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Number: 156/503
Name: Adhesive bonding and miscellaneous chemical manufacture > Surface bonding means and/or assembly means therefor > Means joining flexible indefinite length or endless bodies end-to-end (e.g., film, tape, belt splicers) > Tube splicing type (e.g., inner tube)
Description: Apparatus adapted to join flexible hollow bodies and maintain the hollow nature of the joint.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8596326 Device for maintaining sterile integrity of connected fluid pathways Dec. 3, 2013
8408264 Apparatus for joining plastic tubes Apr. 2, 2013
8146642 Apparatus and method for connecting and disconnecting flexible tubing Apr. 3, 2012
8128853 Fusion process for conduit Mar. 6, 2012
8052818 Method and system for applying an encircling seal to a closure of an opening, in particular of a door, of a motor vehicle Nov. 8, 2011
7985461 Adhesive connecting member, optical connecting structure used therewith, and jig for attaching adhesive connecting member Jul. 26, 2011
7964048 Heat weld tubing connectors Jun. 21, 2011
7779880 Tube connecting apparatus Aug. 24, 2010
7655198 Method and apparatus for manipulating pre-sterilized components in an active sterile field Feb. 2, 2010
7398813 Device for welding plastic tubes Jul. 15, 2008
6994766 Beveled cutter Feb. 7, 2006
6918986 Method and apparatus for trimming plastic seams Jul. 19, 2005
6913056 Apparatus and method for connecting and disconnecting flexible tubing Jul. 5, 2005
6705372 Tube connecting apparatus Mar. 16, 2004
6688362 Multi-functional press for welding plastics tubes Feb. 10, 2004
6637489 Wafer for use in the selective connecting and disconnecting of plastic tubes Oct. 28, 2003
6629551 Beadless welding apparatus comprising a weld head having a bias member for axial displacement Oct. 7, 2003
6559296 DNA capillary May. 6, 2003
6550514 Indexer system for use with a plastic pipe butt-fusion machine Apr. 22, 2003
6485593 Sterile docking apparatus and method of use Nov. 26, 2002
6463979 Tube connecting apparatus Oct. 15, 2002
6460592 Tube connecting apparatus Oct. 8, 2002
6409873 Process and apparatus for bonding a pair of ducts together in which a removable member is used to help support and maintain alignment between the ducts during bonding Jun. 25, 2002
6398902 Method of end bonding tubular sections and bonding a flange on the end of tubular sections Jun. 4, 2002
6395127 Insert for use in conjoining tubular end portions May. 28, 2002
6341637 Tube connecting apparatus Jan. 29, 2002
6228204 Method and apparatus for welding together fluoropolymer pipe liners May. 8, 2001
6047757 Angled sidewall fusing apparatus Apr. 11, 2000
6026882 Tube connecting apparatus Feb. 22, 2000
5919335 Facer and hand held tool for joining small diameter plastic pipe Jul. 6, 1999
5900107 Fitting installation process and apparatus for a molded plastic vessel May. 4, 1999
5895593 Plastic fishing bait coupling tool Apr. 20, 1999
5893961 Backing ring clamping system Apr. 13, 1999
5888328 Weld integrity test kit Mar. 30, 1999
5879503 Splicing tool and method for joining a first tube and a second tube Mar. 9, 1999
5871612 Wafer for use in selective connecting and disconnecting of plastic tubes Feb. 16, 1999
5855731 Sterile containment welding device for plastic tubes Jan. 5, 1999
5843271 Plastic pipe butt fusion machine and cart assembly Dec. 1, 1998
5830312 Butt fusion apparatus with clamping jaws for clamping pipe to be fused without interference between the clamps and the pipe Nov. 3, 1998
5814182 Self-contained and self-propelled machine for heat fusing polyolefin pipes Sep. 29, 1998
5814181 Device for butt welding pipes of thermoplastic plastic Sep. 29, 1998
5802689 Tube connecting apparatus Sep. 8, 1998
5743992 Butt fusion apparatus with constant pressure accumulator Apr. 28, 1998
5674741 Apparatus for manufacture of blood products and method for manufacture of blood products Oct. 7, 1997
5632852 Ion generator in connect/disconnect of plastic tubes May. 27, 1997
5622592 Apparatus for welding shaped workpieces formed from a plastic material Apr. 22, 1997
5554253 Tube restoring apparatus and tube restoring method Sep. 10, 1996
5527406 Method, a heating device and an apparatus for fusing separate thermoplastic bodies Jun. 18, 1996
5525186 Wafer for use in the selective connecting and disconnecting of plastic tubes Jun. 11, 1996
5518575 System for connecting one flexible tube to another flexible tube May. 21, 1996

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