Accession Number:

ADA954197

Title:

Armor Plate: Metallurgical Examination of Section of German Face-Hardened Armor from the Front of a PZ. KW. III Tank

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WATERTOWN ARSENAL MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1942-10-15

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The object of this 1942 report was to conduct a metallurgical investigation of the subject armor including chemical analysis, hardness survey, determination of physical properties, and macroscopic and microscopic examination. The subject armor is a medium high carbon chromium-molybdenum alloy steel that was probably deoxidized with aluminum and titanium.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE