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Title: Sapphire tube pressure vessel

Abstract

A pressure vessel is provided for observing corrosive fluids at high temperatures and pressures. A transparent Teflon bag contains the corrosive fluid and provides an inert barrier. The Teflon bag is placed within a sapphire tube, which forms a pressure boundary. The tube is received within a pipe including a viewing window. The combination of the Teflon bag, sapphire tube and pipe provides a strong and inert pressure vessel. In an alternative embodiment, tie rods connect together compression fittings at opposite ends of the sapphire tube.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Cambridge, MA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL), Niskayuna, NY
OSTI Identifier:
873003
Patent Number(s):
US 6065630
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) KAPL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC12-76SN00052
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
sapphire; tube; pressure; vessel; provided; observing; corrosive; fluids; temperatures; pressures; transparent; teflon; bag; contains; fluid; provides; inert; barrier; placed; forms; boundary; received; pipe; including; viewing; window; combination; strong; alternative; embodiment; tie; rods; connect; compression; fittings; opposite; tie rods; pressure vessel; alternative embodiment; teflon bag; pipe including; rods connect; compression fitting; pressure boundary; corrosive fluids; /220/

Citation Formats

Outwater, John O. Sapphire tube pressure vessel. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Outwater, John O. Sapphire tube pressure vessel. United States.
Outwater, John O. Sat . "Sapphire tube pressure vessel". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873003.
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abstractNote = {A pressure vessel is provided for observing corrosive fluids at high temperatures and pressures. A transparent Teflon bag contains the corrosive fluid and provides an inert barrier. The Teflon bag is placed within a sapphire tube, which forms a pressure boundary. The tube is received within a pipe including a viewing window. The combination of the Teflon bag, sapphire tube and pipe provides a strong and inert pressure vessel. In an alternative embodiment, tie rods connect together compression fittings at opposite ends of the sapphire tube.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2000},
month = {Sat Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2000}
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