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A liquid-containing member is insert molded into a body. The liquid-containing member may be in the form of a level vial, which can be insert molded in a mold cavity having a shape corresponding to a vial retainer or corresponding to a level. The mold cavity is defined by a pair of mold sections which are configured to...
Method for regulating the surface level and the consistency in a stock chest for metering of a component stock. Stock is fed as an outward flow out of the bottom portion of a storage tower by a first pump into the stock chest. Into this outward flow, a first dilution water flow is passed in order to regulate the consis...
Disclosed herein is a malfunction detection apparatus for use in an outboard engine or motor system having a tachometer. The apparatus includes a tachometer output circuit for applying the tachometer signal to the tachometer in accordance with the input signal attributing to the battery voltage or engine speed, the bat...
An ink level detector for use with an ink jet printer includes two electrodes for sensing changes in ink level inside an ink reservoir due to consumption. Fresh ink is supplied to the reservoir from an ink cartridge which is mounted in an upper wall of the reservoir. At least one of the two electrodes is positioned adj...
A level detection circuit for monitoring the level of a power supply voltage and producing an output signal at power on for resetting various system elements powered by the supply voltage when the supply voltage reaches a predetermined level. The detection circuit, which is powered by the supply voltage includes a volt...
A method of making electret fibers, which method comprises the steps of: blending a polymeric material with a fluorochemical additive compound; extruding the blend at a temperature maintained below 290° C. to form extruded fibers; and annealing and charging the extruded fibers; wherein the poly...
A method and apparatus for providing adaptive drive-level compensation for amplitude and BER loss due to media thermal decay is disclosed. Specifically, in one embodiment, a disk surface having information stored thereon is provided. The information is written in the form of magnetic transitions, which are subject to t...
A liquid level sensor adapted to be installed inside a reservoir of a liquid to be monitored. The level sensor includes a float made from magnetic material which moves between two opposed end positions along a predetermined up-and-down path following the top surface level of the liquid. An a.c. coil driven by a pulse g...
A method for forming within a dielectric layer upon a substrate within a microelectronics fabrication a series of contact via holes etched through the dielectric layer to multi-level contact layers employing reactive plasma etching methods to form the series of contact via holes. The first plasma etch method employs fl...
The present invention provides an inclinometer comprising a supporting housing and a plumb member suspended within that supporting housing. The plumb member is provided on its exterior surface with a sensor, while the supporting housing is provided on its interior surface with a sensor co-operative with the sensor on t...
A method and apparatus for assessing a communications' network adherence to Service Level Agreements (SLAs) is presented. The apparatus includes a arrival curve parameter derivation and arrival curve parameter reporting means. A arrival curve parameter generator may be implemented either in hardware for a predefine...
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 level-shifter architecture with high-voltage driving capability and extremely low power consumption, exploiting dynamic control of the charge on the gate electrodes of the high-voltage output transistors, is provided. The architecture can be integrated in CMOS technology and can be applied to various applications, in...
Provided is an apparatus and method for demonstrating the efficiency and effectiveness of a customer's information technology (IT) system and applications operating in a shared IT, or electronic business on-demand, environment. A test suite mimics hypothetical settings in an on-demand services environment ( 129 ) a...
A wave guide probe for use with direct-read tank level gages to provide electric signal output is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a translucent tube, a wave guide probe, and an electronics assembly. The translucent tube is for containing a fluid interface. The wave guide probe is positioned in the translucent tube. ...
A method for measuring the fill level of a medium in a container by applying the radar principle, whereby a measuring signal is generated and transmitted in the direction of the medium. A retroreflected portion of the measuring signal is captured and the fill level is determined as a function of the runtime of the meas...
A level wound coil (LWC) having a plurality of coil layers each of which has a pipe wound in alignment winding and in traverse winding. The LWC has a shift section where the pipe is shifted from the m-th coil layer to the (m+1)-th coil layer on a bottom surface thereof when the LWC is disposed on a mount surface. The s...
A method edits an object having a current state. A first level of an input device is activated to indicate an intent to edit the object, and the current state is stored in response to activating the first level. The object is edited to a next state. The next state is rejected by deactivating the first level, and restor...
A communication system that includes a supervisory node (e.g., a headend) and one or more remote nodes (e.g., cable modems). Packets are transmitted between the supervisory node and the one or more remote nodes via RF channels. A plurality of the RF channels are bonded, such that packets may be transmitted via any one ...
The present invention automatically detects whether the level of salt in a water softener brine tank is above an acceptable level. If the sensor determines that the level is not acceptable it will notify the user. The salt level sensor is mounted on the exterior of the brine tank, and continually detects the level of t...
A semiconductor structure. The semiconductor structure includes: a substrate having a metal wiring level within the substrate; a capping layer on and above a top surface of the substrate; an insulative layer on and above a top surface of the capping layer; an inductor comprising a first portion in and above the insulat...
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for managing cluster-level performance variability without a centralized controller are described. Each node of a multi-node cluster tracks a maximum and minimum progress across the plurality of nodes for a workload executed by the cluster. Each node also tracks its local progress on i...
In accordance with the present disclosure, a battery back-up unit (BBU) element for providing uninterruptable direct current (DC) power in a rack-level power infrastructure is describe. The BBU element may include a rack-mountable chassis with a battery drawer. A battery may be disposed within the battery drawer, and a...