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
Elastomers and Rubber
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE