Accession Number : ADD000317

Title :   Method of Connecting Substantial Similar Metal Parts.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Terrell,Ollney B

Report Date : 27 Aug 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to two substantially similar metal parts connected by forming a male configuration at the end of the first metal part forming a complementary female configuration at the end of the second substantially similar metal part; flaring the female configurated end of the first part to accept the male configurated end of the second part; inserting the male configurated end of the first part into the female configurated end of the second part, and, squeezing the flared female end, whereby the two configurated ends are mated.

Descriptors :   *Metal joints, *Patents, Locking fastener devices, Hemispherical shells, Locking(Mechanics), Bomblets

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE