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4599993 Temperature sensor  
A hydraulic expansion temperature sensor is provided with such a large surface, by a spiral, meander-like or similar coiling of its sensing tube, that it has an extremely fast reaction time. The...
4599217 Corrosion simulator useful for heat exchangers condensing vapors containing water and method for using same  
Apparatus for determining the corrosion rate of industrial condensing equipment so that corrosion inhibitors may be effectively utilized to control corrosion. The apparatus which simulates a...
4586376 Determining the effect of fluid flow through permeable media  
A method and apparatus for determining the effect of the flow of a fluid through a permeable particulate medium wherein a sample of the fluid is maintained as nearly as possible in the same...
4574625 Surface finish, displacement and contour scanner  
A surface finish, displacement and contour scanner is disclosed which effectively protects its stylus from damage even if the stylus meets an obstacle, such as a wall, a major ridge or a crack....
4569228 Probe tube which can be introduced into a reaction container for detecting the operating condition of a medium  
A probe tube which is introduced into a reaction container for measuring the operating condition of a medium in the interior of the container has a first seal which is resistant to temperature and...
4567763 Passive encoder for range knobs  
An encoding apparatus provides range or other data as determined by the setting of a control or selection knob therefor. The encoding apparatus is intended for use with an instrument providing an...
4566312 Apparatus and process for automatically determining fat contents of foods  
Apparatuses and processes are described for the automatic determinations of fat contents of foods, such as dairy products, e.g., milk, wherein automatic density and solids content determining...
4566343 Sampling and/or measuring apparatus for immersion in molten metal  
Apparatus for immersion in molten metal includes a disposable probe telescoped over an immersion end of a lance up to a shoulder on the lance. An elastic ring seal is provided between the shoulder...
4565094 Apparatus for precision placement and parameter measurement  
Apparatus is described for precise placement of an object or sensing or measurement of a parameter using a plurality of tilt plates in substantially parallel spaced apart relationship forming a...
4562729 Electric control signal monitoring and simulating apparatus for troubleshooting automatic transmissions  
Electric control signal monitoring and simulating apparatus for use with electrically controlled automatic automobile transmissions comprises a control box having electrical leads and connectors...
4561306 Instrumentation support ring for high-power rotary machine rotor and method for attaching same to rotor shaft  
A ring designed to support instrumentation modules on the rotor of a rotary machine and to withstand centrifugal accelerations significantly in excess of 500 g comprises two half-rings made of...
4559824 Ceramic testing method  
A method for determining an amount of non-stabilized zirconia in a ceramic specimen involves subjecting the ceramic specimen to an environment having a controlled temperature and humidity and...
4554832 Simulator of fluid flow in field of flow entailing combustion or reaction  
The flow of fluid in a field of flow entailing a combustion or reaction is simulated in a model water tank by a flow of water containing a large volume of fine, uniform air bubbles made visible by...
4550768 Compactability measurement method and apparatus for sand casting  
A compactability system measures the compactability of granular material such as sand as used in a sand casting foundry system. The compactability is displayed on a meter, recorded by a chart...
4543838 Arrangement for exchanging measuring and/or sampling probes  
An arrangement for exchanging measuring and/or sampling probes capable of beig slipped on to a holding means arranged on the lower end of a lance, includes a grab clamping the probe and movable...
4538460 Method for determining permeability  
The permeability of samples, especially rock samples, is determined by immersing the sample in a dye solution to permit dye to diffuse into the sample, rinsing remaining dye solution from the...
4537071 Retriever tool  
A tool for retrieving or placing test or process elements from and into a pressurized container has a relatively short run in/run out shaft that carries a connector for attachment to and rotation...
4534229 Method and apparatus for preparing a meat sample for determination of composition of same  
A novel method for preparing a ground-meat sample for compositional analysis and an apparatus for performing the method are disclosed. The method comprises a series of steps. The first step...
4532802 Apparatus for analyzing the interface between a recording disk and a read-write head  
A read-write head is provided with a plurality of piezoelectric transducers which produce signals related to its movement as it flies over an adjacently rotating recording disk. By filtering these...
4532801 Method and apparatus for determining small magnitude fluid-dynamic drag resistance differentials between different structural configurations of a model  
A method and apparatus for determining small magnitude fluid-dynamic drag resistance differentials between different structural configurations of a variable model mounted in an environmental test...
4532810 Device for the pick-up of measured values  
A device for the pick-up of measured values having a frame forming a first measurement reference and an element movable relatively to the frame and forming a second measurement reference. The...
4528849 Receptacle with mechanical stop for expendable immersion devices  
A manipulator for expendable immersion devices is provided with a spring loaded distal end to absorb mechanical shock when the immersion device is mounted on the manipulator and the manipulator is...
4529116 Methods of and devices for determining the soldering capability of a solder wave  
First and second transparent metallized gauge plates (52 and 52') of solder-nonwettable, heat-resistant material, such as glass or quartz, each have a solder wave test pattern in the form of...
4528839 Transfer calibration system  
A method and apparatus for calibrating a liquid level measurement system of the type having capacitive sensors, by simulating the electrical effects of sensors in an empty condition and their...
4529150 Console assemblies for control stations  
A console assembly, suitable for example, for an aircraft cockpit, including a fixed structure, having a display area (1) permanently presented to, for example, a crew member, a movable panel (2)...
4522061 Portable measuring device  
Portable measuring device, including a measuring instrument, a carrying strap fastened to the measuring instrument for hanging the measuring instrument around the neck, measuring lines...
4519243 Apparatus for the nondestructive testing of elongated test specimens by magnetic techniques  
The devices for holding down a speciman to be tested are arranged on the e side of the tube as the transducer, without the tube movement being obstructed. The holding down devices may be arranged...
4517839 Off-highway vehicle systems simulator and control panel testing  
An off-highway vehicle systems simulator and control panel testing apparatus produces electrical signals that simulate the electrical signals generated by detectors on the vehicle when it is...
4516426 Inspection device for the tube plate of a heat exchanger  
The invention relates to an inspection device for the tube plate of a heat exchanger. It comprises a motive part (2) mounted on a support equipped with fixing means to the inlet face of the tube...
4516425 Device for measuring the speed of the fluid in the annular space of a steam generator  
A device for measuring the flow rate of a fluid in the annular space of a steam generator; having within a probe housing, kept fixed relative to the outer wall of the steam generator, a probe. A...
4505159 Testing of wire prior to plating  
In the plating of wire, particularly gold plating of wire for terminal pins, obtaining a high quality fixed gold plate is a problem. The invention provides for testing the wire prior to plating to...
4499760 Device and process for high-precision measurement of the phase relationship and phase displacement, respectively, of two pulse trains  
Process for high-precision measurement of the phase relationship and phase displacement, respectively, of two pulse trains wherein rotational angles of two rotating bodies are quantized and...
4499758 Assembly for testing weldability of sheet metal  
A test assembly for determining the weldability of sheet metal includes (1) a base having a flat side surface with an annular groove in the side surface, a counterbore being formed in the outer...
4500295 Personal alpha contamination simulator and detector  
A simulated radiation source and a compatible detector system are disclos The combination is useful in training for detecting alpha radiation contamination. A flexible, soft iron plate or first...
4498338 Procedure and means for measuring the coal content in quick ash  
A procedure and an apparatus for continuously measuring the coal content of quick ash, ash being fed through a measuring chamber (1), through between measuring capacitor plates (2), the change of...
4495808 Parachute profiler  
A collapsible parachute is propelled through a pipeline by flow of the pipeline contents. The parachute tows a pipeline profiling device which may include spring loaded feeler arms. The parachute...
4495804 Method of and apparatus for mining analysis  
In the analysis of rock ahead of a working face a probe is pushed along a borehole formed in any desired direction in the rock and data produced by the probe is logged for later analysis, or for...
4495806 Indicator instruments  
A Mach/airspeed indicator instrument has two pressure capsules each of which have a finger projecting from one face which is displaced by deflection of the capsule. Each finger is coupled to a...
4495810 Probe mounting system  
A sensor probe is affixed at an end of a probe adapter which includes an extended portion which is radially flexible but torsionally stiff. A guideway which passes from an accessible location in a...
4493653 Biopsiable ultrasound phantom  
An ultrasound phantom is provided which simulates human tissue containing tissue masses viable for biopsy. The phantom is used to demonstrate or teach the performance of a biopsy procedure...
4492116 Apparatus for the optical observation of phenomena in mixtures  
Apparatus for the optical observation of the evolution of instabilities between two fluids having different densities subject to high initial pressures, of the type comprising an observation...
4491018 Pig detector  
The present invention includes a ferrous conduit mounted over an aperture in the pipeline, launch tube, or receiver through which the pigs pass. A non-magnetic sensing rod is reciprocally mounted...
4488433 Crash test dummy lower leg structure  
A crash test dummy lower leg structure having a lower leg unit consisting of a tibia member provided with upper and lower tibia sensors. An ankle-foot assembly connected to the lower tibia sensor...
4485676 Movement support bracket for a pressure gauge  
A pressure gauge in which the mechanical movement that drives the pointer from displacement motion of the Bourdon tube is supported by a bracket of Y-shaped configuration. Comprising the bracket...
4484473 Monitoring and signalling tape head apparatus  
Monitoring and signaling device having at least one tape for indicating a measurement value of a measuring unit and for actuating a signal transmitter, the tape having a section thereof stretched...
4481814 Stud inspection system  
An elongated stud has an axial bore down which an inspection probe is rotated and translated on the end of a shaft which is moved through gearing with a pair of motors. Encoders on the motors...
4475392 Skin friction gage for time-resolved measurements  
A method and a gage for time-resolved skin-friction measurements. The gage is a composite structure comprised of a heated, flush-mounted, guard film and a hot wire mounted to an electrically...
4472960 Method of and apparatus for testing properties  
Method of and apparatus for testing required properties of the specimen solids such as tablets, pills, granules, capsules, etc. automatically and continuously. After nondestructive tests are...
4468968 Method and arrangement for providing information to define the values of a set of parameters which characterize an element  
An electrical transducer connected to a computer-based system is temperature compensated by providing an assembly including the transducer, which assembly further includes a temperature transducer...
4468620 System for in situ checking of turbine engine blades with eddy current probe guidance apparatus  
A system for in situ checking of turbine engine blades consists of a frame bearing on its two opposite large sides two hooks and a stop that can cooperate with the edges of the airfoil portion....