Accession Number : ADD010957

Title :   Tool Sealing Arrangement and Method.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Leodolter,W

Report Date : 17 Jan 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A peripheral seal is formed between a pair of metal blanks and spaced opposing tools of superplastic forming and diffusion bonding apparatus by heating the blanks and pressurizing a region between inner and outer weld seems formed in the marginal peripheral edge portions of the blanks. After the blanks are converted by the apparatus into the formed component, the peripheral edge portions containing the seals are trimmed off. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Seals(Stoppers), Tools, Welds, Diffusion bonding, Metals, Titanium, Inventions

Subject Categories : Adhesives, Seals and Binders
      Metallurgy and Metallography
      Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE