Accession Number : ADD004107

Title :   Plug-Type Counterweight and Lock.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Colletti,Vincent

Report Date : 07 Jun 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A method of and apparatus for balancing rotating machinery components which incorporate butted flanges or faces is provided. A circumferential slot is formed on the interior face of one of the flanges and a hole is bored in either flange communicating with the slot. A sheet metal lock is inserted through the hole along the side surface thereof and a balancing weight or counterweight is inserted adjacent the lock. End tabs in the lock which extend in opposite directions are bent to support and retain the counterweight within the hole in the flange. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Machines, *Balances

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE