Accession Number : ADD000879

Title :   All-Ways Acceleration Switch.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Mintz,Milton S ; Vernier,Robert J ; Ainsley,Robert L ; Franklin,William John

Report Date : 07 Apr 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The patent relates to an acceleration switch. More particularly, it relates to a switch for closing an electrical circuit, which switch is operated by accelerating the structure in any direction. Specifically, the invention relates to an acceleration switch wherein a central conducting sphere is spring positioned within a conducting spherical cavity in such a manner that acceleration of the structure in any direction will result in a displacement of the sphere within the cavity with resulting contact between said sphere and said cavity walls.

Descriptors :   *Electric switches, *Patents, Acceleration

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE