Accession Number : ADD006099

Title :   Diver's Composite Umbilical.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Barry E ; McClain,D Wayne ; McCrory,William W , Jr

Report Date : 06 Feb 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This patent describes a composite diver's umbilical including concentric hoses for breathing gas, heating fluid supply and return, electrical conductors, and a strength member, and cooperating separable connectors for effecting end to end joining of segments of the umbilical. The connectors are characterized by cooperating nipple and receptacle members having coaxial, arcuate passageways, and cooperating pin and socket electrical connectors. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Diver equipment, *Underwater life support systems, Diving, State of the art, Electric connectors, Oxygen equipment, Heating, Underwater communications

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment
      Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE