Abstract

A fire protection sprinkler is provided. The sprinkler includes a body having an output orifice and a flange; a seal cap to seal a flow of fluid from the output orifice; and a thermally-responsive element positioned to releasably retain the seal cap and constructed to separate into a plurality of portions upon exposure to a predetermined …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Juan Jimenez, John Tow, George S. Polan, Myron Allen
Assignees (initial): The Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. (Liberty, US)
Agents: Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto (attorney)

The application was examined by Ryan Reis (USPTO dept. 3752)

Claims

  • 1. A fire protection sprinkler, comprising: …
  • 2. The fire protection sprinkler according to claim 1 , wherein the deflector support members …
  • 3. The fire protection sprinkler according to claim 1 , wherein the interference member(s) include …

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Brief Description of the Drawings

The present invention will be more readily understood from a detailed description of the preferred embodiments taken in conjunction with the following figures. FIG. 1 is an isometric view of one embodiment …

Description

Background of the Invention

1. Field of the Invention This application relates to a hang-up prevention (anti-lodgment) arrangement for fire protection sprinklers. More specifically, the following disclosure addresses the prevention of lodgment of elements …

Cross-Reference to Related Application

This application is a continuation-in-part of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 11/848,103, filed Aug. 30, 2007, which is a continuation of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 10/974,106, filed Oct. 26, 2004 …

Detailed Description

As shown in FIGS. 1 and 2 , a pendent fire protection sprinkler 100 in accordance with the present invention has a body 110 with a threaded base 120 for connection …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The patent particularly claims a fire protection sprinkler, comprising…, the application number is 13/014,680 (U.S.), the patent extension term is 687 days, developed by George S. Polan et al., 23 figures are supplied with the description, categorized under Compound as a primary classification, the applicant's address - Liberty, SC, the applicant's first name is Juan, and his last name is Jimenez, the exemplary claims include number 1, the exemplary patent drawings are Sectional view of the sprinkler, Lodgment Prevention Arrangements for Fire, view of one embodiment of a pendent, Sectional view of the sprinkler, the application was examined by Ryan Reis (3752 USPTO department), the patent was granted on Jul. 15, 2014, the grant number is 08776903, the invention is titled Lodgment Prevention Arrangements for Fire Sprinklers, similar patents are classified under foam, Power extinguishant, acid container the shell of which is ruptured by pin, screw-pin, or similar device, Portable extinguishers with power-driven pumps, separate acid container, automatic, Flame traps allowing passage of gas but not of flame or explosion wave, Water towers, Automatic Valves, particular outlet structure, characterised by releasing means operating essentially simultaneously on both containers, at 90 degrees to the plane of the opening, incendiary substances producing pressure gas, Automatic Receptacles, attached to ladders, poles, towers, or other structures with or without rotary heads, the inventor's address - Liberty, SC, the inventor's name is Allen Myron, illustrated by 12 drawings, the assignee company is The Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. located in Liberty (US), the assignee classification - a United States company, the protection scope is defined by 9 claims, the known agent's company is Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, the application publication date is Jan. 26, 2011.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Collapsible strut, with fusible links, Compound, comprising an outlet device containing a sensor, or itself being the sensor, i.e. self-contained sprinklers, Releasing means, e.g. electrically released, an actuating signal being generated by a sensor separate from an outlet device, Direct support, Sprinkler Heads, Fusible Connections, heat-sensitive. The designated search classifications include Sprinkler Heads, Releasing means, e.g. electrically released, heat-sensitive, Compound, Fusible Connections, Collapsible strut, with fusible links, Direct support, Having fusible plug, support, or holder, Lever.

Patent details
Publication number 08776903
Publication date Jul. 15, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/014,680
Application date Jan. 26, 2011
Application type U
Application series code 13
Extension term 687
National classification 169/39
Total number of claims 9
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 12
Number of figures 23
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