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Number: 137/15.08
Name: Fluid handling > Processes > Cleaning, repairing, or assembling > Repairing, securing, replacing, or servicing pipe joint, valve, or tank

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
137/15.11 Detecting or repairing leak 81
137/15.09 Including joint or coupling 74
137/15.17 Specific valve or valve element mounting or repairing 111
137/15.12 Tapping pipe, keg, or tank 49
137/15.16 With content loading or unloading (e.g., dispensing, discharge assistant, etc.) 35

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8656939 Apparatus, system and methods for sealing and severing a subsea pipeline Feb. 25, 2014
8561629 Method and a device for draining a tank, and a tank and an aircraft fitted with such a device Oct. 22, 2013
8539970 Device for transferring a fluid to a ship, ship, transfer system and associated method Sep. 24, 2013
8483884 Model airplane automatic fuel pump controller apparatus Jul. 9, 2013
8464743 Inline dispersal valves Jun. 18, 2013
8459287 Water service to supply conversion using trim tube sleeved joining component Jun. 11, 2013
8322358 Plug puller for drain clean-out and method of using Dec. 4, 2012
8181662 Hydrocarbon transfer system with vertical rotation axis May. 22, 2012
7950408 Pressure relief vent devices May. 31, 2011
7861738 Remanufactured machine component and remanufacturing process Jan. 4, 2011
7856997 Removable automatic insertion device with segmented drainage shaft Dec. 28, 2010
7837906 Systems and methods for treating air chambers in aeration basins of wastewater treatment facilities Nov. 23, 2010
7806132 Method and device for tapping a pipeline Oct. 5, 2010
7735507 Baffled tank for a vehicle Jun. 15, 2010
7650900 System to support and service yard hydrants Jan. 26, 2010
7637277 Water meter idler bar Dec. 29, 2009
7617835 Hydrant assist kit Nov. 17, 2009
7562668 Excess flow valves Jul. 21, 2009
7292156 Remote tapping method and system for internally tapping a conduit Nov. 6, 2007
7258128 Post yard hydrant with controlled adjustable flow Aug. 21, 2007
7079021 System to manually initiate an emergency shutdown test and collect diagnostic data in a process control environment Jul. 18, 2006
7076017 Apparatus and method for repairing reactor vessel cladding using a seal plate Jul. 11, 2006
7044148 Apparatus and method for selectively securing a valve in an open or closed position May. 16, 2006
7040337 Valve override system May. 9, 2006
6932099 Configurable valve-electrical box for underground conduit system to distribute water to landscaping Aug. 23, 2005
6926024 Utility valve box lockout device Aug. 9, 2005
6889703 Deployment of equipment into fluid containers and conduits May. 10, 2005
6745791 Service tools for pipelines containing conduit or cable Jun. 8, 2004
6745795 Method and device for plugging a gas main Jun. 8, 2004
6691727 Device and method for protecting a subterranean pipe from damage during excavation Feb. 17, 2004
6532982 Methods and apparatus for filtering water with removable filter assembly Mar. 18, 2003
6347639 Fuel system Feb. 19, 2002
6336472 Pipe repair and replacement apparatus and method Jan. 8, 2002
6286593 Oilwell leak containment apparatus for a completed oilwell Sep. 11, 2001
6273118 Triangular draw and return tube assembly and method of manufacturing the same Aug. 14, 2001
6257266 Method and apparatus for in-line repair of pipelines Jul. 10, 2001
6227455 Sub-surface sprinkler with surface accessible valve actuator components May. 8, 2001
6161562 Draw and return tube assembly and process of manufacturing the same Dec. 19, 2000
6142165 Method and apparatus for installing a branch connector from the top of an excavation Nov. 7, 2000
6116262 Plumbing coupling and method of use Sep. 12, 2000
6050284 RV generator auxiliary exhaust system method Apr. 18, 2000
6035879 Automatic fill valve assembly Mar. 14, 2000
6006773 Installation method for pipe layout with opposing incline Dec. 28, 1999
6003536 Automatic water shut-off valve Dec. 21, 1999
6000764 Hydraulic pump assembly and method of making same Dec. 14, 1999
5920976 Apparatus and method for remotely sealing a damaged pipe Jul. 13, 1999
5913325 Cover assembly for covering undersink piping utilizing wrappable collars Jun. 22, 1999
5845668 Enhancing pipes Dec. 8, 1998
5832946 Low profile battery refill system Nov. 10, 1998
5829469 Apparatus for retrofitting a non-pressure balanced mixing valve to provide pressure balanced operation Nov. 3, 1998

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