Accession Number : ADD003480

Title :   Pyrotechnic Smoke Composition.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Douda,Bernard E ; Tanner,John E , Jr

Report Date : 22 Sep 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A non-toxic smoke composition is presented for use in simulating fires in damage control exercises and for use in training. Transcinnamic acid is used as the smoke producing agent and is volatilized by energy from a potassium chlorate/sugar mixture which provides a low burning temperature.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Pyrotechnics, *Smoke generators, Smoke, Military training, Simulation, Fire safety

Subject Categories : Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE