locking (Total 113493 Patents Found)

A connector (A) has a connector housing ( 10 ) with an outer surface ( 10 A). A locking arm ( 11 ) extends from the outer surface ( 10 A). A groove ( 16 ) is formed on a base part ( 12 ) of the locking arm ( 11 ) along a direction in which the base part ( 12 ) is erected. A groove ( 18 ) is formed on an arm part ( 13 )...
A binding-up band for use in fastening articles having remarkable shrink properties such as cotton or the like has at its ends locking structures which are adapted to fit one in the other in a complementary manner. In this locking structure, a plurality of raised engaging portions each having a wide portion and narrow ...
A universal gas cap adapted to lock to gas tank filler necks of different sizes. The cap includes a cup-shaped member having a transverse wall and perimetral flange or skirt depending therefrom which is adapted to engage the outer surface of a large diameter filler neck. A central cylinder which carries latching tongue...
The present invention relates to a drawer-type washing machine and a locking method thereof. The washing machine includes a housing having one open side and partitioned into a plurality of compartments; cabinets which can be drawn out forward through the open side of the housing, each of the cabinets being positioned i...
The present invention relates to an arrangement for phase locking of a Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO) to a selected frequency harmonic among a number of predetermined or available frequencies (harmonics), comprising a reference generator for generating a reference frequency, a phase lock loop ( 1; 10 1 ; 10, 4...
A door with an electromagnetic locking mechanism having an increased level of security, which is provided with an electromagnetic locking mechanism activated from a an electronic lock-control unit located in a position hidden from a viewer that looks at the outer side of the door, e.g., inside the material of the door ...
A modular expandable irrigation controller has controls for manual entry or selection of a watering program and a memory for storing the watering program. A processor executes the stored watering program and controls one or more station modules each including a station module circuit for energizing at least one solenoi...
A system and method for distributed locking for networked device management is provided. In one aspect, a lock is granted for a resource attached to a switched fabric, in response to receiving a request to access the resource. If the resource is already locked by another process or device, or otherwise unavailable, the...
The present invention relates to a locking system designed for packages intended particularly for packing make-up comprising refills without the use of adhesives. The locking system for packages comprises:—a base ( 1 ) having a side wall ( 11 );—a cover ( 3 ) cooperating with the base ( 1 );—a refill ( 2 ) compos...
A wiper arm assembly and method of construction thereof includes a mounting head and a wiper arm configured for relative rotation during assembly from a disassembled position to a shipping position, wherein the wiper arm and mounting head are locked against rotation toward the disassembled position once in the shipping...
A device ( 10 ) for dispensing a dental material comprises a nozzle head ( 12 ), a hand piece ( 14 ) and a locking mechanism ( 16 ) for locking the nozzle head ( 12 ) and the hand piece ( 14 ). The locking mechanism ( 16 ) comprises a snap connection ( 30 ) and a screw connection( 32 ). The locking mechanism ( 16 ) is ...
Disclosed is a method for preventing unauthorized removal of an electronic device from a docking station including inserting a first plug into a first port of the electronic device, inserting a second plug into a second port of the electronic device, setting the docking station to a locked state, preventing removal of ...
A suture anchor apparatus and method for anchoring a length of suture with respect to a target tissue has an anchor body with an anchoring structure for fixing the anchor body within the target tissue and a suture locking member. The moveable suture locking member is disposed at least partially within an anchor body lu...