Accession Number:

ADA954832

Title:

Study and Development of Light-Armor Consisting of Non-Metallic or a Combination of Metallic and Non-Metallic Materials.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

VICTORY PLASTICS CO HUDSON MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1947-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Fifty laminated nylon test panels, plus fifty optically clear panels were prepared and sent to Aberdeen Proving Grounds for ballistic testing. A total of 209 rounds were fired on the ballistic testing range. A laminate was developed that had a V50 Ballistic Limits Test of 1629 feet per second and the eye shield laminate withstood striking velocities of 1860 feet per second to 2000 feet per second. Keywords Armor, Laminates, Plastics.

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE