Patent Number: 8,585,099

Title: Sanitary coupling assembly

Abstract: A sanitary coupling assembly for mounting on a fluid system includes a female coupler and a male coupler. The female coupler has a distal end and a proximal end. The distal end has a first inner threaded surface defining an opening therein to receive an end of a hose. The proximal end has a second inner threaded surface having a polymer coating. The proximal end is configured to matingly engage a complementary structure located on the male coupler.

Inventors: Nielson; Jeffrey T. (Piscataway, NJ)

Assignee: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation

International Classification: F16L 33/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018