Accession Number : AD0163984

Title :   Method of Increasing Tensile Strength of Plastic Materials.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Muraoka,James S.

Report Date : 16 JAN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent describes plastic ropes composed of polyethylene and polypropylene strands. Exposure to high hydrostatic pressure materially increases in tensile strength without a corresponding increase in strand diameter.

Descriptors :   (*PATENTS, CORDAGE), (*CORDAGE, POLYETHYLENE PLASTICS), (*POLYETHYLENE PLASTICS, TENSILE PROPERTIES), SYNTHETIC FIBERS, HIGH PRESSURE

Subject Categories : Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Textiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE