Accession Number:

ADA954407

Title:

Armor Plate. Metallurgical Examination of German Armor from a Pz. Kw. 111 Tank

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1943-03-15

Pagination or Media Count:

36.0

Abstract:

The object of this study was to conduct a metallurgical examination of three face-hardened and two homogeneous sections of German armor which had been previously subjected to ballistic tests at the Proving Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground. The five armor plates were composed of steel of two distinct types 1 flame hardened, medium carbon, chrome molydbenum-vanadium type deoxidized with aluminum and 2 a flame hardened and homogeneous medium carbon, chrome-molydbenum type deoxidized with aluminum and titanium.

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE