MERCURY PLASTICS, INC.
|MERCURY PLASTICS, INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140239543||CENTERSET FAUCET BODY AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A molded waterway assembly for a centerset faucet including a hot water inlet tube, a cold water inlet tube, and a central body of a coupler overmolded within hot and cold water bodies of the coupler.||08-28-2014|
|20130256955||METHOD FOR MAKING A RESERVOIR - A process for making a reservoir including steps of positioning a hollow extrudate at an elevated temperature in a mold cavity, inserting a fitting into an end of the extrudate, sealing an outer surface of the fitting with an interior surface of the extrudate using latent heat within the extrudate, and forming at least a portion of the extrudate against the mold cavity forming a reservoir with the fitting sealed into the reservoir.||10-03-2013|
|20130146164||FAUCET INCLUDING A MOLDED WATERWAY ASSEMBLY - A faucet including a molded waterway assembly having a plurality of tubes overmolded within a valve interface member.||06-13-2013|
|20130075952||METHOD OF MAKING AN OVERMOLDED WATERWAY CONNECTION - A process for providing an overmolded waterway comprising inserting a shaft portion of a sacrificial core into an end of a tube, the shaft portion having a first opening therein, the sacrificial core having a second portion comprising a second opening and a contact surface about the second opening, the second opening in fluid communication with the first opening and the inside of the tube, in a mold cavity inserting a core pin transverse to the tube end, the sacrificial core contact surface engaging a mating surface of the core pin closing the second opening, injection overmolding over a portion of the tube end and core pin forming an overmolded waterway having an outlet portion in fluid communication with the second opening and the inside of the tube, and removing the core pin from the second opening through the outlet portion and removing the overmolded waterway from the mold cavity.||03-28-2013|
|20120068386||METHOD FOR MAKING A RESERVOIR - The invention described herein relates to a method by which a reservoir having desired end connection profiles may be made using shape memory characteristics of crosslinking to compressively seal the connection profiles into the reservoir.||03-22-2012|
|20110297248||FAUCET MANIFOLD - A faucet including a molded waterway assembly having a plurality of tubes and nipples overmolded within a collar.||12-08-2011|
|20110139288||METHOD FOR INSERT MOLDING BENDABLE POSITION-RETAINING TUBING - A hollow conduit and process for manufacturing therefor which includes steps of extruding a first polymer conduit; cutting said conduit to a pre-determined length; inserting said length into a split mold having a cavity defined therein; inserting at least one flexible position retaining means into said mold; injection molding at least one overmolded polymer onto said plastic conduit and at least partially onto said position retaining means to form a position retaining tube, wherein a portion of the length of said position retaining means is completely embedded within said overmolded polymer and a portion of the length is not embedded within said overmolded polymer; and opening said mold and removing said position retaining tube.||06-16-2011|
Patent applications by MERCURY PLASTICS, INC.