Hose nozzle

  • US 6,036,117 A
  • Filed: 08/14/1998
  • Issued: 03/14/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/14/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A hose nozzle for use with a hose having one end connected to a fluid source and an opposite connector end, the hose nozzle comprising:

  • a hollow body having a connector end mateable with the connector end of the hose and a hand grip shaped to fit a user'"'"'s hand;

    a fluid flow pattern varying assembly in sufficient proximity to the hollow body to allow manual actuation by the index finger and thumb of the user'"'"'s hand wherein said fluid flow pattern varying assembly has a symmetrical cross section and a longitudinal axis perpendicular to said cross section;

    an outlet member coupled to the fluid flow pattern varying assembly and the hollow body which permits fluid flow on the manual actuation of the fluid flow pattern varying assembly; and

    a fluid passage extending through the hollow body permitting fluid to flow from the hose to the outlet member parallel to said longitudinal axis.

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