Accession Number:

AD0285062

Title:

MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL OF MOISTURE IN MOLDED EXPANDABLE POLYSTYRENE

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ DOVER United States

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Report Date:

1962-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

Two methods, solvent extraction and Karl Fischer, were investigated as means of measuring the moisture content of molded expandable polystyrene for use in Army Ordnance ammunition packaging. Both methods were satisfactory and gave results which were in agreement. The maximum allowable moisture content for molded expandable polystyrene was established. This moisture content is recommended for adoption in packing drawings and purchase specifications. A small sample inspection plan from MIL-STD-105B is also recommended for adoption.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE