||WO||WO/2014/189381 - COUPLER DEVICE AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME||27.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2013/050092||NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO NORWAY AS||ASKESTAD, Sigmund|
There is described a coupler device (1) for coupling first and second pipe bodies, the coupler device comprising: - a first connector hub (13a) adapted to be connected to the first pipe body; - a second connector hub (13b) adapted to be connected to the second pipe body; - a clamp adapted to clamp the first and second connector hubs (13a, 13b) together, the clamp comprising two or more clamping members (11); and - two or more clamping rods (15), along which the clamping members (11) are adapted to be displaced, wherein the at least two clamping rods (15) are rigidly connected to the first connector hub (13a). There is also described a method using a coupler device (1) according to the invention.
||WO||WO/2014/189382 - METHOD OF ENCAPSULATION OF STATOR OF ELECTRICAL MACHINE||27.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/050078||SMARTMOTOR AS||HÖYLAND, Jörg|
Method of encapsulation of stator (10) of an electrical machine, by the way of encapsulating active parts and parts of a stator housing (18) with a casting resin (15), which includes arranging at least one of the following; ironless spacers (13), pre-casted resin blocks (17), and/or plates (20) with teeth or profiles (21),in an end-winding (12) area (16) of the stator (10) prior to encapsulation of the active parts and parts of the stator housing (18) with the casting resin (15).
||WO||WO/2014/189385 - A METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR MAKING A MULTI-COMPONENTS PRODUCT MATERIAL||27.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/050081||MULTIVECTOR AS||NORDAHL, Geir|
In a method and a device for making of a multi-components product material (12) there is a processing and homogenizing chamber (10') for primary particle components (4; 5; 6), the chamber having at least two sets (13; 14; 13'; 14') of rotary shovels caused to rotate in parallel in a mutually counter-rotating, homogenizing mode; inlet(s) (9; 9') into the chamber (10') for at least one secondary component (7; 7') in a fluid state and/or fine particulate material state and which is to interact with the primary components (4; 5; 6) while they are moved around in the processing chamber (10') by sets of the rotary shovels, and an outlet (42; 43) in a bottom region (40; 41) of the chamber (10') to allow the primary and secondary components to leave the chamber as the multi-component product material (12). At least some of the primary components (4; 5; 6) may be pre-heated before entering the chamber (10') and/or at least one heating agent is entered into to the processing chamber (10') to heat at least partly the primary components (4: 5; 6). The shovels (15 -19; 20 -24) of each set (13; 14; 13'; 14') extend radially from a respective surface of a common rotary shaft (25 –26). Each shovel (29) present upon rotation a convex surface (30) to face the primary component(s) (4: 5; 6) to be homogenized, and is at an radially outer region (31) is forwardly with a forward face (32) forming an angle with sad convex surface, and wherein an aerodynamic member (33) extends rearwards from a rear concave side (34) of the shovel, transversely of a radial direction of the shovel. A lateral wing member (37) may be placed on the shovel.
||WO||WO/2014/189384 - A method, a system and devices for processing at least one substance into a dried, fragmented, fluidized end product||27.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/050080||MULTIVECTOR AS||NORDAHL, Geir|
A method,a system and devices for processing of at least one substance into a dried, fragmented and fluidized end product. The at least one substance is delivered in fragmented state from a novel fragmenting device (100) to a fluidizing, drying and filtering unit(200). The at least one fragmented substance is subjected to fluidizing action from at least one set (205; 206) of novel rotary shovels while blowing a drying agent (DA), e.g. hot gas, hot air, vapour or superheated steam into a space (202) of the unit. The drying agent having passed through fluidized, fragmented substance(s) is sucked and filtered to let it exit said space at an upper end or lateral region thereof. Further, the fragmented, fluidized and dried substance(s) being caused to leave (210) said space at a lower region thereof as said product. Humid drying agent exiting (300) the space is at least partly de-hydrated and/or heated before re-entering (207) the space (202).
||WO||WO/2014/189383 - SYSTEM AND FISH CAGE FOR FISH FARMING||27.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/050079||AQUALINE AS||FURBERG, Geir|
Fish cage comprising floating collar (1), net cage and sinker tube (2), wherein a number of strengthening elements (4, 5) are connected to the fish cage, and wherein the sinker tube (2) is connected to the strengthening elements. The strengthening elements comprise vertical strengthening elements (4, 4A) running downwards from the floating collar to the sinker tube, and horizontal strengthening elements (5) running along the circumference of the net cage. The strengthening elements (4, 5) are connected to each other in cross points (11), and the sinker tube (2) is connected to the strengthening elements (4, 5) in such a way that the strengthening elements (4, 5) carry the weight of the sinker tube (2). The fish cage comprises further a number of lines (7) distributed along the circumference, as the lines run from the floating collar (1) to the sinker tube (2), without carrying the weight of the sinker tube when the sinker tube is in its lower position. System for lifting sinker tube of such a fish cage, which comprises a number of lines (7) distributed along the circumference of the net cage, as the lines runs from the floating collar (1) to the sinker tube (2), and at the least one device (8) for tightening and pulling the lines, as an upper end of each line is connected to the device (8) and a lower part is connected to the sinker tube (2).
||WO||WO/2014/185787 - METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR HANDLING OF SENSOR CAPSULES||20.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/050008||MAGSEIS AS||GATEMAN, Jan B.|
The invention relates to a method for handling of sensor capsules (11) and their inner components (41, 42) during deployment of a seismic cable (30) into the sea (80) by a vessel (1), the seismic cable comprises seismic node casings (6) for containing the sensor capsules when the seismic cable is in the sea, wherein the method comprises the following steps: withdrawing a sensor capsule (11) from a sensor capsule storage (24); withdrawing a battery unit (42) from a battery unit storage (21); withdrawing a control unit (41) from a docking station (19); combining the control unit (41 ) and battery unit (42) into a control/battery unit (15); inserting the control/battery unit (15) into the sensor capsule (11) and closing the sensor capsule; and loading the sensor capsule (11) into a seismic node casing (6). The invention also relates to a method for handling of sensor capsules (11) and their inner components (41, 42) during retrieval of a seismic cable (30) from the sea (80) by a vessel (1), and apparatuses related to the methods.
||WO||WO/2014/185789 - LIFTING APPARATUS FOR HANDLING OF AN EQUIPMENT AT A DRILL FLOOR'S CENTRE AND USE OF THE LIFTING APPARATUS||20.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/050074||DWELLOP AS||TORGERSEN, Kjell Inge|
A lifting apparatus (2) including a winch (3), the lifting apparatus (2) being provided with a mounting element (5) which is arranged to be attached to a portion on the bottom side of a movable lifting arrangement, the lifting arrangement being moved vertically above a well centre (90). A method of using the lifting apparatus (2) is described as well.
||WO||WO/2014/185791 - UNDERWATER VEHICLE||20.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/050076||HØGSKOLEN I ÅLESUND||LIU, Cong|
An underwater vehicle (1) operable in a first mode of free swimming and a second mode of carting on a submerged surface of an object(2), comprising a body(100),a single set of wheels (200) consisting of two wheels (200a, 200b) attached rotatably to the body at a first end of the body by an attachment means (230) providing a pivot axis allowing pivoting of the body relative to the set of wheels, and a thruster means (300) attached to the body for propulsion of the vehicle when operating in the free swimming mode and for providing a force on the body to pivot the body of the vehicle about the pivot axis when operating in the mode of carting on the submerged surface of the object.
||WO||WO/2014/185786 - LIQUID RING SCREW PUMP FUNCTIONAL DESIGN||20.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/000033||JETS AS||SVENHEIM, Ole Asgeir|
Liquid ring screw pump (1) including a housing (2) with a suction inlet section (4) and a pressure outlet section (3) and within the housing (2) rotatably provided Archimedes screw rotor driven by a motor (6) via a shaft. The inlet section (4) and outlet section (3) each provided with connecting means for suction and pressure piping respectively. The displacement, CD of the screw rotor in relation centre axis of the housing is determined on the basis of the equation: ( I ) where Rr is the screw rotor radius, CRmin screw rotor core radius, minimum, CD centre displacement, and where k is a range that based upon calculation should preferably be between 0,14 and 0,29.
||WO||WO/2014/185790 - SAFETY CHAIR FOR FREE FALL LIFEBOATS AND AN ASSEMBLY OF AT LEAST FOUR SAFETY CHAIRS||20.11.2014||
||PCT/NO2014/050075||NORSAFE AS||SVENDSEN, Christian|
The present invention relates to a safety chair (1) for a free fall lifeboat. The chair includes a body shell (12) with a seat portion and a concave back portion (14) with an upper part and a lower part. The seat includes a seat belt system (2) with two shoulder straps (25, 26), a head support assembly and a slide arrangement attaching the upper parts of the at least two shoulder straps (25, 26) and the head support assembly to the concave back portion (14). The upper parts of the at least two shoulder straps (25, 26) and the head support assembly are adjustable along the concave back portion (14) between an upper position towards the upper part of the concave back portion (14) and a lower position towards the lower part of the concave back portion (14). Furthermore, the invention relates to a chair body shell (12) for a safety chair (1)and an assembly of at least four safety chairs (1) in at least two staggered lines.