Facilities for Preparation of High Explosive and Booster Explosive Charges at NOL
NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD
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The studies of the properties of explosives including the effects of explosions require the preparation of high quality explosive charges. Such programs may demand unusual combinations, shapes, and densities of energetic materials. These requirements necessitate specialized facilities and skills where safety as well as control of process are exceedingly important. The report describes the facilities in the Chemical Engineering Division of the Chemistry Research Department for the accomplishment of this work.
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
- Safety Engineering
- Ammunition and Explosives