Accession Number : AD0163829


Title :   Flame Spraying Aluminum Oxide to Make Reflective Coatings.


Descriptive Note : Patent,


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : Davies,John M. ; Zagieboylo,Walter


Report Date : 05 OCT 1971


Pagination or Media Count : 4


Abstract : A method of making a hard, durable, diffuse reflecting surface of coating comprising flame spraying a synthetic sapphire (a pure monocrystal of aluminum oxide) on a surface, said coating having a reflectance that deviates less than 4 percent over the wavelength range of from 0.3 to 3.0 microns.


Descriptors :   (*SAPPHIRE, *COATINGS), (*PATENTS, COATINGS), (*FLAME SPRAYING, SAPPHIRE), PHOTOMETERS, LIGHT TRANSMISSION, ALUMINUM COMPOUNDS, OPTICAL COATINGS, REFLECTIVITY


Subject Categories : COATINGS, COLORANTS AND FINISHES


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE