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8816834 Steering angle sensing device for vehicle wheel alignment  
A steering angle sensing device for vehicle wheel alignment includes a swingable rocking arm. The rocking arm can be located in a predetermined position and slidably connected with a simple wheel...
8810239 Angle sensor  
Disclosed is an angle sensor, which is capable of accurately measuring an angle of a steering shaft by selecting an optimum gear ratio between main and subsidiary gears constituting the angle...
8806770 Tape measure  
A tape measure includes a housing assembly defining a cavity and a tape port from which to extend and retract a measuring tape. The measuring tape forms a spool rotatably coupled about an axis. A...
8806766 Circle marking device  
A tool for applying a circular indicia onto a surface, such as a ceiling, wall or other flat surface, with a marking implement has a base that includes a first side with a center punch projecting...
8806765 Shaped fit sizing system  
A revolutionary, new sizing and fitting system for jeans is based on the concept of shape, not size. This sizing and fitting system is organized around some basic body shapes categories: e.g.,...
8806767 Laser instrument and method for adjusting the laser power  
A laser instrument and a method for adjusting the laser power is disclosed. The laser instrument includes a laser device which generates a laser beam and a rotating device which moves the laser...
8806768 Force assist compass  
A marine navigation compass-protractor having a transparent base and a three-hundred sixty degree (360°) directional scale on a top surface is disclosed. The transparent base allows it to be ...
8806764 Expandable collet and metrology target  
An apparatus comprises a collet, and a metrology target mounted at a first end of the collet. The target provides a reference point at a known distance from a reference point on the on the collet.
8806769 Bullseye indicator and method  
A bulls eye indicator device and method of manufacture used to measure the two-dimension angle of inclination of equipment that is mounted on a sea bed. A base and transparent window are sealed and...
8804104 Apparatus, system, and method for measuring thread features on pipe or tube end  
A first thread feature is measured by detecting with an optical sensor 2 light that reaches from a light source 21 located on the opposite side of a pipe axis and runs substantially in parallel to...
8800154 Telescopic sight alignment tool  
The telescopic sight alignment tool is used to align the horizontal and vertical axes of the scope with corresponding axes of the firearm upon which the scope is mounted. The tool comprises a...
8803371 Secondary for linear drive motor comprising sheet of highly permeable magnetic material having synchronized motor teeth, encoder teeth, and commutation tracks integrally formed therein  
A secondary for a motor, for instance a linear drive motor, has a sheet of highly magnetic permeable material with a plurality of slots extending through the sheet spaced along a length of the...
8800157 Sports netting  
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for measuring the drop Y of sports netting (10) strung between opposed posts (14, 16), wherein a datum point (28) is provided on each post, a datum line (42) is...
8800397 Positioning device  
Temperatures of a base, a support member, and a support member are measured, and amounts of linear expansion of the base, the support member, and the support member due to temperature differences...
8801546 Distance to golf cup measuring accessory  
A tape measure is attached to an accessory attached to a flag pole residing in a golf course hole. The accessory includes a mouth openable to engage the flag pole. Once the mouth is closed, the...
8800156 Measurement apparatus and use thereof  
Described are various embodiments of an apparatus for evaluating the inner dimension of an opening within a body surface, for example, in the context of an assembly wherein one or more components...
8800155 Displacement sensor with reduced hysteresis  
A method and apparatus are provided for reducing hysteresis in displacement sensors by reducing the resistance to motion between components in the sensing units that move relative to each other.
8800160 Sheet length measuring device and image forming apparatus  
A sheet length measuring device includes a rotating body configured to rotate with a movement of a sheet in a conveying direction; a position detecting unit configured to detect leading and...
8800158 Apparatus for cutting and fabricating allografts  
An apparatus for the accurate and efficient fabrication of individualized cortical allograft bone implants from graft material, such as cortical struts, in particular as used in cervical and lumbar...
8800153 Measuring ring with measuring tape and method for arranging the measuring tape  
In order to be able to compensate different temperature expansion of a magnetic tape, (measuring tape) and a support ring in an angle sensor where the magnetic tape is applied to a circumference of...
8800159 Method for calculating error compensation value of machine  
When calculating a compensation value for a geometric error, a first index representing an order of connection of drive axes in a machine and a second index representing an order of connection of...
8793884 Circle cutting tool  
An improved structure of a circle-cutting tool has an outer ring seat having a round hollow groove and a placing surface. A rotary disc is pivoted into the round hollow groove of the outer ring...
8793887 Method and apparatus for thread testing by distance measurement  
Apparatus for thread testing, comprising at least one plug gauge (6) for testing a thread (8), the plug gauge being adapted for connecting with a machine axis (2) of a machine tool (1) and a...
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...
8794317 Cased borehole tool orientation measurement  
Methods and related systems are described for use for determining orientation of a measurement tool in a cased borehole. The measurement tool is deployed in a cased section of a borehole. The tool...
8793890 Tape rule housing  
A tape rule includes a housing comprising a first material, a reel rotatable within the housing, an axle extending within the housing about which the reel is mounted, a measuring tape wound on the...
8793888 Device for measuring the angles of inclination of the incisor occlusal plane of equidae and other animals  
A device for measuring anatomical dimensions of animals, and particularly the angle of inclination between the occlusal plane of an animal, defined by the contact surface between its upper and...
8799943 Method and system for efficient manifest manipulation  
A method and system for manipulating a manifest is disclosed. A server receives a smart appliance a request for a manifest corresponding to a session identifier. The server retrieves from a session...
8793889 Deck board placement tool  
A carpenter's deck board and fastener positioning tool has a first, proximal part which rests temporarily on the top of a joist, and a second, distal part which rests temporarily on the top of a...
8792709 Transprojection of geometry data  
Systems and methods for transprojection of geometry data acquired by a coordinate measuring machine (CMM). The CMM acquires geometry data corresponding to 3D coordinate measurements collected by a...
8789284 Method to convert body anthropometric dimensions into measurements suitable for manufacturing custom-fit clothing by adding measurement proportional design ease, wear ease, and fabric ease adjustments  
A method for automatically generating custom garment specific measurement charts is disclosed. The method derives charts from an individual's anthropomorphic body measurements plus ease amounts...
8789285 Lens assembling method, lens assembly, and image capturing device with the lens assembly  
A lens assembling method for assembling a first lens and a second lens where the first lens has a first mark on a first surface thereof and a second mark on a second surface opposite to the first...
8789286 Builder's layout tape with nail template  
A builder's layout tape with nail template that includes a measuring blade retractably extensible from within a circular housing wherein a plurality of holes are rendered at specific lengths along...
8783638 Apparatus for supporting a wheel of a vehicle  
A first apparatus for supporting a wheel of a vehicle includes a support structure and a support movably mounted on the support structure. At least one locating member and clamping mechanism are...
RE45023 Three-axis magnetic sensor, an omnidirectional magnetic sensor and an azimuth measuring method using the same  
A hybrid three-axis magnetic sensor for calculating the accurate direction of the earth magnetism. The hybrid three-axis magnetic sensor includes: a flux gate type magnetic sensor which is so...
8782914 Segmented measuring assembly and method of use  
A segmented measuring assembly and pivot connection system for the segmented measuring assembly. Embodiments of the measuring assembly comprise a first and second ruler section, each ruler section...
8782912 Circle making tool  
A tool for carpentry that when used with a nail, a pencil, and a tape measure can draw circles and arcs from a radius of 1 inch up to that of the length of the tape measure. It can also easily make...
8782915 Method and device for measuring a surface profile  
A measuring device (10) and method for measuring a surface profile of a workpiece. A measuring carriage (15) is moved in a straight line at a distance from the workpiece surface in a moving...
8783100 Method for dynamically checking the teeth of a part and checking device using said method  
A method and device (10) for dynamically checking the teeth of a part (1) including a first motorized spindle (22), supporting the part (1) to be checked, is controlled by a first encoder (25), and...
8782917 Disc brake for a tape measure  
A tape measure comprises a housing having a tape reel rotatably mounted therein. A measuring tape is at least partially coiled about the tape reel. The measuring tape is movable between an extended...
8782913 Method of determining heading by turning an inertial device  
A method of determining a heading by means of an inertial device (1) providing measurements by means of at least one vibratory gyro (3), the method comprising the steps of: •positioning the i...
8782916 Supporting plate structure for magnetoscale  
The invention provides a supporting plate structure for a magnet grid ruler, including a plurality of pieces of supporting plates and at least two sections of ruler shells within which magnetic...
8783077 Portable truing device for spoked wheels and method of use  
A portable tool designed for effective and efficient lateral truing of damaged spoked wheels, in particular bicycle wheels, is described. The tool is mountable on the bicycle frame, and allows the...
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...
8776654 Crown molding scales for a miter saw  
The invention is includes a series of dimensional scales (linear measuring device) on the top surface of a miter saw table. The scales allow for measurements to be located or obtained on the saw...
RE45010 Piping alignment tool  
A piping alignment tool suitable for locating where an extension of an existing pipe must pass through obstructions such as walls. The tool has a tubular shape with oppositely disposed ends. Each...
8776387 Bottle nipple size selection system  
A bottle nipple size selection system for more accurately matching a bottle nipple to the individual anatomy of the mother. The bottle nipple size selection system generally includes a flat,...
8776388 Apparatus and method for measuring a nozzle  
An apparatus for measuring a nozzle includes a stand and a first sensor in sliding engagement with the stand. The first sensor is positioned to measure a first dimension of the nozzle. A method for...
8776386 Bow sight with light gathering point shaped pins, illuminated yardage indicia, and individual pin micro-adjustment  
A bow sight with light gathering point shaped pins with illuminated yardage indicia. The point shaped pins are individually adjustable with both gross set point adjustments and micro set point...
8776389 Tape-measure device having an L-shaped pivotable end piece having a slot for guiding a tool  
A tape-measure device having elements for measuring and/or marking/cutting an object, includes a tape, a shell (3) with a reel, an opening (5) enabling the tape (2) to pass through the shell wall,...