Accession Number : ADD018538

Title :   Energetic Compositions Containing No Volatile Solvents

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Mar 96, patented 6 May 97

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Brown, Jerry S ; Conkling, John A

Report Date : 06 May 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Energetic compositions and me process for obtaining same for use as the ignitable composition in infrared-emitting decoy flares, for high-temperature ignition compositions, and the like, are disclosed. These compositions are attained by combining a fluorinated hydrocarbon, either in a liquid state or as a water emulsion, with a powdered metal fuel such as aluminum, magnesium, titanium or zirconium to yield volatile solvent free energetic compositions.

Descriptors :   *INFRARED DECOYS, *PATENTS, MAGNESIUM, LIQUIDS, ALUMINUM, SOLVENTS, VOLATILITY, ZIRCONIUM, TITANIUM, ENERGETIC PROPERTIES, POWDER METALS, FLUORINATED HYDROCARBONS, FLARES, EMULSIONS

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE