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Surface-treated copper foil, copper foil having carrier, laminated material, method for producing printed wiring board, and method for producing electronic apparatus

. . . . To provide a surface-treated copper foil that can favorably decrease the transmission loss even used in a high frequency circuit board, and has improved acid resistance. A surface-treated copper foil containing a copper foil, and a surface treatment layer containing a roughening treatment layer on at least one surface of the copper foil, wherein the surface treatment layer contains ni, the surface treatment layer has a content ratio of ni of 8% by mass or less (excluding 0% by mass), and an outermost surface of the surface treatment layer has a ten-point average roughness rz of 1.4 μm or less.. ... Meta Company

Composite cable and composite harness

A composite cable is provided that improves terminal machinability while maintaining bending resistance. The composite cable is provided with: a pair of first electric wires; a twisted-pair wire obtained by twisting together a pair of second electric wires having an outer diameter that is smaller than that of the first electric wires; and a tape member spirally wrapped around an aggregate obtained by twisting the pair of first electric wires together with the twisted-pair wire. ... Meta Company

Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Provided is a positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries that is represented by the general formula (1): liani1-x-ycoxmywzo2+α (where 0≤x≤0.35, 0≤y≤0.35, 0.0008≤z≤0.030, 0.97≤a≤1.25, and 0≤α≤0.20, and m is at least one element selected from mn, v, mg, mo, nb, ti, and al) and is constituted by a li-metal composite oxide composed of primary particles and secondary particles formed by aggregation of the primary particles, wherein a compound including li and w is formed on the surface of the primary particles of the composite oxide and the amount of w contained in the compound is such that the number of atoms of w is 0.08 to 0.30 at % with respect to the total number of atoms of ni, co, and m contained in the positive electrode active material.. . ... Meta Company

Monocrystalline silicon sputtering target

A sputtering target formed from monocrystalline silicon is provided, wherein a sputter surface of the sputtering target is a plane inclined at an angle that exceeds 1° and is less than 10° from a {100} plane. The sputtering target formed from monocrystalline silicon provides a sputtering target which yields superior mechanical strength as well as exhibiting a sputter performance which is equivalent to that of a {100} plane. ... Meta Company

Current detection device and correction factor calculation method

A current detection device includes plural bus bars, plural magnetic detection elements that are arranged respectively corresponding to the bus bars, a magnetic shield arranged to surround parts of the bus bars and the magnetic detection elements, a correction factor calculation unit that, on the basis of voltages output from the magnetic detection elements when any two or more of the bus bars are supplied with inversely phased currents, calculates correction factors for correcting mutual interference between the magnetic detection elements, a recording medium that holds the correction factors calculated by the correction factor calculation unit, and a current calculation unit that, using the correction factors held in the recording medium, calculates the currents flowing through the bus bars on the basis of the voltages output from the magnetic detection elements.. . ... Meta Company

Line element having an inner element and an outer element

The invention relates to line elements (600) consisting of a multi-layer inner element (ie) and an outer element (ae), wherein the inner element (ie) and the outer element (ae) are in contact with each other at points, at lines, over part of the surfaces thereof, or over the full surfaces thereof. Furthermore, a frictional contact protection means extending over the component length is provided, or a frictional layer (121) is provided in the contact region of the inner element (ie) and the outer element (ae). ... Meta Company

Columbarium

A columbarium including, among other things, a block having a top exterior surface including a top projection having a top projection tapered end, and a bottom exterior surface including a bottom slot having a bottom slot tapered receiver.. . ... Meta Company

Column and beam connection structure and method

A column and beam connection structure for connecting a steel h-beam to a column uses an external diaphragm. The external diaphragm includes a plurality of divided diaphragm segments such that each diaphragm segment has a column plate abutting on the column. ... Meta Company

Powder coating apparatus

A powder coating apparatus which can form a thin film in which freely selected elements are combined without an impurity being mixed and satisfies that a composition of the obtained thin film is uniform. The powder coating apparatus according to the present invention is a powder coating apparatus including a barrel, exhaust device for evacuating an inside of the barrel, and a sputtering device installed inside the barrel, the barrel having a main axis c directed in a horizontal direction and rotating around the main axis, the sputtering device forming a coating film on a surface of powder put in the barrel, in which the sputtering device has one fixing portion for one target to mount two or more targets, and respective targets are disposed in parallel to each other at the same level position with respect to a direction of the main axis when the target is mounted on the fixing portion.. ... Meta Company

Method for producing dielectric ceramic, and dielectric ceramic

A method for producing a dielectric ceramic includes: shaping mixed powdery particles including a cordierite material (2mgo.2al2o3.5sio2) and a low-temperature-sintering material including al, si and sr, the si being partially vitrified; and firing the resultant shaped body. The method includes the step of wet-pulverizing the low-temperature-sintering material together with at least the cordierite material to prepare mixed powder particles having a median diameter d50 less than 1 μm; and, in a process until a time of the preparation of the mixed powder particles, the low-temperature-sintering material undergoes no step of wet-pulverizing only the low-temperature-sintering material, and drying the resultant pulverized material.. ... Meta Company

Multilayer ceramic substrate and method for manufacturing same

A multilayer ceramic substrate includes: a plurality of ceramic layers 300a, 300b stacked together; a via hole 400a, 400b provided in each of the plurality of ceramic layers, the via holes of the plurality of ceramic layers being connected together in a layer stacking direction of the plurality of ceramic layers; a via wire 406a, 406b including an electrical conductor filled into each of the via holes; a first conductor 404a, 404b provided on an upper surface of at least one of the plurality of ceramic layers, the first conductor having an annular or partially annular shape surrounding the via wire; and a second conductor 403a, 403b including a first portion and a second portion, the first portion being located outside the first conductor on the upper surface of the at least one ceramic layer, the second portion overlying the first conductor, and an inner rim of the second portion being located outside an inner rim of the first conductor, wherein a thickness of the first conductor 404a, 404b is greater than a thickness of the second conductor 403a, 403b.. . ... Meta Company

Cable waterproof structure, wire harness, and method of manufacturing wire harness

A cable waterproof structure includes a plurality of insulated wires and a sheath covering the plurality of insulated wires collectively, a heat shrinkable tube with adhesive that includes adhesive inside, and is provided and shrunk so as to cover an end of the sheath and a circumference of the plurality of insulated wires extended from the end of the sheath, and a fixing heat shrinkable tube that includes no adhesive inside, and is provided and shrunk so as to cover a part of the heat shrinkable tube with adhesive that covers the sheath and a circumference of the sheath extended from the heat shrinkable tube with adhesive, wherein a shrinkage start temperature of the fixing heat shrinkable tube is higher than a shrinkage start temperature of the heat shrinkable tube with adhesive.. . ... Meta Company

Means and methods for the determination of the quality of blood samples based on a metabolite panel

A method for assessing the quality of a blood product sample, comprises determining in said sample the value of the markers of at least one marker panel of the invention, comparing the values determined with corresponding references, and assessing the quality of said blood sample.. . ... Meta Company

Composite detection sensor and sensor cable

A composite detection sensor includes a sensor cable including not less than three conductive electrode wires and a resilient insulation covering collectively the electrode wires and holding the electrode wires that are circumferentially spaced from each other, and a capacitance measurement unit for measuring capacitance between each two electrode wires and between each electrode wire and the ground. The capacitance measurement unit may include plural inter-wire capacitance measuring portions for measuring capacitance between the electrode wires, a wire-ground capacitance measuring portion for measuring capacitance between the electrode wires and the ground, and a switching means switchable between a first connection state and a second connection state, the first connection state being a state in which the electrode wires are connected to the inter-wire capacitance measuring portions, and the second connection state being a state in which the electrode wires are connected to the wire-ground capacitance measuring portion.. ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180216758

Rubber hose

A rubber hose includes an inner rubber layer, a first braided layer formed on the inner rubber layer by braiding plural first multiple wound yarn materials in a three-over, three-under pattern formed by bundling plural first yarn materials including a dry vinylon, a second braided layer formed on the first braided layer by braiding plural second multiple wound yarn materials formed by bundling plural second yarn materials, and an outer rubber layer formed on the second braided layer. The young modulus of the first yarn material is not less than 17 gpa and not more than 26 gpa, and a breaking elongation of the first yarn material is not less than 5% and not more than 12%, and an adhesive force between the outer rubber layer and the second braided layer is not less than 10 n/cm and not more than 30 n/cm.. ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180216251

Method for producing epitaxial silicon carbide single crystal wafer

A method for producing an epitaxial silicon carbide single crystal wafer comprised of a silicon carbide single crystal substrate having a small off angle on which a high quality silicon carbide single crystal film with little basal plane dislocations is provided, that is, a method for producing an epitaxial silicon carbide single crystal wafer epitaxially growing silicon carbide on a silicon carbide single crystal substrate using a thermal cvd method, comprising supplying an etching gas inside the epitaxial growth reactor to etch the surface of the silicon carbide single crystal substrate so that the arithmetic average roughness ra value becomes 0.5 nm to 3.0 nm, then starting epitaxial growth to convert 95% or more of the basal plane dislocations at the surface of the silicon carbide single crystal substrate to threading edge dislocations.. . ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180216238

Metal foil for electromagnetic shielding, electromagnetic shielding material and shielded cable

A metal foil for electromagnetic shielding 10, comprising a base 1 consisting of a metal foil, an underlayer 2 including ni formed on one or both surfaces of the base, and a sn—ni alloy layer 3 formed on a surface of the underlayer, wherein the sn—ni alloy layer includes 20 to 80 weight % of sn, and when a total deposition amount of sn is represented by tsn [μg/dm2], a percentage of sn in the sn—ni alloy is represented by asn [weight %], a total deposition amount of ni is represented by tni [μg/dm2], and a percentage of ni in the sn—ni alloy is represented by ani [weight %], tsn: 500 to 91000 μg/dm2, tni: 2200 to 236000 μg/dm2, 170000=>{tni−tsn×(ani/asn)}=>1700.. . ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180216215

Austenitic heat-resistant alloy and welded structure

An austenitic heat-resistant alloy has a chemical composition of, in mass %: 0.04 to 0.14% c; 0.05 to 1% si; 0.5 to 2.5% mn; up to 0.03% p; less than 0.001% s; 23 to 32% ni; 20 to 25% cr 1 to 5% w; 0.1 to 0.6% nb; 0.1 to 0.6% v; 0.1 to 0.3% n; 0.0005 to 0.01% b; 0.001 to 0.02% sn; up to 0.03% ai; up to 0.02% 0; 0 to 0.5% ti; 0 to 2% co; 0 to 4% cu; 0 to 4% mo; 0 to 0.02% ca; 0 to 0.02% mg; 0 to 0.2% rem; and the balance being fe and impurities. The alloy microstructure has a grain size number in accordance with astm e112 of 2.0 or more and less than 7.0.. ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180216211

Titanium composite material and titanium material for hot rolling

A titanium composite material 1 is provided that includes: an inner layer 5 consisting of a commercially pure titanium or a titanium alloy; an outer layer 3 formed on at least one surface of the inner layer 5 and having a chemical composition that is different from a chemical composition of the inner layer 5; and an intermediate layer formed between the inner layer 5 and the outer layer 3 and having a chemical composition that is different from the chemical composition of the inner layer 5. The thickness of the outer layer 3 is 2 μm or more, and occupies no more than 40% of the overall thickness per side. ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180216210

Titanium composite material and titanium material for hot working

Provided is a titanium composite material 1 including: a first surface layer portion 2; an inner layer portion 4; and a second surface layer portion 3; wherein: the first surface layer portion 2 and the second surface layer portion 3 are composed of a titanium alloy; the inner layer portion 4 is composed of a commercially pure titanium including pores; a thickness of at least one of the first surface layer portion 2 and the second surface layer portion 3 is 2 μm or more, and a proportion of the thickness with respect to an overall thickness of the titanium composite material 1 is 40% or less; and a porosity in a cross section perpendicular to a sheet thickness direction is more than 0% and 30% or less.. . ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180216206

Steel sheet with strain induced transformation type composite structure and method of manufacturing same

There is provided a steel sheet with strain induced transformation type composite structure having a predetermined chemical composition in which a microstructure at the ¼ thickness of the steel sheet includes, by area ratio, 50% to 85% of a polygonal ferrite, 3% to 10% of a residual austenite, 5% to 47% of bainite and 1% or less of a fresh martensite and a tempered martensite in total and satisfies the equation of 0.01<ex.c/fsd≤0.015, the microstructure includes 1×1016 pieces/cm3 or more of precipitates containing tic, an average grain diameter of the residual austenite 1.0 μm to 5.0 μm at an equivalent circle diameter, an average of closest distances of the austenite is 3.0 μm to 10.0 μm, and an average diameter of the precipitates is 3 nm or less.. . ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180215629

Aluminum-coated nickel cobalt containing composite hydroxide and method for manufacturing same, cathode active matetial for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Provided is a cathode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that improves the cycling characteristic and high-temperature storability without impairing the charge/discharge capacity and the output characteristics. A nickel cobalt containing composite hydroxide is obtained by using a batch type crystallization method in which a raw material aqueous solution that includes ni, co and mg is supplied in an inert atmosphere to a reaction aqueous solution that is controlled so that the temperature is within the range 45° c. ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180214919

Edging method and edging device

An edging method including changing an incident angle of a slab with respect to a pair of edging members that are disposed on a conveyance line of the slab and that edge the slab based on information relating to the slab acquired at at least one of prior to edging or after edging.. . ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180214790

Method for removing contaminants from cannabinoid distillates

A method for removing contaminants such as pesticides and fungicides from cannabinoid extracts. Cannabinoid extracts containing contaminants may be dissolved in a water and ethanol solution, and then cooled to allow water-soluble contaminants to settle out of the mixture. ... Meta Company

08/02/18 / #20180213945

Dispensing device

A dispensing device for unpacked goods, in particular bakery goods, with at least one support frame and one drawer-like insert inserted into the support frame, wherein the drawer-like insert delimits a goods-receiving space in which at least one trough-like receiver is located, and wherein the insert has at least one front opening via which the goods-receiving space and the trough-like receiver are accessible, and wherein the insert has at least one transparent door and at least one door guide which, when the device is assembled, is arranged in the upper area of the opening, wherein the door has at least two guide pins, and wherein the door guide has first and second guide recesses in which the guide pins are guided so that the door is sunk at least partially into the goods-receiving space by a tilting/turning movement followed by a pushing-in movement which extends obliquely upwards in the assembled state.. . ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180213668

Seal ring and method for manufacturing seal ring

. . This seal ring (1) is made of a clad material in which a base material layer (10) and a brazing filler metal layer (11) arranged on a first surface (10b) of the base material layer are bonded to each other, and a side brazing filler metal portion (11f) of the brazing filler metal layer covering a side surface (10c) of the base material layer is removed.. . ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180212537

Power supply system

A pseudo-resonant element (130) is disposed in series with respect to an inductive load (180) on the inductive load (180) side rather than an output end of an inverter unit (120) constituted of a magnetic energy recovery switch.. . ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180212335

Antenna device

An antenna device includes a plurality of antenna elements, a metal member integrally including a first wall and a plurality of second walls that are arranged in parallel to each other and perpendicularly extend from one surface of the first wall, and circuit boards that are respectively housed in substrate-housing spaces as gaps between the adjacent second walls and mount feeder circuits for feeding power to the plurality of antenna elements.. . ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180211841

Copper alloy sputtering target and semiconductor element wiring

A first copper alloy sputtering target comprising 0.5 to 4.0 wt % of al and 0.5 wtppm or less of si and a second copper alloy sputtering target comprising 0.5 to 4.0 wt % of sn and 0.5 wtppm or less of mn are disclosed. The first and/or the second alloy sputtering target can further comprise one or more elements selected from among sb, zr, ti, cr, ag, au, cd, in and as in a total amount of 1.0 wtppm or less. ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180209034

Target material

Provided is a target material which suppresses contamination of a gate electrode during sputtering and which is used to form a gate electrode capable of achieving stable tft characteristics. This target material contains a total of 50 atom % or more of one or more elements (m) selected from among the group consisting of w, nb, ta, ni, ti and cr, with the remainder comprising mo and unavoidable impurities, wherein a content of k, which is one of the unavoidable impurities, is preferably 0.4 to 20.0 ppm by mass and a content of w as the element (m) is preferably 10 to 50 atom %.. ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180209007

High strength hot rolled steel sheet

There is provided a high strength hot rolled steel sheet including a predetermined chemical composition. A structure includes, by area ratio, 80% or more of polygonal ferrite, a total of 5% or less of martensite and austenite, and a total of 5% or less of pearlite and cementite, and a remainder is at least one selected from bainitic ferrite and bainite. ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180209006

Steel sheet, hot-dip galvanized steel sheet, galvannealed steel sheet, and manufacturing methods therefor

A steel sheet according to an aspect of the present invention has predetermined chemical composition, in which a structure at a thickness ¼ portion includes, in terms of volume ratios, tempered martensite: 30% to 70% and one or both of ferrite and bainite: a total of 20% to 70%, in the structure at the thickness ¼ portion, a volume ratio of residual austenite is less than 10%, a volume ratio of fresh martensite is 10% or less, a volume ratio of pearlite is 10% or less, and a total volume ratio of the residual austenite, the fresh martensite, and the pearlite is 15% or less, a number density of iron-based carbides having a major axis of 5 nm or more in the tempered martensite at the thickness ¼ portion is 5×107 particles/mm2 or more, a ratio of the number of ε-type carbides in the number of the iron-based carbides having the major axis of 5 nm or more at the thickness ¼ portion is 20% or more, and a tensile strength is 780 mpa or higher.. . ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180208803

Adhesive layer, near-infrared shielding film, laminated structure, stacked body and adhesive agent composition

An adhesive layer is provided including composite tungsten oxide particles and/or tungsten oxide particles; a dispersant; a metal coupling agent including an amino group; an adhesive agent; and a cross-linking agent.. . ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180208790

Metal alloys from molecular inks

Low temperature processes for converting mixtures of metal inks into alloys. The alloys can be dealloyed by etching. ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180207902

Sandwich structure

A sandwich structure employs a core sheet including alternating peaks and valleys therein. In another aspect, a sandwich structure includes at least one metallic core and at least one adhesively bonded outer face sheet. ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180207751

Fillet arc welded joint and method for producing same

A fillet arc welded joint formed by fillet arc welding at least two metal members, comprising a remelted and solidified portion obtained by irradiating a laser at a weld toe portion of the fillet arc welding of at least one metal member and a region including a boundary of the heat affected zone caused by the fillet arc welding at the surface of that metal member, the remelted and solidified portion being a range from a surface of the metal member to a depth of ½ or less of the thickness of that metal member, an average effective crystal grain diameter of prior austenite at a heat affected zone from a boundary of the remelted and solidified portion at the surface of the metal member to a depth of 0.1 mm in the thickness direction of the metal member being 20 μm or less.. . ... Meta Company

07/26/18 / #20180207745

Joining method and method for manufacturing heat sink

The present invention provides a joining method including: a butting step in which a rear face of a first metal member having a recessed groove on its front face is butted against an end face of a second metal member to form a butted portion; and a friction stir step in which a stirring pin of a rotary tool is inserted in the recessed groove so as to be relatively moved therealong for joining the butted portion by friction stir. The diameter of the shoulder portion is set to be smaller than a width of the recessed groove, and in the friction stir step, the butted portion is joined by friction stir in a state that the shoulder portion is spaced from a bottom face of the recessed groove while the shoulder portion holds burrs generated from the first metal member.. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180205130

90-degree hybrid circuit

. . A 90-degree hybrid circuit includes a dielectric substrate, a first conductor that includes a conductor pattern formed on the dielectric substrate and electrically conducts between a first port and a second port, a second conductor that includes a conductor pattern formed on the dielectric substrate and electrically conducts between a third port and a fourth port, and a coupled line comprising a portion of the first conductor and a portion of the second conductor that face each other on front and back sides of the dielectric substrate. A first coupled line portion as the portion of the first conductor includes a coplanar line with first ground patterns formed to sandwich the first coupled line portion from both sides. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180205082

Electrode, method for producing electrode, battery, and method for using clathrate compound

An electrode containing a clathrate compound is disclosed that is more likely to withstand load involved in repetition of penetration and desorption of, e.g., lithium ions compared to no guest substance-encapsulating silicon clathrate compounds. An electrode active material making up the electrode according to the present invention includes a clathrate compound. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180205079

Manganese nickel composite hydroxide and method for producing same, lithium manganese nickel composite oxide and method for producing same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A manganese nickel composite hydroxide which serves as a starting material for positive electrode active materials for secondary batteries, and the secondary battery having low resistance and high output characteristics. A manganese nickel composite hydroxide according to the present invention is represented by general formula (a) mn1−x−ynixmy(oh)2+α (wherein 0≤×≤0.27, 0≤y≤0.05, 0≤α≤0.5, and m represents at least one element selected from among mg, al, ca, ba, sr, ti, v, fe, cr, co, cu, zr, nb, mo and w), and has an so4 content of 0.90% by weight or less, an na content of 0.04% by weight or less, a bet specific surface area of from 40 m2/g to 70 m2/g (inclusive), and a value obtained by [(d90 -d10)/(average particle diameter)] of 0.90 or less, said value being an index indicating the expanse of the particle size distribution.. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180203021

Biomarkers related to insulin resistance progression and methods using the same

Biomarkers relating to insulin resistance and insulin resistance-related disorders are provided, as well as methods for using such biomarkers as biomarkers for insulin resistance, dysglycemia, type-2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In addition, methods for monitoring the respective disorders or conditions of a subject are also provided. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180202222

Chain tensioner for roller blind

The locking tensioner comprises first and second elongate arms connected by a bridge. The distal end of the second arm has a tongue. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180202024

Method for producing titanium or titanium aluminum alloys through two-stage aluminothermic reduction and obtaining titanium-free cryolite as byproducts

A method for preparing titanium or titanium aluminum alloys through two-stage aluminothermic reduction and obtaining titanium-free cryolite as byproducts. The method has the following steps: (1) using sodium fluoride and sodium fluotitanate as raw materials, or using sodium fluotitanate as raw materials, and using titanium aluminum alloy powder as a reducing agent; (2) mixing and pressing into pellets, and carrying out first-stage aluminothermic reduction and vacuum distillation; (3) finely grinding after taking out titanium-containing cryolite, mixing with the reducing agent and briquetting, and carrying out second-stage aluminothermic reduction; and (4) separating low-titanium titanium aluminum alloys from high-titanium titanium aluminum alloys, making the low-titanium titanium aluminum alloys and the high-titanium titanium aluminum alloys into powder and returning to the two-stage aluminothermic reduction as the reducing agent; or after the alloys are molten, making the alloys into powder for the two-stage aluminothermic reduction.. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180202019

Steel sheet, hot-dip galvanized steel sheet, galvannealed steel sheet, and manufacturing methods therefor

A steel sheet according to an aspect of the present invention has predetermined chemical composition, in which a structure at a thickness ¼ portion includes, in terms of volume ratios, tempered martensite: 70% or more and one or both of ferrite and bainite: a total of less than 20%, in the structure at the thickness ¼ portion, a volume ratio of residual austenite is less than 10%, a volume ratio of fresh martensite is 10% or less, a volume ratio of pearlite is 10% or less, and a total volume ratio of the residual austenite, the fresh martensite, and the pearlite is 15% or less, a number density of iron-based carbides having a major axis of 5 nm or more in the tempered martensite at the thickness ¼ portion is 5×107 particles/mm2 or more, a ratio of the number of ε-type carbides in the number of the iron-based carbides having the major axis of 5 nm or more at the thickness ¼ portion is 20% or more, and a tensile strength is 780 mpa or higher.. . ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180202016

High-strength cold-rolled steel sheet, high-strength hot-dip galvanized steel sheet and high-strength galvannealed steel sheet

A high-strength cold-rolled steel sheet is provided that has a chemical composition that consists of, by mass %, c: 0.050 to 0.40%, si: 0.01 to 3.0%, mn: 1.0 to 5.0%, sol. Al: 0.001 to 1.0%, ti: 0.005 to 0.20%, b: 0.0005 to 0.010%, p: 0.1% or less, s: 0.01% or less, o: 0.1% or less, n: 0.01% or less, cr: 0 to 1.0%, mo: 0 to 1.0%, ni: 0 to 1.0%, cu: 0 to 1.0%, sn: 0 to 0.50%, nb: 0 to 0.20%, v: 0 to 0.50%, w: 0 to 0.50%, ca: 0 to 0.01%, mg: 0 to 0.01%, bi: 0 to 0.01%, sb: 0 to 0.10%, zr: 0 to 0.01%, and rem: 0 to 0.01%, with the balance being fe and impurities, and that satisfies the formulas [sol. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180201123

Plated steel sheet and fuel tank

A hot stamp molded body includes: a steel sheet (30); a first plating layer (10) on a first surface (31) of the steel sheet (30); and a second plating layer (20) on a second surface (32) of the steel sheet (30). The first plating layer (10) includes: a first al—fe—si alloy layer (11) on the first surface (31); and a first al—si alloy layer (12) on the first al—fe—si alloy layer (11). ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180200845

Flux

Provided is a flux which is rosin-free and contains 50% by mass or more and 90% by mass or less of 2,4-diethyl-1,5-pentanediol, more than 0% by mass and less than 50% by mass of a solvent, 1% by mass or more and 15% by mass or less of an organic acid, wherein the total amount of the 2,4-diethyl-1,5-pentanediol and the solvent is 83% by mass or more and 99% by mass or less. This flux does not require washing with an organic detergent when transferred to solder balls is provided.. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180200772

Hole widening method, forming tool, and formed product

There is provided a hole widening method including a preparing process of preparing a forming tool which has a diameter-increasing portion increasing in diameter from a front end side toward a rear end side and a line-shaped projection formed to protrude outward from a surface of the diameter-increasing portion, and a workpiece in which a pilot hole is formed; and a hole widening process of successively widening the pilot hole by pushing the forming tool into the pilot hole such that the line-shaped projection of the forming tool comes into point contact with a part of a circumferential edge portion of the pilot hole in the workpiece two times or more, and forming a stretched flange.. . ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180200766

Titanium material for hot rolling

A titanium material for hot rolling 1 includes a titanium cast piece 3, and titanium sheets 4 that are welded to faces corresponding to rolling surfaces 3a of the titanium cast piece 3. The titanium cast piece 3 and the titanium sheets 4 have the same kind of chemical composition. ... Meta Company

07/19/18 / #20180200751

Printing system and method

A clean version of the amended abstract is shown as follows: there is disclosed a method of printing onto the surface of a substrate, which method comprises i) coating a donor surface with a monolayer of particles, ii) treating the substrate surface to render at least selected regions tacky, and iii) contacting the substrate surface with the donor surface to cause particles to transfer from the donor surface only to the tacky regions of the substrate surface. After printing on a substrate, the donor surface returns to the coating station where the continuity of the monolayer is restored by recovering with fresh particles the regions of the donor surface exposed by the transfer of particles to the substrate.. ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180198647

Equalizing device, equalizing method, and signal transmitting device

An equalizing device has: a low-frequency zero-point circuit having a zero point in a low-frequency band of a before-equalization frequency characteristic of a communication medium; a high-frequency zero-point circuit having a zero point in a high-frequency band of the before-equalization frequency characteristic of the communication medium; and an intermediate-frequency zero-point circuit having a zero point in an intermediate-frequency band present between the low-frequency band and the high-frequency band, wherein an inclination of a waveform of the before-equalization frequency characteristic of the communication medium changes in the intermediate-frequency band; wherein the equalizing device equalizes the signal transmitted through the communication medium so as to restrain an amount of change in an inclination of a waveform of the after-equalization frequency characteristic.. . ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180197652

Conductive wire, method for manufacturing conductive wire, casting conductive wire, cable and method for manufacturing cable

A method for manufacturing a conductive wire includes conducting a continuous casting of a conductive alloy material at a casting rate of not less than 40 mm/min and not more than 200 mm/min to form a conductive wire with a primary diameter, the conductive alloy material containing not more than 1.0 mass % of an added metal element, reducing a diameter of the conductive wire with the primary diameter to form a conductive wire with a secondary diameter, heat treating the conductive wire with the secondary diameter so that tensile strength thereof is reduced to not less than 90% and less than 100% of tensile strength before the heat treating, and reducing a diameter of the conductive wire with the secondary diameter and the reduced tensile strength to generate a logarithmic strain of 7.8 to 12.0 therein to form a conductive wire with a tertiary diameter.. . ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180197331

Method and system for generating an image file of a 3d garment model on a 3d body model

A method of generating an image file of a high resolution 3d garment model on a 3d body model, comprising the steps of: (i) acquiring at least three 2d images of a garment on a mannequin, wherein the at least three 2d images capture a 360° azimuthal angle range of view of the garment, including a texture of the garment; (ii) creating a simplified 3d garment model using the 2d images of the garment; (iii) simulating the smooth and simplified 3d garment model on the 3d body model; (iv) deforming and rendering the high-resolution garment texture on the simulated smooth and simplified 3d garment model on the 3d body model, and (v) generating an image file of the 3d body model, the image file including the deformed and rendered high-resolution garment texture, on the simulated smooth and simplified 3d garment model, on the 3d body model.. . ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180195513

Rotor and rotor shaft for molten metal

A molten metal rotor receives and retains an end of a molten metal rotor shaft. The rotor shaft has one or more projections at the end received in the rotor. ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180195282

Tab track fire-rated wall assembly with dynamic movement

A fire-rated head-of-wall assembly includes a header track having bendable tabs, a pair of which is configured to hold a wall stud in place relative to the header track. An upper wallboard piece abuts against the ceiling and a lower wallboard piece is spaced from the upper wallboard piece to form a gap. ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180195154

Heat resistant titanium alloy material for exhaust system part use excellent in oxidation resistance, method of production of heat resistant titanium alloy material for exhaust system part use excellent in oxidation resistance, and exhaust system

A titanium alloy material for exhaust system parts excellent in oxidation resistance and cold workability able to be used for an exhaust manifold, exhaust pipe, catalyst device, muffler, or other part characterized by containing, by mass %, cu: 0.5 to 1.5%, sn: 0.5 to 1.5%, si: 0.1% to 0.6%, o: 0.1% or less, and fe: 0.15% or less, and a balance of ti and impurities, having a total of the contents of cu and sn of 1.4 to 2.7%, and having a total of the volume rates of the β-phases and ti—cu and ti—si intermetallic compounds of 1.0% or less.. . ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180195145

Method of producing martensitic stainless steel strip

In the method of producing a martensitic stainless steel strip, a quenching furnace of a quenching process includes at least a temperature raising unit and a holding unit. When a predetermined quenching temperature is set as t (° c.), the temperature raising unit is set to be within a temperature range of 0.7t (° c.) or higher and lower than t (° c.), and a set heating temperature on an exit side of the steel strip is set to be higher than a set heating temperature on an entry side of the steel strip when the steel strip passes through the temperature raising unit. ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180195142

Method for manufacturing magnetostrictive torque sensor shaft

Provided is a method for manufacturing a magnetostrictive torque sensor shaft mounting a sensor portion of a magnetostrictive torque sensor. The method includes conducting heat treatment on a shaft material including chrome steel or chrome-molybdenum steel by carburizing, quenching and tempering, and conducting shot peening on the shaft material after the heat treatment at least on a position where the sensor portion is to be mounted. ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180194946

Pearlescent pigments obtained by wet oxidation

The present invention relates to pearlescent pigments, to a process of manufacturing such pearlescent pigments based on a wet oxidation step as well as to the use of such pearlescent pigments.. . ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180194310

Bumper reinforcement and vehicle including the same

A bumper reinforcement includes a first member, and a second member. The first member includes a flat plate part, and two first upstanding parts. ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180194269

Anti-slip safety tensioning device for automobile

An anti-slip safety tensioning device for automobile, comprises a driving handle assembly, an eccentric shaft, a support assembly, a long band and a short band; wherein, the driving handle assembly is located between a pair of support lateral plates of the support assembly, and can be rotatable relative to the eccentric shaft; and when the driving handle assembly is folded, the eccentric shaft is located on a rear side of the top shaft and the eccentric bulge of the eccentric shaft faces the top shaft; the long band having a free end wrapped around the eccentric shaft, and the free end passes through the gap between the eccentric shaft and the top shaft. When in unfolded state, there is a largest gap between the top shaft and the eccentric shaft.. ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180193944

Tool for friction stir welding

A tool for friction stir welding includes a tool part, a shank part and a cap part. The tool part and the shank part have a hexagonal frustum-shaped concave section and a hexagonal frustum-shaped convex section to enable movement of the tool part with respect to the shank part in a direction parallel to an axis of rotation while movement of the tool part with respect to the shank part in a direction around the axis of rotation is restricted, by the hexagonal frustum-shaped concave section and the hexagonal frustum-shaped convex section of the tool part and the shank part are fitted to each other. ... Meta Company

07/12/18 / #20180193904

Molding machine cylinder and its production method

A molding machine cylinder comprising a lining layer having a structure comprising 20-50% by area of tungsten carbide particles and 1-10% by area of tungsten-based metal carboboride particles in a nickel-based alloy matrix, and containing 1-7.5% by mass of fe, can be produced by a centrifugal casting method comprising a first step of heating at higher than 1140° c. And lower than 1200° c., and a second step of heating at 1080-1140° c. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180192294

Resource allocation

. . . . A first finite resource allocation request is received at a finite resources allocation server from a first client network node requesting a first amount of a given type of finite resource for use by the first client network node. A first allocated amount of the given type of finite resource is first allocated to the first client network node. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180191000

Titanium product

There is provided a titanium product for a separator of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell (pefc). The titanium product includes a substrate made of a titanium or a titanium alloy, and a passivation film formed on a surface of the substrate, wherein the passivation film includes a li-containing titanium oxide layer in its surface layer. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180190983

Nickel composite hydroxide and manufacturing method thereof, cathode active material for nonaqueos-electrolyte secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof, and nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery

Provided are a cathode active material having a suitable particle size and high uniformity, and a nickel composite hydroxide as a precursor of the cathode active material. When obtaining nickel composite hydroxide by a crystallization reaction, nucleation is performed by controlling a nucleation aqueous solution that includes a metal compound, which includes nickel, and an ammonium ion donor so that the ph value at a standard solution temperature of 25° c. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180190978

Transition metal-containing composite hydroxide and manufacturing method thereof, positive electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Provided is a positive electrode active material that is capable of simultaneously improving the battery capacity, output characteristics and cycling characteristics of a secondary battery. When obtaining a transition metal-containing composite hydroxide that is a precursor to the positive electrode active material, by adjusting the ph value of a reaction aqueous solution to be within the range 12.0 to 14.0 and performing generation of nuclei (nucleation), and then adjusting the ph value of the reaction aqueous solution to be within the range 10.5 to 12.0 and causing the nuclei to grow (particle growth), atmosphere control is performed at least one time in which the reaction atmosphere during nucleation and in the initial stage of particle growth is adjusted to be a non-oxidizing atmosphere, and during particle growth is switched to be an oxidizing atmosphere having an oxygen concentration that is 5% by volume or more by directly introducing an oxidizing gas into the reaction aqueous solution while continuing the supply of a raw material aqueous solution, and then is further switched to a non-oxidizing atmosphere by directly introducing an inert gas into the reaction aqueous solution while continuing the supply of the raw material aqueous solution.. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180188690

Rolling holographic lithography

Holograms are generated using a rotatable transparent cylinder and a coherent light source placed inside or outside of such cylinder to record a hologram in a photosensitive film having a reflective film on one side. Recording is done in continuous mode while cylinder is rotating and photosensitive film is translating underneath in contact with cylinder due to friction forces provided by a layer of sticky polymer.. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180188419

Electroconductive particle, visible light transmitting particle-dispersed electrical conductor and manufacturing method thereof, transparent electroconductive thin film and manufacturing method thereof, transparent electroconductive article that uses the same, and infrared-shielding article

An infrared-shielding nanoparticle dispersion has a property whereby visible light is adequately transmitted, and light in the near-infrared region is adequately shielded. The infrared-shielding nanoparticles include a plural aggregate of electroconductive particles composed of a tungsten oxide expressed by the general formula wyoz (where w is tungsten, o is oxygen, and 2.2≤z/y≤2.999), and/or a composite tungsten oxide expressed by the general formula mxwyoz (where m is one or more elements selected from h, alkali metals, alkaline-earth metals, rare earth elements, mg, zr, cr, mn, fe, ru, co, rh, ir, ni, pd, pt, cu, ag, au, zn, cd, al, ga, in, tl, si, ge, sn, pb, sb, b, f, p, s, se, br, te, ti, nb, v, mo, ta, re, be, hf, os, bi, and i; w is tungsten; o is oxygen; 0.001≤x/y≤1.1; and 2.2≤z/y≤3.0).. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180187919

Insulated register box

A register box for hvac installations has a body with a plurality of side panels arranged in a generally rectangular or square configuration and a wall extending across the rectangular configuration, a duct opening through the wall so as to communicate with an interior of the body, and an expandable foam polymeric material affixed to an inner side of the side panels. The wall has a surface extending from the opening of the duct to the side panels. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180187840

Production method of double-wire string lights

A production method of double-wire string lights, comprising the steps of: prepaying wires; annealing to optimize the flexibility of the wires; cooling and washing; making outer layer of the wires; removing the outer layers of both the positive and negative wires to expose the positive and negative wires and form the bulb welding positions; coating with tin; using an automatic bulb welding machine for welding of the positive wire bulb welding positions and the negative wire bulb welding positions corresponding to the positive poles and negative poles of the surface-mounted led chips; wrapping the surface-mounted led chips and the bulb welding positions with high-transmission epoxy resin and then putting them into a uv pre-solidification equipment with an extraman to solidify the epoxy resin in exposure to uv, demolding after solidification; the simple structure offers convenience and flexibility in use.. . ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180187321

Electrolytic hard gold plating solution substitution inhibitor and electrolytic hard gold plating solution including same

The present invention provides an electrolytic hard gold plating solution substitution inhibitor characterized by containing at least one compound selected from the group consisting of an imidazole compound having a mercapto group, a triazole compound having a mercapto group, and an aliphatic compound having a sulfonic acid group and a mercapto group, and further provides an electrolytic hard gold plating solution containing said electrolytic hard gold plating solution substitution inhibitor, a gold salt, a soluble cobalt salt and/or a soluble nickel salt, an organic acid conducting salt, and a chelating agent.. . ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180187313

Surface-treated steel sheet for fuel tanks

A surface-treated steel sheet for fuel tanks, including: a zn—ni alloy plating layer on one surface or both surfaces of a steel sheet; and a trivalent chromate covering layer or a chromate-free covering layer on the zn—ni alloy plating layer. The steel sheet consists of, in mass %, c: 0.0005 to 0.0050%, si: 0.01 to 1.00%, mn: 0.70 to 2.00%, p: less than or equal to 0.060%, s: less than or equal to 0.010%, al: 0.01 to 0.30%, n: 0.001 to 0.010%, ti: 0.010 to 0.050%, nb: 0.010 to 0.040%, b: 0.0005 to 0.0030%, and the balance: fe and unavoidable impurities. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180187287

Method for leaching copper from copper sulfide ore

The present invention provides a method for efficiently leaching copper from copper sulfide ore by separating and recovering iodine, and iron(iii) ions to be used are regenerated by a heap of stacked ore in the method for leaching copper from copper sulfide using a sulfuric acid solution containing iodide ions and iron(iii) ions as a leaching solution. The present invention relates to a method for leaching copper from copper sulfide, comprising the following steps: a copper leaching step for leaching copper from copper sulfide ore using a sulfuric acid solution containing iodide ions and iron(iii) ions as a leaching solution to yield a first solution; an iodine separation treatment step for separating iodine in the first solution to yield a second solution having a lowered concentration of iodine therein; and an iron oxidation step for oxidizing the second solution to yield a third solution, leaching the copper sulfide ore or another copper sulfide using the third solution and an aqueous solution containing iodine, wherein the iron oxidation step comprises irrigating the solution after iodine separation treatment onto stacked ore, thereby oxidizing iron(ii) ions existing in the solution after iodine treatment and generated by copper leaching.. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180187278

Steel pipe for line pipe and method for manufacturing the same

A steel pipe for line pipe has a composition of, in mass %: c: 0.02 to 0.11%; si: 0.05 to 1.0%; mn: 0.30 to 2.5%; p: up to 0.030%; s: up to 0.006%; cr: 0.05 to 0.36%; mo: 0.02 to 0.33%; v: 0.02 to 0.20%; ti: 0.001 to 0.010%; al: 0.001 to 0.100%; n: up to 0.008%; ca: 0.0005 to 0.0040%; and other elements and satisfies cr+mo+v≤0.40, the chemical symbols in the equation substituted by the content of the corresponding element in mass %. The pipe contains tempered martensite and/or tempered bainite and further contains ferrite in at least one of a portion between a steel pipe outer surface and a depth of 1 mm from the outer surface, and a portion between a steel pipe inner surface and a depth of 1 mm from the inner surface.. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180187082

Method for manufacturing a fire-resistant material based on homogeneous foam products

The object of the present invention is a method for producing a fire retardant on the basis of homogeneous foam products. In such a method, a glass is first reacted with an aqueous alkali metal hydroxide solution at temperatures above 50° c. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180186564

Fastening tip for cargo support beam

A fastening tip for connecting a cargo support beam to a track, which comprises a first side plate, a second side plate, a stopping plate, a torsional spring and a lining plate, wherein the top surface of the top portion of the stopping plate is flat, and the stopping plate has an operating fin exposed outside; he lining plate engages the stopping plate when the top portion of the stopping plate tightly resists against the edge of the positioning hole. In the present invention, the damage due to the extrusion of cargos or by an external force is effectively prevented from; in addition, the manual operation space is increased, and the operation is more convenient.. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180185967

Flux applying device and solder

A flux applying device for applying flux to a surface of solder, wherein the flux applying device includes: a dipping means that applies the flux to the surface of the solder by dipping the solder into the flux; a load applying means that applies a predetermined load to the solder, the load applying means being provided at a upstream side of the dipping means; a constant speed conveying means that conveys the solder at a predetermined speed with being under load by the load applying means; a drying means that dries the solder to which the flux is applied; a cooling means that cools the dried solder; a conveying speed measurement means that measures a conveying speed of the solder; and a control means that controls the conveying speed of the solder.. . ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180185940

Turning and thread-rolling machine with pre-compression device

A turning and thread-rolling machine with a pre-compression device includes a fixing base on which the pre-compression device, a fixing mechanism, a guiding base, a processing mechanism assembly, and a control unit are provided, wherein the pre-compression device includes a carrier and at least two cold-rolling heads in order to form by compression a pre-compressed annular groove in a portion of an unprocessed rebar that is adjacent to one end thereof, and, under the control of the control unit, the fixing mechanism clamps the rebar, and the guiding base displaces the processing mechanism assembly to the end of the rebar to perform turning and thread rolling sequentially, thereby processing the end of the rebar into a coupling end. The pre-compressed annular groove facilitates on-site inspection of thread quality and prevents the thread-rolling dies in the processing mechanism assembly from contact with, and hence damage by, the ribs on the rebar.. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180185903

Mechanical joining apparatus and mechanical joining method

Provided is a mechanical joining apparatus enabling reduction of breakage of the area around a rivet of a joint obtained by riveting, the apparatus comprising a punch and die, blank holder, first power device, second power device and cooling device, wherein the first power device is configured to start supply of current through the holder and die so as to raise the temperature of the sheets before the punch drives in the rivet, the second power device is configured to start supply of current through the punch and die so as to supply current through and heat treat the rivet after the punch drives in the rivet, and the cooling device is connected to the punch and is configured to cool the rivet after the rivet is heat treated.. . ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180185902

Mechanical joining apparatus and mechanical joining method

Provided is a mechanical joining apparatus enabling stable riveting when joining metal sheets even when the sheets are large in deformation resistance, the apparatus comprising a punch and die, blank holder and power device, wherein the punch and die are arranged facing each other, the holder is configured by an electrode material able to push against and electrically heat the sheets by one end of the holder, the punch is comprised of a material able to drive in a rivet, the die is comprised of an electrode material able to support and electrically heat the sheets, and the power device is configured to start supply of current through the holder and die so as to raise the temperature of the sheets at the same time as the start of driving in of the rivet and to continue to supply current until the end of driving in of the rivet.. . ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180185899

Method and apparatus for manufacturing press component

A method and apparatus for manufacturing a press component without generating cracks in a flange on an inner circumferential side of a curved portion includes press working by a free bending method on a blank consisting of an ultra-high tensile strength steel sheet. A press component is manufactured by performing cold press working on a blank of an ultra-high tensile strength steel sheet. ... Meta Company

07/05/18 / #20180185700

Stair steppers

The present disclosure relates to a stair steppers, comprising a base, a bracket and a motion mechanism, the base supports the bracket, and the motion mechanism is disposed on the bracket, the bracket comprises a main body fixed to the base and a guide rail hinged to the main body, the guide rail is disposed to be inclined to the base, the motion mechanism comprises pedal links, pedals and pedal cranks, the pedal is disposed on the pedal link, the pedal link is hinged to the pedal crank, the pedal cranks are further hinged to the main body of the bracket, a hinge point of the pedal crank and the pedal link is disposed to be spaced apart from a hinge point of the pedal crank and the main body, the pedal link is provided with an abutting portion which abuts against the guide rail and is reciprocatingly movable along the guide rail. Since the guide rail is hinged to the main body, it is feasible to adjust an inclination angle of the guide rail relative to the base so as to change a movement trajectory of the pedal links and thereby adjust the difficulty of exercise of the stair steppers. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180183917

User devices, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media

. . . . . . A telecommunications user device 10 comprises a native telecommunications function 11 operable to conduct telecommunications with a telecommunications function 31 of a telecommunications device 30 via a telecommunications function 21 of telecommunications network equipment 20. The telecommunications user device 10 also comprises a data processing function 12 operable to cause, in response to a trigger event, data based on content received by the telecommunications user device 10 to be displayed on the telecommunications user device 10, and to perform an action based on user input received by the telecommunications user device 10 in response to displaying the data.. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180182570

Pressure-sensitive sensor and method for manufacturing the same

A pressure-sensitive sensor includes a hollow tubular member including an elastic insulating material, and n electrode wires (n being an integer of not less than 3) arranged away from one another and held inside the tubular member. When an external pressure is applied to the tubular member, the tubular member elastically deforms such that at least two of the n electrode wires contact with each other. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180181232

Laminated substrate, conductive substrate, method for fabricating laminated substrate, and method for fabricating conductive substrate

A laminated substrate is provided that includes a transparent base material, and a laminated body formed at least one surface of the transparent base material. The laminated body includes a blackened layer containing oxygen, copper, and nickel, and a copper layer. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180180619

Means and methods for diagnosing pancreatic cancer in a subject based on a biomarker panel

The present invention relates to a method for diagnosing pancreatic cancer in a subject comprising the steps of: (a) determining in at least one sample of said subject the amounts of a group of diagnostic biomarkers comprising (i) at least one diagnostic amino acid, said diagnostic amino acid being proline, histidine or tryptophan, preferably, being proline; (ii) at least one diagnostic ceramide, said diagnostic ceramide being ceramide (d18:1,c24:0) or ceramide (d18:2,c24:0), preferably being ceramide (d18:1,c24:0); (iii) at least one diagnostic sphingomyelin, said diagnostic sphingomyelin being sphingomyelin (35:1), sphingomyelin (d17:1,c16:0), sphingomyelin (41:2) or sphingomyelin (d18:2,c17:0), preferably being sphingomyelin (35:1); and (iv) ca19-9; and (b) comparing said amounts of the diagnostic biomarkers with a reference, whereby pancreatic cancer is diagnosed. Moreover, the present invention relates to a method for determining the probability for a subject to suffer from pancreatic cancer, and to devices and uses related to said methods.. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180180532

Multiple wavelength optical system

A multiple wavelength optical system includes plural solid state light sources, an optical diffuser, a lens assembly, and at least one photodetector. The solid state light sources have different wavelength ranges respectively. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180180495

Pressure-sensitive sensor

A pressure-sensitive sensor includes a long hollow insulation that is elastically deformable and includes a hollow portion extending continuously in a longitudinal direction, a plurality of electrode wires that are provided along the inner peripheral surface of the hollow portion throughout the longitudinal length and are arranged facing each other with a distance therebetween so as to come into contact with each other when bent with elastic deformation of the hollow insulation, each electrode wire being formed by providing a conductive cover around a conductor, and an outer layer formed to cover an outer surface of the hollow insulation. The hollow insulation includes an insulating composition (a) including a styrene-based thermoplastic elastomer (a1). ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180179619

Austenitic heat-resistant alloy and welded structure

An austenitic heat-resistant alloy is provided that provides good crack resistance and high-temperature strength in a stable manner. The austenitic heat-resistant alloy has a chemical composition of, in mass %: 0.04 to 0.15% c; 0.05 to 1% si; 0.3 to 2.5% mn; up to 0.04% p; up to 0.0015% s; 2 to 4% cu: 11 to 16% ni; 16 to 20% cr; 2 to 5 % w; 0.1 to 0.8% nb; 0.05 to 0.35% ti; 0.001 to 0.015% n; 0.0005 to 0.01% b; up to 0.03% al; up to 0.02 % o; 0 to 0.02 % sn; 0 to 0.5 % v; 0 to 2 % co; 0 to 5% mo; 0 to 0.02% ca; 0 to 0.02% mg; 0 to 0.2% rem; and the balance being fe and impurities, the alloy having a microstructure with a grain size represented by a grain size number in accordance with astm e112 of 2.0 or more and less than 7.0.. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180179584

Identification of a person having risk for atherosclerosis and associated disease by the person's gut microbiome and the prevention of such diseases

The present invention provides the use of metagenomics to identify a compositional or functional alteration of the gut metagenome related to atherosclerosis or atherosclerotic associated disease. Also provided are methods to identify a person having risk for atherosclerosis and associated diseases by determining the presence of specific bacterial groups or species and also metabolic functions in the person's gut microbiota and to use such information to develop a prevention or treatment strategy.. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180178322

Laser processing device and laser processing method

A laser process device includes a processing machinery for processing a workpiece, a laser source for emitting a laser beam to the workpiece and a modulating lens group. The modulating lens group can selectively modulate the laser beam for laser processing the workpiece respectively, like pre-heating, forming process or post treatment, so the modulating lens group can improve process efficiency of the processing machinery.. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180178293

Rotary machine tool equipped with sensor for real-time detection of state

Provided is a rotary machine tool with which it is possible to measure, in real time, the damage or extreme wear thereof. The rotary machine tool of the present invention is provided with at least: a sensor installation hole which has the rear end being open to the exterior at the rear end of the main body of the rotary cutting tool, and the tip being above the tip of the main body of the rotary machine tool and closed off from the exterior; a sensor that is positioned at the tip of the sensor installation hole and detects the state at the positioned position; and a sensor insertion hole that is connected to one end of the sensor and is coupled with the rear end of the rotary cutting tool.. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180178282

Compound particles and product manufactured therefrom

A compound particle and a product manufactured from the compound particles are provided to solve a problem of a rough surface of a product made by additive manufacturing technology. The compound particle has a metal core and a ceramic shell wrapping the metal core. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180178281

Transfer pump launder system

Disclosed is a transfer pump having a pump base with a pump chamber, tangential discharge and an outlet in the top surface of the pump base. A riser tube extends from the outlet and terminates at a launder in order to move molten metal out of a vessel with relatively little turbulence.. ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180178279

Casting apparatus and method for producing castings using it

A casting apparatus for producing a casting by pouring a metal melt into a gas-permeable casting mold by gravity, comprising: a gas-permeable casting mold comprising a cavity including a sprue composed of a tubular portion and a cup portion having a larger diameter than that of the tubular portion to receive the metal melt, a runner constituting a flow path of the metal melt supplied through the sprue, and a product-forming cavity to be filled with the metal melt sent through the runner; a means for pouring the metal melt into the sprue by gravity; a gas-blowing unit comprising a gas-ejecting member to be connected to the sprue; and a mechanism for moving the gas-ejecting member; the gas-ejecting-member-moving mechanism placing the gas-ejecting member at a position just above the tubular portion and not interfering with gravity pouring of the metal melt, and moving it downward for connection to the tubular portion; the gas-blowing unit having blowing a gas to fill the product-forming cavity with the metal melt.. . ... Meta Company

06/28/18 / #20180178244

Coating apparatus

An apparatus is disclosed for coating a surface that is movable relative to the apparatus with a layer of metallic particles or particles having a metal-like appearance and reflectivity, the particles adhering more strongly to the surface than to one another. The apparatus comprises at least one spray head for directly or indirectly applying to the surface a fluid stream within which the particles are suspended, a housing surrounding the spray head(s) and defining an interior plenum for confining the fluid stream, the housing having a rim adjacent the surface that is configured to prevent egress of particles from a sealing gap defined between the rim of the housing and the surface to be coated, and a suction source connected to the housing to extract from the plenum the sprayed fluid and particles suspended in the sprayed fluid. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180177083

Electromagnetic wave shielding material

. . . . . . Provided is an electromagnetic wave shielding material that can exhibit improved electromagnetic wave shielding property, light-weight property and formability. The present invention relates to an electromagnetic wave shielding material comprising a laminate in which n number of metal foils each having a thickness of 5 to 100 μm and n+1 number of resin layers each having a thickness of 5 μm or more are alternately laminated or a laminate in which n+1 number of metal foils each having a thickness of 5 to 100 μm and n number of resin layers each having a thickness of 5 μm or more are alternately laminated, n being an integer of 2 or more, wherein thickness of the laminate is from 100 to 500 μm, and wherein, when a thickness center of the laminate is used as a reference, for all pairs of interfaces at which sequences of the resin layers and the metal foils on both upper and lower sides of the reference correspond to each other, distances from the reference to the interfaces have an error of within ±10%.. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180176483

Method and sytem for generating at least one image of a real environment

A method of generating at least one image of a real environment comprises providing at least one environment property related to at least part of the real environment, providing at least one virtual object property related to a virtual object, determining at least one imaging parameter according to the at least one provided virtual object property and the at least one provided environment property, and generating at least one image of the real environment representing information about light leaving the real environment according to the determined at least one imaging parameter, wherein the light leaving the real environment is measured by at least one camera.. . ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180175957

Data processing

In a telecommunications network including at least a user device and a network node separated by at least a packet-switched part of the telecommunications network, the user device including a primary jitter buffer having a constant packet play-out rate, the network node including a secondary jitter buffer, incoming packets destined for the user device are received and passed through the secondary jitter buffer of the network node downstream towards the primary jitter buffer of the user device. The departure times of packets passing through the secondary jitter buffer of the network node downstream towards the primary jitter buffer of the user device are monitored. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180175648

Configurable rechargeable battery pack

The invention relates to a configurable rechargeable battery pack, comprising an integrated battery management system and a data interface and a user interface, wherein the battery management system has a data memory for storing at least one rechargeable battery charging parameter and provides, at the data interface, the at least one rechargeable battery charging parameter for an external charging device, and wherein the at least one rechargeable battery charging parameter can be configured by means of an input at the user interface.. . ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180175224

Transparent conductive oxide film, photoelectric conversion element, and method for producing photoelectric conversion element

Provided is a photoelectric conversion element comprising itio as a transparent electrode that is formed using an inline-type sputtering method, and utilizing the high transmittance up to the near-infrared ray region and excellent conductivity of itio. Using the inline-type sputtering method, a first transparent conductive oxide film 8 comprising indium oxide or tin-containing indium oxide that includes indium oxide as a main component and tin at an atomic ratio sn/(in+sn) of 19 atomic % or less is formed on a photoelectric conversion layer 7 side, and a second transparent conductive oxide film 9 comprising a titanium-containing indium oxide that includes indium oxide as a main component, and titanium at an atomic ratio ti/(in+ti) of 0.5 atomic % to 3.5 atomic % is laminated on an opposite side of the first transparent conductive film 8 from the photoelectric conversion layer 7.. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180174991

Core material, semiconductor package, and forming method of bump electrode

A core material including a core and a solder plating layer of a (sn—bi)-based solder alloy made of sn and bi on a surface of the core. Bi in the solder plating layer is distributed in the solder plating layer at a concentration ratio in a predetermined range of, for example, 91.7% to 106.7%. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180172436

Method and device for inspecting crankshaft

The present invention provides a method for inspecting a crankshaft, which enables accurate detection of defects which occur partially in the crankshaft, such as underfills and dent flaws, by discriminating these defects from bending and torsion over an entire length of the crankshaft. The present invention includes steps of: acquiring three-dimensional point cloud data over an entire length of a measurement object region of a crankshaft s by an optical three-dimensional shape measurement device 1; dividing the acquired three-dimensional point cloud data to create a plurality of subregion three-dimensional point cloud data, each of the subregion three-dimensional point cloud data respectively corresponding to each of a plurality of subregions of the crankshaft along a direction parallel to the rotational center axis l of the crankshaft; translating and rotating each of the created subregion three-dimensional point cloud data to superpose each of the subregion three-dimensional point cloud data on a surface shape model of the crankshaft, such that a distance between each of the subregion three-dimensional point cloud data and the surface shape model becomes minimum; and detecting a partial defect such as an underfill of the crankshaft based on a distance between each of the subregion three-dimensional point cloud data after being superposed and the surface shape model.. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180172197

Threaded tubular element provided with a metallic anti-corrosion and anti-galling coating

The invention concerns a threaded portion of a tubular element for a threaded tubular connection hiving an axis of revolution, the portion comprising a threading extending over its outer or inner peripheral surface, and a first sealing surface on the peripheral surface, the first sealing surface being capable of producing metal-metal interference with a corresponding second sealing surface belonging to a complementary threaded portion of a tube. The threading and the first sealing surface are coated with a metallic anti-corrosion and anti-galling layer wherein zinc (zn) is tie major element by weight.. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180172034

Plunger member used for belt type continuously variable transmission

A plunger member 3 used for a belt type continuously variable transmission is configured by cold press molding a blank material 32 according to deep-drawing molding, and closed forging, compression molding or a combined molding thereof, where during the cold press molding, a thickness of a bent corner portion 3f, which at least makes a sleeve portion 3c and a step-like formed portion (spring seating portion) 3d continuous to each other, is configured to be increased by 30% or more relative to a thickness of the blank material 32, and then a hardened surface layer 3b is configured to be formed on both of the entire front and back sides of the plunger member by performing a soft nitriding treatment.. . ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180171672

Electric door lock

An electric door lock includes an operating device and a latch device operably connected to the operating device. An inner electronic device, an outer electronic device, and an electric driver are electrically connected by an electrical connecting module. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180171666

Modularized electric door lock

A modularized electric door lock includes an operating device mounted to a door, an outer electric device mounted to an outer side of the door for receiving an unlocking signal, and an inner electric device mounted to an inner side of the door and controlling the outer electric device. The inner electric device includes an electric driving device mounted in the operating device for setting the operating device to a locked state or an unlocked state. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180171445

Steel plate and method of production of same

A steel plate improved in formability and wear resistance, having a predetermined chemical composition, having a metal structure of the steel plate having a ratio of number of carbides at ferrite grain boundaries with respect to a number of carbides in ferrite grains of over 1 and having a ferrite grain size of 5 μm to 50 μm, and having a vickers hardness of steel plate of 100 hv to 170 hv.. . ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180171432

Processes for recovering non-ferrous metals from solid matrices

A process for recovering non-ferrous metals from a solid matrix may include: (a) leaching the solid matrix with an aqueous-based solution containing chloride ions, ammonium ions, and cu2+ ions, having a ph of 6.5-8.5, in a presence of oxygen, at a temperature of 100° c.-160° c. And a pressure of 150 kpa-800 kpa, so as to obtain an extraction solution comprising leached metals and solid leaching residue; (b) separating the solid leaching residue from the extraction solution; and/or (c) subjecting the extraction solution to at least one cementation so as to recover the leached metals in elemental state. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180171429

Heat-treated steel sheet member and method for producing the same

A heat-treated steel sheet member having a chemical including, by mass %: c: 0.05 to 0.50%; si: 0.50 to 5.0%; mn: 1.5 to 4.0%; p: 0.05% or less; s: 0.05% or less; n: 0.01% or less; ti: 0.01 to 0.10%; b: 0.0005 to 0.010%; cr: optional amounts of ni, cu, mo, v, ca, al, nb, and rem, with the balance: fe and impurities. The steel sheet member has a microstructure comprising: mainly martensite; and retained austenite of which a volume ratio is 5.0% or higher, a number density of retained carbide in the steel sheet member having circle-equivalent diameters of 0.1 mm or larger is 4.0×103/mm2 or lower, [(log fg0−log fg(0.02))/0.02<20.0] is satisfied when mechanical properties are measured using a sheet specimen specified in astm e8, a tensile strength is 1.4 gpa or higher, and a total elongation is 8.0% or higher.. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180171426

Steel pipe for fuel injection pipe and method for producing the same

A steel pipe for fuel injection pipe has a tensile strength of 500 to 900 mpa and a yield ratio of 0.50 to 0.85, and has a critical internal pressure (ip) satisfying [ip≥0.41×ts×α] (α=[(d/d)2−1]/[0.776×(d/d)2], where ts: tensile strength (mpa) of the steel pipe, d: steel pipe outer diameter (mm), and d: steel pipe inner diameter (mm)), wherein a circumferential-direction residual stress on an inner surface of the pipe is −20 mpa or lower after the steel pipe is split in half in a pipe axis direction.. . ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180171261

Threaded tubular connection provided with a metallic coating on the threading and on the sealing surface

The invention concerns a threaded tubular connection for drilling or operating hydrocarbon wells, comprising a portion of a tubular element with a male end having an axis of revolution and provided with a first threading extending about the axis of revolution, said male end portion being complementary with a portion of a tubular element with a female end having an axis of revolution and provided with a second threading extending about the axis of revolution, said male and female end portions being capable of being connected by makeup, each of the male and female end portions further comprising a sealing surface with a metal-metal interference, wherein the threading and the sealing surface of one of the two, male or female, end portions are coated with a first metallic anti-corrosion and anti-galling layer wherein zinc (zn) is the major element by weight, said first metallic anti-corrosion and anti-galling layer being coated with a first passivation layer, and the complementary threading and sealing surface of the male or female end are coated with a second metallic anti-galling layer wherein zinc (zn) is the major element by weight, the second metallic anti-galling layer being at least partially coated with a lubricant layer comprising a resin and a dry solid lubricant powder dispersed in said resin.. . ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180170449

Container apparatus including a sandwich structure

A container apparatus includes a sandwich structure. In another aspect, a sandwich structure of a container apparatus employs at least one core sheet including alternating peaks and valleys therein in addition to at least one adhesively bonded outer face sheet. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180170299

Fixture, securing system, airbag module and vehicle safety system

The invention relates to a fixture (10), especially a retaining sheet, for an airbag (92) and/or an airbag module, comprising an arm section (15) which includes at least one contact section (30) for a securing element (91), especially for a securing clip or a securing clamp or a securing bracket. In accordance with the invention, at least one boundary area (40) of the contact section (30) which comprises a lateral edge (41) of the arm section (15) has a smaller material thickness (d1) as compared to the residual arm section (15).. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180170021

Heat-ray shielding film, heat-ray shielding laminated transparent substrate, automobile, building, dispersoid, mixed composition, method for manufacturing dispersoid, dispersion liquid, and method for manufacturing dispersion liquid

There is provided a heat-ray shielding film including composite tungsten oxide particles; a thermoplastic resin; and a metal coupling agent, wherein the composite tungsten oxide particles are represented by a general formula mxwoy, where m is one or more elements selected from cs, rb, k, tl, in, ba, li, ca, sr, fe, sn, al, cu, and na, 0.1≤x≤0.5, and 2.2≤y≤3.0.. . ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180169786

Method for manufacturing metal strip

A method for manufacturing metal strip comprises abutting at least two metal strips to form a abutment interface between each other, then welding the metal strips along the abutment interface by a laser light to form a weld pass with a welding penetration depth between the metal strips, and a reflected light is reflected from the weld pass, and finally receiving the reflected light by a spectrometer which can determine the welding penetration depth according to the reflected light spectrum. A welding parameter can be selectively adjusted according to the welding penetration depth to correct the welding penetration depth in real time, and the follow-up weld pass can conform to the specification for decreasing weld defective ratio.. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180169773

End mills having differential twisted gash profiles

In one aspect, elongated rotary cutting tools such as end mills are described herein which may provide one or more advantages over prior designs. For example, in some embodiments, cutting tools described herein can provide reduced wear rates at corner cutting edges, may permit high ramp angles during processing up to and including 45° ramp angles, and/or increased tool life.. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180169764

Method for producing cobalt powder

Provided is a method for producing cobalt powder with high reaction efficiency by controlling the amount of added seed crystals when cobalt powder is produced from a solution containing a cobalt ammine sulfate complex. The method sequentially includes: a mixing step of adding, to the solution containing a cobalt ammine sulfate complex, cobalt powder as seed crystals in an amount of 1.5 times or more and 3.0 times or less the amount of cobalt contained in the solution and then adding a dispersant in an amount of 1.5% by weight to 3.0% by weight of the added seed crystals to form a mixture slurry; and a reduction and precipitation step of charging a reaction vessel with the mixture slurry and then blowing hydrogen gas into the mixture slurry to reduce cobalt complex ions contained in the mixture slurry to form cobalt precipitate on the surface of the seed crystals.. ... Meta Company

06/21/18 / #20180169742

Apparatus and method for manufacturing forged crankshaft

A forged crankshaft manufacturing apparatus processes a forged blank with no flash. The forged blank includes at least one rough crank arm having an excess portion protruding from an outer periphery of a side portion thereof. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180167423

Operating a network node

. . A network node, during setup of a communication session between a calling party and at least a called party, receives a first provisional response message from a first device comprising first session description protocol (sdp) data; and forwards it on to a calling party device associated with the calling party, the forwarded first provisional response message comprising at least a part of the first sdp data. The network node receives a second provisional response message comprising second sdp data from a second device. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180167242

Communication cable module and transmission loss compensation circuit

There is disclosed a communication cable module including: a conductive cable; a linear amplifier connected to the conductive cable; a detector for detecting presence or absence of an input signal of the conductive cable; a first circuit having a variable-current function; and a second circuit having a common-mode voltage regulating function, wherein when the input signal is not present, the variable-current function of the first circuit reduces an output current of the linear amplifier and the common-mode voltage regulating function of the second circuit regulates an output common-mode voltage of the linear amplifier.. . ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180166184

Cable and wire harness

A cable includes an assembled article formed by twisting a plurality of electric wires, a tape member spirally wound around the assembled article, and a sheath covering around the tape member. The sheath includes an injection molded body including an urethane resin. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180165364

Content validation and coding for search engine optimization

A method and a content validation and coding system (cvcs) for validating and coding content of an electronic document for search engine optimization (seo) are provided. The cvcs integrates with application programming interfaces (apis) of search engines and/or media platforms. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180163884

Solenoid valve system with modular bases

A solenoid valve system is described which has a solenoid valve and a base operatively connected to the solenoid valve. Each solenoid valve has a compressed air supply conduit, a compressed air delivery conduit, air discharge conduit, air distribution box, configured so as to selectively put in fluid connection the conduits of the solenoid valve, and an electropilot, configured for activating the air distribution box. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180163319

Transmission apparatus

The present invention relates to a transmission apparatus, which comprises a base, a transmission module, a first protection sleeve, and a second protection sleeve. The transmission module is disposed on the base and includes a moving unit. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180163294

Sputtering target for magnetic recording medium, and process for producing same

A sputtering target for a magnetic recording medium, wherein an average grain area of a b-rich phase is 90 μm2 or less. A process for producing a sputtering target for a magnetic recording medium, wherein an alloy cast ingot is subject to heat treatment, thereafter subject to primary rolling which includes at least one pass of cold rolling, thereafter subject to secondary rolling, and machined to prepare a target. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180163288

Amorphous alloy material

An amorphous alloy material is provided, including 55%˜65% iron, 10%˜20% cobalt, 13%˜17% silicon, 8%˜12% boron and unavoidable impurity in weight percentage. The amorphous alloy material has good soft magnetic performance.. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180163281

Black heart malleable cast iron and manufacturing method thereof

A black heart malleable cast iron including carbon of not lower than 2.0% and not higher than 3.4%; silicon of not lower than 0% and not higher than 1.4%; aluminum of not lower than 2.0% and not higher than 6.0%, which are all expressed by percent by mass; and balance iron and inevitable impurities, wherein a value of a carbon equivalent ce expressed by equation (1) is not lower than 3.0% and not higher than 4.2%, where c denotes a content of the carbon expressed by percent by mass, si denotes a content of the silicon expressed by percent by mass and al denotes a content of the aluminum expressed by percent by mass: ce=c+si/3+al/8 (1).. . ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180163280

Metal making lance with infrared camera in lance head

An oxygen blowing lance comprising: a lance body including an oxygen conduit and cooling water inlet and outlet conduits surrounding said oxygen conduit; a lance head connected to said lance body and comprising a nozzle body, said nozzle body including a central strut having bore hole, a plurality of nozzles arranged about said central strut, and a plurality of cooling chambers arranged about said central strut, wherein said plurality of nozzles are in fluid communication with said oxygen conduit for discharging oxygen from said oxygen conduit onto a metal bath in a converter vessel, and wherein said plurality of cooling chambers are in fluid communication with said cooling water inlet and outlet conduits; a temperature probe or camera assembly, such as an optical or infrared camera assembly, received in said bore hole for monitoring the temperature of said lance head or molten heat in which the lance is inserted; signal lines connected to said temperature probe for conveying signals from said temperature probe whereby operation of said blowing lance is regulated in response to said signals; and a protective pipe pressurized with a gas disposed in the bore and surrounding said temperature probe assembly and the signal lines.. . ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180162653

Device for applying oil to a chain of a two-wheeler, in particular a bicycle

A device for applying oil on a chain of a two-wheeler, such as a bicycle (10), comprises: a container for the oil to be applied; an outlet through which the oil may exit from the container; and an applicator configured to repeatedly open and close the outlet during a movement of the device relative to the chain in the longitudinal direction of the chain so that the oil located in the container is applied incrementally to the chain.. . ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180162048

Decomposing polymer binders for additive manufacturing feedstock

Techniques and compositions are disclosed for feedstocks with powder/binder systems for three-dimensional printing, such as fused filament fabrication. For example, a feedstock may include a primary binder and a secondary binder for supporting a shape of a three-dimensional object through processing into a final part. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180162047

Binder distribution in additively manufactured parts

Techniques and compositions are disclosed for feedstocks with powder/binder systems for three-dimensional printing, such as fused filament fabrication. For example, a plurality of feedstocks may be combined to form a three-dimensional object having a spatial gradient of a first primary binder and a second primary binder. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180162044

Dissolving polymer binders for additive manufacturing feedstock

Techniques and compositions are disclosed for feedstocks with powder/binder systems for three-dimensional printing, such as fused filament fabrication. For example, a feedstock may include a first high polymer and a second polymer for supporting a shape of a three-dimensional object through various processing stages. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180162013

Composite feedstock for additive manufacturing

Techniques and compositions are disclosed for composite feedstocks with powder/binder systems suitable for three-dimensional printing, such as fused filament fabrication. The composite feedstocks may include a jacket about a core, with at least the core including a powder material suspended in a binder system and the jacket having a hardness or toughness greater than a hardness or toughness of the core for the feedstock. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180161957

Grind machining apparatus

The present invention relates to a grind machining apparatus, which comprises a grinding wheel and an electrochemical processing module. The grinding wheel has a grinding surface on the surface. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180161940

Method of manufacturing metal basket

A method of manufacturing a metal basket contains: steps of preparing materials, initial welding, bending, and re-welding. In a step of preparing materials, multiple first metal bars, multiple second metal bars, and at least two peripheral bars are provided. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180161900

Method for predicting precision of electrical discharge machine

A method for predicting precision of an electrical discharge machine is provided. In the method, plural sets of process data are obtained while the electrical discharge machine processes workpiece samples. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180161898

Electrochemical machining device

The present invention relates to an electrochemical machining device, which comprises a machining electrode, a driving module, a spacer, and a conductive electrode. The machining electrode includes an electrochemical machining zone. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180161897

Inductive electrochemical machining device

The present invention provides an inductive electrochemical machining device, which comprises a base, an inductive machining electrode, and a negative cleaning module. The base includes a workpiece machining zone. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180161819

Sieve for microparticles

A sieve for microparticles includes a seat having a chamber and a plurality of boards mounted in the chamber. Each of the plurality of boards includes a first face and a second face opposite to the first face. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180161278

Nozzle, apparatus, and method for producing microparticles

A nozzle, an apparatus, and a method are provided for mass production of dual-layer microparticles used as microcarriers. The nozzle includes a nozzle body having a first fluid passageway and a cover mounted to the nozzle body and having a second fluid passageway. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180161068

Mandibular fixation device

A mandibular fixation device is provided to overcome the low operability of the conventional mandibular fixation device. The mandibular fixation device includes a sleeve, a first screw rod, a second screw rod and two positioning members. ... Meta Company

06/14/18 / #20180160937

System and method for tracking signal of wire

The system includes a stand surrounding a working area, a signal detector receiving a signal generated by the wire, and a positioning module disposed on the stand. The positioning module is configured to drive the signal detector moving forward and backward on a two-dimensional plane in the working area. ... Meta Company

06/07/18 / #20180160486

Crucible device with temperature control design and temperature control method therefor

. . . . . . A crucible device with temperature control design includes a crucible body, an induction coil unit, a nozzle flange body and a melt delivery tube and a temperature control unit. The induction coil unit surrounds the crucible body, provides a heat source during use, and is configured to enable a metal material to melt and produce a melt having a melting skull. ... Meta Company

06/07/18 / #20180159262

Connector, method of manufacturing connector, and wire harness

A connector includes terminals connected to metal conductors of insulated wires each formed by covering the metal conductor with an insulation, a resin case member including a housing space for housing the terminals and an end opening that opens at one end, a resin lid member fitted to the end opening of the case member, and a molded resin portion formed by molding so as to cover at least the end opening of the case member fitted with the lid member. The case member includes first grooves that have a semicircular cross section and are formed on an inner surface facing the lid member, and the lid member includes second grooves that have a semicircular cross section and form, together with the first grooves, wire insertion holes for inserting the insulated wires.. ... Meta Company

06/07/18 / #20180158571

Insulated wire and cable using halogen-free flame-retardant resin composition

An insulated wire includes a conductor, and an insulation layer covering an outer periphery of the conductor. The insulation layer includes a halogen-free flame-retardant resin composition including a base polymer, not less than 1 part by mass and not more than 10 parts by mass of an amorphous silica and not less than 10 parts by mass and not more than 150 parts by mass of a halogen-free flame retardant relative to 100 parts by mass of the base polymer. ... Meta Company

06/07/18 / #20180158249

System and method for simulating user interaction with virtual objects in an interactive space

Systems and methods for simulating user interaction with virtual objects in an augmented reality environment are provided. Three-dimensional point cloud information from a three-dimensional volumetric imaging sensor may be obtained. ... Meta Company

06/07/18 / #20180156365

Sealing member having projection part for pipe connection

Provided is a pipe connecting sealing member including a projection part includes a body part that is provided between the outer surface of the pipe and the inner surface of the connector to which the pipe is inserted, and is formed to extend in a ring shape along a circumferential direction; and the projection part that is formed in a spiral shape forming an unlimited orbit and projects along the outer surface of the body part.. . ... Meta Company

06/07/18 / #20180156263

Crankshaft for reciprocating engine

A crankshaft includes journals serving as a central axis of rotation, crank pins decentered from the journals, and crank arms connecting the journals and the crank pins. Some or all of the crank arms have counterweights integrated therewith. ... Meta Company








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