Accession Number : ADD002905

Title :   Fluid for Filling Sonar Transducers.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Green,Charles E

Report Date : 01 Jun 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent relates to a transducer of acoustic energy through seawater which couples its active element to an acoustic window using polyalkylene glycol. The particular polyalkylene glycol selected exhibits improved acoustic, chemical, physical, and environmental properties. Two satisfactory liquids marketed under the trade designation's 'UCON Transducer Fluid 28' and 'UCON Lubricant LB-135' have satisfactory properties for being the coupling medium.

Descriptors :   *Sonar transducers, *Patents, Glycols, Coupling(Interaction), Filling, Acoustic properties

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE