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Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions
Posted by: ROBERT M. ()
Date: November 12, 2003 06:17AM

Maciej:

You wrote: "Same as 2cm shell into 2cm AA gun : )."

Not really..... The gun projectile has a rotating band affixed near its base, and has a slightly larger diameter than the projectile itself, Its purpose has three functions. 1. Normally made of brass or copper, seals the
projectile in the bore of the gun so that the full force of the propellant gases is exerted on the projectile 2. Its larger diameter is forced into the
right-hand-twist lands and grooves of the barrel's bore. 3. Its nominal diameter along with the "bourrelet" which is affixed forward of the projectile, before the projectile's shape becomes ogival, become bearing surfaces, which steady the projectile in the gun barrel.

Trying to stuff a 53.4mm torpedo into a 53.4 mm torpedo tube, called an
'Iinterference fit", because of the lack of proper clearance between the
torpedo and the tube.

U.S. Navy torpedo tube bores are 21.125 inches in diameter, allowing
0.067-inch clearance all around the torpedo.


Thanks for the info on the internal diameter of 5.36mm.

Now I have to find info on the actual length of the torpedo tubes, so they can accomodate the 70# "floating piston" shown at:

[www.u534.coolfreepages.com]
U534_torpedoes_p7.htm

Best regards,

ROBERT M.

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Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 11/04/2003 05:30AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Ken Dunn 11/04/2003 11:38AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 11/05/2003 04:24AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ryan 11/06/2003 12:03AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions J.T. McDaniel 11/06/2003 01:16AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 11/06/2003 07:45AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Rainer Bruns 11/06/2003 03:17AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 11/06/2003 07:01AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Maciej Trybus 11/06/2003 08:03PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 11/07/2003 04:30AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Maciej Trybus 11/11/2003 09:11AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 11/12/2003 06:17AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Ken Dunn 11/12/2003 12:32PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Natter 08/28/2011 03:56PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Natter 08/28/2011 03:58PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Maciej Trybus 11/06/2003 08:27PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Natter 08/28/2011 04:03PM
errors due to metric-inch conversion? Ingo 11/10/2003 08:58AM
Re: errors due to metric-inch conversion? ROBERT M. 11/10/2003 03:15PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Dan Odenweller 11/13/2003 02:36PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 11/15/2003 04:12AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Dan Odenweller 11/15/2003 04:54AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 11/15/2003 07:29PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Dan Odenweller 12/12/2003 11:46PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions ROBERT M. 12/13/2003 03:29AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Dan Odenweller 12/13/2003 05:07AM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions Dan Odenweller 12/15/2003 02:08PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions. ROBERT M. 12/15/2003 09:09PM
Re: Torpedo and torpedo tube dimensions. Dan Odenweller 12/20/2003 12:08AM
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