NASA Logo, External Link
Facebook icon, External Link to NASA STI page on Facebook Twitter icon, External Link to NASA STI on Twitter YouTube icon, External Link to NASA STI Channel on YouTube RSS icon, External Link to New NASA STI RSS Feed AddThis share icon
 

Record Details

Record 100 of 2940
Pyrotechnic Tubing Connector
Author and Affiliation:
Graves, Thomas J.(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Tex.)
Yang, Robert A.(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Tex.)
Abstract: Tool forms mechanical seal at joint without levers or hydraulic apparatus. Proposed tool intended for use in outer space used on Earth by heavily garbed workers to join tubing in difficult environments. Called Pyrotool, used with Lokring (or equivalent) fittings. Piston slides in cylinder when pushed by gas from detonating pyrotechnic charge. Impulse of piston compresses fittings, sealing around butting ends of tubes.
Publication Date: Jun 01, 1988
Document ID:
19880000355
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 88B10355
Subject Category: FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number: MSC-21262
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 12; 6; P. 78
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Johnson Space Center; Houston, TX, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: CONNECTORS; JOINTS (JUNCTIONS); PIPES (TUBES); TOOLS
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
› Back to Top
Find Similar Records
NASA Logo, External Link
NASA Official: Gerald Steeman
Site Curator: STI Program
Last Modified: August 18, 2011
Contact Us