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Dr Raj C Thiagarajan ATOA Scientific Technologies Dr Raj C Thiagarajan ATOA Scientific Technologies
Chinniah Thiagarajan, Frans Adriaansen, Bhawesh Kumar: Apparatus for connecting panels. Sabic Innovative Plastics IP, Cantor Colburn, June 5, 2012: US08191329 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are connectors for panels. In one embodiment a panel connector comprises, a connector comprising a rib-hinging geometry, wherein the rib-hinging geometry comprises living hinges, and wherein the rib-hinging geometry is capable of expanding in area. In another embodiment, a panel ass ...


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Lawrence Crainich: Medical instrument and coupling apparatus for same. Bachman & LaPointe, November 7, 1995: US05464300 (355 worldwide citation)

A medical instrument includes a handle for manipulating the instrument, a tool head, and a tube element for joining the handle and the tool head, the tube element having a first end and a second end, a first coupling for releasably coupling the first end of the tube element and the handle, and a sec ...


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Lawrence Crainich: Coupling apparatus for medical instrument. Bachman & LaPointe, April 18, 1995: US05407293 (340 worldwide citation)

A coupling apparatus for a medical instrument includes an insertion member having a protruding portion; a receiving member sized to receive the protruding portion of the insertion member; an engaging structure having a ridge member and a groove member for coupling the insertion member with the recei ...


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Erik J Wagner: Spinal fixation system and methods. AMEI Technologies, Baker & Botts, August 2, 1994: US05334203 (188 worldwide citation)

A system and method to form a medical construct using surgical rods and connectors. A pair of surgical rods such as those used in fusing vertebrae of the spine are attached to each other with connectors to form a medical construct. The connector includes a plate with a pair of double hook bolts whic ...


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William M Murray: External fixation device. Thomas Hooker, November 20, 1984: US04483334 (177 worldwide citation)

An external fixation device for holding bone segments in known relation to each other includes a pair of bone clamp assemblies each secured to bone pins extending from the bone segments, a bridge extending between the pin clamp assemblies and a specialized high friction universal assembly connecting ...


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Michael D Bokaie, John D Busch, A David Johnson, Bruce Petty: Release device for retaining pin. TiNi Alloy Company, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 30, 1998: US05771742 (173 worldwide citation)

A release mechanism employing an actuating element of a shape memory alloy material. When the actuating element is heated through its phase-change transition temperature it applies a force which moves a latch to a position which activates the higher energy stored in a drive spring for moving a retai ...


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Timothy S Leatherman: Foldable tool. Leatherman Tool Group, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, May 17, 1988: US04744272 (154 worldwide citation)

A foldable gripping tool has compound folding handle assemblies including channel shaped handles and handle extensions which may be folded into nested relationship with each other, and folded over the gripping jaws of the tool to enclose the jaws into a compact nested assembly. The handle extensions ...


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Conny Jansson, Ulf Wahlberg: Hand tool. Bahco Verktyg, Oldham Oldham Hudak & Weber, October 14, 1980: US04227430 (154 worldwide citation)

A rotatable hand tool, especially a screwdriver or other rotating tool for screws or nuts. The tool is of the kind having cavities in its handle for storing at least one, or usually several tool bits, which can optionally be attached to a holder attached to and turned by the holder. Such bits can, f ...


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Dennis E Parham, Edmond B Reinagel: Arrangement for interconnecting two objects. The Mead Corporation, Tsugihiko Suzuki, November 11, 1997: US05685664 (142 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for interconnecting first and second objects, comprises a connector element and an anchoring element which are formed on the first object and a connector aperture and an anchoring aperture defined in the second object. The connector element extends from the first object along a notion ...


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Richard B Decker, Joseph Hummel: Slip resistant, cushioning cover for handles. Bettcher, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke, July 17, 1990: US04941232 (126 worldwide citation)

A slip-resistant, flexible, cushioning wrap for a handle comprising a laminate suitable for covering the handle. The laminate has a base layer of cushioning, non-absorbent closed-cell foam having an outer layer of washable, grip-enhancing, random and open-cell foam laminated to one side and having a ...



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