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Title: Reusable pipe flange covers

A molded, flexible pipe flange cover for temporarily covering a pipe flange and a pipe opening includes a substantially round center portion having a peripheral skirt portion depending from the center portion, the center portion adapted to engage a front side of the pipe flange and to seal the pipe opening. The peripheral skirt portion is formed to include a plurality of circumferentially spaced tabs, wherein free ends of the flexible tabs are formed with respective through passages adapted to receive a drawstring for pulling the tabs together on a back side of the pipe flange.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. (Simpsonville, SC)
  2. (Houston, TX)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
874180
Report Number(s):
US 6332478
DOE Contract Number:
FC21-95MC31176
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
reusable; pipe; flange; covers; molded; flexible; pipe; flange; cover; temporarily; covering; pipe; flange; pipe; substantially; center; portion; peripheral; skirt; portion; depending; center; portion; center; portion; adapted; engage; front; pipe; flange; seal; pipe; peripheral; skirt; portion; formed; plurality; circumferentially; spaced; tabs; free; flexible; tabs; formed; passages; adapted; receive; drawstring; pulling; tabs; pipe; flange; circumferentially spaced; center portion; center portion /138/