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4467638 Method and apparatus for quantitatively evaluating the soldering properties of a wave soldering system  
It has been found that the soldering properties of a wave soldering system can be quantitatively determined by measuring the wickability of the molten solder of the solder bath beyond the areas of...
4467648 Elevator for water examining instrument  
An elevator particularly suitable for outdoor uses for lifting up and down a water examining instrument, in which a water examining instrument (3) is swingable into a horizontal position from a...
4464933 Steering console providing digital readout displays  
A steering console for tractors providing digital readout displays activated by a keyboard strategically located within easy finger reach of the operator. A multitude of vital tractor functions...
4463605 Simulator circuit for electrohydraulically controlled aircraft surfaces  
To simulate, for testing purposes, the subsystems of an aircraft that electrohydraulically position the movable control surfaces of an aircraft, circuitry is provided for receiving input control...
4458531 Method of and apparatus for examining biological effects in cell-lots  
In a method of testing the biological effects of cell-lots, which release a characteristic or stimulatable ultra-weak photon radiation, the intensity and/or the photon statistic of the ultra-weak...
4457073 Pipeline pig having improved means of sensing changes in the internal configuration of a pipeline  
A pipeline pig having improved means of sensing changes in the internal configuration of the pipeline through which the pig passes is provided by the invention which employs a pipeline pig body, a...
4453406 Device for the transport of test specimens in strip form to a measuring apparatus  
Apparatus for the evaluation of test strips conveys the strips on a disposable web (e.g., a paper tape) from a first position where the test strips are placed onto the web, past a second position...
4449406 Method and device for measuring the fat content of meat  
For measuring the fat content of meat it is known to determine the specific gravity of the meat, which at a given temperature and for a given type of meat is a measure for the fat content. This...
4445788 Soil probe and method of obtaining moisture, temperature and root distribution of a soil profile  
To provide a profile of simultaneous moisture, temperature and root density characteristics at different depths of soil, a soil probe is inserted in the soil with a viewing and camera section...
4444057 Movement construction for condition responsive gauge instrument  
An improved movement construction for a condition responsive gauge instrument to transmit displacement motion with reduced backlash from a condition responsive element to an output drive. A first...
4438649 Apparatus for remotely positioning sensing devices in a reactor during operation thereof  
An apparatus for remotely positioning sensing devices within a reactor. The apparatus comprises a pressure-tight housing located adjacent to the reactor wherein the housing has a port connected by...
4438650 Anti-G suit test rig  
A method of testing the effectiveness of Anti-G suits involves the use of a manikin shaped to correspond to the portion of the body over which the suit fits. The manikin is filled with fluid and...
4437333 Apparatus and method for asbestos fiber release potential  
Apparatus and method for determining the asbestos fiber release potential of asbestos-containing compositions comprises an impact member which is repeatedly impacted with a selected area of the...
4435979 Apparatus for testing valve actuators  
An apparatus is disclosed for subjecting a test valve actuator to torque loads which simulate the torque loads an actuator would be expected to experience in field operation when opening and...
4434668 Detector for use in measurement of flow speed or flow rate of a fluid  
A detector for use in measurement of flow speed or flow rate of a fluid, comprising a bluff body disposed in a pipe, detection elements provided in the groove of the bluff body for detecting...
4432223 Footwear testing apparatus and method  
Footwear is tested and evaluated by apparatus which is capable of simulat the actual wearing thereof under various environmental conditions. The apparatus includes a leg pylon and artificial foot...
4432233 Apparatus for simulating soil mechanical impedance on root growth potential  
The apparatus for simulating soil mechanical impedance on the root growth potential attempts to mimic the growth patterns of soil roots. The penetration probe consists of a right conical element...
4430893 Pneumatic lung analog for simulation of spontaneous breathing and for testing of ventilatory devices used with spontaneously breathing patients  
A pneumatic lung analog for simulating spontaneous breathing and for testing of ventilatory devices used with spontaneously breathing patients and a kit for modifying training test lungs for this...
4425785 Missile rolling tail brake torque system  
Apparatus for simulating varying levels of friction in the bearings 13 of a free rolling tail afterbody 11 on a canard-controlled missile 12 to determine friction effects on aerodynamic control...
4419885 Method of verifying the stress rolling of a metallic rim  
A method of verifying the stress rolling of a metallic rim includes the steps of taking a first hardness reading of the surface that is to have been stress rolled, taking a second hardness reading...
4418572 Sewer pipe tester  
A device for testing sewer pipes comprised of an elongated section of conduit having a nozzle on one end and a coupling on the other end for coupling hose to feed the device into a sewer pipe and...
4414844 Rapid insulation resistance test for bismuth-containing ceramic capacitors  
The present invention relates to a method for rapidly determining the insulation resistance characteristics of bismuth-containing ceramic capacitors, and more particularly to ceramic capacitors...
4411156 Odor testing apparatus  
An apparatus for testing small animal litter in which a plurality of compartments are employed for living quarters for the small animals, such as cats, and for a container with litter to be...
4409835 Dummy chest load distribution transducer  
A chest transducer for measuring the gross load distribution and direction of loading on the thorax of an anthropomorphic dummy during dynamic testing of a vehicle passenger restraint system. The...
4408489 Apparatus and method for measuring the expansion properties of a cement composition  
An apparatus is disclosed which is useful for measuring the expansion properties of semi-solid materials which expand to a solid phase, upon curing, such as cement compositions. The apparatus...
4393703 Sealing assembly for furnace probe bore  
The bore in the shaft wall of a blast furnace through which a furnace probe is inserted is formed with a valve mechanism for shutting the probe bore when the probe is removed and with a sealing...
4388943 Linkage for moment balancing measuring apparatus  
A linkage for use in moment balancing measuring apparatus of the pneumatic type includes first and second pivotally mounted levers, the second lever being adapted to be acted upon by a measuring...
4387592 Probe insertion apparatus  
For use with a turbine meter or other gauging device to be inserted into a pipeline, the preferred and illustrated embodiment of the present invention discloses a probe insertion apparatus adapted...
4385518 Road test simulator  
For simulating a road test of an automotive vehicle having an engine driving a traction wheel through a semi-automatic change-speed transmission, there is provided an anchor for holding the...
4377948 Differential gas pricing apparatus and method  
A method and apparatus for reducing the peak loading requirements of a gas utility allow the use of a unit rate structure which depends upon the ambient outside temperature. The apparatus employs...
4375170 Decontaminating fluid sensor mechanism  
A sensor mechanism for measuring a property of a fluid which must not be allowed to escape into the environment. A sensor housing provides a chamber from which a sensing element may be extended...
4373393 Method for determining the age or authenticity of timber structures  
A method of dendrochronology. A method for determining the age or authenticity of timber structures based on a correlation of the relative growth patterns of the woods used in the timber structure...
4373382 Method of ascertaining the hydrating action of a product to be applied to the skin  
In this method of ascertaining the hydrating action of a product to be applied on the skin the product to be tested is applied to at least one portion of the surface of a first vegetable sample,...
4372161 Pneumatically operated pipe crawler  
A pneumatically operated pipe crawler for transporting inspection equipment along the interior of a pipe comprises an elongate cylindrical tube of flexible resilient material, such as latex...
4370893 Orifice meter with replacable orifice disc  
An orifice meter comprising a gate valve type of body with an oval body band clamped between a pair of parallel plates. A gate-like carrier slides between the plates and carries an orifice disc...
4370889 Test device for the detection and analysis of material faults  
Test equipment for the detection and analysis of material faults in a test piece, including a test head, an electrical remotely controlled manipulator for moving the test head in at least two...
4367652 Method and apparatus for monitoring wastewater  
A method and apparatus for monitoring wastewater includes lowering a probe-carrying member into the manhole and moving the member into engagement with a primary measuring device for gauging the...
4367650 Fixture for mounting vibration sensor near limited access machine parts  
A fixture for holding a vibration sensing transducer near a vibrating machine part, such as a turbine shaft is provided with a probe tube which holds the vibration sensing transducer. The probe...
4364271 Optical refractometer  
A terrestrial refractometer comprising a gastight enclosure of substantially invariant transverse section and having a linearly movable endwall which varies in position in accordance with ambient...
4361315 Sonde apparatus for blast furnace  
Sonde apparatus for a blast furnace whose wall is provided with a lance ingress and egress port through which a lance is able to enter into the furnace and withdraw therefrom wherein a gas check...
4357823 Strain gauge simulator  
In order to facilitate the accurate calibration of a strain gauge amplifier, an electrical circuit is provided, the output of which simulates the output of a strain gauge. A given polarizing...
4351184 Surface inspection equipment  
The invention concerns the inspection of the corners of a square or rectangular metal billet. The inspection apparatus includes inspection probes (25) supported from a scanning head mounted...
4349339 Force-indicating dummy legs  
Force-indicating legs adapted to be fitted to the pelvic assembly of an anthropomorphic dummy for use in the dynamic testing of vehicle passenger restraint systems. The legs permit the measurement...
4348899 Reversible gauges  
A gauge mounting device is provided for use in the instrument panel area of a vehicle and includes a pair of frames arranged to fit back to back in mating disposition. The outwardly facing surface...
4347742 Evaluating sprayability  
Apparatus and processes are provided for evaluating on a miniature scale the sprayability behavior of a specific sprayable aqueous composition. The data acquired through the utilization of such...
4346611 Insertion regulator for pressurized pipelines  
An insertion regulator for insertion into and retraction from a pressurized pipeline and the like includes a sensor probe housing structure that is adapted for sealed connection at an aperture...
4335438 Method and apparatus for automatic dissolution testing of products  
A method and apparatus for optimally performing dissolution testing of pharmaceutical dosage forms, agricultural products, and components of industrial products wherein the method uses dissolution...
4331184 Developer quality monitoring device  
A developer quality monitoring device for monitoring the mixed state of toners and carriers in the developer used for developing a latent image formed on a recording medium, wherein a developer...
4327586 Stuffing box for introducing instrument into high pressure conduit  
A stuffing box comprising a housing member having a threaded passage therethrough and having an internally threaded recess, an externally threaded stem which is threaded into and passes through...
4320657 Particulate flowmeter  
An apparatus for measuring the flowability of particulate materials from a vessel through a die metering means.