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