Accession Number : AD0427697
Title : ESTABLISH THE GENERAL USE OF CERAMIC TOOLS IN PRODUCTION
Descriptive Note : Interim rept.
Corporate Author : LOCKHEED AIRCRAFT CORP MARIETTA GA
Personal Author(s) : Head, C M
Report Date : 01 Apr 1963
Pagination or Media Count : 30
Abstract : Ceramic tooling is now used to satisfy the requirements of cold forming and high temperature applications. Work during this period was concerned with molding dies, embedded element hot sizing tooling, lay up blocks, and production improvement methods. Three ceramic mold dies and three lay up blocks are now used in production. The hot sizing die now being modified after satisfactorily completing a large production order. The release of fiberglass parts from the tool has been facilitated through the development of a pressure actuated air jet valve and an improved release agent. Ceramic molding dies, lay up blocks, and hot sizing dies are capable of producing acceptable parts. Further development is needed to standardize tool fabrication and use techniques.
Descriptors : *CERAMIC MATERIALS , *MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT , PRODUCTION , AIR FORCE RESEARCH , HIGH TEMPERATURE , TEST METHODS , DIES , TABLES(DATA) , VALVES , MOLDINGS , COLD WORKING , EMBEDDING SUBSTANCES , GLASS TEXTILES
Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE