Accession Number:

AD0716790

Title:

Minutes of the Explosives Safety Seminar (12th) Held at Sheraton-Peabody Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee on 25-27 August 1970

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EXPLOSIVES SAFETY BOARD ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

536.0

Abstract:

Contents Transportation of hazardous material New applications of ammonium nitrate slurry explosives Safety tests of explosives transport trucks Containerization of explosives Explosive classification and hazard evaluation of pyrotechnic compounds under transport, processing and storage conditions Grounding of explosives loading and storage facilities Automation of defuzing operations Explosives hazard classification procedures Hazards of plastic packaging materials, and Possible solutions to environmental pollution associated with distruction of ammunition and explosives.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE