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1. (WO2018140310) EXPANDABLE THREADED ADAPTER FOR THREADLESS SHELL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/140310    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/014401
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Jan 20 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B01D 27/08
B01D 35/00
B01D 35/30
Applicants: CUMMINS FILTRATION IP, INC.
Inventors: HAWKINS, Charles W.
Title: EXPANDABLE THREADED ADAPTER FOR THREADLESS SHELL
Abstract:
A filter assembly comprising a housing defining an internal volume. The housing comprises a first coupling member formed in a housing first end of the housing. The housing first end is threadless. The filter assembly further comprises a filter head. The filter head comprises a first thread formed on a surface thereof. The filter assembly further comprises an adapter. The adapter comprises a second coupling member formed on an adapter first end of the adapter. The second coupling member engages the first coupling member formed in the housing first end so as to removably couple the adapter and the housing. A second thread is formed on the adapter first end. The second thread engages the first thread formed in the filter head so as to removably couple the adapter and the filter head.