Accession Number : AD0164978
Title : Method of Preparing a Composite Explosive with a Water-Wet Energetic Compound.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Heller,Harry
Report Date : 29 MAY 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 2
Abstract : The patent describes a process for producing a solid energetic composition of the composite type wherein an energetic compound is dispersed in a resinous binder comprising: (a) mixing a water-wet energetic compound with resinous binder components comprising a liquid polymer and a liquid cross-linking agent, said polymer and cross-linking agent being denser than, insoluble in and higher boiling than water, (b) removing water from the mixture and (c) curing said mixture to form a solid energetic composite.
Descriptors : *Plastic bonded explosives, *Patents, RDX, Water, Wetting
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE