Accession Number:

AD0655484

Title:

HIGH-SPEED ABRASION OF TEXTILE CORDAGE ON AN ASPHALT SURFACE.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Braided cordages of nylon, polyester and polypropylene fibers were abraded at high speed on an asphalt surface. Two complementary methods of testing were shown to be suitable for comparing different textiles, textile treatments and abrading surfaces. In one series of tests, the velocity, tension and time of abrasion were varied factorially, and the residual breaking strengths of the cordages were compared with results obtained with a concrete surface. In a second series, the effects of velocity and tension on failure-time were determined experimental simplification was achieved, and no limit imposed on the severity of the conditions. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Textiles
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE