Accession Number:

ADA341792

Title:

Propellant Containment Via Thermotropic Liquid Crystal Polymers

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIV CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

This report presents an investigation to determine the viability of a program targeted at developing a storable propellant container by using liquid crystal polymer technology. Different processing and joining techniques are explored, and their advantages and disadvantages are evaluated.

Subject Categories:

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Containers and Packaging
  • Liquid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE