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Title: Apparatus and method of preloading vibration-damping bellows

Abstract

An improved vibration damping bellows mount or interconnection is disclosed. In one aspect, the bellows is compressively prestressed along its length to offset vacuum-generated tensile loads and thereby improve vibration damping characteristics.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Tracy, CA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
866637
Patent Number(s):
US 4755025
Assignee:
United States Department of Energy (Washington, DC) LLNL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
apparatus; method; preloading; vibration-damping; bellows; improved; vibration; damping; mount; interconnection; disclosed; aspect; compressively; prestressed; length; offset; vacuum-generated; tensile; loads; improve; characteristics; vibration damping; tensile load; /359/92/222/248/

Citation Formats

Cutburth, Ronald W. Apparatus and method of preloading vibration-damping bellows. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Cutburth, Ronald W. Apparatus and method of preloading vibration-damping bellows. United States.
Cutburth, Ronald W. Fri . "Apparatus and method of preloading vibration-damping bellows". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866637.
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title = {Apparatus and method of preloading vibration-damping bellows},
author = {Cutburth, Ronald W.},
abstractNote = {An improved vibration damping bellows mount or interconnection is disclosed. In one aspect, the bellows is compressively prestressed along its length to offset vacuum-generated tensile loads and thereby improve vibration damping characteristics.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {1}
}

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