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With Measuring, Testing, Or Inspecting patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

08/21/14 - 20140232032 - Lithography original checking device, lithography original checking method, and pattern data creating method
In one embodiment, a lithography original checking method includes applying resin onto a first lithography original having a first concavo-convex pattern, hardening the resin, releasing the hardened resin from the first lithography original and producing a second lithography original having a second concavo-convex pattern corresponding to the first concavo-convex pattern,...

08/14/14 - 20140225292 - Mold monitoring for unauthorized use
A monitor for a reciprocating tool reporting the removal of the monitor from the tool, for determination of a reason for removal, such as routine maintenance cleaning, unauthorized use of the mold to produce parts, and the like. The reason for removal can be reported to any party, including but...

08/14/14 - 20140225293 - Systems and methods for manufacturing bulked continuous filament
A method of manufacturing bulked continuous carpet filament which, in various embodiments, comprises: (A) grinding recycled PET bottles into a group of flakes; (B) washing the flakes; (C) identifying and removing impurities, including impure flakes, from the group of flakes; (D) passing the group of flakes through an MRS extruder...

07/24/14 - 20140203464 - Systems and methods for forming a nanopore in a lipid bilayer
A method of forming a nanopore in a lipid bilayer is disclosed. A nanopore forming solution is deposited over a lipid bilayer. The nanopore forming solution has a concentration level and a corresponding activity level of pore molecules such that nanopores are substantially not formed un-stimulated in the lipid bilayer....

07/24/14 - 20140203465 - Cosmetic multi-layered wiper
A multi-layered wiper for removing a product (e.g., a cosmetic product) from an applicator. The multi-layered wiper comprises a wiping body having a wiping face, an acute wiping tip, and vertical slits, formed of a first material, over-molded to a retention body, formed of another material harder than the first...

07/17/14 - 20140197561 - Detection of change in orientation of central axis of platen assembly
A molding system (100), comprising: a platen assembly (102) having: (i) a mold-support face (104), and (ii) a central axis (106) extending orthogonally from the mold-support face (104); and a detection assembly (108) being positioned relative to the central axis (106), the detection assembly (108) being configured to detect, at...

07/03/14 - 20140183769 - System and method for manufacturing custom-fit three-dimensional artificial nails
A system and method is provided for quickly and accurately creating custom-fit artificial nails by introducing a secondary shaping process to pre-made nail blanks by using thermoforming method with appropriate nail tooling. The method includes measuring a natural nail and using this information to select a matching, or, close to...

07/03/14 - 20140183770 - Methods for determining green electrode electrical resistivity and methods for making electrodes
The instant disclosure is directed towards methods of determining green electrode quality via electrical resistivity measurements on green electrode forms (e.g. prior to baking) The instant disclosure is directed towards methods of making electrodes, utilizing the electrical resistivity measurement(s) from green anodes to monitor and if necessary, adjust electrode processing...

06/19/14 - 20140167301 - Apparatus for heating plastic preforms with safety device
An Apparatus for heating plastic preforms, with a transport device which transports the plastic preforms along a predefined transport path, wherein the transport device has a plurality of holding elements for holding the plastic preforms, with at least one heating device which heats the plastic preforms transported by the transport...

06/19/14 - 20140167302 - Pulp molded biodegradable remove-ably connectable lid
By creating a slurry of biodegradable material, forming it in a mold under a vacuum, a channel may be created in the lid which can be release-ably connected to a traditional rolled lip coffee cup, among other common liquid holding vessels but be made out of biodegradable material. The resulting...

06/12/14 - 20140159265 - Process for preparing ceramic bodies
A method comprising: a) determining the bow (28) in the extension direction of one or more linear paths on an outer surface or outer surfaces (11,13,14,16) of an extruded ceramic part (10) so that maximum extrusion direction bow (28) of the one of more linear paths or outer surfaces (11,13,14,16)...

06/12/14 - 20140159266 - Method and device for the generative production of a component
The invention relates to a method for the generative production of a component (2) and to a device for carrying out such a method, having the following steps: applying a material layer with a constant layer thickness; solidifying a region of the material layer according to a component cross section;...

06/05/14 - 20140151915 - Extrusion systems and methods with temperature control
Extrusion systems and methods with temperature control are disclosed. The ceramic batch material is flowed through a front section wherein the temperature of the batch material is locally adjusted through its perimeter at multiple locations. The temperature-adjusted ceramic batch material is then extruded through the extrusion die to form the...

06/05/14 - 20140151916 - Method for making press-in-place gaskets
Processes for making press-in-place (PIP) gaskets. Representative components with gasket cavities (grooves) are prepared and the cavities are filled with a curable molding material. Once the molded gaskets are hardened, they are removed from the cavities. The molded sample gaskets are then measured, preferably by a laser scanner, and drawings...

06/05/14 - 20140151917 - Method and device for producing of a form part
The invention relates to a method for producing of a form part, especially of a plane thin-walled fiber composite part, in a mould (1), comprising the steps: a) Providing of the mould (1), wherein the mould (1) comprises a cavity (2) with a nominal form volume (V) for inserting of...

05/29/14 - 20140145360 - Graphite blending method for ceramic shrinkage control
adjusting the ceramic source batch mixture in a subsequent batch material schedule, as defined herein, wherein the adjusted ceramic source batch mixture provides finished honeycomb ceramic articles having controlled green-to-fired shrinkage....

05/22/14 - 20140138865 - Method of controlling a pellet mill
It is the object of the present invention to provide a method of controlling a pellet mill, said pellet mill comprising—a number of rollers (2,3,4),—a cylindrical die (1) provided with perforations, said rollers (2,3,4) being mounted inside said cylindrical die (1) for pressing material to be pelletized through said perforations,—an...

05/08/14 - 20140124970 - Laser scanning systems and methods for measuring extruded ceramic logs
Laser scanning systems and methods are disclosed herein that can provide quick and efficient measurement of extruded ceramic logs, particularly related to log shape, during manufacture. Two two-dimensional laser scans from respective laser scanners are performed and the resulting laser scan data is combined to form a three-dimensional surface shape...

05/01/14 - 20140117572 - Extrudate transport apparatus having a free floating roller assembly
An extrudate transport apparatus comprises a free floating roller assembly, wherein the roller assembly controls a rotational pitch of a cylindrical green ceramic extrudate as the green ceramic extrudate moves longitudinally from a first location to a second location within the extrudate transport apparatus. The free floating roller assembly has...

04/24/14 - 20140110871 - Concept to separate wet end and dry end paper machine control through estimation of physical properties at the wire
Partitioning control of the wet end and dry end, by introducing estimates of physical properties such as dry weight: and percent ash at the wire, allows for machine direction (MD) controls to continue during loss of scanner measurements. A mathematical model estimates the controlled, variables, such as dry weight, basis...

04/24/14 - 20140110872 - System and method for additive manufacturing of an object
The method comprises sequentially forming a plurality of layers in a configured pattern corresponding to the shape of the object, thereby forming the object. The formation of each layer comprises dispensing at least one uncured building material, and at least partially curing the uncured building material, wherein for at least...

03/13/14 - 20140070439 - Systems and methods for forming non-pneumatic tires
A method for molding a non-pneumatic tire includes placing a hub into a lower mold portion, and associating at least one temperature sensor with the lower mold portion. The method further includes placing an upper mold portion onto the lower mold portion and the hub, heating the mold assembly, heating...

03/13/14 - 20140070440 - Films and drug delivery systems made therefrom
The invention relates to the film products and methods of their preparation that demonstrate a non-self-aggregating uniform heterogeneity. Desirably, the films disintegrate in water and may be formed by a controlled drying process, or other process that maintains the required uniformity of the film. The films contain a polymer component,...

03/06/14 - 20140061960 - Apparatus and method for molding plastic materials
A material handling and mold filling system is provided which directs the flow of molten plastic material from an extruder and allocates the molten material to a plurality of nozzles through the use of independently operated, variable valves. The system therefore provides independent streams of molten plastic material having variable...

03/06/14 - 20140061961 - Method for manufacturing liquid container, and liquid container
A method for manufacturing a liquid container, the liquid container including: a case having a containing section for containing liquid; a supply port for supplying the liquid from the containing section to the outside thereof; and a detection member for detecting an amount of the liquid in the containing section,...

02/27/14 - 20140054813 - Porous film production method and device
A method for producing a porous film is described, including a solidification step for solidifying a film-forming starting solution in a solidification solution. In the method, the temperature of the solidification solution used in the solidification step is controlled by transferring the solidification solution, which is temperature-controlled by a temperature...

02/20/14 - 20140048966 - Portable curing system
A method and apparatus for curing a composite workpiece to form a part. In one illustrative embodiment, an apparatus may comprise an object, a portable structure, and a heating system. The object may have a shape selected for a part. The portable structure may comprise a retaining structure configured to...

02/13/14 - 20140042657 - Printed circuit board with integrated temperature sensing
An extruder for a three-dimension printer uses a printed circuit board (PCB) heating element with leads having temperature-sensitive resistance. The resulting circuit can be driven at high power to heat an extruder, or at a low power with a known current to measure a resistance from which temperature can be...

02/06/14 - 20140035182 - Augmented three-dimensional printing
A variety of techniques are disclosed for visual and functional augmentation of a three-dimensional printer....

01/23/14 - 20140021644 - Dies and methods for improving physical properties of stretch film
Dies and methods of extruding stretch film are provided, wherein the die includes at least an upper die lip and a lower die lip; the upper and lower die lips at least partially define a die gap; and at least one of the die lips includes a channel. Another die...

01/09/14 - 20140008830 - Thin film with non-self-aggregating uniform heterogeneity and drug delivery systems made therefrom
The invention relates to film products containing desired levels of active components and methods of their preparation. Desirably, the films disintegrate in water and may be formed by a controlled drying process, or other process that maintains the required uniformity of the film. Desirably, the films may be exposed to...

01/09/14 - 20140008831 - Films and drug delivery systems made therefrom
The invention relates to the film products and methods of their preparation that demonstrate a non-self-aggregating uniform heterogeneity. Desirably, the films disintegrate in water and may be formed by a controlled drying process, or other process that maintains the required uniformity of the film. The films contain a polymer component,...

01/09/14 - 20140008832 - Films and drug delivery systems made therefrom
The invention relates to the film products and methods of their preparation that demonstrate a non-self-aggregating uniform heterogeneity. Desirably, the films disintegrate in water and may be formed by a controlled drying process, or other process that maintains the required uniformity of the film. The films contain a polymer component,...

01/02/14 - 20140001665 - Method for manufacturing ceramic honeycomb structure
There is provided a method for manufacturing a ceramic honeycomb structure capable of enhancing production efficiency by reducing a need for offline inspection; and including a shape verification step A of measuring an outer shape of a ceramic honeycomb dried body 50 having partition walls 51 defining cells 52 extending...

01/02/14 - 20140001666 - Mold for forming at least one food product
A mold for forming at least one food product with a measurement unit, wherein the mold has a filling side and a back side opposite to said filling side. Further, the measurement unit comprises: measuring means configured to measure at least one parameter while the mold is used in a...

12/26/13 - 20130341815 - Method and device for treating diatomaceous earth waste and other waste in order to obtain construction materials
The invention relates to a method and furnace allowing the use of filter earth (diatomaceous earth) waste, in which the organic material is removed using the method of the application. The furnace comprises a container in which the industrial waste is deposited, and a folding table is used to transport...

12/26/13 - 20130341816 - Method and bladder apparatus for forming composite parts
A material forming apparatus and method for shaping a material to a forming tool having complex contours. The material forming apparatus may comprise a bladder sealed to a support structure, cooperatively forming a hollow space therebetween into which air or another gas may be pumped to inflate the bladder. The...

12/19/13 - 20130334720 - Two-component thermoset-rubber object
A shaped object is including a rigid and a resilient part, wherein the rigid part includes a thermoset and provides support to the resilient part. The resilient part includes vulcanized rubber. The object is manufactured according to a method of a pre-forming step wherein the thermosetting composition is pre-formed in...

12/12/13 - 20130328227 - Imaging monitoring method and apparatus for fabricating three dimensional models
An imaging monitoring system and method for the establishment, monitoring and control of the positions, orientations and operational tolerances of and between the elements of an apparatus for fabricating three dimensional models from successive layers of model and sacrificial materials by capturing and analyzing images of a test patterns created...

12/12/13 - 20130328228 - Color three dimensional printing
A variety of techniques for color mixing support a user-controllable palette of colors for use when fabricating three-dimensional objects....

12/05/13 - 20130320578 - Method for shaping a laminate substrate
A method for shaping a laminate substrate includes characterizing the laminate substrate for warpage characteristics over a range of temperatures. The laminate substrate is placed into a shaping fixture with any necessary correction to obtain a flat laminate substrate chip site area at a chip join temperature. The laminate substrate...

11/28/13 - 20130313742 - Apparatus for characterizing the temporo-spatial properties of a dynamic fluid front and method thereof
Methods and apparatus are described for characterizing the temporal-spatial properties of a dynamic fluid front within a mold space while the mold space is being filled with fluid. A method includes providing a mold defining a mold space and having one or more openings into the mold space; heating a...

11/28/13 - 20130313743 - In-filling for additive manufacturing
Iterative techniques are disclosed for in-filling enclosed, interior volumes of three-dimensional shapes during an additive fabrication process....

11/28/13 - 20130313744 - Imprint apparatus, imprint method, and method of manufacturing article
The present invention provides an imprint apparatus which performs an imprint process in which a resin on a substrate is cured, in a contact state in which a mold is kept in contact with the resin, to transfer a pattern onto the substrate, the apparatus including a stage configured to...

11/28/13 - 20130313745 - Application method of liquid material, application device and program
A liquid material application method for filling, based on a capillary action, a liquid material ejected from an ejection device, the method includes a step of preparing a plurality of cycles and allocating the cycles to the application regions, the cycles each including one ejection pulse combined with a plurality...

11/28/13 - 20130313746 - Injection molding machine and method for controlling injection molding machine
A hydraulic supply device of an injection molding machine is provided with: a first main hydraulic power source including a first main hydraulic pump having a variable capacity and driven by a first constant rotational speed motor, and a first main discharge pipe through which working oil flows; an auxiliary...

11/21/13 - 20130307172 - Method of converting tear-off asphaltic shingles to a formed product
A method of converting asphaltic shingles to a formed product, comprising the steps of providing a charge of recovered asphaltic shingles, comminuting the charge into small particles, adding to the charge a quantity of hydrated aluminosilicate, heating the charge while simultaneously mixing the comminuted charge to a homogeneous state, placing...

11/21/13 - 20130307173 - Stamping and/or drilling device comprising a substrate support head with continuously controlled orientation
A device for stamping and/or drilling a substrate, including two dies supported by two support assemblies configured to be moved relative to each other in translation. The assembly includes: a base; an orientable head fixed to the die; a connection mechanism between the base and the head to adjust orientation...

11/21/13 - 20130307174 - Method of removing an out-of-tolerance area in a composite structure
A method of removing an out-of-tolerance area in a composite structure may comprise determining a location of the out-of-tolerance area within the composite structure, and selecting a volume of the composite structure to be removed based on the location of the out-of-tolerance area. The method may further include programming a...

11/14/13 - 20130300015 - Method for forming a fire resistant cellulose product, and associated apparatus
A method is provided for forming a fire resistant cellulose material. Such a method comprises processing cellulose fibers into a fiber mixture, and then forming a wetted mixture from the fiber mixture and a fire-retarding solution, wherein the wetted mixture has a solids content of the fire-retarding solution substantially uniformly...

11/07/13 - 20130292861 - Composite material part manufacturing process using removable and retainable material
A system for changing a dimension of manufactured composite material parts may comprise a male tool, a female tool, a removable material, and a retainable material. The male tool may include a convex outer surface configured to receive composite material placed thereon to form a new part. The female tool...

11/07/13 - 20130292862 - Solid image apparatus with improved part separation from the image plate
Devices, methods, and computer program products for facilitating the assembly of three-dimensional parts in a layer-wise fashion are disclosed, wherein separation forces between the assembler device and the parts are minimized at certain interfaces. Parts may be produced from polymers, photopolymers, metals, or other materials. In some aspects of the...

11/07/13 - 20130292863 - Methods and systems for adjusting the composition of a binder system for use in making fiberglass products
Methods and systems for preparing a binder system for use in producing fiberglass products are provided. The method can include combining at least a first resin and a component to produce a first binder system. The component can include a second resin, an additive, or a combination thereof. At least...

11/07/13 - 20130292864 - Methods and systems for adjusting the composition of a binder system containing two or more resins
Methods and systems for preparing a binder system are provided. The method can include combining a first resin and a second resin to produce a first binder system. The first binder system can be applied to a first plurality of lignocellulose substrates and at least partially cured to produce a...