Accession Number : ADD004649

Title :   Endothermic Approach for Desentizing Explosive Ordnance.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hontgas ,Christopher P ; Smith,Benjamin D

Report Date : 25 Oct 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : Desensitization of explosive ordnance is effected by the incorporation of a desensitizing agent into a matrix support material to form a bomb liner. The matrix support material holds the desensitizer in place, provides a barrier between the explosive and the metal casing, and controllably releases the desensitizing agent as the temperature of the explosive ordnance nears the rapid decomposition temperature. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Bombs, *Linings, Desensitizing, Explosives, Matrix materials, Endothermic reactions, Bomb cases, Barriers, Jet engine fuels, Fire hazards, Jet engine exhaust

Subject Categories : Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE