Reliance Worldwide. has filed a patent for a sealing device to be used with a fitting in a pressure testing assembly for pipes. The device includes a circular top with opposing inclined surfaces, a continuous sidewall, and a cylindrical hole for encircling the flow path. The assembly also includes a removable pressure testing device with a ring seal and slotted recess for blocking fluid flow during testing. GlobalData’s report on Reliance Worldwide gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Pressure testing assembly for pipe line with sealing device

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd

A pressure testing assembly for testing the pressure in a pipeline has been filed for a patent, as per Publication Number US20230408361A1. The assembly includes a fitting with outer and inner walls defining a flow path, a port with a circular opening, a recess intersecting the fitting walls, and a removable pressure testing device with a ring seal, flange, sidewall, and slotted recess to block fluid flow during testing. A retaining ring holds the pressure testing device in place within the fitting, ensuring a secure fit during testing.

Furthermore, the pressure testing device may include a valve assembly with a manually actuatable valve for fluid communication, an insert for a fluid-tight seal with the fitting, and a tube with a tapered end forming a valve seat. The valve stem with threads controls fluid flow through the upstream and downstream openings, with a rotary valve option available. The design allows for precise control over fluid flow during pressure testing, ensuring accurate and reliable results.

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