Accession Number:

AD0772976

Title:

Investigation of Protective Coatings for Ammunition Components - Timing Movements of Mechanical Time Fuze

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

FRANKFORD ARSENAL PHILADELPHIA PA

Report Date:

1973-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

Inorganic coatings were applied to components of mechanical time fuze M564 for the purpose of improving corrosion resistance. The coatings studies were 5 micrometers or less in thickness and included chromate or anodize coating for aluminum components, electroless nickel, chromate, or immersion tin coating for brass components. Coated components were compared to uncoated in basis metal corrosion when exposed to salt spray or simulated tropical environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE