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Fabrication of Structural Cellular GlassSurface layer quickly heated and compressed. Postcellulation skin densification uses gas burners to head lower surface of material and pinch rollers to compress heated-surface layer. Useful for manufacturing large low cost, parabolic dish solar collectors.
Document ID
19830000223
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Mitchell, W. D. (Solaramics, Inc.)
Maxwell, D. J. (Solaramics, Inc.)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
October 1, 1983
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 7
Issue: 4
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number
NPO-15731
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.