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7947503 Monitor and methods for characterizing airborne particulates  
A dust monitor is disclosed that is suitably deployed in dusty environments and capable of providing near real-time indications of exposure to airborne particulates. The monitor includes a filter...
7928328 Weighing machine  
A weighing machine having a weighing platform includes a detection unit for outputting a detection voltage depending on a load acting on the measuring platform; a first data generation unit for...
7569780 Sensing RF and EM interference of a force-measuring device and adjusting operation accordingly  
A force-measuring device (100) with at least one housing (20) has an interior space and at least one force-measuring cell (110) installed therein. At least one parameter characterizing an existing...
7432453 Apparatus and method for providing spatially-selective on-line mass or volume measurements of manufactured articles  
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for mass and/or volume measurements of manufactured articles. More particularly, this invention relates to a method and apparatus for mass and/or...
7205505 Surface heating, method for its production, and heatable object, and seat occupancy recognition, seat with it, and seat occupancy recognition method  
A system for recognizing the occupancy of a seat, containing elements made of electrically conducting synthetic material, especially strips made of electrically conductive polyurethane. A seat...
7122750 Dual display weight measuring apparatus  
A mechanical weighing scale having mechanical parts driving a pointer rotating around a fixed disc or dial having slots or holes formed therein. The mechanical pointer operates to provide an...
7043997 Seat for sensing a load  
An automotive seat includes optical sensors for determining a load on the seat, such as a person. The sensors may be used with a computer and computer software to analyze data from the sensors in...
7041914 Method for compensation of near-neighbor sample effects in a NMR check weighing system  
A method (10) for reducing or eliminating the effects of proximate samples on the NMR measurement of the mass of a test sample in a NMR check weighing system (24) for samples on a production line....
7022397 Base film for membrane switch and membrane switch  
There is provided a membrane switch film comprising polyethylene 2, 6-naphthalenedicarboxylate as the major component and having excellent handling properties and durability, and particularly a...
6931947 Measurement device and seating arrangement  
A measurement device (10; 110; 210) and associated seating arrangement, in particular for measuring a weight acting on a vehicle seat, that includes: a force transmission element (12; 112; 212),...
6906293 Combined sensor and heating element  
A combined sensor arid heating element includes a sensor mat having several active regions interconnected by flexible connection strips. The flexible connection strips each include two carrier...
6777625 Balance with antenna for querying weighed objects having transponders  
A balance including a weighing pan (2; 32), a weigh sensor (8; 38) with a housing (1; 31) enclosing the weigh sensor, and an antenna (7; 37) configured to communicate with a transponder (4) that...
6774319 Seat-load measuring device  
A seat-load measuring device for measuring a weight of a passenger and an object sitting on a car seat includes a load sensor disposed under the seat for electrically sending load data, a first...
6759601 Check weighing apparatus and method  
A check weighing system is provided which can check weigh samples (1) on a production line. The check weighing system comprises a magnet (13) for creating a static magnetic field over an...
6706977 Self-monitoring controller for quartz crystal microbalance sensors  
A controller for a quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) sensor system and method for detecting mass deposition on a QCM sensor. The controller controls a QCM using temperature-, voltage- and...
6689962 Weight measuring system and method used with a spring system of a seat  
Vehicle seat including a cushion defining a surface adapted to support an occupying item, a spring system arranged underneath the cushion and a sensor arranged in association with the spring...
6680443 Load cell apparatus having a gap measuring device  
A load cell apparatus for use with a structure comprises a cell block that flexes in response to an applied load and a transducer that is adapted to measure a distance across a gap. In some...
6583367 Parallelogram load sensing apparatus for a seat belt webbing  
An apparatus (210) includes seat belt webbing (12), a parallelogram linkage (220), a sensor lever (370), and a sensor (379). The seat belt webbing (12) helps to protect the occupant (14) of the...
6555765 Method and apparatus for determining the weight of the contents of a vessel  
A method and apparatus for accurately determining the weight of the contents of a vessel at selected time intervals. The apparatus of the invention can be quickly and easily installed on an...
6528738 Electronic balance/scale  
After power supply, a CPU, serving as warm-up duration calculation clock, calculates duration for warm-up operation from temperature characteristic data of a load detection part on the basis of a...
6483047 Elevator brake load weighing system  
Load cells 35, 56 on antirotation dowel pins 28a or load mounts 49 indicate brake reaction forces in the disk brake 8, 8a of an elevator. Vertical load cells 72, 73 on bending load cell 80...
6396004 Patient weighing apparatus  
An apparatus for weighing a patient while the patient remains in bed including at least one flexible potentiometer mounted on top of a bed or mattress having a known compliance, i.e. known degree...
6348663 Method and device for determining several parameters of a seated person  
The invention concerns a method for determining several parameters of a seated person, comprising the following steps: subdividing the seat surface (4) into at least two sections, determining the...
6346680 Weight and form sensing apparatus and a packaging machine using the same  
A weight and form sensing apparatus according to the present invention provides weight sensors on a base, in matrix pattern for instance. Each weight sensor has a load receiving portion on a top....
6323441 Ultrasonic distance measuring system for monitoring railroad car loads  
An ultrasonic distance measuring system for monitoring railroad car loads. The system includes an ultrasonic transducer, a pulse generation and detection circuit and a measurement circuit. The...
6313415 Pulse width modulated weighing platform  
An electronic scale uses an analog signal from a load cell which is converted directly to a pulse width modulated output signal. This pulse width modulated output signal represents the weight of...
6166336 Digital force sensor with a measuring cell able to be deformed elastically and method for directly measuring the application of a force  
The digital force sensor (1) includes a measuring cell (2) which is able to be deformed elastically, the deformation of said cell (2) directly resulting from the force with which a robot arm...
6166335 Bathroom scale  
A bathroom scale has a measurement value sensor which generates a measurement signal when a person wishing to be weighed stands on the scale. The measurement signal is transmitted to an evaluation...
6137065 Level weighing device  
A weighing device (2) for accurately weighing an object, which includes a support base (4), a weighing platform (8) for supporting the object and a load cell (6) mounted on the base (4) for...
6109177 Film inking unit for a rotary printing machine  
Disclosed is a film roller in an inking unit of a rotary printing machine. The film roller is equipped with an internal cooling system to eliminate irregularities in the ink transfer to the film...
6047245 Resistive strain gauge control circuit  
A resistive strain gauge bridge circuit, including a pulse code modulation counter operative under an algorithm designed for calibration with a voltage signal for effectively canceling out voltage...
6040532 Vehicle occupant weight sensor  
A weight sensor (10) for sensing a load applied to a vehicle seat (14) includes a light source (16) for providing light and detectors (18, 20, 22, 24) for detecting light received from the light...
6032522 Apparatus and method for inspecting inflation of and supported weight on vehicle tires  
A vehicle tire inspection apparatus includes a flat plate, a flexible bladder containing a quantity of fluid, and transducers on the plate. The plate is made of a transparent yieldable resilient...
6015163 System for measuring parameters related to automobile seat  
A vehicle has a seat configured to receive a person or object. An array of flexible potentiometers is positioned in the seat to sense the mass or weight and the footprint or profile of that which...
5994650 Safety system for lift trucks  
In order to increase safety of lift trucks, a weight indication for the driver is provided so that the driver may know how heavy a load he is handling,. This weight indication is obtained by...
5988676 Optical weight sensor for vehicular safety restraint systems  
An optical weight sensor (16) for use in the crash management system of a motor vehicle's safety restraint system (10). The optical weight sensor (16) functions to determine the weight of an...
5991676 Seat occupant sensing system  
A seat occupant sensing system has a plurality of variable resistance force sensors located between a rigid seat support member and the floor of the vehicle. The force transferred from the rigid...
5986221 Membrane seat weight sensor  
A membrane weight sensor incorporates a plurality of membrane switch elements, each characterized by a distinct activation force threshold determined by the effective diameter and activation...
5939646 Sheet media weight detector  
A method and device that automatically measures and monitors the pick/feed motor torque as an indicator of paper weight, and controlling pertinent printer operations according to the measured...
5932848 Low profile electronic weighing apparatus  
An electronic weighing device includes a lower base plate, an upper load bearing plate, and a load cell coupled to central portions of the upper and lower plates such that the load cell responds...
5900592 Load sensing system  
A load sensing system inexpensively monitors the weight and temperature of stored nuclear material for long periods of time in widely variable environments. The system can include an electrostatic...
5894409 Sensing element lead wire connecting structure  
A sensing element lead wire connecting structure is provided for stably connecting conductors, forming the coil of a sensing element for load measurement, with the lead wires for external...
5892181 Structure for mounting sensing devices for measuring a vehicle load  
A structure for mounting sensing devices for measuring a vehicle load which allows the sensing device to obtain a detection value according to the actual load without being affected by the loading...
5886302 Electrical weighing scale  
An electrical weighing scale for measuring the weight of a user having has a substantially transparent platform, a plurality of supports, and a display assembly. Piezoresistive sensors, disposed...
5864295 Apparatus for sensing occupant weight in an actuatable restraint system  
An apparatus (10) for sensing weight of an occupant on a vehicle seat (36) in an occupant restraint system (10) includes variable inductance sensor (50) mounted in the seat (36) so that inductance...
5861582 Patient weighing system  
A patient weighing system includes novel load sensing casters (12) or load lift modules (92) installed on a hospital bed or other patient housing device. The casters and load lift modules each...
5841077 Digital load cell assembly  
A digital load cell assembly is disclosed. The digital load cell assembly includes at least one load cell for detecting an applied force and producing analog signals proportional to the applied...
5837946 Force sensitive scale and dual load sensor cell for use therewith  
A force sensitive scale and dual sensor load cells for use therewith isolate, measure, and reject out residual rejected effects from the output of the scale. By isolating residual rejected...
5723826 Load cell unit  
A load cell unit in accordance with the present invention comprises a load cell and a wiring board. The load cell comprises a flexible member provided with a through hole formed between the fixed...
5684254 Load measuring device for a vehicle  
A vehicle load measuring device includes a sensing element for detecting a strain to measure the load of a vehicle, in which the sensing element is formed in a pin shape, and a device for...

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