Accession Number : ADD007948

Title :   Prestressed Article.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Figge,Irving E ; Dean,Edward H

Report Date : 25 Mar 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Thermoforming, utilized for making articles from sheets of thermoplastic resins, does not readily yield articles having desired strength properties. Using both thermoplastic and thermosetting resins in the process results in articles embodying fabrication stresses akin to those in prestressed concrete. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Prestressed concrete, *Thermoplastic resins, Thermosetting plastics, Fabrication, Yield strength, Layers, High strength, Vacuum, Stresses, Strength(Mechanics)

Subject Categories : Plastics
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE