Accession Number : ADD014898

Title :   Seawater Hydraulic Band Saw.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 2 Feb 90, patented 4 Sep 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Barradas, Scott ; Farber, Bruce ; Luther, William B

Report Date : 04 Sep 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : 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, and 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.

Descriptors :   ASSEMBLY, CONTROL, DRIVES, FRAMES, GEARS, HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT, LUBRICATION, PRESSURIZATION, RIGIDITY, SAW BLADES, SAWS, SEA WATER, VALVES, WHEELS

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE