Accession Number : ADD004884

Title :   Telescoping Retractor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Greene,Frank E

Report Date : 26 Jul 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A telescoping retractor comprised of a two stage cylinder assembly actuated by an electroexplosive power cartridge. A pair of cylinders are mounted in concentric relation. A piston rod is carried in the inner cylinder. The power cartridge produces the gas which sequentially retracts the outer cylinder, the inner cylinder and then the piston which is secured to the structure to be retracted. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Umbilical cords(Aerospace), *Guided missile launchers, Telescoping structures, Holders, Retractable, Cylindrical bodies, Pistons, Connectors, Automatic

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE