Accession Number:

ADD019799

Title:

Mechanical Clamp for Cylindrical Objects

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 16 Jun 2000

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-06-16

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

A clamp for cylindrical objects uses a plurality of split-rings, each of which has a first half-ring and a second half-ring. Each first half-ring is hingedly coupled to a corresponding second half-ring at a hinge point. Means, coupled to each first half-ring at a distance from. the hinge point, are couple to a control assembly. The control assembly is operated to apply one of a pulling force to each first half-ring to simultaneously open each of the split-rings, or a pushing force to each first half-ring to simultaneously close each of the split-rings.

Subject Categories:

  • Machinery and Tools
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE