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Title: Protective air lock

Abstract

A device suitable for preventing escape and subsequent circulation of toxic gases comprising an enclosure which is sealed by a surrounding air lock, automatic means for partially evacuating said enclosure and said air lock and for ventilating said enclosure and means for disconnecting said enclosure ventilating means, whereby a relatively undisturbed atmosphere is created in said enclosure.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Scarsdale, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Tennessee Eastman Corp., Oak Ridge, Tenn
OSTI Identifier:
862484
Patent Number(s):
3946645
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A62 - LIFE-SAVING A62B - DEVICES, APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR LIFE-SAVING
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E04 - BUILDING E04B - GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTIONS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-23
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
protective; air; lock; device; suitable; preventing; escape; subsequent; circulation; toxic; gases; comprising; enclosure; sealed; surrounding; automatic; means; partially; evacuating; ventilating; disconnecting; whereby; relatively; undisturbed; atmosphere; created; gases comprising; air lock; surrounding air; toxic gases; toxic gas; automatic means; device suitable; /454/

Citation Formats

Evans, Herbert W. Protective air lock. United States: N. p., 1976. Web.
Evans, Herbert W. Protective air lock. United States.
Evans, Herbert W. Tue . "Protective air lock". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862484.
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abstractNote = {A device suitable for preventing escape and subsequent circulation of toxic gases comprising an enclosure which is sealed by a surrounding air lock, automatic means for partially evacuating said enclosure and said air lock and for ventilating said enclosure and means for disconnecting said enclosure ventilating means, whereby a relatively undisturbed atmosphere is created in said enclosure.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1976},
month = {3}
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