Accession Number:

ADD020359

Title:

Flange Penetrator Pressure Test Fixture. Statement of Government Interest

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 22 Sep 2006

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-09-22

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

An apparatus as a fixture for fluidly pressure testing a flange penetrator seal with the apparatus having a flange cover including a recess and a flange extension including a recess with the extension matable to the cover such that the recesses create a volume around the seal. The extension is secured to the flange of a device for which the flange penetrator seal supports. The cover has a pressure fitting for application of fluid pressure to the recess of the cover for pressure testing the seal within the volume and the extension having a fitting for draining the volume after testing is complete. The test fixture includes a clamping fixture attachable to the cover, the clamping fixture encompassing the flange cover and the extension such that the apparatus can be further secured to the flange of the device which the flange penetrator seal supports.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE