Patent Number: 6,612,328

Title: In-line valve

Abstract: A flow control valve is made from a one-piece housing which defines a substantially linear flow path. The housing comprises deformable portions coupled to a valve seat and a poppet to allow relative motion therebetween for opening and closing the valve. The deformable portion may comprise a thinned section of a side wall of the housing.

Inventors: Moore; Scott E. (Meridian, ID)

Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.

International Classification: F16K 31/122 (20060101); F16K 1/12 (20060101); F16K 1/00 (20060101); F16K 031/122 ()

Expiration Date: 09/02/2020