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8111169 Locating device  
The invention is based on a locating device for locating objects in an item being investigated, the device having a basic body, a guide unit for guiding along the item being investigated in at...
8109006 Post sleeve positioning apparatus and method  
A post sleeve installation device includes a standing structure, a structure coupled to the standing structure and configured to support a post sleeve below the standing structure, and a mechanism...
8109004 Constant force mechanical scribers and methods for using same in semiconductor processing applications  
A scribing system comprising a mounting mechanism, stylus, and force generating mechanism is provided. The mounting mechanism is configured to rotate an elongated object in such a manner that the...
8109008 Digital height rod  
A device and method for determining the length of an object. The device includes a height rod assembly with a uniform marker row and a non-uniform marker row detected by sensors to determine the...
8109007 Object profile sensing  
A method for sensing an object profile shape involves relatively sweeping (whisking or translating) in angular or translational increments an elongated whisker element having a deflectable...
8104187 Window frame deflection measurement device and method of use  
A portable device for measuring deflection of a surface, comprising an elongate frame having a first end and a second end and a first datum surface, a first removable reference assembly adjacent...
8104188 Suspended-ceiling grid control lines and grid components holders  
Devices for aiding installation of control lines in suspended ceiling systems; each comprising a flat base portion, a squared side having a paralleled horizontal groove formed therein to receive a...
8104189 Coordinate measurement machine with vibration detection  
An articulated arm system can include an articulated measuring arm with a plurality of interconnected support arm segments. The arm segments can be moveable about a plurality of axes. A plurality...
8107554 Timing measurement for checking probes  
A system and a method for the transmission of signals representative of an event include a first low frequency clock and a low frequency counter for generating a first delay, and a second high...
8104185 Lightweight wheel clamp for vehicle wheel alignment system  
A lightweight wheel clamp assembly is provided for attaching to a vehicle wheel for performing a wheel alignment on the vehicle. The assembly comprises a first bracket for engaging the vehicle...
8106295 Apparatus and method for collapsible and expandable electrical device cover  
An electrical device cover having a base with a wall structure includes of at least a two pairs of opposing walls located perpendicular to each other and an opening in a back side large enough to...
8104186 Method and system for projecting an aiming X-shaped mark on a target  
The laser aiming system for projecting a X-shaped aiming beam along an aiming axis, has a first and second laser modules which are adapted to project a first and second planar fanned beams along a...
8108171 Systems and methods for calibration of gyroscopes and a magnetic compass  
Calibration systems and methods simultaneously calibrate a magnetic compass and gyroscopes. An exemplary embodiment rotates the field calibration system. Based upon the rotation sensed by the...
8099878 Electrical box template  
An electrical box template, an electrical box template extension device and a method for utilizing the electrical box template and an electrical box template extension device is provided and...
8103153 Reliable monitoring of the speed in coordinate measuring appliances  
In a method for reliably monitoring the speed of a moveable coordinate measuring device, a first value of the speed is calculated from measured values of the coordinate measurement system. The...
8099874 Sighting system  
A sighting system, having front and rear sights, for a shooting device, such as an archery bow, cross bow or a firearm. The front sight includes at least one sighting element. The rear sight...
8099875 Method and system for verifying alignment of power transmission pulleys  
A method and system for verifying the spatial and coplanar alignment of a number of power transmission pulleys, particularly as used with an automotive internal combustion engine. A planar light...
8101861 Electrical device cover  
A cover for electrical devices is disclosed. Particular implementations include an electrical device cover configured to mount over an electrical device includes a lid having a flexible membrane....
8099926 Tile alignment and leveling device  
A device for aligning and leveling tiles as they are laid in floors, walls, countertops, or the like. The device has a locking assembly and a bottom plate. The components are combined with a shaft...
8099876 Azimuth determination system and method therefor  
An azimuth determination system has a platform. A plurality of gimbals is attached to the platform to allow the platform to rotate about multiple axes. A pair of gryos is attached to the platform....
8099877 Enhanced position detection for a CMM  
A coordinate measurement device comprises an articulated arm and a laser scanner assembly. The articulated arm can have a first end, a second end, and a plurality of jointed arm segments...
8096057 Method for the relative positioning of an object to be measured and of a motor vehicle to a measuring device, and measuring device and a device for measuring a chassis  
A method for the relative positioning of an object to be measured with respect to a measuring device, first of all the object to be measured is detected by the measuring device and the position of...
8096061 Instrument for measuring dimensions and height gauge  
Instrument for measuring dimensions, including: a mobile carriage capable of moving parallel to a guide, the guide defining a measuring axis; a driving device connected to the carriage by a...
8096060 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...
8096058 Measuring device  
A measuring device includes at least three elongate sides, each side having first and second ends and a pair of outer edges extending therebetween. Each side includes a channel extending between...
8096059 Dynamic bow alignment, analysis and repair apparatus and system  
A dynamic bow alignment, analysis and repair apparatus and system comprises an adjustable frame allowing the frame to adjust to fit any size bow. An air ram is used to controllably draw the...
8096056 Trim installation square device  
A trim installation square device is provided for facilitating measurement, cutting and installation of trim around a door or window opening. The device includes a base member, and extension member...
8091247 Gear shape measuring apparatus  
A gear shape measuring apparatus includes a supporting unit adapted to support a test gear so as to be rotatably driven about a first rotation axis, a gauge gear being rotatable about a second...
8091243 Precision stage  
The invention relates to a positioning system for positioning and/or measuring a movable object, wherein the movable object (10) has an object position that is defined with respect to a at least...
8093546 Out-of-round coder  
An angle sensor for detecting an out-of-round condition includes a disc supporting angle coder rigidly attached to a rotating shaft and at least one fixed optical system including a coherent light...
8091246 Casing or work string orientation indicating apparatus and methods  
Casing or work string orientation indicating apparatus and methods. A system for indicating orientation of a structure in a wellbore includes an orientation indicating device responsive to fluid...
8093497 Self retained electrical device having positive locking mechanism  
A self retained cover assembly for holding an electrical device in an electrical outlet. The cover includes a retaining body with a front face for covering the outlet and a rear face with two...
8091251 High-speed measuring electronic digital outside micrometer  
A high-speed measuring electronic digital outside micrometer allowing a user to make measurements quickly and effectively compared to conventional electronic outside micrometers with rotary thread...
8091245 Sundial  
Disclosed are 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 utilize a...
8091249 Galbert caliper  
Devices and methods for measuring the diameter of a circular cross section of an object either stationary or in motion comprising a fixed angle pair of jaws that are symmetrical about a...
8091250 Tape measure end-securing device  
An apparatus for improving the speed, accuracy, and economy in obtaining linear measurements during construction includes a body that includes a pair of straddle members that span across a...
8091244 Holding mechanism for use with an ophthalmic tracer, and method  
The present invention relates to an ophthalmic holding mechanism for holding an eyeglass frame. The holding mechanism includes a base, a clamping mechanism configured for releaseably securing a...
8091248 Coordinate measuring machine  
A coordinate measuring machine (1) comprising a base (2) provided with guides (3) parallel ‚óŹ to a first axis X, a first carriage (4) mobile on the guides (3) along the axis X and provided with an u...
8087178 Artist relative measure device  
This invention provides a series of evenly spaced marks disposed on an art implement handle which allow an artist to accurately compare the relative sizes of different portions of their subjects so...
8087312 Automotive transmission shift system linear measurement device  
A measurement device includes a base extending along a longitudinal axis, an input connector configured for attachment to a shifter assembly of a vehicle and a clamp configured for attachment to a...
8087181 Valve body seat pocket inspection tool  
A technique is provided for detecting the surface profile of a seat pocket of a gate valve. An inspection tool is used to detect data at a plurality of points around the bore of the valve. The...
8087180 Adjustable picture frame wall hanging template system  
The present invention is an adjustable picture frame wall hanging template system and device with adjustable elements to easily determine and visualize the placement and positioning of an object to...
8087179 Plan orientation template  
A collaboration tool is presented for accurately guiding two or more communicating users to reference common locations in similar but separate architectural drawings. The collaboration tool...
8087177 Level  
A combination level/try square includes an elongated body with an arm at one end thereof. The arm is rotatable between a non-use position against the body and a use position in which the body and...
8087176 Two dimension layout and point transfer system  
A two-dimension layout system identifies points and their coordinates, and transfers identified points on a solid surface to other surfaces in a vertical direction. Two leveling laser light...
8082714 Rotatable wedge tile spacer having a curved body  
A rotatable wedge tile spacer to be removably positioned in a gap between adjacent upper and lower tiles that are being bonded one above the other to a vertical surface (i.e., a wall). The tile...
8086340 Hub posture detection method and apparatus  
Distance meters measure distances from a reference position to a first area including an upper pitch circle portion and a second area including a lower pitch circle portion. Center coordinates of...
8082673 Systems and methods for control and calibration of a CMM  
A method of operating an articulated arm CMM is provided. Instructions for the CMM can be inputted to the CMM arm by an action chosen from the group consisting of placing the arm in a predefined...
8082675 Location marking device of a support for a mountable object  
A marking device for marking the location for a support for a mountable object, such as a picture frame, has a body with a compressible configuration and adhesive for removably attaching a back...
8083881 Name badge labeling system  
A labeling system for applying an adhesive backed name tape to a name badge. The system includes a base member or fixture having a seat for receiving the name badge and a pair of spacedly disposed...