Accession Number:

ADA954219

Title:

General Features of the Manufacture of Cast Armor for Armored Vehicles

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

WATERTOWN ARSENAL MA WATERTOWN United States

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Report Date:

1942-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

This 1942 report lists the factors of primary importance in the production of uniform, satisfactory cast armor 1 Clean heats of steel, properly deoxidized and with close control of chemical composition 2 Proper foundry practice to produce sound, accurate, and clean castings 3 Adequate homogenization to provide as uniform a structure as possible 4 Careful heating for and proper drastic quenching to harden the material throughout its section 5 Thorough tempering to produce uniform physical properties throughout the castings and 6 The maintenance of proper control throughout the processing steps to insure a uniform product.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE