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8581577 Low row steam generator inspection probe  
An inspection assembly for insertion inspection of an elongate hollow member. The inspection assembly includes a probe head including at least one sensor for sensing a characteristic of the...
8578769 Flow sensors  
A flow sensor and fastener assembly, is disclosed which includes at least the following modules: a sensor housing and a fastener element; wherein: the sensor housing is adapted to receive a...
8583403 Method of measuring an anisotropic surface diffusion tensor or surface energy anisotropies  
A method for the determination of the diffusion tensor anisotropy or the surface energy anisotropy that does not require the formation of particular structures, and that is capable of being...
8573076 Non-destructive inspection systems and methods that incorporate interchangeable probes  
A non-destructive inspection (NDI) device is described that includes a robotic arm, a storage device proximate the robotic arm, and a plurality of NDI probe assemblies disposed within the storage...
8573078 System and method for positioning a sensor  
A system for positioning a sensor through an inner barrier and an outer barrier includes a first collar configured for engagement with the inner or outer barriers, a collapsible coupling, and a...
8577626 System and method for assessing fluid dynamics  
Methods and systems for assessing fluid dynamics aspects of corrosion and shear stress in piping networks are provided. Shear stress hot spots of a piping network may be identified using...
8568596 Membrane filtering device managing system and membrane filtering device for use therein, and membrane filtering device managing method  
Provided are a membrane filtering device managing system by which the membrane filtering device can be managed with a better precision and membrane filtering device for use therein, as well as to...
8568575 Adjustable, retractable probe insertion assembly  
An adjustable insertion assembly for an electrochemical sensor includes an electrode holder to receive the sensor, having a distal aperture to permit process fluid to contact the sensor. A...
8571812 Method for mapping oxygen concentration  
A method for determining the oxygen concentration of a sample made of a semiconductor material includes a heat treatment step of the sample to form thermal donors, the measurement of the...
8567269 Sensor mounting apparatus and method  
An apparatus and method for mounting a sensor with strict orientation and insertion depth requirements in a process vessel or pipe section. The apparatus includes a lock block having a socket for...
8561487 Testing apparatus for extension device  
A testing apparatus includes a support mechanism, a pushing device, and a clamping device secured to the driving member. The clamping device secures a product. The pushing device includes a...
8561489 Aircraft skin panel with ultrasonic gauge  
An aircraft panel which is a wall of a fluid tank when in use, the panel comprising a skin layer with an outer surface which is an aerodynamic surface of an aircraft when in use; a hole in the...
8561468 Scanner diagnostics utilizing three axis accelerometers  
Numerous failure modes, causes, and adverse operating conditions on scanner systems exhibit mechanical signatures that are detected by three-axis accelerometers located in the upper and lower...
8561488 On-line production process of sand presenting a controlled methylene blue value  
An embodiment of the invention provides a production process of sand including the extraction of sand from a quarry; the periodic, on-line and automated withdrawal of a sample of sand; and the...
8555707 Device for rapid testing of the quality of cereals, grits and flours by measuring the aggregation of gluten  
A method and a device for rapid testing of the quality of cereals, grits and flours measures the aggregation of gluten. The sample to be tested in aqueous solution/suspension containing mineral...
8549938 Method for the elastic installation of detection devices on pipelines and suitable device therefor  
With a certain pipeline, either buried or deposited on a sea/lake bottom, the formation of critical faults is determined and localized, which arise in the walls of the pipeline, or the development...
8549937 Method for determining COP generation factors for single-crystal silicon wafer  
A whole determination area of a targeted wafer is concentrically divided in a radial direction, COP density is obtained in each divided determination segment, a maximum value of the COP density is...
8544352 Sensor arrangement including a bracket for mounting a probe  
A sensor arrangement including a probe and a bracket that are provided for a calorimetric mass flow meter for measuring the mass flow in a measuring tube. The probe is mounted in the bracket in...
8544351 Method and apparatus for characterizing the flowability of toner particles  
Disclosed are methods and apparatuses for characterizing the flowability of a dry powder, and particularly for use with toner particles. The methods and apparatuses use an optionally transparent...
8539813 Gel phantoms for testing cavitational ultrasound (histotripsy) transducers  
A cavitational ultrasound (e.g., Histotripsy) gel phantom and cavitational ultrasound testing system are provided that may include any of a number of features. One feature of the phantom and...
8543340 Self-adjusting electrochemical sensor  
A gas detector with a compensated electrochemical sensor exhibits altered sensitivity in response to decreasing stochastic noise in an output thereof. A gain parameter can be adjusted to alter...
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...
8534112 Support device for probe  
Support device (1) for probe (2) to measure the physical characteristics of air in contact with an aerodynamic surface (3) comprises: a rod (9) affixed to a probe (2) to distance probe (2) from an...
8528429 System and method for stabilizing a sensor  
Systems and methods are provided for stabilizing an emissions instrument. The emissions instrument includes an emissions sensor. The emissions sensor may be coupled to a gyro stabilizer. The gyro...
8528428 Method for cullet quality grading  
A method for grading the quality of cullet. Some embodiments include methods for generating a statistically significant sample of material from a collection of cullet contaminated with waste....
8528804 Method and apparatus for testing solderability of electrical components  
The described embodiments relate generally to methods and apparatus for use in determining solderability of an electrical component. One particular aspect relates to apparatus comprising a vacuum...
8528430 Measuring needle with non return valve function  
A device for measuring pressure or temperature in a heating or a cooling system and where the device is a measuring needle complete (1) comprising a measuring needle housing (6) with one cavity...
8522614 In-line inspection methods and closed loop processes for the manufacture of prepregs and/or laminates comprising the same  
In-line inspection methods are provided. The methods comprise measuring at least two parameters/properties of a prepreg and/or laminate during the manufacture thereof. In some embodiments, the...
8525124 Device for pipe inspection and method of using same  
A device. The device includes a sensor portion and a chassis portion. The sensor portion includes a plurality of sensing devices. The chassis portion is connected to the sensor portion and...
8522630 System for retrieving a fluid sample from a fluid sample source  
A system for retrieving a fluid sample from a fluid source. The preferred embodiment of the present invention contemplates a system for insertion of a probe into a pressurized fluid stream by...
8516911 Ultrasonic sensor module attaching device and attaching method  
An ultrasonic sensor module attaching device and attaching method include an ultrasonic sensor module 1 having a flange 7 of which the diameter is larger than the hole diameter of a through hole 5...
8511892 Device for measuring the body core temperature  
A device for measuring the body core temperature of a person contains a structure for firmly wrapping around the upper body of the person. A double temperature sensor is connected with the...
8505398 Dissolution properties measurement system using piezoelectric sensor  
There is provided a dissolution properties measurement system using a piezoelectric sensor, capable of continuously measuring dissolution properties of a substrate in an aqueous solution by using...
8505397 Methods of characterizing aluminum oxides  
Methods of characterizing aluminum oxide defects are described. The oxide defect type, as well as the time when the oxide defects are formed during the aluminum melting and casting processes can...
8497134 Fluorescent detector systems for the detection of chemical perturbations in sterile storage devices  
System and method for detecting and measuring chemical perturbations in a sample. The system and method are useful for non-invasive pH monitoring of blood or blood products sealed in storage bags.
8490506 In-situ gas analyzer probe  
A probe mounted directly to a conduit conveying a process stream of gas to be analyzed, which can condition a continuous sample of the gas before it is analyzed by removing undesirable vapor...
8490504 Fatigue evaluation of prostheses by radial excitation of tubular structures  
Prostheses are fatigue tested using an apparatus under simulated physiological loading conditions. A fluid housing defines an entrance chamber having fluid outflow ports and an exit chamber having...
8479579 Measuring probes for measuring and taking samples with a metal melt  
A measuring probe is provided for measuring and taking samples in a metal melt. The probe has a measuring head arranged on a lance, wherein the measuring head carries at least a temperature sensor...
8479598 Probe or sonde for investigating fluids  
A probe or sonde (1) comprising a plurality of sensors (3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10) for sensing different parameters, at least one sensor being mounted on or at one end of the probe or sonde (1), and at...
8479568 Apparatus for measuring variations in flatness  
An apparatus for measuring variations in the flatness of an Almen strip holding surface includes a gaging block having opposing parallel surfaces defining an aperture extending between said...
8474338 Apparatus and method for engaging acoustic vibration sensors to skin  
A system comprising a viscoelastic interface sheet to engage a sound vibrations sensors array to a sound generating objects. The structure of the interface sheet includes elements for easy...
8473252 System and method for conflict resolution to support simultaneous monitoring of multiple subsystems  
A system includes a subsystem interaction module device, which includes at least one interface configured to receive input signals associated with multiple components of a system. The subsystem...
8468896 Media cross-sectional and axial bend uniformity tester  
A media tester including a test body having an axial bore configured to receive media having a minimum bend radius, an adjustment member connected to the test body, the adjustment member...
8466794 Head impact event reporting system  
Head impact event evaluation systems and methods. A system and computer implemented method for event detection includes collecting sensor data transmitted from one or more sensor devices being...
8459132 Systems and methods for monitoring a solid-liquid interface  
Systems and methods are provided for monitoring a solid-liquid interface during a casting process. The systems and methods enable determination of the location of a solid-liquid interface during...
8454232 Plug-in sensor for measuring at least one property of a fluid medium  
A plug-in sensor for measuring at least one property of a fluid medium, in particular for use in the coolant circuit of an air conditioning system of a motor vehicle. The plug-in sensor has at...
8454822 Disposable tangential flow filtration liner with sensor mount  
Tangential flow filtration device is provided wherein liners are provided between the filtration element and the top and bottom holders or manifolds. The liners incorporate the flow channels and...
8454231 Mounting structure for a sensor  
A mounting structure (34) for receiving a sensor (18) having a sensing portion (26) and a base portion (30) includes a substantially flat sheet of material (20) having a first surface (20a), a...
8448512 Sensor system and method for producing a sensor system  
A sensor system is provided having a base plate, a sensor module, a damping element and a support frame, the base plate having a main plane of extension and a recess that is perpendicular to the...
8448596 Device for sensing gap variation  
A sensing device includes a cover having a window; a seat comprising a bottom first opening, a peripheral wall, a recess on the wall, and a bottom channel; a spring biased sliding unit comprising...