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.

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Physical And Chemical Laboratory Evaluation Of Experimental Silicate Base High Temperature Hydraulic Fluids. Part II, Hollingshead Fluid

Author(s): Oliver M. Ballentine, Harry M. Schiefer, Donald C. Trop
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-89 Part 2
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Literature Survey Of Low Molecular Weight Polynuclear Aromatic Compounds

Author(s): Charles F. Raley, Jr.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-90
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Corrosion Studies In Fuming Nitric Acid

Author(s): Edson H. Phelps, Fredrick S. Lee, Raymond B. Robinson
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-109
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Materials-Property-Design Criteria For Metals. Part 2: A Study Of Methods Of Presenting Creep Data For Airframe Design

Author(s): W. S. Hyler, H. J. Grover
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institue
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-150 Part 2
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Asbestos Fiber Reinforced Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Conrad C. Spatz
Corporate Author: Johns-Manville Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-186
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Investigation Into The Use Of Heterocyclic Compounds As Lubricant Additives

Author(s): George B. Butler, O. Lee Gordon And Louis A. Haynes
Corporate Author: Peninsular Chemresearch, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-187
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Silicone Interlayer Material Program

Author(s): Keith E. Polmanteer, Francis J. Campbell and Jack Fenner
Corporate Author: Dow Corning Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-189
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Development And Evaluation Of A Grease -100 Degress F To +350 Degrees F

Author(s): Ernest W. Nelson, Warren W. Woods, C. Richard Bergen, William P. Scott and Richard Tillman
Corporate Author: Continental Oil Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-190 Part 1
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Fluorine-Containing Polyethers

Author(s): Ogden R. Pierce; Donald D. Smith; Robert M. Murch
Corporate Author: Dow Corning Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-193
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Development Of Fluoro-Silicone Elastomers

Author(s): Paul Tarrant
Corporate Author: Peninsular Chemresearch, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-220
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Basic Factors In The Formation And Stability Of Non-Soap Lubricating Greases

Author(s): G. J. Young, John J. Chessick, David Chu, Albert C. Zettlemoyer, Edward Borger, And A. Ulincy
Corporate Author: Lehigh University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-240
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Research, Development, And Fabrication Of Siloxane-Acrylate Interlayer Material

Author(s): B. David Halpern, William Prosk, Leroy Tibery, John Isler, Jr., Wolf Karo
Corporate Author: Monomer-Polymer The Borden Company-Chemical Division
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-296
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An Investigation Of The Feasibility Of Producing Metal Bonded Carbide Bodies By The Extrusion Process

Author(s): William W. Wellborn
Corporate Author: Firth Sterling, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-327
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Tensile, Fracture, And Short Time Creep Properties Of Aircraft-Structural Materials At Very High Temperatures After Rapid Heating

Author(s): J. Robert Kattus And Clifford L. Dotson
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-391
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Elevated- And Room-Temperature Properties Of Sierracin 611, PMACA, And Plexiglas 55 Transparent Plastic Sheet Materials

Author(s): John A. Venecho, Gale R. Remely And Ward F. Simmons
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-412
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Relation Of Inclusions To The Fatigue Properties Of SAE 4340 Steel

Author(s): H. N. Cummings; F. B. Stulen; W. C. Schulte
Corporate Author: Curtiss-Wright Corporation Popeller Division, Caldwell
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-456
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Heat Resistant Polyester Laminating Resins

Author(s): William Cummings; Fred J. Foster; Robert G. Nelb
Corporate Author: United States Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-371 Part 2
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Design Properties Of High-Strength Steels In The Presence Of Stress-Concentrations And Hydrogen Embrittlement Part I. Effects of Hydrogen Embrittlement on Static Properties of High-Strength Steels

Author(s): E. P. Klier; B. B. Muvdi; George Sachs
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-18 Part 1
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Preliminary Microscopic Studies of Cermets at High Temperatures

Author(s): Montgomery, Earl T.; Shevlin, Thomas S.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-33 Part1
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The Effect of Prior Creep on the Mechanical Properties of Alclad 2024-T3 Aluminum Alloy Sheet

Author(s): Clarke E. Beck
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TN 55-49
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Tensile Properties Of Aircraft Structural Metals At Various Rates Of Loading After Rapid Heating

Author(s): Dotson, Cliford L.; Kattus, J. Robert
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-199 Part 1
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Development Of Brazing Alloys For Joining Heat Resistant Alloys

Author(s): Forbes M. Miller, Homer S. Gonser, Robert L. Peaslee
Corporate Author: Wall Colmonoy Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-213
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Investigation Of Nickel Base Precipitation Hardening Alloys

Author(s): David I. Sinizer
Corporate Author: National Research Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 55-218
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Effects Of molding Pressure On The Strength Properties Of Several Types Of Glass-Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Author(s): Samuel D. Toner, Irvin Wolock And Frank W. Reinhart
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-256
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Poly FBA, A Fluorinated Acrylic Elastomer For High Temperature Service In The Presence Of Aircraft Fuels And Lubricants

Author(s): Horace C. Hamlin
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-381
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An Investigation Of Various Properties Of Nickel Aluminide, Part 3. Investigation Of The Intermetallic Compounds Of Aluminum

Author(s): W. H. Herz
Corporate Author: American Electro Metal Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-291 Part 3
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 16. The Effect Of Exposure On Glass Packs Containing Steel Rollers In Various Preservatives Or Greases And In Atmospheres Of Air Or Nitrogen (Series V)

Author(s): V. W. Meloche; A. Frisque
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, United States Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 16
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Behavior Of Brittle-State Materials

Author(s): O. K. Salmassy; W. H. Duckworth; A. D. Schivope
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-50 Part 1
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Behavior Of Brittle-State Materials

Author(s): Omar K. Salmassy; Edward G. Bodine; Winston H. Duckworth; George K. Manning
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-50 Part 2
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Stability Of Jet Turbine Fuels In Storage

Author(s): Charles A. Cole; Harry B. Minor; Alan C. Nixon; Thurston Skei; Roy E. Thorpe
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-63 Part 2
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Development And Evaluation Of High Temperature Greases

Author(s): Edward A. Swakon; Cecil G. Brannen
Corporate Author: Standard Oil Company (Indiana)
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-83 Part 2
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Development And Evaluation Of High Temperature Greases

Author(s): Edward A. Swakon
Corporate Author: Standard Oil Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-83 Part 3
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A Study Of The Rain Erosion Of Plastics And Metals

Author(s): Roy R. Lapp; Raymond H. Stutzman; Norman E. Wahl
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-185 Part 2
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Mechanism Of Rain Erosion, Part 5. Further Studies Of Cavitation In Liquid Drops On Impact

Author(s): Olive G. Engel
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-192 Part 5
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Chromium-Base Alloys

Author(s): Haruo Kato; Earl T. Hayes
Corporate Author: U. S. Bureau Of Mines
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-272 Part 2
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Fluids, Lubricants, Fuels And Related Materials

Author(s): E. Erwin Klaus; Merrell R. Fenske
Corporate Author: Petroleum Refining Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-30 Part 3
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Dimensional Stability Of Plastic Molding Compounds

Author(s): Bruce G. Heebink; Waldemar G. Youngquist
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-37
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Grease Lubrication Of High Speed Anti-Friction Bearings

Author(s): John B. Accinelli And Charles R. Greene
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-102 Part 1
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Research On The Flammability Characteristics Of Aircraft Fuels

Author(s): G. W. Jones; M. G. Zabetakis; G. S. Scott; A. L. Furno
Corporate Author: United States Department Of The Interior
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-35 Supplement 3
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Sandwich Construction For Aircraft

Author(s): Donald G. Coleman
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184 Supplement 2
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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Flourine Compounds

Author(s): F. A. Bovey
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 4
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Theoretical Investigation Of The Mechanism Of Transfer Of Materials Through Polyethylene

Author(s): Dr. Henry A. Bent; Jules Pinsky
Corporate Author: University Of Connecticut And Plax Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-133 Part 2
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Study Of The Systems Tic-Sic-B4c And Tic-Vc-Zrc

Author(s): Oliver E. Accountius; Robert F. Stoops; Howard E. Konrad; Harold M. Greenhouse; Clinton C. Mcbride
Corporate Author: The Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-287
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High-Temperature Antioxidants For Synthetic Base Oils, Part 5. Evaluation Of Additives, Synthesis Of New Compounds, And Mechanism Studies

Author(s): James W. Cole, Jr.; Gordon P. Brown; A. Chandler Schmalz
Corporate Author: University Of Virginia
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-293 Part 5
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Density And Viscosity Of Molten Materials, Part 2. Application Of Hoeppler, Andrade, And Piezoelectric Crystal Viscometers For Viscosity Measurement

Author(s): Joseph W. Sausvlle
Corporate Author: University Of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-308 Part 2
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Density And Viscosity Of Molten Materials, Part 3. Summary Of Viscosity Measurements September 1953 To August 1954

Author(s): Curtis C. Beusman
Corporate Author: University Of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-308 Part 3
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Organo-Metallic And Organo-Metalloidal High-Temperature Lubricants And Related Materials

Author(s): Henry Gilman; Richard D. Gorsich
Corporate Author: Iowa State College
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 53-426 Part 2
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Preparation Of Homogeneous Oxygen Bearing Iodide Titanium Specimens

Author(s): Rodger D. Veneklasen
Corporate Author: National Research Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-465
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Effects Of Fabric Finish And Wet Exposure On Strength Properties Of Glass-Cloth Polyester Laminates

Author(s): Fred Werren
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, U. S. Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-483
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Effect Of Strain Rate On The Tensile Properties Of Sae 4340 Steel

Author(s): Richard F. Klinger
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-507
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