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