Accession Number : ADA017519
Title : Process Improvement for Automated Loading of Propellant Flash Reducers; Preliminary Design Concepts.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. 11 Sep 74-26 Feb 75,
Corporate Author : FMC CORP SANTA CLARA CALIF ENGINEERED SYSTEMS DIV
Personal Author(s) : Slemmons,Arthur J.
Report Date : MAR 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 209
Abstract : FMC engineers generated 6 alternate concepts for process improvements for automated loading of propellant flash reducers for 155 mm and 8-inch ammunition modeled the critical processes, evaluated the concepts, and demonstrated their feasibility to Picatinny Arsenal personnel. The Contracting Officer approved one concept, which FMC developed into a detailed engineering concept layout. FMC recommends further work to complete the development.
Descriptors : *Ammunition components, *Flashless propellants, *Production control, Automation, Machines, Potassium compounds, Nitrates, Processing equipment
Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE