Patent Number: 8,870,232

Title: Coupling device for tube with annular corrugations

Abstract: The disclosure includes the combination of a flexible rubber tube with annular corrugations and a coupling device for connecting the tube to a fitting. The device includes a latch secured to an end of the tube and a catch associated with the fitting. When the latch is engaged with the catch, the device forces the specially shaped flat annular side wall of the forward most corrugation into surface-to-surface contact with an annular end face of the fitting.

Inventors: Kramer, Jr.; Vance M. (Perrysburg, OH), Rodebaugh; Jonathan O. (Perrysburg, OH)

Assignee: Crushproof Tubing Company

International Classification: F16L 33/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00