Accession Number : ADD012826

Title :   Low-Profile Fastener.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : McGlone,John T ; McGiboney,Ralph L

Report Date : 07 Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A low-profile fastener for securing parts such as swaybrace pads, mounting blocks and suspension loops onto exterior surfaces of multiple ejector racks in aircraft. The fastener consists of a retainer housing formed with an annular neck and a thin wrench head, and an insert threaded into the nut with internal threads. The fastener neck is inserted from within the rack through a mounting hole aligned with a hole of the part to be secured. A bolt inserted through the holes from the exposed side of the part is screwed into the insert and tightened to the desired torque. The thin wrench head is the only portion of the fastener protruding into the rack. (Patents).

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *FASTENINGS, AIRCRAFT, EJECTORS, EXPOSURE(GENERAL), EXTERNAL, INTERNAL, LOOPS, LOW LEVEL, PROFILES, STORAGE RACKS, SURFACES, SUSPENSION DEVICES, THINNESS, TORQUE, WRENCHES, SCREW THREADS, EJECTORS(ORDNANCE)

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE