Patent Number: 6,292,977

Title: Vacuum fitting

Abstract: A vacuum fitting for connection to a remote source of vacuum, the vacuum fitting comprising a main body mountable to a fixed structure. The main body includes an inlet opening and an outlet opening; an openable closure mounted to the main body and being moveable between an open position and position covering the inlet opening; a latch member selectively positionable to keep the closure in said covering position when positioned between the main body and the closure and to permit said closure to move to an open position when not positioned between said main body and the closure; and a biaser to urge the closure to an open position. A switch is also provided to initiate the remote source of vacuum when the closure is moved to the open position by the biaser.

Inventors: Mantyla; James (Barrie, CA), Broeders; Nicholas (Stroud, CA)

Assignee: Canplas Industries Ltd.

International Classification: A47L 5/38 (20060101); A47L 5/22 (20060101); A47L 005/38 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018