Accession Number:

AD0005577

Title:

SENSITIVENESS OF SOLID AND LIQUID EXPLOSIVES: PART 3: THE APPLICATION OF THE GAP TEST TO LIQUID EXPLOSIVES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENT WALTHAM ABBEY (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1953-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

A technique for the determination of the sensitiveness to shock of liquid explosives in moderate bulk on the order of 100 ml has been developed. This is giving reliable results with explosives which are less sensitive than ethyl nitrate and more sensitive than propyl nitrate.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE