Accession Number : ADA954231

Title :   Armor Plate - Cast, Metallurgical Examination of a Mn-Cr-Ni-Mo-V Steel Used for Cast Gun Shield Armor.

Descriptive Note : Experimental rept.,

Corporate Author : WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

Personal Author(s) : Riffin,P. V.

Report Date : 06 APR 1944

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : This report concludes that the manganese-chromium-nickel-molybdenum-vanadium steel examined has some promise of making satisfactory 4 to 6 inch armor, provided that proper measures are observed in the homogenization and quenching of the castings.

Descriptors :   *ARMOR PLATE, ARMOR, CASTINGS, METALLURGY, STEEL, HOMOGENEITY, QUENCHING

Subject Categories : Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE