Accession Number : AD0286544

Title :   DESIGN AND OPERATION OF THE THERMAL SENSITIVITY APPARATUS

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : WENOGRAD, JOSEPH ; HOLSBERG, PETER J.

Report Date : 15 JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Recent studies at the Naval Ordnance Laboratory were conducted to gain further information on the sensitivity of organic high explosive materials. A thermal sensitivity method has resulte in which small, highly confined explosive samples are heated vhis investigation describes in considerabl detail the design features an operational procedures of the apparatus used f r the measurement of thermal sensitivity. (Author)

Descriptors :   *EXPLOSIVES, *TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE ELEMENTS, HIGH EXPLOSIVE AMMUNITION, HIGH TEMPERATURE, MEASUREMENT, TEST EQUIPMENT, TEST METHODS.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE