Accession Number : ADD018437
Title : Single Spring Bolt Lock and Cartridge Ejector.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 14 Aug 95, 11 Mar 97,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Canaday, Michael M
Report Date : 11 Mar 1997
Pagination or Media Count : 9
Abstract : A combination bolt lock and cartridge ejector mechanism for a small arm is provided. The mechanism has a hollow cylindrical bolt lock having slots cut through the cylinder and having beveled shoulder on the bolt engaging end. The cartridge ejector is also slotted and fits inside the hollow bolt lock. A single spring inside the bolt lock operates both the bolt lock and the cartridge ejector. A retaining pin secures the mechanism together and provides a means for attaching the mechanism to a receiver of a small arm.
Descriptors : *BOLTS, *PATENTS, *CARTRIDGES, *LOCKING(MECHANICS), *EJECTORS, SMALL ARMS, SLOTS, SHOULDERS(ANATOMY), SPRINGS, CUTTING
Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE