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Device Stores and Discharges Metered FluidHand-held container accepts measured amount of liquid from pressurized supply. Supply pressure drives spring-loaded piston that stores enough mechanical energy to discharge measured liquid into another container. Original application of container was to rehydrate sterilized pre-packaged food in zerogravity environment of space vehicles. Possible terrestrial applicatios include dispensing of toxic fluids or metering of fluids for household, commercial or laboratory uses.
Document ID
19820000315
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Hooper, S. L. (Pan American World Airways, Inc.)
Setzer, D. (Pan American World Airways)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
May 1, 1983
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 7
Issue: 2
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MACHINERY
Report/Patent Number
MSC-20275
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.