Accession Number:

AD0716036

Title:

Facilities for Preparation of High Explosive and Booster Explosive Charges at NOL

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-09-02

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Safety Engineering
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE