Accession Number : AD0683469

Title :   RESULTS OF LABORATORY STUDIES ON TRIEX-8 DEXTRINATED LEAD AZIDE.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER N J FELTMAN RESEARCH LABS

Personal Author(s) : Avrami,Louis ; Jackson,Henry J.

Report Date : FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : Laboratory tests including the 100C vacuum stability test, DTA, TGA, x-ray diffraction analysis, impact sensitivity and electrostatic spark sensitivity were conducted on two different samples of dextrinated lead azide. One of the two samples was 25 years old while the other was recently manufactured. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DETONATORS, LEAD COMPOUNDS), (*LEAD COMPOUNDS, AZIDES), DEGRADATION, THERMAL STABILITY, VACUUM, IMPACT TESTS, SENSITIVITY, X RAY DIFFRACTION, PHOTOMICROGRAPHY, ELECTROSTATIC FIELDS, THERMOGRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS, DIFFERENTIAL THERMAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE