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Stiff, Strong Splice For A Composite Sandwich StructureNew type of splice for composite sandwich structure reduces peak shear stress in structure. Layers of alternating fiber orientation interposed between thin ears in adhesive joint. Developed for structural joint in spar of helicopter rotor blade, increases precision of control over thickness of adhesive at joint. Joint easy to make, requires no additional pieces, and adds little weight.
Document ID
19910000410
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Schmaling, D. (United Technologies Corp.)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1991
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 15
Issue: 8
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number
ARC-11743
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.