Accession Number:

ADA135580

Title:

Characterization of Selected Properties for Alumina-Aluminum Metal Matrix Composites

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 1982-Feb 1983

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK-AUTOMOTIVE COMMAND WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

Alumina-Aluminum Metal Matrix Composite Material, known by the trade name Fiber FPAluminum and manufactured by E.I. DuPont DeNemours, was evaluated for the following selected properties Microstructural integrity, tensile strength, fatigue life, charpy impact resistance, and abrasion resistance. The Fiber FPAluminum was examined as a possible material alternative for track component application.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Properties of Metals and Alloys
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE