Accession Number : AD0164673

Title :   Fixture for Tensile and Stress Rupture Testing of Turbine Blades.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Struthers,John O. ; Miller,John A. ; Boucher,Raymond R.

Report Date : 09 APR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent describes a fixture to hold turbine blades, too small for conventional test-bar testing methods, which grasps the root and tip end of the blade. The fixture is formed of a suitable metal alloy and is molded to fit the blade tip and root, and is adapted to be secured to the testing machine.

Descriptors :   *Gas turbine blades, *Test equipment, *Patents, Tensile properties, Stresses

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE