Accession Number:

AD0751760

Title:

The Effects of Long Term Storage on Special Purpose Lead Azide

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ

Report Date:

1972-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

140.0

Abstract:

Data obtained by the Explosives Division, FRL, Picatinny Arsenal, in the course of a surveillance study of stored special purpose lead azide, are presented. Two separate investigations are being reported a completed temperature cycle study and a continuing surveillance program that is concerned with the condition of the stored special purpose lead azide, and the storage containers. Included in the report are results of mechanical sensitivity tests, differential thermal analyses, microscopic surveys, and assay analyses. Relevant trip reports and laboratory studies are included as appendices.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE