Accession Number : AD0164712

Title :   Tension Indicator-Turnbuckle.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Thompson,F. W.

Report Date : 07 JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The patent application describes a turnbuckle which permits its effective, quick, and easy use at a desired preselected tension load by virtue of an integrated tension indicator. When the desired preselected tension load is applied to the turnbuckle, a gap in the integrated tension indicator closes. A method of manufacturing a preferred embodiment of the tension indicator-turnbuckle from elastic material is also discussed.

Descriptors :   *Positioning devices(Machinery), Patents, Tension, Indicating instruments

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE