towing (Total 5677 Patents Found)

Towing (5677 Patents Found)
A ship is provided with booms that may be extended outwardly from the ship. Arrays of geophysical devices of different genera are towed from the booms, in the water behind the ship. A UHF antenna is located on each boom. A line joining the two antennas defines a long reference base line for determining the absolute hea...
A towing hitch is disclosed which has a housing for receiving a tow bar such that said housing can be pivotally connected to said tow bar. A tongue is coupled to the housing for receiving a towing element. The housing has a pin which project into said tow bar and said pin has a resilient block mounted thereon such that...
Process for the towering of underwater pipelines by means of head tugs (R) for the pulling and tail tugs for the counterpulling characterized in that it is effected by the use of a set of equipment (A), connected to the pipeline (C) itself, substantially containing floats (G), of which at least a part has a variable bu...
A high visibility retractable safety strap and a method for securing a trailer to a towing vehicle is disclosed. The retractable safety strap is coupled to either the trailer or the towing vehicle. The high visibility nature of the strap increases safety for other motorists by making the presence of the coupling betwee...
Methods, systems, and towing bridles, are provided to increase spread width, streamer separation, and number in marine seismic data acquisition. The invention is applicable for towing seismic equipment behind a marine seismic data equipment handling vessel along a data acquisition path, the system comprising: a deflect...
The single rail stacking wagon for suspension conveyors has a pair of moving-carrier pawls for a circular towing chain. The leading pawl can be drawn into an effective position, while the rear one moves over, in the face of a return force by virtue of a deflecting slope. The braking pawl is coupled to the activating me...
Es wird ein Scheinziel (10) beschrieben, das mittels einer Schleppleine (12) mit einem Luftfahrzeug (14) verbindbar bzw. temporär verbunden ist, und das eine pyrotechnische Wirkladung (26) aufweist. Eine einfache und zuverlässig funktionierende Ausbildung des Scheinzieles (10) ergibt sich, wenn die Schleppleine (12) ...
A vehicle towing bar assembly for providing a user with a towing bar that can be easily used by anyone to tow a vehicle to safety. The vehicle towing bar assembly includes a vehicle towing bar assembly, which includes a central tow bar member. A pair of outer tow bar members couplable to the central tow bar member and ...
An aircraft towing vehicle has a central well closed by a gate that swings down to form a ramp and that is pushed under the nose wheel unit of the aircraft while the other wheels of the aircraft are locked. Power-operated jaws on the sides of the well clamp the nose wheel unit between them; and when the unit is a tande...
A method and system that can be used to address improper towing of a vehicle so that unnecessary damage to the vehicle can be detected, recorded, prevented, avoided, etc. According to an exemplary embodiment, the method uses a vehicle power signal and one or more wheel movement signal(s) to detect instances of improper...
A suitable electrical system for a motor vehicle is provided, which system requires a voltage supply during a possible towing-away operation. A voltage-supply control device recognizes the provision of an external voltage supply, in particular by way of a towing vehicle for the motor vehicle, and controls the voltage s...
A towing winch system with fluid pressure actuated power input and winch input clutches disposed serially between the power take-off and cable drum. A controlled but variable reduced fluid pressure from a source is applied to the winch input clutches and full fluid pressure is applied to the power input clutch through ...