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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE