Accession Number : ADA114722


Title :   Life Enhancement of Naval Systems through Advanced Materials.


Descriptive Note : Topical rept.,


Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Schindler,A I ; Wolock,I


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a114722.pdf


Report Date : 12 May 1982


Pagination or Media Count : 50


Abstract : Recent progress in the development of advanced materials to extend the life of Naval systems is discussed. The developments include anti-corrosion and anti-fouling paints, improved lubricants, and more durable helicopter rotor blades, as well as a variety of materials processing techniques and improved uses of materials to reduce corrosion, wear and fatigue of systems components. (Author)


Descriptors :   *PAINTS , *LUBRICANTS , *ANTIFOULING COATINGS , *CORROSION , GAS TURBINE BLADES , ROTOR BLADES , WEAR RESISTANCE , FATIGUE(MECHANICS) , COMPOSITE MATERIALS , FLUOROPOLYMERS , DEUTERIUM COMPOUNDS , FIBERGLASS , ION IMPLANTATION , LASERS , LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE) , HELICOPTERS , NAVAL AIRCRAFT , NAVAL VESSELS


Subject Categories : Helicopters
      Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Properties of Metals and Alloys
      Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE