Accession Number : AD0164805

Title :   Hinge.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Dilworth,Thomas E. , Jr

Report Date : 18 SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a hinge for mounting a cover over an access operning in a wall that includes one hinge part mounted on the wall and a second hinge part on the cover. A link having one of its ends pivotally mounted in each hinge part is connected between the two hinge parts to allow perpendicular motion of the cover with respect to the wall during initial opening and final closing movements of the cover. A resilient adjustment means is connected between one end of the link and the hinge part mounted on the cover for controlling the angular position of the hinge parts relative to one another.

Descriptors :   *Locking fastener devices, *Hinges, *Patents, Metal plates, Linkages, Doors, Springs

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE