Accession Number : ADA302479

Title :   Manufacturing Processes for Fabricating Graphite/PMR-l5 Polyimide Structural Elements.

Descriptive Note : Contract rept. Aug 77-Feb 79,

Corporate Author : BOEING AEROSPACE CO SEATTLE WA

Personal Author(s) : Sheppard, C. H. ; Hoggatt, J. T. ; Symonds, W. A.

PDF Url : ADA302479

Report Date : FEB 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 295

Abstract : This report documents work performed by BAC for the National Aeronautical and Space Administration, under NAS1-15009 Tasks A through H. The objective of this program was twofold: first, to develop processes and the required quality assurance methods and controls for fabricating Graphite/PMR-15 Polyimide Structural Elements; second, the demonstration of those processes and controls through the fabrication of major composite structural elements.

Descriptors :   *LAMINATES, *YARNS, *POLYIMIDE PLASTICS, MANUFACTURING, AGING(MATERIALS), NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, STIFFNESS, TENSILE PROPERTIES, STIFFENING, FABRICATION, GRAPHITE, SHEAR STRESSES, QUALITY CONTROL, AEROSPACE CRAFT, MONOMERS, PREPREGS, FLEXURAL PROPERTIES, GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY, STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, SANDWICH PANELS, HONEYCOMB CORES, POLYIMIDE RESINS.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Textiles
      Plastics
      Research and Experimental Aircraft
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE