Abstract

A dry sprinkler for a fire protection system. The preferred dry sprinkler has a metallic disc annulus positionable within a passageway to skew a central axis of a face of the metallic disc annulus with respect to a longitudinal axis of the dry sprinkler so that an expected minimum flow rate based on a rated …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Yoram Ringer, Manuel R. Silva, Jr., Thomas E. Archibald
Assignees (initial): Tyco Fire Products LP (Lansdale, US)
Agents: Perkins Coie LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Darren W Gorman (USPTO dept. 3752)

Claims

  • 1. A dry sprinkler having an actuated state and an unactuated state, the dry sprinkler …
  • 2. The dry sprinkler of claim 1 , wherein the yoke has a first end engaged …
  • 3. The dry sprinkler of claim 1 , further comprising a groove formed in the inner …

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Brief Descriptions of the Drawings

The accompanying drawings, which are incorporated herein and constitute part of this specification, illustrate exemplary embodiments of the invention, and, together with the general description given above and the detailed …

Description

Background of the Invention

An automatic sprinkler system is one of the most widely used devices for fire protection. These systems have sprinklers that are activated once the ambient temperature in an environment, such …

Priority

This application claims the benefits of priority under 35 U.S.C. § 119 of the following United States Provisional Patent applications: Provisional Patent application Ser. No. 60/432,998 filed on 13 Dec. …

Detailed Description of the Preferred Embodiments

As installed, a sprinkler is coupled to a piping network (not shown), which is supplied with a fire fighting fluid, e.g., a water from a pressurized supply source. The preferred …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The application was published on Jul. 9, 2010, the patent was granted on Sep. 10, 2013, the inventor's address - Providence, RI, the recorded inventor's name is Thomas E. Archibald, invented by Yoram Ringer et al., the invention description is illustrated by 50 drawings, the application number is 12/833,623 (U.S.), the recorded agent - Perkins Coie LLP, 31 claims comprise the protection scope, the invention is named Dry Sprinkler, the applicant's city - Providence, state - RI, the applicant's name is Ringer Yoram, the grant number is 08528653 (publication number), the examination was conducted by Darren W Gorman (3752 USPTO department), similar classification categories are Portable Vessels, valve closure device, separate acid container, Produced by chemical mixing, movable acid container ruptured by falling when operated, Suspending or supporting devices, Pressure controlled, Compound, Discharge head, Fire-blankets, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, the assignee location is Lansdale (US); its company is Tyco Fire Products LP, the invention details are shown in 134 figures, the assignee is categorized as a United States company, categorized under Sprinkler Heads as a primary classification, the patent particularly claims a dry sprinkler having an actuated state and an unactuated state, the dry…, the drawings include the following: first preferred embodiment of the dry sprinkler, third preferred embodiment of the dry sprinkler, second preferred embodiment of the dry sprinkler, Dry Sprinkler.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under comprising an outlet device containing a sensor, or itself being the sensor, i.e. self-contained sprinklers, Sprinkler Heads, Direct support, Dry pipe, dry, i.e. empty of extinguishing material when not in use, Permanently-installed equipment. The designated search classifications include Dry pipe, Having fusible plug, support, or holder, Condition responsive control, Sprinkler Heads.

Patent details
Publication number 08528653
Publication date Sep. 10, 2013
Kind code B1
Application number 12/833,623
Application date Jul. 9, 2010
Application type U
Application series code 12
National classification 169/37
Total number of claims 31
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 50
Number of figures 134
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