Resources Contact Us Home
Inflation aspirator with collapsible barrel

Image Number 5 for United States Patent #8066493.

An aspirator for inflating an aircraft evacuation slide, emergency raft or other inflatable device includes a flexible, collapsible aspirator barrel that is inflated during operation to form a substantially rigid tube. According to one embodiment, the inflatable support member receives a flow of high pressure air directly from the aspirator injector nozzle assembly. According to another embodiment, the collapsible aspirator barrel receives a flow of high pressure gas directly from the high pressure inflation source. Because the aspirator barrel of the present invention is collapsible, the present invention occupies significantly less space when stored than an equivalent aspirator with a rigid aspirator barrel.

  Recently Added Patents
Off-loading of processing from a processor blade to storage blades based on processing activity, availability of cache, and other status indicators
Resource capacity monitoring and reporting
Stereoscopic editing for video production, post-production and display adaptation
Pill identification and counterfeit detection method
Cucumber plants with a compact growing habit
Interconnect, bus system with interconnect and bus system operating method
  Randomly Featured Patents
Pill container opener
Clip connector for use in an optical communication coupling system
Device and method for interstitial components in a printed circuit board
Pulmonary drug delivery device
Process for CVD of tungsten
Bottom handling apparatus for steel converter vessels
System and method for cellular reseller control of inbound calls to a mobile station
Self-calibrating products system and method
Blister Package
Device for purification of a gas flow containing condensable vapours