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Charles D Wood III: Internal combustion engine valve control device. Southwest Research Institute, Baker & Botts, March 16, 1993: US05193495 (53 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a valve control device (10) for an internal combustion engine (12). It comprises a housing (18) having a piston chamber (20), in which is mounted a power piston (22) for reciprocating movement. The power piston (22) is connected to the engine valve (26). An air reservoir cha ...


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Yul J Tarr: Injection rate shaping nozzle assembly for a fuel injector. Cummins Engine Company, Charles M Leedom Jr, Tim L Brackett Jr, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, January 19, 1999: US05860597 (44 worldwide citation)

An improved nozzle assembly for servo-controlled fuel injectors is provided which includes a needle valve control device including a rate shaping control device for effectively producing a predetermined time varying change in the flow rate of fuel injected into the combustion chamber during an injec ...


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Ryuichi Kawamoto, Keisuke Hirade: Constant feed water device. Inax Corporation, Kanesaka and Takeuchi, June 23, 1992: US05124934 (44 worldwide citation)

A constant liquid feeding device of the invention comprises a flow meter for measuring quantity of liquid flowing through a pipe, a valve attached to the pipe, a valve control device attached to the valve for opening and closing the pipe, an operating device having a feeding switch and a learning sw ...


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Kiyoshi Terauchi: Slant plate type compressor with variable displacement mechanism. Sanden Corporation, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, June 27, 1989: US04842488 (36 worldwide citation)

A slant plate type compressor with a capacity or displacement adjusting mechanism is disclosed. The compressor includes a housing having a cylinder block provided with a plurality of cylinders and a crank chamber. A piston is slidably fitted within each of the cylinders and is reciprocated by a driv ...


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Michael Huang: Ball valve adapted to couple with an output drive shaft of a valve control device. Transworld Steel Enterprise, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 21, 1999: US05954088 (35 worldwide citation)

A ball valve includes a hollow valve body for mounting a valve ball therein. A drive transmitting stem has a proximate end coupled to the valve ball, and a distal end extending outwardly of the valve body for coupling with an output drive shaft of a valve control device. A hollow bearing housing of ...


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George Sigelakis: Security device and system for preventing unauthorized access to and operation of fire hydrants. Adduci Mastriani & Schaumberg L, August 27, 1996: US05549133 (32 worldwide citation)

A security device and system for preventing unauthorized access to and operation of fire hydrants. The security device includes a first end portion for coupling the device to a portion of a fire hydrant. The first end portion preferably is coupled to the hydrant by clamping it between an outlet port ...


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Yukihiko Taguchi: Slant plate type compressor with variable displacement mechanism. Sanden Corporation, Banner Birch McKie & Beckett, May 31, 1988: US04747753 (31 worldwide citation)

An improved variable displacement mechanism for a slant plate type compressor, such as a wobble plate type compressor, which increases the cooling efficiency of the compressor is disclosed. The variable displacement mechanism includes a passageway to allow communication between the suction chamber a ...


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Lester L Peters, David A Vittorio, P Douglas Free, Amarjit S Ghuman, Harold G Weber, Canden R Nelson: Early exhaust valve opening control system and method. Cummins Engine Company, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson PC, August 17, 1999: US05937807 (31 worldwide citation)

An exhaust valve system for an internal combustion engine including a turbocharger is provided for effectively increasing the turbocharged boost pressure at low load engine conditions thereby effectively improving engine transient response. The exhaust valve system includes an exhaust valve control ...


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Yul J Tarr, John D Crofts, John T Carroll III, Laszlo D Tikk: Needle controlled fuel system with cyclic pressure generation. Cummins Engine Company, Charles M Leedom Jr, Tim L Brackett Jr, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, October 13, 1998: US05819704 (30 worldwide citation)

The improved needle controlled common rail fuel system of the present invention includes split common rails serving respective sets of unit injectors. Each unit injector includes a mechanically actuated plunger reciprocally mounted to cyclically create gradual periods of increasing pressure in the c ...


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Hideki Kato, Tosio Matsuzawa, Touru Shimizu, Tetsuji Yamanaka, Yoshiyuki Kouno: Throttle valve control device. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, February 13, 1996: US05490487 (28 worldwide citation)

A speed reduction gear including a semicircular control gear is provided coaxially with a motor shaft between a motor and a throttle valve. A connecting lever which has a valve opening contact and a valve closing contact is secured to a shaft of the throttle valve. When the control gear turns in the ...