Accession Number : ADD007350

Title :   Apparatus for Curing Adhesively Joined Fiber Optic Elements.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Lewis,Adolph L

Report Date : 06 May 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An apparatus and method is provided for adhesive bonding together of fiber optic elements, i.e. fibers, utilizing a light source and an adhesive that will be cured by said light source, the adhesive being irradiated by the light and cured around the entire connection at the same time to provide a uniformly stressed bonded connection. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Adhesive bonding, *Fiber optics, *Joining, *Light sources, *Curing, Ultraviolet lamps, Epoxy compounds, Stresses, Thermoplastic resins, Low temperature, Adhesives, Inventions

Subject Categories : Adhesives, Seals and Binders
      Ultraviolet Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE