Accession Number : AD0163848

Title :   High Temperature-Resistant Waterproof Caseless Primer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Quinlan,Joseph B. ; Van Artsdalen,Earl F.

Report Date : 17 OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a combustible primer for use with caseless small arms ammunition, the primer being resistant to water, and elevated temperatures and less prone to accidental ignition and cook-off. The primer pellet is completely surrounded by energetic, high-temperature resistant, waterproofing seals, none of which require any liquid binder for room temperature pressure bonding thereof.

Descriptors :   (*PRIMERS, *PATENTS), (*SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION, *COMPLETE ROUNDS), EXPLOSIVES, MOISTUREPROOFING, SENSITIVITY, COOK OFF, TEMPERATURE

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE