Accession Number : ADD013054
Title : Mineral Spirits Purification Process.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 9 Jul 87,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Collignon,Steven L ; Knudsen,Dennis R
Report Date : 09 Jul 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 18
Abstract : This patent application discloses a process for purifying mineral spirits which have been used to clean Otto Fuel II propelled torpedoes by heating the mineral spirits to decompose 1,2-propanediol dinitrate and remove hydrogen cyandide and other gaseous decomposition produces, and then distill the mineral spirits from the remaining contaminants.
Descriptors : *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *ORGANIC SOLVENTS, *DECONTAMINATION, DECOMPOSITION, GASES, MINERAL OILS, RECLAMATION, DISTILLATION, TORPEDO PROPELLANTS, PURIFICATION
Subject Categories : Solvents, Cleaners, and Abrasives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE