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Title: Modular shield

Abstract

A modular system for containing projectiles has a sheet of material including at least a polycarbonate layer held by a metal frame having a straight frame member corresponding to each straight edge of the sheet. Each frame member has a U-shaped shield channel covering and holding a straight edge of the sheet and an adjacent U-shaped clamp channel rigidly held against the shield channel. A flexible gasket separates each sheet edge from its respective shield channel; and each frame member is fastened to each adjacent frame member only by clamps extending between adjacent clamp channels.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Sandia Park, NM)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SANDIA CORP
OSTI Identifier:
874494
Patent Number(s):
US 6401427
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM) SNL
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
modular; shield; containing; projectiles; sheet; material; including; polycarbonate; layer; held; metal; frame; straight; edge; u-shaped; channel; covering; holding; adjacent; clamp; rigidly; flexible; gasket; separates; fastened; clamps; extending; channels; /52/109/

Citation Formats

Snyder, Keith W. Modular shield. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Snyder, Keith W. Modular shield. United States.
Snyder, Keith W. 2002. "Modular shield". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874494.
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