Maryland's Defense Patent Database

The defense community in Maryland is an R&D powerhouse.

Use this database to see the innovative patents that are poised for commercialization.

Quick release fitting

Patent image
NAWCAD

A quick release fitting including a housing assembly having a main portion and a housing arm extending from the main portion, a locking arm and a locking mechanism. The locking arm has a first locking arm end and a second locking arm end, the first locking arm is rotatably attached to the housing arm. The locking mechanism is disposed within the housing assembly, and communicates with the second locking arm end such the locking arm can be locked or unlocked to the housing assembly. When locked the locking arm is secured to the housing assembly and the housing arm, the locking arm and the housing assembly form a slot, when unlocked the locking arm is not secured to the housing assembly.

Inventors: 
Sample, Angela; Smith, Jason; Bradley, Gary; Rhodes, Leon
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Handling and Transportation
FIle Date: 
2009-03-16
Grant Date: 
2011-11-15
Grant time: 
974 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
17
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY