Tidewater and weather-exposure tests on metals used in aircraft

Mutchler, Willard (National Bureau of Standards) Galvin, W G (National Bureau of Standards)
naca-tn-736
November 1939


Tidewater and weather-exposure tests on various aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys, and stainless steels are now being conducted by the National Bureau of Standards. Exposures were begun in June 1938 and, according to present plans, are to continue over a 3-year period. The methods of exposure and the materials being investigated are described and the more important results obtained up to the conclusion of the first year's exposure are reported.

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