Accession Number : ADD014219

Title :   Means for Protecting Electroexplosive Devices Which Are Subject to a Wide Variety of Radio Frequency.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 1 Oct 85, patented 18 Jul 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Dow, Robert L ; Proctor, Paul W

Report Date : 18 Jul 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : An RF attenuator for attenuating RF signals in a lead particularly for protecting against unintentional detonation of electrically initiated ammunition is presented. A firing lead is embedded in a body of ferrite material. The firing lead is formed in a planar spiral configuration with reversals of direction. Keywords: Patents (RH)

Descriptors :   *EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, *PATENTS, *RADIOFREQUENCY PULSES, ATTENUATION, ATTENUATORS, CONFIGURATIONS, FERRITES, MATERIALS, PLANAR STRUCTURES, RADIOFREQUENCY, REVERSIBLE, SIGNALS

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Electromagnetic Pulses

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE