Accession Number : ADC007129

Title :   Improved Erosion Resistant Materials.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Apr 74-15 Aug 75,

Corporate Author : AVCO SYSTEMS DIV WILMINGTON MA

Personal Author(s) : Hanawalt, A. J. ; Vasilos, D. T.

Report Date : SEP 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 132

Abstract : The feasibility of reinforced ceramic as erosion resistant nosetip materials has been investigated by Avco. Candidate materials were selected. Parts were fabricated and tested in both erosion and ablation test facilities. Analyses were performed and test results analyzed. Conclusions are drawn and the most promising candidate of those evaluated is identified. (Author)

Descriptors :   *NOSE TIPS, *CERAMIC MATERIALS, *EROSION RESISTANCE, *ABLATION, .

Subject Categories : Refractory Fibers
      Laminates and Composite Materials
      Guided Missile Reentry Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE