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Research On Absorbing Infrared Rays With Plastics And Attenuating Infrared Rays With Coatings

Report Number: AMRL TDR 62-92
Author: Susi, Peter V.
Author: Donoian, Haig C.
Corporate Author: American Cyanamid Co Bound Brook N J
Laboratory: Life Support Systems Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-08
Pages: 104
Contract: AF 33(616)-8056
Project: 6301
Task: 630103
AD Number: AD0288669

Abstract:
With the specific objective of developing a plastic or coating composition having strong nearinfrared attenuation and high visible transmittance, a number of organic c pounds were prepared and along with many compounds from chemical files were examined spectrophotometrically in solution. Those with near-infrared absorption were incorporated into plastics by one or more of the following methods: solution casting, milling and molding, monomer casting, burnishing, or dyeing. Absorption properties were then measured and light stabilities were determined after accelerated light exposure tests.


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Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
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