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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.

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Refractory Materials For Use In High-Temperature Areas Of Aircraft

Author(s): Thielke, Norman R.
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State College
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-9
AD Number: AD0009729
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 17. The Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Two Antifriction Bearings Per Can With Various Inner Packaging

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 17
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 19. Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Antifriction Bearings And Various Greases And Preservatives

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 19
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 20. Antifriction Bearing Can Packages Subiected To Cyclic Exposure And 120 Days Of Storage

Author(s): Stern, R. K.
Corporate Author: U. S. Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 20
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Titanium Alloys For Analytical Standards

Author(s): Lownie, H. W., Jr.
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Lnstitute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-101
AD Number: AD0015926
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Development Of Glass Color Standards

Author(s): Hellige, H. C.
Corporate Author: Hellige, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-112
AD Number: AD0012968
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The Effect Of Specimen Surface As A Discontinuity In Fatigue Phenomena

Author(s): Vitovec, F. H.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-167
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 1. Impact Pressure In Solid-Liquid Sphere Collisions

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 1
AD Number: AD0016855
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 3. Mechanism Studies On Plastics And Metals

Author(s): Engel, Olive G.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 3
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Development Work On Lubricants For Aircraft Turbine Engines

Author(s): Klaus, E. Erwin
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State College
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-25
AD Number: AD0014762
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Development Of A Heat-Resistant Foamed-In-Place Low-Density Silicon Resin Core Material

Author(s): Hoffman, Kenneth R.
Corporate Author: Dow Corning Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-146
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Poisson's Ratio Of Aircraft Sheet Materials For Large Strains

Author(s): Goodman, Stanley
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-7
AD Number: AD0015849
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Effect Of Mean Stress On The Fatigue Life Of Alclad 24s-T3 And Alclad 75s-T6 Aluminum Alloy

Author(s): Wilks, I. Edward
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-40
AD Number: AD0016068
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Determination Of Oxygen And Hydrogen In Inert Gases

Author(s): Bowman, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-67
AD Number: AD0014066
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The Catalytic Oxidation Of Ammonia, An Experimental Study

Author(s): Marcus, Hyman
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-32
AD Number: AD0012017
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Electron Microscope And Electron Diffraction Study Of Optically Transparent Electrically Conducting Coatings On Glass And Acrylic Plastic

Author(s): Szawlewicz, Stanley A.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-44
AD Number: AD0007439
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WADC Magnesium Symposium Held On 24 February 1953

Author(s): Johnson, Henry A.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-405
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Deflection And Distribution Of Stresses In The Facings Of A Centrally Loaded Transparent Sandwich Beam

Author(s): Ericksen, Wilhelm S.
Corporate Author: United States Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 52-185 Supplement 1
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Sandwich Construction For Aircraft

Author(s): Coleman, Donald G.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184 Supplement 1
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Magnesium Alloy Research

Author(s): Jones, A.
Corporate Author: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-113
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Electrodeposition Of Titanium

Author(s): Schlechten, Albert W.
Corporate Author: Missouri School Of Mlnes And Metallurgy
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-162 Part 1
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Development Of A Nondestructive Test For Evaluation Of Adhesion Of Electrodeposits On Steel As In Silver-Plated Aircraft Bearings

Author(s): Walters, Arch L
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-218
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Development Of Plastic Expanded Pellet-Type Core Material For Sandwich Construction

Author(s): Golladay, Arthur Derr
Corporate Author: Golladay Aeronatical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-327
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High-Temperature Properties Of Four Low-Alloy Steels For Jet-Engine Turbine Wheels

Author(s): Zonder, Arthur
Corporate Author: University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-277 Part 1
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Nontoxic Solvent For Cleaning Aircraft Engines At Extremely Low Temperatures

Author(s): Berkeley, Bernard
Corporate Author: Foster D. Snell, Incorporated
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-147
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Powder-Fabricated Magnesium Alloys, Part 2. Large-Scale Extrusion Of Zk60a Alloy Powder

Author(s): Johnson, H. A.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-18 Part 2
AD Number: AD0012206
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Development And Evaluation Of High-Temperature Greases

Author(s): Brannen, Cecil. G.
Corporate Author: Standard Oil Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-83
AD Number: AD0016746
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Evaluation Of Experimental Wool And Synthetic Blends In Air Force Velour Overcoat Material

Author(s): Roberts, Ormond J.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-444
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Fatigue Prediction By Means Of The Cyclograph

Author(s): Cavanaghi, R. L.
Corporate Author: Ontario Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-184
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Effect Of Strain Rate On The Mechanical Properties Of Titanium-Base Materials

Author(s): Luster, D. R.
Corporate Author: Rem-Cru Titanium, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-71
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Development Of A Fatigue Damage Indicator, Part 1. Preliminary Investigation

Author(s): Howard, Darnley M.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-393 Part 1
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Synthetic Lubricants

Author(s): McCready, D. W.
Corporate Author: Engineering Research Institute, University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-45
AD Number: AD0015927
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Foamed-In-Place Plastic Sandwich Construction, Metal Faced

Author(s): Duplaga, E.
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-72
AD Number: AD0015928
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A Study Of The Effect Of Temperature On Textile Materials

Author(s): Coplan, Myron J.
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-21
AD Number: AD0014002
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Corrosion Preventive Additives

Author(s): Schwoegler, E. J.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation Of Illinois Institure Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-16
AD Number: AD0008961
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Development Of 0.9-Oz. Nylon Parachute Cloth

Author(s): Bickford, H. J.
Corporate Author: Cheney Brothers
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-351
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Thermal Conductivity And Heat Capacity Of Molten Materials Part 3. The Heat Capacity Of Molybdenum Disilicide From 0° To 900°C

Author(s): Douglas, Thomas B.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-201 Part 3
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F-94 One Half Scale Methylalphachloracrylate Canopy

Author(s): Evans, Frank
Corporate Author: Swedlow Plastics Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-259
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Fatigue Of Alloy Steels At High-Stress Levels

Author(s): Oberg, Ture T.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-256
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Aluminum Titanate And Related Compounds

Author(s): Thielke, N. R.
Corporate Author: The Pennsylvania State-College, School Of Mineral Industries
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-165
AD Number: AD0014004
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Recrystallization Welding Of Aluminum Aircraft Alloys

Author(s): De Cecco, Nickolas A.
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Lnstitute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-231
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Powder-Fabricated Magnesium Alloys, Part 1. Development Of High-Strength Sheet From Powder-Fabricated Mg Alloys Containing Zn, Zr, And Al

Author(s): Johnson, H. A.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-18 Part 1
AD Number: AD0012246
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Damping, Elasticity, And Fatigue Properties Of Unnotched And Notched N-155 At Room And Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Demer, L. J.
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-70
AD Number: AD0013052
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Effects Of Laminating Pressure On The Mechanical Strength Of Glass-Fabric Polyester Laminates

Author(s): Wier, J. E.
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-75
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Foamed Metal Low Density Core Material For Sandwich Construction

Author(s): Bjorksten, Johan
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-51 Part 2
AD Number: AD0015741
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Investigation Of Mylar-Type Polyester Films For Parachute Canopies

Author(s): Bjorksten, Johan
Corporate Author: Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-298
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Development Of Furane Resin Glass Fabric Base Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Delmonte, Joeh
Corporate Author: Furance Plastics Incorporated
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-56
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Preliminary Exploration Of Silicon-Fluoride Plastics For High-Temperature-Resistant Interlayers

Author(s): Bjorksten, Johan
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-299
AD Number: AD0017943
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High-Temperature Creep-Rupture Properties Of Glass-Fabric-Plastic Laminates

Author(s): VanEcho, John
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-491
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Investigation Of Heat Treatment Of Commercial Titanium Base Alloys

Author(s): Luini, L.
Corporate Author: Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-26
AD Number: AD0013773
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