Glass Microtape

  • Richard A. Humphrey
Conference paper


Progress toward the making of research specimens of an entirely different filament-wound structure is described. Glass-fiber-reinforced plastics have been shown by others to have mechanical properties superior to most metals at cryogenic temperatures. However, the resin phase is permeable to hydrogen.


Vertical Temperature Profile Resin Layer Leakage Path Resin Phase Sive Loading 


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Copyright information

© Plenum Press 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Humphrey
    • 1
  1. 1.DeBell & Richardson, Inc.HazardvilleUSA

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