Accession Number : AD0163503

Title :   Safety Latch for Hooks.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : MacMillan,Robert W. ; Mrozek,Sylvester ; Pearce,Ronald J.

Report Date : 18 JUL 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The invention relates to safety latches for load carrying hooks and more particularly to a safety latch having a locking element for locking the latch in an open position, during the loading of the hook, and for subsequently locking the latch in a closed position, securing the load on the hook.

Descriptors :   (*LOCKING FASTENER DEVICES, *PATENTS), SAFETY DEVICES, HOOKS, DETENTS, HOISTS

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE