Accession Number : AD0422941


Title :   LIGHTWEIGHT THERMAL PROTECTION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT. VOLUME 2 - MATERIALS - EXISTING DATA AND RECOMMENDED DATA ACQUISITION


Descriptive Note : Summary technical rept. 1 July 1962-1 May 1963


Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA


Personal Author(s) : Lange, R A ; Jones, H ; Ryan, J M ; Stitt, J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/422941.pdf


Report Date : Jun 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 39


Abstract : This report contains (1) a synopsis of a survey of current ideas for lightweight insulative composites, insulation materials, and test equipment available for evaluating thermal protection systems, (2) preliminary designs of three insulative composites selected for experimental evaluation, (3) the outline of a test program and definition of test equipment to be employed to evaluate the insulative composites selected, and (4) properties of insulation materials.


Descriptors :   *AEROSPACEPLANES , *THERMAL INSULATION , DENSITY , COMPOSITE MATERIALS , TENSILE PROPERTIES , TEST METHODS , FOILS(MATERIALS) , POROUS MATERIALS , NIOBIUM ALLOYS , CHROMIUM ALLOYS , SANDWICH PANELS , FOAM , CERAMIC FIBERS , NICKEL ALLOYS , TEST EQUIPMENT , THERMAL EXPANSION , THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY


Subject Categories : Research and Experimental Aircraft
      Protective Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE