Accession Number : ADD002499

Title :   Chemiluminescent Foldable Signal Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Little,Steven M ; Gerber,Robert L ; Heller,Carl A ; Esposito,Vincent J

Report Date : 27 Jan 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent concerns a signal device combining a fluorescent or phosphorescent light tube and a novel base to be thrown or dropped from a vehicle as a warning marker. The light tube may be of the chemically actuated type and the base preferably has four pivotally attached resilient legs serving to ensure that the device will assume an angular position of about 45 degrees when dropped.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Signal lights, *Chemiluminescence, Warning systems, Phosphorescence, Configurations, Drawings, Distress signals, Markers, Highways

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Safety Engineering
      Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE