Via Fluid Conduit (e.g., Fire Hose) Patents (Class 340/320)
  • Patent number: 8905152
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fire hose coupling apparatus for self powered lighting of an area where a fire fighter is engaged in fires suppression with a fire hose, and for providing real time environmental data to fire fighters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Generation Unlimited, LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Kling, Arthur E. Brown
  • Patent number: 6839243
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a laminate having a structure in which an element substrate and a sealing substrate are bonded to each other through an adhesive layer, a terminal electrode is arranged on the element substrate so as to be exposed at an end surface of the laminate, an outside electrode is disposed on the outer surface of the sealing substrate, the terminal electrode and the outside electrode are electrically connected to each other through an end surface electrode disposed on the end surface of the laminate, and the thickness of the end surface electrode is between about one half of the thickness of the adhesive layer and about five times of the thickness thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2005
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Kotani, Masaya Wajima
  • Patent number: 5109534
    Abstract: An improvement is attained in a cable communication system of the type having communication line incorporated in the interior of a water supply hose which comprises, in combination, signal transmission cable incorporated extending in the interior of the water supply hose for the communication between a water injection nozzle and a fire-engine; a leading end coupling adapter for leading the signal transmission cable incorporated in the water supply hose to the outside for the connection to a communication exchange disposed on the part of the water injection nozzle for communication with the fire-engine and/or a transmitter for the control of the current amount of water to be supplied; and a communication exchange for mutual communication with the water injection nozzle and/or a water supply controller for the control of the current amount of water to be supplied to the nozzle disposed on the part of the fire engine to be connected operative to the signal transmission cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1989
    Date of Patent: April 28, 1992
    Assignee: Teikoku Sen-I Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Naito, Seiji Ozaki, Koichi Inai
  • Patent number: 4731545
    Abstract: A portable, self-contained power conversion unit is disclosed that is attached to an outlet for a pressurized fluid system, such as the nozzle for a garden hose. An impeller mounted in the body of the unit and is rotated by the discharge of pressurized fluid through the unit. The rotational energy of the impeller is converted into electrical energy by a generator, and/or used directly in rotating tools attached to the impeller, such as grinding wheels, rotary saws, rotary brushes, drill bits, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 1986
    Date of Patent: March 15, 1988
    Assignee: Desai & Lerner
    Inventors: Hal Lerner, Bhikhabhai J. Desai, Suresh B. Desai
  • Patent number: 4204188
    Abstract: An improved seismic measuring cable includes a series of hose sections containing hydrophones or the like joined together by coupling devices having cylindrical sections carrying sleeves joined to the hoses and half-tube portions joinable to each other. Each half-tube portion has castellations which interlock with a like half-tube portion to form a tension-resisting cylindrical closed volume for containing electrical connectors to interconnect wires leading to the hydrophones, the interlocked half-tubes being then covered by a cylindrical jacket. Tension load cables extend between the coupling devices at opposite ends of a hose section. The hoses can be oil filled. Embodiments of hose supporting members, hydrophone supports and joining means are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 1978
    Date of Patent: May 20, 1980
    Assignee: Prakla-Seismos GmbH
    Inventors: Helmut Weichart, Jurgen Schimdt
  • Patent number: H1057
    Abstract: A firehose is constructed comprising a hose containing a conductive material throughout the length of the hose with a coupling at both ends of the hose, the coupling being electrically attached to the conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 1990
    Date of Patent: May 5, 1992
    Inventors: Floyd W. Regalia, Earl H. Bonafede