Repetitive stamped valve guard

- Custom Metalcraft, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of my new design, showing the valve guard applied to a tank assembly with bottom discharge valve, with the tank and valve shown in broken lines;

FIG. 2 is a perspective view in elevation thereof;

FIG. 3 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a left end elevational view thereof, the right end being a mirror image;

FIG. 6 is a rear elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a cross-sectional view thereof, taken along line 7--7 of FIG. 3.

The broken line representation of the tank and valve in FIG. 1 is for the purpose of illustration and forms no part of the claimed design.

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Patent History
Patent number: D420103
Type: Grant
Filed: Sep 16, 1997
Date of Patent: Feb 1, 2000
Assignee: Custom Metalcraft, Inc. (Springfield, MO)
Inventor: Arthur D. Rude (Ash Grove, MO)
Primary Examiner: Eric Watterson
Law Firm: Bergert & Bergert
Application Number: 0/76,308
Current U.S. Class: Element Or Attachment (D23/249)
International Classification: 2301;