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Inventor:
Speckhart; Frank H.
Address:
Knoxville, TN
No. of patents:
22
Patents:












Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D409935 Sensor pad for controlling airbag deployment May 18, 1999
8151654 Sensor pad for controlling airbag deployment and associated support April 10, 2012
A sensor pad for controlling the deployment of an automobile airbag. Weight sensing pad 10 is used in the seat 54 of an automobile, (not illustrated), to detect the presence of an occupant on the seat. Weight sensing pad 10 is used in conjunction with the vehicle's airbag control mod
7249649 Occupant sensor for a vehicle restraint system July 31, 2007
An apparatus for sensing an occupant in a vehicle seat for a vehicle occupant restraint system is provided. The apparatus uses sensors to measure seat deflection to determine the presence, weight, and seated location of the occupant. The sensors are connected to a processor which con
7237443 Sensor pad for controlling airbag deployment and associated support July 3, 2007
A sensor pad for controlling the deployment of an automobile airbag. Weight sensing pad 10 is used in the seat 54 of an automobile, (not illustrated), to detect the presence of an occupant on the seat. Weight sensing pad 10 is used in conjunction with the vehicle's airbag control mod
6864786 Integrated warning device for providing flashing brake lights March 8, 2005
A deceleration warning device for providing a visual indication of severe vehicular deceleration to the driver of a following vehicle. The deceleration warning device independently detects severe deceleration through an onboard accelerometer and is installed by securing the device to
6851777 Method and apparatus for sensing and maintaining a gap between an ink jet printhead and a print February 8, 2005
An apparatus positions an ink jet printhead relative to a print medium onto which the printhead jets ink. A conduit is attached to the printhead and has an opening disposed in opposition to the print medium. An air-moving device moves air through the conduit. A pressure-sensing device se
6789790 Helical coil spring damper assembly September 14, 2004
A device for reducing the resonant vibrations of a helical valve spring of an internal combustion engine includes a member, such as a tension cable, attached between one end of the spring and a coil mid-section of the spring for limiting the movement of the coil mid-section away from the
6290030 Electromagnetic antilock brake system September 18, 2001
The present invention relates to an electromagnetic antilock brake system which comprises an electromagnetically actuated release arm capable of adjusting the position of a cam or other motion linkage to result in a controlled application of brake shoes to a brake drum. The invention
6289860 Assembly for altering camshaft timing September 18, 2001
An assembly for controlling the phase relationship between a crankshaft and a camshaft of an internal combustion engine with an outer ring member which is connectable to the crankshaft for receiving rotating torque therefrom and a hub which is connectable to the camshaft for transmitting
5975568 Sensor pad for controlling airbag deployment and associated support November 2, 1999
A sensor pad for controlling the deployment of an automobile airbag. Weight sensing pad 10 is used in the seat 54 of an automobile, (not illustrated), to detect the presence of an occupant on the seat. Weight sensing pad 10 is used in conjunction with the vehicle's airbag control module
5906565 Liquid resistance or therapy system for use with an exercise and/or therapy apparatus May 25, 1999
A ski-type exercise or therapy apparatus for use with liquid contained within a pool having walls utilizes a frame positionable in a stationary condition with respect to the walls of the pool and a pair of pump assemblies wherein each pump assembly includes a piston and a cylinder wi
5885194 Attachment system for suspending an exercise and/or therapy apparatus in a pool of liquid March 23, 1999
A ski-type exercise or therapy apparatus for use with liquid contained within a pool having walls utilizes a frame positionable in a stationary condition with respect to the walls of the pool and a pair of pump assemblies wherein each pump assembly includes a piston and a cylinder wi
5665039 Excercise and/or therapy apparatus having an impeller for use in a pool of liquid September 9, 1997
An exercise or therapy apparatus for use in a pool of water utilizes a stationary frame and an impeller section including a user-operable impeller wheel rotatably attached to the frame for rotation about an axis of rotation. Pedals are connected to the impeller wheel enabling the tur
5533422 System for absorbing torsional and/or bending vibrations July 9, 1996
A system for absorbing bending vibration in a shaft which is drivingly rotated about an axis and wherein the shaft is exposed to bending disturbances utilizes a body attachable to the shaft for rotating therewith as the shaft rotates about its axis of rotation and round roller elemen
5295411 Torsional vibration absorber system March 22, 1994
A system for absorbing torsional vibration in a shaft which is drivingly rotated about an axis and wherein the shaft is exposed to torsional disturbances which tend to cyclically increase and decrease the rotational speed of the shaft utilizes a body attachable to the shaft for rotating
4813729 Magnetic retrieval tool March 21, 1989
A magnetic retrieval tool for retrieving magnetically attractable objects includes a magnet supported in a magnet housing on an elongated, flexible shaft. The magnet is positioned adjacent a face of the housing and is oriented with a line extending through the N and S poles being general
4688646 Impact force shaping head August 25, 1987
An impact force shaping head includes an elongated casing having an interior wall, an open end and a closed end and contains a liquid. A piston is slidingly mounted within the casing and extends longitudinally beyond the open end of the casing. The piston sealingly engages the interi
4592313 Pneumatic valve return June 3, 1986
A pneumatic valve return is disclosed for a cam-operated intake or exhaust valve of an internal combustion engine having a valve stem extending out of a cylinder head of the engine. The pneumatic valve return of the present invention provides a force acting to close the valve and operate
4492279 Infant health monitoring system January 8, 1985
A scale for weighing infants using four cantilever beams supporting a platform with a strain gauge on each beam. The strain gauges are connected in a Wheatstone bridge circuit to provide a voltage signal which is independent of the location of the infant on the platform.
4456383 Drag race reaction timer June 26, 1984
A drag race reaction timer including a displacement measuring means comprising a roller contained within a housing and a switch operable upon contact with said roller. Circuitry is provided to activate yellow and green lamps simulating the start of a drag race and to determine the time
4201162 Aluminum valve spring retainer May 6, 1980
Serious racers strive to squeeze as many revolutions per minute as possible out of their engines. They often use exotic metals like titanium in efforts to minimize the weight of some reciprocating parts. Almost exclusively, serious racers use titanium valve spring retainers to obtain
4173954 Limited rotation roller tappet November 13, 1979
A limited rotation roller tappet having an aperture and a slot formed in it. A locking bar having a narrow end portion and a shoulder portion prevents rotation of the tappet. The end portion of the locking bar is adapted to pass through both the aperture and the slot while the shoulder










 
 
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