Accession Number : ADD001880
Title : Pyrotechnic Composition.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Helms,Horace H , Jr ; Rosner,Alexander G
Report Date : 17 Jun 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : This invention pertains to a pyrotechnic composition which contains powders of (1) aluminum, (2) metal oxide, and (3) a metal which is iron, copper, silver, niobium, tungsten, or molybdenum, and which also contains (4) a source of gas which is either (a) a gas maintained under a pressure of 1.05 to 10 atmospheres or (b) a fluorocarbon which vaporizes or decomposes when exposed to the heat of the alloying and oxidizing reaction to generate a gas.
Descriptors : *Patents, *Pyrotechnics, *Liquid metals, *Torches, Handling, Energy transfer, Aluminum, Safety, Cutting, Jets, Pressurization
Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE