Spherical-Shell Sector Windows of Acrylic Plastic with 12,000-Foot Operational Depth Capability for Submersible ALVIN.
Research and Development rept. Mar-Dec 74,
NAVAL UNDERSEA CENTER SAN DIEGO CALIF
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The purpose of the work in this report was to develop spherical-shell sector windows of acrylic plastic for the deep-diving submersible ALVIN, which has a 12,000-foot depth capability. Results show that the spherical windows can be used in ALVIN without modification of the window seat flanges.
- Marine Engineering