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Publication numberUSD648835 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/359,883
Publication dateNov 15, 2011
Filing dateApr 16, 2010
Priority dateApr 16, 2010
Publication number29359883, 359883, US D648835 S1, US D648835S1, US-S1-D648835, USD648835 S1, USD648835S1
InventorsTerry J. Ruot
Original AssigneeCharter Plastics, Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Geothermal U-bend socket fusion fitting
US D648835 S1
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  1. I claim the ornamental design for a geothermal U-bend socket fusion fitting, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a geothermal U-bend socket fusion fitting, showing my new design.

FIG. 2 is a front plan view thereof.

FIG. 3 is a rear plan view thereof.

FIG. 4 is a right side plan view thereof.

FIG. 5 is a left side plan view thereof.

FIG. 6 is a top plan view thereof. The broken lines in FIG. 6 define the boundaries of the claimed design, and they and the areas within them form no part of the claimed design; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
1"NL Master Specification Guide for Public Funded Buildings," US Government Specifications, Feb. 28, 2009, Section 33 65 47—Geothermal Vertical Borehole Heat Exchanger, pp. 1-6.
2A-D Technologies, Arnco Dura-Line Geothermal Pipe, see p. 1 and 2 ( PAGE—ID=910).
3Centennial Plastics, LLC, Brochure, see p. 1 and 2 (
4Central Plastics Cataglogue, Conventional Fusion Products, Butt Fittings: Geo-Loops (U-Bends), see p. 8 and 33 (
5Charter Plastics, Geothermal Products Brochure (
6Climate Master, Inc. (
7GHP Systems, Inc. (
8HVAC Applications for PE Pipe (Chapter 13, 467)(IGSHPA).
9JM Manufacturing, JM Eagle HDPE Price List, see p. 20.
10Performance Pipe Driscoplex 5300 Series Brochure, see p. 1 and 4, Bulletin; PP 650 (
11Performance Pipe, Geofittings documents, see p. 1 ( fittings.aspx).
12Polytubes, geothermal, (
13Vanguard Pipe & Fittings, Ltd., Radiant & Geothermal Product Catalogue, p. B5.
U.S. ClassificationD23/259