Accession Number:

AD0688423

Title:

THE EFFECT OF THE PARTICLE SIZE OF SODIUM NITRATE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF FLARE COMPOSITIONS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AMMUNITION DEPOT CRANE IND

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

The particle size of sodium nitrate is shown to have a significant effect upon the performance of illuminating flare composition. Possible mechanisms of the propagation of a flame front through a pressed pyrotechnic composition are proposed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Pyrotechnics
  • Crystallography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE