Accession Number : AD0164034

Title :   Hook for Cargo Tie-Down.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Dragonuk,Leo

Report Date : 21 JUL 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a hook adapted for use with link chains for establishing quickly releasable tie-down arrangements. The hook has a body portion keyhole-shaped aperture adapted for locking engagement with a link chain and an obtusely inclined, protruding hook portion engageable with a chain link. It has a spring-loaded keeper which is actuated by a lanyard to release a link retained by the hook portion.

Descriptors :   (*HOOKS, *PATENTS), RELEASE MECHANISMS, CHAINS, ANCHORS(STRUCTURAL), CARGO

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE