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Title:
IMPACT INDICATOR
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/122449
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a device and technique for impact detection and indication is disclosed. The device includes a housing; a mass member located within the housing, the housing configured to enable movement of the mass member from a first position to a second position within the housing in response to receipt by the housing of an acceleration event; and first and second spring members disposed within the housing and configured to bias the mass member to the first position, wherein, in response to receipt by the housing of the acceleration event, the mass member is configured to overcome the biasing force of the first spring member and move from the first position to the second position, and wherein each of the first and second spring members extends across a medial portion of the mass member.

Inventors:
BRANCH, Clinton A. (156 Mockingbird Lane, Jacksboro, TX, 76458, US)
Application Number:
US2012/028423
Publication Date:
November 22, 2012
Filing Date:
March 09, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SHOCKWATCH, INC. (5501 LBJ Freeway, Suite 350Dallas, TX, 75240, US)
BRANCH, Clinton A. (156 Mockingbird Lane, Jacksboro, TX, 76458, US)
International Classes:
G01P15/00
Foreign References:
US5269252A1993-12-14
JP2009156726A2009-07-16
US20090249858A12009-10-08
US20090307827A12009-12-17
Other References:
See also references of EP 2684059A2
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BAUDINO, James L. (The Law Office Of James Baudino, PLLC600 Six Flags Drive,Suite 40, Arlington TX, 76011, US)
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