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Fluid handling December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090320925 - Rotor element for a shear valve with subterranean passage and method: A shear valve assembly that includes a stator element having a body, a stator face and at least a first stator passage and a second stator passage extending through the stator body. The first passage and the second passage terminate at the stator face at a respective first stator port... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20090320926 - Tank ventilation device and associated operating method: s
20090320927 - Method of controlling gas valve of dryer: Disclosed herein is a method of controlling a gas valve of a dryer which controls the amount of gas supplied into a gas combustor. The method includes detecting the temperature of hot air supplied into a drum, detecting the temperature of the hot air discharged outside the drum, and controlling... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP
20090320929 - Method for controlling a compressed air installation and controller and compressed air installation for employing such a method: Method for controlling a compressed air unit which consists of several compressed air networks (2 and 3) having at least one commonly controllable component, characterised in that, on the basis of measurement data of at least one of the above-mentioned compressed air networks (2 and 3), at least the above-mentioned... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090320928 - Multi-track rotary valve in combination with a pressure reducer and method for operating the combination: A method for operating a multi-track rotary valve having plural tracks for the separate introduction to vessels of at least 3 feed streams and the separate recovery from the vessels of at least 3 product streams and for simultaneous change of the flow paths of the streams. At least one... Agent: Honeywell/uop Patent Services
20090320930 - System and method for microfluidic flow control: A system and method for controlling fluid flow within a microchannel includes a fluid circuit comprising a fluid outlet well and one or more fluid inlet wells, all in communication with a microchannel. A negative pressure differential is applied to the outlet well and fluid flow from an inlet well... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
20090320931 - Universal trim control valve and method of making such a control valve: A universal control valve may use two different seat ring types including a threaded seat ring or a clamped seat ring. The valve includes a valve body, a cage mounting space enclosed by a bonnet and sized to receive two different valve cage types, and a seat ring mounting location... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (fisher)
20090320932 - Self compensated, adjustable fluid emitter, particularly in irrigation systems.: A self-compensated, adjustable fluid emitter includes a casing externally delimiting a volume, which is divided into a first chamber and into a second chamber by a fixed membrane that can be elastically deformed. An inlet communicates with the first chamber and an outlet communicating with the second chamber, causing the... Agent: Themis Law
20090320933 - Weeping system for fire hydrant having a protective valve or device: Embodiments of the present invention provide improved weeping systems adapted for use with fire hydrants having protection systems. The weeping systems provide one or more check valves adapted to assist air to exit through a weeping hole of the hydrant.... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP
20090320934 - Intake-gas throttle device: An intake-gas throttle device in the intake pressure region of an air-conditioning compressor, in particular for air-conditioning systems of motor vehicles, the device controlling the delivery rate of the air-conditioning compressor.... Agent: Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC
20090320935 - Pressure reducing valve for gas: A pressure reducing valve for gas is provided in which a valve mechanism having opening in a central part a valve hole that communicates with a low pressure passage and a low pressure chamber and including a valve body that is capable of being seated on a valve seat facing... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090320936 - Dual action low head isolation value: The present invention generally relates to a Dual Action, Low Head Isolation Valve is a plumbing fitting that will isolate the interior pipes of a house from the exterior temperatures of summer and winter while allowing the passage of gasses through the system for venting. This valve would be installed... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20090320939 - Check valve: An improved check valve that can exhibit satisfactory sealing performance for hundreds of thousands of forward and reverse flow cycles under the severe conditions encountered in an application such as a carwash. The check valve may reduce the number of possible failure points found in conventional check valves and may... Agent: Ked Innovations, Inc. Kurt Loos
20090320937 - Pressurizing and pressure regulating valve and fuel supply system employing the same: A pressurizing and pressure regulating valve is provided. In one embodiment, the pressurizing and pressure regulating valve includes a sleeve, a first flow passage formed through the sleeve, a second flow passage formed through the sleeve, and a piston slidably disposed in the sleeve. The piston is configured to move... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090320938 - Safety valve: The invention relates to a safety valve (1) with an inlet (2) and an outlet (3) and a closing element (4) which seals the inlet (2) and moves under overpressure, thus opening a way from the inlet (2) to the outlet (3), wherein the closing element (4) is connected by... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090320940 - Connector clamp with pressure valve: A connecting device for a hydraulic system is provided. In an embodiment, the device includes a valve provided in a passage channel that can be configured to switch flow based on a pressure differential between passage channel pressure and ambient pressure. In an embodiment, the connecting device may include a... Agent: Dykema Gossett PLLC
20090320941 - Multi-way valve device: The invention relates to a multi-way valve device, particularly for household appliances, comprising a hollow body (11) and an axially movable piston (12) mounted inside this hollow body. The body (11) is provided with at least one inlet orifice (15) for a liquid solvent and at least two outlet orifices... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090320943 - Flowing water splitting apparatus, flowing water splitting method and sewage system: A flowing water splitting apparatus 10 includes a first flowing water channel 20 including a weir 28 defining a water quantity of the flowing water flowing in from a confluent pipe 14 and leading the flowing water flowing in from the confluent pipe 14 to a dirty water pipe 16;... Agent: Kubotera & Associates, LLC
20090320942 - Single substrate processing head for particle removal using low viscosity fluid: A head for dispensing a thin film over a substrate is disclosed. The head includes a body assembly that extends between a first and a second end that is at least a width of the substrate. The body includes a main bore that is defined between the first and the... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP
20090320944 - Fir anion automobile and ship tank: This is a FIR (Far Infrared Ray) anion tank for automobile and ship, and its raw materials are plastic and material that generate FIR anion under normal temperature, such as tourmaline, germanium ore powder, and other ore powders that generate FIR and anion under normal temperature. Automobile and Ship Tanks... Agent: Yixin Guo
20090320945 - Flow system with a flow restricter: A flow system, preferably a micro fluidic system, having a base part (4) with at least one flow path formed therein and a lid part (5) being attached to the base part (4) in such a manner that it covers the flow path(s). The flow path(s) comprise(s) a flow restrictor... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP
20090320946 - Smart connection system and method: A bulk transfer system that reduces piping complexity and that eliminates the possibility of connection errors occurring during the transfer of materials to a downstream destination. The bulk transfer system uses a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) to verify that the correct output line is used. Further, the PLC sequences material... Agent: Joseph S. Heino, Esq. Davis & Kuelthau, S.c.
20090320947 - Multi-way valve with fan-shaped flow channel sealing pair: The present utility model relates to an oil and gas collection and transmission system for petroleum, chemical industry and so on. A multi-way valve with fan-shaped flow channel sealing pair measures in turn the production of an individual well to obtain the dynamic production data of an oil well. The... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090320948 - Stacked load lock chamber and substrate processing apparatus including the same: A stacked load lock chamber comprises a first load lock chamber, a second load lock chamber stacked on the first load lock chamber, a first slit-valve mover configured to open and close a first opening provided to an atmosphere side of the first load lock chamber, a second slit-valve mover... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090320949 - Separating electrical control water faucet: A separating electrical control water faucet is provided. The separating electrical control water faucet employs a water pipe in a hollow body of the faucet, and an electrical control module on an upper end of the body at a position higher than the water pipe, in which the electrical control... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch12/24/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20090314351 - Persuasive environmental recovery system: A sewer backup alarm and overflow prevention device eliminates raw sewage spills by preventing pressure buildup in sewer drains. One or more sewage level sensors may be coupled to an alarm and/or to an automatic water main shut-off valve. The level sensor may detect excess fluid levels in a sewer... Agent: NovatechIPLaw
20090314352 - Variable flow rate controller: A variable flow rate controller is provided herein. The controller may have a linearly traversable switch such that the controller is primed to flush air bubbles out of the fluid system of the controller prior to administering fluidic medication to a patient. Moreover, the controller may have a plurality of... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20090314353 - Apparatus and a method for regulation of the energy potential in a fluid column located within a pipeline: The present invention describes an apparatus (1) and a method for use in regulation of the energy potential in a fluid column located within a pipeline (13), the apparatus (1) including two impellers (2), either one including a rotatable shaft (6) which is provided with a plurality of vanes or... Agent: Gable & Gotwals
20090314354 - Method and apparatus for monitoring and controlling pressure in an inflatable device: A system includes a fluid controller coupled to an inflatable bladder and configured to add fluid to and remove fluid from the inflatable bladder, a control unit configured to provide information used by the fluid controller to adjust the pressurization of the inflatable bladder, the control unit including a user... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP
20090314355 - Squib valve assembly: The present invention includes a valve assembly having a fluid flow passage, a piston passage, a closure element and a moveable piston. The fluid flow passage extends from an inlet port to an outlet port. The piston passage transects and is oriented non-parallel to the fluid flow passage. The closure... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP
20090314356 - Pressure relief plate and, pressure relief device and gas-insulated switchgear using the same: In order to prevent the surface of the pressure relief plate from being exposed to rain or moisture, a hydrophobic synthetic resin is adhered to the outside surface of the pressure relief plate that closes the pressure relief hole provided on the insulated switchgear; therefore, deterioration through corroding or the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090314357 - Liquid tank venting system: Liquid tank venting system comprising a chamber that is inside the tank and that is equipped with a drainage device that comprises at least one opening made in the chamber and an elastomer-based non-return valve capable of sealing/freeing this opening, according to which this non-return valve is forced into a... Agent: Solvay C/o B. Ortego - Iam-nafta
20090314358 - Electric showers: An electric shower water heater unit for connection to a water supply and a mains electricity supply comprises a housing having a shower water outlet to which a shower hose is connectable; an electric water heater housed in the housing and fluidly connectable to a water supply outlet of the... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco Pl
20090314359 - Pilot-controlled pressure limiting valve: A pressure limiting valve has a control element (10) which can be acted on in an opening direction, against a first control face, by a pressure which is to be limited, and which can be acted on in a closing direction by a spring (16) and, against a second control... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20090314360 - Fluid regulator: A fluid regulator includes a valve block having an inlet arranged for connection to a gas supply and an outlet arranged for connection to an item of gas equipment and defining a flow path. The valve block may include one or more of a pressure regulator, a metering valve, and... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (fisher)
20090314361 - Compressor and method for welding a fluid tubing to a compressor housing and a fluid-transport tubing: The present invention relates to a compressor, a method of welding a fluid tubing to a compressor housing, and a fluid-transport tubing, particularly applicable to an airtight compressor, which provide for the replacement of the brazing step and the direct welding of the fluid-passage tubing to the compressor housing. The... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090314362 - Switching valve with slider: For the simple activation of a pilot valve (10) for the transmission of fluids, in particular for filling gas tanks, with an inlet region (12) and an outlet region (13) on a housing (11), in which a non-return valve (25), an air-bleed valve (35), and an inlet valve (45) are... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090314363 - Concealed sanitary fitting with a base body: The invention relates to a concealed sanitary fitting with a base body that can be connected to at least one water supply- or drain pipe. The concealed sanitary fitting contains at least one functional component that contains at least one water channel, with the functional component attached detachably to the... Agent: Factor & Lake, Ltd
20090314364 - Pressure relief valves and pneumatic control systems: A pressure relief valve includes a lever plate, a first spring, a fitting, and a guide assembly. The fitting has a first side, a second side, and a flange having a rounded end and includes a surface with which a first end of the first spring contacts. The guide assembly... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090314365 - Mems integrated circuit comprising microfluidic diaphragm valve: A MEMS integrated circuit comprising one or more microfluidic diaphragm valves and control circuitry for the valves. Each valve comprises: an inlet port; an outlet port; a weir positioned between the inlet and outlet ports, the weir having a sealing surface; a diaphragm membrane for sealing engagement with the sealing... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090314366 - Fluidic device: A fluidic device is provided for sealing a proper amount of fluid with a brittle material. By moving an adsorbate through an external adsorption force, the brittle material for pre-sealing is broken, and the fluid flows out to interact with the external environment to generate a pump reaction. In addition,... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090314367 - Bonded microfluidics system comprising cmos-controllable microfluidic devices: A microfluidic system comprising an integrated circuit having a bonding surface bonded to a polymeric microfluidics platform. The microfluidic system comprises one or more microfluidics devices controlled by control circuitry in the integrated circuit. At least one of the microfluidic devices comprises a MEMS actuator positioned in a MEMS layer... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090314368 - Microfluidic system comprising pinch valve and on-chip mems pump: A microfluidic system comprising a pneumatic or an hydraulic pinch valve. The pinch valve comprises: a microfluidic channel defined in a compliant body; an inflatable control channel cooperating with a valve section of the microfluidic channel such that pneumatic or hydraulic pressurization of the control channel causes inflation of the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090314370 - Chemical delivery apparatus for cvd or ald: Embodiments are related to ampoule assemblies containing bypass lines and valves. In one embodiment, ampoule assembly is provided which includes inlet and outlet lines coupled with and in fluid communication to an ampoule body, a bypass line connected between the inlet and outlet lines and containing a bypass valve disposed... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx
20090314369 - Internal leak detection and backflow prevention in a flow control arrangement: An apparatus for preventing backflow and contamination, and detecting by-pass leaks in a flow control arrangement is disclosed. The apparatus includes a vent line connecting a sweep gas source and a vent. Constant process-inert gas flows from the source through the vent line into the vent. The vent line is... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP12/17/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20090308459 - Valves and methods for regulating the flow rate of a liquid to a fixture: Embodiments of valves permit liquids such as water to flow therethrough at a relatively high flow rate when the temperature of the water is below a predetermined level. The valves reduce the flow rate when the temperature of the water is at or above the predetermined level. The valves can... Agent: Fox Rothschild LLP
20090308460 - Rocker type diaphragm valve: A rocker type diaphragm valve is disclosed. The diaphragm (428) in the diaphragm valve is asymmetric and the stroke of the diaphragm is offset from the center of the diaphragm. The two sealing surfaces (318, 320) that the diaphragm acts against form two planes that make an angle with respect... Agent: The Ollila Law Group LLC
20090308461 - Pilot valve, method of using, and fluid system equipped therewith: A pilot valve assembly for regulating the output of a first pressure source relative to a second pressure source, a fluid system equipped with the valve assembly, and a method of operating the valve assembly. The valve assembly includes a valve body with inlet and outlet ports and first and... Agent: Hartman & Hartman, P.C.
20090308462 - Pressure relief device for an inflatable tire: A pressure relief device (100) for an inflatable tire comprises a body (102) having a chamber (116) therein and pressure relief mechanism for releasing air when the air pressure in the chamber exceeds a first predetermined pressure level. A conduit (108; 208) inter-connects an air inlet (110; 210) with an... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090308463 - Bottle trap with integral gas seal: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to bottle traps and provide a bottle trap with an integral gas seal. In an embodiment of the invention, a bottle trap can include a body with both an inlet at a top portion of the body adapted... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul LLP Attn: Steven M. Greenberg, Esq.
20090308464 - Filter draining device: Disclosed herein is a device for draining a screw-on fluid filter which comprises a hollow body member movably engaged with a puncturing member. The hollow body member is dimensioned and arranged to at least partially engage a threaded attachment portion of the screw-on fluid filter. The puncturing member comprises a... Agent: Mark L. Cooper Esq
20090308465 - Valve device: A valve device includes: a valve member that controls flow of a fluid, and a body that has a valve insertion hole in which the valve member is inserted, and whose inner surface is cylindrically formed, and into which the fluid flows, and a lead-in passage that has an opening... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20090308466 - Device for supplying fluid media at low temperatures: The invention relates to a device for transporting a fluid medium, particularly for metering a liquid reducing agent into an exhaust gas system in order to reduce pollutants in an exhaust gas, comprising at least one heated transport line and at least one system component with a heated internal region.... Agent: Ronald E. Greigg Greigg & Greigg P.l.l.c.
20090308467 - Anti-leak water guard: A system and a method for preventing a cracked bib from leaking water into a dwelling by redirecting the leaking water out of dwelling.... Agent: Gilbert R. Gurubatham
20090308468 - Fuel pressure regulator valve assembly: A flow through pressure regulator apparatus and method for directing a flow of fuel and reducing valve seat wear within a fuel system. Present invention includes a lower housing having fuel inlet where fuel flows through the fuel inlet and communicates with a valve assembly and valve biasing member. The... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20090308469 - Hydraulic coupling with smooth bore poppet valve: Male and/or female members of a hydraulic coupling have an internal poppet valve that is held in the closed position by a flat wire, helical compression spring. The spring is configured such that when the poppet valve is moved to its fully open position, the coils of the spring are... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20090308470 - Spinner home sequence: The present invention relates to a method for determining the identity of a microfluidic device and a home position by means of a set of home position marks on the microfluidic device, which is of the type used in a microfluidic system. Said method comprises following phases: a microfluidic device... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
20090308471 - Startup bypass system for a screw compressor: We provide a twin screw compressor that has a working chamber bypass that is used at start-up of the compressor. This system provides pressure relief by allowing oil or other fluid to pass through it. The bypass includes a fluid passage that extends from the working chamber to the discharge... Agent: James B. Conte Welsh & Katz, Ltd.
20090308472 - Swirl inducer: A swirl inducer or mixer for location within a tube or duct. The swirl inducer may extend within the tube or duct and has an active surface over which a fluid flows to induce a swirling vortical flow within the fluid. The swirl inducer induces vortical flow in the tube... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20090308473 - Micro-fluidic chip and flow sending method in micro-fluidic chip: Disclosed herein is a micro-fluidic chip including a hollow area into which a charged droplet is introduced, and an electrode configured to be provided toward the hollow area. Movement direction of a droplet in the hollow area is controlled based on electric force acting between a charge given to the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090308474 - Fluidic device unit structure: A fluidic device unit structure in which a plurality of fluidic devices are integrated and which is effective in reducing a footprint is provided. With a fluidic device unit structure in which a plurality of fluidic devices that are connected by channels are integrated in a base member 10 in... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC12/10/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20090301566 - Adjustable backflow prevention device: A backflow prevention device is to be installed between various equipment drain lines and a drain cover or drain pipe. The backflow prevention device provides an air gap operable to prevent backflow of sewer waste into the drain lines. The device includes a drainage hub and a tubing mount attached... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20090301567 - Method and apparatus for dampening pressure fluctuations in a fluid delivery system: A method and apparatus are provided for a cost effective pressure dampening device used in a fluid delivery system for substrate processing. In one embodiment, the pressure dampening device is disposed between a mounting substrate and a control valve within a fluid control assembly in fluid communication with a substrate... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx
20090301568 - Verifiable closing and locking system of a cylindrical passageway: A method according to this invention employs a set of valves, a series of pressure checks, and a physical stop for verifying the closing of a locking system of a cylindrical passageway. The method may also employ an equalization piping. The valves isolate a tapping machine, a pipeline, and the... Agent: Gable & Gotwals
20090301569 - Air intake device for engine: An air intake device for an engine is provided in which a bypass valve (V) is formed from a tubular valve chamber (15) having its interior opening on the upstream side of a bypass (20) and having an inner face with a metering hole (16) opening toward the downstream side... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090301570 - Air intake device for engine: An air intake device for an engine is provided that includes a bypass (20) connected to an air intake path (2) while bypassing a throttle valve (5), and a bypass valve (V) for controlling the degree of opening of the bypass (20), the bypass valve (V) being formed from a... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090301571 - Fire hydrant security cap closure system: This invention provides a fire hydrant security system with an inner cap having means for attaching an outlet port of a fire hydrant in a fixed position which includes a member capable of extending from the periphery of the inner cap into a slot in the inner part of an... Agent: Sam Silverberg
20090301572 - Liquid dispensing tap, in particular for liquids with higher density: A tap (1) is disclosed for delivering liquids, particularly for delivering high- and medium-density liquids from rigid vessels, comprising: a body (3); stem means (9); and elastic actuating means (11) of the stem 26 means (9); air inlet/outlet means (13, 25, 28) in the body (3) and inside the vessel;... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090301573 - Remote control for hose operation: A hose control system comprising a receiver and a transmitter by which one can remotely control both the flow of water through a hose and the winding or unwinding of the hose onto a reel. The system preferably has power saving advantages, for example, by the use of a power... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090301574 - Mechanism for controlling a gauge for indicating the amount of gas remaining in a gas tank: An overfill prevention device which includes a first tubular member, a cylindrical piston fitted within the first tubular member, a second tubular member having a cylindrical recess open, a plug arranged within the second tubular member, a float rod having a cam plate, a float connected with a lower end... Agent: Leong C Lei
20090301575 - Fuel metering valve assembly including thermal compensation mechanism: A metering valve assembly is provided for metering a fluid. The metering valve assembly includes a position sensor, metering valve, and a thermal compensation mechanism. The metering valve includes a valve housing having a flow passage therethrough, and a valve element movably mounted within the valve housing. The thermal compensation... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20090301576 - Water saving mechanism for hot water supply apparatus: The invention is related to a water saving mechanism for hot water supply apparatus. It comprises a water pump unit, a solenoid valve that connects to the water pump unit, a temperature sensor unit that connects to the solenoid valve and a switch unit that connects to the temperature sensor... Agent: Frenkel & Associates
20090301577 - Combination venturi check valve: Disclosed herein is a combination venturi check valve for introducing a composition, such as ozone, into the fluid circulation line of a swimming pool, spa, and/or other recreational body of water. The combination venturi check valve preferably includes a fluid inlet, a fluid outlet, a venturi passage for suctioning in... Agent: Mccarter & English, LLP Newark
20090301578 - Valve in particular a proportional pressure relief valve: The invention relates to a valve, in particular, a proportional pressure relief valve, comprising an electrically controlled solenoid system (10) for the control of an operating part (12,12a) which cooperates with a valve element (26), running longitudinally inside a valve housing (24) which releases a fluid transport connection path, between... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20090301579 - Vacuum pressure systems with vacuum chamber full-range, closed-loop pressure control: A flow control apparatus for a pressure system includes a chamber, a pump for providing a flow from the chamber and a valve positioned between the chamber and the pump for providing regulation of the flow. The valve is continuously operable between a fully open and a fully closed position.... Agent: Randy Wong Gnb Engineering
20090301580 - Constant flow valve: A valve for maintaining constant fluid flow under conditions of a specified operating inlet pressure and varying inlet pressures in excess of the specified pressure includes a tubular valve body having a fluid flow channel extending between an inlet and outlet. The fluid flow channel includes a first flow path... Agent: Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
20090301581 - Pressurized gas containing system: A pressurized gas containing system has a cowling and mounting ring which supports a valve and regulator on a cylinder containing gas under pressure.... Agent: Emch, Schaffer, Schaub & Porcello Co
20090301582 - Gas regulator with venting bonnet: Systems and methods for venting gas from a gas regulator in the event of overpressurization of the gas regulator are provided. A bonnet for a gas regulator that includes one or more apertures through which gas may vent. The bonnet may be made of a moldable synthetic plastic material, such... Agent: Fletcher Yoder (illinois Tool Works Inc.)
20090301583 - Small engine fuel system: A small engine fuel system includes a vent valve configured to be disposed within a tank having at least a portion of a filler pipe defined therein. The filler pipe includes an upper portion configured to receive a fluid and a lower portion located at a predetermined depth in the... Agent: Julia Church Dierker Dierker & Associates, P.C.
20090301584 - Low pressure relief valve and method of manufacturing same: A method for assembling and adjusting a pressure setting of a valve includes positioning a threaded spider and a poppet spring on a poppet, mounting a valve body into an assembly fixture, inserting the poppet including the threaded spider and the poppet spring positioned thereon into the mounted valve body,... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090301585 - Gas meter of gas canister valve: A gas meter is mounted between vertical and horizontal branch tubes of a gas canister valve and has an indication pointer driven by a magnetic block that is movable inside the valve to indicate a residual quantity of gas inside the canister. The gas meter includes a casing that is... Agent: Leong C Lei
20090301586 - Pump: Pump, in particular a servo steering pump for motor vehicles, having a flow control valve and a valve sleeve which has inflow openings to the flow control valve and a pressure connection to a hydraulic load.... Agent: Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC
20090301587 - Water supply apparatus for use in ice maker: Provided is a water supply apparatus for use in an ice maker, which allows easy prevention of an outflow of water due to a siphon phenomenon after stopping a water supply operation; which enables solving a problem that supplying the water is stopped due to a foreign substance or the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090301588 - Solenoid valve: A valve section that functions as a solenoid valve device that includes a pressure adjusting section that adjusts fluid pressure supplied from a fluid pressure source; a pump section that sucks and discharges working fluid in a reservoir; and a single solenoid section that drives the pressure adjusting section and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090301589 - Direct acting zero leak 4/3 tandem center neutral valve: A 4-way 3-position direct acting tandem center neutral valve has two 3-way, 2-position poppet valves configured so as to provide 4-way, 3-position tandem center neutral valve functions so that it is direct acting and essentially zero leak.... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP
20090301590 - Fuel shutoff slide valve: A method of controlling fuel flow including providing a fuel tank including a first fuel port and a second fuel port on an exterior of the fuel tank, the first and second fuel ports each communicating with an interior of the fuel tank, positioning a first connector through a valve... Agent: Ingrid Mctaggart
20090301591 - Faucet system and advertising method: A faucet system including: a first set of faucet components including at least a water regulating device and a water dispensing device, wherein the water regulating device and the water dispensing device include advertising indicia of a first theme; a second set of faucet components including at least a water... Agent: The Halvorson Law Firm
20090301592 - Fluidic module connection: A fluidic module is described, the fluidic module comprising a fluidic connector located at the bottom side of the fluidic module, the fluidic connector comprising a fluid port, wherein, when the fluidic module is placed on top of a further fluidic module, the fluidic connector is in contact with a... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.12/03/2009 > 20 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20090293957 - Subsea electric actuator using linear motor: An actuator for use with valves in a subsea wellhead assembly. The actuator includes a shaft with an alternating polarity along its length and windings spaced around the shaft that create a magnetic field around the shaft. The shaft is connectable to a valve stem so that flowing current through... Agent: Patent Department Ge Oil & Gas
20090293958 - Thermally activated pressure relief: The housing is attachable to a high pressure fluid containing structure. A piston is provided within the housing, with the piston having a closed position and an open position. The closed position blocks an outlet vent of the relief device, with the open position allowing high pressure fluid to escape... Agent: Bradley P. Heisler Heisler & Associates
20090293959 - Emergency shutoff valve for use in a fuel dispensing system: An emergency shutoff valve includes a fluid conduit having a frangible area defined therein, a valve member operatively coupled to said conduit upstream of the frangible area, an expansible chamber having the frangible area defined therein, a movable member defining at least a portion of the expansible chamber, and a... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP
20090293960 - Tire valve assembly, system and apparatus for deflating a tire following unauthorized access to a motor vehicle: Apparatus deflates a tire following unauthorized access to a motor vehicle. In one embodiment, a self-damaging tire valve assembly is capable of being damaged to such a degree by damage inflicting apparatus in close proximity to the valve assembly that air escapes from the corresponding tire. An activation device housed... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090293961 - Water saver system: A water saver system that includes a temperature-sensitive valve, connected between the shower water control valves and the shower head, diverts water to a bladder pressure tank until the water warms up. The temperature sensitive valve opens when the water reaches a preset temperature. The water stored in the pressure... Agent: Berenato, White & Stavish, LLC
20090293962 - Fuel cutoff valve: A fuel cutoff valve is furnished with a casing defining a valve chamber, and a float mechanism housed to be able to rise and fall in the valve chamber. The casing is furnished with a closure plate situated in the space above the valve chamber and in a facing arrangement... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20090293963 - Egr system and egr valve with integrated pressure sensor: A valve having a valve body with an inlet port and an outlet port and a valve disposed between the inlet port and outlet port. A sensor is operably associated with the valve and the valve body, and measures a characteristic in proximity to the valve. The sensor communicates information... Agent: Warn, Hoffmann, Miller & Ozga, P.C.
20090293964 - Mechanical fuse to seal pipes upon unintended rupture: The present invention relates to a mechanical fuse to seal pipes upon unintended rupture. When a pressure difference between a first pressure and a second pressure in a pipe is below a pressure threshold, a first spring retains a flap in a first position allowing gaseous fuel to flow from... Agent: Ketan S. Vakil Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
20090293965 - Fault-tolerant bleed valve assembly: A bleed valve assembly includes a control assembly having a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet. The control assembly defines a fluid passageway in fluid communication with the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet. An electromechanical valve is engaged with the control assembly. The electromechanical valve provides selective fluid communication... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090293966 - Fuel supply device: A fuel supply device comprises a fuel pump, a set plate, a control circuit, and an electrical wiring member. The fuel pump is disposed within a fuel tank. The set plate closes an opening of the fuel tank. The set plate comprises a controller chamber isolated from the fuel tank.... Agent: Dennison, Schultz & Macdonald
20090293967 - Valve arrangement: A valve arrangement for a water heater, including a connection for cold water to the valve arrangement, a connection for cold water to the water heater, a connection for hot water from the water heater, a connection for temperature-controlled hot water from the valve arrangement, and a main channel for... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090293968 - Mobile gas supply system: A valving arrangement for a mobile gas supply system includes a primary inlet port, a primary outlet port, a regulator, a secondary inlet port, and a secondary outlet port. The primary inlet port is adapted to be connected to a gas cylinder. The primary outlet port is in fluid communication... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (fisher)
20090293969 - Emergency disconnection system: The invention concerns an emergency disconnection system, in particular for a fluid loading arm, of the kind having two valves which are coupled using a collar with controlled opening, an actuator (400) provided with a single rod (401), and single axis kinematics such that a movement of the rod (401)... Agent: Henry C. Query, Jr.
20090293970 - Rotary coupler and method of using same: A rotary coupler for directing a fluid flow between a supply of pressurized fluid and a fixture which is rotatable about a fixture axis and which has a manifold plate directing the fluid flow from a manifold inlet and a manifold outlet to a plurality of stations on the fixture... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP
20090293971 - Valve having integrated pressure assist mechanism: A valve is provided including a first valve member and a second valve member. The first valve member includes a first step and a first orifice adjacent the first step. The second valve member includes a second step and a second orifice adjacent the second step. The second valve member... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090293972 - Omnibus quasi-hydrosystem: An omnibus quasi-hydrosystem is disclosed. The omnibus quasi-hydrosystem includes a module base, at least two channel switching members mounted in the module base, at least two inlets formed in the module base and at least two outlets formed in the module base. The inlets allow fluid entering into the omnibus... Agent: Pai Patent & Trademark Law Firm
20090293973 - two-shutter valve: A valve including a body that defines first and second ducts that open out into a third duct. The first duct is provided with a first shutter and the second duct is provided with a second shutter connected to drive means arranged to move the shutters in a normal mode... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090293975 - Fluid shut-off device: A fluid flow shut-off or control valve or device (1) wherein at least one end (2A, 2B) of said valve (1) is shaped so as to allow coupling of the body (2) with a rotatable ring nut (7) provided with a female thread adapted to be screwed onto a corresponding... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090293974 - Piping unit for transporting fuel: Piping unit for transporting a fuel is constructed by connecting a resin tube and a connector for connecting the resin tube to a mating pipe. The connector has a connector body including a retainer holding portion and a retainer for engaging with the mating pipe. The resin tube has a... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP
20090293976 - Two position three way valve: A valve is provided including a first valve member and a second valve member. The first valve member includes a first step and a first orifice adjacent the first step. The second valve member includes a second step and a second orifice adjacent the second step. The second valve member... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLCPrevious industry: Batteries: thermoelectric and photoelectric
Next industry: Pipes and tubular conduits
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