Accession Number : ADD015527

Title :   Fixture for Pressure Testing Sight Glasses.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 19 Jun 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Nickerson, Earl S

Report Date : 19 Jun 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : A fixture for pressure testing sight glasses includes a base having a recessed pressure chamber therein, a peripheral seal ring in the pressure chamber and a supply passage for supplying a pressurized fluid to the pressure chamber. The test fixture is operable by securing a sight glass on the fixture so that the sight glass is received in sealing engagement with the seal ring above the pressure chamber in order to apply a predetermined fluid pressure to the sight glass.

Descriptors :   *PRESSURE, *TEST FIXTURES, CHAMBERS, FLUIDS, GLASS, RINGS, TEST AND EVALUATION, PATENT APPLICATIONS

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE