Accession Number : ADD000014

Title :   Right Spherical Segment-Glass Shell-To Metal-Joint.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Horn,George M

Report Date : 11 Sep 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The patent concerns an improved viewing window construction for deep submersible vehicles and a method of construction thereof. A hemispherical glass dome is ground and lapped with an edge radius of twice the dome thickness and fitted on a congruently configured mating ring with a bimetallic gasket providing a strain relieving seal therefor.

Descriptors :   *Deep submergence vehicles, *Windows, *Patents, Domes(Structural forms), Glass, Gaskets, Seals

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE