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The Design Of Reclaimed Latex Foam Package Cushioning, The Third Of A Series Of Reports On Package Cushioning

Report Number: WADC TR 53-132
Author(s): Lt Roger B. Orensteen, 1st Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Pages: 19
Contract: Lab Research - No Contract
Project: None Given
AD Number: AD0027646

Abstract:
A method of designing reclaimed latex foam cushions from static data is presented. Design curves are provided for selecting density, thickness, and cushion area for economical cushion design. Recommended procedures are discussed for designing to optimum density, stress, and ratio/stress energy in a given situation.

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