Accession Number : ADD012787

Title :   Special Purpose Bellows Assembly.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bowman,Gaylord I ; DePhillipo,Frank J

Report Date : 31 Mar 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A bellows assembly to house and shield an electrical cable, and a connector attached thereto, from the effects of an electromagnetic pulse. The assembly includes: an expansible and contractable cylindrical shaped, flexible, bellows-like component mad eof magnetic material, having open ends, and with convolutions along its surface perpendicular to the axis of its length; a rigid transition cover made of magnetic material, having two apertures shaped to permit the passage of the electrical cable and connector attached thereto, positioned at one end of the bellows-like component; and, a spring-type clamp to attach the transition cover, at one of its openings, to one end of the bellows-like component. The other end of the bellows-like component is grounded.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING, *ELECTRIC CONNECTORS, ELECTRIC CABLES, MAGNETIC FIELDS, MATERIALS, ASSEMBLY, BELLOWS, APERTURES, RIGIDITY, TRANSITIONS

Subject Categories : Acoustooptic and Optoacoustic Devices

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE