Accession Number : ADD014451

Title :   Garment Pressurizing Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Aug 88, patented 12 Dec 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Werner, Walter N ; Biscardi, Jeffrey K ; McClain, Edward L

Report Date : 12 Dec 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Prior to pressurizing a garment at an opening therein, interior and exterior elements are drawn together along the longitudinal axis of a tube through which the pressurizing gas is applied, to grip the garment around the full periphery of that opening. In one particular embodiment, a means for monitoring pressure within the garment is included in the apparatus to provide for leak testing the garment after it is pressurized. Patents. Leak detectors. (EDC)

Descriptors :   *CLOTHING, *PRESSURIZATION, EXTERNAL, GASES, INTERNAL, LEAK DETECTORS, LENGTH, MONITORING, PATENTS, PRESSURE, TEST AND EVALUATION

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE