Accession Number : ADD018747

Title :   ADjustable Lifting and Precision Positioning Device

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, filed 9 Oct 97

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Moody, Paul E

PDF Url : ADD018747

Report Date : 09 Oct 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : A device for precision lifting and positioning of test pieces is provided. The device has a rigid connector attachment which moves the application point of a vertical lifting force over the center of gravity of a test piece despite having a lifting attachment point at its far edge. The rear to forward adjustment is provided by a screw which moves the application of the lifting force backward and forward along the axis of a rigid connector.

Descriptors :   *LIFT, *POSITIONING DEVICES(MACHINERY), CENTER OF GRAVITY, EDGES, VERTICAL ORIENTATION, PRECISION, ATTACHMENT, CONNECTORS, RIGIDITY

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE