Accession Number:

AD0783849

Title:

Pyrolytic Graphite Coated Throat Inserts

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE ROCKET PROPULSION LAB EDWARDS AFB CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE