NASA Spinoff Database: Aircraft Ducting

NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 1996
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-50
Category: Transportation
Origin: Propulsion Laboratory Tests

Abstract:
Templeman Industries developed the Ultra-Seal Ducting System, an environmental composite air duct with a 50 percent weight savings over current metallic ducting, but could not find a commercial facility with the ability to test it. Marshall Space Flight Center conducted a structural evaluation of the duct, equivalent to 86 years of take-offs and landings in an aircraft. Boeing Commercial Airplane Group and McDonnell Douglas Corporation are currently using the ducts.

Full Article:
http://hdl.handle.net/hdl:2060/20020079097

Page Number in Published book: 62
Manufacturer: TEMPLEMAN INDUSTRIES
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