Accession Number : ADD007711

Title :   Track Shoe Having Replaceable Pad.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Fix,Joseph O

Report Date : 28 Aug 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This patent discloses an endless track for a tracked vehicle comprising a series of track shoes, each having a cavity therein for removable reception of an elastomeric terrain-engaging pad or removable grouser, each pad or grouser being locked within its cavity by a mechanism which includes a swingable latch element having an inturned free end adapted to hook over one edge of the shoe to prevent outward dislocation of the pad from the cavity. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Vehicle tracks, *Tracked vehicles, *Shoes, Locking fastener devices, Hooks, Terrain, Dirt, Rock, Performance(Engineering), Reliability, Specifications, Military applications, Elastomers

Subject Categories : Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE