Accession Number : AD0844787

Title :   Centaur Hydraulic Power Package Pump Shaft Seal Evaluation Test Report. Drawing No. 55-08500-803 (Spec No.) 55-08600,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Walker, Earl M.

Report Date : 21 DEC 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The purposes of these tests were: to isolate the cause for recent seal failures, to evaluate the sealing capabilities of two pump shaft seal configurations, to determine the spring pre-load that is most compatible with seal wear, and to determine the torque required to turn the pump shaft. (Author)

Descriptors :   *HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT), (*LAUNCH VEHICLES, (*HYDRAULIC SEALS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), LEAKAGE(FLUID), HYDRAULIC FLUIDS, PRESSURIZATION, TORQUE, HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE, SHAFT COUPLINGS, NYLON, FAILURE(MECHANICS).

Subject Categories : Adhesives, Seals and Binders
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Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE