Accession Number : ADA954272

Title :   Metallurgical Examination of American Steel Foundries 1 inch Cast Armor Test Plates.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : WATERTOWN ARSENAL LABS MA

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

Report Date : 16 NOV 1943

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The Proving Center, Aberdeen requested (APG 470.5/2190, Wtn 470.5/7468(r)) that metallurgical examination be conducted on four (4) 1 in cast armor test plates submitted by the American Steel Foundries for test under the program at The Proving Center on the effect of hardness on ballistic properties. Ballistic results on these plates are to be reported in Armor Test Report AD-540 of The Proving Center. Metallurgical examination consisted of the following tests: (a) Fibre fracture tests, (b) Macroetch tests, (c) Physical tests, (d) Hardness tests, (e) Chemistry on one plate, and (f) Microscopic examination.

Descriptors :   ARMOR PLATE, BALLISTICS, CASTINGS, FIBERS, FOUNDRIES, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), HARDNESS, METALLURGY, STEEL, TEST EQUIPMENT, TEST METHODS

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Ballistics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE