Accession Number : AD0757935

Title :   The Effect of Ignition of Small Quantities of Initiators in Laboratory Vessels of Glass and Polythene,

Corporate Author : EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENT WALTHAM ABBEY (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Lamnevik,S. ; Bostrom,A.

Report Date : DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : The distribution of vessel fragments has been investigated in some simulated accidents with small quantities of initiators in laboratory vessels of glass and polythene. The injuries to dummy hands were studied. The work has led to some simple rules when working with initiators in the laboratory. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, SAFETY), LABORATORY EQUIPMENT, GLASS, PLASTICS, CONTAINERS, EXPLOSIONS, SWEDEN

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE