US1741104A - Tank-sealing device - Google Patents

Tank-sealing device Download PDF

Info

Publication number
US1741104A
US1741104A US235690A US23569027A US1741104A US 1741104 A US1741104 A US 1741104A US 235690 A US235690 A US 235690A US 23569027 A US23569027 A US 23569027A US 1741104 A US1741104 A US 1741104A
Authority
US
United States
Prior art keywords
tank
trough
channel
flange
skirt
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Expired - Lifetime
Application number
US235690A
Inventor
Emery G Friedman
Original Assignee
Emery G Friedman
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Application filed by Emery G Friedman filed Critical Emery G Friedman
Priority to US235690A priority Critical patent/US1741104A/en
Application granted granted Critical
Publication of US1741104A publication Critical patent/US1741104A/en
Anticipated expiration legal-status Critical
Expired - Lifetime legal-status Critical Current

Links

Images

Classifications

    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F16ENGINEERING ELEMENTS AND UNITS; GENERAL MEASURES FOR PRODUCING AND MAINTAINING EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONING OF MACHINES OR INSTALLATIONS; THERMAL INSULATION IN GENERAL
    • F16KVALVES; TAPS; COCKS; ACTUATING-FLOATS; DEVICES FOR VENTING OR AERATING
    • F16K17/00Safety valves; Equalising valves, e.g. pressure relief valves
    • F16K17/18Safety valves; Equalising valves, e.g. pressure relief valves opening on surplus pressure on either side
    • F16K17/19Equalising valves predominantly for tanks
    • F16K17/192Equalising valves predominantly for tanks with closure member in the form of a movable liquid column

Description

1 9- E. G. FRIEDMAN 1,741,104 TANK SEALING m-zvwn Filed Nov. 25, 1927 [may Z/F/eaman INVENTOR O wlTllEssww ATTORNEY Patented Dec. 24, 1929 1,741,104

UNITE D STATE S E -N :OiFFl CE EMERY G. FRIEDMAN, F -'IAMIPICO, MEXICO TANK-SEALING DEVICE Application filed November 25, 1927. Seria1No.235;690.

This invention relates to improvements in tom of annular gutters 17 also formed in the tanks adapted for storing gasoline and other bottom of the trough. 'These gutters are in combustible liquids, an object being to procommunication with thetrough through the vide means for protecting the contents of the medium of passages 18.

5 tanks from fire, and atthe same time permit The channel 15 is adapted to contain a ting the passage of air and gas into and from sealing element (preferably mercury) and in the tank, so as to prevent damage to the tanks the event of the mercury or other liquid sealdue to clogged breather passages or closed ing element overflowing the edges 16 into vents. either of the gutters 17, the liquid sealing Another object of the invent-ion is the proelement will return to the channel through vision of means of the above character which the passages 18. is adjustable to suit various conditions, and Extending downwardly from the canopy which is adapted to be used with diflerent 13 is a skirt 19. The lower edge of this skirt kinds of sealing elements. is emersed in the sealing element 20 and the 15 With the above and other objects in view, depth of this emersion is controlled by the 05 the invention further includes the following position of the canopy. For this purpose, the novel features and details of construction, to the canopy carries downwardly extending be hereinafter more fully described, illusthreaded rods 21 whose upper ends are setrated in the accompanying drawings and cured in place by means of lock nuts 22. The

pointed out in the appended claims. rods 21 threadedly engage lugs 23 which ex- '70 In the drawings tend inwardly from the neck or flange 11.

Figure 1 is a sectional view illustrating a By loosening the lock nuts 22, the rods 21 portion of the top of a storage tank with the may be rotated to adj ustably position the 5 invention applied. skirt 19 with respect to the sealing element 20 Figure 2 is a fragmentary sectional view so as to seal the tank and reduce danger of 7-5 on the line 22 of Figure 1. fire, yet permit of the passage of gas and air Figure 3 is a section on the line 33 of through the breather opening. Figure 2. If desired, a suitable packing may be sub- Referring to the drawings in detail wherestituted for the sealing element and the skirt in like characters of reference denote corre- 19 may be tightly embedded in this packing. 8O sponding parts, the reference character 10 inl/Vhile the trough and skirt are shown upon dicates a portion of the top of a storage tank the outside of the neck or flange 12, it is obwhich may be used for the storage of gasovious that they may be placed upon the inside line, oils and other inflammable materials. if desired. Extending upwardly from the top 10 is a The invention is susceptible of various .85 relatively long neck or flange 11, the passage changes in its form, proportions and minor through this neck or flange providing a details of construction and the right is herein breather opening 12 for the tank. reserved to make such changes as properly In order to protect this opening and yet fall within the scope of the appended claims. permit of the passage of gas and air, the in- Having described the invention what is vention provides a canopy 13 which is spaced claimed is above the opening 12 and which extends be- 1. In combination with a container having yond the periphery of the neck or flange for a breather opening surrounded by a flange,

an appreciable distance. Secured to the neck a trough extending around the flange below or flange 11 is an annular trough 14. This the opening, a channel extending around the trough is cross sectionally shaped as shown bottom of the trough and having its upper in Figure 1 so as to provide an annular chanedges above the bottom of said trough, a nel 15. The channel is preferably, though liquid within the channel, a canopy spaced not necessarily, V-shaped in cross section, above the breather opening, a skirt carried and its upper edges 16 extend above the botby the canopy and extending downwardly within the liquid, means to adjust the skirt within the channel, and passages providing communication between the channel and the remaining portion of the trough.

2. In combination with a container having a breather opening surrounded by a flange, a trough extending around the flange below the opening, a channel extending around the bottom of the trough and having itsupper edges above the bottom of said trough, a liquid within the channel, a canopy spaced above the breather opening, a skirt carried by the canopy and extending clownwardly within the liquid, means to adjust the skirt within the channel and means to return the liquid to the channel in the event of overflow of said liquid.

In testimony whereof I aflix my signature.

EMERY G. FRIEDMAN.

US235690A 1927-11-25 1927-11-25 Tank-sealing device Expired - Lifetime US1741104A (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US235690A US1741104A (en) 1927-11-25 1927-11-25 Tank-sealing device

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US235690A US1741104A (en) 1927-11-25 1927-11-25 Tank-sealing device

Publications (1)

Publication Number Publication Date
US1741104A true US1741104A (en) 1929-12-24

Family

ID=22886544

Family Applications (1)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
US235690A Expired - Lifetime US1741104A (en) 1927-11-25 1927-11-25 Tank-sealing device

Country Status (1)

Country Link
US (1) US1741104A (en)

Cited By (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2638338A (en) * 1948-11-18 1953-05-12 Lukens Steel Co Corrosion inhibiting vessel construction
US2913138A (en) * 1957-08-08 1959-11-17 Hammond Iron Works Floating covers for tanks

Cited By (2)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US2638338A (en) * 1948-11-18 1953-05-12 Lukens Steel Co Corrosion inhibiting vessel construction
US2913138A (en) * 1957-08-08 1959-11-17 Hammond Iron Works Floating covers for tanks

Similar Documents

Publication Publication Date Title
US4760933A (en) Fuel tank tube vapor/fuel seal
CA1299524C (en) Pour spout
US3421681A (en) Cup and lid
US3039648A (en) Container for gasoline
US2077341A (en) Liquid container
EP2644024B1 (en) Device for holding a plant pot
US3263711A (en) Receptacle filling apparatus
US4044913A (en) Valve mechanisms
ES2320584T3 (en) Threaded cover.
SU733511A3 (en) Apparatus for storing and batched dispensing of thickening liquids
US1235438A (en) Gasolene tank and filter.
GB1130226A (en) Tank closure caps
DE4107183C1 (en)
US8875754B2 (en) Funnel cap
US4146207A (en) Metering drain plug
US2880593A (en) Method and equipment for handling volatile liquid hydrocarbons
US2618237A (en) Poultry watering device
US4712595A (en) Magnetic safety funnel
US1628069A (en) Tank vent
US1962883A (en) Combination container and straw
US4523687A (en) Non-refillable pourer
US2307508A (en) Preventing evaporation from oil storage tanks
FR2696501A1 (en) Overpressure protection device for a cooling fluid circuit.
US1099706A (en) Funnel.
US4790445A (en) Cap for containers used to store volatile liquids