Accession Number:

AD0686281

Title:

THIN-FILM ELECTRIC INITIATOR, III. APPLICATION OF EXPLOSIVES AND PERFORMANCE TESTS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HARRY DIAMOND LABS ADELPHI MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

The match-like electric initiator is a chemically deposited thin- film-bridge version of the conventional hot bridge-wire initiator and is being developed to effect a cost-saving and an increase in shock resistance. This report describes the application of the explosive to the bridge and the performance and aging tests of the completed initiator.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE