Clutched joint for articulating faucet

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PATENT NO 10495243
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15360517

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A joint for an articulating faucet includes a first housing, a second housing, and a clutch assembly. The first housing defines a first inner cavity and the second housing defines a second inner cavity. The second housing is coupled to the first housing such that fluid may flow from the first inner cavity to the second inner cavity. The clutch assembly is coupled to at least one of the first housing and the second housing and is configured to apply a resistive torque that inhibits movement of the first and second housings relative to each other. The clutch assembly includes a clutch pin, an interface member, and an end cap. The end cap is coupled to a first end of the clutch pin and the interface member. Movement of the end cap varies the magnitude of the resistive torque applied by the clutch assembly.

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KOHLER CO444 HIGHLAND DRIVE KOHLER WI 53044

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Erickson, Perry D Sheboygan, US 25 306
Radder, Steven T Kiel, US 4 21
Shay, Christopher M Sheboygan, US 13 88

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