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8561277 Runout compensation on machine tools  
A method of determining axial and/or radial runout due to workholding equipment and compensating for such runout during machining of a gear wherein axial and/or radial runout compensations are...
8561307 Method and apparatus for vehicle service system optical target assembly  
A method and apparatus for determining the alignment of a vehicle wheel using an optical target assembly secured to the vehicle wheel in a non-determined position, the optical target assembly...
8561310 Method to determine the launch angle of a golf putter face during a putting stroke  
A method of determining the launch angle of a putter by evaluating the roll performance of a golf ball after being struck by a golf putter during the execution a putting stroke. The golf ball is...
8562134 Vision shift amount measuring method and vision shift amount measuring jig  
A vision shift amount measuring method includes: forming a reference mark indicating a distance eye point on a surface of a spectacle lens attached to a spectacle frame practically worn by a...
8561308 Automatic pin adjustment for archery sights  
Certain embodiments of the present disclosure deal with an archery sight mounted or mountable on an archery bow. The sight incorporates an indicator or adjustment assembly to indicate or control...
8561309 Shape measuring device  
A shape measuring device to measure a shape of a workpiece, wherein the shape measuring device includes: the probe;a probe support shaft to pivotally support the probe; anda probe drive device to...
8561311 Apparatus for measuring and cutting treads  
The invention is an apparatus for accurately measuring and cutting a stair tread. The apparatus has an length-adjustable bar to determine the width of a step and, at each end of the bar, sidewall...
8555518 Grout template for wind turbine foundations  
A method of forming a grout trough for a wind turbine foundation replaces the heavy and single piece template with a plurality of arc-shaped sections which are light weight and connected together...
8560259 Dynamically self-adjusting magnetometer  
A dynamically self-adjusting magnetometer is disclosed. In one embodiment, a first sample module periodically generates an electronic signal related to at least one magnetic field characteristic...
8549765 Measuring tool and measuring method thereof  
A measuring tool includes a tool body and a first measuring unit. The first measuring unit includes a first probe, a first measuring meter, and a first zero button. The first probe is used for...
8549767 Apparatus for holding and aligning a flat material  
An apparatus comprises a planar member comprising a top side, a bottom side comprising a flat surface and at least one aperture comprising a defined shape. At least one alignment tab comprises a...
8549764 Fluid tilt sensor within ink tank supply item for micro-fluid applications  
A container for holding a volume of fluid and having a housing defining an interior for retaining the volume of fluid; at least one in-tank tilt sensor connected to a controller and disposed...
8549766 Rack extension jig device  
In a rack extension jig device 9, a protracted direction E of tooth projections 12-14 and an elevational direction H of racks 7, 8 are placed in a coplanar position G. This makes it possible to...
8549763 System and method for garment fitting and fabrication  
A system for garment fitting and fabrication includes a fabric template and fabric pieces attachable to the template to form the garment. A method for garment fitting and fabrication includes...
8544181 Method and apparatus for modelling the interaction of a drill bit with the earth formation  
A method of predicting a well trajectory wherein the method utilises a series of parameters to calculate the trajectory. The method is characterised in that the parameters include the angle of a...
8545145 Spindle inclination detector and machine tool including the same  
Spindle inclination detectors (41A, 41B) are equipped in columns (32A, 32B) of a portal bridge (24) of a machine tool (21). Each spindle inclination detector includes: a string (43) which hangs...
8544182 Assembly for leveling new concrete and sub-grade  
The assembly for leveling new concrete includes a driver that has a guide that is placed in a mounting structure so that the driver may be used to drive the mounting structure into the ground. The...
8544180 Opacity changing peep sight  
An opacity changing peep sight device is disclosed wherein the peep sight comprises a photochromic substance sensitive to UV light. When there is plenty of available UV light, the peep sight...
8544179 Inspection method of gauge for a self-locking threading of a tubular connection used in the oil industry  
A method and a gauge for inspecting a self-locking threading provided close to one end of a tubular component used for exploration or operation of hydrocarbon wells, the threading including a lead...
8539842 Systems and methods for measuring bearing endplay  
A system for use in measuring an end play of a wheel hub assembly includes a follower configured to extend through an opening in a cover connected to a wheel hub. The cover covers the wheel hub...
8539690 Wall mountable height measuring device  
A wall mountable height measuring device to record development of height of a person comprises a board, a pair of vertical slits, at least one linear measurement scale, a horizontal frame and a...
8539685 Integrated surveying and leveling  
A method of determining a position of a point in a local coordinate system using a survey instrument comprising an integrated optical total station and digital level includes measuring an angle...
8539689 Guide rail for a hand-held power tool  
A guide rail for a hand-held power tool includes at least two rail elements, which are to be joined together to form a common rail and which are held on one another by means of a releasable...
8539688 Translucent ball cavity cube vial  
A ball cavity cube vial comprising a cube made of an at least translucent material, and having a sealed ball cavity in its center, said ball cavity being incompletely filled with a liquid medium...
8539683 Stamping machine  
An engraving device that forms a desired image via a plurality of engraved marks in a surface of an object via a working tool is presented. The engraving device includes a base comprising a...
8539686 Leveling device and leveling method  
A leveling device having a sighting device that defines an alignment axis, an imaging system, spatially separated from the sighting device, having an imaging lens to which a lens primary plane is...
8539691 Hanging device  
An alignment device or jig that includes a level and a rule which is used for hanging wall supported items. The device includes locator blocks with locator pins for supporting the item and stud...
RE44504 Picture leveling/positioning template  
The present invention 10 discloses an inexpensive, reusable, and compact picture leveling template where the design of the device 10 would allow the user 12 to arrange picture frames 14, shadow...
8539684 Vehicle wheel alignment system and methodology  
A hybrid wheel alignment system and methodology use passive targets for a first pair of wheels (e.g. front wheels) and active sensing heads for another pair of wheels (e.g. rear wheels). The...
8539814 Material measures for use in evaluating performance of measuring instrument for measuring surface texture  
A material measure for use in evaluating the performance of a measuring instrument for measuring surface texture includes: a measurement area having a plurality of grooves in a predetermined...
8537372 Coordinate measuring machine (CMM) and method of compensating errors in a CMM  
A coordinate measuring machine for determination of at least one spatial coordinate of a measurement point on an object to be measured. The coordinate measuring machine comprises a stationary...
8534194 Rotary printing press and method for adjusting a cylinder thereof  
A method of adjusting a roller (18) in a rotary printing press (10), includes the steps of a) mounting the roller (18) in a preparation rack (24) so as to be rotatably supported therein, b)...
8533968 Method and device for determining the compatibility between an adapter and an outer cone of a prosthesis shaft of a modular joint prosthesis  
A method and a device are for determining the compatibility between an adapter, which is to be inserted into a third-party joint ball type to be replaced, and an outer cone of a prosthesis shaft...
8533967 Coordinate measurement machines with removable accessories  
A portable articulated arm coordinate measuring machine is provided. The coordinate measuring machine includes a base with an arm portion. A probe end is coupled to an end of the arm portion...
8533966 Chalk line holding device  
A chalk line holding device includes a hook retainer and cord holder coupled to a body with a bottom pad defining a bottom channel. A hook retainer, which projects forward from the body, includes...
8533963 Sundial with elevated gnomon support avoiding shadow eclipse  
A hemispheric armillary with arms and supporting a structure for supporting a gnomon over a time indicating dial plate is constructed to avoid the arms' shadows from eclipsing the gnomon shadow on...
8533969 Apparatus for adjusting planarity of workpiece  
An apparatus includes a base, a cover and a rotating shaft. The base includes a platform formed on the base for placing a workpiece, a supporting post protruding from the platform, and a pair of...
8533965 Device and method for measuring and aligning a first component and a second component in relation to each other  
The invention relates to a device (1) for measuring and alignment of a first component (2, 4) and a second component (3, 5) in relation to each other, where the device comprises a first detector...
8538607 Systems and methods for providing aircraft heading information  
Systems and methods for providing aircraft heading information are provided. In one embodiment, an attitude heading reference device comprises: at least one interface for receiving heading...
8533970 Apparatus for measuring objects  
An apparatus for measuring objects, in particular to a coordinate measuring unit, is provided. The unit has a probe which is movable relative to an object to be measured by means of an actuator to...
8533927 Full-scale architectural template and method for installing construction elements for exhibitions, trade shows, conventions and events without damaging carpet or floor  
A method of installing temporary construction elements for an event without damaging a floor is disclosed. The method includes creating a digital file of an architectural template illustrating the...
8537216 Leveling apparatus and method  
A leveling apparatus for optically detecting a height difference relative to a leveling staff includes an objective, a two-dimensional detector, a mount for rotating both the objective and the...
8533964 Vertical orientation indicator for use after an avalanche  
The vertical orientation indicator includes a liquid filled sphere into which two internal spheres are provided, which define a vertical axis that is useful to a person trapped under snow after an...
8528221 Family height recording device  
A height recording device is provided for measuring and recording the growth of multiple individuals over a period of time. The device comprises a recording board, a sliding member and a head rod....
8528218 Sundial  
Embodiments of a sundial. Various embodiments of the sundial disclosed herein may be used to determine the time of day based on the position of the sun. The sundial may comprise an at least...
8528222 Blade and hook assembly for tape rule  
Disclosed is a rule assembly having a housing, a reel rotatably mounted in the housing, an elongated blade arranged to be wound on the reel and to be extendable through an opening in the housing,...
8528220 Six-direction indicator  
A six-direction indicator is provided in an XYZ rectangular coordinate system and includes a shaft on an X axis, a rotation member rotatable around an axis inclined with respect to a rotation...
8528219 Inclination measurement devices and methods of use  
Downhole tools are provided for measuring the inclination of a portion of a drill string. In certain embodiments, downhole tools for measuring inclination comprise a catch system for measuring...
8523875 Graft caliper marking device  
A graft caliper provides for a first member having a first pick at its distal end and its proximal end attached to a handle. A second member of the graft caliper is disposed above the first member...
8522446 Level assembly  
A level assembly includes an elongated housing that has a first end, a second end and a perimeter wall. The perimeter wall includes a front wall, a back wall, a first side wall and a second side...