Accession Number : ADD013674

Title :   Void Filler Foam Fire Suppression System.

Descriptive Note : Filed 16 Dec 80, patented 5 Oct 82,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Heitz, Roger M ; Hill, Franklin

Report Date : 05 Oct 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A laminated barrier comprising alternate layers of rigidized low density cellular material and ballistic nylon cloth useful in an aircraft for minimizing projectile and shrapnel damage, and possible fuel ignition in the fuselage caused by groundfire in the vicinity of fuel tanks located adjacent to the engines.

Descriptors :   *FUEL TANKS, *LAMINATES, *PATENTS, *FIRE PREVENTION, *AIRCRAFT FIRES, AIRCRAFT, AMMUNITION FRAGMENTS, BALLISTICS, BARRIERS, CELLS, DAMAGE, FABRICS, FUELS, FUSELAGES, GUNFIRE, IGNITION, LAYERS, LOW DENSITY, MATERIALS, NYLON, FIRE SUPPRESSION, PENETRATION, FOAM RUBBER, NATURAL RUBBER, PROJECTILES

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Military Aircraft Operations
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE