Accession Number : ADD013248

Title :   Inflatable Bottom Construction for Inflatable Boat.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 31 Jan 83, patented 31 Jul 84,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : McCrory, William M

Report Date : 31 Jul 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An inflatable bottom structure in an inflatable boat avoids blisters in the exposed, heavy duty outer walls of superimposed upper and lower inflatable floors by a composite wall construction wherein an outer layer of synthetic rubber material, in which a heavy woven synthetic fiber fabric is embedded, an an inner synthetic rubber layer, disposed on a flexible tension strand holding scrim cloth layer, are fused and cured into a unitary wall.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *INFLATABLE STRUCTURES, *BOATS, *FLOORS, BOTTOM, HEAVY DUTY, COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, WEAR RESISTANCE, NEOPRENE, LAYERS, NYLON, FABRICS, WALLS, CURING

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE