Pyrolytic Graphite Coated Throat Inserts
AIR FORCE ROCKET PROPULSION LAB EDWARDS AFB CA
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A review is presented of efforts to develop and demonstrate pyrolytic graphite coated throat inserts in solid propellant rocket nozzles. Discussion of modification attempts such as SiC, HfC and ZrC additions and chemically graded coatings is included. Selected test results on thermal expansion and erosion rates are provided.
- Rocket Engines