Accession Number : ADD008379

Title :   Laminated Wall Tubing.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ricks,Earl C

Report Date : 07 Feb 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : This invention consists of a large diameter rocket launch tube comprised of a pair of thin sheets which are rolled and positioned in concentric relation with the seams disposed in spaced (180 deg) relation. A pair of reinforcing weld strips are positioned inside the tube adjacent the seams, and a second pair of reinforcing strips are positioned inside the tube intermediate the first pair of strips. A bonding agent is spread on the inner tube and the tubes are assembled and spot welded prior to having the adhesive cured. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Launch tubes, *Rocket launchers, *Laminates, *Walls, Tubes, Inner tubes, Welds, Spot welds, Adhesive bonding, Curing

Subject Categories : Rockets

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE