Accession Number:

ADD014552

Title:

Device for Separation and Launch of a Body with Linear and Rotational Velocity.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 2 Jul 84, patented 2 Dec 86,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-12-02

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A launching structure comprises a ram driven by a piston in a cylinder. A pyrotechnic charge initiates a gas expansion underneath the piston and the expanding gases drive the ram. The ram has a helical groove engaged by a cam pin in the cylinder wall to impart a rotary motion to the ram as it is displaced linearly in the cylinder. A mass is engaged by the ram and is ejected from the cylinder with both a linear and rotational velocity. Keywords Patents. jhd

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE