Accession Number : ADD012644

Title :   Prefabricated Panels for Rapid Runway Repair and Expedient Airfield Surfacing.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Springston,Preston S ; Claxton,Richard L

Report Date : 16 Dec 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This patent application describes low profile portable panels consisting of fiberglass-reinforced plastic composite mats which include hollow inorganic silica spheres in the plastic resin to reduce weight have recessed molded lips and bushings along all edges for connecting panels together with bolts to form expedient airfield surfacing and repair having high flexural strength and high structural capacity. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *LANDING FIELDS, *PANELS, *FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, BOLTS, JOINING, FLEXURAL STRENGTH, HIGH STRENGTH, INORGANIC MATERIALS, SILICON DIOXIDE, SPHERES, PLASTICS, POLYMERS, QUICK REACTION, REPAIR, RUNWAYS, BUSHINGS, FIBERGLASS, REINFORCED PLASTICS, CAPACITY(QUANTITY), STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, PANELS, PREFABRICATION, REPAIR, EDGES

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE