28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-12.2.3
EVALUATION AND CORRELATION OF INTER-LABORATORY RESULTS FROM A RAIN EROSION TEST CAMPAIGN
E. F. Tobin, T. M. Young, D. Raps*
Univ. of Limerick, Ireland; *EADS IW, Germany
Keywords: rain erosion, liquid droplet impact, leading edge coatings
The primary objectives of this work were to: (1) rank and evaluate the erosion resistance of standard in-service leading edge materials due to repeated high-velocity water droplet impacts, and (2) correlate the results from different European rain erosion test facilities using mass loss and roughness measurements.
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