Abstract: A spout shank allows a spout to be mounted on one side of a mounting surface and then connected to a water supply source disposed on the other side of the mounting surface. The spout shank has a length that is adjustable over a range of lengths to accommodate mounting surfaces with different thicknesses.
April 10, 2008
Date of Patent:
September 29, 2015
Mark S. Bors, Michael L. Malek, William E. Patton
Abstract: A one-handle valve cartridge has a low point of contact for installing the valve cartridge in a valve body. A retention nut bears down on the low point of contact to secure the valve cartridge in the valve body.