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Yoshimoto Taneya, Keiichirou Naito: Socket and plug attachment mechanism for tube joint. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, January 27, 2004: US06681803 (12 worldwide citation)

An O-ring is disposed on a front end surface of an abutted collar to prevent a fluid from leaking out of a flow passage when a socket and a plug of a tube joint is coupled to one another. A check valve of each of the socket and the plug, which prevents an outflow of the fluid when the socket and the ...


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Keiichirou Naito: Tube joint. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, May 6, 2003: US06557904 (12 worldwide citation)

A tube joint comprises a first tube joint member; a second tube joint member joined to the first tube joint member; a sleeve attached to a joining portion of the first and second tube joint members, for joining and releasing the first and second tube joint members; a resilient member for urging the ...


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Shinya Matsumoto, Takuya Seki, Yuta Kiumra, Yasuhiro Shimura: Method of and apparatus for rendering an image simulating fluid motion, with recording medium and program therefor. Sony Computer Entertainment, Paul A Guss, February 27, 2007: US07184051 (11 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for processing an image has a texture rendering unit for storing a texture image in a texture rendering area of an image memory, an image rendering unit for storing a polygon in a display rendering area of the image memory based on at least the texture image, and mapping the texture ima ...


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Seikai Yo, Katsuaki Takahashi, Masayuki Hosono, Kazuo Nakano: Non-contact transport apparatus. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, April 6, 2010: US07690869 (11 worldwide citation)

An inner member having a supply port is installed at the inside of a housing, wherein the housing and the inner member are connected together by connecting bolts. Air is supplied to the supply port of the inner member and is directed and introduced through communication passages into an annular pass ...


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Mitsuo Sekine, Yutaka Noguchi, Makoto Seo: Signal input/output device. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, July 8, 2008: US07397668 (11 worldwide citation)

A signal input/output device includes an array of signal input/output units. The signal input/output units have respective bases, each of which includes a connecting member. The connecting member has a second protruding end finger swingably supported on a base, and a first protruding end finger that ...


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John Sand, Jon Emmerson Martin, Jeremy Jonathan Clarke Ames: Device and method for comminution. Ashford Holdings, Paul A Guss, Mark M Yang, February 15, 2000: US06024307 (11 worldwide citation)

A device for comminuting raw materials like glass, rock, rubber buffings and the like, is disclosed. Raw material is propelled outwardly towards violent impact against a circular wall and then lifted by rapidly rising air for separation and possible return for further propelling outwardly towards im ...


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Kazuhiro Iida: Transfer apparatus. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, December 16, 2003: US06662934 (11 worldwide citation)

A rodless cylinder comprises a cylinder tube, and a slide table which is movable back and forth along the cylinder tube. A cover member is fixed to the cylinder tube in a state in which an attachment base is secured to the slide table. A dust-preventive member is integrally interposed by an inner wa ...


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Yoshihiro Fukano, Tadashi Uchino: Solenoid-operated valve. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, April 13, 2004: US06719268 (11 worldwide citation)

A solenoid-operated valve comprises first and second elastic ring members each of which is made of an elastic material such as rubber, which retain a peripheral edge of a diaphragm, and which are flexibly bent in accordance with displacement of the diaphragm. A pair of lip sections is formed on the ...


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Chiaki Fukui: Clamp apparatus. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, February 14, 2006: US06997447 (11 worldwide citation)

A clamp apparatus converts the rectilinear motion of a cylinder into the rotary motion by means of a toggle mechanism to clamp a workpiece by using an arm. A release projection is covered with a top cover made of metal, preferably with a top cover coated with a material excellent in smoothness. When ...


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Shigekazu Nagai, Akio Saitoh, Hiroshi Yumiba: Electric clamp apparatus. SMC Kabushiki Kaisha, Paul A Guss, October 29, 2002: US06471199 (11 worldwide citation)

A gear mechanism has a first gear which is coaxially connected to a drive shaft of a rotary driving source, a second gear which is meshed with the first gear, and a third gear which is meshed with the second gear and which is integrally interlocked with a ball screw nut. Diameters of the first to th ...