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U.S. Patent No. 5,284,269
The space saving double seal uses a lower shoe, and an upper shoe and a pair of vapor barriers joining them to a conventional outer rim plate on a floating roof. The secondary vapor barrier extends from the outer rim plate to the top of the upper shoe. A pair of pusher springs maintain the shoes against the tank’s inner wall. The invention provides for liquid storage to the full height which the floating roof allows.