Accession Number : ADD017940

Title :   Desensitized Solid Rocket Propellant Formulation.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 16 Dec 93, patented 12 Dec 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Duong, Anh N ; Wilmot, George B

Report Date : 12 Dec 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A composite propellant composition and process are disclosed for reducing the reactive violence during cook-off and to improve the performance of a potassium perchlorate/ammonium perchlorate propellant composition wherein 0.25-2.0% by weight, of iron oxide replaces 0.25-2.0% by weight, of potassium perchlorate in the composition.

Descriptors :   *SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, *PATENTS, COMPOSITE MATERIALS, SENSITIVITY, CHEMICAL REACTIONS, VOLATILITY, COOK OFF, POTASSIUM COMPOUNDS, FORMULATIONS(CHEMISTRY), IRON OXIDES, AMMONIUM PERCHLORATE, PERCHLORATES, COMPOSITE PROPELLANTS

Subject Categories : Solid Rocket Propellants
      Inorganic Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE