Accession Number : AD0164975

Title :   Diver's Belt and Method of Manufacture.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Oeland,Ernest N. , Jr

Report Date : 29 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The invention pertains to the manufacture of an improved diver's weight belt. The method of manufacturing from webbing includes the steps of impregnation of selected areas with urethane under hydrostatic pressure and forming fastening apertures in the impregnated areas. The belt made according to the method is a new and useful article having improved salt water deterioration resistant properties and added strength especially around the fastening apertures.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Diver equipment, *Belts, Manufacturing, Urethanes, Strength(General)

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE