Accession Number : AD0163663

Title :   Quick Release Pin.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

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

Personal Author(s) : Artioli,Louis J. ; Savioli,Giulio V.

Report Date : 29 FEB 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to 2 mechanical fastener. The joining of adjacent parts can be quickly and releasably accomplished by an elongated pin containing a unitary torsion member therein provided with flexible arms terminating in looped ends arranged to protrude from the opposite sides of the pin and prevent the withdrawal thereof from the adjacent parts until the pin is pulled with sufficient force to cam the looped ends back into the interior thereof. The torsion member provides a prestress action through the coil portion thereof engaging the walls of a cylindrical recess in the pin and outwardly diverging straight arms extending from the coil portion in linear contact with the wall surfaces of the recess.

Descriptors :   (*RELEASE MECHANISMS, *PATENTS), FASTENERS, PINS, SPRINGS

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE