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Title: Modular shield

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