Accession Number:

ADD010774

Title:

High Voltage Grounding Device for Pressurized Equipment.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-11-08

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A safety device for discharging high voltage circuits operated in pressurized containers. The device is positioned within an elbow or other protrusion through which passes the high voltage feed-through electrode. In one embodiment the grounding contact is automatically forced against the high voltage contact by the expansion of a bellows upon decompression of the container while in an alternate embodiment, the grounding contact is manually threaded against the high voltage contact.

Subject Categories:

  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE