Accession Number : ADD010963

Title :   Bomb Blast Attenuator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Boyars,C ; Edwards,D J

Report Date : 21 Feb 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A multipurpose container for the exigent storage of an explosive device found aboard an aircraft is provided which comprises a bucket-shaped member having a laminated wall structure of at least three metal layers and two foamed plastic layers between the confronting surfaces of the metal layers, and a detachable lid for said member defining a wall portion for said container of foamed plastic only, the laminations providing effective shock wave attenuation and directing a shock wave preferentially in the direction of the lid. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Containers, *Materials handling equipment, *Composite structures, Explosive ordnance disposal, Inflight, Attenuators, Walls, Shock waves, Laminates, Stainless steel, Expanded plastics, Foam, Structural properties, Blast, Bombs, Removal, Safety equipment, Multipurpose, Aircraft equipment

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Containers and Packaging
      Aerial Bombs
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE