Patent Number: 6,170,422

Title: Attachment of equipment to composite sandwich core structures

Abstract: Equipment is removably connected by a load transfer element and a removable fastener bolt to a core sandwich type of bulkhead through a plug-in insert, adhesively bonded to the bulkhead at interface surfaces within a pocket formed in the bulkhead for reception of such insert.

Inventors: Macander; Aleksander B. (Rockville, MD), Rasmussen; Erik A. (Great Falls, VA), Critchfield; Milton O. (Great Falls, VA)

Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy

International Classification: B63B 5/00 (20060101); B63B 5/24 (20060101); B63B 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/09/2018