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Shock Mounting for Heavy MachinesElastomeric bearings eliminate extraneous forces. Rocket thrust transmitted from motor to load cells via support that absorbs extraneous forces so they do not affect accuracy of thrust measurements. Adapter spoked cone fits over forward end of rocket motor. Shock mounting developed for rocket engines under test used as support for heavy machines, bridges, or towers.
Document ID
19830000420
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Thompson, A. R. (Thiokol Corp.)
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 1984
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MACHINERY
Report/Patent Number
MFS-25888
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.