Accession Number : ADD010111

Title :   Method of Fabricating an Aircraft Self-Sealing Fuel Tank.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Villemain,Herbert F

Report Date : 11 Jan 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Disclosed is a fabrication technique for, and the structure of, a flexible self-sealing fuel tank having a preactivated sealant constructed by laying-up over an inner-liner, positioned on a form, prefabricated panels having a self-sealant member stitched into a rubber-coated outer wrap. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Self sealing fuel tanks, *Aircraft equipment, Rubber coatings, Sealing compounds, Fabrication, Panels, Flanges, Flexible structures, Hinges, Joints, Elastomers, Tank liners, Fabrics, Lacquers

Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Adhesives, Seals and Binders
      Fuels

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE