Accession Number:

AD0419970

Title:

2000 DEGREES POWER WIRE FOR AEROSPACE ENVIRONMENT.

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly rept. no. 2, 5 July-5 Oct 63,

Corporate Author:

MELPAR INC FALLS CHURCH VA

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Report Date:

1963-07-05

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Efforts were continued on the development of power wire for operation at 2000 F for use in an aerospace environment. The first completed power wire systems capable of functioning at 2000 F were fabricated. The wire consists of a rhodium conductor, MgO insulation, platinum sheathing, and metallized alumina end seals. Rhodium was electron-beam-float refined. This processing lowers the interstitial content and allows cold working the rhodium up to a 75 reduction in area. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE