Accession Number : AD0164476

Title :   Method of Connecting a Metal Conduit to a Plastic Conduit.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Antonacci,

Report Date : 15 SEP 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The patent application describes a method which includes the following steps: Afixing, preferably by welding, a metallic flange to the appropriate end of the metallic conduit; affixing, preferably by bonding with epoxy, a plastic flange to the adjacent, oppositely disposed end of the plastic conduit; interposing a gasket, preferably of the full face type, made of suitable material, such as asbestos, between the metallic and the plastic flanges; and, connecting together, in a releasable manner, such as by use of bolting means, the metallic flange, the gasket, and the plastic flange.

Descriptors :   *Joining, Patents, Pipes, Joints, Bolted joints, Flanges, Plastics, Metals

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE