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Pyroid® pyrolytic graphite for Rocket nozzles

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Rocket Nozzles
Pyroid® pyrolytic graphite has a long history of successful operation as a material of choice for solid propellant rocket exhaust nozzles, throat inserts, and guide vanes.

Pyrolytic graphite is an excellent thermal insulator in the direction normal to the deposition layer planes. The material offers the lowest known erosion resistance of any material operating under severe conditions up to flame temperatures of 3,600 oC (6,500 oF).

The best erosion resistance is achieved by exposing the pyrolytic graphite layer plane to the hot discharge gases. When used in this orientation for best erosion resistance, the inherent insulating properties in the material leads to a rapid rise in nozzle surface temperature and a significant reduction in the heat leakage along the nozzle body, promoting a near stoichiometric combustion process.

Pyroid® pyrolytic graphite is also available as a nozzle throat insert, compatible with most composite.

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