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Reddy Robert R: Releasable shaft lock. July 25, 1972: US3679244 (52 worldwide citation)

Releasable means for locking a shaft in an opening in a body, which opening is bounded by a peripheral, usually cylindrical, wall. A recess is formed in the wall and bounded at least in part by a circumferentially extending ramp-like bottom surface that extends for less than the full periphery of th ...


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Reddy Robert R: Safety bolt. February 9, 1971: US3561516 (21 worldwide citation)

A safety bolt having a headed end, a shank, and a threaded end, with means near the threaded end to hold the bolt in a hole even though the nut may have fallen off the thread or not have been put on it in the first place. An axial passage in the threaded end intersects a laterally extending passage ...


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Reddy Robert R: Fluid-sealing washer and joint assembly. December 14, 1971: US3627334 (18 worldwide citation)

A washer for making a fluid-type seal between a pair of surfaces. The washer has an opening through it which carries at least a fragment of a thread so as to prevent the washer from falling off the threaded end of a bolt or stud which forms part of a joint assembly. It also includes a pair of oppose ...


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Reddy Robert R: Lip seal. January 18, 1972: US3635499 (10 worldwide citation)

A lip seal for making a gastight seal between two abutting surfaces. A peripheral groove is formed in one of the abutting surfaces and has a bearing surface facing toward the direction of positive differential fluid flow. A backing lip surface forms a reentrant lip between the bearing surface and th ...


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Reddy Robert R: Valve with axially movable valving tube and laterally movable valving wall. Mueller Frederick E, March 5, 1974: US3795384 (8 worldwide citation)

A valve having a body with an internal chamber and a first and a second port passing through the body into the chamber. A valving tube having an axis is axially movably mounted to the body inside the chamber, and has a tube passage connected to one of the ports. It has a free end with a valving seal ...


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Reddy Robert R: Fluidtight swivel joint. December 14, 1971: US3627355 (3 worldwide citation)

A fluidtight sealing joint having a rotatable rotor mounted in a bore in a body, the bore being tapped by a port and the rotor having an internal passage communicating with said port. The rotor includes a pair of cylindrical portions on opposite sides of the port. Adjacent to each of these cylindric ...