Accession Number : ADD015871

Title :   Method of Mounting a Spool Mount in an Opening in the Hull of a Vessel.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Sep 91, patented 15 Jun 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hannula, Scott A ; Cox, Billy T ; Saunders, Ronald L ; Thurman, Randy L

Report Date : 15 Jun 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A method for replacing a spool mount or other noise reducing device which is located in a confined area. The tool for practicing the method includes both extraction elements and installation elements. The extraction elements include an extraction guide, an extraction stud, and an extraction rider. The installation elements include an extension guide, a compression guide, and an installation rider. The tool drastically reduces the time required for replacement of a spool mount and does not require any cutting or welding.

Descriptors :   *MOUNTS, *SHIP NOISE, *NOISE REDUCTION, *PATENTS, COMPRESSION, CUTTING, EXTRACTION, INSTALLATION, REPLACEMENT, TOOLS, WELDING, SHIP HULLS, VIBRATION

Subject Categories : Acoustics
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE