Accession Number : AD0830232

Title :   FAILURE ANALYSIS OF LAUNCHER RELEASE CYLINDER, 7-89366,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Derango, J. H.

Report Date : 20 DEC 1958

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The Launcher Release Cylinder that was damaged on Pad 12 at AFMTC in Florida was examined. The release cylinder would not function because of a broken Locking Segment Screw.

Descriptors :   (*GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, RELEASE MECHANISMS), FAILURE(MECHANICS), DAMAGE, LOCKING FASTENER DEVICES, HYDRAULIC CYLINDERS, SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES.

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE