Accession Number : AD0807266

Title :   EVALUATE, TEST AND MANUFACTURE AN IMPROVED WIRE ROPE AND CABLE.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly Progress Rept. no. 6, 2 Sep-31 Dec 66.

Corporate Author : METALS AND CONTROLS INC ATTLEBORO MA

Report Date : 31 DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The data resulting from post-exposure testing after six-months in seawater are presented showing general and specific corrosion of the various materials tested. Post-exposure and pre-exposure tensile test data are presented for comparison and the only material that exhibited a significant strength loss was solid stainless steel in the 5,000 pound and 10,000 pound mooring tests. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MECHANICAL CABLES, ACCEPTABILITY), (*SEA WATER, CORROSION), TENSILE PROPERTIES, DEGRADATION, STAINLESS STEEL, METALLOGRAPHY, CLADDING, COPPER ALLOYS, NICKEL ALLOYS, ZINC COATINGS, MUD, FOULING, ANTIFOULING COATINGS, ALUMINUM COATINGS, FATIGUE(MECHANICS).

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE