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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 16 Viper tactical rocket case with wound-in pin joint. Courtesy of Brunswick Defense Division (now Lincoln Composites) More
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Published: 01 November 1995
Fig. 2 Typical fiber-resin applications. (a) Filament winding of pipe or rocket motor case. (b) Unidirectional tape laydown for aircraft panel. (c) Tape-wrapping cone for rocket motor nozzle. (d) Layup of fabric resin for boat hull. (e) Molding of hollow cylinder for rocket motor nozzle More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... provides information on the specific state-of-the-art applications of composite materials for spacecraft missiles and launch vehicles. A discussion on the key applications, including solid rocket motor casings, payload fairings, and payload support structures, is presented. composite materials...
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Published: 01 January 2005
Fig. 17 Processing sequences for (a) ring rolling and (b) power spinning rocket engine case cylinders, together with the respective rocket engine case assemblies. See Example 11 . Dimensions in figure given in inches Item Ring-rolled forging (power spun) Material D-6ac steel More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006140
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... technology for titanium using a metal can was developed in the 1970s by several companies, such as VILS (the All Russian Institute for Light Alloys), Crucible Research in the USA, and Tecphy in France. Titanium parts were produced for jet and rocket engines. Development was further enhanced in the 1992–2000...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003416
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... serve as mandrels. Mandrel Types Descriptions of the principal mandrel types used in the filament-winding industry are given below. Water-Soluble Mandrels Water-soluble mandrels are primarily used in rocket motor cases and pressure vessels where mandrel removal through small openings...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0004010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... ). Roll forming can be considered as a combination of metal spinning and shear forming techniques. Roll forming has been used to make components such as aircraft engine turbine disks, rocket motor cases, shafts, and automotive wheels. The roll forming process typically employs pairs of opposed rollers...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... are application-specific and, in most cases, have been circumvented by innovative design and tow placement machines. Fabricators of large rocket motors have been using water-soluble sand mandrels or plaster mandrels that can be stripped, reduced in size, and passed out through relatively small ports. Reverse...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 June 2023
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24A.a0006983
EISBN: 978-1-62708-439-0
... in schedule and 50% reduction in cost in addition to potential performance improvements. A commonly used example is a combustion chamber for liquid rocket engines that has significantly reduced lead time and cost ( Fig. 1 ) and enabled many new space companies. Fig. 1 Comparison of traditionally...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22b.a0005522
EISBN: 978-1-62708-197-9
... rocket Maxus 7 and corresponding R2sol axisymmetric two-dimensional numerical simulation of grain structure ( Ref 9 ) showing qualitative agreement. Courtesy of the Columnar-Equiaxed Transition in Solidification Processing (CETSOL) European Space Agency Microgravity Applications Promotion Program...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 22B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v22b.a0005535
EISBN: 978-1-62708-197-9
.... For example, a three-stage rocket has a first stage that is 10 ft long, a center stage that is 5 ft long, and a final stage that is also10 ft long. If each component is stacked in the right location, one on top of the other, the entire rocket is 25 ft high. With the 3-D location method, if the center stage...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... such as panels in aircraft and appliances to such high-performance applications as helicopter rotor blades and rocket motor cases. The reasons for the widespread usage of glass-fiber composites include competitive price, availability, good handleability, ease of processing, high strength, and other acceptable...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003218
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
..., rhenium, niobium, tantalum, zirconium, and hafnium—are deposited using CVD processes. Typical products produced are crucibles, rocket nozzles, and other high-temperature components; linings for chemical vessels; and coatings for electronic components. These refractory metals are deposited at temperatures...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006090
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... heat is given off. Source: Ref 4 To obtain higher energy in solid propellants, metal powders such as aluminum, boron, or beryllium may be added. Beryllium, however, is not used currently because of toxicity problems. Solid propellants used in rocket propulsion systems are composite structures...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003040
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... at Composites in Manufacturing 4 , Society of Mechanical Engineers , 1985 6. Haggard B.D. and Flinchbaughy D.E. , “Braided Structures for Launchers and Rocket Motor Cases,” paper presented at JANNAF S and MBS/CMCS Subcommittee Meeting , MDAC/Titusville , Nov 1984 7. Florentine...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... forms Fig. 2 Typical fiber-resin applications. (a) Filament winding of pipe or rocket motor case. (b) Unidirectional tape laydown for aircraft panel. (c) Tape-wrapping cone for rocket motor nozzle. (d) Layup of fabric resin for boat hull. (e) Molding of hollow cylinder for rocket motor nozzle...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001080
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
..., firewalls, fairings, hydraulic tubing, deicing ductings, SPF parts  Engines Compressor disks and blades, fan disks and blades, casings, afterburner cowlings, flange rings, spacers, bolts, hydraulic tubing, hot-air ducts, helicopter rotor hubs  Satellites, rockets Rocket engine casings, fuel tanks...
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By Frank K. Ko
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003361
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... rigid armor Personal armor Pressure vessels Racing canoes Racing cars (structural panels) Racing sculls and catamarans Radar dishes Radomes Record brushes Robot arms and fingers Rocket launcher Rocket motor casing Rolling ferel drum Rotor blades Satellite frames Ski poles Skis Space struts Spar...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006456
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... benefit from detailed data obtained at various stages of the test. One example of this type of use is the evaluation of rocket motor nozzles before and after firing tests ( Ref 31 ). In this case, the degree and depth of charring were evaluated and compared with theoretical models. Computed tomography has...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006123
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... and alloys by industry Table 2 Commercial applications of refractory metals and alloys by industry Application Material Aerospace industry Counterweights (aircraft, inertial guidance systems) WHAs Solid-propellant rockets  2650–2750 °C (4800–4980 °F) flame temperature Mo, W...