Accession Number : AD0164790

Title :   Alloy Steel.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Briggs,Bill N.

Report Date : 29 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The patent discloses a low carbon-low alloy content steel which is highly responsive to thermal-mechanical processing with air hardening capability. The steel is compatible process-wise with typical tool steels useful in the impact layer of armor. The alloy steel of this invention yields a high toughness material useful as the backing material for the impact layer of armor.

Descriptors :   *Steel, *Armor, *Patents, Toughness, Thermomechanics

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE