Accession Number : ADD004916

Title :   Fuze with Bimetallic Spring Delay Module.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Cole,Lewis C

Report Date : 13 Sep 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A fuze containing a bimetallic spring delay module, which includes a bimetallic Belleville spring and a pyrotechnic charge for heating the spring. The spring is capable of inverting by heat from the pyrotechnic charge and of reverting on cooling, whereby the spring provides a mechanical action by means of an element attached thereto, such as a firing pin, switch, an arming slider or rotor, etc. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Delay elements(Explosive), *Fuzes(Ordnance), Bands(Strips), Metals

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE