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Title:
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REMOTE TESTING OF A FLOW SWITCH
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/158596
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Systems and methods for the remote testing of a paddle-type flow detector, such as are common in fire protection systems. Specifically, the systems and methods provide for mechanical movement of the vane to test activation of the flow detector under a flow condition, and which measure the amount of time the vane takes to return to the ready position to verify the presence of a paddle on the vane.

Inventors:
ROYSE, David, L. (512 Big Horn Basin Ct, Wildwood, MO, 63011, US)
ULRICH, Richard, L. (1702 Blakefield Terrace, Manchester, MO, 63021, US)
LARUE, Donald, Bruce (914 Hannafield Ct, Manchester, MO, 63021, US)
Application Number:
US2012/037736
Publication Date:
February 28, 2013
Filing Date:
May 14, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
POTTER ELECTRIC SIGNAL COMPANY, LLC (1609 Park 370 Place, Hazelwood, MO, 63042, US)
ROYSE, David, L. (512 Big Horn Basin Ct, Wildwood, MO, 63011, US)
ULRICH, Richard, L. (1702 Blakefield Terrace, Manchester, MO, 63021, US)
LARUE, Donald, Bruce (914 Hannafield Ct, Manchester, MO, 63021, US)
International Classes:
H01H35/24; G01F25/00
Foreign References:
US6331820B12001-12-18
US20090188683A12009-07-30
US20020092745A12002-07-18
Other References:
See also references of EP 2710618A4
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DAMMAN, Kirk A. et al. (Lewis, Rice & Fingersh L.C.,600 Washington Avenue,Suite 2500, Box IP Departmen, St. Louis MO, 63101, US)
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