block (Total 114746 Patents Found)

This invention provides a terminal block or an adaptor where the binding posts and the caps which screw on the binding posts are adapted to receive small wires without breaking or cutting the wires when the cap is installed with normal installation torque for binding posts. The binding posts and cap can also receive la...
A firing pin block for a firearm of the type having a reciprocating bolt assembly including a breech bolt and slide block, a firing pin, and a pivotal locking block. The slide block and locking block have cam means which cooperate to pivot the locking block in and out of locking engagement with a recess in the barrel a...
A continuous process as disclosed which produces a clear, high impact block copolymer having a vinyl aryl monomer content of at least 70 percent of the block copolymer. This continuous process involves the continuous preparation of a multiblock copolymer which comprises the alternate feeding of monomer streams to a rea...
A conversion block for converting porting from a brake control valve to an electronic control unit so as to allow for electronic control of an air braking system for a train. This conversion block has particular utility for converting 26 porting and is one part of the entire unit that allows access to 26-Type equipment...
A basic block with a stable shape and size is shaped from fragments of a polymer mixture compressed in a hydraulic press (1) b piercing the block with spikes (8) heated to a temperature higher than the softening point of at least one of the polymers in said m...
A receiver in a digital cellular communication system includes a system for receiving a signal transmitted in the cellular system and representing a code word encoded in a binary linear block code and a first digital signal processor for demodulating the signal and a second digital signal processor for decoding the bin...
A transformer terminal block molded from plastic is disclosed having a U-shaped skirt portion fitting in the gap between the coil and the core, to provide the required creepage distance at two adjacent corners of the coil, without the need for taping the corners. The described transformer has a new metallic terminal ba...
The invention relates to polymethacrylate ester/polysiloxane block copolymer of the ABA or AB type, A being a polymethacrylate ester block and B a polysiloxane block. The invention furthermore relates to a method for the synthesis of such block copolymers as well as to a method to modify synthetic resins, particularly ...
Esterified polyoxyalkylene block copolymers are useful as reduced calorie fat substitutes in food compositions due to their resistance to enzymatic hydrolysis and absorption upon ingestion. The fat mimetics contain hydrophilic polyoxyalkylene inner blocks which tend to promote thickening or gelling of the composition w...
Block copolymers having a repeating unit comprised of polysiloxane and urea segments are prepared by copolymerizing certain diaminopolysiloxanes with diisocyanates. The invention also provides novel diaminopolysiloxanes useful as precursors in the preparation of the block copolymers and a method of making such diaminop...
A semiconductor device having and electrically erasable and programmable nonvolatile memory, for example, a rewritable nonvolatile memory including memory cells arranged in rows and columns and disposed to facilitate both flash erasure as well as selective erasure of individual units of plural memory cells. The semicon...
A thermally insulative fire block sheet having an elastomeric layer is provided which has a surface flammability flame spread index of zero at 20 minutes of exposure in accordance with ASTM E-162 and which is capable, in a thickness of 1/16 inch, of blocking a flame of 1900° F. for more than an hour. The sheet compris...
An apparatus for offloading network, block and file functions from an operating system comprises a network interface coupled to a network for receiving packet flows; one or more processors each having one or more processor cores; a computer-readable medium carrying one or more operating systems and an input/output netw...
The present invention relates to a method of treating disorders by administering to a patient in need of such treatment a therapeutically effective amount of a compound of formula (I): wherein R 1 -R 8 are as described herein, R 4 being aryl or heteroaryl....
This invention relates to polyolefin compositions. In particular, the invention pertains to elastic polymer compositions that can be more easily processed on cast film lines, extrusion lamination or coating lines due to improved resistance to draw resonance. The compositions of the present invention preferably comprise...
A method for an opportunistic network within a coverage area of a primary network includes (a) spectrum-sensing signals from users in the primary network to identify unused spectrum resources in a spectrum shared between the opportunistic network and the primary network; and (b) based on the spectrum resources identifi...
The block copolymers according to the invention which are based on conjugated diolefins and polar monomers and are prepared in the presence of catalysts based on the rare earth metals have a high cis-1,4 content in the polydiene block and, because of their polar polymer part and their non-polar diene polymer part, can ...
Block copolymers comprising polyols and/or siloxanes and vinyl-thiocarbonate blocks can be made by reacting a thiocarbonate compound such as a dithio- or trithiocarbonate with generally any hydroxyl-terminated polysiloxane via an esterification reaction. The polysiloxane can have a very wide number average molecular we...
In a nonvolatile memory with block management system that supports update blocks with non-sequential logical units, an index of the logical units in a non-sequential update block is buffered in RAM and stored periodically into the non-volatile memory. In one embodiment, the index is stored in a block dedicated for stor...
The present invention relates to novel block polymers comprising at least one first block and at least one second block that are incompatible with each other, have different glass transition temperatures (Tg), and are linked together via an intermediate segment comprising at least one constituent monomer of the at leas...
The present invention provides a method for keeping a file system in a consistent state and for creating read-only copies of a file system. Changes to the file system are tightly controlled. The file system progresses from one self-consistent state to another self-consistent state. The set of self-consistent blocks on ...
A multi-use block ( 170 ) including a block body ( 172 ) having at least a first leg ( 192 ). The blocks ( 170 ) can be placed in different orientations with respect to each other to form multiple interlocking structures. The block ( 170 ) can be of a variety of materials, including concrete. It is used for making wall...
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a system that can prevent unintended signal components (noise) in an electric waveform that can be used for at least one of neural stimulation, block, and/or sensing. The system can include a signal generator to generate a waveform that includes an intended electric wavef...