Accession Number : ADA310137

Title :   Study of M831A1 Obturator Band Assembly, Problems, and Solution.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 1995,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL N J CLOSE COMBAT ARMAMENTS CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Manole, Leon ; Gilman, Stewart ; Rice, Bill ; Munoz, Manny ; Osterndorf, John

PDF Url : ADA310137

Report Date : MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : This report details the testing that was done to evaluate various methods to assemble obturators onto the M831A1. The obturators were assembled to the M831A1 using four different methods and subjected to various temperature humidity conditions. The swelling of the obturator was measured and recorded for comparison. In addition, pass/fail was recorded for a ring gage test.

Descriptors :   *AMMUNITION, TEST AND EVALUATION, RINGS, GAGES, HUMIDITY, TRACER AMMUNITION, HIGH EXPLOSIVE AMMUNITION, ANTITANK AMMUNITION, OBTURATION(BALLISTICS).

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE