Accession Number:

ADD014688

Title:

A Seawater Hydraulic Band Saw.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 2 Feb 90,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-02-02

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

This patent application discloses a seawater powered band saw having a rigid frame or housing, a control handle and valve assembly having a trigger which when engaged by an operator delivers pressurized seawater to a seawater powered vane motor, a novel seawater lubricated spur and pinion gear drive arrangement connecting the vane motor in a driving relationship to a band saw drive wheel, an idler take-up assembly to tension the saw blade and facilitate the changing of saw blades and a safety guard assembly to protect the blade when the band saw is non-operational and protect the operator when the band saw is operational. Keywords Underwater toolssaws Hydraulic equipment Hydraulic fluids Sea water Hydraulic power EDC

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE