Accession Number : AD0164370

Title :   Combustion Tailoring of Solid Propellants by Oxidizer Encasement.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Geisler,Robert L.

Report Date : 19 DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : In the patent solid rocket fuel particles such as aluminum, beryllium, magnesium, or boron are encased in an oxidizer by crystallizing the oxidizer onto the fuel particles. Encasement of the fuel particles before binding with a binder matrix enhances the combustion efficiency of the propellant.

Descriptors :   *Solid rocket propellants, *Combustion, *Patents, Production, Crystallization, Coatings, Oxidizers, Propellant grains, Ammonium perchlorate

Subject Categories : Combustion and Ignition
      Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE