Accession Number : ADD005342

Title :   Moldable Ethylene/Vinyl Acetate Copolymer

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Reed ,Russell ; Stanton,Horace D

Report Date : 23 May 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer resins are used as desensitizers and binders of moldable explosive compositions of cyclic nitramines, such as RDX.82 - 98 weight percent binder is used and various ratios of ethylene to vinyl acetate moieties in the resin are used to modify molding and extrusion properties. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Binders, *Explosives, Formulations, Chemical composition, Polyethylene, Vinyl plastics, Acetates, Polyester plastics, Copolymers, Modification, Nitramines

Subject Categories : Polymer Chemistry
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE