Accession Number:

ADA371533

Title:

Elastomeric Phases for Toughening Air Force High-Temperature Polymers

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 30 Sep 96-29 Sep 99

Corporate Author:

CINCINNATI UNIV OH DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Report Date:

1999-11-08

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

A number of high-temperature polymers of interest and importance to the U.S. Air Force have a degree of brittleness that limits their utilization. This brittleness was reduced, and a number of other physical properties were improved, by the in-situ introduction of dispersed elastomeric phases. This was done in a modification of the sol-gel approach previously used to modify other properties by the introduction of much harder ceramic-like phases.

Subject Categories:

  • Polymer Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE