Accession Number : AD0778857

Title :   Field Evaluation of a Powder Actuated Stud Driving Tool for Underwater Use, Manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliance Company,

Corporate Author : NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Delanoy,B. L. ; Janney,G. M. ; Prickett,C. M.

Report Date : 30 APR 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A brief field evaluation of a powder actuated stud drive manufactured by the Mine Safety Appliance Company was made to determine its suitability for underwater salvage and repair use. The tool was found to give satisfactory performance, but was difficult to operate by a diver. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Underwater tools, *Reliability, *Marine salvage, Explosive actuators, Cartridges(Pad), Field tests, Underwater, Landing craft, Naval research

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE