Accession Number : AD0164318

Title :   Method of Making an Annular Glass-to-Metal Joint.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Forman,Willis R.

Report Date : 19 JAN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent describes a glass-to-metal joint for use under extreme pressure wherein the abutting glass edge is ground to be a radius equal to one-half the thickness of the glass, fire-polished, and fitted into a mating groove provided in a reinforced plastic band attached to the edge of the metal element. This structure is used in joining a glass hemisphere to a steel cylinder in a submersible.

Descriptors :   *Joints, *Patents, Composite structures, Glass, Metals, Reinforced plastics, Submersibles, Hemispheres

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE