Accession Number : ADD002782

Title :   Method for Shaped Charge Bomblet Production.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Neuhaus,Herbert M ; Sherman,Jack ; Silver,Wallace E ; Williams,Lloyd A

Report Date : 23 Sep 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a process for producing shaped charge bomblets, apparatus for carrying out the process and the product made thereby. The process includes the steps of preheating an explosive molding powder, inserting the powder into a die, and applying high pressure (40,000 psi) for a timed period (e.g., 3 minutes). The disclosed die is a double action type exerting pressure from both ends of the material.

Descriptors :   *Shaped charges, *Fabrication, *Presses(Machinery), *Patents, Bomblets, Dies, Pressing(Forming), Molds(Forms)

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE