|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||428/136; 428/131; 428/135; 169/045; 169/062; 169/066; 169/046; 169/049; 220/088.1|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 7 인용 특허 : 12|
An expandable metal product for use in extinguishing fires and in the prevention of or protection against explosions. The product is a continuous sheet of magnesium alloy foil having discontinuous slits in spaced apart lines parallel to each other but transverse to the longitudinal dimension of the sheet. The invention is also directed to the expanded form of the product, either in sheets which may be used for preventing fires or explosion or in the form of shaped ellipsoids for use in a passive inerting system for fuel tanks.
1. An article having a specific internal surface area of at least about 250 ft.2per ft.3and a porosity of at least 80% and possessing effective flame arresting, explosion suppression and mechanical impact protection properties, comprising a body of multiple components of expanded metal net formed by stretching slitted sheets of material, said material characterized in having a thickness in the range of about 0.028 to 1.0 mm and having discontinuous slits in parallel lines which are spaced apart from about 1 to 4 mm, the length of said slits being in the ...