US 9,808,965 B2
Apparatuses and methods for seal cap installation
Robert Marshall Burgess, Seattle, WA (US); and Matthew G. Chaney, Marysville, WA (US)
Assigned to The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL (US)
Filed by The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL (US)
Filed on Aug. 12, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/457,858.
Prior Publication US 2016/0046046 A1, Feb. 18, 2016
Int. Cl. B29C 39/02 (2006.01); F16B 37/14 (2006.01); B64D 45/02 (2006.01); F16B 33/00 (2006.01); B29L 31/26 (2006.01)
CPC B29C 39/026 (2013.01) [B64D 45/02 (2013.01); F16B 33/004 (2013.01); F16B 37/14 (2013.01); B29L 2031/26 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A form for supporting a volume of a viscous substance encapsulating at least a portion of an object while the viscous substance solidifies to form a seal, the form comprising:
a distal axial opening that is circumferentially closed;
a proximal axial opening that is circumferentially closed; and
a lateral wall, extending between the distal axial opening and the proximal axial opening,
wherein the lateral wall comprises:
a non-metallic solidified material;
an outwardly facing surface, having a surface area; and
a through lateral opening, that is spiral-shaped.