Accession Number : ADD012457

Title :   In-Situ Machine for Refurbishing a Bore in a Workpiece.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wilger,John F ; Nakano,Gregory ; Orillo,Stephen , Jr ; Higa,Teikichi ; Berman,William A

Report Date : 08 Apr 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : An in situ machine is provided for refurbishing a bore in a workpiece. The machine includes a shaft which is adapted to be fixed to the workpiece in axial alignment therewith. A tubular boring element is concentrically mounted for rotation about the fixed shaft and is adapted to extend into the workpiece bore. A cutting head is slidably mounted on the boring element for reciprocable movement therealong. A device is provided for rotating the boring element and cutting means, and another device, which is responsive to the rotating device, is provided for advancing the cutting head along the boring element. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *BORES, *DRILLING MACHINES, SUBMARINES, STEERING, BEARINGS, SHAFTS(MACHINE ELEMENTS), CUTTERS, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
      Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE