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Contracting/expanding self-sealing cryogenic tube seals

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Date Issued:
Title: Contracting/expanding self-sealing cryogenic tube seals.
Name(s): Jia, Lin X., creator
Florida Atlantic University, creator
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Patent
Date Issued: 1997-04
Extent: 32p.
Physical Description: PDF
Language(s): English
Identifier: 15852 (digitool), FADT15852 (IID), fau:7219 (fedora)
Note(s): PATENT STATUS: Granted. Contracting/expanding self-sealing cryogenic tube seals are disclosed which use the different properties of thermal contraction and expansion of selected dissimilar materials in accord with certain design criteria to yield self-tightening seals via sloped-surface sealing. The seals of the subject invention are reusable, simple to assemble, adaptable to a wide variety of cryogenic applications.
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Owner Institution: FAU
Has Part: Florida Atlantic University.
Has Part: Office of Technology Transfer.
Has Part: Patents.