Accession Number : ADD015445
Title : Buoy Flotation Gimbal.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 10 Jun 91, patented 26 May 92,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Eninger, James E ; Zamel, James M ; Prossen, Richard L
Report Date : 26 May 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : A flotation gimbal for a buoy which comprises a flotation bladder connected to the buoy by a pair of looped risers. The risers are anchored lo the buoy by a guide in which the risers are allowed to freely move to maintain even tension on the risers as the position of the flotation bladder is tilted.
Descriptors : *BUOYS, *FLOTATION, *GIMBALS, *PATENTS, BLADDERS, TENSION, STABILITY
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE