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