Accession Number : AD0716790

Title :   Minutes of the Explosives Safety Seminar (12th) Held at Sheraton-Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee on 25-27 August 1970

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EXPLOSIVES SAFETY BOARD ALEXANDRIA VA

PDF Url : AD0716790

Report Date : Aug 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 536

Abstract : Contents: Transportation of hazardous material; New applications of ammonium nitrate slurry explosives; Safety tests of explosives transport trucks; Containerization of explosives; Explosive classification and hazard evaluation of pyrotechnic compounds under transport, processing and storage conditions; Grounding of explosives loading and storage facilities; Automation of defuzing operations; Explosives hazard classification procedures; Hazards of plastic packaging materials, and Possible solutions to environmental pollution associated with distruction of ammunition and explosives.

Descriptors :   *AMMUNITION, *EXPLOSIVES, CLASSIFICATION, CONTAINERS, EXPLOSIONS, FIRE SAFETY, FUZES(ORDNANCE), NITRATES, PACKAGING, PLASTICS, PYROTECHNICS, SAFETY, STORAGE, SYMPOSIA, TRANSPORTATION

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE