|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||138/030; 138/026; 138/042; 220/720; 220/721; 220/723|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 15 인용 특허 : 22|
An in-line expansion tank. As fluid traverses a pipe within the tank, it may pass into and displace a diaphragm disposed outside of the pipe if the fluid pressure is greater than a tank pressure pushing the diaphragm against the pipe. When the fluid pressure decreases, the fluid passes from the diaphragm back into the pipe.
What is claimed is: 1. A in-line expansion tank, comprising: a pressure assembly having first and second passage fittings providing fluidic communication between an interior and an exterior of the pressure assembly; first and second collars sealingly connected to the first and second passage fittings, respectively; a resilient diaphragm having first and second ends, wherein the first and second ends are sealingly connected to an exterior of the first and second collars, respectively; and a tube retained between the first and second collars and having fi...