Accession Number : AD0781512

Title :   Strength Retention of Nylon Coated and Uncoated Fabric under Prolonged Stress.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MOBILITY EQUIPMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Dubois,Mark

Report Date : FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 64

Abstract : The report describes a study of the strength retention and fatigue characteristics of three collapsible fuel tank materials: uncoated nylon cloth, nylon cloth coated with polyether and polyester polyurethanes, and body-lap seams made of polyester coated nylon fabric. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Fabrics, *Fuel tanks, *Plastic coatings, Fatigue(Mechanics), Collapse, Polyester plastics, Polyurethane resins, Nylon

Subject Categories : Textiles
      Fuels

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE