Accession Number : ADD003917

Title :   Method for Improving Metal Combustion in Solid Rocket Propellants.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Geisler,Robert L ; Crelier,Arnold M ; Roberto,Francisco Q

Report Date : 12 Apr 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A method for improving the ballistic properties of aluminum powder based rocket propellants by treating the aluminum powder with hydrogen fluoride gas prior to its incorporation into a propellant formulation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Solid rocket propellants, *Combustion, *Aluminized propellants, Ignition, Powders, Aluminum, Fluorination, Hydrogen fluoride, Burning rate, Efficiency

Subject Categories : Combustion and Ignition
      Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE