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Forging Long Shafts On Disks
Author and Affiliation:
Tilghman, Chris(United Technologies Corp.)
Askey, William(United Technologies Corp.)
Hopkins, Steven(United Technologies Corp.)
Abstract: Isothermal-forging apparatus produces long shafts integral with disks. Equipment based on modification of conventional isothermal-forging equipment, required stroke cut by more than half. Enables forging of shafts as long as 48 in. (122 cm) on typical modified conventional forging press, otherwise limited to making shafts no longer than 18 in. (46cm). Removable punch, in which forged material cools after plastic deformation, essential novel feature of forging apparatus. Technology used to improve such products as components of gas turbines and turbopumps and of other shaft/disk parts for powerplants, drive trains, or static structures.
Publication Date: Aug 01, 1989
Document ID:
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 89B10420
Report/Patent Number: MFS-28288
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 13; 8; P. 79
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center; Huntsville, AL, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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