Hybrid universal distribution system comprising electrical, fluid, and communication functions

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8231397
APP PUB NO 20120064745A1
SERIAL NO

12602830

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A distributor for supplying consumers of an industrial plant with electricity and with fluid and for transmitting communication signals from and to the consumers has separate feed connections for supplying electricity and fluid as well as a collective line for communication signals. It further has a plurality of identical hybrid plug connectors which include plug connector elements for electric power supply, for fluid supply, and for communication signals and which are in communication with the corresponding feed connections and with the collective line, respectively.

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Patent Owner(s)

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BUERKERT WERKE GMBHINGELFINGEN103

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ottliczky, Martin Forchtenberg-Ernstbach, DE 7 28

Cited Art Landscape

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John P. DeLuca (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 6685491 Combined connector for fluid and electrical connection 27 2002
* 7819345 Method and system for fluid transmission along significant distances 2 2008
 
BUERKERT WERKE GMBH (2)
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SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
* 6832622 System for automatic processing of fluids using combinable and interchangeable process modules 9 2002
 
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
* 6598279 Multiple connection socket assembly for semiconductor fabrication equipment and methods employing same 21 1998
 
Bicore Monitoring Systems (1)
* 5197895 Disposable electro-fluidic connector with data storage 92 1991
 
FESTO AG & CO. KG (1)
* 7154037 Connector piece, fluid line and hydraulic device 2 2002
 
SMC CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
* 7938145 Coupler including electrical and pneumatic interfaces 3 2006
 
KNORR-BREMSE SYSTEME FUER NUTZFAHRZEUGE GMBH (1)
* 7849880 Electropneumatic central unit for a commercial vehicle configured of modules with electrical and/or pneumatic components 5 2007
 
Sextant Avionique (1)
* 5637006 Electrofluidic mixed connector 18 1994
* Cited By Examiner

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TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL) (2)
* 9429724 Stackable interface modules for customized network functions 0 2012
* 2013/0198,414 STACKABLE INTERFACE MODULES FOR CUSTOMIZED NETWORK FUNCTIONS 1 2012
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