Contrails
The goal of the Contrails project is to help preserve and disseminate the technical record of 20th century aerospace research, highlighting in particular the research endeavors of the Illinois Tech community.

Research And Development On High-Pressure-High-Temperature Metallurgy

Report Number: WADD TR 60-893
Author(s): L. Kaufman, S. V. Radcliffe, S. A. Kulin, M. Shatz, J. Kafalas, L. E. Tanner, H. Bernstein, A. Leyenaar, J. S. Harvey
Corporate Author: Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials and Processes
Date of Publication: 1961-08
Pages: 170
Contract: AF 33(616)-6837
Project: 7351 - Metallic Materials
Task: 73517
PB Number: PB181111
AD Number: AD0271580

Abstract:
The accomplishments of the contract period October 8, 1959 to February 7, 1961 are summarized. The experimental investigations on the effect of high hydrostatic pressure on phase transformations in various substitutional iron-base alloys, including iron-chromium, iron-nickel and iron-silicon, yield data which are in close agreement with theoretical prediction. A study of the effects of pressure on iron-carbon alloys shows a general shift of the equilibrium phase boundaries to lower carbon contents and temperatures with pressure. Pressure also acts to retard both the rate of tempering and the isothermal transformation of metastable austenite. The synthesis of f.c.c. MoC was carried out at pressures in excess of 35 kilobars at a temperature of 2000°C. The thermally activated recovery and recrystallization processes are shown to be retarded in a study of copper and 70-30 brass. Preliminary studies have been carried out on the high pressure sintering of Al2O3.

This report has yet to be scanned by Contrails staff

Request scanning of this report

Other options for obtaining this report

Via the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC):
A record for this report, and possibly a full-image download of the report, exists at DTIC

Via National Technical Information Service:
This report may have been digitized and made freely available for public download, or made publicly available for purchase by the National Technical Information Service through their online database, the National Technical Reports Library

Indications of Public Availability
A PB Number, PB181111 , exists for this report, indicating public availability of the report at time of publication

No digital image of an index entry indicating public availability is currently available
The inside cover of this report indicates that it was released for public sale

Related Reports

This report has the following parts/volumes: