Hull fitting

  • US 5,456,499 A
  • Filed: 08/16/1994
  • Issued: 10/10/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/16/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A fitting for directing fluid flow through a preformed opening in a fluid impervious wall, said fitting comprising conduit means for receiving and directing fluid flow, having an inlet portion conforming in dimension with said preformed opening and retainer means for engaging and retaining said conduit means against the wall in communication with said preformed opening, said retainer means having a fluid passageway formed therethrough in communication with said conduit means for directing fluid flow therethrough, said passageway being formed with walls having at least one protrusion formed thereon and projecting a predetermined distance into said passageway for acquisition by a retention tool during fabrication and installation, without significantly impeding fluid flow through said fitting.

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