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Title: Leak test adapter for containers

Abstract

An adapter is provided for facilitating the charging of containers and leak testing penetration areas. The adapter comprises an adapter body and stem which are secured to the container's penetration areas. The container is then pressurized with a tracer gas. Manipulating the adapter stem installs a penetration plug allowing the adapter to be removed and the penetration to be leak tested with a mass spectrometer. Additionally, a method is provided for using the adapter.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Elizabeth, PA
  2. Canonsburg, PA
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
870580
Patent Number(s):
5548992
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
leak; adapter; containers; provided; facilitating; charging; testing; penetration; comprises; secured; container; pressurized; tracer; gas; manipulating; installs; plug; allowing; removed; tested; mass; spectrometer; additionally; method; tracer gas; mass spectrometer; leak testing; /73/

Citation Formats

Hallett, Brian H, and Hartley, Michael S. Leak test adapter for containers. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Hallett, Brian H, & Hartley, Michael S. Leak test adapter for containers. United States.
Hallett, Brian H, and Hartley, Michael S. Mon . "Leak test adapter for containers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/870580.
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title = {Leak test adapter for containers},
author = {Hallett, Brian H and Hartley, Michael S},
abstractNote = {An adapter is provided for facilitating the charging of containers and leak testing penetration areas. The adapter comprises an adapter body and stem which are secured to the container's penetration areas. The container is then pressurized with a tracer gas. Manipulating the adapter stem installs a penetration plug allowing the adapter to be removed and the penetration to be leak tested with a mass spectrometer. Additionally, a method is provided for using the adapter.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1996},
month = {1}
}

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