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9038663 Opening degree detection device for automatically operated valve  
To provide an opening degree detection device for an automatically operated valve which is easily assembled into an automatically operated valve, makes it easy to ensure detection accuracy at the...
8978699 Blowout preventer status assembly  
A status assembly to provide visual and electronic indication of the position (open, closed, in-between) of the ram of a ram-type blowout preventer (BOP). The assembly is capable of coupling with...
8978698 Blowout preventer monitoring system and method of using same  
A blowout preventer for sealing a tubular of a wellbore is provided. The blowout preventer has a housing having a bore therethrough for receiving the tubular, at least one ram slidably...
8973605 Actuating device for housed or housingless valves  
The invention relates to an actuating device for housed or housingless valves; in particular for valves for pipelines for transporting liquid or gaseous medium, preferably for pipelines above a...
8967197 Remote actuator device for valve control knob on a tank  
A remote actuator device for a valve control knob on a tank (e.g., storage tank) is disclosed.
8967196 Valve assembly with valve position indicator  
A valve assembly may include a valve disposed in a flow path and an actuator disposed above the valve. The actuator may be configured to actuate the valve to move between an open position and a...
8960224 Valve position translator  
Apparatus for determining whether a valve is fully opened or closed. In one embodiment a valve position translator includes a cam tube and a rod. The cam tube has a cylindrical wall. A first slot...
8960218 Valve control system for foam generating apparatus  
A valve control system for a compressed air foam generation apparatus includes a control board with a scrolling light display to indicate the quality of foam being produced. The control board is...
8960225 Method for detecting a closing time point of a valve having a coil drive, and valve  
A method for detecting a closing moment of a valve having a coil drive includes impressing an electrical voltage in the exciter coil to generate an exciter current through the coil, which attracts...
8950429 Valve-member monitoring system  
Construction of a valve-member monitoring system using wireless communication is facilitated. The valve-member monitoring system is structured with operating-condition sensors each attached to...
8931504 Hydraulic axial piston regulating valve and its application  
The present invention applies to the hydraulic axial piston regulating valve with a linear position sensor, consisting of the valve body (1) and the central part (2), around which the fluid flows...
8925580 Valve arrangement of a blind flange valve  
A valve arrangement to ensure zero leakage from a blind flange valve is described. The blind flange valve is adapted to seal a pipeline into complete sealing according to set requirements. The...
8925895 Cutoff valve control apparatus  
The present invention provides a cutoff valve control apparatus capable of predicting a failure of devices therein with a failure diagnosis based on an operation test when the cutoff valve control...
8919374 Hydraulic control valve with two valve slides  
An electromechanically actuated, hydraulic control valve with a double slide arranged in a valve housing which is in fluid communication with at least three hydraulic-fluid ports wherein a first...
8919375 Valve with position sensor  
Valve comprising a shutter (2) rotating as one (A) with a shaft (3) and a sensor sensing the rotational position of the shaft (3), which comprises a target holder (4a) push-fitted onto the shaft...
8905067 Valve module  
Valve module for influencing a fluid supply of a fluid-operated load, comprising a valve housing with a valve chamber being connected to an inlet port and an outlet port and a pilot chamber being...
8899264 Gas valve with electronic proof of closure system  
This disclosure relates generally to valves, and more particularly, to gas valve assemblies. In one illustrative but non-limiting example, a valve assembly may include a valve body having an...
8887758 Solenoid valve control device  
A solenoid valve control device is provided with: a first relay connected in series to a drive coil of a solenoid valve between output terminals of a rectifier circuit; a photocoupler configured...
8881762 System and method implementing air shutoff position detection strategy  
An engine air shutoff valve system with an improved sensor that facilitates a position detection of the shutoff valve is disclosed. The air shutoff valve system may include a shutoff valve, an...
8857464 Valve actuators having magnetic angle sensors  
A valve actuator including a magnetic angle sensor is disclosed. The magnetic angle sensor may function as an absolute position encoder. The magnetic angle sensor may also function as an...
8844568 Multi-channel stepped motor operated gas adjusting valve  
A multi-channel stepped motor operated gas adjusting valve includes a valve shell, a reduction motor, a locator, a gas flow distributor and a locator rotation angle detecting mechanism. The gas...
8839815 Gas valve with electronic cycle counter  
A gas valve assembly may include an electronic valve controller secured relative to a valve body. The electronic controller may be configured to count each operational cycle of the gas valve and...
8813757 Reading and adjusting tool for hydrocephalus shunt valve  
A reading and adjustment tool for use with a valve having a pressure or flow setting adjustable to a plurality of pressure or flow settings is disclosed. The tool includes a signal generator and...
8813778 Manually actuated control module  
A valve control system includes a valve control device and a hand-held actuating apparatus for triggering operating actions within the valve control device. The hand-held actuating apparatus...
8807161 Device and method for detecting a failure in a powered valve  
The disclosed embodiments relate to a fuel line valve for an aircraft, that includes a shell capable of rotation inside the valve body and connected to a driving shaft driven by an electric...
8800959 Flow-rate control valve  
The present invention provides a flow-rate control valve that allows for manufacturing cost reduction and has a compact size with improved ease of maintenance. The flow-rate control valve includes...
8783277 Actuator and position-detecting method therefor  
In an actuator, an electric power supply to a position-detecting detector for an object to be driven can be carried out in a timely manner during a power failure to thereby suppress an electric...
8763622 Dynamic self-checking interlock monitoring system  
An interlock monitoring system includes a magnetic proximity sensor within a poppet valve type coupler to detect whether the poppet valve is opened or closed. An open poppet valve indicates a...
8763637 Rotary valve position indicator device and method for indicating the position of a rotary valve  
A rotary valve position indicator utilizes a magnet keyed to a shaft, and a magnetic field sensor mounted beside the magnet, to indicate the angular position of the shaft. A magnetic pole sensor...
8757196 Fluid valve arrangement  
A pressure controlling valve includes a slidable spool arranged to be spring loaded towards a neutral position. A first port and a second port are connected to allow a fluid flow through the...
8752584 Rocker valve mechanism and rocker valve  
A rocker valve mechanism (125) is provided according to the invention. The rocker valve mechanism (125) includes a port portion (110) including a plurality of ports (113-115), a first plunger...
8740181 Servo-positioner for a micro-regulating valve  
The invention relates to a positioning system which is suitable for micrometric regulating valves. The invention comprises a micro-regulating valve which is connected to the shaft of a servomotor...
8733394 Device and method for mechanically locating and reading the setting of an adjustable valve  
A device for mechanically locating and reading the setting of an adjustable magnetic valve for controlling the flow of a fluid in a predetermined direction (D) comprises a magnetic compass (10)...
8714515 Hydraulic actuating device for a sliding stem control valve assembly  
A hydraulic actuating device for a sliding stem control valve assembly is mounted between a control valve and an actuator housing. The hydraulic actuating device is connected to one of a control...
8701603 Control valve unit for a liquid circuit  
A control valve unit for a liquid circuit of an internal combustion engine, includes a valve housing (1) having at least one inlet opening (2) or outlet opening (2′) and at least two outlet...
8701703 Method and apparatus for controlling gas flow via a gas shut-off valve assembly  
The present invention comprises a method and apparatus for controlling gas flow via a gas shut-off valve assembly. In at least one embodiment, the assembly is configured to drive its shut-off...
8688352 Method for automatically controlling an internal combustion engine  
A method for automatically controlling an internal combustion engine, in which an axial displacement (s(t)) and an angle of rotation (w(t)) of a gas-exchange valve are measured during a valve...
8617142 Implantable adjustable valve  
A valve unit capable of being implanted in a patient and having adjustable performance settings, such as pressure settings and/or flow control, to regulate passage of a bodily fluid. A casing...
8607645 Time delay adjustment mechanism for sprinkler system water flow detector  
A water flow detector has a spring driven mechanical timer responsive to the movement of a lever. The lever is connected to a paddle. The paddle is responsive to the flow of water in a pipe. The...
8596295 Mechanical position indicator  
A check valve position indicator assembly is disclosed including an indicator housing, an indicator shaft rotatably disposed in the indicator housing, an indicator arm attached to the shaft, a rod...
8590562 Fluid flow detection device  
A fluid flow detection device includes a housing of non-magnetic metal, a flow passage through the housing and a valve seat in the flow passage. A magnetic valve element emits a magnetic field....
8555918 Flow rate control valve and spool position detection device for the flow rate control valve  
Flow rate control valve includes: a target probe formed of a magnetically-responsive substance and mounted to one end of a spool; a sensor housing mounted to the one end of the sleeve and having a...
8555919 Ball valve with integrated cam operated internal microswitch  
A ball valve includes a valve housing that has a main passage defined therein and a valve assembly that includes a valve body, which is movable within the main passage between open and closed...
8556230 Fire fighting fluid delivery device with sensor  
A firefighting fluid delivery device includes a device body with a fluid passage through which a fluid flows, a fluid flow restrictor member pivotable about a pivot axis to selectively open or...
8539997 Filling head for filling in a fluid into a filler neck of a tank  
A filling head 10 is described for filling in a liquid into a filler neck of a tank 14. To ensure highly reliable operation, a rotary connecting element 26 is provided to form a mechanical...
8518023 Tools and methods for programming an implantable valve  
Integrated tools for noninvasively reading and adjusting an implantable, magnetically adjustable valve, and methods of use are disclosed. The tools include magnetic or electronic reading of the...
8517333 Fluid actuated valve with hall position sensor  
A valve actuator includes an actuator housing, a piston, a linkage assembly, a magnet, and a Hall sensor. The actuator housing is adapted to receive pressurized fluid. The piston is movably...
8521334 Method for diagnosing the state of wear of a valve arrangement for controlling the flow of a process medium  
A method and valve arrangement are provided for controlling the flow of a process medium through a pipeline. A pneumatic actuator moves a valve element, which is accommodated in a valve housing,...
8511338 Water flow detection device  
In a water flow detection device in which signals are output in response to movement of a detection rod that rotates in conjunction with the opening of a valve body, a pin that supports the...
8505573 Apparatus and method for controlling fluid flow  
An actuator base, bobbin, and pole piece form a pocket for an armature that a flexible membrane encloses to form an armature chamber filled with an incompressible fluid. The membrane protects the...