Accession Number : AD0677809

Title :   VAPOR JOINING OF REFRACTORY METALS,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Converse,B.

Report Date : DEC 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : The method adopted and referred to as 'Vapor Joining' involved the relatively low temperature decomposition of volatile metal compounds to form a fillet identical in composition to the basis metal. The report describes; Specimen Preparation, Joining Procedure, Heat Treatment of the Specimen, and Evaluation of Bonded Specimens, prior to a discussion on test results. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*REFRACTORY METALS, WELDING), VAPOR PLATING, TUNGSTEN, NIOBIUM, MOLYBDENUM, SHEETS, CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES, COSTS

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE