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Title: Reusable pipe flange covers

Abstract

A molded, flexible pipe flange cover for temporarily covering a pipe flange and a pipe opening includes a substantially round center portion having a peripheral skirt portion depending from the center portion, the center portion adapted to engage a front side of the pipe flange and to seal the pipe opening. The peripheral skirt portion is formed to include a plurality of circumferentially spaced tabs, wherein free ends of the flexible tabs are formed with respective through passages adapted to receive a drawstring for pulling the tabs together on a back side of the pipe flange.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Simpsonville, SC
  2. Houston, TX
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
874180
Patent Number(s):
US 6332478
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
FC21-95MC31176
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
reusable; pipe; flange; covers; molded; flexible; cover; temporarily; covering; substantially; center; portion; peripheral; skirt; depending; adapted; engage; front; seal; formed; plurality; circumferentially; spaced; tabs; free; passages; receive; drawstring; pulling; circumferentially spaced; center portion; /138/

Citation Formats

Holden, James Elliott, and Perez, Julieta. Reusable pipe flange covers. United States: N. p., 2001. Web.
Holden, James Elliott, & Perez, Julieta. Reusable pipe flange covers. United States.
Holden, James Elliott, and Perez, Julieta. 2001. "Reusable pipe flange covers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874180.
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abstractNote = {A molded, flexible pipe flange cover for temporarily covering a pipe flange and a pipe opening includes a substantially round center portion having a peripheral skirt portion depending from the center portion, the center portion adapted to engage a front side of the pipe flange and to seal the pipe opening. The peripheral skirt portion is formed to include a plurality of circumferentially spaced tabs, wherein free ends of the flexible tabs are formed with respective through passages adapted to receive a drawstring for pulling the tabs together on a back side of the pipe flange.},
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