Band Clamp Apparatus.
Patent, Filed 24 Feb 88, patented 20 Jun 89,
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
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A band clamp apparatus having two 180 deg segments which are bolted together at flanges on the horizontal centerline. A substantial portion of each segment has a scalloped band contour for weight reduction. An internal groove in the band clamp which has parallel facing walls which engage the mated flanges of the casings of the engineexhaust system. Local radial restraints are provided on the engineexhaust system casings to achieve radial constraint and circumferential positioning of the band clamp apparatus. Keywords Patents Clamps Exhaust nozzles Engine components Exhaust systems Restraint Weight reduction Jet engines Turbine components.
- Jet and Gas Turbine Engines