Accession Number : ADD010476

Title :   Device for Underwater Cryogenic Cutting.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Elkins,James H

Report Date : 27 Dec 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : An underwater cutting or penetrating device includes a source of liquid nitrogen for cooling a workpiece to a cryogenic temperature before impact by an explosively driven member. Attachment by magnet or clamp, and provision for confining the coolant by flexible gasket or boot are described. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Underwater equipment, *Underwater cutting, *Drilling, Cutting tools, Punching machines, Cryogenics, Attachment, Magnets, Clamps, Gaskets, Coolants, Liquid nitrogen

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE