Accession Number:

AD0408744

Title:

DEVELOPMENT OF MECHANICAL FITTINGS. PHASE 1

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept. 1 Apr-30 Nov 1962

Corporate Author:

BATTELLE MEMORIAL INST COLUMBUS OH

Report Date:

1963-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

180.0

Abstract:

Effort is presented to develop a family of improved lightweight mechanical fittings for service with rockets fluid systems under stringent environmental and operating conditions. The work consisted of 1 a review of the design and use of present fittings for missiles, 2 a review of candidate materials for the required operating conditions, 3 the establishment of recommended classifications for improved fittings, and 4 the development of preliminary design concepts for the proposed classifications. Three major conclusions were drawn from Phase I 1 the reconnectable union should be either threaded or flanged, 2 the connection between the tube and the fitting should be permanent joint made independent of the seal mechanism or the reconnectable union, and 3 three sealing methods show promise of being developed for the improved fittings.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE