Accession Number : AD0164930

Title :   Programmed Cord Cutter.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Greene,Michael L. ; Waugh,Theodore R.

Report Date : 01 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a device for cutting a cord at any ocean depth in order to release buoys, floats, corers, mines etc. The device includes a knife blade which is held in place by a release mechanism in a loaded position which upon release forces the knife blade through the cord to release a pay load.

Descriptors :   *Underwater cutting, *Cutters, *Patents, Mechanical cables, Cutting, Knives, Housings, Release mechanisms

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE