Accession Number : ADD008308

Title :   Fuze Well Stress Attenuator for Projectiles.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Nicolaides,Spero ; Ruffini,Sylvestro J

Report Date : 03 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : To avoid impact damage to the fuze well of an artillery projectile when it is accidentally dropped during handling, a plastically deformable safety collar is affixed around the fuze well, and a threaded lift plug is secured within the fuze well to clamp the collar around the fuze well. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Projectile fuzes, *Shock absorbers, Safety equipment, Deformation, Collars, Plugs, Attenuators, Stresses, Impact shock, Artillery ammunition, Handling

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE