Accession Number : ADA012265


Title :   Producibility and Serviceability of Kevlar-49 Structures Made on Hot Layup Tools


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 31 May 1974-30 Apr 1975


Corporate Author : HUGHES HELICOPTERS INC CULVER CITY CA


Personal Author(s) : Head, R. ; Leach, J. ; Goodall, R. ; Sitterly, C.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA012265


Report Date : MAY 1975


Pagination or Media Count : 136


Abstract : The purposes of the program were: evaluate the producibility of a helicopter structural component made from Kevlar-49 fibers, demonstrate the low cost aspects of using hot layup tools to fabricate composite structures, and evaluate the serviceability of the Kevlar-49 structure in actual field operations.


Descriptors :   *FAIRINGS , *COMPOSITE MATERIALS , *HELICOPTERS , *MOLDING TECHNIQUES , ASSEMBLY , HOT PRESSING , FABRICATION , FLIGHT TESTING , COOLING


Subject Categories : HELICOPTERS
      LAMINATES AND COMPOSITE MATERIALS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE