flexible (Total 166323 Patents Found)

The present invention relates to bioassay materials useful for the detection of toxic substances and, more particularly, to packaging materials for food and other products, along with methods for their manufacture and use. The invention provides a unique composite material capable of detecting and identifying multiple ...
A reversibly deformable frame for the backs of sofas, settees, divan beds and the like comprising a set of rod-shaped members with a vertical axis which can be deformed in any direction placed parallel in a vertical direction and integral with a base having rigid members placed in the vertical direction hinged together...
A flexible and non-conductive, artificial, implantable nerve plate has an module of about 3000-1000 N/mm 2 and a thickness of <50 μm for placement and insertion between the fascicles of a nerve bundle. Multiple electrodes are arranged on the two sides of the nerve plate, which is connected via conducting lines ins...
Methods of installing an elongated, flexible, electric heater into a material storage tank comprising attaching flexible cables to opposite ends of the heater while the same is disposed exteriorly of the tank, and utilizing such cables to guide the heater to a selected position within the tank. The invention also inclu...
A method of forming a nozzle outlet in the stretchable, flexible wall for a container by providing rigid inner and outer sleeves adapted to mate together in taper-interlocked relationship by stretching a portion of the wall around the inner sleeve and becoming sandwiched between the mated sleeves. The inner sleeve has ...
A device is disclosed for storing a stream of a plurality of thin flexible objects, such as newspapers or similar printed materials, which is constructed from a number of generally parallel conveyor sections arranged in a number of vertical columns. The conveyor sections in each column are connected to one another by d...
The flexible contour wheelchair backrest comprises two side posts, and a flexible backrest body extending between the two side posts. The flexible backrest body comprises a plurality of transversally extending and vertically spaced apart flexible straps each interconnecting the two side posts and each having an adjusta...
A method and apparatus is disclosed for mounting constructing a flexible a tubular fitment (10) to a flexible container (11) and to the resulting product. The fitment is mounted upon a mandrel (24) having an extendable bearings in the form of an annular array of balls (27). The mandrel supporting the fitment is positio...
Flexible sheet-like magnetic discs (so-called "floppy discs") are provided with a central hub formed of a magnetically soft polyacetal composition. The polyacetal composition necessarily includes a polyacetal resin and elemental iron particles homogeneously dispersed throughout the polyacetal resin in an amount...
An elongated flexible form is disclosed. The elongated flexible form may be shaped to fit the contour of a concrete structure of variable shape and is held in position by a plurality of positioning brackets. The flexible form is made out of a flexible material such as natural or synthetic rubber and may be reinforced b...
A disk cartridge file employs a cartridge which is a rigid enclosure containing a flexible information storage disk mounted on a drive hub. One wall of the cartridge comprises a central hub drive aperture and an arcuate radially extending access slot for a read/write transducer. In operation, the disk flies over the in...
A thermosetting composition with a glass transition temperature of at least 100° C. comprises at least one epoxy resin formed from at least one polyepoxide containing at least two epoxy groups in its molecule and at least one aromatic polyamine containing at least two primary amino groups in its molecule, at least one...
A retroreflective article 10 has a body portion 14 and a multitude of cube-corner elements 12 that project from a rear side 20 of the body portion 14 . The body portion 14 includes a body layer 18 that contains a light-transmissible polymeric material having an elastic modulus less than 7×10 8 pascals. T...
A flexible pouch includes a flexible compartment with a bottom. A rim is formed around the bottom of the compartment and is spaced from and extends outwardly from this compartment bottom. At least three coplanar feet are provided on the rim for stabilizing the pouch when the pouch is resting on the rim. These coplanar ...
Cold-cured molded polyurethane flexible foams having improved vibration damping properities are made by foaming in the presence of (1) a high molecular weight predominantly linear siloxane polyoxyalkylene block copolymer and (2) a solvent which is compatible with the block copolymer and which has a viscosity of 3 to 10...
Process for preparing a flexible foam by reacting a prepolymer having an NCO value of 3-15% by weight, which is the reaction product obtained by reacting an excessive amount of a polyisocyanate with a polyether polyol or a mixture of such polyols, said polyol or mixture having an average nominal hydroxyl functionality ...
A method and system for changing an order for a product where production of the order is currently in progress in a flexible order transaction system and where yield, scrap, and work-in-process (WIP) are calculated for reporting points in the order process and are transferred to the new order for the new product. The t...
Now, according to the present invention, dichroic filters are provided that incorporate a flexible polymer film substrate, such as poly(ethylene naphthalate), onto which a dielectric and/or reflective metal stack has been formed. Filters of the present invention are durable, flexible, and lightweight, and can be advant...
A flexible hurricane shutter is provided. A composite laminate material is constructed using layers of high elastic modulus fibers or fiber bundles. The material also can be coated with a membrane on one or both sides to improve the elastic strength and wind- and water-resistance of the material to provide further prot...
A bat has an elongate tubular striking member of a first material, and an elongate handle member of a second material. The handle may be of composite material laid up in selected layers and orientation to produce selected weight distribution, strength, and stiffness and improved batting capabilities. The striking membe...
Disclosed are a method for forming a silicon thin-film on a substrate, and more particularly a method for forming a polycrystalline silicon thin-film of good quality on a flexible metal substrate. A metal substrate ( 110 ) is prepared and a surface of the metal substrate ( 110 ) is flattened. An insulation film ( 120 )...
The present invention provides a flexible liquid crystal display, comprising a flexible backlight module and a flexible liquid crystal display panel positioned on the flexible backlight module, and the flexible liquid crystal display panel comprises a lower polarizer, an array substrate, a liquid crystal layer, a color...
A cassette for dispensing bags from an elongated tubing comprising an annular receptacle accommodating a length of tubing in an accumulated condition. An annular opening at an upper end of the annular receptacle is for dispensing the tubing. The annular receptacle defines a central opening through which a knotted end o...