Accession Number:

ADA229722

Title:

Development of Bushing Compounds for Tracked Vehicles

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun 1989-Jun 1990

Corporate Author:

ARMY BELVOIR RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA MATERIALS FUELS AND LUBRICANTS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

This report details an evaluation of the elastomeric components of commercial bushing assemblies for tracked vehicles such as the M1, M60, and Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Also included and discussed are results of initial compounding studies and endurance testing of selected candidate materials which evolved from efforts to extend bushing service life.

Subject Categories:

  • Elastomers and Rubber

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE