Accession Number : ADD009213

Title :   One-Piece Base Pad-Snake Igniter Train.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Lenchitz,Charles ; Hayes,Elry ; Cagiano,Peter J

Report Date : 13 Jan 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 111

Abstract : A one-piece base pad-snake igniter train provides an uninterrupted train of black powder from the base pad through the snake section with no intervening cloth. The igniter assembly comprises two rectangular cloth sections having an integral cloth semicircular element which when sewn together to a circular upper pad section axially position a tubular snake element with respect to the circular base pad. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Igniters, *Black powder, Bases(Structures), Energy transfer, Assembly, Fabrics, Integrals, Explosive trains, Ignition, Propellants, Inventions, Projectiles, Circular, Tubular structures

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE