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