Nipple Threaded To Plate Patents (Class 285/143.1)
  • Patent number: 9885439
    Abstract: In a pipe joint, a tapered male screw thread is provided at one end and a joint connection section which is connected to a joint section is provided at the other end. The tapered male screw thread has a length adapted so that, when the tapered male screw thread has been fastened to a tapered female screw thread formed in an end cap, the entire length is engaged with the tapered female screw thread, and the sealing effect is obtained by a seal member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: SMC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Joh, Yusuke Saito
  • Publication number: 20140103642
    Abstract: A fuel tank connection assembly may include a first connector and a second connector that are brought together with a fuel tank neck tubing. The first connector may have one or more self-tapping thread(s) located at an interior surface of the first connector, and may also have a set of first screw threads located at the interior surface. The second connector may have a set of second screw threads located at an exterior surface of the second connector. When the first and second connectors are brought together with the fuel tank neck tubing, the self-tapping thread(s) can be threaded over an exterior surface of the fuel tank neck tubing and the first and second screw threads can be mated together.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: TI AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY CENTER GMBH
    Inventors: Albert J. Boecker, Andreas W. Dobmaier, Alex Ehler, Patrick Gmuend, Peter Grauer, Gerrit A. Michaelis, Matthias B. Olbrich
  • Patent number: 8459698
    Abstract: A polymeric riser cap member includes a central tubular section defining a generally cylindrical bore for receiving a sprinkler riser, the central tubular section having open top and bottom ends, and an annular skirt coaxial with the central tubular section and having an inner diameter larger than an inner diameter of the central tubular section. The annular skirt has an inner surface having internal threads threadably connectable with the externally threaded surface of a tubular riser adapter member of a tubular coupler. The bottom end of the central tubular section has an annular projection disposed opposite and spaced from a portion of the annular skirt. The riser cap member includes an annular recess adapted to receive a seal located in a wall extending laterally between the annular skirt and the annular projection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: North American Specialty Products LLC
    Inventors: John R. Magargal, Gary A. Leigh
  • Patent number: 8292680
    Abstract: An external brass seal for a floatation device includes a body having an upper portion, a lower portion, at least one aperture, and a seal. The aperture extends through the body and is adapted to transfer fluid into the upper portion and out of the lower portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Michael D. Herr, Jack L. Ingle
  • Patent number: 8162354
    Abstract: A twistable hydraulic hose joint basically has a hydraulic hose, an O-ring and a fixing bolt. The hydraulic hose includes a connectable end, a distal end, a center passageway extending between the connectable and distal ends, and an abutment part extending radially from an outer surface of the hydraulic hose adjacent the connectable end of the hydraulic hose. The O-ring is disposed on an outer surface of the hydraulic hose between an end face of the connectable end and the abutment part. The fixing bolt includes an external surface with an externally fixed portion and an internal bore. The internal bore has first and second bore sections disposed around the connectable end with the second bore section being smaller than the first bore section to form an abutment surface that faces in an axial direction of the internal bore to abut against the abutment part of the hydraulic hose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2012
    Assignee: Shimano Inc.
    Inventor: Shinichi Takizawa
  • Publication number: 20120090853
    Abstract: An assembly of a drill pipe and a connector (10) for connecting a hose (50) to a side-bore (52) of a the drill pipe (54), the drill pipe (54) having a wall (54a) enclosing a main bore (54b), and the side-bore (52) extending through the wall (54a) from the main bore (54b) to the exterior of the drill pipe (54), the connector (10) comprising a hose connector body (12) which forms a first end of the connector (10) which is adapted to be connected to the hose (50), and a drill pipe connector body (14) which forms a second end of the connector (10) which is connected to the drill pipe (54), the connector (10) having an exterior surface and an interior surface which encloses a bore (20, 22) extending from the first end of the connector (10) to a second end of the connector (10), the drill pipe connector body (12) being provided with at least one bayonet connector formation (44) which extends from the exterior surface of the connector (10) generally radially outwardly relative to the bore (20, 22), the bayonet conne
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Applicant: Managed Pressure Operations Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Christian Leuchtenberg, Rae Younger, Alex Macgregor, Jonathan Buckland
  • Publication number: 20110186658
    Abstract: A nozzle assembly for an irrigation system, including: a first portion arranged for connection to a device external to the nozzle assembly, the first portion including a first bore open to a distal end of the first portion; and a second portion including: a first chamber in communication with the first bore; and at least one second bore at an acute angle with respect to a longitudinal axis for the nozzle assembly. The longitudinal axis passes through the first and second portions. The at least one second bore includes: a first port in communication with the first chamber; and a second port at an external surface of the second portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2011
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Inventor: David B. Wuchert
  • Patent number: 7938453
    Abstract: Tap mounting assemblies for reducing loads on the threaded end portions of a tap. Some exemplary embodiments employ a spring such as Belleville washers to bias apart the tap and a mounting plate, and some embodiments provide visual indication of proper tightening. Some exemplary embodiments allow angular adjustment of a portion of the tap assembly without disturbing the tapered thread engagement of the tap on the mounting surface. Exemplary embodiments may employ a base plate between a jack screw and a mounting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2011
    Assignee: Richards Industries, LLC
    Inventors: John Anthony George, Stephen Phillip Frank
  • Publication number: 20110072907
    Abstract: A fast-fit device for fluidically connecting a pressure sensor to a water collecting tank of an electric household appliance including: a supporting body securable to a housing of the electric household appliance and carrying a first, blind tubular element, having a first open end, opposite to a second blind end; a second tubular element integrally obtained in one piece with a casing of the pressure sensor, which overhangingly extends therefrom for the entire length thereof and which displays external diameter and length smaller than the internal diameter and length of the first tubular element; a closing plug of the first end provided with a through hole which fluid-tightly receives in use the second tubular element; and first and second fastening means which are reciprocally complementary and integrally carried by the supporting body and the casing of the sensor, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2009
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Inventors: Sergio Giordano, Domenico Pietrafesa
  • Publication number: 20100066073
    Abstract: A dual-purpose engine fitting is provided that may be used both during engine testing and during engine use, for vehicles with vacuum assisted brakes and for those without. The fitting has a body portion configured to fit within an opening in the manifold and defining a passage having opposing first and second ends. The fitting has a seal portion enclosing the first end of the passage. The second end of the passage is open to the manifold when the body portion is fit within the manifold. A thinned wall joins the body portion and the seal portion, establishing a predetermined fracture region at which the seal portion will separate from the body portion when sufficient torque is applied to the seal portion to thereby open the first end of the passage. A method of assembling vehicles is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2008
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Applicant: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Francis M. Jensen, Timothy D. Carr, Debra Benson, Roger M. Brisbane
  • Patent number: 7661719
    Abstract: A fluid port for alternately interfacing a fluid conduit with a fluid container or with a fluid hose. The fluid container is of the type having a container wall. The port comprises a back plate having a back aperture therethrough for receiving the fluid hose therein. The back plate includes a wall attachment mechanism. A front plate is held away from and substantially parallel to the back plate by a plurality of standoffs. The front plate includes a front aperture coaxially aligned with the back aperture of the back plate. The front aperture is adapted to receive the fluid hose therein. The fluid hose may be inserted into the front aperture for substantially connecting the fluid hose to the fluid conduit. With the fluid hose removed from the front aperture the fluid conduit is connected to the fluid container through the front aperture and between each standoff.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2010
    Inventor: Vincenzo A. Nastri
  • Publication number: 20090242817
    Abstract: The apparatus for uninterrupted flushing a well bore being drilled with a jointed drill string comprises a continuous flushing valve (CFV) and a connector for temporarily attaching a bypass line to the valve. The CFV is a ball-type three way valve in a housing adapted for including in the drill string. Inside the housing there are two axial and two side sealing seats which provide for flow only through designated paths. The plug is prevented from loosening by a spring. An operating stem is mounted to operate the valve by a wrench from outside the housing. A connector facilitates fast tying a hose of a bypass line to the side port. A securing mechanism keeps a valve ball in full open position while a CFV is in the well.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2009
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Inventor: Semen J. Strazhgorodskiy
  • Patent number: 7562907
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are directed to reduce the load from the threads on taps on an orifice plate or orifice fitting. The apparatus includes a tap (3) having an NPT threaded end (1) and a flanged end (12) and an intermediate flange (13) which engages with a stabilizing tube (2) placed around the tap (3). In use, a stabilizing nut (1), previously threaded on the stabilizing tube (2), is unthreaded thereby forcing the stabilizing tube (2) against the intermediate flange (13) and transferring at least some of the weight off the threads (1) of the tap (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2009
    Assignee: Century Industries Company
    Inventor: Peter B. Hutton
  • Patent number: 7458614
    Abstract: A pressure tap assembly for connection between a pipeline flange and a manifold and/or transmitter in which can transmit the load from a threaded end of the tap to the body of the tap. In one embodiment the tap is provided with a tap body having an integral stabilizing flange. By the use of a force providing device the stabilizing flange is forced in a direction away from the pipeline flange thereby reducing the load on the threads on the threaded end of the tap. A combination of a stabilizing nut and stabilizer base can be used to provide the force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2008
    Assignee: Phoenix Precision Ltd
    Inventor: Peter B. Hutton
  • Patent number: 7419189
    Abstract: A high pressure hydraulic fitting (300) includes a body (302) having a central passage (322), a channel (304), a threaded section (314), and an extension section (310), wherein the threaded section (314) is disposed between the channel (304) and the extension section (314), and wherein the central passage (322) fluidly connects a first distal end (303) with a second distal end (316) of the body (302). A first o-ring (306) is in the channel (304). A locking nut (324) is engaged to the body (302). The locking nut (324) has an internal threaded section (326) that is arranged to mate with the threaded section (314) on the body (302).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2008
    Assignee: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC
    Inventors: Steven J. Dickerson, Steve H. Clarke
  • Patent number: 7354075
    Abstract: An adapter assembly having an intermediate ring and a screw-in part for a fluid plug-in system. The adapter assembly includes an externally threaded portion for threading into a threaded bore and an actuating shoulder. A receiving groove is formed in the transition between the actuating shoulder and the externally threaded portion with a first sealing ring is disposed therein. The intermediate ring fits onto the externally threaded portion and has opposing axially spaced annular portions. A first annular portion cooperates with the receiving groove and the actuating shoulder to form a first sealing chamber for the first sealing ring. A second sealing seat of a second annular portion facing away from the actuating shoulder cooperates with a surrounding surface adjacent to the bore and the externally threaded portion to form a second sealing chamber for the second sealing ring axially spaced from the first sealing chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2008
    Assignee: Voss Automotive GmbH
    Inventor: Harald Hagen
  • Publication number: 20080048440
    Abstract: A direct port connection for connecting a tube to a port without the use of an adapter fitting. A modified port design permits the use of prior art adapter fittings as well as the direct port connection of the present invention. Consequently, the invention permits the most efficient tube-to-port connection to be determined on an application-by-application basis at the time of making the connection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2006
    Publication date: February 28, 2008
    Inventors: Herbert G. Anderson, Jeffry Beier, Hiralal V. Patel
  • Publication number: 20080001398
    Abstract: A fluid coupling assembly which has a novel female subassembly capable of receiving a male portion, the female subassembly being formed by spin welding two generally cylindrical plastic parts together, one of the parts being a quick connect end portion and the other part being the barb end portion. The female subassembly is provided with a key or keyway to prevent rotation, to mate with a corresponding key or keyway on the male portion to prevent false connections, and to act as a clear visual aid for orientation. In this design differing barb end portions can be secured to a common quick connect end portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2006
    Publication date: January 3, 2008
    Inventors: Robert H. Stoll, Gregory L. Adams, James C. Caroll, James D. Messecar
  • Patent number: 7234731
    Abstract: A gas feed pipe connecting screw for a continuous casting nozzle which is mounted to the continuous casting nozzle formed with an axially extending ring-shaped slit concentric with a nozzle bore. The screw connects the nozzle to a gas feed pipe for blowing a gas into the slit. The screw includes a screw body having a gas feed hole formed through its central portion, a flange fitted into a mounting hole formed in a side wall of the continuous casting nozzle, a male thread engaging a first female thread formed in the mounting hole, and a second female thread formed in the gas feed hole for connection of the gas feed pipe. The flange has a detent corner engaging refractory mortar filling the mounting hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2007
    Assignee: Akechi Ceramics Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Syojiro Naito, Kazuhide Uchida
  • Patent number: 7182371
    Abstract: A manifold for connecting external capillaries to the inlet and/or outlet ports of a microfluidic device for high pressure applications is provided. The fluid connector for coupling at least one fluid conduit to a corresponding port of a substrate that includes: (i) a manifold comprising one or more channels extending therethrough wherein each channel is at least partially threaded, (ii) one or more threaded ferrules each defining a bore extending therethrough with each ferrule supporting a fluid conduit wherein each ferrule is threaded into a channel of the manifold, (iii) a substrate having one or more ports on its upper surface wherein the substrate is positioned below the manifold so that the one or more ports is aligned with the one or more channels of the manifold, and (iv) device to apply an axial compressive force to the substrate to couple the one or more ports of the substrate to a corresponding proximal end of a fluid conduit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2007
    Assignee: Sandia National Laboratories
    Inventor: Ronald F. Renzi
  • Patent number: 7137652
    Abstract: In a pipe joint structure, a second screw thread formed on an outer circumference end of a joint member is screwed deep into a first screw thread formed on an inner circumference of a cylindrical joint fitting member whose axial end is bonded to a common rail body so that a second flat surface at an axial end of the joint member is pressed against a first flat surface on an outer circumference of the common rail body to form a fluid tight sealing surface therebetween in a state that a fluid passage opened to the second flat surface communicates with a through-hole opened to the first flat surface. Accordingly, even if a position of the joint fitting member to the common rail body is slightly shifted, fluid tight sealing between the first and second flat surfaces is assured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2006
    Assignee: Denso Corporation
    Inventors: Jun Kondo, Tadashi Nishiwaki
  • Patent number: 7128345
    Abstract: A terminal connection (1) is provided that includes a threaded sleeve (2) and a counter sleeve (3) that can be connected to it, and a terminal insert that can be pressed against an elongated body (4). The connection has a coupling element (6) that can be detachably connected to the connection and includes a depression (7) and a passage (8) for the elongated body (4), and a radially protruding collar located on the threaded sleeve (2) fits and can be inserted into the depression (7). The coupling element (6) has radially inwardly directed projections (9) for engaging over the collar of the threaded sleeve (2) in the coupling position that are located on a front edge of the depression in the insertion direction of the threaded sleeve (2). The coupling element (6) has a fixing area (10) adjacent to the depression (7) for connecting to a counterpart or a retaining nut and/or through opening (11) of a housing (12), to which the terminal connection (1) is to be attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2006
    Assignee: Anton Hummel Verwaltungs GmbH
    Inventors: Mario Bartholomä, Fritz Zügel, Volker Götz, Philipp Gerber
  • Patent number: 7009125
    Abstract: A linear slip to slip coupling has an input portion and an output portion with a common horizontal centerline. A fluid container has a threaded aperture. An adaptor has a threaded input end releasably coupled to the threaded aperture of the container. An unthreaded output end is coupled to the input portion. A nipple has an output end and an input end. The nipple is coupled to the output portion of the coupling. An end cap is coupled to the output end of the nipple. An induction switch subassembly is coupled to the coupling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2006
    Inventor: Rodolfo Hernandez-Zelaya
  • Patent number: 6871881
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are directed to reduce the load from the threads on taps on an orifice plate or orifice fitting. The apparatus includes a tap (3) having an NPT threaded end (1) and a flanged end (12) and an intermediate flange (13) which engages with a stabilizing tube (2) placed around the tap (3). In use, a stabilizing nut (1), previously threaded on the stabilizing tube (2), is unthreaded thereby forcing the stabilizing tube (2) against the intermediate flange (13) and transferring at least some of the weight off the threads (1) of the tap (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2005
    Assignee: Century Industries Company
    Inventor: Peter B. Hutton
  • Patent number: 6832787
    Abstract: A manifold for connecting external capillaries to the inlet and/or outlet ports of a microfluidic device for high pressure applications is provided. The fluid connector for coupling at least one fluid conduit to a corresponding port of a substrate that includes: (i) a manifold comprising one or more channels extending therethrough wherein each channel is at least partially threaded, (ii) one or more threaded ferrules each defining a bore extending therethrough with each ferrule supporting a fluid conduit wherein each ferrule is threaded into a channel of the manifold, (iii) a substrate having one or more ports on its upper surface wherein the substrate is positioned below the manifold so that the one or more ports is aligned with the one or more channels of the manifold, and (iv) device to apply an axial compressive force to the substrate to couple the one or more ports of the substrate to a corresponding proximal end of a fluid conduit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2004
    Assignee: Sandia National Laboratories
    Inventor: Ronald F. Renzi
  • Patent number: 6733045
    Abstract: A coupling or adapter assembly that serves as a transition device for interconnecting a fluid source, such as a fire hydrant, to a conduit, piping system or hose includes an adapter portion of generally cylindrical configuration having a fluid conveyance bore of non-uniform diameter extending therethrough and annular threads at opposed ends of the adapter portion. The annular threads at one end of the adapter portion are of a stepped threaded configuration in order to engage the inner annular double threaded configuration of a ring member that is externally threaded onto the adapter portion thereby binding the adapter portion to the ring member so that they function as an integral, one piece transition device interconnecting, for example, a fire hydrant to a Storz-type coupling of a hose or conduit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2004
    Assignee: Harrington, Inc.
    Inventors: David T. Harrington, Gary C. Salisbury
  • Patent number: 6609730
    Abstract: A stabilized mounting assembly (15) and method for sensing pressure in a conduit, such as a pipeline, is disclosed wherein the load on the NPT threaded taps (31) is reduced and transferred from the NTP threads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2003
    Assignee: Century Industries Company
    Inventor: Peter B. Hutton
  • Patent number: 6481086
    Abstract: A method is provided for interconnecting an end of a pipe with a hollow structure having a screw-threaded tubular inlet thereto. The method includes applying a one-part annular sealing member around the pipe, wherein the annular sealing member has a screw-threaded portion for engagement with the screw-threaded tubular inlet and is provided with the first and second sealing means; distorting outwardly the end of the pipe around at least a portion of the periphery thereof; and effecting screw-threaded engagement between the annular sealing member and the tubular inlet, such that sealing engagement is effected between the annular sealing member and the pipe end over a plurality of relative axial positions therebetween. The first sealing means effects sealing engagement between the annular sealing member and the inlet, and the second sealing means effects sealing engagement between the annular sealing member and the pipe end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2002
    Assignee: Oystertec plc
    Inventor: Paul Davidson