Accession Number:

AD0609672

Title:

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIALS FOR GUNS AT WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABORATORIES. IMPACT PROPERTIES OF STEEL MICROSTRUCTURES

Descriptive Note:

Monograph series

Corporate Author:

WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-05-28

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

A summary is given of recent metallurgical studies of materials for guns which have been directed toward developing high-strength materials to minimize the weight of artillery weapons. Evaluations of many promising, high-strength candidate materials including ultra highstrength steels, titanium alloys, aluminum alloys, and reinforced plastics are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE