Accession Number : ADD000175
Title : Device to Prevent Accidental Ignition of Electro-Explosives from Electrostatic Discharge.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Petrick,John T
Report Date : 05 Feb 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent concerns a conductive structure connected to an electroexplosive device casing and extending into close proximity to igniter electrical lead wires at a place where discharge of stray electrostatic charges across a spark gap from one or both of said lead wires to the conductive means will not cause ignition of the electroexplosive devices.
Descriptors : *Explosives, *Electrostatic charge, *Safety equipment, *Patents, Spark gaps, Static electricity, Electric discharges, Electric bridges
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE