Accession Number : ADA117853

Title :   Development of Effective Machining and Tooling Techniques for Kevlar Composite Laminates.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Feb-Dec 81,

Corporate Author : HUGHES HELICOPTERS INC CULVER CITY CA

Personal Author(s) : Doerr,Rod ; Greene,Ed ; lyon,B ; Taha,Saad

PDF Url : ADA117853

Report Date : Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : This report contains the results of the work performed for the development of the Kevlar laminate machining techniques program. The results include information assisting in the drilling, cutting and trimming of Kevlar/epoxy and Kevlar/polysulfone cured laminates. The program was in three phases. Phase I consisted of a technology survey and a tool vendors/developers survey. Fifty-one technical documents were reviewed and eight vendors/developers were visited. (Author)

Descriptors :   *EPOXY LAMINATES, *POLYAMIDE PLASTICS, *MACHINING, FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, POLYSULFONES, CUTTING, DRILLING, LASERS, WATER JETS, MACHINE TOOL INDUSTRY, TEST AND EVALUATION

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Plastics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE