Accession Number:

ADA954925

Title:

Resistance of Several Samples of Aluminum Alloy (24st) to Perforation by Fragment-Simulating Projectiles

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1944-12-27

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

This test conducted at this arsenal on several samples of 24ST aluminum alloy to determine the resistance of this material to perforation by fragment-simulating projectiles developed at this arsenal Ballistic limits were also determined with cal. .45 steel-jacketed ball projectiles. Material for use as components of body armor assemblies should be selected on the basis of actual fragmentation tests.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE