Laser Test Up to 5200ºF (2871ºC)
Melt infiltrated Cf/ZrC and Cf/Zr-Si-C composite panels were tested at the Air Force LHMEL-I facility using laser heating and Mach 0.7 airflow.
Weight change was minimal following tests up to 5200F for 300 seconds.
|Material||Duration,sec||Heat Flux W/cm2||Peak Temperature, F|
|Weight change,g||Weight change/area, g/in2|