Accession Number : ADD013346

Title :   Separable Hinge with Self Retaining Hinge Pin.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 27 May 86, patented 4 Aug 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Starke, Roy R

Report Date : 04 Aug 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This patent discloses hinge assembly wherein the hinge pin and the first two of the interleaved hinge fingers are configured such that, once the pin has been installed and the hinge is in an operating position, the hinge pin is positively retained without the need for additional securing hardware.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *HINGES, *PINS, ASSEMBLY, FINGERS, INTERLACING, SEPARATION, RIVETED JOINTS

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE