Accession Number : AD0267310

Title :   COATINGS FOR THE AEROSPACE ENVIRONMENT

Corporate Author : AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : VAN VLIET, ROBERT M.

Report Date : JUL 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Special distribution of UV light; Design of organic coatings for use in space; Protective UV absorbers in space; Evaluation of polymeric materials for space use; UV effects on high polymers and relation to radiation chemistry; Simulated solar irradiation and photochemical effects on plastic spacecraft materials; Decomposition of organic resins at high temperature in a vacuum; Materials effects in spacecraft thermal control; Reflective metal coatings; Power systems for astronautical applications; Selective coatings for extraterrestrial solar energy conversion, analysis; Use of optical interference to obtain selective energy absorption; High-temperature surface parameters for solar power; Low emissivity coatings for use at high temperatures; Ceramic coatings for control of reflectivity and emissivity of Inconel; Anodic coating for temperature control in space vehicles; Coatings for unfurlable reentry vehicle; Surface treatment of filters to improve dielectric coatings; Thermal stability of slightly soluble inhibitive salts and their properties.

Descriptors :   *SYMPOSIA, CERAMIC COATINGS, COATINGS, DIELECTRIC FILMS, GUIDED MISSILES, OPTICAL COATINGS, ORGANIC COATINGS, PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT, PLASTIC COATINGS, POWER SUPPLIES, REFRACTORY COATINGS, ROCKETS, SOLAR CELLS, SOLIDIFIED GASES, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, SPACE PROBES, SPACECRAFT, TEMPERATURE CONTROL, THERMAL INSULATION, ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE