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Fluid handling January recently filed with US Patent Office 01/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 01/27/2011 > 31 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110017307 - Compressor assembly including separator and ejector pump: A fluid processing device for processing a multiphase fluid stream including a mixture of at least a gas and a liquid is disclosed. The fluid processing device may include at least one separator configured to separate the fluid stream into a liquid portion and a gaseous portion and deposit the... Agent: Edmonds Nolte, PC
20110017301 - Facade rainwater harvesting system: A rainwater harvesting system which utilises facade cladding instead of roof collection. The system uses the structural ‘transoms’ or horizontal glazing members to direct rainwater falling on the glazing panels into the vertical mullions, and from there downwards into a basement collection system as with more conventional rainwater harvesting. Embodiments... Agent: Butzel LongIPDocketing Dept
20110017304 - Flexible tubes: The present invention relates to a flexible tube with at least one folding bellows which has a plurality of convolutes which have been formed in the wall of the tube and which run across an external surface of the tube, where there is no separation between the convolutes in an... Agent: Lanxess Corporation
20110017306 - Fluid flow control valve: The invention provides a fluid flow control valve (1) comprising a cylindrical inlet chamber (2) having a fluid inlet aperture (3) and a coaxial waisted cylindrical outlet chamber (4) having a fluid outlet aperture (5), said inlet chamber containing a coaxial cylindrical cage (6) opening into said outlet chamber and... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20110017302 - Rotary distribution apparatus incorporating interstage pumps: The invention concerns a rotary distribution apparatus (30) for distributing process liquids, typically in ion exchange and chromatographic separation in the processing of sugar juice. The apparatus includes a core (2) into which fixed process liquid supply pipes (3) extend and annular fluid distribution chambers defined between the core and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20110017303 - Time flow valve: A fluid valve which opens for a predetermined time before automatically closing. The valve (101) incorporates a control means including a control chamber (103), a first/inlet passageway (102) and a second/outlet passageway (120). A flow control element (104) is provided in one of the passageways (102) or (120). A biasing... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20110017305 - Tubular member with thermal sleeve liner: A tubular fluid flow device of varying outside dimensions adapted for use in a high pressure, rapidly cycling temperature environment, an isolation ball valve, a ball valve isolation method and a catalyst transfer method. The flow device 10 can have a tubular member 12 having at least one locus 14,... Agent: Lundeen & Lundeen, PLLC
20110017308 - apparatus, a control circuit and a method for producing pressure and volume flow: An apparatus comprising: a series of units, each being capable of producing a volume flow; a first channel for supplying hydraulic fluid into the apparatus; a second channel for supplying hydraulic fluid from the apparatus; a first series of valves comprising at least one controlled valve for each unit; a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110017309 - Pump with integral caisson discharge: A caisson for submersible pumps and method of operating a pump that is fluidly cooperative with the caisson. The pump discharge and the caisson are fluidly coupled to one another such that upon discharge of a fluid being pumped, the caisson acts as the fluid conduit, thereby removing the need... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
20110017311 - Alternative design of self-adjusting valve: A method for flow control and a self-adjusting valve or flow control device, in particular useful in a production pipe for producing oil and/or gas from a well in an oil and/or gas reservoir, which production pipe includes a lower drainage pipe preferably being divided into at least two sections... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110017313 - Device and method for aseptic pressure relief: The invention relates to an overpressure safety device (1) for pipeline networks, comprising an inlet pipe leading from the pipeline network to be secured to the overpressure safety device (1), at least one safety valve, and a discharge pipe. According to the invention, at least two safety valves (2, 3)... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP
20110017310 - Fluid valve arrangement: The invention relates to a method for controlling a fluid valve arrangement that includes a fluid conduit arrangement having a first conduit and a second conduit, the first and the second conduits being connectable with a fluid consumer; a supply connection arrangement having a pressure connection and a tank connection,... Agent: Parker-hannifin Corporation Hunter Molnar Baker Morgan
20110017312 - Fluid-pressure regulator and related methods and systems: A fluid-pressure regulator for regulating the pressure of a fluid. The regulator includes a variable-resistance fluid element and a variable-volume fluid element located downstream of the variable-resistance element. Pressure in the fluid at the outlet of the regulator is controlled by substantially simultaneously changing the resistance of the variable-resistance element... Agent: Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
20110017314 - Arrangement for producing a connection possibility, in particular for a sprinkler on a concrete or reinforced concrete floor, and method therefor: The invention relates to an arrangement for producing a connection possibility, in particular for a sprinkler on a concrete or reinforced concrete floor, comprising at least one pipeline (1) that is connected to a first connection area (2a) of a fitting (3), a fixing element (4a, 4b) that can be... Agent: Moetteli & Associates Sarl
20110017315 - Pressure relief device assemblies: The present invention is directed to pressure relief devices and to corresponding pressure relief assemblies that have improved vacuum resistance, improved fragmentation resistance, and/or improved burst control while maintaining low mass. The pressure relief device includes a substantially flat flange section and a domed section. The domed section may include... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110017316 - Backflow preventing apparatus for water closets: e
20110017317 - Pneumatic tire valve device and the system and the process of setting the tire pressure: A pneumatic tire valve device is constructed and arranged for attachment to a tire to change the tire pressure. The device includes a tire valve body housing, tire closing valve, and control piston. The housing defines a control piston channel that spans between a pressure pipe intake opening and a... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP
20110017318 - Fluid filling and/or extracting connector and assembly comprising a connector and a tap: Pressurized fluid filling and/or extracting connector, particularly for a pressurized gas, said connector being designed to be selectively connected to a fluid receiving device such as a tap of a pressurized tank, said connector comprising a fluid supply line, at least one male and/or female attachment part designed to engage... Agent: American Air Liquide, Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.
20110017319 - End cover and four-way reversing valve using the same and assembling method thereof: The present invention relates to a four-way reversing valve for refrigerating cycle system, in particular to an end cover for fitting with a valve body of a main valve of a four-way reversing valve, a four-way reversing valve using the same and an assembling method thereof. The end cover has... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20110017320 - Fuel cutoff valve: A fuel cutoff valve includes a first float mechanism housed in a first valve chamber of a casing, and a second float mechanism housed in a second valve chamber. During fueling operations, when an intake opening becomes blocked by fuel, the second float mechanism closes second vent holes, and the... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20110017321 - Directional control valve arrangement: A directional control valve arrangement includes a directional control valve with a valve spool. Using the directional control valve, it is possible to control a pressure-medium connection between a pressure port, a tank connection, and at least one working connection. A blocking valve is situated in a working passage that... Agent: Michael J. Striker
20110017322 - Flow-volume regulator: A fluid flow regulator includes a regulating profile which is either centrally or peripherally disposed within the flow rate regulator, and an annular restrictor which is made of an elastic material. In a functional position of the flow rate regulator, the restrictor delimits a control gap between itself and the... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20110017323 - Method and apparatus for inline testing: An inline fluid measurement system features a plurality of controllable valve elements inline with one or more fluid conductors; a plurality of sampling stations inline with the closeable automatic valves; a monitoring station having at least one monitoring equipment, the monitoring station being connected using the conduits for receiving samples... Agent: Byrne Poh LLP
20110017324 - Valve position indicator: A valve position assembly is described herein, wherein the assembly includes a sun gear, at least one planet gear, two ring gears, wherein the planet gear engages with the sun gear and the ring gears, wherein the planet gear has a diameter which is smaller than a diameter of the... Agent: Emerson, Thomson & Bennett, LLC
20110017325 - Three-valves manifold for differential pressure type flow meter: A three-valves manifold for a differential pressure type flow meter including a valve unit 11 having a shaft portion 12, first valve portion 13a having first through hole 17a and first to third grooves 18a-18c and a second valve portion 13b having a second through hole 17b and fourth and... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC
20110017327 - Cartridge for a sanitary fitting: A cartridge for a sanitary fitting wherein the most highly used plate is moved and subjected to bending and torsion, and wherein the adjuster lever which for operation cooperates with the control opening for mixing the hot and cold water and which is moved by the housing has a cylindrical... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
20110017326 - Device for mixing gas and for distributing the resulting mixture to the inlet of a catalytic reactor: A device for mixing and distributing two gases upstream of the catalytic zone of a reactor by producing a homogeneous mixture and a profile of velocities which are as flat as possible. The device uses a plurality of internal chambers (I) enclosed in an external chamber (II), the external chamber... Agent: Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, P.C.
20110017329 - Cartridge housing: The most strained component of a cartridge is the bush, in which the control lever is mounted, using which the control can is moved. Upon actuation of the control lever to open and close the intakes and drains, the bush and thus also the extension of the housing and the... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
20110017328 - Mixing faucet: The present invention provides a mixing faucet that can use a low-cost temperature sensing spring. A mixing faucet (1) includes a casing (2) having a hot water inlet opening (24), a cold water inlet opening (23), and an outlet opening (28); a control valve element (3) slidably mounted in the... Agent: Smith Patent Office
20110017330 - Maximum pressure hydraulic valve: This hydraulic valve (1) comprises a valve body (2), an inlet mouth (3) of flow into the valve body (2), provided with a substantially non-deformable two-dimensional section, and a selective passage port (4) of flow in the valve body (2) having a linear section widenable under the flow pressure. The... Agent: Steinfl & Bruno
20110017331 - Hydraulic supply system: A hydraulic supply system (10) for a tractor is provided comprising a hydraulic pump (P) and a support plate (13) mounted on the exterior of a tractor chassis (14). One or more fluid flow control valves (17a,17b, 17c,27,28,29,31) or other consumers are mounted on the support plate (13) which are... Agent: Agco Corporation, Legal Department01/20/2011 > 16 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110011462 - Liquid transporting method and classifying method: A method for transporting dispersion, includes: introducing dispersion containing particles into a liquid transporting channel from a dispersion introducing port; transporting the dispersion in a laminar flow through the liquid transporting channel; and discharging the dispersion from a downstream of the liquid transporting channel, and the liquid transporting channel has... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110011463 - Reducing drag on a mobile body: A vortex ring generator adapted to be associated with a body subjected to fluid flow, the vortex ring generator being adapted to produce a fluid flow in the form of a vortex ring with the fluid flow moving over the body from the vortex ring generator.... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20110011464 - Vent with improved seal: A relief vent including a vent body having an opening configured to be in communication with the internal volume of a tank. The relief vent further includes a movable portion that is movable relative to the vent body. The movable portion or the vent body includes a base and a... Agent: Thompson Hine L.L.P. Intellectual Property Group
20110011465 - Controlling mechanism for activation of an air pump to be implemented in an inflatable object: A controlling mechanism for an inflatable object has a valve controlling assembly for opening/closing operation of the valve, a pressure controlling assembly for sensing pressure difference to selectively activate operation of the valve and a linkage assembly interactively arranged between the valve controlling assembly and the pressure controlling assembly to... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20110011466 - Deflator: A relatively thin, rectangular shaped device with a semi-circle attachment ring. The device contains a slot in its face, which slot narrows as it reaches the center of the rectangle so that when it engages the valve stem of a cut-check valve, the valve is deformed without damage a sufficient... Agent: Anthony J. Morrone Ii
20110011467 - Liquid divergent device: The present invention discloses a liquid divergent device, comprising a member and a fastener mechanism that couples the member above a structure for protecting the structure by diverging overflow liquid away from the structure.... Agent: Patent Law Agency, LLC Peter Ganjian
20110011468 - Check valve for abrasive blaster pressure vessel: A check valve is installed in the pressure flow line of an abrasive blaster of the type having a pop-up valve which opens under pressure and closes when depressurized to a predetermined level. The check valve is upstream of the pop-up valve and includes a having a valve chamber in... Agent: Robert C. Curfiss
20110011469 - Transmission hydraulic circuit, transmission provided therewith and vehicle equipped with same: A hydraulic circuit (50) is provided with an oil cooler (180), a lubricating unit (200), a relief valve (210) and an oil pan (100). The lubricating unit (200) receives hydraulic oil cooled by the cooler (180) as lubricating oil and discharges the same to the oil pan (100). The relief... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110011470 - Fuel pump mounting structure of motorcycle: A fuel pump unit is mounted on a predetermined position in a fuel tank. There are a supporting mechanism to support the fuel pump unit at the mounting position and a holding mechanism to fixing and holding the fuel pump unit supported at the mounting position, and an opening portion... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20110011471 - Engine-driven hydraulic pump: Engine-driven hydraulic pump for an aircraft, having a first and a second pump unit which each comprise an adjustable swash plate and a piston assembly coupled with said swash plate and driven by a pump shaft, a control device for adjusting the inclination of the swash plate and a drive... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20110011472 - Method and system for correlating a pressure sensor for a fuel system: A control module and method for operating the same includes a diurnal control valve module that opens a diurnal control valve (DCV) and an evaporative leak check module (ELCM) diverter valve control module that switches on an ELCM diverter valve. The control module includes a correlation module performs a correlation... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20110011473 - Control device for plumbing appliances: The application relates to a control device comprising a control element that can be rotated on a first functional level, an electronic controller, an electric power supply, and a base for mounting the control device. Said control device is designed to control plumbing appliances comprising a water discharge point and... Agent: Notaro, Michalos & Zaccaria P.C.
20110011474 - Multi-port stopcock valve and flow designating system: A stopcock is provided with multiple ports joining multiple fluid conduits leading between fluid sources and fluid destinations. A central hub manifold resides within a valve body supporting the ports, and can rotate relative to the valve body. Fluid flow paths within the central hub are selectively aligned or not... Agent: Bradley P. Heisler Heisler & Associates
20110011475 - Recock handle assemblies for coupler devices and coupler devices comprising the same: Recock handle assemblies for bottom loading couplers and bottom loading couplers comprising the same are disclosed. The recock handle assemblies for bottom loading couplers may include a lever portion comprising a first lever arm, a second lever arm and a lever bar oriented in a substantially u-shaped configuration. A handle... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
20110011476 - Faucet with wear-resistant valve component: A valve component for a faucet includes a base material, a strengthening layer provided above the base material, and an amorphous diamond material provided above the strengthening layer. The amorphous diamond material having a hardness that is at least 20 GPa and less than 45 GPa and a modulus that... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20110011477 - Flow discharge device: A flow discharge device, such as a bleed assembly in a gas turbine engine, comprises a discharge outlet member 38 having a skirt 44 which is accommodated telescopically in a housing 36 so as to be displaceable with respect to a wall 27 of a duct 22 from a retracted... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC01/13/2011 > 31 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110005600 - Control system for a valve assembly: A valve assembly (2) includes a valve body (4) having a first section (6) and a second section (8). The first section (6) includes an inlet member (12) and an outlet member (13) and the second section (8) includes an inlet element (28) and an outlet element (29). The valve... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Hamilton Sundstrand
20110005604 - Electrically actuated valve with a ball sealing element: A valve (100) including a housing (101) has a fluid inlet (102) and a fluid outlet (205). The valve (100) includes a vibrating element (206) adapted to vibrate when energized. The valve (100) also includes an amplifying plate (207) that is coupled to the vibrating element (106). The amplifying plate... Agent: The Ollila Law Group LLC
20110005599 - Expanding gate valve: An expanding gate valve having a valve body defining a valve chamber and flow passages and having spaced sealing surfaces. Gate members are moveable within the valve body between open and closed positions and at the closed position having sealing engagement with the spaced sealing surfaces. A wedge member is... Agent: James L. Jackson James L. Jackson, P.C.
20110005603 - Fluid handling structure, lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method: A fluid handling structure configured to supply and confine immersion liquid to a space defined between a projection system and a facing surface facing the fluid handling structure is disclosed. The fluid handling structure includes a supply passage formed therein for the passage of fluid from outside the fluid handling... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20110005601 - Gas transport delay resolution for short etch recipes: In one embodiment, an apparatus for providing a gas mixture of a plurality of gases, may have a plurality of mass flow controllers (MFCs), a mixing manifold in fluid connection with each plurality of MFCs, a plurality of mixing manifold exits positioned on the mixing manifold; and an isolation device... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20110005602 - Rainwater collection and redistribution system: A system and method for collecting and redistributing rainwater by catching rainwater using a conventional roofing and guttering system, piping the rainwater into a collection vessel for storing the rainwater, pumping the rainwater from the collection vessel through a hose; and redistributing the rainwater from the collection vessel via the... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20110005605 - Liquid delivery control method and liquid delivery control system: The present invention provides a liquid delivery control method for delivering a liquid 8 by generating, in a microchannel 3 in which the liquid 8 is present, a differential pressure with respect to the liquid 8 by using a pump 6. The microchannel 3 is provided with a pressure loss... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.
20110005607 - Controlling gas partial pressures for process optimization: Apparatus for establishing and controlling a low pressure gas mixture in a vacuum enclosure (8) comprises at least one secondary pump (9) of the molecular, turbomolecular, or hybrid type, followed by at least one primary pump (10), with first control and adjustment means (22) such as a regulation valve (24)... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group, LLC
20110005606 - Method for supplying a fluid and micropump for said purpose: A device includes a number of N≧2 pump chambers having N separate chamber volumes, each of which may be altered independently of the other(s). The volume changes of the pump chambers occur periodically with substantially the same frequency (f). The device further includes N actuators for changing the respective chamber... Agent: Kubotera & Associates, LLC
20110005608 - Water faucet device and method of manufacturing water faucet equipment containing same: The present invention is a water faucet device (2a) connected to pipes and buried in a mounting surface (W1), including: a water conveying portion main body (20) having an inflow-side connecting portion (20a), an outflow-side connecting portion (20b), and double pipe connecting portions (20c, 20d) respectively communicating with these; a... Agent: Donald R. Studebaker Studebaker & Brackett PC
20110005609 - Fuel cut-off valve: A fuel cut-off valve includes a case having a first opening communicated with the inside of a fuel tank and a second opening communicated with a canister; a lower float that is provided so as to move up and down inside the case and has a first valve member above... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20110005610 - Separator for a release valve: An improvement for a backflow release valve of the type used for a backflow event in a supply line is provided. The improvement includes an air-liquid separator in fluid communication with the release valve and the supply line for reducing the amount of air entrained within a liquid solution entering... Agent: Adams Intellectual Property Law
20110005611 - Double seat valve capable of cleaning the seat and having a cleaning device for a housing penetration: The invention relates to a double seat valve capable of cleaning the seat and having a cleaning device for a housing penetration critical for cleaning, having the features in the preamble of claim 1. According to the invention, a double seat valve of generic type ensures cleaning of the housing... Agent: Merek, Blackmon & Voorhees, LLC
20110005612 - Gas pipe system and a pipe component provided with a break plate for use in such a gas pipe system: A gas pipe system provided with a gas source and downstream of the gas source a gas pipe with a gas pipe end, which in use is connected to a processing module, wherein the gas pipe system is arranged for conducting a gas from the gas source to the processing... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP
20110005613 - Diverter and lid assembly for use with a rain barrel device and system: A diverter for a rain barrel includes a scoop portion configured to fit within a gutter downspout, a rain barrel fitting portion configured to fluidly attach the scoop portion to the rain barrel, and a wing extending outwardly from the scoop portion to direct a flow of water in the... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20110005614 - Vent valve: A vent valve assembly at least partially disposed within an interior of a fuel tank is provided. The vent valve assembly comprises a housing, a first venting orifice, a float configured to close the first venting orifice when the level of fuel in the housing reaches a predetermined level, a... Agent: Dykema Gossett PLLC
20110005615 - Fluid backup preventing system, and method of use thereof: An apparatus for continuously controlling fluid flow in a sewer conduit, comprising: a) moisture sensors detecting levels of fluid in this conduit; b) an inflatable bladder, mounted in the sewer conduit for releasably sealing in fluid tight fashion a section of this conduit; an air compressor, for inflating the bladder;... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20110005616 - Check valve: A diaphragm device for a check valves is provided. The diaphragm device comprises a diaphragm, adapted to cover at least one orifice, and an operation device, adapted to enable movement of the diaphragm substantially along a length axis of the orifice. The operation device comprises at least one first operation... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20110005617 - Valve configuration for a lubrication circuit of a latched pump applied clutch transmission: A hydraulic control circuit for a transmission is provided including a source of pressurized fluid and at least one selectively engageable torque transmitting mechanism. At least one latching valve is provided in communication with the source and is operable to selectively communicate the pressurized fluid to effect engagement of the... Agent: Quinn Law Group, PLLC
20110005618 - Check valve: A check valve has a valve body, a piston and a spring. The valve body has a tube, a nozzle and a valve seal. The tube has a sealing protrusion and an inner surface. The sealing protrusion is formed around the inner surface of the tube. The nozzle is combined... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.
20110005619 - Water faucet device: To provide a water faucet device capable of easy grasp of setting states, without enlarging the size of the display portion. The present invention is a water faucet device (1) furnished with a flow setting function or temperature setting function; whereby the water faucet device has an operating portion (6)... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20110005620 - Compressor with an internal disinfecting uv light source: The air compressor has an air intake, a tank, means for pressurizing the air in the tank and an air outlet connected to the tank. High power 365 nm UV LED light sources are mounted within the tank to disinfect the interior tank surface. The light source has a cover... Agent: Epstein Drangel LLP
20110005621 - Removable manifold for an air compressor: A removable manifold for use with an air compressor unit having a main feed hose for dispensing compressed air, the manifold including a body, a hub disposed on the body defining a hub chamber, an inlet disposed on the body, the inlet defining an inlet chamber in fluid communication with... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20110005622 - Vial cap 187: An elastomeric vial cap used for sealing a vial container, but allowing pipette access to its containment fluid includes an annular flange portion for capping the vial and a sloped truncated cone portion to easily guide the pipette into the vial container. A tubular seal portion is configured to encircle... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20110005623 - Hydraulic valve device: The invention relates to a hydraulic valve device having a fluid port arrangement (10) with various ports which runs at least partially in the valve housing (14), and having a movable control device (18) for at least partially activating ports of the fluid port arrangement (10), wherein the control device... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20110005624 - Waterway connection: A coupler for a fluid delivery device is disclosed which couples a first waterway component and a second waterway component, the coupler being an overmold component.... Agent: Douglas A. Yerkeson Baker & Daniels LLP
20110005625 - Solenoid valve assembly: A solenoid valve including a spool received within a housing. The spool is configured to move to multiple positions within the housing. The housing includes supply ports, exhaust ports, and outlet ports. When the spool is in a specific location, two outlet ports are in fluid communication with each other.... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
20110005626 - Three-port pintle valve for control of actuation oil: A three-port control valve assembly comprising a valve body having two valve seats facing in a common direction and disposed along a central bore terminating in an exhaust port and communicating with a supply port and a common port. A pintle shaft connected to a solenoid actuator extends into the... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc
20110005627 - Water faucet device: To provide a water spouting device capable of switching between spouting and stopping, flow volume adjustment, and spouted water temperature adjustment with a single operating portion. The present invention is a water faucet device (1) furnished with a flow volume adjustment function and a temperature adjustment function, including: an operating... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20110005628 - Magnetohydrodynamic fluid conditioner: An assembly for the magnetic treatment of fluids such as liquids and gases. The treatment device is a hollow outer sleeve having magnets along the inside wall of the outer sleeve. An inner fluid conduit with a weak magnetic response can be provided in the outer sleeve. Different magnet arrangements... Agent: Tomlinson & O'connell, P.C.
20110005629 - Relief valve for vehicle component: A vehicle component includes an opening that receives a plug. A relief valve is mounted to the plug and has at least one elongated passage extending through a flexible membrane that is movable between a venting position and a sealed position.... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.01/06/2011 > 19 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20110000548 - Airflow separation initiator: A supersonic inlet includes a cowl and an innerbody. An airflow duct entrance, between the cowl and the centerbody, receives an incoming airflow. An airflow duct exit, between the cowl and the centerbody, delivers a subsonic airflow. A controlled airflow separation initiator, on the innerbody and upstream of a lip... Agent: Calfee Halter & Griswold, LLP
20110000549 - Fuel supply apparatus and fuel supply method: The temperatures of fuel oils stored in fuel tanks 12a, 12b, 12c are separately detected by temperature sensors 52a, 52b, 52c, respectively. Based on the detection results, a CPU 49 heats a heat resistant fuel oil among the fuel oils using a heat exchanger 54, such that the temperature of... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20110000550 - Manual inflator with cylinder connector and status indicator: A manual inflator having a status indicator that indicates whether a fully-charged, unspent gas cylinder has been installed on the inflator. The status indicator comprises a “single point” indicator having an indicator window that displays the color “green” when the automatic inflator is fully operational or the color “red” when... Agent: Gray Robinson Attn: Stefan V. Stein/IPDept.
20110000546 - Method for transportation of cng or oil: The method of transporting natural gas from a subsea location to shore by providing a subsea tanker with a storage tank which is a balloon, a loading tower for the docking of the subsea tanker at a certain depth, loading the storage tank with natural gas at the loading tower,... Agent: Benton F. Baugh
20110000547 - Tubular valving system and method: A tubular valving system includes, a tubular having a bore therethrough with at least one port defining fluidic communication between the bore and an outside of the tubular, and a valve stem disposed within the bore of the tubular that is longitudinally movable with respect to the tubular, the valve... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP
20110000551 - Push button regulator device with sealing element to facilitate easy connection with other devices: A regulator device includes a first valve member and a second valve member disposed within a housing of the device. The first valve member regulates the pressure of fluid exiting the device, and the second valve member is biased to a closed position and is opened by manipulation of an... Agent: American Air Liquide, Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.
20110000552 - Dynamic leak control for system with working fluid: An organic rankine cycle system includes a sensor for sensing a condition indicative of pressure within the system and a control which responsively provides heat to said system when the pressure within the system is sensed to be at a predetermined threshold, near ambient pressure, during periods in which the... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP
20110000553 - Balanced valve cartridge: A pressure reducing valve including a balanced valve cartridge. The balanced valve cartridge has a retainer including a central bore. A valve seat and a valve plug are disposed within the central bore and cooperate to open and close the valve. A cap closes one end of the central bore,... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (fisher)
20110000554 - Raw material supply device: A raw material supply device (105) includes an introduction pipe (152a) which introduces a carrier gas into a raw material vessel (151), a transport pipe (152b) which transports a source gas fed out from the raw material vessel, a supply pipe (155a) which is branched from the transport pipe and... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20110000556 - Non-return valve having improved automatic recirculation: An automatic recirculation non-return valve comprises a check valve located in a main duct and a recirculation valve located in a recirculation duct. The check valve is movable between extreme positions of closing and opening the flow cross-section of the main duct. The recirculation duct forms a branch of the... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20110000555 - Valve arrangement: The invention concerns a valve arrangement (7) comprising a flow path (11) connecting an inlet (9) and an outlet (10), a closing means (12) arranged in said flow path (11), a resetting means and a first pressure in a first pressure chamber (14) acting in a closing direction on said... Agent: Mccormick, Paulding & Huber LLP
20110000557 - Check vacuum breaking device for a tap: A check vacuum breaking device for a tap comprises a locking member screwed into a chamber of a tap, the chamber including an inlet and an outlet, the locking member including a cover member secured on a top end thereof and having plural air bores disposed around a rim of... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.
20110000558 - Washing machines: A pump for pumping water from a bowl of a washing machine is provided. The pump includes a housing coupled to the bowl and a cover with an aperture. The housing and the cover define an interior in fluid communication with the bowl interior via the aperture. A filter filters... Agent: Clark Hill PLC
20110000559 - Water discharge system: A water discharge system capable of preventing a mistaken detection to surely perform the stop of water discharge or continue the start of water discharge is provided. The water discharge system includes: a water discharge unit; a sensor unit configured to obtain information about an object to be detected through... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20110000561 - Flow passage control mechanism for microchip: A channel control mechanism for a microchip has a laminated structure formed of members including elastic members, and includes: a sample reservoir for packing a sample therein; a reaction reservoir in which mixture and reaction of the sample are performed; and a channel formed in a middle layer of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20110000560 - Manipulation of microfluidic droplets: The invention provides methods for assessing one or more predetermined characteristics or properties of a microfluidic droplet within a microfluidic channel, and regulating one or more fluid flow rates within that channel to selectively alter the predetermined microdroplet characteristic or property using a feedback control.... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c
20110000562 - Controllable vacuum source: The present invention relates to a vacuum source for providing vacuum to at least a first vacuum drain through conduits, comprising at least a first and a second vacuum pump. The vacuum source comprises a control system adapted to detect the consumed airflow, and to control the operation of each... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20110000563 - Flow rate control apparatus: A communication section located within a piping section and communicating with a common first port introducing/exhausting fluid is formed such that the diameter of the communication section is larger than the inner diameter of a valve-opening/closing passage by passing the communication section through the piping section from the external, further... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20110000564 - Dual purpose mixer tap: The present invention relates to a mixer tap for discharging a mixture of liquids, comprising a moving plate mixing system (18) provided with a mixing channel (22), moving in translation on a fixed plate (19) provided with orifices for the inlet of liquids and the outlet of the mixture of... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.Previous industry: Batteries: thermoelectric and photoelectric
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