Accession Number:

ADD014360

Title:

Jam Resistant Fluid Power Actuator for Ballistic-Damage Tolerant Redundant Cylinder Assemblies.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 26 Nov 84, patented 19 Sep 89,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-09-19

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

This patent discloses a hydraulic actuator having redundant cylinder assemblies, each assembly being of lightweight and economical construction in having a relatively thin tubular wall reinforced to withstand hydraulic pressure by a layer of resin reinforced filament, the thickness and the material of the wall being such that petals formed from the wall by projectile penetration are sheared by engagement with a piston of the assembly as this piston is moved, together with an actual element, by the piston of the other assembly. Ammunition damage tolerance Patents. edc

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE