Accession Number : AD0164176
Title : Underwater Electrical Connector.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Elkins,James H.
Report Date : 23 MAY 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent describes an electrical connector system for use at great depths beneath the surface of the sea. A conical plug is disclosed as having spaced contact rings and a vacuum attachment chuck to seat the plug in a mating socket. A sealing ring provides watertight cooperation between the plug and socket in such a manner as to retain the plug in place by hydrostatic pressure.
Descriptors : (*Electric connectors, Underwater equipment), (*Patents, Electric connectors), Deep water
Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE