Accession Number:

ADD010961

Title:

Radiation Protection Louver.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1984-02-21

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

An improved radiation protection louver system is described which comprises a movable louver panel hinged to a rotatable shaft through a thermally sensitive closure hinge member comprising a martensitic structure alloy exhibiting the characteristic of changing its shape from an intermediate configuration to a predetermined configuration in response to exposure to high intensity radiation. Motor drive means is included to reshape the hinge to the desired intermediate configuration following a temperature excursion effecting change of configuration. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE