Accession Number : AD0165101

Title :   Static Discharge for Electro-Explosive Devices.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Menichelli,Vincent J.

Report Date : 21 AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a static discharge device for an electro-explosive having a pair of electrical lead wires with a bridge element connected there across and in contact with an explosive charge. The bridge element has saw tooth edges positioned away from the explosive charge to provide multiple selective static breakdown points.

Descriptors :   *Explosives initiators, *Static dischargers, *Patents, Explosives, Static electricity, Bridge wires

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE