AMPHIBIOUS MOTOR TAKES ON REPAIR, SALVAGING UNDERWATER

AN ELECTRIC-POWER UNDERWATER TOOL HAS BEEN DEVELOPED WHICH IS INTENDED TO SERVE AS A UNIVERSAL POWER SOURCE. THE SEAPOWER UNIT, AS THE TOOL IS CALLED, DEVELOPS 5/8 HP, WORKS IMMERSED, CONVERTS EASILY FOR USE AS A DRILL, SAW, TAP, NUT TIGHTENER, ETC. SEAPOWER WAS TESTED UNDER WATER FOR 70 DAYS IN OPERATION TEKTITE, AN UNDERSEA RESEARCH PROJECT CONDUCTED IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS. TOOLS CAN BE ATTACHED TO THE ELECTRIC-POWER UNIT WITH A SIMPLE ADAPTOR, EITHER IN OR OUT OF THE WATER. THE LINEAR IMPACTOR CONVERTS ROTARY MOTION INTO RECTLINEAR MOTION FOR SAWING, CHIPPING, FILLING, SCRAPING, AND OTHER LINEAR MOTIONS. THIS SEAPOWER UNIT PROMISES TO REVOLUTIONIZE METHODS FOR UNDERSEA SALVAGING, CONSTRUCTION, AND REPAIR.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 40, No 14, PP 58-59, 1 FIG, 1 PHOT
  • Publication Date: 1969-7-14

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  • Accession Number: 00215226
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 9 1970 12:00AM