Accession Number : ADA954164

Title :   Electron Diffraction Examination of Gun Barrel Coatings.

Descriptive Note : Special rept.,

Corporate Author : BATTELLE MEMORIAL INST COLUMBUS OH

Personal Author(s) : Nelson,H. R. ; Huber,O. J.

Report Date : 20 OCT 1942

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Electron diffraction examination of the black coating on a small section of a gun barrel and of a similar black coating on a ring of 1045 steel that had been dipped in a hot solution containing alkali and nitrite has shown that both coatings are magnetic iron-oxide, Fe3O4.

Descriptors :   *GUN BARRELS, STEEL, ELECTRON DIFFRACTION

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE