Accession Number : ADD003971

Title :   Universal Self-Aligning Locator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Bredvik,Martin

Report Date : 10 May 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An adjustable self-aligning locator for supporting a plurality of parts in their proper relative position for assembly and/or clamping to a machine bed and the like is described. The locator includes a support member having a base leg with a cam locking device for engagement with a T-slot on the machine bed and an upright leg with a side extension portion having an arcuate groove therein. An angle member having a matching arcuate shaped protuberance at one end in engagement with the arcuate groove in the upright leg extension provides an adjustable angle working face for contact with the workpiece.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Positioning devices(Machinery), Locators, Self organizing systems, Alignment, Clamps

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE