04614370 is referenced by 3 patents and cites 3 patents.

Apparatus providing a weld-free joint for intersecting pipes or tubes within a conduit system includes conduit means defining a first flow path extending in one direction and further conduit means defining a second flow path extending in a second direction which intersects said first flow path and has a releasable connection with said first conduit means embodying therein sealing means operative to preserve the integrity of said first flow path. In a preferred embodiment of the invention the releasable connection includes tubular means at least a portion of which intersects and bridges said first flow path and has a cross sectional dimension less than that of the cross sectional dimension of the interior of said conduit means which defines said first flow path.

Title
Apparatus providing a weld-free joint for intersecting pipes or tubes within a conduit system
Application Number
6/499222
Publication Number
4614370
Application Date
May 31, 1983
Publication Date
September 30, 1986
Inventor
Fritz Gartner
Gundelfingen
DE
Agent
Jerome P Bloom
Assignee
Josef Gartner & Co
DE
IPC
F16L 41/00
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