Accession Number : ADA954832
Title : Study and Development of Light-Armor Consisting of Non-Metallic or a Combination of Metallic and Non-Metallic Materials.
Corporate Author : VICTORY PLASTICS CO HUDSON MASS
Report Date : SEP 1947
Pagination or Media Count : 20
Abstract : Fifty laminated nylon test panels, plus fifty optically clear panels were prepared and sent to Aberdeen Proving Grounds for ballistic testing. A total of 209 rounds were fired on the ballistic testing range. A laminate was developed that had a V50 Ballistic Limits Test of 1629 feet per second and the eye shield laminate withstood striking velocities of 1860 feet per second to 2000 feet per second. Keywords: Armor, Laminates, Plastics.
Descriptors : *ARMOR, ARMOR, BALLISTICS, EYE, LAMINATES, MATERIALS, NONMETALS, NYLON, PANELS, SHIELDING, TEST METHODS
Subject Categories : Ballistics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE