Accession Number : ADD000148

Title :   Delay Timer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Salton,Frank G ; Silverstein,Abraham

Report Date : 22 Jan 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes an electronic timer providing an accurate time delay comprising two oppositely charged capacitors connected in series with a resistor. One capacitor is smaller than the other and upon having the series circuit closed, it receives charge from the other capacitor. Upon passing through zero volts, an SCR is triggered setting off a squib.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Delay circuits, Electric igniters, Primers, Timing circuits, Capacitors, Silicon controlled rectifiers

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE