Accession Number : AD0908916

Title :   Explosives Test and Evaluation Facilities,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Kerstetter, D. D.

Report Date : 22 DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 97

Abstract : This report is provided as a reference document for explosive hardware. The successful development of explosive devices used in ordnance or other defense or space application requires a rigorous test and evaluation program to assure high reliability in use, and a high factor of safety in handling. The NOL explosives test failities are utilized for such test and evaluation programs. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ORDNANCE LABORATORIES), (*EXPLOSIVES, TEST FACILITIES), (*TEST FACILITIES, NAVAL RESEARCH, ORDNANCE, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, VIBRATION, HUMIDITY CABINETS, IMPACT TESTS, HANDLING, EJECTION, SALT SPRAY TESTS, VIBRATORS(MECHANICAL), THERMAL SHOCK, DROP TESTS, SHOCK(MECHANICS), LEAK DETECTORS, PRESSURE VESSELS, FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE), CENTRIFUGES, SIMULATION, SAFETY.

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE