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  • How to Deal With Pre-Charge Loss in Bladder Accumulators Due to Gas Permeation (.pdf)
    The Issue: The trade-off to using low temperature bladder compounds in mobile hydraulic applications is higher gas permeation rates through the bladder at working temperature.
  • Inflatable Bladder Solves Clamp Assembly Challenge
    Add unbalanced mass to the surface of any rotating machine element and you present a challenge to the element's bearing system. That was the situation facing Agfa Corp. designers working on external drum plate-setters for a web-type printing press. They needed a clamp to hold down the flexible
  • Foam Proportioning System Comparison
    Comparison between bladder tank and pump systems.
  • Silicone Calibration Hose from Fenner Precision
    A leading pipe rehabilitation contractor approached Fenner Precision to develop and manufacture a reusable, non-stick, expansion bladder that could be employed as part of their trenchless CIPP renewal system for sewer pipes.
  • Getting a (Gentle) Grip
    the clamp or just make it better for a small added cost? Maybe you should be thinking of a bladder clamp, which is essentially a rubber pillow that inflates and deflates on command. Bladder clamps reduce breakage in ice-cream cone bakeries, lug 500lb engine blocks around foundries, and manipulate
  • Oceanic probes float free -- thanks to a brush-dc motor
    . Many species of fish use a gas bladder to control their buoyancy. The simple process of regulating the amount of gas in this bladder lets them float at any given depth without expending energy. The floating ocean monitors needed a similar technique if they were to record data for the longest
  • Math-Based Design of Sensing Bladders (.pdf)
    Through the use of finite-element modeling, pressure patterns on the underside of seat foam can be computed for a variety of occupants and seating positions. A design tool has been created which allows an engineer to evaluate different layouts for a pressure-sensing bladder in just minutes.
  • Accumulators
    accumulators with separating elements are further divided into bladder, diaphragm, and piston designs. consist of a pressure vessel and an internal elastomeric bladder that contains the gas. The bladder is charged through a gas valve at the top of the accumulator, while a poppet valve at the bottom

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