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Title: Radial wedge flange clamp

Abstract

A radial wedge flange clamp comprising a pair of flanges each comprising a plurality of peripheral flat wedge facets having flat wedge surfaces and opposed and mating flat surfaces attached to or otherwise engaged with two elements to be joined and including a series of generally U-shaped wedge clamps each having flat wedge interior surfaces and engaging one pair of said peripheral flat wedge facets. Each of said generally U-shaped wedge clamps has in its opposing extremities apertures for the tangential insertion of bolts to apply uniform radial force to said wedge clamps when assembled about said wedge segments.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Yorktown, VA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SOUTHEASTERN UNIV RESCH ASSN
OSTI Identifier:
874965
Patent Number(s):
US 6499774
Assignee:
Southeastern University Research Assn. (Newport News, VA) TJNAF
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84ER40150
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
radial; wedge; flange; clamp; comprising; pair; flanges; plurality; peripheral; flat; facets; surfaces; opposed; mating; attached; otherwise; engaged; elements; joined; including; series; u-shaped; clamps; interior; engaging; opposing; extremities; apertures; tangential; insertion; bolts; apply; uniform; force; assembled; segments; interior surface; edge surface; flat surface; /285/

Citation Formats

Smith, Karl H. Radial wedge flange clamp. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Smith, Karl H. Radial wedge flange clamp. United States.
Smith, Karl H. Tue . "Radial wedge flange clamp". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874965.
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abstractNote = {A radial wedge flange clamp comprising a pair of flanges each comprising a plurality of peripheral flat wedge facets having flat wedge surfaces and opposed and mating flat surfaces attached to or otherwise engaged with two elements to be joined and including a series of generally U-shaped wedge clamps each having flat wedge interior surfaces and engaging one pair of said peripheral flat wedge facets. Each of said generally U-shaped wedge clamps has in its opposing extremities apertures for the tangential insertion of bolts to apply uniform radial force to said wedge clamps when assembled about said wedge segments.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2002},
month = {Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2002}
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