Accession Number : ADD012912

Title :   Shipboard Internal Locking System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gaunt,Joseph J ; Leek,Bobby J

Report Date : 04 Nov 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : According to the present invention there is provided a locking bolt system comprising plural bolts with racks thereon driven by pinions rotated by a drive shaft. Rotation of the drive shaft is controlled by a cam which is locked and unlocked by a plurality of lugs each operated by an independent lock cylinder. Accordingly, an object of the invention is to provide a locking bolt system for locking shipboard water tight doors and the like including a plurality of bolts with racks thereon driven by pinions rotated by a drive shaft controlled by a cam which is locked an unlocked by a plurality of lugs each operated by an independent lock cylinder.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *LOCKING(MECHANICS), WATERTIGHT DOORS, HATCHES, BOLTS, DRIVE SHAFTS, INTERNAL, INVENTIONS, SHIPBOARD

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE