Accession Number : ADD013058

Title :   Padlock Shackle.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Jul 84, patented 31 Dec 85,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Goldstein,David

Report Date : 31 Dec 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A padlock shackle made of an inner core of ductile nickel-titanium alloy, an outer casing of hardened stainless steel, and an intermediate layer of a composite of tungsten carbide particles in a nickel-titanium alloy matrix which is bonded to the nickel-titanium alloy core and mechanically bonded to the stainless outer casing. (Patents)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *LOCKING FASTENER DEVICES, DUCTILITY, NICKEL ALLOYS, TITANIUM ALLOYS, CORES, TUNGSTEN CARBIDES, STAINLESS STEEL, LAYERS, EXTERNAL

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE