Accession Number : ADD005880

Title :   Self Centering Flange Gasket Assembly.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Ng,Wahling H ; Zaycer,Andrew

Report Date : 13 Jun 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A circularly shaped rimmed gasket, having an axially aligned central bore transversely disposed there-through, utilizes oppositely disposed annular grooves located in exterior faces of the gasket to form sealing surfaces intermediate two axially positioned raised boss sealing faces of a pipe flange. The projecting sides of the rim of the gasket nestles around each flage boss helping to axially align the pipe flanges with minimum effort and visibility. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Gaskets, Assembly, Flanges

Subject Categories : Adhesives, Seals and Binders

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE