Participants who wish to have propellants characterized must bring a minimum of three(3) samples each of their cast propellants to be tested in standard 54mm grain casting tubes with associated liners as required here:
Each propellant must have three(3) successful firings to provide characterization data. Consider bringing enough for four(4) firings if needed.
Propellant in Casting Tubes (2)
||54mm X 3" each
Liners For Grains(1)
||54mm X 6" each
CHARACTERIZATION CASTERS & LINERS
54mm Casting Tubes & Liners are available from several sources. Please note AeroTech Casting Tubes & Liners, from RCS, will NOT fit our Test Cases. You can check the following sources at:
Again, do not obtain AeroTech Casting Tubes & Liners as they will NOT fit our Test Cases.
Chris Pearson will have 38mm & 54mm Casting Tubes and Liners available for purchase on site.
FLIGHT MOTOR CONFIRMATIONS
You may bring your own 54mm AeroTech Motors Cases loaded with your propellant. AeroTech 54mm motor cases WILL fit our Test Stands but you will not get pressure readings only a standard Thrust Curve.
You may bring any motors for Flight Certification. ALL hardware must be supplied by you. Any size Flight Motors are acceptable up to L Class provided they are in 29mm to 54mm motor cases.
Again you will only receive Thrust Curve data.
All formulas whether in Flight Motor Confirmations and/or especially in Characterization Tests MUST be supplied to staff or no firing will occur. If using ProPep 3 please bring your Data File.
Data Cards that will be used during MOTORFEST are available on site or in advance by clicking HERE. It is advisable to download these now and be prepared with your data in advance.