Accession Number : ADD003412

Title :   Composite Propellants Containing Critical Pressure Increasing Additives.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : McCulloch,Charles R ; Moy,Bertram K

Report Date : 19 Oct 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This patent discusses how the critical pressure of composite propellants can be increased by admixing into the propellant composition an additive selected from the group consisting of (1) oxides of Group II metals, Titanium, aluminum, boron, zirconium, and lead; (2) nitrides of Group II metals, and aluminum, and boron: (3) carboxylates, formates, and sulfates of Group II metals, aluminum, calcium, and magnesium; (4) hydrates of the carboxylates, formates, and sulfates of Group II metals, aluminum, calcium, and magnesium; (5) the following fibrous materials, asbestos, quartz, carbon, and boron; (6) the following metal: Group II metals and boron; and (7) mixtures thereof.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Composite propellants, *Solid rocket propellants, Pressure, Burning rate, Additives, Thermodynamic properties, Mixtures, Titanium, Aluminum, Boron, Formates, Zirconium, Oxides, Nitrides, Group II compounds, Metals, Hydrates, Asbestos, Quartz, Carbon, Calcium, Magnesium, Thermal stability, Sulfates, Lead(Metal)

Subject Categories : Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE