Accession Number : ADD014710

Title :   Pyrophoric Alloy Complexes.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 6 Apr 78, patented 2 Oct 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sutula, Raymond A ; Wang, Frederick E

Report Date : 02 Oct 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Alloy complexes which are composed of (1) lithium (Li), (2) boron (B), and (3) one or more of the following elements: sodium (Na), potassium (K), rubidium (Rb) and cesium (Ce). These alloy complexes in powder form react spontaneously with air upon contact to produce large amounts of heat. (ttl)

Descriptors :   *PYROPHORIC MATERIALS, *PATENTS, *COMPLEX COMPOUNDS, ALLOYS, BORON, CESIUM, LITHIUM, POTASSIUM, RUBIDIUM, SODIUM

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Inorganic Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE