|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 3 인용 특허 : 6|
The illustrative embodiment of the present invention is a launch system that includes a closure that, in use, is attached to one or both ends of a missile canister. The closure is blown off of the canister before there is any contact between it and the nose of the missile. The closure incorporates an actuation mechanism that releases the closure when there is a rapid increase in pressure within the canister, such as when the booster of a canistered missile fires. The actuation mechanism is not, however, responsive to the magnitude of the pressure within ...
I claim: 1. An article comprising a closure for a canister, wherein the closure comprises: an outer cover, wherein the outer cover is dimensioned to substantially seal an end of said canister; and a passively-actuated actuation mechanism for reversibly coupling the closure to the canister, wherein the actuation mechanism comprises: a pressure plate, wherein the pressure plate is spaced apart from the outer cover, defining a cavity therebetween; a spring-biasing element for biasing the pressure plate away from the outer cover, wherein the spring-biasing ...