Accession Number : AD0164865
Title : Cassette-Type Tube Welder.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Rohrberg,Roderick G. ; Brubaker,Dale R.
Report Date : 09 JUL 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The patent relates to a cassette-type tube welder for the rapid in-place welding of tubes. This welder includes an electric welding means, a tube gripping means and a power pack having a drive motor and controls. The welding means is in the form of a welding cassette which contains a rotatable tube encircling means that houses the welding electrode. A hydraulically operated piston supplies the motive force to a gripping means secured to the welding cassette in order to butt the tubes to be welded during the welding operation. This tube welder may further be made in a variety of sizes and may accommodate a variety of cassettes.
Descriptors : *Machines, *Welding, *Patents, Hydraulic equipment, Cassettes, Positioning devices(Machinery)
Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE