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