Accession Number : AD0801987
Title : RECOIL PROPERTIES OF ROPE
Descriptive Note : Test rept.
Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Wesler, J E
PDF Url : AD0801987
Report Date : 07 Nov 1966
Pagination or Media Count : 42
Abstract : This report covers the test program to determine the recoil properties of synthetic rope. It describes the test facility developed to test the recoil properties and the procedure used in testing. The results of the test are presented in graphical form showing the relative kinetic energy available upon release for the various lines tested. The conclusion drawn from the test program is that, while synthetics have levels of recoil energies, the disadvantage can be overcome by careful sizing of the line for a given application.
Descriptors : *CORDAGE, *ELASTIC PROPERTIES, DACRON, DYNAMICS, ETHYLENES, FIBERS, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, NYLON, PROPENES, SYNTHETIC FIBERS
Subject Categories : Textiles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE