Accession Number : ADA304742
Title : Effects of Shelf Aging on O-Ring Materials.
Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,
Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION HUNTSVILLE AL GEORGE C MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Wood, T. E. ; Stone, W. P.
PDF Url : ADA304742
Report Date : JAN 1978
Pagination or Media Count : 20
Abstract : Commercial O-rings made from 13 different rubber compounds were tested for physical properties when they were received from the manufacturer and after 7 and 12 years of shelf aging. No gross changes were observed in tensile strength, elongation, or compression deflection characteristics.
Descriptors : *AGING(MATERIALS), *O RINGS, TENSILE STRENGTH, MATERIALS, DEFLECTION, RUBBER, ELONGATION, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES.
Subject Categories : Mechanics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE