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Record 10 of 9659
Stiff, Strong Splice For A Composite Sandwich Structure
Author and Affiliation:
Schmaling, D.(United Technologies Corp.)
Abstract: New 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.
Publication Date: Aug 01, 1991
Document ID:
19910000410
(Acquired Nov 04, 1995)
Accession Number: 91B10410
Subject Category: FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number: ARC-11743
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 15; 8; P. 84
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Ames Research Center; Moffett Field, CA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: COMPOSITE MATERIALS; SANDWICH STRUCTURES; SPLICING
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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