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