Accession Number : ADP005371

Title :   Insensitive Conducting Composition (CC) Primers,

Corporate Author : MATERIALS RESEARCH LABS ASCOT VALE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s) : Spear,Robert J. ; Bentley,John R.

Report Date : AUG 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : RADHAZ is a serious problem in munitions using CC primers. An asssessment of risk analysis is made. Development of two series of CC primers suitable for 20 mm cannon and 105 mm tank ammunition but which have markedly higher energy and power thresholds than current service primers is described.

Descriptors :   *ELECTRIC PRIMERS, *SAFETY, RISK, HIGH ENERGY, ELECTROSTATIC CHARGE, ELECTRIC DISCHARGES, IGNITION, HAZARDS, SYMPOSIA

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE