Patent Number: 6,332,478

Title: Reusable pipe flange covers

Abstract: A molded, flexible pipe flange cover for temporarily covering a pipe flange and a pipe opening includes a substantially round center portion having a peripheral skirt portion depending from the center portion, the center portion adapted to engage a front side of the pipe flange and to seal the pipe opening. The peripheral skirt portion is formed to include a plurality of circumferentially spaced tabs, wherein free ends of the flexible tabs are formed with respective through passages adapted to receive a drawstring for pulling the tabs together on a back side of the pipe flange.

Inventors: Holden; James Elliott (Simpsonville, SC), Perez; Julieta (Houston, TX)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: F04C 29/00 (20060101); F16L 57/00 (20060101); F16L 057/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018