Accession Number:

AD0631327

Title:

EXPLOSIVE OPENING OF A METAL DIAPHRAGM,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-03-10

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The feasibility of using explosively opened aluminum and steel diaphragms to release the cold driver gas in the Shock Interaction Range was investigated. Diaphragms opened by extruded explosives were found feasible and a reliable system was developed for this application. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE