Accession Number : ADD004743

Title :   Universal Shock and Vibration Mounts.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Nycum,James M

Report Date : 03 Jan 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent describes a universal mounting base for protecting fragile equipment against shock and vibration. A resilient plastic foam pad of rectangular outline is divided into quadrature air cavities and sandwiched between bottom and top plates. The top plate includes four matrices of holes, each matrix registering with a respective cavity, and being selectively blocked by cover pads interfaced between the top plate and the bottom of the equipment to be supported. Holes selected for blocking are empirically determined for a given weight and center of gravity of the equipment to achieve maximum dynamic stability and protection.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Mounts, *Vibration isolators, Shock absorbers, Shock mitigation, Expanded plastics, Protection, Electronic equipment

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE