Accession Number : ADD001102

Title :   Blast Shield for Explosive Devices Including Linear Shaped Charges.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Voigt,H William , Jr ; Gulbierz,Joseph ; Yearwood,Charles

Report Date : 23 Jan 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent concerns an explosive apparatus, a shaped charge, shielding means, comprising a progressively deformable sheet of material having an inner and an outer flange for restricting the blast effect and for limiting the travel of blast fragments, and an energy absorbing means. Such an apparatus can be used in industry and commerce, e.g. to provide emergency exits in commercial passenger aircraft.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Shielding, *Shaped charges, Blast, Passenger aircraft, Emergencies, Exits, Explosive charges, Energy absorbers, Laminated plastics

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE