Accession Number : ADD018318

Title :   Elastomeric Pump.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 11 Aug 95, patented 8 Oct 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Duarte, George M ; Milburn, Jeffrey R ; Bissonnette, Laurent C

Report Date : 08 Oct 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : There is presented an elastomeric pump including a rigid outer housing defining an outer chamber and having a fluid inlet thereinto. The pump further includes an inner housing disposed within the outer housing. The inner housing is provided with rigid wails and first and second expandable members, the first expandable member having greater elasticity than the second expandable member, the rigid walls and expandable members defining an inner chamben A fluid conduit extends from the inner chamber to the exterior of the outer housing. A rigid cage is fixed to the inner housing and is disposed over the first expandable member, and is configured to permit and limit expansion of the first expandable member.

Descriptors :   *HYDRAULIC PRESSURE PUMPS, *PATENTS, *TORPEDO LAUNCHERS, SUBMARINE EQUIPMENT, ELASTOMERS, INLETS, HOUSINGS

Subject Categories : Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
      Submarine Engineering
      Torpedoes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE