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