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