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Title: Accordian-folded boot shield for flexible swivel connection

Abstract

A flexible swivel boot connector for connecting a first boot shield section to a second boot shield section, both first and second boot sections having openings therethrough, the second boot section having at least two adjacent accordian folds at the end having the opening, the second boot section being positioned through the opening of the first boot section such that a first of the accordian folds is within the first boot section and a second of the accordian folds is outside of the first boot, includes first and second annular discs, the first disc being positioned within and across the first accordian fold, the second disc being positioned within and across the second accordian fold, such that the first boot section is moveably and rigidly connected between the first and second accordian folds of the second boot section.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Naperville, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865962
Patent Number(s):
4607852
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B25 - HAND TOOLS B25J - MANIPULATORS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
accordian-folded; boot; shield; flexible; swivel; connection; connector; connecting; section; sections; openings; therethrough; adjacent; accordian; folds; positioned; outside; annular; discs; disc; fold; moveably; rigidly; connected; rigidly connected; boot shield; shield section; openings therethrough; flexible swivel; /277/74/138/403/976/

Citation Formats

Hoh, Joseph C. Accordian-folded boot shield for flexible swivel connection. United States: N. p., 1986. Web.
Hoh, Joseph C. Accordian-folded boot shield for flexible swivel connection. United States.
Hoh, Joseph C. Wed . "Accordian-folded boot shield for flexible swivel connection". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865962.
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abstractNote = {A flexible swivel boot connector for connecting a first boot shield section to a second boot shield section, both first and second boot sections having openings therethrough, the second boot section having at least two adjacent accordian folds at the end having the opening, the second boot section being positioned through the opening of the first boot section such that a first of the accordian folds is within the first boot section and a second of the accordian folds is outside of the first boot, includes first and second annular discs, the first disc being positioned within and across the first accordian fold, the second disc being positioned within and across the second accordian fold, such that the first boot section is moveably and rigidly connected between the first and second accordian folds of the second boot section.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1986},
month = {1}
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