Accession Number : ADD003571

Title :   Ablative Surface Insulator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Chambers,Joseph W ; McTaggart,Lester E

Report Date : 04 Jan 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An ablative surface insulator having a basket-like open weave of metal strips, convoluted on a one inch pitch and having a spacing of one-half inch between center lines of the strips is attached to a base material to be protected. A suitable elastomeric material which provides thermal protection by pyrolytic charring is molded on the woven metal structure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Ablative materials, *Thermal insulation, Surfaces, Weaving, Composite structures, Metals, Matrix materials, Elastomers, Molding techniques, Pyrolysis

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE