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Automatic development of operating system boot image
A computer system which includes certain minimum capabilities in a system ROM. Device driver software is located in the system ROM or adapter ROM's. On boot the...
External boot information loading of a personal computer
A computer system which can receive boot information over a parallel or serial port. The ports are inspected for activity prior to attempting to boot from a...
In a memory emulation test apparatus, a method of and system for fast
functional testing of memories in...
A memory emulation test system is provided with a method of and system for fast functional testing of memories, such as boot ROMs, in microprocessor-based...
Ski retrieval apparatus
A ski retrieval apparatus for mounting on a snow ski boot and attaching to the ski or ski binding for locating the ski when the skier falls and the ski is...
Safety binding for alpine skis
Alpine ski binding designed to hold the rear end of a boot in place on a ski. The binding comprises a body (3) connected to the ski, a device (2) for...
A ski boot made different functional parts comprises a hard shell for taking up the foot and a cuff for gripping the lower leg of a skier. The hard shell and the...
A convertible vehicle includes a U-shaped top storage well having rear and side edges that are defined by body sheet metal, a front edge defined by the vehicle...
Pull-proof, modular fiber optic connector system
A novel system for manufacturing a variety of fiber optic connectors which are compatible with existing connector formats, including FC, SC and ST push-pull...
Apparatus for selectivity varying the stiffness of a ski
A system for changing the stiffness of a ski includes springs for urging a ski boot into a ski binding, and apparatus for modifying the biasing force to change...
Curved speed skate blade
The invention relates to blades for speed skating on ice. These blades are attached to speed skating boots, and are shaped with related combinations of radius...
Assembly for converting inline roller skate to ice skate
A conversion assembly for converting an in-line roller skate to an ice skate for use on ice. The roller skate is of a type having a boot with a sole and a frame...
Extrusion blow molding an automotive boot
In general, it is difficult to mold properly sized automotive boots without flash to be removed from the top end thereof. In accordance with the present...
Constant velocity joint boot retainer
A structure for securing a flexible boot to a face of the outer race of a constant velocity joint which includes providing the boot with a generally annular flat...
Snow ski binding
A snow ski binding is provided that includes a boot plate which is releasably securable to a ski by a toe piece and heel piece. The boot plate is pivotally...
Runner support for a skate
A blade support made of molded plastics including an elongated V-shaped beam with a hollow pedestal extending upwardly from the rear of the beam to meet the sole...
Gate assembly for irrigation pipes
A gate for irrigation pipes adapted to be moved between open and closed positions over an opening in the pipe. The gate includes a carrier plate having a sealing...
Protective flexible boot
A flexible boot for covering and protecting protruding aircraft structures. The flexible boot is especially well adapted to cover and protect aircraft nose...
Self-retaining, self-sealing pressure sensor
A self-retaining, self-sealing manifold pressure sensor includes a sensor body with depending stem and an enlarged lower foot on the stem. The stem is tightly...
Method for custom-fitting boots by providing attachments thereto or to
an inner liner therefor
In the custom-fitting of athletic footwear, such as ski boots and hockey skates, which include an outer shell and an inner bladder, a patch is provided between...
Multi-application ankle support footwear
An ankle supporting shoe comprising a sole member. Attached to the top surface of the sole member is a midsole including a planar portion having a continuous...
Ski boot clamp release tool
Optical fibers duplex connector assembly
An optical fiber duplex connector assembly wherein two individual optical fiber connectors are positioned and retained within a common housing, such that...
Male conductor plug for a cord set
A male conductor plug for a cord set includes a bi-metallic circuit breaker. The positive, neutral and ground blades extend outwardly from the front end of the...
Convertible in-line roller skates
An improved skate assembly which permits interchanging and reversing of ice blades and in-line rollers. The arrangement provides for such interchange through...
Cloth fluidizing membrane for hopper car outlet
A limp, porous membrane (18) is formed from a flexible sheet material (20). The membrane is used with a fluidized hopper outlet (10) containing a pulverant,...
Securing device particularly for ski boots
A securing device for ski boots, including a lever associated laterally to a ski boot and provided with a cylinder for adjusting the tension of a cable which is...
Thermoplastic composite reinforcement and method for orthotic,
prosthetic and other devices
A thermoplastic composite reinforcing sheet material useful for reinforcing orthotic devices and other articles, such as a prosthetic socket or a ski boot. The...
Protective cover for universal joint seal boot
A drive shaft assembly has universal joints at each end that include flexible seal boots. The drive shaft assembly has a protective cover for the flexible seal...
This invention relates to protective devices for placement under the heel of a vehicle driver's footwear. In particular the invention discloses a protector pad...
Combined glove and boot dryer
High-voltage x-ray cable connection
A high-voltage cable connection (10) includes a standard terminal (12) which fits into a female receptacle in a power supply or x-ray tube to make an electrical...
A front jaw for a ski binding which prevents dirt from penetrating from above into a housing of the front jaw. The front jaw includes a release spring arranged...
The safety binding has a base part which is fixed with respect to the ski, a release part which is supported so as to be rotatable relative to the base part, and...
Core marking system for a sidewall coring tool
A system for reliably indexing and separating sidewall core samples obtained with a sidewall coring tool comprises markers made of a magnetic material and a...
Elastic locking device, especially a heel portion of a safety ski binding
A retainer member (26) is guided for displacement at a housing (24) which is adapted to be fastened to a ski (10), the retainer member being biased by a spring...
A protective boot comprising a flexible hollow bellows member configured to operatively house a reciprocating mechanical structure therein to isolate the...
The present invention relates to a clamping device for semipermanently fixing a part, such as a fluid conveying hose, dustproof bellows, axial boot or the like,...
A cushioning pad of heavy fabric thickness (P-2), including double terry loops (T-1 and T-2), is formed in the high pad area (12) at the medial portion of the...
Disk operating system loadable from read only memory using installable
file system interface
A data processing system, such as a personal computer, contains bootable DOS programs that are stored in a ROM as an alternate file system in which the files are...
High incision velocity vibrating scalpel structure and method
High incision velocity vibrating scalpel structure and method comprising motor means including a motor having a drive shaft rotatable on energizing the motor, an...
Computer drive lockout device
The invention is an interlocking lockout device for a computer system. The lockout device comprises a locking disk dimensioned similarly to a floppy disk for so...
Composition and method for preserving and restoring de-icer surfaces
A chemical composition is provided for protecting, preserving, restoring and enhancing the appearance of rubber and polymer surfaces of de-icing boots on...
In-line roller skate guard
A roller wheel guard for in-line roller skates, is formed of an envelope-shaped body of flexible material such as woven nylon, open at the top, with a rubbery...
Safety binding for alpine skis
A safety binding for skis designed to hold the front end of a boot and to release the front end of the ski boot from the ski under a predeterminate force. The...
Trailer hitch and towing vehicle enclosure apparatus
An improved enclosure for increasing the sealed storage capacity of pick-up boxes of vehicles that tow fifth-wheel camping or recreational vehicles or ...
Skate having angularly mounted wheels
A roller skate in accordance with this invention utilizes at least two angularly mounted wheels disposed generally in an in-line relationship. This skate...