Accession Number : ADD014812

Title :   O-Ring Insertion Tool.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 27 Aug 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Zannini, Frank

Report Date : 27 Aug 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : The instant invention relates to electrical connectors and more particularly to a tool for accurately and effectively installing an O-ring in an inwardly facing O-ring groove in an electrical connector without causing damage to the O-ring. While it has generally been found the electrical connectors of a general type which are adapted for receiving O-rings in inwardly facing O-ring grooves therein can be effectively utilized for achieving electrical connections which are impervious to water it has been found that it can often be difficult to properly and effectively install O-rings into the inwardly facing O-ring grooves of connectors of this type.

Descriptors :   DAMAGE, ELECTRIC CONNECTORS, GROOVING, INVENTIONS, O RINGS, WATER

Subject Categories : Adhesives, Seals and Binders

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE