Accession Number : ADD003908

Title :   Multiple Level Fluid Bearing Track Assembly.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Colvin,Ronald L ; Williams,James H

Report Date : 05 Apr 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A multiple level fluid bearing track assembly having a plurality of shoulders thereon to form an upper and lower level for transporting articles of various sizes. A plurality of fluid jet inserts are incorporated within the track assembly to provide the necessary lift and motive force to the article to be transported. With the multiple level track assembly of this invention a variety of different sized articles can therefore be interchangeably or simultaneously transported without the physical alteration of the track assembly. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Conveyors, *Bearings, *Fluid control, Air pressure, Tracks, Automation, Integrated circuits, Semiconductor devices, Wafers, Silicon

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE