Method and apparatus to prevent excessive suction in venturi-type swimming pool skimmers

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9453354
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14496142

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A pool skimmer system including a skimmer housing and basket is disclosed. The skimmer housing includes a skimmer rim, a deck throat opening and a pool throat opening, a pump inlet port, a pool return port positioned at a first portion of a housing bottom, and one or more pump suction ports positioned at a second portion of the housing bottom. The basket is positioned within the housing and includes a basket rim engaged with the skimmer rim, one or more porous walls, and a seal plate extending from a basket bottom to the housing bottom. The seal plate is positioned between the first portion of the housing bottom and the second portion of the housing bottom to form a suction chamber. The suction chamber is adjacent the one or more pump suction ports and isolated from the pump inlet port and the pool return port.

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GSG HOLDINGS INC295 E CORPORATE PLACE SUITE 100 CHANDLER AS 85225

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Goettl, John M Phoenix, US 51 620

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