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