William L Tonar, Jeffrey A Forgette, John S Anderson, David J Cammenga, Robert R Turnbull, Philip B Hall, Mark D Bugno, Alan R Watson: Electrochromic rearview mirror assembly incorporating a display/signal light. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, James E Shultz Jr, May 9, 2006: US07042616 (172 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment of the present invention, an electrochromic rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle includes an electrochromic mirror having a variable reflectivity, a glare sensor for sensing levels of light directed towards the front element from the rear of the vehicle, an ambient sens ...

Jerome Lemelson: Internal combustion engines and engine components. December 4, 1990: US04974498 (85 worldwide citation)

Improvements in internal combustion engines and/or components thereof resulting from applying thin coatings or films of synthetic diamond or diamond-like material thereto and, in certain instances, overcoating such synthetic diamond material with a thin layer of chromium for providing certain protec ...

Martin S Kramer, Chester J Rivard, Frank A Koltuniak: Thermally sprayed aluminum-bronze coatings on aluminum engine bores. General Motors Corporation, George A Grove, January 14, 1992: US05080056 (78 worldwide citation)

This specification describes the thermal spraying of an aluminum-bronze alloy coating onto aluminum alloy cylinder bores or piston skirts to provide a scuff- and wear-resistant surface.

Richard E Livesay, Nate G Rozenboom: Tip to adapter interface. Caterpillar, J W Burrows, June 13, 1995: US05423138 (74 worldwide citation)

Tooth assemblies having a tip attached to an adapter by a retaining mechanism is normally utilized in order to readily replace the tip which is a high wear element. It is advantageous to have a tip that due to its interface with the adapter allows effective transfer of forces being subjected to the ...

Jose M Lopez Crevillen, John W Huber: Engine oil pan isolation mounting. General Motors Corporation, Robert J Outland, July 26, 1983: US04394853 (68 worldwide citation)

An engine oil pan is mounted in noise reducing vibration isolation from the associated engine by a mounting arrangement including a unitary resilient seal having lips that extend under the oil pan flange to retain the seal in assembly with the pan both during and after assembly of the pan to the eng ...

Eisenberg Eugene: Fuel injection nozzle holder installation. Mack Trucks, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, November 5, 1974: US3845748 (61 worldwide citation)

A fuel line installation for a fuel injection nozzle holder comprises two intercommunicating bores formed in the cylinder head, the first of which receives the nozzle holder. A fuel delivery tube, received within the second bore, communicates with the nozzle holder through a conical fitting at the e ...

Yasunari Seki, Toshihiko Sato, Katuhiro Kumagai, Hiroshi Maruyama, Yoichi Iwata, Tsuyoshi Takizawa, Kenichi Maeda, Shigetaka Kuroda, Masataka Chikamatsu, Shukoh Terata, Kazutomo Sawamura, Hajime Uto, Takuya Aoki, Makoto Kobayashi: System for determining deterioration of catalysts of internal combustion engines. Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Nikaido Marmelstein Murray & Oram, July 5, 1994: US05325664 (58 worldwide citation)

A catalyst deterioration-determining system determines deterioration of a catalyst arranged in the exhaust passage of an internal combustion engine. An ECU is responsive to an output from an O.sub.2 sensor arranged upstream of the catalyst or outputs from O.sub.2 sensors arranged upstream and downst ...

Dieter Eckert, Thomas Friedow: Cylinder head gasket. Elring Klinger, December 20, 2005: US06976683 (52 worldwide citation)

A cylinder head gasket comprising a gasket plate for an engine in which at least one first coolant cavity is formed in the engine block adjacent to the cylinder head gasket, with the gasket plate comprising coolant passage openings via which the first coolant cavity is connectable to at least one se ...

Frank E Lowther: Plasma ceramic coating to supply uniform sparking action in combustion engines. Purification Sciences, Robert J Bird, May 18, 1982: US04330732 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a hot spark that is more-or-less uniform over the combustion chamber volume in a liquid oxidant/liquid fuel combustion engine. In addition, heat losses are reduced and low wear/low friction surfaces are provided. Flame sprayed ceramic coatings are utilized to provide a ...

Kerry D Hinson: Thermoplastic gasket with edge bonded rubber apertures and integral alignment grommets. Dana Corporation, Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC, August 26, 2003: US06609717 (50 worldwide citation)

A gasket for sealing an intake manifold of an internal combustion engine, includes a plastic body defining substantially co-planar surfaces that define top and bottom surfaces of the gasket. Each of a plurality of air intake apertures includes an interiorly molded circumferential elastomeric edge be ...