Accession Number:

ADA954466

Title:

Metallurgical Examination of Two 1/4 Inch, Two 3/8 Inch, and Twenty-One 1/2 Inch Rolled Homogeneous Armor Plates Manufactured by Great Lakes Steel Corporation

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA WATERTOWN ARSENAL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1944-07-04

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Metallurgical examination, including Brinell hardness surveys, fracture test for steel soundness, and macroetch tests was conducted on each of the twenty-five plates furnished by Great Lakes Steel Corporation. Microscopic examination was made on four plates. All plates except 7A were satisfactory with respect to steel soundness.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE