Accession Number : ADD006196

Title :   Degraining, a Three Step Process to Obtain Propellant Samples from Case Bonded Motors.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Fridy,Levi G

Report Date : 10 Jul 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A process for obtaining propellant samples from case bonded motors comprises the use of electrolytic machining to remove two narrow bands of the case to expose the propellant liner, severing of the sample section from the rocket motor by means of a piano wire cutter, and removal of the propellant sample by means of a spool type piano wire cutter. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Case bonding, *Solid propellant rocket engines, *Solid rocket propellants, Sampling, Machining, Electrolytes, Linings, Wire, Cutters, Test methods, Chemical analysis, Combustion chamber liners

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
      Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE