Accession Number:

ADD018645

Title:

Stop Cylinder and Piston Assembly.

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 12 Aug 97,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-08-12

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

The present invention generally relates to a stop cylinder and piston assembly. More particularly the invention provides a stop cylinder and piston assembly having increased output force and braking. The prior art stop cylinder and piston assembly includes a shaft having two separated pistons in which pressurized air is provided through a firing port to the aft surface of one of the pistons for firing purposes and pressurized air is provided through a return port to the forward surface of the other piston for return purposes.

Subject Categories:

  • Reciprocating and Rotating Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE