Accession Number : ADD001337

Title :   Process for Promoting an Oxide for Use in a Pyrotechnic Composition.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Lipscomb,Charles A , Jr

Report Date : 28 Jun 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The present invention relates to a method of increasing the heat of combustion of an oxide which is to be used in a pyrotechnic composition. It provides a method to increase the heat of combustion of zinc oxide and ferric oxide which is to be used in pyrotechnic munitions such as red phosphorus smokes and hygroscopic chloride (HC) smokes.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Heat of combustion, *Oxides, *Pyrotechnics, Iron oxides, Smoke, Military equipment

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE