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Title: Dowel pin

Abstract

Two abutting members are locked together by reaming a hole entirely through one member and at least partly through the other, machining a circular groove in each through hole just below the surface of the member, press fitting a dowel pin having a thin wall extension on at least one end thereof into the hole in both members, a thin wall extension extending into each through hole, crimping or snapping the thin wall extension into the grooves to positively lock the dowel pin in place and, if necessary, tack welding the end of the thin-wall extension in place.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Greensburg, PA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Madison, Pa. (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
863240
Patent Number(s):
4130369
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F16 - ENGINEERING ELEMENTS AND UNITS F16B - DEVICES FOR FASTENING OR SECURING CONSTRUCTIONAL ELEMENTS OR MACHINE PARTS TOGETHER, e.g. NAILS, BOLTS, CIRCLIPS, CLAMPS, CLIPS, WEDGES, JOINTS OR JOINTING
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(11-1)-2395
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
dowel; abutting; locked; reaming; entirely; partly; machining; circular; groove; below; surface; press; fitting; wall; extension; extending; crimping; snapping; grooves; positively; lock; tack; welding; thin-wall; circular groove; /403/29/411/

Citation Formats

Wojcik, Thaddeus A. Dowel pin. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Wojcik, Thaddeus A. Dowel pin. United States.
Wojcik, Thaddeus A. Sun . "Dowel pin". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863240.
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abstractNote = {Two abutting members are locked together by reaming a hole entirely through one member and at least partly through the other, machining a circular groove in each through hole just below the surface of the member, press fitting a dowel pin having a thin wall extension on at least one end thereof into the hole in both members, a thin wall extension extending into each through hole, crimping or snapping the thin wall extension into the grooves to positively lock the dowel pin in place and, if necessary, tack welding the end of the thin-wall extension in place.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1978},
month = {1}
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