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Fluid handling

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12/04/2014 > 42 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories.

20140352791 - Aircraft hydraulic air bleed valve system: An aircraft hydraulic air bleed valve system having an air vent valve connected to an electronic controller where the opening of the air vent valve is permitted only when the aircraft is in a pre-determined flight mode where the aircraft flight mode is determined by a gyroscope connected to the... Agent: Eaton Corporation

20140352789 - Charge valve sealing system: A charge valve system includes a valve fitting housing a valve and a cap sealing the fluid from escaping the charge valve system. The valve fitting may include a fitting exterior surface diameter. The cap may include an inner sidewall diameter greater than the fitting exterior surface diameter so that... Agent:

20140352790 - Pneumatic directional valve and method of operation: A pneumatic system for operating a hydraulic valve is provided. The system may include: a first piston set; a first connector attached to the first piston operably connecting the first piston; a first spring biasing the first piston to move in an axial direction; a second port in the first... Agent:

20140352792 - System and method for controlling hydrogen charging for vehicle: A system and method for controlling hydrogen charging for vehicles are provided. The system includes a hydrogen sensor configured to detect a leak in a hydrogen tank and a controller configured to stop an inflow of hydrogen into the hydrogen tank when a hydrogen concentration value detected by the hydrogen... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140352794 - Laser nozzle comprising an element movable in a gas layer: The invention relates to a device for dispensing one or more jets of cryogenic fluid comprising a fluid supply pipe supplying one or more fluid-dispensing nozzles arranged downstream of said pipe, in which the fluid flow section of the fluid supply pipe has a first diameter. According to the invention,... Agent:

20140352793 - Wet connection system, downhole system using wet connection system, and method thereof: A wet connection system including a first connector configured to connect to a first control line. The first connector including at least one first pathway arranged to fluidly communicate with the first control line, and a biased movable plug movable within the first connector; and, a second connector configured to... Agent: Baker Hughes Incorporated

20140352796 - Fuel tank depressurization before refueling a plug-in hybrid vehicle: Methods and systems for controlling a locking mechanism on a fuel cap for refueling a vehicle are disclosed. In one example approach, a method comprises venting a fuel tank into a vapor absorbent canister in response to a request to refuel and unlocking the fuel cap in response to a... Agent:

20140352798 - Plumbing outlet box: Plumbing outlet boxes, such as for connecting washing machines, ice makers, and other plumbed appliances to plumbing systems, are provided that increase the energy efficiency of a building thermal envelope. In particular, plumbing outlet boxes are described that include a continuous flange and a compressible seal contacting the flange. The... Agent:

20140352797 - Aircraft jet engine: In various embodiments, a jet engine, as described herein, may include a fan case, a fan cowl, and an air inlet. Further, in various embodiments, at least one of the fan case and the fan cowl may be directly coupled to the air inlet. In addition, in various embodiments, the... Agent:

20140352795 - Jet engine with deflector: An air inlet deflector for a structure having an air inlet. The deflector may be retractable within the structure, may be integrally formed with the structure, and may prevent the structure from ingesting foreign matter, such as birds. The deflector may include a series of ribs, spokes, or vanes that... Agent:

20140352799 - Ozone distribution in a faucet: A faucet for dispensing a fluid includes a spout, a pull-out spray head removably coupled to the spout and including an outlet, and a valve assembly in fluid communication with the outlet. Additionally, the faucet includes a fluid treatment assembly configured to output a treatment into the fluid. The faucet... Agent:

20140352800 - System for contaminant isolation and flushing: Disclosed is a hydrant including an upper barrel; at least one hose nozzle; a valve associated with the hose nozzle; an electric motor to open and close the valve; and a controller coupled to the hydrant... Agent:

20140352802 - Drip tray for beverages dispenser: The invention concerns a beverage dispenser (2) comprising :—a beverage module having at least one beverage outlet (21),—a drip tray (1), said drip tray comprising: a collecting tray (11), and a filtering member (12) positioned above at least the front part (111) of the tray, wherein the drip tray comprises... Agent:

20140352801 - Methods for fuel tank recycling and net hydrogen fuel and carbon goods production along with associated apparatus and systems: A fuel tank for use with hydrogen carrier fuels. The fuel tank includes a self-supporting shell having an inward facing surface and an outward facing surface. A fluid-tight inner layer is disposed adjacent the inward facing surface and a fluid-tight outer layer is disposed adjacent the outward facing surface. A... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20140352803 - Hollow poppet valve: To provide a hollow poppet valve having an improved heat reduction effect. In a hollow poppet valve (10) having a valve head (14) and a stem (12) integral with the valve head (14), the hollow poppet valve (10) is formed with an internal cavity S that extends in the valve... Agent: Nittan Valve Co., Ltd.

20140352804 - Rinsing arrangement for a domestic appliance for the care of laundry items, and domestic appliance for the care of laundry items: The invention relates to a rinsing arrangement (8) for a domestic appliance (1) for the care of laundry items, comprising a rinsing dish (8a) that has an upper portion (8b) and a lower portion (8c) connectable to thereto, wherein a water supply device (8d) having a water receiving tray is... Agent:

20140352805 - Fresh water supply system for a railway vehicle: A fresh water supply system for a railway vehicle has a fresh water tank, a feed line extending from the fresh water tank for fresh water consumers to be supplied, and a valve that is located within the feed line for metered dispensing of fresh water. The valve is disposed... Agent:

20140352806 - Assembly for transporting liquid via pipes and associated floating structure: The invention relates to an assembly that includes a pipe for transporting liquid, deformable between an internal circular cross-section and a flattened internal cross-section that can be null and that can be folded on itself longitudinally, and a device for installing the pipe. The device includes a rotating turret about... Agent: Via Marina

20140352807 - Pressure washer with hose reel and motor pump assembly: A pressure washer with hose reel and motor pump assembly. The hose reel and motor pump assembly are disposed in side by side arrangement within a barrel of the pressure washer so as to provide a low centre of gravity while accommodating a suitably long hose, and to provide substantial... Agent:

20140352808 - Pressure washer with hose reel and motor pump assembly: A pressure assisted washer or pressure washer with hose reel and motor pump assembly. The hose reel defines a bore in which a motor pump assembly is disposed. The hose reel comprises a cylinder having an aperture through which pressurized fluid can be accessed through a coupling in fluid communication... Agent:

20140352809 - Diverter and lid assembly for use with a rain barrel device and system: A diverter for a rain barrel includes a scoop portion configured to fit within a gutter downspout, a rain barrel fitting portion configured to fluidly attach the scoop portion to the rain barrel, and a wing extending outwardly from the scoop portion to direct a flow of water in the... Agent: Earth Minded LLC

20140352810 - Water drainage device for a sanitary facility, such as a floor-level shower area: A water drainage device for sanitary installations, such as in a walk-in shower stall. The device includes: a pan-shaped water drainage element that is fluidically connected or connectable, to a drain pipe; a channel cover that is inserted into the water drainage element and that covers the water drainage element;... Agent: Wedi Gmbh

20140352811 - Valve assembly: A valve assembly (I) for controlling the supply of water to a reservoir. The assembly (I) has a main body (2) having a floor (4) and side walls (3), an upper float (15) pivotably mounted within the main body (2) and a lower float (21) pivotably mounted beneath the main... Agent:

20140352812 - Temperature controlled purge valve for use in water systems: Applicant discloses a thermally actuated valve having a housing, a resilient seat, a thermally conductive piston, a spring fluid seal, and a working material. The housing defines an inlet and an outlet and has two chambers. The seat is adjacent the inlet and the piston is adapted to move towards... Agent: Baker Products Limited

20140352814 - Balanced fluid valve: It is proposed to design a fluid flux regulating unit, comprising a first fluid port, a second fluid port and a valve comprising a movable valve part and at least one fluid pressure balancing means, wherein the fluid pressure balancing means comprises a surface in fluid communication with the first... Agent:

20140352813 - System and methods for control and monitoring of a field device: A method of collecting data in a field device includes receiving indications of variables for which data is collected, receiving indications of trigger events to trigger collection of data, receiving threshold values associated with each of the trigger events, monitoring the trigger events, and initiating data collection when at least... Agent: Tescom Corporation

20140352815 - Channel drain with integral weep path: A channel drain assembly includes a channel drain and a grate. The channel drain includes a body having at least one sidewall and a bottom wall, a flange extending about a periphery of the body, and a drain pipe. The grate is positionable within the body and includes at least... Agent:

20140352816 - Hydraulic pressure control apparatus: A hydraulic pressure control apparatus includes a first pressure regulating valve for reducing an initial oil pressure (line pressure) of a working oil, a solenoid-operated valve for converting the oil pressure, which has been reduced in pressure, into a solenoid pressure, and a second pressure regulating valve for converting the... Agent: Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.

20140352817 - Fuel tank valve: The present invention includes: a valve main body including a filling port through which a fuel gas is filled in a tank and an output port through which the fuel gas in the tank is output; and a jet flow deflection piece through which the fuel gas to be filled... Agent: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140352818 - Apparatus and method for tagging a perpetrator: Apparatus and methods for tagging, or otherwise marking, a perpetrator or suspected perpetrator are provided. The apparatus includes a marker delivery device configured to mark the perpetrator, for example, with a canine scent or fluorescent marker; and a trigger configured to actuate the marker delivery device, for example, a button... Agent:

20140352819 - Membrane microfluidic valve and process for manufacturing a membrane microfluidic valve: A microfluidic valve includes: a first structural layer and a second structural layer; a microfluidic circuit having a first microfluidic conduit and a second microfluidic conduit, which are defined in a superficial portion of the first structural layer, are adjacent, and are separated by a wall; a membrane set between... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

20140352820 - Vacuum pump with abatement function: A vacuum pump with abatement function is used for evacuating a chamber of a manufacturing apparatus. The vacuum pump with abatement function includes a vacuum pump having a discharge port to which one or more abatement parts for treating an exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump to make the... Agent: Ebara Corporation

20140352821 - System for supplying washing inputs and washing machine provided with system for supplying washing inputs: The present invention relates to a system for supplying washing inputs comprised by at least one hydraulic circuit comprising at least one water inlet pipe (2), at least one reservoir (3) of inputs and at least one inputs outlet pipe (4). It is further provided at least one water spreader... Agent: Whirlpool S.a.

20140352822 - Air bleed valve float arrangement with restrictor: A bleed valve assembly includes a control assembly having a fluid inlet, a fluid outlet and a passageway in fluid communication with the fluid inlet and the fluid outlet. A fluid inlet air pressure is greater than a fluid outlet air pressure. An electromechanical valve is disposed in the control... Agent: Eaton Corporation

20140352823 - Systems and methods of handling an off-gas containing carbon monoxide: An uptake apparatus is arranged to extract a stream of off-gas containing carbon monoxide from a process vessel. At least one gas conditioning train receives and conditions the stream. An outlet expels at least a portion of the stream. A portion of the stream is separated to form a recycle... Agent: Hatch Ltd.

20140352824 - Hydraulic pressure control apparatus: A hydraulic pressure control apparatus includes a first pressure regulating valve for reducing an initial oil pressure of a working oil introduced from an inlet port, a solenoid-operated valve, and a second pressure regulating valve for converting the initial oil pressure of the working oil into an actuating pressure. The... Agent: Keihin Corporation

20140352825 - Control valve with contact surface hardened end caps: An end cap assembly configured for use in a control valve and in combination with a spool includes a stater, the stater having a spool stop having a hardened surface.... Agent:

20140352826 - Directional poppet valve: The invention relates to a directional poppet valve (10), comprising valve pistons (16-22) arranged in a valve housing (12) for controlling a plurality of fluid connections (A, B, P, T), wherein the positions of each of the valve pistons (16-22) in the valve housing (12) can be changed by means... Agent:

20140352827 - Flow path switching valve: A base and a stator forming a housing are joined by a stator position adjustment member. The adjustment member is a ring-shaped member having an inner diameter that is equal to the outer forms of the base and the stator, and threads opposite to each other are provided to an... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation

20140352828 - Directional valve and method of operation: A valve is provided. The valve may include: an axially movable spool having a conical valve portion and dissipating disk portion; a valve housing defining a valve cavity in which the spool resides; a first port in the valve housing; a second port in the valve housing; a land defined... Agent:

20140352829 - Connecting seat structure for guide mouth of container: A connecting seat structure for a guide mouth of a container is provided. The air pipe of an air compressor is connected to an air inlet control pipe provided at an air inlet. By a control valve of the air inlet control pipe, high-pressure air is guided into the container... Agent:

20140352830 - Portable liquid transloader: A portable liquid transloader includes a wheeled support vehicle. The wheeled support vehicle includes a chassis and a manually operated extension ladder. The extension ladder includes a base section that is carried by the chassis and a fly section that is extendably connected to the base section. A platform extends... Agent:

  
11/27/2014 > 38 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20140345697 - Actuator: In order to solve the problem of the generation of the interspace between layers, the present invention provides an actuator including: a conductive polymer layer; an ambient temperature molten salt layer; and an opposite electrode layer; wherein the ambient temperature molten salt layer is interposed between the conductive polymer layer... Agent:

20140345696 - Atmospheric circulation system and method: An artificially created atmospheric circulation system comprising a plurality of vortex generating units (10), wherein each vortex generating unit (10) is configured to generate an upwardly directed vortex 15 within the atmosphere and wherein the plurality of vortex generating units are configured and associated so that all of the vortices... Agent:

20140345695 - Grey water interface for high flow applications in vacuum systems: Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to a flow control unit for controlling liquid flow in a vacuum waste system. In one embodiment, the flow control unit provides a series of valves that direct liquid flow. The unit may also have an intermediate transfer tube that holds a portion... Agent: Mag Aerospace Industries, LLC

20140345694 - Low friction fuel metering valve: A method of metering fuel with a fuel valve. The method includes arranging a spool within to a sleeve along an axis, wherein the spool includes four seal lands. The sleeve includes a fuel inlet aperture, a fuel outlet aperture, and a shutoff port. A first cavity and a second... Agent: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

20140345698 - Multi-vane throttle valve: A multi-vane throttling valve for a vacuum process chamber includes a reciprocal vane pivotally connected to and extending backwardly away from a back side of each of a plurality of rotatable vanes, and a stationary reciprocal vane angling assembly fixed in a predefined position and having an assembly pin extending... Agent:

20140345699 - Vent valve: A vent valve according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a sensing sleeve defining a sensing chamber and a vent channel for venting fluid out of the sensing chamber. A sensing piston is moveable within the sensing chamber between an open position and a... Agent: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

20140345700 - Pressure monitoring system for a fuel tank and method: A pressure monitoring system for a fuel tank includes a supply line fluidly coupling a fluid source with at least one fuel tank for supplying an inert gas to the at least one fuel tank. Also included is a pressure relief valve in communication with the supply line configured to... Agent:

20140345701 - Electrohydraulic pilot control with two pressure control valves: Electrohydraulic pilot control means (1) for a hydraulic device which can be a proportional directional valve, an adjusting pump or an adjusting motor, which pilot control means contains two proportionally acting pressure control valves (3) and is provided with a control block (2) which accommodates the hydraulic valve parts (4)... Agent: Thomas Magnete Gmbh

20140345702 - Method and apparatus of hot tapping multiple coaxial or nested strings of underwater piping and/or tubing for overturned wells or platforms: A method and apparatus for tapping into a pressurized multiple strings of coaxially situated tubulars for wells and/or platforms which have overturned wherein the tapping occurs underwater via a diver or remotely operated vehicle. The assembly includes a tapping tool connectable to the tubular via a saddle connection and an... Agent: Tetra Applied Technologies, LLC

20140345703 - Fill valve leak prevention device: A device for preventing leaks in a toilet that comprises a fill valve operatively connected to and disposed above a float. In certain embodiments an arm is rotably connected to the fill valve such that the arm comprises a pivot. A lever is, for example, pivotally connected to the pivot... Agent: Fluidmaster, Inc.

20140345704 - Gas valve with multi-fuel capability: A dual flow gas valve suitable for gas grills that allows a user to select the valve for use with gases of different heating values and to select one of a high flow position and a low flow position for each gas. The gas valve includes a body and an... Agent: W.c. Bradley Co.

20140345705 - Flow activated circulating valve: The invention relates to a flow activated circulating valve (1). The valve comprises an outer housing (10) comprising radial ports (11) provided axially between an upper portion (1a) of the valve (1) and a lower portion (1b) of the valve (1). An inner sleeve (20) provided inside the outer housing... Agent: Interwell As

20140345706 - Non-return valve: The invention relates to a non-return valve with a valve sleeve, comprising a valve seat and a flow opening and a sealing body moveable in the valve sleeve, comprising a bulged sealing face, wherein the bulged sealing face is arranged at a head end of the sealing body and the... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.

20140345707 - Direct mount canister purge solenoid with additional vacuum ports: A valve assembly, such as a canister purge solenoid (CPS) having one or more interchangeable components which may be used to reconfigure the valve assembly to have one or more additional vacuum ports. The design of the valve assembly eliminates the need to mold these ports into the intake manifold,... Agent:

20140345708 - Dispenser nitrogen purge: A dispenser nitrogen purge and heater system for a liquid natural gas (LNG) fueling dispenser, comprising a nitrogen purge enclosure; a nitrogen container containing nitrogen; a nitrogen feed line for feeding nitrogen from the nitrogen container to the nitrogen purge enclosure; a heater for heating an interior space within the... Agent:

20140345709 - Mounting configuration for valve assembly: A mounting assembly which provides for a rigid connection between a valve assembly, such as a canister purge valve (CPV), and a component in an air flow system of a vehicle, such as an intake manifold, air box, or the like. The mounting assembly includes two brackets that are connected... Agent:

20140345710 - Poly-metal hose reel water system: An inlet conduit assembly for a hose reel assembly includes a clip assembly that is structured to be accessible from the outer side of the frame assembly. The clip assembly is structured to be operated without the use of tools. The clip assembly, essentially, prevents the inlet conduit assembly from... Agent: The Ames Companies, Inc.

20140345711 - Fluid control valve: [Problem] In a fluid control valve, to make it possible to minimize the phenomenon of valve body fluttering and prevent resulting vibration and any consequent defects such as damage or wear to peripheral components, e.g., a rod, piston, or E-ring, housing-side wear or deformation, or breakage of a coil spring,... Agent:

20140345712 - Lower effort quick-disconnect coupler: This invention relates to an improvement in the manner by which the direct response sealing member (valve) is opened or uncoupled by substantially reducing the required insertion force and hence reducing the work required. A fluid channel opening of the direct response valve is initiated by the insertion of a... Agent:

20140345713 - Suction valve assembly for alternative compressor: The present invention refers to a suction valve assembly for alternative compressors. Said suction valve assembly comprises at least two suction valves (3) independent from one another and disposed at one same blade (1), wherein each of said suction valves (3) comprises a functional edge (4) intended for a sole... Agent:

20140345714 - Quick maintenance undersea check valve: The present invention aims at simplifying maintenance, mounting and disassembly operations which are required with valves, and in particular with check valves. Thus, the present invention proposes a solution according to which the closing element (101) of the valve is rotatably fixed to the valve cover (200) so that said... Agent:

20140345716 - Flow-limiting device: A flow-limiting device comprises a stationary portion and a mobile valve comprising an orifice. The mobile valve is kept closed by a forced closure system that enables the mobile valve to limit the flow of a fluid passing through same and opens same to allow a larger flow to pass... Agent:

20140345715 - Trickle valve assembly and a method of supplying particulate material through such trickle valve assembly: The present invention concerns a trickle valve assembly for supplying particulate material exiting the bottom of a separating cyclone, comprising a separating cyclone outlet conduit having a bottom end with an inclined valve seat and a pivotable valve plate assembly with a valve plate pivoting about a valve hinge and... Agent: Rockwool International A/s

20140345717 - Trim of check valve: A trim of a check valve includes a stem, a fixed member including two opposite through holes, a rotational member secured to the stem and including two opposite recesses, a hollow coupling member including an inlet at one end, a sleeve releasably secured to the coupling member wherein the sleeve... Agent: Fusan Valve (suzhou) Limited

20140345718 - Fluid evacuation valve with break-away groove: A device for removing oils, fuels and other fluids from reservoirs is disclosed that works in conjunction with engine-powered devices via a vacuum-actuated valve containing a multi-tiered U-groove. The U-groove allows a disconnection of the valve bolt shaft from the threaded end that fits inside the reservoir, trapping and holding... Agent: Clean Planet Mfg. & Labs, Inc.

20140345719 - Strainer and fuel pump module having the same: Provided are a strainer and a fuel pump module having the same, and more particularly, a strainer capable of preventing filter paper from stopping since the filter paper contacts each other at a portion at which the strainer is folded, in the strainer connected to an inlet of a fuel... Agent: Coavis

20140345720 - Hydraulic block for a slip-controlled vehicle brake system: A hydraulic block for a slip-controlled vehicle brake system has a plurality of receptacles configured to receive hydraulic components, such as solenoid valves, hydraulic accumulators, hydraulic pumps, and gear pumps, and includes connectors for external components of the vehicle brake system, and facilitates a flat hydraulic block.... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140345721 - Independently operable water storage and distribution system: A water storage system is provided that stores a quantity of fresh, potable water for residential or commercial use when municipal water or ground water is not available. The system comprises several embodiments, including a pressurized system and a non-pressurized system that stores water from a main water line in... Agent:

20140345722 - Emulsion-producing hydraulic circuit and method for re-emulsifying a separated liquid: The present invention relates to an emulsion-producing hydraulic circuit. The hydraulic circuit includes a by-pass loop comprising a first end and a second end, where the first end of the by-pass loop and the second end of the by-pass loop are connected to a supply line of the hydraulic circuit... Agent: Cavitronix Corporation

20140345723 - Water injection device for a bypass steam system of a power plant: A water injection device for a bypass steam system of a power plant, having a flow channel for steam with a steam inlet and a steam outlet, and an injection nozzle which is arranged between the steam inlet and outlet, is provided having a particularly satisfactory cooling action in order... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140345724 - Double-handle faucet: The present invention discloses a double-handle faucet, comprising two valve seats, two spools, two inlet pins, two handles, an outlet pipe, a connecting tube, an upper panel, and a lower panel. The double-handle faucet further comprises two semi-cladding members. The two valve seats, the connecting tube, and the two semi-cladding... Agent:

20140345725 - Novel double-handle faucet: The present invention discloses a novel double-handle faucet comprising two valve seats, two spools, two inlet pins, two handles, an outlet pipe, a connecting tube, an upper panel, a lower panel, a cladding member, and two caps, the two valve seats, the connecting tube, the cladding member, and two caps... Agent:

20140345726 - Touchless, remotely activatable assembly for fluid flow regulation, related systems and methods: The invention includes an assembly for remotely controlling fluid flow between a fluid source, such as a water source, and an outlet that includes at least one electrically operable valve, such as an electromagnetically-actuatable valve, to be interposed between the fluid source and the outlet, the valve being actuatable between... Agent: AsIPHoldco, LLC

20140345727 - Automated dump system for solid separator: An automated dump system for use with a solid removal system is herewith described. The system is for use in the oil and gas industry. The dump system comprises a programmable controller and valve(s) such as a plug valve and a choke valve, whereby the controller operates the valves at... Agent: National Oilwell Varco, L.p.

20140345728 - Valve assembly: A valve assembly comprising an inner housing in which is provided a first port, a second port, and a third port, and a valve member assembly which is movable between a first position, a second position, and a third position. An outer housing is separate from and encloses at least... Agent:

20140345729 - Fine ceramic control vale: A ceramic control valve has a valve shell that orderly has a control shaft, an upper ceramic piece, a lower ceramic piece and a valve base connected underneath to avoid the abovementioned components from falling out. The ceramic control valve can change the water output style of the faucet without... Agent: Hain Yo Enterprises Co., Ltd.

20140345730 - Fine ceramic control vale: A ceramic control valve has a valve shell that orderly has a water control unit, an upper ceramic piece, a lower ceramic piece and a valve base connected underneath to avoid the abovementioned components from falling out. The ceramic control valve can change the water output style of the faucet... Agent: Hain Yo Enterprises Co., Ltd.

20140345731 - Bistable fluid valve: A bistable fluid valve is characterized by two valve chambers which are arranged adjacent to one another and are closed off with respect to one another by a partition and each have an inlet opening and an outlet opening situated opposite one another, by an S-shaped elastic strip element which... Agent:

  
11/20/2014 > 18 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories.

20140338752 - Fuel supply system and method for operating: A fuel supply system includes a fuel tank for holding a volume of fuel and a fuel reservoir disposed within the fuel tank. A fuel pump is provided for pumping fuel from the fuel reservoir to a fuel consuming device. A jet pump is provided in selective fluid communication with... Agent:

20140338754 - Domestic hot water distribution device: A domestic hot water distribution device includes a supply water inlet, a waste water collector and means for heating the supply water in order to produce domestic hot water from the heat contained in the waste waters The heating means include thermo-electric modules laid out for operating heat transfer from... Agent: Quantia Sas

20140338753 - Systems and methods for droplet production and/or fluidic manipulation: The present invention generally relates to systems and techniques for manipulating fluids and/or making droplets. In certain aspects, the present invention generally relates to droplet production. The droplets may be formed from fluids from different sources. In one set of embodiments, the present invention is directed to a microfluidic device... Agent:

20140338755 - Air cannon assembly having an automated blast guard valve: An air cannon has a pressure vessel, a discharge valve, and a discharge tube assembly. The discharge tube assembly comprises a fluid passageway and a blast guard valve. The discharge valve is capable of opening and closing and allows pressurized gas to be discharged from the pressure vessel into the... Agent:

20140338756 - Blood treatment air purging methods: An air purging method includes: (a) detecting a low fluid level in a blood circuit indicating a high amount of air in the blood circuit; (b) stopping a blood pump; (c) closing a venous patient line; (d) opening a blood circuit air vent valve and a drain valve; and (e)... Agent:

20140338757 - Emergency shut off mechanism: Disclosed is an actuator that may include a handle, a telescoping assembly connected to the handle, and a cable. In example embodiments, the telescoping assembly may include a sleeve, a sliding member configured to move along the sleeve, and a movable stop. In example embodiments, when the movable stop is... Agent:

20140338758 - Drain line access device: A drain line valve device is provided for flushing HVACR drain lines. The device includes a main valve body having inlet and outlet connection ports on opposite ends for inline installation to a drain line (between the condensation producing source and drain discharge). The device includes a removable top cover... Agent:

20140338759 - Fuel pumping unit: A fuel pumping unit has a low pressure pump, a high pressure pump, and a drive input which drives the low and high pressure pumps. The low pressure pump supplies, in use, fuel at a boosted pressure to the high pressure pump. The fuel pumping unit further has a low... Agent: Rolls-royce Controls And Data Services Limited

20140338760 - Water collection container and lid: A water collection container includes a tank; a lid having with an inlet opening in its top surface, and an overflow opening and a water inflow assembly on its underside. The water inflow assembly includes a valve interconnected between the inlet opening, the overflow opening and the tank and operated... Agent:

20140338761 - Automatic valve with interchangeable seat plate: An automatic valve comprising a valve seat with first gas flow passages extending there through, and a valve guard having second gas flow passages extending there through. Sealing rings are arranged between the valve guard and the valve seat. A removable seat plate is removably connected to the valve seat... Agent: Nuovo Pignone S.p.a.

20140338762 - System and method for feed-forward valve test compensation: A system includes a controller including a processor configured to execute a program stored in a memory of the controller to generate and transmit a first output comprising a total flow demand value to a plurality of valves communicatively coupled to the controller. Each of the plurality of valves is... Agent: General Electric Company

20140338763 - Spring controlled valve: The present disclosure provides a spring controlled valve including a spring being movable between an expanded position wherein coils of the spring are spaced apart from one another thereby permitting gas flow through the valve and a compressed position wherein the coils are in contact with one another thereby substantially... Agent: Proportion-air, Inc.

20140338764 - Fluid collection and expulsion apparatus: A centrifugal pump (20) for use with a portable fluid collection apparatus for collecting fluid produced by a person, the centrifugal pump comprising a substantially cylindrical pump chamber (26) having an inner diameter (D3), a fluid inlet (24) in fluid communication with said pump chamber, and a fluid outlet (28)... Agent:

20140338765 - Coolant supply apparatus: A coolant supply apparatus includes variable delivery coolant pump (100) pumping up coolant from coolant tank (104), a plurality of branch passages (120 to 124) allowing coolant (108) delivered from coolant pump (100) to flow separately to a plurality of parts of a machine tool, and machine control unit (110)... Agent: Makino Milling Machine Co., Ltd.

20140338766 - Lavatory potable water system: To eliminate as many hoses and tubes as possible, reduce overall system size, weight and costs, the manifold system disclosed herein has been developed. The apparatus in some examples utilizes a unitary structure (solid cast) manifold to replace many of the hoses previously provided. Several versions/examples of this apparatus are... Agent:

20140338767 - Water outlet structure: A water outlet structure has a housing with an outlet and an opening. An inner pipe body is assembled into the housing via an assembly portion and connected to the outlet. An assembly ring flange is extended from the rear end of the inner pipe body, A locating ring inserted... Agent: Crescent Plumbing, Inc.

20140338768 - Device for inducing a vortical fluid flow: A device for inducing a vortical fluid flow includes a central hub and a plurality of vanes that extend radially from the central hub. Each vane has an interior edge that extends substantially along the length of the hub, a top edge that tapers from narrow to wide in the... Agent:

20140338769 - Mixing valve: A mixing valve includes a housing having, arranged therein: a first flow duct having a first flap mounted rotatably in the first flow duct and configured to influence the throughflow cross section of the first flow duct, and a second flow duct, the second flow duct issuing into the first... Agent:

  
11/13/2014 > 24 patent applications in 19 patent subcategories.

20140332082 - Leakage protection pads: The invention relates to the prevention of small leakages from transfer lines used for transferring liquids, e.g. oil, between ships, oil platforms and other structures or vessels, where the transfer lines extend over open water. In such situations, small amounts of oil can leak from e.g. a corroded joint, causing... Agent: Conocophillips Company

20140332081 - Manifold designs, and flow control in multichannel microchannel devices: Novel manifolds and methods of flow through manifolds are described. Apparatus and techniques are described in which flow from a relatively large volume header is equally distributed to process channels. Methods of making laminated, microchannel devices are also described.... Agent: Velocys, Inc.

20140332083 - Microfluidic device: The present disclosure teaches an apparatus and a method for providing one or more substance liquids to a microfluidic channel network (30). The microfluidic apparatus includes valves for switching the one or more substance liquids to a microfluidic channel network (30). The apparatus can be used to generate a sequence... Agent:

20140332084 - Systems and methods for preventing or reducing contamination enhanced laser induced damage (c-lid) to optical components using gas phase additives: Systems and methods for preventing or reducing contamination enhanced laser induced damage (C-LID) to optical components are provided including a housing enclosing an optical component, a container configured to hold a gas phase additive and operatively coupled to the housing; and a delivery system configured to introduce the gas phase... Agent:

20140332087 - Control of low energy nuclear reaction hydrides, and autonomously controlled heat: A treatment of a possibly powdered, sintered, or deposited lattice (e.g., nickel) for heat generating applications and a way to control low energy nuclear reactions (“LENR”) hosted in the lattice by controlling hydride formation. The method of control and treatment involves the use of the reaction lattice, enclosed by an... Agent: Brillouin Energy Corp.

20140332086 - Fluid supplying system and method for supplying fluid: The present invention relates to a fluid supplying system which includes a supplying chamber including a supplying conduit, a first inlet and a first outlet, wherein the conduit has one end interconnected to the first outlet and the supplying chamber, and the other end interconnected to production equipment for supplying... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20140332085 - Self-activated draining system: A method of managing leakage of liquid inside a battery system comprises: containing leaking liquid in a non-liquid sensitive region of the battery system so as to protect internal electrical components of the battery system from coming in contact with the leaking liquid; and in direct response to the leakage,... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20140332088 - Method and apparatus for monitoring a network of conduits: Apparatus for a network of conduits distributing liquid that is coupled to a supply of liquid and to a network. At least one sensor is coupled in fluid communication with the network and derives a level of demand of liquid from the network. At least one valve is coupled in... Agent:

20140332089 - Angle valve with hammerless grinding: In an angle valve, an externally threaded sleeve within the yoke surrounds the stem at an upper end of the stem. A yoke bushing fixed to the valve has internal threads matching with the external threading of the sleeve. A split collar assembly is located on the stem above the... Agent: Bray International, Inc.

20140332090 - Method for reducing a release of environmental contaminants through a thief hatch: A method for reducing a release of environmental contaminants through a thief hatch is described. The method involves a step of securing a drainage conduit to a storage tank to divert environmental contaminants from a top of a storage tank to a contaminant capture area below. A further step involves... Agent:

20140332091 - Connector: A connector includes a housing having a flow path through which liquid passes, and a male connector connecting portion having a substantially circular tube hole communicating with the flow path; and a valve formed of an elastic material and adapted to block the male connector connecting portion of the housing.... Agent:

20140332092 - Inflator for an airbag, an airbag module and a vehicle comprising such an airbag module: A vehicle air-bag inflator includes a container initially containing a pressurised gas and having a vent opening in a wall thereof. A rupturable element, attached to a container wall, covers the vent opening, sealing the interior of the container. The rupturable element is attached to a first support, which supports... Agent: Autoliv Development Ab

20140332093 - Multi-port modular valve with snap-in seat: A solenoid operated modular valve includes a solenoid body having a coil and a pole piece positioned in the solenoid body. A valve body cartridge is connected to the solenoid body. A polymeric snap-in seat assembly includes first and second deflectable claw arms each having a barb engaging the valve... Agent:

20140332094 - Parts washer assembly with externally mounted pump motor: A parts washer assembly containing a volume of cleaning solution and a receptacle disposed on top of a tank holding the cleaning solution may comprise a control unit disposed on top of the tank and covering a portion of an opening of the tank and a pump assembly including a... Agent: Safety-kleen Systems, Inc.

20140332095 - Pump apparatus: Pump apparatus comprising a base or chassis, a power unit and a reel assembly each operatively mounted to the base or chassis, a flexible conveyor conduit and flexible service line adapted to be payed out from the reel assembly and a work head including a pump operatively connected to the... Agent: Weir Minerals Australia Ltd.

20140332096 - Shut-off device for pipe: A shut-off device for a pipe in a pipeline for operation in response to ingress of water, has a valve for installation in a pipe of the pipeline. The valve has a valve member moving between an open position, when the valve is open, to permit passage of fluid through... Agent: The Hong Kong And China Gas Company Limited

20140332097 - Flow-volume regulator: The invention relates o a flow-volume regulator (1, 110) having a regulator housing (2) which (2) has at least one regulator ring channel (3) which (3) contains an annular flow restrictor (4) made of elastic material which (4) bounds, between itself and a channel wall that bearings a regulator profiling... Agent: Neoperl Gmbh

20140332098 - Method and system for pre-programmed self-power microfluidic circuits: A major challenge for the general use of “lab-on-a-chip” (LOAC) systems and point-of-care (POC) devices has been the generally complex and need for sophisticated peripheral equipment, such that it is more difficult than anticipated to implement low cost, robust and portable LOAC/POC solutions. It would be beneficial for chemical, medical,... Agent:

20140332099 - Filtering device suitable for being coupled to a suction turbine for sucking up excrement and vacuum cleaner including said filtering device: The object of the invention is a filtering device that can be coupled to a suction turbine (30) of the type used to suction pet faeces. Another object of the invention is the vacuum incorporated in said filtering device. The filtering device comprises an outer body (10) and a cartridge... Agent:

20140332100 - Gas supply method: A gas supply system for supplying a gas into a processing chamber for processing a substrate to be processed includes: a processing gas supply unit; a processing gas supply line; a first and a second branch line; a branch flow control unit; an additional gas supply unit; an additional gas... Agent: Tokyo Electron Limited

20140332101 - Beverage collector for collecting centrifuged liquid and centrifugal beverage machine using such collector: Beverage collector (11) for collecting a centrifuged brewed liquid coming from a rotating brewing unit (2); said collector comprising: —a collecting track (13) forming an annular cavity and, —at least one outlet (14) extending radially in the collecting track (13) for allowing the brewed liquid received in the collecting track... Agent: Nestec S.a.

20140332102 - Water and energy saving faucet structure: A faucet structure comprises a faucet body and a check valve. The check valve comprises a valve body, a control unit, a movable valve piece, a fixed valve piece and a valve base. The movable valve piece has a mixing cavity, at least one flow channel that is connected with... Agent: Geann Industrial Co.,ltd.

20140332103 - Device for reducing pressure and velocity of flowing fluid: The present invention relates to a device for reducing the pressure and velocity of a flowing fluid. According to the present invention, a cage has discs having through holes which come into close contact with an outer surface of a plug. The discs are stacked in a direction of a... Agent: Sdd Co., Ltd.

20140332104 - Brake hydraulic pressure control apparatus for vehicle: A brake hydraulic pressure control apparatus for a vehicle includes: a base member; a control housing including a storage space for storing an electromagnetic valve on one face of the base member and a coil assembly; and a pump driving motor on a back face of the base member. The... Agent:

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