Accession Number : AD0611227

Title :   THERMAL IGNITION AND RESPONSE OF MATERIALS,

Corporate Author : FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION BATTLE CREEK MICH

Personal Author(s) : Laughlin,Kyle P.

Report Date : DEC 1957

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : Six separate tests were conducted to measure the degree of damage to materials subjected to the thermal radiation of nuclear explosions. These tests are as follows: Stakeline test; treated-timber piling test; window protective test; fabrics test; oxyacetylene and flammable-liquid drum test; and plastics test.

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, THERMAL RADIATION), (*THERMAL RADIATION, NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS), WOOD, BUILDINGS, TEXTILES, FLAMMABILITY, PLASTICS, FUEL TANKS, IGNITION, THERMAL RADIATION, PROTECTIVE COVERINGS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE