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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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Synthetic Rubbers From Carbon-Fluorine Compounds

Author(s): Frank A. Bovey
Corporate Author: Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-197 Part 5
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A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Mary M. Sokas, Capt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 2
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Theoretical Investigation Of The Effects Of Molecular Weight, Side Chain Branching, And Irradiation On The Mechanism Of Transfer Of Materials Through Polyethylene.

Author(s): Bent, Henry A.; Pinsky, Jules
Corporate Author: Plax Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-133 Part 3 Supplement 1
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The Creep Properties Of Metals Under Intermittent Stressing And Heating Conditions, Part 4. Creep Results For Alclad 7075-T6 Aluminum Alloy And Comparison With Results For Other Materials

Author(s): N. H. G. Daniels; H, B. Masuda; John E. Dorn
Corporate Author: University Of California
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-336 Part 4
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Polynuclear Aromatic Compounds For High Temperature Lubricants

Author(s): Charles F. Raley, Jr.
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 53-337 Part 3
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A Review Of The Air Force Materials Research And Development Program

Author(s): Helen E. Hines; Ruth F. Walden
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 53-373 Supplement 3
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Quantitative Analysis Of Elastomers Through The Infrared Spectra Of Their Pyrolyzates

Author(s): Freeman F. Bentley
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-268
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Investigation Of The Compressive, Bearing, And Sheer Creep-Rupture Properties Of Aircraft Structural Metals And Joints At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Frank J. Vawter; Glen J. Guarnieri; Luke A. Yerkovich; George Derrick
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-270 Part 2
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Development Of Titanium-Base Alloys For Elevated Temperature Application

Author(s): William F. Carew; Frank A. Crossley; Donald J. Mcpherson
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-278 Part 3
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Research for Low-Application-Temperature, Electrically Conducting, Transparent Coatings For Aircraft Windshields and Related Components

Author(s): Paul Schall, Jr.; Edwin H. Layer; Leonard H. Mauk; Robert E. Barrett; Edwin H. Lougher; Earl R. Olson; Harvey L. Goering
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-325 Part 2
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Investigation On Notch Sensitivity Of Heat-Resistant Alloys At Elevated Temperatures, Supplement 1. Apparent Volume Increase Due To Triaxial Stresses

Author(s): Capt. W. E. Dirkes
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-391 Supplement 1
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Development Of Schematic Analytical Procedures For Synthetic Lubricants And Their Additives

Author(s): Josef J. E. Schmidt; Francis S. Bonomo; John R. Hobaugh
Corporate Author: Denver Research Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-464 Part 2
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Evaluation And Development Of Plastic Laminated Backing Board Materials

Author(s): Charles C. Surland
Corporate Author: The United States Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-474 Part 2
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Development Of Dyeing Formulations For Wool/Synthetic Blends For USAF Shade Blue 84

Author(s): Robert J. Peirent; Adolph Katz
Corporate Author: Lowell Technological Institute Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 54-612
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A Survey Of The Effect Of Austenitizing Temperature And Rate Of Continuous Cooling On The Structure And 700 Degrees F To 1200 Degrees F Properties Of Three Low-Alloyed Steels

Author(s): Kenneth P. MacKay, A. Philip Coldren, Adron I. Rush, And James W. Freeman
Corporate Author: University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-388
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Study Of The Effect Of Twist In Yarns On Parachute Fabrics

Author(s): Chauncey C. Chu, Charles A. Lermond And Milton M. Platt
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-104
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Development Of Chemically Resistant, High Temperature Protective Fabric

Author(s): A. S. Kidwell
Corporate Author: The Connecticut Hard Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-324
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The Effect Of Static Mean Stress On The Damping Properties Of Materials

Author(s): Neal L. Person And Benjamin J. Lazan
Corporate Author: University Of Minnesota
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-497
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Materials-Property-Design Criteria For Metals. Part 3: Fatigue Evaluation Of Magnesium Alloys

Author(s): W. S. Hyler, F. H. Lyon
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institue
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-150 Part 3
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Investigation Of The Compressive, Bearing And Shear Creep-Rupture Properties Of Aircraft Structural Metals And Joints At Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): F. J. Vawter; G. J. Guarnieri; L. A. Yerkovich; G. Derrick
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 54-270 Part 1
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Development Of Austenitic Iron-Base Sheet Alloy

Author(s): Roy R. Rothermel
Corporate Author: Crucible Steel Company Of America
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 54-472 Part 2
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Electrodeposition Of Titanium

Author(s): Walter E. Reid, Jr.; Jean H. Connor; Abner Brenner
Corporate Author: National Bureau Of Standards
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-485 Part 3
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Precipitation Hardening And Embrittlement Of High-Strength Titanium Alloys

Author(s): A. J. Griest; J. R. Doig; P. D. Frost; C. M. Schwartz
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-355 Part 3
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Improvement Of Colorfastness Properties On United States Air Force Fabrics

Author(s): Robert J. Peirent; Roland E. Derby, Jr.; George O. Langlais
Corporate Author: Lowell Technological Institute Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-611
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Hydrogen Contamination In Titanium And Titanium Alloys Part II. Comparison Of Various Methods For Hydrogen Analysis

Author(s): John W. Seeger, 1st Lt, Usaf; Jack A. Winstead, 1st Lt, Usaf
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 54-616 Part 2
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Hydrogen Contamination In Titanium And Titanium Alloys Part III. Strain Aging Hydrogen Embrittlement In Alpha-Beta Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Harris M. Burte
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 54-616 Part 3
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Preliminary Microscopic Studies of Cermets at High Temperatures

Author(s): Thomas S. Shevlin; Herbert W. Newkirk; E. George Stevens; Harold M. Greenhouse
Corporate Author: The Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-33 Part 2
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Investigation And Development Of High-Temperature Structural Adhesives

Author(s): Kenneth L. Mchugh
Corporate Author: The Connecticut Hard Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-98 Part 2
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Investigation And Development Of High-Temperature Structural Adhesives

Author(s): Alfred S. Kidwell; Kenneth L. Mchugh
Corporate Author: The Connecticut Hard Rubber
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-98 Part 3
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Notch Sensitivity Of Heat-Resistant Alloys At Elevated Temperatures, Part 2. Analysis Of Notched-Bar Rupture Life In Terms Of Smooth-Bar Properties

Author(s): Howard R. Voorhees; James W. Freeman
Corporate Author: University Of Michigan
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-175 Part 2
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Pilot Production Of Promising Elevated Temperature Titanium-Base Alloys

Author(s): Donald J. McPherson
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation, Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-546
AD Number: AD0091223
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Joining Of Molybdenum

Author(s): William N. Platte
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 54-17 Part 3
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Organosiloxane Polymers Containing Polar Groups In The Side Chains

Author(s): Victor D. Aftandilian; Eugene G. Rochow
Corporate Author: Harvard University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 54-102 Part 2
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Physical And Chemical Laboratory Evaluation Of Experimental Silicate Base High Temperature Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): H. M. Schiefer
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-07
Report Number: WADC TR 55-89 Part 3
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Flourine-Containing Polyethers

Author(s): Ogden R. Pierce; Donald D. Smith; Robert M. Murch
Corporate Author: Dow Corning Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-193 Part 2
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Investigation Of Condensation Type Elastomers

Author(s): George C. Schweiker; Russell R. White; Ruolph N. Deleo
Corporate Author: Hooker Electrochemical Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-221 Part 2
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Basic Factors In The Formation And Stability Of Non-Soap Lubricating Greases

Author(s): John J. Chessick, And Albert C. Zettlemoyer
Corporate Author: Lehigh University
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 55-240 Part 2
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The Rain Erosion Of Aircraft Materials

Author(s): Roy R. Lapp, Raymond H. Stutzman and Norman E. Wahl
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-308
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Weathering Of Glass-Fabric-Base Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Fred Werren And B. G. Heebink
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory, Forest Service, U. S. Department Of Agriculture
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-319
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Investigation Of Heat Resistant Polyester Laminates

Author(s): Morman E. Wahl And Harold M. Preston
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 55-342
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Polymers and Copolymers Of N-1, 1-Dihydrofluoroalkyl Acrylamides

Author(s): Fred W. Knobloch
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-374
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Investigation of Protective Coating to Decrease Vulnerability of Aircraft to Thermal Radiation

Author(s): Austin O. Allen; Robert W. Perry; Thomas M. Murray; Felix Liberti; Thomas W. Walsh;
Corporate Author: Vita-Var Corporation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-258
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Meteorological And Solar Radiation Data College, Alaska

Author(s): WM. S. Wilson
Corporate Author: University Of Alaska
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-175 Part 2
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The Investigation Of The Preparation Of Acrylon Rubber Modifications Utilizing Copolymer And Terpolymer Systems

Author(s): B. David Halper; wolf Karo
Corporate Author: Monomer-Polymer The Borden Company-Chemical Division
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-206
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Performance Characteristics Of Cushioning Materials Impacted Under A Heavy Weight High Impact Shock Machine

Author(s): E. N. Sabbagh
Corporate Author: Lowell Technological Institute Research Foundation
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-02
Report Number: WADC TR 55-229
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Production Of Metallized Fibers For Dipole Chaff

Author(s): C. L. Emerson, Jr. And George E. Niles
Corporate Author: Emerson & Cuming, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-255
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Development Of Electrically Conductive Transparent Coatings For Acrylic Plastic

Author(s): Myron A. Coler, Arnold S. Louis, John C. Kalbach
Corporate Author: Markite Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-272
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Room-Temperature-Vulcanizing Silicone Adhesive

Author(s): Aldo J. De Francesco
Corporate Author: The Connecticut Hard Rubber Company
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-289
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Development Of High Tenacity-Heat Stable Dacron Yarns

Author(s): Robert J. Coskren And Thomas T. Constantine
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 55-297
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The Effect Of Grain Size And Structural Variables On The Stabilization Of Titanium Alloys

Author(s): Frank C. Holden, Horace R. Ogden, Robert I. Jaffee
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-01
Report Number: WADC TR 55-310
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