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Title: Conformable pressure vessel for high pressure gas storage

A non-cylindrical pressure vessel storage tank is disclosed. The storage tank includes an internal structure. The internal structure is coupled to at least one wall of the storage tank. The internal structure shapes and internally supports the storage tank. The pressure vessel storage tank has a conformability of about 0.8 to about 1.0. The internal structure can be, but is not limited to, a Schwarz-P structure, an egg-crate shaped structure, or carbon fiber ligament structure.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1234641
Report Number(s):
9,234,626
14/517,028
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Oct 17
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 03 NATURAL GAS