Field of technology: Industrial Machinery and Processes
Patent granted on: Tue, 11 May 2021
A baffle for a main valve assembly of a fire hydrant includes an annular body, which further includes a cone-shaped portion, a first ring portion, and a second ring portion. The cone-shaped portion includes a first end with a first outer diameter and a second end with a second outer diameter, the second outer diameter being greater than the first outer diameter, and the cone-shaped portion defining a hollow. The first ring portion is connected to the cone-shaped portion at the first end of the cone-shaped portion, the first ring portion defining a center hole continuous with the hollow. The second ring portion is connected to the cone-shaped portion at the second end of the cone-shaped portion.