US 11,655,619 B2
Universal rough-in valve
Hsiao Chang Li, Edison, NJ (US); and Walter Pitsch, Washington, NJ (US)
Assigned to AS America, Inc., Piscataway, NJ (US)
Filed by AS America, Inc., Piscataway, NJ (US)
Filed on Nov. 16, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/527,893.
Application 17/527,893 is a continuation of application No. 16/756,776, granted, now 11,203,856, previously published as PCT/US2018/057014, filed on Oct. 23, 2018.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/575,815, filed on Oct. 23, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2022/0074174 A1, Mar. 10, 2022
Int. Cl. E03C 1/02 (2006.01); F16K 27/04 (2006.01); E03C 1/042 (2006.01)
CPC E03C 1/021 (2013.01) [F16K 27/045 (2013.01); E03C 1/042 (2013.01); E03C 2201/50 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A universal rough-in valve comprising:
a valve chamber configured to receive a valve manifold;
a first valve inlet configured to provide a pathway for fluid from a first supply line to the valve chamber;
a second valve inlet configured to provide a pathway for fluid from a second supply line to the valve chamber;
a first valve outlet configured to provide a pathway for fluid from the valve chamber to a first outlet line; and
an eccentric fastener configured to at least temporarily couple the rough-in valve within a wall opening,
wherein
the eccentric fastener comprises a body and a head, and
the eccentric fastener head comprises a serrated outer surface configured to grip a sidewall of the wall opening.