Accession Number : AD0164199
Title : Dredging Method Employing Injection and Suction Nozzles.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Beck,Earl J. , Jr
Report Date : 07 MAR 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent relates to a dredging method and apparatus employing high-velocity director injector nozzles which hydraulically dislodge and drive discrete bodies of large inertia from a position at rest on an aqueous floor into a cooperating vacuum device which collects such bodies and removes them to another area for further treatment.
Descriptors : (*Hydraulic equipment, *Patents), (*Mining, Underwater), Ocean bottom, Underwater equipment, Hydraulic pressure pumps, Blowers
Subject Categories : Mining Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE