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1. (WO2015047534) CONNECTOR TO REDUCE A FLUID VOLUME WHEN MATING WITH A COUNTERPART

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/047534    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/048898
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 31 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: A61M 16/08
A61M 39/00
A61M 39/10
A61M 39/12
Applicants: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
Inventors: KAUPPI, Jani
Title: CONNECTOR TO REDUCE A FLUID VOLUME WHEN MATING WITH A COUNTERPART
Abstract:
A connector to reduce a fluid volume when mating with a counterpart is disclosed. The connector includes a connector body having at least a conical body sector with a sealing surface configured to mate with the counterpart to seal this joint, and a recess inside the connector body and at least partly inside the conical body sector, the recess having a first opening and a second opening. The connector also includes a tube for a fluid flow, the tube extending through the second opening into the recess towards the first opening. The tube is configured to extend through the second opening at least to such a part of the recess, which is inside the conical body sector.