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Number: 137/872
Name: Fluid handling > Systems > With flow control means for branched passages > With valve or movable deflector at junction
Description: System wherein a fluent material flow regulating means or fluent material diverting means is provided at the junction of the inlet branch with two or more outlet branches, the fluent material flow regulating means or movable diverting means being selectively operable to direct the effluent from the inlet branch into an desired outlet branch or branches.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
137/873 Movable deflector spout in lateral port 8
137/875 Pivoted valve or deflector 164
137/876 Rotary valve or deflector 121
137/874 Valve or deflector is tubular passageway 81

Patents under this class:
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8347831 Sealed control valve for a fluid flow circuit Jan. 8, 2013
8210442 System and method for conserving water Jul. 3, 2012
8176737 Exhaust system having 3-way valve May. 15, 2012
8069655 Apparatus, system, and method for using a fraction of engine exhaust to deliver a dosant Dec. 6, 2011
7954508 Electronically controlled valve actuator in a plumbed water line within a water conditioning management system Jun. 7, 2011
7424995 Valve Sep. 16, 2008
7363942 Continuous automatic control and distributor valve, with a magnetic seal Apr. 29, 2008
7341239 Valve in particular for a sanitary fitting Mar. 11, 2008
7213616 Diversion valve fluid coupling May. 8, 2007
7204961 Liquid feed apparatus and automatic analyzing apparatus Apr. 17, 2007
7093617 Fluidic diverter valve with a non-spherical shuttle element Aug. 22, 2006
7051512 Fluidic diverter valve with a variable valve-bore clearance May. 30, 2006
7000638 Diverter valve with multiple valve seat rings Feb. 21, 2006
6968862 Electrostatically actuated valve Nov. 29, 2005
6926036 Fluidic diverter valve with a non-spherical shuttle element Aug. 9, 2005
6588495 Air passage switching device and vehicle air-conditioner Jul. 8, 2003
6273137 Band controlled valve/actuator Aug. 14, 2001
6220793 Apparatus for guiding pneumatically conveyed textile fiber tufts Apr. 24, 2001
6220529 Dual pressure valve arrangement for waterjet cutting system Apr. 24, 2001
6182700 Diverter valve Feb. 6, 2001
6182699 Diverter valve for improved flow control Feb. 6, 2001
6155300 Divert valve Dec. 5, 2000
6149876 Apparatus for reclamation of glycol based liquids used in gas dehydration Nov. 21, 2000
6148861 Multiway valve for fluids and its use Nov. 21, 2000
6085791 Close-off and connecting unit for hydromassage orifices Jul. 11, 2000
6082398 Device for regulating the flow of gases having substantially different molar masses Jul. 4, 2000
6082624 Safety device for sanitary equipment Jul. 4, 2000
6053200 Process instrument isolation valve Apr. 25, 2000
6024127 Down spout clean out adapter Feb. 15, 2000
5957149 Fluid diverter valve Sep. 28, 1999
5937886 Method and device for delivering a pure gas charged with a predetermined quantity of at least one gaseous impurity to an apparatus Aug. 17, 1999
5893390 Flow controller Apr. 13, 1999
5893407 Air conditioner Apr. 13, 1999
5787860 Valve with combined valve members and fuel--injection system provided with such a valve Aug. 4, 1998
5725025 Fluid filtration system with quick-release fluid hose fitting Mar. 10, 1998
5711508 Quick connect fluid coupling equipped with check valve and service valve Jan. 27, 1998
5701949 Air conditioner for an automobile Dec. 30, 1997
5558276 Air gun for spraying and drying air-dryable liquid materials Sep. 24, 1996
5549136 Metering valve for automatic fluid metering devices, particularly for industrial ink and paint Aug. 27, 1996
5406981 Flow control for fluid circuits Apr. 18, 1995
5386799 Teat cup having cleaning fluid line branching therefrom adjacent connection with milk line Feb. 7, 1995
5368072 Sliding gate terminal unit for air handling system Nov. 29, 1994
5320141 Flow control valve Jun. 14, 1994
5267585 Elastomeric flow control valve Dec. 7, 1993
5209401 Hydronic heating water temperature control valve May. 11, 1993

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