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Title:
SUB-SEA MULTIPLE QUICK CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/066107
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A multiple quick connector assembly (10), comprising:a male sub- assembly (12) comprising a plurality of quick connectors (30) coupled to a first circular plate, and an actuator (20) coupled to the first circular plate, wherein the actuator (20) is configured to actuate a shaft having a draw nut (18) attached to an axial end of the shaft; and a female sub-assembly (14) comprising a plurality of couplers coupled (32) to a second circular plate, wherein each of the couplers is configured to couple to a respective quick connector of the male sub-assembly, and wherein the second circular plate comprises an aperture (22) disposed therethrough; wherein actuation of the shaft causes the draw nut (18) to rotate with respect to the aperture, and then to axially retract against the second circular plate to lock the male sub-assembly axially with respect to the female sub-assembly.

Inventors:
LEWKOSKI, Randolph, Dale (3600 West Lake AvenueGlenview, IL, 60026, US)
Application Number:
US2013/065177
Publication Date:
May 01, 2014
Filing Date:
October 16, 2013
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (155 Harlem Avenue, Glenview, Illinois, 60025, US)
International Classes:
F16L37/56; E21B33/038; F16L39/04
Foreign References:
EP2211015A22010-07-28
GB2408299A2005-05-25
GB2361274A2001-10-17
EP2299051A22011-03-23
EP1106898A22001-06-13
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HAUPTMAN, Benjamin, J. (Lowe Hauptman & Ham, LLP2318 Mill Road, Suite 140, Alexandria VA, 22314, US)
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