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8826931 Water actuated pressurized gas release device  
Disclosed is a gas release device that is adapted to be secured to an inflatable article. The device includes an container, which can be a commercially available gas bottle, a salinity sensor, and...
8794484 Actuators principally for inflatable systems  
Actuators, principally for inflating emergency-usage objects such as floats and rafts, are detailed. Two opposite positive actions may be required to effect complete inflation of the objects,...
8721379 Electronic fluid activated release device for life preserver  
A fluid activated automatic release apparatus is configured to release a pressurized gas from a cylinder bottle and/or activating various mechanical release mechanisms. The apparatus may include a...
8360276 Manual inflator with cylinder connector and status indicator  
A manual inflator having a status indicator that indicates whether a fully-charged, unspent gas cylinder has been installed on the inflator. The status indicator comprises a “single point”...
7854028 Disposable toilet seat cover apparatus  
A disposable toilet seat cover apparatus is for use on the existing seat of a toilet. The apparatus is provided in a textured biodegradable water soluble material and resists slippage on the seat....
7854347 Manual gas inflator  
A manual gas inflator incorporating a cylinder status indication mechanism that is independent from the cylinder piercer. Prior to detonation, an indicator post abuts a sensor protrusion which...
7841344 Jacket and method for surviving an avalanche  
A jacket and method for surviving an avalanche. The method includes inflating an expandable member to generally encapsulate a head of a person. The jacket may comprise a pair of expandable members...
7530480 Seamless mannequin and process of manufacture thereof  
A seamless life-like mannequin comprising a unitary inflatable outer body with an inflatable inner body disposed therein and a related process of manufacturing such a mannequin is disclosed. The...
7475711 Heat sealable inflator  
An inflator comprising a housing having an integrally formed mounting flange adapted to be heat-sealed directly to an inflatable article. A sleeve is injection molded in-situ inside the housing in...
7300206 Self-emptying bag having a quick coupling buckle assembly, in particular for shoulder-strap  
A self-emptying bag having a quick coupling buckle assembly, in particular for shoulder-strap, has a buckle assembly (4) comprised of two parts (40, 41) that are respectively fixed to two sections...
6951493 Automatically inflatable safety device  
An automatically inflatable safety device includes an inflatable safety jacket mounted on a user's body and having an inner face formed with an air valve, and an inflation mechanism mounted on the...
6422420 Compressed gas safety inflator for life vests, life rafts and the like  
A gas cartridge introduced into the housing of the invention is punctured by a pin moved by an arm designed to show through a series of windows whether the cartridge is full or empty. A pulling on...
6283182 Ejection device to expel objects from the inside of a bag in the event of a bagsnatching  
Ejection device to expel objects from the inside of a bag in the event of a bag-snatching, the bag comprising an expandable sack below a lining (400), a compressed gas feeder (2) including an...
5847473 Electrical contactor having a double immersion sensing function  
An electrical switch having a double liquid medium immersion sensing function is disclosed. The switch (121) particularly includes a battery (125) connected to a power outlet (126) via an...
5839933 Inflatable life vest  
An inflatable life vest is provided including a vest and an inflatable bladder situated therein. Next provided is an air actuation mechanism comprising a mounting assembly which includes a...
5820431 Deployment mechanism for pocket-sized, emergency flotation device  
The present invention features a pocket-sized, portable, flotation device that folds into a carrying case, which is the size of a cellular phone or camera. It can be carried upon a person in a...
5800228 Free-driver permanently wearable self-rescue system  
The instant invention offers a permanently wearable self-rescue system for free divers and others engaged in aquatic pursuits to recover to the surface of the water if they should become disabled...
5775966 Life-saving device with launcher  
The object of the invention is a life-saving device with launcher which provides for the automatic inflation of the float by simply acting on a lever. The mechanism is comprised of a gas tank or...
5685455 Device for inflating a container or a floating body, more particularly a life jacket  
To provide a device (100) for inflating a container or a floating body, more particularly a life jacket, with the aid of a cartridge filled with pressure gas, which device comprises a releasing...
5643030 Gas cartridge safety inflator apparatus  
A gas cartridge introduced into the housing of the invention is punctured by a pin moved by an arm designed to show through a window whether the cartridge is full or empty. A pulling on a tab...
5603646 Expedition jacket  
A protective expedition jacket, including a vest with emergency inflation bladder; detachable sleeves secured to the vest sides and a full length waterproofing bib and storm collar secured to the...
5562233 Indicator for a device for the inflation of a container or a floating body of an item of lifesaving equipment  
A device as provided for the inflation of a container or a floating body of an item of lifesaving equipment with compressed gas. A compressed gas container sealed with the aid of a diaphragm is...
5466179 Self inflatable flotation device  
A self inflating flotation device comprising a pouch adapted to be worn about the waist of a user until needed. The device includes an inflatable chamber therein. A compressed air cylinder is...
5429539 Device for inflating a floating body of a life jacket  
A device is provided for the inflation of a floating body of a life jacket with pressure gas from a pressure gas container sealed with a diaphragm. The pressure gas container is screwed into a...
5385368 Self contained, portable, protective safety air bag  
An airbag safety assembly adapted for independent use in vehicles which includes a jacket which in turn houses an inflatable airbag and means for inflating the airbag by relative elongation of an...
5370567 Device for the inflation of more particularly a container or a floating body of a piece of lifesaving equipment  
A device (100) is provided for inflating, more particularly, a container or a floating body of a piece of lifesaving equipment with pressure gas from a pressure gas container (11) sealed with a...
5338239 Automatic inflatable PFD  
An automatic, wearable, manually operated or orally inflated personal flotation device that is extremely comfortable in any weather. It consists of a mesh vest, a folded float, stretch material...
5333756 Device for the inflation of, more particularly, a container or a floating body of an item of lifesaving equipment  
A device is disclosed for the inflation of a container or a floating body of an item of lifesaving equipment with compressed gas. The gas content of a compressed gas container sealed with the aid...
5271525 Inflation manifold  
A manifold for use with an inflatable article such as a life raft, life vest, and other articles used in aircraft and marine safety and the like, an improved puncture pin and dual cam drive system...
5180321 Swimmers's safety belt  
The belt of the invention is substantially hollow, and worn about the waist. The belt is able to be filled with a compressed gas from a cartridge coupled with it and puncturable by a pin whose...
5178569 Auto-inflated life buoy  
An auto-inflated life buoy has a belt-like air bag and an air container. The belt-like air bag defines a hollow bag, and has tongue secured on the inside wall of one end and a groove secured on...
5114041 Inflatable life belt  
Disclosed is a compressed gas cartridge actuator assembly having an elongated main body with side by side wells. A pair of compressed gas cartridges are positioned in the wells to face in opposite...
5099716 Inflator lever arm having protuberance resisting lanyard abrasion  
A lanyard that when pulled upon causes a pivotally mounted inflator level arm to rotate about a pivot shaft is secured against separation from the lever arm by being sandwiched between opposing...
5042134 Method for securing a lanyard to an inflator lever arm  
A lanyard that when pulled upon causes a pivotally mounted inflator lever arm to rotate about a pivot shaft is secured against separation from the lever arm by being sandwiched between opposing...
5022879 Inflatable life belt  
The present invention is an inflatable life belt of light weight, compact construction which is normally worn around the waist or hips of the individual, the size of which does not interfere with...
4972971 Automatic inflator for inflatable articles  
An inflator for automatically inflating an inflatable article, such as a personal flotation vest, upon immersion in water. A plunger is movably mounted within a housing and is movable with respect...
4946067 Inflation valve with actuating lever interlock  
An inflator according to the present invention comprises a valve body having a replaceable pressure cartridge that is pierced by a piercing pin is operated by an actuating lever to inflate an...
4894036 Inflator assembly for life vests  
Disclosed is an inflator assembly for life vests which includes a one-piece housing heat sealed to the wall of an associated cell of the vest. Exteriorly of the cell, the housing has an end-to-end...
4842562 Inflatable buoyancy belt  
An inflatable buoyancy belt is disclosed comprised of a segment of expandable tubing closed at either end with flattened plugs, carrying fittings enabling adjustable securement of a nonstretchable...
4815677 Emergency locator device  
Helium inflatable emergency locator balloon having a longitudinal body and side wings defining horizontally a triangular, bilaterally symmetrical tetralobate monochamber having a forward lobate...
4810219 Life saving device  
An inflatable flotation assembly includes a compressed gas cylinder stored inside a split housing the parts of which are held together by a releasable pivot on one end and an interlocked pivoted...
4800835 Locator device  
A device for providing location data for use by a lost child or adult or an individual in need of assistance. The device is in the form of a small compact unit including a container having a top...
4767371 Inflatable buoyancy oilskin jacket  
A garment to be worn conveniently and comfortably over the upper body of a seagoing person to gain protection from rain, wind, and/or cold, which includes an interior deflated fluid tight...
4694931 Automatic tripping rescue system  
An automatic trippling rescue system is intended to rapidly and automatically make a rescued person integral with a rescue link (2). It is essentially comprised of a mobile inflatable sleeve (6),...
4687451 Automatic actuation device for inflatable life-saving equipment  
An improved automatic actuation device for inflatable life-saving equipment which comprises a housing, a compressed gas cylinder, a piercing pin for piercing the seal cap of the gas cylinder to...
4685890 Inflatable lifejacket  
An inflatable lifejacket for providing buoyancy in water to a wearer of the lifejacket, comprises an inflatable buoyancy envelope and an inflation unit mounted within the envelope for inflation...
4560356 Personal flotation device  
A person emergency rescue assembly comprising a container attachable to a person with an automatically inflatable flotation device stored in the container. The container is readily opened by...
4551106 Life preserving equipment  
Life preserving equipment in the form of an elongated housing having an open side and a cover for said housing hinged at one end thereto, an inflatable member having a compressed gas cartridge...
4524885 Break-away inflator  
This invention relates to a manually operated inflator for inflatable articles such as life vests and the like. Such inflator, which is typically employed with an inflatable life vest, is operated...
4500014 Multiple firing inflator  
Dual firing inflator for an inflatable article. A first gas containing capsule is pierced by energy supplied either manually or by a compressed spring of the like and the gas from the pierced...

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