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Title: Hinge assembly

Abstract

A hinge assembly is disclosed having a first leaf, a second leaf and linking member. The first leaf has a contact surface. The second leaf has a first contact surface and a second contact surface. The linking member pivotally connects to the first leaf and to the second leaf. The hinge assembly is capable of moving from a closed position to an open position. In the closed position, the contact surface of the first leaf merges with the first contact surface of the second leaf. In the open position, the contact surface of the first leaf merges with the second contact surface of the second leaf. The hinge assembly can include a seal on the contact surface of the first leaf. 8 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
678595
Patent Number(s):
5943739
Application Number:
PAN: 8-927,157
Assignee:
Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 31 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; JOINTS; FASTENERS; DESIGN; POSITIONING; SEALS

Citation Formats

Vandergriff, D H. Hinge assembly. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Vandergriff, D H. Hinge assembly. United States.
Vandergriff, D H. Tue . "Hinge assembly". United States.
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