Accession Number : ADD002290

Title :   Moisture Replacement in Pelletized Nitrocellulose.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Cox,Charles D ; Johnson,Craig E ; Henderson,Larry D

Report Date : 09 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A process of extracting water from water wet pelletized or fibrous nitrocellulose by repeatedly using a water miscible or soluble first liquid and an azeotrope forming second liquid as many times as necessary to remove a desired amount of water from the nitrocellulose is disclosed. The liquids are then recovered.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Solvent extraction, *Water, *Nitrocellulose, Material separation, Explosives, Double base propellants, Azeotropes, Tensile strength, Stability

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE