Accession Number:

AD0729948

Title:

Penetration in Granite by Shaped Charge Liners of Various Metals

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

MISSOURI UNIV-ROLLA ROCK MECHANICS AND EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH CENTER

Report Date:

1971-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

The report describes efforts to determine the penetrability of shaped charge jets into granite utilizing metallic liners and composition C-4 as the high explosive. While shaped charges have found extensive use in military applications, industrial uses are limited to oil well casing perforations, furnace tapping, and linear metal cutting charges.

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE