Accession Number : ADD000761

Title :   Method of Forming Fragmentation Wrap for Explosive Weapons.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Shea,Frank M

Report Date : 22 Apr 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The patent describes a method of manufacturing fragmentation wrap which provides for the progressive flattening, controlled or preselected depth shearing and/or indenting of hot or cold rolled steel. The method fabricates a fragmentation sheet of relatively heavy gauge metal for explosive weapons having predefined fragmentation shapes formed therein.

Descriptors :   *Fragmentation warheads, *Fabrication, *Patents, Cutting, Pressing(Forming), Dies, Machine shop practice

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE