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Electrical Type (e.g., Solenoid)

Electrical Type (e.g., Solenoid) patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

09/18/14 - 20140260450 - Electronic locking apparatus and method
An electronic locking mechanism has a body portion with movable retaining members that are controlled utilizing an electrically controlled actuator. The actuator operates the retaining member to move radially outwardly of the body portion circumference in a locked position and allows the retaining member to move radially inwardly of the...

07/31/14 - 20140208813 - Container with automatic latch assembly
A container comprises a hollow body portion, a hinged lid member pivotally attached to the body portion, an automatic latch assembly fixed to the body portion or the lid member, and a locking strap provided with an engagement member. The latch assembly comprises a casing and a lock bolt reciprocating...

06/19/14 - 20140165677 - Lock assembly having motor inside interior operator handle
A lock assembly includes an exterior operator assembly having an exterior operator handle. An interior operator assembly has an interior operator handle having a mounting opening. An outer spindle is operatively coupled to a latch assembly, drivably coupled to the interior operator assembly, has a longitudinal bore, and is rotatable...

06/12/14 - 20140157842 - Electronic lock system having proximity mobile device
An electronic lock, such as a deadbolt, with a locking device movable between a locked position and an unlocked position. The lock includes a key fob including a RFID circuit indicative of a valid access code for the locking device. A circuit is provided that is configured to control movement...

02/27/14 - 20140053620 - Apparatus, method and article for physical security of power storage devices in vehicles
A network of collection, charging and distribution machines collect, charge and distribute portable electrical energy storage devices (e.g., batteries, supercapacitors or ultracapacitors). To avoid theft and tampering of the portable electrical energy storage devices, by default, each portable electrical energy storage device is locked in and operably connected to the...

12/26/13 - 20130340491 - Lock assembly
A lock assembly (10) including an orientation sensor (26) and at least one component operable in two modes (32). The orientation sensor (26) is adapted to indicate at least two orientations of the orientation sensor (26). The at least one component (32) is operable in a predetermined one of the...

10/24/13 - 20130276489 - System for moving a barrier
A system for moving a barrier protecting a restricted area. A stationary linear induction motor moves the barrier by applying a magnetic field from the linear induction motor to a reaction fin attached to the barrier. The reaction fin has a rectangular beam or protrusion forming a groove on each...

10/03/13 - 20130255335 - Systems and methods for electronic locking device power management
Electronic locking devices are provided. One electronic locking device includes a circuit configured to cause a processor of the electronic locking device to be powered by a capacitor, and not a battery for powering a high current load of the electronic locking device, while the battery is driving the high...

09/19/13 - 20130239630 - Movement lock for a locking element or an actuator in a locking system
The invention relates to a movement lock for a locking element or an actuator in a locking system which can be operated in a mechanical or mechatronic manner. Provision is made here for the movement lock to have a blocking element which can be brought into engagement with the locking...

09/05/13 - 20130227996 - Lock devices, systems and methods
Disclosed are various embodiments of lock devices, systems, and methods. A lock of the application can include an internal mechanism to permit backdriven operation and lost motion operation. In one form the lock can be made from an assembly of parts that have locating features that require one way installation/assembly....

06/20/13 - 20130152644 - Actuating unit for automotive applications
Actuating unit for automotive applications, especially motor vehicle door locks (1), comprising a drive (2) and with a linear actuator (3, 4) which can be pressurised by the drive (2), wherein the drive (2) and the linear actuator (3, 4) are arranged at an angle, and especially at a right...

06/20/13 - 20130152645 - Actuating unit for automotive applications
Actuating unit for automotive applications, especially motor vehicle door locks (1), comprising a drive (2) and with an actuator (3, 4) which can be pressurised by the drive (2), wherein the actuator (3, 4) is wholly or partially made of plastic....

09/13/12 - 20120227450 - Lock
An electro-mechanical lock for cargo containers or similar enclosed spaces such as storage units. The locking mechanism includes a dual-ratcheting mechanism, which is normally in the locked position, and which firmly secures doors of a container or other enclosure. To unlock the device, the user obtains a temporary access code...

09/06/12 - 20120222461 - Locking system with infrared communications
A locking system with infrared communications includes a lock (1) and a programming key (2). The lock (1) includes an interacting device (3) for interacting with the user, a first communications module (4) having an infrared sensor which receives and sends information when communications with the key (2) is established....

04/05/12 - 20120079859 - Battery fire prevention via thermal management
An assembly for preventing a fire resulting from the outgassing of a lithium battery in an electronic door lock includes a lithium battery, a circuit board, and a thermal insulation. The lithium battery and circuit board are housed within the electronic door lock. The thermal insulation is arranged between a...

01/12/12 - 20120006082 - Electric lock
An electric lock includes an outer door housing, nexus, inner door housing, and a latch bolt. The outer lock housing is arranged to an outer side of a door. The nexus is connected to the outer door housing. The inner door housing is connected to the nexus and arranged to...

08/25/11 - 20110203336 - Electronic unlatch system for vehicle door
A vehicle door having an electronic unlatch system and a method of operation. The door includes an electronic key cylinder mounted to the door and includes a slot that receives a key; a switch engaging the key cylinder to detect when a key has been turned in the cylinder; and...

01/27/11 - 20110016933 - Pivot lever which is lockable in a trough and has a lock cover
A swivel lever can be locked in a trough in a swiveled in position and comprises a locking device which is accommodated in the swivel lever and which can be unlocked by way of an access opening in the swivel lever. The access opening can be made inaccessible by means...

11/25/10 - 20100294008 - Motor drive mechanism for an electronic deadbolt lock
An apparatus including a motor that has a rotatable output shaft extending outward from the motor and defining a rotational axis. The apparatus also includes a coupler that is coupled to the output shaft for rotation therewith, and a coil spring that is coupled to the coupler without external attachment...

11/18/10 - 20100288000 - Electronic lock
The invention relates to an electronic lock, in particular a safety lock. In order to provide an electronic lock which, while being resistant to manipulation, is of simplified construction, the invention proposes a lock having a bolt (6), having a bolt-displacing device (9) connected thereto, having a blocking member (5)...

10/21/10 - 20100263419 - Handle device
Handle device for operating doors, windows and the like, comprising a first element, which is rotatable about an axis of rotation, a second element, and a coupling device which is connected to the first and the second element and is designed to selectively allow or prevent relative rotation about the...

08/05/10 - 20100192647 - Housing for electronic lock
A housing assembly adapted to fit into a mortised recess in a door is provided for accommodating components of an electronic lock mechanism. The housing assembly comprises a housing including opposed major side walls at least partially defining an opening into the housing. A circuit board comprising electronic circuitry for...

07/22/10 - 20100180649 - Self-powered electronic lock
A self-powered electronic lock is provided having a housing, a lock element mounted in the housing for movement relative to the housing between a locked position and an unlocked position, a code input device operating with a first set of electronics, and an electric actuator operating with a second set...

06/24/10 - 20100154494 - Connecting adaptor for electric cylinder corresponding to mortise lock
A connecting adaptor for an electric cylinder to operate a door lock is provided having a screw type connecting member assembly D1 comprising a screw type connecting member 2, in which a cam bar 4, a cam bar extruding plates 5, and a cam bar return spring 6 are incorporated,...

06/03/10 - 20100132418 - Impact resistant electronic lock
An electronically controlled solenoid lock mechanism that remains locked when subjected to an impact type force. The lock utilizes the kinetic energy of a sliding bar during an impact to push on a lever with a fixed fulcrum such that the opposite end of the lever pushes against the core...

05/27/10 - 20100126240 - Device for locking a lock
In a device for locking a lock, in which an actuating member (6) can be coupled with a locking device, such as a locking lug (2), via an interposed coupling device, the coupling device comprises a driver element (7, 7′, 7″, 15, 25, 30, 30′, 36, 36′) and an actuator...

05/20/10 - 20100122561 - Driving device for an electric lock latch
A driving device for an electric lock latch, comprising: a) a housing; b) a motor positioned within the housing with a power output shaft secured to a drive shaft with a threaded portion; c) a spiral spring having an internal part fixed in the housing or at the motor, the...

02/04/10 - 20100024496 - Electric locks with release hammer
Electric lock with hammer for doors, locker doors, safe doors, telephone chassis, vending machines and the like which also have an anti jamming mechanism. To close the electric lock, the bar moves forward and the door latch closes upon a corresponding bolt. When moving forward, the bar stretches the spring...

01/07/10 - 20100000273 - Programmable electronic lock
A programmable electronic lock with a closing tongue is actuated with an actuating mechanism formed by a mobile knob acting as a button joined to the closing tongue. Actuation of the mobile knob generates a movement of the closing tongue and closure of the lock. Recovery of the mobile knob...

12/31/09 - 20090320537 - Tamper evident security lock
A tamper evident security lock includes a tamper evident security system to indicate whether the tamper evident security lock has been improperly accessed. The tamper evident security system includes a tamper evident security module that invokes different sets of logic to generate a sequence of characters displayable through a viewing...

12/17/09 - 20090308115 - Electronic locker lock
A locker lock fits a standard locker door three-hole door prep, with all electronics contained in a single housing mounted on the front of the locker door and a latch device behind the locker door. The locker lock preferably includes a keypad to allow rotation of a handle or knob,...

12/17/09 - 20090308116 - Lock arrangement and a method of providing power to a lock
A lock arrangement including an electrically powered lock actuator, a power receiver (30) and a power transmitter (18). The electrically powered lock actuator is adapted for mounting in or on a door (10). The power receiver (30) is adapted for mounting in or on the door (10) in electrical connection...

12/17/09 - 20090308117 - Solenoid-operated electromechanical lock
An electromechanical lock is provide that comprises a locking assembly and a latch solenoid with a plunger axially displaceable, by an electrical command signal, between retracted and extended states and being associated with a first urging arrangement that biases the plunger in a first axial direction from the retracted to...

12/17/09 - 20090308118 - Dual locking system and latch incorporating therefor
A dual locking system having a manual lock and an electrical lock, and a shuttle connected to both the manual lock and the electrical lock. The shuttle is moveable by either the manual lock or electrical lock between an engaged position in which a hook on the shuttle can engage...

11/19/09 - 20090282879 - Lock assembly with rotary locking member
A lock includes a rotary locking member, a locking bolt, and an electrically operable mechanism. The rotary locking member is rotatable about a first axis between a locking position and a releasing position. The locking bolt is configured to hold the rotary locking member in the locking position when the...

10/01/09 - 20090241618 - Electric lock device
A lock device includes a tongue slidably engaged with a housing and extendible out of the housing, an anchoring device slidably disposed in the housing and having two anchoring members for selectively aligning with the tongue and having a compartment formed between the anchoring members, and a moving device for...

09/17/09 - 20090229327 - Detacher for a security device
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for a detacher for a security device are disclosed. The detacher (180c) includes a magnet (1820) that can be moved relative to a housing (1810) by a motor (1830). Magnet and motor are mounted inside the housing....

09/17/09 - 20090229328 - Electro-mechanical lock structure
An electro-mechanical lock structure comprises a casing, an electric control mechanism and a manual control member. The casing has a base and an accommodating space. The electric control mechanism is disposed within the accommodating space of the casing comprising a clutch gear, a movable assembly, a rotation member and a...

09/03/09 - 20090217719 - Key mechanism integrating a bezel and a key
A key mechanism includes a bezel whereon an opening is disposed, a key installed inside the opening, at least one elastic structure connected to the bezel and the key, and a decoration ring sleeved between the bezel and the key and fixed on the bezel....

08/27/09 - 20090211320 - Electro-mechanical lock structure
An electromechanical lock structure includes a casing, an electric control mechanism and a manual member. The casing has a base and an accommodating space, the electric control mechanism is disposed within the accommodating space of the casing and has a first control switch, a rotation member corresponding to the first...

07/09/09 - 20090173119 - Electromagnetic lock monitoring system
An electromagnetic lock monitoring system for monitoring the strength of a magnetic field in an electromechanical lock which is created when a steel armature plate is closed against an electromagnet. The system utilizes dual Hall Effect devices positioned in such a way that both ends of the electromagnet and both...

06/04/09 - 20090139286 - Door lock control device in heating cooker
There is provided a door lock control device in a heating cooker that prevents a door from being accidentally unlocked when the door is locked and a temperature inside the heating cooker is a predetermined temperature or more such as during self-cleaning, and provides safe handling of the heating cooker....

06/04/09 - 20090139287 - Circuit arrangement for locking and/or unlocking a door lock, especially in an electric appliance
A circuit arrangement for locking and/or unlocking a door lock, especially in an electric appliance that is provided with a door for closing or opening a work area. Said circuit arrangement comprises an electrically actuated door lock actuator which acts upon a locking member when a current flows through the...

05/07/09 - 20090113963 - Electronic lock system and method of use thereof
In an electronic lock system, a lock includes a lock housing (6) with an integral female USB connector (6), a lock mechanism supported by the lock housing, and a storage supported by the lock housing and operative for storing a first, predetermined electronic image. A key (4) includes a key...

04/16/09 - 20090095037 - Key alignment system for keyed safety interlocks
A key alignment system for safety interlock switches uses alignment holes, and alignment pins to compensate for misalignment between a body assembly and a key assembly. The misalignment is often due to normal wear and tear or outright abuse of a gate or other movable member that should be safely...

04/02/09 - 20090084147 - Electric lock device
An electric lock device which can be used suitably regardless of an operation mode of a thumb-turn. In the electric lock device, components to be placed at a peripheral part of the thumb-turn are miniaturized by separating a control device and an electric power supply, which require a comparatively large...

03/19/09 - 20090071208 - Lock structure with fingerprint recognition function
A lock structure includes a lock installed in the two hinged box chambers of a storage container and having a link controllable to move a locking plate between the locking position and the unlocking position, and a fingerprint reader mounted on the outside of one box chamber corresponding to the...