Test Fixture for Simultaneous Evaluation of Steam Pipe Hydrosealing Methods
Patent Application, Filed 8 Sep 98
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A test fixture for the simultaneous evaluation of a plurality of seals including an outer tubular shell having a first terminal end and a second terminal end. A first bulkhead has interior and exterior sides to cover the first terminal end of the tubular shell and a second bulkhead has interior and exterior sides to cover the second terminal end of the tubular shell. A sleeve has a first terminal end and a second terminal end and is positioned inside the exterior tube. The sleeve may be segmented into two sections connected end to end. One end of the sleeve is fixed to a simulated pipe flange and sealed by a coaxial overlapping seal. The other end of the flange is connected to an adapted ring by a similar seal. Another such seal is used to connect the two segments of the sleeve.
- Adhesives, Seals and Binders
- Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves