Accession Number : ADD001675

Title :   Analog Gun (Selection of Consumable Cartridge Materials).

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Miguel,Anthony San

Report Date : 02 Sep 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent concerns an apparatus for testing the potential of polymeric materials for use in the manufacture of cartridges and the like. The apparatus comprises a tube or barrel for holding a cartridge, a plate member which simulates a breech to retain the cartridge in the tube, means for simulating pressure caused by exploding gun powder, means for simulating heat caused by exploding gun powder, and means for obtaining thermal data.

Descriptors :   *Combustible cartridge cases, *Polymers, *Test equipment, *Patents, Combustion chambers, Breech mechanisms, Gas generating systems, Simulators

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE