Accession Number : ADD017354

Title :   Locking Device For Fluid Coupling.

Descriptive Note : Patent Filed 22 Feb 93, patented 20 Dec 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Beatrice, Kenneth J ; Christie, George M

Report Date : 20 Dec 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A mechanical locking device for use with conventional quick disconnect fluid coupling having a release collar on the female component spaced from a flange or nut also on the female component. Upper and lower half shells of the locking device fit between the release collar and flange to prevent inadvertent movement of the release collar. The half shells ate assembled by two threaded fasteners which must be unthreaded to remove the device from the fluid coupling.

Descriptors :   *COUPLING(INTERACTION), *PATENTS, *LOCKING FASTENER DEVICES, SHELLS(STRUCTURAL FORMS), RELEASE, FLUIDS, FASTENINGS, FEMALES, MECHANICAL COMPONENTS, COLLARS, SCREW THREADS

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE