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Expander for Thin-Wall TubingTool locally expands small-diameter tubes. Tube expander locally expands and deforms tube: Compressive lateral stress induced in elastomeric sleeve by squeezing axially between two metal tool parts. Adaptable to situations in which tube must have small bulge for mechanical support or flow control.
Document ID
19830000203
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Pessin, R. (Rockwell International Corp.)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
October 1, 1983
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 7
Issue: 4
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MACHINERY
Report/Patent Number
MFS-19739
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.