Accession Number:

AD0726503

Title:

Proceedings of the Symposium on Sensitiveness and Safety of Initiators, 17th April-25th June 1969

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENT WALTHAM ABBEY (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-06-25

Pagination or Media Count:

57.0

Abstract:

Contents Present status of sensitiveness testing Assessment of anti-static materials Assessment of hazards associated with the storage and transport of wet initiatory compositions Safety certificates and factory safety precautions A recent incident with lead styphnate The explosive reactivity of metal azides New data on the electrostatic sensitiveness of copper and silver azides.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE