Accession Number : ADD013082

Title :   Frangible Fly Through Diaphragm for Missile Launch Canister.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 6 Oct 83, patented 12 Feb 85,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Doane,William J

Report Date : 12 Feb 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A frangible fly through diaphragm for missile launcher tubes consists of two epoxy and fiberglass plies with each ply being scored in predetermined patterns. The plies are bonded together and a Mylar/aluminum ply can be located on the missile side to provide gas sealing and electromagnetic interference protection. A segmented foam rubber outer layer can also be provided for additional protection from missile jet plumes. Keywords: Missile launch tube closures.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *LAUNCH TUBES, *PATENTS, *DIAPHRAGMS(MECHANICS), ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE, ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING, CONTAINERS, GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, GUIDED MISSILES, LAUNCHING, ALUMINUM, LAYERS, POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE, GASES, SEALS(STOPPERS), CLOSURES, FRANGIBLE, EPOXY LAMINATES, FIBERGLASS, GROOVING, BONDING, CANISTERS

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE