Accession Number:

AD1016018

Title:

Modification of General Research Corporation (GRC) Dynatup 8200 Drop Tower Rebounding Brake System

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,13 Nov 2015,03 Feb 2016

Corporate Author:

Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, US Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Report Date:

2016-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The Double Column GRC Dynatup 8200 Drop-Weight pneumatic rebound brake system was intended to prevent secondary tup impacts on test specimen after the initial strike. Our investigation lead to the discovery of multiple impacts from a single test. To achieve a single mass impact of energy on laminate material test panel, we successfully modified the braking system. The details of which are explained in this report.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE