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Title: Fluid assisted installation of electrical cable accessories

Abstract

An electrical cable accessory includes a generally tubular member of elastomeric material which is to be installed by placement over a cylindrical surface to grip the cylindrical surface, when in appropriate assembled relation therewith, with a predetermined gripping force established by dilation of the tubular member, the installation being facilitated by introducing fluid under pressure, through means provided in the tubular member, between the tubular member and the cylindrical surface, and simultaneously impeding the escape of the fluid under pressure from between the tubular member and the cylindrical surface by means adjacent one of the ends of the tubular member to cause dilation of the tubular member and establish a fluid layer between the tubular member and the cylindrical surface, thereby reducing the gripping force during installation.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Independence Township, Warren County, NJ
  2. Basking Ridge, NJ
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
862944
Patent Number(s):
4054743
Assignee:
Amerace Corporation (New York, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02G - INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC CABLES OR LINES, OR OF COMBINED OPTICAL AND ELECTRIC CABLES OR LINES
DOE Contract Number:  
E(49-18)-1559
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
fluid; assisted; installation; electrical; cable; accessories; accessory; tubular; elastomeric; material; installed; placement; cylindrical; surface; grip; appropriate; assembled; relation; therewith; predetermined; gripping; force; established; dilation; facilitated; introducing; pressure; means; provided; simultaneously; impeding; escape; adjacent; establish; layer; reducing; cylindrical surface; gripping force; electrical cable; elastomeric material; means provided; means adjacent; /174/29/

Citation Formats

Mayer, Robert W, and Silva, Frank A. Fluid assisted installation of electrical cable accessories. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Mayer, Robert W, & Silva, Frank A. Fluid assisted installation of electrical cable accessories. United States.
Mayer, Robert W, and Silva, Frank A. Sat . "Fluid assisted installation of electrical cable accessories". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862944.
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abstractNote = {An electrical cable accessory includes a generally tubular member of elastomeric material which is to be installed by placement over a cylindrical surface to grip the cylindrical surface, when in appropriate assembled relation therewith, with a predetermined gripping force established by dilation of the tubular member, the installation being facilitated by introducing fluid under pressure, through means provided in the tubular member, between the tubular member and the cylindrical surface, and simultaneously impeding the escape of the fluid under pressure from between the tubular member and the cylindrical surface by means adjacent one of the ends of the tubular member to cause dilation of the tubular member and establish a fluid layer between the tubular member and the cylindrical surface, thereby reducing the gripping force during installation.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1977},
month = {1}
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