|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/586 ; 220/501 ; 220/560.08 ; 220/590|
|발명자 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 67 인용 특허 : 6|
A compact storage system for fluids is provided by multitudes of closely spaced parallel planes of adsorptive material (88) that is contained within a substantially impervious barrier layer (2). In normal pressure-containing embodiments, reinforcement (4) is wrapped upon the impervious barrier layer (2) to increase the burst strength of the assembly that results. In higher pressure containing embodiments, material (88) provides reinforcement of barrier layer (2).
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A vessel for storing a fluid, comprising:(a) an exterior shell defining a cavity and including at least one impermeable membrane for containing said fluid therein;(b) means for adding and removing said fluid;(c) means for substantially arresting forces produced by said fluid interacting with said exterior shell, said means for arresting forces including at least one internal structure located in said cavity, said at least one internal structure being made of a material selected from the group consisting of graphite crystals, b...