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1. (WO2017151152) ADJUSTABLE HYDRANT STRAP

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/151152    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/021687
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 11 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: F16B 2/02
F16B 2/08
Applicants: MUELLER INTERNATIONAL, LLC.
Inventors: GIBSON, Daryl Lee
DUNN, David James Carlos
Title: ADJUSTABLE HYDRANT STRAP
Abstract:
A monitoring device for a pipe system includes a housing, a housing fastener, and a strap assembly. The housing is configured to mount on an exterior surface of a pipe element of the pipe system. The strap assembly is coupled to the housing with the housing fastener, and the housing fastener is received within the housing to secure the strap assembly to the housing. The strap assembly includes a first strap and a second strap, each of the first strap and the second strap including a mounting end, an adjusting end, and an intermediate portion. The first strap includes an insert tab proximate to the first adjusting end, and the second strap includes a plurality of adjustment slots sized to lockably receive a portion of the insert tab. The insert tab is lockably coupled to the second strap when the monitoring device is tightened.