Accession Number : ADD005007

Title :   Aircraft Conveyor Load Redistribution System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Petry,Gene A

Report Date : 28 Mar 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A cargo aircraft conveyor system having palletized loads supported on a plurality of rows of roller conveyors positioned in spaced relation across the aircraft floor, with the roller conveyors being supported on bulkheads. The conveyor system includes load limitors to deform at a predetermined load or hinged spring loaded roller sets supported between pairs of bulkheads to redistribute the load and to transmit a more uniform load to the rollers and to the bulkheads. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Cargo handling, *Transport aircraft, *Conveyors, Load distribution, Pallets, Floors, Rollers, Bulkheads

Subject Categories : Transport Aircraft
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE