Accession Number : ADD003019
Title : Submersible Object Having Drag Reduction and Method.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : McCulloch,Charles R ; Gill,Robert C
Report Date : 10 Aug 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 3
Abstract : The patent relates to a submersible object having a drag reducing coating thereon, and a method for its preparation, which comprises applying to the object a binding agent and sufficient hydrophobic silica to provide the object with a nonuniform coating. The function of the binding agent is to fix the hydrophobic silica on the submersible object.
Descriptors : *Underwater objects, *Drag reduction, *Patents, Coatings, Silica gel, Fluoropolymers
Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE