Accession Number:

AD0402715

Title:

SQUIB DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BENDIX CORP SIDNEY NY SCINTILLA DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-03-31

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The design and development of an electro-explosive device embodying a spark gap shunted by a semiconductive material is reported. The intent of this design is to render the device immune to stray radio frequency energy. Various investigations and tests conducted during the report period are included. Improvements were made in the manufacture of the ceramic squib bodies. Methods of high-temperature sealing were investigated. Squibs in quantity were built and tested. These tests are reported.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE