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Valves and valve actuation June invention type 06/09Below 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. 06/25/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090159822 - Novel electrostatically addressable microvalves: An improved microvalve is described. The microvalve includes a corresponding actuation aperture in an actuation aperture layer. A control fluid flows through the actuation aperture. The flow of the control fluid is controlled by an electric field typically applied via a charge distribution near an actuation aperture layer. In one... Agent: Patent Documentation Center Xerox Corporation
20090159823 - Mechanical valve: A mechanical valve has a main body having a cylinder hole formed therein, a movable element that is inserted into the cylinder hole and that moves forwardly and rearwardly, and a drive section that drives the movable element. A plurality of openings through which air passes are formed in an... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090159824 - Poppet valves: A subsea coupler has an internal chamber (6) adapted for the reception of fluid under pressure, a passageway (7) for the ingress of fluid to the chamber, a valve seat (9) in the passageway, a poppet comprising a body (4) which is engageable with the valve seat to close the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090159825 - Fluid coupling with a valve arrangement: The invention relates to a fluid coupling with a bush (100) and a plug (200), which respectively contain a moveably mounted valve body (102, 202). The valve bodies have closing heads (108, 208) which are positioned at the side of a fluid channel and, in the separated state of plug... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20090159826 - Valve: The present invention relates broadly to a valve (10) comprising a valve body (14) connected to a valve member (16). The present invention relates broadly to a valve (10) comprising a valve body (14) connected to a valve member (16). The valve body (14) includes a fluid passageway (18) across... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20090159827 - Rotary gate valve: A rotary knife gate valve includes a gate which rotates above a process flow axis within a pipeline. The valve includes a valve body defining a flow path having in inlet and an outlet and a knife gate channel. A shaft that has a longitudinal axis is positioned within an... Agent: Tyco International
20090159828 - Valve gate piston retention device: A piston and valve stem assembly is held in either a gate open or gate closed position by a valve gate piston retention device until such time as sufficient air pressure is built up behind the piston, upon which the valve gate piston retention device is signaled to release the... Agent: Husky Injection Molding Systems, Ltd Co/amc Intellectual Property Grp
20090159829 - Control valve for a camshaft adjuster: A control valve (14) for a device (1) for modifying the control times of gas exchange valves (110, 111) of an internal combustion engine (100) is provided. A check valve is arranged inside an annular groove (44) which is formed on one of the components of the control valve (14)... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090159830 - Fluid transportation device: A fluid transportation device includes a valve seat, a valve cap, a valve membrane, multiple buffer chambers, and an actuating module. The valve seat has an inlet channel and an outlet channel. The valve cap is disposed on the valve seat. The valve membrane is arranged between the valve seat... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090159831 - Locating structure of a water control valve: The present invention provides an improved locating structure of a water control valve casing. There are first and second coupling portions opposite to each other on the casing and base, as well as a locator for combining the first and second coupling portions. The first and second coupling portions are... Agent: Egbert Law Offices06/18/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090152481 - Diaphragm-sealed valve with process purging groove: A diaphragm-sealed valve provided with a valve cap and a valve body, a diaphragm and a plunger assembly. The diaphragm is compressibly positioned between the valve cap and the valve body. The valve body comprises a process purging channel extending along a main recess of the valve body, under a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090152480 - Fluid backup preventing system, and method of use thereof: An apparatus for continuously controlling fluid flow in a sewer conduit, comprising: a) moisture sensors detecting levels of fluid in this conduit; b) an inflatable bladder, mounted in the sewer conduit for releasably sealing in fluid tight fashion a section of this conduit; an air compressor, for inflating the bladder;... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC
20090152482 - Regulating valve for the discharge of liquid: The invention concerns a regulating valve for the discharge of liquid from a container comprising a movable main valve body for opening and closing an outlet opening for the liquid to be discharged, and a movable pilot valve body for controlling the main valve body, characterised in that the main... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, LLP
20090152483 - Condensate free valve handle: The present invention provides a valve actuator for a valve that includes a cylindrical body that is thermally nonconductive and configured to engage a valve stem. A cylindrical adjuster is positioned coaxially with the body. A shaft extends through the adjuster and the adjuster is axially movable between a first... Agent: Adams Intellectual Property Law, P.A.
20090152484 - Tamper-proof valve locking device: A device for locking a valve having an integrated stopper on the valve body and a valve handle with a locking hole in either an open or a closed position is disclosed. The valve handle is adapted to pivot a central valve post to rotate the valve between the open... Agent: Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
20090152486 - Pressure adjusting valve for vehicle fuel line: A pressure adjusting valve for a vehicle fuel line includes a diaphragm disposed in a housing and dividing the interior of the housing into first and second compartments. A valve plate is provided in the second compartment and attached to the diaphragm. A return unit is provided in the second... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (sf)
20090152485 - Solenoid valve device: Electric power is supplied to a coil (17) to drive a valve (16) for displacement by a magnetic action, thereby adjusting the opening of a valve path (43). The electric power for thus driving the valve (16) is supplied to the coil (17) through an electric conductor wire (18). The... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20090152487 - Quick actuator: An actuator designed to open and close valves easier. Preferably metal, a user can engage the actuator by either a rotating means or manually by hand. Thereby making it possible to engage a stuck actuator in the event of an emergency. Its unique star patterned sleeve makes it impossible easily... Agent: Randy Soterhou06/11/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090146088 - Method for operation of a position regulator: The disclosure relates to a method for operation of a position regulator for control of a pneumatic drive for an actuating member in a process installation. The position regulator has a pneumatic system with at least one nozzle/bounce-plate system, in which the bounce plates are in the form of piezo... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090146089 - Pressure type flow rate control reference and corrosion resistant pressure type flow rate controller used for the same: The pressure type flow rate control reference includes a pressure controller for adjusting the pressure of a calibration gas from a calibration gas supply source, a first volume provided on the downstream side of a pressure controller, a first connection mouth of an uncalibrated flow rate controller provided on the... Agent: Griffin & Szipl, PC
20090146090 - Pilot type water discharging/stopping and flow regulating valve device: The pilot type water discharging/stopping and flow regulating valve device has a main valve, a back pressure chamber, an introducing small hole, a pilot channel and a flow regulating mechanism. The flow of the main channel is regulated by advancing and retreating the main valve following the advance/retreat of a... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP
20090146091 - Device for regulating the flow of a liquid or gaseous medium: The invention relates to a device for regulating the flow of a liquid or gaseous medium, having a valve housing (11), which has at least one valve inlet (15, 16) and a valve outlet (17) as well as at least one valve opening (18, 19), located between the two and... Agent: Striker, Striker & Stenby
20090146092 - Fluid conduit connector apparatus: A fluid conduit connector apparatus that the approximates pneumatic characteristics of a removed pneumatic system component when a fluid conduit is removed from a pneumatic system. The fluid conduit connector apparatus includes a port portion having a valve disposed therein. The valve closes to provide a reduced fluid orifice when... Agent: Tyco Healthcare - Edward S. Jarmolowicz
20090146093 - Ball valve housing seat and method of securing the same to a ball valve: A valve comprises a housing, an annular housing seat, and a gate. The housing comprises a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet. The housing seat is fixed in position relative to the housing via epoxy. The gate comprises a gate seat and a fluid passageway that extends through the gate.... Agent: Thompson Coburn LLP
20090146094 - Assembled structure of valve device, plug body, and manual valve: A plug body housing 16 has a receiving recess 17 and the receiving recess 17 includes a first recess 21 opening toward the outside and a second recess 22 connected to the first recess 21. Check valves 8 and 9 are provided in the second recess 22, and a manual... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090146095 - Drainable radial diaphragm valve: A drainable radial diaphragm valve includes a valve body that defines a valve cavity, and an inlet passage and an outlet passage. The valve body may include a valve seat at an end of the inlet passage, where the inlet passage joins and creates a flow path into the valve... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c
20090146096 - Apparatus and methods to align a closure member and a valve stem: Apparatus to align a closure member and valve stem for use with valves are described. An example valve includes a stem and a closure member having a first aperture to receive at least a portion of the stem. The example valve further includes a positioning member that has a first... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC06/04/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090140182 - Actuation mechanism for a convertible gas turbine propulsion system: An actuation mechanism for use in a convertible gas turbine propulsion system comprises a plenum, a pneumatically powered drive body and a spring system. The plenum receives pressurized air from the convertible gas turbine propulsion system. The pneumatically powered drive body is connected to the plenum to receive pressurized air... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20090140183 - Magnetic transmission: In a magnetic transmission for coupling a valve element to a valve drive, the valve element and the valve drive are located in the same housing, the valve element includes a ring gear composed of ferromagnetic material, the ring gear and, therefore, the valve element are positioned via reluctance forces... Agent: Striker, Striker & Stenby
20090140184 - Flow rate accuracy of a fluidic delivery system: Improving the accuracy of the flow rate of a valve in a fluidic delivery device in which a desired flow rate may be achieved by varying the duty cycle of the valve. The flow rate of fluid delivery from the valve over its lifetime is stabilized by minimizing the voltage... Agent: Philip S. Johnson Johnson & Johnson
20090140185 - Flow rate accuracy of a fluidic delivery system: Improving the accuracy of the flow rate of a valve in a fluidic delivery device in which a desired flow rate may be achieved by varying the duty cycle of the valve. The flow rate of fluid delivery from the valve over its lifetime is stabilized by minimizing the voltage... Agent: Cheryl F. Cohen, LLC
20090140187 - Pressure control valve: A pressure control valve includes a valve body having an axial flow path, a valve seat integrated into the valve body, a retention cup positioned within the flow path, a spring received and guided by the flow passage, and an armature connected to the spring. The spring maintains the armature... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20090140191 - Device for actuating a process valve for use in foodstuffs technology: The invention relates to a device (100) for actuating a process valve that has a first cylinder and a second cylinder, comprising at least one first control valve arrangement (102) that has at least a connector for a line to the first cylinder of the double-seat valve, an intake-air connector... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20090140188 - Energy efficient solenoid for mechanically actuating a movable member: A solenoid actuator includes an electrical circuit with a first power input terminal, a second power input terminal, a first coil wound around a first axis and configured to generate a first magnetic field while electrical current flows through the first coil, and a second coil wound around a second... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090140189 - Linear solenoid device and electromagnetic valve: A linear solenoid device comprising an energizable coil; a movable core; a first fixed core as a magnetic member having a recess capable of accommodating one end of the movable core; a second fixed core as a magnetic member having an inner peripheral surface slidably supporting the movable core; and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090140192 - Pressure control valve: A pressure control valve includes a sleeve on which an input port, an output port, and drain ports are formed; and a linear solenoid portion for generating thrust. The pressure control valve further includes a first spool, which advances and retreats within the sleeve, for receiving the thrust, regulating input... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090140190 - Valve assembly: A valve assembly includes a plurality of solenoid valves, each solenoid valve having a pressure-regulating valve portion formed by a sleeve having a plurality of valve-side ports and a spool for opening and closing the valve-side ports, and a solenoid portion having a plunger for driving the spool and a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090140186 - Energy efficient solenoid for mechanically actuating a movable member: A solenoid actuator includes an electrical circuit with a first power input terminal, a second power input terminal, a first coil wound around a first axis and configured to generate a first magnetic field while electrical current flows through the first coil, and a second coil wound around a second... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090140193 - Device for distributing gas to a cooking appliance: A gas tap for controlling the flow of a gas to a cooking appliance. In one embodiment, the gas tap includes a body and a rotatable regulation member positioned within the valve body, the valve body having a stationary groove for the inlet of gas from an exterior wall surface... Agent: Berenbaum, Weinshienk & Eason, P.c
20090140194 - Valve device and multi-layer substrate: A valve device secured to a multi-layer substrate provided with an electrical wire and a flow path for a fluid includes a diaphragm disposed at a location allowing the flow path to be opened and closed, a stepping motor causing the flow path to be opened and closed by reciprocating... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090140195 - Gate valve: An object is to provide a gate valve capable of preventing operational deficiencies caused by particulate materials accumulating in a valve box, thus providing superior sealing properties and high durability, having a simple structure, and allowing inspection and maintenance to be performed easily. A gate valve installed in a transport... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090140196 - Fluid pressure device and manufacturing method for fluid pressure device: A manufacturing method for a fluid pressure device and a fluid pressure device are provided, in which joints are diffusion bonded to a valve body. In the fluid pressure device, the joints are inserted into an inlet port and an outlet port formed in the valve body, and heating is... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.Previous industry: Radiant energy
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