Accession Number : ADD018645

Title :   Stop Cylinder and Piston Assembly.

Descriptive Note : Patent application, Filed 12 Aug 97,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Powell, Allen C

PDF Url : ADD018645

Report Date : 12 Aug 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The present invention generally relates to a stop cylinder and piston assembly. More particularly the invention provides a stop cylinder and piston assembly having increased output force and braking. The prior art stop cylinder and piston assembly includes a shaft having two separated pistons in which pressurized air is provided through a firing port to the aft surface of one of the pistons for firing purposes and pressurized air is provided through a return port to the forward surface of the other piston for return purposes.

Descriptors :   *PISTONS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, OUTPUT, FORWARD AREAS, SURFACES, SEPARATION, PRESSURIZATION, ASSEMBLY, BRAKING, COMPRESSED AIR

Subject Categories : Reciprocating and Rotating Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE