Accession Number : AD0856668

Title :   Torque Versus Preload. Gemini B RV/Adapter Tie Strap.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : MCDONNELL CO ST LOUIS MO

Report Date : 13 MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The purpose of the test was to determine nut torque versus tension load in the bolt for a nut and bolt combination of the size and material that is used for the Gemini B Adapter/Reentry Module mating straps. Thirty tests of nut torque versus bolt load measurement were conducted on twelve test assemblies. (Author)

Descriptors :   *BOLTS), (*MANNED SPACECRAFT, REENTRY VEHICLES), (*SPACE STATIONS, REENTRY VEHICLES), (*ADAPTERS, SPACE CAPSULES, TORQUE, LOADS(FORCES), TENSILE PROPERTIES, LOCKING FASTENER DEVICES.

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE