Pipe connector

- The Motz Group

Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a pipe connector in accordance with the invention.

FIG. 2 is an end view of the pipe connector shown in FIG. 1; the end opposite appearing the same;

FIG. 3 is a side view of the pipe connector shown in FIG. 1, the side opposite appearing the same;

FIG. 4 is a bottom plan view of the pipe connector shown in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 5 is a top plan view of the pipe connector shown in FIG. 1.

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Foreign Patent Documents

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Patent History

Patent number: D380813
Type: Grant
Filed: Aug 29, 1995
Date of Patent: Jul 8, 1997
Assignees: The Motz Group (Cinti, OH), Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH)
Inventors: Joseph E. Motz (Cincinnati, OH), Mark A. Heinlein (Cincinnati, OH), James B. Goddard (Powell, OH), Carl Tyner (Hamilton, OH)
Primary Examiner: Ted Shooman
Assistant Examiner: C. Tuttle
Law Firm: Wood, Herron and Evans, P.L.L.
Application Number: 0/43,388

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: Clamp Or Bolt Engagement (D23/265); Coupling Or Joint (D23/262)
International Classification: 2301;