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