Accession Number : ADD006234

Title :   Reactant for Steel.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Walker,Clarence H , Jr ; Steward,William B , Jr

Report Date : 17 Oct 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : New reactants for catastrophically embrittling steel having a hardness of Rockwell C40 or greater comprising an amalgam of 98 to 99 weight percent mercury, the balance being lithium and indium; and sulfuric acid, and methods for applying said reactants to the steel. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Steel, *Embrittlement, *Mercury alloys, Lithium, Indium, Sulfuric acid, Kill mechanisms, Armor plate

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Armor
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE