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Fluid handling February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/13Below 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. 02/28/2013 > 47 patent applications in 25 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20130048089 - Analytical system for performing laboratory protocols and associated methods: Systems, devices, and methods for automating laboratory protocols utilizing cooperative efforts between differing components including fluidics, agitation and thermal control for processing a wide variety of disparate laboratory protocols are provided. In one aspect, a sample processing module is provided, including a housing configured to accommodate a pre-identified sample process,... Agent:
20130048081 - Composite inflow control device: A flow control device, including a flow path for a fluid therethrough; a geometry defining at least a portion of the flow path, the geometry operatively arranged to cause a pressure drop in the fluid thereacross; a material disposed along the flow path, the material having a surface energy less... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated
20130048088 - Fluid management system: A fluid management system and a method for managing fluid include a removable cartridge, a fluid reservoir, a fluid exchange pump, and a conduit. The conduit provides fluid communication between the removable cartridge and the fluid reservoir. The fluid exchange pump transfers a first fluid from the fluid reservoir to... Agent:
20130048090 - Human body sensitive touch-controlled water outlet device and control method thereof: A human body sensitive, touch-controlled water outlet device includes: a faucet body, a cold water inlet, a hot water inlet and a switch unit, with the switch unit including a touch sensitive module, a control module and a power source module. When a human body touches the switch control sensing... Agent: Zhuhai Seagull Kitchen And Bath Products Co., Ltd.
20130048079 - Liquid crude hydrocarbon composition: Disclosed is a liquid crude hydrocarbon composition containing (a) a liquid crude hydrocarbon having an API gravity of less than or equal to about 20; and (b) a minor amount of a blend comprising (i) one or more hydrocarbon-containing solvents having an aromatic content of at least about 10 wt.... Agent:
20130048086 - Midpoint reversed directionally coupled double chamber structure for the natural induction of a tornado: An apparatus generates and/or maintains fluid flow synthesizing and maintaining an artificial tornado. The apparatus includes a generally cylindrical frame having two chambers coupled with two channels each of one half the entire length of the frame, and having reversed angular coordinates. Each chamber operates to generate and/or maintain a... Agent:
20130048084 - Multi-port variable flow control valve with single actuator and interface: A single actuator multi-port flow control valve composed of a plurality of generally cylindrically shaped port bodies rotatably mounted within a valve body. The port bodies are serially driven by a single actuator via a drive link system composed of a drive pin on the inferior side wall of a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130048083 - Remote controlled graywater separation system and method for using same: Described herein is a graywater separation valve assembly that includes a main body portion, valve means remotely operable by a user, a motor operatively connected to the valve means, a receiver in electrical communication with the motor, and a remote control that includes a transmitter in communication with the receiver... Agent:
20130048087 - Remote controlled graywater separation system and method for using the same: Described herein is a graywater separation valve assembly that includes a main body portion, a valve mechanism remotely operable by a user, a motor operatively connected to the valve mechanism, a receiver in electrical communication with the motor, and a remote control that includes a transmitter in communication with the... Agent:
20130048085 - System and method for switching fuel feeds during gasifier start-up: A gasification system including a gasifier, a feed injector, and a fuel feed system that includes a first feed line, a second feed line, and a controller that includes a processor. The processor is programmed to enable the first feed line to supply a fuel gas into the feed injector,... Agent:
20130048082 - System, method and apparatus for real time control of rapid alternating processes (rap): A rapid alternating process system and method of operating a rapid alternating process system includes a rapid alternating process chamber, a plurality of process gas sources coupled to the rapid alternating process chamber, wherein each one of the plurality of process gas sources includes a corresponding process gas source flow... Agent:
20130048080 - Transport method, transport mixture and transport system for the pressurised transport of carbon dioxide and use of a treatment mixture: A method for the transport of carbon dioxide from a feed means to a removal means in a pressure pipe, which method includes the production of a transport mixture containing up to 80 mol % carbon dioxide and an inert gas, in particular nitrogen, in the feed means, the pressurised... Agent:
20130048093 - Control device for an extracting unit in the work face of a mine: The invention relates to a control device for an extracting unit in the face of a mine, for actuating the hydraulic actuator in the sense of drawing, stepping, setting, and having a plurality of main valves for connecting the actuator of the extracting unit to a main pressure line and... Agent:
20130048092 - Microfluidic flow devices, methods and systems: Microfabricated microvalves may be used with liquid-filled control channels and actuated using compact and battery-powered components, without the need for heavier or fixed infrastructure. The disclosed embodiments include microvalves with on-off fluid control with relatively fast response times, coordinated switching of multiple valves, and operation of a biological (enzyme-substrate) assay... Agent: The Trustee Of Columbia University In The City Of New York
20130048091 - Valve for controlling flow of a turbomachine fluid: An exemplary valve device for controlling flow of a turbomachine fluid includes a housing and a flow control assembly within the housing. The housing has a first inlet, a second inlet, and an outlet. Movement of the housing to a first orientation causes the flow control assembly to move to... Agent:
20130048094 - Continuous additive proportioning: The presently disclosed technology provides a venturi injector having a motive fluid inlet and a suction fluid inlet that mixes the motive fluid and the suction fluid at a desired mixing ratio over a variety of motive fluid flow rates. A pressure feedback loop fluidly links the motive fluid pressure... Agent: Cobra North America, LLC Dba Pyrolance North America
20130048095 - Automated conversion between sfc and hplc: An apparatus, system, and process of converting a standard, high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) flow path to a flow path suitable for supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) are described. This reversible technique is applied to a variety of flow configurations including binary, high pressure solvent mixing systems and quaternary, low pressure... Agent: Aurora Sfc Systems, Inc.
20130048096 - System comprising a pump, an injector and a regulator, with control signals to the pump which are based on calculated hose rigidities: A pump system that includes a pump, an injector and a regulator with a calculation unit. The regulator controls the pump to pump a liquid through a hose to the injector which opens and closes in response to an injector control signal, the time for an opening and closing cycle... Agent:
20130048097 - Thermal phase separation: A thermal variation source (e.g., a heater or a heat sink) is used to induce a temperature gradient across an interior surface of a storage tank. The storage tank stores a working fluid (e.g., a fuel, and oxidizer, or a monopropellant) that may have pockets of gaseous-phase working fluid interspersed... Agent: Firestar Engineering, LLC
20130048098 - Supersonic aircraft jet engine installation: A supersonic inlet includes a relaxed isentropic compression surface to improve net propulsive force by shaping the compression surface of the inlet to defocus the resulting shocklets away from the cowl lip. Relaxed isentropic compression shaping of the inlet compression surface functions to reduce the cowl lip surface angle, thereby... Agent: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
20130048099 - Additive proportioning system: The subject invention described herein is directed to an improved fluid powered system for dispensing a selectively variable proportion of additives into a primary fluid supply line such as is commonly encountered in the firefight industry where it is desirable to proportion foam concentrates into a water line. The subject... Agent:
20130048100 - Faucet mounting anchor: A faucet assembly may include a body housing and an anchor. The anchor may be positioned within a mounting deck, and the body housing may include a mounting tube. The mounting tube may include fingers that releasably engage with one or more structures of the anchor. A screw positioned within... Agent: Masco Corporation Of Indiana
20130048101 - Lift axle valve unit: According to the invention, the lift axle valve unit comprises a heating device. By means of the heating device it Is possible to heat the lift axle valve unit when using the utility vehicle in regions and in wintertime with low temperatures. The heating device comprises a heating element built... Agent: Haldex Brake Products Gmbh
20130048102 - Gasket and motor-driven compressor: Provided is a gasket (30), which is used in a motor-driven compressor including an inverter housing, including a flat core of metal (31) and an elastic foamed material (32) so disposed as to cover both surfaces of the core (31), and the gasket (30) has embossed recesses and projections (33)... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20130048103 - Pneumatic system for residential use: The present invention relates to a Pneumatic System that can be employed within the residential environment. The system includes both a section mode and a pressure mode. Both of these modes, in turn, have both a low and a high pressure range. A variety of applications are disclosed for use... Agent: Wfk & Associates, LLC
20130048105 - Auto flow steam trap: An auto flow steam trap has a hollow body, a partition panel mounted in the body, at least one float seat mounted on the partition panel and at least one float assembly mounted in the at least one float seat. Condensate flows through at least one condensate inlet formed on... Agent:
20130048104 - Water saving tank: A water saving tank includes a tank box and a supplementary device. The tank box includes an inlet, a supplementary port and an outlet. The inlet collects the water from a shower head, the supplementary port connects to an exterior water source, and the outlet connects to a fill device... Agent:
20130048106 - Oil control valve for the variable valve lift system: The present invention relates to an oil control valve for a variable valve lift system that obtains in a stable manner a constant hydraulic pressure in the hydraulic line connecting the oil control valve and the vale lift control actuator, and thereby reliably controls valve lift according to the number... Agent: Unick Corporation
20130048107 - Aircraft store ejector system: An aircraft store ejector systems and subsystems thereof. Embodiments can include a two-reservoir re-pressurization system wherein a remote reservoir is used to maintain desired pressure in a local ejector reservoir. The system can include a release valve having a vent valve and valve piston. The release valve can control release... Agent: Marvin Engineering Co., Inc.
20130048109 - Gas regulating fitting: A gas regulating fitting that ensures simple manual operation is to be created. In particular, the device is to be capable of being switched both on and off in one operation. To that end, a microswitch (12) connected to an electronic control unit is arranged on the housing (1). The... Agent: Mertik Maxitrol Gmbh & Co. Kg
20130048108 - Seal support system pressure tracking value: A pressure regulation tracking valve for maintaining the pressure of a gas relative to that of a process fluid includes a device, responsive to change in the pressure of the process fluid, for changing the pressure of the gas by substantially the same amount. The valve further includes a device... Agent:
20130048110 - Single seal breakaway connector: A safety breakaway connector begins with a body that receives a cooperating insert providing a coaxial flow path. The body has threads, a collar leading to an extension, and a hollow interior. The insert also has threads, a collar that leads to an inner wall, and a hollow interior. The... Agent:
20130048111 - Aseptic connection of separation or reaction systems: A separation or reaction unit (1; 1′; 81; 81′; 101) and a method for aseptically connecting such units. The separation or reaction unit (1; 1′; 81; 81′; 101) comprises at last one fluid inlet (3a, 3b, 5a, 5b; 3a′, 3b′, 5a′, 5b′; 85a, 85b; 103a, 103b) and at least one... Agent: Ge Healthcare Bio-sciences Ab
20130048112 - Fluid control valve: A fluid control valve includes adjacent filters located adjacent to each other in an axis direction of a sleeve and extending in a circumference direction of the sleeve. Each of the filters has a collecting portion covering a corresponding fluid port, a combine section at which a first end portion... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130048114 - Controlled hydronic distribution system: A hydronic distribution system includes self-regulating valves networked together and operable to share valve temperature and valve position information with a microprocessor or other type of controller. The microprocessor runs one or more algorithms that process the temperatures and positions of the valves and then computes a desired speed for... Agent: Optimum Energy, LLC
20130048113 - Systems and methods for preventing users to dispose improper waste into sewage systems: A sea filtration system is provided for preventing users to dispose improper waste into sewage systems. In one embodiment, a sea filtration system includes a sewage system, a camera mounted outside a toilet room, wherein the camera is configured to capture a wrongful act by the user by capturing a... Agent:
20130048115 - Lubricant drain plug system: Disclosed is a lubricant drain plug system for a casing of moving mechanical parts in lubricant. The system comprises an adapter plug body, an oil drainage assembly threadably mountable to the adapter plug body, the assembly having an outer plug with port holes, and a valve mechanism on the adapter... Agent: R-wise Technology Inc.
20130048118 - Apparatus for dispensing a liquid from a liquid storage container: A removable liquid transport assembly configured to be readily installed in and removed from a liquid dispenser to permit the liquid dispenser to be readily sanitized. The removable liquid transport assembly preferably includes a liquid manifold, a valve assembly and a pump head. The removable liquid transport assembly is configured... Agent:
20130048120 - Device for reducing pollutants in the exhaust gas flow of an internal combustion engine: The invention relates to a device (40) for reducing pollutants, in particular nitrogen oxides, in an exhaust gas flow of an internal combustion engine, comprising a reducing agent (46), in particular a urea-water solution, which is stored in a storage tank (42), a metering module, in particular a nozzle (68),... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130048119 - Fuel pump module: Provided is a fuel pump module in which a portion of fuel transmitted from a fuel pump provided in a reservoir or fuel returned from an engine is supplied to a first jet and a second jet and a portion of the fuel is supplied from a first jet tower... Agent: Coavis
20130048117 - Meterless hydraulic system having displacement control valve: A hydraulic system is disclosed. The hydraulic system may have a pump, a tank, a displacement actuator having first and second chambers, a regeneration valve, and a load-holding valve. The hydraulic system may also have a displacement control valve including a valve element, and a stationary cage portion at least... Agent:
20130048116 - Water removal device: A water removal device to withdraw virtually all the water from the drain in the bottom of a swimming pool comprising an elongated lower suction or vacuum housing including a plurality of perforations or holes formed therein to receive water from a pool drain and an upper suction or vacuum... Agent:
20130048121 - Adjustable assembly for a drain inlet: An adjustable coupling assembly and drain inlet combination for adjusting the height of the drain inlet for draining a fluid from an area is disclosed. The assembly includes a first tubular cylinder having a first end which is constructed to be attached to the inlet of drain tile, and a... Agent: Plastic Designs, Inc.
20130048123 - Segmented positioning structure of a ceramic shunt valve: A segmented positioning structure of a ceramic shunt valve having a shell, a plurality of segmented coupling portions, a water segregator, a segmented positioning plate, a plurality of segmented positioning portions and an elastic supporting member. The elastic supporting member is installed between the rotational positioning seat of the water... Agent: Kuching International Ltd.
20130048122 - Single handle faucet and a connecting structure thereof: A single handle faucet is fixed on a basin with a first hole and two second holes and contains a body; a control valve set fixed on the body and including a handle located above a central position of the body to rotate the valve core; two inlet pipes connected... Agent:
20130048124 - Medical valve inside: A medical valve having a valve inside housing and a valve core. The valve core is installed within the housing. The housing is preferably an integrally-formed hollow cylindrical structure. An annular protrusion may be arranged on the outer surface of the housing and a seal ring may be arranged in... Agent:
20130048125 - Oil-less and wetted pressure relief valves having an integrated filter: A one-way pressure relief valve having an integrated filter. One-way pressure relief valves may be applied to a product package to evacuate gas from the package. The integrated filter prevents materials within the package from interfering with closure or operation of the pressure relief valve. Certain pressure relief valve embodiments... Agent: Plitek, LLC02/21/2013 > 19 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20130042919 - Liquid collection system: A liquid collection system includes a liquid collection portion configured to attach to a waste receptacle having a waste receptacle opening. The liquid collection portion has a liquid collection opening which extends into the waste receptacle opening. The liquid container also has a liquid reservoir portion attached to the liquid... Agent:
20130042921 - Quantum fluid transfer system: A miniature quantum fluid transfer system configured to regulate the flow rate of a fluid by allowing passage of small, discrete increments of fluid through the valve including a valve body having at least one inlet to receive fluid and at least one outlet to release fluid, and a valve... Agent:
20130042920 - Split control unit: A split control unit in a distributed flow unit includes a flow inlet configured to receive a fuel flow, a first manifold having flow lines to supply fuel to one or more primary nozzles, and a second manifold having flow lines to supply fuel to one or more secondary nozzles.... Agent: Woodward, Inc.
20130042922 - Air inlet arrangement and method of making the same: An inlet arrangement is disclosed herein for use with a supersonic jet engine configured to consume air at a predetermined mass flow rate when the supersonic jet engine is operating at a predetermined power setting and moving at a predetermined Mach speed. The air inlet arrangement includes, but is not... Agent: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
20130042923 - Constant temperature control device: A constant temperature control device contains a base including a central wall and a peripheral wall to define a chamber; the peripheral wall including a tunnel and hooks; the central wall including a first and a second holes and two grooves; a pressure balanced valve engaged in the chamber and... Agent:
20130042924 - Fire hydrant security integrated flow control/backflow preventer insert valve: Integrated flow control backflow preventer valve (“IFCBPV”) for new and existing wet- and dry-barrel fire hydrants, with barrel drain assemblies for dry-barrel hydrants, and hydrants equipped with such IFCBPVs, are presented. An exemplary IFCBPV can have a retaining screen comprising equidistant concave radial spokes intersecting at a central ring structure,... Agent:
20130042925 - Valve assembly having improved rotational feel: A valve assembly is provided. The valve assembly includes a valve housing having an internal generally cup-shaped bore, a valve control cartridge inserted into the bore and having a rotatable control stem extending upwardly therefrom, and a bonnet nut threaded to an internal wall of the valve housing. The bonnet... Agent: Kohler Co.
20130042926 - Faucet mounting anchor: A widespread faucet assembly may include one or more valve assemblies and a delivery spout. The anchors for the valve assemblies and delivery spout may be positioned within a mounting deck, and the valve assemblies and the delivery spout are releasably connected to the respective anchors to minimize installation tasks... Agent: Masco Corporation Of Indiana
20130042927 - Valve configured for regulating the flow of fluid from a transmission to a fluid cooler: A transmission fluid circuit includes a transmission, a cooler, and a valve. The transmission receives and expels a fluid. The cooler receives and expels the fluid to the transmission. The valve directs the flow of fluid received from the transmission to one of the transmission and the fluid cooler. The... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130042928 - Sump pump container: A sump pump reservoir is disclosed, the sump pump reservoir having a housing of oblong cross-section having an interior arranged for housing at least two level-activated water pumps supported on adjacent floor areas thereof for non-interfering operation, the housing having a length substantially greater than its width and the housing... Agent:
20130042929 - Thermally actuated hot and cold water mixing valve configured to minimize valve hunting: A hot and cold water mixing valve including a temperature adjusting dial, and a cylindrical casing having formed therein a hot water inlet and a cold water inlet is provided with a control valve member in which one end thereof is subjected to a load from a biasing member and... Agent: Toto Ltd.
20130042930 - Hydraulic pilot control unit: A hydraulic pilot control unit includes at least one pressure control valve that can be controlled by means of an actuating device. The pressure control valve includes a control piston connected to a stem by means of a neck. The stem has a resilient operative connection to the actuating device.... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130042931 - Regulator with bleed valve: A process fluid regulator includes a regulator body having a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet connected by a fluid flow path. A control element is disposed within the fluid flow path, the control element cooperating with a seat to control fluid flow through the regulator body. An actuator is... Agent: Emerson Process Management Regulator Technologies, Inc
20130042932 - Air supply device for a vehicle having pneumatic devices: The invention relates to an air supply device (1) for a pneumatic spring system (9) of a vehicle, comprising an air filter as a processor (2) for incoming air, an inlet air line (3), an outlet air line (4), a compressor (5), and optionally an air drier (6), wherein the... Agent: Wabco Gmbh
20130042933 - Methods and apparatus to determine a position of a valve: Methods and apparatus to determine a position of a valve are disclosed. An example apparatus disclosed herein includes a rotary valve assembly and a visual indicator assembly coupled to the rotary valve assembly to indicate a position of a fluid control member of the rotary valve assembly. The visual indicator... Agent:
20130042934 - Gas meter with integrated gas shut-off valve: A gas meter with integrated gas shut-off valve has a housing with a gas inlet and a gas outlet. A device to record the gas flow, a meter mechanism, a gas shut-off valve and optionally a pressure reducer are positioned in a gas flow path between the gas inlet and... Agent:
20130042935 - Hydraulic switching mechanism for mobile hydraulics, mobile hydraulic machine and valve unit: A hydraulic switching mechanism for the mobile hydraulics of, for example, hydraulic excavators, with a valve block, with electrohydraulically activatable valve units for controlling the movement of a working cylinder whose cylinder chambers can be selectively connected to a pump connection for hydraulic fluid, to a tank connection or to... Agent:
20130042936 - Micro-fluidic system: A micro-fluidic system comprising a micro-fluidic channel, which has a wall provided with a hole; and a closing element, which is adapted to cooperate with a partition arranged within the micro-fluidic channel in the area of the hole to isolate or connect two segments of the channel; the closing element... Agent: Silicon Biosystems S.p.a.
20130042937 - Shower assembly with supporting arm: A shower assembly with supporting arm has: a water inlet connected to the supporting arm and to a descending pipe; a switching valve body fixed and connected to the end of the pipe through an outer water inlet and having an outer and a inner water outlet connected to a... Agent: Xiamen Lelin Sanitary Ware Co., Ltd.02/14/2013 > 40 patent applications in 30 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20130037116 - Fluid distribution system with filtration: A fluid distribution system may include a by-pass fluid filter that combines high volume, in-tank fluid filtration with low volume fluid delivery to an external device such as an SCR injector. One or more outlet ports located along the fluid filter housing can be configured to discharge fluid toward other... Agent: Ti Group Automotive Systems, L.L.C.
20130037113 - Hydraulic control system with passive charging of an accumulator: A hydraulic control system for a vehicle powertrain with an engine capable of being selectively turned on and turned off includes an accumulator, a plurality of fluid passages through which a fluid flows between the accumulator and a transmission associated with the powertrain, and a smart memory alloy (SMA) valve... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130037112 - Mass flow controller algorithm with adaptive valve start position: A mass flow controller (MFC), a method for calibrating an MFC, and a method for operating an MFC are disclosed. The MFC may include a valve that is adjustable between a closed position and an open position to control a flow rate of a fluid responsive to a control signal,... Agent: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
20130037115 - Method for performing a high throughput assay: A device and method is provided for performing a high throughput assay. The device includes a plate structure having a plate and a plurality of microfluidic structures positioned thereon. Each microfluidic structure defines a channel having an input and an output. At least one of the input and the output... Agent: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
20130037114 - Methods and systems for emergency water storage: A potable water storage system includes a plurality of water storage containers that are connected to a water inlet. Water flows through the water storage container to water outlets that provides water to the equipment and fixtures of the building. Routine consumption of water by systems and occupants in the... Agent:
20130037117 - Drag reduction of asphaltenic crude oils: A method of introducing a drag reducing polymer into a pipeline such that the friction loss associated with the turbulent flow though the pipeline is reduced by suppressing the growth of turbulent eddies. The drag reducing polymer is introduced into a liquid hydrocarbon having an asphaltene content of at least... Agent: Conocophillips Company
20130037118 - Monomer selection to prepare ultra high molecular weight drag reducer polymer: The process begins by obtaining a first batch of monomers selected from a group of acrylates with a molecular weight equal to or less than butyl acrylate and/or methacrylate with a molecular weight equal to or less than butyl methacrylate. A second batch of monomers is then selected from a... Agent: Conocophillips Company
20130037121 - Decoupling of controlled variables in a fluid conveying system with dead time: In a method or apparatus for closed-loop-control of a fluid conveying system, at least one pump, at least one consumer, at least one controller valve, and at least one armature as an actuator of said control valve are provided. Pressure and volume flow rate of the consumer are controlled independently... Agent:
20130037120 - Method for the compression of boil-off gas: The invention relates to a method for compression of boil-off gas produced in the storage of liquefied natural gas (LNG), in which the boil-off gas is compressed in a single-stage or multistage manner and then fed to a further use. The boil-off gas (1) that is to be compressed undergoes... Agent: Linde Aktiengesellschaft
20130037119 - Valve control of pump inlet pressure with bootstrap reservoir: A closed-loop system includes a pump driving a fluid through a series of conduits. A control system is included that minimizes pressure fluctuations in a bootstrap reservoir to maintain a desired minimum pressure at the pump inlet. Moreover, the control system reduces a maximum system pressure by reducing the magnitude... Agent:
20130037123 - Vessel with adjustable side drain: An apparatus for processing fluid includes a vessel provided with a sidewall including a passage and at least partially defining an interior compartment. A drain tube positioned in the interior compartment may drain fluid through the passage in the sidewall. The drain tube may be angled, and arranged such that... Agent:
20130037124 - Mechanical piping system and method of manufacture: A mechanical piping system and method is described herein. The system includes a first pipe with a first connection element disposed on an outer surface of the first pipe. The system also includes a second pipe with a second connection element disposed on an outer surface of the second pipe.... Agent: P.e. Value LLC
20130037122 - Pressure influencing assembly for an aircraft auxiliary system: An exemplary pressure influencing assembly for an aircraft auxiliary system an inlet opening to an aircraft auxiliary system and an exhaust opening from the aircraft auxiliary system. Both the inlet opening and the exhaust opening face at least partially radially away from an axis. At least some of the inlet... Agent:
20130037125 - Pressure relief valve assembly: A pressure relief valve assembly includes a body having a passage extending therethrough. The body includes an upstream end adapted to be connected to a source of fluid pressure, an intermediate portion, and a downstream end having a downstream exit. A rupture disk is mounted in the passageway and blocks... Agent: S.p.m. Flow Control, Inc.
20130037126 - Gas concentration control device for pressure vessel: A gas concentration control device for pressure vessel is provided for controlling gas concentration inside an accommodation space that is set in an interior of a chamber formed inside a pressure vessel curing oven. The pressure vessel curing oven includes a gas inlet tube with a first valve and a... Agent: Ableprint Technology Co., Ltd.
20130037127 - Pneumatic tire valve snap fastener cap and method of using same: A universal valve cap for pneumatic tire valve stems allows for quick and easy access to replenish air in tires. The bottom portion of the cap has an inner thread design, engagable with the threaded valve stem, and the top or crown part of the cap has a snap fastener... Agent:
20130037128 - Valve sub-base: A valve sub-base (100) is provided. The valve sub-base (100) includes a coupling system (200). The valve sub-base (100) includes a female coupling member (106a) formed on a first side (151) of the valve sub-base (100). The valve sub-base (100) also includes a male coupling member (106b) formed on a... Agent: Fluid Automation Systems S.a.
20130037129 - Integral fluid detection and containment apparatus: Disclosed are integral and/or portable, easy-to-install apparatuses for detecting and containing fluid leaked or otherwise discharged from a fluid-filled device and for facilitating testing and maintenance of the apparatus and fluid-filled devices. In one aspect of the disclosed invention, upon sensing a fluid discharge, the apparatus activates audible and/or visual... Agent: Kevin M. Murphy, LLC
20130037130 - Regulators having an isolated loading chamber and blowout prevention apparatus: Fluid regulators are described. An example regulator includes a regulator body defining a sensing chamber between an inlet and an outlet of a fluid flow passageway of the fluid regulator. A bonnet is coupled to the regulator body and defines a loading chamber disposed adjacent the sensing chamber. The loading... Agent:
20130037131 - Control valve: A control valve includes a signal pressure passage that transmits a pilot pressure of first and second pilot chambers as a signal pressure of another device, a connecting groove that is formed in a spool and connects the first pilot chamber to the signal pressure passage when the spool is... Agent: Kayaba Industry Co., Ltd.
20130037132 - Pressure-control valve: A pressure-control valve includes a housing (110) and a valve assembly (115) at least partially disposed within the housing. The housing has a sidewall (112) defining a conduit connecting an inlet opening (116) and an outlet opening (118), wherein the housing has a pressure vent (119) extending through the sidewall.... Agent:
20130037133 - Auto decompression valve: The present invention discloses an auto compression valve, comprising a rear housing with an air release hole; a front housing screwed with the rear housing; a taper piston moveably mounted in the rear housing; a spring mounted in the front housing, wherein one end of the spring is placed in... Agent:
20130037134 - Methods and systems for improving the operation of transmissions for motor vehicles: A torque converter check valve has a valve element movable between a closed position and an open position by applying hydraulic pressure to a portion of the valve element and by applying a resilient force by a resilient element acting on another portion of the valve element. A spacer element... Agent: Mertec Corp.
20130037135 - Dual-source water systems: Dual-source water systems may include a selectively controllable mechanism for receiving water from a direct line connection or from a water containment apparatus. The system also may include a filtration system, wherein water may flow through the selectively controllable mechanism to the filtration system. The selectively controllable mechanism may be... Agent:
20130037136 - Fluid flow control device: A fluid control device includes a housing providing a fluid inlet and fluid outlet and a passage extending therebetween. The passage has a longitudinally extending tapered portion which narrows in the direction towards the inlet, and a fluid flow control member located in the passage and having a tapered end... Agent:
20130037137 - Exhaust sensor arrangement structure: Air required for measurement of exhaust gas components is supplied to an exhaust sensor without using a device for generating positive pressure. In a structure for arrangement, in an engine (1), of an exhaust sensor (10) that measures exhaust gas components and requires air for the measurement of the exhaust... Agent: Isuzu Motors Limited
20130037138 - System to detect anomalous fluids in an scr system: A system for a fluid tank for storing a urea solution in a motor vehicle, the system including a first float having a first density and a second float having a second density, the first and second floats being movably arranged on a guide in the fluid tank, the first... Agent: Inergy Automotive Systems Research (societe Anonyme)
20130037139 - Micro-fluidic system: A micro-fluidic system comprising a micro-fluidic channel, which has a wall provided with a hole; a closing element, which is partially housed within the hole and has a membrane portion adapted to deform and a side portion sealingly connected with the above mentioned wall; and a partition arranged within the... Agent: Silicon Biosystems S.p.a.
20130037140 - Storage apparatus: Storage apparatus includes a supporting base (11) supporting silos (14) having a lower conical portion (15) and silo port (16) controlled by an outlet knifegate valve (17), and a charging port (20) controlled by an inlet knifegate valve (21). An upper portion (22) of the silo is closed by a... Agent: Tyco Flow Services Ag
20130037141 - Transmission anti-leak valve: A valve is mounted in a first bore in a first separable section of a transmission to block or allow fluid flow through the first bore to a second bore in a second transmission section depending on whether the first and second sections are joined together or separated. A movable... Agent: Jiffy-tite Company, Inc.
20130037142 - Dialysis system having peristaltic pump arrangement: A system including a machine and a cassette that moves fluid from one source to another for use in dialysis. The machine includes at least a first set of pressure imposing valve actuators, said valve actuators being pneumatically operated and substantially adjacently disposed, and a cassette receiving portion. The cassette... Agent: Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.
20130037143 - Exhaust machine: The present invention provides an exhaust machine which includes a first exhaust tube, a second exhaust tube, a first closed box, a second closed box, a pipe and a motor. The first exhaust tube is connected to the first closed box and the second exhaust tube is connected to the... Agent:
20130037144 - Fluid supply for continuously variable transmission: An apparatus is disclosed for supplying fluid to a continuously variable transmission which has a lubrication system and at least one transmission control system. The apparatus comprises first and second pumps (120, 122). The first pump has an output which is connectable to the lubrication system through a supply control... Agent: Torotrak (development) Limited
20130037145 - Fluid control device: A fluid control device includes two opening and closing valves 2, 3 disposed symmetrical to each other and having an identical shape, two fluid discharge passages 6, 7, 11, 12 having an equal length and provided in parallel with each other in outlets of the opening and closing valves 2,... Agent: Fujikin Incorporated
20130037146 - Fluid valves having multiple fluid flow control members: Fluid valves having multiple fluid flow control members are described herein. An example valve trim apparatus includes a first flow control member disposed in a passageway of a fluid valve, the first flow control member moves relative to a first orifice of the passageway to provide a first fluid flow... Agent:
20130037147 - Gas valve with dual outlets: A dual outlet fluid valve capable of obtaining a closed state operation mode for both outlet ports, a low flow operation mode for either operating port either individually or combined, or a high flow operation mode for either outlet port individually or combined such that at least five distinct operating... Agent: Lincoln Brass Works, Inc.
20130037148 - Fluid valves having multiple fluid flow control members: Fluid valves having multiple fluid flow control members are described herein. An example valve trim apparatus includes a first valve trim apparatus to control fluid flow through a first passageway of the fluid valve and a second valve trim apparatus to control fluid flow through a second passageway of the... Agent:
20130037149 - Liquid-electronic hybrid divider: Electronic-fluidic hybrid form dividers, constructed by a simple planer droplet generation structure, a pair of signal electrodes, and a responsive control valve, which is programmed to respond to only certain signal droplets, by a basic electronic principle: change of voltage share between impedances. Detected fluidic information is addressed in both... Agent: The Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology
20130037150 - Vacuum release systems: Vacuum release systems that allow rapid, uninterrupted flow of a liquid through a first opening in a container when the container is inverted are disclosed. The vacuum release systems include a hole punch and can be secured to the outer surface of the container. When the liquid-filled container is inverted,... Agent:
20130037151 - Actuators for use with fluid control devices having multiple fluid flow control members: Actuators for use with fluid control devices having multiple fluid flow control members are disclosed. An apparatus includes a housing including a first chamber and a second chamber. The apparatus also includes a first actuator assembly at least partially positioned in the first chamber. The first actuator assembly includes a... Agent:02/07/2013 > 28 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20130032211 - Air compression system having characteristic of storing unstable energy and method for controlling the same: The present invention discloses an air compression system having a characteristic of storing unstable energy and a method for controlling the same. The air compression system comprises an energy conversion system, an energy storage device, a compression device, and an air storage device. The control method comprises the steps of:... Agent: National Tsing Hua University
20130032212 - Control method of magnetic solenoid valve, control method of electromagnetically controlled inlet valve of high pressure fuel pump, and control device for electromagnetic actuator of electromagnetically controlled inlet valve: In an electromagnetically controlled inlet valve actuator provided to a high pressure fuel pump, an impinging sound which is generated at the time of operating the mechanism is reduced. In a high pressure fuel pump provided with an electromagnetically controlled inlet valve (operated by way of a plunger rod), a... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd
20130032215 - Device and method for preserving fluid systems and an engine: Disclosed is a device for preserving fluid systems, for example of a fuel system and an oil system of a turbine engine, with at least one drive for driving at least one fuel pump and at least one oil pump, wherein a valve arrangement is provided, which makes transfer-pumping a... Agent: Mtu Aero Engines Gmbh
20130032216 - Electronic faucet with a capacitive sensing system and a method therefor: An electronic faucet (10) comprises a spout (12) having a passageway configured to conduct fluid flow through the spout, an electrically operable valve coupled to the passageway, and a single capacitive sensor (26) coupled to a portion of the faucet. The single capacitive sensor provides both a touch sensor and... Agent: Masco Corporation Of Indiana
20130032210 - Integrated microfluidic device with actuator: An integrated microfluidic device has at least at least one active element controlled by pneumatic signals, and at least one electrostatic actuator integrated in the device for generating the pneumatic signals within the device from an external supply of pressure or vacuum. In one embodiment the pressure supply may be... Agent: Teledyne Dalsa Semiconductor, Inc.
20130032213 - Paint material switching path and colour changer: An exemplary paint material switching path includes first and second valve means each having an inlet and an outlet, and a hollow cylindrical intermediate piece arranged between the outlet of the first valve means and the inlet of the second valve means. The inlet of the first valve means is... Agent: Abb Technology Ag
20130032214 - Purge phase control strategy for a selected catalytic reduction system: The method according to the invention is a method for controlling the purging of a sélective catalytic réduction System (1) for a vehicle. The sélective catalytic réduction System (1) has a pump (4) for reducing agent (3), at least one supply line (5) supplying reducing agent (3) to an exhaust... Agent: Peugeot Citroen Automobiles Sa
20130032218 - Method and device for adjusting the mass flow rate of a gas stream: The invention relates to a method and device for controlling the mass flow rate of a sonic gas stream in a pipe. To carry out the above operation, an electric discharge is applied inside the pipe so as to create a plasma in the pipe. The electric discharge allows for... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique - Cnrs -
20130032217 - Methods and apparatus for level loop control: Example methods and apparatus for level loop control are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes determining via a sensor a first pressure of a liquid in a tank, determining via a turbine flow meter a second pressure of the liquid in the tank, determining if the first pressure is within... Agent:
20130032219 - Pressure compensation device for a housing of an electrochemical device: A pressure compensation device for compensating an internal pressure in a housing of an electrochemical device is provided, including at least one gas through-opening and at least one membrane element with a gas-permeable membrane, which is deformable depending on a change in the internal pressure and by which the gas... Agent: Elringklinger Ag
20130032220 - System and a method for the flushing of air condition systems: A service station, for the filling, emptying and flushing of an air conditioning system in a vehicle, is coupled to the air conditioning system and includes: a cabinet in which a pipeline for transporting the coolant connects a first port with a compressor, cooling unit, an internal cylinder for storing... Agent:
20130032221 - Thermal pressure relief device: A thermal pressure relief device (TPRD) including a housing having a movable member and a retainer disposed therein. The movable member is movable between an open position and a closed position. A trigger mechanism is disposed between the movable member and the retainer. The trigger mechanism holds the movable member... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130032222 - Stackable shuttle valve: A unitary stacked shuttle valve body assembly 100 is disclosed that may be used in a well drilling blow out preventer circuit. The assembly includes substantially similar shuttle valves 9, 109 and 209 that may be assembled and arranged in various configurations to accommodate the requirements and restrictions of the... Agent:
20130032223 - Fluid mixer: A fluid mixer in the form of a Venturi tube includes a divergent section (A2) with a steady contour curve having at least two inflection points (W1, W2) to reduce flow separations.... Agent: Hoerbiger Kompressortechnik Holding Gmbh
20130032224 - Basement floor drain and method: A basement floor drain for use in basement waterproofing systems. The floor drain contains an upper chamber for collecting water, and an air resistant lower chamber to promote the establishment of a closed waterproofing system. A valve regulates flow of water from the upper chamber to the lower chamber. An... Agent:
20130032225 - Pressure control valve: A pressure control valve is provided. The pressure control valve includes a sleeve having an inlet port receiving hydraulic fluid and a low-pressure path communicating with a hydraulic tank, a main poppet opening and closing the low-pressure path with respect to the inlet port, a main poppet spring elastically biasing... Agent: Volvo Construction Equipment Ab
20130032226 - Gas lift valve having edge-welded bellows and captive sliding seal: A gas lift apparatus has a gas lift valve that disposes in a mandrel. A housing of the valve has a chamber, and a seat disposes between the inlet and outlet. A piston movably disposed in the housing has one end exposed to the chamber. A distal end can selectively... Agent: Weatherford/lamb, Inc.
20130032227 - Hydraulic feed-rate control apparatus: A hydraulic feed-rate control apparatus pushes out a fluid by a main piston to a reservoir chamber via feed-rate adjustment mechanisms and flow passages and adjusts a feed rate of a reciprocating body; the adjustment mechanisms comprises first and second throttle valves arranged at front ends of a cylinder and... Agent: Sugino Machine Limited
20130032228 - Household tap water monitor: A household tap water monitor includes a water meter, an electrical control valve, a single chip micyoco, an LCD, an electrical source circuit, a photoelectric detector connected to a first input port of the SCM, a reset switch connected to a second input port of the SCM and a keyboard... Agent:
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20130032229 - Orifice plate for engine mount filled with magnetorheological fluid: An orifice plate apparatus for an engine mount filled with magnetorheological (MR) fluid may include a coil assembly having a coil wound thereon and being annular in shape, a core assembly unit housing the coil assembly, formed in a discoid shape, and defining a flow path of which an upper... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20130032231 - Flow regulator: The invention relates to a flow regulator (1) having a flow regulator housing, with a rotor disk (9) being supported in a rotary fashion in the interior space of its housing, which is embodied at least in a partial section of the disk in a liquid-permeable fashion and (9) is... Agent: Neoperl Gmbh
20130032232 - Human powered irrigation diaphragm pump: A pump system includes a pump unit an assembly frame that receives first and second pumps. A first and second pedal respectively couples to a first and second pump actuating portion. A rocker arrangement has a rocker that pivotally couples the first and second pedals, so a pushing movement of... Agent: Flow Control LLC
20130032233 - Hydraulic pressure-regulating valve for construction equipment: hydraulic control valve for a construction machine is provided. The hydraulic control valve includes a boom spool slidingly coupled into a valve block to be shifted to control the hydraulic fluid supplied from a first hydraulic pump and a second hydraulic pump to the actuator and provided with an internal... Agent: Volvo Construction Equipment Ab
20130032234 - Quick connect coupling with nested ball valves: A quick connect coupling includes female and male assemblies. The female and male assemblies include first and second valves, respectively, operable between open and closed positions. The male assembly connects to the female assembly by axial movement and relative rotation, wherein the male assembly disconnects from the female assembly by... Agent: Eaton Corporation
20130032235 - Integrated microfluidic check valve and device including such a check valve: An integrated microfluidic check valve has a first chamber having inlet and outlet ports and divided by a barrier the said inlet and outlet ports into first and second subchambers. A membrane forms a wall of the first chamber and co-operates with the barrier to selectively permit and prevent fluid... Agent: Teledyne Dalsa Semiconductor, Inc.
20130032236 - Dual-purpose fluid control valve: A dual-purpose fluid control valve for controlling the flow of fluid to separate systems supplied by the valve. The control valve includes a body having an inlet, a first outlet, and a second outlet. The valve further includes means for controlling a rate of fluid through one outlet based on... Agent:
20130032237 - Mobile compressed gas dispensing device: A mobile compressed gas dispensing device, in particular a mobile hydrogen filling station, which is transported by means of a vehicle is disclosed. The device contains a drive unit, which serves to drive the vehicle, which transports the compressed gas dispensing device; at least one storage container, which is suitable... Agent:Previous industry: Batteries: thermoelectric and photoelectric
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