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A space-saving image forming apparatus of high usability includes a reader section for reading an image recorded on an original, an image forming section including a process cartridge for forming an image read by the reader section, a sheet loading cassette for accommodating sheets for forming images provided between t...
A pre-shaped, self-adhesive vibration-damping member for a deformed portion includes a vibration-damping layer having a contact face that is adapted to be brought into contact with the deformed portion and is shaped in advance such that the contact face matches the shape of the deformed portion, an adhesive layer on th...
A sewing machine provided with a thread cutting mechanism and a needle thread tension release mechanism. Normally, the needle thread is subjected to a proper tension by a thread tension regulating mechanism. However, at an initial start-up period of the sewing operation, the needle thread tension is released by the ten...
A pneumatic radial tire for heavy load vehicles including an improved bead portion reinforcing construction constructed such that the cords of a reinforcing layer along the outside of a carcass ply are inclined on a circle formed by the upper end of a turn-up region of the carcass ply at an angle of 50° to 70° with r...
A folded back portion flattening device includes a gripper and a presser. The gripper grips a sheet bundle formed into a booklet with the folded back portion protruding from the gripper. The presser presses the folded back portion of the sheet bundle gripped by the gripper, and includes pressing rollers which have pres...
A vertical polygonal heat exchange chamber includes an upper opening, a lower opening, and an enclosure formed between the upper and lower openings. The enclosure includes at least one tapered portion that narrows in a direction toward one of the openings. The tapered portion is lined with N first water tube panels arr...
A conducting wire end portion joining method is a method for conductively joining together end portions of conducting wires each covered with an insulation coating. The conducting wire end portion joining method includes: adjoining end portions of two winding wires, and bringing the end portions of the conducting wires...
There is provided a microcatheter having a proximal solution lumen and a distal tip portion with a guidewire lumen. The microcatheter and methods of use thereof allows for introduction of solution into a vessel while manipulating the guidewire and/or the microcatheter itself. The solution may be a contrast solution, fo...
An article with a color change portion and a method of changing color is disclosed. The article includes at least one color change portion capable of changing colors. The color change portion comprised electrochromic fiber or fabric. The color change portion can change colors according to one or more performance parame...
A method of identifying an object having coded data identifying a plurality of fiducials on a surface of the object and a random pattern superimposed with the coded data. The random pattern defines a fingerprint for the object. The method includes the steps of: receiving, in a computer system, fingerprint data from a d...
A driving method for a plasma display apparatus having address electrodes, scan electrodes and common electrodes and displaying one field of image by using subfields is provided. The driving method includes one specific subfield is arranged to be turned ON early in the one field and always turned ON at luminance level ...
Disclosed are embodiments of a transistor (e.g., bipolar junction transistor (BJT) or a heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT)) and a method of forming the transistor with a collector region having a protected upper edge portion for reduced base-collector junction capacitance C bc . In the embodiments, a collector reg...
To provide a light emitting device high in reliability with a pixel portion having high definition with a large screen. According to a light emitting device of the present invention, on an insulator ( 24 ) provided between pixel electrodes. an auxiliary electrode ( 21 ) made of a metal film is formed, whereby a conduct...
An image forming apparatus according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes a toner conveyance portion, a vent hole portion, an air suction portion, and a filter portion. The toner conveyance portion forms a toner conveyance passage between a developing device and a collection container such that toner dischar...
A description is given of a domed cap ( 100 ) for the enlargement of an atrophied bladder ( 200 ), in biocompatible and absorbable material including a textile ( 1 ) made with yarns or with monofilaments deriving from PGA fibers, characterized in that the textile ( 1 ) is supported by a star-shaped frame with domed pro...
An aircraft component includes an exterior surface exposed to external airflow during flight, an interior surface, and a locally thickened fastening portion between the exterior and interior surfaces. An area of the interior surface on the locally thickened fastening portion is substantially parallel to an area of the ...
This invention relates to a device for removing a powdery substance accumulating in a tubular back portion (2) of an optical fiber preform (1) during the manufacture thereof, comprising a screw structure (3) following the inner surface of said tubular back portion (2). In order to provide an efficient removal structure...
A device for adjusting the inclination of a ski boot cuff comprises an abutment block effective to be engaged at different heights on the rear portion of the ski boot shell to contact the cuff such as to vary, in the rest condition, the inclination between the longitudinal centerline of the skier's leg wherewith th...
A coiled-coil filament of refractory metal wire having longitudinally depending legs at each end that are joined to the coil barrel by open primary turns which are permanently bent through predetermined angles. The filament is initially wound as a continuous coil and, after the second coiling operation has been complet...
A needle for use in a sewing machine having a one-way needle clamp, in which the needle is formed with a shank having a minor portion adjacent the free extremity which cooperates with the one-way needle clamp to properly orient the sewing needle, and a major portion extending between the minor portion and the blade whi...
A crankshaft for a hermetic compressor of the type that comprises a piston which is displaced in the interior of a cylinder by action of an eccentric portion of the crankshaft which is rotatively driven by the electric motor of the compressor, so that the outer face of the eccentric portion facing the axial bearing is ...