Accession Number:

ADA099033

Title:

Concept Paper: The Use of Polyurethane Foam Plastics for Tactical Bridging and Rafting Operations.

Descriptive Note:

Special rept.,

Corporate Author:

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

This paper describes seven concepts for using polyurethane PU foam plastics for tactical flotation bridging and rafting operations. In addition, the use of foamed plastics for buoyancy and the potential integration of foamed PU into existing military float bridge equipment systems are discussed. Included is an outline of a research and development plan for investigating, developing, and testing the PU foam concepts described in this paper. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Plastics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE