Accession Number : ADD001774

Title :   Use of the Chlorate Candle as a Source of Oxygen for the Emergency Destruction of Classified Material.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Leonard,Joseph T ; Field,Donald E

Report Date : 18 Mar 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent concerns a system for emergency destruction of classified materials stored in a security container. A chlorate candle is remotely situated from the material and utilized as an oxygen source for destruction of the material by burning. An optional compressed air source is attached to the system to be activated at the completion of the oxygen burn to further ensure complete destruction of the material.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Chlorates, *Candles, *Classified materials, *Destruction, Emergencies, Burning rate, Safety, Toxicity, Gases, Compressed air, Efficiency

Subject Categories : Information Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE