Aerojet Rocketdyne Installs Rocket Motor Casting Bell as Camden Large Solid Rocket Motor Development Facility Nears Completion
The vacuum chamber casting bell was relocated from Aerojet Rocketdyne’s
“The installation of the casting bell is a major milestone as
The casting bell is a vacuum chamber that eliminates air bubbles that can otherwise form when propellant is poured into solid rocket motor casings. The chamber also serves as an oven that heats the propellant during the curing process, and then cools it back down to ambient temperature.
The expansion plan included investing in new infrastructure and creating more than 140 jobs by 2021. Working in partnership with the
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Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.