Accession Number : ADA229722


Title :   Development of Bushing Compounds for Tracked Vehicles


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun 1989-Jun 1990


Corporate Author : ARMY BELVOIR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA MATERIALS FUELS AND LUBRICANTS LAB


Personal Author(s) : Gatza, Paul E ; Touchet, Paul


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a229722.pdf


Report Date : Oct 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 28


Abstract : This report details an evaluation of the elastomeric components of commercial bushing assemblies for tracked vehicles such as the M1, M60, and Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Also included and discussed are results of initial compounding studies and endurance testing of selected candidate materials which evolved from efforts to extend bushing service life.


Descriptors :   *BUSHINGS , COMMERCE , LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE) , ENDURANCE(GENERAL) , COMBAT VEHICLES , TRACKED VEHICLES , TEST AND EVALUATION , ELASTOMERS


Subject Categories : Elastomers and Rubber


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE