Accession Number : AD0785839
Title : Blast-Resistant Mine Clearing Wheels (Cast Steel).
Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,
Corporate Author : CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIV CLEVELAND OHIO
Personal Author(s) : Evans,W. J. ; Makrides,N. ; Wallace,J. F.
Report Date : 09 JUL 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 25
Abstract : The work was designed to permit evaluation and comparison of prototype mine clearing wheels based on several variables: design of wheel shape; composition and properties of five steels; and comparison of steel castings with steel forgings produced under a separate contract. The work discussed in this report refers only to cast steels. Details of all phases of production and testing as contracted are presented, including: pattern design, molding materials and technique, melting procedure, cleaning, quality assurance programs, heat treating and mechanical testing as required.
Descriptors : *Land mines, *Mine clearance, *Wheels, *Fabrication, Casting, Molds(Forms), Heat treatment, Mine countermeasures
Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE