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9032603 Automated assembly apparatus and method of assembling components by using automated assembly apparatus  
While a second component is brought into contact with a first component, the first component and the second component are rotated with respect to each other around a specific rotation axis, and...
9032633 Method and apparatus for repositioning a tandem axle assembly of a trailer  
A portable device is used to aid a semi-truck driver in the repositioning of a tandem axle assembly of a trailer. The portable device may be easily attached and removed from the trailer's...
9027243 Method and system for replacing a single wind turbine blade  
A method of replacing a wind turbine blade includes suspending the wind turbine blade from support hub of a wind turbine, connecting one or more cable climbing members between the support hub and...
9016284 Sheet material cutting apparatus  
A cutting apparatus and an associated method for slitting a tobacco sheet material into cut pieces used to form smoking articles are provided. The cutting apparatus includes a rotatable cutter...
9009952 Apparatus for assembling a lens module and an image sensor to form a camera module, and a method of assembling the same  
An apparatus for assembling a lens module and an image sensor to form a camera module. The apparatus comprises i) a positioning system for adjusting a relative arrangement between the lens module...
8997469 Engine with exhaust treatment device and attachment method for exhaust treatment device  
An engine with an exhaust treatment device (2) wherein a rotation moment of a side support stay (12) is generated by a load of a side portion (50) received by side support stay fastening tool (13)...
8978224 Modular prosthetic sockets and methods for making same  
The invention relates to a prosthetic socket for a residual limb of the lower extremity or upper extremity of an individual person. The residual limb has particular dimensions and anatomical...
8973244 Pipe processing tool with pipe deformation members  
A pipe processing tool that is configured to deform the end of a pipe so that the circumferential shape of the end of the pipe generally matches the circumferential shape of an adjacent pipe end....
8914973 Engine cylinder sleeve heater and method  
A method for installing a heated piston into a cylinder sleeve that is initially smaller than the piston includes: receiving the engine block at a heating station, heating the engine cylinder...
8904615 Fastening device, method of loading fastening member, and device for loading fastening member  
A fastening device includes a rotational drive portion that rotationally drives a socket, an advance/retract drive portion that causes this socket to advance or retract along a rotational axis...
8904618 Method of tensioning park brake cables  
A method of tensioning park cables of a park brake system includes positioning a tension indicating device between an adjuster and an adjusting nut when the park brake system is disposed in a...
8904616 Method of monitoring a crimping process, crimping press and computer program product  
A method of monitoring a crimping process is disclosed, which determines whether an actual force stroke progression (Fa)/force-time progression is, a) above, or, b) below an ideal force stroke...
8898878 Method for attaching exterior component  
There is provided a method for attaching an exterior component. When attaching an exterior component to a bumper, an attachment member for a first attaching hole of the bumper fixed to the...
8893364 Setting of wheel hub assembly having a spacer therein  
A method for setting a wheel hub assembly having a spacer therein, mounted on an axle, shaft or spindle or includes a cap a shaft is disclosed. The method is used on a wheel hub assembly having a...
8863371 Positioning system and method for automated alignment and connection of components  
A system for aligning and connecting components including a support structure and a measuring apparatus coupled to the support structure. The measuring apparatus is arranged to spatially analyze a...
8857029 Mounting apparatus and mounting method  
A mounting apparatus includes a substrate; an optical component having a first surface on which light from the substrate is incident and a second surface from which the incident light goes out...
8857061 Permanent visual indicator and diametrical to axial relation gage and method of using same  
A system and method for mounting a bearing assembly on a shaft includes an internal flange, external flange, and a sleeve. The internal flange is securable to the bearing assembly and has a...
8851009 Alignment master glass for tensioning vapor deposition mask, method for manufacturing the same, and method for tensioning vapor deposition mask using the same  
An alignment master glass for aligning a plurality of openings of a vapor deposition mask for tensioning the vapor deposition mask, the alignment master glass includes a transparent substrate, and...
8850680 Installation method for a component in an opening of mating component  
A threaded element in the shape of a wire thread insert with a specific geometric design is disclosed. This threaded element contains, in particular, a narrowed helical winding of at least two...
8813334 Double clutch  
A torque transmitting device in a drive train of a vehicle, which has an assembly on the engine side and an assembly on the transmission side. A geometrically defined installation position of the...
8802213 Tapered patch for predictable bonded rework of composite structures  
A patch for reworking an inconsistent area in a composite structure includes a composite laminate patch adapted to cover the inconsistent area and bonded to the structure by a layer of adhesive....
8805575 Methods and apparatus for delivering fasteners  
A method for delivering fasteners to a remote installation tool is provided. The method includes delivering a first fastener of a first type to a remote installation tool in response to receiving...
8793856 Pitch link alignment tool  
An alignment tool for a pitch link comprises first and second pitch link retainers, wherein the distance between the retainers is adjustable to accommodate the length of the pitch link; and a...
8782867 Assembly device provided with a visual reference mark and method for the assembly thereof  
A device (1; 20; 51) for assembling pre-bored (15) elements (2; 3), the elements together having a reference thickness (18) that may vary up to an actual maximum thickness (40), may include a male...
8782866 Angularly adjustable clamp assembly  
An angularly adjustable clamp assembly includes a hub clamp, an adjustment base connectable to the hub clamp and a plurality of attachment members. The hub clamp includes a hub and collar, the hub...
8769792 Flushness shims  
A media player according to the invention is provided. The media player may include a scroll wheel and a housing including a retention ledge. The retention ledge may maintain the position of the...
8756782 Method and system for assembly of lighting fixtures  
An apparatus, method and system for assembling lighting fixtures where reflective inserts are installed into a reflector frame to create a reflective surface for the fixture. According to one...
8752281 Method of chucking a tool or a workpiece and apparatus for carrying out the method  
The invention relates to a method of clamping a tool or a workpiece, using an electric actuator (1) having a housing (2) attached to a work spindle of a machine tool and in which a threaded...
8755055 System and method for measuring length of gap between rotating tool and workpiece  
The present invention is to generate a pulsed laser beam having a width greater than the gap between a rotating tool and a workpiece opposed thereto, and then irradiate the gap with the generated...
8720030 Blown cable apparatus and method  
Apparatus for installing a cable into a tube with the assistance of a fluid drag acting on the cable within the tube with an installation device, the apparatus including a driving mechanism...
8713778 Method of adjusting a vehicle door  
A method and system for mounting and adjusting a vehicle door rotatably connected to a vehicle body by upper and lower hinges with hinge holes. The upper and lower hinges are positioned to the...
8671538 Method of monitoring a crimping process, crimping press and computer program product  
A method of monitoring a crimping process is disclosed, which determines whether an actual force stroke progression (Fa)/force time progression is, a) above, or, b) below an ideal force stroke...
8661684 High rate pulsing wing assembly line  
A single piece pulsed flow wing assembly method providing for horizontal wing manufacture is accomplished using synchronized automated vehicles guided in a predetermined manner to move and, locate...
8661645 Device and method for changing the rotational angle position of a pneumatic tire on a wheel rim  
A device for changing the rotational angle position of a pneumatic tire relative to a rim, on which the pneumatic tire is fitted to the rim, includes a manipulating device with a gripper adapted...
8647765 Method of manufacturing a battery pack to minimize circulating current  
A battery pack has a plurality of assembled batteries connected in parallel. Each of the assembled batteries has a plurality of cells connected electrically. A circulating current in each of the...
8620470 System for assembling aircraft  
A system for assembling aircraft is disclosed. An example system for moving components of an airplane into assembly alignment includes a jacking system including assembly jacks for supporting and...
8611753 Optical rotary joints, methods of mounting same in a properly-aligned manner, and optical reflector assemblies for use therein  
The present invention relates generally to optical rotary joints (35) for enabling optical communication between a rotor and a stator, and to improved methods of mounting such optical rotary...
8601664 Fixture exchange rail system and method of use  
A fixture exchange rail system is provided having first and second fixture assemblies movably mounted with respect to respective first and second stationary rails. A movable rail is disposed...
8578584 Method for centering engine structures  
A method for centering an engine structure such as a bearing housing is provided which may be used, for example, during assembly of a mid turbine frame or other engine case structure. In one...
8567066 Aircraft rib-spar joint  
A method of forming a rib-spar joint during assembly of an aircraft wing, the method comprising: providing a spar with a fixedly attached rib post, the rib post having a first coordination...
8562262 Drill block alignment and selection of cutter diameter for repair of through-hole  
A drill block is aligned and a cutter diameter selected to repair a through-hole in a part. The hole has a nominal diameter. A pin having a less-than-nominal diameter is inserted into the hole,...
8555478 Method for assembly of automotive vehicle body components  
A method for fitting a vehicle body component to a body shell of a vehicle having at least one side wall includes the steps of gauging an actual position of a partial area of the side wall...
8555183 Software-based system and method for changing structural feature designations  
A software-based system for changing structural feature designations within a production environment includes a menu page component adapted to support a menu page; an information document...
8544163 Robot having obstacle avoidance mechanism  
A robot is placed on a first surface of a panel. The robot includes a body and first and second feet connected to the body via joints. A flux conducting device is positioned on an opposing second...
8522433 Method of installing a seal  
A low cost and simple seal installation method provides for easy installation of bonded pistons and lip seals in an automatic transmission or other industrial machine. The installation method...
8490266 Manufacturing method of driving belt  
A manufacturing method of a driving belt, which can measure and adjust an endplay of the driving belt including a ring and elements to improve productivity of the driving belt, the method...
8490267 Method and system for assembly of lighting fixtures  
An apparatus, method and system for assembling lighting fixtures where reflective inserts are installed into a reflector frame to create a reflective surface for the fixture. According to one...
8448548 Bolt tightening method, bolt tightening device, bolt supplying method, and bolt supplying device  
A tightening head (1) is provided with at least two sockets (4i, 4ii) which are alternatively connected to an output shaft of a nut runner (3), a socket replacing mechanism (6) and a bolt...
8434216 Methods and systems for in-situ machine maintenance  
Methods and systems for maintaining a machine using an in-situ vehicle (IV) is provided. The IV may be used with a machine that includes a work-piece and an interference body positioned proximate...
8434214 Vehicle body assembly apparatus having triaxial position sensing  
Vehicle body assembly apparatus (10) includes a sensor assembly (11) having a lateral Y axis slide assembly (20), a longitudinal X axis assembly (22) and a vertical Z axis assembly (24) that...