Accession Number : ADD011787

Title :   Erosion-Resistant Nosetip Construction.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Taverna,A R ; Thompson,W S

Report Date : 07 May 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A pierced fabric carbon-carbon structure is selectively loaded with a particulate material to provide resistance to erosion. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *NOSE TIPS, *EROSION RESISTANCE, *CARBON CARBON COMPOSITES, *CARBON REINFORCED COMPOSITES, *REENTRY VEHICLES, GRAPHITE, CERAMIC MATERIALS, PARTICULATES, WEAVING, FABRICS, LAYERS, ATMOSPHERE ENTRY, FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, ABLATION, FRICTION, BOW SHOCK, THERMOMECHANICS, HIGH STRENGTH

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Laminates and Composite Materials
      Unmanned Spacecraft
      Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE