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Vehicle Restraint Systems For Children Do Not Pass The Parent Test
2012-04-13 08:58:57

John Neumann for RedOrbit.com Child restraint systems, if you have ever used them, can be a frustrating experience for those who have been travelling with children, even for years. The belts, buckles, snaps and straps never seem to end. There was an attempt many years ago to standardize the base of child car seats so that they could easily be transferred between vehicles, a system called Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children, or (LATCH). Largely successful, the system required...

2011-03-06 07:09:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boart Longyear (www.boartlongyear.com, ASX: BLY), the world's leading integrated drilling services and products provider, has released a new underground head assembly featuring patent-pending Roller Latch(TM) technology that allows for greater pump-in speed and productivity while utilizing large ball bearings for latching and hold-back braking to retain inner-tube assemblies in the drill string for safer operations. "This new head assembly is...

2011-02-01 00:37:30

All Metric Small Parts - aMsp a leading provider of metric industrial hardware components announced the availability of the MAKTOOMTHA236... Series of flush pull handles that feature a unique rotary design. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 All Metric Small Parts - aMsp a leading provider of metric industrial hardware components announced the availability of the MAKTOOMTHA236. Series of flush pull handles that feature a unique rotary design. These zinc die cast handles with a...

2010-10-24 00:13:16

Electronic access control technology continues to evolve as markets demand more rugged and secure enclosures in medical applications, datacenters, off-highway vehicles and outdoor storage areas. Southco now offers the H3-EM Electronic Locking Swinghandle, a latch that features an advanced electromechanical lock that typically provides advantages over mechanical and solenoid-driven locks. Concordville, PA (PRWEB) October 23, 2010 Electronic access control technology continues to evolve as...

2009-09-24 08:00:00

IEPER, Belgium, September 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Melexis announces today the release of the MLX92213. This newly designed low voltage Hall-Effect Latch sensor integrates advanced power management providing micropower-efficient solutions for battery or handheld applications. With its ingenious magnetic design, the MLX92213 offers a breakthrough contact-less and reliable solid-state solution for incremental rotary encoders. The device enhances the efficiency and power consumption of...

2008-12-10 09:44:00

WIXOM, Mich., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiekert, a leading global manufacturer of automotive locking systems, today announced two innovative latch systems for compact class vehicles. Kiekert's i-close and i-move products, both currently pending patents, bring technology previously only available on luxury vehicles to the mass market. "The i-close and i-move systems signify a monumental step towards our goal of creating a silently operating door," said Dr. Karl Krause, CEO of Kiekert....


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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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