Accession Number : ADA185440

Title :   Mechanical Property Evaluation of a Series of Commercial Tungsten Alloys.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Bruchey, William J , Jr ; Montiel, Denise M

PDF Url : ADA185440

Report Date : Jun 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : A series of commercially available tungsten alloys ranging in tungsten content from 75% to 95% were evaluated. Typical tensile and compressive engineering properties are reported. These tests were conducted in support of penetrator ballistic test programs.

Descriptors :   *TUNGSTEN ALLOYS, *METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES, *KINETIC ENERGY PROJECTILES, *TERMINAL BALLISTICS, PENETRATION, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), KINETIC ENERGY, FAILURE(MECHANICS), STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, NICKEL, IRON, RATIOS, TENSILE PROPERTIES, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, STRESS STRAIN RELATIONS, SINTERING, FRACTURE(MECHANICS)

Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE