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1. (WO2018085185) PRESS FITTING DEVICE, COMPONENTS AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/085185    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/058956
Publication Date: Sat May 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 31 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: F16L 17/00
F16L 17/02
F16L 33/16
F16J 15/06
F16L 21/02
F16L 21/00
Applicants: QUICK FITTING, INC.
Inventors: CROMPTON, David B.
DIAS, Libardo Ochoa
BOUCHARD, Herbert J.
Title: PRESS FITTING DEVICE, COMPONENTS AND METHOD
Abstract:
A press fitting device, components and method provide one or more indicators to provide a visual indication that the fitting has been properly pressed around a tube and that the correct amount of pressure has been provided to create a permanent seal. In embodiments, the present invention includes a fitting having a main body component with a packing arrangement including a sealing ring, a lock ring support member, a lock ring and a malleable and expandable indicator ring.