[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0009304  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2018                56/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/141144
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:09/Dec/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2014-28230

[22] Filing Date:2/11/2014

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.
GB
4/11/2013
1319427.9

[72] Inventor: FREUDENDAHL, Erling Arnum

[73] Owner: AVK Holding A/S, S?ndergade 33, DK-8464, Galten, Denmark

[74] Agent: Kadasa Law Firm

  

 

  

[51]IPC:
Int. Cl.: E03B 9/00; F16K 1/20 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-GB 2476656 A (CRANE LTD?[GB]) 06 July 2011
-US 4596263 A (SNIDER JAMES A) 04 June 1986
 
Examiner: Eng. Ghassan F. AlBuhairan

[54] A VALVE ASSEMBLY, A HYDRANT INCORPORATING A VALVE ASSEMBLY AND USE OF A VALVE ASSEMBLY
[57] Abstract: The invention relates to a valve assembly comprising a valve housing having a main flow passage through which a fluid may pass through the valve assembly. The valve assembly further comprises an inlet opening arranged at one end of the main flow passage - through which the fluid enters the valve assembly and an outlet opening arranged at the other end of the main flow passage - through which the fluid exits the valve assembly. The valve assembly also comprises a valve plug connected to the valve housing through a tilt joint, wherein the valve plug is arranged to tilt around the tilt joint and wherein the tilt joint is arranged outside said main flow passage. The valve plug is connected to an actuating mechanism for tilting the valve plug from an open position to a closed position and from the closed position to the open position and wherein the valve plug is arranged to tilt in the flow direction through the main flow passage, when moving from the open position to the closed position.The invention further relates to a hydrant incorporating a valve assembly and use of a valve assembly.
No. of claims: 12     No. of figures: 4


 

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