Accession Number : ADD001669

Title :   Plastic Bonded Explosive Composition.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Wiebke,Ethyl F ; Falterman,Charles W

Report Date : 29 Jul 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : In this patent an explosive composition is described which will withstand temperature exposure and temperature shock at supersonic speeds and upon environment exposure. It consists essentially of a high explosive pre-coated with a polyester resin consisting of the polyester portion of Laminac 4116 and 4134 admixed with vinyl toluene, alpha-methyl styrene and diallyl phthalate.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Plastic bonded explosives, Thermal stability, HMX, Binders, TNT, RDX, Plasticizers, Formulations

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE