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Title: Radial pressure flange seal

Abstract

This invention provides an all metal seal for vacuum or pressure vessels or systems. This invention does not use gaskets. The invention uses a flange which fits into a matching groove. Fluid pressure is applied in a chamber in the flange causing at least one of the flange walls to radially press against a side of the groove creating the seal between the flange wall and the groove side. 5 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7165550
Patent Number(s):
4799692
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-096756
Assignee:
Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 15 Sep 1987
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; PRESSURE VESSELS; SEALS; DESIGN; VACUUM SYSTEMS; FLANGES; CONTAINERS; 420200* - Engineering- Facilities, Equipment, & Techniques

Citation Formats

Batzer, T H, and Call, W R. Radial pressure flange seal. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Batzer, T H, & Call, W R. Radial pressure flange seal. United States.
Batzer, T H, and Call, W R. Tue . "Radial pressure flange seal". United States.
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