Describes a pneumatic de-icing system consisting of a flexible tube, or tubes contained in a rubber sleeve. When ice forms, pressurized air is introduced, the tube expands and produces tensile stress on the ice. Results of tests of the device and of Parafil ropes (Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd), are noted.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Scott Polar Research Institute

    Lensfield Road
    Cambridge CB2 1ER,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 343-344
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00037568
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Arctic Institute of North America
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 10 1973 12:00AM