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Title: Hinge assembly

Abstract

A hinge assembly having a first leaf, a second leaf and linking member. The first leaf has a contact surface. The second leaf has a first contact surface and a second contact surface. The linking member pivotally connects to the first leaf and to the second leaf. The hinge assembly is capable of moving from a closed position to an open position. In the closed position, the contact surface of the first leaf merges with the first contact surface of the second leaf. In the open position, the contact surface of the first leaf merges with the second contact surface of the second leaf. The hinge assembly can include a seal on the contact surface of the first leaf.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Powell, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
872476
Patent Number(s):
5943739
Assignee:
Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E05 - LOCKS E05Y - INDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO HINGES OR OTHER SUSPENSION DEVICES FOR DOORS, WINDOWS OR WINGS AND DEVICES FOR MOVING WINGS INTO OPEN OR CLOSED POSITION, CHECKS FOR WINGS AND WING FITTINGS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR, CONCERNED WITH THE FUNCTIONING OF THE WING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
hinge; assembly; leaf; linking; contact; surface; pivotally; connects; capable; moving; closed; position; merges; seal; contact surface; closed position; hinge assembly; /16/

Citation Formats

Vandergriff, David Houston. Hinge assembly. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Vandergriff, David Houston. Hinge assembly. United States.
Vandergriff, David Houston. Fri . "Hinge assembly". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872476.
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