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Title:
SINGLE ACTION PUSH TO CONNECT CONDUIT FITTING WITH COLLETING
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/172408
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
A push to connect fitting assembly (200) includes first and second fitting components (12, 14) joined to define an interior cavity, a seal device (40), and a retainer (202). The seal device (40) is disposed in the interior cavity, and seals one of the first and second fitting components (12, 14) with an outer surface of a conduit end (C) when the conduit end (C) is inserted into the outboard end of the first fitting component (12). The retainer (202) is assembled with at least one of the first and second fitting components (12, 14), and includes a gripping portion (56) that engages the inserted conduit over a first surface contact area to grip the conduit end, and a colleting portion (216) outboard of the gripping portion. The colleting portion (216) engages the inserted conduit end over a second surface contact area greater than the first surface contact area to collet the inserted conduit end.

Inventors:
WILLIAMS, Peter, C. (3495 Edison Road, Cleveland Heights, OH, 44121, US)
BROWN, Cal, R. (1025 Winding Creek Road, Lyndhurst, OH, 44124, US)
GOTCH, James, E. (8900 Riverwood Way, Kirtland, OH, 44094, US)
DORONY, Connor, M. (1384 Lakeland Ave, Apt. 6Lakewood, OH, 44107, US)
ZABORSZKI, Stephen, J. (77 Marwyck Drive, Northfield Center, OH, 44067, US)
MCCLURE, Douglas, J. (8020 Aileen Drive, Mentor, OH, 44060, US)
WELCH, Douglas, S. (8063 Hickory Dr, S.Chesterland, OH, 44026, US)
KALATA, Gregory, S. (35855 Wyndemere Way, Avon, OH, 44011, US)
CAMPBELL, Ronald, P. (3674 Stoer Road, Shaker Heights, OH, 44122, US)
Application Number:
US2016/028741
Publication Date:
October 27, 2016
Filing Date:
April 22, 2016
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SWAGELOK COMPANY (29500 Solon Road, Solon, OH, 44139, US)
International Classes:
F16L37/092; F16L37/23
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
LEWIS, Leonard, L. (Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLPThe Calfee Building, 1405 East Sixth St, Cleveland OH, 44114, US)
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