Patent 4210535 Issued on July 1, 1980. Estimated Expiration Date: December 4, 1998. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
Disclosed are magnetic treatment devices adaptable for conveniently removably installed combination with pipeline systems extending from a reservoir of ion-laden water and terminating remotely downstream therefrom at the consumer's water-tap or other outlet-valve. The water treatment device comprises spaced-apart magnetic poles of opposite polarity for treatably altering the water ionic characteristics and which magnetic poles are maintained alongside the pipeline segment with novel holding, anchoring, and mounting means. There is too the provision to ensure a grounded condition for the magnetic poles if the pipeline segment is not itself grounded to the earth.