Accession Number:

AD0770431

Title:

Specific Welding Procedures - The Characteristics of the Electron-Beam Welding and Cutting Procedure under Cosmic Conditions,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Report Date:

1973-10-29

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The report analyzes fundamental principles which can serve as a basis for an electron beam installation which complies with high demands, can be handled with ease under the specific conditions of cosmic space, has small dimensions and low weight, does not involve any safety hazards for the astronaut, is not complex, and is suitable for the welding and cutting of thin steel plates.

Subject Categories:

  • Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE