Accession Number : ADD008668

Title :   Quick Disconnect Cap Having Pressure Venting Means.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hug,Charles R

Report Date : 10 Feb 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A pressure-tight cap assembly is described providng a leak-proof seal against positive internal tank pressure. Tank pressure may be vented prior to unlocking and removing the cap. The cap assembly incorporates an external adaptor with ears and slots in its outside circumference to be permanently threaded onto the tank outlet pipe and a quick-disconnect cap containing a spring. The spring fits inside the adaptor and the cap slides over the adaptor and locks onto the adaptor by means of cylindrical pins on its inside diameter received by the slots of the adaptor. A rubber O-ring fits between the outer diameter of the adaptor and the inner diameter of the cap and cooperates with the spring to provide both a leak-proof seal and a means for venting tank pressure.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Disconnect fittings, *Pressure vessels, *Venting, Inventions, Springs, O rings, Rubber, Adapters, Hermetic seals

Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE