Coupling structure for a leaching chamber

  • US 6,698,975 B1
  • Filed: 08/27/2002
  • Issued: 03/02/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/27/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A leaching chamber configured to be coupled in series to another like leaching chamber located forward of said chamber and to yet another like leaching chamber located rearward of said leaching chamber, said leaching chamber comprising:

  • a conduit defining a cavity, said conduit including a front section having an overlying wall and a rear section having an underlying wall, said overlying wall being configured to overlie the underlying wall of a like forward chamber when said chambers are coupled together, and said underlying wall being configured to underlie an overlying wall of a like rearward chamber when said chambers are coupled together;

    a projection extending from said front section of said conduit;

    a pocket formed in said rear section of said conduit, said projection being configured to be received by a like pocket of a like forward chamber and said pocket being configured to receive a like projection of a like rearward chamber; and

    a notched structure defining a notch that is spaced from a front edge of said front section, said notched structure being configured to capture in said notch the underlying wall of a like forward chamber when said chambers are coupled together.

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