Accession Number:

ADA001720

Title:

The Degradation of Nylon by Iron Rust

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AEROSPACE RECOVERY FACILITY EL CENTRO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Nylon both fabric and cord was exposed to iron rust, Fe2O3, and FeCl3, in environments of sea water synthetic, distilled water, pH4 and pH10. The iron rust and Fe2O3 were found to be not significantly chemically degrading to the nylon. The FeCl3 was degrading as expected.

Subject Categories:

  • Textiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE