Accession Number:

ADD018722

Title:

Bladder Assembly for Retaining Fluid Under Pressure

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 17 Jan 96, patented 8 Jul 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-07-08

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

A bladder assembly for retaining and discharging a fluid under pressure Includes a first expandable elastomeric bladder member having a first annularly-shaped base end for anchoring to a foundation and defining a first fixed end, and a first dome-shaped wall portion upstanding from the first fixed end and defining a first movable end. The assembly further includes a second expandable elastomeric bladder member disposed within and contiguous to the first bladder member, and having a second annularly-shaped base end for anchoring to the foundation and defining a second fixed end, and a second dome-shaped wall portion upstanding from the second fixed end and defining a second movable end. The first and second bladder members and the foundation are joined by fitting the first and second base ends to the foundation.

Subject Categories:

  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE