US 9,810,328 B2
Valve and valve with seat insertion tool and extraction tool
William H. Glime, III, Chagrin Falls, OH (US); Mark A. Clason, Orwell, OH (US); and Jeffrey Nathan Overton, Twinsburg, OH (US)
Assigned to Swagelok Company, Solon, OH (US)
Filed by Swagelok Company, Solon, OH (US)
Filed on May 7, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/706,198.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/991,816, filed on May 12, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/055,793, filed on Sep. 26, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0323082 A1, Nov. 12, 2015
Int. Cl. F16K 43/00 (2006.01); F16K 7/16 (2006.01); F16K 1/42 (2006.01)
CPC F16K 7/16 (2013.01) [F16K 1/422 (2013.01); F16K 1/425 (2013.01); Y10T 137/0491 (2015.04); Y10T 137/6065 (2015.04); Y10T 137/6109 (2015.04)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A valve and tool assembly, comprising:
a valve comprising a longitudinal axis and a valve seat recess,
a valve seat, and
a valve seat extraction tool that is attachable to said valve by an eccentric alignment member;
wherein the eccentric alignment member is adapted to be assembled with the valve to eccentrically align the valve seat extraction tool with the valve seat, wherein said eccentric alignment member has an alignment axis that is parallel to and radially offset from a centerline of the valve seat when the valve seat extraction tool is mounted to the valve body.