Accession Number : ADD012250

Title :   Solid Rocket Motor with Nozzle Containing Aromatic Amide Fibers.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Lewis,Joseph W

Report Date : 11 Mar 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : It is an object of the present invention to provide an improved nozzleless solid rocket motor comprising means for reducing erosive burning effects in the nozzle portion. In accordance with the present invention there is provided a solid rocket motor comprising a rocket case having a closed front end and an open second end, and a centrally ported propellant grain comprising a main portion and a nozzle portion, wherein the main portion is a shaped and cured first propellant, wherein the nozzle portion comprises a shaped and cured second propellant composition having a plurality of aromaic polyamide fibers dispersed therethrough.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *SOLID PROPELLANT ROCKET ENGINES, *NOZZLELESS ROCKET ENGINES, *ROCKET NOZZLES, *POLYAMIDE PLASTICS, EROSIVE BURNING, EROSION RESISTANCE, ROCKET ENGINE CASES, PROPELLANT GRAINS, SHAPE, CURING, SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, FIBERS, DISPERSING, BURNING RATE, SMOKELESS PROPELLANTS

Subject Categories : Plastics
      Solid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE