Accession Number : ADD001152

Title :   Process for Making Whisker-Like Crystals of Ammonium Perchlorate.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hills,Marian E ; Ayres,William M

Report Date : 11 Mar 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The patent discloses a process for producing whisker-like crystals of micron and submicron size of ammonium perchlorate which comprises feeding a solution of ammonium perchlorate through a silicone-coated porous glass tube. These crystals are used as an ingredient in explosives, pyrotechnic compositions and propellant compositions for solid fuel rockets.

Descriptors :   *Whiskers(Crystals), *Ammonium perchlorate, *Patents, Crystal growth, Solid rocket propellants, Explosives

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Crystallography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE