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/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a012265.pdf


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