Accession Number:

ADA034049

Title:

Equipment for Applying Plasma Arc-Hot Wire Welded Overlays on Projectile Bodies for Rotating Bands,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FRANKFORD ARSENAL PHILADELPHIA PA

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

This report deals with the design and construction of a production type plasma arc-hot wire PAHW banding machine. The machine was constructed under contract and employs the PAHW process to apply ferrous or nonferrous overlays for rotating bands to large caliber projectiles. The machine is also equipped with a projectile chucking and rotating mechanism, loading and unloading station, oscillator mechanism, power supplies, appropriate timing programming and machine controls, and projectile and torch assembly cooling systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Fabrication Metallurgy
  • Machinery and Tools
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE