Accession Number : AD0283459

Title :   EVALUATION OF NITRILE RUBBER SEALS FLUORINATED BY QUANTUM INCORPORATED

Corporate Author : PUGET SOUND NAVAL SHIPYARD BREMERTON WASH MATERIAL LABS

Personal Author(s) : SERGEANT,W.

Report Date : MAR 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : ONE MINESWEEPER CONTROLLABLE PITCH PROPELLER BLADE SEAL AND FOUR O-rings were fluorinated by Quantum Incorporated. This treatment produced surface cracks on the sealing lips of the blade seal, but o visible damage was present in the O-riinated O-rings tested in an oscillatory test apparatus. (Author)

Descriptors :   *NITRILE RUBBER, *PROPELLER BLADES, *SEALS (STOPPERS), FLUORINATION, FRICTION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE