Accession Number : ADD006095

Title :   Ejected Roller Shaft Disconnect Mechanism.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Loker,Aleck

Report Date : 21 Sep 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A rotary power transmitting shaft decoupling device has a driving element disposed coaxially within a driven element and keyed thereto by a plurality of rollers held in aligned grooves and slots of the driving and driven elements, respectively, by an indexing ring that is coaxial with and surrounds the driven element. Acutation to effect decoupling is effected by arresting rotation of the indexing ring until the rollers become aligned with slots in the ring through which the rollers are ejected. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Decoupling, *Drive shafts, Pumps, Engines, Grooving, Rollers, Rings, Slots, Rotation, Coaxial configurations, Alignment, Torque, Arresting(Process)

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
      Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings & Vlvs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE