US Patent No. 10,184,599

SPLIT-RING GLAND PIPE COUPLING WITH CORRUGATED ARMOR


Patent No. 10,184,599
Issue Date January 22, 2019
Title Split-ring Gland Pipe Coupling With Corrugated Armor
Inventorship Edwin A. Bird, Ashdown, AR (US)
George D. Gabert, Texarkana, TX (US)
Assignee Sensus Spectrum, LLC, Raleigh, NC (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,184,599

1. An armor configured to span a gap between spaced ends of a split-ring gland of a pipe coupling, comprising:a central wall having an arcuate shape, the central wall including an inner side edge, an outer side edge, and a plurality of corrugations extending along the central wall between the inner and outer side edges, the corrugations extending from the central wall to define radially inward aspects relative to the central wall and radially outward aspects relative to the central wall;
a first side wall extending generally perpendicular to and in a first direction relative to the central wall at the outer side edge; and
a second side wall extending generally perpendicular to and in a second direction opposite said first direction relative to the central wall at the inner side edge.