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