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Lightning Protection for Composite Aircraft StructuresLightning protection system consisting of two layers of aluminum foil separated by layer of dielectric material protects graphite/epoxy composite structures on aircraft. Protective layer is secondarily applied lightning protection system, prime advantage of which is nullification of thermal and right angle effect of lightning arc attachment to graphite/epoxy laminate.
Document ID
19840000120
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Olson, G. O. (The Boeing Co.)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1985
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 8
Issue: 3
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MECHANICS
Report/Patent Number
LAR-12879
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.