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