Accession Number : ADD014659

Title :   Low Storage-Volume Closure Device for Curved Surface.

Descriptive Note : Patent, filed 29 Mar 89, patented 28 Aug 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bybee, Robert A

Report Date : 28 Aug 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A flexible closure device takes a generally arcuate shape in a closed position to conform to a curved surface when closing an opening in the surface. The device takes a generally planar shape when in an open position thereby occupying a low amount of storage space. Patents. (jhd)

Descriptors :   *CLOSURES, *PATENTS, CURVATURE, PLANAR STRUCTURES, POSITION(LOCATION), SHAPE, SURFACES, FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE