Resources Contact Us Home
More silent and robust electric pencil sharpener

Image Number 2 for United States Patent #8016004.

A pencil sharpener for sharpening a pencil includes a central gear including an aperture along an axis of the central gear for receiving an end portion of the pencil. A first gear rotates the central gear and a strap joined to the central gear secures the pencil when the central gear is rotated. A shaft is in communication with the first gear where when the central gear is rotated the shaft is rotated. A cutting blade is in communication with the shaft where when the shaft is rotated the cutting blade cuts the end portion of the pencil at an angle to form a point.

  Recently Added Patents
Filler containing composition and process for production and use thereof
Image processing apparatus and method having defective pixel detection and correction ability
Optimizing federated and ETL'd databases with considerations of specialized data structures within an environment having multidimensional constraint
Spectral sensor for checking documents of value
Motion estimation for a video transcoder
Printed wiring board with reinforced insulation layer and manufacturing method thereof
Process information structuring support method
  Randomly Featured Patents
Music player
Fluid-activatable adhesive articles and methods
Lockout device
Gated video centroid tracker
Sharing of power level information to support optical communications
Solid electrolytic capacitor
Acquisition signal error estimator
Method and apparatus for high speed phase detection
Ornament in lump-like form