Accession Number : AD0262531

Title :   PYROLYTIC CARBIDE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Corporate Author : HIGH TEMPERATURE MATERIALS INC BOSTON MASS

Report Date : 31 JUL 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Two tantalum carbide coated ARC nozzles were produced. A table of the nozzles and and the progress made in their evaluation are presented. One tantalum carbide coated nozzle was tested in ARC firing M-277 but no useful data were obtained. The best firing results to date were obtained with a niobium carbide coated nozzle. The pressure trace indicated no erosion for 27 seconds,AT WHICH TIME A PORTION OF THE EXIT CONE WAS REMOVED. (Author)

Descriptors :   *CARBIDES, *REFRACTORY COATINGS, *ROCKET NOZZLES, COATINGS, HAFNIUM COMPOUNDS, MATERIALS, NIOBIUM COMPOUNDS, PROCESSING, PYROLYSIS, REFRACTORY MATERIALS, TANTALUM COMPOUNDS, TEST EQUIPMENT

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE