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1. (WO2012099728) PLANETARY GEAR BALL VALVE

Pub. No.:    WO/2012/099728    International Application No.:    PCT/US2012/020565
Publication Date: Fri Jul 27 01:59:59 CEST 2012 International Filing Date: Sat Jan 07 00:59:59 CET 2012
IPC: F16K 5/06
Applicants: BIG HORN VALVE, INC.
Inventors:
Title: PLANETARY GEAR BALL VALVE
Abstract:
A stemless ball valve comprising a first flange, second flange, ball, inner magnetic cartridge, outer magnetic cartridge, and planetary gear assembly. The inner magnetic cartridge is situated inside of the outer magnetic cartridge, and the inner and outer magnetic cartridges actuate the valve. The planetary gear assembly is situated between the inner magnetic cartridge and the ball. The planetary gear assembly comprises one or more planetary gear phases, each planetary gear phase comprising a step-down gear. Each planetary gear phase comprises one or more planetary gears that engage with the inner teeth of the outer ring of the planetary gear assembly and with a step-down gear.