||WO||WO/2014/044002 - BELL AND SPIGOT TYPE PIPING JOINT||27.03.2014||
||PCT/CN2012/086359||XINXING DUCTILE IRON PIPES CO., LTD||ZHANG, Tongbo|
Disclosed is a bell and spigot type piping joint, comprising a bell (1) and a spigot (2), wherein an end of the bell (1) extends radially inwards to form an annular wall part (11), the outer wall at the near end of the spigot (2) is provided with a spigot solder ring (21), a blocking piece device (3) is provided between the bell (1) and the spigot (2), the blocking piece device (3) comprises a front blocking piece (31) and a rear blocking piece (32), the front end of the front blocking piece (31) is a front abutting end (311) and the rear end is a front fitting end (312), a first and a second front fitting face (313, 314) are provided on the front fitting end (312), and the rear end of the rear blocking piece (32) is a rear abutting end (321) and the front end is a rear fitting end (322), a first and a second rear fitting face (323, 324) are provided on the rear fitting end (322). Several front and rear blocking pieces (31, 32) arranged alternately form a ring shape, wherein the front abutting ends (311) of several front blocking pieces (31) abut against the annular wall part (11) of the bell (1), and the rear abutting ends (321) of several rear blocking pieces (32) abut against a spigot solder ring (21) of the spigot (2). The first and second front fitting faces (313, 314) of each front blocking piece (31) respectively closely fit with the second and first rear fitting faces (324, 323) of the rear blocking pieces (32) on both sides. The bell and spigot type piping joint can simplify manufacturing techniques, reduce manufacturing costs and increase bearing strength.
||WO||WO/2014/043736 - INTEGRATED STORAGE/OFFLOADING FACILITY FOR AN LNG PRODUCTION PLANT||27.03.2014||
||PCT/AU2013/000258||WOODSIDE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD||FAKA, Solomon Aladja|
An LNG production plant positioned at a production location adjacent to a body of water is described. The LNG production plant comprises a plurality of spaced-apart facilities including a first facility and a second facility, each facility provided with plant equipment related to a pre-determined function associated with the production of LNG, wherein the first facility is an onshore facility and the second facility is an integrated storage/offloading facility arranged on a gravity-based structure having a base that rests on the seabed at a selected location within the body of water.
||WO||WO/2014/042639 - METHODS FOR PRODUCING PLATELET MATERIALS||20.03.2014||
||PCT/US2012/055130||ECKART AMERICA CORPORATION||OLEJNIK, Toni|
Processes for forming platelet materials, such as flakes, including but not limited to, metal flakes, such as aluminum flakes, are described. The processes involve the application of a release system to a support or drum which is subsequently dissolved to release one or more non-dissolving layer(s), such as one or more metal layer(s), formed thereon. A particular group of dispersing agents are described which when incorporated in the release system, lead to improved process efficiency and more consistent product. Additional features and aspects of the processes are described.
||WO||WO/2014/042737 - CONTAINER LID HAVING INDEPENDENTLY PIVOTING FLIP TOP AND HANDLE||20.03.2014||
||PCT/US2013/047161||RUNWAY BLUE, LLC||MEYERS, David, O.|
The present invention is directed to a container lid that includes a handle and a flip top that are each independently pivotable along the same axis. The handle can be secured to the container lid between a mount on the lid and the flip top. The flip top includes a flip top pivot that is positioned between the handle when the handle is inserted into the mount. The handle and the flip top are each independently pivotable within the mount.
||WO||WO/2014/043192 - DEFINING RELEVANT CONTENT AREA BASED ON CATEGORY DENSITY||20.03.2014||
||PCT/US2013/059199||GOOGLE INC.||MURPHY, Bruce W.|
A method for defining a relevant area for displaying advertisements based on a category of a user search is disclosed. The method includes receiving a search request from a user; determining a business category based on the search request; determining a location associated with the search request; determining business category density information based at least on the determined business category and the location associated with the search request; determining an extent based on business category density information for the location; determining local content to provide to the user based at least in part on the determined extent, the business category, and the location; and providing for display to the user the local content, wherein the local content is provided to the user in addition to the search results. The location may be explicitly included in the search request, associated with responsive search results, or associated with the search request.
||WO||WO/2014/039064 - ACTIVE COOLING OF MEDIUM VOLTAGE POWER UMBILICALS||13.03.2014||
||PCT/US2012/066514||OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL INC||CHARTIER, Andre, J.|
An umbilical comprises an outer sheath defining an interior void; one or more power cores; and one or more forced convection cooling circuits disposed within the interior void proximate the power cores, typically at least one forced convection cooling circuit paired with each power core. The forced convection cooling circuit comprises a heat exchange delivery fluid conduit and a heat exchange return fluid conduit in fluid communication with the heat exchange delivery fluid conduit, where at least one of the fluid conduits is disposed either proximate to the other conduit or disposed within the other conduit. The forced convection cooling circuit has a length which has been determined to be sufficient to achieve a desired heat exchange that results in a desired efficient evacuation of heat energy from the power cores along a predetermined length of the umbilical.
||WO||WO/2014/026504 - USE OF METAL SALT OF 2-MERCAPTOBENZOTHIAZOLE||20.02.2014||
||PCT/CN2013/077600||ZHEJIANG XINNONG CHEMICAL CO., LTD||XU, Zhenyuan|
The present invention relates to use of a metal salt of 2-mercaptobenzothiazole. In particular, the present invention provides a fungicide for controlling diseases of crops, characterized in that the fungicide comprises the metal salt of 2-mercaptobenzothiazole shown as the following formula (I) and a carrier for a pesticide, wherein: M is Zn, Mn, Fe, Sn or Al; n is 2, 3 or 4. The fungicide shows very high biological activity against most bacteria, has excellent inhibitory effect on fungi as well, and is an ideal drug for integrated control of diseases of crops.
||WO||WO/2014/024271 - HIGH-TEMPERATURE LEAD-FREE SOLDER ALLOY||13.02.2014||
||PCT/JP2012/070185||SENJU METAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.||UESHIMA Minoru|
Provided is an Sn-Sb-Ag-Cu based high-temperature lead-free solder alloy which does not form any low-melting phase even when solidified at a low cooling rate and which exhibits excellent joint reliability. This solder alloy has an alloy composition which comprises, in mass%, 35-40% Sb, 13-18% Ag, 6-8% Cu, and the balance Sn.
||WO||WO/2014/024330 - PERMANENT MAGNET TYPE CYLINDRICAL MOLTEN METAL STIRRING DEVICE, AND MELTING FURNACE WITH PERMANENT MAGNET TYPE SUCTION PUMP||13.02.2014||
||PCT/JP2012/078636||TAKAHASHI Kenzo||TAKAHASHI Kenzo|
Provided is an energy-saving stirring device which enables the reduction of the amount of heat produced, easy maintenance, ease of use, flexibility of an installation position, and even adjustment of stirring capability. The present invention is provided with a furnace body having a molten metal chamber for housing molten metal, and a stirring unit for stirring the molten metal in the furnace body. The stirring unit is configured to be provided with: a molten metal drive compartment component which is disposed in the molten metal chamber and forms a drive compartment used for applying driving force to the molten metal and having open both ends; a pair of electrodes disposed in the drive compartment in order to pass an electric current through the drive compartment in the presence of the molten metal; and a magnetic field unit configured from a permanent magnet disposed outside the furnace body, wherein either one of the N-pole or the S-pole faces the furnace body, a line of magnetic force from the one pole intersects the electric current to thereby generate electromagnetic force for driving the molten metal from one end to the other end within the drive compartment.
||WO||WO/2014/019009 - "FIELD REPLACEABLE BUCKLE WITH REINSTALLABLE CROSS BAR"||06.02.2014||
||PCT/AU2012/000911||SEA TO SUMMIT PTY LTD||SINGH, Paramjeet|
A field replaceable buckle (1) with reinstallable cross bar (4) in which the buckle (1) comprises at least one buckle part (2, 3) having a pair of lateral lugs (11) extending therefrom. Each lateral lug (11) has at least one aperture (22, 24) provided therein. The reinstallable cross bar (4) includes a securing portion (25) and a retaining portion (23). When the reinstallable cross bar (4) is inserted through an aperture (22) in a first lateral lug (11) it is prevented from passing therethrough by the retaining portion (23) and the securing portion (25) is operable to securely, but releasable, engage an aperture (24) in the second lateral lug (11).