Accession Number : ADD001121

Title :   Liquid Timing Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Halik,Michael

Report Date : 10 Apr 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a liquid timer which includes a generally hollow, closed cylindrical member having therein a longitudinally reciprocable piston dividing the internal volume thereof into two portions. One of said portions being filled with silicone rubber gum and having a restricted liquid passage or orifice between the separated volume portions. A biasing means coupled to said piston urging the said piston in a direction to compress said liquid or reduce the volume thereof. Actuating means for releasably holding said piston until the timing cycle is to be commenced. Said piston further being provided with terminal output means indicative of the termination of the timing cycle.

Descriptors :   *Timing devices, *Patents, Liquids, Dashpots, Silicones, Orifices, Pistons

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE