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Title: METHOD OF TESTING HERMETIC CONTAINERS

Abstract

A method is presented for testing hermetic containers enclosing a material capable of chemically combining with a fluid at elevated temperatures. In accordance with the invention, the container to be tested is weighed together with the material therein. The container and its contents are then immersed in the fluid and heated to a temperature sufficiently high to cause a reaction to take place between the contents and the fluid and maintained under such conditions for a definite period of time. The container and its contents are then cooled and re-weighed. The rate of change in weight is determined and utilized as an index to determine the possibility of container failure.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4252993
Patent Number(s):
2873603
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01M - TESTING STATIC OR DYNAMIC BALANCE OF MACHINES OR STRUCTURES
NSA Number:
NSA-13-015126
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
CHEMISTRY; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; CHEMICALS; COOLING; GASES; HEATING; HIGH TEMPERATURE; LEAKS; MATERIALS TESTING; OPERATION; PATENT; SOLIDS; TEMPERATURE; TESTING; USES; VESSELS; WEIGHT

Citation Formats

Borst, L B. METHOD OF TESTING HERMETIC CONTAINERS. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Borst, L B. METHOD OF TESTING HERMETIC CONTAINERS. United States.
Borst, L B. Tue . "METHOD OF TESTING HERMETIC CONTAINERS". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method is presented for testing hermetic containers enclosing a material capable of chemically combining with a fluid at elevated temperatures. In accordance with the invention, the container to be tested is weighed together with the material therein. The container and its contents are then immersed in the fluid and heated to a temperature sufficiently high to cause a reaction to take place between the contents and the fluid and maintained under such conditions for a definite period of time. The container and its contents are then cooled and re-weighed. The rate of change in weight is determined and utilized as an index to determine the possibility of container failure.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {2}
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