Accession Number : ADD008353

Title :   Thread Projector and Seal.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Homko,Joseph C

Report Date : 13 Jun 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This document describes a thread protector and seal device, suitable for usewith automated shell filling equipment utilizes a flanged semi-rigid tubular member having a plurality of longitudinally disposed slots on one end thereof to facilitate insertion into the nose end of an internally threaded projectile. A compliant member is molded into interior and exterior annular grooves of the insertion end of the thread protector to prevent the accumulation of explosive material from entering the threaded fuze area of the projectile during a loading operation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Explosive warheads, *Manufacturing, Filling, Shells(Structural forms), Screw threads, Seals(Stoppers), Fuzes(Ordnance), Fibers, Safety, Protection, Explosions, Specifications

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE