Accession Number : AD0436873


Title :   DETERMINATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF PLASTIC LAMINATES AT CRYOGENIC TEMPERATURES.


Descriptive Note : Rept. for 15 Nov 62-15 Feb 64,


Corporate Author : WHITTAKER CORP SAN DIEGO CALIF NARMCO RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIV


Personal Author(s) : Chamberlain,Don W ; Lloyd,B R ; Tennent,R L


Report Date : Mar 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 96


Abstract : This program is a continuation of the effort begun under this contract for the determination of mechanical properties of various plastic laminate materials at cryogenic temperatures. The program was extended to include additional resin systems, some of which were developed specifically for cryogenic applications. Also investigated were reinforcement materials including stainless steel, nylon, and Fortisan. Mechanical properties data included tensile, compressive and flexural strength, and modulus of elasticity, as well as bearing strength and tensile fatigue values. Test temperatures used were room temperature, -110, -320, and -423 F. Several glass reinforced plastic laminate materials appeared most promising as structural materials in cryogenic environments. (Author)


Descriptors :   *GLASS TEXTILES , LOW TEMPERATURE , LOW TEMPERATURE , LAMINATED PLASTICS , EPOXY RESINS , NYLON , HALOCARBON PLASTICS , SILANES , REINFORCING MATERIALS , CRYOGENICS , TENSILE PROPERTIES , COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES , ELASTIC PROPERTIES , FATIGUE(MECHANICS) , MECHANICAL PROPERTIES , TEST EQUIPMENT , TABLES(DATA) , NOMOGRAPHS


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