Accession Number : AD0688423

Title :   THE EFFECT OF THE PARTICLE SIZE OF SODIUM NITRATE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF FLARE COMPOSITIONS,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AMMUNITION DEPOT CRANE IND

Personal Author(s) : Howlett,Sydney L.

Report Date : 01 APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : The particle size of sodium nitrate is shown to have a significant effect upon the performance of illuminating flare composition. Possible mechanisms of the propagation of a flame front through a pressed pyrotechnic composition are proposed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLARES, NITRATES), (*NITRATES, PARTICLE SIZE), FLAME PROPAGATION, SODIUM COMPOUNDS, MAGNESIUM, PERMEABILITY

Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
      Crystallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE