Accession Number : ADD017901

Title :   A Bladder Assembly for Retaining Fluid Under Pressure.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 17 Jan 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Moody, Paul E

PDF Url : ADD017901

Report Date : 17 Jan 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : A bladder assembly for retaining and discharging a fluid under pressure includes a first expandable elastomeric bladder member having a first annularly-shaped base end for anchoring to a foundation and defining a first open fixed end, and a first dome-shaped wall portion upstanding from the first fixed end and defining a first closed movable end. The assembly further includes a second expandable elastomeric bladder member disposed within and contiguous to the first bladder member, and having a second annularly-shaped base end for anchoring to the foundation and defining a second open fixed end, and a second dome-shaped wall portion upstanding from the second open fixed end and defining a second closed movable end. The first and second bladder members and the foundation are provided with means for fixing the first and second base ends to the foundation.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *TORPEDO LAUNCHERS, *EXPULSION BLADDERS, ELASTOMERS, ASSEMBLY, SUBMARINES, SEA WATER, DIAPHRAGMS(MECHANICS), EJECTORS

Subject Categories : Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
      Torpedoes
      Elastomers and Rubber

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE