Equipment has been developed and demonstrated capable of extending and directing a moving loop of line and maintaining it standing essentially horizontally over variable ranges as though it were a rigid structure. Theoretical data were confirmed by tests indicating that line can be deployed and precisely directed with a power requirement of one horsepower per one hundred feet of range at any angle to the vertical. With further development the equipment is expected to be useful where line-throwing guns are now used and in salvage, life-saving and rescue operations. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Young Laboratories

    Van Hornesville, NY  United States  13475
  • Authors:
    • Strauss, W A
    • Young, N O
  • Publication Date: 1978-5-31

Media Info

  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190454
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USCG-D-40-78 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-73597-B
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 14 1979 12:00AM