Accession Number : AD0373032

Title :   DEVELOPMENT OF AN ELASTOMERIC SEAL FOR OMNIAXIAL MOVABLE NOZZLES (LOCKSEAL).

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 4 Jan 65-31 Mar 66.

Corporate Author : LOCKHEED PROPULSION CO REDLANDS CALIF

Report Date : APR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 177

Abstract : The technical effort of the development of an elastomeric seal for omniaxial movable nozzles, is presented. The technical effort in this period included: (1) complete analysis of the elastomeric pads and metallic reinforcements in the seal, (2) bench tests on four development seals, and (3) rocket motor firings on three Lockseal TVC systems. The results of this effort are reviewed in this report.

Descriptors :   (*ROCKET NOZZLES, *MOVABLE NOZZLES), (*THRUST VECTOR CONTROL SYSTEMS, MOVABLE NOZZLES), *SOLID PROPELLANT ROCKET ENGINES), O RINGS, SEALS, ELASTOMERS, SHEAR STRESSES, COMBUSTION CHAMBERS, PRESSURE, EROSION, DEFLECTION, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, FORCE(MECHANICS), TORQUE, REINFORCING MATERIALS, DEFORMATION, LOAD DISTRIBUTION (U) BUCKLING, SECOND-STAGE MOTORS, SANDWICH CONSTRUCTION

Subject Categories : Solid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE