Accession Number : AD0734302

Title :   Metallurgical Investigation of Two 82mm Mortar Tubes.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WATERVLIET ARSENAL N Y

Personal Author(s) : DeFries,Richard S.

Report Date : JUN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : In a metallurgical investigation, the chemistry, mechanical properties, toughness, microstructure, material cleanliness and the dimensions of two foreign mortar tubes were examined. The tubes were made from an A1S1 5140 low alloy type steel with a relatively low yield strength, high toughness and mixed microstructure characteristics. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GUN BARRELS, MORTARS), STEEL, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, MICROSTRUCTURE, TOLERANCES(MECHANICS), CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, IMPURITIES

Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE