Field of technology: Industrial Machinery and Processes
Patent granted on: Tue, 14 Apr 2020
A breaker clamp member includes a curved body shaped to fit around a portion of an upper portion of a fire hydrant and a portion of a lower portion of the fire hydrant at a joint between the upper portion of the fire hydrant and the lower portion of the fire hydrant. The breaker clamp member also includes at least one connection element extending from the body to connect the breaker clamp member with at least one other breaker clamp member. The breaker clamp member also includes an upper rim protruding from the body and a lower rim protruding from the body. The upper protruding rim, the lower protruding rim, and the body define a concavity therebetween, the concavity being configured to receive the first ledge and the second ledge. In another embodiment, a breaker clamp includes two breaker clamp members.