Accession Number : ADD007338

Title :   Extrusion of Solid Propellant Including Ammonium Perchlorate Whiskers.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Adicoff,Arnold ; Finnegan,William G ; McBride,William R ; Ayres,William M

Report Date : 18 Mar 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : This patent discloses a solid propellant formulation and method of preparation which has enhanced burning rate characteristics and improved mechanical properties. The formulation comprises a binder, a fuel and an inorganic oxidizer consisting of ammonium perchlorate whiskers which are oriented along the direction of shear. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Solid propellants, *Ammonium perchlorate, *Whiskers(Crystals), *Formulations(Chemistry), *Extrusion, Burning rate, Solid rocket propellants, Solid rocket oxidizers, Mechanical properties, Inorganic compounds, Shear strength, Inventions, Binders

Subject Categories : Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE