Accession Number : ADD017330

Title :   Shock Resistant Optic Fiber Rotary Splice Holding Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, filed 23 Sep 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Thomas, Daniel D ; Needham, Francis L ; Loite, Sara M ; Brown, Gair D ; Schwarting, Alan C

PDF Url : ADD017330

Report Date : 23 Sep 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : Rotary mechanical splices between axially aligned optic fibers are seated under axial compression within bays recessed into the body of a holding tray on which a retention lid is fastened in a position to which it is guided by fins on its underside received in grooves formed in the tray body. In such position of the lid on the tray, the lid underside surface covers access formations and the bays between the fins having portions covering fiber slots in the tray through which the optic fibers extend in alignment with their splices. (MM)

Descriptors :   *FIBER OPTICS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *HOLDERS, *SPLICING TOOLS, ALIGNMENT, SHOCK RESISTANCE, FASTENINGS, AXIAL LOADS, SPLICES, TRAYS

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Machinery and Tools
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE