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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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Foamed Metal Low Density Core Material For Sandwich Construction

Author(s): Johan Bjorksten; John C. Elliott; Robert J. Roth
Corporate Author: Bjorksten Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-51 Part 3
AD Number: AD0029436
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Preliminary Microscopic Studies Of Cermets At High Temperatures

Author(s): Earle T. Montwmery; Thomas S. Shevlin; Harold M. Greenhouse; Herbert W. Newkirk
Corporate Author: The Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-33
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Frictional Damping And Resonant Vibration Characteristics Of An Axial Slip Lap Joint

Author(s): Jams H. Klumpp; Benjamin J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-64
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Evaluation And Development Of Plastic Laminated Backing Board Materials

Author(s): Wendell H. Smith; Charles C. Surland
Corporate Author: The United States Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-474 Part 1
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Joining Of Molybdenum

Author(s): W. N. Platte
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-17 Part 2
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Development Of Schematic Analytical Procedures For Synthetic Lubricants And Their Additives

Author(s): Josef J. E. Schmidt; Francis S. Bonomo
Corporate Author: Denver Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 54-464
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Chromatography Determination Of Gum In Fuels

Author(s): H. S. Knight; T. Skei; A. C. Nixon; S. Groennings
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-328 Part 2
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The Effect Of Grain Size On The Mechanical Properties Of Titanium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Frank C. Holden; Horace R. Ogden; Robert I. Jaffee
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-487
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Production Of Leathers Resistant To Powerful Oxidants And Reductants

Author(s): Nicholas D. Cheronis; Merilyn A. Wente
Corporate Author: The Synthetical Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-466
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Development Of Low Temperature Fungus Resistant Vinyl Compounds

Author(s): Wallace W. Jackson, Jr.
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-223
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Precipitation Hardening And Embrittlement Of High-Strength Titanium Alloys

Author(s): W. M. Parris; C. M. Schwartz; P. D. Frost
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-355 Part 2
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Flexural Tests Of Structural Plastics At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): John E. Wier; Dorothy C. Pons
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-307
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High Strength Epon Laminates

Author(s): F. C. Hopper
Corporate Author: Shell Development Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-5 Supplement 2
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Investigation Of Compressive-Creep Properties Of Aluminum Columns At Elevated Temperatures, Part 2. Stability Problems

Author(s): R. L. Carlson; G. K. Manning
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Lnstitute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-251 Part 2
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Evaluation Of Antistatic Agents On Nylon Parachute Cloth

Author(s): James W. Sweeney
Corporate Author: Lowell Technological Institute,Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-513
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Composite Spectrophotometric Procedures For The Analysis Of Low-Alloy Steels And Of Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): S. B. Simmons
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-45
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Surface Treatments Of Low Alloy Steels

Author(s): Sam Tour
Corporate Author: Sam Tour & Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-209
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Survey Of Low-Alloy Aircraft Steels Heat Treated To High Strength Levels Part 3. Failure Cases

Author(s): George Sachs
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-254 Part 3
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Survey Of Low-alloy Aircraft Steels Heat Treated To High-strength Levels

Author(s): George Sachs
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-254 Part 4
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Antifungal Antibiotics

Author(s): Frank L. Howard
Corporate Author: Agricultural Experiment Station, University Of Rhode Island
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 54-421
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Improved Structural Adhesives For Bonding Metals

Author(s): H. C. Engel
Corporate Author: Bloomingdale Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-156 Supplement 1
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Ceramic Coating Conference 27 And 28 May 1952

Author(s): Robert J. Brinkman, 1st L T, USAF
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-37
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 3. Compatibility Of Mil-G-3278 Synthetic Grease With Various Intimate Wraps And An-B-20 Pouches (Series A)

Author(s): N. A. Taras
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 3
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 5. The Performance Of Various Types Of Water-Vaporproof Barriers Containing Grease-Coated Parts

Author(s): M. A. Taras
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 5
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 6. The Performance Of Three Types Of Seals For Various Intimate Wraps With Mil-G-3278 Greases (Series E)

Author(s): M. A. Faras
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 6
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 10. Performance Of Plastic-Coated (Extruded) Aluminum-Foil Barriers As Intimate Wraps For Packaging Bearing Parts Coated With Synthetic Grease

Author(s): M. A. Taras; J. O. Bixby
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 10
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 12 The Effect Of Five Cleaning Procedures On Antifriction Bearings Packaged With Mil-G-J278 Greases

Author(s): R. A. Aubey
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 12
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Packaging Requirements For Bearings, Part 13 Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Antifriction Bearings Subiected To Cyclic Exposure And Rough Handling (Series F-F)

Author(s): R. K. Stern
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 13
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Packaging Requirenents For Bearings, Part 14 Performance Of Tin Cans Containing Antifriction Bearings And Commercial Motor Oils (Series E-E)

Author(s): A. A. Mohaupt
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-38 Part 14
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Investigation Of The Shelf Life Of Liquids In Polyethylene Bottles

Author(s): Jules Pinsky; A. R. Nielsen; James H. Parliman
Corporate Author: Plax Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-06
Report Number: WADC TR 53-133 Part 1
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Survey Of Low-Alloy Aircraft Steels Heat-Treated To High Strength Levels Part 2. Fatigue

Author(s): George Sachs
Corporate Author: Syracuse University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-254 Part 2
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Material Property Design Criteria For Large Magnesium - Alloy Castings

Author(s): Keith F. Finlay
Corporate Author: Northrop Aircraft, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-300
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A Study Of Synthetic Fur Ruffs

Author(s): R. M. Ellis. Jr, 1st Lt. Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-333
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The Creep Properties Of Metals Under Intermittent Stressing And Heating Conditions, Part 2. Intermittent Heating

Author(s): Lawrence A. Shepard; C. Dean Starr; Carl D. Wiseman; John E. Dorn
Corporate Author: University Of California
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-336 Part 2
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The Creep Properties Of Metals Under Intermittent Stressng And Heating Conditions, Part 3. Combined Intermittent Stressing And Heating

Author(s): Lawrence A. Shepard; C. Dean Starr; Carl D. Wiseman; John E. Dorn
Corporate Author: University Of California
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 53-336 Part 3
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Heat-Resistant Air Hose, Heat-Resistant Fuel And Oil Hose, And High-Pressure Fuel Hose

Author(s): Richard J. Meisinger; Theodore D. Ernst
Corporate Author: United States Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-372
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The Development Of Electrical Conducting Transparent Coatings For Acrylic Plastic Sheet

Author(s): George A. Dalin, Ph.D.; Robert W. Freedman, Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Balco Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-378
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The Development Of Electrical Conducting Transparent Coatings For Acrylic Plastic Sheet

Author(s): George A Dalin Ph.D.; Ivan Flores
Corporate Author: Balco Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-378 Part 2
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Production Of Sound Ductile Joints In Molybdenum

Author(s): M. L Jacobson; D. C. Martin; C. B. Voldrich
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Lnstitute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-401
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Investigation And Development Of Low-Temperature Adhesive Tape

Author(s): H. N. Homeyer, Jr.; J. H. Preston
Corporate Author: The Connecticut Hard Rubber Co.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-410
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Thermal And Area Stability Of Leather

Author(s): Herbert C. Hamel; Robert E. Merritt; William T. Roddy
Corporate Author: University Of Cincinnati
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-414
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The Influence Of Surface Treatment On The Fatigue Properties Of Titanium And Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Lars Thomassen; Maurice J. Sinnott; Albert W. Demmler, Jr.
Corporate Author: University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-437 Part 2
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Development Of Integral Fuel Tank Sealant Compound

Author(s): John M. Swider; Fanrk Hirosawa
Corporate Author: Coast Pro-Seal And Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-450
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The Development Of A Forgeable High-Strength, High-Temperature, Chromium-Rich, Chromium-Iron Alloy

Author(s): D. P, Moon; J A. Blank; A. M. Hall
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-451
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The Development Of A Forgeable High-Strength, High-Temperature, Chromium-Rich, Chromium-Iron Alloy

Author(s): D, P. Moon; H. A. Blank; A. M. Hall
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-451 Part 2
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Evaluation Of Dry-Film Lubricant Coatings

Author(s): William C. Hart, Major Usaf; Bernard Rubin
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-466 Part 1
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Dynamic Creep, Stress-Rupture, And Fatigue Properties Of 24s-T4 Aluminum At Elevated Temperatures, Part 1 - Unnotched Specimens

Author(s): Fred W. De Money; Benjamin J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 53-510 Part 1
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Development Of A Heat-Resistant Rain-Erosion-Resistant Coating

Author(s): F. A. Jeffries
Corporate Author: The Goodyear Tire And Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-511
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Fatigue Failure Under Resonant Vibration Conditions

Author(s): B. J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-20
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Butyl Inner Tube Compound For Aircraft Tires

Author(s): Emmett B. Reinbold
Corporate Author: The General Tire & Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-62
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