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9038257 High-speed loading/unloading of objects  
The present invention relates to methods and an apparatuses for loading and unloading objects into/from corresponding cavities in holders at a high count rate. For loading, a plurality of objects...
9032620 Method for moving and aligning heavy device  
Method for laterally replacing a heavy component of a plant assembly, the method including disconnecting the heavy component from other components of the plant assembly and from a base plate to...
9027215 Production apparatus  
A production apparatus for producing a component assembly by sequentially performing predetermined processes in a plurality of processing areas (A1 to A6) arranged in a ring formation and then, by...
9003655 Method for maintenance and repair of gas turbines  
A method for maintenance, in particular repair, of gas turbines, in particular aeroengines. Gas turbines are disassembled, with modules and/or assemblies and/or individual parts of the gas...
8985565 Pipe fitting system  
A pipe fitting system to fit a selected one of one or more pipes, one or more flanges and one or more fittings that includes one or more fitting cradles, a fitting rest with a pair of apertures,...
8979464 Production facility, and production system  
Provided is a production facility which allows a worker to perform manual works such as restoration, setting change, and manufacturing, without entering an action area of a robot. The production...
8966765 Medical boom with articulated arms and a base with preconfigured removable modular racks used for storing electronic and utility equipment  
The present invention is directed to a medical boom with articulated arms and a base cabinet designed to accommodate modular equipment and utility racks that include video processing, computer,...
8959744 Manufacturing method for the making of articles or precursors comprising hoops  
The present invention relates to processes for the manufacture of hoops and pre-forms for making articles comprising such hoops such as pants or a pants-like structures, such as baby or...
8918981 System and fixture for closing a foldable cap  
A fixture for holding a pivotally closable cap with a base connected to a cover by a foldable hinge during a closure operation. The fixture includes a U-shaped slide member having a back wall and...
8914963 Mounting station and method for automatically assembling a razor  
A mounting station for automatically assembling a razor that includes a shaving cartridge and a razor handle. The mounting station includes providing a razor handle and a shaving cartridge,...
8904611 Window component stock indexing  
A stock supply station for use in a insulated glass unit component production line includes a plurality of rotatable sheet stock coils, an indexing mechanism, and an uncoiling mechanism. The...
8887399 Housing manufacturing system and method  
A method of final assembly for constructing homes from substantially planar floor and wall sections. The method includes assembling a house from floor and wall sections in a final-assembly section...
8882094 Vehicle body moving cart  
A vehicle body moving cart is provided which includes a base frame and first moving units that are installed at the front, rear and center of the base frame, respectively. The first moving units...
8869370 Sequenced part delivery system  
A system and method for sequencing component part delivery for use in assembling vehicle bodies arranged in a substantially random assembly sequence. The system and method includes a plurality of...
8863374 Production plant, particularly for suitcases and trunks  
A production plant, particularly for suitcases and trunks, such suitcases and trunks comprising at least two half-shells mutually associated so as to form at least one internal containment...
8844109 Method for the manufacture of motor vehicles  
A method for manufacturing motor vehicles at a manufacturing location (S), from which ready-assembled motor vehicles are built in a planned number and order of output. First modules (MA) are...
8839507 Remote locking apparatus for securing a vehicle body to a vehicle body support  
A vehicle body positioning and locking devices for use in assembling a vehicle body positioned on a movable vehicle support positioned at a vehicle build station. The locking device includes a...
8827064 Method of operating a flow line, an assembly trailer, a tow bar, a heavy machine installed on an assembly trailer and a flow line  
A technique of operating a flow line is provided. The flow line includes two or more assembly stations for the assembly of a heavy machine. The technique involves installing a prepared assembly...
8826509 Automated multi-stage machine for forming composite details  
A system for forming composite material parts comprises a charge station, a tool station, a forming station, a cooling station, a pick and place apparatus, and a transfer unit. The charge station...
8813337 Efficient assembly of insulating glass windows  
An insulating glass unit (IGU) assembly line capable of interleaving double and triple pane IGUs in accordance with an IGU production schedule. Visual indicators or prompts instruct operators at...
8813338 Workpiece alignment device  
An alignment device has a carriage, two rails on the carriage that are configured for a workpiece to pass therebetween, and a finger that protrudes a distance from the carriage. The finger is...
8806739 System for framing motor-vehicle bodies or sub-assemblies thereof  
In a framing system for framing motor-vehicle bodies or sub-assemblies thereof, the body to be framed is located and clamped in position during the assembling operations by side locating and...
8789255 Machine for forming eyelets in apparel hangtags  
A machine and method for punching an aperture through a hangtag and securing a two-piece eyelet to the same is disclosed. The machine has a frame, a table, a platform, a plurality of hangtag...
8789269 Modular manufacturing facility and method  
A modular manufacturing facility and method of construction includes a plurality of service and equipment modules which are readily sized and oriented to be packaged, shipped to a desired...
8782874 Railway tie automated preplating apparatus  
The invention is an apparatus for pre-plating railway ties, including switch ties of varying lengths. An infeed deck and singulator feeds individual ties, each provided with identifying indicia,...
8776346 Production and application of biodegradable sediment control device  
An elongated web of flexible material having a covering of excelsior across a portion thereof has an elongated edge portion uncovered. The elongated covered portion is folded over upon itself a...
8776345 Tire mounting apparatus  
A tire mounting apparatus is constructed from a first working mechanism and a second working mechanism that are separate from each other. The first working mechanism is provided with a tire...
8768152 Glass-ceramic cooktop and method of assembling the same  
A cooking appliance includes a glass cooktop panel and a cooktop frame. A radiant heating element is positioned between the cooktop frame and the glass cooktop panel. The heating element has an...
8763230 Manufacturing method for machine tool  
The present invention provides a manufacturing method for a machine tool having a human-machine interface and a program with predetermined manufacturing conditions. The manufacturing method...
8768498 Method for operating an industrial system  
The present invention relates to a method for operating an industrial system, wherein the system comprises at least one line (1, 2, 3, 4), wherein each line (1, 2, 3, 4) comprises at least one...
8731699 Dynamic, lean insulated glass unit assembly line scheduler  
A dynamic insulated glass unit (IGU) assembly line scheduler is provided for production control of an IGU assembly line. When calculating the IGU assembly line order and controls, the scheduler...
8713780 High density welding subassembly machine  
An apparatus for welding motor vehicle body component subassemblies at a weld station. First and second pallets are arranged for reciprocal movement between a load/unload station and the weld...
8713799 Vehicle body assembly and sequencing method  
A vehicle body assembly and sequencing system includes the advantages of a batch vehicle body build sequence with the advantages of a random sequence of vehicle body styles transferred to a...
8677594 Container seals  
A method, and apparatus for performing the method, is provided for the purpose of forming and inserting seal pieces into a container cap of a type which comprises an integral cup-like member...
8667689 Method and arrangement for supplying essentially hollow bodies with equipment  
Method and arrangement for supplying essentially hollow bodies with equipment wherein the hollow bodies each have a transverse dimension and a longitudinal dimension being larger than the...
8661670 Apparatus for producing a structured metal sheet for exhaust gas treatment devices  
A process for producing a structure in a smooth sheet-metal strip includes multiple process steps. In a first step, a first section of a smooth sheet-metal strip is fed to a first tool and a...
8651358 Single geometry palletized framing system  
A palletized framing system for a motor vehicle body assembly system in which the pallet with a body structure positioned thereon is positioned at the framing station on balls to establish the...
8627558 Production line and method for operating such  
A production line for manipulating objects is provided. The production line has working stations for performing consecutive working steps on the objects by a stationary operator. At least one...
8613130 Fence apparatus and related methods  
The present invention is directed to a fence or enclosure (165) and related methods for making a fence panel (65) and for connecting the panel (65) to other panels (65) to form a modular type...
8601684 Method of manufacturing a vehicle  
A manufacturing method for a vehicle capable of reducing man-hours, improving worker posture, and increasing worker efficiency in a step for mounting components on a frame as part of vehicle...
8595935 Method of lifting a cab onto a chassis  
A method of mounting a vehicle cab onto a vehicle chassis is provided. The method includes providing at least one structural anchor point on an upright wall of the vehicle cab, connecting a...
8561279 Spring product manufacturing line  
The invention provides a spring product manufacturing line comprising: a manufacturing area 2 at which a formation device 50 attached to a base mount 52 plastically processes a spring material...
8544159 Methods of manufacturing parts using a manufacturing cell  
A manufacturing cell has a plurality of stations arranged in two rows having a main aisle therebetween. Each of the plurality of stations has a station-aisle interface that provides an interaction...
8522437 Method for tire and wheel assembly utilizing a tire inflating sub-station  
An apparatus for assembling a tire and a wheel is disclosed. The apparatus includes a single-cell workstation including a device that retains a wheel, and a plurality of sub-stations. The device...
8526800 Glass-ceramic cooktop and method of assembling the same  
A cooking appliance includes a glass cooktop panel and a cooktop frame. A radiant heating element is positioned between the cooktop frame and the glass cooktop panel. The heating element has an...
8474132 Product line assembly  
A product line assembly includes a plurality of containers detachably connected. Each of the plurality of containers includes a case and equipment received in the case. Each container is...
8474682 Single geometry palletized framing system  
A palletized framing system for a motor vehicle body assembly system in which the pallet with a body structure positioned thereon is positioned at the framing station on balls to establish the...
8468674 Device and method for supplying structural components to an assembly zone  
A device for the preferably automated supply of structural components to an assembly zone for producing a fuselage portion of an aircraft by multi-shell construction is provided and can include at...
8424206 Production line for vehicles of different models  
A production line for vehicles of different models is disclosed, wherein vehicle bodies for ordinary automobiles and vehicle bodies for compact automobiles are incorporated on the same production...
8418354 Apparatus for frame fabrication  
An apparatus (1) for frame fabrication includes at least one nail gun (15) adapted to fire nails substantially in a selected plane of the frame (2). The nail gun (15) translates vertically and is...