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1. (WO2018127420) A CONDUIT SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF ASSEMBLING A CONDUIT SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/127420    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/083847
Publication Date: Fri Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Dec 21 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: F16L 27/073
F16L 27/10
Applicants: VOLVO TRUCK CORPORATION
Inventors: VARANASI, Bhargav
ALLA, Anantha Rama Krishna Lakshmi Narayana
BHAGAT, Manesh
Title: A CONDUIT SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF ASSEMBLING A CONDUIT SYSTEM
Abstract:
The invention relates to a conduit system comprising a first conduit (2) having a first engagement portion (3), and a second conduit (12) having a second engagement portion (13), wherein the first conduit (2) and the second conduit (12) are adapted to be connected to each other by means of the first and second engagement portions (3, 13). The first and second engagement portions (3, 13) comprises a first and second slide surface (4. 14), respectively. Said slide surfaces (4,14) extend radially outwards and has an inclination of 20 - 90° to a respective longitudinal axis (A) of the respective engagement portions. Said conduit system (1) further comprises spring means (20) arranged to urge one of the first and second slide surfaces (4, 14) towards the other one of said first and second slide surfaces (4, 14)., The present invention also relates to a vehicle being provided with such a conduit system and to a method of assembling a conduit system for a vehicle.