Raptor Inc. | Date: 2015-08-14
A humanoid-shaped target for a conducted electrical weapon includes a target body having a three-dimensional shape that represents a corresponding portion of a human body. The target body is configured to receive and stop incoming projectiles from the conducted electrical weapon and to retain the incoming projectiles at least partially within an interior volume of the target body. The target body includes an electrically-conductive material configured to conduct an electric current provided by the conducted electrical weapon between the incoming projectiles when the incoming projectiles are retained at least partially within the interior volume of the target body. In some embodiments, the target body includes multiple target zones arranged adjacent to each other along an outer surface of the target body. The multiple target zones may have differing material properties (e.g., differing densities and/or differing electrical conductivities).
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2014-09-10
Provided herein are 4-methylpyrazole (4-MP) formulations, stable under storage conditions of up to about 55C.
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2016-08-30
The disclosure herein relates generally to devices and methods usable during well drilling and surface operations. More particularly, the disclosure herein relates to a rig incorporating a coiled tubing injector that engages downhole tools.
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2013-02-01
Provided herein are methods, compositions and formulations to prevent or ameliorate ethanol intolerance, reduce or ameliorate symptoms associated with acetaldehyde accumulation accompanying ethanol consumption, or reduce the risk of diseases or disorders caused by acetaldehyde accumulation, comprising administering 4-MP, or physiologically acceptable salts thereof, to subjects with reduced or absent aldehyde dehydrogenase subtype 2 (ALDH2) activity.
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2013-10-16
A fastener (18) for securing a tooth adapter (16) to a tool of an earth moving apparatus; and, at least one boss (12) securable to the bucket for receiving the tooth adapter (16), each of said bosses (12) defining a longitudinal axis, and a transverse through opening (20), each tooth adapter (16) having a through opening (22) and further comprising: a fastener body (32) shaped to fit through the transverse through opening (20) in the boss (12); a threaded bolt (36) locatable within the fastener body (32); a cam (56, 58) attachable to the bolt (36); and, drive means (42) within the fastener body (32) for rotating the cam (56, 58), whereby the cam (56, 58) engages the interior of the through opening (22) in the tooth adapter (16), drawing it firmly back onto the boss (12), and holding it securely on the boss (12).
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2016-09-21
The present disclosure relates generally to devices and methods useable during well drilling operation. More particularly, the present disclosure pertains to a drilling rig incorporating a dual top drive apparatus useable for decreasing connection time of pipe segments useable during well drilling or other well operations, and methods of connecting pipe segments useable during well drilling or other operations.
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2013-12-11
An excavator tooth mounting system attachable to an abutment of an excavator shovel for supporting an excavator tooth, wherein the abutment has an abutment opening, the excavator tooth mounting system further comprising, a tooth mounting member with mounting openings attachable to the abutment, a two-part wedge, secureable within the mounting opening and the abutment opening, able to expand or contract, and, a rotary bolt member positionable between said two-part wedge to expand or contract said wedge.
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2013-10-07
Apparatus, systems, and methods are described for closing the base of a left atrial appendage or other tissue structure. A tissue closure device comprises a pair of legs having compliant surfaces for engaging against opposite sides of the tissue structure. A plurality of axially spaced-apart tissue-penetrating fasteners are delivered from one leg to the other to pierce the intervening tissue and hold the closure device in place on the tissue structure.
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2012-06-21
Provided herein are methods of administering 4-methylpyrazole (4-MP), or physiologically acceptable salts thereof, to subjects of genetic subpopulations expressing specific polymorphisms of the alcohol dehydrogenase and aldehyde dehydrogenase genes. Also provided herein are methods to prevent or ameliorate ethanol intolerance, reduce or ameliorate symptoms associated with acetaldehyde accumulation accompanying ethanol consumption, or reduce the risk of diseases or disorders caused by consumption of ethanol, comprising administering 4-MP, or physiologically acceptable salts thereof, to subjects of these subpopulations.
Raptor Inc. | Date: 2014-03-17
A work holder which is adapted to hold a workpiece firmly in place for machining operations with respect to a machine tool. The workpiece is fashioned with a dovetail protuberance, which protuberance is designed to affix the workpiece to the work holder to the machining operations. Once the machining is completed, the dovetail protuberance may be removed in any convenient manner. Thus, the finished product may not then exhibit the former protuberance.