Accession Number : ADD015683

Title :   Universal Protective Shield for the Foot.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 10 Jul 92, patented 16 Feb 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Nielsen, Peter A ; Henthorn, Paul F

Report Date : 16 Feb 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A universal protective shield includes a central portion with three or more fingers integral with the central portion; openings located between adjacent fingers and above the sole of the foot covering to which the shield is attached, the openings permitting the fingers and the central portion to be adapted to conform to a foot covering: and screws for fastening the protective shield to a foot covering via bores located in the fingers. Flaps, attached to the fingers, diminish the size of the openings. The present invention may be adapted from a flat template or reformed to fit different shaped foot coverings.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *FEET, *PROTECTIVE COVERINGS, *SHIELDING, BORES, FASTENINGS, FINGERS, INTEGRALS, OPENINGS, SCREWS, TEMPLATES

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE