Abstract

A rock splitting tool having elongate laterally expanding metal pressure bars or feathers and an axial sliding wedge or spreader for radially separating the feathers, the wedge being driven by the combined and superimposed forces of a hydraulic thrust servomotor and an impact hammer. The driving paths for transmitting forces to the wedge are coaxial and partially in series and partially in parallel.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Second Department

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Patent Application Number

US05/718,115

Patent Number

US4072353A

Document Type

Patent

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1978 The Curators of the University of Missouri, All rights reserved.

Publication Date

01 Jan 1978

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