US Patent No. 10,893,630


Patent No. 10,893,630
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Pumps With Pre-charged Fluid
Inventorship Harvey Lunsman, Chippewa Falls, WI (US)
Steven Dean, Chippewa Falls, WI (US)
Michael Scott, Chippewa Falls, WI (US)
Assignee Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Houston, TX (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,630

1. A pump, comprising:a first valve connected to an inlet of the pump by a first clip;
a second valve connected to an outlet of the pump by a second clip; and
a compression release mechanism to relieve compression forces generated on a fluid included in the pump in response to the pump being connected to a manifold, wherein the compression release mechanism comprises a discharge pipe connected to the outlet of the pump, wherein the discharge pipe slides linearly relative to the outlet of the pump to relieve the compression forces generated on the fluid in response to the pump being connected to the manifold;
wherein the pump is pre-charged with the fluid such that when the pump is connected to a system under pressure, vapors and/or gasses are not introduced into the system under pressure.