|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||169/046 ; 169/09 ; 169/028 ; 169/054 ; 169/061 ; 169/062 ; 137/513.3 ; 244/129.2|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 10 인용 특허 : 9|
A method for extinguishing fires in aircraft cargo spaces includes two pressure chambers separated by an annular boss which houses a restricting orifice and a check valve assembly. A lower chamber acts as a high rate discharge fire extinguisher and the upper chamber acts as a metering fire extinguisher. Upon receipt of an activation command from the cockpit, all the agent contained in the high rate discharge chamber is emptied within seconds. At the same time, the pressurized agent contained in the upper chamber pushes the check valve to a closed positio...
[ What is claimed is:] [16.] A method of utilizing a fire extinguisher having a high rate discharge chamber and a metering chamber spaced from the high rate discharge chamber by a connection joining the chambers, said method comprising the steps of:positioning the extinguisher so that the discharge chamber is above the metering chamber;charging the chambers with a fire extinguishing agent through a fitting mounted in a wall of the discharge chamber, the agent flowing into the metering chamber through a check valve in said connection;pressurizing the cham...