Accession Number : ADD009943

Title :   Flexible Linear Thermal Array.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Swenson,Richard C

Report Date : 17 Feb 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A flexible cable type of linear thermal array is constructed of a bundle of insulated conductor pairs enclosed in a braided aramid fiber strength layer through which individual pairs ae withdrawn at intended thermistor stations and the end portions thereof loosely caged in the lumens of thermoplastic tubes. After an outer layer of thermoplastic fiber is braided over the bundle and tubes openings are formed through the outer layer and tubes, the wire end portions withdrawn, thermistors connected thereto and reinserted in the tube lumens. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Temperature sensitive elements, *Temperature measuring instruments, *Cables, *Arrays, Oceanographic equipment, Composite structures, Composite materials, Fiber reinforced composites, Thermistors, Flexible materials, Thermoplastic resins, Inventions

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE