Accession Number : ADD001641

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

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Antonacci,Donald W

Report Date : 28 Oct 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patented method includes the steps of: affixing, 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 :   *Bolted joints, *Patents, Conduits, Flanges, Pipes, Steel, Plastics

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE