Accession Number : ADD001119
Title : Plastic Bonded Smoke.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Gerber,Melvin N ; Reaves,Woodrow W
Report Date : 10 Apr 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent relates to an improved method of manufacture of a smoke mix and a smoke mix composition for use in munitions, the improvement being a structure having a smoke producing material and an oxidizing material, such as potassium chlorate, bonded together by a polymer system. The bonding is accomplished by mixing the oxidizing material, smoke producing material, and polymer system to a homogeneous mixture which is a castable or extruable mass; casting or extruding the mass into a desired geometric configuration for use in munitions; and allowing the mass to cure.
Descriptors : *Smoke munitions, *Patents, Polymers, Oxidizers, Bonding, Casting, Extrusion
Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE