Accession Number : ADD016179

Title :   Wrench for Installing an Electrical Connector.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 26 Oct 92, patented 16 Nov 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Willett, Norman F

Report Date : 16 Nov 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A wrench for installing or removing an electrical connector having a collar is provided. The wrench comprises two handles, an elongated sleeve, a shaft, a cam, and a grip. One end of the elongated sleeve slidably attaches to a hub of the grip while the other end slidably attaches to the first handle. The grip further comprises a semicircular-shaped claw which engages the collar of the electrical connector. The shaft is rotatably disposed within the interior of the sleeve. One end of the shaft is eccentrically connected to the cam and the other end is connected to the second handle. The second handle is positioned within an aperture of the first handle. During operation of the wrench, the user grasps both handles and maneuvers the wrench between a series of cables on one side of an electric terminal assembly having a plurality of interconnected cables until the grip is positioned over the collar of a connector of a selected electrical cable.

Descriptors :   *WRENCHES, *PATENTS, APERTURES, ELECTRIC CABLES, ELECTRIC TERMINALS, OPERATION, ELECTRIC CONNECTORS, INSTALLATION, CABLE ASSEMBLIES, REMOTE CONTROL

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE