Accession Number : ADD001402

Title :   Solvent Process for Production of Composite Propellants Using Hexane and HMX.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : McDevitt,John P ; Chang,Marguerite S

Report Date : 10 Sep 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The invention involves a 'solvent' process for the large scale production of the composite propellants employing HMX as an oxidant whereby a mixture of HMX and n-hexane is intimately mixed with a binder mixture and the n-hexane subsequently removed from the propellant mixture by vacuum evaporation.

Descriptors :   *Ammunition propellants, *Composite materials, *Patents, *HMX, Hexanes, Binders, Crosslinking(Chemistry), Organic solvents, Manufacturing, Solutions(Mixtures), Safety, Explosives

Subject Categories : Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE