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Fluid handling May archived by USPTO category 05/12Below 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. 05/31/2012 > 25 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20120132285 - Method for treating a medium by saturating it with useful substances emitted by plants and a device for carrying out this method: The invention relates to the saturation of different gaseous, liquid, gel-like, solid and mixed media with ingredients emitted by vegetative plants. The method for treating a medium by saturating it with useful substances emitted by plants involves supplying a gaseous medium to a chamber containing vegetative or cut plants and... Agent:
20120132284 - Method, controller, valve arrangement and portioning device for portioning a flowable, optionally pressurized mass: A method is provided for portioning a flowable, optionally pressurized mass. In a first step a first pinch valve is opened and a second pinch valve located thereafter in a principal flow direction of the mass (m) is slightly closed. As soon as a desired quantity of the mass has... Agent:
20120132287 - Pump for conveying a medium and lubricating system containing the same: A pump for conveying a medium comprises a pump chamber having an intake opening and an outlet opening. A movable component is movably disposed in the pump chamber in order to convey a batch of the medium, which is located in the pump chamber, from the intake opening to the... Agent: Aktiebolaget Skf
20120132286 - Water-discharging device of high voltage battery pack: Disclosed is a water-discharging device of a high voltage battery pack that can automatically adjust the level of water collecting in an under cover such that high voltage parts, such as an expensive battery module and a BMS, equipped in the under cover are not damaged by the water, by... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120132288 - Fluid injection: The present invention generally relates to systems and methods for the control of fluids and, in some cases, to systems and methods for flowing a fluid into and/or out of other fluids. As examples, fluid may be injected into a droplet contained within a fluidic channel, or a fluid may... Agent: President And Fellows Of Harvard College
20120132289 - Hydraulic pulse valve with improved pulse control: Hydraulic pulses are produced each time that a pulse valve interrupts the flow of a pressurized fluid through a conduit. The pulse valve includes an elongate housing having an inlet configured to couple to the conduit to receive the pressurized fluid, and an outlet configured to couple to one or... Agent: Tempress Technologies, Inc.
20120132290 - Laminated, leak-resistant chemical processors; methods of making, and methods of operating: The invention provides methods of making laminated devices (especially microchannel devices) in which plates are assembled and welded together. Unlike conventional microchannel devices, the inventive laminated devices can be made without brazing or diffusion bonding; thus providing significant advantages for manufacturing. Features such as expansion joints and external welded supports... Agent: Velocys Inc.
20120132291 - Transient measurements of mass flow controllers: An apparatus to measure the transient response of a mass flow controller (MFC). The size of a variable orifice, upstream of the MFC, is controlled such that the pressure between the orifice and the MFC is held constant during the entire time that the MFC is going through its transient... Agent: Pivotal Systems Corporation
20120132292 - Vacuum compartment in refrigerator: A refrigerator comprises a vacuum source and a food storage compartment including a drawer unit having a storage space. The food storage compartment is operable between a substantially air-tight retracted position and an open extended position. A vacuum source is in communication with the storage space of the drawer unit... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation
20120132293 - Shower arm securing device: A shower arm-securing device for securing the placement of a shower arm comprising: an opening in the center of the device; an outer perimeter; an inner perimeter, where the inner perimeter is tapered from the opening and meets the outer perimeter; and a set screw, where the set screw secures... Agent:
20120132294 - Fluid transfer device with lock: A fluid transfer system includes a transfer device coupled to a dry break coupler. The transfer device includes a valve assembly moveable between an open and a closed position. The valve assembly includes a main valve and a pilot valve. An actuator controls both the main valve and the pilot... Agent:
20120132295 - Sewage effluent distribution means: A septic system can include an improved and more reliable apparatus for distributing effluent uniformly to a plurality of portions or fingers of a drain field. In such apparatus, an effluent container, or collection tank, is connected with the outlet of a septic tank, and an effluent-operated valve controls effluent... Agent:
20120132296 - Bathroom flushers with novel sensors and controllers: A bathroom flusher includes a body having an inlet in communication with a supply line and an outlet in communication with a flush conduit, a valve assembly in the body positioned to close water flow between the inlet and the outlet upon sealing action of a moving member at a... Agent:
20120132297 - Pnumatically actuated bi-propellant valve (pabv) system for a throttling vortex engine: Regulated pneumatic gas is supplied through a gas supply tube (14) which is welded to a pilot valve housing (18) which accommodates a solenoid valve (16). When the solenoid valve is electrically activated and opened, the pneumatic gas flows through a bifurcated channel (22) which is welded to the pilot... Agent: United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army
20120132298 - Valve system of high pressure tank for vehicle: A valve system includes a fusible plug valve that functions as a fusible plug valve and as a manual valve. When functioning as a fusible plug valve, the fusible plug valve opens at a high temperature to release gas from a high pressure tank to outside. When functioning as a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120132299 - Check valve: The invention relates to a check valve for blocking a fluid-carrying line in case of reversal of the flow direction, containing a valve housing defining a flow path and having two connecting pieces and a valve seat therebetween, and a flap module mounted in the valve housing and containing a... Agent: Viega Gmbh & Co., Kg
20120132300 - Fail-safe water distribution system: A fail-safe fluid, particularly, water distribution apparatus for use within residential, commercial and industrial buildings comprising (i) a conduit through which fluid is distributed; (ii) a fluid flow time-sensitive sensor cooperative with the conduit to operably detect fluid flow within the conduit over desired periods of time; and (iii) a... Agent:
20120132301 - Compressed gas tank system with fast fueling ability at any vessel pressure: A method of fueling with compressed gas is described. In one embodiment, the method includes providing a supply of compressed gas; providing a storage tank with a fueling line, and a nozzle in the fueling line, the nozzle movable between at least a flow reduction position and a full fuel... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20120132302 - Shape optimized headers and methods of manufacture thereof: Disclosed herein is a shape optimized header comprising a shell that is operative for collecting a fluid; wherein an internal diameter and/or a wall thickness of the shell vary with a change in pressure and/or a change in a fluid flow rate in the shell; and tubes; wherein the tubes... Agent: Alstom Technology Ltd.
20120132305 - Pump having diagnostic system: Apparatus and method for supplying lubricant to a plurality of lubrication sites. Embodiments include a pump with venting and non-venting piston return, a pump with stirrer and direct feed mechanism, a pump with CAN system and self-diagnostics, a pump with heated housing and reservoir and a pump with stepper motor... Agent: Lincoln Industrial Corporation
20120132304 - Pump having heated reservoir: Apparatus and method for supplying lubricant to a plurality of lubrication sites. Embodiments include a pump with venting and non-venting piston return, a pump with stirrer and direct feed mechanism, a pump with CAN system and self-diagnostics, a pump with heated housing and reservoir and a pump with stepper motor... Agent: Lincoln Industrial Corporation
20120132303 - Pump having stirrer and direct feed: Apparatus and method for supplying lubricant to a plurality of lubrication sites. Embodiments include a pump with venting and non-venting piston return, a pump with stirrer and direct feed mechanism, a pump with CAN system and self-diagnostics, a pump with heated housing and reservoir and a pump with stepper motor... Agent: Lincoln Industrial Corporation
20120132306 - Structure of orifice plate for engine mount filled with magnetorheological fluid: A structure of an orifice plate for an engine mount filled with a magnetorheological (“MR”) fluid may include a core of which a center part may be formed at the center thereof and a blade part may be formed with a plurality of blades protruding in a radial direction from... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120132307 - Arrangement for transferring a fluid to a ship and system for transferring fluid between two ships, one of which is provided with the arrangement of the invention: An arrangement for transferring a fluid, such as liquefied natural gas, to a ship. The arrangement includes a manifold and a device for offsetting a manifold connector beyond an edge of the ship. The device includes a fixed tubular portion connected to the manifold and a mobile tubular portion, mobile... Agent: Societe Europeene D'ingenierir Mecaniique-eurodim
20120132308 - Device for receiving liquids in aircraft and/or releasing liquids therefrom: The invention relates to a device for receiving liquids in an aircraft and/or releasing liquids therefrom, especially during the flight, said device being arranged especially in an airplane. The aim of the invention is to provide a device which can receive large quantities of liquids in a rapid, reliable and... Agent:05/24/2012 > 25 patent applications in 23 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20120125440 - Rotary column selector valve: A rotary valve is designed to include a stator with multiple pairs of ports for connection to flow-through components and a rotor with elongated recesses that form flow channels with minimal dead volume and that permit a reversal of flow direction through any component by rotation of the valve through... Agent: Bio-rad Laboratories, Inc.
20120125441 - Sludge extraction apparatus and method: There is provided sludge extraction apparatus (10) including a collection pipe (13) having a plurality of spaced, a suction pump (23), a suction pipe (15) with an end connected to the suction pump (23) and a suction head assembly (16) connected to the other end and slidable through the collection... Agent: Tyco Flow Services Ag
20120125442 - Fluid level monitoring system and method: A fluid level monitoring system may include a control panel having a plurality of input devices, each corresponding to a monitored fluid of a machine, and a plurality of indicators, each corresponding to one of the input devices. The indicators may provide visual displays of fluid level statuses for the... Agent: Caterpillar, Inc.
20120125443 - Water collection and distribution monitoring system and methods: The invention relates to a grey water reclamation system and methods therefor. Grey water is captured from a source, such as a sink, and stored in a main body containing a pump. The grey water is transported to a flush tank for use with a toilet. The system provides for... Agent: Sloan Valve Company
20120125444 - Backflush methods and devices for chromatography: Certain embodiments described herein are directed to chromatography systems that include a microfluidic device and that implement one or more methods to direct sample to a desired fluid flow path. The methods can be used to backflush a sample to a desired fluid flow path to select certain analytes within... Agent:
20120125445 - Method for cleaning deposits from an engine fuel delivery system: Disclosed is a method for cleaning deposits from one or more parts of an engine fuel delivery system, the method comprising introducing into the engine fuel delivery system a cleaning composition comprising (a) one or more aromatic hydrocarbon solvents; and (b) one or more propylene glycol ethers.... Agent: Chevron Oronite Company LLC
20120125446 - Telescopic pump nozzle adapted for engaging with different tire valves for tire inflation: A telescopic pump nozzle for a pump includes a shaft having a first end and a second end, a channel formed therein and communicating the first end with the second end, and a threadedly coupled portion defined at the first end, and in addition, the second end is coupled to... Agent:
20120125447 - Lithium ion battery module: A lithium-ion battery module includes a housing having a plurality of partitions configured to define a plurality of compartments within the housing. The battery module also includes a lithium-ion cell element provided in each of the compartments of the housing. The battery module further includes a cover coupled to the... Agent: Johnson Controls Advanced Power Solutions LLC
20120125448 - Adjustable coolant quick coupler: An adjustable coolant quick coupler has a coolant supplier seat and a transmission seat that can be optionally connected or disconnected. The coolant supplier seat has a regulator assembly. The regulator assembly is able to adjust quantity of flow-in coolant and quantity of flow-out coolant. When the coolant supplier seat... Agent: Inventec Corporation
20120125449 - Expansion valve with a plug and a flow selector: The invention relates to a valve device including a built-in expansion valve and a flow selector. The valve function is provided by a blocker mounted so as to be inverted. The expansion valve is arranged laterally and communicates with a high-pressure chamber immediately downstream from the blocker and with a... Agent: Luxembourg Patent Company S.a.
20120125450 - Roof sump structure: A preformed hinged foam sump for use on a flat roof includes two mirror image sides connected along the hinge which folds from an 8×8 structure to a 4×8 structure. Each of the mirror image panels includes a central panel which is a right isosceles triangle which slopes to the... Agent: Hunter Panels LLC
20120125451 - Valve system: A valve system is described for high-pressure fuel injection, including a pilot valve which has a pilot valve needle, a pilot valve seat and a pressure chamber, an electromagnetic actuator for actuating the pilot valve needle, and a main valve which has at least one spray hole, a closing element,... Agent:
20120125453 - Aircraft fluid check valve assembly with indexing: An aircraft check valve assembly where the fluid check valve is indexed in rotational position relative to a first duct flange and to a second opposed duct flange and to a clamping band where the check valve includes an annular check valve flange having at least one index tab extending... Agent:
20120125452 - Pressure regulator with modular stabilizing mass: A flow through pressure regulator (1) for irrigation systems comprises a main body (2) defining an axis (X) with an inlet (3) and an outlet (4) for irrigation water and a stabilizing mass (6). The latter includes a plurality of modular weights (7, 7′, 7″ . . . ) that... Agent:
20120125454 - Flow-through pressure regulator device for irrigation plants: A pressure regulator for irrigation systems, comprising a main body (2) defining an axis (X), which has an inlet port (3) for irrigation water, and outlet port (4) and a chamber (8) for detection of water pressure changes, which is in fluid connection with the outlet port (4); a closing... Agent:
20120125455 - Gas flow monitor: The gas flow monitor according to the invention, comprising a gas-tight housing (1) that has a valve seat (4) for an axially movable closing body (10) in the interior that to is held against the direction of flow in the opening position by spring force, is characterised in that the... Agent:
20120125456 - Manifold plates and fluid treatment arrangements including manifold plates: A manifold plate and a filtration arrangement including a manifold plate which comprises a body having a mounting region on the exterior of the body and first and second fluid channels extending within the body. The mounting region has at least one first opening and at least one second opening.... Agent: Pall Corporation
20120125457 - Gas diversion device and method for pipe repair therewith: A gas diversion device includes a compression coupling having a gasket disposed therein, and a first straight pipe section coupled to the compression coupling. The device further includes a Y-pipe coupled to the first straight pipe section and an electrically conductive pipe. The device further includes a threaded cap having... Agent: Atmos Energy Corporation
20120125458 - Copper and zinc elution preventing method of copper-alloy-made plumbing instrument including valve and pipe joint, copper-alloy-made plumbing instrument using the method, and film-forming agent: A method is provided for preventing copper and zinc from being eluted from a copper-alloy-made plumbing instrument that includes valves and pipe joints and suppresses copper and zinc from being eluted from the copper-alloy-made plumbing instrument while using for the plumbing instrument copper alloy as-is that includes bronze and brass,... Agent:
20120125459 - Hydraulic main valve and auxillary valve: The present invention relates to a hydraulic auxiliary valve device (1) adapted to be connected to a hydraulic main valve (20) on a work vehicle, which work vehicle comprises a hydraulic system comprising a pump and a tank, the auxiliary valve device (1) comprises:—a first motor port connection (4A) and... Agent:
20120125460 - Dual reservoir coupler: A coupler mechanism comprising plug and receptacle units sealably mates and de-mates first and second reservoirs. In the mating sequence, the plug and receptacle units are brought together so that their end-seals are pressed tightly against each other axially, thus forming a sealed barrier between the units and the outside... Agent:
20120125461 - Temperature rotational limit stop for a mixing valve: A temperature limit stop assembly for a mixing valve including a stop surface supported by a stem and a hot water stop shoulder supported by a stop member and engagable with the stop surface of the stem to limit rotational movement of a valve plate.... Agent:
20120125462 - Connection arrangement for a tube like fuel line: There is described a connecting arrangement for a fuel line (5) which extends through a passage (4) of a cylinder head (1) to a nozzle holder (2) to feed fuel to an injection nozzle. The fuel line has a pressure nipple (6) which on its front side has a sealing... Agent: Maschinenfabrik Guido Gmbh
20120125463 - Aerodynamic chopper for gas flow pulsing: This supersonic pulse flow device is intended to provide a technical solution in a number of fields where the injection of a flow must be pulsed as required by the process or in order to limit the power consumption and size of the pumping means. In the case of flows... Agent: Universite Rennes 1
20120125464 - Fluid delivery systems: A fluid delivery system has an inner pipe (10) and an outer pipe (12). The inner pipe (10) is fixed and the outer pipe (12) is slidable relative to the inner pipe (10) in an axial direction lengthwise of the inner pipe (10). The inner pipe (10) has an inlet... Agent: Kohler Mira Limited05/17/2012 > 33 patent applications in 22 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20120118391 - Apparatus employing pressure transients for transporting fluids: The invention relates to an apparatus employing pressure transients for transporting fluids comprising at least one partly enclosed space (201,301,501,601,606,701,1101,1201), at least one body (202,302,502,602,607,702,1102,1202) in said at least one partly enclosed space, where said at least one body is movable relatively to the interior of said at least one... Agent: Nbt As
20120118390 - Chlorine dioxide resistant polyethylene pipes, their preparation and use: The present invention deals with the use of pipes made of cross-linked polyethylene for transporting water containing chlorine dioxide. Cross-linked polyethylene has a resistance of more than 3500 hours against water treated with chlorine dioxide when tested according to a modified method of ASTM F2263-03. Especially, the pipes made of... Agent:
20120118389 - Method and device for coolant recycling: A method for replacing a volume of coolant fluid in a circulating system in diesel engine system that includes the steps of establishing pneumatic connection with at least one location in the diesel engine coolant fluid circulating system; establishing fluid connection with at least one point in the diesel engine... Agent: K.j. Manufacturing Co.
20120118392 - Plasma separation reservoir: The invention relates to a microfluidic apparatus for producing a volume flow that is uniform over time in a metering process. In various solution processes or reaction processes it is essential to have a specified given volume flow or mass flow of fluid available to ensure reliable dissolution of the... Agent: Boehringer Ingelheim Microparts Gmbh
20120118388 - System for eliminating the need for watertight manholes in insulated piping installations: A system is shown which can replace the need for a traditional watertight manhole servicing a pre-insulated pipeline. The piping in the system is pre-insulated, as with a bonded foam insulation. The valves and fittings in the piping system are brought to a convenient height above the watertable in an... Agent:
20120118387 - Systems and methods for high efficiency reliable catalyst delivery to internal combustion engines: The present disclosure relates to improved systems and methods for providing a catalyst to an internal combustion engine. To this end, the systems and methods described herein may redirect a measured flow of pressurized air from an existing engine air flow through a catalyst reservoir to create a catalytic aerosol... Agent: Ecomplete, LLC
20120118393 - Method for extending the usage life of oil in a deep fat fryer: A method and apparatus for extending the usage life of cooking oil used in a deep fat fryer in which the desired cooking oil usage life is determined. Upon the occurrence of a triggering event, the level of cooking oil in the vat of the deep fat fryer is varied... Agent: Utilization Technology Development Nfp
20120118394 - Beverage dispensing system with a head capable of dispensing plural different beverages: A beverage dispensing system includes a base to which a dispensing head is removably attached without additional fasteners. Beverage-forming liquids are supplied through a plurality of separate conduits in the base. Each base conduit has a normally closed valve that normally blocks fluid flow. The dispensing head has at least... Agent: Pepsico, Inc.
20120118395 - Repetitive pressure-pulse apparatus and method for cavitation damage research: An apparatus for inducing cavitation at a surface of a specimen includes a cavitation chamber, a window extending through the wall of the chamber to an area outside the chamber, a test specimen positioned within the chamber, and a cavitation media inside the chamber and in contact with the surface... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC
20120118396 - Method and device for supplying gas: According to a second aspect of the instant invention, the vaporized mixture is diffused by adding compressed air and the ratio between mixture and the compressed air is adjusted by means of replaceable screens and/or adjustable pressure reducing valves. Through this, the ratio between the mixture and the compressed air... Agent:
20120118399 - Fluid dispersion unit assembly and method: A tray valve assembly for a process column of a type wherein a first, heavier fluid interacts with a second, lighter fluid. A plurality of valves are disposed on a surface of the tray. Each valve of the plurality of valves includes a top surface and at least one securement... Agent:
20120118397 - Rapid deployment frac water transfer system: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for rapid deployment and retrieval of a frac water transfer system.... Agent: Tetra Technologies, Inc.
20120118400 - Leading edge structure, in particular for the air intake of the nacelle of an aircraft engine: The invention relates to a structure of a leading edge (1), in particular for the air intake of an aircraft nacelle, including a leading edge (2) and an inner partition wall (3) defining a longitudinal compartment (5) inside the leading edge (2). The leading edge (2) and said inner partition... Agent: Aircelle
20120118398 - Turbomachine nozzle cowl having patterns with lateral fins for reducing jet noise: An annular cowl for a turbomachine nozzle, the cowl including a plurality of patterns arranged to extend a trailing edge of the cowl and circumferentially spaced apart from one another. Each pattern has an outline of substantially polygonal shape with a base formed by a portion of the trailing edge... Agent: Snecma
20120118401 - Fuel tank: A fuel introduction member is connected to an open end of a siphon tube which constitutes a part of a fuel tank. The fuel introduction member is provided with an opening through which a fuel is introduced from the tank into the siphon tube and from the siphon into the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120118402 - Gas cylinder valve: A gas cylinder valve has a permanent coating of a solid lubricant on at least one of its internal frictional surfaces. The solid lubricant consists of or comprises tungsten disulfide. For example, the frictional surfaces of the upper spindle 10 and lower spindle 12 are provided with such a permanent... Agent:
20120118403 - Tight space, inside boat thruhole fitting clearing: A kit for cleaning clogged conduits and thruhole fitting valves in water intake systems of pleasure boats, fishing boats, yacht and small marine craft includes a hollow, substantially cylindrical male hose coupler connected to a nipple or elbow joined with the valve, and at least one of a cap and... Agent:
20120118404 - Apparatus for repairing and upgrading pipes: Apparatus for controlling flow of fluid through a pipe, comprising: a housing configured to enclose a portion of a pipe through which fluid flow is to be controlled, the housing comprising: a first part defining a chamber configured to receive the portion of the pipe; and a second part extending... Agent: Nlb Engineering Limited
20120118405 - Sprinkler flow stop and pressure regulator combination: A sprinkler assembly including a pressure regulator and a flow stop element combined in a single assembly. In one embodiment, the sprinkler includes a sprinkler body in fluid communication with a water supply to provide water to the sprinkler, a riser movably mounted in the sprinkler body and in fluid... Agent:
20120118407 - Gas meter: A gas meter comprising a housing (2) with a gas inlet connection (5) and an inflow chamber (16) which is arranged downstream of the latter and into which gas flows via an inflow opening (14), arranged downstream of which inflow chamber (16) is a measuring section (19) arranged upstream of... Agent: Hydrometer Gmbh
20120118406 - System for increasing the efficiency of a water meter: Disclosed is a system and an associated valve assembly that are adapted to increase the efficiency of an upstream water meter. By way of the valve assembly entrained water bubbles can be removed from a water supply. This, in turn, increases the density of the water running through the water... Agent:
20120118409 - Faucet fountain attachment: The fountain attachment device which is adapted to be mounted to a conventional water faucet. The device has an upper portion for attachment to the faucet, a lower tubular portion for allowing water to flow downward out of a lower outlet opening of the lower tubular portion and an L... Agent:
20120118408 - Flow limiter and use of a flow limiter in an air distribution system of an air conditioning system of an aircraft: A flow limiter comprises a line segment with an air inlet and an air outlet and at least one resistance element. The resistance element is positioned within the line segment and impresses a predetermined flow resistance on an air flow that extends from the air inlet to the air outlet.... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh
20120118410 - Magnetically controlled valve for flow manipulation in polymer microfluidic devices: An external in-line valve for use in microfluidic devices constructed of elastomer such as polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is described. The valve is actuated by a permanent magnet and a metal bar that press together the polymer walls of a channel. The metal bar is pulled downward by a small NdFeB magnet... Agent: The Trustees Of California State University
20120118412 - Centrifugal pump with coaxial inlet and outlet and liquid level detector: A liquid handling system having a tank with a centrifugal pump for pumping the liquid out of the tank is disclosed. The centrifugal pump is located beneath tank and has a coaxial inlet-outlet. Capacitive sensors are used to detect the level of liquid in the tank, and control circuits are... Agent:
20120118411 - Portable device for liquid and semi-liquid removal and method thereof: A portable device for liquid and semi-liquid removal and method therein having a receptacle, lid assembly, vacuum attachment assembly, intake attachment assembly, intake system, and a vacuum system, wherein the lid assembly fastens to the receptacle and connects the intake system and the vacuum system to the receptacle.... Agent:
20120118413 - 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:
20120118414 - Water saver system: A water saver system that includes a temperature and touch sensitive valve, connected between the shower water control valves and the shower head, that diverts water to an accumulator tank until the water warms up. The temperature sensitive valve opens when the water reaches a preset temperature. The water stored... Agent:
20120118415 - Water-saving mixing faucet: The invention relates to a mixing water faucet, comprising a hot water inlet, a cold water inlet, and a service water outlet. The faucet also comprises a service flow adjustment valve which comprises an interconnection position enabling at least one first passage between the hot water inlet and the cold... Agent:
20120118416 - Adaptor for use with a valve fitment: This invention relates to an adaptor used in a fitment valve assembly, said adaptor comprising an outer ring collar having a top and a bottom, and an outer and an inner surface; a flange moulded to the bottom of said outer ring collar; an interior ring collar having a top... Agent: Liqui-box Corporation
20120118417 - Method and apparatus for pumping concrete to a form structure at elevated heights: A crane assembly for delivering a concrete mixture to increasing heights of an elevated structure includes a primary pipeline that receives the concrete mixture from a source of the concrete mixture. A mast supports the primary pipeline in a vertical direction. A boom extends radially outwardly from the mast, and... Agent: Hamon Custodis, Inc.
20120118418 - Sequential stepped directional control valve: A sequential stepped directional control valve accepts pressurized hydraulic fluid from a pressure port, and directs that pressurized fluid to a first stage port, or to both a first stage port and a second stage port. In the neutral position, the valve blocks the flow of pressurized hydraulic fluid into... Agent: Parker Hannifin Corp.
20120118419 - Aircraft low clearance fluid check valve: A fluid check valve for use in an aircraft fluid handling system having a confined surrounding structure where a first distance is defined between a fluid duct and the surrounding structure where the design of the fluid check valve is configured to facilitate removal of a first flange and the... Agent:05/10/2012 > 25 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20120111412 - Apparatus and method for controlling flow rate of liquid, and storage medium: Disclosed is a liquid flow rate control apparatus including a first flow rate control unit which includes a first flow rate control valve for a small flow rate with a first controlled flow rate range, and a second flow rate control unit which includes a second flow rate control valve... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20120111414 - Method and apparatus for reservoir mixing: One or more turbulent jet flows of fluid are discharged from inlet nozzles communicating with an inlet pipe to mix fluid in a reservoir, such as a water storage tank. The turbulent jet flows are directed to reach the surface of the fluid already existing in the reservoir. A horizontally... Agent: Landmark Structures I, L.p.
20120111413 - System and method for delivering chemicals: Systems and method for delivering materials to a tool are disclosed. A material delivery system utilizes two or more sources of the material to be delivered to the tool. One or more of the sources of the tool may be a batch mixer. The material delivery system also includes at... Agent: Mega Fluid Systems, Inc.
20120111415 - Systems and methods for producing and transporting viscous crudes: There is disclosed a system adapted to transport two fluids, comprising a nozzle comprising a first nozzle portion comprising the first fluid; and a second nozzle portion comprising the second fluid, wherein the second nozzle portion has a larger diameter than and is about the first nozzle portion; and a... Agent: Shell Oil Company
20120111416 - Method for supplying an entrained -flow gasification reactor with fuel from a storage container: The goal of the invention consists in making available a method for supplying fuel to a pressurized gasification system, which ensures, in economically efficient manner, that the emission of pollutants from the coal transfer and the transport is minimized or completely avoided. This is achieved in that a gas that... Agent: Uhde Gmbh
20120111419 - Method for delivering fluids using a centrifugal pump: A method for delivering a fluid using a centrifugal pump (11). Machines (1, 6) and/or apparatus (3, 8), which influence the pressure and/or the temperature of the fluid, are disposed upstream of the centrifugal pump (11). At the inlet to the centrifugal pump (11), the fluid is regulated to achieve... Agent: Ksb Aktiengesellschaft
20120111417 - Offset ambient level fuel feed system: A fuel system for an aircraft includes a fuel collector downstream of a boost pump and upstream of an engine fuel pump.... Agent:
20120111418 - Pipelines and conveying methods: A pipeline for conveyance of a multiphase fluid is provided. The pipeline comprises a containment element and a tubular element. The containment element defines a cavity and an inlet in fluid communication with the cavity. The tubular element passes through the containment element and with a portion thereof disposed within... Agent:
20120111420 - Fluid conveyance and/or distribution device with ring nut coupling: A device for conveying and/or distributing fluids comprises a housing with connection portions, one or more threaded ring nuts which can be screwed to the connection portions for joining them, and a tightening seat formed in the housing. The device further comprises a first adapter with a portion for coupling... Agent:
20120111421 - Double-walled contained shear valve, particularly for fueling environments: A double-walled shear valve that carries fuel from a branch or main fuel piping to fuel dispenser piping. The double-walled shear valve comprises a containment housing defining a shear groove on the outside circumference of the containment housing and an inner housing defining an inner housing orifice therein forming a... Agent: Veeder-root Company
20120111422 - Gel composition for shower filter, method for manufacturing shower gel filter and shower filter: Provided are a gel composition for a shower filter with viscosity restorability, a method for manufacturing a shower gel filter and a shower filter. More particularly, the gel composition for a shower filter includes dextrin, a fragrance, water and a water-soluble cellulose ether, and may further include vitamin C intended... Agent:
20120111423 - Fluidic device unit structure: Provided is a fluidic device unit structure in which a plurality of fluidic devices are integrated into a single unit and in which retention of a chemical solution or the like can be prevented. The fluidic device unit structure includes a plurality of fluidic devices connected through a channel; a... Agent: Surpass Industry Co, Ltd.
20120111424 - Module for transferring a component between two positions: A module for transferring a component of an I. S. glass molding machine, such as a blow head, between a first position and a second position along a transfer curve. The transfer curve includes a first partial movement consisting of a pivot movement around a horizontally extending axis and a... Agent: Heye International Gmbh
20120111425 - Internal relief valve apparatus for use with fluid regulators: Example internal relief valves for use with fluid regulators are described. An example internal relief valve includes a relief valve seat coupled to a first end of the relief valve stem and to engage a first side of a sensing apparatus to prevent fluid flow between the first side of... Agent:
20120111426 - Dual stage screen pack with decompression feature: An injection molding filtration apparatus having a filter, a decompression passage, and a filter check valve is used to filter molten polymer, while allowing for more complete decompression of the equipment downstream from the filter. The filter check valve and decompression passage are preferably internal to the filter element itself.... Agent:
20120111427 - Plasma processing apparatus, plasma processing method, method for cleaning plasma processing apparatus and pressure control valve for plasma processing apparatus: A plasma processing apparatus is provided with a first exhaust path which extends downward from an exhaust hole; a second exhaust path which is connected to a downstream end portion of the first exhaust path in the exhausting direction and extends in a direction perpendicular to a direction in which... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited
20120111428 - Steel-reinforced hdpe rain harvesting system: The steel-reinforced HDPE rain harvesting system collects, stores, and pumps harvested rain water for a variety of non-portable uses. The rain harvesting system includes either a horizontally disposed or vertically disposed steel-reinforced plastic cylindrical wetwell connected to an inlet pipe. The inlet pipe discharges rain water into a rain filter... Agent:
20120111430 - Integrated self-contained zoning plenum: The device overcomes the inability of a single HVAC system, when the entire building (or upon each HVAC system which is serving the building) to create optimal occupant comfort, realize potential energy savings, adjust for times of occupancy, and overcome internally and externally imposed changes to comfort when controlled by... Agent:
20120111429 - Mixer group for bathroom or kitchen: Embodiments of the present invention refer to a mixer group for bathroom or kitchen comprising a hollow cylinder, a tubular body that forms a seat for the sliding of the hollow cylinder and comprises an axial inlet and at least one radial outlet for the water, and an electric motor... Agent:
20120111431 - Readily cleanable water storage system and method: A readily cleanable water storage system and a method of maintaining cleanliness of water In said system are disclosed. The system comprises an overhead water tank, wherein said water tank comprises a floor, at least one inlet, a draining outlet with a stop cock, an overflow outlet, a supply outlet... Agent:
20120111432 - Aircraft potable water system: An aircraft potable water system (20) comprises outlet facilities (30) and a recirculation path (40) that supplies potable water thereto. The system (20) can operate in a high-usage condition whereat recirculation through path (40) is temporarily interrupted, thereby permitting supply water pressure to remain relatively high despite water being quickly... Agent: Goodrich Corporation
20120111433 - Flow-contol valve: A flow-control valve has a housing having first and second input ports and respective first and second output ports for respective first and second separate fluid streams and formed between the first and second port with first and second valve seats. Respective first and second valve bodies are axially shiftable... Agent:
20120111434 - Structure for a gas valve unit: A gas valve unit for adjusting a gas volume flow fed to a gas burner of a gas-operated device, particularly a gas cooking appliance, includes a valve body, in which at least two valve seats of open-close valves of the gas valve unit are formed. At least two throttle points... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens HausgerÄ Te Gmbh
20120111435 - Fluid-directing multiport rotary apparatus: Multiport rotary fluid-directing apparatuses are disclosed. An apparatus includes first and second stationary heads, first and second rotating heads, media vessels and a rotating system. The first stationary head has first ports configured to receive fluid from a fluid source and second ports configured to pass fluid to a media... Agent: Calgon Carbon Corporation
20120111436 - Floatation separation apparatus, method of floatation separation, and method of manufacturing products using the same: By storing a liquid to be treated in a treatment tank main body 10 having a bottom portion 10g that narrows downward, with particles of materials to be treated dispersed therein, taking out the liquid to be treated from a position lower than the liquid level of the treatment tank... Agent: Japan Science And Technology Agency05/03/2012 > 31 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category
20120103421 - Dried biological fluid spot punch device and related methods: A dried biological fluid spot punch device includes a tube, a frit, and a filter disposed on the frit. The tube includes a main section and a distal section adjoining the main section. The main section includes a proximal tube end circumscribing a proximal tube opening, and the distal section... Agent:
20120103423 - Separating device and method with a return flow of heavy fraction: The invention relates to a device for separating a heavy fraction from a fluid, comprising: a main channel; swirl means in the main channel; collecting means adjoining the main channel for collecting the discharge heavy fraction; a concentric additional supply conduit with an outlet and extending into the cylindrical housing;... Agent: Taxon B.v.
20120103422 - Water removal from anti-agglomerate ldhis: A method of controlling corrosion in a subsea pipeline is disclosed which includes supplying a low dose inhibitor stream (LDHI) comprised of a quaternary amine and drying with a desiccant.... Agent: Multi-chem Group, LLC
20120103425 - Flow meter with improved thermal stability and methods of use: Devices and methods for controlling flow to a processing chamber are disclosed. The devices comprise a flow meter, an inlet tube in fluid communication with the flow meter, an outlet tube in fluid communication with the outlet of the flow meter, and thermal insulation encompassing at least a portion of... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.
20120103426 - Method and device performing model based anti-surge dead time compensation: Methods and devices for performing a model based anti-surge dead time compensation in systems including a compressor and an anti-surge loop are provided. A new position of an anti-surge valve on the anti-surge loop is determined by correcting for dead time a value of the anti-surge parameter calculated from field... Agent:
20120103424 - Vortice amplified diffuser for buoyancy dissipater and method for selectable diffusion: Embodiments of a vortice-amplified diffuser section for use in a buoyancy dissipater are generally described herein. The vortice-amplified diffuser section may include a plurality of diffusion ports to diffuse an expanding gas, a reduction sleeve to adjust an amount of diffusion flow, and vortex generators within at least some of... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120103427 - Multifunctional microfluidic flow control device and multifunctional microfluidic flow control method: Disclosed is a multifunctional microfluidic flow control device. The device includes at least one microfluid injection part, a microfluid channel part and a microfluid discharge part. The microfluid injection part has first and second microfluid injection pathways. The microfluid channel part is connected to the microfluid injection part and has... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology
20120103428 - Vaporization chambers and associated methods: A vaporization chamber may include at least one conduit and a shell. The at least one conduit may have an inlet at a first end, an outlet at a second end and a flow path therebetween. The shell may surround a portion of each conduit and define a chamber surrounding... Agent: Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
20120103429 - Internal pressure boost system for gas utility pipelines: A method and system for boosting pipeline gas pressure in a low-pressure gas pipeline in which a supplemental gas supply pipe in fluid communication with a supplemental pipeline gas supply is provided to an interior of a gas pipeline containing a pressurized pipeline gas, where the pressure of the supplemental... Agent: Gas Technology Institute
20120103430 - Method of reducing the object-traveling resistance: A method of reducing the object-traveling resistance includes the steps of forming a plurality of small cavities on the whole or at least a portion of an object skin by a non-destructive measure, and producing a plurality of small vortexes at the object skin to form a thin turbulent boundary... Agent:
20120103431 - Pipeline hydrate inhibitor and method of reducing hydrates using the hydrate inhibitor: Compositions and methods for reducing the formation of hydrates within subsea or over-land pipeline systems. The compositions and methods include the use of organic salt solutions, such as an acetate salt solution, to precondition, treat, and/or dewater the pipeline systems, or employ the use of the organic salt solutions during... Agent:
20120103432 - Asymmetric valve for vehicle wheel: A valve of the “Snap-In” type is intended to be mounted directly on the rim of a vehicle wheel fitted with a “tubeless” tire. The valve is secured to the rim through which it passes via a groove produced at the base of a bulb extended by a rubbery coating... Agent: Schrader Sas
20120103433 - Multi-mode heater for a dieselemission fluid tank: A heater assembly used in connection with a diesel emissions fluid tank in a vehicle, the heater assembly including a first heater connectable to an alternating current power supply; a second heater connectable to a direct current power supply within the vehicle; wherein the first heater is adapted to operate... Agent: Shaw Aero Development, LLC
20120103434 - Tank-locking device, system for managing liquid supply and method using the same: A system for managing liquid supply suitable for a process equipment with a liquid tank is disclosed. The system includes a host, a data-reading tool, a system controller and a tank-locking device. The host stores a built-in liquid database. The data-reading tool used for reading data related to the liquid... Agent: Powerchip Technology Corporation
20120103435 - Automatic bleed valve assembly: An automatic bleed valve assembly for intake gas in an intake line supplying a liquid has a body having a chamber in fluid communication with an inlet port and an outlet port. A movable member in the chamber is movable in translation between an inlet-port sealing position and an outlet-port... Agent: Hale Products, Inc.
20120103436 - Two-handle type faucet having a double anti-reverse function to prevent waste materials from flowing backward into the faucet when disaster happens: A faucet includes a faucet body, a control valve mounted in the faucet body and a check valve mounted in the faucet body. The faucet body is provided with a first inlet, a second inlet, an upper outlet and a lower outlet. The control valve includes a valve body, a... Agent:
20120103437 - 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: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120103438 - One-handle type faucet having a double anti-reverse function to prevent waste materials from flowing backward into the faucet when disaster happens: A faucet includes a faucet body provided with a receiving chamber, a first outlet port and a second outlet port, a first check valve mounted in the receiving chamber of the faucet body and located between the first outlet port and the second outlet port of the faucet body, a... Agent:
20120103439 - Flow control assembly: A flow control device for automatically controlling the flow of a fluid at a predetermined rate that is capable of taking measurements of the pressure of the fluid within the device while the device is functioning and that is capable of real-time adjustment of the flow rate is provided. Said... Agent:
20120103440 - Flow directing apparatus for use with fluid regulators: Flow directing apparatus for use with fluid regulators are described herein. An example fluid regulator includes a body having a passageway defining an orifice that fluidly couples an inlet and an outlet. A valve plug is disposed within the passageway that moves relative to a valve seat adjacent the orifice.... Agent:
20120103441 - Pressure control valve: A pressure control valve includes a housing comprising a reference pressure connection, a reference pressure chamber, a preliminary pressure connection, a preliminary pressure chamber, a control pressure connection and a control pressure chamber which are configured to cooperate with a control member moveable in an axial direction within the housing... Agent: Pierburg Gmbh
20120103442 - Relief valve for oil pump: A relief valve for an oil pump, may include a housing defining a relief space, a plunger slidably disposed in the relief space and dividing the relief space into a housing chamber and a plunger chamber, an elastic member elastically supporting the plunger and being compressed by oil pressure of... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120103443 - Coupling element for hydraulic lines: A coupling system is provided. The system comprises a first hydraulic line element that is electrically conductive at least inside, a second hydraulic line element, an electrically conductive intermediate element that projects by a first end thereof at least partially into the first hydraulic line element, a releasable fastening element... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20120103444 - Control device for a hydrostatic steering motor: A control device (1) for a hydrostatic steering motor comprises supply and return pump and tank connections (P, T), a slide valve arrangement in which inner and outer slide element sleeves are rotatable relative to each other to both sides of a neutral position through a limited small angle, said... Agent: Sauer-danfoss Aps
20120103445 - Method and apparatus for a lagoon batch treatment system: A lagoon batch wastewater treatment system for a wastewater treatment lagoon wherein a containment tank expands and contracts during a sewage treatment process reducing erosion of the berm or bank of the lagoon.... Agent: Jps Industries, Inc.
20120103446 - Air pressure producing apparatus: An air pressure producing apparatus includes: a vacuum pump having a negative pressure terminal and a positive pressure terminal; a first solenoid valve having a first intake terminal and a first exhaust terminal connected to the negative pressure terminal of the vacuum pump; a second solenoid valve having a second... Agent: Askey Computer Corporation
20120103447 - Relief valve for oil pump: A relief valve for an oil pump can prevent a main gallery from being damaged by largely decreasing peak pressure of an oil pump by using bypass flow according to oil pressure of the main gallery in cold start of an engine, and can control the discharging pressure of the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120103448 - Multi-way valve and method of producing same: The present invention relates to a multi-way valve for use in medicine or medical technology, having at least one basic housing through which a medium can flow in sections, and having an actuator which is held in said basic housing so as to be rotatable about a central axis, wherein... Agent:
20120103449 - Flow path switching valve: A flow path switching valve includes a tube body including one or more inlets opened to communicate with a fluid supplying source and supplying fluid into an inside of the tube body, outlets opened at opposite sides to the respective inlets and selectively alternately discharging fluid from the inside of... Agent: Hyosung Goodsprings, Inc.
20120103450 - Coupling assembly: A coupling assembly (100) is provided having a first member (110) and a second member (120). The first member is able to be coupled to the second member by relative movement along a coupling axis. In use, a tension component (140) carries the axial tensile load of the coupling assembly.... Agent:
20120103451 - Pressure compensation device: Pressure compensators (1) for stabilizing a flow of water are disclosed. The pressure compensator (1) includes water compensating channels (3) formed on the outer periphery of their body (2), and flow orifices (4) passing through the pressure compensator (1), so that the water compensating channels and the flow orifices control... Agent: Niagara Conservation Corp.Previous industry: Batteries: thermoelectric and photoelectric
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