Accession Number : ADD010896

Title :   Adjustable Earcup Retention Harness.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Buckland,B E

Report Date : 26 Jan 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This abstract discloses a flexible harness for holding earcups in position about the ears of the wearer which extends from one side of the wearer's head around the neck to the other side of the head. The harness, which is secured within a rigid protective helmet, has two U-shaped end portions and a nape portion. Drawstrings are sewn onto each side of each U-shaped end portion and are connected to the opposing length of drawstring by an adjustable fastener. The drawstrings engage a channel on teh periphery of each earcup and allow for the vertical and rotational adjustment in the position of the earcup.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Ear protectors, *Harnesses, Flexible structures, Helmets, Protective clothing, Rigidity, Cordage, Fastenings, Channels, Retention(General)

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE