Patent Number: 6,757,919

Title: Automatically operated handle-type flush valve

Abstract: A flush valve includes a valve body having a valve for controlling flow between an inlet and outlet. A manual operator assembly includes a nut attached to the valve body. An adapter mounted in the nut has a plunger pin movable to initiate operation of the flush valve. A push member extends through an opening in the nut and has an end thereof in contact with the plunger pin. A sensor housing is attached to the nut and has a drive therewithin to cause movement of the push member against the plunger pin. A sensor connects a battery to the drive to initiate movement of the push member against the plunger pin.

Inventors: Snyder; Jonathan W. (Wheaton, IL)

Assignee: Sloan Valve Company

International Classification: E03D 3/06 (20060101); E03D 3/00 (20060101); E03D 5/00 (20060101); E03D 5/10 (20060101); E03D 3/04 (20060101); E03D 005/10 ()

Expiration Date: 07/06/2021