Accession Number : ADD012046

Title :   Afterburning Reduction.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Allan,Barry D

Report Date : 22 Nov 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A method of reducing the visible flash caused from afterburning of a rocket motor by injecting a fire extinguishing a suppressant material into the exhaust gases from the rocket motor and injecting the fire extinguishing suppressant material near the exhaust end of the rocket motor nozzle and about an internal periphery of the exhaust nozzle. An effective fire extinguisher suppressant includes fluoro halogenated carbon compounds and specifically CBrF3. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *AFTERBURNING, *FIRE SUPPRESSION, *ROCKET ENGINES, EXHAUST GASES, FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, ROCKET NOZZLES, REDUCTION, EXHAUST NOZZLES, FLASHES, VISIBLE SPECTRA, FIRE EXTINGUISHING AGENTS, ROCKET EXHAUST, HALOGEN COMPOUNDS, CARBON COMPOUNDS, BROMINE COMPOUNDS, FLUORINE COMPOUNDS

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE