Accession Number : AD0164146

Title :   Fire Fighting Trainer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Wolff,Hanns H.

Report Date : 11 JUL 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent describes a fire fighting trainer comprising a matrix of adjacent fire simulation units of gas jets or lamps. Each unit is under the control of a processor circuit and sensor controls through which each of said units may be energized or de-energized to respective on and off conditions from a switch means through an activating circuit, to simulate an actual fire and through switch activating sensor means responsive to water spray or, in the alternative, to light rays to deactivate said actuating circuit and thereby said units. The processor also including a holding circuit and time delay means to permit automatic re-energizing of said activating circuit, indicating flashback, if the sensors are not activated for a selected time duration and otherwise to hold said activating circuit in de-energized condition.

Descriptors :   (*Training devices, Fire fighting), (*Patents, Training devices), Detectors, Simulators, Activation, Modular construction, Circuits, Training, Processing

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE