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