Accession Number:

ADA512813

Title:

Investigation of Chemically Vapor Deposited Tantalum for Medium Caliber Gun Barrel Protection

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NEW JERSEY INST OF TECH NEWARK

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

The overall objective of this SERDP-supported program WP-1425 was to investigate the use of chemical vapor deposition CVD to produce high quality tantalum Ta coatings for wear and erosion protection of medium caliber gun barrels. In addition to offering an environmentally benign alternative to chromium Cr plating, this relatively low temperature process proved to provide high throughput, low cost, conformal step coverage, and coatings with desirable properties and performance.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE