Accession Number:

AD0884441

Title:

Materials and Methods for Joint-Sealing Landing Mat Airfields.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. Nov 69-Dec 70,

Corporate Author:

HARVEY ENGINEERING LABS TORRANCE CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

A program to determine materials and methods for in-place sealing of joints in landing mat airfields is presented. This consists of 1 data collection, survey and research available literature 2 contact with government agencies and applicable sealant manufacturing industries 3 investigation of qualified products and the techniques and equipment required for use 4 a complete program of laboratory testing of all candidate products and 5 field test and demonstration using the sealants that eventuated from the study. Principal factors in final product evaluation were pot life-vs-shelf life-vs-mixing and application devices-vs-cost. Two commercial products were selected and are described. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Adhesives, Seals and Binders

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE