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