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8141635 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...
8144340 Surface sensing device with optical sensor  
A surface sensing device for use in position determining apparatus has an elongate stylus with a tip for scanning the surface of a workpiece to be measured. Lateral displacements of the stylus tip...
8138468 Rotary disk eccentricity measurement method, rotary encoder, and image forming apparatus including the rotary encoder  
An eccentricity measurement method of measuring the eccentricity of a rotary disk of a rotary encoder includes forming, on the rotary disk, at least one first straight-line pattern group in a...
8136260 Combination anchor bolt holder and concrete form spacer/tie  
The invention comprises a reusable, combination—anchor bolt holder, form board alignment and retention, and, thread protection device—for holding an anchor bolt in a secure vertical alignment at ...
8136258 Absolute position sensor with serial reading  
An absolute position sensor with serial reading, that includes at least one detector capable of detecting transitions in a target pattern present on a member mobile relative to the detector. The...
8140178 Machine tool system for measuring shape of object to be measured by using on-board measuring device  
In a simultaneous multi-axis measuring machine tool system including linear drive axes and rotation axes to measure a surface shape of an object to be measured by using an on-board measuring device...
8136259 Wheel alignment device adapted to compensate for runout error  
Alignment device adapted to measure characteristic angles of the wheels and of the steering of motor vehicles, particularly camber, toe-in, caster, by way of arms provided with sensors to be...
8140285 Compass system and method for determining a reference field strength  
A compass system includes a magnetic field sensor for measuring an ambient magnetic field and a magnetic field generator, corresponding to the magnetic field sensor, configured to generate a...
RE43250 Articulating device  
Disclosed is a method of moving an articulating mechanism (22,410) for a measuring device, comprising the steps of: releasing two bodies (14,16, 410a,410b) which form the articulating mechanism...
8136261 Instant reading oil dipstick improvements  
Instant Reading Oil Dipstick Improvements is a near universal design with most assembly done by the manufacturer. The customers can easily adapt such to match their existing dipstick geometry by...
8132334 Rotating construction laser with a dual grade mechanism  
A rotating construction laser includes a laser core module with a laser unit for emitting a laser beam and rotation means for rotating the laser beam around an axis of rotation defining a laser...
8132335 Apparatus for checking the accuracy of a circular path of a machine tool performed by a work spindle and/or a machine table  
An apparatus for checking the accuracy of a circular path of a work spindle or a machine table, in particular an NC-controlled machine tool, includes a clamping element coaxial with the work...
8132333 Pair of compasses  
Pair of compasses, having a first compass portion and a second compass portion which are connected together via a hinge having a locking device, which hinge comprises a hinge member mounted...
8127581 Turbine blade twist angle correction tooling  
A tool for correcting the twist angle of a turbine blade includes an adaptor configured to engage a tip of the blade, a socket drive configured to engage the adaptor, a first handle connected to a...
8127461 Measuring and marking device  
A measuring and marking device used as an attachment to, or as an integral part of, a standard tape measure. The device comprises a specially configured stop member, indicator member, and scribe...
8127458 Mounting apparatus for articulated arm laser scanner  
An articulated arm can include a plurality of articulated arm members, a probe, a receiving portion at a distal end comprising a threaded portion, and a base at a proximal end. A base plate can...
8127460 Tool for use in marking tiles  
A tool suitable for holding a ruling tile for using in making a cutting line on a cutting tile. The tool comprises a tile receiving means and a support means for the tile receiving means. The tile...
8127459 Multifunctional airway evaluator for orotracheal intubation  
A multifunctional airway evaluator for orotracheal intubation includes first and second connected elongated arms, movable relative to each other about a pivot axis, a planar plate connected to the...
8127454 Rod cutter  
A rod cutter and method of measuring rod length and then cutting, and including two telescoping handles operable with only longitudinal force on the handles. The cutting precision is effective by a...
8127457 Tool, method and marking system  
The present invention pertains generally to marking and/or measuring surfaces adjacent to the curved and/or off angle object's surface, positioned perpendicularly to the working surface or...
8122612 System for indicating the engagement depth of threadably engaged surfaces  
A system for indicating a depth of engagement of two threadably engaged surfaces of a support pedestal. The system includes at least a first thread protuberance disposed on a first threaded surface...
8123704 Calibration and measurement system  
The present invention is a calibration and measurement system designed primarily for use in the rapid evaluation and characterization of open or visible wounds in patients. The invention in a...
8122611 Jig device  
A jig device for accurately measuring an opening when installing shelving, windowsills, molding, and similar construction material is provided. The jig device comprises a first elongated bar and a...
8123593 Configuring of lapping and polishing machines  
A lapping or polishing machine includes a material having a first finishing surface to process a surface of a work item, a measuring tool to measure a contour of the first finishing surface, and a...
8122608 Rear sight for an archery bow  
A rear sight for archery bows. The rear sight is adjustable to the archer's aiming, non-dominant eye and dominant shooting hand. The sight comprises a mounting bracket, a forward sight positioner,...
8122609 Step and rafter tool  
A tool for use when laying out lines on stair stringers or roof rafters along which cuts are to be made. The step and rafter tool includes a framing square, an angle bracket and two carriage bolts...
8122572 Marking and fastening device and method of using same  
A fastening device and a method of using same is provided. The fastening device includes a male member having a projection on a first side and a securing means on a second opposing side. A female...
8122610 Systems and methods for improved coordination acquisition member comprising calibration information  
Apparatus, systems and methods for an improved probe for a coordinate measurement machine (PCMM) is disclosed herein. The probe comprises a machine readable unique serial number, which the PCMM can...
8117762 Tape rule and end hook therefor  
A rule assembly includes a housing, a reel rotatably mounted in the housing, and an elongated blade having an end hook member on a free end thereof. The elongated blade is arranged to be wound on...
8117746 Method and machine for installing electrical box, wiring, and receptacle or switch simultaneously  
A machine for installing electrical box, wiring, and receptacles or switch simultaneously, A process that allows electricians to perform all 3 tasks at one time without the need to return to...
8117763 Tape rule and end hook therefor  
A rule assembly includes a housing, a reel rotatably mounted in the housing, and an elongated blade having an end hook member on a free end thereof. The end hook member includes a mounting portion...
8119911 Cover plate for electrical enclosure box and associated method  
An electrical connection enclosure cover plate for use during drywall installation, texturing and painting processes, may include a single and unitary body having a rectangular and planar outer...
8117758 Scribe tool  
A scribe tool includes a three-dimensional, polygonal block having two opposing ends with a plurality of planar, non-orthogonal surfaces formed therebetween. A bore extends from one of the ends to...
8117760 Wall mounting and alignment device  
A device for preparing to mount a wall fixture includes a main base having opposed first and second ends and a first auxiliary base having a substantially similar configuration. The first auxiliary...
8117761 Displacement amplifier  
A displacement amplifier 10 comprises first and second longitudinally extending elements 12, 22, each having a free portion 14, 24 and a constrained portion 16, 26. The constrained portions 16, 26...
8117976 Handicraft needle puncher, handicraft assisting tool and handicraft needle punch set  
A handicraft needle punch set includes a needle puncher, and an assisting tool used in performing needle punching to an object. The assisting tool includes a plurality of tubular template portions...
8112896 Articulated arm  
An articulated arm CMM comprises a plurality of transfer members, a plurality of articulation members connecting at least two transfer members to each other, a coordinate acquisition member at a...
8112898 Apparatus and methods for the placement of badges, ribbons and/or other items  
A template is provided for positioning at least one ribbon assembly on a garment at a predetermined position relative to the pocket. The template has a template body having a generally...
8112897 Monitoring devices, assemblies and methods for attachment to gauges and the like  
A monitoring device assembly and method may include a primary interface for attaching to a monitored device, and a monitoring device mechanically coupled to the primary interface that captures an...
8109005 Dual-globe level  
The dual-globe level comprises at least one indicator located on a body. The body defines front and rear faces, a pair of opposing ends, and at least one longitudinal surface. The at least one...
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...