Accession Number : AD0787146

Title :   Performance of Nylon Sheaves for Manila Rope Blocks.

Descriptive Note : Rept. no 1,

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Perry,Ellis L.

Report Date : 17 FEB 1955

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Solid nylon sheaves with and without lubricant were compared with lubricated roller-bearing metal sheaves in standard 10 in. boat hoisting blocks. The friction was very nearly the same in both cases. The strength of the nylon sheaves appeared to be ample. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Sheaves(Drives), *Nylon, Friction, Weathering, Accelerated testing, Performance(Engineering)

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE