EVALUATION OF HIGH-STRENGTH LIGHTWEIGHT LAMINATED PRESSURE VESSELS OF LAP-JOINT CONSTRUCTION
Quarterly progress report no. 4, 1 Oct to 31 Dec 1962
REPUBLIC AVIATION CORP MINEOLA NY
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The production sheet metal material was evaluated against specification requirements. Rings were fabricated of the 0.021-in. thick mar- aging steel material for the first 3 pressure vessels. The first pressure vessel was assembled and tested successfully producing a burst strength 7.9 greater than that indicated by uniaxial tensile tests of the parent steel.
- Couplers, Fasteners and Joints
- Solid Propellant Rocket Engines