Accession Number:

AD0295631

Title:

EXPLOSIVE FORMING OF CLOSURES FOR LARGE SOLID PROPELLANT MOTOR CASES

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly progress rept. no. 3, 17 Oct 1962-17 Jan 1963

Corporate Author:

AEROJET-GENERAL CORP DOWNEY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-01-28

Pagination or Media Count:

71.0

Abstract:

Explosively formed 120-inch diameter heads with 37-inch and 48-inch deflection are described. Comparisons of results from free forming and ice die forming are made and the relative advantages of each are presented. Specific problem areas associated with material procurement and material handling because of the unique sizes involved are briefly described.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE