Accession Number : ADD005891

Title :   Slide Fastener Endurance Tester.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Devarrakonda,Vasant K ; Kovar,John L

Report Date : 25 Jul 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This report describes an apparatus and method for testing the mechanical endurance of a slide fastener by determining the number of cycles of opening and closing which the slide fastener is capable of undergoing while being subjected to preselected degrees of loading in both the transverse and longitudinal directions before jamming or other malfunctioning occurs. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Zippers, Endurance(General), Loads(Forces), Test methods, Malfunctions

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE