Effect of phosphate coatings on temperature of metal parts exposed to flame environments

George C. Fryburg, Norman H. Katz, Sidney L. Simon
naca-tn-3279
Jul 1956


The effect of phosphate coatings on the temperature of metal specimens placed in a flame was investigated. Since flames contain large numbers of atoms and radicals that react on metal surface liberating heat, it was thought that a phosphate coating might decrease the temperature of the metal by poisoning the surface to these reactions.

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