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Number: 285/261
Name: Pipe joints or couplings > Ball and socket
Description: Devices which comprise pipe and socket members having mating spherical or curved surfaces therebetween, said pipe constituting a ball or equivalent, to permit relative free movement between the parts or angular adjustment.










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
285/266 Composite ball 18
285/264 Oscillative 36
285/263 Radially spaced spherical surfaces 89
285/268 Spring-biased ball 32
285/267 Spring-biased packing 29
285/262 With internal tie means 12
285/271 With removable ball seat 34
285/270 With separate packing actuator 11


Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8640857 Adjustable loading/unloading mouth Feb. 4, 2014
8607826 Interlocking bend limiter and method of assembly Dec. 17, 2013
8602456 Ball joint having a passageway for routing a cable therethrough Dec. 10, 2013
8566976 Adjustable drain assembly Oct. 29, 2013
8555858 High pressure fuel pipe construction for an internal combustion engine Oct. 15, 2013
8505567 Mounting mechanism of a shower equipment Aug. 13, 2013
8376048 Offshore installation attachment system Feb. 19, 2013
8371618 Hidden pivot attachment for showers and method of making same Feb. 12, 2013
8231144 Joint assemblies Jul. 31, 2012
8196967 Improvements to high pressure fuel fittings Jun. 12, 2012
8186720 Connection module and connector May. 29, 2012
8146954 Quick plugging set of pneumatic tools Apr. 3, 2012
RE43080 Spherical flange assembly Jan. 10, 2012
8047578 Pipe joint arrangement Nov. 1, 2011
8016325 Self-positioning adapting system between aircraft and preconditioned-air supply hose Sep. 13, 2011
8016326 Mandrel system for fixing an orientation of a duct in concrete segmental construction Sep. 13, 2011
7887101 Joint for connecting two tubes in a high-temperature environment Feb. 15, 2011
7854563 Joint system Dec. 21, 2010
7802630 Fire-fighting monitor Sep. 28, 2010
7784835 Pipe connecting member Aug. 31, 2010
7770937 Stepped ball joint pipe clamp and pre-attachment components therefor Aug. 10, 2010
7740287 Flexible joint for cryogenic pipe Jun. 22, 2010
7712793 Scuba regulator connector using swivel ball and one-piece bushing May. 11, 2010
7661723 Fluid line assembly Feb. 16, 2010
7644777 Fire-fighting monitor Jan. 12, 2010
7614816 Device for preventing ball and socket joint from rolling Nov. 10, 2009
7600791 Exhaust system Oct. 13, 2009
7562648 High pressure fuel line with connection head and method for forming Jul. 21, 2009
7533906 Rotatable and pivotable connector May. 19, 2009
7503590 Fluid line assembly Mar. 17, 2009
7431345 Serviceable exhaust joint connection Oct. 7, 2008
7380842 Spherical flange assembly Jun. 3, 2008
7363672 Performance enhancing automatic pool cleaner accessory Apr. 29, 2008
7320486 Pipe clamp Jan. 22, 2008
7246760 Swivel mount for a spray head Jul. 24, 2007
7237808 Tube and pipe fittings Jul. 3, 2007
7207601 Electrofusion coupling particularly useful for coupling plastic pipes Apr. 24, 2007
7188869 Scuba regulator connector using a sealed ball swivel Mar. 13, 2007
7165635 Deflection swivel and method Jan. 23, 2007
7144049 Spherical flange assembly Dec. 5, 2006
7093861 Exhaust pipe joint structure and coil spring used in the same Aug. 22, 2006
7025390 Method and apparatus for connecting coupler fittings to conduit sections Apr. 11, 2006
6968832 Connection system for exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) Nov. 29, 2005
6871882 Ball-and-socket fluid coupling with primary and secondary retainer structures Mar. 29, 2005
6872021 Cleaning assembly Mar. 29, 2005
6859956 P-trap for plumbing drainage systems Mar. 1, 2005
6860519 Ball joint apparatus and method of fabrication Mar. 1, 2005
6755186 EGR system flexible gas connection joint Jun. 29, 2004
6752335 Pivoting blow-gun Jun. 22, 2004
6746056 Fluid coupling device Jun. 8, 2004

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