Accession Number : ADA954175

Title :   Metallurgical Examination of Fourteen 5/16 Inch Rolled Homogeneous Armor Plates Manufactured by Great Lakes Steel Corporation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

Personal Author(s) : Yoffa,M.

Report Date : 14 JUN 1944

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Metallurgical examination, including Brinell hardness surveys, fracture tests for steel soundness and fibre, and macroetch tests was conducted on each of the fourteen plates furnished by Great Lakes Steel Corporation. Microscopic examination was made on six plates and chemical analyses were taken of two. All plates except two were fibrous. Plates 17 and 19 revealed traces of crystallinity at hardnesses of 388 and 375 respectively. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ARMOR PLATE, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), HARDNESS, METALLURGY, PLATES, STEEL, SURVEYS, TEST METHODS, CRYSTALLIZATION, METAL FIBERS

Subject Categories : Properties of Metals and Alloys
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE