Accession Number : ADD015309

Title :   Device and Process for Attachment of Parts to Rocket Motors.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Feb 91, patented 21 Apr 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Yagla, Jon J ; Lowry, Robert W ; Mears, Otho L

Report Date : 21 Apr 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An attachment platform positioned longitudinally on a rocket motor chamber and secured with laser welding techniques. Each attachment platform is continuously sealed longitudinally to the rocket motor chamber through the application of laser welding and optical seam tracking. Application of laser welding techniques allows for repair and installation of attachment platforms on rocket motors fully loaded with live propellant.

Descriptors :   *ATTACHMENT, *ROCKET ENGINES, *PATENTS, CHAMBERS, INSTALLATION, LASER WELDING, LASERS, MOTORS, PLATFORMS, REPAIR, ROCKETS, TRACKING, WELDING

Subject Categories : Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE