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8833136 Rotary-drum hydraulic-impact abrasion testing machine  
The present invention relates to a rotary-drum hydraulic-impact abrasion testing machine, which is used to process an abrasion test and a damage simulation for a plurality of hydraulics structures...
8756983 Erosion resistant hard composite materials  
A hard composite composition comprises a binder; and a polymodal blend of matrix powder. In an embodiment, the polymodal blend of matrix powder has at least one local maxima at a particle size of...
8726718 Payout-glide-flakeoff apparatus for characterizing deodorant and antiperspirant sticks  
An apparatus and system for characterizing and quantifying certain attributes of antiperspirants and deodorants is provided, such as payout, friction, and flakeoff. The apparatus is capable of...
8621910 Wear gauge array for head protective coating  
In one embodiment, a system comprises a magnetic head, a protective coating on a media-facing side of the head, and an indentation in the protective coating having a dimension that, when the...
8607614 Payout-glide-flakeoff apparatus for characterizing deodorant and antiperspirant sticks  
An apparatus and system for characterizing and quantifying certain attributes of antiperspirants and deodorants is provided, such as payout, friction, and flakeoff. The apparatus is capable of...
8573028 Antiskid performance testing apparatus for shoe sole  
An antiskid performance testing apparatus for shoe sole comprises a base (17), a locating device and a force application device. The force application device includes a power source, a transport...
8549891 Scratch resistance test methods and apparatus  
The apparatus and methods disclosed may be utilized for the scratch/mar testing of various materials and components that provide improved correlation between the simulated damage modes and those...
8539848 System for evaluating cutting efficiency of root canal rotary instruments  
A system for evaluating cutting efficiency of root canal rotary instruments is provided. The system includes a root canal rotary instrument, a driving unit, a cutting object, a prestressing force...
8527214 System and method for monitoring mechanical seals  
A mechanical seal monitoring system and method that measure the wear of seal faces of a mechanical seal where the mechanical seal seals a rotating machine portion from another portion of the...
8526111 Optical sheet with structured surface  
An optical sheet having a structured surface and a composition for forming optical three-dimensional patterns able to form the structured surface, which is not easily damaged by external force or a...
8479556 I-beam wear assessment trolleys and methods for using the same  
I-beam wear assessment trolleys include a first sensor assembly including a first upper block, a first lower block, a first pressure sensor positioned between the first upper block and the first...
8468881 Brake drum measuring and inspecting device  
An apparatus for inspecting brake drums to quickly determine whether the drums pass or fail inspection comprising a housing dimensioned to be inserted between the brake shoes of a wheel and placed...
8453497 Test fixture that positions a cutting element at a positive rake angle  
A fixture for holding a cutter for a vertical turret lathe may comprise a block with a blind hole. A cutter with an indenter on its distal end may be secured within the hole such that a portion of...
8438901 Producing stress on surfaces  
An apparatus for producing stress on a surface, comprising one or more service assembly and one or more cleaning assembly. The service assembly comprises one or more means for applying dirt to said...
8434377 Method for measuring sandability of coating and the use thereof  
The present invention is directed to a method for measuring sandability of a coating or an article. This invention is particularly directed to a method for measuring sandability of a coating or an...
8434346 Synthetic materials for PDC cutter testing or for testing other superhard materials  
A target cylinder and a method for testing a superhard component thereon. The target cylinder includes a first end, a second end, and a sidewall extending from the first end to the second end. At...
8434348 Synthetic materials for PDC cutter testing or for testing other superhard materials  
A target cylinder and a method for testing a superhard component thereon. The target cylinder includes a first end, a second end, and a sidewall extending from the first end to the second end. At...
8434347 Synthetic materials for PDC cutter testing or for testing other superhard materials  
A target cylinder and a method for testing a superhard component thereon. The target cylinder includes a first end, a second end, and a sidewall extending from the first end to the second end. At...
8381571 Method and apparatus for assessing the penetration of tooth cleaning elements in the gingival pocket  
A method and apparatus for assessing the penetration of tooth cleaning elements into a simulated gingival pocket. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a tooth shaped member, wherein at least a...
8375774 Scratch testing apparatus for performing scratching test while gradually increasing or decreasing load  
A scratch testing apparatus for performing a scratching test while gradually increasing or decreasing a load, in which a pressure applied to the surface of a test specimen gradually increases or...
8316689 Quantitative evaluation of scratch-induced damages on polymeric and coating materials  
Provided is a method for quantitative evaluation of mar- and scratch-induced surface damage on polymeric and coating materials. The method for quantitative evaluation of scratch-induced damage on...
8276436 Vacuum assisted nut drop test  
The present invention provides for an apparatus for testing a surface coating. An elongated tube having a first end and a second end is provided wherein said second end is open to a holding...
8266944 Method for evaluating scratch resistance of plastic resins  
Disclosed herein is a method for evaluating scratch resistance of a plastic resin comprising scratching a surface of a test sample of plastic resin using a scratch apparatus to form a scratch of...
8250786 Measuring mechanism in a bore hole of a pointed cutting element  
In one aspect of the present invention, a method of excavation with pointed cutting elements, comprising the steps of providing a excavating assembly with at least one pointed cutting element, the...
8230718 Apparatus and method for detecting wear in rotor pitch link bearings  
Disclosed is an apparatus that precisely measures the bearings in a rotor pitch link. The apparatus permits measurements to within a thousandths of an inch to be taken in multiple perpendicular...
8225638 Methods to determine the durability and wear-resistance of soft armor  
Methods to determine the durability and wear-resistance of soft armor. Observations on field tested articles of soft body armor indicate that the materials are subject to a combination of flexing,...
8215163 Coating rigidity testing device  
A coating rigidity testing device includes a abrading machine, a base, two racks, and a actuator. The abrading machine is disposed on the base. The abrading machine includes a receiving chamber, a...
8219319 Workflow for petrophysical and geophysical formation evaluation of wireline and LWD log data  
A computer-implemented method of characterizing elastic properties of a subsurface formation at various fluid saturation conditions is disclosed. The method includes the features of estimating...
8161792 Method and apparatus for assessing the gentleness of brushes  
A method and apparatus for assessing the abrasiveness of a brush is provided. The method includes providing a destructible article, providing a brush, such as for example a toothbrush, brushing the...
8151623 Sensor for quantifying widening reduction wear on a surface  
A wear sensor (30, 50, 60) installed on a surface area (24) of a component (20, 21) subject to wear from an opposing surface (74, 75). The sensor has a proximal portion (32A, 52A, 62A) and a distal...
8147757 Filter with memory, communication and concentration sensor  
The present invention describes a system and method for accurately measuring the concentration of a substance within a filter housing. A concentration sensor and a communications device are coupled...
8136384 Hardband wear testing system and method  
A hardband wear testing system with a first rotatable member connected to a tool joint to rotate the tool joint in a first direction. A second rotatable member connectable to the casing sample to...
8137983 Method of maintaining a protein concentration at a tangential flow filter  
The present invention describes a system and method for accurately measuring the concentration of a substance within a filter housing. A concentration sensor and a communications device are coupled...
8122755 Method for evaluating high temperature wear life  
A method is provided for evaluating relative wear life polymeric specimens intended for use at high temperature under high wear conditions.
8100002 Adhesion measuring apparatus  
A measuring apparatus is provided for measuring the coating adhesion of an edge or a corner of an object. The measuring apparatus includes a platform, a fixing assembly to fix the object, a...
8084259 Method of insuring the integrity of a filtering element  
The present invention describes a system for accurately measuring the concentration of a substance within a filter housing. A concentration sensor and a communications device are coupled so as to...
8051699 Abrasive wear testing machine with cycle programmability and variable force application  
An abrasive wear testing machine exhibiting a support surface upon which is dynamically supported a tray to which a wear piece is secured. A tool bit is supported by a vertically displaceable and...
8047048 Test device for refractory material  
A system for testing abrasion resistance of a test specimen made of refractory material, wherein the system includes an insulated furnace with a first chamber having a refractory lining, a second...
7997118 Scrub testing devices and methods  
The invention provides, in one embodiment, a device for performing scrub testing on a plurality of samples simultaneously, including a plurality of scrubbing devices. A stage is provided which...
7877216 Method, system, and apparatus for friction pad wear and brake condition monitoring  
A brake, system, and method are presented. The brake includes friction material, a backing pad, sensor-wear material embedded within the friction material, and an electronics assembly. The...
7827846 Monitoring of wearing surface layer thickness  
A method of wear level determination and an associated product. Multiple Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) tags are distributed within a thickness of a wearing surface layer of a tire. The...
7810372 Payout-glide-flakeoff apparatus for characterizing deodorant and antiperspirant sticks  
An apparatus and system for characterizing and quantifying certain attributes of antiperspirants and deodorants is provided, such as payout, friction, and flakeoff. The apparatus is capable of...
7805976 Method for checking surface condition after cleaning  
Methods for inspecting gas turbine component parts for possible distress after hydrogen fluoride cleaning are disclosed. The methods selectively remove a small amount of material for IGA inspection...
7757542 Method for testing abrasion resistance of a test specimen  
A method for testing abrasion resistance of a test specimen made of refractory material, wherein the method includes using an insulated furnace with a first chamber having a refractory lining, a...
7730761 Producing stress on surfaces  
An apparatus for producing stress on a surface, comprising one or more service assembly and one or more cleaning assembly. The service assembly comprises one or more means for applying dirt to said...
7677079 Method and device for sensing wear  
A sensor for detecting erosion of a wear surface of a component, particularly a liner attached to the mill shell of a rotating grinding mill. The sensor comprises a conductive element embedded in...
7568641 Method and apparatus for determining wear and tear in machines  
A method and apparatus for determining wear and tear in machines includes a method that determines a voltage draw and/or a current draw of a first subsystem of the machine during its operation, and...
7509833 Wear gauge and method of use  
A wear gauge is provided for simulating the wear of a magnetic recording component at its interface with a magnetic storage medium comprising a wear gauge block having a wear surface that...
7509834 Monitoring of wearing surface layer thickness  
A method and associated product for wear level determination. Data is received from at least one Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) tag within a thickness of a wearing surface layer of each...
7484400 Method of testing optical information medium  
A testing method capable of quantifying abrasion resistance on the translucent base surface of a high-recording-density optical information medium simply and in a form of reflecting an actual...
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