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Valve Lockout Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000044871D
Original Publication Date: 1984-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Pradhan, R [+details]

Abstract

Ball valves can be locked in closed positions by securing a flexible, slotted band about the valve body and handle to prevent inadvertent opening.