With Means To Clean Work Or Tool Patents (Class 83/168)
  • Patent number: 9595483
    Abstract: A cutting device includes: an imaging module for capturing first marks and third marks, to produce primary image data; and a control module for aligning, by a conveyance mechanism, a cutting jig and an object to be cut that is placed on the cutting jig. The control module compares first positional information including positional information of a specific first mark stored or first positional information with third positional information to calculate a primary displacement amount showing a relative positional displacement between a plurality of cutting grooves and the plurality of third marks, respectively. The conveyance mechanism picks up the object from the cutting jig, and the conveyance mechanism and the cutting jig are moved relative to each other based on the primary displacement amount, to move the object by the primary displacement amount to a primary target position. The cutting mechanism cuts the object along a plurality of cutting lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: TOWA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsumasa Shirai, Hiroto Mochizuki, Kanji Ishibashi
  • Patent number: 9003936
    Abstract: A cutting head of a waterjet cutting system is provided having an environment control device and a measurement device. The environment control device is positioned to act on a surface of a workpiece at least during a measurement operation to establish a measurement area on the surface of the workpiece substantially unobstructed by fluid. The measurement device is positioned to selectively obtain information from within the measurement area indicative of a position of the cutting head relative to the workpiece. A control system is further provided and operable to position the cutting head relative to the workpiece at a standoff distance based at least in part on the information indicative of the position of the cutting head relative to the workpiece obtained by the measurement device. A method of operating a waterjet cutting system is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Flow International Corporation
    Inventors: Alex M. Chillman, Kirby J. Eide, Bruce M. Schuman, Aki Tanuma, Sean A. Vaughan, Raymond L. Chenoweth, II, Richard B. Hageman, III, Steven J. Craigen, Mohamed A. Hashish, Charles D. Burnham
  • Publication number: 20150059544
    Abstract: A plastic film punching apparatus is improved to prevent a waste 15 from being caught in a cylindrical punch blade 2. The apparatus includes a punch blade 2 comprising a saw-toothed edge which includes mountain portions and valley portions formed alternately with each other. A protrusion 5 is disposed internally of the punch blade 2 to protrude beyond the position of height H1 of the bottoms 7 of valley portions and toward the position of height H2 of the tops 6 of mountain portions. An annular clearance 8 is formed between the punch blade 2 and the protrusion 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Yuji OHNISHI, Shoichi SAWADA
  • Publication number: 20150040734
    Abstract: A powered stem-cutting apparatus includes a top plate having a hole positioned therein. An actuation device is positioned proximate to the top plate, wherein the actuation device is activated by an activation device to move an actuator. A blade is connected to the actuator, wherein the blade is movable along a cutting path, wherein the cutting path intersects an axis of the hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventor: Paul A. Harris
  • Publication number: 20150033921
    Abstract: This invention relates to a cutting apparatus for cutting food items conveyed on a conveyor including at least one conveyor belt. A cutter is arranged above a gap extending across the at least one conveyor belt. The cutter is positioned in relation to the gap such that the cutting path of the cutter extends through the food items and the gap and below the surface level of the at least one conveyor belt. The cutter is adapted to be connected to a control mechanism for operating crosswise movement of the cutter along the gap. The gap is formed between adjacent elongated supporting means such as rollers with a fixed internal arrangement, where the adjacent elongated supporting means and the cutter is adapted to be connected to a control mechanism for operating back and forth movement of the adjacent elongated supporting means and the cutter parallel to the conveying direction while maintaining the internal arrangement of the adjacent elongated supporting means and the cutter fixed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventor: Thorir Finnsson
  • Patent number: 8943954
    Abstract: A food processor having a dicing tool and a cleaning tool to clean out the dicing tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Whirlpool Corporation
    Inventors: Michael P. Conti, Keeley Kabala, Kevin James Beber, David J. Gushwa
  • Patent number: 8931130
    Abstract: This invention relates to a device for cleaning a grating disc used for cutting food. The grating disc has two sets of parallel blades, the blades delineating quadrilateral-sectioned spaces in a main plane of the grating disc, a main plane of each blade being substantially perpendicular to the main plane of the grating disc. The device has at least one tooth, the tooth being sized such that it is able to be inserted into the spaces delineated by the blades. The device including a pin aligned with the tooth or teeth, an end of the pin protruding relative to one end of the tooth or teeth. The pin being capable of sliding into a space delineated by the blades at the same time that the tooth or teeth are inserted into one or more spaces delineated by the blades. This invention also relates to a set for cleaning a grating disc, comprising such a device. Finally, this invention relates to a method for cleaning a grating disc used for cutting food.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Hameur SA
    Inventors: Pierre Bernard Claude Dumas, Loic Xavier Fevre
  • Publication number: 20140366693
    Abstract: A glass tube cleaning and cutting device and a method for same configured to cut a continuous glass tube at a predetermined length by intermittently contacting a cutting blade with the outer circumference surface of the continuously travelling continuous glass tube formed by tube pulling while blowing air to impose scratches and thermal shock on the outer circumference surface of the continuous glass tube so as to obtain a plurality of cut-off glass tubes, the glass tube cleaning and cutting device includes: a blower provided on a more downstream side of the travelling continuous glass tube than the cutting blade, the blower being configured to blow opposing air opposed to air into a tip end opening of the continuous glass tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Kenichi Hoshiba, Masahiro Ichikawa, Toru Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 8893600
    Abstract: A dust protection method for a glass substrate cutter includes the following steps: (1) providing a cutter and a glass-substrate-to-be-cut, wherein the cutter includes a cutter body, a cutting blade, a cover plate assembly, and suction tubes, the cover plate assembly forming a first slit corresponding to the cutting blade: (2) positioning and fixing the glass-substrate-to-be-cut on the cutter body and closing the cover plate to form a second slit between the glass-substrate-to-be-cut and the cover plate; (3) introducing a pressurized gas flow into the second slit at edges of the glass-substrate-to-be-cut and activating the suction tubes to draw in the gas; and (4) controlling the cutting blade to proceed with a cutting operation along the first slit to complete the processing of the glass substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optroelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Xindi Zhang
  • Publication number: 20140224090
    Abstract: Machine for producing macroperforated plastic film by means of a cold-stamping process, using entrainment (3) and stamping (4) rollers, with adjustment of pressure; said machine is provided with an automated system for recovering the excess material cut out for the recycling (8) thereof and the purpose of the machine is to produce a (single-layer or multi-layer) sheet of macroperforated film for use, essentially, in the packaging of palletized systems, thereby allowing optimum ventilation without creating a thermal barrier, resulting in a reduction in consumption of polymeric materials with no reduction in mechanical strength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2011
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Inventor: Francisco Ruiz Bernal
  • Patent number: 8763259
    Abstract: A powered hand tool includes a motor, a cutting member drivable to cut a workpiece, and a drive system interconnecting the motor and the cutting member and operable to drive the cutting member in response to operation of the motor. A housing at least partially encloses the cutting member and the motor and a debris removal system is movable between a first position and a second position. The debris removal system is operable to clean a portion of the drive system when in the second position. The debris removal system includes an abrasive member, an automatic actuator, and a sensor operable to selectively generate a signal. The automatic actuator is movable between an actuated position in which the abrasive member moves to the second position and a non-actuated position in which the abrasive member moves to the first position in response to the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
    Inventor: Edward D. Wilbert
  • Patent number: 8763617
    Abstract: A system and method for removing material (e.g., drilling or cutting) utilizing foam is provided. The system and method may comprise a vacuum collar that removes foam and residual particles from a cutting interface. The foam may be directed to a foam-to-liquid transforming device that decreases the volume of foam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignees: Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Inc., Saint-Gobain Abrasifs
    Inventors: Holger Lenkeit, Roger Peters, Pierre Mersch, Eric Jankowski, Jean Luc Paoletti
  • Patent number: 8752462
    Abstract: A table saw includes a table top having an opening configured to receive a saw blade, and a motor positioned under the table top and configured to rotate the saw blade about an axis of rotation. The saw blade includes a midline that extends through the saw blade at the axis of rotation and is perpendicular with respect to the table top when the saw blade is perpendicular with respect to the table. A blade case is positioned under the table top that includes a blade chamber defined by a first wall on one side of the blade, a second wall on an opposite side of the blade, and a third wall along an outer perimeter of the blade chamber. At least one dust deflector positioned within the blade chamber between the axis of rotation and the third wall of the blade chamber that extends through the midline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Andrew Frolov
  • Publication number: 20140053700
    Abstract: A cutting device comprising: a protective cover (2); a glass-loading inlet (19) located at a first side of the protective cover (2); a main-frame spindle (11) located at a second side of the protective cover (2) and extending toward the inner of the protective cover (2), the second side being provided opposite to the first side; and a cutting member (12) provided on the main-frame spindle (11). Such a cutting device can achieve quick cutting upon glass within a clean space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2013
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Applicants: Beijing BOE Display Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shoukun Wang, Xiaowei Liu, Zhaohui Hao, Liang Sun
  • Publication number: 20130312250
    Abstract: A generator rotor refurbishing system includes a cutting tool configured to cut generator rotor bars. The cutting tool includes a guide track configured and disposed to be fixedly mounted relative to a generator rotor and a cutting head block moveably mounted relative to the guide track. The cutting tool is configured and disposed to produce a fixed depth cut through a generator rotor bar. A cleaning system is configured for substantially simultaneously cleaning first and second opposing surfaces and first and second opposing edges of the generator rotor bar. The cleaning system includes a guide member and a cleaning assembly moveably mounted to the guide member. The cleaning assembly includes a plurality of cleaning members arranged to clean each of first and second opposing surfaces and first and second opposing edges of the generator rotor bar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Ozgen Ozturk, Murat Alver, Nihan Basaran, David Thomas Brockenbrough, Erkan Karakazan, August Elwood Pendergast, Zafer Tuncali, Robert William Vadney, Yu Wang
  • Patent number: 8578554
    Abstract: A system and method for capturing dust from power tool operation are disclosed. The system comprises a debris-collecting accessory that includes a body and a nose. The nose has an opening for a toolbit and at least one suction port that opens into an interior volume of the housing. The body has a second end configured to couple to a power tool. An exhaust tube attaches to the exterior surface of the body such that an interior volume of the exhaust tube connects to an interior volume of the housing. An exit passage is coupled to the exhaust tube and is configured to couple to a vacuum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Skitter & Squirt, LLC
    Inventor: Jack Marion King, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8561512
    Abstract: A cutoff saw and filtration system provides convenient multi-stage filtration for a cutoff saw. The filters are effective in capturing the dust and debris created by the saw without becoming clogged. The filters may be easily cleaned and serviced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Dustless Depot LLC
    Inventors: Spencer Loveless, Kyle Alan Bjork
  • Publication number: 20130247732
    Abstract: A rotary cutter device includes a rotary blade, a fixed blade, a control portion, and a blade member. The rotary blade is configured to be rotatable around a central axis and has a first cutting edge. The fixed blade is provided on an outer side of a trajectory and has a second cutting edge. The control portion is configured to cause the rotary blade to rotate toward the fixed blade around the central axis. The blade member is provided opposite the trajectory in a different position from the fixed blade. The blade member is a plate-shaped member that has a width that extends parallel to the central axis and has a slide portion that is configured to slide in relation to the first cutting edge of the rotating rotary blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Teruo IMAMAKI, Akira SAGO
  • Publication number: 20130228057
    Abstract: Tomatoes (11) or other articles are placed over moving cutter blades (20) in article openings (46) of an article locator (44) of the article slicer (10). Article pushers (24) move downwardly and have downwardly extending pusher fins (26) for pushing the tomatoes through the cutter blades (20). The articles pushers (24) have laterally extending front openings (36) for receiving a high pressure fluid spray for cleaning the fins (26) and cutter blades (20) without disassembling the components of the slicer. The article pushers (24) are carried by a movable support plate (78) between retracted positions behind the cutter blades (20) and extended positions over the cutter blades (20). A pick and placer (76) is carried by the same movable support plate (78) and moves simultaneously in the same lateral directions as the article pushers (24), between positions over the oncoming line of tomatoes (11) on an entrance conveyor (64) and over the cutter blades (20).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2013
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Applicant: MAXWELL CHASE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventor: Ivan Stanojevic
  • Publication number: 20130118327
    Abstract: A food processing dicing method and assembly is disclosed. The food processing dicing assembly may comprise a dicing element having multiple dicing openings through which food may pass, a frame configured to selectively retain the dicing element, and a management tool having multiple projections sized to be received by the dicing openings, the management tool may include at least one coupling element for releasably coupling the management tool to at least one of the dicing element and the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Applicant: WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Whirlpool Corporation
  • Patent number: 8397390
    Abstract: A powered hand tool includes a handle portion arranged to provide a grip point for a user, a motor, a cutting member drivable to cut a workpiece, and a drive system interconnecting the motor and the cutting member and operable to drive the cutting member in response to operation of the motor. A housing at least partially encloses the cutting member and the motor and a debris removal system is movable between a first position and a second position. The debris removal system is operable to clean a portion of the drive system when in the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
    Inventor: Edward D. Wilbert
  • Publication number: 20120297948
    Abstract: This invention provides an improved method of supplying cooling water for the blade of a power saw use to cut tile, stone or brick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2011
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventor: George Allen Kenton
  • Publication number: 20120285308
    Abstract: A power tool arrangement includes a frame having an outlet. A power tool is coupled to the frame and includes a movable working element configured to engage a work piece. A hose includes first and second opposite ends and a biasing device configured to bias the hose into a longitudinally compressed position. The first end is coupled to the outlet. The second end is coupled to the working element such that the second end follows the movement of the working element and the hose thereby moves between the longitudinally compressed position and a longitudinally expanded position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2011
    Publication date: November 15, 2012
    Applicants: Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
    Inventor: Jan Koegel
  • Patent number: 8281695
    Abstract: A vacuum system and apparatus extracts metal chips and cuttings away from the cutting area of a sawing machine. The system and apparatus is located on the previously cut surface end of the saw and includes rotatable bracketry to engage and disengage a vacuum nozzle from the end of a cut piece to extract metal chips and cuttings from the inside of hollow metal stock as the stock is being cut. Rotation of the bracketry is actuated by means of an electronic controller or other control circuitry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2012
    Assignee: Marvel Manufacturing Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Dean T. Saari, Ronald W. Schwilk
  • Publication number: 20120111168
    Abstract: The invention hereby disclosed is a vertical filtering and separating suction machine of chips, steam and smoke for machining center, lathe machine or other machines, which operates by sudden changes of sucked air, thus generating hits which separate heavy particles, whose suction pipe extends almost up to the bottom of the rotor, which only uses filters at the end of the process of air purification, whose rotor has outer paddles modified in order to improve suction power and to cause more hits of air flow, and which includes an air pressure alarm showing the filter is saturated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Inventor: Tomio OTA
  • Publication number: 20120110860
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a fruit and vegetables slicing apparatus structure characterized by: a frame; a plurality of knives disposed in the frame; a linking mechanism for connecting the plurality of knives concurrently; and an adjusting element disposed on one side of the frame and configured to drive the knives to rotate concurrently by an angle upon completion of a cutting process performed by the knives, such that each of the knives switches from an original upright state to a flat state to thereby achieve the goal of the easy rinsing of the knives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Inventors: Kuo-Hung Lo, Shu-Ping Huang
  • Publication number: 20120067183
    Abstract: Tomatoes or other articles are placed over moving cutter blades (20) in article openings of an article locator of an article slicer (10). Article pushers (24) move downwardly and have downwardly extending pusher fins for pushing the tomatoes through the cutter blades. The article pushers are carried by a movable support plate (78) between retracted positions behind the cutter blades and extended positions over the cutter blades. A pick and placer (76) is carried by the same movable support plate (78) and moves simultaneously in the same lateral directions as the article pushers, between positions over the oncoming line of tomatoes on an entrance conveyor (64) and over the cutter blades.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2011
    Publication date: March 22, 2012
    Applicant: MAXWELL CHASE TECHNOLOGIES, INC., LLC
    Inventor: Ivan Stanojevic
  • Publication number: 20120048080
    Abstract: A device for treating at least a medical sac and relative method, including at least a containing element, inside which the medical sac is accommodated according to a main positioning axis, and a cutting unit, containing at least a cutting element associated with movement elements to open the sac with the purpose of allowing the sac to be emptied and/or subsequently washed and/or disinfected. The movement elements are able to move, in sequence, the cutting unit in a first direction approaching the sac, substantially perpendicular to the main positioning axis of the sac, and in a second direction, substantially parallel to the main positioning axis of the sac, after having at least contacted and/or holed the sac with the cutting element during the first movement in order to effect the cutting action on the sac.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Applicant: STEELCO SPA
    Inventor: Fabio Zardini
  • Publication number: 20120036972
    Abstract: A table saw is disclosed. The table saw includes a table top which includes an opening configured to receive a saw blade, and a motor positioned under the table top and configured to rotate the saw blade about an axis of rotation, wherein a midline that defines a front portion and a rear portion of the saw blade extends through the saw blade at the axis of rotation and is perpendicular with respect to the table top when the saw blade is perpendicular with respect to the table, a blade case positioned under the table top, the blade case including a blade chamber defined by a first wall on one side of the blade, a second wall on an opposite side of the blade, and a third wall along an outer perimeter of the blade chamber, and at least one dust deflector positioned within the blade chamber between the axis of rotation and the third wall of the blade chamber, the at least one dust deflector extending through the midline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2010
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Applicants: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH, ROBERT BOSCH TOOL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Andrew Frolov
  • Publication number: 20120006312
    Abstract: The present invention provides a self-cleaning wiresaw cutting apparatus including a cleaning mechanism adapted to clean the components of the wiresaw before, during, or after a cutting process or to humidify the cutting region of the apparatus. The apparatus contains at least one dispenser adapted to dispense an aqueous fluid onto various components of the wiresaw.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2010
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Inventors: Steven Grumbine, Carlo Barros, Ramasubramanyam Nagarajan
  • Publication number: 20110314983
    Abstract: A cutting device includes a fixing plate, a revolving cylinder, an annular cutting blade, and an ejection bar. The fixing plate defines a first through hole. The revolving cylinder is threadedly engaged in the first through hole and defines a second through hole. The cutting blade defines a third through hole and is attached to the revolving cylinder. The revolving cylinder is rotatable relative to the fixing plate to move the cutting blade between an extended position and a retracted position. In the extended position, the cutting blade cuts a surface of the workpiece to create a round blind crack in the surface thereof, a portion of the workpiece being surrounded by the blind crack. In the retracted position, the cutting blade is moved away from the workpiece. The ejection bar is configured for pushing the surrounded portion out of the workpiece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2010
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: SHAO-KAI PEI
  • Patent number: 8069763
    Abstract: Tomatoes (11) or other articles are placed over moving cutter blades (20) in article openings (46) of an article locator (44) of the article slicer (10). Article pushers (24) move downwardly and have downwardly extending pusher fins (26) for pushing the tomatoes though the cutter blades (20). The article pushers (24) have laterally extending front openings (36) for receiving a high pressure fluid spray for cleaning the fins (26) and cutter blades (20) without disassembling the components of the slicer. The article pushers (24) are carried by a movable support plate (78) between retracted positions behind the cutter blades (20) and extended positions over the cutter blades (20). A pick and placer (76) is carried by the same movable support plate (78) and moves simultaneously in the same lateral directions as the article pushers (24), between positions over the on-coming line of tomatoes (11) on an entrance conveyor (64) and over the cutter blades (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2011
    Assignee: Maxwell Chase Technologies, LLC
    Inventor: Ivan Stanojevic
  • Patent number: 8051769
    Abstract: A food processor having a dicing tool and an automatic cleaning tool to clean out the dicing tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Whirpool Corporation
    Inventors: Michael P. Conti, Keeley M. Kabala
  • Publication number: 20110214546
    Abstract: A cutting tool includes a tool unit including an electric motor, a fan and a rotary cutting blade. The fan and the rotary cutting blade are rotatably driven by the electric motor. A blower includes a blower duct introducing a flow of air produced by the fan toward a cutting point where a workpiece is cut by the rotary cutting blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Publication date: September 8, 2011
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotomo INAYOSHI, Syuji AOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20110197728
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for cutting slices of food product from a larger portion of the food product, whereby the systems and methods can reduce down-time associated with some of the portions of the equipment during cleaning. Components of the system requiring more frequent cleaning can be readily disconnected from those components requiring less frequent cleaning. Further, substitute components can be connected to those components requiring less frequent cleaning to reduce their down-time while the other components are being cleaned.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2010
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Applicant: Kraft Foods Global Brands LLC
    Inventors: Rory J. Redemann, Timothy T. Watson
  • Publication number: 20110192262
    Abstract: A cutoff saw and filtration system provides convenient multi-stage filtration for a cutoff saw. The filters are effective in capturing the dust and debris created by the saw without becoming clogged. The filters may be easily cleaned and serviced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Inventors: Spencer Loveless, Kyle Alan Bjork
  • Publication number: 20110194945
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for transporting a fluid for generating a fluid jet, wherein the fluid is delivered from a pump under pressure with a predetermined volume flow to an exit opening. In the event of an interruption of the volume flow, the pump is automatically switched from an operating mode for generating pressure to an operating mode for suctioning fluid; and a device for producing a volume flow for realizing a fluid jet for cutting and/or flushing of material, comprising a pump with an operating mode for generating pressure in the fluid and for generating suction. The device is constructed such that during interruption of the set volume flow, the pumpcan be switched over or switches over automatically from the operating mode for generating pressure to an operating mode for generating suction for the purpose of suctioning fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2010
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Applicant: HUMAN MED AG
    Inventors: Arnd KENSY, Konrad-Wenzel WINKLER, Andreas RUNOW, Frank NIKLAS, Gernot SCHLEE
  • Publication number: 20110154971
    Abstract: A device for cutting reinforced hose to length with limited contamination gaining access to the interior of the hose is disclosed. The device may employ a first rotating blade to circumferentially cut through an outer cover of the hose without penetrating through an interior liner of the hose. The outer cover may be composed of an elastomeric cover reinforced with metallic strands. By preventing the first blade from penetrating the interior liner, the contamination from the kerf created by the blade is not able to access the interior of the hose. After the first blade performs its partial cut around the outer circumference of the hose, the hose may be cleaned and a second blade may be used to cut through the interior liner. The second blade results in very little contamination and thus a cut length of hydraulic hose is created with greatly reduced levels of contamination within the hose without needing a post-cutting cleaning operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2010
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: CATERPILLAR, INC.
    Inventor: Douglas Serrurier
  • Publication number: 20110132226
    Abstract: A rail saw comprising a mounting boom having a pivotable arm and pivotably connected to a railroad machine with at least two pivotable axes, a saw frame rotatably connected to the pivotable arm with at least 180 degrees of rotation, a cutting frame pivotably connected to the saw frame, and a saw blade rotatably connected to the cutting frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Publication date: June 9, 2011
    Applicant: Sperling Railway Services, Inc.
    Inventor: Fred S. Sperling
  • Patent number: 7950315
    Abstract: A saw includes a base, a frame assembly disposed on the base, a first rail disposed on the frame assembly, and a table slidingly disposed on the first rail. The table has an upper surface for supporting a workpiece. A support assembly is disposed on the frame. A saw assembly is supported by the support assembly. The saw assembly includes a motor, a cutting wheel driven by the motor, a guard portion covering an upper portion of the cutting wheel, and a fluid delivery assembly configured to direct fluid toward the cutting wheel. The fluid assembly includes a flexible nozzle with a hole. The nozzle is configured to direct airflow created by the cutting wheel away from the hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Gregg L. Sheddy, James D. Schroeder, Peter Chaikowsky, Darren B. Moss, Warren A. Ceroll, Stuart J. Wright, William D. Spencer, Jiangang Zhao, William S. Taylor, Frank A. Mannarino
  • Publication number: 20110107889
    Abstract: A punching device includes: a base including a die part that has a top wall; an abutting member connected to the base; a punch supported on the base, movable relative to the die part and the abutting member between upper and lower positions; and an ejecting unit supported on the base and including a non-compressible ejecting element disposed above and adjacent to the top wall of the die part. The punch is movable relative to the ejecting unit at least during movement of the punch from a middle position to the lower position. The ejecting unit abuts against the abutting member at least when the punch is disposed at the upper position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2010
    Publication date: May 12, 2011
    Inventor: Chung-Yi Lee
  • Publication number: 20110088526
    Abstract: A sheet cutting apparatus includes a cutting device and at least one cutter blade to be mounted detachably on the cutting device. The cutter blade has a blade holder and a blade fixed to the blade holder. The apparatus further includes a stocking device for storing the at least one cutter blade. The stocking device includes a case body, a receiving section in the case body, and a heater. The receiving section has a blade holder receiving portion for storing the blade holder and a blade receiving portion for storing the blade. The heater is arranged for heating the blade holder and the blade of the cutter blade in the receiving section. The cutting device is arranged for using the cutter blade heated by the heater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Publication date: April 21, 2011
    Applicant: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki NONAKA, Kan NAKATA, Yoshiaki SUGISHITA, KENJI KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20110079125
    Abstract: A circular saw is composed of a working platform, a saw base with saw plate, and a saw cover, wherein the saw base and the saw cover are combined together to perform a dust-collecting hood with a bottom opening to accommodate the saw plate. The dust-collecting hood has a first air-hole defined on a top and a second air-hole defined on a sidewall respectively to completely keep the swarf and dust inside the dust-collecting hood to sufficiently improve the dust-collecting efficiency. Moreover, the saw base and the saw cover have an enclosed sheet respectively to make the bottom opening narrowed to only allow the saw plate passing therethrough to further significantly improve the dust-collecting efficiency, to achieve highly efficiency for collecting swarf and dust, and to keep working environment clean.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2009
    Publication date: April 7, 2011
    Inventor: Hsin-Cheng Kuo
  • Publication number: 20110072944
    Abstract: A flexible cutting apparatus can have an alternating arrangement of different links including a cutting link forming a strand or band. The cutting link can be used to cut material with a cutting tool. A connecting link can be used to connect the cutting links. The cutting link can include a link with a cutter that is either part of the link or attached to the link.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Inventor: Jeffrey Eggers
  • Publication number: 20110056353
    Abstract: An apparatus for cutting a window covering comprises a saw for cutting the window blind. A clamp assembly moves the window covering relative to the saw. A controller moves the clamp assembly to automatically position an end of the window covering relative to the saw. The saw is moved into engagement with the window covering to cut the window covering. A dust collection system comprises a shroud substantially surrounds the bottom of the saw blade where the shroud is connected to a vortex dust collector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2010
    Publication date: March 10, 2011
    Applicant: NEWELL WINDOW FURNISHINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Jason BEGIN, Clifford BIRCH, Ryan BISHOP, Paul Christopher BROWN, Thomas A. CAPUTO, Neil L. CASSTEVENS, Timothy D. CLUETT, Patrick E. FOLEY, Mark A. FOX, Kristi Jane GEORGI, Brian Bellamy JOHNSON, Grant Rorie PHILLIPS, William Norris SCOTT, Martin Richard VAN BUREN, Neil John VARLAMOFF, Larry Todd WINDHAM
  • Publication number: 20110041663
    Abstract: A system and method for reducing physiological material on surfaces of meat cut transferred to surfaces of cut meat by an endless band saw blade is disclosed. The system includes a water jet manifold positioned adjacent the saw blade and having a first and second nozzle orifices formed therein, the first and second orifices operable to be placed in fluid communication with a source of water. The first nozzle orifice is operable to direct a first water jet substantially across and into a first side surface of the saw blade and a second nozzle orifice is operable to direct a second water jet substantially across and into a second side surface of the saw blade.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2010
    Publication date: February 24, 2011
    Applicant: KLEEN KUT, INC.
    Inventors: Phillip L. Chaffin, Calvin D. Jones
  • Publication number: 20110045656
    Abstract: An assembly for cutting a plurality of substrates into individual integrated circuit units includes a first block for receiving a first substrate. The first block is movable between a first loading position, a first alignment inspection station and a first cutting zone. A second block for receiving a second substrate is movable between a second loading position, a second alignment inspection station and a second cutting zone. A cutting device for cutting a substrate into individual integrated circuit units is movable between the first cutting zone and the second cutting zone. An alignment inspection device for determining the alignment of a substrate positioned on either the first or second block is movable between the first alignment inspection station and the second alignment inspection station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2008
    Publication date: February 24, 2011
    Applicant: ROKKO VENTURES PTE, LTD.
    Inventor: Chong Chen Lim
  • Patent number: 7887624
    Abstract: A filtration system for a gas powered concrete saw allows the user to inspect and/or determine how much dust is accumulated in the filter. In addition, manual filter cleaners are provided to allow the user to easily clean the filter without needing to open up the tool. In addition, the system is provided to deactivate the tool or notify the user if no filter is being utilized, or the filter is damaged. The system can also provide system lock out in the case of a missing or damaged filter. In addition, automatic methods are also provided to allow cleaning of the filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2011
    Assignee: Black & Decker Inc.
    Inventors: Erik Ekstrom, Craig A. Schell, William Kalbfleisch, Eric L. Bernstein
  • Publication number: 20110023672
    Abstract: The present invention provides a debonding apparatus, a system comprising such apparatus, and methods for using such apparatus or system for the removal of flexible substrates (14) post-processing without damage to fabricated devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2009
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Inventors: Robert Blanchard, Steve R. Rednour, Douglas Loy
  • Publication number: 20100329768
    Abstract: A cutting apparatus configured to cut a sheet or a sheet bundle includes a cutting blade whose blade surface has a plurality of grooves. In the cutting apparatus, a scraping member enters the grooves provided on the blade surface to scrape off cutting scraps remaining after a cutting operation. Accordingly, the cutting apparatus can scrape off cutting scraps from the cutting blade even if the adhesive force of the cutting scraps is great.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2010
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Watanabe, Kenichi Hayashi, Yusuke Obuchi, Rikiya Takemasa, Akito Sekigawa