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