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A laminar flow connector for conduits including a first element having a portion for receiving a first conduit and a hollow tapered member having one end in open communication with the end of the first conduit and continuously tapering away from the first conduit toward its other end, a second element having a portion for receiving a second conduit and a mating tapered channel for receiving the hollow tapered member therein and having one end in open communication with the second conduit, and interlocking members which coact to provide a hermetic seal between the elements and enable a fluid to flow from one conduit to the other without encountering any discontinuities in the flow path. Advantageously, the interlocking members include mating pairs of spaced ramped projections capable of advancing the elements toward each other and providing a hermetic seal therebetween when the hollow tapered member is fully inserted into the mating tapered channel and the elements are rotated relative to one another.

Title
Laminar flow connector for conduits
Application Number
5/600962
Publication Number
4076285
Application Date
August 1, 1975
Publication Date
February 28, 1978
Inventor
Felix Jesus Martinez
Demarest
NJ, US
Agent
Morgan Finnegan Pine Foley & Lee
Assignee
Erika
NJ, US
IPC
F16L 25/00
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