Accession Number:

ADA301374

Title:

Develop and Demonstrate Manufacturing Processes for Fabricating Graphite Filament Reinforced Polymide (Gr/PI) Composite Structural Elements.

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly rept. no. 3, 8 Sep-8 Dec 77,

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS SAN DIEGO CA CONVAIR DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

One approach for increasing the efficiency of future reusable space vehicles involves the use of lightweight, elevated temperature resistant structural materials. One of the most promising materials for this application is graphite filament reinforced polyimide matrix composites.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Plastics
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Unmanned Spacecraft
  • Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE