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Methods and systems for fastening components

Bed foundation beams are sandwiched by a compression bar extending parallel to the first and second rails and moved towards the first and second rails while being conveyed. Further, the first and second rails and the spacers are sandwiched against spaced fixtures on an endless chain. ... The Viking Corporation

System for determining feed consumption of at least one animal

The invention regards an animal monitoring system for determining feed consumption of one or more animals feeding at a feeding area, comprising an imaging unit for range imaging the feeding area, identification means configured to uniquely identify each feeding animal, and processing means configured for assessing the amount of feed consumed by each identified animal by determining the reduction of feed in subsequent images of the feeding area in front of each identified animal.. . ... The Viking Corporation

Methods and systems for fastening bed foundations

A fastening system includes a carriage moveably mounted to a frame between first and second positions extensive with and beyond a fixture. The fixture is horizontally movably mounted in the frame to receive components to be fastened of differing sizes, with slide bars vertically moveably mounted relative to the fixture and simultaneously horizontally movable with the fixture. ... The Viking Corporation

Thermally insulated packaging for shipping liquid in bottles

A thermally insulated structure for shipping goods, the structure including an insulated box having a goods receptacle and a phase change material module receptacle. The structure further including a phase change material module, and a set of vacuum panels configured to form an encapsulating layer around the insulated box.. ... The Viking Corporation

Concealed residential sprinkler

A combined trigger and concealing device for an automatic fire protection sprinkler includes a first plate attached to a second plate by a heat fusible material. Each plate is formed with an aperture which receives an actuator depending from the bottom of the sprinkler. ... The Viking Corporation

An evacuation system

The present invention relates to an evacuation system for positioning and maintaining a position of an inflatable floatable unit in relation to a maritime structure during evacuation of persons at sea, comprising a maritime structure from which persons are to be evacuated, an inflatable floatable unit configured to be deployed from the maritime structure, and a bowsing system comprising a first bowsing line extending from the maritime structure to the inflatable floatable unit, and a first bowsing winch configured to, by means of the first bowsing line, bowse and position the inflatable floatable unit in relation to the maritime structure after it has been deployed from the maritime structure into the water, wherein the bowsing system further comprises a first hydraulic cylinder having a piston with a first piston end extending outside the first hydraulic cylinder, and a first hydraulic accumulator which is in fluid communication with the first hydraulic cylinder, the first piston end being connected with the first bowsing line between the first bowsing winch and the inflatable floatable unit. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a bowsing method for positioning and maintaining a position of an inflatable floatable unit in relation to a maritime structure during evacuation of persons at sea.. ... The Viking Corporation

Packaging machine for producing and filling multiple types of bags

Packaging machine that can produce and fill bags, both flat and welded on three sides, with minimum demands for machine modifications in case of transition from producing and filling one type of bag to producing and filling another type of bag.. . ... The Viking Corporation

Movable barrier operator with removable power supply module

The invention relates to a movable barrier operator with a removable power supply module for supplying power to the operator from a remote location. The power supply module may be decoupled from a barrier operator frame or housing, and installed in a remote location; the operator may therefore be observed and diagnosed remotely via a user interface that includes status indicators. ... The Viking Corporation

Pump shaft packing gland and bushing

One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for mitigating fluid loss or leakage from a fluid pump with a rotating shaft driving a pumping mechanism. A one-piece, combined packing gland-bushing component can have an internal seal that allows for use of lubricants at higher pressures. ... The Viking Corporation

Thermal energy storage pallet

A pallet for shipping goods, the pallet having a rigid member, a phase change material, and a temperature indicate. The rigid member includes a phase change material compartment. ... The Viking Corporation

Push on/pull off protective cap for fire protection sprinklers

A protective cover for a fire protection sprinkler includes a pair of sidewalls and an orthogonal wall structure connected to an upper edge of each of the pair of sidewalls. The orthogonal wall structure including a slot therein that opens along an edge of the orthogonal wall structure in alignment with an opening between the pair of sidewalls. ... The Viking Corporation

Forced air thermal energy storage system

A system including a chilled air generation system, a forced air convection system, one or more phase change material (pcm) modules, and a controller. The controller is configured to regulate the temperature of a facility by selectively utilizing the chilled air generation system and the forced air convection system based on multiple factors, which may include energy source type(s), relative costs of the energy from the source(s), availability of energy from the source(s), facility temperature, pcm module temperature, and/or temperature of goods stored within the facility, among other considerations. ... The Viking Corporation

Concealed horizontal sidewall sprinkler

A concealed sprinkler includes a sprinkler body having a flow passage therethrough with an inlet end and an outlet end. A closure device is secured at the outlet end of the flow passage by a heat responsive trigger. ... The Viking Corporation

Movable barrier operator employing mems-based inertial measuring unit for gathering barrier parameter data

The invention relates to a movable barrier operator with a microelectromechanical positioning sensor, or a movable barrier operator that employs an inertial measuring unit to receive a signal associated with a barrier position, and communicate that signal to one or more devices. A device in communication with the movable barrier operator may be enabled for receiving information pertaining to the barrier and for providing commands that actuate the barrier at precise barrier parameters. ... The Viking Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170304454

Hydrogel prodrug for treatment

Aspects of the invention described herein include a hydrogel prodrug and methods of making a hydrogel prodrug for drug delivery. Also contemplated are methods of treating, inhibiting, ameliorating or inhibiting a disease or disorder. ... The Viking Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170224035

Protective suit

The present invention relates to a protective suit (1) being ce approved according to european norm standards en 469:2005/a1:2006 or according to us national fire protection association standard nfpa 1971 edition 2013 to be worn by a wearer during firefighting or similar operations, comprising a first outer fabric layer (3) which is at least made of flame-resistant material, a second basic layer (10) having a moisture barrier, and a third layer being heat-resistant, the second basic layer (10) and the third layer being connected, wherein the protective suit (1) is fulfilling en 469:2005/a1:2006 or nfpa 1971 edition 2013 when the first outer fabric layer (3), the second basic layer (10) and the third layer are worn together, and wherein the first outer fabric layer (3) is detachably connected with the second basic layer (10) by means of connection means (11), the connection means being arranged accessible from the outside of the protective suit, so that the wearer can easily separate the first outer fabric layer (3) from the second basic layer (10), when the first outer fabric layer has been contaminated during firefighting, without having to take off the second basic layer so that the wearer is still protected against the weather conditions. The present invention also relates to a protective suit system and a method.. ... The Viking Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170211509

Inlet valve arrangement and method for external-heat engine

An inlet-valve arrangement is for an external-heat engine, which includes at least one working chamber, each one having a cooperating piston. The working chamber is supplied with a working fluid via at least one controlled poppet valve. ... The Viking Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205135

Refrigerator hinge bracket mechanism

A refrigerator door hinge bracket mechanism (40) has a door mounting assembly (45) and a base mounting assembly (46). The door mounting assembly includes a hinge mounting plate (49). ... The Viking Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170205130

Refrigerator ice bin

An ice bin (10) is disclosed which includes a storage bin (13) having a pair of side walls (14), and an pair of end walls (15) and a bottom wall (16). The side walls have a t-shaped recess (17) having a central base recess (18) and two arm recesses (19). ... The Viking Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170197816

Fully sealed water dispenser mechanism

A refrigerator water dispenser (10) is disclosed which includes a mounting bracket (11) and a plastic housing (12). The housing houses a water dispensing nozzle (21). ... The Viking Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170167562

Adjustable damping curve shock absorber

An adjustment control for adjusting a damping curve of a shock absorber includes an aperture seat coupled to a base of the shock absorber. The aperture seat defines a flow tube. ... The Viking Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170111125

Movable barrier operator with signal translation module

The present invention is generally a movable barrier system that employs a movable barrier operator with a signal translation module, which enhances the quality of communications between wired components of a movable barrier system, including long distance wired communications between controllers and position sensors. In an exemplary embodiment, position sensors comprising encoders are coupled to translation module for reducing electromagnetic interference or noise from various components that may otherwise interfere with the communication; error detection and error correction means may be further implemented to facilitate diagnostic monitoring of the system from a monitoring device.. ... The Viking Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108260

Multizone recreational cooler

A cooler includes a body. The cooler also includes a divider that divides an interior of the body into a first zone and a second zone. ... The Viking Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170064855

Access device housing with deployable cover for user interface

The present invention involves an access device for a movable barrier configured to include a user interface, and more specifically, a movable barrier access device configured to include a deployable cover that covers the user interface when not being utilized. This will assist in extending the usable life of the access device by disallowing exposure to the elements when not in use. ... The Viking Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170036049

Dry sprinkler assembly

A dry sprinkler assembly includes a housing, a sprinkler head assembly with a sprinkler head and a trigger assembly, and an actuator assembly. The actuator assembly has a sealing subassembly for sealing the inlet port of the housing and is operatively coupled to the trigger assembly such that the sealing subassembly releases the sealing of the inlet port in response to the trigger assembly releasing its closure at the outlet opening. ... The Viking Corporation

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