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