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1. (WO2017155917) WOUND-IN END PROTECTION COMPONENT FOR PRESSURE VESSEL

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/155917    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/021046
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 08 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: F17C 1/06
F17C 1/14
Applicants: HEXAGON TECHNOLOGY AS
Inventors: SCHIMENTI, John
YEGGY, Brian, C.
Title: WOUND-IN END PROTECTION COMPONENT FOR PRESSURE VESSEL
Abstract:
An assembly (50) includes a pressure vessel (10) for containing a fluid, the vessel (10) including a domed end portion (15) having an outer surface (64); and a component (22) positioned at the domed end portion (15), wherein the component (22) is attached to the outer surface (64) by a plurality of filament bands (44) wound upon the domed end portion (15) and over at least a part of the component (22). In another aspect, an apparatus is described for preventing damage to a vessel (10). The apparatus includes a component (22) configured to be positioned at the domed end portion (15), wherein the component (22) is configured to be attached to the outer surface (64) by a plurality of filament bands (44) wound upon the domed end portion (15) and over at least a part of the component (22). A method for attaching a component (22) to a vessel (10) is described that includes positioning the component (22) at the domed end portion (15) and winding a plurality of filament bands (44).