Accession Number:

ADA954257

Title:

Metallurgical Examination of 1/2 in Countersunk Rivets

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WATERTOWN ARSENAL MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1941-11-04

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this investigation was to study the metallurgical characteristics of 12-in. SAE 2330 countersunk rivets 60 deg and 90 deg which had been employed in the assembly of an experimental riveted section and tested ballistically at Aderdeen Proving Ground to determine the characteristics of the riveted joint under the impact of armor piercing projectiles.

Subject Categories:

  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE