shape of the first slide groove is different from that of the second slide groove. When the rotating shaft rotates, the limiting slider is driven via the linkage rod, so as to drive the protruding portion of the limiting element sliding in the first slide groove and the second slide groove, such that the cover is movable between a deployed position and a closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Che-Hsien Lin, Che-Hsien Chu
  • Patent number: 10219503
    Abstract: A fishing rod securing assembly for holding a fishing rod on a boat includes a tube that has a top wall, a bottom wall, a first lateral wall, a second lateral wall, a first end and a second end. The tube is elongated from the first end to the second end. The tube has a slot that extends through the top wall and into an interior of the tube. The slot is elongated. A plurality of fishing rod holders is included wherein each of the holders extends upwardly through the slot and is movable along the slot. A connecting fastener extends through the tube and extends into a boat to secure the tube to the boat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Inventor: Steven L. Harder, Sr.
  • Patent number: 10203100
    Abstract: A modular lighting system for providing light in various areas includes one or more canopies, a set of buses, a set of hangers for supporting the bars from canopies and, optionally other supports, a set of pendants with light emitting elements and a set of hangers for supporting the pendants from the bars. The bars include two segments with conductive rails disposed or imbedded in their inner surfaces. The hangers have one or two rods and bases shaped and sized for mounting on the bars with the rods contacting the conductive rails. The hangers and bars cooperate to allow the hangers to be placed anywhere along the bars. The pendants and hangers may be sized and shaped so that the pendants trapped the ends of the hangers forming a supporting mechanical interlock therebetween. Pendants can be hanged on the bars singly, or in clusters. In this manner systems can be formed easily and quickly to achieve systems having various esthetic and utilitarian configurations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Inventor: Robert A. Sonneman
  • Patent number: 10037050
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a body, a stand and a sliding member. The stand is rotatably connected to the body. The sliding member is slidably disposed on the body and has at least one stopping portion and at least one pushing portion. When the sliding member is located at a first position, the stopping portion interferes with the stand to stop the stand from expanding from the body. When the sliding member slides relative to the body to be away from the first position, the stopping portion releases the stand and the pushing portion pushes the stand to drive the stand to rotate and expand from the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chia-Chi Lin, Wei-Hao Lan, Tsai-Yu Lin, Jyh-Chyang Tzou, Hsin Yeh, Tzu-Fang Huang
  • Patent number: 10004344
    Abstract: A picture hanging hook positioning and mounting device (1) for positioning, leveling, and holding picture hanging hooks while securing the picture hanging hooks to a wall with nails.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Inventor: Rudolph Von Williams
  • Patent number: 9753358
    Abstract: A carrier slide-bar device in arc motion includes: a first, a second, and a third slide bar respectively having a first, a second, and a third guide rail, where the third slide bar is provided with an active seat and a passive seat pivotally connected to the first and the second slide bar respectively, the active seat is provided with a first sliding member assembled with the first guide rail and is connected to a first power source to enable the first sliding member to move along the first guide rail, the passive seat is provided with a second sliding member assembled with the second guide rail, a pivot bar is vertically provided on the passive seat, and the rotary seat is pivotally connected to at least a third sliding member; thereby, the carrier such as a camera can take pictures while moving by various arcs and angles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Inventor: Wen Chun Liu
  • Patent number: 9612442
    Abstract: A keyboard magnifying device for allowing users to more easily view the keys on a keyboard. The keyboard magnifying device includes a base on which a keyboard can be positioned, an upstanding post extending upwardly from a rear portion of the base, and a frame pivotally attached to the upper end of the upstanding post. The frame includes an open central area, wherein a magnifying lens is positioned over the open central area. The frame and magnifying lens are vertically aligned with the base so that a user can look through the magnifying lens at the keyboard disposed on the base in order to provide an enlarged view of the keys thereon. The keyboard magnifying device may further include one or more lights directed at the base so as to illuminate the keyboard positioned thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Inventor: Stephen Kuretich
  • Patent number: 9493117
    Abstract: This disclosure generally relates to a vehicle blind spot detection system, method, and module for adjusting parameters of a vehicle blind spot detection algorithm based on a trailer being attached to the back of the vehicle. More specifically, based on a determination that a trailer is attached to the vehicle and the reception of trailer information corresponding to the attached trailer, an adjust to the parameters of a blind spot detection area is disclosed for ensuring the continued operation of the blind spot detection feature will take into account the attached trailer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Mark Alan Shehan, Kenneth Snarski, Joseph Mackey, Douglas McConnell, Steven Gerd Kanzler
  • Patent number: 9433293
    Abstract: A mounting system for an electronic display including a wall interface, a display interface, and an arm assembly operably coupling the wall interface to the display interface. The display interface includes a pair of spaced-apart vertical mounting assemblies operably coupled by a pair of spaced-apart horizontal assemblies, the vertical mounting assemblies being shiftable relative to each other with the horizontal assemblies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: Milestone AV Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Curtis Gross, Scott Russell, Jay Dittmer, Nick Stanek
  • Patent number: 9315168
    Abstract: A vehicle assembly, comprising a vehicle grille and one or more body structure components, such as fenders. The vehicle grille is displaceable relative to the body structure components, wherein in a first position of the grille, the grille provides support to at least a part of the one or more body structure components and wherein in a second position, said support is reduced. A vehicle grille and a vehicle bonnet are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA LIMITED
    Inventors: Yan Pugh-Jones, Andrew Syvret, Matthew Parkes
  • Patent number: 9265171
    Abstract: A self-aligning bracket assembly can be used for many purposes, including for attaching a shock mount to a data storage device. The bracket assembly can include a plate having a first side and a second side opposite the first side. A surface of the plate on the first side can be adjacent a data storage device for mounting thereon. The plate may further include a raised and/or sunken portion forming an open space or gap between the surface and the portion and thereby forming an open space between the plate and the data storage device. An opening can extend through the plate at the raised or sunken portion. The opening can have a chamfer formed in the plate to receive a screw for mounting the bracket assembly. When used for a shock mount, the bracket may further include a shock mount extending from the plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Wally Szeremeta
  • Patent number: 9194602
    Abstract: A ventilation fan mounting structure includes a bracket assembly which is to be mounted to opposite two side flanges of a ventilation fan and includes a first bracket and a second bracket each formed in a U shape, wherein each of the first bracket and the second bracket includes two side members and a connection member connecting the two side members, the connection members and the side members of the first and second brackets are connected to each other by shafts, the side members are rotatable around the shafts, and a position-limit portion is disposed to the connection member to limit a rotation range of the side member. With the ventilation fan mounting structure according to the embodiments of the present invention, the mounting of the ventilation fan can be simply and conveniently completed even if the distance between the ceiling and the roof is small.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignees: Panasonic Ecology Systems Guangdong Co., Ltd., Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Yiheng Hu, Guancheng Hou, Bodong Zhong, Shouyong Gao, Yanbiao He, Daisuke Tsubosa
  • Patent number: 9167717
    Abstract: A connection device includes a connection member attached to one of a cable management arm and a slide assembly, an insertion piece attached to the other one of the cable management arm and the slide assembly, and an engaging member attached to one of the connection member and the insertion piece. The connection member has a longitudinal passage and a window. The engaging member has a resilient arm and an engaging portion. The insertion piece has two insertion arms, one of which has a contact section located corresponding to the engaging portion, and a projecting portion for ensuring the insertion piece being inserted into the connection member in proper orientation. When the insertion piece is completely inserted into the longitudinal passage of the connection member, the engaging portion of the engaging member contacts the contact section to releasably lock the insertion piece to the connection member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignees: King Slide Works Co., Ltd., King Slide Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ken-Ching Chen, Shun-Ho Yang, Chien-Li Huang, Chiang-Hsueh Fang, Chun-Chiang Wang
  • Patent number: 9156404
    Abstract: A tubular frame section directly or indirectly attached to the vehicle and a mirror unit, attached by a clamping connection to the tubular frame section, whereby the mirror unit in interconnection to an adapter is attached to the tubular frame section. The adapter, which is torque-proof, displacement-resistant and coupleable with a fastening section of the mirror unit, can balance the diameter difference between the fastening section of the mirror unit and the tubular frame section. An inner contour of the adapter is designed so that the adapter can be connected in a form lock for the accurate attachment of the mirror unit to the tubular frame section in such a way that a longitudinal movement of the adapter on the tubular frame section is hindered and the degrees of freedom of the adapter are at least limited in the circumferential direction of the tubular frame section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: MEKRA LANG GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Sebastian Heger, Werner Lang
  • Publication number: 20150131271
    Abstract: A hanger bar assembly includes a first hanger bar member that includes a first rail segment. The first hanger bar member also includes a first channel segment that includes a first channel. The first hanger bar member also includes a first transitional middle segment extending between the first rail segment and the first channel segment. The hanger bar assembly further includes a second hanger bar member that includes a second rail segment. The second rail segment is positioned in the first channel of the first channel segment. The second hanger bar member further includes a second channel segment that includes a second channel. The first rail segment is positioned in the second channel. The second hanger bar member also includes a second transitional middle segment extending between the second rail segment and the second channel segment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Russell Green, Terence Clarke, Grzegorz Wronski, Huang Rongxiu
  • Publication number: 20150115120
    Abstract: An expansion card securing mechanism includes a rail component, a sliding unit and a fastening component. The rail component extends in a sliding direction, is connected to an insertion side of an expansion card connecting device, and is pivotable about an axis that extends in the sliding direction. The sliding unit is connected to the rail component, is slidable in the sliding direction, and is formed with a securing structure that is adapted to be secured detachably to an expansion card. The fastening component interconnects the rail component and the sliding unit for positioning releasably the sliding unit relative to the rail component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: Wistron Corporation
    Inventor: Ching-Jen YU
  • Patent number: 9004432
    Abstract: A rotatable housing assembly for use in mounting slides to equipment racks has components for different mounting options on different sides of the housing, and a retractable pin for use in positioning the housing. In some embodiments the housing is rotatably mounted to a bracket attached to a slide member, for example approximate a front of the side, and the retractable pin extends into a semicircular slot of the bracket for use in indexing position of the housing. The housing may include a button for use in retracting the retractable pin, and the assembly may provide for toolless mounting of the slide, and do so in a variety of rack configurations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Accuride International Inc.
    Inventor: David Laniado Lacarra
  • Patent number: 8991781
    Abstract: A display fixture includes a fixed component including a product receiving portion and an elongated spine portion, a first adjustable component insertably engaged with the elongated spine portion and including a product receiving portion and an adjustment portion, a second adjustable component insertably engaged with the elongated spine portion and including a product receiving portion and an adjustment portion, a third adjustable component insertably engaged with the elongated spine portion and including a product receiving portion and an adjustment portion. The first adjustable component operates to slidably adjust a distance between the product receiving portion of the fixed component and the product receiving portion of the first adjustable component, while the second adjustable component and the third adjustable component operate to slidably adjust a distance between the product receiving portion of the second adjustable component and the product receiving portion of the third adjustable component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Target Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason W. Johnson, Erin L. Zobel
  • Patent number: 8967565
    Abstract: A mount bracket includes a fixing frame, an installation unit, a movable member, a positioning member and a release member. The fixing frame includes a side wall and an end wall. The movable member has a first board movably connected to the side wall and a second board. The first board includes an engaging hole and a contact portion. The positioning member is fixed to the side wall and has an engaging portion. The movable member is movably connected to the first board. When in assembling, the contact portion and the second board contact the inside and outside of a post of a rack. The fixing frame is pushed toward the post to insert the installation unit into the holes of the post. The engaging portion of the positioning member is engaged with the engaging hole of the movable member to connect the movable member to the fixing frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignees: King Slide Works Co., Ltd., King Slide Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ken-Ching Chen, Shun-Ho Yang, Chien-Li Huang, Yao-Tsung Chen, Chun-Chiang Wang
  • Patent number: 8967570
    Abstract: A mount assembly includes a main body, a bayonet, and a block. The bayonet is movable relative the main body to insert a portion of the bayonet into an internal cavity of the main body. The block is disposed within the internal cavity and is movable relative to the main body from a first position to a second position. In the first position, the bayonet is captured and held between the block and an inner wall of the internal cavity. In the second position, the block allows the bayonet to be removed from the internal cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: United Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Russell P. Parrish, Thomas M. Barry
  • Publication number: 20150043152
    Abstract: A mounting apparatus for a hard disk drive (HDD) which does not require screw fixings includes a bracket and a carrier received in the bracket. The HDD includes sidewalls and a pin extending out from a sidewall. The carrier includes a shell, a resilient unlocking member installed on a side of the shell, and an operation member. The HDD is received in the shell. The operation member includes a connecting portion with rotating latching member mounted to a front end of the shell. The unlocking member defines a position hole for the pin of the HDD. A front end of the bracket defines a first locating hole. A block portion of the latching member latches in the first locating hole, and a second end of the latching member is detachably latched to the connecting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (ShenZhen) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: GUANG-YI ZHANG, GUI-DONG SONG
  • Patent number: 8944397
    Abstract: Universal systems for mounting HVAC components within an HVAC system where the component mounting system defines a platform comprised of slidingly engaging rail sections. Each of the rail sections include support brackets, from which, in some examples, extend a receiving member or an inserting member configured to engage a receiving member or an inserting member of an adjacent rail section. In particular embodiments, platform sections include arms having channels and arms having glides each glide being configured to slidingly engage the channel of an adjacent platform section allowing platform sections to adjust the effective length and width of the platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Inventors: Rodger A. Brown, Jayson Dougherty, EuGene A. Foidel
  • Patent number: 8925882
    Abstract: A mount for a telemetry receiver having a data connector and used in conjunction with a cage for housing animals and having at least one wall. The mount includes a base plate and a pair of rails which are attached to the base plate. These rails are dimensioned to slidably receive opposed sides of the telemetry receiver. The base plate includes at least one opening aligned with the telemetry receiver data connector when the telemetry receiver is inserted between the rails. The opening is dimensioned to receive a data cable therethrough. A fastener then secures the base plate to the inside of the wall of the cage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventor: Dennis B. Miller
  • Patent number: 8919715
    Abstract: A folding shelf holder is strong and folds easily. A wall side member has a pin as a rotational axis of a shelf side member relative to the wall side member and a rotation limiter limiting rotation of the shelf side member relative to the wall side member. The shelf side member has a long groove for inserting the pin of the wall side member. When the folded shelf side member is opened to be approximately orthogonal to the wall side member and the shelf side member is slid toward the wall side member and in a direction where the long groove extends, the shelf side member abuts, at a back side of the pin, to the rotation limiter of the wall side member, preventing rotation of the shelf side member relative to the wall side member. Then, the shelf side member cannot fold relative to the wall side member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Sugatsune Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Masao Terada
  • Patent number: 8915382
    Abstract: An apparatus and system are disclosed for supporting a ski on a support structure. The apparatus includes a ski support member, a spacer, and a coupling element. The ski support member includes a ski engaging portion and a binder engaging portion. The binder engaging portion is positionable within a receiving space in a binder toe piece. The ski engaging portion includes a substantially flat surface engageable with one of a deck surface of the ski and an element disposed on the deck surface of the ski to maintain the ski in a desirable orientation. The spacer is positioned between the ski support member and a the support structure. The coupling element is configured to couple the ski support member to the support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Inventor: Peter Totman
  • Patent number: 8911037
    Abstract: A bracket for attaching a drawer slide to a cabinet wall includes: a main panel having front and rear surfaces, upper and lower edges, and opposed side edges; an L-shaped upper flange mounted to front surface of the main panel; an L-shaped lower flange mounted to the front surface of the main panel substantially parallel to the upper flange; a recess in the main panel positioned between the upper flange and the lower flange; an access ramp extending between one of the side edges and the recess; and means for mounting the main panel to the cabinet wall so that the rear surface confronts the rear wall. The upper and lower flanges are configured to capture the upper and lower edges of a panel of a mating bracket that is attached to a drawer slide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Tenn-Tex Plastics, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert C. Hightower
  • Patent number: 8894029
    Abstract: A retractor ring assembly includes a ring holder that has a first selectively engaged connection and a second selectively engaged connection. A first and second ring portion each has a proximal end and a distal end. The proximal end of the first and second ring portions are selectively connected to the respective first and second selectively engaged connections of the ring holder. The distal end of the first ring portion has a third selectively engaged connection. The distal end of the second ring portion has a fourth selectively engaged connection. The third selectively engaged connection and the fourth selectively engaged connection are connectable to form a reinforced closed ring configuration, and are disconnectable to form an open ring configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Specialty Surgical Instrumentation, Inc.
    Inventors: Victor Agbodoe, Olaf Storz, John R. Bookwalter
  • Patent number: 8882067
    Abstract: A guide track system and a bracket assembly thereof for supporting guide tracks thereof are provided. The guide track system comprises a first guide track piece, a second guide track piece, and a bracket assembly configured to support the first and second guide track pieces. The bracket assembly comprises a mounting feature configured to be mounted to a support structure, and a guide track supporting feature connected to the mounting feature and configured to support a portion of the guide track mounted thereon. The guide track supporting feature, in turn, comprises a body having a first end, a second end, and a longitudinal axis extending through the first and second ends, wherein the first end is configured to be coupled with an end of the first guide track piece, and the second end is configured to be coupled with an end of the second guide track piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Material Control, Inc.
    Inventor: James F. Kerr
  • Patent number: 8845225
    Abstract: A fastening arrangement for a wall-supported and floor-supported element of an interior fitting on the side wall of a rail vehicle is provided. A C-section rail is arranged on the side wall for receiving sliding blocks to which the element is releasably screwed. The element is provided with a shaped part which at least partially encompasses the C-section rail and extends in the longitudinal direction of the C-section rail. The shaped part is supported on at least both of its ends on the outside of the C-section rail for absorbing vertical loads and moments, and, for absorbing the longitudinal and transverse forces acting on the shaped part, the shaped part is connected to at least one sliding block which is arranged between both ends of the shaped part in the C-section rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Gerhard Schmidt, Klaus Stoll
  • Patent number: 8833715
    Abstract: A connection device for a cable management arm and a slide assembly includes a connection member, an engaging member and an insertion piece. The connection member is fixedly connected to the cable management arm and includes a passage and a window. The engaging member is fixedly connected to the connection member and has a resilient arm and an engaging portion. The resilient arm is located corresponding to the window. The insertion piece is fixedly connected to the slide assembly and has two insertion arms. One of the insertion arms has a contact section located corresponding to the engaging portion. When the insertion piece is inserted into the passage, the engaging portion of the engaging member contacts the contact section of the insertion arm to position the insertion piece to the connection member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignees: King Slide Works Co., Ltd., King Slide Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ken-Ching Chen, Chien-Li Huang, Chun-Chiang Wang
  • Patent number: 8827226
    Abstract: A dual method of installing a mounting device to a load-bearing surface includes a mounting device having a back member installed closer to the load-bearing surface than a front member on which an object is mounted. A mounting member is either attached to the back member in a first configuration or the mounting member is attached to the back member in a second configuration. The mounting member is attached to the load-bearing surface such that the load-bearing surface is between the back member and the front member in the first configuration. The back member is between the load-bearing surface and the front member in the second configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Ergotron, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Joseph Townsend, Patrick Leonard Plehn
  • Patent number: 8827223
    Abstract: A universal mounting system includes a mounting rail and plurality of heavy mounting blocks and clip-on mounting blocks to receive utility adaptors. The mounting rail comprises a flange and a bearing rail, an open centerline channel extending the length of the mounting rail, the bearing rail having a first bearing surface distal from the flange and opposed second and third bearing surfaces disposed laterally along the length of the bearing rail, wherein the base width is less than the exterior bearing surface width. The heavy mounting blocks are slidingly couplable over the bearing rail, including a mounting surface to mate to the utility adaptor and a receiving channel having cross section conforming to the bearing rail cross section; a clamping member with a friction clamping member to go against the threaded rod distal end and bearing rail. The system includes a centerline channel depth not greater than the flange depth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Inventor: Michael G. Miller
  • Patent number: 8800944
    Abstract: A telescoping assembly for use with a CPU holder including a mounting track with mounting holes for securing the mounting track to the underside of a generally horizontal surface such as a desk; runners disposed in the mounting track; a telescoping track, adapted for insertion into the mounting track and to engage with the runners therein; a pivoting member, adapted for engagement with the telescoping track and to engage with a CPU holder, the pivoting member comprising a track engagement member and a CPU holder engagement member being joined for 360° rotation about a vertical axis therethrough; and wherein the telescoping track is adapted for translation along the mounting track from a retracted position to an extended position, and when the telescoping track is in the extended position a CPU retained in the CPU holder is positioned past the edge of the generally horizontal surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Inventor: Ole Falk Smed
  • Publication number: 20140217049
    Abstract: A slide rail assembly includes a slide assembly, a front support, a first rear support, a second rear support, and a reinforcement member. The slide rail assembly includes an outer rail, an inner rail and an intermediate rail. The front support and the first rear support are respectively connected to the front end and the outside of the outer rail. The second rear support is movably connected to the first rear support. The reinforcement member includes a body, two first support parts and at least two second support parts. The body has a slot and a contact portion. The two first support parts embrace the outer rail, and the at least two second support parts embrace the second rear support. The slide rail assembly is installed to the rack. The reinforcement member reinforces the connection between the second rear support and the outer rail.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2013
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicants: KING SLIDE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., KING SLIDE WORKS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: KEN-CHING CHEN, SHUN-HO YANG, CHUN-CHIANG WANG
  • Publication number: 20140217254
    Abstract: A monitor mounting system is provided. The monitor mounting system includes a supporting structure configured to be mounted at a location and to support the system and a frame formed by two first bars and two second bars. The monitor mounting system also includes a side bar with a sliding groove with a mounting member attached therein, wherein the mounting member slides along the sliding groove and attaches a monitor to the side bar. The monitor mounting system further includes a first attaching member configured to attach the side bar to the supporting structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: MAQUET (SUZHOU) CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: YUN ZHANG, XIAOMING QIAN, QINGXUE LI, QUNHUA LI, MING JI
  • Patent number: 8794577
    Abstract: A system for mounting a sink to the under-side of a countertop, the sink having a bowl and a laterally extending flange emanating from the bowl, comprising: a pair of rigid side mounting rails adapted to engage the underside of the flange and adapted to engage a side wall of a cabinet on which the countertop is mounted; the side mounted rails being “L” shaped and each having a plurality of openings spaced along the length of the side mounting rails, the openings being adapted to engage a plurality of fasteners and a plurality of threaded bolts; a rigid front mounting rail adapted to engage the underside of the flange and adapted to engaged the front wall of a cabinet on which the countertop is mounted; the front mounted rail being “L” shaped and having a plurality of openings spaced along the length of the side mounting rails, the openings being adapted to engage a plurality of fasteners and a plurality of threaded bolts; the plurality of threaded bolts is adapted to engage the plurality of openings in the si
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Inventor: Vito Laera
  • Patent number: 8770528
    Abstract: A bracket assembly for a rack is provided. The rack has a plurality of holes. The bracket assembly includes a bracket having multiple bracket holes, a base securely connected to the bracket, and a fastening member pivotally connected to the bracket. The base includes multiple connection members corresponding to the bracket holes. The fastening member includes a resilient leg and a fastening arm. The fastening arm has at least one fastening portion. One of the connection members is inserted into one of the holes of the rack. The fastening portion of the fastening arm is hooked to the rack so as to connect the bracket to the rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: King Slide Works Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ken-Ching Chen, Shun-Ho Yang, Chien-Li Huang, Chun-Chiang Wang
  • Patent number: 8757569
    Abstract: A supporting apparatus includes a base member, a securing assembly secured to the base member, and a supporting assembly secured to the securing assembly. The supporting assembly includes a slid-way module and a bracket. The bracket is secured to the slid-way module and supports a monitor. The slid-way module includes a main body and an adjusting member. The main body includes two guiding ways and a sliding portion. The sliding portion is slidably engaged between the two guiding ways. The adjusting member includes a holding portion located between the sliding portion and the two guiding way, a resilient piece, and a controlling portion rotatably installed on the holding portion. The resilient piece is located between the holding portion and the controlling portion. The controlling portion is rotatable to deform the resilient piece to adjust friction force between the holding portion and the two guiding ways.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (WuHan) Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yun-Lung Chen, Liang-Chin Wang, Gang Su, Ling-Xin Zeng, Zhong-Jie Liu
  • Publication number: 20140166835
    Abstract: An extendable protective arm is disclosed. The arm may protect an air, fuel, oil, or electrical conduit from harsh environments or the atmosphere during use. The arm may also connect the conduit between a moveable structure adapted to reciprocate relative to a fixed structure. The arm may extend in any number of dimensions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2012
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: United Technologies Corporation
    Inventor: Pellegrino J. Pisacreta
  • Publication number: 20140145051
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a terminal stand, and includes a stand attaching part; a terminal standing part; a plurality of arms connected between the stand attaching part and the terminal standing part, and configured to move to a different direction mutually; and an arm connecting part coupled to a first arm and a second arm adjacent to each other among the plurality of arms, and configured to allow the first arm and the second arm to be arranged in an overlapping manner along a lengthwise direction of the first arm and the second arm or to allow the first arm and the second arm to be swiveled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: ACE-HINGE TECH CO., LTD
    Inventor: SU MAN GWAG
  • Publication number: 20140117182
    Abstract: A simultaneously foldable multi-screen monitor support having separate support arms connected to separate posts extending from a base. The posts are mounted on end sections of the base and are pivotable about a center section. When one post is moved between a first position and a second position, the other post simultaneously moves between a third position and a fourth position. The movement of one post moves the other post and monitors that are supported on the posts are moved in the same manner from a folded position to an operating position or vice versa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Applicant: Waterloo Furniture Components Limited
    Inventor: Nicholas Leonard Blackburn
  • Patent number: 8708297
    Abstract: A support structure for an electronic product includes a base (20), a support block (21), at least one connecting block (22), and an extension block (23). The base has a first guide channel (201) and a second guide channel (202). The support block has a first guide rail (210), a first connecting channel (211) and a side rail (212). The connecting block has a second guide rail (220), a first connecting rail (221) and a second connecting channel (222). The extension block has a third guide rail (230) and a second connecting rail (231). Thus, the base, the support block, the connecting block and the extension block are combined in different manners so that the inclined angle, space and height of the support structure can be adjusted arbitrarily so as to support the electronic product of different specifications and sizes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Inventor: Cheng-Hsien Shen
  • Patent number: 8707984
    Abstract: A valve fastening element (1) for attaching a hydraulic valve (2) to a tractor (13). The valve fastening element (1) includes a tractor part (1a) adapted to be attached on the tractor and a valve part (1b adapted for direct assembly of the valve (2), wherein the valve (2) includes at least two screw holes (10,11,12), each adapted to receive a screw (3,4,5). The valve part (1b) of the valve fastening element (1) includes at least two slits (6,7,8), of which at least a first slit (6,8) includes an opening (6a,8a) adapted to let the head of the screw pass, and all slits include a groove (6b,7,8b,8c) that is sufficiently narrow to prevent the head of the screw (3,4,5) from passing but sufficiently wide to allow the thread of the screw (3,4,5) to pass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Nordhydraulic AB
    Inventor: Bertil Lundgren
  • Patent number: 8701902
    Abstract: To be able to connect and mount a rack mount device having a rack loaded device loaded thereon to a rack easily, and to be able to release and detach the rack mount device easily from the outside of the rack. The rack mount device has a pair of mount kits for holding the rack loaded device arranged to oppose to each other, which are detachably connected to four mount angles configuring the rack. Each mount kit is configured with a front mount and a rear mount, which are freely slidable with respect to each other in the longitudinal directions thereof. A kit connecting mechanisms for connecting each mount kit to the mount angles are provided to both ends of the mount kits, respectively. A connection releasing mechanism for releasing the connection between the mount kits and the mount angles is provided to each of the kit connecting mechanisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Norihiro Oura
  • Patent number: 8690271
    Abstract: A detachable inner sliding rail and server case mounting arrangement includes a server case having a plurality of hangers arranged in a line at one side thereof, each hanger defining a shank and a head, an inner sliding rail having a plurality of hanger holes spaced along the length thereof for hanging to the hangers of the server case, each hanger hole defining a large hole for the passing of the head of one respective hanger and a narrow slot for engagement with the shank of one respective hanger after insertion of the heads of the hangers through the large holes of the respective hanger holes and a horizontal displacement of the inner sliding rail relative to the server case, a spring plate affixed to the inner sliding rail adjacent to one hanger hole, and a stop member pivotally coupled to the spring plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Gslide Corporation
    Inventors: Te-Jeng Chang, Sung-Mu Chiang
  • Publication number: 20140091188
    Abstract: Connection system for connecting an electronic device, in particular for an aircraft, to a test unit. The connection system includes a fixed portion, which is fixable to said test unit, and a movable plate which is capable of receiving the electronic device to be tested and is displaceable linearly with respect to said fixed portion between two positions which correspond respectively to a connection position and a disconnection position of the electronic device, by manually actuated displacement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Inventors: Pierre-Louis Engelvin, Patrice Lafont