Accession Number : ADD013683

Title :   Wire Carrier and Loading Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 7 Apr 87, patented 29 Dec 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Travlos, Constantine M

Report Date : 29 Dec 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Wire carrier and loading apparatus for use with a robot-arm-manipulated wire routing tool in the fabrication of wire harnesses. The wire carrier assembly and associated drive assembly include means for jointly grasping the end of the wire as it is inserted into the wire carrier and winding the wire onto the spool of the carrier. Patents, PAT-CL-242-25R

Descriptors :   *HARNESSES, *PATENTS, *WIRE, *WIRE WINDING MACHINES, ASSEMBLY, DRIVES, FABRICATION, WINDING, ELECTRIC WIRE, ROBOTS, ROUTING, AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE