1919 – Diver’s Armored Suit – Victor Campos (Spanish / American)
1919 – Diver's Armored Suit by Victor Campos. Rendering by Jason Clark.
Publication number US1414174 A
Publication type Grant
Publication date Apr 25, 1922
Filing date Jul 17, 1919
Priority date Jul 17, 1919
Inventors Victor Campos
Original Assignee Victor Campos
1. A diver's suit of a non-flexible pressure resisting material having members connected with each other by a leak-proof joint, the joint comprising two parts, of which one part is provided with a recess containing a liquid and the other part is provided with a flange fitting into the said recess with its end spaced from the bottom of the recess and bearing against the said liquid.
2. A dlver's suit of non-flexible pressure resisting material having members connected with each other by a joint, the joint comprising two parts of which one is provided with an annular recess containing a liquid, and the other part is provided with an annular flange fitting into the said recess and bearing against the said liquid, the said flange having inner and outer packing rings, and means holding the said flange part in position on the said recessed part and the said parts on the body.
3. In a divers' suit; a body, a limb, and a joint for connecting the limb thereto, said joint consisting of a flanged member having an annular recess-containing a liquid, a flange on the member and fitting in the recess with its end spaced from the bottom of the recess and bearing on the liquid, a retaining ring engaging the flanges of the limb and member, and bolts passing through the ring and flange of the member into the body.
The suit is not known to have been made.
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