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8191273 Positioning apparatus  
With regard to accurate determination of component size and dimension it is important to utilize positioning apparatus which can be readily and smoothly manipulated in order to determine dimension...
8191278 Hinged tape measure  
A combination of a retractable tape measure assembly with folding front section (s) includes a housing assembly and a reel rotatably mounted in the housing assembly. An elongated blade formed of a...
8190389 Adapter for attaching electromagnetic image guidance components to a medical device  
Devices and methods wherein an adapter is used to attach an electromagnetic image guidance component to a medical device such that an electromagnetic image guidance system may be used to track the...
8186074 Fluid level gauge having swivel blade  
A fluid level gauge for use with an engine is provided. The fluid level gauge may have a blade, a handle having a protrusion, and a swivel rigidly connected to the blade and having a recess to...
8186926 Drill rod handler  
According to one example of the invention, a drill rod handler includes a movable clamp. A position sensor system for the drill rod handler includes a level sensor that is configured to detect a...
8186073 Quilting template and ruler  
A combined template and ruler for use in quilting is formed from a rigid plastic material and includes a plurality of spaced slots that correspond to cutting and sewing lines that are marked on...
8186070 Method and machine for lowering a track  
For the controlled lowering of a track, a longitudinal inclination of the track is determined at a rear tracing point of a measuring system and stored. For a length reaching back at least 10...
8186069 Multi-beam laser optical alignment method and system  
A laser collimator for collimating optical elements of a viewing device, such as a telescope. The laser collimator includes three or more lasers positioned on a plane in front of the optical...
8186072 Quilting templates  
A plurality of templates include cutting and sewing lines for forming a plurality of various pieces of two coordinating fabrics for use in quilt making. The template is made of a relatively rigid...
8186068 Bow sight and eye alignment assembly with phosphorescent fiber  
A bow sight and eye alignment assembly with phosphorescent fibers. The bow sight includes at least one sight pin mounted to a frame. At least one phosphorescent optical fiber is attached to the...
8186071 Co-ordinate measuring machine with a device for balancing the weight of a vertically mobile member  
A measuring machine comprising a measuring column, which can move vertically with respect to a carriage, and a device for balancing the weight of the column, which is provided with a pneumatic...
8181353 Encoder  
An encoder for detecting measured values dependent on the rotation angle of the shaft of a motor includes a rotor, which can be fixed on the shaft, and a stator housing, which can be fixed by a...
8181354 Inclination position sensor and inclination position sensor manufacturing method  
An inclination position sensor where, on a substrate on which wires are formed, plural electrodes electrically connected to the wires are disposed, a conductive ball that can simultaneously contact...
8181409 Rotatable wedge spacer having a curved body  
An improved rotatable wedge spacer to be removably positioned in a gap between opposing upper and lower surfaces (e.g., tiles) that are being bonded (e.g., by means of mortar) one above or adjacent...
8184788 Communication system  
There is provided a communication system having at least one headset (100) for recording speech signals with a directional information signalling device (1) for detecting directional information....
8176645 Spacer for placing retroreflectors of varying sizes on a standard drill adapter  
The invention relates to an adapter top for adapting a drilling with 3D-coordinate measurement technology, which may be placed on drilling adapter with a first housing for a first retroreflector...
8176642 Firewood cutting gauge chain saw attachment  
A linear gauging device when attached to a chain saw bar will facilitate in the accurate measurement and swift successive cutting of a log into pre-determined uniform lengths of firewood. A...
8179277 Alignment of flagstaffs in the marching formations  
A device for maintaining a flag in a desired position, and comprising a position transducer is disclosed. A support mounts the position transducer on a flagstaff. An alarm indicates a deviation in...
8176647 Hand sizing tool  
A hand sizing tool includes a base platform and a secondary platform affixed to and raised above the base platform. The platforms include a palm heel indicia on the base platform and an index...
8176646 Articulating measuring arm with laser scanner  
A coordinate measurement device comprises an articulated arm having a first end, a second end, and a plurality of jointed arm segments therebetween. Each arm segment defines at least one axis of...
8176644 Producing and using archery sights  
An archery sight can include a scope with a Venturi-like inner opening, smaller in diameter at a narrow position and increasing in diameter toward each end, to provide a circular field of view...
8176648 Construction bracket  
A construction bracket to aid in framing steel stud walls.
8176593 Drain cleaning apparatus with electronic cable monitoring system  
A drain cleaning machine with an electronic cable monitoring system is disclosed which comprises a frame supporting a rotatable drum which is driven by a motor through an endless belt. The drum...
8179132 Method and system for integrating eddy current inspection with a coordinate measuring device  
A method for integrating a measurement device for use in measuring a machine component includes providing a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) and combining eddy current (EC) capabilities and CMM...
8172493 Apparatus and method for transporting and aligning wind turbine rotor blade  
An apparatus and method to facilitate transporting and aligning a multiple piece wind turbine rotor blade including a root piece and a tip piece. The apparatus includes a first portion configured...
8171770 Calibration tool for air data measurement devices  
A calibration tool for an air data sensor of a vehicle comprises a target surface which is disposable on the vehicle. The calibration tool may further comprise a light pointer which is mountable on...
8175842 Method and system for measuring a component  
A method for measuring the profile of a component in the region of an edge of the component comprises the following steps: determining the position of an edge point of the component; defining a...
8171651 Squareness testing instruments and methods of operation thereof  
A squareness testing instrument (1, 100, 200) has one or more pairs of arms (2,3, 122,123), such as a one or more pairs of slats or rods, pivotally interconnected using suitable fasteners (4). The...
8171648 Producing and using archery sights  
An archery sight can include a scope with a Venturi-like inner opening, smaller in diameter at a narrow position and increasing in diameter toward each end, to provide a circular field of view...
8171649 Laser device  
A laser device, including a cradle with a laser unit exiting from this, the cradle being connected to a base element, relative to which the cradle can be adjusted in terms of inclination by at...
8171650 Intelligent repeatable arm mounting system  
Exemplary embodiments include a portable articulated arm coordinate measuring machine including a manually positionable articulated arm portion having opposed first and second ends, the arm portion...
8170886 Systems, methods, and apparatus to generate an energy consumption index  
Systems, methods, and apparatus to generate an energy consumption index are disclosed. In one described example, a method to generate an energy consumption index is disclosed, the method including...
8169214 Angular position sensor  
An angular position sensor and method that relies on a stationary circular array of Hall sensors and a rotatable circular array of magnets arranged about a common axis. A periodic and simultaneous...
8166664 Method of aligning arm reference system of a multiple-arm measurement machine  
A method of aligning arm reference systems of a multiple-arm measuring machine having at least two measuring units, each having a movable arm; the method including the steps of aligning the...
8166663 Evidence preservation items  
The kit described herein may include a first measurement element capable of measuring in at least the x and y planes without substantially moving the element. The kit may further include a second...
8166860 System for forming a miter joint  
The present invention is directed toward a system for forming miter joints including a miter saw and an angle gauge. The miter saw includes a platform with a kerf slot and a pair of arcuate slots....
8166662 Archery sight  
An archery sight for use with an archery bow is described that comprises multiple elements for two-point alignment, but wherein each of the points of the two-point alignment are positioned away...
8170831 Apparatus and method for measuring dimension of circular object  
The invention provides an apparatus and a method for measuring a dimension of a circular object. First to third sensors arranged in a straight line are disposed above a track to respectively...
8166962 Electronically adjusted bowsight  
A sight and range finder for a projectile launching device are disclosed. The range finder calculates a range between a target and a projectile launching device, and transmits a signal indicative...
8167087 Multimodal indicator safety device for ladder positioning  
A safety device for measuring and indicating the level of a ladder having rungs extending between a pair of elongated ladder rails, the safety device comprising a housing dimensioned to be inserted...
8162951 Femoral tibial spreader with tensor measurement  
A femoral tibial spreader (100) for spreading adjacent bones includes a radial measurement gauge (111) for providing incidia corresponding to an amount of force being applied to the forward ends...
8161657 Measuring force control apparatus  
A position controller provided in a controlling module obtains a difference between a detected rotation angle of a stylus and a target rotation angle, and determines an energization amount to a...
8162773 Golf putting accessory  
An invertible golf putting accessory having a body with an upper surface, a lower surface and a plurality of sides. Two of the sides converge towards each other to form an apex and one of the sides...
8161658 Combined fabric measuring and cutting jig and associated method  
A fabric measuring and cutting jig for simultaneously holding, measuring and cutting a piece of fabric preferably includes a cutting matt, a ruler pivotally connected to the cutting matt, and a pin...
8161656 Archery scope  
An archery scope includes a housing open at both ends and having a longitudinal axis. The housing has a tapered inner surface defining a narrow portion intermediate the ends of the housing. The...
8161659 Measurement device  
The disclosure provides a measurement device for measuring a work piece defining a first circular hole and a second circular hole. The measurement device includes a base, a location member fixed on...
8161660 Measuring device with extensible cord and method  
A measuring device generally comprises a base unit housing an extensible cable; the cable including a free end for placement by a user at a point being measured. The base unit, placed in line of...
8157473 Apparatus and method for highway marker removal  
An apparatus for removing markers from pavement includes a prime mover and an implement adjustably coupled to the prime mover. The implement includes a body, a tool having a working tip, a leveling...
8156657 Measuring tool  
In one embodiment, a measuring tool includes a transparent sheet; a first pattern of markings on the transparent sheet for measuring characteristics of a test sheet; and a second pattern of...
8156679 Accessory module with integrated electronic devices  
An accessory module is installed between a weapon accessory (optical sighting device) and its corresponding mounting interface. The accessory module includes a body having a lower surface which is...