Accession Number : ADD000550

Title :   Sodium Azide Gas Generator Propellants.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Crescenzo,Frank G

Report Date : 27 Jun 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The patent application relates to a method whereby the burning rate of sodium azide containing gas generator pellets can be controlled by varying the amounts of binder materials used, by using certain hereinafter specified additives, or by varying the particle size of the sodium azide used. By controlling the burning rate of the pellets, the amount of gas produced in a given time is controlled.

Descriptors :   *Gas generator engines, *Burning rate, Patents, Gas generating systems, Lead azides, Pellets, Binders, Hybrid rocket engines

Subject Categories : Combustion and Ignition
      Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE