Accession Number : ADD013158

Title :   Fluid Pressure Discharge Safety System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 1 Jul 85, patented 10 Mar 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kordich,Michael M ; Shea,John W

Report Date : 10 Mar 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : Improved fluid pressure discharge safety system is disclosed for automatically detecting and simultaneously suppressing opposed exhaust streams of an accidentally fired and stored missile. The system is generally made up of first and second nozzles for discharging sprays of fluid under pressure. The first nozzle is provided with an exhaust detection arrangement. This arrangement includes a discharge control plug that maintains the first and second nozzles in a securely closed condition or preventing discharge of pressure fluid from either nozzle.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *FIRE SUPPRESSION, *ROCKET ENGINES, EXHAUST GASES, EJECTION, HYDRAULIC PRESSURE, SHIELDING

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE