Accession Number : ADD000939
Title : Coloured Smoke Production.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Bachusky,Wayne J ; Levesque,Rodolphe J
Report Date : 12 Jun 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 2
Abstract : The invention provides a process for producing an intense, persistent coloured smoke, wherein a mixture of VOCl3 and a stabilizer, e.g. concentrated sodium hydroxide, which intensifies and prolongs the color of the smoke, is released into the atmosphere. Also provided is a packaged composition for providing such a smoke, which comprises a sealed frangible container containing a mixture of VOCl3 and a stabilizer of said type.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Smoke generators, Pyrotechnics, Colors, Vanadium compounds, Oxychlorides, Formulations, Packaging
Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE