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System and method for adjusting an air gap in a servovalve torque motor and a new type of torque motor

An improved torque motor for use in a servovalve is described herein, comprising: first and second pole pieces, having a c-shaped cross-section comprising a ring shaped section extending in a first plane with first and second portions extending perpendicularly away from said plane and inwards towards an armature plate. The perpendicularly extending portions are detachable from and attachable to the ring-shaped section of the pole pieces to allow for easier calibration and adjustment of the air gaps between the pole pieces and the armature plate positioned there between.. ... Hamilton Company

Layered conductors for reduced eddy loss

An electrical machine includes a stator defining a plurality of circumferentially spaced slots. A layered conductor is wound into the slots. ... Hamilton Company

Servovalve

A servovalve includes a fluid transfer valve assembly comprising a supply port and a control port a moveable valve spool arranged to regulate flow of fluid from the supply port to the control port in response to a control signal; and a jet pipe assembly configured to direct fluid to the ends of the spool to axially move the valve spool relative to the fluid transfer assembly in response to the control signal to regulate the fluid flow. The jet pipe assembly includes a jet pipe and a connector header fluidly connecting the jet pipe to a nozzle via which fluid is directed to the spool ends. ... Hamilton Company

Electrically boosted regenerative bleed air system

An engine bleed air system for providing air to an aircraft system includes a port for extracting bleed air from a compressor section of an engine. The system additionally includes a turbo-generator having a turbine and a generator. ... Hamilton Company

Turbo-generator based bleed air system

An engine bleed air system providing air to an aircraft system includes a port for extracting high pressure bleed air from an engine and a turbo-generator having a turbine and a generator. The generator is driven by rotation of the turbine. ... Hamilton Company

Pipetting device, pipette tip coupler, and pipette tip: devices and methods

Pipette assembly comprising a pipette device, a pipette tip, and an expanding mandrel collet coupling device coupling the tip to the pipette device, the coupling device comprising: circumferentially spaced apart segments, an annular base disposed below the segments and comprising a distal portion, an elastomeric element circumscribing the distal portion, and upwardly extending circumferentially spaced apart arms attached at first ends to the annular base and having upper free ends each supporting a different one of the segments configured to expand between a first and a second greater circumference for engaging a first interior working surface of the tip in concurrence with the elastomeric element sealing against a second interior working surface below the first surface and in concurrence with an abutment between a disk exteriorly disposed about a medial portion of the arms and a stepped interior shoulder of the tip disposed between the first and second working surfaces.. . ... Hamilton Company

Compact water extractor

A water extractor includes an inlet, an outlet a body, outer wall, inner wall, helical wall, plurality of catchment areas, and scuppers. The body extends between the inlet and the outlet. ... Hamilton Company

Integrated panel level liquid cooling for bus bars

An electrical contactor assembly is provided including: an electrical contactor; an electrical bus bar; a panel; at least one post protruding through the panel and in contact with the electrical bus bar, the post being constructed from an electrically and thermally conductive material, wherein a first end of the at least one post is configured to electrically and thermally connect to the electrical contactor; and a liquid cooled heat sink thermally connected to a second end of the at least one post through the electrical bus bar, wherein the liquid cooled heat sink in operation circulates liquid coolant through the liquid cooled heat sink to absorb heat.. . ... Hamilton Company

High voltage direct current system for a vehicle

An electric power system (eps) may comprise a modular multilevel converter (mmc) and a synchronous generator in electronic communication with the mmc. The synchronous generator may comprise a stator comprising inner slots and outer slots. ... Hamilton Company

Electric power generating system with a synchronous generator

A synchronous generator may comprise a rotor and a stator. The stator may comprise a first armature winding configured to output a first three-phase voltage and a second armature winding configured to output a second three-phase voltage. ... Hamilton Company

Electric power system for a space vehicle

An electrical power system may comprise a first plurality of power sources, a first collector bus configured to receive power from the plurality of power sources, an unregulated dc bus configured to receive power from the first collector bus, a regulated high voltage direct current (hvdc) bus configured to receive power from the unregulated dc bus, and a first power distribution unit (pdu) configured to receive power from the regulated hvdc bus. The regulated hvdc bus may be configured to supply power to a high voltage load. ... Hamilton Company

Locking mechanisms for ram air turbine actuators

A locking mechanism for a ram air turbine actuator can include at least one of spherical locking pawls configured to retain an outer member and spherical pawl rollers configured to radially actuate the spherical locking pawls by axial movement of the spherical pawl rollers.. . ... Hamilton Company

Servovalve

A servovalve includes a fluid transfer valve assembly comprising a supply port and a control port, a moveable valve spool arranged to regulate flow of fluid from the supply port to the control port in response to a control signal, and a drive assembly configured to axially move the valve spool relative to the fluid transfer assembly in response to the control signal to regulate the fluid flow. The drive assembly includes a steerable member moveable by an amount determined by the control signal to cause corresponding movement of the valve spool. ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180128388

Check valve

A flapper element for a check valve comprises at least one mounting lug configured to receive a shaft for rotation relative thereto and having a row of teeth for engaging complementary teeth on a mounting lug of a similar flapper element. The complementary teeth tie the rotation of the two flapper elements.. ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180127883

Two-step sealing of anodized aluminum coatings

A method includes providing a workpiece with at least one surface having an anodized aluminum coating and a trivalent chromium sealant. The at least one surface of the workpiece is submerged in a post-treatment sealant solution for 0.5 to 20 minutes. ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180127116

Solar powered spacecraft power system

An electrical power system may comprise a first energy source management converter (esmc) configured to be connected in electronic communication with a first power source, a second esmc configured to be connected in electronic communication with a second power source, and a multi-channel dc bus, wherein the first esmc is configured to supply electric power to a first channel of the multi-channel dc bus, the second esmc is configured to supply electric power to a second channel of the multi-channel dc bus, and the multi-channel dc bus is configured to supply electric power to a load.. . ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180127110

On-board aircraft reactive inerting dried gas system

An on-board aircraft inert gas system includes a source of hydrocarbon, a source of gas comprising oxygen, and a first fluid flow path between the source of gas comprising oxygen and an inert gas output. A reactor is disposed along the first fluid flow path that reacts oxygen and hydrocarbon from the fuel tank gas space to produce an oxygen-depleted gas. ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180126358

Sorbent systems and methods

A sorbent bed may comprise a sorbent support comprising at least one of a carbon material, a polymeric material, or alumina, wherein the sorbent support comprises a plurality of pores; and an impregnant configured to absorb ammonia disposed within the plurality of pores in the sorbent support, wherein the sorbent bed comprises between 20% and 60% by weight impregnant.. . ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180126322

Thermally conductive structure for multi-direction flow through packed bed

A packed bed for a heat exchanger may comprise a frame and a first fin layer disposed within the frame. A second fin layer may be disposed within the frame. ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180126114

Expiratory valve

The present invention relates to an expiratory valve (10) of a ventilation device (100), comprising a valve body (12) having a fluid inlet (14) and a fluid outlet (16) for breathing air of a patient formed therein, said valve body (12) defining a fluid flow path between fluid inlet (14) and fluid outlet (16), with the cross-sectional area of said fluid flow path expanding in the direction towards the fluid outlet (16).. . ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180126113

Expiratory valve

The present invention relates to an expiratory valve (10) of a ventilation device (100), comprising a valve body (12) having a fluid inlet (14) and a fluid outlet (16) for breathing air of a patient formed therein, said valve body (12) having at least one reinforcing rib (36, 38) formed around the fluid inlet (14).. . ... Hamilton Company

05/10/18 / #20180126112

Expiratory valve

The present invention relates to an expiratory valve (10) of a ventilation device (100), comprising a valve body (12) having a fluid inlet (14) and a fluid outlet (16) for breathing air of a patient formed therein, said valve body (12) comprising a support (42) having a top side (46) on which a valve membrane (20) can be placed with an abutment area formed at the outer edge thereof, with the top side (46) of the support (42) having an uneven design.. . ... Hamilton Company

05/03/18 / #20180120038

Heat exchanger with embedded heat pipes

A heat exchanger is disclosed which includes a plurality of heat exchanger plates. Each plate has a plurality of hollowed out pins arranged in a pin fin pattern. ... Hamilton Company

05/03/18 / #20180119772

Three-spring ram air turbine actuator

A ram air turbine (rat) actuator can include an actuator housing, an actuator rod configured to move relative to the actuator housing through several positions, and a first biasing member, a second biasing member, and a third biasing member positioned and configured to bias the actuator rod relative to the actuator housing. The first biasing member biases the actuator rod from a first position through a second position, the second biasing member biases the actuator rod from the first position through a third position, and the third biasing member biases the actuator rod from the first position through a fourth position. ... Hamilton Company

05/03/18 / #20180119763

Apparatus for torque limiting device

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus for a torque limiter, comprising an indication device configured to provide an indication that the torque limiting device has tripped, and of the direction of torque applied to the torque limiting device when the torque limiting device tripped, in use.. . ... Hamilton Company

05/03/18 / #20180118378

Anti-stall hydraulic pump for a thrust vector control system

A thrust vector control system is provided. The thrust vector control system may comprise an anti-stall hydraulic pump configured to deliver hydraulic fluid to at least one actuator, wherein each actuator may be configured to move an exhaust nozzle of a space vehicle. ... Hamilton Company

05/03/18 / #20180118370

Vehicle guidance system and method that uses air data from surface-mounted pressure sensors for vehicle orientation control

A vehicle guidance system, including: sensors to detect a surface pressure distribution for a respective location of the corresponding sensor on a vehicle, respectively; and a controller to receive an initial value for a mach number; and calculate a converged value for an angle of attack based on first surface pressure data from a first set of the sensors, and a converged sideslip angle value based on second surface pressure data from a second set of the sensors. The controller calculates a freestream dynamic pressure based on the initial mach number, the converged angle of attack, and the converged sideslip angle value, and calculates a freestream pressure, and calculates a converged value for mach number based on the freestream pressure and the freestream dynamic pressure. ... Hamilton Company

05/03/18 / #20180118367

Fuel stabilization chamber

A system for generating inert gas comprising includes a fuel tank including an inner storage volume containing a fuel. A fuel stabilization chamber has an inner volume. ... Hamilton Company

05/03/18 / #20180118366

Air separation system for fuel stabilization

A system for generating inert gas includes a source of pressurized air. An air separation module including at least one permeable membrane is operable to separate the pressurized air into oxygen-enriched air and inert gas-enriched air. ... Hamilton Company

05/03/18 / #20180118352

Ozone converter bypass

An ozone converter includes an outer housing having an inlet and an outlet and a core disposed within the outer housing, the core including a central passageway formed therein and passing thorough the core. The converter also includes an ozone control assembly that allows air to pass through the central passageway in an closed mode and prevents flow thorough the central passageway in an open mode, the assembly including cover flaps that cover a portion of the core in the closed mode and that do not cover the core in the open mode.. ... Hamilton Company

04/19/18 / #20180106302

Generator disconnect couplings

A method of disconnecting a generator from a source of mechanical rotation includes receiving a generator disconnect command and receiving a rotational position of a generator input member. The input member rotational angle is compared to the target disconnect angle range, and a determination made whether to disconnect the input member from a generator drive member based on the comparison.. ... Hamilton Company

04/19/18 / #20180104639

One piece media retention screen for adsorption canister

A retention screen for use in an adsorption canister has outer edges including a seal groove that form a relatively thick portion and a plurality of support pad portions also formed to be relatively thick and relatively thin connecting web portions connecting the outer edge to the support pad portions. The connecting web portions also connect the support pad portions to each other. ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180103560

Jet impingement immersion cooling with synthetic ejector

A method and system including an immersion cooled line replaceable unit (lru) with jet impingement immersion cooling are provided. The lru including an integrated circuit disposed in the immersion cooled lru, and a synthetic jet ejector disposed in the immersion cooled lru, wherein the synthetic jet ejector creates a submerged jet impingement flow of cooling fluid toward the integrated circuit.. ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180102721

Linear motor actuators

A linear motor actuator includes a plurality of stators mounted stationary relative to one another along a common actuation axis. A translator rod is mounted to the stators for linear motion relative to the stators along the actuation axis, wherein each stator is magnetically coupled to the translator rod to drive motion of the translator rod along the actuation axis.. ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180100704

Heat exchangers

A heat exchanger comprises a shell having a first inlet and a first outlet for a first fluid (h) and a second inlet and a second outlet for a second fluid (c), and a screw element. The screw element has a core and first and second nested helical flights mounted to the core. ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180100702

Heat exchanger with support structure

A tubular heat exchanger includes a first flow path to receive a first fluid flow, wherein the first flow path is defined by a conduit, and a support structure with a plurality of support structure openings, wherein the support structure supports the first flow path, the plurality of support structure openings define a second flow path to receive a second fluid flow, and the first flow path is in thermal communication with the second flow path.. . ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180100565

Actuator release mechanism

An actuator release mechanism comprising a longitudinal member, e.g. A piston, which is moveable axially to permit or prevent axial movement of the lock bolt and hence deployment of the actuator. ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180099289

Meat grinder with storage tray and cover

A food grinder comprises a base housing a motor, a throat portion coupled to the base, a receiving tube coupled to the throat, a feeding tray coupled to an upper end of the receiving tube, a selectively rotatable auger selectively insertable into and removable from the throat portion, and a storage tray sized and shaped to be selectively insertable into and removable from the feeding tray. The storage tray comprises a main body having a plurality of depressions formed in a top surface thereof. ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180099284

Pipetting device, pipette tip coupler, and pipette tip: devices and methods

Pipette assembly comprising a pipette device, a pipette tip, and an expanding mandrel collet coupling device coupling the tip to the pipette device, the coupling device comprising: circumferentially spaced apart segments, an annular base disposed below the segments and comprising a distal portion, an elastomeric element circumscribing the distal portion, and upwardly extending circumferentially spaced apart arms attached at first ends to the annular base and having upper free ends each supporting a different one of the segments configured to expand between a first and a second greater circumference for engaging a first interior working surface of the tip in concurrence with the elastomeric element sealing against a second interior working surface below the first surface and in concurrence with an abutment between a disk exteriorly disposed about a medial portion of the arms and a stepped interior shoulder of the tip disposed between the first and second working surfaces.. . ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180099271

Pipetting device, pipette tip coupler, and pipette tip: devices and methods

Pipette tip coupler and a disposable pipette tip for a pipette device comprises a stepped coupler shoulder complementary to an axially stepped pipette tip shoulder; a first elastomeric element carried by the coupler at a location superior to the coupler shoulder; and a second elastomeric element carried by the coupler at a location inferior to the coupler shoulder wherein the first elastomeric element has a compressed radially expanded state that provides a sealing abutment with a first working surface formed in the interior surface of the pipette tip while compressing the second elastomeric element into sealing abutment with a second working surface formed in the interior surface of the pipette tip and while abutting the proximally facing axial stop surface of the pipette tip with the distally facing axial stop surface of the pipette coupler to define an axial coupling position of the pipette tip on the pipette device.. . ... Hamilton Company

04/12/18 / #20180099262

System with multiple adsorbents for ammonia and organic removal

An adsorbent system includes a passage and first and second adsorbents arranged in series in the passage. The first adsorbent includes granules of non-impregnated charcoal and the second adsorbent includes granules of acid- or metal salt-impregnated adsorbent. ... Hamilton Company

04/05/18 / #20180093493

Laser enhancements of micro cold spray printed powder

A micro cold spray printer system having: a printer housing having a longitudinal axis; a transfer tube defining an optical chamber oriented parallel and coaxial to a the longitudinal axis of the housing the optical chamber having an exit; a particle supply inlet fluidly connected to the optical chamber, the particle supply inlet in operation supplying particles to flow through the optical chamber along the longitudinal axis and out the exit; and a laser that in operation emits a laser beam into the optical chamber to heat the particles to a selected temperature. The laser beam is directed at an angle that is not parallel to the longitudinal axis.. ... Hamilton Company

03/29/18 / #20180092252

Pin fin heat sink with integrated phase change material and method

A pin fin heat sink includes a plurality of pin fins extending from a base plate, at least one of the plurality of pin fins defining a hollow portion therein. The heat sink also includes a phase change material sealed within the at least one pin fin to absorb transient thermal loads that the pin fin is subjected to.. ... Hamilton Company

03/29/18 / #20180091070

Redundant channel motor and method

A redundant channel motor includes a permanent magnet rotor. The motor also includes a plurality of stator sectors surrounding the permanent magnet rotor, each of the stator sectors disposed in a common plane, independently wound, and capable of driving the load of the permanent magnet rotor in the event of failure of one of the other stator sectors.. ... Hamilton Company

03/29/18 / #20180088581

Portable aerial reconnaissance targeting intelligence device

A device for obtaining surveillance information from an aerial vehicle. The device includes a camera configured to obtain image data based on a position of the vehicle, a transceiver configured to receive operator controls and output the obtained image data, a designator unit configured to emit a light source onto a surface of an object of interest to illuminate that surface when a designation command is received from an operator, a gimbal mechanism having a plurality of motors configured to orient the designator unit, a gimbal controller configured to control the motors of the gimbal mechanism, and a controller configured to control the designator unit to continuously emit the light source onto the surface of the object irrespective of the position of the vehicle. ... Hamilton Company

03/29/18 / #20180085829

Adjusting porosity in powder metal articles

A method of making an article includes coating an article formed using an additive manufacturing process technique, such as with laser sintering or a powder bed fusion technique. Pressure is thereafter applied to the coating and one or more surface-connected pores defined within the article are closed with the pressure. ... Hamilton Company

03/22/18 / #20180083425

Three-dimensional power distribution interconnect structure

An electrical power distribution system for a mobile platform, and a method for making such, includes a forming a substrate having a first panel connected to a second panel. The first panel resides in a first plane that differs from a second plan in which the second panel resides. ... Hamilton Company

03/22/18 / #20180080972

Detection of damper resistor degradation and failures

A system and method of detecting dampener resistor degradation and failure are provided. The method includes determining a normal operating admittance value of a filter that includes a dampener resistor, injecting a voltage signal with a frequency value at least one order of magnitude different from a filter resonant peak, receiving an admittance output in response the injected voltage signal, and comparing the admittance output with the normal operating admittance value to determine the presence of dampener resistor degradation and failure.. ... Hamilton Company

03/15/18 / #20180076623

Electrical accumulators for multilevel power systems

An electrical accumulator arrangement includes a plurality of energy storage modules having source and return leads. The source lead of a first energy storage module is connected to the return lead of a second energy storage module. ... Hamilton Company

03/15/18 / #20180074020

Movable member assembly having a sensor assembly

A sensor assembly is provided includes a sensor housing, a first sensor, and a second sensor. The sensor housing operatively connected to a body having a first end and a second end. ... Hamilton Company

03/15/18 / #20180073813

Counter-flow ceramic heat exchanger assembly and method

A heat exchanger assembly embodiment includes a plurality of laminated ceramic tape layers having at least one hole surrounded by at least one tape remainder portion. The plurality of layers is arranged in a build direction defined parallel to a counter-flow plane. ... Hamilton Company

03/15/18 / #20180073752

Passive liquid collecting device

A passive liquid collecting device has a reservoir with an outlet and one or more rigid structures within the reservoir. The rigid structures are configured to collect a liquid and direct the liquid to the outlet. ... Hamilton Company

03/15/18 / #20180073526

Nozzle with locking nut

A system is described for positioning and locking in place a nozzle within a cylindrical bore of a body, and a method for positioning and locking in place a nozzle within a cylindrical bore of a body is also described. The system has a nozzle having a tubular shape extending between a first end and a second end with an outer cylindrical surface and an inner surface, said inner surface comprising a thread. ... Hamilton Company

03/15/18 / #20180073431

Stepped high-pressure bleed control system

A system for controlling bleed air flow in an aircraft is described herein. High-pressure compressor bleed air is regulated in a stepped manner with a bleed full open/full closed valve and a second, bleed half open/full open valve, or with a complex multi-step valve. ... Hamilton Company

03/15/18 / #20180071950

Method of manufacturing a heat exchanger

A method of making a heat exchanger is disclosed that includes identifying a space for a heat exchanger fluid flow path. A carbon template is formed in the shape of the flow path space, with void space in the shape of a fluid guide that forms the flow path space. ... Hamilton Company

03/15/18 / #20180071659

Liquid-dissolved gas separators

A liquid-dissolved gas separator includes a metallic separator. The separator has a plurality of open pores that connect a liquid-facing surface of the separator with an opposed vacuum-facing surface of the separator for separating dissolved gases from a liquid traversing the liquid-facing surface of the separator body.. ... Hamilton Company

03/08/18 / #20180070474

Ram air fan and power electronics cooling systems

A power electronics cooling system includes a ram air fan with one or more blades and a ram air fan motor connected via an output shaft. The ram air fan draws in air and passes it across a heat exchanger to cool one or more cooling liquids. ... Hamilton Company

03/08/18 / #20180066997

Retaining systems and methods

A sensor system includes a sensor body with a proximal end and a distal end. The sensor body includes a radially extending flange positioned between the proximal end and the distal end. ... Hamilton Company

03/08/18 / #20180066670

Ventilation fan having a hybrid bearing system

A ventilation fan includes a shaft, a rotor, a motor housing, a bearing housing, and an air bearing. The shaft has a shaft body that extends between a first shaft end and a second shaft end. ... Hamilton Company

03/08/18 / #20180066666

Ventilation fan having air bearing system

A ventilation fan includes a shaft assembly, a rotor, a motor housing, and a bearing housing. The shaft assembly defines a first port and a second port. ... Hamilton Company

03/08/18 / #20180066647

Peristaltic motor and pump combination

A peristaltic pump system has a pump tube and a pump rotor engaging the pump tube. The pump rotor is drivable to rotate to move a pump fluid through the pump tube from a pump inlet to a pump outlet. ... Hamilton Company

03/08/18 / #20180066646

Metering for fluid motor and pump combination

A system has a fluid motor for receiving a pressurized fluid motor causing actuation of the fluid motor, with the fluid motor having a motor inlet and a motor outlet. The motor fluid is delivered from the motor outlet into a container. ... Hamilton Company

03/08/18 / #20180066589

High pressure relief valve nozzle

A high pressure relief valve includes a nozzle that is received within an internal bore of a valve housing. The nozzle has a nozzle body with a bore defined by an outlet bore inner diameter that is less than an inlet bore inner diameter. ... Hamilton Company

03/01/18 / #20180063887

Heated ptc element with protection circuit

A heater electrical short protection arrangement has a heating layer that is at least partially electrically conductive. A conductive layer is initially electrically insulated from the heating layer. ... Hamilton Company

03/01/18 / #20180063886

Ptc heater with autonomous control

A heating arrangement has a positive temperature coefficient (“ptc”) heater. A resistor is electrically in series with the ptc heater sized and configured to limit current through the ptc heater and the resistor below a selected value.. ... Hamilton Company

03/01/18 / #20180062461

Interior permanent magnet rotor

An interior permanent magnet (ipm) rotor as a well as method for providing and a system that includes an ipm rotor is provided. The ipm rotor includes a rotor body that rotates around a central rotational axis, wherein the rotor body is a ferromagnetic core with a central axial bore and is included of a plurality of rotor segments, wherein each rotor segment corresponds to a pole of the ipm motor, and wherein at least one of the rotor segments of the plurality of rotor segments includes a spoke-type interior permanent magnet (ipm) disposed within the rotor body and extending radially outward from the central axial bore to an outer surface of the rotor body, and a curved interior permanent magnet (ipm) disposed within the rotor body and extending radially outward at an incline with respect to a radial plane extending through a center of the spoke-type ipm.. ... Hamilton Company

03/01/18 / #20180062457

Switched reluctance motor with axial laminated construction

A switched reluctance motor includes a stator and a rotor disposed within the stator, wherein at least one of the stator and the rotor is formed from a plurality of laminate sheets, wherein each of the laminate sheets extends in an axial direction and the plurality of laminate sheets are disposed in a radial direction.. . ... Hamilton Company

03/01/18 / #20180058779

Integral drain assembly for a heat exchanger and method of forming

An integral drain assembly for a heat exchanger includes a plurality of passage walls defining a plurality of passages, each of the passage walls having a non-linear portion. Also included is a drain wall integrally formed with at least one of the passage walls to define a drain for each of the plurality of passages, the drain wall located proximate the non-linear portion of each of the plurality of passage walls.. ... Hamilton Company

03/01/18 / #20180058569

Shaft internal lubrication with rifling grooves

According to an aspect, a shaft internal lubrication system includes a shaft body having an outer wall and a central bore defining an inner wall. The shaft internal lubrication system also includes a plurality of lubrication holes axially distributed along the central bore and fluidically connecting the inner wall and the outer wall. ... Hamilton Company

03/01/18 / #20180057186

Ejection jack having a toggle assembly

A toggle assembly includes a first joint member having a first lug and a second lug, a second joint member, and a third joint member. The second joint member has a first arm that receives a first rolling element, a second arm that receives a second rolling element, a third arm, and a fourth arm. ... Hamilton Company

03/01/18 / #20180056793

Power generating systems having synchronous generator multiplex windings and multilevel inverters

Multiplex winding synchronous power generating systems and vehicle power systems are provided that include a rotating part including a plurality of windings, a primer mover configured to drive the rotating part, a stator part having a plurality of windings, a plurality of rectifiers, three 3-phase 5-level motor drives, at least one h-bridge, at least one 3-phase ac motor, and a generator voltage regulator that regulates current of voltages of local dc busses of the three 3-phase 5-level motor drives.. . ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180054894

Method for manufacturing layered electronic devices

A method for fabricating printed electronics includes printing a trace of an electrical component on a first substrate to form a first layer. The method further includes printing a trace of an electrical component on at least one additional substrate to form at least one additional layer. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180054150

Three level inverter midpoint control gain correction

A system and method for controlling a dc midpoint terminal voltage of a three level inverter is provided. The method includes receiving an input power signal at a three level motor controller system that includes a three level inverter, measuring, using a current sensor in the three level motor controller system, a dc current of the input power signal before the input power signal is provided to the three level inverter, and adjusting a zero-sequence inverter output voltage to adjust a midpoint voltage at the dc midpoint based on the measured dc current.. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180054142

Low load speed control for blender

A blender appliances includes a control mechanism to stop the blade from spinning within two seconds without the difficulty and expense of adding a brake. The subject blender detects the load reported from a motor load sensor and compares it to a predetermined threshold load. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180052484

Locking and unlocking mechanism

A locking mechanism for releasably locking a lock bolt against axial movement includes: a locking mechanism for releasably locking a lock bolt against axial movement, and: an elongate member 1 axially moveable relative to a housing and, in use, in moveable engagement with a lock bolt. The mechanism also includes a flap assembly 2 moveable between a first, closed position, located between the elongate member and the housing so as to prevent axial movement of the elongate member towards the housing, and a second, open position allowing the elongate member to move axially towards the housing.. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051946

Heat exchanger arrangements and related methods

A heat exchanger arrangement includes a heat exchange body, a first fluid path extending through the heat exchange body, and a second fluid path extending through the heat exchange body in thermal communication with the first fluid path and fluidly isolated from the first fluid path. A bypass path is arranged externally of the heat exchange body and is fluidly connected in parallel with the first fluid path. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051941

Heat exchanger with removable core assembly

A heat exchanger is having: a housing having a first housing inlet, a second housing inlet, a first housing outlet, and a second housing outlet; and a core assembly disposed within the housing and removably connected to the housing, the core assembly comprises: a first fluid passage fluidly connecting the first housing inlet to the first housing outlet and a second fluid passage fluidly connecting the second housing inlet to the second housing outlet. The first fluid passage is thermally connected to the second fluid passage.. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051934

Heat exchangers with multiple flow channels

A heat exchanger can include a monolithically formed body defining at least two channels configured to allow fluid to flow therethrough, at least one of the at least two channels at least partially wrapping around or within at least one other of the at least two channels. In certain embodiments, the at least two channels can include a first channel and a second channel, wherein the first channel is at least partially wound around or within the second channel.. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051921

Adaptively controlled defrost cycle time for an aircraft vapor cycle refrigeration system

A defrost cycle time of an aircraft vapor cycle refrigeration system is adaptively controlled. A pressure of refrigerant at an inlet of a compressor of the vapor cycle refrigeration system is sensed. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051821

Servovalve

A servovalve comprising: a fluid transfer valve assembly comprising a supply fluid port and a control port; and a moveable valve member arranged to regulate flow of fluid from the supply fluid port 4 to the control port in response to a control signal; wherein the fluid transfer valve assembly comprises a housing in which the supply fluid port and the control port are formed, and an insert positioned in the housing into which the moveable valve member extends and in which a fluid flow path is formed between the supply fluid port and the control port.. . ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051818

Check valve

A check valve comprises a valve housing defining an opening and a plurality of flapper elements each pivotally mounted to the valve housing about a respective axis transverse to the opening in which the flapper elements permit flow of fluid through the opening and a closed position in which they block the flow of fluid through the opening. Each flapper element comprises a first side facing the valve housing sealing surface in the closed position, a second side, opposed to the first side and facing away from the valve housing sealing surface in the closed position, a base end, a first edge region extending away from the base end and a second edge region extending away from the base end.. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051817

Servo valve spool

A spool assembly for a second stage of a servo valve comprises a spool having an axis (l) and an opening for a feedback member provided in a central region of the spool extending perpendicular to the axis. An adjustable joint is provided within the spool for securing a feedback member relative to the spool, comprising first and second jaw arms being displaceable relative to each other along the axis of the spool. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051814

Servovalve

A servovalve comprising: a fluid transfer valve assembly comprising a supply port and a control port; a moveable valve spool arranged to regulate flow of fluid from the supply port to the control port in response to a control signal; and a drive member configured to axially move the valve spool relative to the fluid transfer assembly in response to the control signal to regulate the fluid flow.. . ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051745

High load capacity hybrid foil bearing

A bearing includes a bearing sleeve with a first portion and a second portion adjacent to the first portion. A bump foil extends along an inner face of the first portion of the bearing sleeve and a metal mesh extends along an inner face of the second portion of the bearing sleeve. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051696

Bearing structures for gear pumps

A bearing structure for abutting a pair of gears of a gear pump includes a body including a face on which the gears rotate, an inlet defined in the body, and an outlet defined in the body. The bearing structure includes a sealing portion of the face configured to fluidly seal the inlet from the outlet, the sealing portion being defined as a portion of the face in sealing engagement with the gears at a rotational position of the gears wherein a volume contained by teeth of the gears and the face is constant or about constant as the gears rotate.. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051376

Particulates and methods of making particulates

A method of making an article using an additive manufacturing technique includes depositing a powder. The powder includes particles formed from an article material and having particle surfaces. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180051178

Hydrophilic composition with condensation catalyst

A hydrophilic composition includes about 10 to about 30 parts by weight of an adhesive agent, about 10 to about 20 parts by weight of an inorganic compound, about 3 to about 10 parts by weight of an insolubilizer, about 0.3 to about 1.5 parts by weight of an antimicrobial agent, and about 1 to about 40 parts by weight of a condensation catalyst.. . ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180050814

Release mechanism

A toggle release mechanism comprises a base element and a toggle element rotatably mounted at a first end to the base element about a first axis for rotation between a first, locking position and a second, release position. The mechanism further comprises a link element mounted at a first end to a second end of the toggle element about a second axis parallel to the first axis. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180050813

Inflight stow of ram air turbine

A ram air turbine system includes a ram air turbine and an actuator to move the ram air turbine between a stowed position and a deployed position. The actuator is in fluid communication with an aircraft hydraulic system configured to return the ram air turbine to the stowed position from the deployed position during operation of the aircraft utilizing hydraulic fluid pressure from the aircraft hydraulic system. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180050812

Aircraft fuel pump systems

An aircraft fuel system includes a first pump system that is mechanically driven and in selective fluid communication with a fuel tank and a fuel nozzle of an engine. The first pump system is configured to pump fuel to the fuel nozzles in a high flow rate condition and to be starved or nearly starved of fuel in a low flow rate condition. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180050804

Catalytic ozone removal

A method is disclosed for removing ozone from a gas. According to this method, the gas is contacted with an adsorbent that includes a transition metal oxide or metal organic framework to form a treated gas. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180050300

On-board aircraft dried inert gas system

An on-board aircraft dried inert gas system includes a source inert gas containing water, an air cycle or vapor cycle cooling system, and a heat exchanger condenser. The heat exchanger condenser has a heat absorption side in thermal communication with the air cycle or vapor cycle cooling system. ... Hamilton Company

02/22/18 / #20180049592

Kitchen appliance for processing foodstuff

A kitchen appliance for processing foodstuff includes a housing, a bowl removably mounted onto the housing and defining a first cavity therein, and a removable lid to cover at least the bowl. A perforated basket is removably received between the bowl and the lid and defines a second cavity. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180048278

Power filter arrangement having a toroidal inductor package

A power filter arrangement includes a toroidal package having a toroid and a resistive element. The resistive element is disposed about an outer circumference of the toroid and is joined to the toroid. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180048145

Transient voltage protection circuits

A transient voltage protection circuit includes an inductor with a source-side terminal and a device-side terminal, a first stage with a protection element connected to the inductor source-side terminal, and a second stage with a protection element connected to the inductor device-side terminal. A ground terminal is connected to the inductor device-side terminal through the first stage and to the inductor source-side terminal through the first stage. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180045595

Systems and methods for calibrating a tool

A calibration system includes a housing, a drive shaft within the housing, a load application apparatus operatively connected to the drive shaft to apply a force to the drive shaft, and a plurality of housing transducers operatively connected to the drive shaft to measure at least one of an in-line torque or a prevailing torque of the drive shaft. A method for calibrating a tool includes generating at least one of a pass or fail output from a processing unit based on whether a variance between a prevailing torque from a tool transducer and a prevailing torque from an external tool is within a predetermined variance threshold. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180045216

Airfoil systems and methods of assembly

An airfoil assembly includes an airfoil body extending from a root to a tip defining a longitudinal axis therebetween. The airfoil body includes a leading edge between the root and the tip. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180045122

Fuel pump health detection

According to an aspect, a ground-based health test of a fuel pump of a fuel control system of a gas turbine engine is initiated. A starter speed of the gas turbine engine is determined while the ground-based health test is in progress. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180045118

Pressure regulating valve with flow anti-rotation

A sleeve for a pressure regulating valve includes a sleeve body surrounding a central axis and defined by an overall length extending from a first end to a second end. The sleeve body has a central sleeve bore extending from the first end to the second end. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180045114

Systems and methods of generating electrical power

A generator arrangement includes a generator and a pneumatic turbine. The pneumatic turbine is operably connected to the generator. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180044499

Reheatable and washproof container with insulation properties

The various embodiments herein provide an insulated container. The container comprises a body assembly and a lid assembly. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180044026

Annular ozone converter with replaceable core

An ozone converter includes a toroidal shaped inlet housing and an outlet housing that is removably coupled to the inlet housing. The converter also includes a ring shaped ozone removable core disposed at least partially within the inlet housing.. ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180043790

Active rectifier topology

An active rectifier module includes a matrix converter having a plurality of phase inputs and a plurality of phase outputs, a rectifier including a plurality of inputs, each connected to a corresponding phase output in the plurality of phase outputs, a filter capacitor connected across a dc output of the rectifier, and a dc output configured to provide dc power to a load.. . ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180043351

Pipetting device, pipette tip coupler, and pipette tip: devices and methods

Pipette tip coupler and a disposable pipette tip for a pipette device comprises a stepped coupler shoulder complementary to an axially stepped pipette tip shoulder; a plurality of circumferentially disposed elements or segments carried by the coupler at a location superior to the coupler shoulder; and a distal elastomeric element carried by the coupler at a location distal to the coupler shoulder wherein the plurality of elements or segments have a circumferential, radially translated state that provides an abutment with a first working surface formed in the interior surface of the tip while compressing the distal elastomeric element into sealing abutment with a second working surface formed in the interior surface of the tip and while abutting the proximally facing axial stop surface of the tip with the distally facing axial stop surface of the coupler to define an axial coupling position of the pipette tip on the pipette device.. . ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180043350

Pipetting device, pipette tip coupler, and pipette tip: devices and methods

Pipette tip coupler and a disposable pipette tip for a pipette device comprises a stepped coupler shoulder complementary to an axially stepped pipette tip shoulder; a plurality of circumferentially disposed elements or segments carried by the coupler at a location superior to the coupler shoulder; and a distal elastomeric element carried by the coupler at a location distal to the coupler shoulder wherein the plurality of elements or segments have a circumferential, radially translated state that provides an abutment with a first working surface formed in the interior surface of the tip while compressing the distal elastomeric element into sealing abutment with a second working surface formed in the interior surface of the tip and while abutting the proximally facing axial stop surface of the tip with the distally facing axial stop surface of the coupler to define an axial coupling position of the pipette tip on the pipette device.. . ... Hamilton Company

02/15/18 / #20180043349

Pipetting device, pipette tip coupler, and pipette tip: devices and methods

Pipette tip coupler and a disposable pipette tip for a pipette device comprises a stepped coupler shoulder complementary to an axially stepped pipette tip shoulder; a plurality of circumferentially disposed elements or segments carried by the coupler at a location superior to the coupler shoulder; and a distal elastomeric element carried by the coupler at a location distal to the coupler shoulder wherein the plurality of elements or segments have a circumferential, radially translated state that provides an abutment with a first working surface formed in the interior surface of the tip while compressing the distal elastomeric element into sealing abutment with a second working surface formed in the interior surface of the tip and while abutting the proximally facing axial stop surface of the tip with the distally facing axial stop surface of the coupler to define an axial coupling position of the pipette tip on the pipette device.. . ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180042138

Actuated immersion cooled electronic assemblies

An immersion cooled electronics arrangement includes a housing containing a coolant, an electronic device submerged within the housing and in thermal communication with the coolant, and a variable volume body. The variable volume body is disposed within the housing. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180041028

Hybrid energy storage module arrangements

A hybrid energy storage module includes a bus lead and two or more high-power modules connectable to the bus lead. A controller is operably connected to a first of the high-power modules and a second of the high-power module. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180040419

Multilayered coils

A method of producing electrical coils includes preparing a plurality of coil layers. Each coil layer is prepared by printing an electrically conductive coil pattern on a layer substrate. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180038718

Passive monitoring of sensor calibration status

A system has at least one sensor and a control for analyzing a signal from the sensor. The sensor is operable to send a signal indicative of a presence of a particular occurrence to the control. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180038657

Aircraft electronics thermal regulation systems

An electronics cooling system for an aircraft includes a heat exchanger comprising a coolant circuit, an air circuit, and a fuel circuit such that each of the circuits is in thermal communication with at least one of the other circuits. The coolant circuit is in thermal communication with one or more aircraft electronics. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180038468

Joined flex spline for compound harmonic drive

A compound harmonic drive including: a flexible ring having an inner surface and an outer surface; a first flexible gear disposed around the outer surface of the flexible ring and coaxial to the flexible ring; a second flexible gear disposed around the outer surface of the flexible ring and coaxial to the flexible ring; a first ring gear that meshes with the first flexible gear and is coaxial to the first flexible gear; and a second ring gear that meshes with the second flexible gear and is coaxial to the second flexible gear. The first flexible gear and second flexible gear are fixedly attached to the outer surface of the flexible ring.. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180038467

Inverted compound harmonic drive

A compound harmonic drive including: a first internal ring gear; a second internal ring gear, the second internal ring gear being coaxial to the first internal ring gear; a first external gear located within the first internal ring gear and coaxial to the first internal ring gear, the first external gear meshes with the first internal ring gear; and a second external gear located within the second internal ring gear and coaxial to the second internal ring gear, the second external gear meshes with the second internal ring gear. The first internal ring gear and the second internal ring gear are composed of a flexible material.. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180038449

Power drive unit with dual gear ratio mechanism

A gear ratio mechanism includes an input shaft, a first planetary gear set, a second planetary gear set, and a carrier link associated with an output shaft. The carrier link is configured to couple the first planetary gear set and the second planetary gear set. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180038349

Release mechanism

A release mechanism comprises a locking body mounted for reciprocating movement in a first axial direction between a locked position and a released position. A force transmitting element is coupled to the locking body for transmitting a force (f) to the locking body for moving the locking body from the locked position to the released position. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180037337

Remote data capture and management systems

A computer implemented method for managing data of a remote system includes receiving, at a processor on the remote system, fundamental data from a monitored subsystem of the remote system and/or at least one associated subsystem of the remote system as specified by a diagnostic protocol for the monitored subsystem and wirelessly transmitting the fundamental data to a remote support center that is separate from the remote system. The remote system applies additional, non-certified, logic to determine if augmented diagnostic data is desired. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180037334

Catalytic fuel tank inerting apparatus for aircraft

Aircraft fuel tank inerting systems and methods are provided. The aircraft fuel tank inerting systems include a fuel tank having fuel therein, an evaporator container fluidly connected to the fuel tank and arranged to receive inerting fuel from the fuel tank, the evaporator container evaporating the inerting fuel to generate a first reactant, a second reactant source arranged to supply a second reactant, and a catalyst fluidly connected to the evaporator container and arranged to receive the first reactant and the second reactant, wherein the catalyst includes a catalyst material to induce a chemical reaction between the first reactant and the second reactant to generate an inert gas, wherein the inert gas is supplied into an ullage of the fuel tank.. ... Hamilton Company

02/08/18 / #20180037019

Controlled grain size structures

A structure includes a first substrate and a variable grain layer disposed on or formed into the first substrate. The variable grain layer includes a first grain portion having a first grain size and second grain portion having a second grain size. ... Hamilton Company

02/01/18 / #20180034842

Automated machine learning scheme for software exploit prediction

A predictive engine for analyzing existing vulnerability information to determine the likelihood of a vulnerability being exploited by malicious actors against a particular computer or network of computers. The predictive engine relies on multiple data sources providing historical vulnerability information, a plurality of predictive models, and periodic retraining of the prediction ensemble utilizing predictive models. ... Hamilton Company

02/01/18 / #20180034353

Motor-generator with radial-flux double-sided stator

A motor-generator includes a double-sided stator having a first stator pole wound with a first stator winding of a first channel and a second stator pole wound with a second stator winding of a second channel. The first stator pole and the second stator pole are axially aligned with respect to a centerline of the motor-generator and radially offset between a radially inner side and a radially outer side of the double-sided stator. ... Hamilton Company

02/01/18 / #20180031290

Vapor cycle refrigeration system filter life estimation

Operational parameters of an aircraft vapor cycle refrigeration system are measured via a plurality of sensors while the vapor cycle refrigeration system is operating. The measured operational parameters are transmitted to a computer system. ... Hamilton Company

02/01/18 / #20180029722

Ram air turbine cooling inlet screen heating system

A heating system for a ram air turbine includes a heated screen that is disposed across an air inlet defined by a strut. The strut has a first end that is connected to a generator that is operably connected to a turbine that is connected to a second end of the strut. ... Hamilton Company

01/25/18 / #20180023714

Check valve

According to the present disclosure, there is provided a check valve comprising a valve housing defining a pair of valve openings. A pair of flapper elements are pivotably mounted to at least one hinge pin for rotation relative to the housing between an open position in which they permit fluid flow through the respective valve openings and a closed position in which they prevent fluid flow through the valve openings. ... Hamilton Company

01/25/18 / #20180021878

Method of manufacturing metal articles

A method for making an article is disclosed. According to the method, a digital model of the article is generated. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180020574

Mounting arrangements for electrical contactors

A mounting arrangement for an electrical contactor includes a panel and a post. The post has a first end and a second end protruding from the panel. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180020573

Thermal management systems for electronics

A refrigeration system for electronics includes a compressor disposed on a main line and configured to compress a refrigerant in the refrigeration system and a condenser disposed downstream of the compressor on the main line. An evaporator line is in fluid communication with the main line downstream of the condenser and has an evaporator configured to receive heat into the refrigerant from an external heat source. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180020568

Molded card guide chassis

A chassis to receive a line replaceable module including a molded body formed from a composite material, a card guide integrally formed in the molded body to receive the line replaceable module, the card guide including a card guide wall integrally formed in the molded body and extending outwardly from the molded body, and a plurality of tolerance features disposed within the card guide to retain the line replaceable module.. . ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180020565

Double line replaceable module locking bracket

A locking bracket system for a pair of line replaceable modules (lrms) includes a locking bracket assembly including an expanding member configured to be actuated to expand; and an extension bracket attached to the expanding member. The extension bracket extends from the expanding member in a direction opposite that the expanding member expands. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180019718

Differential signal conditioner with common mode voltage error compensation

A differential signal conditioner circuit with common mode voltage (cmv) compensation is provided. The circuit includes a signal multiplexer that receives a input signal that includes a high and low signal and a reference cmv signal, a differential amplifier coupled to the signal multiplexer that receives the reference cmv signal and outputs a cmv error value during a first cycle, and receives the input signal and outputs an amplified difference signal during a second cycle. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180019691

Exciter drive circuit including configurable flyback unit with fast energy field collapse

A power system includes an integrated drive generator (idg) including an exciter field winding. A generator control unit (gcu) includes exciter drive circuit configured to electrically energize the exciter field winding, and a main stator configured to output voltage to at least one electrical load. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180017987

Detent alignment mechanism assembly

A detent alignment mechanism assembly is provided and includes a shaft, a lock mechanism configured to selectively occupy an unlocked position at which the shaft is movable and a locked position at which the shaft is immovable, a detent mechanism coupled to the shaft and formed to define detent positions for the shaft to assume and move between and a detent alignment mechanism configured to provide to an operator of the shaft feedback and assistance corresponding to assumptions of the detent positions by the shaft during movements thereof by the operator.. . ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180017331

Honeycomb heat exchanger

A heat exchanger has a plurality of cells. A first subset of the cells extends for a lesser distance along an axis of the cells and a second subset of the cells extends for a greater axial distance. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180016988

Air turbine start system

An air turbine starter device comprises a rotor arranged in a cavity of a housing, a first manifold having a cavity with a port operative to direct compressed air to the rotor, a second manifold having a cavity with a port operative to direct compressed air to the rotor, wherein the first manifold is larger than the second manifold.. . ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180016671

Material joining

A method of joining includes bringing a bulk metallic glass (bmg) material to a temperature lower than the crystallization temperature of the bmg material and depositing the bmg material onto a first substrate with interlock surface features such that the bmg material interlocks with the interlock surface features of the substrate. The method includes joining a second substrate to the bmg material, wherein the second substrate includes interlock surface features such that the bmg material interlocks with the interlock surface features of both the first and second substrates, joining the first and second substrates together to produce a fully amorphous joint between the first and second substrates.. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180016025

Fuel deoxygenation systems

A fuel deoxygenation system for an aircraft includes a hydrocarbon recycler configured to recycle hydrocarbon gas into fuel. The hydrocarbon recycler includes a housing that partially defines an ullage channel configured to fluidly communicate with both an ullage of an aircraft fuel tank and a vent, wherein the housing partially defines a hydrocarbon recirculation channel configured to fluidly communicate with a liquid portion of a fuel tank. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180016023

Temperature control system for fuel tank inerting system

A fuel tank inerting system is provided including an air flow comprising air from a first source having a first temperature and air from a second source having a second temperature. The second temperature is cooler than the first temperature. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180015999

Electromechanical hinge-line rotary actuator

An electromechanical rotary actuator includes a drive member, a motor disposed inside and directly coupled to the drive member, and an output arm. The motor has a rotor configured toward an outside of the motor and directly coupled to an input of the drive member and a stator configured toward an inside of the motor and positioned inside the rotor. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180015831

Integrated modular electric power system for a vehicle

A power system architecture for a vehicle includes a source management unit having at least a generator, a first stored energy component, and a second stored energy component. A high voltage dc bus connects a high voltage load to the source management unit. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180015539

Additive manufacturing method

A method for making an article is described that includes generating a digital model of the article that comprises an internal cavity. The digital model is inputted into an additive manufacturing apparatus or system comprising an energy source. ... Hamilton Company

01/18/18 / #20180014696

Non-integrated motor fan in kitchen appliance

A blender for blending foodstuff comprises a base and a blender jar removably mountable to the base. The base encloses a motor and a cooling fan. ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180014422

Zero insertion force card guide

A housing for use with line replaceable modules includes a housing body, an access cover associated with the housing body, a guide body disposed within the housing body, a guide cam disposed within the guide body, wherein the guide cam includes at least one guide feature, a clamping cam in sliding contact with the guide cam, wherein the clamping cam includes at least one follower to interface with the at least one guide feature, and an actuating lever associated with the clamping cam to interface with the access cover, wherein the actuating lever translates the clamping cam relative to the guide cam.. . ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180013514

System and method for mitigating narrowband interference

A system and method for mitigating interference of a radio frequency (rf) signal includes a receiver configured to include: a decomposition module that decomposes a received rf signal into sub-bands via a multi-stage filter, each sub-band being configured to operate on real and imaginary components of the rf signal, and each stage being scaled for separating time-frequency content of the desired signal from time-frequency content of the interference; a mitigation module that suppresses the interference of the rf signal in each sub-band by zeroing an output of a respective sub-band when the frequency content exceeds a predetermined threshold; and a reconstruction module that reconstructs the rf signal from the mitigation module minus the interference. The receiver is configured to determine whether the multi-stage filter is to be reinitialized with updated time and frequency resolution requirements to improve system response.. ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180010981

Bearing monitoring system for an air cycle machine and method of monitoring

A bearing monitoring system for an air cycle machine includes a housing. Also included is a compressor disposed within the housing. ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180010864

Heat exchanger with interleaved passages

A heat exchanger includes first fluid passages that each have a first inlet that communicates into a first core passage and then a first outlet. The first inlet has a first inlet cross-sectional perimeter. ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180010694

Starter air valve with multiple disc valves

A disc assembly for use in an air valve with a valve body includes an outer disc with a concentric opening therethrough and an outer seal area, the outer seal area to selectively seal against the valve body, and an inner disc disposed in the concentric opening of the outer disc, the inner disc to selectively seal against the outer disc.. . ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180010648

Mechanical shear fuse for engine motoring system

A motoring system for a gas turbine engine having: a reduction gear train having an input and an output; an electric motor operably connected to the input; a clutch operably connected to the output, the clutch in operation engages and disengages the reduction gear train; and a mechanical shaft fuse operably connecting the output to the clutch, the mechanical shaft fuse in operation shears when torque on the mechanical shaft fuse is greater than or equal to a selected value. The mechanical shaft fuse includes a plurality of through holes.. ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180010523

Gas turbine engine starter reduction gear train with geared rotary actuator

According to an aspect, a system for a gas turbine engine includes a reduction gear train operable to drive rotation of a starter gear train that interfaces to an accessory gearbox of the gas turbine engine. The reduction gear train includes a starter interface gear that engages the starter gear train and a core-turning clutch operably connected to the starter interface gear. ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180010522

Gas turbine engine starter reduction gear train with stacked planetary gear systems

According to an aspect, a system for a gas turbine engine includes a reduction gear train operable to drive rotation of a starter gear train that interfaces to an accessory gearbox of the gas turbine engine. The reduction gear train includes a starter interface gear that engages the starter gear train, a core-turning clutch operably connected to the starter interface gear, and a plurality of stacked planetary gear systems operably connected to the core-turning clutch and a core-turning input. ... Hamilton Company

01/11/18 / #20180010521

Pinned mechanical fuse for engine motoring system

A motoring system for a gas turbine engine having: a reduction gear train having an input and output; a motor operably connected to the input; a clutch operably connected to the output, the clutch in operation engages and disengages the reduction gear train; and a pinned mechanical fuse operably connecting the output to the clutch, the pinned mechanical fuse having at least one shear pin. The pinned mechanical fuse having: an outer sleeve having a first section, second section, inner chamber, outer wall, and at least one through hole connecting the inner chamber to the outer wall within the first section; and an inner sleeve having a first portion, second portion, outer surface, and at least one blind hole located in the outer surface within the second portion. ... Hamilton Company








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