Accession Number : ADD001487

Title :   Method of Fabricating 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 : 01 Oct 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The patent relates to 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 bimetalic gasket providing a strain relieving seal therefor.

Descriptors :   *Deep submergence vehicles, *Watertight fittings, *Patents, Pressure hulls, Hulls(Marine), Joints, Windows, Hemispherical shells, Glass, Gaskets

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE