Accession Number : AD0666199

Title :   PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SILICONE FOAM (RTV 385/RTV 386),

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER WASHINGTON D C ARMY MEDICAL BIOMECHANICAL RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Hodge,John W. , Jr

Report Date : FEB 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : An evaluation of the physical properties of a silicone foam (RTV 385/RTV 386) was conducted to determine the effects of varying the amounts of the solid and foam components in specimen composition. The physical properties in this instance are significant in terms of the application of the foam as a therapeutic medium for therapists. It was determined that the properties could be varied by changing the amount of the components in the foam composition. Additionally, with the results one can prepare a foam specimen with predetermined compressive strength characteristics. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROSTHETICS, *EXPANDED PLASTICS), (*SILICONE PLASTICS, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES), ELASTOMERS, FOAM, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, CATALYSTS, PREPARATION

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
      Elastomers and Rubber

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE