Accession Number : ADD015427

Title :   Cable-Line Shortening Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 19 Jul 90, patented 5 May 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Young, Michael B

Report Date : 05 May 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A device and method for shortening a cable or line includes a winding member having a winding surface for forming one or more transverse windings of an otherwise longitudinally oriented cable or line. The device includes elements located on the winding surface for redirecting the cable or line from its original longitudinal orientation to a transverse winding orientation. There may further be included an element for preventing the cable or line windings from overlapping one another.

Descriptors :   *CABLE REELS, *PATENTS, CABLES, SURFACES, TRANSVERSE, WINDING, ORIENTATION(DIRECTION), CABLE ASSEMBLIES, OVERLAP

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE