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 new patent  Flat bottom ball valve

A flat bottom ball valve is provided in the present disclosure. According to an example, the flat bottom ball valve includes a valve body, a valve core, a valve rod, a bonnet and a flow path. ... Valve Corporation

 new patent  Coiled anchor for supporting prosthetic heart valve, prosthetic heart valve, and deployment device

A system including an anchor for docking a prosthetic valve at a native valve of a heart can have a first end, a second end, and a central axis extending between the first and second ends, and defines an inner space coaxial with the central axis. The valve prosthesis can include a protective layer or annular ring that surrounds a bottom edge of the second frame end. ... Valve Corporation

Percutaneously deliverable heart valve including folded membrane cusps with integral leaflets

A transcatheter, percutaneously implantable, prosthetic heart valve is provided that comprises a lattice frame and two or more integrated cusp and leaflet folded structures attached to the lattice frame. The two or more integrated cusp and leaflet folded structures each comprise a flat sheet of biocompatible membrane that is folded to include a substantially conical shape according to a flat folding pattern. ... Valve Corporation

Water injection device

A high reliable water injection device is provided that injects water into a reactor containment vessel and can reliably shut off cooling water at normal times and quickly and reliably inject water into the reactor containment vessel without the need for external power, in a case of emergency. The water injection device injects water into a reactor containment vessel includes a flow path through which cooling water is supplied; a disk that closes the flow path; a swing arm that is connected to the disk and performs closing and opening of the flow path by the disk; and a weight that is connected to the swing arm via a swing lever, in which the weight is supported by a support member made of a low melting point alloy.. ... Valve Corporation

Valve with two-piece adjustable can with integral pole piece

A multi-port valve having a longitudinal axis and a solenoid coil wound about a bobbin. Coaxially aligned with the longitudinal axis is an armature, at least partially disposed within the bobbin. ... Valve Corporation

Line blind valve

A line blind valve includes: a valve body formed with an opening at each of a front side and a rear side thereof; a fixed pipe fixedly provided on the front side to be in a shape inserted in the opening of the front side; a moving pipe provided on the rear side by being inserted into the opening of the rear side, and movable in a direction of a pipeline, with threads formed on an outer circumferential surface thereof; a blind provided between the fixed pipe and the moving pipe to open or block the pipeline by moving upward or downward; and a drive assembly including a gear set engaged with the threads and configured to press the moving pipe toward the blind to sealingly fix the moving pipe, and a drive unit coupled to the gear set to control a rotation direction of the gear set.. . ... Valve Corporation

Solenoid controlled valve assembly including a pressure balancing diaphragm

A proportional solenoid-controlled fluid valve assembly having a fluid pressure balancing diaphragm. The valve assembly also includes a solenoid coil assembly having a cylindrical conduit and a magnetic orifice piece positioned within the conduit. ... Valve Corporation

Hydrant shear valve and method

A system and method are disclosed for shutting off the flow of liquid to a hydrant. A break away frangible activator of a valve body becomes dislodged responsive to a hydrant receiving sufficient inadvertent impact. ... Valve Corporation

Method and apparatus for flaw inspection of friction-weld part of stem in engine valve

Provided is a method for flaw inspection of a stem joint of a valve including: an internal flaw inspection step including causing a flaw detection probe to be disposed so as to face upward in water in a tank in an ultrasonic inspection chamber, holding a valve in such fashion as to cause the tip to face the flaw detection probe, and inspecting for a flaw at the interior of the stem joint; and a surface flaw inspection step including causing a flaw detection probe to be disposed horizontally in an eddy-current inspection chamber, holding a valve in such fashion as to cause the side face of a stem of the valve to be close to and facing the flaw detection probe, inspecting for a flaw on the surface of the stem joint while the flaw detection probe and the valve are made to engage in mutual rotation. The valves are transferred from a valve loading position to the ultrasonic inspection chamber, from the ultrasonic inspection chamber to the eddy-current inspection chamber, and from the eddy-current inspection chamber to a valve unloading position in substantially simultaneous, continuous, synchronous, and/or coordinated fashion.. ... Valve Corporation

Water hammer-proof air valve and water hammer-proof exhaust method for in-use pipeline

A water hammer-proof air valve that has a valve body and a bonnet, that are fixedly connected, a valve opening is provided on the valve body, and a high-speed intake and exhaust device is provided in an inner cavity of the valve body. A bonnet opening is provided on the bonnet, an output end of the high-speed intake and exhaust device penetrates the bonnet opening and is communicated with a high-speed exhaust throttling device for limiting an exhaust amount of gas of the high-speed intake and exhaust device, an output end of the high-speed exhaust throttling device is communicated with an outside air, and a trace exhaust device for discharging the gas separated out from the pipeline to the outside through the high-speed exhaust throttling device after the high-speed intake and exhaust device closes the valve is further provided in the high-speed intake and exhaust device.. ... Valve Corporation

Ball valve with components integrated into the ball member

Embodiments provide a ball valve with components integrated into a ball member of the ball valve. The ball member includes an integrated regulating element, which may be a check valve, a pressure or flow regulating valve, or a filter. ... Valve Corporation

Valve system and methods thereof

A valve system comprising a valve body having an opening and an interior; a davit system comprising: a first pillar having an upper end and a lower end, wherein the lower end of the first pillar is attached to the valve body; a second pillar having an upper end and a lower end, wherein the lower end of the second pillar is attached to the valve body; a pivot arm having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end of the pivot arm is rotationally attached to the upper end of the first pillar, the second end of the pivot arm is removably attached to the upper end of the second pillar and the pivot arm straddles the valve body opening when the second end of the pivot arm touches the upper end of the second pillar; and a closure cap system comprising a closure cap, wherein a means for sealing the closure cap is disposed between the closure cap and the valve body; and a cap stem having an upper end and a lower end, wherein the lower end of the cap stem is attached to the closure cap and the upper end of the cap stem is disposed through a central portion of the pivot arm; and wherein a means for lifting and lowering the closure cap engages the cap stem to lift or lower the closure cap is disclosed. A method of using the valve system is also disclosed.. ... Valve Corporation

Aerosol spray device

An aerosol spray device comprising a pressurised or pressurisable container and a spray discharge assembly mounted on the container. The spray discharge assembly comprises a valve stem moveable from a first limit position to a second limit position to effect spray discharge from the device, a spray outlet region having an outlet orifice from which fluid from the container is discharged, and a flow conduit for supplying fluid from the container to the spray outlet region. ... Valve Corporation

Biasing members for valve assembly

A valve assembly may include a valve having an upper valve surface and a lower valve surface. The valve may be movable in a slot in a housing between an open position and a closed position, and the slot may have an upper slot surface and a lower slot surface. ... Valve Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104730

Cutting apparatus and cutting blade

A cutting apparatus and a cutting blade are provided that are not only capable of restraining a highly-viscous substance from bending but also capable of preventing a damage of a blade edge part. A pair of cutting blades is provided to be capable of approaching/separating movement, and the cutting blades are arranged with blade edge parts facing each other while having thickness directions oriented in the same direction. ... Valve Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180104576

Electronic controller with a hand retainer, outer shell, and finger sensing

A controller for an electronic system includes a controller body having a head and a handle, and a tracking member that is fixed to the controller body. The head includes at least one thumb-operated control, and the handle has a tubular housing that is partially wrapped by an outer shell. ... Valve Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180099219

Electronic controller with finger sensing and an adjustable hand retainer

A controller for an electronic system includes a tracking member fixed to a controller body. The controller body has a head that adjoins a handle at a neck region, and that includes at least one thumb-operated control. ... Valve Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180094746

Methods and apparatus for automatically detecting the failure configuration of a pneumatic actuator

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for automatically detecting the failure configuration of a pneumatic actuator. A control module is operatively coupled to the actuator, and the actuator is operatively coupled to a valve having a flow control member. ... Valve Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081092

Optical system for head-mounted display system

Systems and methods for providing optical systems which utilize double fresnel lenses on curved surfaces for use with display systems, such as silicon-based micro display systems (e.g., oled micro displays) used with head mounted display (hmd) systems. The optical systems disclosed herein may implement multiplexing or blending to provide a smooth profile transition and reduce aberrations between zones or fields (e.g., small fov angles, large fov angles) of a fresnel surface which is defined by multiple fresnel patterns or functions. ... Valve Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180080566

Butterfly valve with improved seat ring providing instant valve closing and uniformly increasing sealing

A seat ring for a butterfly valve provided at an inner circumferential surface of a valve body so as to create a seal between the inner circumferential surface of a valve body and the valve disc when closing the valve, and a sealing projection continuously protruding inwardly provided between a pair of bosses formed around a pair of opposite valve stem holes for inserting valve stems positioned radially outwardly of a flow passage direction. The sealing projection consists of a contact surface and an adjacent semi-elliptic surface, wherein the contact line of the contact surface and top portion of the adjacent semi-elliptic surface is a semi-elliptic edge displaced by an offset “h” from a plane defined by a vertical valve centerline and a transversal valve centerline in disc closing direction.. ... Valve Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180080541

System and process for removing hardened lubricant from an enclosed gearbox

The invention relates to a system and process for removing hardened lubricant, contaminants and other debris from an enclosed gearbox of an actuator in the gas, oil, and power industries that allows the oil or gas pipeline to continue to operate uninterrupted during servicing. The system operates at a low pressure and includes two pumps: an upstream pump that pumps a non-corrosive mineral oil-based cleaning agent into the gearbox; and a downstream pump that pulls off the pressure from within the gearbox as part of the circulation of the flush system. ... Valve Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180072485

System and method for a dispenser to generate different sprays

A system releases spray fluid in different mass flow rates. The system includes an actuator having a first area and a second area, a stem connected to the actuator and having a first orifice and a second orifice, a gasket covering the first orifice and the second orifice in a non-actuated position, and a biased member biasing the stem to the non-actuated position. ... Valve Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180068449

Sensor fusion systems and methods for eye-tracking applications

Eye-tracking systems and methods for use in consumer-class virtual reality (vr)/augmented reality (ar) applications, among other uses, are described. Certain embodiments combine optical eye tracking that uses camera-based pupil and corneal reflection detection with optical flow hardware running at a higher frequency. ... Valve Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180066785

Pressure and headloss maintaining valve system for clean and dirty water systems

A valve system includes: a valve; a hydraulic cylinder attached to at least a portion of the valve; and at least a first accumulator in fluid communication with the hydraulic cylinder. The first accumulator includes: (i) a first end having a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet; (ii) a second end having a gas inlet; and (iii) a body positioned between the first end and the second end and which includes a fluid chamber and a gas chamber separated by a flexible separating member. ... Valve Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180066742

Torque transmission device

A torque transmission device is provided that is capable of being compactified as much as possible in a direction of parallel arrangement of a pair of side gears while ensuring a differential function and a differential limiting function. The torque transmission device comprises side gears (5l, 5r) coupled to rear wheels (3l, 3r), a case (6) disposed on the outer circumferential side of the side gears (5l, 5r) and rotating around the axis of the side gears (5l, 5r), and a pinion gear (12) rotatably supported by the case (6) and engaged with the side gears (5l, 5r) in a straddling manner. ... Valve Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180058692

Heater with valve configuration

Disclosed is a dual-fuel heater having one or more thermocouples that operate a control valve that, in turn, controls whether fuel is distributed from a regulator to a burner based on the signal generated by the thermocouple(s). Further disclosed is a primary fuel selector valve that selects the fuel being used based on the operation of a user. ... Valve Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180058613

Capture nozzle housing for fire hydrant nozzle

A novel hose nozzle has a cup shaped capture nozzle housing with a curved shape similar to the mating o-ring. The cup shaped ends of the nozzle create a 45 degree angle. ... Valve Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180058047

Breaker strap for fire hydrant breaker assembly

Breaker straps, preferably made of steel, include holes that line up with the holes in breaker rings, to keep the breaker rings in place on a fire hydrant. A collision kit includes breaker straps, the breaker rings, a coupling, and coupling pins.. ... Valve Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180053456

Systems and methods for detection and/or correction of pixel luminosity and/or chrominance response variation in displays

Methods and systems are disclosed for measuring pixel-by-pixel luminosity and/or chrominance variations on a display, encoding and/or storing the measurements as a set of global and/or pixel-by-pixel correction factors, and/or digitally manipulating imagery with the inverse effect as the measured variations, such that the appearance of visual artifacts caused by the variations is reduced. These methods and systems may be used, for example, as part of the production process for virtual reality headsets, as well as in other applications that make high-fidelity use of displays exhibiting such artifacts (e.g., cell phones, watches, augmented reality displays, and the like).. ... Valve Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180050383

Method of machining screw

A method of machining a screw is provided that is capable of preventing formation of a protruding section at a thread tip section. A thread is formed by cutting on a cylindrical body, and a surface of the thread is plastically deformed by rolling. ... Valve Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180045327

Thermal volume control for an actuator assembly

An actuator assembly includes a cylinder disposed in an actuator housing, the cylinder having a cylinder interior is in fluid communication with a source of pressurized fluid. A ram member has a piston head within the cylinder interior, and pressure on the piston head moves the ram member. ... Valve Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180045320

Self-cleaning double block and bleed valve

Disclosed is a self-cleaning double block and bleed valve. The valve includes a plug modified to divert a portion of the fluid flowing through the valve into and through a cavity located beneath the plug. ... Valve Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180038996

Mitigation of screen door effect in head-mounted displays

Methods and apparatus are provided for displaying an image to a viewer, for example in a head-mounted display (hmd) application, with reduced visual artifacts such as screen-door effect. A phase optic is disposed between the hmd lens and the user's eye. ... Valve Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180038591

Automated biomass distribution system

An automated biomass distribution system employs an air-sweeping nozzle for evenly distributing biomass on a grate of an existing stoker boiler. Such an automated biomass distribution system includes a valve-controlled air pressure source that generates an air jet upstream of the existing stoker boiler and having a first travel path extended downstream towards the existing stoker boiler; an expansion duct in fluid communication with the valve-controlled air pressure source and disposed downstream therefrom; an air-sweeping nozzle in communication with the expansion duct and having a second travel path extended downstream from the expansion duct; and a biomass distributor having a passageway disposed at the second travel path. ... Valve Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180023724

Elastomeric in-line tide gate valve

A check valve includes a tubular sleeve bounding a longitudinally-extending flow-through passage for fluids, a disc having a first material affixed along a first portion of its periphery to a flexible hinge member, and a bill affixed at a first end to one or more of the sleeve, the flexible hinge member, and the disc. The check valve also includes one or more of the following of (i), (ii), and (iii): (i) at least one groove, rib, insert, or combination thereof that extends longitudinally along a length of the disc, the bill, or both the disc and the bill; (ii) at least one groove, notch, rib, insert, or combination thereof that extends laterally along a width of the bill; and (iii) at least one ripple that extends longitudinally along a length of the bill and, optionally, longitudinally along a length of the disc.. ... Valve Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180023711

Top entry soft seats floating ball valve

A top entry ball valve comprises a housing with a central cavity communicating with two bores which define a flow path through the housing. A ball valve element is provided and comprises a through bore. ... Valve Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022537

Non-refilling aerosol valve

An aerosol valve with a refill prevention mechanism is provided. The valve has a valve stem disposed in a valve housing that defines an inner chamber. ... Valve Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180010711

Pipe branching manifold and method of operating the same

A pipe branching manifold including a multitude of pipe branches, wherein each pipe branch of the multitude of pipe branches includes an entry block valve, an exit block valve, and a bleed outlet including a bleed valve arranged between the entry block valve and the exit block valve, wherein in a standard operation of each pipe branch a respective entry block valve and a respective exit block valve is open and a respective bleed valve is closed, wherein in a test operation or maintenance operation of each pipe branch the respective entry block valve and the respective exit block valve is closed, and the respective bleed valve is open, wherein the pipe branching manifold includes a selector device for selecting either none or one out of the multitude of pipe branches for switching from the standard operation to the test operation or the maintenance operation.. . ... Valve Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180010696

Cascaded controllable fluid control valve and valve trim for a fluid control valve

A fluid control valve having a body, a seat ring, a valve cage adjacent the seat ring, a first valve plug assembly positioned within the valve cage, and a second valve plug assembly positioned within an axial bore of the first valve plug assembly. The first valve plug assembly has radial apertures in fluid communication with the axial bore and a first valve plug including the axial bore and a throttling port in fluid communication with the axial bore. ... Valve Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170370491

Butterfly valve

Provided is a butterfly valve configured so that the sealing performance of the butterfly valve is ensured even if the butterfly valve is exposed to high-temperature fluid and is installed in a high radiation environment. A butterfly valve has: a valve body-side valve seat section which is formed on the outer periphery of a valve body; a valve box-side valve seat section which is formed on a valve box; and a valve movement mechanism which, as a valve shaft pivots, moves the valve body in the direction of extension of a flow passage, between a blocking position at which the valve body-side valve seat section and the valve box-side valve seat section are in contact with each other to close a flow passage, and an open position at which the valve body-side valve seat section and the valve box-side valve seat section are separated from each other to open the flow passage. ... Valve Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170356440

Multi-part valve assembly

The present disclosure discloses a multi-component valve system for use in pumps such as fracking pumps for use in subterranean resource production. The assembly includes a retaining pin having a retaining cap on its upper end. ... Valve Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170350525

Kit for mounting an actuator to a valve

An actuator mounting kit and method for mounting an automatic valve actuator to a manually operated valve. The mounting kit includes a mounting bracket and a stem driver. ... Valve Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170348810

Kit for mounting a valve position indicator to a valve

A valve position indicator mounting kit and method for mounting a valve position indicator to a manually operated valve. The mounting kit includes a mounting bracket and a stop plate assembly. ... Valve Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170328480

Ball valve with integrated fitting

Embodiments provide a fitting that is integrated into the valve body of a ball valve during the manufacture of the valve body. The fitting and a cartridge may be overmolded to create the valve body. ... Valve Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170325955

Inverting temporary valve sheath

A percutaneous device including a temporary valve attached to a sheath, the sheath having an inverting section for delivery and removal thereof from a blood vessel. The sheath is inverted for delivery, housing the valve between inverted layers thereof. ... Valve Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170324937

Optical bonding machine having cure in place and visual feedback

An optical bonding machine is provided, including a transparent datum located within the optical bonding machine, wherein the transparent datum supports a first substrate, a robotic placement head configured to pick up a second substrate and place the second substrate into contact with the first substrate, on the transparent datum, a camera disposed proximate the transparent datum, the camera capturing a video of a flow of an optically clear adhesive between the first substrate and the second substrate, and a curing source disposed proximate the transparent datum, the curing source emitting uv rays that pass through the transparent datum and the first substrate to cure an optically clear adhesive between a bonded substrate comprising the first substrate, the optically clear adhesive, and the second substrate. An associated method is also provided.. ... Valve Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320310

Determining an automatic bonding sequence for optical bonding

An automated bonding sequence system and method for customizing a bonding sequence is provided. The method includes the steps of detecting that a first substrate is in close proximity with the a second substrate, during an optical bonding operation, wherein at least the first substrate includes an amount of adhesive for optically bonding to the second substrate, stopping an automated process of optically bonding of the optical bonding operation, in response to the detecting, recording operator feedback control signals, the operator feedback control signals being received from a controller being operated by an operator to contact the first substrate and the second substrate, analyzing the operator feedback control signals to determine a bonding sequence for automatically optically bonding the first substrate and the second substrate, and resuming, by the processor, the automated process of the optical bonding operation.. ... Valve Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170292613

Gasket seal seat ring

Some embodiments of the invention provide a valve including a body, a valve element arranged within the body to selectively inhibit flow through the body, and a seal assembly that includes a body gasket and a retaining ring. The retaining ring includes a cutter that is arranged to cut the body gasket during installation. ... Valve Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170285607

System and method for self-calibration of an actuator

The present disclosure envisages a system and method for self-calibration of an actuator. The system comprises a pressure spike sensing and control circuit, a travel limit setting circuit and a profile generation circuit. ... Valve Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170276031

Method for supplying inert gas into poppet valve intermediate and apparatus for supplying inert gas into poppet valve intermediate

A method for supplying inert gas into a poppet valve intermediate and an apparatus for supplying inert gas are provided that are capable of properly filling the inert gas without waste into the poppet valve intermediate of any size. After a negative pressure is achieved by suction in an internal space (win) of a poppet valve intermediate (w) as compared to an ambient pressure (pa) of the poppet valve intermediate (w), the inert gas is supplied into the internal space (win) until a pressure (p) of the internal space (win) reaches the ambient pressure (ps) of the poppet valve intermediate (w).. ... Valve Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170268081

White antimicrobial copper alloy

Copper based alloys exhibiting a white/silver hue. The alloys contain copper, nickel, zinc, manganese, tin, sulfur, and antimony.. ... Valve Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170265997

Percutaneously implantable replacement heart valve device and method of making same

A method of making a replacement heart valve device whereby a fragment of biocompatible tissue material is treated and soaked in one or more alcohol solutions and a solution of glutaraldehyde. The dried biocompatible tissue material is folded and rehydrated in such a way that forms a two- or three-leaflet/cusp valve without affixing of separate cusps or leaflets or cutting slits into the biocompatible tissue material to form the cusps or leaflets. ... Valve Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170259289

Automatically controlling a liquid spray pattern

A dispensing control system, including a frame component having a first side surface and a second side surface, a first sensor portion positioned proximate the first side surface, and a second sensor portion positioned proximate the second side surface, the second sensor portion being separated from the first sensor portion a distance to allow a liquid spray stream exiting a dispenser of a conformal coating machine to pass therebetween, wherein the first sensor portion transmits a beam of light towards the second sensor portion to measure the liquid spray stream exiting the dispenser, the beam of light encompassing both edges of the liquid spray stream while the dispenser is stationary, is provided. Furthermore, an associated method is also provided.. ... Valve Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249019

Controller visualization in virtual and augmented reality environments

Controller visualization systems and methods for use in virtual/augmented reality environments such as walk-around virtual reality environments are described. The virtual representation of a physical control device may be altered based on the context of the virtual environment. ... Valve Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170241450

Proportional pressure controller with isolation valve assembly

A proportional pressure controller includes a body having inlet, outlet, and exhaust ports. A fill valve communicates with pressurized fluid in the inlet port. ... Valve Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170234175

Hollow engine valve and manufacturing method therefor

The present invention provides a hollow engine valve achieving high durability while suppressing an increase in manufacturing cost, and a manufacturing method therefor. A manufacturing method for a hollow engine valve comprises: a step of forming, by forging, a solid round bar as a material of a valve main body into a valve main body intermediate member provided with a semifinished product valve head portion corresponding to a valve head portion and a solid stem portion corresponding to a valve stem portion; a step of performing cutting process with respect to the valve main body intermediate member across the solid stem portion and the semifinished product valve head portion for forming a semifinished product hollow hole with a bottom corresponding to a hollow hole, thereby forming the valve main body intermediate member into a valve main body semifinished product provided with the semifinished product valve head portion and a semifinished product valve stem portion; and a step of performing necking process with respect to the valve main body semifinished product for squeezing the semifinished product valve stem portion step by step, thereby reducing the diameter of the semifinished product valve stem portion and increasing the length of the stem of the semifinished product valve stem portion, to form the valve main body semifinished product into the valve main body.. ... Valve Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170232285

Valve monitoring

A valve gear box has a valve monitoring function. The valve gear box is for mounting to a valve that has a fluid passageway and a gate therefor, the gear box providing a gear driven link for moving the gate between open and closed conditions of the fluid passageway, the valve gear box being in a housing that has a mounting for permitting operative connection to the valve via a mounting flange of the valve. ... Valve Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170227133

Cavitation reactor comprising pulse valve and resonance chamber

A cavitation reactor having a pulse valve for receiving an input fluid flow and generating a pulsed output flow that is provided to the input of a resonance chamber, such as a tube. The pulse valve uses a shaft with a number of regularly spaced lands to form fluid conduits between an input port and the output port connected to the resonance tube to cause fluid communication between the input and output ports to be regularly opened and closed, thereby producing a pulsed output that drives the formation of resonance waves in the resonance chamber. ... Valve Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170226721

Flush actuator

A flush actuator for engaging a flush valve. The flush actuator provides a mechanism assembly for automatically flushing the flush valve. ... Valve Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170221184

Radial density masking systems and methods

Systems and methods for implementing radial density masking graphics rendering for use in applications such as head mounted displays (“hmds”) are described. Exemplary algorithms are disclosed, according to which image resolution varies within an image depending on the distance of a particular point on the image from one or more fixation points. ... Valve Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219110

Hydrostatic tank floor relief valve

A hydrostatic tank floor relief valve of a construction described herein provides for equalization of hydrostatic pressure of fluid in a storage tank with hydrostatic pressure of ground water surrounding the storage tank. A high efficiency grate located in a flow channel of the hydrostatic tank floor relief valve blocks debris from entering the storage tank during pressure equalization, yet does not reduce effective flow rates through a flow channel of a given diameter. ... Valve Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170218796

Hydraulic lash adjuster and method for using hydraulic lash adjuster

Air is restrained from flowing into a high pressure chamber while the number of parts is reduced. A plunger is slidably fitted into a body; a reservoir is formed in the plunger with a communication hole formed in a head section thereof to allow communication between an inside and an outside; a high pressure chamber is formed in the body between the body and the plunger bottom section; an oil supply hole is formed in a plunger circumferential wall section; a return spring is interposed between the body and the plunger; a valve mechanism is disposed on the plunger bottom section; the reservoir is set such that a space continuously extends; and the oil supply hole is oriented outward in the radial direction as compared to an axis of the plunger.. ... Valve Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170211434

Poppet valve and method for manufacturing same

A method for manufacturing a poppet valve 10 from an intermediate valve products is disclosed. The intermediate valve products have an intermediate valve head 14′ with a pressing protrusions 15. ... Valve Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170204980

Control valve

A control valve is provided, comprising a valve body having an inlet port extending along an inlet axis, first and second outlet ports extending along outlet axes substantially parallel to a single reference axis and substantially perpendicular to the inlet axis, first and second sealing ports associated, respectively, with the first and second outlet ports and each disposed in a fluid path between the inlet port and its respective outlet port, and first and second sealing members configured for independently and selectively opening and closing the first and second sealing ports, respectively. Each of the sealing ports extends along a sealing axis extending transverse to a plane being parallel to its respective outlet axis and the inlet axis, and forms, between a downstream end thereof and an upstream end of the inlet axis, an obtuse angle greater than 90°.. ... Valve Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170202665

System and method for assembling a folded percutaneous valve

The invention provides a multi-component (modular) percutaneous valve device that includes a valve module having valve leaflets and a valve frame. The valve frame includes one or more, for example two, ring members and a plurality of masts. ... Valve Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170199386

Head-mounted display

Methods and systems are disclosed for using a head-mounted display that may consist of an image projector mounted to the head that projects one or more images onto a screen in front of one or both of the user's eyes. Moreover, head-mounted displays may also include electronics to track the position of the user's head. ... Valve Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170197776

Valve assembly

A valve assembly including a housing with an internally projecting lip that seals against an outer surface of a valve stem inserted through it. A gas inlet is provided above the lip and a liquid inlet is provided below the lip. ... Valve Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170191570

Gate valve with full-bore protective sleeve

A gate valve adapted for use in oil and gas operations, such as, for example, fracturing or gravel-packing operations. In an exemplary embodiment, the gate valve includes a valve body, which defines an internal region; a first fluid bore intersecting the internal region and defining a first interior surface in the valve body; and a first annular recess formed in the first interior surface and adjoining the internal region. ... Valve Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170184211

Electronic solenoid air vent

An electronic solenoid air vent according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a nozzle for discharging the air in the air vent to the outside; and a nozzle shut-off for controlling the opening and closing of the nozzle, wherein the nozzle shut-off includes a magnet and a solenoid which spaces the magnet apart from the nozzle in response to the volume of the air in the air vent.. . ... Valve Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170175902

Flow control mounting assembly for a valve

A valve mounting system includes an upper plate including an upper inlet, an upper outlet, and an upper exhaust. A lower plate includes a lower inlet, a lower outlet, and a lower exhaust that are aligned with the upper inlet, the upper outlet, and the upper exhaust, respectively to define an inlet, an outlet and an exhaust, respectively. ... Valve Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170167619

Check valve having a friction free replaceable valve insert check assembly

A check valve has a friction-free replaceable valve insert check assembly. The check assembly includes a poppet on which a spring is mounted engaging an axially moveable seat which in turn engages a seat on the inner end of the poppet biased into engagement by the spring. ... Valve Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170128202

Valve component, frame component and prosthetic valve device including the same for implantation in a body lumen

Described herein is a prosthetic valve device having an optimized valve component for durability and functionality of the collapsible leaflets. Specially designed commissures contribute to the optimization along with identified parameters. ... Valve Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170122416

Rotary actuators with chain operated cams

An example rotary actuator includes a cam that is to be coupled to a valve. The cam is rotatable about an axis. ... Valve Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170114914

High integrity pressure protecting system (hipps) for a fluid line

High integrity pressure protecting systems (hipps), wherein the hipps has an on/off valve with a housing, wherein the housing has an inlet and an outlet, and a conduit for passage of a fluid from the inlet to the outlet, and with a closure element, wherein in an open position the closure element opens the conduit for allowing the passage, and in a closing position the closure element closes the conduit for inhibiting the passage, and a hydraulic actuator, having a control element that is fixated at the closure element, and a switchable hydraulic supply unit, which in an active state supplies a control face of the control element with a control pressure, and in a passive state releases the control pressure from the control face, a sensor measuring a pressure of the fluid downstream from the outlet, and a logic solver that compares the downstream pressure to a critical value.. . ... Valve Corporation

04/20/17 / #20170108879

Flow direction restriction valve mechanism and valve device

A flow direction restriction valve mechanism unit includes a pressure decreasing valve assembly that is located to be freely advance or retract in a combination valve cassette attached to an in-outlet secondary side flow path formed on the side of an outlet with respect to an intermediate transmission member in a flow path, and retracts by a pressure of gas; a first coil spring urging the pressure decreasing valve assembly in a retracting direction; a check valve that is located to be freely advance or retract with respect to the pressure decreasing valve assembly, and retracts by a pressure of the gas; and a second coil spring urging the check valve in an advancing direction. A gas induction passage h is formed in which the gas flows and acts on the pressure decreasing valve assembly such that the pressure decreasing valve assembly moves in the advancing direction.. ... Valve Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170102084

Cage valve with flow trim for reduced port erosion

A valve, and tubular cage component for a valve, in which the tubular cage is formed such that at least a ported portion between the ends of the cage includes a tubular outer cage member formed from a metal material, and a tubular inner cage member formed from a wear resistant material. The inner cage member and the outer cage member are concentrically aligned and have a length to span at least the ported portion. ... Valve Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170102073

Flexible plate apparatus for compressing seals and packing

A flexible plate apparatus and related kit for compressing seals and packing. The apparatus increases sealing performance of valve stems or rotating shafts in industrial machines or equipment. ... Valve Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170097193

Baseboard radiator systems, components, and methods for installing

The present disclosure provides, among other things, a radiator system, its components, as well as methods of mounting and/or installing thereof. Provided components include radiating fins arranged around a water pipe to form a core assembly. ... Valve Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170095329

Method and apparatus for fine adjustment of a percutaneous valve structure

The invention provides a device for fine adjustment of a prosthetic valve device and a method of adjusting the position of a prosthetic valve after implantation. The adjustment mechanism includes complementary structures on a valve member and device frame that cooperate to provide relative axial and/or angular motion between the valve member and device frame (and thus the native vessel). ... Valve Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170080339

Player biofeedback for dynamically controlling a video game state

Various embodiments are directed towards employing one or more physical sensors arranged on or in proximity to a video game player to obtain biofeedback measures that are then useable to dynamically modify a state of play of a video game. The sensors may be connected or even un-connected to the game player, replace, or otherwise augment traditional physical game controllers. ... Valve Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170067569

Three position closed center poppet valve

. . A poppet valve includes an inlet port, a first outlet port, a second outlet port, a first exhaust port, a second exhaust port, and a spindle. A first poppet element and a second poppet element each float relative to the spindle. ... Valve Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170059055

Rotation-type flow path switching valve

The invention discloses a rotation-type flow path switching valve, which includes a driving component and a valve body component connected with a driving shaft. The valve body component includes a valve body, and a spool. ... Valve Corporation

02/23/17 / #20170051845

Cage valve with instrumentation

A cage valve, flow trim components, and method for signalling erosion of flow trim. The valve is of the type having flow trim arranged across an inlet bore and aligned with an outlet bore, and including a stationary tubular cage and an internal or external flow control member such as a plug or flow collar slidable along the side wall of the cage to cover or uncover flow ports in the side wall. ... Valve Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170044937

Hydraulic lash adjuster

A hydraulic lash adjuster having a reduced number of elements, yet capable of suppressing air from infusing into a high-pressure chamber. A plunger is fitted in a body. ... Valve Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170037847

Multi-part valve assembly

The present invention discloses a multi-component valve system for use in pumps such as fracking pumps for use in subterranean resource production. The assembly includes a retaining pin, a guide on the retaining pin, a valve on the retaining pin, an insert on the retaining pin, a retainer above the insert on the retaining pin, and a retainer cap inertia welded to the end of the retaining pin. ... Valve Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170027691

Self-assembling modular percutaneous valve and methods of folding, assembly and delivery

The present invention provides a modular prosthetic valve device having two or more device modules for percutaneous delivery unassembled at or near the valve implantation site and assembly at least in part using a self-assembly member, and a system and method of folding, delivering and assembling the device. The device modules may include a support structure and a valve module. ... Valve Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170016548

Resettable valve

A device for controlling a flow of fluid from a first side to a second side of a passageway, including: a valve situated within a connection between the first side and the second side; a spring configured to rotate the valve from a first position to a second position; a lever having a first end and a second end; an actuator configured to switch the lever between a first state and a second state by moving the first end; a mechanism for manual operation of the valve between the first position and the second position; and a declutch mechanism for engaging and disengaging the mechanism for manual operation with the valve; wherein the second end of the lever is configured to hold the spring from rotating the valve when the lever is in the first state, and to release the spring when the lever is in the second state.. . ... Valve Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170016545

Fluid valve structure capable of outputting constant flow and constant pressure

A fluid valve structure capable of outputting constant flow and constant pressure is provided. A control handle is adapted to control turning of a ball valve. ... Valve Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170016543

Ball valve structure

A ball valve structure includes : a first shell, having a first accommodation space defined inside the first shell and in communication with the outside and tube body configured on a top face of the first shell and in communication with the first accommodation space; support elements, encircled on an inner wall of the first accommodation space; a ball body, having a through hole in communication with the outside, a recess being configured on a top end of the ball body, the ball body being accepted in the first accommodation space, allowing the recess of the ball body to correspond to the tube body, and an outer side of the ball body being pressed against each support element; and a shaft body, one end thereof having an engagement portion, and the shaft body being coupled pivotally to the tube body, and the engagement portion being in engagement with the recess.. . ... Valve Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170016542

Pressure balancing gate valve

A gate valve assembly 100 comprises a valve body 20 with an inlet 22 and an outlet 23 and first and second valve elements 31, 33 which are located between the inlet 22 and the outlet 23. The first valve element 31 is engageable with and disengageable from the second valve element 33. ... Valve Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170001892

Tank overflow pipe adjustable dechlorinating device

A dechlorinating device includes a mixing chamber having an inlet and an outlet, and the dechlorinating device is configured to receive a fluid. The dechlorinating device also includes a dechlorinating conduit disposed within the mixing chamber and a recirculation zone disposed within the mixing chamber and positioned between the dechlorinating conduit and the outlet. ... Valve Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170001271

Method of manufacturing an eccentric valve

Provided is a method of manufacturing an eccentric valve of a tri-offset structure including a valve body, a valve seat, a valve unit, and a valve stem. The method includes steps of providing a seal being a centrosymmetric ring with an outer edge surface being a cambered surface with a fixed curvature; disposing the seal on an annular surface of the valve unit; enabling the disposal position of the seal on the annular surface to deviate from the disposal position of a pair of second shaft holes provided in a longitudinal direction of the valve unit.. ... Valve Corporation








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