Accession Number:

ADD010476

Title:

Device for Underwater Cryogenic Cutting.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-12-27

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

An underwater cutting or penetrating device includes a source of liquid nitrogen for cooling a workpiece to a cryogenic temperature before impact by an explosively driven member. Attachment by magnet or clamp, and provision for confining the coolant by flexible gasket or boot are described. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE