|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||137/360 ; 251/148 ; 285/354 ; 285/174|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 28 인용 특허 : 50|
A plumbing connector system having a recessed, in-wall water service box, at least one valve connected to the water service box, and connector fittings particularly adapted for use in connecting in-wall potable water supply lines made of Cross linked polyethylene (PEX) to appliances and fixtures such as washing machines, ice makers, sinks, and the like. A valve inlet extension having a barbed end is disclosed for use in releasably securing the valve to the water service box and for connecting the valve to the Cross linked polyethylene water supply line.
[ We claim:] [1.] A plumbing connector system comprising:A recessed, in-wall water service box having top, bottom, back and side walls, and at least one opening through one of the walls that is adapted to receive a valve inlet extension of desired diameter through the opening;At least one valve operable inside the water service box, the valve having an inlet and an outlet;A valve inlet extension attached to the valve in fluid communication with the valve inlet and extending through the opening in the water service box, the valve inlet extension having a ...