Accession Number : AD0785696

Title :   The Preparation and Ballistic Evaluation of Transparent Polyurethane Block Copolymers Based on 2,4-Toluene Diisocyanate,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIALS AND MECHANICS RESEARCH CENTER WATERTOWN MASS

Personal Author(s) : Wilde,Anthony F. ; Matton,Richard W. ; Rogers,Joseph M. ; Wentworth,Stanley E.

Report Date : 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The report describes synthesis and ballistic performance of a polyurethane block copolymer for transparent armor. It was formulated from 2,4-toluene diisocyanate, polytetramethylene oxide, and 1,4-butanediol. Curing parameters and composition are discussed with regard to ballistic performance.

Descriptors :   *Polyurethane resins, *Terminal ballistics, *Armor, Copolymerization, Synthesis(Chemistry), Curing, Molecular weight, Transparence, Molecular structure

Subject Categories : Plastics
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE