Accession Number : ADD014688

Title :   A Seawater Hydraulic Band Saw.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 2 Feb 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Barradas, Scott

Report Date : 02 Feb 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : This patent application discloses a seawater powered band saw having a rigid frame or housing, a control handle and valve assembly having a trigger which when engaged by an operator delivers pressurized seawater to a seawater powered vane motor, a novel seawater lubricated spur and pinion gear drive arrangement connecting the vane motor in a driving relationship to a band saw drive wheel, an idler take-up assembly to tension the saw blade and facilitate the changing of saw blades and a safety guard assembly to protect the blade when the band saw is non-operational and protect the operator when the band saw is operational. Keywords: Underwater tools/saws; Hydraulic equipment; Hydraulic fluids; Sea water; Hydraulic power; (EDC)

Descriptors :   *HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *SAWS, *UNDERWATER TOOLS, ASSEMBLY, CONTROL, DRIVES, GEARS, HYDRAULIC FLUIDS, HYDRAULIC POWER, LUBRICATION, PRESSURIZATION, RIGIDITY, SAW BLADES, SEA WATER, VALVES

Subject Categories : Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE