ApplicationNo. 06/201711 filed on 10/29/1980
US Classes:285/319, Leaf spring285/305, ESSENTIAL CATCH285/321, Resilient ring285/351, Plural seals285/921, SNAP-FIT285/924VENTED
ExaminersPrimary: Callaghan, Thomas F.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesF16L 37/12 (20060101)
F16L 37/00 (20060101)
F16L 37/098 (20060101)
F16L 37/14 (20060101)
AbstractA swivelable quick connect assembly for use with tubular conduits is disclosed as comprising a housing having an axial bore for receiving one end of the conduit, an elastomeric ring-like seal is disposed in the bore for providing a fluidtight seal between confronting portions of the conduit and the housing, an annular bushing is disposed in the bore for positioning the seal and for guiding the one end of the conduit into nesting relationship with the bore, and a retainer is detachably secured to the housing and is cooperable with an annular projection on the conduit for securing the conduit in its operative position within the bore, the retainer having resilient deformable portions which are adapted to snap over the locking wall upon insertion of the conduit into the housing bore.