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Peter G Hutchings, Richard L Dalton Jr, John C Anthony: Proportional solenoid controlled valve. LDI Pneutronics Corporation, Fish & Richardson, August 3, 1993: US05232196 (39 worldwide citation)

A proportional solenoid-controlled valve provides for precise control of fluid flow using a flat spring and a damper. The flat spring is three-lobed and is constrained on its outer diameter in one of six degrees of freedom. The damper has three outer lobes which are compressed between the armature a ...


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Hutchings Peter G, Dalton Richard L, Anthony John C: Proportional solenoid controlled valve.. Ldi Pneutronics, October 13, 1993: EP0565292-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

A proportional solenoid-controlled valve provides for precise control of fluid flow using a flat spring (32) and a damper (28). The flat spring (32) is three-lobed and is constrained on its outer diameter in one of six degrees of freedom. The damper (28) has three outer lobes (60,62,64) which are co ...


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Ryan Charles Garrett: Fuel dispensing environment component health monitoring. Gilbarco, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, February 20, 2018: US09897509

Methods and systems for monitoring the health and operational status of components in a fuel dispensing environment. In one aspect, a method includes providing a control system having a memory in which is stored information representative of a first vibration characteristic of a component, providing ...


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Kenneth D Cornett: Fuel dispensing nozzle with ultrasonic transducer for regulating fuel flow rates. Veeder Root Company, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, August 1, 2017: US09718666

Systems and methods for regulating the flow rate of fluid at a fluid dispensing nozzle. In one embodiment, a nozzle includes a body, a spout coupled with the body, and at least one fluid flow path disposed within the body. The at least one fluid flow path is configured for fluid communication with a ...


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Michael Charles Liebal, Christopher Adam Oldham, Brian Keith Jones: Fuel dispenser flow meter having vapor pressure correction arrangement. Gilbarco, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, January 30, 2018: US09878896

A meter for measuring the flow rate of fuel in a fuel dispenser comprises a housing with an axial bore extending therethrough and defining an inlet and an outlet. A flow indicating mechanism comprising one or more rotatable components are mounted in the axial bore of the housing and configured to ro ...


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Kenneth D Cornett, Tim Campaigne, James C Little, Niranjan Srinivasan, Andres Deogracias Viduya, Jeremy Baillargeon, Cameron D Carmack: Breakaway coupling monitoring. Veeder Root Company, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, March 28, 2017: US09604838

A coupling comprising a first body member and a second body member. The first and second body members are operative to releasably connect together. The first and second body members define a fluid flow path therein when the first and second body members are connected together. The first and second b ...


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Michael Charles Liebal, Christopher Adam Oldham: Fuel dispenser flow meter having vapor pressure correction arrangement. Gilbarco, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, October 31, 2017: US09804016

A method and apparatus for improving the accuracy of fuel flow meters by compensating for the presence of vapor bubbles generated within the flow meter. The method comprises measuring the temperature of the fuel flowing through the meter and using an algorithm or static lookup table to determine a v ...


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Guy T Stoever: Electrically controlled pilot operated pressure regulator valve apparatus and method of operation of the same. CNH Industrial America, Seyed V Sharifi T, Patrick M Sheldrake, December 16, 2014: US08910657

The apparatus uses an electrical signal controlled valve, for instance, a proportional solenoid controlled valve, controlled by a controller, to control a pilot operated valve for regulating pressure of fluid in a port thereof in connection with a fluid operated system. A pressure sensor in connecti ...


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Geoffrey Alan Benton, Michael Lawrence Jennings: Fuel dispenser tamper detection arrangement. Danaher UK, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, November 14, 2017: US09817042

Methods and systems provide for detecting tampering of a fuel dispenser. Power is applied to a valve coil of a fuel dispenser. The valve coil is part of a control valve configured to accomplish a gradated fuel flow of the fuel dispenser. Current flowing through the valve coil is measured in response ...


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Stoever Guy T: Electrically controlled pilot operated pressure regulator valve apparatus and method of operation of the same.. Cnh Italia, March 11, 2009: EP2034380-A2

The apparatus uses an electrical signal controlled valve (34), for instance, a proportional solenoid controlled valve, controlled by a controller (40), to control a pilot operated valve (32) for regulating pressure of fluid in a port (44) thereof in connection with a fluid operated system (16, 18, 2 ...