Accession Number : ADA954193

Title :   Metallurgical Examination of Twelve 1 Inch Cast Armor Plates Furnished by McConway-Torley Corporation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

Personal Author(s) : Matthews,N. A.

Report Date : 12 FEB 1944

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The plates showed lack of ductility as evidenced by non-fibrous fractures and poor V-notch Charpy impact vales. The characteristic dendritic and, in some cases; conchoidal fractures are believed to reflect poor steel making practice. Heat treatment of the plates appeared to be satisfactory.

Descriptors :   ARMOR PLATE, CASTINGS, DUCTILITY, HEAT TREATMENT, METALLURGY

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE