Accession Number : ADD016263

Title :   Fixture for Pressure Testing Sight Glasses.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 19 Jun 92, patented 22 Feb 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Nickerson, Earl S , Jr

Report Date : 22 Feb 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 7

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 pass-age 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 :   *GLASS, *PATENTS, *PRESSURE MEASUREMENT, *HIGH PRESSURE, CHAMBERS, FLUIDS, PRESSURE, TEST FIXTURES, TEST AND EVALUATION, VISION, PRESSURE VESSELS

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE