Accession Number : AD0809267

Title :   DESIGN, FABRICATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF A SINGLE EXPLOSION CELL FOR THE REPETITIVE EXPLOSION DEVICE FOR SOIL DISPLACEMENT.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TX DEPT OF AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH

Personal Author(s) : Hemion, Roger H. ; Brown, Robinson

Report Date : 07 FEB 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : A mechanism for excavation and displacement of soil by the direct action of high pressure gases resulting from combustion of air and hydrocarbon fuels is described. The task herein accomplished was the design, fabrication and proof testing by firing of a single, explosion cell of 19 cubic feet capacity as a unit element of this mechanism. (Author)

Descriptors :   *SOILS, *EXPLOSIVES, *EARTH HANDLING EQUIPMENT, REMOVAL, EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, IGNITERS, FUELS, HYDROCARBONS, COMBUSTION, AIR.

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE