Photo Gallery – Balloon Testing

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Photo 1

There were many high pressure air tests to test materials and or seams.

Photo 2

This was one of many adhesive strength tests.

Photo 3

The test rig allowed a controlled pressure to 10” on water pressure.

Photo 4

Adhesives included, spray glue (3M HS90), the painted version of that, white glue and adhesive transfer film.

Photo 5

Many tests.

Photo 6

This was poly Ethelene tubing as a concept for pressurized air to control jets.

Photo 7

: Early concept for rigging a deflation port in the 60’ tet.

Photo 8

Testing ‘crows feet’ attachment .

Photo 9

Testing ‘crows feet’ attachment .

Photo 10

Weight Testing.

Photo 11

Weight Testing.