Accession Number : ADD017462

Title :   Composite Structure Forming a Wear Surface.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 24 Sep 93, patented 14 Feb 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Cohen, Edward I

Report Date : 14 Feb 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : This patent discloses a pre-stressed composite liner structure is provided for tribological systems typically associated a pump engine, compressor or systems having bearings rotating within a journal. A hollowed ceramic core is concentrically wound with cladding material in the form of a filament or braid. The ceramic core and the wound cladding form an interference fit with one another to pre-stress the ceramic core in terms of tensile strength. (MM)

Descriptors :   *COMPOSITE MATERIALS, *WEAR, *PATENTS, TENSILE STRENGTH, COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, CERAMIC MATERIALS, LININGS, ENGINES, BEARINGS, COMPRESSORS, PUMPS, BRAIDS, CLADDING, TRIBOLOGY, SLIDING CONTACTS, PRESTRESSING

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE