Stainless Steel Fiber Organic Matrix Composites for Cryogenic Application

  • R. L. Kolek
  • R. D. Blaugher
  • J. L. McCabria
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 24)


Advanced-fiber-reinforced structural composites appear to be extremely attractive for cryogenic applications which require a high strength-to-weight ratio. Some of the composite applications currently being pursued are advanced versions of ac superconducting generators for airborne use [1] and lightweight superconducting MHD magnets [2].


Hoop Stress Thermal Expansion Mismatch Expansion Property Stainless Steel Fiber Structural Containment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Kolek
    • 1
  • R. D. Blaugher
    • 1
  • J. L. McCabria
    • 2
  1. 1.Westinghouse Research LaboratoriesPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Westinghouse Aerospace Electrical DivisionLimaUSA

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