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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE