Metallurgical Examination of Twelve 1 Inch Cast Armor Plates Furnished by McConway-Torley Corporation
WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA WATERTOWN ARSENAL United States
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The plates showed lack of ductility as evidenced by non-fibrous fractures and poor V-notch Charpy impact vales. The characteristic dendritic and, in some cases conchoidal fractures are believed to reflect poor steel making practice. Heat treatment of the plates appeared to be satisfactory.