Accession Number:

AD0767618

Title:

Compatibility Testing of Primary Explosives and Pyrotechnics

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

EXPLOSIVES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ESTABLISHMENT WALTHAM ABBEY (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

The report consists of the text of a paper given at the second symposium on chemical problems connected with the stability of explosives, Sweden. A general account is given of the main factors involved in the compatibility testing of primary explosives and pyrotechnics, and test procedures are described for examining their compatibility with materials used either in contact or close proximity. Some results are discussed, particularly with reference to the behavior of lead azide.

Subject Categories:

  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE