Qualification of a New MAPO Source and ERL-510 Curing Agent for Minuteman Stage 1 UF-2121 Liner.
OGDEN AIR LOGISTICS CENTER HILL AFB UTAH PROPELLANT LAB SECTION
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Thiokol Chemical CorporationWasatch Division used MAPO in the production of UF-2121 liner. Thiokol changed MAPO vendors and, therefore, qualification of the new source MAPO was required. Thiokol prepared specimens from the new source and also specimens from the original source which were used as the control material in the qualification testing. The specimens were transferred to Ogden ALC for testing and reporting of the data obtained. This report includes the test results for the first, second, third and fourth time testing of the control and special specimens at Ogden ALC. In all instances, the mean data for the control and special specimens are well above the minimum requirements found in TWR-7857 Rev A, Thiokol specimen data. Therefore, the capability of the liner from the new source material is expected to perform satisfactorily. Author
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