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