Accession Number : ADD004272

Title :   Diving Helmet Breech Ring Connection.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Buffkin,William R ; McCrory,William W

Report Date : 12 Jul 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A connection for releasably securing a diving helmet to a suit through the use of nestable upper and lower ring members having mating cylindrical portions sealed by an O-ring. A tongue and slot serve to orient the helmet during donning and cooperate with two sets of pintles and gudgeons disposed 120 deg from one another to secure the ring members together. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Diving suits, *Helmets, Release mechanisms, Watertight fittings

Subject Categories : Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE