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Published: 01 August 2018
Fig. 41 Nondestructive evaluation multimode data fusion for a carbon-carbon rocket nozzle exit cone. CT, computed tomography More
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Published: 01 January 2005
Fig. 4 Forging for a nozzle boss fitting used in a rocket engine. As shown, draft angles are measured from the direction of the ram, which in this instance is vertical. Dimensions given in inches. More
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 12
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0000629
EISBN: 978-1-62708-181-8
... composite panels. The flat laminate test specimens represent the ablative materials used on the Space Shuttle's solid rocket motor nozzle. Flexure and compression laminates were fabricated from four prepreg plies; shear specimens, from nine. Prepreg layups were vacuum bagged and cured for 5 h at 155 °C (310...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003165
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... (40% IACS) and thermal conductivity (210 W/m · K, or 121 Btu/ft · h · F). Unalloyed beryllium is used in weapons, spacecraft, rocket nozzles, structural tubing, optical components, and precision instruments. The specific modulus, that is, the ratio of elastic modulus to density, is higher than...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
... is in North America where annual shipments are about 40,000 tons ( Ref 2 ). Atomized aluminum powders are used in a variety of applications that include pyrotechnics, explosives, rocket fuel, thermite welding, aluminothermic reduction, chemical processes (as catalyst or reagent), additives for lightweight...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... . Fig. 1 Composite 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...
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
... enclosures, and engine shields. In space launch vehicles and missiles, composites have been increasingly used for rocket motor cases, nozzles, payload fairings, payload support structures, igniters, and the interstage structures. This article is primarily directed to address composites for unmanned space...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001280
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
..., chemical resistance, high reflectivity, electrical resistance, and prevention of hydrogen diffusion. Ceramic-coated metals are used for furnace components, heat treating equipment, chemical processing equipment, heat exchangers, rocket motor nozzles, exhaust manifolds, jet engine parts, and nuclear power...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003218
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... metals tungsten, molybdenum, 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...
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
... temperature Mo, W  3425–3550 °C (6195–6420 °F) flame temperature Ag and Cu-infiltrated W Rocket (thruster) nozzles Mo, TZM, Mo-Re, Nb alloys, Ta-10W Porous ionizer plates W Honeycomb structures Mo, Nb alloys, Ta-10W Nuclear and medical industries Radiation shields WHAs...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003478
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... and high-temperature stability (i.e., rocket nozzles and exit cones) or wear resistance at moderate temperatures (i.e., aircraft brakes). These applications utilize thicker materials with moderate mechanical-performance requirements. The processes that have been developed for these thick material...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005706
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... expansion, thermal conductivity, and oxidation resistance. These TBCs are finding use in turbine components, rocket nozzles, chemical reactor tubes, incinerator burner nozzles, and other critical furnace components. Other FGMs are being developed for: Thermal protection of lightweight polymeric...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003447
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... wrapping or hand lay-up of aerospace components, rocket nozzle ablative, and insulation liners. Chopped-fiber molding compounds are used mostly in the automotive, appliance, and electrical component markets. General characteristics of these materials that make them suited for the previously mentioned...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001079
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... components  Augmenter liners C-103 (a)  Center body Cb-752 (a)  Flame holders Cb-752 (a) Rocket nozzles FS-85 (a) , Ta-10W (Ta-Hf clad) Thermal shields C-129Y (a) Porous ionizer plates Tungsten Heat shields and cesium vapor inlet tubes (ion engine) Tantalum Fasteners Nb...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003485
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... a better return on investment for certification costs. In two cases above, a second application of an MMC within an organization followed a successful first insertion. A related approach is to form cross-industry teams (such as aeropropulsion and rocket propulsion, or aerostructures and automotive), which...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001283
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... (carbon-carbon) Re-entry heat shields, rocket nozzles, and other aerospace components (carbon-carbon) High-temperature turbine blades and components for internal combustion engines (silicon nitride) Heart valves and dental implants (pyrolytic carbon) Note: Pyrolytic carbon is a generic term commonly...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003685
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... is a combination of graphite fibers and a carbonized resin matrix. Graphite is used in such applications as rocket nozzles or advanced turbine components. However, its disadvantage is a lack of oxidation resistance above 500 °C (930 °F). By using CVD to coat the graphite with silicon carbide, it is possible...
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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
... reinforcement of composites as well as their ready adaptability to the fabrication of a wide range of complex shapes ranging from solid rods to I-beams to thick-walled rocket nozzles. Three-dimensional braids have been produced on traditional maypole machines for ropes and packings in solid, circular...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006478
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... critical composite and bonding applications, such as high-bypass fan blades and shuttle solid rocket motors, are where waveform acquisition is currently used in production. As computing and disk capacities increase, more systems will provide waveform capability at production inspection speeds...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003436
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... (image files in the gigabytes). Very critical composite and bonding applications, such as high-bypass fan blades and shuttle solid rocket motors, are where waveform acquisition is currently used in production. As computing and disk capacities increase, more systems will provide waveform capability...