Accession Number : ADA954219

Title :   General Features of the Manufacture of Cast Armor for Armored Vehicles.

Corporate Author : WATERTOWN ARSENAL MA

Report Date : APR 1942

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : This 1942 report lists the factors of primary importance in the production of uniform, satisfactory cast armor: (1) Clean heats of steel, properly deoxidized and with close control of chemical composition; (2) Proper foundry practice to produce sound, accurate, and clean castings; (3) Adequate homogenization to provide as uniform a structure as possible; (4) Careful heating for and proper drastic quenching to harden the material throughout its section; (5) Thorough tempering to produce uniform physical properties throughout the castings; and (6) The maintenance of proper control throughout the processing steps to insure a uniform product.

Descriptors :   *ARMOR, *MANUFACTURING, CASTINGS, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, CONTROL, FOUNDRIES, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, PRODUCTION, QUENCHING, TEMPERING, ARMORED VEHICLES

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE