Accession Number : AD0164156
Title : Claw Arms with Swivel Plate.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Sayre,Jack L.
Report Date : 27 JUN 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent concerns a claw assembly for retrieving conical objects. It includes a pair of pivoted arms which have inner facing curved surfaces; a swivel plate pivotally mounted to at least one of the arms, said swivel plate having an inner facing curved surface; and the pivot axis of the swivel plate being in a plane which is substantially perpendicular to the pivot axis of the arms. With such an arrangement one arm is capable of engaging a circumference of the conical object and the swivel plate of the other arm is capable of pivoting to engage a tapered portion of the object.
Descriptors : (*Manipulators, *Fastenings), (*Patents, Fastenings), Remote control, Pivots, Variations, Geometry, Underwater equipment, Hoists, Conical bodies
Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE