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Essential Catch

Essential Catch patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

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Apparatuses and methods for providing finger-tightened and ratchet-secured connections between conduits
09/18/14 - 20140265312 - An apparatus for providing a connection to a conduit may include a first part configured to be threadably attached to a second part. The first part can include a male threaded section spaced axially apart from a ratchet section having radially protruding teeth. The second part can be at least...

Instrument port attachment adapter
09/18/14 - 20140265313 - Adapters for attaching a device to a port and methods of use thereof are disclosed. The adapter may include a housing to receive the device, wherein the housing includes an inner cavity configured to receive the port, and a sealing member; and an engaging member coupled to and moveable relative...

Device for a hose fitting
09/11/14 - 20140252763 - A device for a hose fitting having at least one cartridge housing with a first connecting piece or a spray plate with a second connecting piece and a hose, which can be connected at least to the first connecting piece or the second connecting piece, whereby further a clamping sleeve...

Medium connector
08/21/14 - 20140232108 - A medium connector including a passage configured to allow for the flow of medium, and a multi-portion engagement surface positioned about the passage. The multi-portion engagement surface includes a first surface portion, and a second surface portion. The first surface portion is configured to provide an interference fit with a...

Quick-connect tube coupling
01/02/14 - 20140001751 - A flow regulated quick-connect fitting has a polymeric first connector and a polymeric second connector, the first connector being either a male fitting or a female fitting, and the other of the male fitting or the female fitting being the second connector. The female fitting has a longitudinal cylindrical cavity...

Coupling system for an expandable fluid distribution system
12/26/13 - 20130341913 - A coupling system for a fluid module (100) of an expandable fluid distribution system is provided. The coupling system includes a first coupling side (104) of the fluid module (100) with a female coupling part comprising an aperture (105) and a shoulder (108) and a male coupling part comprising a...

Quick connect and quick disconnect system with positive feedback and method of manipulating a quick connect and quick disconnect system with positive feedback
12/26/13 - 20130341914 - A quick connect/disconnect system includes a first and second connecting member and a biasing member. The first connecting member includes (i) a first body defining a first fluid channel therethrough and having a first coupling portion at a first end portion, and (ii) a first ring assembly supported by the...

Connector and medical device for extracorporeal blood treatment comprising such connector
12/12/13 - 20130328304 - A connector adapted to be detachably arranged in an opening of a housing of a medical device and including a connecting element to which a single-use article can be connected outside of the housing is disclosed. Via a hollow link portion the connecting element is connected to a coupling adapted...

Coupling device for tube with annular corruguations
12/05/13 - 20130320671 - The disclosure includes the combination of a flexible rubber tube with annular corrugations and a coupling device for connecting the tube to a fitting. The device includes a latch secured to an end of the tube and a catch associated with the fitting. When the latch is engaged with the...

Twist lock connector with reinforcing wing grips and reverse snap assembly
12/05/13 - 20130320672 - A connector assembly may be formed by the combination of a latch member and a connector member. The latch member has an annular collar and an arcuate latch wall extending from a circumferential edge of the annular collar. A latch recess and a latch arm are defined within the latch...

Quick disconnect connector for subsea tubular members
09/26/13 - 20130249210 - A subsea connector includes first and second tubular members, each having a forward end with an external first flange. A guide basket with an open forward end extends around the first tubular member. A fluid cylinder assembly moves the guide basket axially relative to the first tubular member between a...

Joint unit and joint assembly comprising such a joint unit for non-detachable connection of media-conveying lines
06/20/13 - 20130154258 - A joint unit is provided, including a main body, a bush, which is fastened to the main body in the axial direction and forms with the main body a receiving space intended to receive a connecting piece not forming part of the joint unit, and a retaining unit for interacting...

Fuel tank pipe structure
05/23/13 - 20130127159 - A fuel tank plumbing structure adapted to be inserted into a through-hole formed in a wall portion of a fuel tank, includes a first pipe adapted to be attached to the fuel tank; a second pipe coaxially connected to the first pipe; a flexible locking piece protruding in one of...

Fitting for medicament infusion systems
12/27/12 - 20120326438 - A female connector for medical infusion systems has a main body that has two curved wings that extend from the outer circumferential surface of the body. The respective front ends of the wings are joined integrally to a substantially circumferential partition that also extends circumferentially from the outer circumferential surface...

Rapid-connect coupler with vent-stop
11/08/12 - 20120280493 - An embodiment includes a rapid-connect coupler including a coupler body configured to convey a fluid; a coupling head at a first end of and communicating with the coupler body, the coupling head configured to transition between a coupled configuration and a de-coupled configuration. The coupler may further include a stop...

Pipe joint
11/01/12 - 20120274062 - An object is to provide a pipe joint that enables claw portions 21, which have been biting into the outer circumference of the second pipe 120, to pull out from the outer circumference when locking members 20 are stopped from being pressed by press bolts 30, prevents the locking members...

Separation prevention device for pipe joint
10/25/12 - 20120267889 - A separation prevention device for a pipe joint has disengagement prevention members and a press member. The disengagement prevention members are disposed at a plurality of locations in a circumferential direction of the pipe, on an inner peripheral surface of an engaging tool or of a receiving opening itself and...

Tubular-member mounting device
10/04/12 - 20120248763 - A tubular member has one end inserted in a fluid passage of a passage member through an insertion hole. The tubular member includes a large diameter portion and a small diameter portion therebetween having a step defining an inclined portion. The inclined portion is inclined from the radially outside toward...

Pipe element fast connection structure
08/23/12 - 20120211976 - A pipe element fast connection structure is disclosed, in which an inner pipe element is inserted in an outer pipe element and two pipe elements are fixed each other; the connection element comprises a sleeve pipe and an annular spring element with an open end, and the open end of...

Quick connector
06/28/12 - 20120161435 - A quick connector capable of surely confirming that a pipe body is engaged by a retainer when an elastically-deformable claw of the retainer and an elastically-deformable claw of a checker are adjacently arranged in an axial direction. Checker-axis direction elastically-deformable claws have distal-end sides formed flexibly deformable in the axial...

Venturi adapter
05/03/12 - 20120104748 - A venturi adapter is provided and includes a first collar having an inward projection, a second collar having an outward projection and a shoulder defining an aperture extending between opposing axial faces thereof and having an axial projection, the first and second collars extending in opposing axial directions from the...

Pipe connection consisted on interior of a joint pipe
04/19/12 - 20120091706 - A pipe connector constructed in the interior of a joint pipe. In the pipe connector, an O-ring made of a flexible rubber, a stop ring which is in tight contact with and supports the outer circumference of the pipe inserted into the joint pipe, and an elastic stopper are installed...

Detachable hose coupling and staple remover
04/12/12 - 20120086201 - A detachable hose coupling includes a generally cylindrical female piece and a male piece having a first end of a size and configuration to permit insertion into the female piece and seat at a fixed point within the female piece, the male piece having a second end for connection to...

Quick release connector
03/15/12 - 20120061953 - A quick release connector has a body, a sealing valve and an outer sleeve. The body is hollow, is manufactured as a single piece and has a connecting end, a holding end, an air inlet chamber, a mounting recess, an air outlet chamber, multiple ball holes, multiple releasing holes, a...

Pipe coupling
03/08/12 - 20120056419 - Disclosed is a pipe coupling for connecting the ends of two tubular conduits comprising: an annular gasket arrangement comprising: an annular ring for straddling two such conduit ends, wherein the annular ring is formed with a pair inwardly facing annular recesses; and a pair of annular sealing elements each located...

Releasable nut-free c-clip secured pipe fitting
02/16/12 - 20120038149 - A releasable nut-free C-clip secured pipe fitting includes a pipe to be jointed, a C-clip, a sealing ring, and a pipe fitting. The pipe has a jointed end forming a circumferential groove for receiving the C-clip. The C-clip is a ring like member having an opening, which allows for expansion...

Connector
12/15/11 - 20110304135 - A wet-mateable connector for making a connection underwater comprises a male component 10 having a male pin 14 and a female component 20 having a female socket 24 for receiving the male pin. The male component has a male wiper seal assembly 16 which moves between a decoupled and a...

Barbed connection for use with irrigation tubing
11/24/11 - 20110285126 - A multi-barbed connection suitable for use in connecting a piece of flexible irrigation tubing is provided, where one of the barbs is a circumferential barb configured for forming a generally fluid tight connection with the tubing and another of the barbs is a corner barb having one or more corners...

Inkjet refilling station
09/15/11 - 20110221187 - Embodiments provide an inkjet cartridge refilling system. The system may include a drill station configured to drill at least one refilling hole in an inkjet printer cartridge. The system may include an evacuation station configured to remove excess ink from the inkjet printer cartridge. In some embodiments, the excess ink...

Fluid connector latches with profile lead-ins
08/25/11 - 20110204621 - A female receiving connector for connecting sections of tubing is provided. The female receiving connector includes a housing having a top housing portion and a bottom housing portion coupled to the top housing portion. The female receiving connector also includes a button moveably coupled within the housing. A locking plate...

Connection device for use with a corrugated tube
06/23/11 - 20110148100 - In a connection apparatus (1) for a corrugated tube (4) with a coupling part (2) and an insertion part (3) that can be inserted into the same and comprises on its outside jacket outwardly protruding latching cams (9) on its outside circumference, the coupling part (2) is provided on the...

Quick connector
06/02/11 - 20110127766 - A retainer 16 is provided with arms 31a and 31b extending so as to be in contact with diametrically opposite parts, respectively, of the outer surface of a housing 12. Locking hooks 34a and 34b are formed on free end parts of the arms 31a and 31b, respectively. First stoppers...

Anti-rotation gripper ring
04/21/11 - 20110089684 - An apparatus for minimizing rotation of a conduit has a housing that has a keyway and envelops the conduit. A gripper holds the conduit and opposes rotation of it. The gripper has a key for cooperating with the keyway such that the housing does not rotate about the gripper....

Coupling for a connector for fluid pipes with a metal wire spring
02/10/11 - 20110031743 - A crawling (2) for a connector (1) for fluid pipes comprises a female base (4) in which a male end-piece (3) is inserted in a certain axial direction (A) to produce a sealed connection, an elastically deformable C-shaped metal wire spring (5) for immobilizing the end-piece in the base, and...

Tube connector with three part construction and latching component
11/18/10 - 20100289259 - A connector for connecting a tube within a receptacle. A latching component fits within the receptacle, and receives a plug member to which the tube is connected. One end of receptacle is adapted, for instance, to be attached to a tube on a motor drive unit of a breast pump...

Push-in adaptor
08/05/10 - 20100194102 - A push-in adaptor (1) includes an adaptor body (3) including a first end (81) and a second end (82) and a bore (7) passing fully through the body (3) and a first push-in retention mechanism (91) located on the first end (81). The first end (81) is adapted to push...

Crimp ring
06/24/10 - 20100156097 - By providing an annular shaped crimp ring construction which incorporates two separate and distinct sections formed adjacent each other on the same annular member, an easily employed, easily positioned, universally applicable crimp ring construction is achieved. In accordance with the present invention, the first section of the crimp ring comprises...

Quick connect fitting
06/25/09 - 20090160185 - An example quick connect fitting assembly includes a fitting for communicating flow between at least three openings. A quick connect portion of the fitting defines one of the openings. The quick connect portion is for connecting the fitting to a conduit...

Fluidic coupling with deformable quick connector
03/26/09 - 20090079187 - A quick connector body includes a bore fluidically coupled to a bore extending from an open end of an endform when the body is mounted on the endform. Cooperating, initially spaced, latch members and latch engagement members are unitarily carried on the connector body. A collapsible portion is formed on...

Connecting structure for joint member
03/26/09 - 20090079188 - A connecting structure for a joint member is constituted by a joint member formed from a metal material and having a hexagonal shape in cross section, which is inserted into a first port of a valve body made from a resin material. A U-shaped clip is inserted into a clip...

Coupling apparatus for releasably coupling hydraulically powered work implements to a work vehicle
02/26/09 - 20090051163 - A coupling apparatus for releasably coupling a hydraulically activated work implement to a work vehicle includes an implement attachment device for attaching a work implement to a work vehicle, a first coupling assembly, and a second coupling assembly. The implement attachment device includes a forward side for facing the work...

Quick coupling element and a quick coupling including such an element
02/05/09 - 20090033089 - The coupling element (A) comprises a body (1) for fastening to a support (10A) and a coupling member (2) fitted with a closure valve member and mounted in the body with the possibility of pivoting, a sealing gasket (6) being disposed between the body (1) and the coupling member (2)....