The Development of a New Cryogenic Gasket for Liquid-Oxygen Service

  • F. M. Wilson
  • J. W. Feldmann
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 10)


The use of cryogenic fluids in rockets and missiles has resulted in a need for expanding knowledge of cryogenic engineering. One of the more acute problems encountered has been the static sealing of cryogenic fuel lines. The work described in this paper, while specifically oriented for the Saturn V launch vehicle, has application wherever LOX gaskets are required.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. M. Wilson
    • 1
  • J. W. Feldmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Narmco Research & DevelopmentA Division of Whittaker CorporationSan DiegoUSA

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