Accession Number : AD0635858

Title :   USE OF TEFLON TO REDUCE CORROSIVE EFFECTS ON SHIPBOARD ANTENNAS.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.

Corporate Author : PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE POINT MUGU CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Read, L. C.

Report Date : 14 MAR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : A coating material containing Teflon was used to repaint shipboard antennas undergoing maintenance or rehabilitation. The purpose of the project was to eliminate or reduce the corrosive effects of stack effluent, a major cause of the corrosion which results in antenna deterioration and failure. The corrosion problems connected with shipboard antenna maintenance are analyzed and illustrated. Current antenna procedures are described and their costs analyzed in terms of repeated antenna rehabilitation and reliability. The results of the project using the coating material containing Teflon are described and illustrated together with an analysis of relative cost and reliability. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SHIP ANTENNAS, CORROSION INHIBITION), (*PLASTIC COATINGS, SHIP ANTENNAS), (*HALOCARBON PLASTICS, *CORROSION INHIBITION), CORROSIVE GASES, MAINTENANCE, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS), COSTS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Plastics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE