Accession Number : ADD015835

Title :   Towed Array Hose Termination Preparation Tool Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, filed 6 May 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Strong, David N ; Rader, Durrell B

Report Date : 06 May 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : The present invention relates to a hose termination apparatus for sizing an inner diameter and an outer diameter towed-sonar-array-strength-reinforced-flexible-tubing to prepare a tubing termination end face to mate with a precision formed tubing termination piece and a method for using the apparatus. The apparatus includes a first inner diameter sizing jig and material removal tool pair comprising an inner diameter sizing jig and a first material removal tool assembly and a second outer diameter sizing jig and material removal tool pair comprising a second material removal tool assembly and a mandrel.

Descriptors :   *HOSES, *SONAR ARRAYS, *TOWED SONAR, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, ARRAYS, ASSEMBLY, DIAMETERS, INVENTIONS, JIGS, MANDRELS, MATERIALS, PRECISION, REMOVAL, SONAR, TOOLS

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE