Accession Number : AD0164948
Title : Torsion Bar for Raising and Lowering a Target.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Gutler,Keith
Report Date : 15 MAY 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The patent relates to a device whereby a target raising and lowering mechanism employs a torque tube and torsion bar combination to provide weatherproof housing for its electric motor and reduction gear means. It also stores energy in the torsion bar during lowering of a target for later use during raising of the target.
Descriptors : *Targets, *Position(Location), *Torsion bars, *Patents, Positioning devices(Machinery), Energy storage, Gears, Torque couplings
Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE