Accession Number : AD0785205

Title :   Combustion Mechanism of Particles of Aluminum-Magnesium Alloys,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Popov,E. I. ; Kashporov,L. Ya. ; Maltsev,V. M. ; Breiter,A. L.

Report Date : 23 AUG 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The authors have studied the combustion process of individual particles of aluminum-magnesium alloys under atmospheric pressure. The particles contained 5, 10, 20, 50, 70, 90, and 95% magnesium and were prepared in the form of spheres measuring from 100 to 600 micrometers. The studied particle was placed on the point of a tungsten needle and burned in air or in the flame of compressed mixtures of ammonium perchlorate and urotropine, which have calculated temperatures of 2500, 2700, and 3100K. In the case of combustion in air the particles were ignited from a miniature Silit rod, heated by an electrical current. The combustion process was studied with a movie camera with magnification of up to x10.

Descriptors :   *Aluminum alloys, *Magnesium alloys, *Powder metals, *Combustion, Burning rate, Particles, Flames, Chemical composition, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE