A sprinkler head cover including an end wall and a side wall extending from and around the end wall to form a cavity therebetween. The cavity is sized for receiving a deflector and arms of a sprinkler head. The side wall is adapted for engaging the sprinkler head to thereby releasably mount the cover to the sprinkler …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Andrew T. Thompson, Scott T. Franson, Shawn G. Orr
Assignees (initial): The Viking Corporation (Hastings, US)
Agents: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C. (attorney)

The application was examined by Christopher Kim (USPTO dept. 3752)


  • 1. A sprinkler head cover for a sprinkler head, the sprinkler head having a deflector …
  • 2. A sprinkler head cover for a sprinkler head, the sprinkler head having a deflector …
  • 3. A sprinkler head cover for a sprinkler head, the sprinkler head having a deflector …

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The drawings described herein are for illustration purposes only and are not intended to limit the scope of the present disclosure in any way. FIG. 1 is an exploded perspective …



The present invention relates to a cover for a sprinkler head, which provides protection to the deflector of the sprinkler head during transport and during installation and, further, facilitates handling …

Cross-Reference to Related Applications

This application is a divisional of U.S. patent application Ser. No. 11/239,983, filed Sep. 30, 2005 (U.S. Publication No. 2006/0060671A1, published Mar. 23, 2006), now U.S. Pat. No. 7,540,330 …

Detailed Description

The following description is merely exemplary in nature and is not intended to limit the present disclosure, application, or uses. It should be understood that throughout the drawings, corresponding reference …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The exemplary claims include number 1, the invention is titled Sprinkler Cover, the drawings include the following: Sprinkler Cover, Side view of the cover, Perspective view of the cover, Exploded perspective view of a cover, the known inventor's name is Shawn G. Orr, the inventor's location - Grand Rapids, MI, the application was published on Oct. 30, 2007, was examined by Christopher Kim, the main examiner (3752 USPTO department), similar classification categories are acid container the shell of which is ruptured by pin, screw-pin, or similar device, Portable extinguishers which are permanently pressurised or pressurised immediately before use, in vehicles, e.g. in road vehicles, the chemicals in a single case, e.g. in a cartridge, Mount, Cabinet or Guard, Portable Vessels, Upon inversion of internal container, mine, separate acid container, Electrical control, particularly claims a sprinkler head cover for a sprinkler head, the sprinkler head having…, the assignee is a United States company, the recorded applicant's name is Orr Shawn G., the applicant's city - Grand Rapids, state - MI, the grant number is 08469111 (publication number), the assignee organization is The Viking Corporation, located in Hastings (US), illustrated by 6 drawings, the application number is 11/928,751 (U.S.), the grant publication date is Jun. 25, 2013, 15 figures depict the invention details, the primary classification Sprinkler Heads has been designated to the document, claims 1-6 comprise the invention scope, the published agent's company is Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C., developed by Scott T. Franson et al., the term of the grant was extended by 1064 days.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Arcuate or circular, Sprinkler Heads, Direct support, Fusible Connections, comprising an outlet device containing a sensor, or itself being the sensor, i.e. self-contained sprinklers.

Patent details
Publication number 08469111
Publication date Jun. 25, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 11/928,751
Application date Oct. 30, 2007
Application type U
Application series code 11
Extension term 1064
National classification 169/37
Total number of claims 6
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 6
Number of figures 15
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