Waterproof rotary contact assembly

  • US 9,205,905 B2
  • Filed: 03/14/2014
  • Issued: 12/08/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/15/2013
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A conduit assembly, comprising:

  • a first conduit segment defining a passage therethrough;

    a first housing affixed to the first conduit segment within the passage, wherein the first housing defines a reservoir therein;

    a first plurality of electrical conductors attached to the first housing;

    a second conduit segment rotatably coupled to the first conduit segment;

    a second housing affixed to the second conduit, wherein the second housing defines a reservoir therein, and wherein the reservoirs of the first and second housings are each substantially filled with a non-electrically-conductive fluid; and

    a second plurality of electrical conductors attached to the second housing, wherein the second plurality of electrical conductors are in electrical communication with and rotatable about the first plurality of electrical conductors.

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