Flush valve for toilets

- Fluidmaster, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view taken from the top, one side and left end of a flush valve for toilets showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right end elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left end elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a side elevational view thereof, the opposite side being a mirror image of the side shown; and

FIG. 7 is another side elevational view thereof, showing the valve in an open position.

The fragmentary broken line showing of an actuating strap in FIGS. 1 through 7 is for purposes of illustration only and forms no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History
Patent number: D309938
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 8, 1986
Date of Patent: Aug 14, 1990
Assignee: Fluidmaster, Inc. (Anaheim, CA)
Inventors: Adolf Schoepe (Fullerton, CA), Oscar R. Dufau (Fullerton, CA)
Primary Examiner: James R. Largen
Law Firm: Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez
Application Number: 6/916,998
Current U.S. Class: Ballcock Or Float Type (D23/236)