|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||220/586; 220/495.06; 220/581; 220/723|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 18|
A pressure vessel assembly, and method of use, for storing a gas at an elevated pressure. The assembly includes a vessel body having a rigid wall with an inner surface defining a storage chamber and with an inlet allowing the gas to enter the storage chamber. The assembly includes a flexible liner positioned within the storage chamber to be in fluid communication with the inlet to receive any fluid entering the vessel body. The liner is formed of an elastic inner layer contacting the gas and a metallic outer surface. The inflated, unrestrained liner volu...
I claim: 1. An apparatus for storing a fluid, comprising: a vessel body including rigid walls with inner surfaces defining a chamber for storing the fluid and including an inlet for allowing a fluid to enter the chamber; and a liner formed of flexible material positioned within the chamber and connected to the inlet to receive the fluid entering the chamber, wherein the fluid received by the liner contacts an inner surface of the liner and forces the liner to expand until an outer surface of the liner contacts the inner surfaces of vessel body, whereby ...