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Robert D Travis: Interference blind type bolt. Huck International, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 22, 1998: US05810530 (12 worldwide citation)

A blind fastener has an assembly including an inner sleeve, an outer sleeve and a pin member and is adapted to be located in workpiece openings with the pin member having an expansion portion adapted to be pulled through the inner sleeve radially expanding both the inner and outer sleeves to provide ...


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Dana McWilliams, Robert D Travis: Swage collar with pintail and fastening system and method. Huck International, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 15, 1992: US05171115 (10 worldwide citation)

A swage type fastener including a swageable collar member having a pintail member secured thereto to define a pintailed collar; the pintailed collar is operable to be secured to a stud or pin member by an installation tool which applies a relative axial force between the pintail member and collar me ...


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Robert D Travis: Gripping jaw assembly with in phase jaws. Huck International, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 6, 2001: US06182345 (8 worldwide citation)

A gripping jaw assembly for a pull tool for setting pull type fasteners of a type which include a pin and collar and/or sleeve with the pin having a pull portion adapted to be gripped by a plurality of jaws in the jaw assembly with the jaws having a plurality of gripping teeth and with the jaws bein ...


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Robert D Travis: Expanding tube separation device. Raytheon Company, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, March 27, 2012: US08141491 (3 worldwide citation)

A separation device for separating parts along a seam includes a frangible structure and a pressure tube assembly within the frangible structure. The pressure tube assembly includes a pressure tube which contains an explosive detonation assembly/cord that can be initiated to expand the pressure tube ...


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Robert D Travis: Gripping washer having one or more deformable gripping tabs and method for reducing foreign object debris. Raytheon Company, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, December 31, 2013: US08616818 (2 worldwide citation)

A gripping washer includes a washer body having first and second rigid support surfaces. A fastener hole extends between the first and second rigid support surfaces. An inner washer perimeter extends around the fastener hole. One or more elastomeric gripping tabs are coupled with the inner washer pe ...


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Robert D Travis: Frangible valve. Raytheon Company, December 4, 2018: US10145482

A frangible valve is disclosed. The frangible valve can include an outer portion operable to form a pressure boundary for a pressure vessel. The frangible valve can also include an inner portion integrally formed with the outer portion and having a central region and a separation region about a peri ...


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Robert D Travis: Belted toroid pressure vessel and method for making the same. Raytheon Company, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 10, 2017: US09541235

A toroid pressure vessel includes a toroid body having an inner shell and an outer shell. The toroid body includes a toroid outer perimeter. The outer shell extends along the toroid outer perimeter. A planar exterior face extends along at least a portion of the outer shell and the toroid outer perim ...


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Robert D Travis: Methods and apparatus for a control surface restraint and release system. Raytheon Company, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, January 1, 2013: US08342070

In an embodiment of methods and apparatus for a control surface restraint and release system comprises a restraint apparatus detachably coupled to the control surface, a guidance rail slidably engaging the restraint apparatus, and a stopping mechanism coupled to the guidance rail and configured to s ...


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Andrew B Facciano, James A Ebel, Michael Alkema, Robert D Travis, Mike J Saxton: Projectile and method that include speed adjusting guidance and propulsion systems. Raytheon Company, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, May 20, 2014: US08729443

Some embodiments pertain to a projectile and method that includes a flight vehicle and a propulsion system attached to the flight vehicle. The propulsion system includes a plurality of motors that propel the projectile. A guidance system is connected to the propulsion system. The guidance system ign ...


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Andrew B Facciano, Sandie Y Worley, Robert D Travis, Dale O Widmer: Multi-stage rocket, deployable raceway harness assembly and methods for controlling stages thereof. Raytheon Company, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, April 23, 2013: US08424438

A deployable raceway harness assembly for use with a multi-stage rocket includes a first cable bundle configured to extend across a second stage of a multi-stage rocket from a guidance unit to a first stage of the rocket. The deployable raceway harness assembly includes a deployable raceway cover co ...