Accession Number : ADD006353

Title :   Pressure Testing of Rocket Motor Cases.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : White,Niles C

Report Date : 17 Apr 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A method for pressure testing a rocket motor case by inserting a movable piston in the nozzle end of the rocket motor case, sealing the pistion relative to the throat of the rocket motor case and then applying pressure to the rocket motor case to pressure test the rocket motor case to a predetermined pressure or to failure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Rocket engine cases, *Pressure, *Test methods, Pistons, Nozzles, End seals, Failure, Stress analysis

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Rockets

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE