Accession Number : ADA117695

Title :   Explosives Instrumentation Group Trial 6/77-Propellant Fire Trials (Series Two).

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : MATERIALS RESEARCH LABS ASCOT VALE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Walters,I J ; Pleckauskas,A V

PDF Url : ADA117695

Report Date : Oct 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : A series of fire trails were carried out for the Operational Safety Committee to determine the effect of packaging and containerization on the hazard categorization of AR5401, and by similarity AR2201, when those propellants are subjected to a fuel fire as may be experienced when transported on board ship. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Propellants, *Fire hazards, *Small arms ammunition, Cook off, Fire safety, Storage, Ammunition containers, Shipping containers, Explosives, Packaging, Low costs, Test methods, Test and evaluation, Australia, Foreign technology

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE