Accession Number : ADD014375

Title :   Improved Electrical Cable for Vehicles.

Descriptive Note : Patent application, filed 12 Oct 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Monroe, John W

Report Date : 12 Oct 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : This patent application discloses an improved cable for connecting electrical components inside a combat vehicle, the cable being comprised of a plurality of tubes surrounding individual wire bundles inside the cable. The tubes are resistant to diametrical crushing and have low-friction outer diametrical surfaces to facilitate relative axial sliding between the tubes. When the combat vehicle is being electrically repaired or updated, damaged or obsolete wire bundles can be slid out of the tubes and new wire bundles can thereafter be slid into the vacant tube. Electric connectors; Electric cables; Tanks combat vehicles. (edc)

Descriptors :   *ELECTRIC CABLES, *ELECTRIC CONNECTORS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, BUNDLES, COMBAT VEHICLES, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, JOINING, REPAIR, SLIDING, TANKS(COMBAT VEHICLES), TUBES, ELECTRIC WIRE

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE