Accession Number : ADD012222
Title : Diver's Umbilical Quick-Disconnect Device.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : McClain,D Wayne
Report Date : 26 Nov 1985
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : This patent discloses a quick-disconnect device which includes separable rectangular bodies carrying complementary hose couplings spaced therealong. The bodies, which have nested rim and reduced portions, are biased toward separation by a rectangular, flat-type spring and releasable retained against separation by a retractable retaining pin extending diagonally therethrough and normally locked against retraction by partial rotation.
Descriptors : *PATENTS, *DISCONNECT FITTINGS, LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS, HOSE COUPLINGS, QUICK REACTION, RECTANGULAR BODIES, SEPARATION, DIVERS, BREATHING APPARATUS
Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
Life Support Systems
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE