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Inventor:
Williams; Peter C.
Address:
Cleveland Heights, OH
No. of patents:
64
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D345006 Valve March 8, 1994
D344785 Valve March 1, 1994
D330319 Locking needle valve handle October 20, 1992
D317815 Valve body part June 25, 1991
D312121 Valve body November 13, 1990
D305927 Nut lock plate February 6, 1990
8007013 Fitting with adapted engaging surfaces August 30, 2011
A fitting assembly is provided with a first fitting component having a stepped wall surface; and a second fitting component radially spaced from the first fitting component when the fitting assembly is in a finger tight condition prior to pull-up. When the second fitting component is
7922217 Ferrule with radial crown April 12, 2011
A ferrule for a metal tube fitting includes an annular body having a generally cylindrical radially interior wall extending through the center of the ferrule. An outer radial wall extends from the ferrule front end to a rearward flange portion of the annular body. The outer radial wall
7815226 Fitting for metal pipe and tubing October 19, 2010
A tube fitting that uses only two components, namely a fitting body and a fitting nut. The nut and body are adapted to be threadably coupled together by relative rotation therebetween. The nut includes an integral tube gripping ring that cooperates with a camming surface on the body
7784837 Fitting for metal pipe and tubing August 31, 2010
A tube fitting for connection with a tube includes first and second flanges members and a ferrule between the first and second flanged members. The ferrule engages the tube to form a tube grip and seal when the first and second flanged members are drawn together. A tapered clamp may
7762592 Tube fitting for stainless steel tubing July 27, 2010
A tube fitting that uses only two components, namely a fitting body and a fitting nut. The nut and body are adapted to be threadably coupled together by relative rotation therebetween. The nut includes an integral tube gripping ring that cooperates with a camming surface on the body
7740283 Tube fitting with separable tube gripping device June 22, 2010
A tube fitting for a tube end has a female member that cooperates with a male member. A tube gripping device in the form of a gripping ring or ferrule is retained with the female member. Upon a partial pull-up, the tube gripping device separates from the female member.
7699358 Ferrule with relief to reduce galling April 20, 2010
High localized loading, galling, and high torque forces have been generally eliminated or greatly reduced in a two ferrule tube fitting assembly through suitable modification of the rear ferrule so as to redirect the reaction forces acting between the front ferrule and the drive nut.
7695027 Fitting for tube and pipe April 13, 2010
A fitting for a tube or pipe capable of functioning a high pressures having a first fitting component adapted to receive the conduit end; a conduit gripping device such as a ferrule or ferrules and a second fitting component that can be joined to the first fitting component to cause
7677602 Tube fitting March 16, 2010
A tube fitting for a tube end has a first coupling member and a second coupling member joined with the first coupling member. A tube gripping device is disposed between the first coupling member and the second coupling member such that assembly of the first coupling member with said
7614668 Ferrule with plural inner diameters November 10, 2009
A ferrule for a metal tube fitting includes a body that is case hardened over substantially its entire surface. The ferrule also has an interior wall comprising first and second cylindrical portions, the first cylindrical portion being axially adjacent a front edge of the ferrule and
7591181 Ultrasonic testing of fitting assembly September 22, 2009
Apparatus and method for determining relative and/or absolute axial position of a conduit end within a fluid coupling includes application of input ultrasonic energy in the form of transient shear waves and analyzing the reflected energy. Application of the input energy collected at
7581445 Method for ultrasonic testing of fitting assembly September 1, 2009
Apparatus and method for determining relative and/or absolute axial position of a conduit end within a fluid coupling includes application of input ultrasonic energy in the form of transient shear waves and analyzing the reflected energy. Application of the input energy collected at
7497483 Fitting for tube and pipe with cartridge March 3, 2009
A fitting for a tube or pipe capable of functioning a high pressures having a first fitting component adapted to receive the conduit end; a conduit gripping device such as a ferrule or ferrules and a second fitting component that can be joined to the first fitting component to cause
7430811 Intrinsic gauging for tube fittings October 7, 2008
An intrinsic gauging device for a ferrule type tube fitting of the type having a coupling nut, a coupling body and at least one ferrule, includes a precisely formed marking on the coupling nut that is visually perceptible that indicates the pull-up position of the tube fitting assemb
7416225 Fitting for metal pipe and tubing August 26, 2008
A tube fitting that uses only two components, namely a fitting body and a fitting nut. The nut and body are adapted to be threadably coupled together by relative rotation therebetween. The nut includes an integral tube gripping ring that cooperates with a camming surface on the body
7407196 Tube fitting with separable tube gripping device August 5, 2008
A tube fitting for a tube end has a female threaded member that cooperates with a male threaded member. The female member includes a tube gripping device in the form of a gripping ring or ferrule that is attached to the female member by a frangible web. Upon a partial pull-up the ferrule
7393018 Tube fitting for stainless steel tubing July 1, 2008
A tube fitting that uses only two components, namely a fitting body and a fitting nut. The nut and body are adapted to be threadably coupled together by relative rotation therebetween. The nut includes an integral tube gripping ring that cooperates with a camming surface on the body
7367595 Ferrule having convex interior wall portion May 6, 2008
High localized loading, galling, and high torque forces have been generally eliminated or greatly reduced in a two ferrule tube fitting assembly through suitable modification of the rear ferrule so as to redirect the reaction forces acting between the front ferrule and the drive nut.
7350828 Tube fitting with sealant April 1, 2008
A tube fitting (50) that uses two basic components, namely a fitting body (54) and a fitting nut (52). The nut (52) and body (54) are adapted to be threadably coupled together by relative rotation therebetween. The nut (52) includes an integral tube gripping ring (80) that may be separab
7284433 Ultrasonic testing of fitting assembly for fluid conduits with a hand-held apparatus October 23, 2007
Hand-held apparatus and method for determining relative and/or absolute axial position of a conduit end within a fluid coupling includes application of input ultrasonic energy in the form of transient shear waves and analyzing the reflected energy. Application of the input energy col
7240929 Ferrule with plural inner diameters July 10, 2007
High localized loading, galling, and high torque forces have been generally eliminated or greatly reduced in a two ferrule tube fitting assembly through suitable modification of the rear ferrule so as to redirect the reaction forces acting between the front ferrule and the drive nut.
7194817 Intrinsic gauging for tube fittings March 27, 2007
An intrinsic gauging device for a ferrule type tube fitting of the type having a coupling nut, a coupling body and at least one ferrule, includes a precisely formed marking on the coupling nut that is visually perceptible that indicates the pull-up position of the tube fitting assemb
7108288 Tube fitting with separable tube gripping ring September 19, 2006
A tube fitting for a tube end has a female threaded member that cooperates with a male threaded member. The female member includes a tube gripping device in the form of a gripping ring or ferrule that is attached to the female member by a fungible web. Upon a partial pull-up the female
7100949 Ferrule with relief to reduce galling September 5, 2006
High localized loading, galling, and high torque forces have been generally eliminated or greatly reduced in a two ferrule tube fitting assembly through suitable modification of the rear ferrule so as to redirect the reaction forces acting between the front ferrule and the drive nut.
7066496 Fitting with separable gripping device for pipe and tube June 27, 2006
A tube fitting for a tube end has a female threaded member that cooperates with a male threaded member. The female member includes a tube gripping device in the form of a gripping ring or ferrule that is attached to the female member by a frangible web. Upon a partial pull-up the ferrule
6941668 Intrinsic gauging for tube fittings September 13, 2005
An intrinsic gauging device for a ferrule type tube fitting of the type having a coupling nut, a coupling body and at least one ferrule, includes a precisely formed marking that has a predetermined relationship with the coupling nut when the fitting has been initially pulled-up. The mark
6766582 Intrinsic gauging for tube fittings July 27, 2004
An intrinsic gauging device for a ferrule type tube fitting of the type having a coupling nut, a coupling body and at least one ferrule, includes a precisely formed marking on the coupling body that is visually perceptible when the coupling is in a finger tight position, and that is
6640457 Intrinsic gauging for tube fittings November 4, 2003
An intrinsic gauging device for a ferrule type tube fitting of the type having a coupling nut, a coupling body and at least one ferrule, includes a precisely formed marking on the coupling body that is visually perceptible when the coupling is in a finger tight position, and that is
6629708 Ferrule with relief to reduce galling October 7, 2003
High localized loading, galling, and high torque forces have been generally eliminated or greatly reduced in a two ferrule tube fitting assembly through suitable modification of the rear ferrule so as to redirect the reaction forces acting between the front ferrule and the drive nut. The
6502323 Intrinsic gauging for tube fittings January 7, 2003
An intrinsic gauging device for a ferrule type tube fitting of the type having a coupling nut, a coupling body and at least one ferrule, includes a precisely formed marking on the coupling body that is visually perceptible when the coupling is in a finger tight position, and that is
6461448 Low temperature case hardening processes October 8, 2002
A method for case hardening a chromium bearing nickel or ferrous based alloy, for example stainless steel, article, the method including the steps of activating the surface of the article; and carburizing the activated surface at a temperature below that temperature which would promo
6279242 Intrinsic gauging for tube fittings August 28, 2001
An intrinsic gauging device for a ferrule type tube fitting of the type having a coupling nut, a coupling body and at least one ferrule, includes a precisely formed marking on the coupling body that is visually perceptible when the coupling is in a finger tight position, and that is
6165597 Selective case hardening processes at low temperature December 26, 2000
A selectively case hardened steel article by low temperature carburization includes a body made of a chromium bearing nickel or ferrous based alloy (for example, stainless steel), a first portion of the body having a first hardness characteristic, and a second portion of the body having
6131963 Ferrule with relief to reduce galling October 17, 2000
High localized loading, galling, and high torque forces have been generally eliminated or greatly reduced in a two ferrule tube fitting assembly through suitable modification of the rear ferrule so as to redirect the reaction forces acting between the front ferrule and the drive nut. The
6123320 Sanitary diaphragm valve September 26, 2000
A sanitary diaphragm valve is provided that includes a generally dome shaped diaphragm having a central boss that can be connected to or driven by a valve actuator. The diaphragm includes an outer peripheral edge and a relatively thin web portion that connects the boss to the outer edge.
6093303 Low temperature case hardening processes July 25, 2000
A method for case hardening a chromium bearing nickel or ferrous based alloy, for example stainless steel, article, the method including the steps of activating the surface of the article; and carburizing the activated surface at a temperature below that temperature which would promo
5213308 Valve with handle latch/lock May 25, 1993
A rotary valve with a latching/locking operating handle assembly includes a valve body carrying a rotary valve element having an outwardly extending valve stem. A main handle body is joined to the stem and provides guide grooves for cooperating first and second operating members connecte
5083749 Plastic needle valve January 28, 1992
A plug-type, rising stem needle or shut-off valve for controlling fluid flow comprises a valve housing forming a valve chamber with inlet and outlet ports connecting therewith. A bonnet member with a cylindrical passage joins with the valve chamber and opens to the exterior of the va
5074599 Tube fitting December 24, 1991
A tube fitting for joining resinous plastic tubing comprises a fitting body having an opening with a conically shaped camming mouth. A tube extends into the opening. A first ferrule is slidably received on the tube and has an exterior surface which faces the camming mouth. A second ferru
4899783 Pinch valve February 13, 1990
An elastomeric sleeve is placed under axial compression in a pinch valve assembly. The axial compression of the sleeve eliminates any crevices with end members that engage opposed end walls of the valve body. Further, axial compression extends cycle life of the valve by maintaining the
4895341 Pinch valve January 23, 1990
An elastomeric sleeve is placed under axial compression in a pinch valve assembly. The axial compression of the sleeve eliminates any crevices with end members that engage opposed end walls of the valve body. Further, axial compression extends cycle life of the valve by maintaining the
4893781 Stem packing assembly for frequent cycling valve January 16, 1990
A new packing arrangement is provided for improved sealing and limiting potential for extrusion of one packing member relative to another. The stem packing arrangement is disclosed with particular reference to a ball valve assembly having a body housing a selectively rotatable valve memb
4887644 Tee fitting integrally formed in valve body December 19, 1989
An end member of a valve body is provided with first, second, and third passages to define an integral tee fitting. Two of the passages are generally aligned for receipt in the flow path of a main processing line. The third passage extends generally perpendicular to the first and second
4877053 Pinch valve October 31, 1989
An elastomeric sleeve is placed under axial compression in a pinch valve assembly. The axial compression of the sleeve eliminates any crevices with end members that engage opposed end walls of the valve body. Further, axial compression extends cycle life of the valve by maintaining the
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