Accession Number : ADD007827

Title :   Electroexplosive and Percussion Safe and Arm Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Betts,Robert E

Report Date : 09 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : An electro explosive device and percussion safe and arm device in which a piston actuated squib or a directional shaped charge is used to set off a pyrotechnic booster charge that is rotated relative to the squib to align the booster charge with the squib and thereby enable the squib to set the booster charge off. The booster charge is used to ignite an initiator main charge or an additional booster charge that then sets off an initiator main charge. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Explosives initiators, *Explosive trains, *Electric primers, Pyrotechnics, Rupture, Control, Pressure, Arming devices, Ignition, Safety, Reliability, Inventions, Capping

Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE