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Heat Radiators for Electromagnetic PumpsReport proposes use of carbon/carbon composite radiators in electromagnetic coolant pumps of nuclear reactors on spacecraft. Carbon/carbon composite materials function well at temperatures in excess of 2,200 K. Aluminum has melting temperature of only 880 K.
Document ID
19860000469
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Campana, R. J. (GA Technologies, Inc.)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1986
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 10
Issue: 5
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MACHINERY
Report/Patent Number
NPO-16458
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.