Accession Number : ADD002953

Title :   Inflatably Sealed Sterilizer Door.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hunt,Robert E

Report Date : 07 Jan 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The patent application relates to an apparatus for sealing a pressurized vessel comprising a hemispherical shaped door with an outer rigid surface, an insulating material, an inner rigid material with a flange affixed thereto, and a supporting member for use in combination with lock and hinge mechanisms. The flange on the door cooperates with an inflatable seal that is seated within a groove positioned on the inside surface of the mouth of the vessel.

Descriptors :   *Pressure vessels, *Sterilizers, *Seals(Stoppers), Inflatable structures, Sealed systems, Doors, Medical equipment, Field equipment

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
      Containers and Packaging

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE