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Sabots for rifled guns

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ARL

A sabot petal having an axis parallel to or coinciding with the launch axis. The sabot petal is formed from a plurality of stacked sheets of composite material consisting of a fiber reinforcement and a polymer resin matrix. Each composite sheet is in a plane rotationally offset from the meridional plane which is defined by the launch axis and radial axis of the sabot petal's cylindrical coordinate system.

Inventors: 
Minnicino II, Michael A.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Machines and Processing
FIle Date: 
2014-01-27
Grant Date: 
2015-06-09
Grant time: 
498 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
9
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY