Optimization of the CS2 Manufacturing Method. II. Effects of Blending Technique on CS2 Type 28
Technical rept. Feb-Jul 1969
EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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The blending of hydrophobic silica additives with preground powders was studied. Drum type and twin-shell blenders were used with and without additional energy sources to aid in deagglomeration and blending. Resorcinol and o-chlorobenzilidene malononitrile CS powders were used. The resultant powder blends were characterized by a variety of techniques. Properties studied included particle size, density, flowability, aerosolizability, reaerosolizability, and spreading rate on water. In addition, the resorcinol samples were examined in an electron microscope.
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