Accession Number : AD0775101

Title :   Explosive Welded Tankage.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 11 Sep 72-15 Sep 73,

Corporate Author : E F INDUSTRIES INC LOUISVILLE COLO

Personal Author(s) : Jensen,L. E. ; Mote,J. D.

Report Date : JAN 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : The report covers the design, development, fabrication, test and evaluation of joints applicable to large rocket propellant containers. The joints were fabricated by explosive welding techniques and were made from 18% Nickel Maraging Steel Grade 250. The objective of this program was to show feasibility in bonding this material into joints having zero leak potential and possessing parent material strength. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Storable rocket propellants, *Propellant tanks, *Explosive welding, Pressure welding, Bonding, Welded joints, Tensile properties, Leakage(Fluid), Test methods

Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Liquid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE