Accession Number : ADA954235

Title :   Powder Metallurgy: German Die Assembly for Compacting Projectile Rotating Bands from Iron Powder.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author : WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

Personal Author(s) : Burghardt,A. M.

Report Date : 01 MAY 1947

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A brief description is given of a German die assembly used in the manufacture of iron powder rotating bands for projectiles. The die assembly was designed to function in a semiautomatic press for double action compacting and ejecting of bands. The cavity of the die can be varied in depth up to a maximum of two inches. The die was used for compacting bands of various lengths for shells approximately three inches in diameter.

Descriptors :   *POWDER METALS, *DIES, *ROTATING BANDS, MANUFACTURING, BANDS(STRIPS), CAVITIES, COMPACTING, IRON, POWDER METALLURGY, POWDERS, PRESSING(FORMING), PROJECTILES, SEMIAUTOMATIC

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Fabrication Metallurgy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE